Scholar Stories

Rhoden Fellows: Class of 2024
Rhoden Fellows is a training program for the next generation of sports journalists from historically black colleges and universities, headed by Andscape editor-at-large and former New York Times award-winning columnist William C. Rhoden. The fellowship – established as part of Andscape’s mission to develop new voices and serve as an incubator for future multicultural journalists – is open to outstanding undergraduate students at HBCUs. >>>Read More

ABC News: College student from Pearland wins Disney UNCF Corporate Scholarship
Kaily Kuykendall was recently awarded a $5,000 renewable scholarship through the Disney UNCF Corporate Scholars program. As a Disney Enhanced Corporate Scholar, she will also intern in Human resources at Disney, plus receive mentorship and professional development opportunities through the company. >>>Read More

ABC News: 2 North Carolina HBCU students tabbed as next generation of journalists through special scholarship
Two North Carolina students have been selected to an exclusive group of U.S. scholars. The Walt Disney Company and the United Negro College Fund (UNCF) have partnered up to develop the next generation of journalists with the Disney UNCF Corporate Scholars program. >>>Read More

ABC News: CSULB student earns $5,000 Disney UNCF scholarship
Zhen Smalls is a 20-year-old film major student at Cal State Long Beach who is trying to make his mark in the world of cinema. With a passion for storytelling, Smalls was selected as an FX Storytelling Legacy Scholar and was granted $5,000 through the Disney UNCF Scholarship Program. >>>Read More