For First Generation College Bound Students and Disadvantage College Students
The Ty Howard Scholarship Fund Program was established to elevate and continue the humanitarian efforts of InspiraGen Institute, LLC’s founder, Chairman and CEO, Mr. Ty Howard. Those who know Ty well witness his passion and commitment for helping youth and young adults excel in life through the enrichment of a good education. He works diligently, daily, to encourage, motivate, teach, inspire and support the hopes and dreams of tomorrow’s community leaders, business leaders and orators.
In this spirit, and in his legacy, InspiraGen Institute, LLC molded the Ty Howard Scholarship Fund Program to continue providing assistance in perpetuity. Scholarships are provided annually to energetic First Generation College Bound Students graduating from high school and moving into a two-year or four-year college or university program. Students residing or attending college within the United States are eligible to receive funds that may be applied toward tuition, books and living expenses. Students must have maintained a 3.0 grade point average and demonstrate a strong background in community service. Scholarships are awarded to individuals who will better their communities through their chosen career path and history of helping the underserved.
Who qualifies as a first-generation college bound student?
The high school graduate or GED equivalent student who will be the first-generation in their family to ever attend college on any level. Also the student who proves to be a disadvantaged student and/or a single mother working and attending college.
Benefactors and contributors to the endowment fund insure necessary principal is available to provide substantive scholarships into the future. Scholarship proceeds are generated through interest earnings on endowment fund investments and the continuous 10% tithing from Mr. Ty Howard throughout the year (by way of: motivational speaking, guest appearances, product sales, coaching, consulting, etc.).
To learn more about contributing to the Ty Howard Scholarship Fund Program or about the scholarship application process,
Year 2018 Contributors & Donations Welcomed
• This scholarship is open to students who will be improving their local communities by choosing a career in business, government,
non-profit, public service or other profession that will improve their community.
• First Generation College Bound Students graduating from high school and moving into a two-year or four-year college or university
program are encouraged to apply.
• Students must have a minimum 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale and have volunteered or worked at an organization that promotes improvement
of local communities (i.e., non-profit agencies; YMCA; tutorial programs; mentoring programs; advocacy programs; etc.).
• Applicants must be residents of or attending a college or university within the United States.
• This scholarship is available to students who will be working and attending college part-time or students who are enrolled in school
• Past recipients are encouraged to apply for renewal.
Average Award Amount = $2,000 to $3,000
Average Awards Annually = 5 students
To Apply for the Ty Howard Scholarship Fund Program 2018:
application (downloadable in pdf format from this website)• Complete the
• Include a one-to-two page personal statement outlining your background; your beliefs relative to volunteerism and commitment to
community development; your career goals; and why you believe you are a good candidate for the scholarship.
• Minimum three letters of recommendation on official letterhead. One letter must be from a supervisor or mentor of a project/program
where you have worked or volunteered.
• Your official, sealed high school or college (past recipients only) transcript.