Williams-Franklin Foundation

Williams-Franklin Foundation Providing scholarships to HBCU students and mentoring opportunities. The Williams-Franklin Foundation was born out of a true love and personal affiliation with Historically, Black Colleges and Universities (HBCS’s).

Co-founders, Dwight and LaShelle (Williams) Franklin were both raised to know the importance of “being of service to others”. However, this concept was crystalized in the educational and service-driven community at Howard University (HU), their alma mater. Since HU, the Franklins have integrated what they’ve learned through volunteer work and supporting many charitable organizations. In recent yea

Co-founders, Dwight and LaShelle (Williams) Franklin were both raised to know the importance of “being of service to others”. However, this concept was crystalized in the educational and service-driven community at Howard University (HU), their alma mater. Since HU, the Franklins have integrated what they’ve learned through volunteer work and supporting many charitable organizations. In recent yea

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10/29/2021

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#ProTip Apply for college scholarships early and often. Some scholarship deadlines are as early as a year before you sta...
10/28/2021

#ProTip Apply for college scholarships early and often. Some scholarship deadlines are as early as a year before you start college. You don’t need to wait until you’ve made your final decision about your school to apply.
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#ProTip Apply for college scholarships early and often. Some scholarship deadlines are as early as a year before you start college. You don’t need to wait until you’ve made your final decision about your school to apply.
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#FunFact Black enrollment at HBCUs increased by 15% between 1976 and 2019....#WFF #wmsfranklinfoundation #Scholarships #...
10/27/2021

#FunFact Black enrollment at HBCUs increased by 15% between 1976 and 2019.
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#FunFact Black enrollment at HBCUs increased by 15% between 1976 and 2019.
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“Being part of the WFF simply means you receive an additional amount of support that is continually pushing students for...
10/26/2021

“Being part of the WFF simply means you receive an additional amount of support that is continually pushing students forward towards reaching a greater height. It is like having a support group that you did not know you need.”
— Marvellous Oke, future Pediatrician Neurologist
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“Being part of the WFF simply means you receive an additional amount of support that is continually pushing students forward towards reaching a greater height. It is like having a support group that you did not know you need.”
— Marvellous Oke, future Pediatrician Neurologist
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There are people and organizations all over who are looking to help you afford college. Some places to look for these op...
10/25/2021

There are people and organizations all over who are looking to help you afford college. Some places to look for these opportunities include:
➡ Financial aid office at a college
➡ High school counselor
➡ Foundations like Williams Franklin Foundation
➡ Your employer or your parents’ employers
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There are people and organizations all over who are looking to help you afford college. Some places to look for these opportunities include:
➡ Financial aid office at a college
➡ High school counselor
➡ Foundations like Williams Franklin Foundation
➡ Your employer or your parents’ employers
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#WFF #wmsfranklinfoundation #Scholarships #HBCU #HBCUScholarship #CollegeStudentScholarship #CollegeEducation #CollegeGoals #BlackExcellence #HigherEducation #MoreThanAScholarship #MentorMatching #ScholarshipFund #ScholarshipRecipients #CollegeStudents

Howard University recently announced that the school had been given a $5 million gift from Eddie C. Brown (BSEE’ 61) and...
10/25/2021

Howard University recently announced that the school had been given a $5 million gift from Eddie C. Brown (BSEE’ 61) and C. Sylvia Brown (BS’ 62). The funds will support the Graduation Retention Access to Continued Excellence (GRACE) Grant for students facing financial barriers.

Read more via https://bit.ly/30UvjFJ

Howard University recently announced that the school had been given a $5 million gift from Eddie C. Brown (BSEE’ 61) and C. Sylvia Brown (BS’ 62). The funds will support the Graduation Retention Access to Continued Excellence (GRACE) Grant for students facing financial barriers.

Read more via https://bit.ly/30UvjFJ

Success is not the key to happiness. Happiness is the key to success. If you love what you are doing, you will be succes...
10/22/2021

Success is not the key to happiness. Happiness is the key to success. If you love what you are doing, you will be successful. - Herman Cain
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Success is not the key to happiness. Happiness is the key to success. If you love what you are doing, you will be successful. - Herman Cain
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#WFF #wmsfranklinfoundation #Scholarships #HBCU #HBCUScholarship #CollegeStudentScholarship #CollegeEducation #CollegeGoals #BlackExcellence #HigherEducation #MoreThanAScholarship #MentorMatching #ScholarshipFund #ScholarshipRecipients #CollegeStudents

A scholarship should do more than just help you afford college. It should help support you throughout your entire colleg...
10/21/2021

A scholarship should do more than just help you afford college. It should help support you throughout your entire college career, which is why the Williams Franklin Foundation's support includes mentorship, lunch-and-learns, and more.
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#WFF #wmsfranklinfoundation #Scholarships #HBCU #HBCUScholarship #CollegeStudentScholarship #CollegeEducation #CollegeGoals #BlackExcellence #HigherEducation #MoreThanAScholarship #MentorMatching #ScholarshipFund #ScholarshipRecipients #CollegeStudents

A scholarship should do more than just help you afford college. It should help support you throughout your entire college career, which is why the Williams Franklin Foundation's support includes mentorship, lunch-and-learns, and more.
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#WFF #wmsfranklinfoundation #Scholarships #HBCU #HBCUScholarship #CollegeStudentScholarship #CollegeEducation #CollegeGoals #BlackExcellence #HigherEducation #MoreThanAScholarship #MentorMatching #ScholarshipFund #ScholarshipRecipients #CollegeStudents

Emotional Wellness Month is all about acknowledging how well we are able to successfully handle life’s stresses and adap...
10/20/2021

Emotional Wellness Month is all about acknowledging how well we are able to successfully handle life’s stresses and adapt to change and difficult times.

Check out tips for improving your emotional wellness here: bit.ly/3BpCnYd
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Emotional Wellness Month is all about acknowledging how well we are able to successfully handle life’s stresses and adapt to change and difficult times.

Check out tips for improving your emotional wellness here: bit.ly/3BpCnYd
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#WFF #wmsfranklinfoundation #Scholarships #HBCU #HBCUScholarship #CollegeStudentScholarship #CollegeEducation #CollegeGoals #BlackExcellence #HigherEducation #MoreThanAScholarship #MentorMatching #ScholarshipFund #ScholarshipRecipients #CollegeStudents

At the Williams-Franklin Foundation, investing in HBCU students does not end upon graduating with an undergraduate degre...
10/19/2021

At the Williams-Franklin Foundation, investing in HBCU students does not end upon graduating with an undergraduate degree. We created the WFF Alumni Network as an extension of the foundation’s mission to create educational and professional opportunities.
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At the Williams-Franklin Foundation, investing in HBCU students does not end upon graduating with an undergraduate degree. We created the WFF Alumni Network as an extension of the foundation’s mission to create educational and professional opportunities.
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#WFF #wmsfranklinfoundation #Scholarships #HBCU #HBCUScholarship #CollegeStudentScholarship #CollegeEducation #CollegeGoals #BlackExcellence #HigherEducation #MoreThanAScholarship #MentorMatching #ScholarshipFund #ScholarshipRecipients #CollegeStudents

The HBCU Career Center was founded for students and professionals underrepresented in the career management market. They...
10/18/2021

The HBCU Career Center was founded for students and professionals underrepresented in the career management market. They offer career and job search resources, as well as a job and internship board to connect employers with talent.

Check it out here: https://bit.ly/3p3n18e
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The HBCU Career Center was founded for students and professionals underrepresented in the career management market. They offer career and job search resources, as well as a job and internship board to connect employers with talent.

Check it out here: https://bit.ly/3p3n18e
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When you donate to Williams Franklin Foundation, you get to be a vital part of investing, educating, and impacting the n...
10/15/2021

When you donate to Williams Franklin Foundation, you get to be a vital part of investing, educating, and impacting the next generation of successful leaders.

You can donate here ➡ https://bit.ly/3nLYOCK
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When you donate to Williams Franklin Foundation, you get to be a vital part of investing, educating, and impacting the next generation of successful leaders.

You can donate here ➡ https://bit.ly/3nLYOCK
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October is Positive Attitude Month. What are some of your favorite ways to stay positive? ...#WFF #wmsfranklinfoundation...
10/14/2021

October is Positive Attitude Month. What are some of your favorite ways to stay positive?
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October is Positive Attitude Month. What are some of your favorite ways to stay positive?
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More than 20 HBCUs are using federal CARES Act funding to erase students’ debt. School leaders say they are "going to ma...
10/13/2021

More than 20 HBCUs are using federal CARES Act funding to erase students’ debt. School leaders say they are "going to make that investment in our students and families."

Read more here: https://bit.ly/3msLHUU
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More than 20 HBCUs are using federal CARES Act funding to erase students’ debt. School leaders say they are "going to make that investment in our students and families."

Read more here: https://bit.ly/3msLHUU
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#WFF #wmsfranklinfoundation #Scholarships #HBCU #HBCUScholarship #CollegeStudentScholarship #CollegeEducation #CollegeGoals #BlackExcellence #HigherEducation #MoreThanAScholarship #MentorMatching #ScholarshipFund #ScholarshipRecipients #CollegeStudents

"Receiving the Williams-Franklin Foundation Scholarship meant the world to me. Not only did I get to stay at my dream sc...
10/12/2021

"Receiving the Williams-Franklin Foundation Scholarship meant the world to me. Not only did I get to stay at my dream school Howard University, doing so helped me realize my inner strength and resilience. Through the generous and ongoing ​ ​love and support of this foundation, I've become the first in my family to graduate from a 4 year college."

- Amber Quinney
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"Receiving the Williams-Franklin Foundation Scholarship meant the world to me. Not only did I get to stay at my dream school Howard University, doing so helped me realize my inner strength and resilience. Through the generous and ongoing ​ ​love and support of this foundation, I've become the first in my family to graduate from a 4 year college."

- Amber Quinney
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#WFF #wmsfranklinfoundation #Scholarships #HBCU #HBCUScholarship #CollegeStudentScholarship #CollegeEducation #CollegeGoals #BlackExcellence #HigherEducation #MoreThanAScholarship #MentorMatching #ScholarshipFund #ScholarshipRecipients #CollegeStudents

Organic & Natural Health first announced its effort with the WFF to establish the “Organic & Natural Health Scholarship ...
10/12/2021

Organic & Natural Health first announced its effort with the WFF to establish the “Organic & Natural Health Scholarship Fund” at the start of the year as an industry-wide cause, and this spring hosted its first virtual scholarship celebration and fundraiser on the SupplySide 365 Network platform, where more than $14,000 in donations were raised to fund seven scholarships for HBCU students this year.

Read more via https://bit.ly/3BzFop0
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Organic & Natural Health first announced its effort with the WFF to establish the “Organic & Natural Health Scholarship Fund” at the start of the year as an industry-wide cause, and this spring hosted its first virtual scholarship celebration and fundraiser on the SupplySide 365 Network platform, where more than $14,000 in donations were raised to fund seven scholarships for HBCU students this year.

Read more via https://bit.ly/3BzFop0
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After all, failure is not the opposite of success, it is a part of it....#WFF #wmsfranklinfoundation #Scholarships #HBCU...
10/11/2021

After all, failure is not the opposite of success, it is a part of it.
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After all, failure is not the opposite of success, it is a part of it.
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#WFF #wmsfranklinfoundation #Scholarships #HBCU #HBCUScholarship #CollegeStudentScholarship #CollegeEducation #CollegeGoals #BlackExcellence #HigherEducation #MoreThanAScholarship #MentorMatching #ScholarshipFund #ScholarshipRecipients #CollegeStudents

Over half of all African American professionals are graduates of HBCUs. We can help you become a part of this impressive...
10/08/2021

Over half of all African American professionals are graduates of HBCUs. We can help you become a part of this impressive group of people. Find out more by visiting our website today ➡ https://bit.ly/3kLjCZq
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Over half of all African American professionals are graduates of HBCUs. We can help you become a part of this impressive group of people. Find out more by visiting our website today ➡ https://bit.ly/3kLjCZq
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Congratulations in advance on tonight!!!
Great Foundation!
#proud #keepmovingforward #needtodomore
I would partipate in the program of scholarship please help me
AWESOME!!!!
Great time on Tuesday night for our very first "Friend-Raiser" to raise awareness and money for the Williams-Franklin Foundation (WFF). The WFF is a 501(c)3 foundation that my wife and I started in 2014. The goal is to raise money to help students graduate from HBCU's. We need your support. Please consider donating and even setting up recurring monthly donations. Our future needs you... You can donate on the website: http://www.wmsfranklinfoundation.org/index.html