U.S.: Amazon Awards $10,000 Scholarship at NPHC Homecoming

The National Pan Hellenic Council (NPHC) Homecoming Step Show reached a climax on a night filled with electrifying performances when Kei’Shaun Hardy, a sophomore majoring in religious studies and philosophy in the School of Theology with a minor in political science, was awarded a prestigious $10,000 scholarship by event sponsor Amazon.

Hardy received this significant scholarship for his remarkable commitment to academics, community service, and supporting fairness, diversity, and inclusion.

The NPHC Homecoming Step Show celebrated the abilities and passion of Greek organizations on campus and in the surrounding towns. Kei’Shaun Hardy was chosen as the deserving recipient of this large award from a pool of five outstanding finalists.

Students have to meet certain criteria in order to be considered for this scholarship. They had to have a minimum 3.0 GPA, be a sophomore, junior, or senior, have completed at least 80 hours of community service, and show a strong commitment to Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion.

Kei’Shaun Hardy not only met but exceeded these requirements. Hardy has actively participated in several community service efforts, such as community clean-ups and food drives, as a dedicated member of VUU’s Student Government Association. He has served as an advocate for minority students at VUU, collaborating with many campus departments to find and secure services for students in need.

Hardy’s dedication to fostering Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion within the VUU community has made him a role model for others. Amazon’s scholarship celebrates his academic excellence as well as his tireless dedication to bettering the lives of his classmates and the surrounding community.

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