The Help Our People Scholarships are available to students whose background is homeless and/or having lived in shelters.

The Help Our People Scholarships offer opportunities to partner with higher education institutions to ensure applicants receive money for tuition, housing, books, computers, and other resources as well as to provide students with an unforgettable multicultural experience.


Marquis McCullough

  • High School: Cooperative Arts and Humanities High School
  • Accepted At: Pace University
  • Major: Acting for Film, Television, and Voice Overs and Commercials BFA


To be considered for a scholarship:

  • Nomination package must be completed by principal, school counselor, or teacher
  • Nominee must provide verification of homelessness
  • Nominee must attain the following:
    • An IQ of 120 or above
    • A strong desire to learn
    • An acceptance letter at a higher education institution
    • GPA acceptable to the higher education institution

Scholarship recipients will be notified via mail.

If you have any questions or issues submitting the application, please contact us.