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The Whitney E. Houston Legacy Foundation

Grants & Scholarships.

The Whitney E. Houston Legacy Foundation is looking to provide donations to programs and services that are reflective of the needs of the Youth in our communities.

The Foundation will serve as a source of empowerment for youth across the Nation and abroad through building Agencies to maximize program funding.

Our Administration has an infrastructure with vision, mission, policies and procedure, that will reflect the values of the communities that we serve. Rebuilding, Repairing and Restoring our youth through Mentoring programs, STEM, Arts & Letters, Mental Health and Special Categories.

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Arts & Letters

The Arts was the cornerstone of Whitney’s career. She was an actress, model, producer, singer and all around entertainer. The Foundation will offer scholarships in the arts to any of the 106 HBCU (Historically Black College and Universities) in Acting, Music, Visual & Graphic Arts and Directing. If awarded a scholarship, the monies is to be used to pay for tuition & fees or room & board.


  • Must be a high school senior who attends a performing arts school
  • Must demonstrate academic achievement with a cumulative grade point average of 2.8 or higher
  • Must have a SAT score of 1000 or ACT score of 25
  • Must provide proof of acceptance to a 4-year HBCU for the 2023-2024 academic school year
  • Plan of study must be in one of the following fields: acting, directing, graphic & visual arts, music


  • Provide an official transcript for the most recently academic term (2023)
  • Provide two (2) letters of recommendation on official letterhead. Letter must be from a non-relative and include the name, title, organization, signature and contact information.
  • 500 word essay in the field of study

Application Deadline:
June 30, 2023

Applications Closed
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Mentoring Programs

Grants are awarded bi-annually to programs that provide support, guidance and opportunities for youth.

Basic Requirements:

  • Grassroots Community Programs that mentor males and females between the ages of 9 through 18.
Grants & Scholarships


Grants are awarded to STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) programs that foster useful 21st century forward thinking life skills.

Basic Requirements:

  • Partnerships with others to develop new models.
  • Vision and talent to join the old with the new to create new and emerging solutions.
  • Problem solving skills to navigate our changing society.

Applications are accepted and reviewed annually.

Application Dates:

November 1-30th