Stat-urday, 4/14/2018


img_1621
Jackie Robinson Statue at Dodger Stadium

The Jackie Robinson Foundation “perpetuates the memory of American hero Jackie Robinson by addressing the achievement gap in higher education” and provides “college and graduate school scholarships as well as leadership development opportunities for highly motivated students of color with limited financial resources.”

What are their stats?

  • Founded in 1973, the Foundation is now 45 years old.
  • Over the years, there have been 1,500 JRF Scholars, 98% of whom have graduated from college.
  • The Foundation has awarded $75 million in grants.
  • The scholars have attend 260 different colleges and universities.
  • 39% attend public colleges and universities, 37% attend private schools, 15% attend Ivy League Schools, and 9% attend Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs).

Below is more information from the Foundation.

~ baseballrebecca

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s