ATLANTA, GEORGIA – May 6, 2016 – Morehouse College Stamps Scholar Da’Von Boyd has been awarded a Beinecke Scholarship to further his graduate studies, starting Fall 2017. Established in 1971 in honor of Edwin, Frederick, and Walter Beinecke, the scholarship provides substantial financial awards to young men and women who show exceptional promise in the areas of humanities and social sciences.

Boyd is currently majoring in Political Science at Morehouse College and plans to pursue a PhD in political theory upon graduation. The Beinecke award will help alleviate the cost of graduate school, as well as provide funds for Boyd to attend conferences, colloquiums, and conduct research in his field.

Boyd is the first Stamps Scholar to be awarded a Beinecke Scholarship and joins other Stamps Scholars who have previously received nationally prestigious academic awards including the Fulbright, Gates Cambridge, Goldwater, Marshall, Rhodes, and Schwarzman Scholarships.

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About Stamps Scholars and the Stamps Family Charitable Foundation

In 2006 Penny and Roe Stamps created merit scholarship programs for undergraduates at their alma maters – The University of Michigan and Georgia Tech.  Since then, the Stamps Scholars community has grown into a nationwide network of colleges and universities with more than 1000 current and alumni Scholars. The Stamps Foundation awards multi-year scholarships to driven and talented student leaders to help them achieve their education and life goals.

Learn more at StampsFoundation.org.

Contact: Connelly Crowe (connelly@stampsfoundation.org)