Community Service

H.O.P.E. Scholarship Photo Gallery

The annual Mom’s Day Scholastic Awards Ceremony celebrates the academic accomplishments of African-American, Latino/Latina, Native American, President’s Award Program students and Educational Opportunities Program students.

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Hayes presents Annual Scholarship

L-R: Otis Williams, Associate Director of OMSA; Elizabeth Clark, 2010 H.O.P.E. recipient; Jacki Hayes, Illinois alumna and founder of the scholarship; and Neelan Coleman, 2010 H.O.P.E. recipient. Photo by Erich Adickes/Adickes Creative Services.

In 2002, the Reginald and Frances Hayes Helping Others Prosper through Education (H.O.P.E.) scholarship was established in support of the Office of Minority Student Affairs, at the University of Illinois.

Since 2002, 24 students have been awarded scholarships. (Award winners from 2010 are featured.)

If you would like to contribute to the future of this lasting legacy please contact the Student Affairs Advancement office.

Read the full article here: www.omsa.illinois.edu and for more information about programs at the Office of Minority Student Affairs: http://www.omsa.illinois.edu/events/momsday.html .

Recipients of the Reginald and Frances Hayes H.O.P.E. Scholarship

L-R: Otis Williams, Associate Director of OMSA; Elizabeth Clark, 2010 H.O.P.E. recipient; Jacki Hayes, Illinois alumna and founder of the scholarship; and Neelan Coleman, 2010 H.O.P.E. recipient. Photo by Erich Adickes/Adickes Creative Services.

 

In 2009, Reggie Hayes, star of “Girlfriends” and other TV sitcoms, made a surprise appearance and presented the H.O.P.E. scholarships to University of Illinois students.

 

2004 H.O.P.E. Scholarship recipients

 

2003 H.O.P.E. Scholarship recipient

 

Jacki with 2002 award recipients

 

Jacquelyn Hayes presenting a check for one of the initial contributions for the H.O.P.E. Scholarship endowment in 2002.

 

Jacquelyn Hayes presented the first H.O.P.E. Scholarship in 2000 to University of Illinois student, Betty Fleurimont