The East Lake Foundation is proud to sponsor several academic scholarships for students at Charles R. Drew Charter School.

Tom and Ann Cousins Scholarship: Presented to Drew Charter Schools students who demonstrate academic excellence and active leadership in the community. Each of the students selected for this scholarship will receive $5,000 annually, renewable for his/her four years in college.

Eva Davis Empowerment Scholarship: Named in honor of the late Eva Davis, this scholarship is awarded to Drew Charter School students who demonstrate academic excellence and promise and are engagement in a meaningful way in the Drew Charter School community. Each of the students selected for this scholarship will receive $3,000 annually, renewable for his/her four years in college.

Rc Pruitt Scholarship: Named in honor of Rc Pruitt, a pillar in the East Lake Community and former Senior Vice President of Operations and Executive Director of the East Lake Family YMCA. This scholarship is presented to one student each year who demonstrates academic achievement, civic leadership, and healthy living. The student selected for this scholarship will receive $3,000 annually, renewable for his/her four years in college.

Fischer Family Book Award: Named in honor of the Rhonda Fischer, former Chief Operating Officer for the East Lake Foundation, and her family who were pillars in the East Lake Community prior to their move out of state. Students receiving this scholarship receive $500 for books and/or school supplies.

Jackson Family Book Award: Named for Joi Jackson, former East Lake Foundation Program Manager, and her daughter Ryan. This book award is given to outstanding students who plan to attend HBCUs. Students receiving this award receive $500 for books and/or school supplies.

If you would like to sponsor a scholarship for Drew Charter School students, please reach out to Jennifer McCrary at jmccrary@eastlakefoundation.org.