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Owen & Helen Dunbar Scholarship
Owen and Helen Dunbar are the maternal grandparents of our founder Dr. Shakina D. Rawlings. Dr. Rawlings was raised by Owen and Helen Dunbar in Arlington, VA. Through their sacrifice and their desire to never let her settle, they groomed Dr. Rawlings to be successful and to go after more. After the passing of Helen Dunbar in 2009, Owen Dunbar sowed the first financial seed into Jireh’s Place. Jireh’s Place exists because of Owen’s initial seed sown for the launch of the organization. The Owen and Helen Dunbar Scholarship is for a young lady graduating from high school with a 2.7 GPA or better and lives in Arlington, or Prince William County.
Joyce d. rawlings Scholarship
Joyce D. Rawlings is an Alexandria Living Legend that has dedicated her life to the service of others. She is also the Mother in Love of our Founder Dr. Shakina D. Rawlings. With Joyce’s work in the Alexandria community, she has worked with youth of all ages. The young ladies in her care had a desire for a program just for them. Joyce connected with the Jireh’s Place program bringing the first set of Alexandria, VA girls to the Jireh’s Place Alexandria, VA Cora Kelly Program. The Joyce D. Rawlings Scholarship is for a young lady graduating from high school with a 2.7 GPA or better and who lives in Alexandria City or Fairfax County.
Margaret l. pearson scholarship
Margaret L. Pearson is a woman of perseverance born and raised in Washington DC, currently residing in Maryland. She is what many would deem as the ultimate survivor. Raising her son on her own, being a survivor of Breast Cancer and a Brain Aneurysm, Margaret has proven that with the right drive and attitude you can overcome it all. Margaret is the paternal grandmother of our founder Dr. Shakina D. Rawlings. The Margaret L. Pearson scholarship is for a young lady graduating from high school with a 2.7 GPA or better and lives in Washington DC and Maryland.
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