Established in 2020

Eligibility: Incoming or existing college students who have experienced the loss of their mother and plan to attend an Historically Black College or University.  Preference will be given to students attending the Donor’s Alma Mater Florida A & M University and those whose mother is no longer living.


The Motherless Queen Scholarship was established in memory of the mother of Linda Hope and Jasmely Jackson who valued education and whose life ended way to soon. They wish to offer financial support to students who experience the loss of their mother. Linda stated: “As a first generation college graduate, it is important to help those that have experienced such a detrimental loss pursue higher education without the worry of additional debt. My hope is that recipient of this scholarship feels the love and support from someone that has genuinely walked in their shoes.


Contact Information

Pat Cole

Pat Cole

Senior Coordinator, Scholarships

  • pcole@cfmt.org
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