Alcorn students awarded scholarships by the National Association of HBCUs Title III Administrators

Lorman, Miss. (January 10, 2014) – The National Association of Historically Black Colleges and Universities – Title III Administrators, Inc. (NAHBCU-Title III) recently announced that Alcorn State University had been awarded two scholarships.

“This award was competitive in that NAHBCU (Title III) received 116 applications and only 17 awards were granted,” stated Dr. Lola T. Brown, Title III coordinator at Alcorn. “The University received two of the awards.”

To qualify for this scholarship, recipients had to demonstrate student leadership, campus/institutional service, community service and scholastic aptitude. The two students receiving the awards in the amounts of $1,000 and $500, respectively, are Lukista Walker, a senior majoring in social work, and Marnisha Hatch, a senior majoring in biology.

Dr. Lola T. Brown presented the awards to both elated and thankful students before their departure for the fall break.


Alcorn State University is a premier comprehensive land-grant university that develops diverse students into globally competitive leaders, and applies scientific research through collaborative partnerships that benefit the surrounding communities, state, nation, and world.