for African-American Males
The Chapter has for twenty-six years coordinated and given
the Luke H. Chatman Memorial Scholarship which last
year gave three $3,000.00 scholarship ($750 for four years),
given more than $76,000 in scholarships to worthy local high
In 2003, the chapter changed the scholarship award to one
$3,000.00 scholarship, $750 per year for four years. This new
is new effort to encourage throughout their college career.
Funding for the scholarship is collected from the proceeds
of the Martin Luther King,
Jr. Scholarship Gala. Gamma Gamma
Lambda Chapter has also changed the primary focus of the scholarship
These scholarships are based on the whole person concept, which
encompasses academic achievement, leadership, citizenship, athletics
and service to the community. Also, an applicant's financial
need will be considered in the selection of the scholarships.
As started in 2004, the scholarship application requires two
letters of reference from the community.
- James Everett Tillman, II( attending
- Roland A. Pratt ( attending
- Mayanna Pearson (attending
- Stefan Murphy (attended USC Upstate)
- John Odell Fersguson (attended Furman University)
- Herbert Blassengale, IV (attended Clemson University)
- Brittany Shell (attended Columbia College)
In 2003 GGL switched to one $3,000 Scholarship
($750 for 4 years). Before that year, we offer three scholarships
of $1,000 to local high school students.
2002's winners were as follows:
- Ashley Sanders, University of South Carolina
- Ingrid Childs, Spellman College
- Behoy Markos, Clemson University
2001's winners were as follows:
- Salanda D. Brown, University of South Carolina
- Samuel S. Brown, University of South Carolina
- Daniel D. Brown, Clemson University
Our slogan is still, "First of All, Servants
of All, We Shall Transcend All."