SCHOLARSHIPS & AWARDS

The Empowering Justice Charitable Foundation is proud to offer scholarships and awards in honor of 1st LT Justice R. Stewart. Staying committed to our mission of providing pathways out of poverty and empowering youth, our foundation collects the net proceeds from hosted events and gives back to the community, a gesture which minutely defines Justice's character.

 

Each scholarship or award has an online application. Please carefully review your selection for further information. 

Applications must be submitted by April 22, 2022. Extensions will not be granted and incomplete applications will not be considered or reviewed.

1st LT Justice R. Stewart Legendary Leadership Award

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Leadership, service, integrity and commitment were key areas of focus throughout Justice’s life. This scholarship is available to Seniors attending a Richland School District Two high school located in South Carolina. 

 

For this scholarship award, direct questions to Maria Owens, Director of Strategic Partnerships, at maowens@richland2.org.

The deadline to apply has passed and applications for this scholarship are not being accepted at this time. 

A Call for Justice: Impaired Driving PSA Scholarship Award

1st LT Justice R. Stewart was out an evening run when she struck by a vehicle operated by a drunk driver and killed at the young age of 25. The family of 1st LT Stewart understands the impact this has on family. We want to help those affected by a drunk or drugged driving crash lead a successful life by easing at least some of the financial burden of pursuing higher education.

This scholarship is available to residents of North Carolina and South Carolina who are victims of a drunk or drugged driving crash and high school Seniors in North Carolina and South Carolina who want to impact change and see a world free of drunk and drugged driving. 

The deadline to apply has passed and applications for this scholarship are not being accepted at this time. 

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Poetically Powerful Scholarship Award

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Justice R. Stewart was a Richland Northeast High School graduate and a published poet. In 2019, she self-published her first book of poetry, Kairos. Justice was ambitious, confident, and believed in speaking your truth.

She loved spoken word and loved writing her poems in different shapes. 

There are many reasons that draw people to read and write poetry. The Empowering Justice Charitable Foundation wants to help keep the passion for poetry alive in young generations. 

This scholarship is open to seniors at Richland Northeast High School located in Columbia, South Carolina. 

Justice R. Stewart published her first book of poetry under her pen name Jay Regine', which has recently been changed to Kween Regine, a wish posthumously fulfilled by her family.

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Written by Jay Regine'

A story that is and has always been

a struggle to find what lies within

Now a tale that must begin

but only by a poet's pen.

The deadline to apply has passed and applications for this scholarship are not being accepted at this time. 

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