The Karen Owens Scholarship is sponsored by IDEA Board Member David Owens in honor of his wife Karen, who strongly supported education as the key to success for African-American students.
Booker T. Washington Scholarship
The Booker T. Washington Scholarship, awarded to a scholar who has been accepted college, earned a B or higher and held a leadership role in JROTC. This scholarship is sponsored by Colonel William Dexter, who previously served as IDEA’s principal, deputy director, and founding board member.
Stroman-Travers “Vigor, Vim, Vitality” Scholarship
This scholarship honors the late US Air Force Chief Senior Master SGT David Lee Stroman and US Army SFC (R) Carroll Travers, who was one of IDEA’s founders.