Scholarship Application is now closed for 2021.

The Tekau's Heart Memorial
Foundation Scholarship


The Tekau's Heart Memorial Scholarship recognizes each individual has a voice and can create change. Interested applicants are required to submit an essay about a person who has influenced them in a significant way. A copy of the college admissions acceptance letter of the school that an applicant will be attending must be submitted with the essay. The name and address of the high school must be included with the applicant's contact information.


No essays will be considered without this accompanying college admissions acceptance letter. Scholarship applications are now being accepted.

Application is currently closed


The Tekau's Heart Memorial Scholarship announced the winners virtually this summer. Inviting the winners to tell their story in this virtual scholarship presentation.

Ngu (Kevin) Tezi

Ngu (Kevin) Tezi, is a graduate of the Bowie High school class of 2020, located in Prince George’s County, Maryland. His plans are to attend Howard University and major in International Relations. His goal is to become an international lawyer and work with intergovernmental groups to resolve
global conflicts.


"Thank you for choosing me to be one of the two recipients for the Tekau’s Heart Memorial Scholarship".

2020 Winner

Kasmira Lancaster

Kasmira Lancaster graduated from Dr. Henry A. Wise, Jr. High School in Prince George's County, MD in 2020. She is currently attending Seton Hall University.

Kasmira is majoring in biology and plans to pursue a career as a physician assistant. Her interests include music and science.

2020 Winner

David J. McCreary

David McCreary, a 2014 Graduate of Surrattsville High School in Clinton, MD was awarded the Tekau's Heart Foundation Memorial Scholarship in the amount of $1,100 in 2014. He enrolled into the Prince George's Community College.

Now, David with a 3.25 GPA, is majoring in Political Science at Salisbury University. He has been elected Speaker of the Senate
for Salisbury University Student Government Association and is expected to graduate
in 2020.

2014 Winner

Maurice C. Harris

Maurice who graduated from Surrattsville High school in Clinton, MD in 2015, was awarded the Tekau's Heart Foundation Memorial Scholarship in the amount of $1,100. He attended two years at Prince George's Community College. He also participated for two years in the ROTC program at the University of Maryland.

Currently, Maurice serves with the United States Air Force on active duty as an aircraft mechanic.

2015 Winner


The Tekau's Heart Memorial Scholarship application is now open.

Thank you for your interest!