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Erica Cannady, 2015

L to R; Erica Cannady, LillianMagers-Pershing, and Alexis Adams

Lillian Magers-Pershing, 2016

    Alexis Adams, 2013

Cynthia Chijioke, 2012


Elana Young, 2014


Recipients of The South Bend Area (IN) Chapter of The Links, Incorporated Scholarship are: Lillian Magers-Pershing, 2016; Erica Cannady, 2015; Elana Young, 2014; Alexis Adams, 2013; Cynthia Chijioke, 2012; and Aimee Yarde, 2011. 

The Chapter's scholarships are provided through an endowed scholarship fund at the Community Foundation of St. Joseph County. Indiana University South Bend is the selected university to received these funds. To date, this scholarship fund has allowed Indiana University South Bend to award over $10,000 to deserving students.

Members of the Chapter thank the community for its support that has allowed these contributions to be awarded to aid deserving African American young women with their educational needs.

Aimee Yarde, 2011

The Links, Incorporated is one of the nation’s oldest and largest volunteer service organizations of extraordinary women who are committed to enriching, sustaining and ensuring the culture and economic survival of African Americans and other persons of African ancestry. The South Bend Area (IN) Chapter created the Links Scholarship Fund in 2002 to support the educational aspirations of African American women accepted to Indiana University South Bend. 

In 2002, the South Bend Area (IN) Chapter established a scholarship fund at the Community Foundation of St. Joseph County.  This fund is known as the South Bend Area Chapter of The Links Scholarship Fund with its first distribution for the 2011 school year.

Details about this scholarship are available. For more information and/or to apply for this scholarship, please email IUSB or call (574) 520-4357. 

To contribute by mail, please make your check payable to Community Foundation of St. Joseph County. Place South Bend Links Scholarship on the memo line and mail check to Community Foundation of St. Joseph County, PO Box 837, South Bend, IN 46624.