TSSD – Book Stipend

"Why I Choose Tougaloo As My HBCU"
2022 Video Prompt



Pictured L to R STANDING - Sylvia Thomas, Dr. Mary Jones (Treasurer), Nikita Core-Nicholson (Book Stipend Chair), Leona Bishop (TSSD Chair), Doris Bridgeman (Alumni Director), and LaQuita Smith SEATED - L to R - D'Everett Ross, Antoinette Thigpen, and David Taylor. (not pictured Ni'Yah Jones and Chad McKnight).

Shout Out to Carla Smith and other Mass Communication Students for producing the video below! Check it out and tune in to WLOO for more.


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2023 Applications are available November 1st-30th.


2021 Book Stipend Winners shared a one-minute video explaining, “What History Meets the Future” means to them.  Each contestant did an outstanding job sharing an encouraging message that builds our confidence that the essence of Tougaloo’s greatness continues to soar.  


2021 Top Winners, Alexandria Morgan, Aja Tucker and Kaitlyn Myricks were presented $300 book stipends in January.  Nikita Nicholson (Book Stipend Chair), Leona Bishop (JTAC co-chair), and Dr. James Curtis Smith (JTAC President) are pictured below with two of the winners. 


2020 top three winners were J. Bozeman – Junior, Biology Major, B. Duffas – Senior, Biology Major and  K. Smith – Senior, Biology Major