Coleman-Patrick Scholarship

Coleman-Patrick Fund Application Form

The Robert Coleman/Dr. Leroy Patrick scholarship is annually awarded to racial-ethnic undergraduate students who are recommended by their church pastor.  The awards are distributed through the National Black Presbyterian Caucus (NBPC), Pittsburgh Chapter.  Members of the Pittsburgh NBPC express thanks-for-giving to all who contributes to the scholarship in support of this ministry as they continue to encourage the importance of post-secondary education among the youth in our communities.

Scholarship Application – Not Accepting Applications at this Time


Congratulations to the 2020 Coleman-Patrick Scholarship Recipients!

In 2020, the awards were funded by the congregations of Pittsburgh Presbytery through the Christmas Joy Offering in addition to the fundraising programs of the National Black Presbyterian Caucus, Pittsburgh Chapter (NBPC). The students were awarded a sum totaling more than $4,900.

The four recipients are: Jazmine Brown, attending Penn State University; Raven Self, attending North Carolina Central University; Derek Ricketts, attending Robert Morris University and Kiara Nicole Rockymore, attending Seton Hill University.

Members of the Pittsburgh NBPC express our thanks-for-giving to all who contributed to the scholarship in support of this ministry. We will continue to encourage the importance of post-secondary education among the youth in our communities. Please pray for our students as they work toward scholastic achievement. Congratulations to the 2020 Coleman-Patrick Scholarship Recipients!

Ruling Elder, Lenore Williams, moderator

NBPC Pittsburgh Chapter Coleman and Patrick Committee:

Elder, Alan Perry, Chairman
Elder, Blanche Bennett
Elder, Judy Jerry
Elder, Mary Evans
Elder, Harriette McCray