Based on a recent survey of our legacy scholars, we learned the true impact of their education.

are first generation college students

earned their bachelor’s or master’s degree

are currently employed

no longer receive government assistance

Our scholars are evidence that some support, encouragement, and acknowledgement of their gifts and talents can go a long way.

Our legacy scholar profiles highlight the foundation’s graduates who have established themselves within a stable and rewarding career. These scholars have not only gone on to lead lives that exemplify economic self-sufficiency, but also revolve around Opportunity Rising’s core values: collaboration, hope, inspiration, learning, and motivation.

We hope you are just as inspired by their stories as we are.

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