The Woody Brittain – Education Is the Equalizer Scholarship recognizes and cultivates outstanding young African-American students interested in science, technology and healthcare through a unique scholarship and mentoring program.
African-American students in the 12th grade.
In addition to the monetary support, this scholarship is all about community support. Winners will be exposed to the unique DaVita "Village" culture that has been studied by Harvard Business School and profiled in numerous publications. Winners of this award may also assist and mentor future Woody Brittain award recipients to build a growing network and lasting legacy of education, personal and professional growth, and service to the community.
* If necessary, letters of recommendation can be sent directly to ScholarshipFoundations@davita.com.
Questions? Please email ScholarshipFoundations@davita.com.
A lifetime of success in the business world and service in the community enabled Willard W. Brittain, Jr., a former member of the DaVita board of directors, to positively impact countless lives as few others could. Woody is the founder, chairman and chief executive officer of Preod Corporation, which provides on-demand professional business resources in the United States. Woody also served as a director of the National Urban League and YMCA of New York. Woody holds a B.A. in Economics from Yale University and his MBA from Harvard Business School.
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