Wahid Abdullah Memorial Scholarship

The Wahid Abduallah Memorial Scholarship was founded by Jim Bucher in 1997 to honor the memory of Wahid Abdullah. Wahid was a 17-year-old academic scholar at Colonel White High School whose life was abruptly ended by violence at the hands of another teen. Applicants must:

  • Be a graduating senior from Montgomery County, Ohio
  • Plan to major in communications and/or journalism
  • Have a minimum 3.0 GPA

Wahid Abdullah Memorial Fund, founded by Jim Bucher
African American Community Foundation, Montgomery County
Supplemental Questions
  1. Please write a brief essay describing your personal goals and explaining why you have chosen to major in communications and/or journalism. Your essay should be typed, double spaced, in a 12 point font and no more than two pages long,