University of Minnesota scholarship in honor of George Floyd

June 24, 2020

This fund honors George Perry Floyd Jr. and was established to support undergraduate students whose identities are underrepresented at the University of Minnesota, or undergraduate students whose studies focus on racial and social justice. Eligible undergraduate students from all campuses in the University of Minnesota system are encouraged to apply. George Floyd, a black man, was killed while in police custody in Minneapolis on May 25, 2020. During Mr. Floyd's memorial service, universities were called upon to create a scholarship in his honor that will support efforts to create a more just and equitable world. Make a gift to this fund now.