More Than a Scholarship, It’s a Friendship Tradition The Friendship Scholars Scholarship is awarded to the students who most represent the Friendship core values; demonstrated high academic achievement throughout high school; and who are the most well-rounded (evidenced by participation in extracurricular activities, community service, and work experience). *The 2023-24 application will open November 1, 2023. Friendship Scholars Scholarship – Hall of Fame View Recipients Being a Friendship Scholar Is the Highest Honor a Student Can Receive at Friendship Donald Hense, Founder, and Patricia Brantley, CEO, and the 2023 Friendship Scholars. DeMark Bowman (above), 2008 Friendship Scholar (Collegiate Academy), is the Talent Acquisition Manager at Friendship’s Community Office. Jamal Holtz, 2016 Friendship Scholar and guest speaker at the 2021 Friendship Scholars reception. R’Nasia Murphy, 2021 Friendship Scholar pictured with sister at the 2021 Friendship Scholars reception.