Helping Students Reach Their Full Potential

The Richmond African American Scholarship Fund has been serving local students since 2003.

Our Primary Goal


To provide African American students in Richmond City high schools an opportunity to further their education at an accredited college or university.

Is Two-Fold


To promote the City of Richmond as a place that RAASF college graduates would aspire to work.

EncouragingSUCCESS in post-secondary Education

Announcements & Upcoming Events

Student Testimonials

  • Takisha Robinson, M.D.

    "I received much support from the RAASF mentors who have made a generous investment into my future."

    Takisha Robinson, M.D.  - University of Virginia ~ Bachelor’s of Science Pre-Med~ Class of 2009 School of Medicine ~Class of 2012
  • Juan Wilson

    "My involvement in RAASF meant a lot to me, the support and concern that I received from my mentors gave me a positive and uplifting spirit that motivated me to

    Juan Wilson  - Virginia Union University ~ Class of 2013
  • Vaughan Moss

    "The members of the RAASF have given me a tremendous amount of support, advice and guidance..." Georgetown University '10

    Vaughan Moss  - Scholarship Recipient
  • Brianna Stith

    "I’m thankful for the RAASF because I have access to so many resources that I would not have had..." University of Virginia, Class of '12

    Brianna Stith  - Scholarship Recipient
  • Jessica Smith

    "The RAASF offers more than a check— the organization invests in your career and personal development..." Carnegie Mellon University, Class of '08

    Jessica Smith  - Scholarship Recipient