Mavs Scholarships

Mavs Scholarships

The Dallas Mavericks provide scholarships, mentorship and support to DFW-area students throughout their college careers.

2022 College Scholarships

The Dallas Mavericks teamed up with the United Negro College Fund to provide five (5) additional college scholarships to DFW-based, HBCU students for the 2022-2023 school year, consisting of student classifications from incoming freshmen to seniors. All Mavs College Scholarship recipients will receive on-going mentoring from Dallas Mavericks staff and opportunities for Mavs summer jobs, potential internships or other work experience.

This scholarship can be applied to any accredited UNCF member institution or another accredited HBCU that is either in or out of state.

Current Scholarship Recipients

Ya’Necia Golden

  • College: Paul Quinn College
  • Major: Health and Wellness

Brodric Houston

  • College: Morehouse College
  • Major: Sports Journalism

Olivia Dyer

  • College: Grambling State University
  • Major: Business Marketing

Kaiser Penny

  • College: Florida A&M University
  • Major: Business Administration

Zarria Green

  • College: Jackson State University
  • Major: Kinesiology

Through ’24-’25 School Year

Ade Akande

  • College: Tarrant County College
  • Major: Health Science
  • Nominated By: Girls Inc..

Ungelic Leffall

  • College: UNT Dallas
  • Major: Biology
  • Nominated By: UNT Dallas/TRIO program

Howard Anderson III

  • College: Texas A&M
  • Major: Environmental Design and Architecture
  • Nominated By: Education is Freedom

Isaiah Williams

  • College: Dallas College-El Centro
  • Major: Science in Game Design and Development
  • Nominated By: Big Thought

Martwan Darden

  • College: Dallas College-El Centro
  • Major: Culinary Arts
  • Nominated By: Café Momentum