2022 Scholarship Winners

First Place – Kalynne Wilson is a graduate student from Yorktown studying media studies and production at Temple University
“I am honored to be recognized by HRBMP once again.” 
Second Place – Arrick Wilson is a sophomore from Virginia Beach studying mass communications at Virginia Commonwealth University
“Thank you so much! You don’t know how much you have impacted my life.”
Third Place – Ells Boone is a sophomore from Virginia Beach studying communication and economics at Stanford University.
“Thank you so much for the consideration! It means a lot.” 
Fourth Place – Breana Mahoney is a junior from Richmond studying arts and communication at Virginia Wesleyan University
“Thank you so much for the email and opportunity! I am delighted and thankful.”

Hampton Roads Black Media Professionals (HRBMP) is a nonprofit organization of communicators dedicated to inspiring African-American students to pursue college and media related careers. 

HRBMP will award scholarships ranging from $1,000 to $2,500 to college students in Hampton Roads who are pursuing journalism or media-related studies. 

The application can be emailed to or mailed to HRBMP, 5540 Bulls Bay Drive, Virginia Beach, VA. 23462.

If you need an application or have any questions, contact Larry Rubama at 757-575-6449 or at

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