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The primary purposes of the Rudolph W. Snowden Memorial Scholarship Fund, Inc. (RWSMSF), are to help increase the number of African-American male college/university students and to assist in the preservation of Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) by providing financial incentives to qualifying and deserving Montgomery County (Maryland) African-American male graduating high school seniors enrolling/enrolled at HBCUs.  

RWSMSF is named in honor of Omega Psi Phi’s Bro. Rudolph W. Snowden (OMEGA Chapter) who was the principal founder and a charter member of Mu Nu Chapter, an unincorporated association of the Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc.  Mu Nu Chapter established and incorporated RWSMSF on March 6, 1978, in the State of Maryland.  The RWSMSF Board of Directors annually considers scholarship applicants from among qualifying and deserving students where final scholarship awards are reserved for selectees who verify enrollment at an HBCU.  One or more annual scholarship awards may be issued ranging from $1,000 to $5,000 each.  Awardees may apply their scholarships toward tuition, fees or other expenses.


Board of Directors


Robert J. Jamison, Jr., President

Samuel L. Washington, Jr., Vice President

Troy Manigault, Secretary

Samuel Spann, III, Treasurer

Reginald Felton, Immediate Past President

Roycee A. Bland, Jr.

Hula Edmonds

Herbert Owens

James Rodgers

RWSMSF Newsletter - June 2020 Edition

You are invited to donate to RWSMSF to support and enrich the lives of deserving Montgomery County African-American males pursuing higher education at HBCUs.  Your generous donations really do make a difference.  Consult your selected tax professional for guidance regarding your donation and any tax implications. 

2020 Awardees


Mohon E. Djouha

  Damascus H.S., Damascus, MD

Morgan State University, Baltimore, MD

Joshua Holloway

  Richard Montgomery H.S., Silver Spring, MD

Delaware State University, Dover, DE

Donovan D. McFadden

Northwest H.S., Germantown, MD

Alabama State University, Montgomery, AL

Maurice C. Moore, III

James Hubert Blake H.S., Silver Spring, MD

Morgan State University, Baltimore, MD

Aaron E. Triplett

  Northwood H.S., Silver Spring, MD

Hampton University, Hampton, VA

 RWSMSF Scholarship Application Packet

Click link above for application and information


Click link above for application and information

To donate directly to RWSMSF, Inc., please consider making your tax-deductible donation directly to RWSMSF, Inc. via the following methods:

  • Zelle:
  • Cash App: RWSMSF
  • Check – Make check payable to RWSMSF, Inc. and mail to:


P.O. Box 10607

Silver Spring, MD 20914

"Helping Mu Nu Support MCPS Black Male High School Seniors Start Their HBCU Journey..."

The Rudolph W. Snowden Memorial Scholarship Fund, Inc.
P.O. Box 10607
Silver Spring, Maryland 20914

 Please note:  The RWS Memorial Scholarship Fund, Inc., is a 501(c)(3) organization.