Biochemistry senior, Mya Nicholson, was awarded the Whitley A. Mayo Scholarship for Minority Women in Forensic Science for the 2023-2024 academic year. Mya is currently in the BS/MFS program and will start her fulltime graduate studies this summer. This scholarship is intended to provide financial assistance to an African American female pursuing a graduate degree in Forensic Science. Both donors Whitley Mayo, and Gerald Abrams are SU Graduates. Whitley is currently employed with the Maryland State Police Forensic Sciences Division as a forensic scientist. Gerald Abrams is currently the US Director of Sales at Rockmount Alloy & Research. They wanted to provide this scholarship as a way to give back to the University, and to be a resource for others by assisting in the advancement of their careers