Grambling State Awards More Than $300,000 in Technology Scholarships

Ten Incoming Freshman Technology Students Receive Four-Years of Academic Funding

TECHTOUR_DSC5387GRAMBLING, LA — September 4, 2019 – Today, Grambling State University announced it has awarded ten tuition and fee scholarships to 10 incoming freshman majoring in technology-related degree programs as a part of its Technology Tour Scholarship program. 

“This scholarship is one of the many ways we are working to make higher education attainable for the next generation of cybersecurity and computer science leaders,” said President Rick Gallot. “We look forward to supporting the success of these students who made the great decision to choose Grambling State.” 

This year’s Technology Tour Scholarship recipients are all incoming incoming freshmen who have at least a 3.0 GPA and 21 ACT score. The students, who have declared majors in Cybersecurity, Computer Science, Computer Information Systems, or Engineering Technology, will receive four years of tuition and fee scholarships which are funded in part by contributions from Louisiana Economic Development and AT&T

This year’s recipients include:  

  • Stephon Hardim, Computer Engineering major from Winnsboro, Louisiana 
  • Cazembe Zubari, Cybersecurity major from Cincinnati, Ohio 
  • Jyron Bell, Computer Science major from Arcadia, Louisiana 
  • Arlon McCrea, Construction Engineering major from Jennings, Louisiana 
  • Damaine Thomas, Computer Science/Law major from New Orleans, Louisiana 
  • Anthony Bell, Mechanical Engineering major from Walker, Louisiana 
  • Mikayla Jackson, Cybersecurity major from Monroe, Louisiana 
  • Destney Johnson, Cybersecurity major from Atlanta, Georgia 
  • Ralynn Rand, Computer Engineering major from Little Rock, Arkansas 
  • Tenaj Reliford, Cybersecurity major from Shreveport, Louisiana 

 Alumni and supporters who are interested in sponsoring or supporting scholarship funds are encouraged to email or donate at

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