Angela Pauling Memorial Scholarship

Our Angela Pauling Scholars


Congratulations to Elizabeth Hurtado

2019 Recipient of the

Angela Pauling Memorial Scholarship!!

Elizabeth Hurtado is a hard-working, self-motivated, and compassionate young lady with an entrepreneurial spirit.   She is a member of the Honor Roll, Principal’s List, and the National Honor Society.  Despite working part-time and her intense academic course-load, Elizabeth unselfishly gives of her time volunteering with the following organizations:


  • Best Buddies is an international organization dedicated to establishing opportunities for one-to-one friendships for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

  • Service in Schools works to increase the number of students doing community service and service-learning. They believe these experiences enable students to use their voices, skills, and critical thinking abilities to make a positive impact in their communities and the world. Elizabeth was responsible for teaching younger students about world-wide issues.

  • buildOn works to empower U.S. urban youth to transform their neighborhoods and the world through intensive community service.

As an emerging entrepreneur, Elizabeth plans to utilize her future business management degree to bring her aspirations of developing her own cosmetics line and salon brand to fruition.

Her college advisor, Andrea Joubert said it best, “She definitely has what it takes to be successful in college and in life."

Elizabeth will be attending Iona College in New Rochelle, NY and we look forward to her amazing success!!


Shalena Boca

 MMSI's Inaugural Scholarship Recipient

Shalena attended

Pace University and majored in Business Management.  Shalena graduated in 2017 and is currently pursuing her graduate studies at

Fordham University. 




Kelvin attends

Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology pursuing a degree in Aircraft Operations.




Jessica attends

Mercy College pursuing her dream to become a Physician's Assistant.




Jodie-Ann is a

Culinary Arts Management major.  She attends Johnson and Wales University




Nina attends

Lehman College majoring in Biology with a Pre-Med focus.  Her goal is to attend medical school to become a surgeon.


Nancy Asante

Nancy attends

Siena College pursuing a degree in Engineering, with aspirations of becoming an Aerospace or

Mechanical Engineer.




Elizabeth will attend

Iona College pursuing a degree in Business Management with aspirations of developing her own cosmetics line and

salon brand.








Future Scholar

Angela Pauling was one of the 24 founding members of MMSI. 

Our Most Gracious Ancestor

Scholarship Background:​

Angela Collette Pauling was one of twenty-four conscious and innovative women who founded the Malik Melodies Sisterhood, Inc. on December 14, 1978, at the Long Island University /C.W. Post Campus.  Our Most Gracious Ancestor, Angela was a loving wife and mother of two children, but will be remembered for her kindness and joyful smile which she shared with all.  Angela was diagnosed with cancer in 2008 and fought valiantly until her transition on the afternoon of July 28, 2010.

The Malik Melodies Sisterhood, Inc. established this memorial scholarship for our late founder with a mission consistent with her lifetime commitment to business, fashion, management and providing assistance to those in need.  The Angela Pauling Memorial Scholarship was established for college-bound senior students who are from Angela Pauling's high school Harry S. Truman High School located in the Bronx, NY, and children of active MMSI members.

​​Application Eligibility Criteria:
The Angela Pauling Memorial Scholarship will be awarded to African-American and Latino college-bound high school seniors who have a Grade Point Average (GPA) of B or better, a SAT Score of 1100 or better and has been accepted to a four-year bachelor's degree program.  Candidates must demonstrate commitment to community service and financial need based upon information on the Student Aid Report (SAR) and the FAFSA.  Applicants are required to submit an essay, in not more than two double-spaced pages, on a woman's issue which they are concerned with as well as describing the work they have done in the community.


Careers in Business Administration, Management, Fashion and Human Service Fields.


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