The Kohlberg-Manacher Foundation ('KMF') provides academic scholarships and mentoring to bright, ambitious, hard-working students from lower-income, less privileged families in the Greater Boston and San Diego Communities.

Applicants must have graduated (or will soon graduate) high school in the Greater Boston or San Diego communities and/or have been accepted as a full-time student (any year) at a college, university, vocational, or graduate school.

Selection criteria include, yet is not limited to:

  • Evidence of high levels of ambition, resiliency and maturity
  • Academic record, sports, other extra-curricular activities, and/or unique capabilities
  • Personal and/or family circumstances
  • Commitment to giving back to the local community and other KMF scholarship awardees
apply for
Ninja Warrior
Scholarship Program
2021-2022

2020-2021 Scholarship Recipients


Abdul Khan
Lexington, MA
UMASS Lowell
Computer Science
Freshman
Angelica Mordan
Boston, MA
UMASS Boston
Psychology
Sophomore
Emely Rodriguez
San Diego, CA
UC San Diego
Business
Freshman
Gicel Abraham
National City, CA
UC Davis
Mechanical Engineering
Freshman
Ivini Barbosa
Somerville, MA
UMASS Amherst
Geographic Information Systems & Technology
Graduate Student
Jodiah Toney
Boston, MA
Northeastern University
Health Science
Freshman
Kiara Patterson
Mattapan, MA
Bentley University
Undecided
Freshman
Matthew P Gampala-Sagar
Boston, MA
Boston University
Biomedical Engineering
Junior
Mireese Wilson
Rockland, MA
Massasoit Community College
Special Education
Sophomore
Orett Burke Jr.
Boston, MA
Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
Medicine
Graduate Student
Quang Vo
San Diego, CA
UC Berkeley
Computer Science
Freshman
Shubhecchha Dhurali
Medford, MA
Tufts University
Community Health and Spanish (double major)
Sophomore
Victor Figueroa
Sudbury, MA
Boston University
Computer Science
Junior