A partnership between Gratitude Chicago & Power Moves Only Inc., the Moving Gr8ful scholarship is a fund created to support Black male first-year students at Butler University who are interested/ engaged with entrepreneurship. Recipients will receive funding to offset the cost of their tuition and entrepreneurial pursuits, in addition to gaining a network of Black male peer mentors who help them successfully navigate college and entrepreneurship up to and beyond graduation. 

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2021 Scholarship Recipient:
Paul Ford 


Paul Ford is a rising Sophomore at Butler University majoring in Entrepreneurship and Innovation while minoring in Strategic Communications. Paul is very involved on Butler's campus, as he represents minorities and business students within Butler's Student Government Association and advocates for marginalized groups throughout Butler's campus. Paul hopes to one day start either a human resources or a business analytics consulting firm that specializes in diversity, equity, and inclusion work.