My 2 Sons: John|Sean Memorial Scholarship


In October of 1989 Rev. Gloria's oldest son, Sean Cater, was murdered at age 21. As a result of this tragedy, Giving God the Glory Ministries was founded in 1997. Her youngest son, John Cater Jr., an award winning journalist, died in January of 2010 at age 32. This was 6 months after he won the prestigious Emmy Award for Excellence in Reporting. 


To be considered for the "My 2 Sons: John|Sean Memorial Scholarship for 2020" a student must meet the following criteria: 


  1. Be a high school senior graduating by June 2020.
  2. Have a cumulative G.P.A. of 2.5 or better on a 4.0 scale.
  3. Plan to attend a 4-year college or 2-year community college in Fall of 2020. 
  4. Be an ethnic minority student.
  5. Reside in Chicago and surrounding suburbs. 

The 2019 scholarship application is closed. All correspondence about the next round will be emailed to the students. Please check back in the Fall for the 2020 application.