A permanent endowment for the M. Alfred Haynes Scholar Award has also been established.  Each year, distributions from the permanent endowment will be used to award scholarships to students who demonstrate excellence in community health leadership.  Dr. & Mrs. David Satcher initiated the creation of the endowment and provided the money for the first award. 

The M. Alfred Haynes Scholar Award will be presented to the first recipient during the Charles Drew University Medical School commencement exercises June 5, 2010.  For those interested in contributing to the M. Alfred Haynes Scholar Award Endowment, please contact the Chief of Staff for the President of the Charles Drew University, Ms. Edna Yohannes at ­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­endayohannes@cdrewu.edu or (323) 563-5985.
 
 
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While giving the commencement address at the Charles Drew University of Medicine and Science, Dr. David Satcher announced the establishment of the endowed scholarship that honors his mentor, Dr. M. Alfred Haynes.  Currently, the endowment is up to $80,000.  

On Saturday, June 5, 2010, Dr. David Satcher gave the commencement address at the Charles Drew University of Medicine and Science.  To read the entire article go the Los Angeles Times site
here.