2022 Bristol Myers Squibb Scholars


Sponsored by Bristol Myers Squibb, this scholarship is awarded to high-achieving undergraduate Black students who are enrolled in an accredited four-year college pursuing a degree in a business or STEM-related field.

Alexis Ihezue

College/University: University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Major: Statistics and Analytics
2022 Scholarship Award: 2022 Bristol Myers Squibb Scholarship

Alexis Ihezue is a statistics and analytics major at University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, minoring in data science. During her undergraduate career at Georgia State so far, she has been a dedicated member of both Data Analytics Club and The Period Project, and has been given the opportunity to join Citi next year as an Enterprise Operations and Technology intern. She has also interned with Keller Williams Realty and participated in a non-profit externship with PwC and Paragon One. In the future, Alexis plans to create a non-profit of her own dedicated to providing low-income housing services and helping the homeless population.

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D'Onna Webster

College/University: Howard University
Major: Human Performance
2022 Scholarship Award: 2022 Bristol Myers Squibb Scholarship

D’Onna Webster is a human performance major, chemistry minor that attends Howard University. D’Onna has been involved in the PATCH Program and in Howard University’s Pre-Health Club. Webster is a published author, publishing her first book in June of 2020. Her community service involvements include organizations such as National Honor Society, Key Club and Mu Alpha Theta. With healthcare being her end goal, community service is nothing D’Onna has feared away from.

Emoni Harris, Jr.

College/University: Virginia State University
Major: Mechanical Engineering Technology
2022 Scholarship Award: 2022 Bristol Myers Squibb Scholarship

Emoni Harris is a mechanical engineering technology major at Virginia State University. He has served as a tutor for the Academic Center for Excellence, tutoring students in math and math-related subjects. He has also spent time designing and building competition robots for the Baltimore Robotics Center, as well as for Baltimore City College’s robotics team and competed at the state level. Born in Fayetteville, North Carolina but primarily raised in Baltimore, Maryland, Emoni enjoys baking for his friends and family and learning new skills such as digital artistry.

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Isaiah Williams

College/University: Hampton University
Major: Business Administration
2022 Scholarship Award: 2022 Bristol Myers Squibb Scholarship

Isaiah Williams is a business administration major and finance minor at Hampton University. Isaiah is interested in pursuing a career as a Global Markets Analyst at Goldman Sachs. Isaiah is a Spring ’22 initiate of the Beta Chi chapter of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity Inc. On campus, Isaiah serves as President of the Financial Management Association. Isaiah is also a member of the Hampton Athletic Marketing team where he has completed over 175 hours of community service. In addition to being a member of the Dean’s list, Isaiah has interned with Lockheed Martin and PricewaterhouseCoopers. Isaiah plans to open his own private wealth management firm upon completion of a deferred MBA from a top MBA program.

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Rachel Aguda

College/University: University at Buffalo
Major: Biochemistry
2022 Scholarship Award: 2022 Bristol Myers Squibb Scholarship

Moyofoluwa Rachel Aguda is pursuing a career as a physician-scientist with the goal of making technical research knowledge readily available and applicable to physicians and patients. She attends the University at Buffalo, where she is a biochemistry major. As a premedical student, she has worked with a team of nurses and physicians as a COVID-19 screener and a medical assistant at the Jericho Road Community Health Center in Buffalo, New York. Rachel passionately serves her local church community in the town of North Tonawanda, NY with her writing, photography, and video editing skills in the media department.

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Sean Gibbs

College/University: University of Delaware
Major: Finance and Management Information Systems
2022 Scholarship Award: 2022 Bristol Myers Squibb Scholarship

Sean Gibbs is studying finance and management information systems at the University of Delaware. Sean is interested in consulting, investment banking, and other corporate management roles. On campus, Sean is a National Association of Black Accountants member where he serves as the Academic and Membership Chair, Hen Law Society, and the Honors College. In addition to being a member of the dean’s list, Sean has completed an investment fellowship with BLK Capital Management powered by Roark Capital and is a career prep fellow with Management Leadership for Tomorrow. Outside of the classroom Sean is interested in mentorship, learning new things, and socializing with friends.

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