Dr. Judy Wellington Rashid

Dr. Judy Wellington Rashid graduated from Ralph L. Fike High School (Wilson, NC) and received both the Bachelor of Science Degree (Psychology) and the Master’s Degree (Educational Media) both summa cum laude from North Carolina A&T State University.  She received the doctorate degree in Higher Education Administration from North Carolina State University in Raleigh, NC. 

Dr. Rashid was a teacher and principal for fifteen years after graduating from A&T.  For twenty five years, she served as student affairs professional and retired as the Associate Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs/Dean of Students.  She also served as adjunct faculty in the departments of PhD in Leadership Studies, and Liberal Studies.  She was most proud of developing and teaching the first credited course in conflict resolution, a field she had dedicated her research and service to including conflict resolution in South Africa.

Dr. Rashid’s career as an educator personifies that one must care enough to share.  She strongly believed that much is given, much is required.  As a result, one must always demonstrate continuous acts of commitment to this principle. 

Dr. Judy Wellington Rashid Scholarship Fund

Inspired by what Dr. Rashid referred to as her “humble beginnings” in Wilson, North Carolina, the Dr. Judy Wellington Rashid Scholarship Fund will support students from Wilson, North Carolina who demonstrate financial hardship and a commitment to their educational future.  Scholarship awards will be made on the following criteria:

• Newly admitted student from Wilson, North Carolina to North Carolina A&T State University as a full-time undergraduate student with a declared major in education, psychology, or sociology/social work. • High School GPA of 2.5 or above (cumulative).

• Demonstration of a hardship and need financial support. 

• A one page essay explaining future goals and reason why applicant should be chosen for this scholarship.

Pledge Form for Dr. Judy Wellington Rashid Scholarship Fund