December 1,2017

 

The 100 Black Men of America Tallahassee, Area Chapter Inc. is committed to empowering the youth in our community to make positive life choices that enable them to maximize their potential. In addition to engaging in Mentoring, Educational, Health & Wellness, and Economic Development, we feel it is important to aid talented young Americans in their pursuit of higher education. With the aid of gifts provided by our corporate sponsors, the 100 Black Men of America Tallahassee, Area Chapter Inc. is able to provide scholarships to deserving Tallahassee area students.

 

Scholarships will be awarded to graduating High School Seniors of Leon, Jefferson, Gadsden or Wakulla County who will be entering an accredited two or four-year College or University Fall 2018. Scholarships will be provided to individuals who have maintained at least a 2.0 cumulative grade point average on a 4.0 grade point system; scholarships will be provided on an equal opportunity basis regardless of race, sex, creed or religious preference.

Completed Scholarship Applications must be postmarked no later than March 2, 2018. Scholarship winners will be announced and honored at the 2018 Black Tie Gala, Friday May 11,2018.

100 Black Men of America Tallahassee, Area Chapter Inc.

P.O. Box 6218

Tallahassee, FL 32314

100bmtally@gmail.com

 

Important Information

 

  • Applicants must have at least a 2.0 Grade Point Average to be considered for this Scholarship. (Official High School Transcript is required with application submission)

  • Applicants must be active in a 100 Black Men of America Tallahassee Area Chapter, Inc. Mentoring Program (check our website for information and upcoming events)

  • Applicants are required to submit an essay (750 -2000 words) that must include the following                                                                                      A brief biography                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Description of leadership activities

                 How this scholarship will assist in your future goals and career objectives

  • Application package must include

               Completed scholarship application Completed Essay

               Official Transcript

               Documented volunteer activity

               Copy of College or University Acceptance Letter

               Two Letters of recommendation letter from a teacher or non- family member Mentor.

 

 

Applicants are encouraged to visit our website www.100bmt.com   to learn about the 100 Black Men of America Tallahassee Area Chapter Inc, and to attend our public events.  

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