Scholarship dollars assist youth in completing educational goals by providing resources to offset expenses associated with tuition, books and housing. The scholarship program allows the 100 to identify potential youth leaders in our local communities and to motivate them to achieve academic and community service excellence.
National Scholarship InformationMission Statement To provide annual financial support to talented students in their pursuit of a post-secondary education. Vision Statement 100 Black Men of America, Inc. will provide annual scholarships to deserving high school and post secondary students to aid in their education by helping to fill financial gaps during their matriculation. Overview 100 Black Men of America, Inc. National Scholarship Program will provide scholarships from among the pool of national applicants. The award is open to graduating high school seniors and current college students enrolled full-time in an accredited post-secondary institution. Applicants must meet all eligibility requirements and deadlines to be considered for the scholarship. All Mentees from 100 Black Men and Collegiate 100 Chapters are highly encouraged to apply. Chapter Presidents will receive communication from the World Headquarters Office strongly encouraging their 100 Black Men mentees who are transitioning to and/or presently in post-secondary institutions to apply. Scholarship awards range from $1,000 to $3,000 and is expected to be applied towards tuition, room, board, and books. Checks will be mailed from the World Headquarters Office and made payable to the institution. Scholarship Criteria All applicants for the 100 Black Men of America, Inc. National Scholarship Program must meet the following eligibility requirements:
- Minimum 2.5 GPA
- Enrolled in a post-secondary intuition and/or planning to attend a post-secondary institution in the Fall of 2016
- A letter of recommendation from teacher or guidance counselor
- Demonstration of financial need as indicated by two (2) letters of verification from a current teacher, guidance counselor, 100 Black Men Chapter President, etc.
- 500-word essay on a specified topic