Please read the application form thoroughly before you start filling it out. Prepare all attachment documents in a pdf format. Application Deadline is April 3, 2015.
100 Black Men of Sacramento, Inc. is committed to the growth and development of America’s youth. In addition to engaging in Mentoring, Educational, Health & Wellness and Economic Empowerment programs, we feel it is important to aid in developing talented students in pursuit of higher education.
We provide scholarship awards to individuals who are seniors in high school and will graduate in June 2015. Students should also be actively involved in leadership roles in their school or community. Applications for scholarships must arrive by 5PM at our office no later than Friday, April 3, 2015. Scholarships awards will be announced in May 2015. 100 Black Men of Sacramento, Inc. provides scholarships to individuals on an equal opportunity basis regardless of race, sex, creed, or religious preference.
The 2015 Scholarship application form may be copied and down loaded from our website at www.100blackmensacramento.org. It should then be completed and mailed to our office by April 3, 2015. Applications will be reviewed in April, and qualifying applicants will be interviewed by members of the selection committee. Scholarship awards will be granted in May 2015. Incomplete applications will not be considered. Fax copies will not be accepted.
This scholarship program is for high school students only.
Forward Applications to:
100 Black Men of Sacramento, Inc.
909 12th Street; Suite 122
Sacramento, CA 95814
ATTN: Scholarship Administrator
Students must have attended: a 100 Black Men mentoring session between 2014 and 2015, the African American Young Male Conference, or the Youth and the Law Seminar during the past 12 months.
Only current high school seniors can apply and should have at least a 2.5 Grade Point Average in order to qualify for a scholarship award (attached GPA from school).
Applicants are required to submit an essay (600 words minimum) that discusses one of the following: (It is also encouraged and preferred that the essays be typed & in a 12pt. type face, only if your downloading the application.)
President Barack Hussein Obama II: Has served 2 terms as President of the United States of America. What has he done to help Men and Women of Color, as well as, the American people?
Marginalization: Social exclusion is a multidimensional process of progressive social rupture, detaching groups and individuals from social relations and institutions and preventing them from full participation in the normal, normatively prescribed activities of the society in which they live. How are African Americans and people of Color being affected?
Social Media: Good, Bad, or Ugly?: Choose one and discuss its impact on our youth, schools and global community?
Incarceration: African-Americans and Youth of Color are still choosing high risk life styles and are still going to prison at alarming rates. Why is college not their pathway to a successful life?
After a review of the applications, students will be interviewed by members of the scholarship committee.