The partnering HBCU's with required GPA are:
Alabama A & M University (2.5 GPA)
Bethune Cookman University (2.5 GPA)
Fisk University (3.3 GPA)
Langston University (2.5 GPA)
Lincoln University PA (3.0 GPA)
This past year the program selected 18 amazing students to be a part of our first cohort and they are currently at their respective institutions getting involved and receiving a great education.
* Students with a GPA between 2.5 and 3.5 (higher the better)
* Students with an ACT or SAT test score of at least 19 and 980 (Verbal & Math).
* Students that have been leaders in school and outside of school.
* Students that have been active in their community volunteering.
* Students that work well in groups as leaders and followers.
* Students that can commit to attending our mandatory Bi-Monthly College Prep Sessions.
* Students that want to attend an HBCU and active leaders in the classroom and on campus.
* Although it's not mandatory, we are also looking for 1st Generation College Students.
To apply, students visit www.5strongscholars.org. Students must be graduating seniors! The deadline to apply is December 31, 2017. Students that apply will be invited for first round interviews in January.