5 Strong Scholarship
The 5 Strong Scholarship Foundation, Inc. has partnered with specific HBCUs to offer promising scholars/leaders "Full Tuition Scholarships" and ongoing support from "Matriculation to Graduation." Currently, our partnering HBCUs are: Langston University, Bethune-Cookman University, Alabama A&M University, and the University of Arkansas-Pine Bluff. Applicants must have a strong desire to be a leader in the classroom and on campus.
All 5 Strong applicants will apply online to begin the application process. Applicants that meet our minimum requirements and have a track record of true leadership will be selected to attend a group interview session that will take place in Atlanta, in January. Selected applicants will be chosen from our group interview session to attend our second round interview. Throughout our interview process, The 5 Strong Team will specifically be looking for scholars that have the full potential to be leaders and team players. If selected, Scholars must be able to attend our Mandatory Bi-monthly College Prep Sessions. These sessions will take place in Atlanta, Georgia. The application deadline is December 31; the number of awards is 20; and the maximum awards amount is $50,000.
Must be a graduating high school senior
Have a minimum 2.5 GPA and a minimum ACT: 19/ SAT: 920 (verbal and math only)
Must commit to attend all of the 5 Strong College Prep sessions (bi-monthly)
Must reside in the Metro Atlanta Area (Fulton, DeKalb, Cobb, Atlanta, Clayton Counties)
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