The 100 provides annual general scholarship awards to deserving matriculating students who will be full-time students at accredited, post-secondary institutions based on 100 Black Men of Rome-NWGA, Inc. eligibility criteria. 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 motivates them to achieve academic and community service excellence.
100 Black Men of Rome Northwest Georgia, Inc. will award academic scholarships to deserving male or female high school students from the Floyd, Polk, Gordon, Bartow, and Chattooga counties. Each recipient will receive a scholarship which may be renewable each year while attending a college or university.
Each applicant must meet the following criteria to be eligible:
The student must be a graduating high school senior (or is a graduate) from the
Floyd, Bartow, Gordon, Polk, or Chattooga counties and must have participated in a 100 Black Men program.
The student must have demonstrated leadership ability and community involvement.
Two letters of recommendation, one must written by a school representative or are commendation from your faculty advisor if already attending college or technical school.
The student must have at least a 2.5 GPA.
The 100 Black Men of Rome-Northwest Georgia, Inc.’s scholarship committee will meet during the month of May to review all applications and make its recommendations to the full board. Scholarship recipients will be notified immediately following the action of the education committee. Scholarship recipients will be recognized at the organization’s annual scholarship awards ceremony. The 100 Black Men of Rome-Northwest Georgia, Inc. is an affiliate of the 100 Black Men of America, Inc. a national confederation of all existing “100 Black Men” chapters.
Nominations are now closed for the 2019-2020 school year.