5 Strong Scholarship Houston

  • Maximum Amount
  • Application Deadline
    December 31, 2023
  • Number Of Awards
  • Contact
    Scholarship Committee
    5 Strong Scholarship Foundation, Inc.
    3643 Princeton Ave
    College Park, GA 30337
  • Website Address
  • Scholarship Description
    5 Strong partners with Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) to provide promising student leaders with full-tuition scholarships and ongoing mentorship and support from matriculation to graduation. All recipients are required to attend 5 Strong's mandatory bi-monthly college ready prep sessions (February - June). All scholarships are only for 5 Strong Houston's HBCU partners: Langston University, Texas Southern University, Lincoln University, Bennett College, Benedict College, and Fisk University.

    To be eligible for the 5 Strong program, all applications must reside in the Houston metropolitan area, be a current-year graduating high school senior, demonstrate the potential to be a leader in the classroom and on campus, have earned a GPA of at least 3.0 (Some HBCU Partners GPA requirements are higher) and have a minimum ACT score of 19 or a combined SAT score of 990 for both Evidence-Based Reading and Writing and Math sections (Some HBCU Partners test score requirements are higher). Must commit to becoming a member of 5 Strong and to attending your selected HBCU. Must be available to attend all mandatory bimonthly College Ready Prep Sessions (in person in Houston when safe, remotely for now).

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