5 Strong Scholars Scholarship

🏆 Available:
💰 Amount Varies
⏳ 12/01

Scholarship Description

The 5 Strong Scholarship Foundation partners with HBCUs to provide full-tuition scholarships and ongoing mentoring and support to promising student leaders.

To be eligible for the 5 Strong program, all applications must:

  • Reside in the Atlanta, GA metropolitan area (Fulton County and surrounding counties)
  • 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 have higher GPA Requirements)
  • 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 have higher test score requirements)
  • Commit to 5 Strong and the selected HBCU that you will be attending.
  • Be available to attend all mandatory bimonthly College Ready Prep Sessions (in person in Atlanta when safe, remotely for now)

Eligibility Requirements

  • 3.0 Minimum GPA
  • Must currently be in high school
  • Type of institution award is open to: four-year college
  • Must be American Indian/Alaska Native
  • Must be Asian/Pacific Islander
  • Must be Black, non-Hispanic
  • Must be Hispanic
  • Award is available to U.S. citizens

Application Requirements

  • Application form required
  • Test scores required
  • Financial need analysis required
  • Entry in a contest required
  • Community Service Required

How To Apply

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Donor: The 5 Strong Scholarship Foundation, Inc.

The 5 Strong Scholarship Foundation partners with HBCUs to provide full tuition scholarships and ongoing support to promising student leaders. We provide support to our Scholars from Matriculation to Graduation!

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