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5 Strong Scholarship

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5 Strong Scholarship is open to minority, graduating high school seniors who plan to attend a Historically Black College or University. Five students are chosen every year to be placed on the campuses of Historically Black Colleges and Universities.

Applicants must have a minimum 2.5 GPA and a minimum ACT: 19/ SAT: 980 (verbal and math only). They must also live in Atlanta or one of the cities surrounding Atlanta. Candidates will be required to attend the mandatory bi-monthly college prep sessions.

The purpose of the scholarship is to prepare minority students to be leaders on their campuses, leaders in their communities and leaders in the international workforce.

The scholarship is offered by The 5 Strong Scholarship Foundation, a team of educators with over 30 years of experience helping minority students graduate from high school and get into college. The Foundation is dedicated to placing 5 students every year on the campuses of Historically Black Colleges and Universities.

The deadline for this scholarship is usually in DECEMBER of each year, and the award amount is usually $50,000.

For more details, visit www.5strongscholars.org/