5 Strong Scholarship Foundation

December 1, 2024
Awards Available: 40

Scholarship Description

5 Strong collaborates with Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) to empower promising student leaders through full-tuition scholarships and ongoing mentorship and support from enrollment to graduation. The organization ensures a personalized approach, starting with comprehensive information sessions to determine if 5 Strong aligns with the aspirations of potential scholars. Accepted applicants become part of a cohesive team of 5 scholars, benefiting from bimonthly College Ready Prep Sessions and gaining admission to HBCUs as a collective cohort.

Scholarship Details:

  • The 5 Strong Scholarship Atlanta is designed to provide transformative opportunities for graduating high school seniors in the Atlanta, GA metropolitan area.
  • Key features of the scholarship include:
    • Full-tuition scholarships in collaboration with participating HBCUs.
    • Ongoing mentorship and support throughout the academic journey.
    • Formation of scholar cohorts comprising 5 students for a collaborative learning experience.

Eligibility Criteria:

To be eligible for the 5 Strong Scholarship Atlanta, applicants must meet the following criteria:

  • Reside in the Atlanta, GA metropolitan area.
  • Be a graduating high school senior.
  • Demonstrate leadership potential in both the classroom and on campus.
  • Maintain a GPA of at least 3.0.
  • Attain a minimum ACT score of 19 or a combined SAT score of 990 for both Evidence-Based Reading and Writing and Math sections.
  • Commit to 5 Strong and the selected HBCU for attendance.
  • Be available to attend all mandatory bimonthly College Ready Prep Sessions in person in Atlanta.

Application Process:

  1. Attend detailed information sessions to determine compatibility with 5 Strong.
  2. If interested, submit an application for consideration.
  3. Upon acceptance, commit to the scholarship program and the designated HBCU.
  4. Participate actively in mandatory bimonthly College Ready Prep Sessions in Atlanta.

Embark on your educational journey with the 5 Strong Scholarship Atlanta, where leadership, mentorship, and transformative experiences converge. If you are a graduating high school senior in the Atlanta area with a passion for leadership, academic excellence, and community impact, seize the opportunity to be part of a collaborative cohort supported by 5 Strong and HBCUs.

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