5 Strong Scholarship Houston
December 31, 2022
- 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). For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.