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.
- 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.
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.
- Attend detailed information sessions to determine compatibility with 5 Strong.
- If interested, submit an application for consideration.
- Upon acceptance, commit to the scholarship program and the designated HBCU.
- 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.