Below are links that you can find information about scholarships and grants.
Each year, more than 100’s of students attended college fairs seeking information about colleges, universities and other post-secondary institutions. Our college fairs allow students and parents to discuss all aspects of institutions, admission procedures, financial aid opportunities and much more!
Below are colleges that has participated year to date:
Grambling State University
LeMoyne Owen College
University of Tennessee Knoxville
Tenneessee State University
Austin Peay University
University of Tennessee Chattanoga
Middle Tennessee State University
University of Tennessee Medical (Memphis)
Jackson State University
Arkansas State University
Southwest Community College
University of Memphis
Arkansas Pine Bluff
Stay tuned for news and updates for our 2015 ACT workshops, spring college fairs and trips.
In partnership with Cricket Communications, BBMP & Cricket award two high school seniors with $500 scholarships for the 2013 college fall semester. Ms. Williams will attend Mississippi State College and Mr. Echols will attend Middle Tenneesse State University. They both attended Southwind High School.
Building Leaders of Tomorrow Scholarship Fund
The Building Leaders of Tomorrow Scholarship Fund offers financial support of $500. The scholarship is available to graduating seniors who are at risk of not completing their education due to a disruption in personal funding. Stephon and Catina Smallwood who founded BBMP and Executives from Cricket Communications thought it would be imperative to create a scholarship that would help keep deserving young people in school, and help them achieve their ultimate goal of graduating from a 4 year college or university.
CRITERIA FOR SCHOLARSHIP:
Applicants must be a US citizen and a graduating high school senior planning to attend a four-year college/university during the 2013 fall year.
Applicants must have a minimum grade point average of 2.7 on a 4.0 grading scale.
Applicants will be judge on the following: compelling essay, academic achievements, evidence of leadership and community service.
Applicants must be a resident of Memphis or Shelby County Areas
For the 2013 academic year the amount of the scholarship will be approximately $500
For more infomration on how you can get involved or learn more about college opportunites please contact us.