The 100 Scholarship Program was started in 1995. The four 1995 scholarship recipients received four year renewable scholarships. In subsequent years, the scholarship began to award four non-renewable one thousand dollar scholarships. In August 2008, the Organization made a commitment to the Valdosta Early College Academy (VECA) to award each member of the top fifty percent (50%) of the inaugural graduating class a one thousand dollar scholarship. At the time of this commitment, there were thirty-four students in VECA.
The 100 Black Men of America, Inc. works with corporate sponsors to deliver educational support services and unique learning opportunities that assist youth in achieving their educational goals. The 100’s education initiatives inspire confidence, create cultural awareness and foster academic leadership.
100 Scholarship Program
The 100 provides annual scholarship awards to deserving matriculating students who will be full-time students at accredited, post-secondary institutions based on 100 Black Men of America, Inc. eligibility criteria. Scholarship dollars assist youth in completing educational goals by providing resources to offset expenses associated with tuition, books and housing. The scholarship program allows the 100 to identify potential youth leaders in our local communities and motivates them to achieve academic and community service excellence.