Educational Leadership Grants and Scholarships for Black Men
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A Call For Mentors
Lack of black educational leadership in grade schools across the country is a big problem, especially for African American students, the black male in particular. For black males, the high school drop out rate is staggering. However, a successful solution to this challenge is to organize a campaign encouraging more black male professionals to invest in educational leadership. Black males need mentors and role models who can provide direction with patience and understanding. Below is a list of grants and scholarships for those individuals interested in pursuing a career in educational leadership.
National Leadership Development Grants
Grants are available to members of the UnitedMethodistChurch who are pursuing an undergraduate degree. Recipients must be enrolled in a four-year institution.
Jackie Robinson Foundation Scholarship
Amount: up to $7500 per year
Students must enroll in a four-year educational institution of their choice. The award along with other aid will assist the student in paying for courses, housing and books. Recipients should look forward to attending an annual four-day, networking weekend in New York.
Minority Undergraduate Retention Grant-Wisconsin
Grants are specifically for minority students pursuing a career in the state of Wisconsin. Students must be attending an accredited college or university.
Grant recipients must have a passionate interest in leadership, enrolled in a two or four-year educational institution, with a 3.0 GPA. Grant is available to both US and non US students.
GHEENS Foundation Scholarship
Grants are for students enrolled in an accredited two-year or four-year institution or university. Obtaining a scholarship also requires a student to be a resident of Kentucky, Alabama, District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Tennessee or Texas. A 2.5 GPA is also required.
Siemens Teacher Scholarship
Scholarships are for both undergraduate and graduate students majoring in education. Recipients must be a minority as well as enrolled full or part-time in a four-year educational institution.
Minority Teacher Incentive Grant Program
This grant is for minority students enrolled in a teacher preparation program in a Connecticut educational institution.
Relocation may be necessary to receive the opportunity to become influential in the area of educational leadership. However, the inconvenience is well worth the reward of leading a wayward child in the right direction
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