The Chambers McCain Foundation in cooperation with the Social Action Committee of Beta Delta Boulé is committed to cultivating, achieving, and sustaining the highest quality of life through an improvement in the areas of leadership, economic development, education and social development in the Greater Charlotte Community.
The Chambers-McCain Foundation supports two major scholarship programs:
Boulé Scholars Program - The Boulé Scholars Program is a scholarship program of the Chambers-McCain Foundation, Beta Delta Boulé the Grand Boulé of Sigma Pi Phi Fraternity, and YBLA. It aims to raise the level of educational expectations and performance of black male students by cultivating and celebrating their academic excellence from college and graduate and professional school levels. Boulé Scholars are envisioned as meriting the same level of prestige, or higher, as that associated with students selected as Rhodes Scholars.
The Chambers – McCain Foundation Scholarship Program - is committed to cultivating, achieving, and sustaining the highest quality of life through an improvement in the areas of leadership, economic development, education, and social development in the Greater Charlotte Community. To this end, the Chambers-McCain Foundation offers a scholarship program to enable high school students to attend and pay for their college education in the field of their choice. The Chambers McCain Foundation in cooperation with the Social Action Committee of Beta Delta Boulé will award educational scholarships in the amount of $10,000 ($2,500 per year for 4 years) to high school seniors entering an accredited college or university beginning in the fall semester of each year.
Scholarship Applicant Criteria
To be eligible, the student must be an African American male, with a cumulative grade point average of 3.0 or better (unweighted); from any high school, public or private in the Charlotte metropolitan area. The student must be registering for full-time college enrollment (12 credits or more). The Social Action Committee has appointed a Scholarship Committee charged with determining the selection criteria and the evaluation of candidates. Criteria for the scholarship award will be:
Prior academic performance
Recommendations from persons knowledgeable of applicants’ capabilities
Additional information regarding applicants’ school activities, community service, background and financial need
Committee’s conclusion of applicant’s motivation, character, and potential
2023 Applications are due on Wednesday, March 1st, 2023