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:
Chambers-McCain Foundation Scholarship - To this end, Beta Delta Boule offers a scholarship to enable a high school student to attend and pay for their college education in the field of their choice. The Foundation will award an educational scholarship in the amount of $10,000 ($2,500 per year for 4 years) to a high school senior entering an accredited college or university beginning in the fall semester of 2021. 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). Application due March 15th, 2021.
Boulé Scholars Program - The Boulé Scholars Program is a scholarship program of the Chambers-McCain Foundation, Beta Delta Boulé and the Grand Boulé of Sigma Pi Phi Fraternity. It's objective is to address the existing gap between black male youth and their peers and other ethnic groups. It aims to raise the level of educational expectations and performance of black male students by cultivating and celebrating their academic excellence from elementary school to 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. Currently, this scholarship is awarded to a student only from YBLA mentoring program. Pre-approved applicants final application due March 1st, 2021.
Scholarship Applicant Criteria
Recipients are to be selected on an objective and non-discriminatory basis. Selection will be made based on a set of pre-determined criteria. 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