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 improvement in the areas of leadership, economic development, education and social development in the Greater Charlotte Community. The partnership with Young Black Leadership Alliance (YBLA) is focused on activities relating to scholarship, mentoring, leadership development and community capacity building. 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.
On behalf of Social Action Committee, the Chambers-McCain Foundation will award an educational scholarship in the amount of $10,000 ($2,500 per year for 4 years) to YBLA for a high school senior entering an accredited college or university beginning in the fall semester 2020. 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).
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