Who is Eligible for a BMOCS Scholarship?
The BMOCS Scholarship is a financial incentive to promote the academic success of students
participating in the Black Males Initiative program. The scholarship is not a guaranteed
award for being a BMOC. Scholarship recipients are selected based on the number of
points earned by meeting the following criteria.
Must have a cumulative grade point average of 2.70 or better;
Must be active in BMOCS services and activities;
Must complete at least one financial education program yearly; and
Must demonstrate leadership skills and/or volunteering.
How Do I Apply?
You complete an application to request a BMOCS Scholarship. Applications are available in our office and on Blackboard a month before the start of each semester. This is a one-time award for the fall or spring semester.
How Much Money Can I Get?
The scholarship award is $1,000 for the 2014 -15 academic year.
How Do I Meet The Financial Education Requirement?
3 Ways to Meet the Financial Education Requirement
Online– at www.financialliteracy101.org. Contact SSS staff for access code or find it on the SSS Blackboard page.
In a group – attend a workshop provided by SSS addressing financial aid, money management, personal budgeting and more.
One-on-One – set up an appointment with SSS Staff for a personal discussion of your financial situation.