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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

  1. Online– at  Contact SSS staff for access code or find it on the SSS Blackboard page.                        

  2. In a groupattend a workshop provided by SSS addressing financial aid, money management, personal budgeting and more.                        

  3. One-on-One – set up an appointment with SSS Staff for a personal discussion of your financial situation.