PROGRAMS

 

Education

Education program focuses on service to our local community youth. By providing tutoring, mentoring, educational conferences, and scholarships. Through our Adopt-A-School program, we work directly with teachers, and the school principal to increase student awareness and knowledge in S.T.E.A.M programs. [...]

Financial Literacy

BCOF we will teach young men how to better manage their money in today's economy. Wealth development and management will be our primary areas of focus. [...]

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Career Development

Blue Crescent Outreach Foundation's programming will focus on college preparation, basic job skills, resume writing, how to dress for success, and business development - from an idea to reality. [...]

  

Health Education

BCOF's health initiatives will encourage better dietary choices to reduce the common health disparities that exist in minority communities. We will also focus on programs that help reduce teenage pregnancy and sexually transmitted disea[...]

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We Are

MOVERS & SHAKERS

 

BCOF SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION

THIS SCHOLARSHIP IS A REFLECTION OF NU LAMBDA SIGMA ALUMNI CHAPTER OF PHI BETA SIGMA FRATERNITY, INC., EFFORT TO PROVIDE SUPPORT THAT WILL ASSIST, INSPIRE AND ENABLE YOUNG MALES TO REACH THEIR FULL POTENTIAL IN SOCIETY THROUGH OUR PRINCIPALS OF BROTHERHOOD, SCHOLARSHIP, AND SERVICE.

 

Scholarship Criteria:

  • Applicant must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.50 on his official current transcript.

  • High school applicant must be accepted into an accredited college, university, or trade school before an award will be released. 

  • Applicant must demonstrate scholastic achievement and involvement in extra-curricular activities promoting community building and service.

  • Applicant must be a resident of the Lake County Public School District.

  • Applicant must obtain 2 letters of recommendation 

  1. Letter of recommendation from School Official

  2. Letter of recommendation from Community/Volunteer Service

  • Submit personal Photo

 

*Recommendation Letters must be on official letterhead of the organization.

 

Application Process:

To be considered, the applicant must include the following in his or her application:

  • All applicants must complete the ON-LINE information form. 

  • Applicants must include the faculty/staff letter of recommendation detailed above.

  • Official transcript with school seal (Mailed).

 

Applicants must complete a one-page essay, including the following information:

  • Describe why you feel you are a deserving recipient for this scholarship. 

  • List any special circumstances you would like the Scholarship Committee to consider when reviewing your application (OPTIONAL)

 

Submission of Application:

  • All of the above materials must be RECEIVED no later than May 30th, 2021

  • Recipients and their schools will be notified no later than June 10th, 2021

  • Scholarship recipients will be formally awarded at a time and location to be determined. All recipients are expected to attend this event.

  • Application may be mailed to: 

Phi Beta Sigma-NLS/BCOF

c/o Director of Education 

P.O. Box 9153

Gurnee, IL 60031

 

NOTE-Faxes WILL NOT be accepted unless special arrangements are made in advance

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Acknowledgment:

 

To the best of my knowledge and belief, there is no reason that would prevent my being eligible to receive the above-named scholarship. The Scholarship Committee has my permission to review my academic information and documents for purposes of verifying my eligibility for this scholarship.

 

 

I have read and accepted the above statement and understand that incomplete applications will not be considered.

Thanks for submitting!