Scholarship Support for African-American Students in Howard County, Maryland.
WHO WE ARE
Supporting Graduating Students of Today
Setting Strong Community Bonds
Started as a group of concerned African American parents for education, the Howard County Foundation for Black Educational and Cultural Achievement (HCFBECA), Inc.'s primary purpose is to provide scholarship support to African American students of Howard County, Maryland, for post-secondary education and training. Since inception, we have awarded more than 900 Black Students over $1,000,000 in college scholarships and book awards.
Solicitation of minimum pledges of $52 per year from families, individuals and organizations has been the major strategy to raise scholarship funds.
The Foundation operates on a fiscal year, July 1 - June 30th.
Our scholarship awards program is always the third Sunday in May.
Your contribution for the current year awards program will count if it is received no later than June 30th. You may write a check and mail to P.O. Box 69, Columbia, MD 21045 or make a contribution through PayPal.
1. The Application window is January 15th to March 15th. No exceptions!
2. Applicants must reside in Howard County.
3. Basic amount of each scholarship award is $1,500 (non-renewable).
Over 900 Scholarships Awarded
Over 1 Million dollars awarded