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Applicants now being accepted to attend the Honoré Center

17th February 2014   ·   0 Comments

Applications for young men who are high school seniors are now being accepted for admission into the Honoré Center for Under­graduate Student Achieve­ment, a pilot project of Southern Univ­ersity created to develop the potential among disadvantaged African American males.

The program, which is now entering its third year on the SUNO campus at New Orleans, was designed to increase the numbers of Black males entering and completing college, and to increase the number of Black males serving as classroom teachers in the urban communities they came from.

As an Honoré scholar young men are provided substantial resources and support for up to five years to help ensure his collegiate success. They are afforded an On-campus apartment , Personal computer, All required textbooks for up to five years, a Campus meal plan, Monthly stipend to assist living expenses, Academic advisement, counseling and tutoring as needed.

To be eligible applicants must have a family income level at or below federal poverty guidelines, a Composite ACT scores in the 14-19 range, and a High school GPA above 2.0 minimum.

To learn more about the Honoré Center for Undergraduate Achieve­ment and its requirements, applicants may contact the office (504) 286-5107. To download the 2014 Admissions brochure and application form online, visit: http://honorecusa.sus.edu/about/apply/.

This article originally published in the February 17, 2014 print edition of The Louisiana Weekly newspaper.

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