Men of Kennis

DIVERSITY IN THE CLASSROOM MATTERS
Teacher in the classroom

Are you a man of color
who is interested in teaching?


Through our “Men of Kennis” program,
you could receive scholarships for:

TUITION | BOOKS | HOUSING

CONTACT INFORMATION

Dr. Darlene Turner-White
Associate Professor
(256) 216-6611 | darlene.turner-white@athens.edu

Richard Collie
Director of Student Inclusion Initiatives
(256) 233-8278 | richard.collie@athens.edu

SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS

  • Man of Color
  • Background Check for State Certification
  • Enroll in an Education Major
  • 200 Word Essay
  • Interview with Men of Kennis Advisory Committee
  • Agreement of participation at Campus Events and Student Success Opportunities
  • Two-Year Teaching Commitment in Alabama
  • Minimum 2.5 GPA for any previously-earned college credit