Diversity Matters

african-american teacher in the classroom

DIVERSITY IN THE CLASSROOM MATTERS

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

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS
FOR ATHENS STATE UNIVERSITY

  • Minimum 36 earned transferable semester hours from regionally accredited institution(s) prior to term of admission
  • Minimum 15 hours applicable to general education requirements
  • Eligible to return to previously attended colleges or universities
  • Minimum 2.0 GPA for admission to Athens State University

MINORITY SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM
ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS

  • Man of Color
  • Background Check for State Certification
  • Enroll in an Education Major
  • 200 Word Essay
  • Agreement of participation at Campus Events and Student Success Opportunities
  • Two-Year Teaching Commitment in Alabama
  • Minimum 2.5 GPA to be eligible for the Minority Scholarship Program

TO APPLY FOR THE SCHOLARSHIP
COMPLETE THE FOLLOWING

1. Apply to Athens State University
2. Apply for the Scholarship

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

Mr. Richard Collie
(256) 233-8278
richard.collie@athens.edu