Diversity Matters

teacher in 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

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

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

  • 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

SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM ELIGIBILTY 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