Historically Black Colleges & Universities
HBCU College Fairs
Each fall, there are several HBCU College Fairs. Omicron Eta Omega of Alpha Kappa Alpha chapter hosts an HBCU Fair in October. Students will also find a lot of HBCUs present at the Infinite Scholars fair that occurs in September and February of each year. There is an upcoming virtual fair on September 20th. For more information or to register, visit the Infinite Scholars website.
The STL HBCU Alumni Association also hosts a college fair and scholarship workshop. Information/dates will be emailed to students when available.
HBCU College Tours
St. Louis hosts several HBCU College Tours:
Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc.–Omicron Eta Omega | Tentative March 2021
We will share the information as it becomes available.
Contact Sonja Branscomb at 314-754-5603 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Imani Rites of Passage | March 15-20
Visit Xavier University, Dillard, Texas Southern University and Prairie View A&M University
Contact MaryAnn Dunlap at 314-691-0657 or email@example.com
Shalom City of Peace Church | March 21-March 26
Visit Alabama A&M, Tuskegee, Florida AM, and Alabama State University
Contact the church at 314-653-2300 and firstname.lastname@example.org
People's Community Action Corporation
Submit a request through their contact us form and ask for information about their HBCU tour.
HBCU College Applications Guide
Students can complete a lot of HBCU applications via the Common Black App. Like the Common App, students will complete a general application and submit any supplemental materials the college requests on the platform.
In addition to the Scholarship Foundation of STL (and https://myscholarshipcentral.org/), students should apply for scholarships with the United Negro College Fund website and The Thurgood Marshall Foundation.