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Up to $2500 to a selected applicant leaving high school to pursue a post-secondary education while furthering their athletic involvement. 


The applicant must meet the following requirements:


• Be born a female and be of African, African-American, Afro Latina or Black Caribbean descent. 


• Graduating from a high school in one of BGMB target states prior to attending college and must have participated in a women’s collegiate basketball program in any division.


• Have a minimum cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 3.0.  


• Include an unofficial transcript with the application at the time of submission AND mail in an official transcript within one week of the application. 


• Submit a written essay with a minimum of 1000 words explaining: 

1) How you have exhibited leadership on and off the court.

2) Describe how you have exhibited good sportsmanship.

3) Describe 3 characteristics that you have developed over the course of your college athletic

career that has contributed to your growth as a student-athlete and young professional. 

4) What are your post-graduate aspirations after completing your undergraduate studies?


• Provide a letter of recommendation from a coach or athletic director.

• Provide a letter of recommendation from an academic faculty member.

• Provide a recent photograph.


• Submit all requirements prior to the deadline: April 30, 2023

If you have any issues submitting your application please email

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