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Kwame Foundation recognizes the value and importance of obtaining a college degree. We want to help increase the number of African-American students who enroll in, and graduate from, a college or university. Annually, we take approximately 50 high school students to tour multiple Historically Black Colleges & Universities (HBCUs).
During this weeklong tour, we introduce students to campus life and provide them with a series of informational sessions. We strive to offer the opportunities to make on-site inquires of college officials, while simultaneously matching institutions of higher learning with the student’s educational goals and career aspirations. We believe it will motivate and inspire them to achieve their goals and aspirations.
We support the students as they explore their future beyond their neighborhoods and communities, with hopes that this tour will allow them to realize that their life goals are attainable. This tour without question is a life changing experience.
Kwame Foundation Spring Break Black College Road Tour
Dates: March 26- March 30, 2018
Schools to visits:
Alabama State University, Jackson State University, Tuskegee University, Clark Atlanta State University, Talladega College Morehouse University and Spelman University.
The cost of the trip is $400 per person includes transportation and lodging (based on Quad occupancy)
Hotels provide breakfast
A $50.00 Non- refundable deposit will be required to reserve a seat on the bus.
- 1st payment of $50.00 due by December 16 (non- Refundable)
- 2nd payment of $100.00 due by January 15
- 3rd payment of $100.00 due by February 15
- Final payment of $150.00 due March 1
Forms of payment are cash, money order, Paypal, or credit card. (No Checks). Make money order payable to Kwame Foundation.
This tour is open to serious minded college bound youth, grade 9th – 12th. The students should have no known behavioral problems. Parent meeting will be held in January, date and location TBD.
Parent meeting to discuss the trip will be held on the following dates:
November 6, 2017 5:30 at
Boys & Girls Club of Greater St. Louis
2901 North Grand
St. Louis, MO 63107
November 7, 2017 at
Parkway High School
12860 Fee Fee Road.
St. Louis, MO 63034
For additional information, please contact:
Ms. Sonja Branscomb (314) 754-5603 email Sonja@kwamefoundation.org