Black Faculty and Staff Umoja: Unity Scholarship

BFSU Mission: Black professionals seeking to improve, strengthen, and support our CCA community through creating collaborative environments that foster growth vital to our success.

BFSU Vision: We strive to improve, strengthen, and innovate CCA’s Black professional community.

Guiding principles for the UNITY scholarship:

  • Umoja to strive for and to maintain unity in the family, community, nation, and race.
  • Umoja is a Kiswahili word meaning unity it is also one of the seven principles of Kwanzaa.
  • In UNITY we support, value, and embrace our students of color.
  • Through mentorship, scholarship support, and Inclusive Excellence we collectively uplift our students of color and their successes.

Scholarship Criteria
*Be Black male identified

  • Have a GPA of 2.5 or above
  • Have earned 18 college level credits
  • Be enrolled in a minimum of 6 credits

Scholarship Recipient Expectations

  • Engage with your BFSU mentors on a monthly basis
  • Participate in at least 1 CCA event per term
  • Be a member or join an affinity organization or other student led organization