Kenneth A. Black Scholarship Criteria and Procedures

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The BPCC Foundation will award one (1) Kenneth A. Black Scholarship per year in the amount of $1,000. To receive the scholarship, student must have at least a 2.00 GPA and be a full-time student. This scholarship will be awarded to a person possessing the following merits:


  1. Priority consideration for active duty or former members of the military.
  2. Applicant must meet and maintain the same academic and course-load requirements as any other recipient of a BPCC Foundation Scholarship (*See “requirements” below).
  3. Applicant must not be receiving federal Pell grants and/or Loans (excludes VA).

BPCC Foundation Kenneth A. Black scholarship requirements

  1. Student must have a 2.00 GPA on all college work; and
  2. Student must be enrolled in 12 credit hours (full-time) at BPCC; and
  3. Student must demonstrate a special or unusual financial need as determined by the Committee, or
  4. Student must demonstrate that he/she possesses talents that are desirable and will lend credibility to the College; or
  5. Student has other special circumstances existing, which warrant the issuing of a scholarship award.

How to apply for the Kenneth A. Black scholarship

  1. Applicant must submit a letter requesting the scholarship.
  2. This letter must explain the circumstances surrounding your request for this scholarship
  3. Applicant must provide proof of income for the previous year.
  4. Applicant must submit all required documents for consideration.
  5. Submit online application by deadlines (see below)
  6. Scholarship Committee reviews applications.
  7. Recipient will be notified of award via email provided on application.
  8. Award will be posted to student’s BPCC account.


April 15 - July 15 for fall applications

Nov. 15 – Dec. 15 for spring applications


We invite you to pledge your support to the Kenneth A. Black Memorial Scholarship Fund by using the Memorial Fund donation form. In return, offer our pledge to you that your gift will be used as you so designate. The family will be notified of each gift. On behalf of the Black family, we thank you for your support.

Donation FormPDF File