• The 100 Black Men of Canton, Inc. Scholarships

    Scholarships are valued at $750.  

    Deadline to apply is April 19, 2024 (postmarked by 5:00 pm)


    Students must complete an essay on a topic of their choice that's listed below, minimum of 500 words or more: must have some research to support. It must be double spaced. 

    Proof of the following must be attached to the essay

    • Minimum of 15 on the ACT 
    • 8 hours of documented community service
    • C or above average
    • Senior graduating in May 2024

    Essay Topics:

    1. Should money management be a part of education in high school?

    2. Does the justice system in the U.S. need to be improved.

    3. Is the role of affirmative action in the modern world important?

    4. How fair do you think our election process is? {Bonus points if you add this one with #1, 2, or 3}


    Please mail the documents to: P.O. Box 202, Canton, MS 39046 or hand-deliver to Lacy's Insurance at 421 West Peace St. Canton, MS 39046.