2015 Top 100 Registration is CLOSED!

The Top 100 Young Black Men of Charlotte Program highlights the achievements of outstanding young black male high school juniors. The program recognizes students who have demonstrated excellence in the areas academic, leadership, extracurricular and community service. Top 100 students are highlighted in the Top 100 publication, attend a recognition ceremony and compete for YBM college scholarships. The participants will also have the opportunity to participate in college prep workshops that focus on SAT prep, college selection, college application submission and scholarship acquisition.

If you are truly one of the Top 100 Young Black Men in your area then this is the program for you. We are committed to helping you achieve great things in your life. Like going to college, getting scholarships, meeting important people and giving back to the community.


Why Participate?

  1. Recognition for your hard work, success and achievements
  2. Enhance your college resume and increase your chances of being accepted in the college
  3. Top 100 information sent to colleges across the country
  4. Compete for YBM Leadership Scholarship ($3000.00)
  5. Join the Exclusive Top 100 network – We accept only the best and brightest
  6. It’s FREE! There is no cost to you to applying for selection into the Top 100 Publication.

Top 100 Minimum Eligibility Requirements

  • African American Male
  • Current high school junior
  • Cumulative Weighted Grade Point Average of 3.0 and above
  • Lives in Charlotte or surrounding county (i.e. Iredell, Cabarrus, Union, etc)
  • Public and Private School Students will considered


YBM will evaluate each student’s application based on their GPA, leadership, extracurricular activities and service to the community. Make sure to read and enter all the registration information before making a submission.


How Do I Register?

Registration is closed for 2015.

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