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2016 YBM Top Scholars of Charlotte

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The YBM Top Scholars 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 Scholars are highlighted in the YBM Top Scholars 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 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 of your choice
  3. Meet with college recruiters and advisors
  4. Compete for YBM Leadership Scholarships
  5. Join the Exclusive network of Top scholars – We accept only the best and brightest

Top Scholars Minimum Eligibility Requirements

  • African American Male
  • Current high school students
  • 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 be considered



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He shows more self-confidence in his ability to lead and be recognized as a leader amongst his peers and instructors. It makes me proud to watch him grow into such a fine young gentlemen.

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