The Black College And University Tour This Year

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Turn your dreams into reality is the motto that guides me every day in life. It would be an honor to receive the Greater Grand Rapids Jack and Jill College Tour Scholarship award to attend the Historical Black College & University tour this year. I believe education is the key that opens up many doors and opportunities. Like my mentor always tell me “education increases your value in life, because the more you know the more you can apply, and the more you apply the more you will obtain.” Attending the HBCU tour will not only open my eyes to the opportunities and culture of our people, but I believe it will inspire me to push beyond all obstacles by gaining self-awareness of my identity as a Black Man in America, allow me to see more successful people in higher learning institutions that looks like me, but also provide me with an experience that I would love to continue one day by attending and earning an degree from a HBCU.

Going to college has always been a dream of mines that I will turn into reality. I have always wanted to further my education beyond high school. A college degree is required for the career I want to pursue. I plan to study Sociology to become a Social Worker, because I truly value and am passionate about helping people. Social workers engage and discuss with clients about the things going on in their lives and try their best to provide their clients with helpful advice to make things better for them. As an aspiring social worker, I want to work with

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