The Black Collegiate Gaming Association (BCGA) is teaming up with seven historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs) for the Corners to Colleges program. Beginning June 5th and going till July 15th, over 100 9-12 graders will get to experience a week of HBCU college prep gaming while learning about the world of esports.
“I’m excited to create history again and bring some of the most deserving and amazing high school students to seven of our 16 HBCU member institutions with Corners to Colleges,” said Keshia Walker, Founder and Chairwoman of the BCGA. “We’re changing lives and educating hundreds of blacks and women of color to enter and diversify the Gaming industry!”
The seven colleges participating are: Florida A&M, Mississippi Valley State University, Edward Waters University, Florida Memorial University, Alabama State University, Alabama A&M University, and Jackson State University.
As for any high school students interested, they must have a 2.5 GPA or higher, two letters of recommendation from a teacher or guidance counselor and a community representative or non-profit organization.
(All information was provided by Digital Journal)