A Better Chance states “Our mission is to increase substantially the number of well-educated young people of color who are capable of assuming positions of responsibility and leadership in American society.”
A Better Chance Scholars are a racially diverse group. Approximately 67% are African-American; 15% Latino; 6% Asian American; about 1% Native American; and 8% describe themselves as multi-racial or other. More than 65% of our Scholars come from single-parent households. A Better Chance has grown from 55 students enrolled at nine schools to nearly 2,000 students enrolled at more than 300 schools in the 2013-2014 school year.
They achieve their mission by aiding students of color in entering private schools around the country. You can read the eligibility requirements HERE. Their process is in 3 steps and lasts for 18 months.
If you believe you are eligible fill out their contact form ASAP, and please share this information with other parents, counselors or guardians.
~ Dr. Grady