Scholars & Scholarship

Each year the Black Achievers Society awards scholarships to area high school students. We provide several $1,000 scholarships for African American graduating seniors with a cumulative 3.7 or higher grade point average.

Students must attend a high school in the Greater Kansas City Metropolitan area to be eligible. We encourage students to apply who best meet the following scholarship criteria:

  • academic achievement
  • extracurricular activities
  • community/civic involvement
  • financial need

The scholarship submission period has been extended to Friday, March 18, 2022. Don’t wait until the last minute – submit your application today!

BAS Scholarship Application

Through our partnership with Honeywell, there are additional scholarship opportunities available.  Links to those application forms are below.


The Hogan Family Black Achievers Society Business Scholarship is designed to be barrier free and provide scholarship funds for KCMO-Public School’s Graduating Seniors. This scholarship was created to help students, who may have faced personal challenges, achieve their goals for the future. If you are a Black/African American student, regardless of G.P.A., that will be attending University of Missouri-Kansas City (UMKC) majoring in Business, from the Kansas City Missouri Public School district, this scholarship is for you!



  • Black/African American student
  • Must be eligible for admittance to attend the University of Missouri-Kansas City (UMKC)
  • Business Major
  • Financial Need
  • Business goals
  • No G.P.A. requirement

The scholarship submission period ends Friday, March 18, 2022.  Don’t wait until the last minute – Submit your application today!

Hogan Family Scholarship Application

Honeywell / BAS Partnership Scholarships

Scholarship Deadline: 4/9/2021

2021 Black Achievers Society Scholarship Recipients

Brandon Blue | Olathe North High School
Kamri Brooks | Olathe West High School
Dacia Hindsman | Paseo Academy High School
Ja’Keya Jackson | Southeast High School
Anna Kasindi | East High School
Maleah McCluney | F. L. Schlagle High School
Elhadji Ndiaye | Center Senior High School
Jayla Newson | F. L. Schlagle High School
Tyler Winn | Lee’s Summit North High School

2021 Honeywell Black Achievers Engineering Scholarship Award Recipients

Janell Jones | Ruskin High School
Corey Ragan | Ruskin High School

2021 Reverend Dr. Nelson “Fuzzy” Thompson Award Recipient

Kendra Moore | Belton High School