2019 academy application available April 1st, 2019.
2018-2019 Application Checklist
Hello! Welcome to our 2018-19 Rites of Passage Academy application process! We are excited that you are interested in being a part of our award-winning mentoring program and look forward to receiving your application! Please be sure to read the following information thoroughly; good luck!
Applications are available to rising 8th-10th grades only.
Applications should be completed by the parent/guardian AND youth applicant. Page 2 “Mentee Interest Survey” should be solely completed by the youth applicant.
All applications must be completed online at www.100blackmensouthmetro.org.
Each applicant must have a recommender (non-family member) fill out the ‘Mentee Recommendation Form’ which is available here. Recommenders can be a Guidance Counselor, Teacher, Principal, School Advisor, a 100 Black Men member, or anyone who can attest to the applicant’s academic performance. Your application will not be complete without a corresponding ‘Mentee Recommendation Form.’ Please be sure to correspond with the recommender to ensure that the form has been completed and submitted by the deadline. Each applicant will receive an email when a “Mentee Recommendation Form’ has been completed and submitted on their behalf.
Applications are due no later than Friday, June 1, 2018, at 5:00 PM.
Applicants must submit all completed materials via the online application– including the Mentee Recommendation Form, Application, Contact and Information Release, School Transcript (upload), Mentee Interest Survey, and Application Fee of $25.00.
Copies of the applicant’s official transcript must be uploaded BEFORE submitting the application.
All applicants will be notified of their rejection or advancement via email.
Interviews will take place on a Saturday between June 22-July 27, 2018. The official interview date will be posted on our site no later than Friday, June 1, 2018. Interviews usually last about 15-20-minutes and are held by 2-3 members per applicant.
All accepted applicants must complete the initial two-hour training prior to being matched with a mentor.