Now Accepting Applications!
Deadline: Monday June 3, 2019 at 5:00 PM
2019-2020 Application Checklist
Hello! Welcome to our 2019-20 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-11th grades only.
Each applicant must have a recommender (non-family member) complete the ‘Mentee Recommendation Form’ which is available on page 3 of the application. 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 will be completed by the deadline. The ‘Mentee Recommendation Form’ cannot be submitted separate the application.
Applicants must submit all completed materials to email@example.com as (1) PDF document–including the Mentee Recommendation Form, Application, Contact and Information Release, Mentee Interest Survey, and Official School Transcript. The non-refundable $25 Application Fee is due the same day the application is submitted. Any applications received without an accompanying application fee received on the same day of submission will be disqualified. Instructions on how to pay the application fee is on pg. 2 of the application.
A copy of the applicant’s official transcript must be included with the application.
Interviews will take place on a Saturday June 22, 2019 at the Morehouse School of Medicine starting at 10:00 AM. Interviews usually lasts about 15-20-minutes and are held by 2-3 members of the 100 Black Men of South Metro, Inc. per applicant. This is the ONLY day interviews will be held. Any applicant that cannot make the interview should not apply. If an applicant applies, is granted an interview, and later cannot make the interview, his application will be disqualified.
Applications are due no later than Monday June 3, 2019 at 5:00 PM. All applicants will be notified of their rejection or advancement via email by June 10, 2019.
Please review the FAQs, Letter of Intent, and Rules on the Road on our website before applying so that you are fully understand what is to be expected of you as a mentee and parent of the Academy. Please note that each accepted applicant will be required to create an Academy-specific Gmail account; details will be provided after acceptance.