Who We Are
Started as a group of concerned African American
parents for education, the Howard County Foundation for
Black Educational and Cultural Achievement (HCFBECA),
Inc.'s primary purpose is to provide scholarship support
to African American students of Howard County, Maryland,
for post-secondary education and training. Since
inception we have awarded more than 800 Black Students
over $887,000 in college scholarships and book awards.
Solicitation of minimum pledges of $52 per year from
families, individuals and organizations has been the
major strategy to raise scholarship funds.
The Foundation operates on a fiscal year, July 1 - June
30th. Your contribution for the 2020 Awards Program will
count if it is received no later than June 30th. The
awards program will be held May 17, 2020. Use paypal to
make your contribution.
will be due on March 16, 2020 no exceptions!
Applicants must reside in Howard County.
amount of each scholarship award is $1,500
40th Anniversary Awards Program on
May 17th at 4:00 p.m.
Oakland Mills Interfaith Center Meeting House