Project Success

Project Success is a nationally recognized post-secondary preparation, tuition assistance and mentoring program for Atlanta Public Schools (APS) students whereby the 100 Black Men of Atlanta provides tuition-assistance scholarships for all Project Success students who graduate from high school. Project Success started in 1987 and is dedicated to encouraging students to reach academic success, and helping them develop into educated, contributing members of our community.

100 Black Men of Atlanta, Inc.’s Project Success program is open to students enrolled in the 3rd grade at Atlanta Public Schools located in the metro Atlanta area. In addition to meeting all admittance criteria, students must commit to full participation in the academic, social, cultural and recreational events associated with the program. The Parent or Guardian must also demonstrate strong and consistent involvement in the program.

To become a Project Success 100 Scholar, students must meet the above criteria and be in the 8th grade at one of the program’s participating middle schools, with plans to attend one of the program’s participating high schools. 100 Scholars must have a GPA of 3.0 or have a 2.5 GPA along with a 90th percentile standardized test score. Currently, the Project Success program is entering its Phase V. The program is at capacity and not accepting applications at this time.

Project Success Program Components, which develop the whole student, are as follows: