Historical Black College/University (HBCU)
2017 – 2018 School Year

One of the best learning tools for today’s student is travel, especially visiting college/universities.  The Historical Black College Tour is designed to expose students to some of the best of these institutions that have contributed greatly to the growth of African American life in this country.  Several institutions are visited during the upcoming school year and they are:

Information Meeting:

  • Sunday, November 12, 2017 (downtown ITC Bldg. across from YWLA @ 1000 Jones St.) 6 p.m.
  • Sunday, January 21, 2018 (downtown ITC Bldg. across from YWLA @ 1000 Jones St.) 6 p.m.  Both meetings will be  held on the second floor of the transportation Center

High School students interested in any of these college tours must complete an application, pay a $10 non-refundable deposit, attend one of four designated meetings and meet final payment deadline.  The deadlines are different depending on the tour chosen.

Students seeking success after high school must be prepared to:

  • Successfully complete all high school course work and pass all pre-graduation test requirements
  • Specify all colleges/universities that have your interest and explore those college/university requirements for entry (this should be done as early as possible in your high school years)
  • Search scholarships available for entry to a specific course of your interest and complete all scholarship paperwork requirements
  • Discuss college/university interest with your high school counselor
  • Make sure you are involved in extra-curricular school activities
  • Explore with professionals their experience attending a historical black college/university
  • Visit the college/university of your interest

REMEMBER, AS YOU WORK TOWARDS YOUR FUTURE “ONLY THE EDUCATED ARE FREE”.  Study and work hard for success.

For additional information concerning the Historical Black College/University tour, contact:

Mr. Dennis Dunkins, Sr.
P. O. Box 50836
Fort Worth, TX 76105
ddunkins0940@sbcglobal.net
817.536.4195

Historical Black College/University Tour Schedule

Atlanta Schools to be visited (during FWISD Spring Break):

  • Clark/Atlanta University (Atlanta, GA)  – March 2018
  • Morehouse College (Atlanta, GA) – March 2018
  • Spelman College (Atlanta, GA) – March 2018
  • Lorraine Motel (Memphis, TN) site of assassination of Dr. M. L. King, Jr
  • M. L. King Center (Atlanta, GA)
  • Civil Rights Museum (Birmingham, AL)

Washington D.C. Schools to be visited (during FWISD Spring Break)

  • Hampton University (Hampton, VA) – March 2018
  • Howard University (Washington D.C.) – March 2018
  • Great Blacks in Wax Museum (Baltimore, MD) – March 2018
  • African American Museum (Washington, D.C.) – March 2018
  • Historical Sites (D. C. Area) – March 2018

HBCU College Tour Application

  • (All students must have sick/accident insurance to travel)
  • Emergency Information

  • Tour Preference

  • Parent First and Last Name
  • Deposit Required

  • COST IS FOR TRANSPORTATION AND LODGING ONLY.  A $10 NON-REFUNDABLE DEPOSIT IS REQUIRED WITH THIS APPLICATION. 

  • Price: $10.00

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