2021 Virtual Black Issues Forum:
June 21-25, 2021
The purpose of the Black Issues Forum is to provide students an opportunity to demonstrate their written and oral communication skills and to enhance their leadership potential. Participants will have the opportunity to interact with university faculty, staff, and current students as they discuss and evaluate the important issues of today that affect the African American community at the local, state, national, and/or global level.
Who should apply?
Students finishing their junior year in high school with a cumulative GPA near 3.0 or higher in a college prep curriculum are encouraged to apply. Strong applicants demonstrate involvement and leadership roles within school, family, or community activities.
When to apply?
The Black Issues Forum application is now open! Please submit your application, a letter of recommendation, and high school transcript by Friday, May 21, 2021.
What to expect
The 2021 Black Issues Forum will be delivered virtually (primarily via Zoom meeting platform) over five days: June 21-25, 2021. Participants are expected to attend each virtual session and participate to their comfort level. Students who participate fully are eligible to earn a Partnership Award Scholarship upon admission to Colorado State University. See full requirements below.