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Connecting over 400,000 Students to College, Careers & Beyond!
15th Annual

DC/Maryland Black College Expo

Powered By the National College Resources Foundation
March 3, 2018
9:00 am
5:00 pm
The College expo


Bowie State University WILL BE OPEN Saturday, March 3rd 2018.

The Black College Expo™ is an event the highlights over 50 of the 104 historically black colleges and universities, along with other higher learning institutions and educational services. It was developed 18 years ago to serve as a vital link between minorities and college admissions. Although the purpose is to educate ALL students about HBCUs and the college admission process, you'll find public colleges, private colleges, ivy leagues, baby ivies, and even military colleges on site. The overall goal is to encourage and promote the importance of higher education, while providing positive guidance and pathways towards positive post-secondary pursuits for students from underserved and underrepresented communities.


The Black College Expo underlines the mission of curtailing the high school dropout rate and increasing the enrollment to degree and/or certificate programs among underserved and underrepresented students. The Black College Expo impacts families being that over 90% are the low to moderate families, most of whom do not know how to navigate the college admission process. Black College Expo demystifies the college and career planning process. There are seminars throughout the day on "How to find Money for College", "Booming Careers", "How to Maximize Financial Aid", "How to Write your Dream Essay to get into your Dream College", "How to Prepare for College", SAT and ACT Prep. There is a STEAM Pavilion, to get students excited about Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts/Aerospace/Agriculture and Math, and Career Center to help connect students to internship and career opportunities. 

Bowie State University
14000 Jericho Park Rd
Bowie, MD 20715

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DC/Maryland Black College Expo

Saturday, March 3, 2018

9:00 am
5:00 pm

Bowie State University

14000 Jericho Park Rd
Bowie, MD 20715
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All juniors and seniors are eligible and must be present to win at the respective expo. There is no fee enter.
Scholarship Deadline:
February 20, 2018 11:00 PM
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Highlighting historically black colleges & universities from across the country
Visit with over 50 universities
Get accepted to college ON-THE-SPOT

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ON-THE-SPOT Scholarships

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Band Auditions

Must bring your instrument

Step Show & Celebrity Guests
Application Fees Waived

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Seminars & Workshops
Internships & Job Fair
College Students Welcome

Free entry before 1p with proof of college i.d


NCR Foundation is a 501c3 organization with the mission to curtail the high school dropout rate and at the same time increase enrollment to degree and/or certificate programs among underserved and underrepresented students.  NCR Foundation and its programs Black College Expo, Latino College Expo & The College Expo has helped over 400,000 students get into college,has given away over $600,000 in scholarships, and help sercure over 300 million in scholarships and grants.  NCR Foundation offers FREE services daily to students and their families, which includes intervention, mentoring, college and career planning, tutoring,student athlete assistance, and internship & careers placement.