Men of Color: Student Success Program


St. Charles Community College will host its third annual Men of Color Success Summit on Friday, March 10th, 2023, from 9 AM to 2 PM on their main campus at 4601 Mid Rivers Mall Drive, Cottleville, MO 63376.

The Men of Color Success Summit will supply local male high school seniors of color with the necessary tools and empowerment to over any obstacles, achieve their post-high school goals, and optimize their future. A nationally recognized speaker will facilitate the summit with a dynamic message on power planning, connection, and personal achievement.

Men of Color (MOC) Student Success Program

The Men of Color: Student Success Program is designed to promote student success by providing ongoing support for students who identify as males of color as they transition from high school to college. Through academic coaching and personal development, the Men of Color Scholars will be prepared to be active student leaders through their college experience at St. Charles Community College.


What are the benefits of being part of the Men of Color: Student Success Program?

  • A Personalized Student Success Coach to assist you with questions regarding the St. Charles Community Campus.
  • Personalized student support services include priority registration, academic tutoring, career exploration, and assistance with financial aid and scholarship opportunities.
  • Monthly peer group meetings to discuss student concerns, campus updates, and important deadlines.
  • $1000 per semester in MOC scholarship directly distributed to their SCC student account.

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To qualify for the Men of Color: Student Success Scholarship Program at St. Charles Community College.

A student must:

  • Be a current high school senior who identifies as a man of color.
  • Be a St. Charles County Resident.
  • Complete an SCC Admission Application and the MOC Application Packet.
  • Submit one (1) headshot photo of themselves, and one (1) recommendation letter from a teacher and/or High School Counselor or Principal with their MOC Scholarship application packet.
  • Submit their current High School Transcript.

Please complete the following two (2) steps below:

Step 1: Complete the SCC Admission Application.

-Make sure to send your high school transcript to SCC before May 5th, 2023.

Step 2: Complete the MOC Scholarship Application Packet.

-Application Opens January 1st, 2022

The deadline to receive applications for this Program is May 5th, 2023.

For additional information, please contact Chris Cross, Manager of the Office of Multicultural Student Engagement (OMSE) at

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