The COSEBOC School Awards are designed to recognize and reward preK-12 schools nationwide that have strong track records of academic achievement amongst their male students of color. Selected schools receive a $10,000 unrestricted grant. We encourage others to learn from the promising practices of these successful schools.
To apply, at least 25% of a school's students must be male students of color (African-American, Asian-American, Hispanic, Native American, Multi-racial, etc.) and the academic achievement of its male students of color must be at least equal to the academic achievement of all students in its state. District, charter and private; coed and single gender schools are invited to apply. A school need not be a member of COSEBOC to submit an application nor will membership be considered during the selection process.
The COSEBOC School Awards program is intended to celebrate successful schools. The COSEBOC Schools Award program will: