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Gulf Coast Education

Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity Inc. has always been committed to scholarship, and our Gulf Coast Region is no exception. We strive to support our members in their educational pursuits and encourage them to provide the same support to their communities. Our chapters work to promote education advancement and offer opportunities for personal growth and development. We believe that education leads to empowerment and success, and we are dedicated to helping our members reach their full potential.

College Scholarships

We understand that the cost of college is only increasing thus making it harder to attain for many. Thus, we hope that the scholarships offered by our national body and regional bodies can help our brothers on their educational journeys. Please apply for these scholarships early as deadlines are to be met.

Some Basic Requirements

  • This award is provided to Sigma Men who are financial for the current year (2023) and pursuing a degree, and meet all criteria listed in this application form

  • Be currently admitted and attending an accredited college or university

  • Must be a financial member of Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Inc., in good standing

  • Must have a GPA of 2.75 or better (on a 4.0 scale) from the Fall 2022 to Spring/Summer 2023.

  • Must submit an unofficial transcript

  • The file names for the essay response, transcript, resume, recommendation letter, and headshot must include your first and last name and what it is. (Example: Marcus Chanay Essay Response)

  • Must submit a completely executed and signed Sigma Scholarship application

Education Tips & Tools

Below you will access a variety of tips and resources to help you run your educational programs or perform better in your educational goals. If you have tips you would like to share, please contact our education director at hawkinsj53@hotmail.com.

Ten Ways to Study for Midterms

This resource is provided by EduTip. Click the pdf icon to read the full article. If the tips work, please let us know or let other brothers know.

Back to School Workshop

Below you will access a variety of tips and resources to help you run your educational programs or perform better in your educational goals. If you have tips you would like to share, please contact our education director at hawkinsj53@hotmail.com.

​GCR Education Workshop

Below you will access a variety of tips and resources to help you run your educational programs or perform better in your educational goals. If you have tips you would like to share, please contact our education director at hawkinsj53@hotmail.com.

Scholarship Information

Below you will access a variety of Scholarship resources to help you in your educational goals. If you have any information you would like to share, please contact our education director at hawkinsj53@hotmail.com.

Gulf Coast Region - Hour of Code

With the advancement of technology in our society, it is vital for our younger generations to take advantage of the resources available to capitalize on future opportunities. Thus, we heavily support the hour of code initiative to encourage our youth to develop the necessary skills to have a productive life.

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Hour of Code

Visit the hour of code website to access tons of free resources and games to help your student, child, scholar, whoever, improve their coding skills.

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Hour of Code

We partnered with Microsoft Corporation to offer free training/workshops. View the document prepared to learn more about these amazing resources.

National University

National University is proud to partner with Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity and bring a 25% Tuition Reduction Scholarship to members looking to expand their knowledge and skills for professional and personal growth. The Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity Tuition Reduction Scholarship is a great benefit for working adults who want to reach specific educational goals but find it challenging to fit classes into their busy lives.

In addition, Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity and National University are extending a 15% Tuition Reduction Scholarship for all Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity members’ spouses and dependents. The tuition reduction scholarship can be applied to associate, bachelor’s, and master’s degree programs.

If you want more information, please visit the official website with the button below.

School Donations & Adopt a School

The Gulf Coast Region is dedicated to the educational advancement of young scholars. We are committed to supplying books and supplies to deserving schools during our Regional Conferences. Below are just a few of the recipient schools.

  • Alief Killough Middle School

  • Liestman Elementary School

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If you seek to Adopt-A-School please ensure the Memorandum of Understanding is signed and turned it. To access the document, click the button below.

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