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HBCU College Fair (Program Overview)

Event: HBCU College Fair

Where: Charlotte Convention Center

When: Thursday, February 29th

Time: 8:30-1:45


Students should meet the following eligibility requirements to be considered for the field trip: 

  • Must be a high school junior or senior 

  • Must have an interest in learning more about historically black colleges & universities

  • Hold a minimum unweighted 2.0 GPA

  • Must have no disciplinary infractions for the 2023-2024 academic year

  • Good attendance (No attendance concerns)

  • Be one of the first 40 qualified students to submit the online application and field trip permission form.

Program Costs

  • Transportation costs will be covered by Charlotte Mecklenburg Schools

  • Students will be responsible for the cost of their lunch during the event.  It is recommended that students bring at least $10.00 for lunch. There will be vendors selling food at the event.


Application Deadline:  Friday, February 16th, 2024

Step 1: Review Field Trip Program Overview & Eligibility & Costs section of this webpage. 

Step 2: Complete the Online Application

Step 3: Submit field trip Permission Forms (Teacher & Parent) to Mr. Webb in Student Services. Applications must be submitted by Friday, February 16, 2024 at 2:45p.m.

Accepted Students will be notified via e-mail by Thursday, February 22, 2024. 

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