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Baring Scholars, Inc.

Cause Area

  • Board Development
  • Children & Youth
  • Community
  • Education & Literacy

Location

PO Box 40073Raleigh, NC 27629 United States

Organization Information

Mission Statement

The mission of Baring Scholars, Inc. is to reduce financial and academic barriers by providing resources and skills to traditional college students.

Description

Baring Scholars, Inc is a 501(c)3 tax exempt nonprofit organization which works with college students. We serve 1st and 2nd year traditional students who either are first generation college students, have a GPA of 2.5 or greater, or who are former TRIO participants. Participants apply to be a part of the program and are accepted based on need and eligibilty.

We reduce the barriers by:

1. Providing book stipends for the college textbooks;

2. Providing acedemic and skill building workshops that will reinforce academic skillset, build upon their practical skills, and help them become acquainted with resources at their respective universities;

3. Providing mentors to help the students matriculate through college;

4. Providing care packages to participants each semester;and

5. Providing educational trip opportunities that will act as social and development opportunities.

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