Empowering the Financial Futures of HBCU Students
CULTURALLY RELEVANT, COMMUNITY-FOCUSED FINANCIAL EDUCATION
The College and the Society for Financial Education and Professional Development (SFE&PD) have partnered to advance their missions to provide valuable financial knowledge and opportunities, support career pathways, and strengthen the economies of underserved communities.
- Scholarships for HBCU students to The College’s education programs
- Mentorship and internship opportunities for Black students
- Peer-to-peer financial education programs like Know Yourself, Grow Your Wealthh®
“Kow Yourself, Grow Your Wealth® is an important step in The American College Center for Economic Empowerment and Equality’s Four Steps Forward approach to narrow the racial wealth gap through financial well-being education and empowerment.”
George Nichols III President & CEO The American College of Financial Services
8 e-learning course modules that encourage examination and self-reflection
Self-paced with bite-sized chunks of content delivered in short intervals
Fillable worksheets, virtual badges to share on social media and with family and friends, and a certificate of completion
PARTICIPATING HBCU CAMPUSES
Alabama A&M University Alabama State University Benedict College Bennett College Central State University Chicago State University Elizabeth City State University Florida A&M University Florida Memorial University Grambling State University Hampton University Harris-Stowe State University Howard University Jackson State University
Johnson C. Smith University Medgar Evers College Miles College North Carolina A&T State University North Carolina Central University South Carolina State University Southern University & A&M College Southern University Baton Rouge Tennessee State University Texas Southern University Tuskegee University University of the District of Columbia Winston-Salem State University Xavier University of Louisiana
"Know Yourself, Grow Your Wealth® gives students access to a financial toolkit that can help them increase their economic prosperity and the communities they serve throughout their lives. It levels the playing field for those who often do not have access to information or a support system to make informed financial choices.”
Theodore R. Daniels Founder & President Society for Financial Education and Professional Development, Inc.