The Morehouse College Alumni Association supports the welfare of the College at-large in many ways. One of
the ways is helping to ensure the successful matriculation and graduation of her students – a program of which
the Association’s leadership is most proud.

The Morehouse 300 Scholarship Fund is the Alumni Association’s
annual fundraising initiative to assist graduating seniors in meeting their financial obligations to Morehouse
College. This fund was established in February of 2011. Since then, more than $100,000 has been raised, allowing
more than 100 juniors and seniors to stay in school and graduate

By the Numbers*

Median Family Income in the Atlanta area
Average Income for College-Degreed Blacks

Money Matters

25% - The number of the country’s Black students that graduated from a Historically Black College or University (HBCU)

54% - Percentage of Atlanta’s population that is Black or African- American

Seeing is Believing

Get the Facts*

• Atlanta is the nation’s fourth largest black-majority city.
• Morehouse and Spelman Colleges have the highest graduation
rates among HBCUs in the country. (Spelman College
students wholly participate in the Morehouse College Homecoming
• Homecoming events are attended by students, alumni, and
members of the surrounding community at an average of
20,000 to 50,000 people per game.
• Black college football homecoming games and black college
classic football games have become the most-attended minority
events in the country.
• The growth of organized tailgating at these events makes it
controlled, focused and designed for great crowd flow, brand
marketing and exposure.