Programs & PROJECTS
Scholarship Program

Blacks In Government is a non-profit organization which promotes EQUITY in all aspects of American Life, EXCELLENCE in public service and OPPORTUNITY for all Americans.  The Coast Guard Chapter of Blacks In Government Scholarship Program is accepting applications from local high school students who will be graduating the Spring of 2014.  Scholarships will be awarded in the amount of $500 to $1,000 in two categories: Students must select only ONE scholarship category.


Engineering Scholarship: Students who seek to obtain a college degree in an engineering field may select this category.


General Scholarship:  Students who seek to obtain a college degree in any field of study may select this category.


The 2014 Scholarship application period has now closed. 


For additional information contact:  Ms. Gail Jackson, Scholarship Committee Chair at 202-372-1329 or




Blacks In Government

U.S. Coast Guard Chapter

Headquarters in Washington D.C.


2014 Oratorical

scholarship competition - $400 cash award



US COAST GUARD CHAPTER OF Blacks in Government ORATORICAL Scholarship Completion promotes excellence in education and offers a great opportunity for Students grades 9th thru 12th (nine thru twelve).  A Scholarship will be awarded in the amount of $400, a chance to win $500 at WDC Regional in June, a trip to the B.I.G. National Training Institute in Las Vegas, NV in late July and other awards and prizes.  Application deadline is extended: May 2,  2014. 


The 2014 theme is “Entertainment or Behavior Modification: Do Violent Video Games Promote Violent Actions?” Further details can be provided by contacting: or call 703.872.6035; alternate 301-332-6763. Mail application package to: USCG B.I.G. Oratorical Scholarship Competition, P.O. Box 612, Waldorf, MD  20604.


Click the below documents to download the entire application package


USCG Oratorical Press Statement

Oratorical Entry Form

Youth Parental Permission Form

Oratorical Checklist

2014 Scholarship Application


Blacks In Government Oratorical Competition General Rules

10 Years of Awarding Scholarships


10 Year Scholarship Program Anniversary

We will honor those on this 10th year who were awarded a scholarship from the

Coast Guard Chapter. For additional information contact:

Mr. Larry Houston, Anniversary Chair at