Black Scholars and Professionals ministers to graduate students, professional students, and faculty through local campus fellowships.
Our activities on campus include:
Bible Study | Prayer | Mentoring | Small Groups | Retreats | Personal and Professional Advising | Outreach and Social Events (link)
BSAP Call for Posters: The Celebrating the Scholarship of People of African Descent submission portal is open Feb 1 to May 1, 2024! ALL posters submitted to the UN Celebration of Scholarship of People of African Descent will be lodged in the permanent collections of the United Nations iLibrary. Click here to learn more.
BSAP Grad Student Cohorts: We invite Black law and healthcare students to enjoy online community through our BSAP-Law Fellowship and cohort for Black Healthcare students which are both meeting virtually. Click the appropriate link to connect with us.
We have great support!
We are blessed to have Black professionals who support our vision and ministry.
We’re teaching them to transform the lives of the people around them by following Jesus with passion and excellence. We’re challenging them to place their academic and professional training at the service of God’s Kingdom.
Rocklyn Clarke, Sr.
Pastor of Life Church Ministries, Inc.
I was blessed to be able to meet other women facing similar struggles and challenges in life and work. Although new, the BSAP group already feels like family!
Marisha Collins, Ph.D.
BSAP faculty ministry has impacted me through the members' academic diversity and excellence. Their commitment to the Gospel and their ability to integrate their respective disciplines into the Gospel are evident. I cherish most that they have not forgotten the "Black" in BSAP. BSAP encourages a healthy appreciation for being a Black faculty in higher education while maintaining a consciousness of the reality of Black struggles. BSAP continues to be a place of encouragement, comfort, intellectual stimulation, and renewal.
Leon Harris, PhD
Assistant Professor of Theology
My connection with BSAP spans a few decades. As a faculty member, it is quite refreshing to see InterVarsity’s involvement not just with student ministry at the various college campuses, but also with Black scholars and professionals—including Black academicians! I attend BSAP events via media platforms and look forward to connecting even more with this great community of faith.
Fredrick Tippett, DVM, PhD, DACVP
Ways you can partner with us
Are you interested in becoming involved in this exciting ministry to graduate students, professional students, and faculty of African and African American descent?
Here are three important, practical ways that you can support BSAP.
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