About Us

The Annual Miss Black Sacramento Scholarship Pageant is a production of Mentoring Black Sisters, a non-profit, 501 ©3 organization (Federal Tax Identification #27-2955277).

Every year since 1970, the Miss Black Sacramento Scholarship Pageant has spotlighted the achievements of and provided academic scholarships to African American women in the Sacramento community. Miss Black Sacramento winners boasts alumnae that include business executives, educators, professional entertainers, a medical doctor, an attorney, a nurse, an executive recruiter, numerous university graduates and women with advanced degrees. We are a scholarship competition pageant.

We are not a beauty pageant, although our young women are undeniably beautiful.

A contestant must be . . .

  • Black/African American natural born female

  • Age thirteen (13) to sixteen (16) or seventeen (17) to twenty-seven (27). A contestant must be of appropriate age on or by pageant date.

  • All contestants shall be single, Never married and Never have conceived a child.

  • A contestant may never have been convicted of a felony

  • A contestant must be a natural born female

  • ​A contestant must be attending or returning to school during the academic year in which the pageant occurs.