Malcolm Bernard HBCU College Fair to be held Wednesday in Camden

South Jersey area high school students and their families are encouraged to attend Wednesday's Malcolm Bernard HBCU College Fair at the Susquehanna Bank Center in Camden.

The college fair will have admissions representatives from more than 40 historically black colleges and universities (HBCU). Students and their families are invited to meet with representatuves and discuss their interests, admissions, scholarships, financial aid and more.

In the last two years, more than $1.32 million in scholarships and fee waivers were awarded and 980 students were admitted to college onsite, according to fair coordinator Jonathan Muse.

The fair, which will be held from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.,  is free and open to the public but pre-registration is required and can be completed online at  Attendees should bring their printed entry ticket from the online registration.

Students should bring copies of their high school transcripts and SAT scores for on-site admissions and scholarship consideration.