Quick Scholarship Finder

First 10 African American scholarships:

Amount:
$1250
Awards:
2
Deadline:
January 18
This scholarship is in honor of the late Rodney Pulliam, who served as the 1998-1999 NBLSA National Chair. To be eligible for this award, entrants must be a 3rd year or 4th year law student graduating Spring of application year.
Contact:
National Black Law Students Association 1225 11th Street N. W. Washington, D. C. 20001-4217 email: info@nblsa.org phone: (202) 618-2572 Website: www.nblsa.org
Amount:
Full tuition waivers and stipends to cover room and board (on-campus only) and books for up to ten semesters. The recipient will have to maintain the required academic standards each semester to renew the scholarship.
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
January 19
Must be U.S. citizen and graduating high school senior. Must be accepted into a HBCU (Historically Black College or University) by July 1st of application year. Minimum 3.5 GPA and 1300 SAT score (Math and Verbal only)/ or ACT score of 28. Must demonstrate leadership ability/potential through extracurricular activities, community service/participation, or other activities.
Amount:
$20000 scholarship and inclusion into 2017 summer associate program
Awards:
3
Deadline:
January 22
Open to second-year law students. The scholarship is part of a larger effort to increase Arent Fox's diversity and attract top lawyers from diverse backgrounds. Contact for additional eligibility requirements.
Amount:
$10,000
Awards:
2
Deadline:
January 29
All first-year law students of minority descent are eligible to apply for the scholarship.
Contact:
Kegler, Brown, Hill & Ritter Main Office: Capitol Square, Suite 1800 65 East State Street Columbus, OH 43215 p: (614) 462-5400 p: (800) 860-7885 f: (614 ) 464-2634 www.keglerbrown.com/news/kegler-brown-now-accepting-applications-for-2018-diversity-scholarship/
Amount:
Up to $40,000
Awards:
7
Deadline:
January 29 (grades 6-10) March 3 (grades 11-12)
What can you do to help put an end to discrimination, intolerance and indifference in your community? These questions are at the core of the Stop the Hate: Youth Speak Out, an annual Maltz Museum of Jewish Heritage essay contest that encourages social responsibility while fostering an appreciation for people of differing religions, races, cultures and socioeconomic backgrounds. The contest is open to all Northeast Ohio grade 6-12 students in Cuyahoga, Geauga, Lake, Lorain, Medina, Portage and Summit counties. Students can attend a public, private, religious, home, online or charter school.
Amount:
$2500-$4000
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
January 30
Open to African-American, Hispanic or Native-American accounting majors. Applicant must display excellence in academics, leadership, work experience, and participation in community activities.
Contact:
Must request information: Tel: (312) 507-3402 33 West Monroe St. Chicago, IL 60603 Fax: (312) 507-6748
Amount:
Up to $1000
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
January 31
To recognize, support and encourage the young people who have demonstrated a commitment to advancing the cause of positive race relations. Must be currently enrolled in grades 9 through 12 and have been actively involved in a volunteer activity in the past 12 months that has had a significant impact on race relations in his or her school or community.
Contact:
The Princeton Prize in Race Relations Alumni Princeton University P. O. Box 291 Princeton, NJ 08542-0291 Phone: 800-742-1036 URL: www.princeton.edu/pprize
Amount:
$3000
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
January 31
Black writers who are full-time students in undergraduate and graduate programs (including low-residency MFA programs) at any university in the United States are eligible to submit a work of fiction or poetry. They must be enrolled at the time of submission. Students in online-only courses are not eligible. Writers who have published books, including poetry chapbooks or fiction narratives, through any publishing platform, are not eligible. All work submitted must be original and unpublished at the time of submission. Hurston/Wright does not accept simultaneous submissions. Author name and contact information should not appear on the submission. Winning works may be published in whole or in part by Hurston/Wright online or print. Your submission gives the Hurston/Wright Foundation permission to publish an excerpt or the entire work. The author retains all rights. Hurston/Wright maintains the right to decline any submission not deemed eligible.
Contact:
Questions may be sent to info@hurstonwright.org or mailed to our foundation headquarters at: Hurston/Wright Awards to College Writers 840 First Street, NE, Third Floor Washington, DC 20002 www.hurstonwright.org/programs/college-awards/
Amount:
$5000
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
February
The Kennedy-King Memorial Scholarship Fund each spring awards a number of two-year scholarships of $5,000 per year to students who transfer in the fall or spring following the award from Contra Costa County community colleges to junior standing in four-year accredited institutions. TO QUALIFY FOR A SCHOLARSHIP YOU MUST: Belong to a minority group under-represented in the California College and University system, principally African-Americans; Americans (North, Central, or South) derived from Spanish speaking cultures; Native Americans; and Pacific Islanders. Be enrolled for the fall semester prior to the award (or have completed your course work within the past year) at Diablo Valley, Contra Costa, or Los Medanos Colleges. Applicants may not be currently enrolled nor intend to enroll before next June in a four-year college or university. Be eligible (have sufficient and proper units) to transfer to a four-year institution with junior standing for the next fall term (or at the latest the next spring term) following the award. Provide evidence of financial need. Complete and submit on time the application with required attachments. If selected for interview, you MUST attend the Saturday morning Selection Committee interviews in the spring. We also offer $5,000 scholarships for graduate study to previous recipients of our undergraduate scholarships.
Contact:
Kennedy King Memorial College Scholarship Fund, Ltd. P. O. Box 727, Martinez, CA 94553 email: info@kennedyking.org website: www.kennedyking.org
Amount:
$5000
Awards:
3
Deadline:
February
The Dr. Jerome E. Bartow Scholarship Fund was established in June 1997 by ITT Hartford Insurance Company, in recognition of Dr. Bartow's service to ITT, his long-standing commitment to the development of our youth, and his dedication to the Black Executive Exchange Program (BEEP) as well as the National Urban League. The $5,000 scholarship is awarded annually to three deserving students at BEEP participating HBCUs. Awardees must be classified as a sophomore, junior or senior at the time the scholarship commences. In addition, he/she must be pursuing the completion of their undergraduate degree in Business, Education, Management or Technology with a GPA of at least 2.7.
Contact:
BEEP Central is located at National Urban League headquarters, 120 Wall Street, New York, NY 10005. You can contact Danielle Cornwall, Associate Director of BEEP and Volunteer Programs, by phone at 212-558-5448 or by email at dcornwall@nul.org. iamempowered.com/departments/black-executive-exchange-program-beep