Quick Scholarship Finder

First 10 African American scholarships:

Amount:
$5000 plus paid summer internship
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
January 25th
Be historically underserved students who self-identify as Black/African American; Hispanic or Latino; America Indian or Alaska Native; Asian; or Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander. High school seniors or graduates or current college undergraduates residing in one of the following states: CT, OH, WV, VA, MD, NC, SC, ID, WY, UT Plan to enroll in full-time undergraduate study at an accredited two- or four-year college, university or vocational-technical school for the entire upcoming academic year. Have a minimum grade point average of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale (or its equivalent).
Amount:
Up to $6800
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
January 28
UNCF is proud to announce the opening of the Ossie Davis Legacy Award Scholarship application for the 2020-2021 academic year. The Ossie Davis Legacy Award Scholarship was established to honor the legacy of Mr. Ossie Davis who was a well-read thinker, communicator, humorist and humanist who influenced society and cared deeply about the world, the people, and his family. To learn more about Ossie Davis, visit: https://ossieandruby.com/home/ Family and friends who understood Mr. Davis' passion for education and his commitment to the young people who will shape our future established The Ossie Davis Legacy Award Scholarship. The award is designed to provide scholarships to African American incoming freshman, college sophomores, juniors, seniors or graduate students attending the following Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) beginning Fall 2021: Alabama A&M University, Bennett College for Women, Bowie State University, Fisk University, Hampton University, Howard University, Johnson C Smith University, Lemoyne-Owen college, Morgan State University, North Carolina A & T, Oakwood University and Philander Smith College In addition: Applicants must maintain a 3.0 or better on 4 scale GPA ; Applicants must major in African American Studies, Communications, Education, Fine Arts, Humanities, Performing Arts, Political Science, Social Sciences, Theater Arts/Drama or Visual Arts; Applicants must submit an essay about what they learned from the activism of Ossie Davis and his peers and connect that work to the activism of today; and Applicants must upload a letter of recommendation from a college dean or professor to the online application by the application deadline.
Amount:
$3000
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
January 29
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 10 G Street, NE, Suite 600 Washington, DC 20002 https://www.hurstonwright.org/programs/college-awards/
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:
Fellows receive a $25,000 stipend, health insurance, a book allowance, relocation and travel reimbursement, and full payment of tuition, in addition to their ongoing personal and professional development.
Awards:
40-50
Deadline:
January 30
U.S. Ctizenship. Bachelor's Degree. 5-7 years of professional work experience with 2 years in a management capacity. Leadership capacity with potential for further growth. Demonstrated commitment to public service. Program Requirements: Meet the admission requirements of Baruch College - 3.0 GPA. $150 Application Fee (no fee waivers granted). $500 non-refundable registration fee due upon acceptance and enrollment in NUF program. Co-investment tuition payment of $7,500 due upon acceptance and enrollment in NUF program. Willingness to relocate, as required by mentorship.
Contact:
National Urban Fellows 1120 Avenue of the Americas, 4th Floor New York, NY 10036 212.730.1700 info@nuf.org www.nuf.org
Amount:
$6000-$7000
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
January 30 (priority deadline)
In order to qualify for admission into the CUNY Pipeline Program, a student must: be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident; have an interest in pursuing a career in college teaching and research; have a minimum GPA of 3.2; be scheduled to graduate in the spring of the final year; be enrolled and registered in one of CUNY's senior colleges and have earned at least 80 credits.
Contact:
Office of Educational Opportunity and Diversity The Graduate Center 365 Fifth Avenue, Suite 8306 New York, NY 10016 212-817-7540 eod@gc.cuny.edu www.diversiphd.com
Amount:
$1000
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
January 31
The fund awards $1,000 scholarships to high school seniors in Metropolitan Detroit pursuing a degree related to international studies at an accredited college or university.
Amount:
$20,000 tuition ($5000 x 4 years) plus $7000 housing
Awards:
1
Deadline:
February 1st
Milwaukee Public High School senior Minority student preferred (American Indian, Alaska Native, Asian, Pacific Islander, Hispanic or Latino or African American) Preference for students admitted to College of Engineering, Diederich College of Communication or College of Business, with special consideration given to students interested in mechanical engineering, electrical engineering, supply chain management, finance, business, human resources, communication or marketing. Students must have a minimum unweighted cumulative 3.2 GPA at the time of application and an ACT composite of 20 or higher. Demonstrated leadership in curricular and extracurricular activities Preference is given to those students interested in participating in a paid summer internship at Harley-Davidson. The internship would begin immediately after high school graduation and continuing for three additional consecutive summers for recipients who remain eligible for scholarship renewal. Demonstrated financial need as determined by the Free Application for Federal Student Aid NOTE: Harley-Davidson employees' children are not eligible to participate in the scholarship program because they can participate in a different program.
Amount:
Varies
Awards:
23
Deadline:
February 1
Applicant must be a graduate of an accredited high school in the nine county area. Must be a current resident of one of the following counties: Leavenworth, Miami, Wyandotte County in Kansas; or Cass, Clay, Jackson, Platte, or Ray County in Missouri. Minimum high school GPA of 3.0 or 2.5 if currently enrolled in college.
Contact:
UKMC Financial Aid and Scholarships Office (816) 235-1154 https://finaid.umkc.edu/financial_aid/umkc-herman-johnson-african-american-scholarship/
Amount:
$5000
Awards:
1
Deadline:
February 1
The EDSA Minority Scholarship was established to help African American, Hispanic, Native American and minority students of other cultural and ethnic backgrounds continue their landscape architecture education. Eligible candidates are in their final two years of undergraduate study or pursuing a graduate degree in Landscape Architecture. EDSA is an internationally-renowned full-service planning, landscape architecture, urban design, and graphic design firm with over 220 employees. Established in 1960, the firm has extensive experience in attractions and entertainment, campus and cultural, communities and new towns, ecotourism and environmental planning, hotels and resorts, as well as urban design. EDSA is headquartered in Fort Lauderdale, Florida and has offices in Orlando, Florida; Los Angeles, California; Beijing, China; and Baltimore, Maryland.