Black American and Minority Scholarships





AAAS Minority Science Writers Internship
  • Application Deadline: 2/1/2018
  • Amount: Varies
  • This program places minority students interested in journalism as a career and who want to learn about science writing at Science Magazine for 10 weeks over the summer. Interns experience what it's like to cover the scientific and technological issues that shape our global community.

    The internship is open to any minority undergraduate with a serious interest in science writing. 

ACHE Albert W. Dent Graduate Student Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 3/31/2018
  • Amount: $5,000
  • The Foundation of the American College of Healthcare Executives established this scholarship in honor of Albert W. Dent, the first African-American Fellow of ACHE. This scholarship is offered to provide financial aid to minority students in healthcare management graduate programs to help offset tuition costs, student loans and expenses. Offered annually, the Albert W. Dent Graduate Student [...]

ACS Scholars Program

  • Application Deadline: 3/1/2018
  • Amount: $5,000
  • ACS awards renewable scholarships to underrepresented minority students who want to enter the fields of chemistry or chemistry-related fields. Awards are given to qualified students. African American, Hispanic, or American Indian high school seniors or college freshman, sophomores, or juniors pursuing a college degree in the chemical sciences or chemical technology are eligible to apply. [...]

Actuarial Diversity Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 5/2/2018
  • Amount: $4,000
  • The Actuarial Diversity Scholarship promotes diversity within the profession through an annual scholarship program for Black/African American, Hispanic, Native North American and Pacific Islander students. 

    Each applicant must fulfill all the requirements listed below:
    -Intent on pursuing a career in the actuarial profession
    -Must have at least one birth parent who is a member of one of the [...]




AETNA/NMF Primary Care Fellows

  • Application Deadline: Varies
  • Amount: $10,000
  • NMF is pleased to announce the Aetna/NMF Primary Care Fellows (PCF) program that will provide a mentored service-learning program of proactive community service encouraging the use of technology, health policy review, and leadership training in a variety of healthcare-related settings in Metropolitan DC. The focus of this program will be to strengthen capacity in future physicians by enhancing [...]

African American Network - Carolinas Scholarship Fund

  • Application Deadline: Varies
  • Amount: Varies
  • The African American Network is a Duke Energy employee resource group of African American employees. The Network identifies developmental growth opportunities for African American employees at Duke Energy and creates value for Duke Energy as a business resource and an organization with solid brand reputation. As part of its mission, the African American Network - Carolinas chapter provides...

African American Teaching Fellows

  • Application Deadline: 1/31/2018
  • Amount: $15,000
  • Application deadline: January 31st, annually
    AATF is a fellowship program with a mission to recruit, support, develop and retain African American teachers to serve in either school division in Charlottesville, Virginia. Students must currently be enrolled in an accredited teacher education program. Students can qualify for up to $15,000 over the course of 3 years, to be used towards tuition.

AICPA Fellowships for Minority Doctoral Students

  • Application Deadline: 5/15/2018
  • Amount: $12,000
  • The AICPA Fellowship for Minority Doctoral Students ensures that CPAs of diverse backgrounds are visible in college and university classrooms. The program's goal is to increase the number of minority CPAs who serve as role models and mentors to young people in the academic environment and university classrooms. The AICPA Foundation awards annual fellowships to full-time minority accounting...




American Association of Blacks in Energy Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 2/3/2018
  • Amount: $5,000
  • The American Association of Blacks in Energy is a professional association composed of African Americans in the energy industry. Through its Scholarship Program, the Association seeks to help increase the number of African-Americans, Hispanics, and Native Americans (underrepresented minorities) in energy related fields. 

    To qualify, applicants must have a minimum 3.0 GPA, be a graduating high [...]

American Library Association Spectrum Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 3/1/2018
  • Amount: $5,000
  • Spectrum recruits and provides scholarships to American Indian/Alaska Native, Asian, Black/African American, Hispanic/Latino and Native Hawaiian/Other Pacific Islander students to assist individuals interested in obtaining a graduate degree and leadership positions within the profession and our organization. The aim is to increase the number of racially and ethnically diverse professionals 

AMS Minority Scholarships

  • Application Deadline: 2/3/2018
  • Amount: $6,000
  • The AMS Minority Scholarships will award funding to minority students who have been traditionally underrepresented in the sciences, especially Hispanic, Native American, and Black/African American students. Funding for the scholarships is provided by donations made by members to the AMS Giving Program. The two-year scholarship is distributed once per year during freshman and sophomore years.




ASA Minority Fellowship Program

  • Application Deadline: 1/31/2018
  • Amount: $18,000
  • Minority Fellowship Program applicants can be new or continuing graduate students. However, the MFP is primarily designed for minority students entering a doctoral program in sociology for the first time or for those who are in the early stages of their graduate programs. MFP applicants must be applying to or enrolled in sociology departments which have strong mental health research programs 

Augustana University Diversity Scholarships

  • Application Deadline: Varies
  • Amount: Varies
  • Diversity Scholarships are for full-time students who are members of a minority ethnic group and bring diversity to campus. Ethnicity and financial need are two of the factors considered. Verify your eligibility with the Office of Admission or Financial Aid.

    For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's [...]

AWWA Holly Cornell Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 1/10/2018
  • Amount: $7,500
  • AWWA and its members recognize the importance of investing in students as the future of the water industry. The Holly A. Cornell Scholarship was created by CH2M Hill, Inc. to honor the name of Holly A. Cornell, co-founder of CH2M Hill and to encourage and support outstanding female and/or minority students pursuing advanced training in the field of water supply and...

Blacks at Microsoft Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 3/1/2018
  • Amount: $20,000
  • Blacks at Microsoft (BAM) is a company-sponsored employee network dedicated to supporting the continued growth and development of black employees at Microsoft Corporation. This year, BAM will award two (2) U.S. $5,000 scholarships to outstanding high-school seniors who are interested in pursuing careers in technology. The scholarships are renewable, so winners who continue to meet the criteria...




Brown and Caldwell Minority Scholarship Program

  • Application Deadline: 4/15/2018
  • Amount: $5,000
  • At Brown and Caldwell, we value diversity in the workplace, supporting organizations like the Society of Women Engineers, National Society of Black Engineers and the Society for Hispanic Professional Engineers. We've also set up a Minority Scholarship Program to help minority groups succeed in the environmental engineering industry. 

    Criteria:
    -Be a United States citizen or permanent [...

CAC/Robert L. Viera Community Service Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 2/15/2018
  • Amount: Varies
  • The CAC/Robert L. Viera Community Service Scholarship, established in 1998, is given to assist high school seniors who will be attending an accredited institution of higher learning on a full-time basis and who demonstrate financial need. The CAC/Robert L. Viera Community Service Scholarship is dedicated to, and is a lasting tribute to Robert Viera, who provided leadership on behalf of minorities [...]

CANFIT Nutrition, Physical Education and Culinary Arts Scholarships

  • Application Deadline: 3/31/2018
  • Amount: Varies
  • Undergraduate and graduate scholarships are available for California African-American, American Indian, Alaska Native, Asian American, Pacific Islander or Latino/Hispanic students expressing financial need to study nutrition, physical education or culinary arts in the state of California. By providing undergraduate and graduate scholarships, CANFIT hopes to encourage more students to consider [...]

Carrie B. Hines Endowment Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 2/15/2018
  • Amount: Varies
  • To honor Carrie's memory and her dedication to Christ, Family and Saginaw County, the Carrie B. Hines Endowment Scholarship was established by her daughter, Virginia A. Hines, PhD./Carrie B. Inc. to encourage participants of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Saginaw County to volunteer to assist those in need and pursue higher education at Ferris State University. The award is funded through the sale [...]




Catharine Lealtad Scholarships

  • Application Deadline: Varies
  • Amount: $72,000
  • Catharine Lealtad Scholarships are named for Macalester's first African American graduate, Catharine Lealtad '15. These scholarships are awarded to selected African American, Latino, and Native American students with strong high school records. The Admissions committee selects recipients. There is no special application to complete. Lealtad Scholarships will be renewed at the same amount for each [...]

CBC Spouses Education Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 5/20/2018
  • Amount: Varies
  • The CBC Spouses Education Scholarship is for students for all majors who are preparing to pursue or are currently pursuing an undergraduate or graduate degree full-time at a U.S. accredited college or university.

    Eligibility:
    -U.S. citizen or have permanent U.S. residency status
    -Currently/planning to be enrolled in the upcoming academic year as a full-time undergraduate or graduate student [...]

CBC Spouses Heineken USA Performing Arts Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 4/29/2018
  • Amount: $3,000
  • This award is for full-time students with majors in the performing arts including, but not limited to, drama, music, dance, opera, marching bands, and other musical ensembles.

    Eligibility:
    -U.S. citizen or permanent U.S. resident
    -Currently/planning to be enrolled in the upcoming academic year as a full-time undergraduate student
    -Have a minimum 2.5 GPA 
    -Pursuing a major and career in a [...]




CBC Spouses Visual Arts Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 4/21/2018
  • Amount: $3,000
  • The CBC Spouses Visual Arts Scholarship is for students with majors in the visual arts including, but not limited to, architecture, ceramics, drawing, fashion, graphic design, illustration, interior design, painting, photography, sketching, video production and other decorative arts. 

    Eligibility:
    -U.S. citizen or permanent U.S. resident
    -Currently/planning to be enrolled in the upcoming [...

Colgate-Palmolive Corporate Scholars Program

  • Application Deadline: 11/13/2017
  • Amount: $5,000
  • The Colgate-Palmolive Company in partnership with UNCF has established a Corporate Scholars Program providing scholarship and internship opportunities to African American students planning to pursue a career in supply chain management, engineering, or sales. The program selects interns to work at Colgate-Palmolive's Commercial (Sales & Marketing) or its Global Supply Chain Division. [...]

College-Bound Program

  • Application Deadline: Varies
  • Amount: Varies
  • In 2001, Sphinx joined forces with the League of American Orchestras to execute and oversee its Music Assistance Fund for classical musicians of color. Now called the College-Bound Program, this program is designed to help aspiring musicians develop their skills as they prepare for professional careers. In addition to educational funds, all Sphinx Competition semi-finalists and alumni receive [...]

Colorado Christian University First Generation Minority Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: Varies
  • Amount: Varies
  • The First Generation Minority Student Scholarship is available for students enrolled in the College of Undergraduate Studies. This scholarship provides an opportunity for minority students whose parents did not attend college to complete a Christian college degree. CCU will support the students through a series of academic, personal, mentoring, and leadership development activities. The selection [...]




CSUB C. Richard and Audrey Barnes Nursing Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 4/8/2018
  • Amount: Varies
  • This scholarship was established by C. Richard and Audrey Barnes to assist need-based students in pursuit of an undergraduate nursing degree. Award Criteria: merit and financial need, enrolled in the undergraduate nursing program, a member of an underrepresented minority group.

    For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website. [...]

CTU Future Leaders in Technology Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 4/1/2018
  • Amount: $30,000
  • The Denver Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. in collaboration with Colorado Technical University (CTU) is honored to offer a Future Leaders in Technology Scholarship to deserving students who meet the criteria. The scholarship will provide financial assistance to high school graduates or individuals who have obtained a GED
    certificate, who reside in the Denver Metropolitan area [...]

Denver Alumnae Chapter Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 4/1/2018
  • Amount: $4,000
  • This is a needs-based scholarship. Applications will be evaluated on the following criteria:
    -Financial need
    -Scholastic record
    -Personal statement/essay: The typed essay of at least 200 words should address personal goals, academic achievements and the applicant's plans toward making a difference in the community
    -Community service [...]




Dr. Gussie M. Ware Memorial Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 3/1/2018
  • Amount: Varies
  • The purpose of the Dr. Gussie M. Ware Memorial Scholarship is to provide educational awards for deserving young African-American Women.

    A. Applicant must be an African-American female
    B. Graduating high school senior who has been accepted into a two- or four-year college or university, OR a past Dr. Gussie M. Ware Memorial Scholarship recipient who is currently enrolled in college
    C. Has a [...]

Edward S. Roth Manufacturing Engineering Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 2/1/2018
  • Amount: Varies
  • Eligibility:
    -Be a graduating high school seniors and current full-time undergraduate or graduate student enrolled in manufacturing engineering in the United States
    -At least a 3.0 GPA
    -Must be a United States citizen
    -Preferences will be given to students demonstrating financial need, minority students and students participating in a Co-Op program
    -Must be seeking a bachelor's or master's [...]




Eerie Insurance Scholarship Program

  • Application Deadline: 11/29/2017
  • Amount: Varies
  • The Erie Insurance Scholarship Program provides scholarship support to college sophomore and juniors in their quest for a college education.

    Eligibility:
    -African American or other underrepresented minority
    -College sophomore or junior enrolled full-time at a UNCF member Institution located in a state in which Grantor operates:
    -North Carolina: Bennett College, Johnson C. Smith [...]

EPP Undergraduate Scholarship Program

  • Application Deadline: 1/31/2018
  • Amount: $45,000
  • The goal of the EPP Undergraduate Scholars Program is to increase the number of students who undertake course work and graduate with degrees in targeted academic fields integral to NOAA's mission. This program targets students who have completed their sophomore year, attending minority serving institutions (MSIs), and have recently declared, or about to declare a major in atmospheric, oceanic, or [...]

Era L. and Frances L. Walker Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 3/1/2018
  • Amount: Varies
  • The purpose of this scholarship is to provide educational resources for African-American males to pursue higher education.

    Eligibility:
    -Applicant must be an African-American male
    -Graduating senior from a District #205 public high school
    -With a GPA of at least 2.9
    -Who has been involved in community service and volunteerism
    -Shares Era's values including the importance of family, [...]




ESA Foundation Scholarship Program for Minority Students

  • Application Deadline: 5/4/2018
  • Amount: $3,000
  • The ESA Foundation scholarships are offered for full-time undergraduate study at accredited four-year colleges and universities in the USA. Up to 30 scholarships of $3,000 each will be awarded annually, 15 to graduating high school seniors and 15 to current college students. Women and minority students are eligible to apply, so long as they are U.S. citizens and have a minimum 2.75 GPA. Students [...]

Express Scripts Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: Varies
  • Amount: $10,000
  • As an organization, the Express Scripts Foundation recognizes that students interested in dual degrees may have increased financial need, and supports the efforts of academic pharmacy to educate students with diverse interests. The Express Scripts Scholars Program (the Program) provides four (4) $10,000 scholarships to enrolled dual degree students. The awarded students are given $2,500 per [...]

ExxonMobil Bernard Harris Math and Science Scholarships

  • Application Deadline: 4/8/2018
  • Amount: $5,000
  • Sharing in the belief that education is the key to progress, development and economic growth, ExxonMobil and Dr. Bernard Harris Jr. have developed a partnership to increase awareness about the need for more math and science graduates, especially among underrepresented populations. The ExxonMobil Bernard Harris Math and Science Scholarship is the latest effort to support students who plan to [...]

F.A. and Charlotte Blount Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 4/1/2018
  • Amount: $3,000
  • The F.A. and Charlotte Blount Scholarship was established in 1997 to provide college scholarships to graduating 
    Forsyth County high school seniors who will pursue a four-year baccalaureate degree at an accredited college or 
    university. Scholarships will be applied to the cost of undergraduate tuition, fees, room and board, and other college expenses. 

    To receive consideration, applicants [...]

Fontana Transport Inc Scholars Program

  • Application Deadline: 3/15/2018
  • Amount: $5,000
  • Fontana Transport Inc. is a family owned trucking company based out of Southern California whose owners are passionate about higher education and to be able to help future leaders in their community pursue a higher education degree.

    The Fontana Transport Inc. Scholars Program is open to underrepresented, low-income and first-generation college-bound students. Students must be pursuing an [...] 




FTE Fellowships for Doctoral Students of African Descent

  • Application Deadline: 2/1/2018
  • Amount: Varies
  • FTE offers financial support for doctoral students who have completed the coursework stage of their Ph.D. or Th.D. program in religion, theological studies or biblical studies. 

    Eligibility:
    -Be of African descent enrolled or admitted full time in a Th.D. or Ph.D. program in religion, theological studies or biblical studies
    -Be finished with coursework by the beginning of the fellowship year [...]

GE/LNESC Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: Varies
  • Amount: $5,000
  • The partnership between the General Electric Foundation and the LNESC Scholarship Program is intended to assist and encourage outstanding minority students in completing their college education. The program is directed specifically to disadvantaged minority students with career interests in business or engineering.

    Eligibility:
    -Must be a minority student pursuing full-time studies leading to [...]

GE-NMF Primary Care Leadership Program (PCLP)

  • Application Deadline: 1/31/2018
  • Amount: $5,000
  • The GE-NMF Primary Care Leadership Program (PCLP) is a six-week summer program that includes clinical experience, leadership training, and a service-learning project that focuses on barriers in healthcare. PCLP provides students with an opportunity to examine the challenges and rewards of primary care practice at community health centers (CHCs) across the United States. Medical students and [...]

George A. Strait Minority Scholarships

  • Application Deadline: Varies
  • Amount: Varies
  • George A. Strait Minority Scholarships are awarded annually to college graduates with meaningful law library experience who are members of a minority group as defined by current U.S. government guidelines, are degree candidates in an accredited library or law school, and who intend to have a career in law librarianship. Applicants must show evidence of financial need. To apply for the George A. [...]

George Scott Jr. Memorial Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 5/15/2018
  • Amount: Varies
  • This fund was established by Mr. Kent Hance in memory of his good friend George Scott Jr. to provide scholarships to students to attend Texas Tech University. Preference shall be given to African American students from Lubbock, Texas who will be attending Texas Tech University.

    These are competitive awards with the primary areas of qualifications being:
    -Hometown of Lubbock Texas
    -Financial [...]




GRCF Arts Council of Greater Grand Rapids Minority Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 4/1/2018
  • Amount: Varies
  • The Arts Council of Greater Grand Rapids Minority Scholarship is open to students of color (African-American, Asian, Hispanic, Native American, Pacific Islander) attending a non-profit public or private college/university majoring in fine arts, including all visual and performing arts. Applicants must have financial need, be a Kent County resident, and have a minimum 2.5 GPA.

    For more [...]

GRCF Black Men Building Resources Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 4/1/2018
  • Amount: Varies
  • Grand Rapids Community Foundation awards hundreds of scholarships annually primarily to Kent County students bound for or in college, or those pursuing a technical career. 

    To be eligible for the Black Men Building Resources Scholarship, students must be African American students with financial need residing in Kent County who graduated or received a GED from a Grand Rapids area high [...]

GRCF Miller Johnson West Michigan Diversity Law School Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 4/1/2018
  • Amount: $5,000
  • The Grand Rapids Community Foundation administers and awards the following Law Scholarships to students of color (African 
    American, Asian, Hispanic, Native American, Pacific Islander). 

    The Miller Johnson West Michigan Diversity Law School Scholarship is awarded to students of color currently residing in Michigan (with preference given to West Michigan residents) pursuing a law degree at [...]

Herman J. Neal Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 4/1/2018
  • Amount: $4,000
  • This scholarship fund supports African-American students in their pursuit of an accounting education and the CPA designation. The Herman J. Neal scholarship fund provides scholarships to African-American accounting students who show significant potential to become CPAs and demonstrate achievement as well as financial need. These scholarships support students with their junior or senior year, or [...]




Historically Underrepresented Groups Scholarship (HUGS)

  • Application Deadline: 1/29/2018
  • Amount: $5,000
  • The SAA is committed to assisting individuals in realizing their goals of entering careers in archaeology by offering two categories of scholarships: the HUGS and the HUGS-IFR.

    HUGS: This scholarship can be used for a field school, to volunteer on a project directed by a professional archaeologist, or to receive other forms of archaeological training. This particular scholarship, however, [...]

Hyatt Hotels Fund for Minority Lodging Management Students

  • Application Deadline: 5/1/2018
  • Amount: $2,000
  • In 1988, Hyatt established this fund to provide financial aid to minority students pursuing a degree in hotel management. Since 1988, approximately 351 minority students have received $702,000 through this scholarship.

    Eligibility Criteria:
    -Enrolled in at least 12 credit hours for the upcoming fall and spring semesters, or just the fall semester if graduating this December 
    -A baccalaureate [...]

IIE UPS Scholarship for Minority Students

  • Application Deadline: Varies
  • Amount: $4,000
  • IIE's scholarship and fellowship program is in place to recognize graduate and undergraduate industrial engineering students for academic excellence and campus leadership. The UPS Scholarship for Minority Students is available to undergraduate students enrolled in any school in the United States and its territories, Canada, and Mexico, where the school's industrial engineering program or [...]

Interpublic Group Scholarship and Internship

  • Application Deadline: 1/27/2018
  • Amount: $5,000
  • The New York Women in Communications Foundation, in conjunction with New York Women in Communications, awards the Interpublic Group (IPG) Scholarship and Internship annually based on academic excellence, need and involvement in the field of communications. 

    Each is awarded to an ethnically diverse student who is currently a college junior and has a demonstrated interest in a career in [...]




Janet Jackson/Rhythm Nation Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 10/31/2017
  • Amount: $5,000
  • Janet Jackson/Rhythm Nation Scholarship - UNCF is a monetary award given to students who either demonstrate high academic achievement or are actively involved in their school or community. After successfully completing the application process and securing the award, students become full representatives of the Janet Jackson/Rhythm Nation Scholarship - UNCF. The award not only has prestige but [...]

Jesse L. Jackson Sr. Fellows Toyota Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 5/30/2017
  • Amount: $25,000
  • Toyota is partnering with Rainbow PUSH Excel to provide $75,000 scholarships to 10 deserving engineering and business college students through the Jesse L. Jackson Sr. Fellows Scholarships. In addition to the scholarships, Toyota is offering these students the opportunity to work at one of their facilities across North America to gain valuable real-world experience, as well as be paired with [...]

Joseph A. Towles African Study Abroad Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 11/4/2017
  • Amount: $10,000
  • By providing financial assistance for UNCF students to study at an established university within the continent of Africa, The Joseph A. Towles Scholarship will allow students to receive an incredible academic experience and exposure to the rich traditions within African cultures. The scholarships will be sent to the selected recipients' UNCF institutions, which will forward the funds to the study [...] 

Kevin W. Scott Memorial Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 2/15/2018
  • Amount: Varies
  • Kelvin W. Scott, an outstanding member of the basketball and track teams at Arthur Hill High School, set remaining track records before graduating in 1980. Kelvin continued on to be a Big Ten champion and record setter in indoor and outdoor track at Michigan State University in the 1 mile, 1,600 meter and the 4×400-meter relay teams in 1982 and 1983. After graduating from MSU in 1984, Kelvin went [...]

LITA/OCLC Minority Scholarship in Library and Information Technology

  • Application Deadline: 3/1/2018
  • Amount: $3,000
  • The LITA/OCLC Minority Scholarship, established in 1991, is awarded jointly annually by the Online Computer Library Center and the Library and Information Technology Association, a division of the American Library Association.The scholarship is designed to encourage the entry of qualified persons into the library and automation field who plan to follow a career in that field; who demonstrate [...]

Mae & Mary Scholarship Fund

  • Application Deadline: 4/30/2018
  • Amount: Varies
  • The Mae & Mary Scholarship Fund's mission is to financially assist and to empower young people to experience their unlimited potential through education. We are a charitable educational organization dedicated to the advancement of African Americans pursuing careers in medical and health care related fields.

    Applicants must be African American, graduating high school seniors who plan on [...] 




Microsoft Scholarship Program

  • Application Deadline: 1/26/2018
  • Amount: Varies
  • We strongly encourage underrepresented groups to pursue STEM fields of study. Because we greatly value a broad range of perspectives and contributions, a large majority of our scholarships will be awarded to female students, underrepresented minority students (African-American, Hispanic or Native American etc.) or students with disabilities. We will review all applications and select final [...]

Minorities in Government Finance Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 2/19/2018
  • Amount: $8,000
  • The Minorities in Government Finance Scholarship is available for award to an upper-division undergraduate or graduate
    student enrolled in a course of study preparing for a career in state and local government finance.

    Eligibility:
    -Currently a full or part-time upper-division undergraduate or graduate student in public administration, governmental accounting, finance, political science, [...]

Minority Educator Recruitment and Retention Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: Varies
  • Amount: $5,000
  • The Minority Educator Recruitment and Retention Scholarship was created to encourage minority students to major in education, and teach in Kentucky after graduation. 

    Student must:
    -Be a Kentucky resident
    -Be a U.S. citizen
    -Be a member of an ethnic minority as defined by the school and state law
    -Be enrolled full-time in a participating Kentucky college
    -Major in teacher education
    -Be [...]

Minority Scholarship in Classics and Classical Archaeology

  • Application Deadline: 12/16/2017
  • Amount: $4,500
  • The Committee on Minority Scholarships of the Society for Classical Studies (SCS) invites applications from minority undergraduate students for a scholarship to be awarded for the summer. The purpose of the scholarship is to further students' preparation in classics or classical archaeology with opportunities not available during the school year. Eligible proposals might include (but are not [...]

Minority Teacher Education Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: Varies
  • Amount: $4,000
  • Minority teacher education scholars program is a collaborative performance-based scholarship program for African-American, Hispanic-American, Asian-American, and Native American students. The participants in the program include Florida’s Florida College System institutions and its public and private universities that have teacher education programs.

    Individuals who are selected for the MTES [...]




Minority Teachers of Illinois Scholarship Program

  • Application Deadline: 3/1/2018
  • Amount: $5,000
  • If you plan to teach at a non-profit Illinois public, private, or parochial preschool, elementary school, or secondary school, for which the Illinois State Board of Education (ISBE) has determined that no less than 30% of the enrolled students are African American/Black, Hispanic American, Asian American, or Native American; and you are of African American/Black, Hispanic American, Asian American [...]

Morgan Stanley Richard B. Fisher Scholarship Program

  • Application Deadline: 12/6/2017
  • Amount: Varies
  • Founded in New York City in 1935, Morgan Stanley has evolved into one of the world's foremost financial institutions, with more than 55,000 employees in 43 countries. Our New York headquarters offers the finest in financial thinking, products and execution to individual investors, companies, institutions and government agencies. We offer our clients the personalized attention and service of a [...]

Morley Travel Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 2/15/2018
  • Amount: Varies
  • Morley Travel established the Morley Travel Scholarship as a way to assist minority students who have been actively involved in their community and school - recognizing the importance of education and the difference it can have in one's life. 

    Eligibility: 
    - Must have a minimum 2.7 GPA
    - Minority student pursuing an undergraduate degree at Delta College, Davenport University - Central [...]

MPower Artist Grants

  • Application Deadline: 3/18/2018
  • Amount: Varies
  • The MPower Artist Grants were launched to empower alumni of the Sphinx Competition, Sphinx Symphony, Sphinx Virtuosi, Sphinx Performance Academy, and Sphinx Medals of Excellence (years 2012 and 2013 only) to achieve their career objectives in classical music through granting competitive scholarships. Grants will range based upon the scope, need and nature of each competitive application. The [...]

Mutual of Omaha Actuarial Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 10/20/2017
  • Amount: $5,000
  • The Mutual of Omaha Actuarial Scholarship for Minority Students is awarded to undergraduates preparing for actuarial careers. The $5,000 award, which is paid in equal installments during the school year ($2,500 per semester), is contingent upon the recipient's continued satisfactory preparation for an actuarial career.

    Eligibility:
    -A member of a minority racial group 
    -Must be one of the [...]

NABA Corporate Partner Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 1/31/2018
  • Amount: $5,000
  • Since its inception, NABA, Inc. has provided more than $11 million in scholarship funds to deserving students preparing to enter various accounting, finance, and business professions. In the past two fiscal years, NABA awarded over $375,000 and the amount continues to grow annually. Through the generous contributions of individuals, groups, and organizations that share NABA's desire to break [...]

NABA Member Scholarship Awards

  • Application Deadline: 1/31/2018
  • Amount: $3,000
  • Since its inception, NABA, Inc. has provided more than $11 million in scholarship funds to deserving students preparing to enter various accounting, finance, and business professions. 

    Eligibility:
    -Be African-American (Black) or of African descent
    -Be an active Student Member of NABA
    -Be currently enrolled at a four-year United States college or university as a full-time (12 semester hours [...]




NACME Scholars (Block Grant) Program

  • Application Deadline: Varies
  • Amount: $62,500
  • AT&T is helping NACME bring the Academy of Engineering, a high school career academy program, to high schools in Anchorage, AK; Oklahoma City, OK; Atlanta, GA; Dallas, TX; Kansas City, MO; Milwaukee, WI; and Charlotte, NC. This program is focused on improving skills in math and science for at-risk, underrepresented students. AT&T funding also provides scholarships to students who are pursuing [...]

NBCC Minority Fellowship Program

  • Application Deadline: 10/31/2017
  • Amount: $11,000
  • This program is made possible by grants awarded to NBCC by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA). The NBCC Foundation has been contracted by NBCC to administer up to 40 master's level counseling fellowships of up to $11,000 for addictions counseling students. Funds are paid directly to the university and vary based on tuition and fees owed by the student. Eligible [...]

NBCC Minority Master’s Addictions Fellowship Program

  • Application Deadline: 10/31/2017
  • Amount: Varies
  • The NBCC Foundation is pleased to announce the application period for the National Board for Certified Counselors Minority Fellowship Program (NBCC MFP). This program is made possible by grants awarded to NBCC by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA). The NBCC Foundation has been contracted by NBCC to administer up to 40 masters level counseling fellowships of up [...]

NBCC Minority Master's Mental Health Fellowship Program

  • Application Deadline: 10/31/2017
  • Amount: $8,000
  • This program is made possible by grants awarded to NBCC by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA). The NBCC Foundation has been contracted by NBCC to administer up to 30 master's level counseling fellowships of $8,000 for mental health counseling students. Eligible applicants must demonstrate knowledge of and experience with racially and ethnically diverse [...]

NBMBAA Graduate Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 6/24/2017
  • Amount: $10,000
  • In order to apply for the NBMBAA scholarship, applicants must be a student entering their first year, or continuing in a full or part-time master's program at an accredited college or university at the time of award; be a financially active member of the National Black MBA Association; and be a U.S. or Canadian citizen. Applicants must also have a minimum 3.0 GPA and be actively involved in their [...]




NBMBAA Undergraduate Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 6/24/2017
  • Amount: $5,000
  • Since inception, more than $5 million has been awarded to undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral students. In order to apply, applicants must be a student in their first, second, third, or fourth year enrolled full-time at an accredited college or university at the time of award; be a financially active member of the National Black MBA Association; and be a U.S. or Canadian citizen. Additionally, [...] 

NBNA Scholarships

  • Application Deadline: 4/15/2018
  • Amount: $6,000
  • NBNA is committed to excellence in education and conducts continuing education programs for nurses and allied health professionals throughout the year. The association provides annual scholarships for students. Scholarships provide funding for continuing education. This funding enables nurses to grow and better contribute their talents to the health and healthcare of our [..

Pacific Gas & Electric Company Black ERG Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 2/1/2018
  • Amount: $5,000
  • The Black Employee Resource Group is an organization dedicated to cultivating, sustaining and maintaining an energized network of professionals in support of African American culture throughout the company by providing a supportive environment for optimal career and professional development, mentoring, and community outreach. 

    Eligibility:
    -Must be a college-bound high school senior 
    -Must [...]

Page Education Foundation Grants

  • Application Deadline: 5/1/2018
  • Amount: $2,500
  • Page Grants are awarded to Minnesota students of color who attend Minnesota post-secondary schools and agree to complete annual service projects with young children. Students at all levels of academic achievement can qualify for a grant. The selection process highlights an applicant’s attitude toward education, willingness to provide service to children, and financial need.

    To be eligible for [...] 




Ron Brown Scholar Program

  • Application Deadline: 1/9/2018
  • Amount: $40,000
  • The Ron Brown Scholar Program (RBSP) honors the legacy of Ronald H. Brown through a selective scholarship program that advances higher education for community-minded and intellectually gifted African Americans. RBSP competitively awards Ron Brown Scholars four-year $40,000 scholarships ($10,000 each year) to the most talented and economically-challenged high school seniors who demonstrate a keen [...]

Ronald McDonald House Charities African American Future Achievers

  • Application Deadline: 1/18/2018
  • Amount: Varies
  • Local Ronald McDonald House Charities (RMHC) Chapters, with support from RMHC Global and McDonald's Corporation (McDonald's), offer scholarships to students from communities who face limited access to educational and career opportunities. 

    Eligibility:
    -Currently enrolled high school seniors who have at least one parent of African American or Black Caribbean heritage and who are eligible to [...]

Sachs Foundation Morris A. Esmiol, Jr. Scholarship in Engineering at UCCS

  • Application Deadline: 3/15/2018
  • Amount: $6,000
  • To apply for a Morris A. Esmiol, Jr. Scholarship, you must meet the following requirements and submit the following with your online application:

    -Be African American (Applicants with mixed racial and ethnic backgrounds must demonstrate their racial identity to be predominantly Black/African-American. The Trustees will interview and make a determination as to the qualification in those cases [...]

Sachs Foundation University of Colorado School of Dental Medicine Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 3/15/2018
  • Amount: $7,000
  • To apply for the University of Colorado School of Dental Medicine Scholarship you must meet the general requirements of the scholarship, and include the following with your online application:
    -A copy of your undergraduate grade transcript and if your current transcript if attending CU Dental School
    -One current letter of recommendation from persons not related to you
    -A recent small [...]

Significant Opportunities in Atmospheric Research and Science SOARS Program

  • Application Deadline: 2/1/2018
  • Amount: Varies
  • SOARS encourages applications from individuals who are members of a group that is historically under-represented in the atmospheric and related sciences, including students who are Black or African American, American Indian or Alaska Native, and Hispanic or Latino, female, first-generation college students, and students with disabilities. SOARS welcomes lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender [...]




Smithsonian Institution James E. Webb Internship

  • Application Deadline: Varies
  • Amount: $6,000
  • This program was established in honor of the late James. E. Webb, Regent Emeritus and former Administrator of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), to promote excellence in the management of not-for-profit organizations. 

    These opportunities are intended to increase participation of minority groups who are under-represented in the management of scientific and cultural [...]

Surety & Fidelity Industry Intern-Scholarship Program

  • Application Deadline: 11/15/2017
  • Amount: $5,000
  • The Surety Industry Scholarship Program provides awards of up to $5,000 to outstanding minority students to support their studies in the areas of insurance/risk management, accounting, or business/finance and to encourage their consideration of the surety industry and surety underwriting as a career choice. 

    Eligibility:
    -A declared insurance/risk management, accounting or business/finance [...] More

Tampa Bay Times Peterman Scholarship/News Internship

  • Application Deadline: 11/1/2017
  • Amount: $5,000
  • Only students who are hired as part of the Summer Internship Program at the Times are eligible to apply for these awards. Scholarships are worth up to $3,500 for returning full-time undergraduate students and up to $1,500 for returning full-time graduate students.

    The Peggy Peterman Scholarship targets minority students in journalism. It is worth $5,000 and includes a paid internship at the [...]

Tennessee Minority Teaching Fellows Program

  • Application Deadline: Varies
  • Amount: $5,000
  • The Minority Teaching Fellows Program is intended to encourage talented minority Tennesseans to enter the teaching field in Tennessee. The award is for students who are pursing a teacher certification at an eligible Tennessee college or university.

    To be eligible, the applicant must:
    -Be a minority Tennessee resident and a U.S. citizen
    -Be a high school senior or a continuing college [...] 

The Chesapeake Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 4/17/2018
  • Amount: $80,000
  • The Dallas Foundation manages a number of scholarships for students with diverse interests. The Chesapeake Energy Scholarship was established at The Dallas Foundation by Chesapeake Energy Corporation. The goal of the Fund is to make a college degree or vocational certification possible for minority and socially disadvantaged youth. 

    Eligibility:
    - Be a graduating senior at one of the [...] 




The Collective Bill Caspare Memorial Fund Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 7/8/2017
  • Amount: $6,000
  • The Collective Bill Caspare Memorial Fund Scholarship was established by Collective LLC, through the O'Toole Media Awards, to support diversity in the New Media and Data Science disciplines within advertising and media. Three talented, diverse students will each be awarded a scholarship based on outstanding talent. 

    Eligibility:
    -Are a U.S. citizen or permanent resident
    -Are African [...] 

The Herbert Lehman Education Fund Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 5/1/2018
  • Amount: $2,000
  • The mission of the Herbert Lehman Fund is to help transform the promise of racial equality into a social, economic, and political reality for all people by supporting talented undergraduate students who need financial help to stay in school and successfully complete their bachelor's degree.

    Eligibility:
    -Must be a U.S. citizen
    -Graduating high school senior; first-year student in an [...] More

The Jackie Robinson Foundation

  • Application Deadline: 2/15/2018
  • Amount: $28,000
  • Through its Mentoring and Leadership Development Program, the Jackie Robinson Foundation provides scholarships of up to $28,000/four years to minority high school students showing leadership potential and demonstrating financial need to attend an accredited four-year college or university of their choice.

    Eligibility:
    -Be a graduating high school senior
    -Plan to attend an accredited and [...] 

The LAGRANT Foundation (TLF) Graduate Scholarships

  • Application Deadline: 2/28/2018
  • Amount: $3,750
  • The LAGRANT Foundation (TLF) Graduate Scholarships are available to minority students who are full-time students at a four-year, accredited institution, carrying a total of 12 units or more per semester/quarter and have a minimum 3.2 GPA. Additionally, applicants must be majoring in a field of study that has an emphasis in advertising, marketing or public relations, and must have a minimum of two [...] 




The LAGRANT Foundation Undergraduate Scholarships

  • Application Deadline: 2/28/2018
  • Amount: $2,500
  • Current freshmen, sophomores, juniors and non-graduating seniors are eligible to receive a trip to Atlanta where they will participate in career building activities including a welcome dinner with a keynote speaker, two daylong career & professional development workshops, and a scholarship & donor recognition reception. Applicants must be from a minority ethnic group, studying a field of study [...] 

The Reverend Pinckney Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 4/15/2018
  • Amount: $40,000
  • Through the generosity of anonymous donors, Coastal Community Foundation has established the Reverend Pinckney Scholars Program. This program will be used to promote access to higher education for African American students by awarding scholarships and providing resources through a tailored program throughout college.

    The Foundation anticipates selecting eight (8) students for the inaugural [...] 

The Three Sisters Scholarship Foundation

  • Application Deadline: 4/15/2018
  • Amount: $4,000
  • This scholarship is for Black high school seniors from ETHS with demonstrated academic excellence or improvement, involvement in school activities and/or team sports, and an interest in community service. The scholarship will be awarded in two installments, on in the first year, and one in the third year.

    For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's [...] 

Thursday Network "I EMPOWER Scholarship"

  • Application Deadline: 2/1/2018
  • Amount: $3,000
  • As part of its commitment to the Greater Washington community, Thursday Network developed a scholarship program to help high school students pursue a college education. Since 1992, the Thursday Network I EMPOWER Scholarship Fund has awarded $153,000 in college assistance to high school seniors in Washington, DC, Montgomery County, MD, and Prince George's County, MD. Students use the award to fund [...]

UNCF/Carnival Corporate Scholars Program

  • Application Deadline: 1/22/2018
  • Amount: $10,000
  • The UNCF/Carnival Corporate Scholars Program, sponsored in partnership with Carnival Corporation, is seeking college sophomores with an interest in pursuing a career in the hospitality industry and whose experience in their first two years of college demonstrates leadership and strategic and analytical ability. Candidates will be selected to participate in a two-year scholarship and internship at [...] 

Vernetta Wilson Memorial Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 2/26/2018
  • Amount: $2,500
  • The Minneapolis/St. Paul Alumnae Chapter's annual scholarship is part of a larger commitment to provide encouragement and support to African-American students who choose higher education as their goal. Award amounts vary but typically range between $1,000-$2,500 per individual. Award recipients are recognized at the annual Literary Luncheon in the spring.

    Eligibility:
    -African-American high [...]

Walton-UNCF K-12 Education Fellowship

  • Application Deadline: 1/30/2018
  • Amount: Varies
  • The Walton-UNCF K-12 Education Fellowship is a leadership and talent development initiative aimed at building a robust pipeline of high-achieving African Americans engaged in education reform in America. The program selects undergraduate juniors from select historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs) to participate in a leadership development and paid intern placement program that [...]

Wisconsin Minority Undergraduate Retention Grants

  • Application Deadline: Varies
  • Amount: $2,500
  • Awards under this program are made to Wisconsin resident minority undergraduates, excluding first year students, enrolled at least half-time in independent, tribal, or Wisconsin Technical College institutions. According to the statutes, a minority student is defined as a student who is either an African American; American Indian; Hispanic; or Southeast Asian from Laos, Cambodia, or Vietnam [...] 

Xerox Technical Minority Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 9/30/2017
  • Amount: $10,000
  • The Xerox Technical Minority Scholarship provides funding to minority students enrolled in one of the technical sciences or engineering disciplines. This scholarship is available to U.S. citizens and individuals with permanent resident visas. The scholarship is not available to spouses and children of Xerox employees.

    Eligibility:
    -Be full-time students enrolled in a four-year [...]