African American Scholarships

Scholarship open to African American or Black students.

Pacific Northwest Scholarship
Sponsor: UNCF
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: January 29, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to minority high school seniors who are residents of Washington or Oregon state and planning to enroll full-time in the fall of 2020 at any accredited two-year or four-year college or university. Applicant must be a U.S. citizen and have at least a 2.5 GPA.

ASRT Foundation Scholarship
Sponsor: American Society of Radiologic Technologists (ASRT) Foundation
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: January 31, 2020
Description: Foundation has more than 65 scholarships available for the 2020-2021 academic year. Awards are available for all types of radiologic science students regardless of specific area of interest. In addition to the general scholarships, there is a scholarship open specifically to minority students.

Historically Underrepresented Groups Scholarship
Sponsor: Society for American Archaeology
Amount: $3,000
Closing Date: January 31, 2020
Description: Scholarships are open to minority undergraduate and graduate students who are studying Archaeology.

USDA 1890 National Scholars Program
Sponsor: United States Department of Agriculture (USDA)
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: January 31, 2020
Description: Scholarships are open to U.S. citizens who have at least a 3.0 GPA and are accepted for admission or currently attending one of the nineteen 1890 Historically Black Land-Grant Universities. Applicant must study agriculture, food, natural resource science, or other related academic disciplines.

Institute for Oral Health Scholarship Program
Sponsor: American Dental Hygienists’ Association
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: February 1, 2020
Description: Scholarships are open to undergraduate and graduate students enrolled in a dental hygiene or dental program. Multiple scholarships available, including specific scholarships for minority students, male students, and students in the states of California, Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota, Virginia and Wisconsin.

Jackie Robinson Foundation Scholarship
Sponsor: Jackie Robinson Foundation
Amount: Up to $30,000 over four years
Closing Date: February 1, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating, minority high school seniors who plan on attending an accredited and approved four-year institution within the United States. Applicant must show leadership potential, dedication to community service, and evidence of financial need.

LAF Scholarships
Sponsor: Landscape Architecture Foundation
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: February 1, 2020
Description: Scholarships are open to students studying landscape architecture. Multiple scholarships available. In addition to general scholarships, there are scholarships open to minority students and students from Hawaii and New York.

Paul Hastings Diversity Scholarship
Sponsor: Paul Hastings LLP
Amount: $10,000
Closing Date: February 1, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to 1L law students who will be enrolled full-time at an ABA-accredited law school. Applicant must demonstrate a commitment to promoting diversity and contributing to the firm’s diversity goals as a result of background, experience, personal attributes or characteristics. Recipient of scholarship will receive a paid summer associate position as well as the scholarship.

A. Loewenstein Scholarship
Sponsor: UNCF | A. Loewenstein Scholarship Fund
Amount: Up to $4,000
Closing Date: February 6, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to college sophomores and juniors enrolled full-time at an accredited four-year college or university. Applicant must have at least a 2.8 GPA and can demonstrate unmet, financial need. Preference is given to African American students.

AMS Minority Scholarships
Sponsor: American Meteorological Society
Amount: $6,000
Closing Date: February 7, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to minority students who will be entering their freshman year of college in the fall of 2020 and are planning to pursue careers in the atmospheric or related oceanic and hydrologic sciences.

Kennedy-King Memorial Scholarship
Sponsor: Kennedy-King Memorial Scholarship Fund
Amount: $5,000
Closing Date: February 7, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to students who will transfer in the fall or spring following the award from a Contra Costa County (California) college to junior standing at a four-year accredited institution. Applicant must belong to a minority group under-represented in the California College and University system (African-American, Americans (North, Central, or South) derived from Spanish-speaking cultures, Native American, or Pacific Islander.

Arlington Foundation of Excellence in Education Scholarship
Sponsor: Arlington Foundation of Excellence in Education
Amount: Up to $3,000
Closing Date: February 14, 2020
Description: Scholarships are open to African American high school seniors who attend a school in Tarrant County (Texas).

Oracle Corporate Scholars Program
Sponsor: Oracle | UNCF
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: February 17, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to African-American college students who are currently pursuing a major in one of the following disciplines: Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Business, Mathematics, Marketing, or Human Resources, and related majors. Applicant must have at least a 3.0 GPA.

LAGRANT Foundation Undergraduate Scholarships
Sponsor: LAGRANT Foundation
Amount: $2,500
Closing Date: February 28, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to U.S. citizens, permanent residents, and AB-540/DACA recipients who are a member of one of the following ethnic groups: African American/Black, Asian American/Pacific Islander, Hispanic/Latino, or Native American/Alaska Native. Applicant must be a full-time student at a four-year accredited institution in the U.S. with at least a 3.0 GPA and majoring in a field of study that has an emphasis on advertising, marketing or public relations. Applications submitted on or before January 17 will be eligible for an extra 10 points.

LPGA Scholarships
Sponsor: LPGA Foundation
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: February 28, 2020
Description: Scholarships are open to female graduating high school seniors who played golf in high school. There are scholarships for students who are planning on playing collegiate golf and for students not planning on playing collegiate golf. In addition to general scholarships, there are scholarships open to minority female students.

ACS Scholars Program
Sponsor: American Chemical Society (ACS)
Amount: Up to $5,000
Closing Date: March 1, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to African-American, Hispanic/Latino, and American Indian students who are graduating high school seniors or college freshmen, sophomores or juniors intending to or already majoring in chemistry, biochemistry, chemical engineering or a chemically related science.

Maureen L. and Howard Blitman, P.E. Scholarship
Sponsor: National Society of Professional Engineers (NSPE)
Amount: $5,000
Closing Date: March 1, 2020
Description: Applicant must be a high school senior who is a member of an underrepresented ethnic minority (African-American, Hispanic, or Native American) who has been accepted into an ABET-accredited engineering program at a four-year college or university.

Minority Teachers of Illinois (MTI) Scholarship Program
Sponsor: Illinois Student Assistance Commission
Amount: Up to $5,000
Closing Date: March 1, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to residents of Illinois who are minority students of either African-American/Black, Hispanic American, Asian American or Native Origin. Applicant must be a current undergraduate or graduate student at an Illinois institution of higher education in a course of study which, upon completion, qualifies them to be certified as a preschool, elementary, or secondary school teacher.

Scholarship for Minority Accounting Students
Sponsor: American Institute of CPAs (AICPA)
Amount: Up to $5,000
Closing Date: March 1, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to full-time minority students pursuing an undergraduate or graduate degree in accounting or an accounting-related major. Applicant must have at least a 3.0 GPA and be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident.

African American Network of the Carolinas Scholarship
Sponsor: African American Network – Duke Energy
Amount: $2,000
Closing Date: March 6, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to African-American graduating high school seniors from North or South Carolina who are pursuing a major in engineering, math, science, computer science, accounting, finance, or business administration.

AABE National Scholarships
Sponsor: American Association of Blacks in Energy (AABE)
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: March 15, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors who are members of one of the underrepresented minority groups in the sciences or related areas of technology. Applicant must demonstrate financial need and plan to major in business, engineering, technology, mathematics, or physical science. Applicants must be sent to their local chapter for consideration.

Leonard M. Perryman Scholarship
Sponsor: United Methodist Communications
Amount: $2,500
Closing Date: March 15, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to racial ethnic minorities students who are United Methodist undergraduate students intending to pursue a career in religion journalism or mass communications.

Boule’ Foundation Scholarship
Sponsor: Boule’ Foundation | UNCF
Amount: $4,000
Closing Date: March 16, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to entering college freshmen (Fall 2020) of African American descent with at least a 3.0 GPA.

UNCF STEM Scholars Program
Sponsor: UNCF
Amount: Up to $5,000
Closing Date: March 19, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to high school seniors who are African-American/Black, have a cumulative GPA of 3.0, and plan to study a STEM field in college, including Biological/life sciences, Physics, Chemistry, Computer Science/Engineering, Information Sciences, Engineering, or Mathematics. Applicant must have demonstrated financial and unmet need as measured by the student’s college or university.

UNCF General Scholarship
Sponsor: UNCF
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: March 27, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to students enrolled full-time at one of the 37 UNCF member institutions during the 2019-20 academic year. Applicant must have a demonstrated financial need as verified by the financial aid office and have a minimum GPA of 2.5.

AfterCollege STEM Inclusion Scholarship
Sponsor: AfterCollege
Amount: $500
Closing Date: March 31, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to currently enrolled students working towards a degree in a field of Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics from a group underrepresented in their field of study. Underrepresented groups may be defined by gender, race, ethnic background, disability, sexual orientation, age, socio-economic status, nationality, and other non-visible differences.

Beautiful Minds Scholarship
Sponsor: RentDeals.com
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: March 31, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to minority graduating high school seniors who are attending school in the United States and planning to enroll in a regionally accredited post-secondary institution. Applicant must submit an essay on the topic, “Finding My Purpose.”

CANFIT Scholarships
Sponsor: California Adolescent Nutrition and Fitness (CANFit)
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: March 31, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to undergraduate and graduate students attending an accredited college or university in California who are pursing degrees in Nutrition, Physical Education, or Culinary Arts. Applicant must be of African-American, American Indian/Alaska Native, Asian American, Pacific Islander or Latino/Hispanic descent.

Center for Advancing Opportunity Doctoral Fellowship
Sponsor: TMCF | Center for Advancing Opportunity
Amount: Up to $40,000
Closing Date: March 31, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to current doctoral students pursuing a doctoral in an eligible discipline (Business, Criminal Justice, Economics, Education, Philosophy, or Political Science).

API Study Abroad and Intern Abroad Scholarships
Sponsor: API Study Abroad
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: April 1, 2020
Description: Scholarships are open to API program participants. There are multiple scholarships with specific requirements – see website for details. In addition to general scholarships, there are scholarships specifically open to community college students, military veterans, non-traditional students, students with disabilities, minority students, LGBTQ students, STEM majors, and student athletes.

Blacks at Microsoft Scholarships
Sponsor: Blacks at Microsoft (BAM)
Amount: $5,000
Closing Date: April 10, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to high school seniors of African descent who plan to attend a four-year college or university in the fall. Applicant must be pursuing a bachelor’s degree in engineering, computer science, computer information systems or select business programs. Applicant must demonstrate a passion for technology, demonstrate leadership, and have at least a 3.3 GPA.

EMPOWER Scholarships
Sponsor: Courage Kenny Rehabilitation Institute
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: April 15, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to ethnically diverse students who have been accepted to or enrolled in a post-high school program and planning to pursue a career in a medical or rehabilitation field. Applicant must be a resident of Minnesota or Western Wisconsin OR attending school in Minnesota or Western Wisconsin.

Walt Disney Company UNCF Corporate Scholars Program
Sponsor: The Walt Disney Company/UNCF
Amount: Up to $2,500
Closing Date: April 15, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to African American college sophomores who have an interest in pursuing a career in the entertainment industry (e.g. film, television, hospitality management, journalism, media production, digital media, etc). Preference will be given to students attending a Historically Black College or University (HBCU).

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