African American Scholarships

Scholarship open to African American or Black students.

NFBPA Scholarship Program
Sponsor: National Forum for Black Public Administrators
Amount: Up to $10,000
Closing Date: February 8, 2019extended to February 25, 2019
Description: Scholarship program is designed to recognized African-American and minority students who are currently enrolled full-time at a traditional four-year college or university, preferably a HBCU, and exemplify outstanding scholarship and leadership.

Dr. Arnita Young Boswell Scholarship
Sponsor: National Hook-Up of Black Women, Inc.
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: February 28, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to female African-American graduating high school seniors with at least a 2.75 GPA. Applicant must be involved in school and community activities and must have completed at least 200 hours of documented community service.

Dr. Wynetta A. Frazier Scholarship
Sponsor: National Hook-Up of Black Women, Inc.
Amount: $500
Closing Date: February 28, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to female African-American students who are at least 21 years of age and are accepted to a college or university. Applicant must demonstrate special talents gained through previous academic work, civic contributions, and/or social services.

Four Promises Scholarship
Sponsor: UNCF
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: February 28, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to African American and Hispanic graduating high schools seniors from Minnesota. Applicant must be attending a UNCF college or university or an HBCU in 2019-2020

LAGRANT Foundation Undergraduate Scholarships
Sponsor: LAGRANT Foundation
Amount: $2,500
Closing Date: February 28, 2019
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.

LPGA Scholarships
Sponsor: LPGA Foundation
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: February 28, 2019
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.

Regions Riding Forward Scholarship Essay Contest
Sponsor: Regions Financial Corporation
Amount: Up to $5,000
Closing Date: February 28, 2019
Description: Scholarship contest is open to high school seniors and college students who live and attend school in a state where Regions does business (see website for specific states). Applicant must submit an essay on an African-American individual who inspires them because of their significant achievements in society.

ACS Scholars Program
Sponsor: American Chemical Society (ACS)
Amount: Up to $5,000
Closing Date: March 1, 2019
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.

African American Network of the Carolinas Scholarship
Sponsor: African American Network – Duke Energy
Amount: $2,000
Closing Date: March 1, 2019
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.

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