African American Scholarships

Scholarship open to African American or Black students.

Peter J. Hengel Thai Scholarship Program
Sponsor: Peter J. Hengel Thai Scholarship Fund
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: December 21, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to males of Thai descent, age 23 and under, who are high school seniors or graduates and plan to enroll or students who are already enrolled in full-time undergraduate study at an accredited two-year or four-year college or university in the United States (preferably Minnesota) for the entire upcoming academic year. Preference will be given to students who are gay.

BD Scholarship
Sponsor: UNCF
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: December 28, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to current freshmen, sophomores, and juniors majoring in communications, computer science, biomedical engineering, chemical engineering, life sciences, microbiology, finance, global health, ,nursing, science technology, or sociology. Preference will be given to applicants from Patterson, New Jersey, and other cities in Union, Passaic and Bergen Counties in New Jersey.

AfterCollege STEM Inclusion Scholarship
Sponsor: AfterCollege
Amount: $500
Closing Date: December 31, 2018
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-visual differences.

Minority Students in Veterinary Medicine Scholarship
Sponsor: 365 Pet Insurance
Amount: $500
Closing Date: December 31, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to students currently enrolled or accepted to a veterinary school in the United States for Spring 2019 or Fall 2019. Applicant must be of Hispanic, African-American, Native American, Pacific Islander, or other minority designation.

Ahmanson Foundation Scholarship
Sponsor: UNCF | Ahmanson Family Foundation
Amount: Up to $5,000
Closing Date: January 4, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to undergraduate and graduate students attending a UNCF member school and are from greater Los Angeles, California.

Ron Brown Scholar Program
Sponsor: Ron Brown Scholar Program
Amount: $10,000
Closing Date: January 9, 2019
Description: Scholars program is open to African-American/Black high school seniors who excel academically and demonstrate a keen interest in public service, community engagement, business entrepreneurship and global citizenship.

AWWA Scholarships
Sponsor: American Water Works Association
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: January 11, 2019
Description: Scholarships are open to current undergraduate and graduate students with an interest in working in the water industry (engineering, research, etc.). In addition to the general scholarships, there are scholarships specifically for female students and minority students.

UNCF Princeton Committee Scholarship
Sponsor: UNCF
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: January 11, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to current college students attending a HBCU. Applicant must be a permanent resident of the state of New Jersey from Mercer, Middlesex, or Somerset Counties. There are no major restrictions to be eligible for this opportunity, however applicants planning to major in one of the STEM related fields are highly encouraged to apply.

John Lennon Endowed Scholarship
Sponsor: UNCF | Yoko Ono
Amount: Up to $5,000
Closing Date: January 14, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to undergraduate students attending a UNCF member institution and majoring in communications, mass communications, mass media arts, music or performing arts.

PFund Scholarships
Sponsor: PFund Foundation
Amount: Up to $10,000
Closing Date: January 15, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to students who identify as LGBTQI and allies who are strongly invested in LGBTQI communities and who live or attend scholastic programs in Iowa, Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota, or Wisconsin. While applicants do not need to fit the following preferences, the selection committee will look more closely at applicants who fit one or more of the following attributes: indigenous, Black, People of Color; undocumented, first generation, immigrants, and new Americans; Transgender and Gender Non-Conforming people, and LBGTQIA individuals from North Dakota or South Dakota.

Diversity Advancement Scholarship
Sponsor: Architects Foundation
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: January 16, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to high school and undergraduate minority students who are entering, enrolled in, or transferring into a NAAB-accredited undergraduate architecture program.

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