African American Scholarships

Scholarship open to African American or Black students.

Freedom of Religion Foundation Catherine Fahringer Memorial Award
Sponsor: Black Skeptics Los Angeles | Freedom From Religion Foundation
Amount: $2,500
Closing Date: June 21, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors who live in the U.S. , who identify as atheist, agnostic, humanist and/or secular, and are accepted into a two or four-year college. Preference is given to students of color (Black/African American, Latino(a), Asian/Pacific Islander, Native American). Students who are (or have been) in foster care, homeless, undocumented and/or LGBTQ are encouraged to apply.

Northern Ohio Scholars Scholarship
Sponsor: UNCF Northern Ohio Inter-Alumni Council
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: June 21, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors and HBCU-enrolled freshmen, sophomores, juniors, and seniors who are permanent residents of northern Ohio with at least a 2.5 GPA.

Ethiopian Heritage College Scholarship
Sponsor: Chaikin Sherman Cammarata Siegel P.C.
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: June 28, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors in the Greater Metropolitan Washington, D.C. area who have immigrated from Ethiopia.

Strada Education Network Scholarship
Sponsor: UNCF
Amount: $2,500
Closing Date: June 28, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to students enrolled full-time at any UNCF member college or university, other HBCUs, or an accredited four-year institution in the state of Indiana.

AfterCollege STEM Inclusion Scholarship
Sponsor: AfterCollege
Amount: $500
Closing Date: June 30, 2019
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.

AWG Minority Scholarship
Sponsor: Association for Women Geoscientists
Amount: Up to $2,000
Closing Date: June 30, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to minority female students who are enrolled full-time in a geosciences program who is African-American, Hispanic, or Native American.

Capture the Dream Scholarship Fund
Sponsor: Capture the Dream
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: June 30, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to Bay Area students who will be enrolled at an accredited, not-for-profit institution in the fall. Applicant must either be a single parent or a low-income minority student.

Grace Towers Scholarship for the Arts
Sponsor: Queens of the Castro
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: July 1, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to high school seniors and current college students in California who are 16 to 25 years of age and identify as members of the LGBTQ+ community. Applicant must have, at some point in their high school or post high school career, demonstrated a commitment to raising awareness about LGBTQ+ issues, combating homophobia and/or bullying or educating their community about similar topics.

United Health Foundation Diverse Scholars Initiative
Sponsor: United Health Foundation | UNCF
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: July 12, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to rising college sophomores, juniors and seniors who are enrolled full-time at a UNCF member college or university. Applicant must be majoring in behavioral health, biochemistry, biological sciences, biology, biomedical research, biotechnical health, medicine, nursing, pharmacy, public health or radiology.

David Hudak Memorial Essay Contest for Freethinking Students of Color
Sponsor: Freedom From Religion Foundation
Amount: Up to $3,500
Closing Date: July 15, 2019
Description: Competition is open to freethinking students of color ages 17-21 who are either high school seniors or students currently enrolled in a college or university. Applicant must submit an essay on a given prompt related to rejection of religion.

TTCAD Scholarship
Sponsor: Trinidad and Tobago Cultural Association of Delaware
Amount: Up to $2,000
Closing Date: July 31, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to 2019 high school graduates from Delaware who are of Caribbean descent.

Call for a More Inclusive Definition of “Black” in the Dictionary
Sponsor: DoSomething
Amount: $5,000
Closing Date: August 5, 2019
Description: You could win an easy $5,000 scholarship by calling for dictionary sites to create a more accurate, inclusive definition of the word “black.” The word is currently misdefined as things like “dirty” and “evil,” and research shows these definitions fuel real-world prejudice. Dictionary.com has made a commitment to change their outdated definition to reflect a more positive representation of the word Black. Include other dictionaries in the conversation to follow Dictionary.com’s lead to update their definition of “Black.” Other dictionaries you can include in your tweet: @MerriamWebster, @OxfordWords, @CollinsDict, and other popular dictionary sites (DoSomething will provide sample text). You’ll make an impact on racial inclusivity *and* enter to win a $5,000 scholarship.

AIChE Minority Scholarship Awards
Sponsor: AIChE
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: August 9, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to undergraduate students enrolled in a chemical engineering program during the 2019-2020 academic year who are members of a minority group that is under-represented in chemical engineering.

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