African American Scholarships

Scholarship open to African American or Black students.

Actuarial | Minority Scholarship
Sponsor: Mutual of Omaha
Amount: $5,000
Closing Date: October 20, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to undergraduate students who are pursuing an actuarial or mathematics-related degree, with the goal of pursuing an actuarial career. Applicant must be a member of one of the following minority groups: African-American, Hispanic, Native American, Asian or Pacific Islander, Alaskan Eskimo or other. If selected, student must successfully complete a summer internship at Mutual of Omaha’s home office (paid housing, competitive hourly rate of pay, financial incentives, etc.)

TF Cornerstone Long Island City Scholarship
Sponsor: UNCF
Amount: Up to $4,400
Closing Date: October 21, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to current college freshmen enrolled full-time at any accredited four-year institution for the 2019-2020 academic year who are permanent residents of Long Island, New York.

Etta Gray Memorial Scholarship Program
Sponsor: UNCF | The William Hipp Family
Amount: Up to $5,000
Closing Date: October 31, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to current students who have a permanent residence in Upstate South Carolina and are pursuing a technical certification (i.e. Computer Technology, PC Programming, and Networking) at specific technical college sin Upstate, South Carolina.

MUFG Union Bank Scholarship Program
Sponsor: UNCF | Union Bank Foundation
Amount: $5,280
Closing Date: October 31, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to juniors, seniors, and graduate students who are enrolled full-time at a four-year accredited college or university in the fall of 2019. Applicant must be pursuing a degree in Accounting, Banking, Business, Economics, Finance, or Information Technology and must have a minimum GPA of at 3.3. Preference or priority will be given to candidates who are permanent residents of California, New York, New Jersey, or Arizona, and first generation college students.

Ron Brown Scholar Program
Sponsor: Ron Brown Scholar Program
Amount: $10,000
Closing Date: November 1, 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. This is the early applicant deadline. The final deadline is January 9, 2020.

HBCU Alliance Partners Scholarship Program
Sponsor: UNCF
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: November 4, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to freshmen, sophomores, juniors, and seniors who attend a HBCU. Applicant must be a Pell Grant eligible student.

Renee Starks Steed Memorial Scholarship
Sponsor: UNCF
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: November 4, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to current sophomores, juniors, and seniors who attend an HBCU (Historically Black College or University) and who are majoring in Design, Fashion Design, Retail, or Retail Management.

BASF/Alfred Chisholm Memorial Scholarship
Sponsor: BASF
Amount: Up to $5,000
Closing Date: November 8, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to undergraduate sophomores, juniors, and seniors enrolled at a Historically Black College or University. Applicant must be majoring in Accounting, Biology, Business, Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, Civil Engineering, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Engineering, Environmental Engineering, Finance, Industrial Engineering, Mathematics, Mechanical Engineering, or Supply Chain Management and Logistics.

UNCF/Nissan Scholarship Program
Sponsor: UNCF | Nissan
Amount: Up to $10,000 (over four years)
Closing Date: November 11, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to college freshmen enrolled at any HBCU commencing Fall 2019.. Applicant must have at least a 3.0 GPA and must pursue a degree in engineering, business, marketing, information technology and/or finance.

Illustrating Awesomeness Scholarship
Sponsor: Next Day Animations
Amount: $750
Closing Date: December 1, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to college women (*or gender non-conforming individuals) of color who are actively working to change the world. Applicant must be currently enrolled or will begin college/university in the spring semester of 2020. Applicant must submit an essay or video sharing on how they are going to change the world. Only the first 150 applications will be accepted.

Generation Google Scholarship For Current University Students
Sponsor: Google
Amount: $10,000
Closing Date: December 5, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to currently enrolled undergraduate and graduate students who are pursuing a computer science or computer engineering degree, or a degree in a closely related technical field. Applicant must be a student from an underrepresented group in computer science (African-American, Hispanic, American Indian, or Filipino/Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander).

API Study Abroad and Intern Abroad Scholarships
Sponsor: API Study Abroad
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: December 15, 2019
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.

Predoctoral Fellowship
Sponsor: Ford Foundation
Amount: $24,000
Closing Date: December 17, 2019
Description: Fellowship is open to all citizens, U. S. nationals, and permanent residents of the United States, as well as individuals granted deferred action status under the DACA program. Applicant must be enrolled or planning to enroll in an eligible research-based program leading to a Ph.D. or Sc.D. degree at a non-proprietary U.S. institution of higher education. Applicant must be committed to a career in teaching and research at the college or university level. Membership in one or more of the following groups whose underrepresentation in the American professoriate will be considered a positive factor when choosing candidates: Alaskan Natives, Black/African-Americans, Mexican Americans/Chicanas/Chicanos, Native American Indians, Native Pacific Islanders, and Puerto Ricans.

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

Ron Brown Scholar Program
Sponsor: Ron Brown Scholar Program
Amount: $10,000
Closing Date: January 9, 2020
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.

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.

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.

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.

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