African American Scholarships

Scholarship open to African American or Black students.

CVS Pharmacy, Inc: Business Scholarship
Sponsor: CVS Caremark
Amount: $5,000
Closing Date: August 29, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to students pursuing an undergraduate degree or planning a graduate/professional degree in business (finance, accounting, human resources, analytics, communications, math, healthcare management, marketing).

CVS Pharmacy, Inc: Pharmacy Scholarship
Sponsor: CVS Caremark
Amount: $5,000
Closing Date: August 29, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to rising seniors in undergraduate school or students enrolled in a PharmD program.

Leadership for Diversity Paraprofessional Scholarship
Sponsor: California School Library
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: August 30, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to current CSLA members who are enrolled in a community college program for school library technical service certification. Applicant must be from a traditionally underrepresented group and be working in a classified position in the library field.

Leadership for Diversity TL Scholarship
Sponsor: California School Library Association
Amount: $1,500
Closing Date: August 30, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to current CSLA members who are enrolled in a California Commission on Teacher Credentialing accredited teacher librarian credential program. Applicant must be from a traditionally underrepresented group and intend to work as a teacher librarian in California.

.HBCU Connect Minority Scholarship Program
Sponsor: HBCUConnect.com
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: August 31, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to minority students who are incoming or current college students at Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs).

Paul Hastings Diversity Scholarship
Sponsor: Paul Hastings LLP
Amount: $10,000
Closing Date: September 1, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to 2L law students 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 2L summer associate position as well as the scholarship.

William A. Crawford Minority Teacher Scholarship
Sponsor: Indiana Commission for Higher Education
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: September 1, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to minority students (defined as black and Hispanic individuals) planning to teach in an accredited school in Indiana upon graduation.

Comcast NBCUniversal Scholarship
Sponsor: Comcast/NBCUniversal |UNCF
Amount: Up to $5,000
Closing Date: September 5, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to college sophomores and juniors attending an HBCU during the fall of 2019. Applicant can have any major but must have a desired interest in entertainment and media.

Catherine W. Pierce Scholarship
Sponsor: UNCF
Amount: Up to $4,350
Closing Date: September 13, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to current college students who are pursing a degree in an Art, Art History and other eligible majors.

June & Wylie Seldon Memorial Endowment
Sponsor: UNCF
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: September 13, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to current undergraduate students who are enrolled at an UNCF member institution. Applicant must have at least a 2.5 GPA and have demonstrated financial need. Applicant must provide a one-page personal statement on their career interest, current academic transcript, and a letter of recommendation.

Gates Scholarship
Sponsor: The Gates Scholarship
Amount: Cost of attendance that is not already covered by other financial aid and the EFC
Closing Date: September 15, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to exceptional, Pell-eligible, minority, high school seniors who are student leaders. Ideal candidates will have an outstanding academic record in high school (top 10% of graduating class), demonstrated leadership ability, and exceptional personal success skills.

Elaine B. Hancock Endowed Scholarship
Sponsor: UNCF
Amount: Up to $5,000
Closing Date: September 16, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to African-American students at UNCF member institutions or Howard University. Applicant must have at least a 3.0 GPA, be a college junior or senior attending on a full-time basis, and have financial need as verified by the financial aid office.

Michael Jackson Scholarship
Sponsor: UNCF
Amount: Up to $5,000
Closing Date: September 26, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to students studying communication arts or social science who are attending a UNCF college/university during the 2019-2020 academic year with at least a 2.5 GPA.

AfterCollege STEM Inclusion Scholarship
Sponsor: AfterCollege
Amount: $500
Closing Date: September 30, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to currently enrolled students working towards a degree in a field of Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics and who are from a group underrepresented in their field of study.

UBS/Painewebber Scholarship
Sponsor: UBS/PaineWebber |UNCF
Amount: Up to $8,000
Closing Date: September 30, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to current sophomores and juniors who have demonstrated outstanding academic achievement within the various business disciplines at the targeted UNCF institutions.

Vertus Hardiman Endowed Scholarship
Sponsor: UNCF
Amount: Up to $5,000
Closing Date: September 30, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to students enrolled at a HBCU during the 2019-2020 academic year with at least a 3.0 GPA.

Edna Blum Scholarship for NY Residents
Sponsor: UNCF
Amount: Up to $5,000
Closing Date: October 1, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to students with an unmet financial need attending colleges and universities throughout the United States. Applicant must be from the NYC area (one of the five Burroughs only), be a U.S. Citizen or Permanent Resident, and have at least a 2.5 GPA.

Law School Diversity Scholarship Program
Sponsor: Buckfire & Buckfire, P.C.
Amount: $2,000
Closing Date: October 1, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to students who have shown academic achievement as reflected by a minimum 3.0 GPA and have completed at least one semester of classes at an accredited law school. Applicant must be a member of an ethnic or racial minority or any individual who demonstrates a defined commitment to issues of diversity within their academic career.

Joseph A. Towles African Study Abroad Scholarship
Sponsor: UNCF
Amount: Up to $10,000
Closing Date: October 7, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to African-American students who will be studying abroad in the 2019-20 academic year within the continent of Africa.

API Study Abroad and Intern Abroad Scholarships
Sponsor: API Study Abroad
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: October 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.

Frederick Douglass Bicentennial Scholarship
Sponsor: UNCF
Amount: Up to $10,000
Closing Date: October 18, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to college seniors who attend a HBCU and has demonstrated high academic achievement (at least a 3.5 GPA), strong leadership skills, commitment to community service, and unmet financial need.

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.)

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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