African American Scholarships

Scholarship open to African American or Black students.

Dinwiddie Family Foundation Scholarship
Sponsor: Dinwiddie Family Foundation Loan Forgiveness
Amount: Up to $11,000
Closing Date: September 23, 2020
Description: Loan forgiveness scholarship is open to African American college graduates who received their first bachelor’s degree in the spring (or summer term) of 2020. Applicant must be a permanent resident of Los Angeles County, CA, San Antonio, TX, or Oklahoma City, OK.

CAA Scholars Program
Sponsor: CAA Foundation | UNCF
Amount: $5,000
Closing Date: September 24, 2020
Description: Program is open to incoming freshman from the greater Nashville, great Los Angeles, and New York metro areas, with preference given to students planning to pursue careers in the entertainment or sports industries. Applicant must have at least a 2.5 GPA and demonstrate financial need.

Turn 2 Foundation/Sharlee Jeter Scholarship
Sponsor: Turn 2 Foundation | UNCF
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: September 24, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to college freshmen who have completed the Jeter’s Leaders Program in Kalamazoo, Michigan or New York and are enrolled as a full-time college freshman at a HBCU institution.

AfterCollege STEM Inclusion Scholarship
Sponsor: AfterCollege
Amount: $500
Closing Date: September 30, 2020
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.

UNCF-Ralph Lauren Scholarship
Sponsor: UNCF | Ralph Lauren
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: September 30, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to African American students enrolled full-time at an accredited four-year HBCU who are college seniors (class of 2021).

Law School Diversity Scholarship Program
Sponsor: Buckfire & Buckfire, P.C.
Amount: $2,000
Closing Date: October 1, 2020
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.

Leadership for Diversity Paraprofessional Scholarship
Sponsor: California School Library
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: October 1, 2020
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: October 1, 2020
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.

Medical Diversity Scholarship Program
Sponsor: Buckfire & Buckfire, P.C.
Amount: $2,000
Closing Date: October 1, 2020
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 medical school. Applicant must be a member of an ethnic, racial, or other minority or any individual who demonstrates a defined commitment to issues of diversity within their community.

Honda Corporate Scholars STEM Scholarship
Sponsor: Honda of America Manufacturing, Inc. | UNCF
Amount: Up to $5,000
Closing Date: October 5, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to undergraduate students enrolled at a Historically Black College or University who is majoring in a STEM field.

UNCF Black Educators Scholarship
Sponsor: UNCF
Amount: Up to $2,500
Closing Date: October 7, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to undergraduate students majoring in education and attending full-time at a UNCF member college or university or other accredited four-year HBCU. Applicant must have at least a 2.5 GPA and demonstrate financial need.

TMCF | Bottega Veneta Spring Scholarship
Sponsor: Bottega Veneta | TMCF
Amount: Up to $5,000
Closing Date: October 12, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to undergraduate students at TMCF member schools who are majoring in teacher education, early childhood development, elementary or secondary education.

TMCF | CoBank Agriculture Spring Scholarship
Sponsor: CoBank | TMCF
Amount: Up to $14,167
Closing Date: October 12, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to students enrolled full-time at a junior or senior at a TMCF membership school who are majoring in agricultural business, agricultural economics, agricultural technology, animal nutrition/science, agricultural microeconomics, and all agricultural related majors.

TMCF | GCM Grosvenor Spring Emergency Scholarship
Sponsor: GCM Grosvenor | TMCF
Amount: Up to $500
Closing Date: October 12, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to full-time undergraduate students at a TMCF member school who can demonstrate financial need.

TMCF | Red Roof Inn HBCU Graduating Senior Fall Gap Scholarship
Sponsor: Red Roof | TMCF
Amount: Up to $800
Closing Date: October 12, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating seniors at a TMCF member school who will be graduating in December 2020. Scholarship is open to all majors, but Hospitality majors are especially encouraged to apply.

TMCF | Revature Spring Scholarships
Sponsor: Revature/ TMCF
Amount: Up to $2,500
Closing Date: October 12, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to students enrolled full-time as an undergraduate student at a TMCF membership school. Applicant must be majoring in Management Information Systems, Computer Information Systems, Information Technology, Computer Science, Engineering, or any STEM majors who have an interest in pursuing a career in technology.

TMCF | Riot Games Spring Scholarship
Sponsor: Riot Games/ | TMCF
Amount: Up to $10,000
Closing Date: October 12, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to full-time sophomores and juniors at TMCF member schools who are majoring in Accounting, Computer Science, Engineering, Software Engineering, Interactive Entertainment, Game Design and Development, Art, Animation, Engineering Arts, Film or a related major.

Toyota/UNCF Scholarship
Sponsor: Toyota Motor Sales, USA, Inc.
Amount: Up to $7,500
Closing Date: October 26, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to college sophomores enrolled at a HBCU with an interest within the automotive industry.

Frederick Douglass Bicentennial Scholarship
Sponsor: UNCF
Amount: Up to $10,000
Closing Date: October 28, 2020
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.

API Study Abroad and Intern Abroad Scholarships
Sponsor: API Study Abroad
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: October 30, 2020
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, DACA students, LGBTQ students, STEM majors, and student athletes.

Institute for Oral Health Scholarship Program
Sponsor: American Dental Hygienists’ Association
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: February 1, 2021
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 Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota, Virginia and Wisconsin.

UNCF General Scholarship
Sponsor: UNCF
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: March 31, 2021
Description: Scholarship is open to students enrolled full-time at one of the 37 UNCF member institutions during the 2020-2021 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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