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African American scholarships

These are all open scholarships for students who identify as African American. Select other group identity

  • 2021 Study.com STEM Scholarship for Students of Color
    This scholarship will be awarded to students of color who are pursuing their undergraduate college degrees in the STEM field.
  • Ascend Scholarship
    The Ascend Scholarship was founded on the belief that any motivated individuals in need should have the opportunity to further their education. Removing some of the financial burdens associated with college, the Ascend Scholarship seeks to increase college access to minorities and first-generation applicants.
  • Booker T. Washington Scholarship
    This $500 scholarship is for African-American students graduating from any **Saline County** high school.
  • Carolyn M. Harris HBCU Scholarship Award
    This scholarship will be awarded to incoming freshmen at HBCUs who are members of musical ensembles or who major in education .
  • CGCS- Bernard Harris Scholarship Program
    The CGCS-Bernard Harris Scholarship Program was established to encourage **minority students** to pursue college degrees and careers in science, technology, engineering and math. Applicants must be students from urban school districts represented by the **Council of the Great City Schools**.The scholarship was created by former NASA astroanaut Dr. Bernard Harris, the first African-American to walk in space.
  • Charlie and Mollie Daniels Family Endowed Scholarship
    This scholarship is for an undergraduate (junior year or higher) engineering student or graduate engineering student of **UTA**. Applicants must be active members of **National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE)**. Priority will be given to engineering students with demonstrated financial need.
  • Evelyn Hider A & B HBCU Scholarship Awards
    This scholarship will be awarded to incoming freshmen at HBCUs with a minimum 2.5 GPA who demonstrate financial need.
  • Evelyn Hider Continuing Education HBCU Scholarship Award
    This scholarship will be awarded to prior recipients of the HBCU Council Scholarship Award who will be juniors or seniors at an HBCU.
  • F. A. and Charlotte Blount Scholarship
    This scholarship is available to minority graduating high school seniors from Forsyth County, North Carolina.
  • Heritage HBCU Scholarship Award
    This scholarship will be awarded to incoming freshmen with a minimum 2.5 GPA who demonstrate a need for financial assistance.
  • Law Student Diversity Scholarship
    This scholarship is for a student who is currently enrolled in an accredited law school within the United States, or entering law school and is a member of an ethnic or racial minority or demonstrates a defined commitment to issues of diversity within their academic career.
  • Marshall Family Scholarship
    The Marshall Family Scholar Foundation provides a stepping stone of advancement of higher education and independence to deserving African-American students on their path to becoming excellent Marshall Scholars.
  • Michael Amos HBCU Scholarship Award (Apple iPAD Pro)
    This scholarship will be awarded to incoming freshmen at HBCUs with a minimum GPA of 3.0 who have a declared major in engineering or architecture.
  • Minority and Underrepresented Environmental Literacy Program
    This is a scholarship designed to assist academically talented minority and underrepresented individuals pursuing a bachelor's or master's degree in an **environmental course** of study that will lead to employment in a field that is clearly environmentally related. See [here](https://dhewd.mo.gov/ppc/grants/documents/participatingschools.pdf) for **participating Missouri schools**.
  • Nathan L. Anderson Memorial Scholarship Foundation, Inc
    This scholarship will be awarded to minority students (from African-American, Latino/Hispanic, and Native American populations), who are pursuing undergraduate training in Computer Science, Aviation, Nursing and Music.
  • Robert R. Kinney Memorial Scholarship
    Provide scholarships to African-American students in agriculture with a minimum GPA of 2.50.
  • WGU Opportunity Grant
    WGU is committed to increasing equity of access to all individuals who desire to achieve a college degree. This grant, the Opportunity Grant, is an investment to allow underserved populations the funding necessary to achieve this goal.