African American scholarships

These are all open scholarships for students who identify as African American. Select other group identity
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Aerospace
  • OBAP Scholarship
    OBAP is dedicated to supporting minority interest and placement in aerospace careers. To date, OBAP has awarded $5.8 million in scholarships to more than 470 diverse recipients nationwide. The scholarships, made available through strengthened partnerships with key carriers and aviation-related businesses, allow award recipients...
Computer Science & IT
  • Black Females moving Forward (BFF) in Computing
    In partnership with the Reboot Representation Tech Coalition, the BFF in Computing program will build community and provide academic support for African American women majoring in computing degree programs.
Delaware
  • Chemours Future of Chemistry Scholarship
    This scholarship is open to talented, high-potential high school students who reside in the Greater Wilmington, Delaware area who plan to study science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) full-time at Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs).
Florida
  • FFMT Minority Teacher Education Scholarship
    This scholarship is open to undergraduate juniors, seniors, and graduate students who are admitted into a state-approved teacher education program at any of FFMT's participating universities/colleges.
Illinois
  • Karen Lynne Harris Memorial Scholarship
    This scholarship is for female African-American graduating seniors who attend a high school in the Chicago area.
  • University of Illinois President's Award
    At the University of Illinois at Chicago, the President’s Award scholarship is offered as an expression of our commitment to having these talented students join the UIC community. The PAP award is merit-based and starts at $5,000 per year as determined by the categories of PAP Scholars and PAP Honors.
Massachusetts
  • Liberty Mutual Insurance Leada@Liberty Scholarship
    Liberty Mutual Insurance, in partnership with UNCF and the MA Department of Higher Education, is proud to offer the LEADA@Liberty Scholarship for students of African American descent enrolled in Massachusetts' Commonwealth Commitment program.
Other
  • Actuarial Diversity Scholarship
    The Actuarial Diversity Scholarship promotes diversity within the profession through an annual scholarship program.
  • ALCOA Fund Scholarship
    The ALCOA Fund Scholarship provides support for underserved and underrepresented populations (African-American or Hispanic students) who are graduates of the Cleveland Metropolitan School District or a Catholic school in Greater Cleveland.
  • Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc.®, The Epsilon Pi Omega Chapter Scholarship
    Pi Epsilon Omega Chapter scholarship is given to a graduating senior in Accomack and Northampton Counties. The scholarship application is available in the Spring Semester of current school year.
  • Hallie Q. Brown Scholarship Fund
    This fund began to provide scholarship money to young people in 1904. The fund is sustained through the assessment of the NACWC membership.
  • ICMA-RC Public Employee Memorial Scholarship Fund
    This scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors, current undergraduate and graduate students, who are children or spouses of deceased public employees that died in service to their community.
  • Impact Scholarship for Black Students
    Talent is evenly distributed, but opportunity is not.
  • LAGRANT Foundation Scholarship
    Thirty (30) undergraduate scholarship recipients will receive a trip to New York City, New York where they will participate in career building activities including a welcome dinner with a keynote speaker, three daylong career & professional development workshops and a scholarship & donor recognition reception.
  • Ron Brown Guided Pathway Support Program
    Our expertise is in guiding talented African American youth from society’s margins into mainstream and beyond.
  • Sachs Foundation Graduate Scholarship
    This scholarship is open to previous Sachs Foundation scholarship recipients who will, or have, received their undergraduate degree within the last three years.
  • The Charleston Family Trust Scholarship
    The Charleston Family Trust Scholarship was established in memory of Thomas and Lulu Charleston, as a tribute to their value of education, honesty, hard work, and self-reliance. Both born and raised in the segregated South, the couple struggled financially to pursue higher education and a better life for their family.
  • The Maureen L. & Howard N. Blitman, P.E., Scholarship
    This scholarship is awarded annually to a high school senior from an ethnic minority, who has been accepted into an ABET-accredited engineering program at a four-year college or university.
  • The MetLife Foundation Scholarship
    MetLife Foundation is committed to expanding opportunities for low- and moderate-income people around the world, partnering with nonprofit organizations and social enterprises to create financial health solutions and build stronger communities.
  • The National GEM Consortium Fellowship
    This scholarship, provided by The National GEM Consortium, is looking to award more students from underrepresented groups (African Americans, American Indians, and Hispanic Americans) who are aiming to complete their master's and/or doctoral levels in engineering and science.
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