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Minority Student Scholarships for Black or African American Students

Table Key:

Criteria Categories - Types of criteria used in making scholarship awards

  • GPA - grade point average
  • SAT/ACT - SAT or ACT test scores
  • Major/Career - specific majors or careers targeted
  • Leadership - leadership in school or community organizations
  • Comm. Serv. - community service
  • Other - other scholarship specific criteria

Deadline - The month in which the scholarship deadline falls

Amount - The usual amount of the scholarship

Scholarship Criteria Deadline Amount
Absalom Jones Scholarships   Financial assistance, Other April $1,000
ACT-SO     Other February varies  
AKA Xi Sigma Omega HBCU Scholarship - click here for information and the application.   February 27, 2017 $4,500
Alpha Phi Alpha Ira Dorsey Scholarship - Applications in College and Career Center GPA, Community Service, Other March $1,000
Alpha Phi Alpha Paul Robeson Scholarship - Applications in College and Career Center and available by clicking here. GPA, Community Service, Other February varies
American Association of Blacks in Energy (AABE) - Please click here for scholarship information and application. GPA, Other March up to $5,000
American Chemical Society (ASC) Scholars Program   GPA March up to $5,000
Blacks in Government (BIG) - Scholarship Applications in College and Career Center and online: Please click here for the Department of Health and Human Services Chapter Application. For the Coast Guard Chapter Application, please click here. For the Department of Labor Chapter Application, please click here.

 

 

For the BIG Coast Guard Chapter Oratorical Competition Scholarship, please contact the organization directly and click here for Press Statement, Entry Form, Parent Permission Form and General Rules. 

GPA, Other March up to $1,000
Ron Brown Scholar Program   Community Service, Leadership January $10,000 per year
Carver H.S. Scholarship - Applications in College and Career Center GPA,Other May varies
Guaranteed Scholarships        
Jack & Jill of America Foundation Scholarship   GPA, Leadership March $1,500-$2,500
McDonald's Future Achievers Scholarship   Leadership, Community Service, Other January $1,000 minimum
Microsoft Scholarship Program Other January varies
NAACP - Agnes Jones Jackson Scholarship   GPA, Other March $2,500
NAACP - Hubertus Willems  Scholarship GPA, Other    March $3,000
NAACP Scholarship - Applications in College and Career Center GPA, Community Service, Other February $1,000
National Hook-Up of Black Women (multiple scholarships)   Other February varies
Omega Psi Phi Essay Contest  GPA, Leadership October $1,000-$5,000
Ayn Rand Essay Essay Contest   Other March varies
Jackie Robinson Foundation Scholarship   GPA, Other February up to $75000
STAR Montgomery Scholarship - Applications in College and Career Center GPA, Community Service, Other February $1,000
The Smart Students Guide to Financial Aid Scholarships other   varies
Student Inventors Scholarships      
UNCF - Foot Locker Foundation Scholarship   GPA, Other April $5,000
UNCF STEM Scholarship GPA February $5,000
Saul T. Wilson Scholarships Other March $5,000
Historically Black College & University Scholarships   GPA, Other November varies
International Students Scholarships & Aid Help        
Siemens Westinghouse Competition        
GE and LuLac Scholarship Funds        
CollegeNets Scholarship Database        
FAFSA On The Web        
Aid & Resources for Re-Entry Students        
HBCU Packard Sit Abroad Scholarships        
Inroads Internships        
ScienceNet Scholarship Listing        

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