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African Americans: College Scholarships
Grants and Graduate Fellowships

Minority scholarships for African American students, Black high school seniors,
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Echoing Green — Fellowship Programs
 

The Black Male Achievement (BMA) Fellowship

Oct 25 The Black Male Achievement (BMA) Fellowship is the first fellowship in the world for social entrepreneurs dedicated to improving the life outcomes of black men and boys in the United States. The Fellowship was founded and is supported in partnership with the Open Society Foundations





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Jackie Robinson Foundation
 

College Scholarships — Up to $7,500 per year

Feb 15 The award is given to outstanding high school graduates who plan to earn a baccalaureate degree from an accredited institution of higher education.

Congressional Black Caucus Foundation — Scholarships, Fellowships and Internships

Internships

Feb 21
Jun 6
Oct 27

CBCF's internship programs prepare college students and young professionals to become principled leaders, skilled policy analysts, and informed advocates by exposing them to the processes by which national policies are developed and implemented on Capitol Hill and in the federal government.

 

Scholarships

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May 1
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Performing arts, visual arts, education, health.

 

Fellowships

Mar 14 CBCF's internship and fellowship programs prepare college students and young professionals to become principled leaders, skilled policy analysts, and informed advocates by exposing them to the processes by which national policies are developed and implemented on Capitol Hill and in the federal government.

National Association for Equal Opportunity in Higher Education (NAFEO)
 

Internships — $440 to $520 per week

Mar 3 The NAFEO Internship Program offers full-time paid internships in the summer. Preference will be given to students enrolled in undergraduate or graduate programs at historically or predominantly black colleges and universities.

U.S. National Highway Institute — Technology Partnership Programs

Eisenhower Undergraduate and Graduate Fellowships at Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) — $1,700/mo. to $2,000/mo.

Mar 10 Fellowships for students pursuing degrees in transportation-related disciplines.

American Intellectual Property Law Education Foundation — Scholars
 

Sidney B. Williams, Jr. Intellectual Property Law Graduate Scholarships — Up to $30,000

Mar 14 The scholarship will be awarded to minority students developing a career in intellectual property law or holding a past or present, full or part-time position in an area related to intellectual property law. Applicants must also have a demonstrated financial need and outstanding academic performance in the undergraduate level and law school level (if applicable).

Sachs Foundation — Scholarship Applications
 

Undergraduate Scholarships — Over $6,000

Mar 15 These scholarships are for African American high school seniors only who will be attending college in the fall term. Applicants must be a full-time Colorado resident for a minimum of five years. Residence due to military orders to Colorado may be accepted on a case by case basis.

 

Graduate Scholarships — $7,000

Mar 15 The Sachs Foundation has a very limited graduate grant program. Selection for a graduate grant is on a case by case basis determined by the Board of Directors. Only current Sachs Foundation recipients who will, or have, received their undergraduate degree within the last three years are eligible.

 

UCCS Health Sciences Scholarship — $6,000

Mar 15 You must be currently attending, or have been admitted to, the University of Colorado, Colorado Springs Health Sciences Program. Applicants must be a full-time Colorado resident for a minimum of five years. Residence due to military orders to Colorado may be accepted on a case-by-case basis.

National Association for the Advancement of Colored People

NAACP Scholarships — $2,000 to $3,000

Mar 17 Scholarships for outstanding students.

Jacki Tuckfiled Memorial Fund
 

Jacki Tuckfiled Memorial Scholarships — $2,000

May 29 The applicant must be an African American United States citizen, resident of South Florida, enrolled (part or full time) in a graduate business degree program (master's or doctoral) at a Florida university.

Development Fund for Black Students in Science and Technology — Program Summary
 

College Scholarships — Up to $2,000

Jun 15 The Development Fund for Black Students in Science and Technology (DFBSST) is an endowment fund which provides scholarships to African-American undergraduate students who enroll in scientific or technical fields of study at Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs).

National Society of Black Engineers — Programs, Competitions & Scholarships

Programs and Scholarships — $500 to $10,500

Jun 30 NSBE and Corporate-sponsored scholarship and award opportunities for pre-college, collegiate undergraduate and graduate student, and technical professional members.

University of Virginia, Woodson Institute for Afro-American and African Studies — Fellowships
 

Predoctoral Residential Research Fellowships — $20,000

Dec 1 Open to qualified candidates without restriction as to citizenship or current residence. However, current University employees are not eligible to apply.

 

Postdoctoral Residential Research Fellowships - — $45,000

Dec 1 The fellowship is open to qualified candidates without restriction as to citizenship or current residence. Applicants for the post-doctoral fellowship must have been awarded their Ph.D. by the time of application or furnish proof from the relevant registrar that all documentation required for the Ph.D. has been submitted.

UNCF/Merck Science Initiative — Scholarships and Fellowships
 

UNCF/Merck Undergraduate Science Research Scholarship Awards

Intended to help African American undergraduate students who are interested in science to further their science education and potentially pursue science and engineering careers. The UNCF/Merck awards provide tuition support and opportunities for research experience in a state-of-the-art research facility.

 

UNCF/Merck Graduate Science Research Dissertation Fellowships — Up to $53,500

Dec 2 Will help African American graduate students complete coursework, conduct research, and prepare the dissertation required for a doctoral degree in the biomedically relevant life or physical sciences and engineering.

 

UNCF/Merck Postdoctoral Science Research Fellowships - Up to $92,000

Dec 2 Intended to provide support to African American post-graduate students to obtain postdoctoral training and to prepare for a career in biomedical research.

Ron Brown Scholar Program — Prospective Applicants
 

College Scholarships for African-American High School Seniors Who Intend to Pursue Undergraduate Degrees Full-Time — Up to $40,000

Nov 1

Jan 9
The Ron Brown Scholar Program seeks to identify African-American high school seniors who will make significant contributions to society. Applicants must excel academically, exhibit exceptional leadership potential, participate in community service activities and demonstrate financial need.

United Negro College Fund — Scholarships, Programs, Internships, and Fellowships

College Scholarships

The UNCF Program Services Department manages various scholarship programs. Each program has its own eligibility criteria, open/close dates and required documentation.

McDonald's, Ronald McDonald House Charities — U.S. Scholarships
 

RMHC®/African-American Future Achievers Scholarships for Graduating, College-Bound High School Seniors — A minimum of $1,000

Jan 18 Applicant must have at least one parent of African American or Black Caribbean heritage, be a high school senior, be younger than 21 years old, be eligible to attend a two- or four-year college, university or technical school with a full course of study, and be a legal U.S. resident.

Nationally Coveted College Scholarships, Graduate Fellowships and Postdoctoral Awards

Minorities - College Scholarships, Graduate Fellowships, Research Internships

College scholarships, graduate fellowships and grants for Hispanics, Latinos, Mexican Americans, Chicanos, Puerto Ricans, Cubans, Dominicans, South and Central Americans, African Americans, Native Alaskans, Aleuts, Inuit, Eskimos, Native Americans, Native Pacific Islanders, Hawaiians, Polynesians or Micronesians.

Minority Scholarships - Medical School, Public Health, Health Professions

Allied health, communication, sciences and disorders, health administration, health sciences, medicine, mental health, nursing, nutritional science, psychology, pharmacy, premed, public health.

National Merit Scholarship Corporation (NMSC) — National Merit College Scholarships
 

UNCF Capstone Achievement Program

This new award, a legacy of NMSC’s 50-year National Achievement® Scholarship Program, will first recognize the outstanding academic accomplishments of its recipients at the cum laude level or above and it will provide them with financial awards that support and encourage them in the careers on which they are about to embark.
University of California, Santa Barbara, Center for Black Studies Research
 

Fellowship for Visiting Scholars — $30,000 to $40,000 per year

The UCSB Center for Black Studies accepts applications annually for its scholar-in-residence position at the University of California, Santa Barbara. It is especially interested in researchers working in the areas of digital technologies and the African Diaspora.


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