Lewis and Elizabeth Dowdy Scholarship 

The Lewis and Elizabeth Dowdy Scholars Program is a preeminent scholarship awarded to entering freshman who have shown excellence in academics and scholarly leadership during their high school matriculation. Recipients of this award will receive a 4-year renewable scholarship which includes tuition and related fees, room and board contingent upon meeting renewal requirements each year.

HBCU SCHOLARSHIPS: Academic and Merit Based

TMCF/Lowe’s GAP Scholarship

  • Award: $500 to $3,100
  • Description: The Thurgood Marshall College Fund, in partnership with Lowe’s, is pleased to provide need-based merit scholarships to graduating seniors.
  • Administered by: Thurgood Marshall College Fund
  • DEADLINE: Nov. 30

APPLY FOR SCHOLARSHIP

HBCU SCHOLARSHIPS: Community Service

Denny’s – Tom Joyner Foundation Hungry For Education Scholarship

  • Award: Up to 12 deserving students from HBCUs will receive a $2,500 scholarship
  • Description: HBCU students must submit an essay of 200 words or less on the topic, “Describe your most memorable community service or activity to combat hunger.”
  • Administered by: Tom Joyner Foundation and Denny’s Corporation
  • DEADLINE: Dec. 1

APPLY FOR SCHOLARSHIP

HBCU SCHOLARSHIPS: Study Abroad Scholarships

HBCU SCHOLARSHIPS: STEM Scholarships (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math)

Development Fund for Black Students in Science and Technology (African-American undergraduate students)

  • Award: up to $3,000 per year
  • Description: DFBSST identifies students through the assistance of Engineering and Science Department deans and professors at pre-selected, predominantly Black colleges and universities. DFBSST requests the deans and faculty members to identify a specified number of students that they would like to be considered for scholarships, and to pass on DFBSST scholarship application forms to these students.
  • Administered by: Development Fund for Black Students in Science and Technology
  • DEADLINE: June 15

APPLY FOR SCHOLARSHIP

UNCF Scholarships

  • Award:
  • Description: Scholarships, programs, internships, and fellowships.
  • Administered by: United Negro College Fund, Inc
  • DEADLINE: 

APPLY FOR SCHOLARSHIP


Minority Scholarships

Academic and Merit Scholarships

Buick Achievers Scholarship Program

  • Award: They’re offering up to $25,000/year for 100 first-time freshman, renewable up to four years. They are also offering $2,000/year for an additional 1,000 incoming students.
  • Description: The Buick Achievers Scholarship Program wants to reward those who have succeeded both inside and outside of the classroom, who may not be able to attend college without financial assistance. It’s a reward for what you’ve made of yourself, and the difference you are making for others..
  • Administered by: Buick
  • DEADLINE: March 31

APPLY FOR SCHOLARSHIP

Coca−Cola Scholars Program

  • Award: upto $1,250
  • Description: The Coca-Cola Scholars Program Scholarship is an achievement-based scholarship awarded to graduating high school seniors. Students are recognized for their capacity to lead and serve, as well as their commitment to making a significant impact on their schools and communities.
  • Administered by: Coca-Cola Scholars Foundation
  • DEADLINE: 

APPLY FOR SCHOLARSHIP

Broad Category Scholarship Opportunities

Diversity in Law Scholarship

  • Sutliff & Stout, Injury & Accident Law Firm is proud to sponsor a nationwide Diversity in Law Scholarship contest for minorities pursuing a legal career. They are offering an annual $2,000 minority scholarship to be put towards legal education costs. To qualify, candidates must be accepted to, or currently enrolled in an accredited law school or paralegal program.

Freshman Year for Free Programs

  • Receiving Free Credit at HBCUs – At OnlineDegree.com students could get up to their 1st year of college completely free.  Take as many college-level courses as you’d like that have pathways to credit at HBCU’s across the country.

Architecture and Design Related Scholarships

Disability Scholarships

Essay Scholarships

Government and Public Policy Scholarships

Hospitality Scholarships

Journalism and Digital Media Scholarships

Law and Criminal Justice Scholarships

Military Scholarships

Needs-based Scholarships

Non Profit and Philanthropy Scholarships

STEM Scholarships (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math)

Student-Specific Scholarships


AFRICAN-AMERICAN SCHOLARSHIPS

Academic and Merit Scholarships

Essay Scholarships

Journalism and Digital Media Scholarships

Law and Crimial Justice Scholarships

Needs-based Scholarships

STEM Scholarships (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math)

Various Scholarships

Visual Arts Scholarships

  • CBC Spouses Visual Arts Scholarship (For undergraduate OR a current high school seniors pursuing a major in the visual arts such as, but not limited to, architecture, ceramics, drawing, fashion, graphic design, illustration, interior design, painting, photography, sketching, video production and other decorative arts) DEADLINE: May 1

HISPANIC SCHOLARSHIPS

Theology Scholarships

STEM Scholarships (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math)

Various Scholarships


WOMEN’S SCHOLARSHIPS

STEM Scholarships (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math)

  • Go Red Multicultural Scholarship Fund – Macy’s and the American Heart Association are offering sixteen $2,500 tuition-focused scholarships for minority women pursuing undergraduate or graduate degrees in healthcare fields. DEADLINE Dec. 31

Journalism and Digital Media Scholarships

Non-traditional Scholarships

Vocational Scholarships


NATIVE AMERICAN SCHOLARSHIPS

Student-Specific Scholarships

Journalism and Digital Media Scholarships

STEM Scholarships (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math)

Adrian Rubin Foundation Scholarship- August 1, 2020

https://adrianrubinfoundation.com/

Christopher Lamont Cosper Foundation Scholarship for HBCU students-Oct. 1, 2020

https://www.christopherlamontcosper.org/

Ayn Rand Essay Scholarships

http://www.aynrand.org/contests/

William Randolph Hearst Endowed Scholarship for Minority Students

https://www.aspeninstitute.org/programs/program-on-philanthropy-and-social-innovation-psi/william-randolph-hearst-endowed-fellowship-for-minority-students/

Maryland Scholarships -Multiple deadlines

https://www.unigo.com/scholarships/by-state/maryland-scholarships

Dr. Wynetta A. Frazier “Sister to Sister” Scholarship-Sept. 2019

http://www.nhbwinc.com/DrWynettaFrazierSistertoSister2019ScholarshipApplication.pdf

BELL LABS Fellowships for Underrepresented Minorities

http://www.bell-labs.com/fellowships/CRFP/info.html

Student Inventors Scholarships-Spring 2020

http://www.invent.org/collegiate

National Assoc. of Black Journalists Scholarships (NABJ)

https://www.nabj.org/page/2018NABJScholarships

Microsoft Scholarship Program

https://careers.microsoft.com/us/en/usscholarshipprogram

Hope Scholarships &Lifetime Credits

https://www.money-zine.com/financial-planning/college-loan/hope-credit/

BOEING scholarships (some HBCU connects)

https://www.boeing.com/principles/university-relations.page

Actuarial Scholarships for Minority Students

http://www.beanactuary.org/programs/?fa=scholarships

Burger King Scholarship Program -Fall 2019

https://bkmclamorefoundation.org/who-we-are/programs/burger-king-scholars-program/application-information/

The Roothbert Scholarship Fund

http://www.roothbertfund.org/scholarshipsprogram.php?p=the-application-process

Bulk Office Supply http://bit.ly/1K5qcwC

Sports Scholarships and Internships- 2020

http://www.ncaa.org/ethnic-minority-and-women-s-enhancement-graduate-scholarship