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  1. Palette & Purpose Scholarship

    Funded by
    Ignite Arts and STEM
    This scholarship seeks to support first-generation BIPOC students who are interested in pursuing the arts.

    Eligibility Criteria:

    • Residency: US citizen
    • Race: BIPOC
    • GPA: 2.4 or higher
    • Field of Interest: Visual, studio, or performing arts
    • Background: First-generation college student
    • Experience: Non-profit or volunteering experience
    • Education Level: High school senior (2023-2024 school year)
    Amount:$1,500
    Deadline:Apr 13, 2024
    Scholarship is awarded to
    3 winners
    271
  2. Black Students in St. Louis Scholarship

    Funded by
    Mechanism Ventures
    This grant will be awarded to a Black student in St. Louis who excels at dreaming big and starting small while building towards their dreams.

    Eligibility Criteria:

    • Ethnicity: African American
    Amount:$1,000
    Deadline:Jun 11, 2021
    One Click Apply
    Scholarship is awarded to
    1 winner
    272
  3. Cardel Love Scholarship

    Funded by
    Waynika Hall
    In loving memory of Cardel Love, this scholarship seeks to support first-generation, BIPOC students from New York so they can pursue higher education.

    Eligibility Criteria:

    • Education Level: Must be a senior in high school
    • Location: Must be from New York
    • Background: Must be a first-generation student
    • Race: Must be a BIPOC student
    Amount:$500
    Deadline:Sep 27, 2023
    One Click Apply
    Scholarship is awarded to
    1 winner
    273
  4. Kynnedy Simone 'I Am The Dream' Scholarship

    Funded by
    Kynnedy Smith
    This scholarship aims to make higher education more accessible to African American women so they can complete their degrees and achieve their dreams.

    Eligibility Criteria:

    • Ethnicity: African American
    • Background: Volunteering or community service
    • GPA: 2.5
    • Education: High school senior
    • Gender: Female
    Amount:$500
    Deadline:Apr 15, 2023
    One Click Apply
    Scholarship is awarded to
    1 winner
    274
  5. Annual Black Entrepreneurship Grant

    Funded by
    The Impact Fund
    This grant will be awarded each year to a Black undergraduate or graduate school entrepreneur who is currently building or who aspires to build a new business.

    Eligibility Criteria:

    • Ethnicity: African-American
    Amount:$2,000
    Deadline:Dec 01, 2020
    One Click Apply
    Scholarship is awarded to
    1 winner
    275
  6. Bookman 5 Scholarship

    Funded by
    NLB Ministries
    This scholarship aims to support students who are underprivileged or living under difficult circumstances.

    Eligibility Criteria:

    • Education Level: Undergraduate student
    • Race: African American
    • GPA: 2.0 or higher
    • Background: Community or church involvement
    • Field of Study: Psychology, biology, education, engineering, or ministry
    Amount:$1,500
    Deadline:Aug 01, 2022
    One Click Apply
    Scholarship is awarded to
    2 winners
    276
  7. Dr. Clarence Flanigan Jr. Memorial Scholarship

    Funded by
    Flanigan Family
    This scholarship seeks to honor the legacy of Dr. Clarence Flanigan Jr. by supporting students from humble beginnings who are pursuing higher education.

    Eligibility Criteria:

    • Education Level: Undergraduate student
    • School Type: HBCU
    • Race: African American
    • Gender: Male
    Amount:$1,000
    Deadline:Feb 01, 2024
    One Click Apply
    Scholarship is awarded to
    2 winners
    277
  8. Undergraduate Minorities in STEM Scholarship

    Funded by
    Leslie Smith
    This scholarship seeks to support underrepresented students pursuing STEM degrees at HBCUs who are involved in their communities.

    Eligibility Criteria:

    • Education Level: Must be an undergraduate student
    • Institution Type: Must attend an HBCU
    • Major: Must be majoring in a STEM field
    • GPA: Must have a 3.0 GPA or higher
    Amount:$1,000
    Deadline:Nov 30, 2021
    One Click Apply
    Scholarship is awarded to
    1 winner
    278
  9. Hulede Collegiate Golf Scholarship

    Funded by
    John C. Hulede
    This scholarship seeks to support student-athletes who excel in golf, community involvement, and extracurricular participation.

    Eligibility Criteria:

    • Race: BIPOC
    • Sport: Golf
    • Education Level: High school senior, undergraduate student, graduate student
    • GPA: 3.0
    Amount:$15,000
    Deadline:Jun 01, 2024
    Scholarship is awarded to
    5 winners
    279
  10. Wendell and Gwendolyn Clement Scholarship

    Funded by
    Clement
    This scholarship will support Black undergraduate students studying at the Ohio University who are planning to major in education or business.

    Eligibility Criteria:

    • Race/Ethnicity: Black/African-American
    • GPA: 2.5 or higher
    • Education Level: Undergraduate student
    • University: Ohio State University
    Amount:$2,000
    Deadline:Dec 01, 2022
    One Click Apply
    Scholarship is awarded to
    1 winner
    280
  11. Dr. Ifeoma Ezebuiro Ezeobele Africans in Nursing Scholarship

    Funded by
    Ezebuiro
    This scholarship aims to honor the legacy of Dr. Ifeoma Ezebuiro Ezeobel by supporting African American students passionate about nursing.

    Eligibility Criteria:

    • Education Level: Undergraduate or graduate student
    • Field of Study: Nursing
    • Race: Black/African American
    Amount:$1,000
    Deadline:Oct 16, 2023
    One Click Apply
    Scholarship is awarded to
    1 winner
    281
  12. Johnnie M. Parris Public Service Scholarship

    Funded by
    Johnnie M. Parris Foundation
    This scholarship seeks to honor the life of Johnnie M. Parris by supporting African American students who are pursuing degrees in public service or related fields.

    Eligibility Criteria:

    • Field of Study: Education, Political Science, Social Justice, Law
    • State: FL
    • GPA: 2.5
    • Ethnicity: African American
    • Education Level: Undergraduates
    Amount:$760
    Deadline:Nov 01, 2023
    One Click Apply
    Scholarship is awarded to
    1 winner
    282
  13. E. A. Bravo Outstanding Women of Color in Leadership Award

    Funded by
    E. A. Bravo
    This scholarship aims to aid women of color at Rowan University who struggle financially so they can have an opportunity to pursue higher education.

    Eligibility Criteria:

    • Education Level: Undergraduate student
    • Gender: Female
    • Race: BIPOC
    • Background: Leadership experience and non-profit or volunteering experience
    • University: Rowan University
    Amount:$500
    Deadline:May 31, 2022
    One Click Apply
    Scholarship is awarded to
    1 winner
    283
  14. Kade Lewin Scholarship

    Funded by
    Michael Ragusa
    This scholarship will support an African American high school senior living in New York City.

    Eligibility Criteria:

    • Education Level: High school senior
    • City, state: New York City, New York
    • Race/ethnicity: Black/African-American
    • Background: Low-income
    Amount:$5,220
    Deadline:Jul 05, 2022
    One Click Apply
    Scholarship is awarded to
    1 winner
    284
  15. EmPowered Women Scholarship

    Funded by
    Project After Six
    This scholarship seeks to bridge the financial literacy gap by supporting female students who are pursuing accounting or finance.

    Eligibility Criteria:

    • Race: BIPOC
    • Gender: Female
    • Background: First-generation
    • Experience: Non-profit or volunteering experience
    • Field of Study: Accounting or finance
    • Education Level: High school senior (2023), undergraduate
    Amount:$750
    Deadline:Feb 15, 2023
    One Click Apply
    Scholarship is awarded to
    1 winner
    285
  16. Joe Cruz Jr. Memorial Scholarship

    Funded by
    Cruz family
    This scholarship seeks to honor the life of Joe Cruz Jr. by supporting first-generation students as they pursue higher education.

    Eligibility Criteria:

    • Education Level: High school senior
    • Background: First-generation
    • State: Texas
    • Race: BIPOC
    Amount:$500
    Deadline:Jan 01, 2023
    One Click Apply
    Scholarship is awarded to
    1 winner
    286
  17. Jeffrey A. Mattos Memorial Nursing Scholarship

    Funded by
    Gifted Scholars Leadership Program
    This scholarship seeks to support young women of color who are following Jeffrey’s path and pursuing careers in nursing.

    Eligibility Criteria:

    • Gender: Female
    • Race: Black/African American
    • GPA: 2.5 or higher
    • Career Field: Nursing
    • Location: PA or DE
    • Education Level: Undergraduate or graduate student
    Amount:$3,200
    Deadline:Apr 16, 2022
    One Click Apply
    Scholarship is awarded to
    3 winners
    287
  18. NY Law Scholarship

    Funded by
    Michelle Bodden-White
    This scholarship seeks to support a Black law student in New York to help with the costs of law school.

    Eligibility Criteria:

    • Race: Black student
    • Education Level: Law school
    • State: New York
    Amount:$1,000
    Deadline:Mar 30, 2022
    One Click Apply
    Scholarship is awarded to
    1 winner
    288
  19. African-American Entrepreneurs Grant — Male Award

    Funded by
    Mechanism Ventures
    This grant will be awarded to a male African American undergraduate or graduate school entrepreneur who is currently building or who aspires to build a new business.

    Eligibility Criteria:

    • Ethnicity: African American
    Amount:$1,000
    Deadline:Feb 11, 2021
    One Click Apply
    Scholarship is awarded to
    1 winner
    289
  20. Goobie-Ramlal Education Scholarship

    Funded by
    Wagner
    This scholarship seeks to offer recognition and relief to college-bound students who stand on the shoulders of their hardworking immigrant families.

    Eligibility Criteria:

    • Education Level: High school senior or undergraduate student
    • Background: First-generation
    • GPA: 3.0 or higher
    • Experience: Volunteering experience
    • Identity: Immigrant or the child of immigrants
    • Race/Ethnicity: Caribbean decent
    Amount:$2,000
    Deadline:May 04, 2024
    One Click Apply
    Scholarship is awarded to
    2 winners
    290
  21. M.H.M.A Black Excellence Scholarship

    Funded by
    Sanitra Anthony
    This scholarship aims to support African American male students attending an HBCU who are dedicated to making positive change in the world.

    Eligibility Criteria:

    • Gender: Male
    • Race: Black/African American
    • School Type: HBCU
    • Background: Sports or extracurricular experience
    • GPA: 2.7
    • Education Level: Undergraduate
    Amount:$500
    Deadline:Feb 19, 2023
    One Click Apply
    Scholarship is awarded to
    1 winner
    291
  22. Amber Lott’s Health Heroes Scholarship

    Funded by
    Amber Lott
    This scholarship seeks to support minority students who are pursuing careers in the healthcare field.

    Eligibility Criteria:

    • Education Level: Undergraduate
    • Race: BIPOC
    • State: Texas
    • GPA: 2.5 or higher
    • Field of Study: Healthcare, nursing, or respiratory therapy
    Amount:$6,000
    Deadline:Aug 10, 2022
    One Click Apply
    Scholarship is awarded to
    3 winners
    292
  23. Eddie L. Smith Sr. Memorial Scholarship

    Funded by
    Smith Family
    This scholarship will support high school seniors in Louisiana who want to make a positive impact on the world through their career.

    Eligibility Criteria:

    • Education Level: High school senior
    • State: Louisiana
    • Race/Ethnicity: BIPOC
    Amount:$1,000
    Deadline:May 18, 2024
    One Click Apply
    Scholarship is awarded to
    2 winners
    293
  24. Mo Lottie Simons BELIEVE scholarship

    Funded by
    Wider
    This scholarship seeks to support students in South Carolina who demonstrate interest in community and public services and hard work in academics.

    Eligibility Criteria:

    • Education Level: High school senior or undergraduate student
    • Race: BIPOC
    • GPA: 3.0 or higher
    • State: South Carolina
    • Background: Community service experience
    Amount:$500
    Deadline:Apr 05, 2023
    One Click Apply
    Scholarship is awarded to
    1 winner
    294
  25. Mamie Marie Clay Matthews Memorial Scholarship

    Funded by
    Matthews Family
    This scholarship aims to honor Mamie Marie Clay Matthews by supporting African American high school juniors and seniors.

    Eligibility Criteria:

    • Education Level: High school juniors and seniors
    • Ethnicity: African American
    • Desired Career Field: Education, Theology, Horticulture or Engineering
    Amount:$3,000
    Deadline:Apr 30, 2024
    One Click Apply
    Scholarship is awarded to
    3 winners
    295
  26. India Kinamore Memorial Scholarship

    Funded by
    Khya Pitts
    This scholarship seeks to support women who are passionate about pursuing higher education but need financial assistance in order to do so.

    Eligibility Criteria:

    • Education Level: High school senior or undergraduate student
    • Gender: Female
    • State: Ohio
    • Race: African American
    Amount:$500
    Deadline:Apr 10, 2024
    One Click Apply
    Scholarship is awarded to
    1 winner
    296
  27. Ubuntu Scholarship

    Funded by
    Melissa Sandoval
    This scholarship will support minority high school seniors pursuing postsecondary higher education.

    Eligibility Criteria:

    • Education Level: High School Senior
    • Location: Harlem, New York
    • GPA: 3.0
    Amount:$650
    Deadline:May 21, 2024
    One Click Apply
    Scholarship is awarded to
    1 winner
    297
  28. First in Business Foundation Scholarship

    Funded by
    First in Business Foundation
    This scholarship will support first generation college students who are interested in pursuing a career in business.

    Eligibility Criteria:

    • Education Level: High school senior
    • Background: Low-income and first generation college student
    • Race/Ethnicity: BIPOC
    • Major/Career Field: Business-related
    Amount:$1,045
    Deadline:Feb 01, 2023
    One Click Apply
    Scholarship is awarded to
    1 winner
    298
  29. HomeCare.com Nursing Scholarship

    Funded by
    CareSave
    This scholarship is designed to provide equitable opportunities for prospective Black nurses to excel in their studies and pending career.

    Eligibility Criteria:

    • Major of interest: Nursing/ADN
    • State: Pennsylvania, Maryland, Illinois, New York, Michigan, Georgia, Ohio, Virginia, North Carolina, Texas, Arizona, or Alabama
    Amount:$8,000
    Deadline:Jul 01, 2021
    One Click Apply
    Scholarship is awarded to
    3 winners
    299
  30. Minority Students and Criminal Justice Reform Scholarship

    Funded by
    Conteh Family
    To honor the legacy of Musa Conteh, this scholarship will be awarded to one Black student who is dedicated to bettering the lives of other disadvantaged people of color by changing the very system that oppresses them.

    Eligibility Criteria:

    • HS grade: Senior
    • Major: Criminal Justice or a related field
    • Minimum GPA: 3.0
    Amount:$800
    Deadline:Jun 30, 2021
    One Click Apply
    Scholarship is awarded to
    1 winner
    300