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  1. 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
    301
  2. 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
    302
  3. 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
    303
  4. 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
    304
  5. Black Nurse Magic Scholarship

    Funded by
    Monica Edwards
    To remember and honor the memory of Melinda Edwards-Jackson, this scholarship will support African-American, first-generation college students who plan to or are currently pursuing a degree in Nursing at Prairie View A&M University.

    Eligibility Criteria:

    • Ethnicity: African American
    • Status: High school graduate or college student
    • Degree: Nursing or any field that involves nursing
    Amount:$955
    Deadline:Oct 27, 2022
    One Click Apply
    Scholarship is awarded to
    1 winner
    305
  6. Texas Black Careers Cross The Stage Scholarship

    Funded by
    Texas Black Careers
    This scholarship seeks to support Black undergraduate seniors who are attending college in Texas.

    Eligibility Criteria:

    • Race: Must be Black or African American
    • Location: Must attend school in Texas
    • Education: Must be a senior at a four-year college or university
    • GPA: Must have a 2.5 GPA or higher
    Amount:$1,100
    Deadline:Nov 30, 2021
    One Click Apply
    Scholarship is awarded to
    2 winners
    306
  7. Dark and Light Scholarship

    Funded by
    Waynika Hall
    This scholarship seeks to help first-generation, BIPOC students from Georgia so they can continue their education and achieve their dreams.

    Eligibility Criteria:

    • Education Level: Must be a senior in high school
    • Location: Must be from Georgia
    • Background: Must be a first-generation student
    • Race: Must be BIPOC
    Amount:$500
    Deadline:Sep 22, 2023
    One Click Apply
    Scholarship is awarded to
    1 winner
    307
  8. Mcristle Ross Minority Painter's Scholarship

    Funded by
    Mister Ross
    This scholarship seeks to honor the memory of Mcristle Ross by supporting minority students who are pursuing artistic degrees in college.

    Eligibility Criteria:

    • Education Level: Undergraduate student or high school student accepted to a college or university
    • Race: African American
    • Field of Study: Art or art history
    Amount:$1,000
    Deadline:Mar 11, 2024
    Scholarship is awarded to
    1 winner
    308
  9. Code Breakers & Changemakers Scholarship

    Funded by
    Ignite Arts and STEM
    This scholarship seeks to support underrepresented high school students who are passionate about pursuing careers in STEM.

    Eligibility Criteria:

    • Education Level: High school senior (2023-2024 school year)
    • Race: BIPOC
    • Background: First-generation college student
    • Experience: Non-profit or volunteering experience
    • Field of Interest: STEM
    • GPA: 2.4 or higher
    • Residency: US Citizen
    Amount:$1,500
    Deadline:Apr 13, 2024
    Scholarship is awarded to
    3 winners
    309
  10. Dajah Moore Memorial Scholarship

    Funded by
    Khya Pitts
    This scholarship in Memory of Dajah Moore will support a female, African American high school senior who is from Ohio.

    Eligibility Criteria:

    • Education Level: High school senior
    • Race/Ethnicity: African American
    • Gender: Female
    • Minimum GPA: 3.0
    • State: Ohio
    Amount:$500
    Deadline:Jun 20, 2022
    One Click Apply
    Scholarship is awarded to
    1 winner
    310
  11. Gloria J. Willis Memorial Scholarship

    Funded by
    Darnesha Mc Comb
    This scholarship seeks to support aspiring medical students who have been directly impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic and its effect on mental health.

    Eligibility Criteria:

    • Race: BIPOC
    • Education Level: Undergraduate or graduate student
    • Background: First-generation
    • Field of Study: Pre-med, medical school, nursing, or psychology
    Amount:$750
    Deadline:Jan 15, 2023
    One Click Apply
    Scholarship is awarded to
    1 winner
    311
  12. Mendez-Olvera Medicine and Public Health Scholarship

    Funded by
    Mendez-Olvera
    This scholarship will support BIPOC high school seniors pursuing medicine, public health and related fields that come from low income families

    Eligibility Criteria:

    • Education level: High School Senior
    • State: Texas
    • Identity : BIPOC
    • Career Goals: Medicine, Public Health and Related Fields
    • GPA: 3.6+
    Amount:$2,000
    Deadline:May 30, 2023
    One Click Apply
    Scholarship is awarded to
    2 winners
    312
  13. She Rose Initiative's "More Than a Conqueror" Scholarship

    Funded by
    She Rose Initiative
    This scholarship seeks to support African American female students who have autoimmune diseases and are pursuing higher education.

    Eligibility Criteria:

    • Education Level: Undergraduate or graduate student
    • Gender: Female
    • GPA: 3.0 or higher
    • Medical History: Diagnosed with a systemic autoimmune disease
    • Field of Study: STEM, healthcare, health, public health, or medicine
    • Race: African American
    Amount:$500
    Deadline:May 22, 2023
    One Click Apply
    Scholarship is awarded to
    1 winner
    313
  14. Private Label Diversity in Cosmetology Scholarship

    Funded by
    Private Label
    This scholarship will support one Black hairstylist attending or planning to attend cosmetology school and has large ambitions for their future in the hair industry!
    All students are eligible
    Amount:$3,126
    Deadline:Apr 30, 2021
    One Click Apply
    Scholarship is awarded to
    1 winner
    314
  15. Eunice Richardson Scholarship for Girls

    Funded by
    Richardson Family
    This scholarship aims to honor the life of Eunice Richardson by supporting young girls pursuing higher education.

    Eligibility Criteria:

    • Race: African American
    • Gender: Female
    • State: Florida
    • GPA: 2.5 or higher
    • Education Level: High school senior
    Amount:$1,565
    Deadline:May 10, 2024
    One Click Apply
    Scholarship is awarded to
    2 winners
    315
  16. Leonard M. Minus Memorial Scholarship

    Funded by
    Minus Family
    This scholarship aims to honor the life of Leonard M. Minus by helping entrepreneurial-minded students access higher education.

    Eligibility Criteria:

    • Education Level: High school senior or two or four-year undergraduate student
    • GPA: 2.5 or higher
    • Race: African American
    • State: Pennsylvania
    • Future Goal: Interested in owning and operating their own business
    Amount:$1,000
    Deadline:Dec 01, 2023
    One Click Apply
    Scholarship is awarded to
    2 winners
    316
  17. West Pullman Scholarship

    Funded by
    Friends & Family
    This scholarship aims to support students who are passionate about English, Theater or Film as they pursue higher education.

    Eligibility Criteria:

    • State: IL
    • Education Level: High school senior, undergraduate, or graduate student
    • Race: Black
    • Field of Study: English, Theater or Film (playwriting preferred)
    Amount:$4,985
    Deadline:Aug 27, 2023
    One Click Apply
    Scholarship is awarded to
    1 winner
    317
  18. Derrick Richardson Law Student Scholarship

    Funded by
    Margaret Allen-Adeyemo
    To honor the legacy of Derrick Richardson, this scholarship will support one second or third-year Black law student who is serious about their studies in civil rights law and becoming a lawyer.

    Eligibility Criteria:

    • Ethnicity: Black
    • Education: 2nd or 3rd year student in Law School
    Amount:$1,000
    Deadline:Feb 04, 2023
    One Click Apply
    Scholarship is awarded to
    1 winner
    318
  19. Cedrick'a Jackson Memorial Scholarship

    Funded by
    Jackson Family
    This scholarship aims to honor the life of Cedrick’a Jackson by supporting students who are pursuing degrees in the medical field and/or have been diagnosed with Sickle Cell Disease.

    Eligibility Criteria:

    • Education Level: High school junior or senior
    • Background: Pursuing healthcare and/or has been diagnosed with Sickle Cell Disease
    Amount:$2,700
    Deadline:Oct 01, 2022
    One Click Apply
    Scholarship is awarded to
    2 winners
    319
  20. Endeavor Scholarship

    Funded by
    Gentlemen’s Council
    This scholarship will go to one black male student from Georgia each year who plans to attend a 4 year college or university in hopes that graduates will have positive impacts in the local community in years to follow.

    Eligibility Criteria:

    • Home State: Georgia
    • Ethnicity: Black
    • Education: Graduating high school in 2022
    Amount:$3,175
    Deadline:Apr 05, 2022
    One Click Apply
    Scholarship is awarded to
    1 winner
    320
  21. Homer L. Graham Memorial Scholarship

    Funded by
    Graham Family
    To honor the legacy of Homer L. Graham, this scholarship will be awarded to one black male who is graduating from high school and planning to attend an HBCU in the fall of 2021.

    Eligibility Criteria:

    • Colleges of Interest: Looking to attend/accepted into an HBCU
    Amount:$1,500
    Deadline:Jul 15, 2021
    One Click Apply
    Scholarship is awarded to
    1 winner
    321
  22. Nyah Regina Williams Book Scholarship

    Funded by
    Tunisia Williams
    This scholarship aims to honor the life of Nyah Regina Williams by supporting African American students who plan to attend HBCUs.

    Eligibility Criteria:

    • Education Level: High school senior
    • State: Georgia
    • Race: African American
    • Education Plan: Will attend an HBCU
    Amount:$1,000
    Deadline:Mar 01, 2023
    One Click Apply
    Scholarship is awarded to
    2 winners
    322
  23. Andrea M Taylor Future Doctors Scholarship

    Funded by
    Ajeenah Crittendon
    This scholarship seeks to support disadvantaged African American students from disadvantaged communities who aspire to become doctors.

    Eligibility Criteria:

    • Education Level: High school senior, undergraduate, or graduate student
    • Race: African American
    • Field of Study: Medicine
    • Financial Background: Low-income
    Amount:$500
    Deadline:May 28, 2023
    One Click Apply
    Scholarship is awarded to
    1 winner
    323
  24. Josephine E. Sloane Scholarship for Legal Studies

    Funded by
    Sloane Law LLC
    This scholarship seeks to support an African-American law students who have financial need pay for tuition and fees.

    Eligibility Criteria:

    • GPA: Must be above 3.0
    • Location: Must be within the state of Georgia
    • Education: Current or prospective law student
    • Race/Ethnicity: Must be African American
    Amount:$500
    Deadline:Aug 30, 2023
    One Click Apply
    Scholarship is awarded to
    1 winner
    324
  25. Eva Clark Murray Memorial Scholarship

    Funded by
    Educate the City, Inc.
    This scholarship seeks to honor the memory of Eva Clark Murray by supporting Black women who are pursuing degrees in education.

    Eligibility Criteria:

    • Education Level: High school junior or senior
    • State: Georgia
    • Race: Black
    • Gender: Female
    • Field of Study: Education
    Amount:$500
    Deadline:Dec 01, 2022
    One Click Apply
    Scholarship is awarded to
    1 winner
    325
  26. Michigan Future of the Arts Scholarship

    Funded by
    Alexis Tackett
    This scholarship seeks to encourage Michigan students who are passionate about the arts to pursue their passions through education.

    Eligibility Criteria:

    • Education Level: High school senior or undergraduate student
    • Race: BIPOC
    • State: Michigan
    • Field of Study: Art or design
    Amount:$1,000
    Deadline:May 19, 2022
    One Click Apply
    Scholarship is awarded to
    1 winner
    326
  27. Rev. Leroy & Naomi Baker Memorial Scholarship

    Funded by
    Baker Family
    This scholarship seeks to support students in Arkansas who are active volunteers in their communities.

    Eligibility Criteria:

    • Education Level: Undergraduate student
    • Race: Black
    • Field of Study: Criminal justice, political science, public service
    • Background: Active volunteer in their community
    • States: AR, AL, MS, LA, NC, SC, MO
    Amount:$500
    Deadline:Oct 27, 2022
    One Click Apply
    Scholarship is awarded to
    1 winner
    327
  28. Yohannes Academic Scholarship

    Funded by
    Yohannes
    This scholarship seeks to support low-income African American students in Pennsylvania who have a history of self-improvement or beating the odds.

    Eligibility Criteria:

    • Education Level: High school senior
    • State: Pennsylvania
    • Race: African American
    • Background: First-generation student
    • Financial Status: Low-income
    Amount:$2,000
    Deadline:Jul 17, 2022
    One Click Apply
    Scholarship is awarded to
    1 winner
    328
  29. Willie Mae Rawls Scholarship

    Funded by
    Freddie L Brown Jr.
    This scholarship seeks to honor the legacy of Willie Mae Rawls by supporting students at HBCUs who have financial need and are interested in religion, community service, and other forms of serving others.

    Eligibility Criteria:

    • Education: Must be an undergraduate student at an HBCU
    • Experience: Must have community service experience
    • Major: Must be studying religion
    Amount:$1,000
    Deadline:Feb 16, 2022
    One Click Apply
    Scholarship is awarded to
    2 winners
    329
  30. Harvey and Geneva Mabry Second Time Around Scholarship

    Funded by
    April Mabry
    This scholarship aims to support adult learners who carry on Geneva Mabry’s legacy of determination when pursuing an education.

    Eligibility Criteria:

    • Race: BIPOC
    • Education Level: Undergraduate student
    • Age: At least 30 years old
    • Status: Returning student
    Amount:$500
    Deadline:Aug 11, 2023
    One Click Apply
    Scholarship is awarded to
    2 winners
    330