20 Exclusive Scholarships for Black Students

The Top Scholarships for Black Students with Deadlines Through 2021

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  1. Impact Scholarship for Black Students
    Funded by
    Mechanism Ventures
    Awarded
    This grant will be awarded to a Black student who excels at dreaming big and starting small while building towards their dreams.
    Funded by
    Mechanism Ventures
    Awarded
    This grant will be awarded to a Black student who excels at dreaming big and starting small while building towards their dreams.
    Education level
    Any
    Amount
    $2,550
    Scholarships awarded
    1 winner
    Deadline
    May 11, 2021
    Awarded
    Winner
    Funmbi Okoya
    12 Finalists
    1
  2. Undiscovered Brilliance Scholarship for African-Americans
    Funded by
    Mechanism Ventures
    Awarded
    This scholarship will be awarded to a talented Black student at any level of education or field of study on the basis of their ambition, talent, and drive, as well as on the impact that additional support would have for them.
    Funded by
    Mechanism Ventures
    Awarded
    This scholarship will be awarded to a talented Black student at any level of education or field of study on the basis of their ambition, talent, and drive, as well as on the impact that additional support would have for them.
    Education level
    Any
    Amount
    $1,000
    Scholarships awarded
    1 winner
    Deadline
    May 16, 2021
    Awarded
    Winner
    Parfait Siala Pezo
    12 Finalists
    2
  3. Black Entrepreneurs of Philadelphia Scholarship
    Funded by
    Jordan DiPietro
    In Review
    This scholarship will support an aspiring or current Black entrepreneur in the Philadelphia community.
    Funded by
    Jordan DiPietro
    In Review
    This scholarship will support an aspiring or current Black entrepreneur in the Philadelphia community.
    Education level
    Any
    Amount
    $2,800
    Scholarships awarded
    1 winner
    Deadline
    May 31, 2021
    In Review
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    Winner Announcement
    Jun 30, 2021
    3
  4. Black Marketing Leaders Grant
    Funded by
    Mechanism Ventures
    Awarded
    This grant will be awarded to a Black student or recent graduate who plans on (or already is) pursuing a career in marketing at a start-up.
    Funded by
    Mechanism Ventures
    Awarded
    This grant will be awarded to a Black student or recent graduate who plans on (or already is) pursuing a career in marketing at a start-up.
    Education level
    Graduate, Undergraduate
    Amount
    $1,000
    Grants awarded
    1 winner
    Deadline
    May 11, 2021
    Awarded
    Winner
    Morgan Smith
    5 Finalists
    4
  5. 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.
    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.
    Education level
    High School
    Amount
    $1,500
    Scholarships awarded
    1 winner
    Deadline
    Jul 15, 2021
    5
  6. Brandon Zylstra Road Less Traveled Scholarship
    Funded by
    Brandon Zylstra
    This scholarship is designed to help two Black students to achieve their dreams.
    Funded by
    Brandon Zylstra
    This scholarship is designed to help two Black students to achieve their dreams.
    Education level
    High School
    Amount
    $12,105
    Scholarships awarded
    2 winners
    Deadline
    Aug 1, 2021
    6
  7. 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.
    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.
    Education level
    High School, Undergraduate
    Amount
    $800
    Scholarships awarded
    1 winner
    Deadline
    Jun 30, 2021
    7
  8. Black Design Leaders Grant
    Funded by
    Mechanism Ventures
    Awarded
    This grant will be awarded to a Black student or recent graduate who plans on (or already is) pursuing a career in design at a start-up.
    Funded by
    Mechanism Ventures
    Awarded
    This grant will be awarded to a Black student or recent graduate who plans on (or already is) pursuing a career in design at a start-up.
    Education level
    Graduate, Undergraduate
    Amount
    $1,050
    Grants awarded
    1 winner
    Deadline
    May 11, 2021
    Awarded
    Winner
    Melanie Douglas-Gonzalez
    6 Finalists
    8
  9. Black Students in St. Louis Scholarship
    Funded by
    Mechanism Ventures
    In Review
    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.
    Funded by
    Mechanism Ventures
    In Review
    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.
    Education level
    Any
    Amount
    $1,000
    Scholarships awarded
    1 winner
    Deadline
    Jun 11, 2021
    In Review
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    Winner Announcement
    Jul 11, 2021
    9
  10. Black Engineering Leaders Grant
    Funded by
    Mechanism Ventures
    Awarded
    This grant will be awarded to a Black student or recent graduate who plans on (or already is) pursuing a career in engineering at a start-up.
    Funded by
    Mechanism Ventures
    Awarded
    This grant will be awarded to a Black student or recent graduate who plans on (or already is) pursuing a career in engineering at a start-up.
    Education level
    Graduate, Undergraduate
    Amount
    $1,000
    Grants awarded
    1 winner
    Deadline
    May 11, 2021
    Awarded
    Winner
    Olamide Habib
    8 Finalists
    10
  11. Spring "Future of STEM" Scholarship
    Funded by
    Spring
    In Review
    This scholarship exists to support underrepresented BIPOC students in STEM looking to be future leaders in the field!
    Funded by
    Spring
    In Review
    This scholarship exists to support underrepresented BIPOC students in STEM looking to be future leaders in the field!
    Education level
    Undergraduate
    Amount
    $5,000
    Scholarships awarded
    1 winner
    Deadline
    Jun 2, 2021
    In Review
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    Winner Announcement
    Jul 1, 2021
    11
  12. Elevate Black Students in Public Policy Scholarship
    Funded by
    Mechanism Ventures
    Awarded
    This scholarship will be awarded to a Black undergraduate or graduate school student who is striving for a career in public policy.
    Funded by
    Mechanism Ventures
    Awarded
    This scholarship will be awarded to a Black undergraduate or graduate school student who is striving for a career in public policy.
    Education level
    Graduate, Undergraduate
    Amount
    $1,000
    Scholarships awarded
    1 winner
    Deadline
    Apr 30, 2021
    Awarded
    Winner
    Mya G
    11 Finalists
    12
  13. African-American Journalism Scholarship