15 Exclusive Scholarships for Black Students

The Top Scholarships for Black Students with Deadlines Through 2021

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  1. Social Change Fund United Scholarship
    Funded by
    The Social Change Fund United
    This scholarship was created by philanthropists, entrepreneurs, and NBA superstars Carmelo Anthony, Chris Paul, and Dwyane Wade to support critical and timely issues impacting the Black community.
    Funded by
    The Social Change Fund United
    This scholarship was created by philanthropists, entrepreneurs, and NBA superstars Carmelo Anthony, Chris Paul, and Dwyane Wade to support critical and timely issues impacting the Black community.
    Education level
    Any
    Amount
    $10,660
    Scholarships awarded
    2 winners
    Deadline
    Nov 1, 2021
    1
  2. Pelipost Overcoming Adversity Scholarship
    Funded by
    Pelipost
    This scholarship exists to support those disproportionately affected by incarceration in the US.
    Funded by
    Pelipost
    This scholarship exists to support those disproportionately affected by incarceration in the US.
    Education level
    Undergraduate
    Amount
    $10,000
    Scholarships awarded
    5 winners
    Deadline
    Jan 1, 2022
    2
  3. 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.
    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.
    Education level
    High School
    Amount
    $3,075
    Scholarships awarded
    1 winner
    Deadline
    Apr 5, 2022
    3
  4. Markforged Distinguished Black Engineers Grant
    Funded by
    Markforged
    This grant will be awarded to a Black American student studying any engineering field at a top-tier technical undergraduate or graduate university program in the US.
    Funded by
    Markforged
    This grant will be awarded to a Black American student studying any engineering field at a top-tier technical undergraduate or graduate university program in the US.
    Education level
    Graduate, Undergraduate
    Amount
    $2,240
    Grants awarded
    1 winner
    Deadline
    Nov 19, 2021
    4
  5. Mark A. Jefferson Teaching Scholarship
    Funded by
    mark jefferson
    This scholarship will support one extremely ambitious African-American in their studies to become an educator for the future.
    Funded by
    mark jefferson
    This scholarship will support one extremely ambitious African-American in their studies to become an educator for the future.
    Education level
    High School, Undergraduate
    Amount
    $2,112
    Scholarships awarded
    2 winners
    Deadline
    Jan 1, 2022
    5
  6. Across Cultures No-Essay Scholarship
    Funded by
    Ben Schneider
    This scholarship exists to encourage students to respectfully explore cultures different from their own, and to share with their own culture as well.
    Funded by
    Ben Schneider
    This scholarship exists to encourage students to respectfully explore cultures different from their own, and to share with their own culture as well.
    Education level
    Any
    Amount
    $1,350
    Scholarships awarded
    1 winner
    Deadline
    Apr 11, 2022
    6
  7. Jillian Ellis Pathway Scholarship
    Funded by
    Jillian Ellis
    This scholarship is designed to support a non-traditional African American student who has big goals in life.
    Funded by
    Jillian Ellis
    This scholarship is designed to support a non-traditional African American student who has big goals in life.
    Education level
    Undergraduate
    Amount
    $1,105
    Scholarships awarded
    1 winner
    Deadline
    Oct 24, 2021
    7
  8. Renee Scholarship
    Funded by
    Dapper Down To Earth LLC
    This scholarship exists to support students looking to find themselves and their niche at an HBCU.
    Funded by
    Dapper Down To Earth LLC
    This scholarship exists to support students looking to find themselves and their niche at an HBCU.
    Education level
    High School
    Amount
    $1,050
    Scholarships awarded
    2 winners
    Deadline
    Mar 30, 2022
    8
  9. Louise Speller Cooper Memorial Scholarship
    Funded by
    Chelsea Watson
    In loving memory of Louise Speller Cooper, this scholarship will support one young African American female student who has the dream of attending college and doing well for herself and her family.
    Funded by
    Chelsea Watson
    In loving memory of Louise Speller Cooper, this scholarship will support one young African American female student who has the dream of attending college and doing well for herself and her family.
    Education level
    High School
    Amount
    $1,036
    Scholarships awarded
    1 winner
    Deadline
    Oct 1, 2021
    9
  10. Team Black Empowerment Scholarship
    Funded by
    TEAM BLACK EMPOWERMENT, INC
    This scholarship exists to provide resources to Foundational Black Americans who are seeking higher education and need a monetary supplement to help achieve their educational goals.
    Funded by
    TEAM BLACK EMPOWERMENT, INC
    This scholarship exists to provide resources to Foundational Black Americans who are seeking higher education and need a monetary supplement to help achieve their educational goals.
    Education level
    High School, Undergraduate
    Amount
    $1,000