20 Incredible 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
    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
    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
    1
  2. Make Your Mark BIPOC Arts Scholarship
    Funded by
    Grind Arts Company
    In Review
    In an effort to jumpstart the career of BIPOC creators, this grant will be awarded to an up-and-coming artist(s) of color to create a short piece that exists at the intersection of dance, theater, and film. We hope that the work you create from this grant will be something that you can have forever, and use as a tool to begin your journey as an artist.
    Funded by
    Grind Arts Company
    In Review
    In an effort to jumpstart the career of BIPOC creators, this grant will be awarded to an up-and-coming artist(s) of color to create a short piece that exists at the intersection of dance, theater, and film. We hope that the work you create from this grant will be something that you can have forever, and use as a tool to begin your journey as an artist.
    Education level
    Any
    Amount
    $2,500
    Scholarships awarded
    1 winner
    Deadline
    Apr 2, 2021
    In Review
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    Winner Announcement
    May 5, 2021
    2
  3. Undiscovered Brilliance Scholarship for African-Americans
    Funded by
    Mechanism Ventures
    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
    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
    3
  4. Gabriella Carter Music and Me Scholarship
    Funded by
    Gabriella Carter
    Awarded
    This scholarship will support one Black student in any field of study who is passionate about listening to or creating music.
    Funded by
    Gabriella Carter
    Awarded
    This scholarship will support one Black student in any field of study who is passionate about listening to or creating music.
    Education level
    Any
    Amount
    $1,000
    Scholarships awarded
    1 winner
    Deadline
    Mar 4, 2021
    Awarded
    Winner
    Demi Adeoye
    11 Finalists
    4
  5. African-American Entrepreneurs Grant — Male Award
    Funded by
    Mechanism Ventures
    Awarded
    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.
    Funded by
    Mechanism Ventures
    Awarded
    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.
    Education level
    Graduate, Undergraduate
    Amount
    $1,000
    Grants awarded
    1 winner
    Deadline
    Feb 11, 2021
    Awarded
    Winner
    iyaji adoga
    9 Finalists
    5
  6. African-American Entrepreneurs Grant — Female Award
    Funded by
    Mechanism Ventures
    Awarded
    This grant will be awarded to an African American woman at any education level who is currently building or who aspires to build a new business.
    Funded by
    Mechanism Ventures
    Awarded
    This grant will be awarded to an African American woman at any education level who is currently building or who aspires to build a new business.
    Education level
    Any
    Amount
    $1,000
    Grants awarded
    1 winner
    Deadline
    Feb 11, 2021
    Awarded
    Winner
    Eban Ebssa
    6 Finalists
    6
  7. WiseGeek Diversity in Law No-Essay Scholarship
    Funded by
    wiseGEEK
    In Review
    The WiseGeek Diversity in Law No-Essay Scholarship is a $500 scholarship open to minority students who are pursuing a career in law.
    Funded by
    wiseGEEK
    In Review
    The WiseGeek Diversity in Law No-Essay Scholarship is a $500 scholarship open to minority students who are pursuing a career in law.
    Education level
    Any
    Amount
    $500
    Scholarships awarded
    1 winner
    Deadline
    Mar 31, 2021
    In Review
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    Winner Announcement
    Apr 30, 2021
    7
  8. Black Medical Students Scholarship
    Funded by
    Mechanism Ventures
    Awarded
    This grant will be awarded to a current or future Black medical student across any medical specialty.
    Funded by
    Mechanism Ventures
    Awarded
    This grant will be awarded to a current or future Black medical student across any medical specialty.
    Education level
    Graduate, Undergraduate
    Amount
    $1,000
    Scholarships awarded
    1 winner
    Deadline
    Mar 11, 2021
    Awarded
    Winner
    Taylor Hall
    8 Finalists
    8
  9. Black Marketing Leaders Grant
    Funded by
    Mechanism Ventures
    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
    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
    9
  10. Averie Bishop All Rise Minorities In Law Scholarship
    Funded by
    Averie Bishop
    Awarded
    This scholarship will support a current pre-law college student by helping to cover their law school application costs. All first-gen college students planning on attending law school who come from minority backgrounds are eligible.
    Funded by
    Averie Bishop
    Awarded
    This scholarship will support a current pre-law college student by helping to cover their law school application costs. All first-gen college students planning on attending law school who come from minority backgrounds are eligible.
    Education level
    Undergraduate
    Amount
    $1,000
    Scholarships awarded
    1 winner
    Deadline
    Dec 31, 2020
    Awarded
    Winner
    Jennifer Fuentes
    9 Finalists
    10
  11. Black Visual Arts Grant
    Funded by
    Maggie Kyle
    Awarded
    This grant is for a Black student pursuing an undergraduate or graduate degree in studio and/or visual arts.
    Funded by
    Maggie Kyle
    Awarded
    This grant is for a Black student pursuing an undergraduate or graduate degree in studio and/or visual arts.
    Education level
    Graduate, Undergraduate
    Amount
    $1,200
    Grants awarded
    1 winner
    Deadline
    Dec 15, 2020
    Awarded
    Winner
    Nneka Jones
    2 Finalists
    11
  12. Black Design Leaders Grant
    Funded by
    Mechanism Ventures
    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
    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
    12
  13. 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.
    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.
    Education level
    Any
    Amount
    $1,000
    Scholarships awarded
    1 winner
    Deadline
    Jun 11, 2021
    13
  14. Black Engineering Leaders Grant
    Funded by
    Mechanism Ventures
    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
    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
    14
  15. Elevate Black Students in Public Policy Scholarship
    Funded by
    Mechanism Ventures
    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
    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