Zeta Phi Beta Sorority-National Education
  • Scholarship/Fellowship Deadline: September 1 -December 15
  • (202) 387-3103


Afro-American and African Studies Fellowships
  • Preference is given to applicants, whose research is substantially completed, thus providing them the maximum amount of time to complete their manuscripts within the fellowship term.


UNCF/Merk Undergraduate Science Research Scholarship program
  • For college/university juniors majoring in life sciences, physical sciences, or engineering
  • Amount: Up to $30,000
  • GPA: 3.3 or higher


Hallie Q Brown Scholarship
  • For African American who demonstrate financial need and are recommended by a member of the National Association of Colored Women’s clubs
  • Call 202-667-4080


Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority-Epsilon Nu Omega Chapter
  • For female African American graduating high school seniors who have demonstrated achievement in academics, leadership and the potential to become a productive citizen of the community


Armstrong Foundation-National Achievement Scholarship
  • For high school students who are sons and daughters of regular full-time and regular part-time U.S. employees, expatriates, or retirees of Armstrong World Industries, Inc. or its domestic subsidiaries can compete for these scholarships.


Chi Eta Phi Sorority-Mabel Keaton Staupers Scholarship
  • For current members of Chi Eta Phi Sorority and the American Nurses Association
  • Applicant must have demonstrated leadership and contributed to the advancement of minority nurses. One scholarship is awarded each year averaging $1000. Amount varies depending on recipient's need.
  • Contact: Scholarship Coordinator, Chi Eta Phi Sorority Inc.
  • 3029 13th Street NW, Washington, DC 20009, (202) 232-3858


AABJ Xernona Clayton Scholarship Competition
  • Must be currently enrolled at a college or university in the state of Georgia
  • Must write an essay on a predetermined topic
  • GPA: 2.8 or higher
  • Amount: Up to $3,000
  • Deadline: March 1
  • Contact: Atlanta Association of Black Journalists, Scholarship Committee, PO Box 54128, Atlanta, GA 30308


Congressional Black Caucus Spouses Education Fund Scholarship
  • For any graduating high school senior planning to attend an accredited institution of higher education, or a full-time undergraduate, graduate or doctoral student
  • Must reside or attend school in a Congressional district represented by an African American Member of Congress
  • GPA: 2.5 or higher
  • Deadlines: Fall Semester-May 15; Spring Semester-September 15
  • Contact: spouses@cbcfonline.org


Alphonso Deal Scholarship Award
  • For students attending any four-year college planning to major in Law Enforcement
  • Deadline: May 15
  • Amount: $500
  • Contact: National Black Police Association
  • 3251 Mt. Pleasant Street, NW 2nd Floor, Washington, DC 20010-2103


Iota Phi Lambda Sorority- Dorethea N. Hornbuckle Memorial Scholarship (DNHMS)
  • For recent high school graduates and college students who plan on pursuing academic studies in the areas of business, business administration, science or engineering
  • Amount: $1,500
  • Deadline: April 30


Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity
  • Awarded to Black male high school graduates
  • Deadline: March 28.
  • Contact: Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity
  • 2204 Monaco Parkway, Denver, CO 80205, (303) 388-8217


The NAACP Scholarships Herbert Lehman Scholarship
  • For African Americans entering a college or university with an enrollment of African Americans that is less than 8% of the total undergraduate enrollment.
  • Preference given to students planning to attend a southern school that was at one time segregated
  • Deadline: April 30.
  • Contact: Herbert Lehman Education Fund, Executive Director
  • 99 Hudson Street, Suite 1600, New York, NY 10013


Earl Warren Legal Training Program:
  • Must be a black US Citizen majoring in Law.
  • Deadline: March 15.
  • Amount: $1,200.
  • Contact: Director of Scholarships, Earl Warren Legal Training Program
  • 99 Hudson Street, Suite 1600, New York, NY 10013, (212) 219-1900


The United Negro College Fund scholarships The Gates Millennium Scholars Program
  • Administered by the United Negro College Fund, provides scholarships and fellowships for outstanding low-income African-American, Native American, Hispanic American, and Asian American students to attend the undergraduate and graduate institutions of their choice.


Music Assistance Fund Scholarship
  • For African American U.S. citizens currently attending or planning to attend a U.S. conservatory or school of music. Provides tuition for a recognized summer program of music study and/or academic institution
  • Contact: American Symphony Orchestra League, Professional Services Coordinator
  • 1156 15th Street NW, Suite 800, Washington, DC 20005-1704


National Association of Black Journalists
  • For four-year college students
  • Applicants must present three letters of recommendation from a school adviser, dean or a faculty member
  • GPA Required: 3.0 or higher
  • Amount: $2,500
  • Deadline: March 31


National Achievement Scholarship Program for Outstanding Negro Students
  • Applicant must be enrolled as a high school student
  • Students must take the October SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test
  • Contact: The National Achievement of Scholarship Program for Outstanding Negro Students
  • 1560 Sherman Avenue, Evanston, IL 60201


National Association of Black Accountants (NABA) Scholarship
  • For undergraduate and graduate students who are members of NABA
  • Applicants can join the association when applying
  • Contact: National Association of Black Accountants (NABA) Scholarship
  • Program Coordinator
  • 7249-A Hanover Parkway, Greenbelt, MD 20770


The National Association of Negro Business and Professional Women's Club Scholarships
  • For African American high school seniors and undergraduates
  • Complete online form and submit a typed essay on an assigned topic
  • GPA: 3.0 or higher
The Dr. Anita Young Boswell Scholarship
  • Awarded to African American freshman, sophomore, junior or senior students enrolled in an accredited college or university
  • Amount: $1,000


The Dr. Wynetta A. Frazier "Sister to Sister" Scholarship
  • Awarded to mature African American women (at least thirty years of age and older) who are returning to college without the support of a spouse
  • Amount: $500


National Black Nurses Association Scholarships
  • For Nursing majors who are members of the association and have at least one year of studies left
  • Amount: $500-$2,000


National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE) Scholarships
  • For members of NSBE Amount: $1,500 to $3,000. Number of awards varies. This is primarily for engineering students, and others majoring in related disciplines. Deadlines vary.


Omega Psi Phi
  • For high school senior graduates members of NSBE
  • Amount: $1,000 per year for four consecutive years
  • Contact: Omega Psi Phi, Scholarship Chairman, Chi Phi Chapter
  • PO Box 8448, Denver, CO 80201


Order of the Eastern Star
  • Contact: Order of the Eastern Star, Evergreen Chapter No. 3, Helen Hudson
  • 3200 Race Street, Denver, CO 80205


Presbyterian Church (USA) Student Opportunity Scholarship
  • For members of the Presbyterian Church, high school seniors planning to enter college full time and in financial need
  • Deadline: April 1
  • Amount: $100-1,400
  • Contact: Presbyterian Church (USA) Student Opportunity Scholarship
  • 100 Witherspoon Street, Room MO42, Louisville, KY 40202-1396, (502) 569-5776


Truman Medical Center Nurses Alumnae: No update or application form online.
  • For a black nursing student admitted to an accredited U.S. school
  • Student must submit the following: an autobiographical statement: "I chose the field of nursing because and what this award would mean to me"; 3 references; official copy of transcripts; recent passport picture
  • Award renewable with good academic standing
  • Contact: Scholarship Coordinator, Truman Med Center Nurses Alumnae
  • PO Box 413657, Kansas City, MO 64141


US Army ROTC Scholarships (for Historically Black Colleges)
  • Students looking to enroll at a HBCU must enroll in the Army ROTC
  • Must have minimum 920 on SAT or 19 ACT score
  • Award amount to full-tuition
  • GPA: 2.5 or higher
  • Deadline: December 1


WIBC Scholarship: No update or application form online.
  • Amount: $1,000-$2,000
  • Contact: Director of Scholarships, WIBC
  • 10 Columbus Circle, New York, NY 10019, (212) 586-1771


The Development Fund for Black Students in Science and Technology
  • Must be African-American, undergraduate student majoring (or intending to major) in a technical field of study (i.e., engineering, math, science, etc.); the student must also be enrolled (or identify his or her intention to enroll) at one of the predominantly Black colleges or universities listed. They must also be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident
  • Amount: $2000
  • Deadline: June 30


Coleman A. Young foundation Scholars Program
  • Amount: $5,000


Ron Brown Scholars Program
  • Applicants must be African-American high school seniors who will make significant contributions to society.
  • Applicants must excel academically, exhibit exceptional leadership potential, participate in community service activities and demonstrate financial need. The applicant must be a US citizen or hold a permanent resident visa card.
  • Current college students are not eligible to apply.
  • Amount: $ 10,000
  • Deadline: November 1, January 9


American Chemical Society Scholarships
  • Awarded on the basis of merit and financial need to high school seniors planning a science preparatory program of study, and college students who are currently freshmen, sophomores, or juniors who are committed to the study of chemistry, biochemistry, chemical engineering or other chemically related fields such as environmental science, materials science or toxicology and are interested in pursuing careers in one of these fields
  • Amount: $2,500-3,000
National Hook-Up of Black Women
The National Scholarship
The Dr. Julianne Malveaux Scholarship
The Dr. Blanca Moore-Velez Woman of Substance Scholarship
The Houston Sun Scholarship
The Ethel Lee Hoover Ellis Scholarship


*Dominican University is not a member of the UNCF.