African American scholarships

Scholarships for African American students are offered by public and private organizations, as well as by colleges.

Examples of African American scholarships

Your search for African American scholarships doesn't need to be difficult. There are organizations, advocacy groups, and foundations ready to recognize students aspiring to go to college. Some examples include

  • The United Negro College Fund awards scholarships, grants, and/or fellowships to African American undergraduate, graduate, and post-doctorate students who show exemplary academic achievement.
  • The Gates Millennium Scholarship Program awards scholarships to talented minority students with financial need.
  • The Jackie Robinson Foundation is a national organization that provides opportunities for minority students to achieve their dream of higher education.

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