Minority Scholarships

  • $6000 per year
  • Number of winners: about 100
  • Renewable
  • For academic merit, leadership, and community service
  • All fields of study
  • The UNCF is one of our major scholarship gateways
  • The awards are of varying amounts, and there are a great many under different names and requirements
  • The award amounts to $20,000, and many are awarded
  • This is our major engineering scholarship gateway
  • You must be an engineering student
  • The deadline is usually in February
  • For outstanding students with significant financial need
  • The scholarship will cover room, board and tuition for at least 1,000 high school students a year
  • Must be African American, American Indian/Alaska Native, Asian Pacific Islander American or Hispanic American
  • Award amount: Generally range from $1,500 to $3,000 for members of NSBE
  • Number of awards varies
  • Primarily for engineering students, and others majoring in related disciplines
  • Award amount: $2,000 and renewable
  • Several scholarships granted
  • This is for science or engineering students at HBCUs
  • Students must be studying at an HBCU that is a member of the UNCF
  • The award is from $1,000 to full tuition
  • Approx. 60 students are selected
  • For students studying in areas like chemistry, engineering, physics, and "tech" areas
  • The award amount is up to $4,000 for undergraduates and more for graduate students
  • Awards from $1000 - $5000
  • Students interested in journalism as a career may apply
  • Offers 10 scholarships
  • $2,500 award
  • Students should be attending a four-year University
  • They must present three letters of recommendation from a school adviser, dean or a faculty member
  • Also, a 500-800 word article on a Black journalist must be presented
  • A grade point average of 3.0 is desirable
  • Eligible students must be majoring in journalism-print, photography, radio or television