Welcome to Black Scholarships: The largest online directory of scholarships and financial aid opportunities for African American and other minority students. The programs listed on our web site give away millions of dollars in college funding, and are sponsored by foundations, government agencies and even corporations from all over the country!

Jay-Z Scholarship Program For Students Who Want to Study Abroad

Jay-Z, founder of the Shawn Carter Foundation

Rapper Jay-Z's Shawn Carter Foundation and the University of the Arts London/ London College of Communication have established a cultural exchange program called NYLON that helps students who want to study abroad. The program aims to increase the future employment prospects of underserved students by exposing them to a cross-cultural, academic, experiential, and professional development experience in creative industries.

Chevrolet "Discover the Unexpected" Scholarship Program For HBCU Students

NNPA/ Chevy DTU scholarship winner

Chevrolet and the National Newspaper Publishers Association (NNPA) are giving HBCU students an exciting opportunity to Discover the Unexpected (DTU) about themselves, our communities and everyday people making a real difference.

Lebron James Family Foundation Scholarship Program

Lebron James with students from his foundation

The LeBron James Family Foundation (LJFF), founded by NBA star and philanthropist Lebron James, is a foundation dedicated to giving back to the community by enriching the support system that helped Lebron and his family along their journey. Today, that commitment has grown bigger and better than they ever could have imagined.

Walmart Foundation First Generation Scholarship For HBCU Students

African American scholars from the Walmart Foundation

The Thurgood Marshall College Fund (TMCF) and the Walmart Foundation are proud to offer financial assistance to outstanding first-year students attending one of the publicly-supported Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) and Predominantly Black Institutions (PBIs) within the TMCF 47 member-school network.

OneUnited Bank's Annual "I Got Bank" Youth Financial Literacy Contest

OneUnited Bank Debit Card

OneUnited Bank, the nation's largest Black-owned bank, is sponsoring their annual "I Got Bank!" Financial Literacy Contest for youth between the ages of 8 - 12 years old. Ten children will win a $1,000 savings account.

Gucci Changemakers Diversity and Inclusion Scholarship Program

Gucci Changemakers Scholarship program

Gucci has announced a global program to support industry change and to foster unity through community action, called Gucci Changemakers, following the company’s announcement of a long-term diversity and inclusion action plan.


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Top Black Colleges and HBCUs:
There are currently 106 Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) in the United States, attended by hundreds of thousands of students. These schools, which include public and private institutions, were created before the year 1964 to help educate African American students when they were not allowed to enroll into other schools. [Find an HBCU to attend...]



Top Black Student Organizations and Associations:
There are many organizations and associations that help African American and minority students attend college and pursue their careers. Such organizations typically support students via annual national conferences, semi-annual regional conferences, career fairs, networking opportunities, literature, access to exclusive online information, and more. [Find an organization...]



Top Diversity, Minority, and African American Internship Programs:
There are many companies, non-profit organizations and institutions that have diversity, minority and/or African American internship programs. These programs are often designed to give underserved and underprivileged students the ability to compete in the workforce, and take advantage of opportunities that would normally not be available to them. [Find the right internship for you...]