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!

Two Scholarships From the National Hook-Up of Black Women (NHBW)

Black women scholars

The National Hook-Up of Black Women (NHBW) is a charitable organization dedicated to improving the lives of families through the arts, culture, health wellness, education and human service programs. Through their mission, they support and sponsor community-based health and human service initiatives. They also present and preserve the achievements of African-American women and their significant contribution to society.

Burger King Scholars Program to Give 15 Students $5,000 to $50,000 in Scholarships

Black student recipients of the Burger King Scholars program

Burger King McLamore Foundation, which was established in October 2005, is the charitable arm of the Burger King® system and is a not-for-profit 501(c)(3) charitable organization. The Foundation, together with Burger King Corporation employees, franchisees, suppliers and guests, has been able to make a positive impact in the communities in which we work and live. Today, the Foundation administers the Burger King℠ Scholars program and the BK℠ Family Fund.

NBNA Scholarship Program Now Open For Black Nurses -- Awards of Up to $6K Available!

African American nurses

National Black Nurses Association (NBNA) is committed to excellence in education and conducts continuing education programs for nurses and allied health professionals throughout the year. The association provides annual scholarships for students. Scholarships provide funding for continuing education. This funding enables nurses to grow and better contribute their talents to the health and healthcare of our communities.

Northrop Grumman Scholarship Program -- $15,000 Awards For HBCU Students Majoring in STEM!

Northrop Grumman scholarship recipients

The Northrop Grumman Corporation through the scholarship program supports a diverse and sustainable program that enhance the education experience for students and provides them with the training and tools they need to be successful. One of their top business priorities is to help provide unique education experiences related to science, technology, engineering and mathematics.

United Negro College Fund STEM Scholars Program to Support 500 Talented Students

UNCF STEM Scholars

The United Negro College Fund (UNCF) STEM Scholars Program is a 10-year initiative designed to identify and provide scholarship and academic support for a total of 500 talented African American high school students who aspire to earn STEM degrees and to pursue careers in STEM fields.

The Jeanette Rankin Women's Scholarship Fund Helps Low Income Women

Jeannette Rankin Women’s Scholarship recipient

Jeannette Rankin Women’s Scholarship Fund (JRF) provides scholarships and support for low-income women ages thirty-five and older across the US to build better lives through post-secondary education. 87% of JRF Scholars either graduate or continue on towards completing their degrees. 75% of JRF Scholars are single mothers, setting an example to their children to earn a college degree. 55% of JRF Scholars report that without the JRF Scholarship, they would not be able to continue their education.

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...]