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!

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.

Jesse Jackson's PUSH Excel Scholarship Program Features Three Named Awards

Jesse Jackson, founder of PUSH Excel Scholarship Program

The PUSH Excel Scholarship Program was created to assist young people who are qualified but lack the financial resources to attend college. The goal of the program is to develop servant leadership potential in the scholarship students and encourage a spirit of social justice and social change.

Jack and Jill of America Foundation Providing $2,500 Need-Based Scholarships

Jack and Jill of America Foundation Scholarship recipients

The Jack and Jill of America Foundation’s National Scholarship Program is available to high school seniors who will become and maintain full-time status at an accredited, four year post secondary institution beginning in the fall of the year working toward a bachelor’s degree.

Jackie Robinson Foundation Scholarship Program -- Awards of Up to $30K (Over Four Years)!

Jackie Robinson Foundation Scholarship

The Jackie Robinson Foundation (JRF) Scholarship program addresses the financial needs of college students and provides extensive, hands-on mentoring and support services. Once chosen from a national, selective application process, Jackie Robinson Foundation Scholars receive a generous four-year grant to attend the undergraduate school of their choice and enroll in JRF’s celebrated “42 Strategies for Success Curriculum”.

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...]