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!

Thurgood Marshall College Fund/ Wells Fargo Scholarship

Wells Fargo African American scholarship recipients

The Thurgood Marshall College Fund (TMCF) and Wells Fargo are proud to offer financial assistance to outstanding students attending one of the 47 public Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) within the TMCF member-school network. The Wells Fargo Scholarship is open to students with a minimum 3.0 GPA.

100 Black Men National Scholarship Program

100 Black Men National Scholarship Awardees

The mission of the 100 Black Men of America, Inc. is to improve the quality of life within our communities and enhance educational and economic opportunities for all African Americans. The organization's national scholarship program is operated at the local level through their 100 Black Men chapter network.

Oracle Corporate Scholars Program For African American Students

Oracle Corporate Scholars Program

The Oracle Corporate Scholars Program has partnered with the United Negro College Fund (UNCF) to provide extended learning experiences at Oracle headquarters during the summer. The program includes scholarship support for African American college students who are currently pursuing a major in one of the following disciplines: Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Business, Mathematics, Marketing, or Human Resources and related majors.

"Regions Riding Forward" Scholarship Essay Contest

Regions Riding Forward Scholarship Essay Contest

In celebration of Black History Month, Regions Bank is offering students an opportunity to earn funds to pay for their education through its annual Regions Riding Forward Scholarship Essay Contest. The contest recognizes the impact and contributions of African-Americans while providing much-needed financial assistance to students facing growing higher-education costs. Each year, the program receives about 7,000 completed contest entries.

Tom Joyner Foundation/ Denny's Filmmakers Scholarship Program

Tom Joyner, founder of the Tom Joyner Foundation

The Tom Joyner Foundation, Inc. and Denny’s are committed to sharing all that is good about Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs). HBCUs have a rich legacy of storytelling through film that has spanned decades and influenced many all over the world. It is their goal to continue the legacy of the right to be creative and express one’s visual qualities.

American Association of Blacks in Energy (AABE) Scholarships

AABE scholarship recipients

The American Association of Blacks in Energy (AABE) is an organization that is as a resource for policy discussion of the economic, social and political impact of environmental and energy policies on African Americans and other minorities. Their goal is to ensure involvement of African Americans in governmental energy policymaking by recommending capable sensitive and informed personnel to appropriate officials.

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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...]