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!

Executive Leadership Council Undergraduate Scholarships For Black Students

Executive Leadership Council scholarship recipients

The Executive Leadership Council (ELC) Scholarship Program offers high-performing college students scholarships, internships, mentoring and unique access to ELC members, their companies and their strategic partners. Their mission is to build a pipeline of Black corporate talent by supporting the academic achievement and development of black undergraduate and graduate students.

Thurgood Marshall College Fund/ Ford Blue Oval Scholarship

African American Ford Motors scholarship recipients

The Thurgood Marshall College Fund (TMCF) and Ford Motor Company Fund are proud to offer financial assistance to graduating high school seniors who plan to attend one of the 47 publicly-supported Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) and Predominantly Black Institutions (PBIs) within the TMCF member-school network.

Thurgood Marshall College Fund/ MillerCoors Scholarship

Black scholarship recipients of the Thurgood Marshall College Fund MillerCoors scholarship

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

United Negro College Fund/ Ray Charles Endowed Scholarship

Ray Charles scholarship

Scholarship assistance through The Ray Charles Foundation will help African-American students with high academic promise to defray their significant financial need. For the current academic school year, 5 scholarship awards will be made to students who meet the following eligibility criteria, and will be renewable up to one-year provided these criteria are maintained.

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.


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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...]