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!

CVS Scholarships For African American Business Students

CVS scholarship recipient

CVS Caremark has a commitment to widening the net of student scholars in business. As such, they have partnered with UNCF to create scholarships for students studying Business (and business related fields). Selected students will receive a scholarship award for the upcoming academic year.

National Association of Colored Women Council (NACWC) Scholarship Program

NACWC Scholarship Fund

The National Association of Color Women’s Clubs (NACWC), its region and state associations, its standard federated clubs and its individuals members are responsible for 120 years of scholarship money support to hundreds of thousands African American high school graduates and college attendees throughout the United States.

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.


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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...]