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!

OneUnited Bank's Annual "I Got Bank" Youth Financial Literacy Contest

OneUnited Bank Debit Card

OneUnited Bank, the nation's largest Black-owned bank, is sponsoring their annual "I Got Bank!" Financial Literacy Contest for youth between the ages of 8 - 12 years old. Ten children will win a $1,000 savings account.

Gucci Changemakers Diversity and Inclusion Scholarship Program

Gucci Changemakers Scholarship program

Gucci has announced a global program to support industry change and to foster unity through community action, called Gucci Changemakers, following the company’s announcement of a long-term diversity and inclusion action plan.

Thurgood Marshall College Fund/ FedEx Scholarship

First African American woman pilot for FedEx

The Thurgood Marshall College Fund (TMCF) and FedEx 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.

Jay-Z's Shawn Carter Scholarship Fund

Jay-Z, founder of the Shawn Carter Scholarship Fund

Created by rapper Jay-Z and his mother Gloria, the Shawn Carter Scholarship Fund (SCSF) was founded on the belief that any motivated individual in need should have the opportunity to further his or her education. By removing some of the financial burdens associated with going to, surviving in, and graduating from college, the SCSF plays a vital role in increasing college access and success for many motivated yet underserved youth and young adults.

Jesse Jackson's PUSH Excel Scholarship Program

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.

HBCU Alliance Partners Inc. Scholarship

HBCU Alliance Partners

The Thurgood Marshall College Fund (TMCF), and HBCU Alliance Partners Inc., 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.


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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...]