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!

Virtasant Future Leaders in Technology Scholarship

In an effort to help bridge the gap between talent, opportunity, and access, Virtasant has announced its Leaders In Technology scholarship for those who desire to pursue a career in the tech industry. This scholarship will provide new opportunities for underrepresented youth and give them the chance to pursue their dreams and earn the education they deserve to help ensure their future success.

Wells Fargo/ Thurgood Marshall College Fund Scholarship

Wells Fargo African American scholarship recipients

Wells Fargo, one of the largest and oldest financial institutions in the United States, has partnered with the Thurgood Marshall College Fund (TMCF) to provide scholarship opportunities to African American students with a minimum 3.0 GPA. Wells Fargo's commitment to diversity and inclusion goes back more than 30 years. They also have programs that support Black entrepreneurs.

TRESemme $10K Scholarship Program For Black Female Hairstylists

Tresemme scholarship recipients

The TRESemmé team is committed to using their influence and platform to elevate the Black community in beauty and fashion. They have launched an annual tuition fund of $100,000 to help Black women offset the cost of cosmetology school.

Apple's $40 Million HBCU Scholarship Program Includes a 12-Week Summer Internship

Apple HBCU Scholars

The Thurgood Marshall College Fund (TMCF) has partnered with Apple to present the Apple HBCU Scholars Program. Exceptional students currently attending HBCUs with a minimum GPA of 3.0 are invited to apply. However, they must be working towards earning a Bachelor's degree, Master’s degree, or a Ph.D.

Davis Scholarship For Women in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math)

Willma H. Davis STEM scholarship recipient

Willma H. Davis has partnered with the United Negro College Fund (UNCF) to establish a scholarship to encourage minority female students to pursue a future career in the STEM fields. Candidates must be classified as sophomore, junior, or senior in the Fall and attend a UNCF-member institution. Preference will be given to students from Massachusetts, although all eligible students are encouraged to apply.

Foot Locker/ United Negro College Fund Scholarship Program

Foot Locker scholarship recipients

Continuing in its efforts to serve in the community, Foot Locker Foundation, Inc. has partnered with the United Negro College Fund (UNCF) to fund this scholarship program for students attending a UNCF member college or university during the fall of the current year. All Undergraduate classifications (freshman, sophomore, juniors and seniors) will be considered.

Helpful Resources:

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...]