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!

Beyonce and Jay-Z's About Love Scholarship Program For HBCU Students

BeyoncĂ© and her husband, Jay-Z, have partnered with Tiffany & Co to launch the About Love scholarship program, a $2 million fund for HBCU students in the arts and creative fields. The funds will be used to help outstanding African American high school students who need helping paying for college.

Intel Launches $5K Scholarship Program For African American STEM Students

Intel African African American scholarship recipients

Through their collaborative partnership with UNCF, Intel Corporation has established a scholarship program to help STEM students get on the fast track to a rewarding career. In addition to direct financial support, Intel-sponsored scholarships offer the benefits of exposure to potential job opportunities, networking with fellow scholars, insight to other scholarships, research, training opportunities, and access to mentors offering support on technical, non-technical, cultural, and dissertation-related needs.

Jack and Jill of America Foundation Need-Based Scholarships

Jack and Jill of America Foundation Scholarship recipients

The Jack and Jill of America Foundation’s National Scholarship Program is offered to high school seniors who will attend and maintain a full-time status at an accredited, four-year post-secondary institution, starting in the fall of the year and working toward a bachelor’s degree.

Coca-Cola Foundation First Generation HBCU Scholarships

Coca-Cola Foundation HBCU scholarship recipients

Coca-Cola, one of the oldest companies in the world, has partnered with the United Negro College Fund to sponsor a new program for first generation college students. The program provides scholarship awards to students who are the first to attend college in their families. Applicants must be enrolled at one of the 37 colleges that are a part of the UNCF network.

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.

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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...]