Scholarships for April at UNCF

UNCF offers several national and regional scholarships that close in April. Apply today!

Flowers are blooming, birds are singing and UNCF is offering great scholarships and internships in April! Check out these UNCF scholarships and internships currently open for applications, and complete your application before the deadlines. Look at some of the opportunities UNCF offers high school and college students that can help you get to and through college. Visit any time to see what is open.

Remember: Complete all steps for the applications!
You will not be considered for a scholarship, internship or program until you submit all the information and essays the application requires.


CVS Health Foundation Health Care Careers Scholarship
The program provides need-based scholarships to qualified African American or Latinx students for their junior and senior years. Closes Apr. 1.

VWGoA/UNCF Corporate Scholars Internship Program
Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. is offering a summer internship to full-time juniors enrolled in an accredited HBCU majoring in business, marketing, information technology, or engineering. Candidates will be selected to virtually intern for summer 2021, and may be selected to receive a scholarship for their senior year. Closes April 14.

IptiQ Americas Fellowship
The program is offering four one-year fellowships in the life insurance industry, based in Boston, MA. Closes Apr. 15.

UNCF Healthcare Workforce Diversity Program
The AbbVie Foundation is the founding partner and is offering scholarships to Black students currently enrolled in a certification or a two-year degree in healthcare-related STEM fields. Closes April 15.

Coca-Cola First Generation Scholarship
The program provides renewable awards up to $5,000 to students who are first in their families to attend college. Restrictions for this program is limited to full-time matriculation at one of UNCF’s 37 member institutions, with the exclusion of Spelman College, Morehouse College, Clark Atlanta University or the Interdenominational Theological Center. Closes April 22.

Smartwool – Go far. Feel good. Scholarship Program (North Carolina or Tennessee)
This need-based scholarship offers $2,500 to sophomores or juniors at HBCUs. Closes Apr. 28.


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Stryker Career Opportunities
The company is currently recruiting graduates with at least three years’ experience in engineering and interest in working with one of the world’s leading medical technology companies. Closes May 5.

UNCF F5 Women in STEM Scholarship
The scholarship is for female students of color who are pursuing careers within the STEM fields, and enrolled full-time at any UNCF-member institution, other HBCU or an accredited four-year institution. Closes May 5.

American Express IT Career Opportunities
Interested in being considered for a career opportunity at American Express? The potential opportunities are for Information Security, Infrastructure Engineer, and Technology Software Engineer. Closes May 7.

UNCF 3M. Applied to Life. Scholarship Program
The programs offers need-based scholarship support to underrepresented high school seniors (Class of 2021) and current first-year college students (Class of 2020) from St. Paul Public Schools and Charter Schools serving St. Paul students pursuing STEM careers, attending public and private HBCUs or Florida International University. Closes May 10.

Alpha Gamma Boule Foundation Scholarship (California)
This program awards merit-based scholarships to African American men who are rising college undergraduate students and residents of Alameda County in California. Closes May 12.

Jack and Jill of America Foundation
High school seniors: The need-based scholarships are for African American rising college freshmen who have completed 60 hours of active community service during the current academic year. Closes May 12.

Jack and Jill – Jacqueline Moore Bowles Scholarship
These need-based scholarships are for African American rising college sophomores, juniors, and seniors majoring in Communications, who have completed 60 hours of community service during the current academic year. Closes May 12.

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UNCF’s Outreach College Readiness Toolkit provides tips on how to apply to colleges, qualify for scholarships and more!