Scholarships for August at UNCF

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

August is here, and so are some great scholarship offers. 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 UNCF.org/Scholarships 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.

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 or Technology Software Engineer.  Closes August 12.

Gerald Wilkins Memorial Scholarship (Georgia)
Global Payments, Inc. is providing four scholarships in memory of Gerald Wilkins to students residing in specific Georgia zip codes, who attend a UNCF-member institution. Closes August 12.

AFLAC Foundation Scholarship (Georgia)
This need-based scholarship is open to permanent residents of Columbus, GA, zip codes. Closes August 12.

Quilt Scholarship Program
This program is for education majors at any four-year college or HBCU, providing a one-time, need-based scholarship. Closes August 16.

MetLife Foundation Scholarship Fund
The program provides need-based scholarships to qualified African American Accounting, Business or Finance majors who will be juniors in the fall of 2021, enrolled at accredited four-year HBCUs. Closes August 19.

Tampax Flow It Forward Scholarship Program
The program offers scholarships of up to $10,000 to Black college juniors who attend an HBCU and are pursuing careers in healthcare. Closes August 19.

Crown Castle Opportunity Scholarship Program
The program offers up to $10,000 to African American college juniors from all majors who exhibit determination, integrity, and perseverance in overcoming adversity. Closes August 26.

ABCNJ Lulu Fleming Scholarship Program
This program offers three scholarships to freshmen affiliated with the American Baptist Churches of New Jersey or Florida. Closes August 31.

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SMPS Foundation Zinsmeyer Scholarship
The program, offered by The Society for Marketing Professional Service, provides assistance to African American sophomores, juniors or seniors attending an HBCU, and who are studying Architecture, Construction Management, Engineering, Marketing, Mass Communication or Public Relations. Closes Sept. 1.

Arthur and Evonne Whitmore Scholarship
The scholarship is for full-time enrolled Black undergraduate or graduate students attending a UNCF-member institution. Closes Sept. 8.

UNCF DeVry University Gateway Scholarship Program
The program is creating a “gateway” to continued learning and to help prepare DeVry University’s students to pursue new career opportunities in the business and technology arenas through certification programs. Closes Sept. 27.


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