Scholarships for August at UNCF

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

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’s 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.


Group of Claflin dance class students rehearsingWilliam and Sheila Konar Foundation Scholarship Program
The William and Sheila Konar Foundation, a New York not-for-profit corporation, and UNCF to provide need-based scholarships to students from East High School (Rochester, NY) and Monroe Community College (Rochester NY) who are planning to attend an accredited four-year HBCU commencing fall 2022. Closes August 8.


Ralph and Fanny Ellison Scholarship 2022-2023
Established to financially support college students who are from NYC studying English or Music. Candidates for this scholarship are expected to be involved in school and community leadership and have exhibited qualities of high character and integrity. Applicants must be permanent residents of New York State or Oklahoma. Closes August 11.

Students in laboratory at Bethune Cookman University workingPublix Cares Scholarship
In continued support of our communities, Publix has partnered with UNCF to establish the Publix Cares Scholarship Program. The Publix Cares Scholarship Program provides 50 need-based scholarships of up to $2,000, to students enrolled full-time in one of the ten (10) institutions listed in the eligibility requirements. Closes August 15.

Mrs. Joann Bashinsky Scholarship
The Mrs. Joann Bashinsky Scholarship program awards up to $27,500.00 to each student, each year, for 4-years, if the selected recipient meets the renewal requirements. Closes August 15.

Tampax Flow It Forward Scholarship
Developed in partnership with UNCF, the Tampax Flow It Forward Scholarship Program will provide scholarships of up to $10,000 to African American college juniors who attend an HBCU and are pursuing careers in healthcare. Applicants must demonstrate a desire to specialize in any medical field that impacts womens’ health, and must have participated in a community service project or event that benefits underserved people with periods within the past year. Closes August 16.

Ralph Lauren Corporate Foundation Scholarship
This year, the program will award 30 need-based scholarships, up to $3,666.66, per year for two years, pending satisfaction of renewal requirements. This program is open to Black, African, or African American students, who share a passion for and a dream of pursuing excellence, a commitment to inspiring and enacting meaningful social change and a devotion to the service of others. Closes August 17.

2 Paine College students reading outside on campusGalactic Unite Black Leaders in Aerospace Scholarship & Training (BLAST) Program
Managed by Virgin Galactic’s outreach initiative, Galactic Unite, BLAST provides $5,000 scholarship awards to Black/African American undergraduate sophomores, juniors, or seniors pursuing STEM degrees with a focus on aerospace at any accredited four-year college or university in the United States. Closes August 22.

Developed in partnership with UNCF, the AlixPartners MBA Scholarship will provide a $10,000 merit-based scholarship to a first-year MBA student who graduated from a UNCF member institution or selected HBCU with a degree in accounting, analytics, business, engineering, finance, math, or technology. Closes August 22.

Anheuser-Busch Foundation Scholarship
The program has been designed to provide need-based scholarships to 2022-2023 graduating senior students who are enrolled at UNCF member institutions and who major in business related disciplines, supply chain logistics, mechanical, electrical, chemical, or industrial engineering. Closes August 24.

Richard F. Freeman Scholarship Fund (Michigan)
The fund provides financial assistance for deserving college freshmen from Southeast Michigan. Closes August 25.

Huston Tillotson University basketball player playing against Baylor University playerDallas Maverick’s Scholarship Program
The Dallas Mavericks are providing five (5) merit-based scholarships to students from the Dallas, Texas area, who are currently attending or planning to attend any Historically Black College or University this fall. Closes August 31.


Get a head start on these opportunities

grads cheering at Dillard Univ. ceremonyFidelity Career Opportunities
The company is offering a variety of career opportunities to students of color. Complete the interest form. Closes Dec. 5.

UNCF General Scholarship Application
The UNCF General Application is used to establish an applicant pool of potentially eligible students for ongoing scholarship opportunities that are unpublished and do not require an online application. Apply by Dec. 21.


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