Scholarships for December at UNCF

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

These great scholarships from UNCF may be just the gift you’ve been wanting! 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.

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UPS Scholarship Program
The UPS Scholarship provides 18 need-based awards, up to $5,000, to African American graduating college seniors at HBCUs. Closes Dec. 2.

Cox Enterprises Scholarship Program
The program is for qualifying students of color at any UNCF-member institution; preference shall be given to applicants pursuing majors in the areas of STEM, computer science, computer programming, or digital communications. Closes Dec. 6.

UNCF/Best Buy Scholars Program
This generous scholarship and development program is open to any undergraduates. Closes Dec. 6.

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Amazon Future Engineer Scholarship Information Webinar
A webinar about the program will be scheduled for early to mid December. The program offers 100 high school seniors studying computer science $40,000 for college and a guaranteed paid internship at Amazon. Closes Dec. 6.

John Lennon Endowed Scholarship Program
Established by Yoko Ono in the memory of her late husband, the scholarship offers up to $5,000 to qualified communications, media arts, music, and performing /Theater/Drama majors. Closes Dec. 13.

Extended: LAM Research Career Opportunities
Lam Research, a premier chipmaker and innovator, has opportunities from product engineering to manufacturing and supply chain management for college graduates and postgraduates. Closes Dec. 15.

Lincoln Financial Scholars Program
The program offers scholarships and internships with Lincoln Financial Group and early-career readiness support to help prepare students for rewarding careers in the the insurance and asset management industries. Closes Dec. 20.

Cooper Industries
The program provides scholarship assistance to students majoring in engineering and business. Closes Dec. 20.

3Q Digital Career Opportunities
Students and graduates of color are encouraged to apply for a position in digital marketing at 3Q Digital. Closes Dec. 29.


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Oracle Corporate Scholars Program
The program includes an internship possibility and scholarship support for African American, Hispanic or Native American students who are currently pursuing a major in one of the following disciplines: Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Business, Mathematics, Marketing, Legal, Cybersecurity, Product Development and related majors. Closes Jan. 4.

Oracle Developer Scholars Program
Successful candidates will be offered internships during the summer of 2022. Interns will be considered for a $10,000 scholarship to be awarded for academic year 2022-2023. Closes Jan. 4.

VWGoA/UNCF Corporate Scholars
Volkswagen Group of America, Inc., offers a scholarship and internship to juniors enrolled in an accredited HBCU majoring in business, marketing, information technology, or engineering, whose college experience demonstrates community service, leadership, and analytical ability during their college career. Candidates will be selected to intern for summer 2022. Closes Jan. 4.

The Edward M. Nagel Endowed Scholarship
The program is open to undergraduate students pursuing studies in business and business related majors. Closes Jan. 6.

UNCF K-12 Education Fellowship
The program selects juniors from HBCUs for a 10-week summer experience that includes leadership development, a paid internship with an innovative K-12 educational organization or school, and participation in an education reform case competition. Afterwards, the fellows have access to additional coaching and skills development aligned with K-12 career pathways during their senior year of college. Closes Jan. 17.

UNCF Chevron Corporate Scholars (CA, LA, MS, TX)
The program will award a two-year renewable scholarship for up to $15,000 (up to $7,500 freshmen year, up to $7,500 sophomore year) to highly capable future leaders who demonstrate academic achievement, strong leadership skills and an interest in the energy industry. Closes Jan. 18.

LIFERAY Internships
This B2B enterprise software company is offering internship positions in the California area in Software Engineering (consulting and tech support), Product Design, Marketing and HR. Closes Jan. 20.

UNCF/Old Dominion Scholars Program
In partnership with Old Dominion Freight Line, Inc., the program offers an internship to full-time juniors of color majoring in business, logistics, supply chain management, communications, or industrial engineering, whose college experience demonstrates community service, leadership, and analytical ability during their college career. Closes Jan. 24.


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