Scholarships for HCBU Students Still Available During Shutdowns
College life may be very different at the moment, and it may seem as though our attention is exclusively on the adjustments needed to steer us through the COVID-19 crisis, but UNCF remains focused on the future. Even though you’re not on campus, deadlines for scholarships are still proceeding on normal timelines and several are due in May.
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.
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.
The scholarship is open to rising sophomores interested in pursuing careers in the healthcare, public health, nutrition, and other healthcare-related STEM fields. Closes May 12.
Northern Ohio Scholarship
All HBCU students that are residents of specified zip codes in Northern Ohio are encouraged to apply. Closes May 18.
Win with Wynn Scholarship (Florida)
The scholarship is open to Black high school seniors who are residents of Pinellas County, with special consideration for graduates from Lakewood High School. Closes May 18.
Dallas Independent School District Scholarship (Texas)
The scholarship is open to Spring 2021 Dallas ISD graduating seniors heading to any four-year college or university. Closes May 19.
The NETwork BICP – Lewis Latimer Scholarship
Named to honor Lewis Latimer, one of the first influential African American inventors,the scholarship is for undergraduate candidates enrolled in the targeted STEM fields. Closes May 19.
Catherine W. Pierce Scholarship
The scholarship supports Arts majors (excluding performing arts), providing up to $3,600. Closes May 19.
UNCF Ladders of Hope Scholarship (California)
The program is open to Black high school seniors from the South Los Angeles area, who will be attending a UNCF-member institution during fall semester 2021. Closes May 20.
J.P. Morgan Chase Wealth Management HBCU Scholarship
The scholarship is open to students who will be full-time college sophomores at one of the designated HBCUs in the Fall 2021 semester, with an interest in the financial planning profession. Closes May 26.
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 May 26.
UNCF King Lab Scholarship (Massachusetts)
The scholarship is open to graduating seniors from Wellesley High School, who participate in METCO (Metropolitan Council for Educational Opportunity). Closes May 26.
Northwest Indiana Scholarship Program
The program is open to students who are permanent residents of Lake, LaPorte and Porter Counties. Closes May 27.
Southwest Indiana Scholarship
The program is open to students in the designated majors, who are from Southwest Indiana counties including Daviess, Dubois, Gibson, Knox, Martin, Posey, Spencer, Vanderburgh, and Warrick. Closes May 31.
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Adidas Legacy Scholarship Program (California, Illinois, New York)
The adidas Legacy program empowers student athletes attending 27 high schools from underrepresented communities in New York City, Chicago and Los Angeles, to become mentors and changemakers in their own community. Closes June 2.
Did you know?
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