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 and June.

Even though things are unpredictable right now, you can still count on UNCF to offer scholarship opportunities. 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.

Fort Worth Independent School District Scholarship (Texas)
The scholarship is open to freshmen from the Fort Worth Independent school district, who are enrolled full-time at an accredited HBCU. Up to $5,000 will be awarded during the 2019-2020 academic year. Closes May 8.

Zenobia V. Brooker Scholarship
The scholarship is for college sophomores who wants to pursue a career in teaching. Closes May 11.

Geraldine Matilda Hill Williams Scholarship
The scholarship is open to rising juniors attending Bennett College. This renewable need-based scholarship is up to $5,000 for two years to the selected scholar.  Closes May 15.

CodePath Virtual Technical Interview Prep Course
CodePath’s 12-week remote course prepares students to ace technical interviews and secure internships or full-time opportunities with top tech companies. Closes May 17.

DTE Energy Foundation Scholarship (Michigan)
The program is for business or engineering college juniors or seniors who are currently enrolled at a UNCF-member college or university, or a college or university in Michigan. Closes May 18.

William L. & Mary Ann Brown STEM Scholarship (North Carolina)
The program provides one renewable scholarship to graduating high school seniors attending a high school in Mecklenburg County, North Carolina planning to major in and pursue a career in the STEM field. Closes May 22.

Foot Locker Foundation, Inc./UNCF Scholarship
The scholarship program is for students attending a UNCF-member college or university during the fall of 2020. Closes May 29.

Davis Scholarship for Women in STEM
The program is open to female sophomore, junior, or senior students who attend a UNCF-member institution. Preference will be given to students from Massachusetts, although all eligible students are encouraged to apply. Closes June 4.

JUST ADDED: Jack and Jill of America Foundation Scholarship
The program is open to incoming African American freshmen at an accredited four-year institution, enrolled full-time for the 2020-2021 academic year. Community service is essential. Closes June 8.


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