Scholarships for January at UNCF

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

Happy New Year from your friends at UNCF! 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.

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.


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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.

Ahmanson Family Foundation Scholarship
The Ahmanson Family Foundation Scholarship Program is open to undergraduate or graduate students at UNCF-member schools who are from the greater Los Angeles area. Closes Jan. 11

Frederick Douglass Bicentennial Scholarship
The program awards two $10,000 scholarships each year to exceptional HBCU seniors (one female and one male) who have demonstrated high academic achievement, strong leadership skills, commitment to community service and unmet financial need. Closes Jan. 13.

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Integra Foundation, Inc. Scholarship
The Integra Foundation, Inc. Scholarship Program in partnership with UNCF provides scholarship opportunities to permanent residents of New Jersey, Ohio or Massachusetts and who are majoring in science, technology, engineering or mathematics (STEM). Closes Jan. 15.

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 Social Justice Scholarship
The UNCF Social Justice Scholarship is a merit scholarship program for students who are from New York, New Jersey, Vermont or Connecticut who are committed to social justice. Students majoring in criminal justice, political science, prelaw, forensic science, criminology, or a course of study related to preparation for entry to law school will be given preference. Closes Jan. 20.

LAM Research Career Opportunities
Several LAM research positions, along other positions not listed here, are open for your application. Closes Jan. 20.

EXTENDED: 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. 24.

EXTENDED: 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. 24.

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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.

EXTENDED: 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. 28.

Henkel Scholarship Program
This post-secondary scholarship program is designed to help support African American/Black juniors pursue their college and career aspirations. The program offers scholarships and provides training and professional development resources to help students majoring in areas of study that align with early career opportunities at Henkel to prepare for summer internship roles. Closes Jan. 31.

UNCF Healthcare Workforce Diversity Program
The UNCF Healthcare Workforce Diversity Program aims to address the racial imbalance in the healthcare workforce that can potentially exacerbate health disparities in Black communities. Scholarship, academic, and career development support will be given to students who are interested in a career in healthcare, but who might otherwise not have an opportunity to go beyond their high school diploma to earn a credential. Closes Jan. 31.

Rollin M. Gerstacker Foundation Scholarship
Rollin M. Gerstacker Foundation has partnered with UNCF to provide a scholarship opportunity for students from the state of Michigan. Closes Jan. 31.

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BD Scholarship
The BD Scholarship program provides a merit scholarship to current freshman, sophomores, and juniors who are enrolled full time at any UNCF-member institutions, other HBCUs or any accredited four-year college or university in the 2021-2022 academic year. Closes Feb. 1.

Honda Opportunities
Honda is offering a variety of employment, engineering development and summer programs for engineering students of color. Closes March 17.

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 March 31, 2022.

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