Scholarships for March at UNCF

UNCF offers national and regional scholarships and job opportunities that close in March. 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.


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You will not be considered for a scholarship, internship or program until you submit all the information and essays the application requires.


2022 – 2023 Sam’s Club Scholars Program
In partnership with UNCF, Sam’s Club has developed the Sam’s Club Scholars Program to provide need-based scholarships to sophomores and juniors at UNCF member institutions. This one-time scholarship opportunity is open to students who are enrolled as undergraduates at one of the UNCF member institutions in the current academic year of 2022-2023. Closes Mar 7.

2022 – 2023 John Lennon Endowed Scholarship Program
The John Lennon Endowed Scholarship program was established by Yoko Ono in the memory of her late husband, the entertainer John Lennon, in partnership with UNCF. The scholarship program is designed to provide scholarship support to deserving students attending one of the 37 UNCF member institutions. Closes Mar 13.

2022 – 2023 Foot Locker Foundation, Inc-UNCF Scholarship2 female students in dormitory room at Bennett College
Continuing in its efforts to serve in the community, Foot Locker Foundation, Inc. has partnered with UNCF to fund this scholarship program for students attending a UNCF member college or university during the 2022-2023 school year. All Undergraduate classifications (freshman, sophomore, juniors and seniors) will be considered. Closes Mar 14.

2022 – 2023 UNCF/National Cooperative Bank Charles E. Snyder Memorial HB
The UNCF/National Cooperative Bank Charles E. Snyder Memorial HBCU Scholarship program provides need-based scholarships to African Americans students who are enrolled at historically black colleges and universities and who are interested in pursuing careers in the banking industry. Closes Mar 16.

3 Bethune-Cookman University students in their caps and gowns2023 – 2024 Rooted in Science Scholarship
Procter and Gamble (P&G) and CVS Health, in partnership with UNCF, have developed the Rooted In Science Scholarship Program, presented by Gold Series from Pantene. Gold Series is #RootedInScience to provide superior scalp and hair care because these product lines were co-created by Black scientists, stylists, and dermatologists who understand the unique needs of textured hair. Closes Mar 21.

2022 – 2023 Southwest Indiana Scholarship
The Southwest Indiana Scholarship program provides financial assistance to permanent residents of the Southwest Indiana Counties including Daviess, Dubois, Gibson, Knox, Martin, Posey, Spencer, Vanderburgh, and Warrick. Closes Mar 22.

2023 – 2024 MCTS Legacy Scholarship Program
Ten need-based scholarships of up to $2,640 each will be provided to attendees and/or descendants of individuals who attended the Mobile County Training School. Closes Mar 23.

A mother and her daughter on move-in day at Claflin2022 – 2023 MassMutual Close the Gap Scholarship Program – For Graduate Students
The 2022-2023 MassMutual Close the Gap Scholarship Program for first-year graduate students is a need based scholarship open to African American/Black classified as a first-year graduate student, at the time of application. Closes Mar 23.

2022 – 2023 Nissan Scholars
The Nissan Scholars Program has decided to provide a total of four (4) scholarships. Two (2) students attending Fisk University and two (2) attending Tennessee State University. During the summer of 2023, award recipients may be offered a Nissan internship. Selected recipients will be awarded a one-time scholarship of up to $5,000 for the 2022-2023 academic year. Closes Mar 23.

Claflin University students working on computers2023 – 2024 HBCU – Sustainable Communities Initiative
The HBCU Sustainable Communities Initiative (HBCU SCI) focuses on preparing and training future business and community leaders in the field of sustainability, preparing them to create and maintain thriving communities through design, planning, investment, and policymaking. Eligible HBCU students gain access to support knowledge, and resources that help prepare them for fulfilling careers focused on solving our communities’ most pressing social, economic and environmental problems. Closes Mar 27.

2022 – 2023 Malcolm X Scholarship for “Exceptional Courage”
The Malcolm X Scholarship for “Exceptional Courage” is directed towards undergraduate students, who are enrolled at one of the UNCF Institutions. This scholarship was developed by Spike Lee to increase the awareness about the life and contributions of Malcolm X within society.  The program will provide scholarship support for students, who have overcome difficult circumstances or challenges in pursuit of their college education. Closes Mar 30.

2022 – 2023 MassMutal Close the Gap Scholarship Program – For Undergraduate Juniors3 Claflin University students outside talking
The 2022-2023 MassMutual Close the Gap Scholarship Program for undergraduates is a need based scholarship open to African American/Black classified as a junior, at the time of application, attending a public or private Historically Black College and University (HBCU). Closes Mar 30.

2022 – 2023 Procter & Gamble General Scholarship
The Procter & Gamble General Scholarship is directed towards academically achieving undergraduate students at any accredited four-year colleges or universities within the United States. The scholarship will focus on targeted fields in business, information technology and public relations. Closes Mar 30.

2022 – 2023 UBS/PaineWebber Scholarship
The UBS/PaineWebber Scholarship will be directed to current sophomores or juniors, who demonstrate outstanding academic performance within the various business disciplines at the targeted UNCF Institutions. The selected recipients will be awarded during the 2022-23 Academic Year. Closes Mar 30.

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