Scholarships for March at UNCF

UNCF offers several national and regional scholarships that close in March. Apply today!

Spring into action, and apply for a UNCF scholarship! 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.


AlixPartners/UNCF Scholarship
The program is for African American juniors who attend a participating HBCUs, and who are majoring in business or STEM fields. Closes Mar. 4.

Berbeco Senior Research Fellowship
The program encourages applicants from UNCF-member institutions to complete study or research outside the United States during the Summer 2021 between their junior and senior years. Closes Mar. 15.

Crossroads Emerging Leaders Program
The program provides access to an interdisciplinary, global classroom learning experience with leading faculty from Harvard to a first generation African American college student or recent graduate. Closes Mar. 15.

Elaine B. Hancock Endowed Scholarship
This need-based scholarship is open to African American juniors or seniors at UNCF-member institutions or Howard University. Closes Mar. 15.

UNCF Battelle Corporate Scholars
The program will provide summer 2021 paid summer internship opportunities and financial assistance to African American college juniors meeting the  eligibility requirements. Closes Mar. 15.

UNCF-Anthem Corporate Scholars Program
The program offers juniors or seniors of color a Sales internship and career development opportunity.  Closes Mar. 15.

Creme of Nature Scholarship
The scholarship is for any undergraduate who attends an HBCU. Closes Mar. 17.

Beverly J. Gilliam Scholarship for Foreign Study
The program offers financial assistance to college sophomores and juniors at UNCF-member institutions, who are accepted into recognized summer study abroad programs. Closes Mar. 22.

UNCF Medline Corporate Scholars
The scholarship and internship is for juniors majoring in business, marketing, accounting, finance, healthcare management, and whose college experience demonstrates leadership and analytical ability during their college career.  Closes Mar. 25.

AAP-UNCF Internship
The Association of American Publishers (AAP) offers internships to college juniors and seniors with an interest in pursuing a career in the publishing industry. Closes Mar. 26.

Boule’ Foundation Scholarship
The program offers an annual $4,000 merit-based scholarships to entering college freshmen students (fall 2021) of African descent attending four-year, accredited, non-profit degree-granting colleges and universities of their choice. Closes Mar 29.

BASF/Alfred Chisholm Memorial Scholarship
The program is available to sophomore, junior and senior students enrolled at HBCUs. Due to the active participation of the BASF’s African American Employees Resource Group (AAEG), their relatives or sponsored students are strongly encouraged to apply. Closes Mar. 31.

BASF AAEG Research Triangle Park Scholarship
This scholarship is available to Black freshman from North Carolina majoring in a STEM-related field, Business, Communications, Operations, Supply Chain, Logistics. Closes Mar. 31.

ADT Corporate Scholars
The need-based scholarship assistance and internship program encourages college persistence and completion and provides students an opportunity to gain professional experience. Open to freshmen attending college in one of the designated ADT markets. Closes Mar. 31.


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CVS Health Foundation Health Care Careers Scholarship
The program provides need-based scholarships to qualified African American or Latinx students for their junior and senior years. Closes Apr. 1.

IptiQ Americas Fellowship
The program is offering four, one-year fellowships in the life insurance industry, based in Boston, MA. Closes Apr. 15.

Just Added: 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 Apr. 28.

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.

Fetch Petplan Insurance Interest Form
Petplan’s new Career Advancement Program (CAP) is a year-long rotational work opportunity focused on four of the company’s departments: IT project management, digital marketing, insurance & actuarial, and finance & business intelligence. Closes Nov. 1.

UNCF General Scholarship Application is open!

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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, 2021.

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