Scholarships for November at UNCF

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


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.


Two students smiling during UNCF Empower Me Tour event2023-2024 Frederick Douglass Bicentennial Scholarship
The program, which recognizes and celebrates one of the transformative figures in our nation’s history, will be administered and managed by UNCF for a period of 20 years. Closes Nov. 2.

2023-2024 Pathways to Pitch Program
The Pathways to Pitch aims to equip the black and gifted who have aspirations of being an entrepreneur the essential knowledge and skills to start and pitch their own businesses. This course will provide a comprehensive understanding of the key aspects of entrepreneurship, including funding, business proposal writing, compliance, liability, forming an LLC, and leveraging artificial intelligence to strengthen and grow their ventures. Closes Nov. 3.

3 Voorhees College students studying in library together2023-2024 UNCF Princeton Committee Scholarship
The Princeton Committee in partnership with UNCF is providing five (5) $5,000 need-based scholarships to students enrolled full-time at any UNCF member institution or Historically Black College or University (HBCU). Closes Nov. 8.

2023-2024 UPS Scholarship Program
The UPS Scholarship provides 43 need-based awards, up to $4,000.00, to Black/African American graduating college seniors at UNCF Member Institutions & other accredited Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs). Closes Nov. 9.

2023-2024 UNCF/MassMutual Achievement Scholarship Program
The 2023-2024 UNCF/MassMutual Achievement Scholarship is a merit-based scholarship open to African-American/Black tuskegee students talkinghigh-achieving students classified as a junior, at the time of application, attending an accredited public or private UNCF Member Institution or other Historically Black College or University (HBCU), and pursuing select areas of study. Closes Nov. 10.

2023-2024 Cox Enterprises Scholarship Program
A need-based scholarship for students attending UNCF member institutions with preference given to students majoring in STEM and sponsorship of the 2023 UNCF Early Talent Opportunity Program. Closes Nov. 13.

2023-2024 Gayle & Tom Benson Endowed UNCF Scholarship Fund
The Gayle and Tom Benson Charitable Foundation is providing need-based scholarships up to $5,000 to students enrolled full-time at any accredited four-year institution. The Gayle & Tom Benson Endowed UNCF Scholarship is only for residents of the state of Louisiana. Closes Nov. 15.

2024-2025 BD/UNCF Internship Program
As an intern, you will have the opportunity to work on different projects, gain exposure to different functions and business units, and develop your skills in talent acquisition and talent management. Our goal is to recruit talented individuals who share our values and will become high-performing employees upon graduation. Closes Nov. 23.

3 Stillman College students leaving a building together2024-2025 UNCF K-12 Education Fellowship
The UNCF K-12 Education Fellowship is a leadership and talent development initiative aimed at building a robust pipeline of high-achieving African Americans engaged in education in America. The program selects undergraduate juniors from historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs) to participate in 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. Closes Nov. 27.

2023-2024 Bimbo Bakeries Student Professional Development Program
This internship will introduce you to our extraordinary company, culture and brands. Experience will include hands-on learning of daily responsibilities and assigned projects as well as exposure to BBU’s operations, functions, leadership, and networking opportunities. Join our team and the chance to feed your life through exciting work that offers the opportunity to make a real difference! Closes Nov. 30.