UNCF (United Negro College Fund) has helped more than 500,000 students earn their college degrees since its founding.
UNCF is the nation’s largest private scholarship provider to minority group members. Each year, we award more than $100 million in scholarships to students attending more than 1,100 schools across the country, including our prestigious network of 37 HBCUs.
We also manage a variety of scholarship programs, such as the Fund II Foundation UNCF STEM Scholars Program, UNCF/Koch Scholars Program, K-12 Education Fellowship and the Frederick Douglass Bicentennial Scholarship Program.
Go https://uncf.org/scholarships to apply and learn more about scholarships, programs, internships, and fellowships that are offered.
Point Foundation (Point) is the nation’s largest scholarship-granting organization for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) students of merit. Point promotes change through scholarship funding, mentorship, leadership development, and community service training.
Visit https://pointfoundation.org/ to learn more and apply.
The Ron Brown Scholar Program seeks to identify African-American high school seniors who will make significant contributions to society. Applicants must excel academically, exhibit exceptional leadership potential, participate in community service activities and demonstrate financial need. The applicant must be a US citizen or hold a permanent resident visa card. The award is $10,000 annually for four years. Information available at https://www.ronbrown.org/section/apply/program-description and application are available at https://www.ronbrown.org/Media/Default/MediaGalleries/ApplicationPDFs/2021_RBSP_Scholarship_Application.pdf
Deadline: January 9, 2023
This essay contest is open to students ages 16-18. The essay should demonstrate a student’s awareness of concrete’s role as a building material in homes, commercial buildings, streets and highways. 1st place winner will receive $250. Complete online form to submit essay at www.tnconcrete.org Click the tab on top of page that reads “TCA High School Essay Contest”
Deadline: January 6, 2023