African American Student Scholarships

United Negro College Fund

Phone: 800-331-2244 Web: For: The UNCF administers various scholarship programs for African-American students pursuing a college degree. Please visit the website for details about scholarship criteria, eligibility, award and deadlines.

Ron Brown Scholarship

Phone: 434-964-1588 Email: Web: For: African-American high school seniors who excel academically, exhibit exceptional leadership potential, participate in community service activities and demonstrate financial need Award: $10,000 annually for 4 years Deadline: PRIORITY – November 1; FINAL – January 9

National Black Nurses Association Scholarships

Phone: 301-589-3200 Email: Web: For: NBNA members currently enrolled in nursing programs. Award: $500-$2000 Deadline:  April 15 Database

Web: For: Black is a scholarship database for awards aimed at African-American high school seniors and college students. Please visit the website for details on specific scholarship opportunities, criteria and deadlines.

Best Colleges’ Guide to Scholarships for African American

Web: For: Varies; also provides information about financial aid in general.