United Negro College Fund
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
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
For: Black Students.com 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
For: Varies; also provides information about financial aid in general.