Breakthrough Junior Challenge is open to students aged 13 to 18. Students may enter the challenge by submitting a 3-minute video on a theory or concept in math, physics or the life sciences. One student winner per year is chosen to receive a $250,000 college scholarship, a new $100,000 science lab for their school, and […]
Black Enterprise will present its annual TechConneXt Summit on Monday, Oct. 9 through Tuesday, Oct. 10, at the San Francisco Marriott Waterfront Hotel with the hackathon taking place on Saturday, Oct. 7th through Sunday, Oct. 8th. The Summit will include a live BE SMART Hackathon presented by Toyota with 15 groups of sophomores, junior and senior students from HBCUs: Alabama A&M University, Bowie State University, Delaware State University, Dillard University, Florida […]
Bill Gates Discontinues the Gates Millennium Scholars Program For Minority Students — But There Are Other Options Available!
Established in 1999, the Gates Millennium Scholars Program was funded by a grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. The program had partnered with four organizations to serve the needs of minority students including The American Indian Graduate Center Scholars (AIGCS), the Asian Pacific Islander American Scholarship Fund (APIASF), the Hispanic Scholarship Fund (HSF), […]
The Malcolm X Scholarship for "Exceptional Courage" is directed towards undergraduate students, who are enrolled at one of the United Negro College Fund (UNCF) institutions. The scholarship was developed by award-winning filmmaker Spike Lee to increase the awareness about the life and contributions of Malcolm X within society. The program will provide scholarship support for […]
The Jeannette Rankin Women's Scholarship Fund awards scholarships every year to low-income women who are 35 years of age or older. Named after Jeannette Rankin, the first woman elected to Congress, the fund has awarded over $1.8 million in scholarships to over 700 women since 1978. Aiming to assist women who have a vision of […]
Blacks at Microsoft (BAM) African American Heritage Scholarships are offered to outstanding black high-school seniors who are interested in pursuing careers in technology. High-school seniors of African descent may apply (for example, African American, Caribbean, African, etc). Applicants must plan to pursue a bachelor's degree in engineering, computer science, computer information systems, or a business […]