The Development Fund for Black Students in Science and Technology (DFBSST) Scholarship

The Development Fund for Black Students in Science and Technology (DFBSST) Scholarship is open to African-American undergraduate students who enroll in scientific or technical fields of study at Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs). The scholarship can be renewed annually for up to four years. Applicants must be African American students who plan to enroll […]

Jesse Jackson’s PUSH Excel Scholarship Program

PUSH Excel Scholarship Program awards a number of scholarships each year to deserving students who plan to attend college but do not have the resources to pay for tuition. Each scholarship is open to students who meet the requirements. Jesse L. Jackson Sr. Fellows Scholarships are awarded to high school students with a grade point […]

Kendrick Lamar Makes History With Pulitzer Prize For “DAMN.”

Kendrick Lamar has become the first Hip Hop artist to ever receive the Pulitzer Prize in Music. K. Dot earned the highly-sought after accolade for his Grammy Award-winning album, DAMN.  The Pulitzer Prize in Music is typically awarded to classical artists and jazz musicians. The significance of Lamar’s critically-acclaimed album granted his work to be among the likes of […]

KODAK Student Scholarship

KODAK Student Scholarship recognizes both undergraduate and graduate students who demonstrate exceptional skills in film making. The scholarship program includes both a tuition scholarship and a motion picture film grant. Eligible students must be enrolled full-time at an accredited film school. Students must be nominated by their school. Three scholarships and grants are awarded each […]

This Database Helps Minority Students Find Scholarships They Can Actually Win!

Now, more than ever, a college degree is an essential prerequisite for achieving upward mobility. Unfortunately, for today’s traditionally underserved (and often ignored) minority communities, achieving that goal is becoming even more elusive. With the cost of college rising daily, underserved minority communities are increasingly unable to continue their post-secondary education due to a lack […]

College Enrollment For Low-Income Students is Now at an All-Time High

For low-income students, getting into college might seem to be harder. However, recent statistics show that low-income students now actually enroll in college at a higher rate than their middle-income peers! The National Center for Education Statistics released the latest statistics regarding the college enrollment pattern of recent high school graduates. Since record keeping began in 1975, it […]

Video: Oprah Visits Alabama Memorial for Lynching with “60 Minutes”

A new memorial in Montgomery, Alabama, reflects on one of the most difficult periods in American history: when thousands of African-American men, women and children were killed by lynching in the decades after the Civil War. "60 Minutes" special contributor Oprah Winfrey visited the memorial with Bryan Stevenson, founder and executive director of Equal Justice […]

Thurgood Marshall/ MillerCoors National Scholarship

The Thurgood Marshall College Fund (TMCF) and MillerCoors are proud to offer financial assistance to outstanding students attending one of the 47 publicly-supported Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) within the TMCF member-school network.   The TMCF/ MillerCoors Scholarship is open to students with a minimum 3.0 GPA. Selected scholars will receive a one-year scholarship […]