PepsiCo Cesar Chavez Latino Scholarship Fund

The PepsiCo Cesar Chavez Latino Scholarship Fund is open to full-time, undergraduate students of Hispanic descent. Students may attend any education institution in Arizona and California. Applicants must demonstrate academic excellence, leadership in extra-curricular activities, a commitment to volunteer service in the community, and financial need. They must have a GPA of 3.0 or above. […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Jay-Z’s Shawn Carter Foundation Scholarship (Due April 2018)

The Shawn Carter Foundation Scholarship provides financial support to high school students as well as undergraduate students entering college for the first time. The purpose of the scholarship is to help under-served students who may not be eligible for other scholarships. Students who have either graduated from high school or earned their G.E.D. may apply. Minimum […]

CANFIT Scholarships for Minority Students in California

CANFIT Scholarships offer scholarships for minority students in several disciplines. The scholarships are for undergraduate and graduate students enrolled in an accredited college or university in the state of California, who are African-American, American Indian, Alaska Native, Asian American, Pacific Islander or Latino/Hispanic. The scholarship is applied toward tuition and fees. Scholarships are available in […]

African-American Student Attending Spelman College Wins $25K Scholarship to Study For a Semester at the University of Oxford in England

Kyana Washington of Manvel, TX, an English major from Spelman College, Atlanta, GA, has been selected as the English in Action 2018-2019 Luard Morse Scholarship recipient, a program of The English-Speaking Union. Christopher Broadwell, Executive Director of the English-Speaking Union, announced the winner, noting that Ms. Washington will receive $25,000 toward a semester of study […]

Top 10 African American Scholarships For January 2018 and Black History Month

Every year, millions of dollars are given away to help students pay for college tuition, books and more. Many of these programs are specifically for Black and other minority students. #1 – Tom Joyner Foundation “Full Ride” Scholarship: awards a full scholarship to one student to attend a Historically Black College and University (HBCU). The scholarship […]