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Scholarship Information

College Scholarships:

College Scholarships

AFSCME Scholarship

Description: Sophomore or junior during the application and interview process, minimum 2.5 cumulative grade point average. Be a college student of color. Demonstrate interest in working in social and economic justice through the labor union movement. Valid driver’s license. Provide a faculty recommendation.

Website: http://tmcf.org/our-scholarships/current-scholarships/tmcf-afscme-union-scholarship/7700

Apple HBCU Scholarship Program

Description: Business,Communications, Computer Science, Information Science/Technology, Mathematics, Public Relations and/or Engineering (electrical, mechanical, computer science, or materials science) major.Enrolled full-time at a four-year accredited HBCU/PBI (Predominately Black Institution). Juniors or Seniors pursuing a fifth year of study.Cumulative GPA of at least 3.30 (transcript required – unofficial transcripts accepted).Prior internship experience strongly preferred (e.g., major-related project work, Hackathon, coding, etc.)Prior leadership experience (e.g., participation in STEM clubs, campus organizations, etc.)

Website: http://tmcf.org/our-scholarships/current-scholarships/apple-hbcu-scholars-program/6941

AXA Achievement Community Scholarship

Description: Be United States citizens or legal residents living or claiming residency in one of the 50 United States, District of Columbia or Puerto Rico, Be current high school seniors who plan to enroll full-time in an accredited two-year or four-year college or university in the United States for the entire 2015-2016 academic year. Demonstrate ambition and self-drive as evidenced by outstanding achievement in school, community or work-related activities. Special consideration will be given to achievements that empower society to mitigate risk through education and/or action in areas such as financial, environmental, health, safety and/or emergency-preparedness.

Website: https://www.scholarshipamerica.org/axa-achievement/

Basif/Alfred Chisholm Endowed Memorial Scholarship

Description: GPA of 3.0, HBCUs, College Sophomore, Junior or Senior, Science, Math, Accounting Majors, Essay, Official Transcript, 2 Letters of  recommendation.

Website: https://www.petersons.com/scholarship/basf-alfred-chisholm-endowed-memorial-scholarship-111_182311.aspx

Foot Locker Foundation, Inc. – UNCF Scholarship

Description: Attend UNCF College, GPA of 2.5 or higher, Complete FAFSA by deadline.

Website: https://www.footlockerscholarathletes.com/

Frito Lay

Description: 2.5 GPA, Attend 4 Year College, Performing or Visual Arts Major, Complete FAFSA, Complete Application, 2 Recommendations.

Website: https://www.petersons.com/scholarship/frito-lay-arts-scholarship-111_189593.aspx

Gates Millennium Scholarship

Description: Student has to be nominated by an educator, community service and academic records evaluated, students fill out application form.

Website: https://scholarships.gmsp.org/Program/Details/7123dfc6-da55-44b7-a900-0c08ba1ac35c

Gateway to Leadership

Description: Provides Paid Internships to students at HBCUs, involved in campus civic and community service activities, submit graded writing sample, transcript and resume, 1 recommendation from dean and 1 from faculty member.

Website: https://scholarships.uncf.org/Program/Details/9cb57351-8937-41de-9181-cc3f9c28c504

Gen and Kelly Tanabe Scholarship

Description: 9th-12th grade high school, college, or graduate student including adult students. Legal resident of the U.S. Currently in school or planning to start school within the next 12 months.

Website: http://www.genkellyscholarship.com/

Liberty Mutual

Description: 3.0 GPA, Enrolled in 4 Year College, demonstrate unmet financial need, U.S. Citizen.

Website: https://www.petersons.com/scholarship/liberty-mutual-scholarship-111_187486.aspx

Intel Scholarship Program

Description: African American, Junior, Senior, Master’s Program, 3.0 GPA, FAFSA, 2 letters of Recommendation, Essay, Official Transcript.

Website: https://www.petersons.com/scholarship/intel-scholarship-program-111_185835.aspx

The Jackie Robinson Foundation

Description: Students must be graduating high school seniors, United States citizenship, Minimum of a 1,000 on the SAT or 21 on the ACT.

Website: http://www.jackierobinson.org/apply/applicants/

John Starks Foundation “3 Point Scholarship”

Description: Minimum cumulative GPA of 3.00 on a 4.00 scale (or the equivalent). 2). Financial Need – attach copies of head of household’s most recent tax returns. 3). Commitment to community service – attach a detailed list your activities. Please submit the following with your completed application: A). An official high school transcript (originals only) – in a sealed envelope. B). Two (2) letters of recommendation – school official, current or former employer, and community leader will be accepted.

Website: http://www.johnstarks.org/docs/3_Point_Scholarship_Application.pdf

NASCAR Wendell Scott

Description: Majoring in Business related disciplines, Communications, Engineering, Information Technology or Sports Management. Full time student at a 4 year college, submit application, resume, essay and transcript.

Website: https://www.petersons.com/scholarship/nascar-wendell-scott-sr-scholarship-111_165715.aspx


Description: African American, College Freshman, Engineering, Business, Finance, Economics, Information Technology, and Computer Technology, Application, Essay, Academic  Reference.

Website: https://www.petersons.com/scholarship/pseg-foundation-scholarship-111_187492.aspx

Retha M. Ford

Description: Attend UNCF Institution, English Major, Demonstrate unmet financial needs, 2.5 GPA, Application, Essay, Transcript, Reference Form.

Website: https://www.petersons.com/scholarship/retha-m-ford-scholarship-for-english-majors-111_189580.aspx

Rhythm Nations/Janet Jackson Endowed Scholarship

Description: UNCF Member Institutions, Communication Majors, 2.5 GPA, Completed Application Profile, Essay.

Website: https://www.petersons.com/scholarship/rhythm-nation-janet-jackson-scholarship-111_185841.aspx

Ronald McDonald House of Charities (RMHC)

Description: Be a high school senior, Be younger than 21 years old, eligible to attend a two- or four-year college, university or technical school with a full course of study, a legal U.S. resident, Live in a participating RMHC Chapter's geographic area,Submit a complete application and all required documentation by the deadline of the application, Meet any additional eligibility requirements outlined by each scholarship program, Provide verification of enrollment each year at respective accredited post-secondary institution.

Website: http://www.rmhc.org/rmhc-us-scholarships

The Science, Mathematics And Research for Transformation (SMART) Scholarship for Service Program

Description: U.S. citizen at time of application,18 years of age or older as of August 1, 2016,able to participate in summer internships at DoD laboratories,willing to accept post-graduate employment with the DoD, minimum GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale at the time of award and,pursuing an undergraduate or graduate degree in one of the disciplines listed on the About SMART page.

Website: https://smart.asee.org/?utm_source=tmcf-marketing-support&utm_medium=tmcf-scholarship-listing&utm_campaign=smart-15

SUEZ Corporate Scholars

Description: Attend a 4 year accredited university/college.Minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA on a 4.0 scale. College Sophomore at the time of application.Major in: Accounting, Civil Engineering, Communications, Electrical Engineering, English, Environmental Engineering, Environmental Science(s), Finance, Human Resources, Marketing, Mechanical Engineering, Political Science, Pre-law or Sociology.

Website: https://scholarships.uncf.org/Program/Details/de799944-a332-40cb-b1f4-c975b231fc99

TMCF David J. Stern Scholarship Program

Description: Enrolled full-time at a four-year college or university. Open to all majors with an interest in sports. Sophomore as of the beginning of Fall 2015. GPA of 3.0 or higher on a 4.0 scale and maintains such grade point average in each contract year in which the student receives a scholarship. Recipients must meet certain GPA and conduct requirements each academic year to remain eligible for renewal.

Website: http://tmcf.org/our-scholarships/current-scholarships/tmcf-david-j-stern-sports-scholarship-program/1936

TMCF Lowe's Gap Scholarship

Description: Graduating college Senior, Attend one of the TMCF’s 47 member-school.  Minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale. Be a U.S. citizen or legal resident alien.

Website: http://tmcf.org/our-scholarships/current-scholarships/tmcf-lowes-gap-scholarship/5459

UNCF General Scholarship Application

Description: Application matches you to eligible scholarships, UNCF Member Institution Student

Website: https://scholarships.uncf.org/Program/Details/6694b7d9-2099-48a1-b5f5-702d03d3d464

UNCF/ Koch Scholarship

Description: African American, 3.0 GPA, Undergraduate, Graduate, Post-Doctoral.

Website: https://scholarships.uncf.org/Program/Details/c02431af-d11f-4965-8e57-c8abba75273b

Vertus Hardiman

Description: College Student, HBCU, 3.0 GPA, Application, Essay, Transcript, Reference.

Website: https://www.petersons.com/scholarship/vertus-hardiman-endowed-scholarship-111_191337.aspx

Wells Fargo

Description: GPA 2.0, FAFSA, Demonstrate unmet financial needs, enrolled in UNCF member school.

Website: http://www.studentscholarshipsearch.com/scholarships/wells-fargo-scholarship.php

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Check out your local rotary club, NAACP branch, and local associations for scholarships.

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