Scholarships for African Americans

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It is that time of the year! Graduations are approaching and scholarship applications are getting completed. College will be here before you know it and it is not cheap! Below are some scholarships just for African Americans. I hope this will be of help!

Anthony S. Fountain & Alissa Fountain-Burse Scholarship Fund

Amount: Varies

Deadline: April 13, 2018

This scholarship awards undergraduate or graduate students who are pursuing a teaching career for grades 1-12. Students must be currently enrolled with at least 60 college credits completed.

Click this link to Apply: Anthony S. Fountain & Alissa Fountain-Burse Scholarship Fund

Mae & Mary Scholarship Fund

Amount: Varies

Deadline: April 30, 2018

The Mae & Mary Scholarship Fund supports the advancement of African Americans in health care and medical related fields. Eligible students are high school seniors planning to attend a university or technical school.

Click this link to Apply: Mae & Mary Scholarship Fund

Congressional Black Caucus Spouses Education Scholarship

Amount: Varies

Deadline: May 18, 2018

This award is for students of all majors who are preparing to pursue or are currently pursuing an undergraduate or graduate degree full-time at a U.S. accredited college or university.

Click this link to Apply:CBC Spouses Education Scholarship

George Washington Carver Scholarship Fund

Amount: Varies

Deadline: May 30, 2018

Students must be demonstrated leaders planning to attend or currently enrolled at a HBCU.

Click this link to Apply: George Washington Carver Scholarship Fund

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NBNA Scholarships

Amount: $6,000

Deadline: April 15, 2018

Applicants must be members of the National Black Nurses Association. Students currently enrolled in a nursing program at any level (L.P.N., L.V.N., B.S.N., A.D., or Diploma) are eligible.

Click this link to Apply: NBNA Scholarships

Congressional Black Caucus Spouses Heineken USA Performing Arts Scholarship

Amount:$3,000

Deadline: April 29, 2018

Candidates are those planning to enroll or already enrolled as a full-time undergraduate student. Eligible candidates are African American or black students who are pursuing a career in a performing art.

Click this link to Apply: CBC Spouses Heineken USA Performing Arts Scholarship

ABA Diversity Scholarship

Amount: $2,500

Deadline: April 6, 2018

Applicants must maintain a 3.0 GPA to be eligible for this scholarship. 500-word essays will be reviewed and two winners will be chosen based on academic achievement, character, leadership, financial need and a commitment to advancing the transportation industry.

Click this link to Apply: ABA Diversity Scholarship

Ron Brown Scholars Program

Amount: $40,000

Deadline: November 1, 2018

African American students in their senior year of high school are eligible for this scholarship program. Students interested in pursuing a degree in education are preferred.

Click this link to Apply: Ron Brown Scholars Program

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