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Scholarships

UNCF has helped more than 450,000 students earn their college degrees since its founding.

UNCF is the nation’s largest private scholarship provider to minority group members. Each year, we award more than $100 million in scholarships to more than 10,000 students at more than 1,100 schools across the country, including our prestigious network of 37 HBCUs.

We also manage a variety of scholarship programs, such as the Fund II Foundation UNCF STEM Scholars ProgramUNCF/Koch Scholars ProgramWalton K-12 Education Fellowship and the Frederick Douglass Bicentennial Scholarship Program.


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Philander Smith College

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Don’t miss these scholarships that close in January!

 

 

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CodePath.org, a non-profit funded by Microsoft, Facebook and other supporters, is offering a free Mobile Application Design (MAD) hands-on course in February 2020. This workshop series will introduce you to iOS or Android app design and development and will be integrated with industry mentors from companies in Silicon Valley. Closes February 3, 2020.


Each of these programs—as well as dozens of other internships, fellowships and faculty development opportunities—comes with its own eligibility criteria, application requirements and deadlines.

Learn more.

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UNCF Scholarship Alumni


“I owed a balance to my school that needed to be paid by the beginning of the year and my family and I had no idea where it was coming from. Then, we got a call that I was awarded a UNCF scholarship, and that allowed me to continue school. I will graduate from Virginia Union in May 2018. One day, I plan to become a principal and to be a member on the school board.” —Tiara Gerald, Virginia Union University

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Remember: Complete all steps for the applications! You will not be considered for a scholarship, internship or program until you submit all the information and essays the application requires.