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Scholarships for December at UNCF

UNCF offers several national and regional scholarships that close in December. Apply today!

These great scholarships from UNCF may be just the gift you’ve been wanting! Check out these UNCF scholarships and internships currently open for applications, and complete your application before the deadlines. Look at some of the opportunities UNCF offers high school and college students that can help them get to and through college. Visit any time to see what is open.

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.


The Shirley Levitin Scholarship (Ohio)
The one-time award of up to $2,475 is directed towards college freshmen who graduated from Franklin County, Ohio, and who participated in sanctioned athletics and maintained academic excellence. Closes Dec. 7.

Isabelle Gaines Scholarship (Virginia)
The needs-based offer is open to college freshman, sophomore and juniors who are 2016, 2017 or 2018 graduates of Essex County High School in Tappahannock, VA.  Students should be majoring in Art, Education, Business, History, STEM or related-majors, and attending a UNCF-member institution or an HBCU. Closes Dec. 15.

PNC Foundation Scholarship (New Jersey)
The scholarship helps ensure educational access and the reduction of the financial burden for students from Central and Northern New Jersey, studying education and early-childhood at UNCF institutions, colleges and universities, offering up to $2,500, based on need. Closes Dec. 21.

Becton, Dickinson and Company Scholarship (New Jersey)
The BD Scholarship is open to current freshman, sophomores, or juniors who are majoring in communications, computer science, biomedical engineering, chemical engineering, life sciences, microbiology, finance, global health, nursing, science technology, or sociology.  Closes Dec. 28.

Get a head start on these scholarships

Ahmanson Family Foundation Scholarship Program (Los Angeles)
The program is open to undergraduate or graduate students at UNCF-member schools who are from the greater Los Angeles, California area. Closes Jan. 4, 2019.

Walton-UNCF K-12 Education Fellowship
The Walton-UNCF K-12 Education Fellowship is a leadership and talent development initiative aimed at building a robust pipeline of high-achieving African Americans engaged in education reform in America. The program selects undergraduate juniors from select HBCUs to participate in a leadership development and paid intern placement program that partners with innovative K-12 educational reform enterprises. Closes Jan. 13, 2019.

John Lennon Endowed Scholarship Program
The scholarship is open to students in UNCF-member institutions who are majoring in Communications, Mass Communications, Mass Media Arts, Music or Performing Arts, awarding up to $5,000, based on need. Closes Jan. 14, 2019.

Intel Scholarship
Selected Engineering students will receive up to $5,000 a one-time, need based scholarship in Spring 2019. In addition, subsequent to the award, the selected students will be contacted by UNCF for virtual coaching/interviewing session. The objective of the coaching/interviewing session is to prepare and train the students for a potential internship opportunity at Intel Corporation. Closes Feb. 1, 2019.

Parkview Health Corporate Scholars Program (Indiana)
UNCF and Parkview Health are offering an internship program for sophomore students who are residents of or attending a higher education institution in Fort Wayne, Indiana. Closes Feb. 1, 2019.

PayPal Internship
PayPal is seeking undergraduate and graduate students of color with a minimum GPA of 3.0 and above to apply for a paid internships starting in June of 2019.  web development, in Java and Java Script programming languages (for software engineering applicants) and/or provide information on your related projects or internships. Closes Feb. 28, 2019.

AlsoThe UNCF General Application is now available for students attending a UNCF-member institution. Apply now!

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UNCF’s Outreach College Readiness Toolkit provides tips on how to apply to colleges, qualify for scholarships and more! 

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