Welcome to Black Scholarships: The largest online directory of scholarships and financial aid opportunities for African American and other minority students. The programs listed on our web site give away millions of dollars in college funding, and are sponsored by foundations, government agencies and even corporations from all over the country!

American Airlines HBCU Completion Scholarship Program

American Airlines HBCU scholarship recipients

American Airlines and The Thurgood Marshall College Fund (TMCF) are proposing urgent financial assistance by way of need-based scholarships to college seniors graduating May 2020 at one of the publicly-supported Historically Black Colleges, Predominantly Black Institutions (PBIs) and Universities (HBCUs) within TMCF’s 47 member-school network. Applicants are required to be in good academic standing and at risk of not graduating as a result of outstanding financial obligations.

The Agnes Jones Jackson/ NAACP Scholarship


The NAACP founded the Agnes Jones Jackson Scholarship, a long-time member and supporter at the organization’s branch in San Francisco, California. Forty qualifying students will be awarded scholarships in memory of the late Agnes Jones Jackson.

The Breakfast Club HBCU Scholarship Program

Breakfast Club hosts

iHeartMedia’s The Breakfast Club and The Thurgood Marshall College Fund (TMCF) are pleased to present financial assistance to exceptional students attending Predominantly Black Institutions (PBIs) or Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs). 

United Negro College Fund/ Walt Disney Corporate Scholars Program

Scholarship check from the United Negro College Fund and Disney

The Walt Disney Company UNCF Corporate Scholars Program supported by a $1.5 million dollar commitment from The Walt Disney Company is providing scholarships to high-achieving African American students in underserved populations across the country and also offering career readiness tools and resources essential to helping students realize their professional goals in the entertainment industry.

Coca-Cola Foundation First Generation HBCU Scholarships

Coca-Cola Foundation HBCU scholarship recipients

The Coca-Cola First generation scholarship provides renewable scholarship awards to students who are the first to attend college in their families. Constraints for this program is limited to full-time enrollment at one of UNCF's 37 member institutions.

Jackie Robinson Foundation Scholarship Program

Jackie Robinson Foundation Scholarship

The Jackie Robinson Foundation (JRF) Scholarship program addresses the financial needs of college students by providing extensive, hands-on mentoring and support services. Chosen scholars of the Jackie Robinson Foundation will receive a generous four-year grant to attend an undergraduate school of their choice and enroll in JRF’s celebrated “42 Strategies for Success Curriculum”.


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Top Black Colleges and HBCUs:
There are currently 106 Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) in the United States, attended by hundreds of thousands of students. These schools, which include public and private institutions, were created before the year 1964 to help educate African American students when they were not allowed to enroll into other schools. [Find an HBCU to attend...]



Top Black Student Organizations and Associations:
There are many organizations and associations that help African American and minority students attend college and pursue their careers. Such organizations typically support students via annual national conferences, semi-annual regional conferences, career fairs, networking opportunities, literature, access to exclusive online information, and more. [Find an organization...]



Top Diversity, Minority, and African American Internship Programs:
There are many companies, non-profit organizations and institutions that have diversity, minority and/or African American internship programs. These programs are often designed to give underserved and underprivileged students the ability to compete in the workforce, and take advantage of opportunities that would normally not be available to them. [Find the right internship for you...]