In the quest to get a proper higher education, African American students had to face a lot of economic and social challenges. African Americans are considered to be a minority group as the number of students who belong to this community is less. Although this is the case, the students of the community are given massive opportunities to pursue higher education without having to face the financial burden of educational expenses. The students are given benefits through financial aids like loans, grants, scholarships, and work-study programs. The scholarships are the most popular form of financial aid as these are available in abundance for the students who excel in academics and other eligible fields. Only certain scholarships are awarded on the basis of the financial need demonstrated by the student.

In the past few years, the number of students who belong to the African American community who have enrolled to get a higher education have increased. To increase the number of students who get a proper education, the federal government, the different state and private organizations, agencies, groups, and associations provide the financial support to these students that help them pay for the tuition and fees, accommodation, books, and other supplies, and various other educational expenses.

Scholarships are awarded to students on the basis of the major chosen by the student for higher studies. Students who are interested in fields like science, engineering, technology, and mathematics are given special benefits like scholarships so more people from the African American community pursue a proper education A lot of scholarships are offered to students who are pursuing a career in business, medicine, and education as well.

The scholarships help more students belonging to the minority communities like African American, pursue their educational dreams to get a successful career. By increasing the number of students belonging to different communities in a university, college or any educational institution helps the students to evolve in a diverse cultural atmosphere.

Application Deadline

January 31st, 2020

Award Amount

$1,500

Awards Available

1

Email Address

info@thecollegemonk.com

Contact Number

(720) 789-2907

Application Deadline

January 31st, 2020

Award Amount

$1,000

Awards Available

1

Email Address

info@thecollegemonk.com

Contact Number

(720) 789-2907

Application Deadline

May 18, 2019

Award Amount

$8,200

Awards Available

314

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Link

Email Address

scholarships@cbcfinc.org

Contact Number

202-262-2800

Application Deadline

April 22, 2019

Award Amount

$3,000

Awards Available

Varies

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Link

Email Address

scholarships@cbcfinc.org

Contact Number

202-262-2800

Application Deadline

May 31, 2019

Award Amount

$4,600

Awards Available

Varies

Website

Link

Email Address

scholarships@collegefund.org

Contact Number

303-426-8900

Application Deadline

April 01, 2019

Award Amount

$1,500 - $6,000

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Varies

Website

Link

Email Address

milehighdst@gmail.com

Application Deadline

Varies

Award Amount

$72,000

Awards Available

Varies

Website

Link

Email Address

admissions@macalester.edu

Contact Number

800-231-7974

Application Deadline

February 01, 2019

Award Amount

Varies

Awards Available

Varies

Website

Link

Email Address

preyes@fteleaders.org

Contact Number

678-369-6755

Application Deadline

March 01, 2019

Award Amount

$500 - $1,000

Awards Available

Varies

Website

Link

Email Address

umscholar@gbhem.org

Contact Number

615-340-7344

Application Deadline

January 05, 2019

Award Amount

$1,000 - $4,000

Awards Available

Varies

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Link

Email Address

info@actfnd.org

Contact Number

847-706-3535

Application Deadline

February 15, 2019

Award Amount

Varies

Awards Available

Varies

Website

Link

Email Address

leeann@saginawfoundation.org

Contact Number

989-755-0545

Application Deadline

October 30, 2018

Award Amount

$4,000

Awards Available

12

Website

Link

Email Address

apsa@apsanet.org

Contact Number

202-483-2512