United Negro College Fund
The United Negro College Fund (UNCF) is the nation’s largest, oldest,
most successful and most comprehensive minority higher education assistance
organization. UNCF provides operating funds and technology enhancement
services for 39 member historically black colleges and universities
and internships for students at about 900 institutions and faculty
and administrative professional training.
Congressional Black Caucus Foundation
The Congressional Black Caucus Foundation, Inc. (CBCF) was established
in 1976 as a non-partisan, non-profit, public policy, research and
educational institute. Our mission is to serve as the non-partisan
that educates future leaders and promotes collaboration among legislators,
business leaders, minority-focused organizational leaders, and organized
labor to effect positive and sustainable change in the African American
To that end, CBCF works to broaden and elevate the influence of African
Americans in the political, legislative, and public policy arenas.
Over 900 Minority Scholarships
Black Excel is a resource for all, especially African-American
families and first generation college students.
Hispanic Scholarship Fund
The Hispanic Scholarship Fund (HSF) is the nation's leading organization
supporting Hispanic higher education. HSF was founded in 1975
with a vision to strengthen the country by advancing college education
among Hispanic Americans-the
largest minority segment of the U.S. population. In support of
its mission to double the rate of Hispanics earning college degrees,
community more college scholarships and educational outreach
support than any other organization in the country. Headquartered
in San Francisco, HSF has
opened regional offices in Southern California, the Southwest,
the Northeast, the Southeast, and the Midwest. In addition, HSF
Hispanic Scholarship Fund Institute to generate public partnerships
in support of its work. During its 30-year history, HSF has awarded
more than 73,000 scholarships
totaling nearly $170 million to Latinos from all 50 states, Puerto
Rico, U.S. Virgin Islands and Guam who have attended more than
1,700 colleges and universities.
There are also regional scholarships for students attending certain
who live in certain localities.
Minority Scholarship Programs
The following is a list of links to 100+ scholarship programs
for minority students. Please feel free to circulate this list to anyone
who might find
it useful. 100 Minority Scholarship Gateway List Created by Black
The Gates Millennium Scholars
The Gates Millennium Scholars (GMS), funded by a grant from the Bill & Melinda
Gates Foundation, was established in 1999 to provide outstanding
African American, American Indian/Alaska Natives, Asian Pacific Islander
and Hispanic American students with an opportunity to complete an
undergraduate college education, in all discipline areas and a graduate
education for those students pursuing studies in mathematics, science, engineering,
or library science. The goal of GMS is to promote academic excellence
and to provide an opportunity for thousands of outstanding students
financial need to reach their fullest potential.
The College Board
The College Board is a not-for-profit membership association whose
mission is to connect students to college success and opportunity.
Founded in 1900, the association is composed of more than 5,000
universities, and other educational organizations. Each year, the
College Board serves seven million students and their parents,
23,000 high schools, and 3,500 colleges through major programs and
guidance, assessment, financial aid, enrollment, and teaching and
learning. Among its best-known programs are the SAT®, the PSAT/NMSQT®, and
the Advanced Placement Program® (AP®). The College Board is committed
to the principles of excellence and equity, and that commitment
is embodied in all of its programs, services, activities, and concerns.
FinAid was established in the fall of 1994 as a public service.
This award-winning site has grown into the most comprehensive annotated
collection of information about student financial aid on the web.
Sallie Mae Scholarship Search Tools
Register for FREE online access to 5 million scholarships offering up to $24 billion in free money for college. Create your profile and get matched to scholarships that are just right for you. Get detailed information on deadlines, requirements and award amounts. Receive account alerts when new scholarship matches are posted. Your free registration also allows you to enter the Sallie Mae $1000 monthly sweepstakes. See official rules at SallieMae.com/SweepstakesRules.
The go-to FREE online source for graduate students to review awards up to $1 billion in free money. Create your profile with field of study and academic interests then review matching scholarships. Set up email alerts for new scholarships when they are added. Your free registration also allows you to enter the Sallie Mae $1000 monthly sweepstakes. See official rules at SallieMae.com/SweepstakesRules.