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UNCF Scholarships

Are you eligible for a United Negro College Fund “UNCF” Scholarship?  UNCF Logos 

Minimum Eligibility Requirements 

  • Must have at least a 2.50 GPA or higher
  • Must be a U.S. Citizen or have a valid social security number
  • Must be enrolled at a UNCF member institution
  • Must have a financial need

*If you meet the minimum eligibility requirements, click on the link below to view the available scholarships and to complete the UNCF General Scholarship application online.    
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UNCF An Evening of Stars Scholarship 2015
Open to High School Seniors
Deadline: March 2, 2015
UNCF General Scholarship
Deadline: March 20, 2015


Other Scholarship Opportunities

StudentScholarship.org Opportunities
Award: $500 and up
 
Application Deadlines and Eligibility Requirements Vary 

The studentscholarship.org database is considered one of the largest and most comprehensive sources for finding scholarships online and is 100% free for students to use. Visit www.studentscholarships.org/2013scholarships.php for additional information or to apply.


2015-2016 Raleigh-Wake Chapter of the Shaw University NAA
Up to $1,000.00 (2 awards will be given)
Application Deadline: March 15, 2015

  • Must be a Wake County Resident
  • Must be a currently enrolled sophomore, junior or senior (equivalent to 30 or more earned semester hours)
  • Must have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or above
  • Must demonstrate non-academic achievement – Community Service
  • Must have a financial need – (Student must address his or her financial need and special circumstances in the statement of interest.

Download Application | NOTE: You may submit your completed application to the attention of zmiddleton@shawu.edu or via fax at (919) 546-8356.


2015- 2016 Christian Community Credit Union Scholarship Opportunities
Up to $4,000 for undergraduate students
Up to $2,000.00 for graduate students
Application Deadline: March 31, 2015

  • Must be a member of the Christian Community Credit Union with a checking account
  • Must plan to attend the University during the 2015-2016 academic year
  • Must be enrolled at least full-time as an undergraduate student (12 hours or more) and half-time as a graduate student ( 6 hours or more) during the 2015-2016 academic year

Visit www.myCCCU.com/scholarship for more information and to apply 


2015-2016 Shaw University National Alumni Association Scholarship
Up to $1,000.00 
Application Deadline: April 2, 2015

  • Must be enrolled full-time at a sophomore level or above (equivalent to 30 or more earned semester hours)
  • Must have a cumulative GPA of 3.5 or above
  • Must demonstrate non-academic achievement – Community Service, Sports, Drama, Music, Extra Curricular Organizations
  • Must have a financial need as verified by the Financial Aid Office

Download Application | NOTE: You may submit your completed application to the attention of zmiddleton@shawu.edu or via fax at (919) 546-8356.


2015-2016 Business and Professional Women of North Carolina
Up to $1,000 (2 awards will be given)
Application Deadline: April 10, 2015

  • Must have a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or above
  • Must be a currently enrolled full-time student (male or female)
  • Must be a NC resident in Wake, Durham, Orange or Johnston counties
  • Must have a definite career plan after completion of schooling

Download Application | NOTE: You may submit your completed application to the attention of zmiddleton@shawu.edu or via fax at (919) 546-8356.


2015-2016 AKA EAF Scholarship Opportunities
Award Amounts Vary
Application Deadline: April 15, 2015

TYPES OF SCHOLARSHIPS

Merit Scholarship Criteria:

  • Fulltime student, sophomore or beyond (male or female)
  • Currently enrolled in an accredited degree granting institution
  • Minimum GPA of 3.0 (B average)
  • Demonstrates community service and involvement

Financial Assistance Scholarships:

  • Full-time student, sophomore or beyond (male or female)
  • Currently enrolled in an accredited degree granting institution
  • Minimum GPA of 2.5 (C+ average)
  • Demonstrates community service and involvement

Visit www.akaeaf.org for more information and to apply.


2015-2016 White Oak Foundation, Inc. Scholarship
Up to $1,000
Application Deadline: May 29, 2015

  • Must have a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or above
  • Must be NC resident in Alamance, Johnston, Chatham, Lee, Durham, Orange & Wake counties
  • Must be a second semester freshman and beyond
  • Must submit proof of enrollment for the University
  • Must submit proof of financial need
  • Must submit two recommendation letters

Download Application | NOTE: You may submit your completed application to the attention of zmiddleton@shawu.edu or via fax at (919) 546-8356.


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For additional information regarding scholarship information, please contact the Financial Aid Office, Scholarship Coordinator at (919) 546-8240.