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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.    

Other Scholarship Opportunities 

2013-2014 Opportunities
Award: $500 & up

Application Deadlines and Eligibility Requirements Vary 

The database is considered one of the largest and most comprehensive sources for finding scholarships online and is 100% free for students to use. Visit for additional information or to apply. Scholarship Opportunities
Up to $2,500 for three separate scholarships
Application Deadline: July 31, 2014
Must meet one of the following eligibility requirements

  • Be a current high school senior who will be enrolled at the University in the fall of 2014
  • Be a current undergraduate or graduate student who was enrolled at the University in the spring of 2014 and will be again in the fall of 2014
  • Be a parent of a student who will be enrolled at the University in the fall of 2014

Visit for more information or to apply online.

Thermo Scientific Pierce Scholarship Award
Up to $10,000
Application Deadline: August 1, 2014

  • Must be enrolled as an undergraduate freshman, sophomore, junior or graduate student for the 2014-2015 academic year
  • Must have a declared major of Biology, Chemistry, Biochemistry or a related life science field
  • Graduate students must have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or above
  • Undergraduate freshmen, sophomores and juniors must have a  cumulative GPA of  3.0 or above
  • Must complete an application & submit unofficial transcripts [if selected, an official transcript will be required]

Visit for more information or to apply

HBCU Title III Scholarship Program
Up to $1,000
Scholarship Deadline: September 1, 2014

  • Must be enrolled at the University in the Fall of 2014
  • Must be enrolled in a degree-seeking program
  • Must have a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or above

Download application to apply.

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