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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 Opportunities
Award: $500 and 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.

HBCU Title III Scholarship Program
Award: 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.

Shaw University Endowed Scholarship
Award: Scholarship Amounts Vary
Scholarship Deadline: September 15, 2014

  • Must be a currently enrolled freshman, sophomore, junior, senior or graduate student
  • Must be registered full-time, equivalent to 12 credit hours or more for undergraduate students and 9 credit hours or more for graduate students
  • Must have a minimum grade point average of 2.50 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.