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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
www.uncf.org/sections/ForStudents/SS_Scholarships/scholarships.asp.


Other Scholarship Opportunities 

2013-2014 StudentScholarship.org Opportunities
Award: $500 & 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.


2014-2015 Raleigh-Wake Chapter of the Shaw University NAA
Up to $1,000
Scholarship Deadline: March 31, 2014

  • Must be a Wake county resident
  • Must be a currently enrolled undergraduate 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


The Monarch Awards Foundation, Inc.
Up to $3,000
Application Deadline: March 31, 2014
For High School Seniors

  • Must be a 2014 graduating senior attending a Chicago metropolitan area high school planning to attend an accredited four-year college or university in the summer or fall of 2014.
  • Must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale.
  • Must show proof of enrollment in an accredited four-year college or university before the scholarship is awarded 

For Currently Enrolled Undergraduate College Students

  • Must have obtained at least a second semester freshman status at an accredited four-year HBCU and working on a first bachelor of arts or bachelor of science degree
  • Must show proof of graduation from a Chicago metropolitan area high school
  • Must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale

Visit www.monarchawardsfoundation.org/ct-menu-item-17/ct-menu-item-19.html for more information or to apply.


2014 ETS Presidential Scholarship for HBCU Students
Application Deadline: April 1, 2014

  • Must be enrolled as a full-time undergraduate sophomore or junior pursuing your bachelor’s degree
  • Must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.50 or above
  • Must obtain a letter of recommendation by the President of the University
  • Must obtain a letter of support/endorsement from the faculty member, department head, or dean most familiar with your academic work

Visit www.aim.applyists.net/etshbcu for more information or to apply.


2014-2015 National Alumni Association of Shaw University Scholarship   
Up to $1,000.00

Application Deadline: April 4, 2014

  • Must be a currently enrolled undergraduate sophomore, junior or senior (equivalent to 30 or more earned semester hours)
  • Must have a 3.5 GPA or above
  • Must provide non-academic achievements, community service, sports, drama, music, extracurricular organization
  • Must demonstrate a financial need as verified by the Financial Aid Office

Download Application


2014-2015 Business and Professional Women of North Carolina
Up to $1,000 (4 awards will be given)
Application Deadline: April 15, 2014

  • Must be a female student
  • Must be a currently enrolled undergraduate freshman, sophomore, or junior or graduate student
  • Must require financial assistance to obtain educational career goals
  • Must have a definite career plan

Download Application


2014-2015 NCAEP Environmental Scholarship
Up to $1,000
Application Deadline: April 30, 2014

  • Must be enrolled full-time
  • Must be a undergraduate junior, senior or graduate student
  • Must have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or above
  • Must be pursuing a degree in an environmental field

Visit www.ncaep.org/scholarships for more information or to apply.


2014-2015 White Oak Foundation, Inc. Scholarship
Up to $1,000
Application Deadline: May 31, 2014

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

Download Application


AFCEA VADM Samuel L. Gravely, JR. USN (Ret.) Memorial Scholarships 
Up to $5,000

Application Deadline: May 15, 2014

  • Must be a U.S. citizen and enrolled full-time as an undergraduate sophomore or junior in a degree-seeking program
  • Must have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or above
  • Eligible majors include the following or related STEM subjects: computer information systems; information systems management; computer science; physics; or mathematics. Majors directly related to the support of U.S. intelligence or homeland security enterprises with relevance to the mission of AFCEA will also be eligible.

Special consideration will be given to military enlisted candidates/military veterans.

Visit www.afcea.org/education/scholarships/undergraduate/HBCUScholarship.asp for more information or to apply.


BigSun Scholarship Opportunity
Application Deadline: June 20, 2014

Award Amount $500.00 (No minimum GPA requirement)

  • Must be a student athlete participating in any sport at the University or in the community
  • Must be a high school senior, college freshman, sophomore, junior or senior
  • Must submit a short essay at athleticaswards@bigsunathletics.com

For essay question and/or additional information please visit www.bigsunathletics.com


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 www.pierce-antibodies.com/PierceScholarship/ for more information or to apply


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