Scholarship resources you should apply for

It’s no secret that college is expensive. Finances tend to be a major barrier of entry, and the student loan repayment process is can be quite the undertaking too. Luckily there’s free money out there just waiting for you to claim it. Learn more about scholarship resources for BIPOC students.



Scholarships provide you with an opportunity to incur fewer dollars in debt. The bottom line is the less debt you’re in once you enter the “real world” the closer you are to your dream life. In addition to our annual scholarships, we wanted to make sure you had as many chances at success as possible with this list of scholarships all organized by category just for you. We’re keeping this list up-to-date, so be sure to visit regularly for your chance to apply for the free money available for your education. 


United Negro College Fund

A Mind Is A Terrible Thing To Waste. Join Us In Our Fight For Better Futures. Minority Scholarships. Minority Education. Highlights: Donation Option Available, Media Center Available.


Ron Brown Scholarship Fund

The Ron Brown Scholarship honors the legacy of Ronald H. Brown through a selective scholarship program that advances higher education for community-minded and intellectually gifted African Americans.


Diversity Scholarship Foundation

A non-profit focused on scholarships for diverse Law students.


The Gates Millennium Scholars

Increasing the representation of these target groups in the disciplines of computer science, education, engineering, library science, mathematics, public health, and the sciences


Jackie Robinson Foundation

A scholarship fund, with a commitment to equal opportunity by addressing the achievement gap in higher education.


Thurgood Marshall Foundation

To ensure student success by promoting educational excellence and preparing the next generation of workforce talent through leadership development.



Our mission is to secure the political, educational, social, and economic equality of rights in order to eliminate race-based discrimination and ensure the health and well-being of all persons.


CBC Spouses Performing Arts Scholarship

This award is for full-time African-American or Black students pursuing a degree in performing arts including, but not limited to, drama, music, dance, opera, marching bands, and other musical ensembles.


Learn about other available tools to help you plan for education finances.


Exclusive grants and scholarships, matched to you. Find opportunities for current students and recent graduates at all education levels.


54 Often-Unclaimed College Scholarships & How to Get Them

A list of little known college scholarships. This is potentially free money for the right students!

Even if you are not a top student or athlete there are college scholarships for all kinds of students. None of the  scholarships on this list is based on those kinds of criteria.


College Scholarships.Org

We give you a list of available funding sources, and let you quickly move on to the application process.



These scholarships are designed for current graduate and undergraduate students, as well as high school students working on their college applications. Students can filter the scholarships by deadline and award amount, and they can create a saved list of scholarship opportunities in order to apply later.



Search Fastweb for scholarships for college students with our free matching service for scholarships. Also learn about financial aid and student loan options to find money to pay for college.



FinAid, The Smart Student Guide to Financial Aid, is the most comprehensive free resource for objective and unbiased information, advice and tools about student financial aid, college scholarships and education loans.


Search from nearly 4 million scholarships, along with other financial aid, including grants and internships, totaling nearly $6 billion.


Scholar Snapp

Nonprofit organizations are paying for this service so you don’t have to. Secure. Your personal information is encrypted and backed up daily. Apply for more scholarship money in a snap.


The Scholarship Search Engine

Find scholarships for college, grad school, and more!

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