OEDB.org developed a list of scholarships and grants specifically for African American students. We provide context for how students can best take advantage of available resources while offering a listing of 15 scholarship and grant opportunities.
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Scholarship opportunities with open applications
Green Home Improvement Scholarship
Scholastic Art & Writing Awards Scholarships
Aspiring Fashion Professional Scholarship
This is a $1,000 scholarship that will be awarded to students that are interested in pursuing a fashion degree at an accredited post-secondary school or college. Interested students can visit this link: Link to scholarship information and find the scholarship located at the bottom of the page and click on it.
Lawn Starter Scholarship
A scholarship geared towards the promotion of entrepreneurship.
The scholarship is offered semi-annually.The scholarship information is included below.
Eligibility Requirements: Open to all majors as long as they are an incoming or current full-time student enrolled in a 2-year/ 4-year/ or graduate program and are passionate about entrepreneurship.
Website: Link to website for scholarship information
Application for Scholarship: Students apply by sending a transcript, resume, and a 500-700 word essay answering the following prompt "What makes them passionate about building a business?" to firstname.lastname@example.org
Number of Awards: 2 (one per semester)
$1,000 Scholarship Contest, which we have made available for high school seniors and college students across the country. You can give it a look at the link below:
Link to scholarship information