These Scholarship Opportunities for Black Students are Worth Up to $8,200

Since this is a month for celebrating black history, education and achievements, we’ve dug up a list of scholarships open now specifically to black students. Read on for specifics — and for a resource that will help you find even more opportunities like these!).

5 Scholarships for Black Students to Apply for Now

Check out the following scholarship opportunities that are open for entry now!

2019 Martin Luther King Jr. Scholarship Award

This scholarship, from the ACA, is awarded to minority nominees who have a demonstrated need and are planning to pursue a degree in the criminal justice field.

Open to: Nominees must be accepted to (or currently attending) an undergraduate program at a four-year college.

How to enter: Winners must be nominated to receive this award. (Nominees do not need to be ACA members, but the person nominating them does). To nominate a student for this award, follow the instructions outlined here.

Number of winners selected: Not stated

Amount: $1,000

Deadline: All nominations must be received by June 1, 2018

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