Scholarships & Competitions

Spelman College Wins 30th Annual Honda Campus All-Star Challenge

In front of a packed studio audience consisting of top HBCU students, school presidents, HCASC alumni and Honda associates, Spelman College took home the championship title and a $75,000 institutional grant at the 30th annual Honda Campus All-Star Challenge (HCASC) National Championship Tournament, America’s premier academic competition for HBCUs. Hosted on the Honda campus in…

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OneUnited Bank Announces 9th Annual “I Got Bank” Youth Financial Literacy Contest

For National Financial Literacy Month, OneUnited Bank, the nation’s largest black-owned bank, is proud to announce its 9th Annual “I Got Bank!” Financial Literacy Contest where ten children will win a $1,000 savings account. The contest represents the best essays and art projects that embody the “I Got Bank!” theme. Students from across the country…

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Goose Creek High Wins Again at Mu Alpha History Bowl

By Kurt Walker The Mu Alpha Chapter of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc. held its annual Black History Bowl Competition on the campus of the Citadel Saturday, February 16, 2019. The winner of the high school division was Goose Creek, who was led by returning senior Tyler Steigler. Team members were Tyler Steigler, Marcus Hermastyne,…

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USDA Announces 1890 National Scholars Program Funding Opportunity

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) have announced the opening of the 2019 scholarship application cycle for the USDA/1890 National Scholars Program. The program aims to increase the number of minority students studying agriculture, food, natural resource sciences, and other agriculture-related disciplines. The program is available through the USDA Office of Partnerships and Public Engagement…

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Honda Campus All-Star Challenge Celebrates 30 Years of HBCU Academic Excellence

Celebrating its 30th year as the nation’s premier academic competition for Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs), Honda Campus All-Star Challenge (HCASC) will culminate the year-round program on April 16 when a new champion is crowned. The top quiz bowl teams from 48 HBCUs will travel to Los Angeles for the HCASC National Championship Tournament,…

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Scholarships for March at UNCF

UNCF is offering great scholarship opportunities this month! Check out these UNCF scholarships and internships currently open for applications, and complete your application before the deadlines. Look at some of the opportunities UNCF offers high school and college students that can help them get to and through college. Visit UNCF.org/Scholarships any time to see what is open.…

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Continuing Education scholarships available through the Workforce Pathways Scholarship program

Scholarship funding is still available for several Trident Technical College (TTC) Division of Continuing Education and Economic Development courses through the Workforce Pathways Scholarship (WPS) program that was approved by the South Carolina General Assembly in 2018. Eligibility for a scholarship is not based on financial need or prior academic performance and scholarships are awarded…

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‘Star’ students to be honored at annual SC State Scholarship Gala and Tribute

The SC State University Foundation’s Board of Directors will host its 28th annual Scholarship Gala and Tribute on Saturday, March 2 at 7 p.m. The black-tie event will take place in the Smith-Hammond-Middleton Memorial Center on SC State’s campus. A reception will be held at 6 p.m. in the Smith-Hammond-Middleton Memorial Center. Entertainment for the…

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The Executive Leadership Council Offers a Half Million Dollars in Educational Scholarships

The Executive Leadership Council (ELC), the pre-eminent global organization composed of current and former Black executives, announced it is offering $500,000 in scholarships for Black undergraduate and MBA/MA college students in 2019. With the generous support of corporate sponsors and ELC members, hundreds of students will apply or compete for the more than 60 awards…

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