10 Scholarships For African American Students With Deadlines in January 2014


BlackVoices.com carried a wonderful resource article for college bound African-American students.  The article, first found at BlackNews.com, lists the Top 10 scholarships for black students with January deadlines.  Here are a few highlights and a link to the article. There are a number of opportunities for free money for our college bound youth, share this info!

Nationwide – The new year is here, and it’s time for students to get back to work. This year, more than $50 billion dollars will be given away in scholarships, and many of these programs have deadlines that are fast-approaching.

Scholarships are free monetary gifts that can be used to pay for college tuition, books, and boarding. Most scholarship programs require students to excel in academics, sports, or in an essay competition.

Here they are top 10 scholarships with upcoming deadlines in January 2014:

#1 – The Tom Joyner Foundation “Full Ride” Scholarship awards a full scholarship to one student to attend a Historically Black College and University (HBCU).  Learn more at www.scholarshipsonline.org/2013/12/tom-joyner-foundation-full-ride.html

#2 – The Burger King Scholars program is designed to help high-school seniors who are looking to start college next year. Annually, the program awards more than $1.4 million in scholarships to more than 1,000 students.  Learn more at www.scholarshipsonline.org/2012/03/burger-king-scholars-program.html

#3 – The Gates Millennium Scholars Program (also known as the Bill Gates Scholarship) awards scholarships each year to African American students who plan to enroll full-time in a two-year or four-year college or university program.  Learn more at www.scholarshipsonline.org/2012/08/the-gates-millennium-scholars-program.html

#4 – The Ron Brown Scholar Program provides scholarship awards to African-American high school seniors who are excelling in their academics, exhibiting exceptional leadership potential, and actively serving in community service activities.  Learn more at www.scholarshipsonline.org/2012/04/ron-brown-scholar-program.html

#5 – The Discover Card Tribute Award Scholarship Program is sponsored by Discover Financial Services. The program recognizes students in their junior year of high school who have demonstrated outstanding achievements in their communities.  Learn more at www.scholarshipsonline.org/2012/07/discover-card-tribute-award-scholarship.html

Click here to see Scholarships 6 through 10.

You can also search hundreds of other 2014 scholarships, by visiting www.ScholarshipsOnline.org.


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