If you are an African American student and you are looking for money to help you pay your way through college, you have come to the right place. There are many different scholarships available for African American students in many different categories. Some of these scholarships may offer you a full ride. Others may help you pay your tuition or afford your textbooks.
Some of these scholarships are available specifically for African American women (we also have a separate category page if you are looking for scholarships for black women, so please check that page as well). Others are open to everyone. Some are geared toward high school juniors and seniors, while others are available for college students at various levels. You’ll find undergraduate and graduate school scholarships here. You may also find scholarships based on your major. Trying to afford school as a minority in a tough economy can be a challenge, but there are resources out there. Enjoy looking through our list, and remember, even if you are in high school, it is never too early to start thinking about the future. And even if you are already enrolled in college, you may be able to get help with your next semester!