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Scholarships for African American Students


Be sure to also check out Scholarships for All Students, which includes current and ongoing scholarships.

PSAT Resources

Learning Express Library (LEL)

This resource includes tutorials with downloadable materials, timed practice exams, and helpful test taking tips for the PSAT. LEL helps individuals to further their career paths with a robust complement of College and Career Readiness tools. School Center focuses on K-12 skill-building and improvement in math and language arts, College Preparation Center focuses on 9-11 grade AP, PSAT, ACT, and SAT Exams, and College Center focuses on post-secondary education skill-building including practice exams for undergraduate (Accuplacer, Asset, Compass). Learning Express Library will also include updated information about the NEW SAT Exam starting in January.

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Gale Testing & Education Reference Center

Gale Cengage Learning provides individuals with start-to-finish resources with all the information and support materials needed to make informed, confident decisions to shape your life. This resource includes over 300 practice tests and courses, dozens of ebooks and study materials, information about more than 4,000 schools, scholarships, resume builder, and career module that help you cover subjects from career change to salary negotiation. Testing & Education Reference Center has sections for High School, College Prep, Career, Grad School, and International tools. Each section includes official practice exams (PSAT, SAT, ACT, AP and more) and study materials for accurate and productive student learning.

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Miscellaneous Resources

College Scorecard

U.S. Department of Education's resource for finding and comparing colleges, and financial information.More

How to Help Your Child Prepare for College and Career

A Guide for African American ParentsMore

The Science Behind the Ultimate Scholarship Application

YouTube video that tells how to craft a great scholarship application.More

Ongoing Scholarships

Regional College Access Center

Scholarships for African American or Black students
The Regional College Access Center helps students prepare for, apply to, and succeed in college. We serve students, families and educators in Tucson and Pima County.
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NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund (LDF) Scholarship Programs

Applications and answers to frequently asked questions regarding the scholarship programs and the application process can be found at www.naacpldf.org/scholarships

The HERBERT LEHMAN SCHOLARSHIP is named after the former Governor and United States Senator from New York State in recognition of his integrity, persistence, and valor on behalf of numerous civil rights causes. Lehman Scholarships are awarded to high school seniors, high school graduates and college freshmen attending four-year, accredited colleges and universities who have a demonstrable interest in advancing the cause of civil rights and/or serving the public interest.

Actuarial Diversity Scholarship

The Actuarial Diversity Scholarship promotes diversity within the profession through an annual scholarship program for Black/African American, Hispanic, Native North American and Pacific Islander students.More

American Chemical Society Scholars Program

Bill Dickey Scholarship Association

Gates Millennium Scholars

The Gates Millennium Scholars (GMS) Program selects 1,000 talented students each year to receive a good-through-graduation scholarship to use at any college or university of their choice. We provide Gates Millennium Scholars with personal and professional development through our leadership programs along with academic support throughout their college career.More

Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) Scholarships

The Jackie Robinson Foundation Scholarship

(high school seniors only)More

Maureen L. & Howard N. Blitman, P.E., Scholarship to Promote Diversity in Engineering

National Association of Black Journalists Scholarships (NABJ)

Ron Brown Scholarships

United Negro College Fund

Administers scholarships, fellowship and institutional grants that support students at the undergraduate, graduate and doctoral levels.More

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