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Scholarships are gifts. They don't need to be repaid. There are thousands of them, offered by schools, employers, individuals, private companies, nonprofits, communities, religious groups, and professional and social organizations.

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UNCF Scholarships

UNCF has helped more than 500,000 students earn their college degrees since its founding.

UNCF is the nation’s largest private scholarship provider to minority group members. Each year, we award more than $100 million in scholarships to students attending more than 1,100 schools across the country, including our prestigious network of 37 HBCUs.

We also manage a variety of scholarship programs, such as the Fund II Foundation UNCF STEM Scholars ProgramUNCF/Koch Scholars ProgramK-12 Education Fellowship and the Frederick Douglass Bicentennial Scholarship Program.

Apply here: UNCF SCholarship Application

UNCF General Scholarship

Available to: College Freshmen through Graduate Students, Year 5 Award Amount: $5,000

The UNCF General Scholarship is available to undergraduate and graduate students attending a UNCF member college or university. You must have a minimum 2.5 GPA to be eligible for this award.

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Scholarships for Broward County Students

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The Garden Club of Coral Springs Scholarship Endowment Fund

The Garden Club of Coral Springs, Inc. Scholarships for Coral Springs High School Seniors. The Garden Club of Coral Springs, Inc offers financial aid to High School Seniors entering a Florida College and majoring in fields of study related to the environment and horticulture. Please note that to be eligible you must be a USA citizen, a Coral Springs resident, and be enrolled in a Florida College.

Apply here: Garden Club Scholarship


Rent Free Housing for students - Scholarship

Through rent-free housing and cooperative living, Southern Scholarship Foundation supports students who lack financial resources, demonstrate excellent academic merit, and exemplify good character attend institutions of higher education.  Qualified students attending Florida A&M University, Florida Gulf Coast University, Florida State University, Santa Fe College,  Tallahassee Community College and the University of Florida are awarded scholarships in the form of rent-free housing.

Rent-free housing and cooperative living, Southern Scholarship Foundation

The Joe Francis Haircare Scholarship Foundation

Applications are due June 1st.

Submission of the online application is preferred, a however, if students experience great hardship in sourcing a computer, Joe Francis still offer a PDF version of the application to print and submit by mail. Students may request by email: [email protected] or by calling 651.769.1757.

Postmark deadline for mailed applications is June 1st. 

Apply for the Cosmetology or Barber School Scholarship:

AAUW Current Funding Opportunities

Program sponsored by the American Association of University Women (AAUW) offering fellowships of $5,000 to $18,000 to women pursuing master’s degree programs in computer or information sciences. Awards based on academic excellence (40 percent), professional promise and personal attributes (50 percent), and financial need (10 percent).


Priscilla Carney Jones Scholarship

To award renewable scholarships to undergraduate students from historically underrepresented groups in the chemical sciences, majoring in chemistry-related disciplines and intending to pursue chemistry-related careers.

M. Hildred Blewett Fellowship

To enable women to return to physics research careers after having had to interrupt those careers. The fellowship consists of a one-year award of up to $45,000. Allowed expenses include dependent care (limited to 50% of the award), salary, travel, equipment, and tuition and fees. Overhead charges by the institution are not allowed.

Science Ambassador Scholarship

Funded by Cards Against Humanity, the Science Ambassador Scholarship is a $15,000 award to provide full tuition coverage for up to four years of study. Candidate must be a woman seeking an undergraduate degree in science, engineering or mathematics. Applicant must submit a video of herself explaining a topic in science she is passionate about.


UNCF has helped more than 445,000 students graduate from college.

UNCF is the nation’s largest private scholarship provider to minority group members. Each year, they award more than $100 million in scholarships to more than 10,000 students at more than 1,100 schools across the country, including their prestigious network of 37 HBCUs.

Keep in mind that many UNCF scholarships require that you apply for financial aid. The best way to do so is by completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). For more information, click here.

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