African Cultural Studies Scholarships

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Name Amount
2023/2024 College Scholarship $1,000
Sponsored: There is no GPA requirement and no essay to write!
Grace Jordan McFadden Fellowship
Recipient must be a third-year student at USC Columbia, with a minimum GPA of 3.5 in two AFAM courses. Open to all majors, however, preference will be given to students majoring or minoring ...
Hayes Mizell Award
The purpose of the award is to recognize scholarly research in African American studies. Award winner must utilize Hayes Mizell’s personal papers housed in the South Caroliniana Library.
Njeri Jackson Scholarship
The Njeri Jackson Scholarship is offered to an outstanding interdisciplinary major student in the area of African American Studies and any of the following disciplines—Anthropology, Criminal ...
Thomas Terrill Scholarship
The award will be based on academic excellence, with weight given to financial need. The recipient must be an undergraduate major or minor in African American studies or a graduate student in
U. and M. Smedley Family Merit Scholarship
Established in 2001 by Audrey Y. Smedley, Ph.D., in honor of her parents, the purpose of this scholarship is to encourage serious study and research, and to support qualified students who ...
African American Studies Excellence Award Varies
Scholarship awarded to a senior African American Studies major. Must have a 3.35 GPA.
African and African American Studies Book Scholarship Varies
African-American Studies Scholarship Varies
Scholarship is offered to students minoring in African-American studies at Montclair State University. Contact Director, African American Studies.
Africana Studies-Bliss Verdon Scholarship Varies
For a student who demonstrates an academic focus on and commitment to African issues.
Alumni and Faculty Pre-Dissertation Travel Award Varies
Students preparing their pre-dissertation for the Center for African Studies.
2025/2026 College Scholarship $10,000
Sponsored: Thousands available in scholarships this year.
Annie Hyman Award for Outstanding Service Varies
This award is given by the African American Studies Department to a student who has demonstrated outstanding service to the department
B. Wayne Daniels Scholarship Varies
Must be a deserving student majoring in African American studies with a 3.0 GPA. Must submit a personal statement describing yourself and your future educational goals.
Certificate of Achievement Varies
Awarded to the junior who has maintained the highest cumulative grade point average. The student shall be a major in the Department of Africana Studies.
Coleman A. Young Scholarship Fund Varies
This scholarship is limited to full-time undergraduate students majoring in Africana Studies who maintain a minimum cumulative 3.0 GPA. This award must applied toward tuition.
Daniel E. Mayers Memorial Award varies
This scholarship is for a Junior or Senior who has performed service to the African-American community and/or has demonstrated academic merit.
$2,000 "No Essay" Scholarship - Niche $2,000
Sponsored: Open to all students and those planning on enrolling in either 2023 or 2024.
Danny L. Scarborough Memorial Scholarship $1,000
Please type a two page essay that describes your experience as a student at SDSU. Please mention any other information that you feel might be helpful to the selection committee, including ...
David L. Niddrie Memorial Scholarship Varies
The author of the best proposal in any discipline by a UF graduate student intending to conduct field research in Africa.
Department of Afro-Ethnic Studies Student Scholarships Varies
This scholarship is open to graduating Afro-Ethnic Studies major students who are pursuing an undergraduate degree with future goals to attain a graduate degree. Criteria: 2.8 GPA, ...
Des Lee Scholar in African/African-American Studies Scholarship Varies
Ideal candidate will be interested in an International Education including study in Africa to learn about African culture. Cumulative GPA of 2.75.
Dr. Charles Sampson Endowed Scholarship in Public Affairs and Black Studies (A&S Portion) Varies
One or more annual scholarship awards shall be given to underrepresented racial/ethnic minority students enrolled in the Department of Black Studies, in the College of Arts and Science. ...
CaptainU Student-Athlete Scholarship $2,000
Sponsored: This opportunity is offered to current high school athletes for 2023-2024. Only athletes that want to play in college should apply!
Dr. Madelyn Lockhart Dissertation Research Travel Award Varies
Graduate students in African Studies who are traveling to Africa for purposes of doing preliminary research for their dissertations.
Dr. Walter Daniel Memorial Scholarship Varies
One or more annual scholarship awards shall be given to undergraduate students enrolled in the College of Arts and Science. The recipient(s) shall have a demonstrated financial need and must ...
Excellence in Scholarship Award Varies
This scholarship is awarded to a major in African/Afro-American studies on the basis of scholarship, outstanding service to the department, and faculty support.
Frances Ellen Watkins Harper Award Varies
The award is given to the College of Liberal Arts student who best represents the discipline of Africology over the course of their undergraduate studies at Temple.
Gold Shield Alumnae of UCLA $5,000
Award is intended to support thesis research by a continuing (at the time of the award) graduate student in one of the ethnic studies master’s/doctoral programs (Afro-American Studies, ...
Monthly University Scholarships $1,000
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Graduate Pre-Dissertation Research Travel Awards $500-$1000
Graduate students in any discipline planning to travel to Africa to conduct pre-dissertation research in preparation to prepare dissertation proposals and//or apply for dissertation research ...
Helen Miller Bailey Memorial Scholarship Varies
Must be a current ELAC student who will continue at ELAC or transfer to a 4 year university Must be majoring in one of the following Social Science disciplines: African American Studies, ...
Hunt & Jeanne Davis Research Travel Award $1000
Author of the best proposal in any discipline by a UF graduate student intending to conduct field research.
Institute of American Cultures Graduate and Predoctoral Fellowship Program in Ethnic Studies Varies
Open to current graduate students with a demonstrated interest in African American, American Indian, Asian American, or Chicana/o studies to aid in completion of a thesis or dissertation.
James Haskins Visiting Scholar Fellowship Endowment Fund Varies
Support research and teaching by emerging and established scholars who seek opportunities to conduct research and collaborate with African American Studies faculty.
Monthly University Scholarships $1,000
Sponsored: Open to High School students and adults looking to head back to school, current college students and anyone else looking to attend college or graduate school this year or in 2024.
Jeanne and Hunt Davis Research Travel Fund Varies
Students in African Studies doctoral program, conducting research on an African topic, to make a pre-dissertation research trip to Africa; money not to be used to support student during the ...
John Densmore Scholarship Fund $5,000
Currently enrolled UCLA undergraduates who major in African American. Must have a minimum cumulative 3.0 GPA as of Spring Quarter. Submit transcript, two recommendation letters, an ...
John Spencer Professorship in African Studies varies
This scholarship is to provide students many opportunities for learning, research, collaboration with faculty, and recognition among their peers.
Julian “Cannonball” Adderley Memorial Scholarship $500
Applications are invited from UCLA undergraduate students who are in good academic standing. Minimum 3.0 GPA. Awards are made on a competitive basis to those students exhibiting outstanding ...
Kenneth A. and Marjorie A. Mills Scholarship 1000
Two annual scholarships provided to students majoring in Afro-American studies, economics, political science, psychology, or sociology, who have completed at least 24 credits at IU Northwest ...
Leanor Boulin Johnson Academic Achievement Award in AAAS Varies
Lee Frank and Melvania Rhymes Hagan Scholarship Varies
This scholarship is awarded annually to an entering freshmne who has a record of academic achievement and an interest in specailizing in African American studies.
Midwest Student Exchange Program Scholarship Tuition
The Midwest Student Exchange Scholarship is one of KU's renewable scholarships for nonresidents. This scholarship is awarded to incoming freshmen majoring in African and African-American ...
Monroe Prize Varies
This prize is to be awarded annually to the Wesleyan sophomore or junior who, in the opinion of the review committee, submits the best scholarly essay in the field of African American ...
Shirley Graham Dubois Award for Academic Excellence Varies
This award is given by the African American Studies Department to the graduating student who has the highest grade point average.
Shirley Wade Thomas Scholarship Varies
Please type a two page essay that describes your experience as a student at SDSU. Please mention any other information that you feel might be helpful to the selection committee, including ...
TIAA-CREF Ruth Simms Hamilton Graduate Merit Fellowship at Michigan State University Varies
Recipients will be selected from a pool of students pursuing research in the area of African studies, with a preference for candidates whose primary field of study is the African ...
U.S. Department of Education-Funded Title VI Foreign Language and Area Studies (FLAS) Fellowship $15000
Academic year fellowships for graduate students pursuing degrees in any discipline with a concentration in African area studies; must enroll in African language study (eligible languages are ...
U.S. Department of Education-Funded Title VI Summer Intensive Foreign Language and Area Studies (FLAS) Fellowship $2500
Graduate students pursuing degrees with a concentration in African area studies to undertake intensive language study at any USDOE Title VI approved institution.
United African Student Union Scholarship Fund Varies
Awarded to one continuing student with an interest in African American affairs and/or club involvement. Recipient must at least have a 2.5 GPA.
W. Merle Weidman Alumni Scholarship $125
Open to continuing students or students transferring to a baccalaureate institution in the fall. Financial need considered.
W.E.B. DuBois Prize Varies
The W.E.B. Dubois Prize for academic excellence in African American studies is awarded annually to a student majoring in that field.
Wesley Lyda Scholarship $1000
Available to African American undergraduate students majoring in African American Studies and/or education. Eligible students should complete a request for consideration to the Scholarship ...