Scholarship Name:

United Negro College Fund (UNCF) STEM Scholars Program Award

Scholarship Description:

Scholarship offered UNCF to African-American students.

Award Amount:

Up to $25,000.00

Number of Scholarships:

One-hundred (100) awards

Application Required:


Official Transcript Required:


References and Letter of Recommendations Required:


Interview Required:


Original Essay Required:


Additional Requirements and Information:

1) Min. 3.0/4.0 GPA (cumulative); 2) Min. 3.0/4.0 GPA (Mathematics and Science curriculum); 3) Must be enrolled/enrolling in an accredited U.S. college or university as a first year student; 4) Must be a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics) major; 5) Demonstrated participation in extracurricular and community service activities; 6) At least one (1) letter of recommendation must be from a STEM teacher and one(1) letter of recommendation must be from a STEM sponsor/mentor; 7) Transcript(s) required; 8)Scholarships awarded as follows:

$2,500.00 per academic year for freshmen and sophomores, $5,000.00 for juniors and seniors, and an additional $5,000.00 for students whose academic programs require a fifth year.

9) Renewable for up to four (4) additional academic years (provided recipient maintains a min. 2.5 GPA, remains enrolled as a full-time student and continues as a STEM major).






Nationwide (US)

Eligibility Requirements (Check all that apply):

Online application, Must be a U.S. citizen or legal permanent resident, Must be enrolled as a full-time student

Additional Applicant Requirements:

Must be a graduating high school senior

Category (Select all that apply):

Race, Ethnicity, Community Service, Extracurricular Activities, Major/Field of Study

Web Site:

Point of Contact:

United Negro College Fund
1805 7th Street, NW
Washington, D.C. 20001
Attn: Carita Marrow, UNCF STEM Scholars Program Manager
Telephone: (202) 810-0331


February 23, 2017 (NLT 11:59 p.m. EST) (receipt date)

Note: Scholarship information is ALWAYS subject to change. Interested applicants are strongly encouraged to contact the relevant office to confirm qualification(s), requirements, deadline, and transmission mode(s) and address(es).