The HBCU CONNECT Minority Scholarship Program for HBCU students has been launched by HBCUCONNECT.COM with great pride. The scholarship program offers a number of $1,000 scholarships to minorities who are already enrolled in or want to enroll in Historically Black Colleges or Universities. For the semester in which the money is received, the scholarship may be used to pay for school expenses or textbooks.
The world’s biggest student and alumnus group supporting historically black colleges and universities are called HBCU CONNECT. Since our establishment in 1999, we have awarded countless scholarships to outstanding college students. We are committed to preserving connections between HBCU graduates and current students as well as access to career possibilities.
ABOUT THE SCHOLARSHIP
The majority of students find pursuing a university degree to be expensive, but Black students may find it to be disproportionately so. Several Black students at HBCUs experience challenges beyond those faced by their white colleagues, such as higher student debt and less institutional aid being offered.
According to a United Negro Education Fund (UNCF) survey from 2016, 80% of HBCU students used federal loans to pay for college, compared to only 55% of non-HBCU students. In addition, as of 2016, Black students enrolled in four-year universities owe an average of $7,400 more in debt from student loans than white students. Over the following several years, the average debt gap for Black graduates more than tripled. As a result, a large number of Black students are heavily indebted.
HBCUConnect.com aims to inspire minority students around the country to enroll in four-year programs at historically black colleges and universities across the United States. All eligible applicants are encouraged to apply, although the bulk of the scholarships will go to female and minority students. All online applications will be reviewed by HBCUConnect.com, which will then choose the final candidates based on factors like financial need, online application quality, and eligibility.
These serious flaws in federal assistance for Black students can be remedied by HBCU grants and scholarships which normally do not demand repayment. Merit and economic need are just two of the criteria that may be used to determine who gets a scholarship. Some of the most substantial and open-minded HBCU grants and scholarships available are described in the sections that follow.
1. Students who will enroll in a historically black university or college within six months of the deadline for submission.
2. Current HBCU students and senior high school seniors must provide proof of enrollment.
• Follow our YouTube channel https://www.youtube.com/hbcuconnect
• Make a YouTube video (with a maximum runtime of 10 minutes) addressing the following questions.
- Why did you decide to enroll in an HBCU?
- How would going to the particular HBCU you do help you achieve your future aspirations, both personally and professionally?
• Email will be used for notifications throughout the application process.
• Students may disqualify themselves from consideration if they don’t utilize a genuine, active email address or don’t check their email account frequently.
The duration of a scholarship is one academic year. The scholarship will pay up to $1,000 of the participant’s tuition or textbook costs for the upcoming academic year, as listed by the university or college’s financial assistance office. The scholarships are offered through the chosen institution and cannot be used at other colleges or universities. The money cannot be used for any other expenses on the participant’s bursar bill; it may only be used for school or books.
Yearly award of $1,000, not renewed. The scholarships are offered through the chosen institution and cannot be used at other colleges or universities. The money can only be used to pay for tuition; it cannot be used to cover any other expenses on the recipient’s bursar bill. This scholarship has a total award amount of $4,000.
The HBCU Foundation, Inc., its 501c(3)-certified non-profit arm, is where all donations are raised and distributed.
Students often need to fill out an online application and submit an essay responding to a question about an HBCU. Every year, the question is different.
The final candidates will be picked based on their qualifications, essay and résumé quality, goals and accomplishments, and financial necessity. Typically, each year’s deadline for this award varies.
All online applications will be examined by HBCUCONNECT.COM before the final applicants are chosen.
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Interested persons can now apply here https://hbcuconnect.com/scholarship/