United Negro College Fund

The United Negro College Fund is the nation’s largest private scholarship provider to minority group members. The UNCF also manages a variety of scholarship programs, such as the Gates Millennium Scholars Program, the UNCF K-12 Education Walton Fellowship and the UNCF/Koch Scholars Program. Each of these programs—as well as dozens of other internships, fellowships and faculty development opportunities—comes with its own eligibility criteria, application requirements and deadlines.

Application Deadline: Varies by Program  

Year at Time of Application: 
First-Year Student, Sophomore, Junior, Senior or Beyond, Grad Student, Recent Alum
Duration of Award: 
Summer, Semester, Full Year or More
Underrepresented Ethnicity
Direct Submission
Area of Interest: 
Agricultural Sciences, Architecture, Business, Communications and Journalism, Education, Engineering, Environmental and Geosciences, Life Sciences, Humanities, Information Technology and Computer Science, International Relations Political Science and Law, Mathematics, Music, Nursing and Health Sciences, Physical Sciences, Social and Behavioral Sciences, Statistics, Visual and Performing Arts
Earliest Application Deadline: 
Jan. – April, May – Aug., Sept. – Dec.
Penn-State Sponsored: 
Fellowship Components: 
Financial Need