Air Force Aid Society Hap Arnold Grant

AMOUNT: $500 to $4,000
DEADLINE: Applications for the 2021-2022 academic year available January 2021.
CONTACT/CRITERIA: Go to for more information and eligibility requirements. Must be dependent children of active duty, retired or deceased Air Force members.

Alliant Energy Innovation Scholarship

AMOUNT: $1,000
DEADLINE: Applications open from Dec. 1, 2020 to Feb. 17, 2021.
CONTACT/CRITERIA: Contact Jeni Marks at (507) 931-8349 or Age 24 and under and child of Alliant Energy customer or an Alliant Energy customer. Go to:

Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Kappa Psi Omega Chapter

NUMBER: 10-12
AMOUNT: $500-$1,500
DEADLINE: March 2021
CONTACT/CRITERIA: Scholarships are for graduating seniors who plan to enroll in a post-secondary institution. Preference is given to ethnic minority and/or underrepresented students, from Madison or surrounding area high schools with a cumulative grade point average of 2.5 or higher. Applications for the class of 2021 can be found at

Go Red Multicultural Scholarship Fund

NUMBER: Varies
AMOUNT: $2,500
DEADLINE: Dec. 31, 2020
CONTACT/CRITERIA: Applicants must be a female of Hispanic, African American, Asian/Pacific Islander or other minority origin. For more details, visit

The Architects Foundation Diversity Advancement Scholarship

AMOUNT: Up to $20,000
DEADLINE: Scholarship applications are now open through Jan. 17, 2021.
CONTACT/CRITERIA: The Diversity Advancement Scholarship helps more minority students pursue a successful career in architecture. Multiple scholarships are available. Email for more information.

Black Firefighters (Sable Flames)

AMOUNT: $2,000 
DEADLINE: Submit by email only by May 1, 2021.  
CONTACT/CRITERIA: The Jones Robinson Scholarship serves to fund those that come from financially challenged homes in pursuit of higher education. For questions contact Trevor Wiggins, Secretary at or

Blacks at Microsoft Scholarship

AMOUNT: $20,000
DEADLINE: March 8, 2021
CONTACT/CRITERIA: Applicants for the Blacks at Microsoft Scholarship must be high-school seniors of African descent, who plan to plan to pursue a bachelor’s degree in engineering, computer science, computer information systems.
Contact:  Scholarship Committee
1200 5th Avenue, Suite 1300
Seattle, WA 98101

The Business Forum Scholarship for Dane County

AMOUNT: $500 to $3,500
DEADLINE: Feb. 6, 2021
CONTACT/CRITERIA: The Judy Rose Scholarship. email:

Capitol City Lodge #2

AMOUNT: $250 each
DEADLINE: Year round
Capitol City Lodge No.2
100 N. Blair Street
Madison, WI 53703
Attn: Scholarship Chair

Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Madison Alumnae Chapter

NUMBER: Varies
AMOUNT: $500-$1,500.
DEADLINE: Mid-late March 2021
Madison Alumnae Chapter scholarship for graduating African American male and female high school seniors. For more information or questions visit or email

Dr. Wynetta A. Frazier “Sister to Sister” Scholarship

AMOUNT: $500
DEADLINE: March 1, 2021
CONTACT/CRITERIA: The Wynetta A. Frazier Sister-to-Sister Scholarship was created to provide financial assistance to mature African American women in their pursuit of post-secondary education.
National Hook-Up of Black Women, Inc.
Attn. Ms Debra Ware Roberts, Chairperson
National Scholarship Committee.

Edgewood College Community Scholarship Award

AMOUNT: Full tuition and books for 4 years.
DEADLINE: March 1, 2021
Edgewood College
c/o Edgewood College Admissions Office, phone (608) 663-2294.

Foot Locker Scholar Athletes

AMOUNT: $20,000
DEADLINE: Jan. 3, 2021
CONTACT/CRITERIA: Eligibility requirements include a grade point average of 3.0 or above, U.S. citizenship, and active in either high school, intramural or community sports. For details, visit

Gates Millennium Scholarship

NUMBER: Varies
AMOUNT: Amount determined based on financial need.
DEADLINE: 2021-2022 Academic School Year. Opens in July 2021.
CONTACT/CRITERIA: Gates Millennium Scholars Program aims to promote academic excellence, providing opportunities, and reducing financial barriers.

GE-Reagan Foundation Scholarship Program

NUMBER: Varies
AMOUNT: $10,000
DEADLINE: Jan. 5, 2021
CONTACT/CRITERIA: Applicants may contact the program’s administrator, Scholarship America, at (844) 402-0354 and ask for the GE-Reagan Foundation Scholarship Program or email

Generation Google College Scholarships for Minority Students

NUMBER: Varies
AMOUNT: $10,000
DEADLINE: Dec. 4, 2020
CONTACT/CRITERIA: Financial support and community building for underrepresented groups in tech.

George Washington Carver Scholarship

NUMBER: Varies
AMOUNT: $10,000 or higher
DEADLINE: May 30, 2021.
CONTACT/CRITERIA: This award is intended for freshman African American and minority students at Simpson College.

The Jackie Robinson Foundation

NUMBER: Varies
AMOUNT: Up to $30,000 for 4 years
DEADLINE: Feb. 1, 2021
CONTACT/CRITERIA: The Jackie Robinson Foundation provides resources and scholarships for underserved minority high school seniors who plan to attend an accredited four-year institution in the United States.

Jesse L. Jackson-Fellows Toyota Scholarship

AMOUNT: $25,000
DEADLINE: May 1, 2021
CONTACT/CRITERIA: A renewable scholarship to deserving African American college sophomores.
Scholarship Committee
930 E. 50th Street
Chicago, IL 60615

The Links, Madison Metropolitan Chapter

NUMBER: Varies
AMOUNT: $250 to $1,000
Links Service to Youth Committee
P.O. Box 5128
Madison, WI 53705

Madison College Foundation

NUMBER: Varies
AMOUNT: $250 to $2,500
DEADLINE: Dec. 4, 2020
Madison College Foundation
3591 Anderson St., Suite 203A, Madison, WI 53704
(608) 246-6441

Morgan Stanley 

NUMBER: Varies
AMOUNT: $15 million
DEADLINE: Fall 2021
CONTACT/CRITERIA: The Gates Foundation will provide scholarships over three years to be shared between 10 HBCUs. The HBCUs will invite students who have a demonstrated history of academic excellence and promise to apply.

National Association of Black Journalist (NABJ)

NUMBER: Varies
AMOUNT: $2,500
DEADLINE: Dec. 31, 2021
CONTACT/CRITERIA: 2020 Les Payne Founders Scholarship.
For more information visit

National Association of Negro Business and Professional Women’s Clubs National Scholarships

AMOUNT: $1,000
DEADLINE: April 15, 2021
CONTACT/CRITERIA: For more information on these Scholarships for Black Women and Men see

National Black Nurses Association (NBNA) Scholarships

NUMBER: Varies
AMOUNT: $1,000 to $5,000
DEADLINE: April 15, 2021
CONTACT/CRITERIA: Scholarships provide funding for continuing education.

Omega Psi Phi Fraternity Carter G. Woodson Scholarship 

NUMBER: Varies
AMOUNT: $300 to $5,000
DEADLINE: Closed Oct. 14, 2020. TBA in 2021
CONTACT/CRITERIA: Carter G. Woodson Scholarship & Community Service Foundation, Inc.
P. O. Box 1494, Madison, WI  53701-1494

National Press Club Scholarship for Journalism Diversity

NUMBER: Varies
AMOUNT: $2,500
DEADLINE: March 1, 2021
Scholarship Committee
Attention: Scholarship Department
529 14th Street, NW, 13th Floor
Washington, DC 20045

Realtors Association of South Central Wisconsin Minority Scholarship

NUMBER: Varies
AMOUNT: Varies
Must have a Wisconsin Real Estate license and have an offer of affiliation with a participating RASCW Broker.
4801 Forest Run Road, Suite 101
Madison, WI 53704-7337
P: 608.240.2800

Ron Brown Scholar Program (RBSP)

AMOUNT: $10,000 annually for 4 years.
DEADLINE: Jan. 9, 2021
CONTACT/CRITERIA: RBSP honors the legacy of Ronald H. Brown. Applicants for the Ron Brown Scholarship MUST be graduating high school seniors at the time of their application. For more information visit

Ronald McDonald House Charities Scholarships For Minority Students

NUMBER: Varies
AMOUNT: $2,000 to $8,000
DEADLINE: Jan. 18, 2021
CONTACT/CRITERIA: Ronald McDonald House Charities Scholarships (RMHC) are awarded to eligible high school students with high academic performance and community service as well as financial need. To learn more, visit or call (702) 252-4663

Shopko Foundation Teammate & Family Member Scholarship Program

NUMBER: Varies
AMOUNT: $2,500
March 1, 2021
CONTACT/CRITERIA: Limited to Shopko employees and dependents; other criteria may apply.
Shopko Foundation
700 Pilgrim Way, Green Bay, WI 54304.

Summit Credit Union Scholarship

AMOUNT: $1,500
DEADLINE: Applications for the 2021 scholarship available in January 2021.
Summit Credit Union
Scholarship Coordinator
2424 Rimrock Rd., Madison, WI 53713

Tom Joyner Foundation “Full Ride” Scholarship

NUMBER: Varies
AMOUNT: Varies
DEADLINE: January 2021
CONTACT/CRITERIA: The scholarship recipient must be planning to attend a HBCU college in the Fall following graduation from high school. The scholarship covers all college expenses for students who maintain a GPA of 3.0 and is enrolled in at least 15 credit hours per semester.
For details, visit

Tylenol Future Care Scholarship

AMOUNT: $1,000 to $10,000
DEADLINE: Opens April 1 to June 30, 2021.
CONTACT/CRITERIA: The Tylenol Scholarship Fund awards scholarships each year to students pursuing careers in health care around the world and in the United States.

Urban League of Greater Madison Betty Franklin Hammonds Scholarship

AMOUNT: $750
DEADLINE: Dec.  11, 2020.
CONTACT/CRITERIA: *Scholarships are awarded to students nominated by faculty & staff at their school. For information contact Andrew Schilcher at or (608) 729-1200.

USDA/1890 National Scholars Program

NUMBER: Varies
AMOUNT: $50,000
DEADLINE: Jan. 31, 2021
CONTACT/CRITERIA: The USDA/1890 National Scholars Program is a partnership between of the USDA and HBCUs. For information visit

UW Credit Union Community Values Scholarship

AMOUNT: $3,000
DEADLINE: Evaluation by Scholarship Committee takes place annually in April.
CONTACT/CRITERIA: Applicants must be new or returning full-time undergraduate students attending a UW System school, Madison College or Edgewood College in the fall of the application year.

UW-Madison Adult Career and Special Student

NUMBER: Varies
AMOUNT: Varies
CONTACT/CRITERIA: Scholarships for Nontraditional Students. For information visit


Here are just a few scholarships available:

• Kemeper Knapp • William Vilas
• ROTC • Chancellor’s Scholarship
• Power-Knapp • McBourney Disability
• Wisconsin High School

NUMBER: Varies
AMOUNT: Varies
CONTACT/CRITERIA: Visit the Wisconsin Scholarship Hub (WiSH) to review School/College’s scholarship process and to match to scholarships for which you’re eligible.

UW Madison Graduate School Fellowships

NUMBER: Varies
AMOUNT: Varies
UW Graduate School
231 Bascom, 500 Lincoln Dr.
Madison, WI 53706
(608) 262-2433

Wisconsin Women of Color Network Scholarship Fund

NUMBER: Varies
AMOUNT: Varies
DEADLINE: May 31, 2021
CONTACT/CRITERIA: For application forms, contact WWOCN Office at (608) 335-5945 or email Awards restricted to Wisconsin residents only who are admitted to accredited Wisconsin schools.

Women In Focus I Have A Dream Scholarship

NUMBER: 10-12
AMOUNT: Up to $2,000
DEADLINE: Feb. 15, 2021
For graduating high school students and continuing adult college students.
Women In Focus Scholarship Committee
c/o Scholarship Review Committee
P.O. Box 44013, Madison, WI 53744
Submit completed application via email to

Xerox Technical Minority Scholarship Program

NUMBER: Varies
AMOUNT: $1,000 to $10,000
DEADLINE: Sept. 30, 2021 for the 2022 school year.
CONTACT/CRITERIA: Recruitment undergraduate or graduate students in the field of technology and STEM. Visit

McDonald’s® HACER® National Scholarship

NUMBER: Varies
AMOUNT: $25,000
DEADLINE: Feb. 5, 2021
CONTACT/CRITERIA: HACER stands for Hispanic American Commitment to Education Resources. Minimum GPA: 3.0 For more information go to

Thurgood Marshall College Fund

AMOUNT: Up to $5,000
DEADLINE: May 31, 2021
CONTACT/CRITERIA: The Thurgood Marshall College Fund (TMCF), National Black McDonald’s Operators Association, and Dr Pepper are proud to offer financial assistance to outstanding students attending Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) and Predominantly Black Institutions (PBIs).