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Scholarships & Grants



  • Cumulative HT GPA 2.5
  • 300 word essay – A well written essay is appropriate to the topic, well organized and utilizes accurate mechanics (grammar, punctuation, and spelling)
  • Save your essay (either Word or PDF and attach it to the email that pops up when you click the link below).  If you email directly from the PDF, your data will not be included so your application will not be considered.
  • Completed application – include your saved Word or PDF essay when you submit your completed application.

ONCE YOU HAVE COMPLETED THE APPLICATION, submit it to  Must Be Submitted Electronically.

Should you receive an award, you must submit acknowledgement letter(s) to Financial Aid to receive the award(s) which will be pending until the letter is accepted by Financial Aid.

DEADLINE FOR SPRING 2016 submissions is December 18, 2015

Should any funds remain, the final deadline is 5th class day – August 28, 2015.

Financial Aid will identify which students are eligible for which scholarships:

  • That information will provided to the Scholarship — Committee
  • The Committee will make the award decisions
  • Financial Aid will inform the recipients
    • Students are not to contact the Scholarship Committee directly
  • Financial Aid will monitor participation and follow up as needed (for example, ensure acknowledgement letters are submitted appropriately and timely)
  • You may address questions to the Scholarship Coordinator, Dr. M. Lavon Marshall 

Email:        Phone: 512.505.6474


We have made the UNCF scholarship application process easy.  Use the online system to apply.