Strada Scholars are awarded a year-long collaboration with the Strada HBCU Initiative.
Since the early 1800s, Historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs) were established to serve the educational needs of black Americans. Since then, HBCUs have continued to be a vital resource in the nation’s educational system and have made countless accomplishments to the advancement of their students, and the Nation at large.
Discover the history, importance, and advantages of HBCUs. Learn about HBCUs, their legacy and impact on education and society.
Pennington Fellowship To Support New Haven Public School Students
The Pennington Fellowship will support 10 to 12 students in each college-bound cohort, with each student receiving up to $20k per year.
TEAM-UP Together Awards 31 Scholarships to African American Students
The TEAM-UP Together Scholarship program aims at doubling the number of African Americans earning bachelor’s degrees in physics and astronomy.
Southern Company Awards Atlanta’s Somalia Gilliard $50K Scholarship
Gilliard’s scholarship is the second of two provided by Southern Company in conjunction with PROPEL and its partners this year.
Baker Hughes Foundation Contributes $1M to HBCUs
Funds from Baker Hughes Foundation will help support STEM programs, professional certifications, scholarships, and career readiness programs.
Reasons Why Voting is Critical to the Life of Public HBCUs
Don’t sleep on local and state elections. If you care about Historically Black Colleges, especially public HBCUs, you need to vote—for everything.
Why the HBCU Mission is Critical in a Racially Divided America
With the success of increased enrollment at many HBCUs, we cannot take for granted the greater responsibility this places on our institutional leadership.
HBCUs Offer a Great Return on Investment for Graduate Students
Graduate students benefit from attending institutions, which are cost effective, responsive to students needs, and provide a return on investment (ROI).