The Walt Disney Company recently announced its partnership with United Negro College Fund (UNCF) through a $1 million commitment to provide scholarships to outstanding African American students and give them the required tools to realize their professional goals. This Disney scholarship program administered by UNCF will offer financial aid to high achieving African American students […]
Guiding Your Child Through The HBCU Admissions Process
Is your child applying to a historically black college or university? There are more than 100 HBCUs across the United States, and each institution has a unique set of requirements when it comes to test scores, transcripts, letters of recommendation, and tuition/financial aid. Millions of applicants struggle to balance their responsibilities as students and family members as they apply to college, and the application process can be incredibly stressful for parents who want to support their children as they get ready to attend an HBCU.
If your child is applying to a historically black college or university, HBCU Lifestyle can help you navigate the college admissions process. Whether you’re looking for HBCU rankings, black college tours, scholarships for African-American students, or advice that will help them get into their dream school, HBCU Lifestyle can help your child get accepted!
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The Coca-Cola Pay It Forward program returns with a stronger focus on African American moms and their impact on the academic success of their teens. Building on the initiative’s accomplishments, the 2015 program will offer up to 20 winners each a $5,000 scholarship and an invitation to the all-new Coca-Cola Pay It Forward Academy. Aligning […]
Many organizations have a long history of providing financial aid and scholarships to African American students and UNCF falls into this category. UNCF or The United Negro College Fund is an minority education organization that funds scholarships for students and general scholarships for 37 private Historically Black Colleges and Universities. Since its inception in 1994, […]
Charlie Nelms shares his advice on selecting a college based on his experience as a parent, former admissions officer, dean, vice president and chancellor.
The College Board fee waiver is provided to students with a demonstrated financial need and for whom it would create an undue burden. Becuase of financial difficulties, waivers are provided to ensure that no student misses the opportunity to pursue admission to the college of their choice. If test fee is a barrier for you, […]
Almost everyone in the finance industry agrees that the next financial explosion in the country will be student loans. The federal government saw the problem coming and has moved to offer more flexible repayment terms and borrower protection for federally-backed student loans. However, a large segment of student loans are held by private lenders. These […]
Established in 1996, the Ron Brown Scholarship Program provides academic scholarships, leadership experiences, and service opportunities for young African Americans of outstanding promise. Upon acceptance, the scholars are awarded $40,000 each ($10,000 per year for four years toward educational expenses) that can be used to cover the cost of tuition, books, fees, computers, health insurance […]
The Go Red scholarship supports higher inclusion of multicultural women in the healthcare and nursing industries, addresses essential gaps in the treatment, and ensures that all American women of diverse backgrounds have an opportunity to work with their medical providers to make the best choices that lead to overall good health. Sponsored by Macy’s and […]