KnowBe4 Scholarship for Black Americans In Cybersecurity 

Award: $10,000

Deadline: April 18, 2022

Description/Eligibility: 

  • Recipients must be Black in regard to race.
  • Maybe a male or female pursuing or planning to pursue, a degree with a focus on cybersecurity or information assurance.
  • In 2021 you must plan to be an undergraduate freshman, sophomore, junior or senior student, or graduate student.
  • GPA must be at least 3.2 on a 4.0 scale (or an analogous rank based on a comparable scale).
  • You must be a US citizen.
  • May be attending on campus or online & either full-time or part-time.
  • Must be attending in the US.

Generation Google Scholarship 

Award: $10,000

Deadline: December 10, 2021

Description/Eligibility: 

  • Intend to be enrolled in or accepted as a full-time student in a Bachelors, Masters, or PhD program at an accredited university or college in the United States or Canada for the 2022-2023 academic year
  • Be studying computer science, computer engineering, or a closely related technical field
  • Demonstrate a strong academic record
  • Demonstrate financial need
  • Exemplify leadership and demonstrate a passion for improving representation of underrepresented groups in computer science and technology

100 Black Men of America Scholarship 

Award: $5,000 

Deadline: March 30, 2021

Description/Eligibility: 

  • High school students must have earned a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.75 and demonstrate the commitment to pursuing continued academic achievement post-high school (applicants must provide copies of official transcripts to support this declaration).
  • Current college students must have earned a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 during their college tenure.

Applicants must provide the following:

  • A completed application (attached).
  • Two letters of recommendation: the first shall be from someone who can credibly speak to the applicant’s academic achievement and commitment to post-secondary educational pursuits. The second shall be from someone who can speak to the overall character of the applicant.
  • A copy of an official transcript from the institution currently or most recently attended.
  • An essay centered on the following topics. Essays should be a minimum of 1000 words.
    • Given the events of 2020, describe the traits of strong leadership, how you have seen them effectively deployed, and or the impact of the failure to do so.
    • Define character and describe the importance of the role of personal character in goal achievement.
    • Describe how the COVID 19 pandemic has impacted you and affected your outlook on the future.
  • High-Quality Photo of passport size or larger to be used in future 100 Black Men of America publications.

Promoting Diversity – Actuarial Diversity Scholarship

Award: $1,000-$4,000

Deadline: March 31, 2022

Description/Eligibility: 

  • Must have at least one birth parent who is a member of one of the following minority groups:
    • Black/African American,
    • Latinx,
    • Native North American,
    • Pacific Islander.
  • Enrolling as or enrolled as a full-time undergraduate student at a U.S. accredited educational institution.
  • Minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 (on a 4.0 scale), emphasis on math or actuarial courses.
  • Entering college freshmen must have a minimum ACT math score of 28 or SAT math score of 620.
  • Intent on pursuing a career in the actuarial profession.

ACS Scholars Program

Award: $5,000

Deadline: March 1, 2022

Description/Eligibility: 

  • U.S. citizens or legal permanent U.S. residents
  • African-American/Black, Hispanic/Latino, or American Indian (please see below for more details)
  • Graduating high school seniors or college freshmen, sophomores or juniors. Seniors can apply for their fifth year.
  • Those intending to major or are already majoring in chemistry, biochemistry, chemical engineering, chemical technology, or another chemistry-related science AND planning to pursue a career in a chemistry-related science as well 
  • Full-time students at a high school or an accredited college, university, or community college
  • Those demonstrating high academic achievement in chemistry or science (Grade Point Average 3.0 or higher)