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HBCU Resources

Oct. 6, 2020
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Are you considering applying to a Historically Black College or University (HBCU) and want to learn more? Check out these resources to help get you started:

About HBCUs

Applying to HBCUs

Scholarship Opportunities

  • UNCF: UNCF has helped more than 500,000 students earn their college degrees since its founding and is the nation’s largest private scholarship provider to minority group members

Opportunities for Middle and High School Students

  • For Current Seniors:
    • The Clark Atlanta University band program is currently holding virtual auditions for 2021 band scholarships! Auditions will be held from April 12–April 30, 2021. Learn more and schedule your audition here.
  • For Current Juniors:
    • Attend the HBCU Virtual College Fair on May  1, 2021. Current juniors are invited to attend a virtual HBCU college fair hosted by the Common Black College App. Click here to learn more and register for this free event!
  • For Current Eighth Graders (Incoming Freshman):
    • Looking for an HBCU-style environment while you’re still in high school? An academically focused space designed to meet the needs of Black learners before arriving on a college campus is available to the DPS class of 2025. Click here to learn about the new HBCU-style, STEAM High School opening in Denver Public Schools in the fall of 2021.