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The Tom Joyner Foundation and Denny’s Corporation (NASDAQ: DENN), franchisor and operator of one of America’s largest full-service restaurant chains, have partnered for the third year for the Hungry For Education (HFE) scholarship program for students attending Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs).

Full-time students with a cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 2.5 to 4.0 are eligible to apply. An amount of $2,500.00 will be awarded. The deadline is December 17, 2014 at 11:59 pm CST, and winners are expected to be announced January 2015. Scholarship support will also be awarded that month.

To apply, students must submit an essay of 200 words or less on the topic, “Describe your most memorable community service or activity to combat hunger.”

Please visit our website for more information and to apply, or click HERE.

Chegg African American Scholarships

Scholarship DescriptionsAmount Date Posted
Teach Seniors Technology Scholarship
Get this: 40% of seniors don't use the Internet. At all. This can leave them disconnected from loved ones and lead to feelings of isolation and depression. This October, DoSomething.org has teamed up with AARP Foundation's Mentor Up Program to launch the second year of the Grandparents Gone Wired ca click here to view full scholarship details...
$10,000 10/24/2014
Project Yellow Light Scholarship
The Project Yellow Light Scholarship is available to high school juniors and seniors and full - time undergraduate students. To be considered, you must create a 25 - to 55 - second video that discourages distracted driving. There are 6 awards available. click here to view full scholarship details...
$5,000 10/23/2014
Twist and Shout Slam Scholarship
Summer is over and a new school year has begun. We know this can feel pretty grim sometimes, but hey - you gotta do what you gotta do. But instead of giving in to resignation and despair, we want you to celebrate! Tell us about the stuff makes you happy! Who or what are you proud of? What are you lo click here to view full scholarship details...
$1,000 10/20/2014
FutureSelfie Scholarship
The #FutureSelfie Scholarship is available to high school juniors and seniors and current college students. To be considered, you must submit an expressive and creative picture of your future self that reflects an aspirational career. There are 3 awards available. click here to view full scholarship details...
Don't Text and Drive Scholarship
The Don't Text and Drive Scholarship is available to high school, undergraduate or graduate students. You must be U.S. citizen or legal resident and complete a short statement on why you pledge not to text and drive in order to qualify for this award. There are 2 awards available. click here to view full scholarship details...
$1,500 10/20/2014
Imagine Cup Games Competition
The Imagine Cup Games Competition is available to students with an interest in video game design. To enter the contest you, or your team, must submit a desktop or tablet game using Windows, or a mobile game using Windows Phone, or a browser game using Windows Azure. Games can support multiple langua click here to view full scholarship details...
$50,000 10/20/2014

UNCF/Intel Scholarship Program

This program is designed to ensure educational access and ease the financial burden of attending college for talented students in need.

Interested applicants must be College Juniors, College Seniors or Master’s degree candidates at the time of application, majoring in Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Computer Science/MIS, Computer Information System, Information Management System, Information Technology, Management Information System and Mechanical Engineering with cumulative GPA of 3.20 or better.

In addition, eligible applicants must:

  • Be U.S. Citizens or permanent residents.
  • Complete a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and must be Pell Grant eligible and have a demonstrated financial need.
  • Submit the UNCF/Intel Scholarship Program online application with two letters of recommendation, essay and most recent official transcript.

The online application deadline date is November 14, 2014.

Selected students will receive up to $8,500 onetime need based scholarship award for the 2014/15 academic year. Interested applicants can apply at our website https://scholarships.uncf.org. First time applicants must register/create a profile.


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