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    “Scholar Dollars” Essay Scholarship for Black Students

    This scholarship has been verified by the scholarship providing organization.

    Offered by Scholarships360

    Reviewed by Brian GeigerLast updated Jun 18, 2024
    1 award worth


    Grade level

    HS Upperclassmen, College & Graduate Students

    Application deadline:

    January 31, 2025

    Scholarship Overview

    In offering the “Scholar Dollars” Essay Scholarship for Black Students, we want to help offset the cost of attending college for Black students. Open to high school juniors and seniors (graduating class of 2024 and 2025) and undergraduate and graduate students enrolled during the 2024-25 academic year, this scholarship aims to lighten your financial worry and allow you to take fewer loans. Remember, scholarships are essentially “free money” that need not be paid back. This scholarship, specifically, aims to help out a Black student who is passionate about their higher education journey and actively looking for ways to fund it. Please note that applicants will be reviewed based on both the quality of their essay and quantity of scholarships applied for on the Scholarships360 platform. Scholarships360 users who are more active on the platform will be given higher consideration. We look forward to reading your application, and wish you much success on your academic journey! 

    Eligibility information

    The “Scholar Dollars” Essay Scholarship is open to Black high school juniors and seniors (graduating class of 2024 and 2025), as well as Black undergraduate and graduate students enrolled during the 2024-25 academic year. Students interested in career training and certificates are also eligible to apply.

    Grade Level

    HS Upperclassmen, College & Graduate Students


    U.S. Citizens, Permanent Residents



    Application information

    You can apply to this scholarship with your Scholarships360 account. To view more details and apply, login or create your account by clicking the “Apply” button below.

    Essay Prompt

    How will earning the “Scholar Dollars” Essay Scholarship for Black Students benefit you both now and in the future?

    Maximum 250 words


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    Scholarship FAQ

    Is this scholarship open to international students?

    No, this scholarship is only open to U.S. Citizens and Permanent Residents.

    How will the scholarship funds be awarded?

    The scholarship funds will be sent directly to the college or university the winner is/will be attending.

    When will the winner of this scholarship be announced?

    The “Scholar Dollars” Essay Scholarship for Black Students winner will be announced: February 28, 2025.

    Who should I contact with any questions about this scholarship?

    For any questions regarding this scholarship application, please contact Scholarships360 at [email protected].

    Is this scholarship renewable?

    No, the “Scholar Dollars” Essay Scholarship for Black Students is not renewable.

    Where can I find help writing my scholarship essay?

    For help writing the essay component of this scholarship application, check out our guides How to Write a Winning Scholarship Essay and How to Start a Scholarship Essay (With Examples).

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