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Thurgood Marshall College Fund Scholarships

Offered by Thurgood Marshall College Fund

Reviewed by Lisa FreedlandLast updated Dec 1, 2022
Multiple awards worth


Grade level

College Upperclassmen & Graduate Students

Application deadline:


Scholarship Overview

Are you a current undergraduate student attending a HBCU (Historically Black College or University), PBI (Predominantly Black Institution), or other TMCF (Thurgood Marshall College Fund) member institution? If so, you may be eligible for some of the many Thurgood Marshall College Fund Scholarships! There are a variety of scholarships available, offering between $2,500 and $10,625 to winning applicants. The scholarships are offered by the Thurgood Marshall College Fund (TMCF), an organization that supports the leadership development of nearly 300,000 students enrolled in HBCUs and PBIs (Predominantly Black Institutions). To find out more about each scholarship’s specific requirements, we recommend checking out their individual profiles on the TMCF website.

If you do fit the criteria for any of the scholarships, we encourage you to apply!

Eligibility information

The TMCF Scholarships are open to students currently enrolled at HBCUs, PBIs, and other TMCF Member Institutions. However, bear in mind that each individual scholarship has unique eligibility requirements. Below are just some of the general eligibility requirements for the TMCF scholarships. Non-black students may also apply so long as they attend an eligible university.

Grade Level

College Upperclassmen & Graduate Students


US Citizens, Permanent Residents



Application information

To apply for this scholarship, students must submit an online application in addition to the below application materials. Some of the individual TMCF scholarships may require additional application materials.


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Scholarship FAQ

Who should I contact with any questions about this scholarship?

For any questions regarding this scholarship application, please contact Thurgood Marshall College Fund at [email protected].

Is this scholarship open to international or DACA students?

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

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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