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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


    U.S. 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

    Is this scholarship open to international students?

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

    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].

    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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