DFBSST Scholarship

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Amount
Awarded

$15,000

Awarded

Application Deadline

June 15, 2021

Tuesday
Awarded By:

Development Fund for Black Students in Science and Technology

Number of Awards & Eligibility: Varies
In order to qualify, students must meet the following criteria:
  1. Must be African-American.
  2. Must be majoring in or intending to major in a technical field of study (i.e., engineering, math, science, etc.)
  3. Must be enrolled (or identify his or her intention to enroll) at one of the predominantly Black colleges or universities listed below.
  4. Must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident.

In order to qualify, students must meet the following criteria:

Description: The Development Fund for Black Students in Science and Technology (DFBSST) provides scholarships to African-American undergraduate students who enroll in scientific or technical fields of study at Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs).

Application requirements for the DFBSST Scholarship are:

  • Essay
  • Recommendation letter
  • Application form
  • Personal statement
  • Official Transcript
Additional Information: Award Determination: The amount of the scholarships awarded each student is determined by the DFBSST Scholarship Committee. Scholarships are based on merit and financial need. Scholarship awards are up to $3,000 per year. Support is renewed annually, for a maximum of four (4) years, as long as the students remains in good academic standing at the same institution, maintains at least a 3.0 in their major, enrolled in a full-time, undergraduate science or engineering curriculum, and submits a renewal application. DFBSST identifies students through the assistance of Engineering and Science Department deans and professors at pre-selected, predominantly Black colleges and universities. DFBSST requests the deans and faculty members to identify a specified number of students that they would like to be considered for scholarships, and to pass on DFBSST scholarship application forms to these students.

Award Amount: Up to $15,000 offered.  The total dollars awarded for this scholarship is $15,000.

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Tuesday, June 15, 2021

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Tuesday, June 15, 2021

Submit by the deadline.
Contact: DFBSST Scholarship
Address: 2705 Bladensburg Road, NE Washington, District of Columbia 20018

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