Development Fund for Black Students in Science and Technology (DFBSST)

June 15, 2015
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For students entering or attending historically black colleges

If you are an African-American student studying or intending to study a technical subject at one of the schools listed below you may be eligible for the Development Fund for Black Students in Science and Technology Scholarship. The amount of the scholarships awarded each student is determined by the scholarship committee. Scholarships are based on merit and financial need. Scholarship awards are up to $2,000 per year for a maximum of $8,000.

Applications can be obtained by contacting the science or engineering department at one of the participating schools.

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  • African-American, undergraduate student majoring (or intending to major) in a technical field of study (i.e., engineering, math, science, etc.),
  • Be enrolled (or identify his or her intention to enroll) at one of the predominantly Black colleges or universities listed below, and
  • Be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident.

Bennett College
Clark Atlanta University
Elizabeth City State Univ
Fisk University
Florida A&M University
Fort Valley State College
Hampton University
Howard University
Langston University
Lincoln University (PA)
Morehouse College
Morgan State University
North Carolina A&T State Univ
Prairie View A&M University
Southern University
Spelman College
Tennessee State University
Tuskegee University
Wilberforce University
Xavier University of Louisiana