Underrepresented Student Scholarships

UNCF MERCK Scholarship

Award Amount Deadline Website/Phone/Mailing Address
$30,000 - $92,000 December 3, 2012


Eligibility Requirements:
“The UNCF/Merck Science Initiative is dedicated to supporting the training of world-class African American biological and chemical scientists and engineers toward achieving complementary goals of national economic competitiveness and social diversity.” The scholarship is provided to at least 37 deserving applicants, 15 being at the undergraduate level, 12 at the graduate level and 10 at the postdoctoral level. Also, this program may provide grants to the science departments of the receiver’s institution. Each Scholarship can be from $30,000 to $92,000. General Eligibility requirements involve being an African American and an U.S. citizen or permanent resident. Application deadline is December 3, 2012. For more information visit www.UNCF.org/umsi

How to Apply:
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