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Scholarships

One of the core values of the College of Liberal Arts is to promote the success of its students by providing resources and opportunities to enhance their intellectual, scholarly and career opportunities. Therefore, we believe that if you are a COLA major, the sky is the limit! 

PUSH Excel Scholarship Program

The PUSH Excel Scholarship Program was created to assist young people who are qualified but lack the financial resources to attend college. The goal of the program is to develop servant leadership potential in the scholarship students and encourage a spirit of social justice and social change.

  • Cirilo McSween (New York Life) Scholarship

    Awarded to students who are majoring in business or accounting, achieve academic success, and play an active role in their communities.  This is a $5,000.00 award and may be renewed depending on the student’s ability to maintain a 3.0 GPA and depending on the student’s undergraduate status (not including a collegiate status of 5 years or more). 

  • Jesse Jackson Fellowships - Toyota Scholarship

    Rev. Jesse Jackson and Toyota Motor North America have teamed together to provide one of the largest and most robust scholarships available to college students. This is a renewable scholarship that awards up to $25,000 dollars annually to deserving college students who will be sophomores as of August 1, 2018. 

  • Ora Lee Sanders Scholarship

    Awarded to students who are majoring in any college-approved major, achieve academic success, and play an active role in their communities. This scholarship is a $2,500.00 award and may be renewed depending on the student’s ability to maintain a 2.5 GPA and depending on the student’s undergraduate status (not including a collegiate status of 5 years or more).  

TMCF

TMCF offers four types of unique scholarships that are merit, plus need-based designed to address the financial needs of students attending TMCF member-schools. The awards process is highly competitive and the awards are given to outstanding and qualified students who plan to earn a baccalaureate, graduate or law degree from an accredited college or university. Occasionally, we may offer scholarships to students not attending one of our member-schools.

  • TMCF | Honda

    Apply by May 13:  The Thurgood Marshall College Fund (TMCF) and Honda are proud to offer financial assistance to outstanding students within the TMCF member-school network. Selected scholars will receive a one-year merit scholarship of $5,000 for the 2018-2019 academic school year, which will be used to cover the costs of tuition and academic fees. The funds are applied in the fall and spring semesters at $2,500 per semester.  - Learn more

  • TMCF Scholarships

    Established in 1987, the Thurgood Marshall College Fund (TMCF) is the nation’s largest organization exclusively representing the Black College Community. TMCF member-schools include the publicly-supported Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) and Predominantly Black Institutions (PBIs).