Scholarships and financial aid

Students majoring in African American Studies are eligible for scholarship awards under the Coleman A. Young Scholarship Endowment Fund, the Dudley Randall Scholarship Endowment Fund, or the Perry Mars Scholarship Endowment Fund. An award committee selects recipients; the amount depends on available funding.


  • Be a major in African American Studies and enrolled as a full-time undergraduate student during the current and previous semesters
  • Have a cumulative 3.0 GPA at the time of application
  • Maintain a minimum honor point average (H.P.A.) of 3.0 in the department
  • Student must exhibit qualities of leadership, and/or perform significant service to community development



Final selection will be held on a competitive basis relative to other applicants.

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