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The Earl G. Graves Scholarship

Sponsored by: The United Negro College Fund

Applicant must be a junior or senior business major enrolled in an accredited college or university in the United States; or a graduate student enrolled or accepted to a master's or doctoral program within a Business school at an accredited college or university in the United States (applicant may apply during their sophomore year). Applicant must currently be a full-time student in good academic standing and making satisfactory progress toward an undergraduate or graduate degree. Financial need is not required. Members of the National NAACP Board of Directors, SCF Trustees, National Youth Work Committe, the NAACP Scholarship Selection Committee, employees and their spouses or families to the first degree of consanguinity are not eligible to apply for or receive this scholarship. Three letters of recommendation (other than relatives): one personal reference, two academic references from the business school of the accredited college (academic letters must be on official letterhead); recent official college transcript, evidence of full-time enrollment, and one page essay required.


Application Deadline March 31
Scholarship, Grant, Fellowship or Contest Scholarship
Required areas of study business
Renewable? no
Must be repaid? no
Required to attend a specific school? no



Max $5,000
Average $5,000
Min $5,000

Contact Information

Kimberly Hall
The United Negro College Fund
8260 Willow Oaks Corporate Drive
Fairfax, VA 22031 United States

Phone: (703) 205-3400

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