African American students can apply for the $1k grants that are available for minority students. The Black Girl 44 Scholarship is a program created by former Obama White House alum Deesha Dyer to encourage the pursuit of internships in public service. This private and independent initiative will award ten $1,000 scholarships to Black/African-American undergraduate women who have earned an internship in public service across the nation for Summer 2021.
Scholarship Eligibility Requirements:
• Must be a Black/African-American woman enrolled in an accredited college/university (which includes but is not limited to undergraduate four-year programs, community colleges, vocational and trade schools) or graduated within the last year.
• Must have a Summer 2021 internship in public service secured (can be a virtual internship)
• Must have a demonstrated interest in public service through their studies and past internships.
• Must have a letter of recommendation & resume