Sallie Mae Fund
12061 Bluemont Way
Reston, VA 20190
Purpose of award: To support students attending black colleges or universities.
Eligibility requirements: Applicants must be enrolled as full-time undergraduate students at a black institution of higher learning, have financial need and apply for federal student aid. Applicants must also send an essay about how they have overcome difficulties, an application, a transcript and a copy of the Student Aid Report. The colleges of the winners also receive $20,000 grants.
Target applicant: College students
Minimum GPA: 2.5
Number of awards: Varies
Deadline: March 3.
How to apply: Applications are available online.