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Full ride scholarships at HBCUs—where should I look?

The idea of graduating college debt-free is super appealing, so I'm searching for HBCUs that offer full ride scholarships. Has anyone here scored a full ride at an HBCU, and what was the process like?

7 months ago

It's wonderful that you're set on graduating debt-free! Some HBCUs offer full ride scholarships, and I've seen firsthand how they can significantly reduce financial stress for students and their families.

Most HBCUs will have merit-based and/or need-based scholarships, so it's important to do your research and identify which institutions offer full ride options. Some popular HBCUs with full ride scholarships include Howard University, Spelman College, and Morehouse College, among others.

The application process may vary by institution and scholarship program, but generally, you'll need to have a high GPA, extracurricular involvement, and a solid application essay. In some cases, you may need to submit additional materials or participate in an interview. It's critical to be aware of deadlines and gather all required materials early on in the process.

I wish you the best of luck in your search and encourage you to explore various HBCUs to find the perfect fit for your academic and financial needs!

7 months ago

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