Resources for African-American Students
Guide to HBU's
Historically Black Colleges and Universities: The History of HBCUs and Why They’re Still Important Today
United Negro College Fund
The UNCF seeks to "close the educational attainment gap between African Americans and the majority population." It accomplishes this goal by providing operating funds for member colleges, administering 400 scholarship and internship programs, and serving as a national advocate for the importance of minority higher education.
The Turning Point Male Mentoring Program
The Turning Point is a program designed to provide African American males an opportunity to explore the daily challenges that they encounter as they work to achieve success in high school and plan for their future success. Visit The Turning Point of Lansing or contact Mandeville Berry at 517-336-8067 for more information.
Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU): Locate HBCUs throughout the United States and Territories.
Ron Brown Scholar Program
This program was established to honor the late Ronald H. Brown, Secretary of Commerce during the Clinton administration. The program seeks to award financial support to academically talented, highly motivated African American students who are currently seniors in high school and plan to pursue undergraduate degrees full-time. Students must be U.S. citizens or permanent U.S. residents. Visit Ron Brown Scholar Program for more information.