Deadline: January 2017, check website for details.

Eligibility: African American high school seniors who have excelled academically, exhibited leadership ability, participated in community service activities, and who demonstrate financial need. Applicant must pursue full-time study at a four-year college or university in the United States. Must be a U.S. citizen or a permanent resident.

Award: $10,000/year, renewable to $40,000 (10 to 20 awards annually).

Contact: Ron Brown Scholar Program
1160 Pepsi Place, Suite 206
Charlottesville, VA 22901
434-964-1589 (fax)