Who Can Apply: The CBS Sports HBCU Scholarship Program was developed in partnership with Paramount Global to provide need-based scholarships to African American college juniors who exemplify strong leadership abilities and demonstrate an interest in sports, media, or entertainment. This $4,425 scholarship will be awarded in the 2023-2024 academic year and may be renewed for an additional year for qualifying recipients.
Applicants must be enrolled full-time as college juniors for the 2023-2024 academic year at a UNCF member institution or other accredited 4-year HBCU. Applicants must have completed the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) and have a demonstrated unmet financial need as verified by their institution.
- A current official or unofficial academic transcript.
- A video or written essay that responds to each of these 3 essay prompts:
- How do you envision using your talents and learnings for a career in the media and entertainment industry?
- Describe a moment where you positively impacted a community or individual.
- What makes you passionate about the media and entertainment industry?
- OPTIONAL: Applicants may have one (1) Reference Form submitted by a non-relative. References must be invited from the Applicant Home page.
Deadline: December 1, 2023