Who Can Apply:
- The 2023-2024 UNCF/MassMutual Achievement Scholarship is a merit-based scholarship open to African-American/Black high-achieving students classified as a junior, at the time of application, attending an accredited public or private UNCF Member Institution or other Historically Black College or University (HBCU), and pursuing select areas of study.
- To apply you must be a junior, enrolled full-time at an accredited U.S. located HBCU during the 2023-2024 academic year. Applicants must have a minimum 3.0 cumulative grade point average on a 4.0 scale.
- Award recipients are eligible to receive a merit-based scholarship award of fifteen thousand dollars ($15,000) for the 2023-2024 academic year.
- Applicants must have a declared major in the following areas of study (in order of priority): Math, Statistics, Actuarial Science, any Business major, Finance, Supply Chain Management, Economics, Computer Science, or Data Science and Technologies
- Preference shall be given to permanent residents of Massachusetts and the New England area, specifically Maine, Vermont New Hampshire, Connecticut, or Rhode Island.
- Applicants cannot be an employee, officer, consultant/service provider to or board member of MassMutual or UNCF or a member of the Reading Committee or a family member of any such individual.
- Possess a minimum 3.0 cumulative grade point average on a 4.0 scale.
- Submit an online application
- A one-page personal statement on career interests and goals.
- A recent academic transcript.
- A letter of recommendation (LOR) is OPTIONAL.
- If providing a letter of recommendation, the recommender cannot be a family member.
- The individual recommender chosen by the student should be an educator, academic advisor/counselor, employment supervisor, or a community leader with whom the student interacts.
- The letter should provide key details about the interactions between the recommender and the applicant, and should highlight the applicant’s personality, work habits, and skills.
Deadline: November 10, 2023