The Development Fund for Black Students in Science and Technology (DFBSST) Scholarship is now open. The scholarship is exclusively open to African – American students who are pursuing undergraduate program in technological fields. Selection will be made based on merit and financial need.
The Development Fund for Black Students in Science and Technology (DFBSST) is an endowment fund which provides scholarships to African-American undergraduate students who enroll in scientific or technical fields of study at Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs).
The amount of the scholarships awarded each student is determined by the DFBSST Scholarship Committee. Scholarships are based on merit and financial need. Scholarship awards are up to $3,000 per year.
Level and Area of Studies
Undergraduate degree in STEM fields.
Place of Study
In the United States of America.
Eligibility and Criteria
To be eligible for scholarships offered by DFBSST, all applicants must meet the following criteria:
- African-American, undergraduate student majoring (or intending to major) in a technical field of study (i.e., engineering, math, science, etc.),
- Be enrolled (or identify his or her intention to enroll) at one of the predominantly Black colleges or universities listed below, and
- Be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident.
The United States citizens are welcome to apply.
Applications can be obtained by contacting the science or engineering department at one of the eligible schools. We do not distribute applications directly to students. All applications must be obtained through and pre-screened by the schools.