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Shaw University

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Raleigh, NC

University Website:  www.shawu.edu

Shaw University, founded as Raleigh Institute, is a private liberal arts institution and historically black university (HBCU) in Raleigh, North Carolina, United States. Founded in 1865, it is the oldest HBCU in the Southern United States.

Shaw is affiliated with the General Baptist State Convention of North Carolina and a member of the National Baptist Convention, USA, Inc. which supports the Shaw University Divinity School. Along with Howard University, Hampton University, Lincoln University, PA and Virginia Union University, Shaw was a co-founding member of the NCAA Division II's Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association (CIAA) Conference, the oldest African American athletic association in the U.S. The university has won CIAA championships in Football, Basketball (women's and mens), and Men's Tennis.

The university won a 5-year grant with University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill to create a Partnership for the Elimination of Health Disparities for minorities, and a 7-year grant with Johns Hopkins University for Gerontological Research. In 2007, Shaw received $2.5 million from the National Science Foundation to support its Nanoscience and Nanotechnology program. In 2004, Shaw University received $1.1 million from the U.S. Department of Education to develop an Upward Bound Program.

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Shaw University College Scholarships

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Juneteenth Freedom Scholarship

The Juneteenth Foundation

$10,000 May 31, 2022 See Details
 

Juneteenth Freedom Scholarship

The Juneteenth Foundation

award

$10,000

deadline

May 31, 2022
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FedEx/UNCF Scholarship

UNCF, Inc

Up to $4,000 May 31, 2022 See Details
 

FedEx/UNCF Scholarship

UNCF, Inc

award

Up to $4,000

deadline

May 31, 2022
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Marki Lemons Ryhal Education Advancement Scholarship

Chicago Association of REALTORS

$500 June 15, 2022 See Details
 

Marki Lemons Ryhal Education Advancement Scholarship

Chicago Association of REALTORS

award

$500

deadline

June 15, 2022
See Details