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Black Student Fund

  • Black Student Fund
  • 3636 16th Street, NW
    4th Floor
  • Washington, DC 20010
  • 1964

Program Description

The Black Student Fund (BSF) provides essential advocacy, academic and retention support to academically motivated African American and other underserved students to facilitate their access, admission and successful matriculation and graduation from member schools. BSF partners with member schools to provide financial assistance, as well as instruction, evaluations, feedback and monitoring necessary to facilitate the creation and maintenance of a supportive and responsive environment.

Services Provided

  • College admissions guidance and counseling
  • College transition and retention support
  • Financial aid advising/FAFSA completion
  • Scholarships and last-dollar grants
  • Science, tech, engineering, & math (STEM)

Demographics

Race & Ethnicity

  • American Indian or Native Alaskan: 100%
  • African American: 0%

Education Level and
Number of Students

  • High School: 150
  • Middle School: 0
  • Elementary School: 0
  • Post-secondary: 0
  • Non-traditional: 0

Populations Served

  • Academically At-risk
  • Academically High-performing
  • ESL Students

First-Generation

  • Less than 25%