Howard University (HU or simply Howard) is a federally chartered, private, coeducational, nonsectarian, historically black university (HBCU) in Washington, D.C. It is categorized by the Carnegie Foundation as a research university with higher research activity and is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education.
From its outset Howard has been nonsectarian and open to people of all sexes and races. Howard offers more than 120 areas leading to undergraduate, graduate, and professional degrees.
Howard is classified as a Tier 1 national university (No. 89) and ranks second among HBCUs by U.S. News & World Report. Howard is the only HBCU ranked in the top 75 on the Bloomberg Businessweek college rankings. The Princeton Review ranked the school of business first in opportunities for minority students and in the top five for most competitive students. The National Law Journal ranked the law school among the top 25 in the nation for placing graduates at the most successful law firms. Howard has produced four Rhodes Scholars between 1986 and 2017. Between 1998 and 2009, Howard University produced a Marshall Scholar, two Truman Scholars, twenty-two Fulbright Scholars and ten Pickering Fellows. In 2011, the Huffington Post named Howard the second best-dressed college in the nation. Howard is the most comprehensive HBCU in the nation and produces the most black doctorate recipients of any university.
Offers are currently ongoing for Howard University Formation Scholarships to study in the USA. These scholarships are available to undergraduate and graduate students. Only US citizens are eligible. Therefore if you are searching for any of the following opportunities, this scholarship is for you.
The Howard university scholarships is a Fully funded scholarship that awards upto $25,000 to every successful applicant. This scholarship may cover:
- Tuition fees
- Living costs
- Travel costs
- Visa costs
- Contribution to health tests i.e. TB testing where required
The Howard merit scholarships are available to undergraduate and graduate students, who are willing to pursue their studies in the following subjects.
- Creative arts
- African-American studies*
* Includes: Linguistics, Women’s Studies, Philanthropy and Social Responsibility
The following criteria must be met in order for applicants to be eligible for the scholarship:
- This scholarship is open to incoming, current, and graduate students with a demonstrated interest in any one or more of the four disciplines listed above with a cumulative GPA of 3.5 or better.
- Submit any evidence of work in the field of study to firstname.lastname@example.org. Subject line: Full Name & ID
- For incoming students, this can be high school writing samples or community activities that demonstrate work in the field. Work can be shown in a traditional or via electronic portfolio. Writing samples need not be published works.
- Entrance Requirements: Applicants must have a cumulative GPA of 3.5 or higher.
- English language Requirements: students need to demonstrate that they have a good level of written and spoken English the candidate should have a very good command over the English language.
How to Apply:applications must meet the following criteria:
- Upperclassmen and graduate student applicants must submit all proof of work in a listed field of study and submit to email@example.com. In the email subject include your full name and Howard University ID number,
- Work can be shown in a traditional or electronic portfolio, and writing samples need not be published works.
- Incoming freshmen must submit high school papers and/or community service activities that show work in one or more of the fields of study.
- Applicants must also submit a short essay (300-word max) explaining how Lemonade inspired their educational goals.
- Each application must include the student’s full name, class year, and Howard University student ID number, and must be received by the Office of Financial Aid.