Catherine W. Pierce Scholarships 2023 [Full Details]

 Catherine W. Pierce Scholarships 2023

Catherine W. Pierce Scholarship is a financial aid under United Negro College Fund (UNCF). 

The purpose of this scholarship is to provide financial assistance to African American citizens or permanent residents to pursue higher education in the arts or history.

Eligibility Criteria For Catherine W. Pierce Scholarship:

Eligibility criteria of this scholarship under United Negro College Fund (UNCF) is as follow :

  • Must have CGPA of at least 2.5 out of 4.0

  • Must be full time enrolled student at any 4 years U.S licensed institution or college

  • Must be pursuing a degree in a discipline of art or history.

Application Process For UNCF Arts or history Scholarship:

The application process for this scholarship for pursuing degree in arts or history at USA colleges or institutions is as follow:

  • Apply online for Catherine W. Pierce Scholarship at the portal of UNCF
  • You'll need to write and submit an essay describing your interest , goals and inspiration to choose the majors
  • Copies of your transcripts

Applicable Nationality:

To apply for this financial assistance by United Negro College Fund to study in the United States of America you must be

  • U.S Citizen
  • U.S.A national or permanent resident of U.S

Applicable Ethnicities For Catherine W. Pierce Scholarship

People belonging to the following ethnicities are eligible to apply for this scholarship:

  • American Indian
  • African/Black American
  • Hispanic American
  • Native of Alaska
  • A member of the Caucasoid race
  • Asian Pacific Islander American

All these ethnicities are eligible to apply for this UNCF financial aid.

Academic Level:

If you fall into any of the following academic levels, you can apply for this scholarship and pursue your degree in Arts or history:

  • GED
  • High School Senior
  • College Sophomore
  • College Freshman
  • College Junior
  • College Senior

Scholarship Amount:

 There is no fixed amount for this scholarship but financial assistance ranging from $3600 to $5000 is provided.

This amount may vary every year.

Age Limits:

There is no age limit to apply for this scholarship.

Majors :

Below are a few important majors for this financial assistance to study at U.S colleges/institutions :

  • African American Studies, 
  • American Studies, 
  • Anthropology, 
  • Art, 
  • Business, 
  • Creative Design,
  • Fashion Design,
  •  Fine Arts, 
  • Graphic Arts, 
  • History, 
  •  Humanities,
  •  International Studies, 
  • Labor Studies, 
  • Mass Media Arts, 
  • Performing Arts, 
  • Philosophy, 
  • Photography/Video, 
  • Political Science, 
  • Public Relations,
  • Social Sciences, 
  • Social Work, 
  • Theater Arts/Drama, 
  • Women’s Studies etc.

Funding Organization:

United Negro College Fund ( UNCF ) is the funding organization for Catherine W. Pierce scholarship. 

The official website of this organization is 

If you have any questions related to this scholarship, you can ask via email here.


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