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Catherine W. Pierce Scholarship

United Negro College Fund (UNCF)

Application Information


Scholarship Overview

This scholarship is for undergraduate students at UNCF member institutions who are majoring in the areas of art or history. To qualify for this scholarship, applicants must have a minimum 2.5 GPA. Eligible major areas include: American Studies, Anthropology, Architecture, Art, Criminal Justice, Economics, Visual Arts, Vocal Performance, Theater Arts/Drama, Social Sciences, Public Policy, Political Science, Pre-Law, Philosophy, Performing Arts, Music, Mass Media Arts, Law, History, Graphic Arts, Fine Arts, Fashion Design, Design, Culinary, Creative Design, African American Studies, Women's Studies, Public Administration, International Studies, and International Relations.

How easy is it to apply?

Not too bad

This scholarship's application process may have items such as essays that could take a couple hours.

How much competition is there?


The competition for this scholarship will be average.

Contact Information



Deadline: Sep 19
The deadline for this scholarship has passed.
Average Award: $5,000


GPA: Is this you?
  • 2.5
Class Year: Is this you?
  • College freshman
  • College sophomore
  • College junior
  • College senior
College Major: Is this you?
  • Acting
  • Advanced Legal Research/Studies, General
  • African-American/Black Studies
  • American History (United States)
  • American Government and Politics (United States)
  • American Indian/Native American Studies
  • American/U.S. Law/Legal Studies/Jurisprudence
  • American/United States Studies/Civilization
  • Anthropology
  • Anthropology, Other
  • Applied and Professional Ethics
  • Applied Economics
  • Archeology
  • Architectural and Building Sciences/Technology
  • Architectural History and Criticism, General
  • Architectural Sciences and Technology, Other
  • Architectural Technology/Technician
  • Architecture
  • Architecture and Related Services, Other
  • Art History, Criticism and Conservation
  • Art/Art Studies, General
  • Arts, Entertainment, and Media Management, Other
  • Arts, Entertainment,and Media Management, General
  • Asian History
  • Baking and Pastry Arts/Baker/Pastry Chef
  • Ballet
  • Banking, Corporate, Finance, and Securities Law
  • Brass Instruments
  • Canadian Government and Politics
  • Canadian History
  • Canadian Law/Legal Studies/Jurisprudence
  • Ceramic Arts and Ceramics
  • Cinematography and Film/Video Production
  • City/Urban, Community and Regional Planning
  • Commercial and Advertising Art
  • Commercial Photography
  • Community Organization and Advocacy
  • Comparative Law
  • Conducting
  • Cooking and Related Culinary Arts, General
  • Costume Design
  • Court Reporting/Court Reporter
  • Crafts/Craft Design, Folk Art and Artisanry
  • Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration
  • Criminal Justice/Safety Studies
  • Criminology
  • Criminology
  • Culinary Arts and Related Services, Other
  • Culinary Arts/Chef Training
  • Culinary Science/Culinology
  • Cultural Anthropology
  • Dance, General
  • Dance, Other
  • Demography and Population Studies
  • Design and Applied Arts, Other
  • Design and Visual Communications, General
  • Development Economics and International Development
  • Digital Arts
  • Directing and Theatrical Production
  • Documentary Production
  • Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
  • Dramatic/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft, Other
  • Drawing
  • Econometrics and Quantitative Economics
  • Economics, General
  • Economics, Other
  • Education Policy Analysis
  • Energy, Environment, and Natural Resources Law
  • Environmental Design/Architecture
  • Ethics
  • Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, and Group Studies, Other
  • European History
  • Fashion/Apparel Design
  • Fiber, Textile and Weaving Arts
  • Film/Cinema/Video Studies
  • Film/Video and Photographic Arts, Other
  • Fine and Studio Arts Management
  • Fine Arts and Art Studies, Other
  • Fine/Studio Arts, General
  • Food Preparation/Professional Cooking/Kitchen Assistant
  • Food Service, Waiter/Waitress, and Dining Room Management/Manager
  • Game and Interactive Media Design
  • Geographic Information Science and Cartography
  • Geography
  • Geography, Other
  • Graphic Design
  • Health Law
  • Health Policy Analysis
  • History and Philosophy of Science and Technology
  • History, General
  • History, Other
  • Human Services, General
  • Illustration
  • Industrial and Product Design
  • Institutional Food Workers
  • Intellectual Property Law
  • Interior Architecture
  • Interior Design
  • Intermedia/Multimedia
  • International Business, Trade, and Tax Law
  • International Economics
  • International Law and Legal Studies
  • International Policy Analysis
  • International Relations and Affairs
  • International Relations and National Security Studies, Other
  • Jazz/Jazz Studies
  • Keyboard Instruments
  • Landscape Architecture
  • Law
  • Legal Administrative Assistant/Secretary
  • Legal Assistant/Paralegal
  • Legal Professions and Studies, Other
  • Legal Research and Advanced Professional Studies, Other
  • Legal Studies, General
  • Legal Support Services, Other
  • Logic
  • Mass Communication/Media Studies
  • Meat Cutting/Meat Cutter
  • Medical Anthropology
  • Metal and Jewelry Arts
  • Military History
  • Music History, Literature, and Theory
  • Music Management
  • Music Pedagogy
  • Music Performance, General
  • Music Technology
  • Music Theory and Composition
  • Music, General
  • Music, Other
  • Musical Theatre
  • Musicology and Ethnomusicology
  • National Security Policy Studies
  • Painting
  • Percussion Instruments
  • Personal and Culinary Services, Other
  • Philosophy
  • Philosophy
  • Philosophy and Religious Studies, General
  • Philosophy and Religious Studies, Other
  • Philosophy, Other
  • Photography
  • Physical and Biological Anthropology
  • Playwriting and Screenwriting
  • Political Economy
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Political Science and Government, Other
  • Pre-Law Studies
  • Printmaking
  • Programs for Foreign Lawyers
  • Public Administration
  • Public Administration and Social Service Professions, Other
  • Public Policy Analysis, General
  • Public Policy Analysis, Other
  • Public/Applied History
  • Real Estate Development
  • Research Methodology and Quantitative Methods
  • Restaurant, Culinary, and Catering Management/Manager
  • Rural Sociology
  • Sculpture
  • Social Sciences, General
  • Social Sciences, Other
  • Social Work
  • Social Work, Other
  • Sociology
  • Sociology and Anthropology
  • Stringed Instruments
  • Tax Law/Taxation
  • Technical Theatre/Theatre Design and Technology
  • Theatre Literature, History and Criticism
  • Theatre/Theatre Arts Management
  • Urban Studies/Affairs
  • Visual and Performing Arts, General
  • Visual and Performing Arts, Other
  • Voice and Opera
  • Wine Steward/Sommelier
  • Women's Studies
  • Woodwind Instruments
  • Youth Services/Administration
Ethnicity: Is this you?
  • African American
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