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Catherine W. Pierce Scholarship

United Negro College Fund (UNCF)

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