Philo TV UNCF Innovation Scholarship Program

The Philo TV UNCF Innovation Scholarship Program is open to current college undergraduate freshmen or sophomores with a minimum 2.7 GPA (on a 4.0 scale) who self-identify as Black or African American.

Qualified applicants must be pursuing a bachelor's degree in the areas of Technology, Communications, or Business and be enrolled as a full-time college sophomore or junior student at any UNCF member institution or other accredited HBCU for the entire 2022 - 2023 academic year.

All applicants must complete a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (“FAFSA”) form and have a demonstrated unmet financial need as verified by their college or university. 

Scholarship recipients will receive a need based scholarship, up to $11,000, for the 2022 - 2023 academic year.

 Application Requirements:

  1. Submit an online application;
  2. A one-page personal statement of career interest. (See application for additional details);
  3. A current academic transcript.

Applicants who have submitted complete applications will an email confirming that your application has been received. If you do not receive this email, the application was probably not submitted correctly.

Final awards are also announced by email within 10 - 12 weeks of the application closing date.

If you have questions about this scholarship, contact Mr. Wayne Wilson (

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