J.P. Morgan Wealth Management HBCU Scholarship Program 2021

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As one of the oldest financial institutions in the United States, JPMorgan Chase & Co continues to make dedicated efforts to provide more support for the black community in their pursuit of educational, career, business and personal financial success. Uniquely positioned to marshal their resources to help making the economy work for more people, JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A. has partnered with UNCF to establish the J.P. Morgan Wealth Management HBCU Scholarship.

This scholarship opportunity is open to current college freshmen who will be full-time college sophomores in the 2022-2023 academic year at one of the 17 selected HBCUs. All majors are welcome! Applicants should have an interest in a career in financial advising or wealth management.

Scholarship recipients will receive a one-time $2,000 merit-based scholarship in the 2022-2023 academic year. In addition, selected scholars will be given an opportunity to apply to participate in two JPMorgan Chase & Co paid internship programs, the first in the summer between sophomore-junior year and the second between junior-senior year. Upon completion of the internship program, students will receive an additional $5,000 scholarship to be applied to their senior year.

Eligibility Requirements

  1. Be Black/African American, and a US citizen/US national/permanent US resident.
  2. Have a minimum cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale.
  3. Be currently classified as a college freshman, and will be enrolled full-time as a college sophomore in the 2022-2023 academic year at one of the following HBCUs:
    1. Alabama A&M University, Central State University, Clark Atlanta University, Delaware State University, Florida A&M University, Howard University, Morehouse College, Morgan State University, North Carolina A&T State University, Paul Quinn College, Prairie View A&M University, South Carolina State University, Spelman College, Tennessee State University, Texas Southern University, Wilberforce University, Winston-Salem State University.

Application Requirements

  1. A resume describing your extracurricular activities, honors and awards, and community service activities.
  2. An official or unofficial current college transcript.
  3. A 1-page essay describing what you think the most rewarding part of being a financial advisor could be.
  4. Optional: Applicants may submit up to two (2) letters of recommendation to enhance their applications. Recommendations are not required.


Applicants who have submitted complete applications will be notified of scholarship decisions by October 1, 2022. For questions about this application that have not been answered above, please contact Brandi Williams at brandi.williams@uncf.org

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