Visa Black Scholars and Jobs Program
Applications for the Visa Black Scholars and Jobs Program are open for the 2022-23 college academic year. The deadline to apply is Monday, January 10, 2022.
How you can help: Spread the word and refer students, today!
Through your referrals and promotion, we have an opportunity to unlock access to education so that everyone, everywhere, can truly thrive.
- Email resumes directly to firstname.lastname@example.org
- Encourage eligible candidates to apply directly at tmcf.org/Visa - there, they'll find details about the program, elegibility requirements, benefits, FAQ and application link.
ABOUT THE VISA BLACK SCHOLARS AND JOBS PROGRAM
- Designed for college-bound Black and African American students in the United States.
- Eligible high school seniors can receive a needs-based scholarship grant of up to $20,000/year.
- Program offers one-on-one mentorship, year-round training and development, internship opportunities and if requirements are met, an invitation to join Visa full time after graduation.
- Last year, Visa welcomed 50 talented students to the program from all around the country. Total annual commitment: $1,000,000.
- This program is being delivered in partnership with the Thurgood Marshall College Fund (TMCF).
Visa, a company that is working towards inclusion, diversity, and racial justice from every level. Thank you and the broader Zions organization for being a part of our journey.
This scholarship is only for high school seniors who qualify. See below for the eligibility.
- Intend to pursue an education in Technology (e.g., Computer Science, Software Engineering, Information Science, Networking, Cybersecurity, or related majors) or Business (e.g., HR, Finance, Marketing, Sales, International Business, or related majors)
- Current high school seniors enrolled or intending to enroll in a full-time undergraduate degree program, starting in Fall 2022, at any accredited four-year college or university in the U.S.
- Must be a United States citizen or permanent resident
- Minimum high school GPA of 3.0
- Graduating from an accredited college or university undergraduate degree program between December 2025 and May 2026
- Demonstrate a financial need
- Identify as Black/African American