Now Accepting Applications: HBCU Scholarship

Application Deadline: May 31

The Chick-fil-A College Football Hall of Fame is proud to announce the continuation of its partnership with Kia America’s “Accelerate the Good” program to offer scholarships for the upcoming academic year. After successfully providing financial aid to five outstanding individuals last year, the program is again looking to fund five scholarships of $5,000 each to high school seniors planning to attend or students currently enrolled at a Historically Black College and University.

Applications will be accepted March 18 through May 31, 2024. To apply, applicants must meet the following criteria:

  • Have a minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale
  • Demonstrate an unmet financial need
  • Intent to major in one of the following disciplines: Sciences – Biology, Chemistry, Pre-Medicine, Physics, Applied Sciences, Material Sciences; Technology – Aeronautics, Automotive Sciences, Computer Sciences, Mechanical Sciences, Technical/Vocational Majors (involving machines, computers, technologies); Engineering– All engineering fields, such as Applied, Chemical, Civil, Electrical, Industrial, Mechanical, etc.; Arts – Design, Graphics, Architecture, Fashion, Fine Arts, Studio Arts, Motion Pictures/Television; Entertainment Arts (other design- driven arts); Math – Math, Applied Math, Statistics


Additionally, candidates must submit an official application, a current resume, an essay on why they should be selected, and an interview. All materials can be submitted here.

Staying true to the Hall of Fame’s mission, the program will continue to prioritize football student-athletes wishing to play at the collegiate level, especially those focused on STEM as their major.


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