ALTundergrad Unveils $8 Million HBCU Scholarship Database

  • Wednesday, August 2, 2023

ALTundergrad, a pioneering educational platform, announces the creation of an extensive Historically Black Colleges and Universities database. This initiative showcases 147 Merit Scholarships amounting to over $8 million from 64 HBCUs nationwide. As Founder and CEO of ALTundergrad, Marie Mott helps in providing local students with a pipeline to access opportunities in higher education.

The HBCU database, accessible at, is a tool to simplify aspiring scholars' often daunting admissions process. With information on institutions such as Spelman, Tuskegee, FAMU, Xavier, and more, ALTundergrad empowers students to navigate the path toward achieving their academic dreams, said officials. 

"The importance of attending HBCUs cannot be overstated," said Ms. Mott. "These institutions have a storied legacy of fostering academic excellence, cultural heritage, and community empowerment. With the ALTundergrad HBCU database, we aim to bridge the gap between local students and these distinguished universities, making pursuing higher education more accessible than ever."

ALTundergrad's HBCU database provides information, including application guidelines, deadlines, special requirements, and renewal conditions for each scholarship. By offering a centralized repository of comprehensive data, ALTundergrad seeks to streamline the college application process for students, enabling them to focus on their academic goals.

Through this platform, ALTundergrad opens doors to higher education and fosters a connection between the local community and HBCUs. By encouraging local students to explore these historic institutions, we aim to promote diversity, inclusivity, and the celebration of rich cultural heritage, said officials.

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