The American Association of Blacks in Energy is a professional association composed of African Americans in the energy industry. Through its Scholarship Program, the Association seeks to help increase the number of African Americans, Hispanics and Native Americans (underrepresented minorities) in energy-related fields. By doing so, we help our nation address a critical need and a challenge to our future economic vitality in the world market. 


To be eligible for a new scholarship, all four (4) of the following requirements must be met:

  • The student must have an unweighted academic average of “B” or better (3.0 on a 4.0 scale).
  • The student must be a graduating high school senior who intends to enroll the next semester following high school graduation in an accredited college or university.
  • The student must plan to major in business, one of the physical sciences, technology, engineering or mathematics fields in preparation for a career in the energy sector.
  • The student must be one of the historically underrepresented minorities in the sciences, technology, engineering, and math-related disciplines. (African American, Hispanic or Native American)

Please encourage students that you know to apply for this wonderful opportunity. See the attached handbook for all of the details. The application deadline is March 15, 2020. Apply at

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