Scholarship opportunities for African American students

Deadline to apply for Spring Semester is November 5, 2021.

We recognize that graduate school is a significant investment in your personal and professional development and Meharry Medical College is proud to announce scholarships ranging from $5,000 to $8,800 for qualified African American students.

The scholarships will be offered to students admitted to attend the M.S. Data Science or M.S. Biomedical Data Science programs and will be applied toward the first year of enrollment. The admission application will also serve as the scholarship application. The deadline for the Spring Semester is November 5, 2021.

We look forward to discussing scholarships, the application process and our academic programs with you. You can email with any questions or complete the request information form.

Also, as you consider this investment in your career, know that according to, the average base salary for data scientists is more than $116,000 and projects to increase by 13 percent to $131,289 in 2026.

Download Program Brochures

Learn more about the classes, faculty and practical experience you will gain with our online Master’s of Science in Data Science or Master’s of Science in Biomedical Data Science programs. Just take a moment to complete the form below to download brochures for each program.