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  • Actuarial Diversity Scholarship
    $1,000-$4,000
    April 15
    Sponsor: Actuarial Foundation

    Eligibility: Applicants must have at least one birth parent who is a member of one of the minority groups listed and a minimum GPA of 3.0. High school seniors must have a minimum ACT math score of 28 or SAT math score of 600. An award will be provided in the recipient's name to any accredited U.S. educational institution to cover educational expenses. An application, a personal statement, two letters of recommendation and official school transcripts (sealed) are required.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    475 N. Martingale Road, Suite 600
    Schaumburg, IL 60173-2226

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  • ADVANCE Scholarship Program
    $5,000
    October 15
    Sponsor: ADVANCE Synchrony

    Eligibility: Applicants must identify as African American, Asian, Hispanic, LGBT, Native American, People with Disabilities, veterans or women. Students must be current undergraduate sophomores majoring in business, technology, liberal arts or a related field of study with a minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA. Applicants must have relevant leadership roles in school or community organizations and demonstrate the following Synchrony values: honest, passionate, caring, responsible, bold and driven.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    Scholarship America
    One Scholarship Way
    Saint Peter, MN 56082

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  • Afro-Academic, Cultural, Technological and Scientific Olympics (ACT-SO)
    Varies
    April 1
    Sponsor: National Association for the Advancement of Colored People

    Eligibility: Students must be in grades 9 through 12, 19 years of age or younger and of African-American descent. They must compete in one of 26 categories including business, sciences, humanities and performing and visual arts. Winners receive scholarships, internships and apprenticeships.

    How to apply: Applications are available from the NAACP.

    c/o Poise Foundation
    Two Gateway Center, Suite 1700
    603 Stanwix Street
    Pittsburgh, PA 15222

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  • Agnes Jones Jackson Scholarship
    $2,000
    July 17
    Sponsor: National Association for the Advancement of Colored People

    Eligibility: Students must be members of the NAACP, U.S. citizens and attending an accredited U.S. college. Undergraduates must attend college full-time, while graduates may be full- or part-time students. High school seniors and undergraduates must have a minimum 2.5 GPA while graduate students must have a minimum 3.0 GPA. Applicants must demonstrate financial need according to the formula in the application form.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    c/o Poise Foundation
    Two Gateway Center, Suite 1700
    603 Stanwix Street
    Pittsburgh, PA 15222

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  • AICPA Scholarship for Minority Accounting Students
    Up to $5,000
    March 1
    Sponsor: American Institute of Certified Public Accountants

    Eligibility: Applicants must be African-American, Native American, Latino or Asian American students who are majoring in accounting. They must be full-time students who have completed at least 30 credits overall and at least six credits in accounting. They must have a GPA of 3.0 or higher and must have plans to become a certified public accountant (CPA). Selection is based on academic merit, leadership, volunteer experience and commitment to becoming a CPA.

    How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form and a personal essay are required.

    220 Leigh Farm Road
    Durham, NC 27707

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  • Alda J. Gunn Scholarship
    $3,000
    February 10
    Sponsor: Grand Island Community Foundation

    Eligibility: Applicants must be African American graduating seniors who are planning to pursue postsecondary education. Students must demonstrate financial need.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    1811 West 2nd Street
    Suite 365
    Grand Island, NE 68803

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  • Allen Butler Minority Law Enforcement Scholarship
    $500
    January 15 (application deadline); March 1 (FAFSA deadline)
    Sponsor: Duluth Superior Area Community Foundation

    Eligibility: Applicants must be of African American, Asian, Native American or Hispanic descent. Students must reside in Duluth city for at least three years prior to application. Applicants must submit a FAFSA form.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    Zeitgeist Arts Building
    222 East Superior Street
    Suite 302
    Duluth, MN 55802

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  • Alliance Data Scholarship
    $5,000
    Varies
    Sponsor: United Negro College Fund (UNCF)

    Eligibility: Applicants must have a minimum 3.0 GPA, live in the Dallas Metropolitan Area, complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and have unmet financial need that is verified by the college or university financial aid office. UNCF students are encouraged to complete the UNCF General Scholarship application to be matched with scholarships for which they meet the criteria.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    1805 7th Street NW
    Washington, DC 20001

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  • Alliance/ACT-SO Journey Award
    Varies
    December 1
    Sponsor: Scholastic Art and Writing Awards

    Eligibility: Applicants must be of African descent in grades 7-11 (ages 13 and up) who participate in the NAACP's Afro-Academic, Cultural, Technological and Scientific Olympics (ACT-SO). Students may apply in 28 categories of art and writing.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    557 Broadway
    New York, NY 10012

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  • Alphonso Deal Scholarship Award
    Varies
    May 22
    Sponsor: National Black Police Association

    Eligibility: Applicants must be collegebound high school seniors planning to study law enforcement or a field related to the criminal justice system who are U.S. citizens and are recommended by their high school principal, counselor or teacher.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    NBPA Scholarship Award
    3100 Main Street #256
    Dallas, TX 75226

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  • American Chemical Society Scholars Program
    Up to $5,000
    March 1
    Sponsor: American Chemical Society

    Eligibility: Applicants must be African American, Hispanic/Latino or American Indian and graduating high school seniors or college freshmen, sophomores or juniors enrolled full-time at an accredited institution. Students must major in chemistry, biochemistry, chemical engineering or a chemically-related science and plan to work in a chemistry-related field. Those entering pre-med programs or pursuing pharmacy degrees are not eligible. A minimum GPA of 3.0 or "B" or better with high academic achievement in chemistry or science is required. Students must also demonstrate financial need through the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    Christie Robinson, Training and Development Director
    Rubber Division, ACS
    411 Wolf Ledges Parkway, Suite 201
    Akron, OH 44311

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  • American Society of Criminology Fellowships for Ethnic Minorities
    $6,000
    March 1
    Sponsor: American Society of Criminology

    Eligibility: Applicants must be African American, Asian American, Latino or Native American. Recipients must have been accepted into a doctoral studies program. Selection is based on curriculum vitae, college transcripts, financial need, references and letter describing career plans, experiences and interest in criminology.

    How to apply: Applications are available by written request.

    1314 Kinnear Road
    Suite 212
    Columbus, OH 43212-1156

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  • AMS Minority Scholarship
    $6,000
    February 14
    Sponsor: American Meteorological Society

    Eligibility: Applicants must be minority students who will be entering their freshman year of college in the following fall and must plan to pursue degrees in the atmospheric or related oceanic and hydrologic sciences. Applicants must submit applications, transcripts, recommendation letters and SAT or equivalent scores. Original materials should be mailed to the closest AMS Local Chapter listed at the bottom of the application, and copies should be mailed to headquarters.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    Fellowship and Scholarship Department
    45 Beacon Street
    Boston, MA 02108-3693

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  • Annual NBNA Scholarships
    $1,000-$6,000
    April 15
    Sponsor: National Black Nurses Association

    Eligibility: Applicants must be African Americans currently enrolled in a nursing program and be in good academic standing, be members of the NBNA, be members of a local chapter and have at least a full year of school remaining. Applicants must submit with their application an essay, references, an official transcript and evidence of participation in student nurse activities and involvement in the African American community.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    8630 Fenton Street
    Suite 330
    Silver Spring, MD 20910-3803

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  • Anthony Ihedoha Anaebere, Sr. Memorial Scholarship
    $1,000
    February 22
    Sponsor: Anthony Ihedoha Anaebere Memorial Scholarship Fund

    Eligibility: Applicants must be Nigerian-born or first generation Nigerian American students pursing an engineering education in the U.S. Students must have a minimum 3.0 grade point average in high school or a 2.5 college grade point average.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.


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  • Aspiring Writer Scholarship
    $1,000
    March 31
    Sponsor: Go On Girl! Book Club Inc.

    Eligibility: Applicants must be U.S. citizens or resident aliens who identify with the African diaspora. Students must be enrolled full-time at a historically black college or university with a minimum grade point average of 2.5. Applicants must submit an essay on the topic of the power of the written word.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    P.O. Box 3368
    New York, NY 10185

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  • Aura E. Severinghaus Award
    $2,000
    Varies
    Sponsor: National Medical Fellowships Inc.

    Eligibility: Applicants must be fourth year medical students at Columbia University Medical Center College. Students must be a member of one of the following underrepresented minority groups: African American, Hispanic/Latino, American Indian/Alaska Native/Native Hawaiian, Asian American (Vietnamese and Cambodian only) and Pacific Islander. Applicants must be nominated by the Office of Diversity at Columbia University Medical Center College of Physicians and Surgeons.

    How to apply: Applicants must be nominated by the Office of Diversity at Columbia University Medical Center College of Physicians and Surgeons.

    347 Fifth Avenue
    Suite 510
    New York, NY 10016

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  • Berbeco Senior Research Fellowship
    Up to $6,000
    February 10
    Sponsor: United Negro College Fund (UNCF)

    Eligibility: Applicants must be college juniors who attend United Negro College Fund (UNCF) member colleges or universities. The need-based award is for students to work on their senior thesis or research projects outside the U.S. during the summer between their junior and senior years.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    1805 7th Street NW
    Washington, DC 20001

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  • BI-LO/SpiritFest Scholarship
    $1,000
    July 25
    Sponsor: ERay Promotions

    Eligibility: Applicants must be minority high school seniors with a minimum 3.0 GPA. Applicants must complete an application which including a 300-word autobiography which highlights volunteer activities, leadership experience, extracurricular activities, work experience, honors and special awards. Three letters of recommendation and an official transcript must also be submitted.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    Attention: Scholarship Committee
    342 Crepe Myrtle Drive
    Greer, SC 29651

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  • Buckfire & Buckfire, P.C. Medical Diversity Scholarship Program
    $2,000
    October 1
    Sponsor: Buckfire & Buckfire PC

    Eligibility: Applicants must be a member of an ethnic, racial or other minority who demonstrates a commitment to issues of diversity in their community. Students must be U.S. citizens currently enrolled in an accredited U.S. medical school. Applicants must have a minimum 3.0 grade point average and completed at least one semester of medical school classes.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    29000 Inkster Road
    Suite 150
    Southfield, MI 48034

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  • CANFIT Scholarships
    Varies
    March 31
    Sponsor: CANFIT

    Eligibility: Applicants must be African American, American Indian/Alaska Native, Asian American, Pacific Islander or Latino/Hispanic students enrolled in a California university or culinary arts school. Undergraduate students must be in a nutrition, physical education or culinary arts program. Graduate students must be enrolled in a nutrition, public nutrition, physical education or American Dietetic Association Approved Pre-professional Practice program. Minimum GPA requirement for graduate students is 3.0 and for undergraduates is 2.5.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    2140 Shattuck Avenue, Suite 1110
    Berkeley, CA 94704

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  • Carole Simpson Scholarship
    $2,000
    January 15
    Sponsor: Radio Television Digital News Association

    Eligibility: Applicants must be full-time college sophomores or higher with at least one full academic year remaining. Applicants may be enrolled in any major as long as their career intent is television or radio news. Applicants may only apply for one RTNDA scholarship. Preference is given to students of color.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    529 14th Street NW
    Suite 1240
    Washington, DC 20045

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  • Catherine W. Pierce Scholarship
    Up to $5,000
    July 29
    Sponsor: United Negro College Fund (UNCF)

    Eligibility: Applicants must have a minimum 2.5 GPA, be pursuing a degree in an art or history discipline, complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and have unmet financial need that is verified by the college or university financial aid office. UNCF students are encouraged to complete the UNCF General Scholarship application to be matched with scholarships for which they meet the criteria.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    1805 7th Street NW
    Washington, DC 20001

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  • CBC Spouses Heineken USA Performing Arts Scholarship
    Up to $3,000
    April 30
    Sponsor: Congressional Black Caucus Foundation

    Eligibility: Applicants must be African American students who have at least a 2.5 GPA, and they must be enrolled or accepted into a full-time undergraduate degree program. Applicants must show leadership qualities and community service participation.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    1720 Massachusetts Avenue NW
    Washington, DC 20036

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  • CESDA Diversity Scholarship
    $1,000
    April 5
    Sponsor: Colorado Educational Services and Development Association

    Eligibility: Applicants must be either first generation college students, members of underrepresented ethnic or racial minorities or show financial need. They must be Colorado residents who are high school seniors at the time of application. Students must have a GPA of 2.8 or higher and enroll in a two- or four-year Colorado college or university in the fall following graduation. They must take at least six credit hours to qualify.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    P.O. Box 40214
    Denver, CO 80204

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  • Chairman Emeritus Award
    Varies
    March 15
    Sponsor: National Association of Blacks in Criminal Justice

    Eligibility: Applicants must be nominated by a member of NABCJ.

    How to apply: Nomination applications are available online.

    1801 Fayetteville Street
    106 Whiting Criminal Justice Building
    P.O. Box 20011-C
    Durham, NC 27707

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  • CLA Scholarship for Minority Students in Memory of Edna Yelland
    $2,500
    Varies
    Sponsor: California Library Association

    Eligibility: Applicants must be California residents, be American Indian, African American, Mexican American, Latino, Asian American, Pacific Islander or Filipino and be accepted into or enrolled in an American Library Association accredited state library school. The award is based on financial need, and an interview is required.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    248 E. Foothill Boulevard
    Suite 101
    Monrovia, CA 91016

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  • Clanseer and Anna Johnson Scholarships
    $6,000
    June 30
    Sponsor: Community Foundation of New Jersey

    Eligibility: Applicants must have been born in the United States and be New Jersey residents. They must have an A or B average in science and math-related subjects and maintain above average grades overall. Financial need and merit are considered. Scholarship winners are asked to perform at least ten hours of community service each week for a year following graduation.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    P.O. Box 338
    Morristown, NJ 07963-0338

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  • Colgate-Palmolive Company/UNCF Scholarship
    Up to $5,000
    November 13
    Sponsor: United Negro College Fund (UNCF)

    Eligibility: Applicants must have a minimum 3.0 GPA and attend United Negro College Fund (UNCF) member colleges and universities. Students must complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and have unmet financial need that is verified by the college or university financial aid office. UNCF students are encouraged to complete the UNCF General Scholarship application to be matched with scholarships for which they meet the criteria.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    1805 7th Street NW
    Washington, DC 20001

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  • Congressional Black Caucus Spouses Education Scholarship
    Varies
    April 30
    Sponsor: Congressional Black Caucus Foundation

    Eligibility: Applicants must be African American students attending or planning to attend school on a full-time basis. Students must have at least a 2.5 GPA, and they must demonstrate leadership and community service participation.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    1720 Massachusetts Avenue NW
    Washington, DC 20036

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  • Congressional Black Caucus Spouses Visual Arts Scholarship
    Up to $3,000
    April 30
    Sponsor: Congressional Black Caucus Foundation

    Eligibility: Applicants must be African American students, have at least a 2.5 GPA and be enrolled at or accepted into a full-time undergraduate degree program. Applicants must show leadership qualities and community service participation.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    1720 Massachusetts Avenue NW
    Washington, DC 20036

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  • Consortium Fellowship
    Full tuition and fees
    January 5
    Sponsor: Consortium for Graduate Study in Management

    Eligibility: Applicants must be African Americans, Hispanic Americans or Native Americans and U.S. citizens and U.S. permanent residents of other races and ethnicities who fulfill the Consortium’s mission. Applicants must have a bachelor’s degree, and the degree may be in any academic discipline from an accredited institution recognized by Consortium member schools. The fellowship supports full-time graduate business studies at member schools only. Applicants must submit two references, transcripts, copies of GMAT scores and application fees. All applicants must also interview with a Consortium representative.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    5585 Pershing
    Suite 240
    St. Louis, MO 63112-4621

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  • Costco Scholarship Fund
    Varies
    Varies
    Sponsor: Costco Scholarship Fund

    Eligibility: Applicants must be U.S. citizens who are African American, Latino or Native American. Applicants must have a minimum 3.0 GPA in high school and register to be full-time students at Seattle University or the University of Washington.

    How to apply: Complete the FAFSA and the undergraduate application for admission.

    c/o College Success Foundation
    1605 NW Sammamish Road
    Suite 200
    Issaquah, WA 98027

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  • Development Fund for Black Students in Science and Technology
    Up to $3,000
    June 15
    Sponsor: Development Fund for Black Students in Science and Technology

    Eligibility: Applicants must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents and undergraduate African-American students at a Historically Black College majoring in a technical field such as engineering or math. Students must demonstrate financial need and provide an essay along with their application materials.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    2705 Bladensburg Road NE
    Washington, DC 20018

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  • Diversity Abroad Achievement Scholarship
    $5,000
    April 15 and October 1
    Sponsor: American Institute for Foreign Study

    Eligibility: Students must demonstrate maturity, good character and high academic achievement. Applicants must be African American, Asian American, Hispanic, Native American or Pacific Islander college students. While there is no fee to apply for this scholarship, there is a $95 fee to apply for the AIFS study abroad program.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    College Division
    1 High Ridge Park
    Stamford, CT 06905

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  • Donald W. Banner Diversity Scholarship
    $5,000
    January 6
    Sponsor: Banner & Witcoff, LTD.

    Eligibility: Applicants must be enrolled in a JD program at an ABA-accredited law school. Selection is primarily based on academic achievement, leadership potential, written/oral communication skills and commitment to a career in intellectual property law. Preference is given to students who belong to groups that have been historically underrepresented in the practice of IP law (including race, gender, ethnicity, sexual orientation and disability).

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    1100 13th Street NW
    Suite 1200
    Washington, DC 20005

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  • Dr. Arnita Young Boswell Scholarship
    $1,000
    February 28
    Sponsor: National Hook-Up of Black Women Inc.

    Eligibility: Applicants must be African American undergraduate students with a minimum GPA of 2.75. Selection is based on academic accomplishments as well as involvement in school and community activities and an essay.

    How to apply: Applications are available by mail and must be requested by March 1.

    1809 East 71st Street
    Suite 205
    Chicago, IL 60649

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  • Dr. David K. McDonough Scholarship in Ophthalmology/ENT
    $5,000
    Varies
    Sponsor: National Medical Fellowships Inc.

    Eligibility: Applicants must be African American, Afro-Latino, or Native American medical students in New York City. Students must demonstrate academic excellence and a dedication to research, leadership and service.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    347 Fifth Avenue
    Suite 510
    New York, NY 10016

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  • DTE Energy Foundation Sphinx Competition
    $3,000-$50,000
    October 20
    Sponsor: Sphinx Organization

    Eligibility: Applicants must be U.S. legal residents who are of junior high school, high school or college age. They must submit a videotape of a solo performance in order to be considered for the live semifinals competition. Selection is based on the quality of performance during the semifinal and final rounds of live competition.

    How to apply: Application instructions are available online. A videotaped solo performance, autobiography, repertoire list, applicant photo and registration fee are required.

    400 Renaissance Center
    Suite 2550
    Detroit, MI 48243

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  • Dunbar Heritage Scholarship
    Varies
    February 10
    Sponsor: Southwest Florida Community Foundation

    Eligibility: Applicants must demonstrate financial need. A minimum GPA of 2.5 is required. Students must enter college within the year immediately following high school graduation. Applicants must submit a FAFSA Student Aid Report, grade transcripts, SAT and/or ACT scores, a letter of recommendation and an essay explaining their educational goals and aspirations.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    8771 College Parkway
    Building 2
    Suite 201
    Fort Myers, FL 33919

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  • Ed Bradley Scholarship
    $10,000
    January 15
    Sponsor: Radio Television Digital News Association

    Eligibility: Applicants must be full-time college sophomores or higher with at least one full academic year remaining. Applicants may be enrolled in any major as long as their career intent is television or radio news. Applicants may only apply for one RTNDA scholarship.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    529 14th Street NW
    Suite 1240
    Washington, DC 20045

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  • EDSA Minority Scholarship
    $5,000
    February 1
    Sponsor: Landscape Architecture Foundation

    Eligibility: Applicants must be members of an ethnic, cultural or racial minority. They must be landscape architecture students who are in the final two years of their undergraduate degree program or who are graduate students of landscape architecture. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

    How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, personal essay, three work samples, two recommendation letters and an applicant photo are required.

    1129 20th Street NW
    Suite 202
    Washington, DC 20036

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  • Elastic Band Co.
    $1,000
    March 31
    Sponsor: Elastic Band Co.

    Eligibility: Applicants must be U.S. citizens or legal residents residing in the United States. Students must be accepted at and enrolling in an accredited U.S. post-secondary institution pursuing an associate or bachelor degree. Applicants must be a member of an underrepresented minority group in the fields of fashion or entrepreneurship or have a documented disability as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act and plan to pursue a career in fashion or entrepreneurship.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.


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  • EMPOWER Scholarship
    Varies
    April 15
    Sponsor: Courage Kenny Rehabilitation Institute

    Eligibility: Applicants must be residents of Minnesota or Western Wisconsin who have been accepted to or enrolled at a college in Minnesota or Western Wisconsin. A minimum GPA of 2.0 is required. Selection is primarily based on academic achievement, volunteer work, employment history and financial need.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    Volunteer Services – EMPOWER Committee
    3915 Golden Valley Road
    Minneapolis, MN 55426

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  • ESA Foundation Scholarship Program
    $3,000
    April 27
    Sponsor: Entertainment Software Association Foundation

    Eligibility: Applicants must be female or minority students, U.S. citizens and current full-time college students or graduating high school seniors enrolled or accepted in a full-time program at a four-year college or university in the U.S. A minimum 2.75 GPA is required. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    575 7th Street NW
    Suite 300
    Washington, DC 20004

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  • Estelle Jones Non-Traditional Students Scholarship
    $3,000
    March 5
    Sponsor: Central Carolina Community Foundation

    Eligibility: Applicants must attend a regionally accredited eleemosynary school and demonstrate a financial need. Students with work or life experience will be given preference.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    2711 Middleburg Drive, Suite 213
    Columbia, SC 29204

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  • Ethnic Minority Scholarship
    $500-$900
    March 5
    Sponsor: United Methodist Church

    Eligibility: Applicants must belong to one of the following minority groups: Native American, Asian, African American, Hispanic or Pacific Islander. They must have been members of the United Methodist Church for at least one year. Students must be currently pursuing their first undergraduate degree at an accredited school in the United States, and they must be attending school full-time with a GPA of at least 2.5.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    Office of Loans and Scholarships
    P.O. Box 340007
    Nashville, TN 37203-0007

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  • Evelyn Blose Holman Scholarship
    $500
    April 1
    Sponsor: Community Foundation of the Eastern Shore

    Eligibility: Applicants must demonstrate financial need and be accepted as full-time students. Students must submit an official high school transcript, a letter of acceptance from a college or university and a letter of recommendation.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    1324 Belmont Avenue
    Suite 401
    Salisbury, MD 21804

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  • ExxonMobil Bernard Harris Math and Science Scholarship
    $5,000
    April 10
    Sponsor: Harris Foundation

    Eligibility: Applicants must be accepted for full-time enrollment at a four-year college in the upcoming academic year. A minimum GPA of 3.0 is required. Students must be graduating from a school in the Council of Great City Schools district. Selection is primarily based on demonstration of academic achievement, leadership skills and community service.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    1330 Post Oak Boulevard
    Suite 2550
    Houston, TX 77056

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  • Fellowships for Doctoral Students of African Descent
    Varies
    February 1
    Sponsor: Forum for Theological Exploration

    Eligibility: Students must be currently enrolled or admitted into an accredited institution in either U.S. or Canada at time of application. Applicants must be finished with coursework by the beginning of the fellowship year.

    How to apply: Applications available online.

    160 Clairemont Avenue
    Suite 300
    Decatur, GA 30030

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  • Ford Foundation Dissertation Fellowship for Minorities
    $25,000
    December 10
    Sponsor: Fellowships Office

    Eligibility: Applicants must be in their final year of writing and defending their dissertation. Students must be U.S. citizens, U.S. nationals or U.S. permanent residents.. Applicants must be committed to using diversity as a resource for enriching the education of all students.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    Ford Foundation Fellowship Programs
    500 Fifth Street, N.W.
    Washington, DC 20001

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  • Forum for Concerns of Minorities Scholarship
    Varies
    May 15
    Sponsor: American Society for Clinical Laboratory Science

    Eligibility: Applicants must be minority students accepted to an NAACLS-accredited Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology program or a Clinical Laboratory Technician/Medical Laboratory Technician program. They must also demonstrate financial need.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    Alpha Mu Tau Scholarship
    Attn: Joe Briden, AMTF Scholarship Coordinator
    7809 S. 21st Drive
    Phoenix, AZ 85041-7736

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  • Franklin C. McLean Award
    $5,000
    April 21
    Sponsor: National Medical Fellowships Inc.

    Eligibility: Applicants must be in their senior year of medical school. Students must be U.S. citizens and must be nominated for this award.

    How to apply: Students must be nominated for this award.

    347 Fifth Avenue
    Suite 510
    New York, NY 10016

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  • Franklin C. McLean Award
    $5,000
    Varies
    Sponsor: National Medical Fellowships Inc.

    Eligibility: Applicants must be a senior, underrepresented minority student enrolled in an accredited United States medical school. Students must demonstrate outstanding academic achievement, leadership and community service.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    347 Fifth Avenue
    Suite 510
    New York, NY 10016

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  • Gates Scholarship
    Varies
    September 15
    Sponsor: Gates Foundation

    Eligibility: Applicants must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents who are high school seniors with a minimum GPA of 3.3. Students must be African-American, American Indian/Alaska Native, Asian and Pacific Islander American and/or Hispanic American, plan to enroll in a four-year degree program and be Pell-eligible.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    P.O. Box 10500
    Fairfax, VA 22031

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  • GE-NMF Primary Care Leadership Program
    $5,000
    January 17
    Sponsor: National Medical Fellowships Inc.

    Eligibility: Applicants must be members of underrepresented minority groups or from socioeconomically disadvantaged backgrounds. Students must be currently enrolled in medical school or a graduate-level nursing or physician assistant program.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    347 Fifth Avenue
    Suite 510
    New York, NY 10016

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  • GEM MS Engineering Fellowship Program
    $8,000
    November 13
    Sponsor: National GEM Consortium

    Eligibility: Applicants must be college seniors or graduate students majoring in engineering or computer science and be members of one of the following minority groups: African American, Native American or Latino or other Hispanic American. Students must also be U.S. citizens or permanent residents, have a minimum 2.8 GPA and agree to intern for two summers with a GEM employer.

    How to apply: Applications are available online. The deadline for Part I is October 1, and the deadline for part II is November 13.

    1430 Duke Street
    Alexandria, VA 22314

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  • George A. Strait Minority Scholarship
    Varies
    May 15
    Sponsor: American Association of Law Libraries

    Eligibility: Applicants must be a member of a minority group as defined by U.S. government rules, degree candidates in an accredited library or law school and intend to pursue a career as law librarians. Law library experience is preferred. Applicants must also have financial need and have at least one quarter or semester left after the scholarship is given.

    How to apply: Applications are available online, by mail with a self-addressed, stamped envelope, by fax, by phone or by email.

    105 W. Adams
    Suite 3300
    Chicago, IL 60603

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  • George Geng On Lee Minorities in Leadership Scholarship
    $1,000
    July 31
    Sponsor: Capture The Dream

    Eligibility: Applicants must be enrolled or intend on enrolling full-time at an accredited four-year college. Selection is primarily based on demonstration of financial need, leadership potential, academic achievement and community service.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    484 Lake Park Avenue
    Suite 15
    Oakland, CA 94610

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  • George Harrison & Castine Barnett Scholarship
    $575
    March
    Sponsor: Wayne County Community Foundation

    Eligibility: Applicants must be graduating from Orrville High School in Ohio. Students must be African American. Applicants must enroll at an accredited post-secondary institution.

    How to apply: Applications available through the Orrville High School Guidance Office.

    517 North Market Street
    Wooster, OH 44691

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  • George W. and Holly Woods Hancock Scholarship Fund
    $1,600
    February 28
    Sponsor: Eastern West Virginia Community Foundation

    Eligibility: Applicants must be African-American graduating seniors of a Berkeley County high school who plan on attending a two- or four-year college or university. Financial need, leadership, academic preparation and community service will be taken into consideration. A minimum 2.5 GPA is required.

    How to apply: Applications are available online

    229 East Martin Street, Suite 4
    Martinsburg, WV 25401

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  • Gerber Scholarship in Pediatrics Program
    $5,000
    Varies
    Sponsor: National Medical Fellowships Inc.

    Eligibility: Applicants must be underrepresented minority student enrolled in an accredited United States medical school. Students must have an interest in pediatric medicine with an emphasis on nutrition and demonstrate outstanding achievement.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    347 Fifth Avenue
    Suite 510
    New York, NY 10016

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  • GlaxoSmithKline Company Science Achievement Award
    $6,000
    March 12
    Sponsor: United Negro College Fund (UNCF)

    Eligibility: Applicants must be African American graduates of a UNCF member college with a science-related degree pursuing a graduate degree in science. They must have a GPA of at least 3.0 and demonstrate financial need.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    1805 7th Street NW
    Washington, DC 20001

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  • Google Generation Google Scholarship
    $10,000
    December 11 (university), Varies (high school)
    Sponsor: Google Inc.

    Eligibility: Applicants must either be a graduating high school senior or be currently enrolled as an undergraduate or graduate student. Students must be enrolled as computer science or computer engineering majors, exhibit strong leadership skills and demonstrate a passion for computer science and technology. Applicants must be from an underrepresented group in computer science such as African American, Hispanic, American Indian or Filipino/Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    1600 Amphitheatre Parkway
    Mountain View, CA 94043

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  • Henry Sachs Foundation Scholarship
    $6,000
    March 15
    Sponsor: Henry Sachs Foundation

    Eligibility: Applicants must be African-American residents of Colorado for at least five years. Applicants must be either seniors in high school or have graduated in the last three years but are not currently attending college. Awards are based on high school grade point average and financial need. If selected, applicants must attend a personal interview in order to receive the grant money.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    90 S. Cascade Avenue
    Suite 1410
    Colorado Springs, CO 80903

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  • Herbert Lehman Education Fund Scholarship
    $2,000
    April 24
    Sponsor: NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund, Inc.

    Eligibility: Applicants must have a strong academic record and clear educational goals, and they must show leadership potential through involvement in school and extracurricular activities. Students must show good character through positive recommendations from teachers, employers or community representatives.

    How to apply: Applications are available by sending a written request.

    40 Rector Street
    5th Floor
    New York, NY 10006

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  • Holly Cornell Scholarship
    $7,500
    January 11
    Sponsor: American Water Works Association

    Eligibility: Applicants must be females and/or minorities who have been accepted to or are current master's degree students in engineering. Applications, transcripts, GRE scores, three recommendation letters, statements and course of study are required. The award is based on academics and leadership.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    6666 W. Quincy Avenue
    Denver, CO 80235-3098

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  • Hubertus W.V. Wellems Scholarship for Male Students
    $3,000
    July 31
    Sponsor: National Association for the Advancement of Colored People

    Eligibility: Applicants must be U.S. citizens who are high school seniors, undergraduates or graduate students. They must be enrolled in or plan to enroll in a mathematics, chemistry, physics or engineering degree program at an accredited four-year institution of higher learning located in the U.S. Undergraduate applicants must be full-time students. High school seniors and undergraduate students must have a GPA of 2.5 or higher, and graduate students must have a GPA of 3.0 or higher. All applicants must demonstrate financial need. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

    How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, personal essay, official transcript and two letters of recommendation are required.

    c/o Poise Foundation
    Two Gateway Center, Suite 1700
    603 Stanwix Street
    Pittsburgh, PA 15222

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  • Hugh J. Andersen Memorial Scholarship
    $5,000
    August 3
    Sponsor: National Medical Fellowships Inc.

    Eligibility: Applicants must be a minority in their second or third year of medical school in Minnesota. Students must demonstrate leadership ability and show commitment to serving medically underserved communities.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    347 Fifth Avenue
    Suite 510
    New York, NY 10016

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  • Hugh J. Andersen Memorial Scholarship Program
    $5,000
    August 3
    Sponsor: National Medical Fellowships Inc.

    Eligibility: Applicants must be an underrepresented minority student enrolled as a second- or third-year student in a Minnesota medical school. Students must demonstrate leadership and community service.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    347 Fifth Avenue
    Suite 510
    New York, NY 10016

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  • iPromise Scholarship
    $500
    April 15
    Sponsor: Emerging Pearls Foundation Inc.

    Eligibility: Applicants must be African American females at least 25 years old and must reside in the greater metropolitan Indianapolis area. Students must be currently enrolled at an accredited four-year college or university in the U.S. with a minimum 2.5 GPA.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    9165 Otis Avenue
    Suite 238
    Indianapolis, IN 46216

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  • Jack and Jill of America Foundation Scholarship
    Up to $2,500
    December 9
    Sponsor: Jack and Jill of America Foundation

    Eligibility: Applicants must plan to attend college full-time, have a minimum 3.0 GPA, complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and have unmet financial need that is verified by the college or university financial aid office. UNCF students are encouraged to complete the UNCF General Scholarship application to be matched with scholarships for which they meet the criteria.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    1930 17th Street NW
    Washington, DC 20009

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  • Jackie Robinson Foundation Scholarship Program
    Up to $28,000
    February 1
    Sponsor: Jackie Robinson Foundation

    Eligibility: Applicants must be minority high school seniors with demonstrated financial need, leadership potential and academic achievement and who have already been accepted to a four-year college or university. Students must also be U.S. citizens and have a minimum SAT score of 1000 or composite ACT score of 22.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    3 W. 35th Street
    11th Floor
    New York, NY 10001

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  • James B. Morris Scholarship
    Varies
    February 28
    Sponsor: James B. Morris Scholarship Fund

    Eligibility: Applicants must be U.S. citizens of a minority ethnic status who are either Iowa high school graduates attending any U.S. college or university or non-Iowa residents who are attending an Iowa college or university. Students must have a minimum GPA of 2.5.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    P.O. Box 12145
    Des Moines, IA 50312

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  • Jimmy A. Young Memorial Education Recognition Award
    Up to $1,000
    June 15
    Sponsor: American Association for Respiratory Care

    Eligibility: Applicants must be enrolled in an accredited respiratory care education program and have a minimum 3.0 GPA. Students must submit an original paper on respiratory care. Preference is given to minority students.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    9425 North MacArthur Boulevard
    Suite 100
    Irving, TX 75063-4706

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  • John W. and Edna Wilson Mosley Scholarship
    $2,000
    March 31
    Sponsor: Denver Foundation

    Eligibility: Applicants must be graduating African-American seniors from East High School planning to attend a college, university or other accredited post-secondary school.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    55 Madison
    8th Floor
    Denver, CO 80206

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  • Jonathan Jasper Wright Award
    Varies
    March 15
    Sponsor: National Association of Blacks in Criminal Justice

    Eligibility: Award recipients will be involved in affecting policy change. Nominator should be a member of NABCJ.

    How to apply: Nomination applications are available online.

    1801 Fayetteville Street
    106 Whiting Criminal Justice Building
    P.O. Box 20011-C
    Durham, NC 27707

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  • Judge Isaac Anderson, Jr. Scholarship
    $1,400
    February 10
    Sponsor: Southwest Florida Community Foundation

    Eligibility: Applicants must have documented financial need. A minimum GPA of 3.0 is required. Students must demonstrate strong community ties through history of community service and/or extracurricular involvement. Applicants must intend on enrolling at an accredited educational institution.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    8771 College Parkway
    Building 2
    Suite 201
    Fort Myers, FL 33919

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  • Julianne Malveaux Scholarship
    Varies
    March 1
    Sponsor: National Association of Negro Business and Professional Women's Clubs Inc.

    Eligibility: Applicants must be enrolled as sophomores or juniors at an accredited college or university and have a minimum 3.0 GPA. Students may major in related fields such as public policy or creative writing.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    1806 New Hampshire Avenue NW
    Washington, DC 20009-3298

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  • Kankakee County Community Services Scholarship
    $1,100
    April 16
    Sponsor: Kankakee County Community Services

    Eligibility: Applicants must be from low-income families and plan to attend a college in the state of Illinois.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    657 East Court Street
    Kankakee, IL 60901

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  • Kansas Ethnic Minority Scholarship
    Up to $1,850
    May 1
    Sponsor: Kansas Board of Regents

    Eligibility: Applicants must be African American, Native Indian or Alaskan Native, Asian or Pacific Islander or Hispanic. Priority is given to graduating high school seniors. Applicants must have one of the following: a minimum ACT score of 21 or SAT score of 990, a minimum 3.0 GPA, a top 33 percent ranking in their high school class, completion of Kansas Scholars Curriculum, selection by National Merit Corporation or selection by College Board as a Hispanic Scholar.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    Curtis State Office Building
    Suite 520
    1000 SW Jackson Street
    Topeka, KS 66612

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  • LAGRANT Scholarship Program
    $2,500-$3,750
    February 28
    Sponsor: LAGRANT Foundation

    Eligibility: Applicants must be African American/Black, Asian American/Pacific Islander, Hispanic/Latino or Native American/Alaskan Native. Students must be U.S. citizens, permanent residents, AB-540 students or DACA recipients. Applicants must be full-time students at an accredited four-year institution in the U.S. A minimum 3.0 GPA or higher is required. Students must submit an essay with their application.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    633 W. 5th Street
    48th Floor
    Los Angeles, CA 90071

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  • Leadership for Diversity Scholarship
    $1,500
    October 1
    Sponsor: California School Library Association

    Eligibility: Applicants must be members of a traditionally underrepresented group attending or planning to attend an accredited library media teacher credential program and plan to work in California for three years after completing the program. Applicants must provide a 250-word statement about their qualifications, career goals, financial situation and commitment to supporting multicultural students and two letters of reference.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    6444 E. Spring Street #247
    Long Beach, CA 90815-1553

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  • Legal Opportunity Scholarship Fund
    $15,000
    May 1
    Sponsor: American Bar Association

    Eligibility: Applicants must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents. They must be entering the first year of law school during the year of application. They must have a cumulative undergraduate GPA of 2.5 or higher. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

    How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, personal statement, two recommendation letters and a transcript are required.

    321 North Clark Street
    Chicago, IL 60654

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  • LITA/OCLC Minority Scholarship in Library and Information Technology
    $3,000
    March 1
    Sponsor: Library and Information Technology Association

    Eligibility: Applicants must be U.S. or Canadian citizens and qualified members of a principal minority group (American Indian or Alaskan Native, Asian or Pacific Islander, African-American or Hispanic) who are enrolled in an accredited master of library science program. Students must demonstrate a commitment to automated system usage in libraries and provide a statement of their library experience and anticipated contribution to the field. Applicants must not have earned more than 12 credit hours towards their degree.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    50 East Huron Street
    Chicago, IL 60611

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  • Louis B. Russell Scholarship
    $1,000
    March 1
    Sponsor: Indiana State Teachers Association

    Eligibility: Applicants must be ethnic minority high school seniors who plan to pursue education in the area of industrial arts, vocational education or technical education at an accredited college or university.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    150 W. Market Street
    Suite 900
    Indianapolis, IN 46204

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  • Lucile V. Means Scholarship
    $1,000
    December 15
    Sponsor: Community Foundation of Henderson County

    Eligibility: Applicants must demonstrate financial need. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application. Students must submit an application detailing their employment history, volunteer experience, extracurricular involvement, academic performance and financial information.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    P.O. Box 1108
    Hendersonville, NC 28793

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  • Lula and Levi Wilson Scholarship
    $1,000
    December 15
    Sponsor: Community Foundation of Henderson County

    Eligibility: Applicants must demonstrate financial need. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application. Students must submit an application detailing their employment history, volunteer experience, extracurricular involvement, academic performance and financial information.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    P.O. Box 1108
    Hendersonville, NC 28793

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  • Malcolm X Scholarship for Exceptional Courage
    $4,000
    October 2
    Sponsor: United Negro College Fund (UNCF)

    Eligibility: Applicants must be African American students, have a minimum 2.5 GPA, complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and have unmet financial need that is verified by the college or university financial aid office. Students are encouraged to complete the UNCF General Scholarship application to be matched with scholarships for which they meet the criteria. Academic excellence and leadership on campus and in the community are also required.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    1805 7th Street NW
    Washington, DC 20001

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  • Manhattan Central Medical Society Scholarship
    $2,000
    Varies
    Sponsor: National Medical Fellowships Inc.

    Eligibility: Applicants must be African American students enrolled at an accredited medical school in the New York City area. Students must demonstrate leadership ability and a commitment to serve.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    347 Fifth Avenue
    Suite 510
    New York, NY 10016

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  • Marcia Silverman Minority Student Award
    $5,000
    May 9
    Sponsor: Public Relations Student Society of America

    Eligibility: Applicants must be of African-American, Latino, Asian, Native American, Pacific Islander or Alaska Native ancestry. They must be rising undergraduate seniors who are majoring in journalism, public relations or a related subject and be planning to pursue a career in public relations. They must have a GPA of 3.0 or higher. Selection is based on academic merit, stated career goals, relevant work experience, writing ability, recommendations and leadership skills.

    How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, resume and one recommendation letter are required.

    33 Maiden Lane
    11th Floor
    New York, NY 10038

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  • Marcus Garvey Scholarship
    $1,000
    July 16
    Sponsor: Malcolm Frierson Foundation

    Eligibility: Applicants must identify as being of African descent and plan on enrolling as a first-time student at an accredited U.S. college or university. Students must have a minimum high school GPA of 3.0 and demonstrate leadership and commitment to service.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    P.O. Box 271221
    Flower Mound, TX 75027

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  • Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Scholarship
    Up to $4,000
    February
    Sponsor: California Teachers Association (CTA)

    Eligibility: Applicants must be African American, American Indian/Alaska Native, Asian/Pacific Islander or Hispanic students pursuing a teaching-related career in public education. Candidates must also be active members of the California Teachers Association or Student California Teachers Association or the dependents of an active, retired-life or deceased California Teachers Association member.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    CTA Human Rights Department
    P.O. Box 921
    Burlingame, CA 94011-0921

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  • Mary Church Terrell Award
    Varies
    March 15
    Sponsor: National Association of Blacks in Criminal Justice

    Eligibility: The nominator should be a member of NABCJ. This award is given to an individual who has initiated relationships with churches, courts, councils and assemblies.

    How to apply: Nomination applications are available online.

    1801 Fayetteville Street
    106 Whiting Criminal Justice Building
    P.O. Box 20011-C
    Durham, NC 27707

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  • Maureen L. and Howard N. Blitman, P.E., Scholarship
    $5,000
    March 1
    Sponsor: National Society of Professional Engineers

    Eligibility: Applicants must be African-American, Hispanic or Native American high school seniors who have been accepted into an accredited engineering program at a four-year institution. Students are evaluated based on academic achievement, community involvement and recommendations and must have a minimum 3.5 GPA.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    1420 King Street
    Alexandria, VA 22314-2794

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  • MBA Fellowship
    $35,000
    March 28
    Sponsor: Goldman Sachs

    Eligibility: Applicants must be first-year MBA students. Students must be seeking a summer associate position at Goldman Sachs. Applicants must be Black, Hispanic/Latino, Native American or women.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    200 West Street
    New York, NY 10282

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  • MCCA Lloyd M. Johnson, Jr. Scholarship Program
    $10,000
    June 13
    Sponsor: Minority Corporate Counsel Association (MCCA)

    Eligibility: Applicants must be diverse students entering their first year of law school full-time at an accredited institution. They must have a GPA of at least 3.2 and demonstrate financial need.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    1111 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW
    Washington, DC 20004

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  • Medger Evers Award
    Varies
    March 15
    Sponsor: National Association of Blacks in Criminal Justice

    Eligibility: This award honors the slain civil rights leader. Nominator should be a member of NABCJ.

    How to apply: Nomination applications are available online.

    1801 Fayetteville Street
    106 Whiting Criminal Justice Building
    P.O. Box 20011-C
    Durham, NC 27707

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  • Medtronic Foundation Scholarship
    $4,500
    March 15
    Sponsor: United Negro College Fund (UNCF)

    Eligibility: Applicants must be college juniors majoring in one of the following: biochemistry, biology, biomedical engineering, biotechnical, chemistry, computer engineering, computer science, electrical engineering and mechanical engineering. Applicants must have a GPA of at least 3.0 and demonstrate financial need.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    1805 7th Street NW
    Washington, DC 20001

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  • Michael Baker Corporation Scholarship Program for Diversity in Engineering
    Varies
    April
    Sponsor: Association of Independent Colleges and Universities of Pennsylvania

    Eligibility: Applicants must be female and/or minority (American Indian, Alaska Native, Asian, African-American, Latino, Hispanic, Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander) undergraduates who are studying architectural, civil or environmental engineering. They must be accepted at or enrolled full-time at an Association of Independent Colleges and Universities of Pennsylvania (AICUP) member institution. They must be rising juniors and must have a GPA of 3.0 or higher. Employees of Michael Baker Corporation and their family members are ineligible. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

    How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form and personal essay are required.

    101 North Front Street
    Harrisburg, PA 17101-1404

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  • Michael Jackson Scholarship
    Up to $5,000
    October 1
    Sponsor: United Negro College Fund (UNCF)

    Eligibility: Applicants must be African American students at a UNCF member college or university majoring in communications, English or performing arts. Applicants must have a GPA of at least 3.0 and demonstrate financial need.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    1805 7th Street NW
    Washington, DC 20001

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  • Mildred & William Young Scholarship
    $1,000
    March 1
    Sponsor: Oklahoma City Community Foundation

    Eligibility: Applicants must be graduating from Hobart High School in Oklahoma. Students must have a grade point average of 2.5 or greater. Preference is given to African American students. Applicants must submit the FAFSA student aid report as well as an essay regarding the contributions of the Young family to the community.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    1000 North Broadway
    Oklahoma City, OK 73102

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  • Mildred Towle Scholarship for African-Americans
    Varies
    January 31
    Sponsor: Hawaii Community Foundation - Scholarships

    Eligibility: Students must have at least a 3.0 GPA.

    How to apply: To apply, register online, complete the online application and select the scholarships to which you wish to apply. In addition, mail the supporting materials: printed confirmation page from the online application, personal statement, copy of Student Aid Report (SAR) available at www.fafsa.ed.gov and official transcript.

    827 Fort Street Mall
    Honolulu, HI 96813

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  • Minorities and Women Educational Scholarship
    $1,000
    April 1
    Sponsor: Appraisal Institute Education Trust

    Eligibility: Applicants must be women or American Indians, Alaska Natives, Asians, African Americans, Hispanics or Latinos, Native Hawaiians or other Pacific Islanders. Applicants must be full- or part-time students enrolled in real estate courses and working toward a degree, have a minimum 2.5 GPA and demonstrate financial need.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    200 W. Madison
    Suite 1500
    Chicago, IL 60606

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  • Minority Accounting Doctoral Scholarship
    10000
    May 15
    Sponsor: KPMG Foundation

    Eligibility: Students must be of African American, Native American or Hispanic American descent.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    Three Chestnut Ridge Road
    Montvale, NJ 07645

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  • Minority Affairs Committee Award for Outstanding Scholastic Achievement
    $1,000
    August 12
    Sponsor: American Institute of Chemical Engineers - (AIChE)

    Eligibility: Applicants must be ethnic minorities, major in chemical engineering and be undergraduate students.

    How to apply: Applications are available online or by telephone or written request.

    120 Wall Street
    Floor 23
    New York, NY 10005-4020

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  • Minority Dental Student Scholarship
    Up to $2,500
    Second Friday in November
    Sponsor: American Dental Association Foundation

    Eligibility: Applicants must be African American, Hispanic or Native American full-time students in their second year in an accredited dental program and must demonstrate a minimum financial need of $2,500. Applicants must submit applications, two reference forms, enrollment letters and biographies. Selection is based on financial need, academic achievement, biographical sketch and references. A minimum 3.25 GPA is required. Only two scholarship applications per school are allowed, so schools may set their own in-school application deadlines that are earlier.

    How to apply: Applications are available from dental school officials.

    211 East Chicago Avenue
    Chicago, IL 60611

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  • Minority Fellowship Program
    $500-$1,500
    March 14
    Sponsor: American Political Science Association Humane Studies Fellowships

    Eligibility: Applicants must be first or second-year graduate students enrolled in a political science doctoral program. Students must be a member of one of the following racial/ethnic groups: African American, Asian Pacific American, Latino or Native American. Applicants must be U.S. citizens, permanent residents or granted deferred action status at the time of application. Students must demonstrate an interest in teaching and research in political science.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    Institute for Humane Studies
    George Mason University
    3301 N. Fairfax Drive, Suite 440
    Arlington, VA 22201

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  • Minority Fellowship Program
    $18,000
    January 31
    Sponsor: American Sociological Association Minority Fellowship Program

    Eligibility: Applicants must be enrolled in and have completed one full year in a Ph.D. program in Sociology. Students must be members of an underrepresented minority group in the U.S.: African American, Latino, Asian/Pacific Islander or American Indians/Alaska Natives. Applicants must also be U.S. citizens, non-citizen nationals of the U.S. or have been lawfully admitted to the U.S. for permanent residence. The fellowship is awarded for 12 months and typically renewable for up to three years in total. Tuition and fees are arranged with the home department. MFP Fellows are selected each year by the MFP Advisory Panel, a rotating, appointed group of senior scholars in sociology. Fellows can be involved in any area of sociological research, though particular MFP award lines devoted to drug abuse research may be possible contingent on funding.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    1430 K Street NW
    Suite 600
    Washington, DC 20005

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  • Minority Scholarship
    $1,500
    October 15
    Sponsor: National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) Foundation

    Eligibility: Applicants must be African American, Hispanic, Asian American or Native American students working toward a graduate degree related to strength and conditioning. Students must be NSCA members for one year before applying and be pursuing careers in strength and conditioning. Applications are evaluated based on grades, courses, experience, honors, recommendations and involvement in the community and with NSCA.

    How to apply: Applications are available with membership.

    1885 Bob Johnson Drive
    Colorado Springs, CO 80906

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  • Minority Scholarship
    $5,000
    April 15
    Sponsor: Brown and Caldwell

    Eligibility: Applicants must attend an accredited college or university as an undergraduate junior or senior or as a graduate student. Students must also provide two letters of recommendation, official transcripts and complete a 250-word essay on predetermined topic.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    Attn.: HR/Scholarships Program
    1527 Cole Boulevard
    Suite 300
    Lakewood, CO 80401

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  • Minority Scholarship Award for Physical Therapy Students
    Varies
    December 1
    Sponsor: American Physical Therapy Association

    Eligibility: Applicants must be U.S. citizens or legal permanent residents. They must be African-American, Hispanic, Native American, Pacific Islander, Native Hawaiian or Alaska Native. They must be in the final year of an accredited or developing professional physical therapist program at the time of award disbursement. Students must demonstrate academic excellence, service to minority affairs and career potential. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

    How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, official transcript, personal essay and three letters of reference are required.

    1111 North Fairfax Street
    Alexandria, VA 22314

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  • Minority Scholarship Awards for College Students
    $1,000
    August 12
    Sponsor: American Institute of Chemical Engineers - (AIChE)

    Eligibility: Applicants must be members of a minority group that is underrepresented in the field of chemical engineering (African-American, Latino, Native American, Alaska Native or Pacific Islander). They must be student members of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE) and must be undergraduates who are majoring in chemical engineering. Selection is based on academic merit, stated career goals, AIChE participation and financial need.

    How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form and supporting materials are required.

    120 Wall Street
    Floor 23
    New York, NY 10005-4020

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  • Minority Scholarship Awards for Incoming College Freshmen
    $1,000
    August 12
    Sponsor: American Institute of Chemical Engineers - (AIChE)

    Eligibility: Applicants must be members of a minority group (i.e. African American, Hispanic, Native American or Alaskan Native) that is underrepresented in chemical engineering. Applicants must also be high school graduates during the academic year of application and plan to enroll in a four-year college or university. Applicants are encouraged to major in science or engineering. Selection is also based on academic record, reason for choosing science or engineering, work or activities and financial need.

    How to apply: Applications are available online or by telephone or written request.

    120 Wall Street
    Floor 23
    New York, NY 10005-4020

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  • Minority Serving Institution Grants
    Up to $2,000
    April 1 (summer and fall) and October 15 (winter/spring)
    Sponsor: Council on International Educational Exchange (CIEE)

    Eligibility: Applicants must be CIEE Study Center participants. They must be students who are self-identified as being from a group that is underrepresented in study abroad programs. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

    How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, financial aid information and an essay are required.

    300 Fore Street
    Portland, ME 04101

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  • Minority Student Scholarship
    $5,000
    May 22
    Sponsor: American Speech-Language-Hearing Foundation

    Eligibility: Applicants should be full-time minority graduate students. Master's degree candidates must be in programs accredited by the Council on Academic Accreditation for Audiology and Speech Pathology, but doctoral programs do not have to be accredited. Transcripts, an essay and a reference form are required.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    2200 Research Boulevard
    Rockville, MD 20850

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  • Minority Teacher Scholarship
    Varies
    August 31
    Sponsor: State Student Assistance Commission of Indiana

    Eligibility: Applicants must be enrolled or planning to enroll in college full-time. Students must have at least a 2.0 GPA, and financial need may be considered. Preference will be given to black and Hispanic students. Students must agree to work in the state of Indiana for a period of time after graduation.

    How to apply: Applications are available at the financial aid office of attending institution.

    W462 Indiana Government Center South
    402 West Washington Street
    Indianapolis, IN 46204

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  • MLA Scholarship for Minority Students
    Up to $5,000
    December 1
    Sponsor: Medical Library Association

    Eligibility: Applicants must be African-American, Hispanic, Asian, Native American or Pacific Islander and entering or currently attending an ALA-accredited library school and be no more than halfway through the program. Applicants must also be citizens or permanent residents of the United States or Canada.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    65 East Wacker Place
    Suite 1900
    Chicago, IL 60601-7246

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  • MLA/NLM Spectrum Scholarship
    Varies
    March 1
    Sponsor: Medical Library Association

    Eligibility: Applicants must be American Indian/Alaska Native, Asian, Black/African American, Hispanic/Latino or Native Hawaiian/Other Pacific Islander students attending accredited library schools who are studying fields relevant to library science and who plan to enter the health sciences information field.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    65 East Wacker Place
    Suite 1900
    Chicago, IL 60601-7246

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  • Morgan Stanley Richard B. Fisher Scholarship Program
    $15,000
    February 15
    Sponsor: Morgan Stanley

    Eligibility: Applicants must be African American, Hispanic, Native American or LGBT current juniors at an accredited four-year college. The award includes a summer internship.

    How to apply: Applications are available by email.

    1585 Broadway
    New York, NY 10036

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  • Mutual of Omaha Actuarial Scholarship for Minority Students
    $5,000
    October 20
    Sponsor: Mutual of Omaha

    Eligibility: Applicants must be African-American, Native American, Hispanic, Asian American or from another underrepresented minority group. They must be U.S. citizens, permanent residents, temporary residents, asylees or refugees and must be full-time undergraduate students who have completed 24 or more credit hours (including 18 or more graded hours). They must be pursuing a degree in mathematics or an actuarial-related subject and must have a GPA of 3.4 or more. Applicants must have plans to pursue a career in an actuarial field and must have passed at least one actuarial exam. Scholarship recipients must be willing to complete a summer internship at the Mutual of Omaha offices in Omaha. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

    How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, personal statement, one recommendation letter and a resume are required.

    Mutual of Omaha Plaza
    Strategic Staffing - Actuarial Recruitment
    Omaha, NE 68175

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  • NANBPWC National Scholarships
    Varies
    April 15
    Sponsor: National Association of Negro Business and Professional Women's Clubs Inc.

    Eligibility: Applicants must be graduating African American high school seniors with a GPA of 3.0 or higher. A 300-word essay is required.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    1806 New Hampshire Avenue NW
    Washington, DC 20009-3298

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  • National Association of Black Accountants National Scholarship Program
    $1,000-$5,000
    January 15
    Sponsor: National Association of Black Accountants

    Eligibility: Applicants must be ethnic minorities currently enrolled as full-time undergraduates in accounting, finance or business or as graduate students in a Master's of Accountancy program. Applicants must also be NABA members and have a minimum 3.5 major GPA and 3.3 cumulative GPA.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    7249-A Hanover Parkway
    Greenbelt, MD 20770

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  • National Association of Black Journalists Scholarship Program
    Up to $2,500
    April 16
    Sponsor: National Association of Black Journalists

    Eligibility: Applicants must be African American high school seniors, college students or graduate students who plan to pursue careers in journalism and who are journalism majors or in staff positions on the school newspaper or campus television, radio or website.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    1100 Knight Hall
    Suite 3100
    College Park, MD 20742

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  • National Medical Fellowships Emergency Scholarship Fund
    Up to $5,000
    Varies
    Sponsor: National Medical Fellowships Inc.

    Eligibility: Applicants must be African-American, Latino, Native American, Alaska Natives, Native Hawaiians, Vietnamese or Cambodian. They must be third- or fourth-year medical students who are in need of immediate, emergency funding for living expenses and/or tuition. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

    How to apply: Applications are available by request. An application form, two personal essays, financial information and one letter of support are required.

    347 Fifth Avenue
    Suite 510
    New York, NY 10016

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  • National Scholarship
    Varies
    April 15
    Sponsor: National Association of Negro Business and Professional Women's Clubs Inc.

    Eligibility: Applicants must be African American graduating high school seniors and have a minimum 3.0 GPA. Students must submit a transcript, an application form, two letters of recommendation and an essay that is at least 300 words on "Why is education important to me?"

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    1806 New Hampshire Avenue NW
    Washington, DC 20009-3298

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  • New York City Trust/NMF Medical Research Scholarships
    $6,000
    June 29
    Sponsor: National Medical Fellowships Inc.

    Eligibility: Applicants must be minority students at an accredited medical school in New York City. Students must be in their second, third or fourth year. Applicants must be interested in community health research in relation to health inequities in New York City.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    347 Fifth Avenue
    Suite 510
    New York, NY 10016

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  • NMF National Alumni Council Scholarship Program
    $5,000
    June 15
    Sponsor: National Medical Fellowships Inc.

    Eligibility: Applicants must be fourth-year medical students at an accredited U.S. medical school and members of an underrepresented minority group. Students must demonstrate community service and leadership potential.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    347 Fifth Avenue
    Suite 510
    New York, NY 10016

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  • NOAA Educational Partnership Program Undergraduate Scholarships
    Varies
    January 31
    Sponsor: NOAA Educational Partnership Program - Office of Education

    Eligibility: Applicants must be U.S. citizens and full-time undergraduates who are in the second year of a four-year degree program or in the third year of a five-year degree program. They must be attending an accredited minority-serving institution (MSI), and they must have a GPA of 3.2 or higher on a four-point scale. Applicants must be majoring in a discipline that is related to environmental, atmospheric or oceanic sciences. Selection is based on relevant coursework completed, stated career goals, recommendations and extracurricular activities.

    How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, two personal essays, two recommendation letters and an official transcript are required.

    Herbert C Hoover Building
    14th Street and Constitution Ave NW
    Room 6863
    Washington, DC 20230

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  • Northern Virginia Urban League Scholarship
    $5,000
    February
    Sponsor: Northern Virginia Urban League

    Eligibility: Applicants must be African-American senior high school residents in Northern Virginia. A 3.5 GPA is expected, and applicants should plan to study for a bachelor degree. They need to submit a 300 word typed essay, and to have shown evidence of community leadership.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    1315 Duke Street
    Alexandria, VA 22314

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  • P.O. Pistilli Undergraduate Scholarship for Advancement in Computer Science and Electrical Engineering
    $4,000
    April 13
    Sponsor: Design Automation Conference/Association for Computing Machinery

    Eligibility: Applicants must be high school seniors who are from an underrepresented group (African American, Hispanic, Native American, women or disabled). Students must have a minimum 3.0 GPA, have demonstrated high achievement in math and science courses and have financial need. Applicants must also intend to pursue a career in electrical engineering, computer engineering or computer science.

    How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, three letters of recommendation, an official transcript, a personal letter, a copy of tax returns and a copy of the FAFSA are required.

    Professor Andrew B. Kahng, P.O. Pistilli Scholarship Director
    Department of Computer Science and Engineering, UCSD
    9500 Gilman Drive #0404
    La Jolla, CA 92093

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  • Phyllis G. Meekins Scholarship
    $1,250
    April 30
    Sponsor: Ladies Professional Golf Association

    Eligibility: Applicants must have a 3.0 GPA and be a U.S. citizen or legal resident. Students must also have been accepted to a college or university and plan to play competitive golf at the collegiate level. Selection is based on financial need.

    How to apply: Applications available online.

    100 International Golf Drive
    Daytona Beach, FL 32124-1092

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  • PRSA Diversity Multicultural Scholarship
    $1,500
    May 31
    Sponsor: Public Relations Student Society of America

    Eligibility: Applicants must be of African-American, Latino, Asian, Native American, Alaska Native or Pacific Islander descent. They must be undergraduates of at least junior standing who are majoring in communications at an accredited four-year institution. They must be full-time students who have a GPA of 3.0 or higher on a four-point scale. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

    How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, official transcript, essay and one recommendation letter are required.

    33 Maiden Lane
    11th Floor
    New York, NY 10038

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  • Ray Charles Foundation Scholars Fund in Neurosurgery
    Varies
    March 15
    Sponsor: Ray Charles Foundation

    Eligibility: Applicants must be at least 18 years of age and U.S. citizens or permanent residents of the United States. Students must be an undergraduate (sophomore or above), graduate or medical student with an interest in furthering their education in the field of neuroscience and able to conduct research in a laboratory directed by Keith L. Black, MD, during the agreed upon time. Applicants must be able to provide their own travel to and from Los Angeles and their own living accommodations during the research program period. Students from Historically Black Colleges and Universities HBCU who meet the application requirements are strongly encouraged to apply.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.


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  • Ron Brown Scholar Program
    $40,000
    January 9
    Sponsor: CAP Charitable Foundation

    Eligibility: Applicants must be African American collegebound high school seniors. Selection is based on academic promise, leadership, communication skills, school and community involvement and financial need.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    Ron Brown Scholar Program
    1160 Pepsi Place
    Suite 206
    Charlottesville, VA 22901

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  • Rosewood Family Scholarship Program
    Up to $6,100
    April 1
    Sponsor: Florida Department of Education

    Eligibility: Applicants must be full-time, undergraduate students who attend state universities, public community colleges or public postsecondary vocational-technical schools. Direct descendants of Rosewood families affected by the incidents of January 1923 receive preference. The descendants must provide family information on the Florida Financial Aid Application.

    How to apply: Applicants must submit the Initial Student Florida Financial Aid Applications online by April 1. Florida residents must submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) online by May 15. Non-residents must submit the FAFSA in time to receive the Student Aid Report (SAR) from the processor and send a copy of the SAR to the Office of Student Financial Assistance by May 15.

    Office of Student Financial Assistance
    State Scholarship and Grant Programs
    325 West Gaines Street, Suite 1314
    Tallahassee, FL 32399-0400

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  • Sarah Jackson Award
    500
    June 15
    Sponsor: Western History Association

    Eligibility: Applicants must send their application, vita, a summary of their research project and a letter from their faculty advisor to the members of the scholarship committee. Minority and African American students are given preference. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    University of Alaska Fairbanks
    605 Gruening Building
    Fairbanks, AK 99775

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  • Shirley Franklin Tyree Memorial Scholarship
    $2,500
    July 1
    Sponsor: Sigma Tau Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Inc.

    Eligibility: Applicants must be African-American college students currently enrolled in an accredited four-year college or university majoring in education or enrolled at Central State University or Wilburforce University in any major. Students must have completed 30 credit hours and have a minimum 3.0 GPA. An essay submission is required.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    P.O. Box 667
    Cary, NC 27512

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  • Spectrum Scholarship
    $5,000
    March 1
    Sponsor: American Library Association

    Eligibility: Applicants must be citizens or permanent residents of the U.S. or Canada who are attending an ALA-accredited graduate program in library sciences or an AASL-recognized school library media program. Students must identify as American Indian, Alaska Native, Asian, African American, Hispanic/Latino, Middle Eastern/North African or Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander. Applicants must maintain a minimum course load of two classes per semester.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    50 East Huron Street
    Chicago, IL 60611

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  • Star Supporter Scholarship
    1750
    March 15
    Sponsor: Disciples Home Missions

    Eligibility: Applicants must be a member of the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) in the United States and Canada. Students must provide evidence of financial need. Applicants must be a full-time student in an ATS accredited seminary or school in an M.Div. or equivalent degree program and be in preparation for the ministry. Students must understand that GPA may be a factor used to determine who receives the award and provide official transcripts of academic work. Applicants must be under the advisement of a regional Commission on the Ministry or in the process of finding an advisor.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    Attn: Scholarships
    P.O. Box 1986
    Indianapolis, IN 46206

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  • Sutliff & Stout Diversity in Law School Scholarship
    $2,000
    August 1
    Sponsor: Sutliff & Stout Diversity in Law School Scholarship

    Eligibility: Applicants must be enrolling in or currently enrolled in an accredited law school or paralegal program. Students must write an essay discussing how their law degree will help their community.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    550 Post Oak Boulevard
    Suite 530
    Houston, TX 77027

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  • The Vinod Jalan Memorial Scholarship
    Varies
    April 1 (College Applicants); May 1 (High School Seniors)
    Sponsor: Concord Carlisle Scholarship Fund

    Eligibility: Applicants must be graduating seniors or high school graduates. Students must be current or past residents of Concord or Carlisle or have attended school in one of these towns. Applicants must demonstrate financial need. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application. Preference is given to minority students and/or students intent on pursuing a degree in the sciences.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    34 Walden Street
    Unit 217
    Concord, MA 01742

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  • Thomara Latimer Cancer Foundation Scholarship
    Varies
    January 10
    Sponsor: Thomara Latimer Cancer Foundation

    Eligibility: Applicants must be African-American students between the ages of 17 and 30, have a minimum 3.0 GPA and be Michigan residents who are enrolled at or have been accepted to an accredited postsecondary institution. They must be studying or planning to study allied health, medicine, nursing, occupational therapy, physical therapy, physician assisting or a related subject. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

    How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, official transcript, personal essay, two recommendation letters and proof of college acceptance or enrollment are required.

    Franklin Plaza Center
    29193 Northwestern Highway #528
    Southfield, MI 48034

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  • Thurgood Marshall College Scholarship Fund
    $3,100
    Varies
    Sponsor: Thurgood Marshall Scholarship Fund

    Eligibility: Applicants must be currently enrolled or planning to enroll as full-time students at one of the 47 TMSF member schools and have a minimum 3.0 high school GPA. Applicants must demonstrate a commitment to academic excellence and community service and show financial need. Winners need to maintain a 3.0 GPA for the duration of the scholarship. Applicants must submit a head shot photograph, letters of recommendation, essay and resume.

    How to apply: Applications are available through the member schools.

    901 F Street NW
    Suite 300
    Washington, DC 20004

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  • Thursday Network Whitney M. Young Social Justice Scholarship
    $1,500
    August 23
    Sponsor: Thursday Network

    Eligibility: Applicants must reside in Washington DC, Montgomery County, MD, or Prince George's County, MD and have been accepted into a four-year college or university in the U.S. Students must be majoring in a social justice field and demonstrate a commitment to community service. Applicants must be persons of color and U.S. citizens, permanent residents or hold a green card.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    2901 14th Street NW
    Washington, DC 20009

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  • Trailblazer Scholarship
    $2,500
    May 8
    Sponsor: Conference of Minority Transportation Officials

    Eligibility: Students must be in an undergraduate or graduate program enrolled in at least six credits per semester, and they must have at least a 2.5 GPA.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    100 M Street SE
    Suite 917
    Washington, DC 20003

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  • UBS/PaineWebber Scholarship
    $8,000
    September 30
    Sponsor: United Negro College Fund (UNCF)

    Eligibility: Applicants should demonstrate leadership skills and may major in accounting, business administration, economics, finance or any business-related major. Students should submit two recommendation letters, an essay, a resume, two small photos and a transcript. Applicants must have a minimum 3.0 GPA, complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and have unmet financial need that is verified by the college or university financial aid office. Students are encouraged to complete the UNCF General Scholarship application to be matched with scholarships for which they meet the criteria.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    1805 7th Street NW
    Washington, DC 20001

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  • UNCF-Foot Locker Foundation Inc. Scholarship
    Up to $5,000
    June 1
    Sponsor: United Negro College Fund (UNCF)

    Eligibility: Applicants must be high school seniors or current college students planning to attend or attending a UNCF member college or university. Students must also have a minimum 2.5 GPA, complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and have unmet financial need that is verified by the college or university financial aid office. Students are encouraged to complete the UNCF General Scholarship application to be matched with scholarships for which they meet the criteria.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    1805 7th Street NW
    Washington, DC 20001

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  • Underrepresented and Oppressed Law Students Scholarship
    $1,000
    February 28
    Sponsor: Nicol Gersch Petterson

    Eligibility: Applicants must be current high school seniors, college students or graduate students who are legal residents of the United States residing in one of the 50 states or the District of Columbia and enrolled or accepted into a two- to five year post-secondary institution. Students must belong to a minority group, have a minimum 3.0 GPA and be in good overall academic standing. An essay on a provided prompt is required to be submitted.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    1205 West Elizabeth Street
    Unit K
    Fort Collins, CO 80521

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  • United Parcel Service Scholarship for Minority Students
    $4,000
    November 15
    Sponsor: Institute of Industrial and Systems Engineers

    Eligibility: Applicants must be full-time undergraduate minority students enrolled in a college in the United States, Canada or Mexico with an accredited industrial engineering program, have at least a 3.4 GPA, major in industrial engineering and be active members. Students may not apply directly for this scholarship and must be nominated. The award is based on academic ability, character, leadership, potential service to the industrial engineering profession and financial need.

    How to apply: Nomination forms are available online.

    3577 Parkway Lane
    Suite 200
    Norcross, GA 30092

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  • USA Funds Scholarship
    Up to $5,000
    February 10
    Sponsor: United Negro College Fund (UNCF)

    Eligibility: Applicants must have a minimum 2.5 GPA, complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and have unmet financial need that is verified by the college or university financial aid office. Students are encouraged to complete the UNCF General Scholarship application to be matched with scholarships for which they meet the criteria.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    1805 7th Street NW
    Washington, DC 20001

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  • Victor Grifols Roura Scholarship
    $7,500
    Sponsor: National Medical Fellowships Inc.

    Eligibility: Applicants must be a second- or third-year underrepresented minority medical student at an accredited U.S. medical school in the Los Angeles area. Students must have a clinical interest in hematology.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    347 Fifth Avenue
    Suite 510
    New York, NY 10016

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  • Warner Norcross and Judd Paralegal Assistant Studies Scholarship
    Varies
    April 1
    Sponsor: Grand Rapids Community Foundation

    Eligibility: Applicants must be Michigan residents. They must be minority students who are enrolled in a paralegal or legal secretary degree program at an accredited school. They must demonstrate financial need. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application. Applicants who are not residents of Michigan may still apply if attending a Michigan law school.

    How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form and supporting materials are required.

    185 Oakes Street SW
    Grand Rapids, MI 49503

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  • William and Charlotte Cadbury Award
    $5,000
    Varies
    Sponsor: National Medical Fellowships Inc.

    Eligibility: Applicants must be senior minority medical students at an accredited U.S. medical school. Students must demonstrate outstanding academic achievement, leadership and community service.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    347 Fifth Avenue
    Suite 510
    New York, NY 10016

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  • William K. Schubert Minority Nursing Scholarship
    $2,750
    April 30
    Sponsor: Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center

    Eligibility: Applicant must be enrolled or accepted in a professional registered nurse program at an accredited educational institution. A minimum GPA of 2.75 is required. Students must intend on seeking initial licensure as a registered nurse in the State of Ohio

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    3333 Burnet Avenue
    Cincinnati, OH 45229

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  • William L. Hastie Award
    Varies
    March 15
    Sponsor: National Association of Blacks in Criminal Justice

    Eligibility: The award honors the first African American appointed to the bench in 1937 by President Franklin Roosevelt. Nominator should be a member of NABCJ.

    How to apply: Nomination applications are available online.

    1801 Fayetteville Street
    106 Whiting Criminal Justice Building
    P.O. Box 20011-C
    Durham, NC 27707

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  • William Randolph Hearst Endowment Scholarship
    $2,500
    November 15
    Sponsor: National Action Council for Minorities in Engineering (NACME), Inc.

    Eligibility: Applicants must be minority students in engineering. Students must be in their first or second year of study and have a minimum GPA of 2.8.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    440 Hamilton Avenue, Suite 302
    White Plains, NY 10601

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  • William Wrigley Jr. Scholarship/Internship
    Up to $5,000
    October 21
    Sponsor: United Negro College Fund (UNCF)

    Eligibility: Applicants must be sophomores or juniors at a UNCF member college or university. They must demonstrate financial need and have a GPA of at least 2.5.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    1805 7th Street NW
    Washington, DC 20001

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