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  • A.T. Anderson Memorial Scholarship
    $1,000-$2,000
    April 30
    Sponsor: American Indian Science and Engineering Society

    Eligibility: Applicants must be: an enrolled citizen or a descendant of an enrolled citizen of a federal or state recognized American Indian Tribe or Alaska Native Village; or Native Hawaiian or descendant from a Native Hawaiian; or Pacific Islander or descendant from Pacific Islander; or Indigenous person of Canada. Students must be full-time undergraduate or graduate students at an accredited two-year or four-year college or university with a minimum 3.0 GPA pursuing any STEM related degree.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    4263 Montgomery Boulevard, NE
    Suite 200
    Albuquerque, NM 87109

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  • AAYHF Harvest Scholars Scholarship Program
    $1,500
    April 15
    Sponsor: Austin Community Foundation

    Eligibility: Applicants must be AAYHF program participants who are lower-wealth, lower-resourced, underrepresented high school seniors that demonstrate a financial need and seek to attend and graduate from a two-year community college and/or a four-year college or university.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    4315 Guadalupe Street
    Suite 300
    Austin, TX 78751

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  • Adolph Van Pelt Scholarship
    Varies
    May 31
    Sponsor: Association on American Indian Affairs

    Eligibility: Applicants must be full-time students and provide proof of tribal enrollment, a Certificate of Indian Blood (showing 1/4 Indian blood) and an essay on educational goals.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    Lisa Wyzlic, Director of Scholarship Programs
    966 Hungerford Drive, Suite 12-B
    Rockville, MD 20850

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  • AIFS Overseas Ambassador Scholarship
    Varies
    October 1
    Sponsor: American Institute for Foreign Study

    Eligibility: Applicants must be outstanding students from backgrounds historically underrepresented in education abroad. Students from the following backgrounds are strongly encouraged to apply: economically disadvantaged, racially or ethnically marginalized, first-generation, LGBTQIA+, students with disabilities, students of faith, veterans and adult students.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    AIFS Abroad
    1 High Ridge Park
    Stamford, CT 06905

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  • Alexander and Helen Griffin Memorial Scholarship
    Varies
    May 31
    Sponsor: Cincinnati Scholarship Foundation

    Eligibility: Applicants must reside in the Greater Cincinnati area and must be minority students who are graduates of Cincinnati Public Schools.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    324 East 4th Street
    Second Floor
    Cincinnati, OH 45202

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  • American Association of Blacks in Energy William Grant Pinkard Scholarship
    Varies
    February 21
    Sponsor: Greater Kansas City Community Foundation

    Eligibility: Applicants must be graduating high school seniors who have applied to one or more accredited colleges/universities with a 3.0 GPA or better. Students must plan to major in business, physical sciences, technology, engineering or mathematics fields in preparation for a career in the energy sector. Applicants must be members of one of a class or group of individuals who have been historically underrepresented. Students must live in one of the 15 counties comprising the Kansas City metropolitan area.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    1055 Broadway Boulevard
    Suite 130
    Kansas City, MO 64105

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  • American Indian Education Fund Undergraduate Scholarship
    Up to $2,000
    April 4
    Sponsor: American Indian Education Fund

    Eligibility: Applicants must be Native American, Alaska Native or Native Hawaiian and attending an accredited two- or four-year college, university, technical or vocational school. Students must be enrolled full-time with a minimum 2.0 GPA and a minimum ACT score.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    16415 Addison Road
    Suite 200
    Addison, TX 75001-3210

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  • AMPP Diversity and Inclusion Grant
    Varies
    September 30
    Sponsor: National Association of Corrosion Engineers (NACE) International Foundation

    Eligibility: Applicants must be members of traditionally underrepresented or disenfranchised populations due to inequitable historical and present-day policies, lack of infrastructure and resources, discrimination, conflicts and targeted exclusion. These groups include (but are not limited to): members of underrepresented racial groups, women, people who identify as LGBTQIA+, individuals with disabilities, low-income individuals and others.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    15835 Park Ten Place
    Houston, TX 77084-5145

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  • APF Queen-Nellie Evans Scholarship
    $4,000
    January 31
    Sponsor: American Psychological Association

    Eligibility: Applicants must be minority graduate students enrolled in accredited master's or doctoral programs. Students must be from underrepresented groups who have a demonstrated financial need and are committed to improving the disparities in societal structures and issues that negatively impact communities of color, particularly communities of African descent.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    750 First Street NE
    Washington, DC 20002-4242

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  • Art Jess Scholarship Fund
    $1,000
    March 17
    Sponsor: Alaska Community Foundation

    Eligibility: Applicants must be Alaska residents who are Alaska Natives, American Indians, and/or Hawaiian Natives and have a minimum 2.5 GPA. Preference will be given to Chilkat Valley residents or Chilkat Indian Villages or Chilkoot Indian Association tribal members.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    3201 C Street
    Suite 110
    Anchorage, AK 99503

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  • Berkley-Brooks Memorial Scholarship
    $400
    April 15
    Sponsor: Austin Community Foundation

    Eligibility: Applicants must be graduating seniors who are a minority and who demonstrate financial need and the desire to complete education in an institution of higher education.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    4315 Guadalupe Street
    Suite 300
    Austin, TX 78751

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

    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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  • Carrie B. Hines Endowment Scholarship
    Varies
    February 10
    Sponsor: Saginaw Community Foundation

    Eligibility: Applicants must be minority students with a minimum two years of participation with Big Brothers Big Sisters of Saginaw County prior to high school graduation. Students must have a minimum of 20 volunteer hours at a veterans health administration hospital or clinic and a minimum 2.0 GPA. Applicants must submit letters of recommendation, a recent school transcript, a completed FAFSA, an essay and a special attachment or membership verification information.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    1 Tuscola
    Suite 100B
    Saginaw, MI 48607

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  • Charles and Patty Mason Scholarship
    $1,000
    January 30
    Sponsor: Topeka Community Foundation

    Eligibility: Applicants must be graduates of Topeka High, Topeka West High School or Highland Park High School. Students must be planning to attend a four-year college/university, and be a minority with a minimum 2.5 or higher GPA.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    5431 SW 29th Street
    Suite 300
    Topeka, KS 66614

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  • Claire B. Schultz Memorial Scholarship Fund
    Varies
    May 22
    Sponsor: Community Foundation for Palm Beach and Martin Counties

    Eligibility: Applicants must be graduating high school seniors from any Palm Beach or Martin County high school. Students must demonstrate good academic performance. Preference will be given to handicapped or minority students.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    700 South Dixie Highway
    Suite 200
    West Palm Beach, FL 33401

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  • Completing the Dream Scholarship
    Up to $2,500
    June 28
    Sponsor: Sallie Mae Completing the Dream Scholarship

    Eligibility: Applicants must be citizens or permanent residents of the United States or United States territories. Students must be current college students in the final year of study with financial need from minority or other historically underserved communities.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.


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  • Courtlandt and Gina Miller Scholarship
    Varies
    May 22
    Sponsor: Community Foundation for Palm Beach and Martin Counties

    Eligibility: Applicants must be graduating high school seniors from any Palm Beach or Martin County high school who demonstrate financial need. Preference will be given to minority students or those with extraordinary circumstances.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    700 South Dixie Highway
    Suite 200
    West Palm Beach, FL 33401

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  • Diversity 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.

    AIFS Abroad
    1 High Ridge Park
    Stamford, CT 06905

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  • Diversity Scholarship
    $1,000
    March 25
    Sponsor: Missoula Community Foundation

    Eligibility: Applicants must identify with an underrepresented ethnic group. Students must be seniors from Big Sky, Frenchtown, Hellgate, Seeley-Swan, Sentinel High Schools or Willard Alternative School who will attend a higher-education institution in Montana or a WUE school.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    508 East Broadway
    Missoula, MT 59802

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  • Doleman Black Heritage Museum Dr. Patricia Wilson-Cone Scholarship
    Varies
    Contact sponsor to confirm deadline
    Sponsor: Community Foundation of Washington County MD

    Eligibility: Applicants must be minority students pursuing post-secondary education.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    37 S. Potomac Street
    Hagerstown, MD 21740

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  • Doleman Black Heritage Museum Rev. James C. Ramsey Scholarship
    Varies
    Contact sponsor to confirm deadline
    Sponsor: Community Foundation of Washington County MD

    Eligibility: Applicants must be minority students needing assistance with Advanced Placement testing fees or Athletic physical examination fees.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    37 S. Potomac Street
    Hagerstown, MD 21740

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  • Doleman Black Heritage Museum Robert Henry Kelsh Culinary and/or Piano Study Scholarship
    Varies
    Contact sponsor to confirm deadline
    Sponsor: Community Foundation of Washington County MD

    Eligibility: Applicants must be students who reside in Washington County and demonstrate financial aid. Students must be from any minority with preference given to African-American students. Applicants must be from any Washington County Public or private High School, or a student currently enrolled in a two- or four-year college whose intended career path is to pursue further education at a trade school, college, university, or other special-focused institution for Culinary Art, or for Specialized Instruction in Piano.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    37 S. Potomac Street
    Hagerstown, MD 21740

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  • Dorothy and Craig Yorke, Sr. Scholarship
    $1,000
    January 30
    Sponsor: Topeka Community Foundation

    Eligibility: Applicants must be graduating high school seniors from Topeka High School and must be from a racial minority ethnicity. Students must have a minimum 2.5 GPA and must have demonstrated financial need.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    5431 SW 29th Street
    Suite 300
    Topeka, KS 66614

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  • Dr. Arlyn V. Horn Scholarship
    $1,000
    April 1
    Sponsor: Community Foundation of Greater Chattanooga

    Eligibility: Applicants must be graduating female high school seniors of color pursuing a degree in health sciences and with a minimum GPA of 3.0. Students must be enrolled full-time at any regionally accredited, non-proprietary, technical, community or four-year college or university.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    1400 Williams Street
    Chattanooga, TN 37408

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  • Dr. John and Mary Martin Scholarship
    $1,000
    Contact sponsor to confirm deadline
    Sponsor: Greater Kansas City Community Foundation

    Eligibility: Applicants must be graduating seniors of Grandview High School with a minimum 2.7 GPA. Students must aspire to teach in pre-K through grade 12 education. Preference shall be given to students who are underrepresented in their area of focus within the education field.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    1055 Broadway Boulevard
    Suite 130
    Kansas City, MO 64105

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  • EDSA Diversity Scholarships
    $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.

    1200 17th Street NW
    Suite 210
    Washington, DC 20036

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  • Ford Foundation Dissertation Fellowship for Minorities
    $25,000
    December 9
    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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  • Foundation Scholarships
    Varies
    June 1 and December 1
    Sponsor: CIRI Foundation

    Eligibility: Applicants must be qualified Alaska Native beneficiaries who plan to attend or are currently attending undergraduate or graduate institutions. There are a number of awards based on field of study or career goal. Applicants must submit applications, proof of eligibility, reference letter, transcripts, purpose statements and proof of enrollment.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    3201 C Street
    Suite 506
    Anchorage, AK 99503

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  • GE-NMF Primary Care Leadership Program
    $5,000
    February 13
    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
    Up to $16,000
    November 8
    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
    April 1
    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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  • Health Professions Pre-Graduate Scholarship Program
    Full tuition and fees
    Contact sponsor to confirm deadline
    Sponsor: Indian Health Service

    Eligibility: Applicants must be U.S. citizens who are enrolled in or accepted into a pre-medicine, pre-dentistry, pre-optometry, pre-podiatry or other health-related pre-professional degree program. Applicants must have plans to work in the Native American or Alaska Native community as a health care provider in the chosen field of study. Selection is based on academic achievement, recommendation letters and the applicant's stated career goals. Applicant must have a minimum 2.0 GPA.

    How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, course curriculum outline, two recommendation forms, proof of Native American/Alaska Native status, an official transcript, proof of acceptance into an academic program and other supporting documents are required.

    Scholarship Program Office
    5600 Fishers Lane
    Mail Stop: OHR (11E53A)
    Rockville, MD 20857

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  • Health Professions Preparatory Scholarship Program
    Varies
    February 28
    Sponsor: Indian Health Service

    Eligibility: Applicants must be U.S. citizens accepted into or enrolled in a compensatory or pre-professional general education course of study at an accredited college or university. The applicant must be studying or have plans to study a subject that has been designated as a priority career category by the Indian Health Service. Applicants must plan to serve Native American or Alaska Native communities as a professional healthcare provider after completing the necessary training. Selection is based on academic achievement, recommendation letters and stated career goals.

    How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, two letters of recommendation, proof of Native American or Alaska Native status, an official transcript, proof of acceptance into a postsecondary educational program and other supporting documents are required.

    Scholarship Program Office
    5600 Fishers Lane
    Mail Stop: OHR (11E53A)
    Rockville, MD 20857

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  • Hugh J. Andersen Memorial Scholarship Program
    $5,000
    August
    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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  • Jackie Robinson Foundation Scholarship Program
    Up to $28,000
    January 10
    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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  • Jimmy A. Young Memorial Education Recognition Award
    Up to $1,000
    June 1
    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 H. Crawford III Memorial Scholarship Fund
    Varies
    May 31
    Sponsor: Cincinnati Scholarship Foundation

    Eligibility: Applicants must be minority student graduates of an Ohio high school majoring in music or a music-related field. Students must reside in the Greater Cincinnati area.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    324 East 4th Street
    Second Floor
    Cincinnati, OH 45202

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  • Johnson Family-Grambling State University Scholarship
    Varies
    February 1
    Sponsor: Community Foundation for Muskegon County

    Eligibility: Applicants must be minority Muskegon County students, first preference is given to students accepted to Grambling State University.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    425 W. Western Avenue
    Suite 200
    Muskegon, MI 49440

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  • Joseph T. and Naomi Bivens Scholarship Fund
    Varies
    March 31
    Sponsor: Manatee Community Foundation

    Eligibility: Applicants must be minority residents of Manatee County attending accredited 2-4 year vocational, technical or collegiate educational institutions. This scholarship is open to minority students who are U.S. citizens and residents of Manatee County. Students must have been accepted into an accredited vocational, technical or collegiate educational institution with a minimum 3.0 GPA. Applicants must complete an application in which financial need is demonstrated, and community involvement or service is demonstrated through community service hours.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    2820 Manatee Avenue West
    Bradenton, FL 34205

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  • Leadership for Diversity Scholarship
    $1,500
    November 7
    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
    April 15
    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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  • Loren and Norma Hill Scholarship Fund
    Varies
    March 31
    Sponsor: Community Foundation of Western Massachusetts

    Eligibility: Applicants must be students of color, residing in Hampden County.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    1500 Main Street
    P.O. Box 15769
    Springfield, MA 01115

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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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  • Martin Luther King, Jr. Book Scholarship
    $500
    November 4
    Sponsor: Muskingum County Community Foundation

    Eligibility: Applicants must be minority seniors at any Muskingum County High School who are Muskingum County residents. Students must have a minimum 3.0 GPA and at least an 18 on the ACT or SAT equivalent.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    534 Putnam Avenue
    Zanesville, OH 43701

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  • Matthew Bump Mitchell Sun-Sentinel Scholarship
    Varies
    May 22
    Sponsor: Community Foundation for Palm Beach and Martin Counties

    Eligibility: Applicants must be graduating minority high school students from south Palm Beach County (Boynton Beach, Delray Beach, or Boca Raton) or unincorporated areas west of those communities. Students must excel scholastically, demonstrate community service and show financial need.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    700 South Dixie Highway
    Suite 200
    West Palm Beach, FL 33401

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  • Minority Fellowship Program
    $20,000
    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 Award for Physical Therapy Students
    $2,500
    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
    May 15
    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
    May 15
    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
    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.

    600 Southborough Drive
    Suite 104, South Portland
    Portland, ME 04106

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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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  • Nasreen Majid Scholarship
    $750
    February
    Sponsor: Community Foundation for the Fox Valley Region, Inc.

    Eligibility: Applicants must be minority high school seniors from Menasha High School who have maintained a cumulative GPA of 3.5 or above and plan to attend an accredited college or university.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    4455 West Lawrence Street
    Appleton, WI 54914

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  • NOAA Educational Partnership Program Undergraduate Scholarships
    Up to $45,000
    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 Avenue NW
    Room 6863
    Washington, DC 20230

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  • Oram Family Scholarship Fund
    Varies
    March 31
    Sponsor: Community Foundation of Western Massachusetts

    Eligibility: Applicants must be majoring in science or art. Preference will be given to students of color.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    1500 Main Street
    P.O. Box 15769
    Springfield, MA 01115

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  • Pence Construction Diversity in Leadership Scholarship
    $10,000
    March 1
    Sponsor: Oregon Community Foundation

    Eligibility: Applicants must be underrepresented students of color majoring in construction engineering at Oregon State University. Students must be Oregon residents, with a preference for Multnomah County residents. Applicants must be enrolled full-time.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    1221 SW Yamhill Street
    Suite 100
    Portland, OR 97205

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  • Phyllis G. Meekins Scholarship
    $5,000
    January 31
    Sponsor: Ladies Professional Golf Association

    Eligibility: Applicants must have a minimum 3.0 GPA and be U.S. citizens or legal residents. 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
    April 30
    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 students who are majoring or minoring in public relations 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.

    120 Wall Street
    21st Floor
    New York, NY 10005-4024

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  • Rising BIPOC Teacher of Ohio Scholarship
    Varies
    April 6
    Sponsor: Muskingum County Community Foundation

    Eligibility: Applicants must be graduating seniors or recent graduates of an Ohio high school or equivalent program. Students must be pursuing a degree in education at an accredited college or University and must also demonstrate financial need. Applicants must provide two letters of recommendation, an essay response, a transcript and a Student Aid Report from FAFSA.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    534 Putnam Avenue
    Zanesville, OH 43701

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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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  • Saint Peter Claver Scholarship Fund
    Varies
    March 31
    Sponsor: Community Foundation of Frederick County

    Eligibility: Applicants must be Frederick County residents from under-represented and under-served populations continuing their education at a two or four-year college or university. Students must provide their transcript with the application. Applicants who submit their transcripts will be considered for all scholarships offered by the foundation.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    312 East Church Street
    Frederick, MD 21701

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  • San Luis Obispo County Bar Association Scholarship
    $2,000
    February 1
    Sponsor: Community Foundation San Luis Obispo County

    Eligibility: Applicants must be graduating seniors from any high school in San Luis Obispo County or an undergraduate student who graduated from a San Luis Obispo County high school. Students must identify as a person of color and plan to pursue a career in the legal profession. Financial need must be demonstrated by the applicant.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    550 Dana Street
    San Luis Obispo, CA 93401

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  • Sarasota County Bar Association Booker Law Academy Scholarship
    Varies
    February 15
    Sponsor: Community Foundation of Sarasota County

    Eligibility: Applicants must be graduating seniors of the Booker High School Law Academy of underrepresented, minority background (e.g. race, color, religion, national origin, ethnicity, age, gender, sexual orientation, or physical disability) with scholastic financial support for attendance at a college or university.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    2635 Fruitville Road
    Sarasota, FL 34237

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  • Sarasota County Bar Association Richard R. Garland Endowed Diversity Scholarship
    Varies
    February 15
    Sponsor: Community Foundation of Sarasota County

    Eligibility: Applicants must be residents of Sarasota, Manatee, DeSoto or Charlotte counties or be graduating high school seniors or graduates of a high school located within one of these four counties. Students must be under the age of 24 and must be pursuing or planning to pursue further education at an accredited university, community college, technical school or certification program.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    2635 Fruitville Road
    Sarasota, FL 34237

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  • Smith Diversity Scholarship
    Up to $25,000
    January 28
    Sponsor: Lutheran Family Services of Nebraska

    Eligibility: Applicants must be a resident of Nebraska at time of graduation. Students must show financial need. Preference will be given to applicants from disadvantaged ethnic backgrounds that do not identify as Caucasian.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    124 South 24th Street
    Omaha, NE 56102

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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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  • St. Nicholas Children's Scholarship Fund
    Varies
    March 31
    Sponsor: Community Foundation of Frederick County

    Eligibility: Applicants must provide their transcript with the application. Students who submit their transcripts will be considered for all scholarships offered by the foundation. Applicants must be college-bound students from Frederick County with a preference for minority students and students with financial need.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    312 East Church Street
    Frederick, MD 21701

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  • Sutliff & Stout Diversity in Law School Scholarship
    $1,500
    July 28
    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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  • Teacher Scholarship for Underrepresented Students
    $500
    June 1
    Sponsor: PraxisExam.org

    Eligibility: Applicants must be U.S. citizens or hold permanent U.S. residency status. Students must be enrolled or accepted at an accredited school pursuing a degree in teaching. Applicants must have at least 30 semester or 45 quarter degree hours remaining in their studies. Students must be from a historically underrepresented background in teaching.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    100 View Street
    Suite 202
    Mountain View, CA 94041

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  • Tuffee J. Yunis Scholarship
    $4,720
    February 18
    Sponsor: Community Foundation of Elmira-Corning and the Finger Lakes Inc.

    Eligibility: Applicants must be Elmira High School, Thomas Edison High School, Corning-Painted Post High School, and Horseheads High School students who have a strong work ethic, community involvement and financial need. A solid scholastic record is required, but may not be necessary and women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    301 S. Main Street
    Horseheads, NY 14845

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  • Underrepresented and Oppressed Law Students Scholarship
    $1,000
    May 31
    Sponsor: Colorado Lawyer Team

    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
    February 1
    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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  • Victor Grifols Roura Scholarship
    $8,500
    December 18
    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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  • Wallace and Roberta Hill Minority Scholarship
    Varies
    March 1
    Sponsor: Community Foundation of St. Joseph County

    Eligibility: Applicants must be minority children who wish to attend St. Joseph Grade School in South Bend. Students must have high academic achievements and demonstrated financial need.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    P.O. Box 837
    South Bend, IN 46624

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  • William and Charlotte Cadbury Award
    $5,000
    Contact sponsor to confirm deadline
    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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