Scholarships for African-American Students

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Scholarship NameAward
$2,000
Deadline
Apr 30
Offered by
College Prowler
Description
Students can use the money to help cover tuition, housing, meal plans, books, computers, or any education-related expenses.
How to apply
Applications are available online.
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$10,000
Deadline
Jun 17
Offered by
Scholarship Points
Description
ScholarshipPoints.com will give away more than $100,000 in scholarships this year including this $10,000 scholarship!
How to apply
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$10,000
Deadline
Jun 30
Offered by
+U
Description
Apply to win one of five $10,000 college scholarships by telling +U how you picture your success after college. Just answer a few short and simple questions and you may be selected to win $10,000 toward your college education. +U matches students to colleges that their life, goals and finances - join today!
How to apply
Applications are available online.
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Actuarial Diversity ScholarshipVaries
Deadline
May 4
Renewable
No
Offered by
Actuarial Foundation
475 N. Martingale Road, Suite 600
Schaumburg, IL 60173-2226
Eligibility
Unknown may apply. 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.
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Aetna Foundation/NMF Healthcare Leadership Program$5,000
Deadline
March 12 and April 11
Renewable
No
Offered by
National Medical Fellowships Inc.
347 Fifth Avenue
Suite 510
New York, NY 10016
Eligibility
Unknown may apply. Applicants must be U.S. citizens who are second or third year medical students at accredited U.S. medical schools. Applicants must be attending school in Southern California, Connecticut, Illinois, New Jersey, New York City or Philadelphia. They must also exhibit outstanding academic achievement, leadership and the potential to make great contributions to medicine. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application as well as financial need.
How to apply
Applications are available online. Application, verification of citizenship and ethnicity, financial need information, curriculum vitae, biosketch, current medical school transcript, verification of medical school enrollment, personal statement and two letters of recommendation are required.
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$1,000
Deadline
Apr 30
Offered by
Cappex
Description
This is an easy scholarship offered every month. There is no GPA requirement and no essay to write! All you have to do is create a Cappex profile. Click ‘apply’ and you may have just made $1,000!
How to apply
Applications are available online.
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Afro-Academic, Cultural, Technological and Scientific Olympics (ACT-SO)Varies
Deadline
Varies
Renewable
No
Offered by
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People
The United Negro College Fund
Scholarships and Grants Administration
8260 Willow Oaks Corporate Drive
Fairfax, VA 22031
Eligibility
Unknown may apply. 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 25 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.
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Agnes Jones Jackson Scholarship$2,000
Deadline
July 31
Renewable
No
Offered by
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People
The United Negro College Fund
Scholarships and Grants Administration
8260 Willow Oaks Corporate Drive
Fairfax, VA 22031
Eligibility
Unknown may apply. 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.
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AICPA Scholarship for Minority Accounting StudentsUp to $5,000
Deadline
April 1
Renewable
No
Offered by
American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
220 Leigh Farm Road
Durham, NC 27707
Eligibility
Unknown may apply. 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 3.3 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.
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AIFS Diversity Scholarship$1,000
Deadline
April 15 and September 15
Renewable
No
Offered by
American Institute for Foreign Study
AIFS College Division
River Plaza
9 W. Broad Street
Stamford, CT 06902
Eligibility
Unknown may apply. 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.
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$2,500
Deadline
Apr 17
Offered by
CollegeWeek Live
Description
Don’t just find your college match – ask them your questions in real time, and enter a scholarship while you’re at it. Login to CollegeWeekLive for the All Access Virtual College Fair on Thursday April 17th, visit three colleges while you're logged in, and you'll be automatically entered in our $2,500 College Match Scholarship!
How to apply
Applications are available online.
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Alliance Data Scholarship$5,000
Deadline
Varies
Renewable
No
Offered by
United Negro College Fund (UNCF)
8260 Willow Oaks Corporate Drive
P.O. Box 10444
Fairfax, VA 22031-8044
Eligibility
Unknown may apply. 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. 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.
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Alphonso Deal Scholarship AwardVaries
Deadline
May 15
Renewable
No
Offered by
National Black Police Association
NBPA Scholarship Award
30 Kennedy Street NW
Suite 101
Washington, DC 20011
Eligibility
Unknown may apply. Applicants must be collegebound high school seniors planning to study law enforcement who are U.S. citizens and are recommended by their high school principal, counselor or teacher.
How to apply
Applications are available online.
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American Chemical Society Scholars ProgramUp to $5,000
Deadline
March 1
Renewable
No
Offered by
American Chemical Society
1155 Sixteenth Street, NW
Washington, DC 20036
Eligibility
Unknown may apply. 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.
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American Hotel Foundation Scholarship$1,500
Deadline
Varies
Renewable
No
Offered by
United Negro College Fund (UNCF)
8260 Willow Oaks Corporate Drive
P.O. Box 10444
Fairfax, VA 22031-8044
Eligibility
Unknown may apply. Applicants must be major in hotel management at United Negro College Fund (UNCF) member colleges and universities. 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. 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.
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$1,000
Deadline
Apr 30
Offered by
CP HS Survey
Description
Take a short survey about your high school for a chance to win a $1,000 scholarship.
How to apply
Applications are available online.
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American Society of Criminology Fellowships for Ethnic Minorities$6,000
Deadline
March 1
Renewable
No
Offered by
American Society of Criminology
Department of Sociology and Criminal Justice C.O. Ronet Bachman
University of Delaware
Newark, DE 19717-5242
Eligibility
Unknown may apply. 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.
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AMS/Industry Minority Scholarships$3,000
Deadline
February 10
Renewable
No
Offered by
American Meteorological Society
Fellowship and Scholarship Department
45 Beacon Street
Boston, MA 02108-3693
Eligibility
Unknown may apply. 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.
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Annual NBNA ScholarshipsVaries
Deadline
April 15
Renewable
No
Offered by
National Black Nurses Association
8630 Fenton Street
Suite 330
Silver Spring, MD 20910
Eligibility
Unknown may apply. 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.
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APS Minority ScholarshipVaries
Deadline
February 3
Renewable
No
Offered by
American Physical Society
One Physics Ellipse
College Park, MD 20740-3844
Eligibility
Unknown may apply. Applicants must be African-American, Hispanic American or Native American U.S. citizens or permanent residents who plan to or are majoring in physics. Applicants must be high school seniors, college freshmen or college sophomores.
How to apply
Applications are available online.
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$500
Deadline
Apr 30
Offered by
Dailybreak
Description
Sign up for Dailybreak and enjoy a little fun away from your studies. Plus, take any 3 Challenges, and you'll be entered to win a $500 Amazon gift card!
How to apply
Applications are available online.
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Atkins North American Frank T Martin Leadership Scholarship$3,000
Deadline
May 11
Renewable
No
Offered by
Conference of Minority Transportation Officials
1875 I Street, NW
Suite 500
Washington, DC 20006
Eligibility
Unknown may apply. Applicants must be undergraduate or college students accepted to or enrolled in a program in or related to transportation, engineering or planning. Undergraduate students must be enrolled in a minimum of 12 credit hours. Applicants must also exhibit strong leadership abilities and be dedicated to service of the community. Selection is based on demonstrated leadership and community service commitment as well as the overall strength of the application.
How to apply
Applications are available online. An application form, cover letter/essay, two letters of recommendation, letter of college acceptance, transcripts, resume and photograph are required.
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Berbeco Senior Research FellowshipUp to $6,000
Deadline
Unknown
Renewable
No
Offered by
United Negro College Fund (UNCF)
8260 Willow Oaks Corporate Drive
P.O. Box 10444
Fairfax, VA 22031-8044
Eligibility
Unknown may apply. 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.
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BI-LO/SpiritFest Scholarship$2,500
Deadline
August 1
Renewable
No
Offered by
Eray Promotions
342 Crepe Myrtle Drive
Greer, SC 29651
Eligibility
Unknown may apply. 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.
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CANFIT ScholarshipsVaries
Deadline
March 31
Renewable
No
Offered by
CANFIT
2140 Shattuck Avenue, Suite 610
Berkeley, CA 94704
Eligibility
Unknown may apply. 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.
How to apply
Applications are available online.
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$2,000
Deadline
Apr 30
Offered by
CaptainU
Description
CaptainU helps simplify the recruiting process by helping you connect with over 16,000 college coaches and make a college team! Register for a free account with CaptainU for a chance to win this scholarship.
How to apply
Applications are available online.
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Catherine W. Pierce ScholarshipUp to $5,000
Deadline
Varies
Renewable
No
Offered by
United Negro College Fund (UNCF)
8260 Willow Oaks Corporate Drive
P.O. Box 10444
Fairfax, VA 22031-8044
Eligibility
Unknown may apply. 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. 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.
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CDM Scholarship/Internship$6,000
Deadline
Varies
Renewable
No
Offered by
United Negro College Fund (UNCF)
8260 Willow Oaks Corporate Drive
P.O. Box 10444
Fairfax, VA 22031-8044
Eligibility
Unknown may apply. Applicants must be undergraduates majoring in engineering, science or construction fields, such as chemical, civil, electrical, environmental, geotechnical, geology/hydrogeology, geography, GIS, mechanical, mining and structural or must be planning to pursue a master's degree in one of these disciplines at United Negro College Fund (UNCF) member colleges and universities. A minimum 3.0 GPA is required. There is also an internship as a part of the program.
How to apply
Applications are available online.
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CESDA Diversity Scholarship$1,000
Deadline
February 8
Renewable
No
Offered by
Colorado Educational Services and Development Association
P.O. Box 40214
Denver, CO 80204
Eligibility
Unknown may apply. 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.
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Chairman Emeritus AwardVaries
Deadline
May 15
Renewable
No
Offered by
National Association of Blacks in Criminal Justice
North Carolina Central University
P.O. Box 19788
Durham, NC 27707
Eligibility
Unknown may apply. Applicants must be nominated by a member of NABCJ.
How to apply
Nomination applications are available online.
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$500
Deadline
Jun 1
Offered by
HSSenior
Description
Open to all high school seniors in the class of 2014.
How to apply
Applications are available online.
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Citigroup Fellows Program$6,400
Deadline
Varies
Renewable
No
Offered by
United Negro College Fund (UNCF)
8260 Willow Oaks Corporate Drive
P.O. Box 10444
Fairfax, VA 22031-8044
Eligibility
Unknown may apply. Applicants must major in business, finance, economics, accounting, information systems, computer science/MIS, computer science, banking, business-related, information technology, business (sales interest), computer engineering, management or management information systems. The program also provides access to Citigroup professionals as mentors and professional development conferences.
How to apply
Applications are available online.
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CLA Scholarship for Minority Students in Memory of Edna Yelland$2,500
Deadline
June 2
Renewable
No
Offered by
California Library Association
4030 Lennane Drive
Sacramento, CA 95834
Eligibility
Unknown may apply. 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.
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Clanseer and Anna Johnson Scholarships$1,400
Deadline
March 28
Renewable
No
Offered by
Community Foundation of New Jersey
P.O. Box 338
Morristown, NJ 07963-0338
Eligibility
Unknown may apply. 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.
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Coleman Entrepreneurial Scholarship$5,000
Deadline
May 4
Renewable
No
Offered by
Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship
120 Wall Street, 18th Floor
New York, NY 10005
Eligibility
Unknown may apply. Applicants must be current sophomores or juniors in qualifying Historically Black Colleges and Universities. They must be U.S. citizens of African-American or Hispanic descent. Applicants must also have a GPA of 3.0 or higher and enroll full-time for the upcoming academic year.
How to apply
Applications are available online. An application form, appraisal and transcript are required.
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$1,000
Deadline
May 15
Offered by
Flashnotes
Description
Ever wish you could get paid for all the hard work you put into your courses? Our friends at Flashnotes are here to help. With Flashnotes, students can buy/sell everything from notes and flashcards to virtual tutoring sessions. Plus, if you register now, you'll have the chance to win a $1,000 scholarship!
How to apply
Applications are available online.
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Colgate-Palmolive Company/UNCF ScholarshipVaries
Deadline
Varies
Renewable
No
Offered by
United Negro College Fund (UNCF)
8260 Willow Oaks Corporate Drive
P.O. Box 10444
Fairfax, VA 22031-8044
Eligibility
Unknown may apply. 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.
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Congressional Black Caucus Spouses Cheerios Brand Health Initiative ScholarshipVaries
Deadline
June 1
Renewable
No
Offered by
Congressional Black Caucus Foundation
1720 Massachusetts Avenue NW
Washington, DC 20036
Eligibility
Unknown may apply. Applicants do NOT need to be African American. Students must attend school or reside in a district represented by a Congressional Black Caucus member. Students must 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.
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Consortium FellowshipFull Tuition and Fees
Deadline
January
Renewable
No
Offered by
Consortium for Graduate Study in Management
5585 Pershing
Suite 240
St. Louis, MO 63112-4621
Eligibility
Unknown may apply. 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.
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Costco Wholesale Scholarships$8,928
Deadline
Varies
Renewable
No
Offered by
Independent Colleges of Washington
600 Stewart Street
Suite 600
Seattle, WA 98101
Eligibility
Unknown may apply. Applicants must demonstrate financial need and be a member of an underrepresented minority population. Students at Pacific Lutheran University, Seattle Pacific University, St. Martin's University, University of Puget Sound, Walla Walla University, Whitman College and Whitworth University are eligible.
How to apply
No application is necessary. Each college or university selects recipients from eligible students.
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$500
Deadline
Jun 1
Offered by
HSJunior
Description
Open to all high school juniors in the class of 2015.
How to apply
Applications are available online.
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Diversity Abroad / GlobaLinks Learning Abroad ScholarshipVaries
Deadline
Varies
Renewable
No
Offered by
Foundation for Global Scholars
12050 North Pecos Street
Suite 320
Westminster, CO 80234
Eligibility
Unknown may apply. Applicants must be U.S. or Canadian citizens who are enrolled at a North American college or university. They must be able to apply any transfer credits from studying abroad to their current degree program. They must be first-generation college students, ethnic minorities, disabled or from a low-income family. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.
How to apply
Applications are available online. An application form, transcript and video are required.
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Dorothy N. McNeal ScholarshipVaries
Deadline
Varies
Renewable
No
Offered by
United Negro College Fund (UNCF)
8260 Willow Oaks Corporate Drive
P.O. Box 10444
Fairfax, VA 22031-8044
Eligibility
Unknown may apply. Applicants must be African American students attending a UNCF member college or university with a GPA of at least 2.5. 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. Applicants 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.
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Dr. Arnita Young Boswell Scholarship$1,000
Deadline
March 1
Renewable
No
Offered by
National Hook-Up of Black Women Inc.
1809 East 71st Street
Suite 205
Chicago, IL 60649
Eligibility
Unknown may apply. Applicants must be undergraduate or graduate continuing education students. 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.
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Dr. Joe Ratliff ChallengeVaries
Deadline
Varies
Renewable
No
Offered by
United Negro College Fund (UNCF)
8260 Willow Oaks Corporate Drive
P.O. Box 10444
Fairfax, VA 22031-8044
Eligibility
Unknown may apply. 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.
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$500
Deadline
Jun 1
Offered by
HSFreshmen
Description
Open to all high school freshmen in the class of 2017.
How to apply
Applications are available online.
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DTE Energy Foundation Sphinx CompetitionUp to $10,000
Deadline
November 12
Renewable
No
Offered by
Sphinx Organization
400 Renaissance Center
Suite 2550
Detroit, MI 48243
Eligibility
Unknown may apply. 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.
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Edith M. Allen ScholarshipVaries
Deadline
March 1
Renewable
No
Offered by
United Methodist Church
Office of Loans and Scholarships
P.O. BOX 340007
Nashville, TN 37203-0007
Eligibility
Unknown may apply. Applicants must have been active members of the United Methodist Church for at least three years. They must be majoring in education, social work, medicine or other health fields. Students may be pursuing undergraduate or graduate degrees. They must have at least a B+ average.
How to apply
Applications are available online.
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EDSA Minority Scholarship$5,000
Deadline
February 15
Renewable
No
Offered by
Landscape Architecture Foundation
818 18th Street NW
Suite 810
Washington, DC 20006
Eligibility
Unknown may apply. 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.
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Ella Fitzgerald Charitable Foundation ScholarshipVaries
Deadline
Varies
Renewable
No
Offered by
United Negro College Fund (UNCF)
8260 Willow Oaks Corporate Drive
P.O. Box 10444
Fairfax, VA 22031-8044
Eligibility
Unknown may apply. Applicants must be African American students majoring in music with a minimum 2.5 GPA. Students must attend a UNCF member college or university and demonstrate financial need.
How to apply
Applications are available online.
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$500
Deadline
Jun 1
Offered by
HSSophomore
Description
Open to all high school students in the class of 2016.
How to apply
Applications are available online.
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ESA Foundation Scholarship Program$3,000
Deadline
May 15
Renewable
No
Offered by
Entertainment Software Association Foundation
317 Madison Avenue
22 Floor
New York, NY 10017
Eligibility
Unknown may apply. 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.
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Ethnic Minority ScholarshipVaries
Deadline
March 5
Renewable
No
Offered by
United Methodist Church
Office of Loans and Scholarships
P.O. BOX 340007
Nashville, TN 37203-0007
Eligibility
Unknown may apply. 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.
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Financial Services InstitutionVaries
Deadline
Varies
Renewable
No
Offered by
United Negro College Fund (UNCF)
8260 Willow Oaks Corporate Drive
P.O. Box 10444
Fairfax, VA 22031-8044
Eligibility
Unknown may apply. 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. 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.
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Fisher Broadcasting Scholarships for MinoritiesVaries
Deadline
May 31
Renewable
No
Offered by
Fisher Communications Inc.
100 4th Avenue N.
Suite 440
Seattle, WA 98109
Eligibility
Unknown may apply. Applicants must be college sophomores enrolled in a broadcast, marketing or journalism curriculum at a college or vocational-technical school, be of non-white origin and have a minimum 2.5 GPA. Residents outside of Washington, Oregon, Idaho and Montana and must apply scholarship funds to colleges in those states. Residents of those states may apply scholarship awards to out-of-state schools.
How to apply
Applications are available online.
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$2,500
Deadline
Apr 30
Offered by
Toluna
Description
Express your opinion & make your voice heard while getting rewarded in the process! Simply register for your free Toluna account and begin taking surveys, and you'll have the chance to win cash in their $4,500 monthly giveaway - multiple amounts are awarded including a $2,500 grand prize!
How to apply
Applications are available online.
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Forum for Concerns of Minorities ScholarshipVaries
Deadline
April 1
Renewable
No
Offered by
American Society for Clinical Laboratory Science
6701 Democracy Boulevard, Suite 300
Bethesda, MD 20817
Eligibility
Unknown may apply. 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.
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Frederick D. Patterson ScholarshipVaries
Deadline
Varies
Renewable
No
Offered by
United Negro College Fund (UNCF)
8260 Willow Oaks Corporate Drive
P.O. Box 10444
Fairfax, VA 22031-8044
Eligibility
Unknown may apply. 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.
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Gates Millennium Scholars ProgramVaries
Deadline
January 15
Renewable
No
Offered by
Gates Foundation
P.O. Box 10500
Fairfax, VA 22031
Eligibility
Unknown may apply. Applicants must be African American, American Indian/Alaska Native, Asian Pacific Islander American or Hispanic American students with a minimum 3.3 GPA, enter an accredited college or university and have significant financial need. Applicants must also be eligible for federal Pell Grants.
How to apply
Students are nominated by teachers, principals or other education professionals. Nomination materials are available online.
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GEM Fellowship ProgramVaries
Deadline
November 15
Renewable
No
Offered by
National Consortium for Graduate Degrees for Minorities in Engineering and Science Inc. (GEM)
GEM Consortium
P.O. Box 537
Notre Dame, IN 46556
Eligibility
Unknown may apply. Applicants must be college sophomore, junior or senior or graduate student majors in engineering, physical science or natural science and be members of one of the following minority groups: African American, Native American or Puerto Rican, Latino or other Hispanic American.
How to apply
Applications are available online.
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$500
Deadline
Apr 30
Offered by
Admittedly
Description
Admittedly is an online college advisory tool for that was founded by a former private college admissions counselor. Since 2005 all of her students were accepted to one of their top three schools! Now you have a chance to add $500 to your college fund while getting the admission tips you need!
How to apply
Applications are available online.
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General Mills Technology Scholars Award $5,000
Deadline
Unknown
Renewable
No
Offered by
United Negro College Fund (UNCF)
8260 Willow Oaks Corporate Drive
P.O. Box 10444
Fairfax, VA 22031-8044
Eligibility
Unknown may apply. Applicants must be African American undergraduate students majoring in engineering, information systems, computer science/MIS, computer science, food service, information technology or management information systems. They must have a GPA of at least 3.0 and demonstrate financial need. Academics, career aspirations, leadership and achievement will be considered in awarding the scholarship.
How to apply
Applications are available online.
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George A. Strait Minority ScholarshipVaries
Deadline
April 1
Renewable
No
Offered by
American Association of Law Libraries
105 W. Adams
Suite 3300
Chicago, IL 60604
Eligibility
Unknown may apply. 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.
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Gerald W. and Jean Purmal Endowed Scholarship$1,000-$4,000
Deadline
Varies
Renewable
No
Offered by
United Negro College Fund (UNCF)
8260 Willow Oaks Corporate Drive
P.O. Box 10444
Fairfax, VA 22031-8044
Eligibility
Unknown may apply. 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.
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GlaxoSmithKline Company Science Achievement Award$3,000
Deadline
Varies
Renewable
No
Offered by
United Negro College Fund (UNCF)
8260 Willow Oaks Corporate Drive
P.O. Box 10444
Fairfax, VA 22031-8044
Eligibility
Unknown may apply. 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.
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$500
Deadline
Apr 30
Offered by
Dailybreak
Description
Sign up for Dailybreak and enjoy a little fun away from your studies. Plus, take any 3 Challenges, and you'll be entered to win a $500 Amazon gift card!
How to apply
Applications are available online.
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Google ScholarshipUp to $10,000
Deadline
May 31
Renewable
No
Offered by
United Negro College Fund (UNCF)
8260 Willow Oaks Corporate Drive
P.O. Box 10444
Fairfax, VA 22031-8044
Eligibility
Unknown may apply. Applicants must be African American students who are juniors at a UNCF member school or HBCU. They must be computer science or computer engineering majors with a GPA of at least 3.5 and demonstrate financial need.
How to apply
Applications are available online.
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Harry C. Jaecker Scholarship$2,000-$5,000
Deadline
Varies
Renewable
No
Offered by
United Negro College Fund (UNCF)
8260 Willow Oaks Corporate Drive
P.O. Box 10444
Fairfax, VA 22031-8044
Eligibility
Unknown may apply. Applicants must be African American, 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.
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Harry L. Morrison Scholarship$1,000
Deadline
December 1
Renewable
No
Offered by
National Society of Black Physicists
1100 North Glebe Road
Suite 1010
Arlington, VA 22201
Eligibility
Unknown may apply. Applicants must be physics majors who are undergraduate sophomores or juniors. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.
How to apply
Applications are available online. An application form, official transcript and three letters of recommendation are required.
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Henry Sachs Foundation Scholarship$5,000
Deadline
March 15
Renewable
No
Offered by
Henry Sachs Foundation
90 S. Cascade Avenue
Suite 1410
Colorado Springs, CO 80903
Eligibility
Unknown may apply. 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.
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$500
Deadline
Jun 30
Offered by
Niche
Description
Get social with our $500 #NicheScholarship! Apply now for another chance to win some cash for school from your friends at Niche!
How to apply
Applications are available online.
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Herbert Lehman Scholarships$2,000
Deadline
March 31
Renewable
No
Offered by
NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund
99 Hudson Street, Suite 1600
New York, NY 10013
Eligibility
Unknown may apply. 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.
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Holly Cornell Scholarship$7,500
Deadline
January 6
Renewable
No
Offered by
American Water Works Association
6666 W. Quincy Avenue
Denver, CO 80235-3098
Eligibility
Unknown may apply. 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.
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HSF/BB&T Charitable ScholarshipVaries
Deadline
November 30
Renewable
No
Offered by
Hispanic Scholarship Fund (HSF)
55 Second Street
Suite 1500
San Francisco, CA 94105
Eligibility
Unknown may apply. Applicants must be U.S. citizens or legal permanent residents and full-time undergraduate students. They must be attending an accredited, four-year postsecondary institution located in the U.S. or Puerto Rico. They must reside in or attend school in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Indiana, Kentucky, Maryland, North Carolina, Puerto Rico, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, Washington, DC or West Virginia. They must be sophomores who are enrolled in a degree program in liberal arts, law or business and 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, supporting materials and submission of the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) are required.
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HSF/Marathon Oil Corporation College Scholarship ProgramUp to $15,000
Deadline
October 1
Renewable
No
Offered by
Hispanic Scholarship Fund (HSF)
55 Second Street
Suite 1500
San Francisco, CA 94105
Eligibility
Unknown may apply. Applicants must be U.S. citizens or legal permanent residents who are Hispanic, African-American, Native American, Asian, Pacific Islanders or Alaska Natives and who are undergraduate sophomores or seniors. Sophomores must be majoring in accounting, chemical engineering, computer engineering, computer science, electrical engineering, environmental engineering, geology/geosciences, information technology (IT/MIS), mechanical engineering, petroleum engineering or supply chain management (management). Seniors must have plans to pursue a master's degree in geology or geophysics. Applicants must 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, submission of the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and other supporting materials are required.
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$500
Deadline
Dec 31
Offered by
Graduate Student Scholarship
Description
Open to both current and prospective graduate students
How to apply
Applications are available online.
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Hubertus W.V. Wellems Scholarship for Male Students$3,000
Deadline
July 31
Renewable
No
Offered by
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People
The United Negro College Fund
Scholarships and Grants Administration
8260 Willow Oaks Corporate Drive
Fairfax, VA 22031
Eligibility
Unknown may apply. 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.
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IBM Corporation Scholarship$1,000
Deadline
February 15
Renewable
No
Offered by
Society of Women Engineers
203 North LaSalle Street
Suite 1675
Chicago, IL 60601
Eligibility
Unknown may apply. Applicants must be female undergraduate sophomores or juniors enrolled full-time in a CSAB-accredited computer science degree program or in an ABET-accredited computer engineering or electrical engineering degree program. They must have a GPA of 3.4 or higher. Preference will be given to members of underrepresented groups. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.
How to apply
Applications are available online. An application form, official transcript and two recommendation letters are required.
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Jack and Jill of America Foundation Scholarship$1,500-$2,500
Deadline
April 1
Renewable
No
Offered by
Jack and Jill of America Foundation
1930 17th Street NW
Washington, DC 20009
Eligibility
Unknown may apply. 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.
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Jackie Robinson ScholarshipUp to $7,500
Deadline
February 15
Renewable
No
Offered by
Jackie Robinson Foundation
3 W. 35th Street
11th Floor
New York, NY 10001
Eligibility
Unknown may apply. 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.
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$500
Deadline
Dec 31
Offered by
Community College Scholarship
Description
Open to all current and prospective community college students
How to apply
Applications are available online.
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Jesse Jones, Jr. Scholarship$2,000-$5,000
Deadline
Varies
Renewable
No
Offered by
United Negro College Fund (UNCF)
8260 Willow Oaks Corporate Drive
P.O. Box 10444
Fairfax, VA 22031-8044
Eligibility
Unknown may apply. Applicants must be African American, 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. 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.
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Jimi Hendrix Endowment Fund Scholarship$2,000-$5,000
Deadline
Varies
Renewable
No
Offered by
United Negro College Fund (UNCF)
8260 Willow Oaks Corporate Drive
P.O. Box 10444
Fairfax, VA 22031-8044
Eligibility
Unknown may apply. 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.
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Jimmy A. Young Memorial Education Recognition AwardUp to $1,000
Deadline
June 15
Renewable
No
Offered by
American Association for Respiratory Care
9425 North MacArthur Boulevard
Suite 100
Irving, TX 75063-4706
Eligibility
Unknown may apply. 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.
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Jonathan Jasper Wright AwardVaries
Deadline
May 15
Renewable
No
Offered by
National Association of Blacks in Criminal Justice
North Carolina Central University
P.O. Box 19788
Durham, NC 27707
Eligibility
Unknown may apply. Award recipients will be involved in affecting policy change. Nominator should be a member of NABCJ.
How to apply
Nomination applications are available online.
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$100,000
Deadline
Dec 31
Offered by
Scholarship Points
Description
ScholarshipPoints.com will give away over $100,000 in free college scholarships this year including a $1,000 scholarship every month!
How to apply
Applications are available online.
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Josiah Macy Jr. Foundation ScholarshipVaries
Deadline
Varies
Renewable
No
Offered by
National Medical Fellowships Inc.
347 Fifth Avenue
Suite 510
New York, NY 10016
Eligibility
Unknown may apply. Applicants must be U.S. citizens, be members of underrepresented minority groups and have financial need. Award is given for past academic achievement and future potential. Selection is based upon the overall quality of the application.
How to apply
Applications are available online. An application, proof of citizenship, Student Aid Report, financial aid transcript, official letter of financial aid offer, documentation of loan history, two personal statements, curriculum vitae, biosketch, current medical school transcript and two letters of recommendation are required.
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Julianne Malveaux ScholarshipVaries
Deadline
March 1
Renewable
No
Offered by
National Association of Negro Business and Professional Women's Clubs Inc.
1806 New Hampshire Avenue NW
Washington, DC 20009-3298
Eligibility
Unknown may apply. 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.
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Kansas Ethnic Minority ScholarshipUp to $1,850
Deadline
May 1
Renewable
No
Offered by
Kansas Board of Regents
Curtis State Office Building
Suite 520
1000 SW Jackson Street
Topeka, KS 66612
Eligibility
Unknown may apply. 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 816, 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.
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Leadership for Diversity Scholarship$1,500
Deadline
May 30
Renewable
No
Offered by
California School Library Association
950 Glenn Drive, Suite 150
Folsom, CA 95630
Eligibility
Unknown may apply. 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.
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$1,500
Deadline
Dec 31
Offered by
Scholarship Experts
Description
Create a top 10 list for why you should get this scholarship for a chance to win $1,500!
How to apply
Applications are available online.
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Legal Opportunity Scholarship Fund$5,000
Deadline
March 1
Renewable
No
Offered by
American Bar Association
321 North Clark Street
Chicago, IL 60610
Eligibility
Unknown may apply. 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.
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Letty Garofalo ScholarshipVaries
Deadline
Varies
Renewable
No
Offered by
United Negro College Fund (UNCF)
8260 Willow Oaks Corporate Drive
P.O. Box 10444
Fairfax, VA 22031-8044
Eligibility
Unknown may apply. 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. 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.
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Louis B. Russell, Jr. Memorial Scholarship$1,000
Deadline
March 1
Renewable
No
Offered by
Indiana State Teachers Association
150 W. Market Street
Indianapolis, IN 46204
Eligibility
Unknown may apply. 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.
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Mae Maxey Memorial Scholarship$1,000-$5,000
Deadline
Varies
Renewable
No
Offered by
United Negro College Fund (UNCF)
8260 Willow Oaks Corporate Drive
P.O. Box 10444
Fairfax, VA 22031-8044
Eligibility
Unknown may apply. 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.
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Malcolm X Scholarship for Exceptional Courage$4,000
Deadline
Varies
Renewable
No
Offered by
United Negro College Fund (UNCF)
8260 Willow Oaks Corporate Drive
P.O. Box 10444
Fairfax, VA 22031-8044
Eligibility
Unknown may apply. 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.
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Marcia Silverman Minority Student Award$5,000
Deadline
June 15
Renewable
No
Offered by
Public Relations Student Society of America
33 Maiden Lane
11th Floor
New York, NY 10038
Eligibility
Unknown may apply. 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.
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Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial ScholarshipVaries
Deadline
February 21
Renewable
No
Offered by
California Teachers Association (CTA)
CTA Human Rights Department
P.O. Box 921
Burlingame, CA 94011-0921
Eligibility
Unknown may apply. 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.
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Mary Church Terrell AwardVaries
Deadline
May 1
Renewable
No
Offered by
National Association of Blacks in Criminal Justice
North Carolina Central University
P.O. Box 19788
Durham, NC 27707
Eligibility
Unknown may apply. 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.
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MCCA Lloyd M. Johnson, Jr. Scholarship Program$10,000-$20,000
Deadline
May 30
Renewable
No
Offered by
United Negro College Fund (UNCF)
8260 Willow Oaks Corporate Drive
P.O. Box 10444
Fairfax, VA 22031-8044
Eligibility
Unknown may apply. Applicants must be African American students entering their first year of law school at an accredited institution. They must have a GPA of at least 3.0 and demonstrate financial need.
How to apply
Applications are available online.
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McClare Family Trust ScholarshipVaries
Deadline
Varies
Renewable
No
Offered by
United Negro College Fund (UNCF)
8260 Willow Oaks Corporate Drive
P.O. Box 10444
Fairfax, VA 22031-8044
Eligibility
Unknown may apply. Applicants must be African American college freshmen at a UNCF member college or university majoring in the humanities, with an interest in English literature. Students must have a GPA of at least 3.0 and demonstrate financial need.
How to apply
Applications are available online.
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Medger Evers AwardVaries
Deadline
May 15
Renewable
No
Offered by
National Association of Blacks in Criminal Justice
North Carolina Central University
P.O. Box 19788
Durham, NC 27707
Eligibility
Unknown may apply. This award honors the slain civil rights leader. Nominator should be a member of NABCJ.
How to apply
Nomination applications are available online.
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Medtronic Foundation Scholarship$5,000
Deadline
Varies
Renewable
No
Offered by
United Negro College Fund (UNCF)
8260 Willow Oaks Corporate Drive
P.O. Box 10444
Fairfax, VA 22031-8044
Eligibility
Unknown may apply. Eligible majors include: engineering, pre-medicine, science, chemistry, biochemistry, biology, microbiology, biomedical research, medicine, physical sciences, electrical engineering, civil engineering, chemical engineering and mechanical engineering. Applicants must have a GPA of at least 3.3 and demonstrate financial need.
How to apply
Applications are available online.
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Michael Jackson ScholarshipUp to $4,000
Deadline
Varies
Renewable
No
Offered by
United Negro College Fund (UNCF)
8260 Willow Oaks Corporate Drive
P.O. Box 10444
Fairfax, VA 22031-8044
Eligibility
Unknown may apply. 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.
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Mildred Towle Scholarship for African-AmericansVaries
Deadline
February 20
Renewable
No
Offered by
Hawaii Community Foundation - Scholarships
1164 Bishop Street, Suite 800
Honolulu, HI 96813
Eligibility
Unknown may apply. 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.
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Minorities and Women Educational Scholarship$1,000
Deadline
April 15
Renewable
No
Offered by
Appraisal Institute
550 W. Van Buren Street
Suite 1000
Chicago, IL 60607
Eligibility
Unknown may apply. 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.
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Minority Affairs Committee Award for Outstanding Scholastic Achievement$1,000-$1,500
Deadline
June 15
Renewable
No
Offered by
American Institute of Chemical Engineers - (AIChE)
3 Park Avenue
New York, NY 10016
Eligibility
Unknown may apply. Applicants must be ethnic minorities, major in chemical engineering and be undergraduate or graduate students.
How to apply
Applications are available online or by telephone or written request.
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Minority Dental Student Scholarship$1,000
Deadline
Varies
Renewable
No
Offered by
American Dental Association Foundation
211 East Chicago Avenue
Chicago, IL 60611
Eligibility
Unknown may apply. Applicants must be African American, Hispanic or Native American full-time students entering 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 3.0 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.
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Minority Fellowship Program$18,000
Deadline
January 31
Renewable
No
Offered by
American Sociological Association Minority Fellowship Program
1430 K Street NW
Suite 600
Washington, DC 20005
Eligibility
Unknown may apply. Applicants may be new or continuing graduate students in sociology who are enrolled in a program that grants the Ph.D. 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.
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Minority Scholarship$1,500
Deadline
March 15
Renewable
No
Offered by
National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) Foundation
1885 Bob Johnson Drive
Colorado Springs, CO 80906
Eligibility
Unknown may apply. 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.
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Minority Scholarship and Training ProgramUp to $10,000 plus internship pay and post-graduate employment
Deadline
Varies
Renewable
No
Offered by
LinTV
8 Elm Street
New Haven, CT 06510
Eligibility
Unknown may apply. Applicants must have a minimum 3.0 GPA, major in journalism or a related broadcast field at an accredited university or college, be college sophomores, be U.S. citizens and of non-white origin.
How to apply
Applications are available online.
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Minority Scholarship Awards for College Students$1,000
Deadline
June 15
Renewable
No
Offered by
American Institute of Chemical Engineers - (AIChE)
3 Park Avenue
New York, NY 10016
Eligibility
Unknown may apply. Applicants must be AIChE national student members, undergraduates in chemical engineering, and members of a minority group (i.e., African American, Hispanic, Native American or Alaskan Native) that is underrepresented in chemical engineering. Students must also have a minimum 3.0 GPA. Selection is based on academic record, participation in AIChE student and professional activities, career objectives and financial need.
How to apply
Applications are available online or by telephone or written request.
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Minority Scholarship Awards for Incoming College Freshmen$1,000
Deadline
June 15
Renewable
No
Offered by
American Institute of Chemical Engineers - (AIChE)
3 Park Avenue
New York, NY 10016
Eligibility
Unknown may apply. 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.
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Minority Scholarship Program$10,000
Deadline
March 31
Renewable
No
Offered by
Fredrikson and Byron, P.A.
200 S. Sixth Street
Suite 4000
Minneapolis, MN 55402-1425
Eligibility
Unknown may apply. In addition to the financial award, scholarship winners are also invited to serve as summer associates at the firm. An application form, two recommendations, a writing sample, a current law school transcript, an undergraduate transcript and a resume are required.
How to apply
Applications are available online.
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Minority Student Scholarship$5,000
Deadline
Varies
Renewable
No
Offered by
American Speech-Language-Hearing Foundation
2200 Research Boulevard
Rockville, MD 20850
Eligibility
Unknown may apply. 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.
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Minority Teacher/Special Education Services ScholarshipUp to $4,000
Deadline
Varies
Renewable
No
Offered by
State Student Assistance Commission of Indiana
150 W. Market Street
Suite 500
Indianapolis, IN 46204
Eligibility
Unknown may apply. 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 online.
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MLA Scholarship for Minority StudentsUp to $5,000
Deadline
December 1
Renewable
No
Offered by
Medical Library Association
65 East Wacker Place
Suite 1900
Chicago, IL 60601-7246
Eligibility
Unknown may apply. 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.
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MLA/NLM Spectrum ScholarshipVaries
Deadline
March 1
Renewable
No
Offered by
Medical Library Association
65 East Wacker Place
Suite 1900
Chicago, IL 60601-7246
Eligibility
Unknown may apply. 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.
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Multicultural Affairs Scholarship Program$1,500
Deadline
May 20
Renewable
No
Offered by
Public Relations Student Society of America
33 Maiden Lane
11th Floor
New York, NY 10038
Eligibility
Unknown may apply. Applicants must be of African American, Hispanic, Asian, Native American, Alaskan Native or Pacific Islander ancestry, be at least college juniors studying communications in an undergraduate program and have a minimum 3.0 GPA. Applicants are required to submit a typed, double-spaced essay no more than three pages in length about workplace diversity or a similar topic.
How to apply
Applications are available online.
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Mutual of Omaha Actuarial Scholarship for Minority Students$5,000
Deadline
October 20
Renewable
No
Offered by
Mutual of Omaha
Mutual of Omaha Plaza
Strategic Staffing - Actuarial Recruitment
Omaha, NE 68175
Eligibility
Unknown may apply. 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 3.0 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.
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NACME Pre-Engineering Student Scholarships$2,500
Deadline
April 23
Renewable
No
Offered by
National Action Council for Minorities in Engineering Inc. (NACME)
Pre-Engineering Scholarship Program
440 Hamilton Avenue, Suite 302
White Plains, NY 10601-1813
Eligibility
Unknown may apply. Applicants must be high school seniors. They must be African-American, Latino or Native American. They must be in the top 10 percent of their graduating class and must have been accepted into an ABET-accredited engineering school. They must have demonstrated leadership skills. Applicants must be formally nominated by their high school guidance counselor. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.
How to apply
Applicants must be formally nominated by their high school guidance counselors. Nomination instructions are available online.
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NAMEPA Beginning Freshmen Engineering Student Award$1,000
Deadline
May 26
Renewable
No
Offered by
National Association of Multicultural Engineering Program Advocates Inc.
341 North Maitland Avenue
Suite 130
Maitland, FL 32751
Eligibility
Unknown may apply. Applicants must be graduating high school seniors who are African-American, Latino or Native American. They must have been accepted into a National Association of Multicultural Engineering Program Advocates (NAMEPA) member institution and designated as an engineering major. They must have a GPA of 2.7 or higher on a four-point scale and must have a cumulative ACT score of 25 or higher or a cumulative SAT score of 1000 or higher. Selection is based on coursework, extracurricular activities and recommendations.
How to apply
Applications are available online. An application form, official transcript, standardized test scores, personal essay, resume and one letter of recommendation are required.
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NAMEPA Scholarship Program$1,000
Deadline
May 26
Renewable
No
Offered by
National Association of Multicultural Engineering Program Advocates
341 N. Maitland Avenue
Suite 130
Maitland, FL 32751
Eligibility
Unknown may apply. Applicants must be African American, Latino and American Indian high school seniors admitted at a college or university as an engineering major with a minimum 2.7 GPA and minimum ACT score of 25 or minimum SAT score of 1000. Applicants must attend a NAMEPA member institution. Transfer students are also eligible. Selection is based on coursework in high school, course distribution, activities, a one-page narrative and recommendations.
How to apply
Applications are available online.
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NANBPWC National ScholarshipsVaries
Deadline
March 1
Renewable
No
Offered by
National Association of Negro Business and Professional Women's Clubs Inc.
1806 New Hampshire Avenue NW
Washington, DC 20009-3298
Eligibility
Unknown may apply. 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.
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National Association of Black Accountants National Scholarship Program$1,000-$10,000
Deadline
January 31
Renewable
No
Offered by
National Association of Black Accountants
7249-A Hanover Parkway
Greenbelt, MD 20770
Eligibility
Unknown may apply. 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.
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National Association of Black Journalists Scholarship Program$1,500-$5,000
Deadline
March 22
Renewable
No
Offered by
National Association of Black Journalists
1100 Knight Hall
Suite 3100
College Park, MD 20742
Eligibility
Unknown may apply. 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.
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National Medical Fellowships Emergency Scholarship FundUp to $10,000
Deadline
Varies
Renewable
No
Offered by
National Medical Fellowships Inc.
347 Fifth Avenue
Suite 510
New York, NY 10016
Eligibility
Unknown may apply. 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.
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National ScholarshipVaries
Deadline
March 1
Renewable
No
Offered by
National Association of Negro Business and Professional Women's Clubs Inc.
1806 New Hampshire Avenue NW
Washington, DC 20009-3298
Eligibility
Unknown may apply. Applicants must be 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.
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NOAA Educational Partnership Program Undergraduate ScholarshipsVaries
Deadline
February 17
Renewable
No
Offered by
NOAA Educational Partnership Program
1315 East-West Highway
Room 10703
Silver Spring, MD 20910
Eligibility
Unknown may apply. 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 3.0 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.
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P.O. Pistilli Undergraduate Scholarship for Advancement in Computer Science and Electrical Engineering$4,000
Deadline
March 7
Renewable
No
Offered by
Design Automation Conference/Association for Computing Machinery
Professor Andrew B. Kahng, P.O. Pistilli Scholarship Director
Department of Computer Science and Engineering, UCSD
9500 Gilman Drive #0404
La Jolla, CA 92093
Eligibility
Unknown may apply. 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.
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PRSA Diversity Multicultural Scholarship$1,500
Deadline
May 20
Renewable
No
Offered by
Public Relations Student Society of America
33 Maiden Lane
11th Floor
New York, NY 10038
Eligibility
Unknown may apply. 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.
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RA Consulting Service Maria Riley Scholarship$2,500
Deadline
Varies
Renewable
No
Offered by
National Forum for Black Public Administrators
777 North Capitol Street NE
Suite 807
Washington, DC 20002
Eligibility
Unknown may apply. Applicants must be full-time undergraduate or graduate students who are majoring in information technology or engineering technology. They must have a GPA of 3.0 or higher. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.
How to apply
Applications are available online. An application form, cover letter, official transcript, three recommendation letters, a personal essay, a resume and a copy of the applicant's student ID card are required.
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Raymond W. Cannon Memorial Scholarship$2,000-$5,000
Deadline
Varies
Renewable
No
Offered by
United Negro College Fund (UNCF)
8260 Willow Oaks Corporate Drive
P.O. Box 10444
Fairfax, VA 22031-8044
Eligibility
Unknown may apply. Applicants must be juniors majoring in pharmacy or pre-law at United Negro College Fund (UNCF) member colleges or universities or Historically Black Colleges or Universities (HBCU Schools) and who have shown leadership in high school and college.
How to apply
Applications are available online.
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Reader's Digest Scholarship$5,000
Deadline
Unknown
Renewable
No
Offered by
United Negro College Fund (UNCF)
8260 Willow Oaks Corporate Drive
P.O. Box 10444
Fairfax, VA 22031-8044
Eligibility
Unknown may apply. 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. Funds may be used for tuition, room and board, books or to repay a federal student loan.
How to apply
Applications are available online.
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Richard B. Fisher ScholarshipVaries
Deadline
Varies
Renewable
No
Offered by
Morgan Stanley

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Eligibility
Unknown may apply. Applicants must be African American, Hispanic, Native American or LGBT current sophomores or juniors at an accredited four-year college. The award includes a summer internship.
How to apply
Applications are available by email.
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Robert A. Catlin/David W. Long Memorial Scholarship$2,000
Deadline
February 15
Renewable
No
Offered by
American Planning Association
205 North Michigan Avenue
Suite 1200
Chicago, IL 60601
Eligibility
Unknown may apply. Applicants must be African-American students who are enrolled in or have been accepted into a graduate degree program in urban planning or a related subject. 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 proof of graduate program enrollment or acceptance are required.
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Robert B. Bailey Scholarship$1,000-$5,000
Deadline
April 1, November 1
Renewable
No
Offered by
Council on International Educational Exchange (CIEE)
300 Fore Street
Portland, ME 04101
Eligibility
Unknown may apply. 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.
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Robert Dole Scholarship for Disabled StudentsUp to $3,500
Deadline
Unknown
Renewable
No
Offered by
United Negro College Fund (UNCF)
8260 Willow Oaks Corporate Drive
P.O. Box 10444
Fairfax, VA 22031-8044
Eligibility
Unknown may apply. 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. 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.
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Robert Half InternationalVaries
Deadline
Varies
Renewable
No
Offered by
United Negro College Fund (UNCF)
8260 Willow Oaks Corporate Drive
P.O. Box 10444
Fairfax, VA 22031-8044
Eligibility
Unknown may apply. Applicants must be majoring in business or accounting at a UNCF member college or university. They must have a GPA of at least 2.5 and demonstrate financial need.
How to apply
Applications are available online.
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Ron Brown Scholar Program$10,000
Deadline
January 9
Renewable
No
Offered by
CAP Charitable Foundation
Ron Brown Scholar Program
1160 Pepsi Place
Suite 206
Charlottesville, VA 22901
Eligibility
Unknown may apply. 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.
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Rosewood Family Scholarship ProgramUp to $4,000
Deadline
April 1
Renewable
No
Offered by
Florida Department of Education
Office of Student Financial Assistance
1940 N. Monroe Street
Suite 70
Tallahassee, FL 32303-4759
Eligibility
Unknown may apply. Applicants must be full-time, undergraduate minority students (Black, Hispanic, Asian, Pacific Islander, American Indian or Alaskan native) 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.
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Roy Wilkins Scholarship$1,000
Deadline
Varies
Renewable
No
Offered by
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People
The United Negro College Fund
Scholarships and Grants Administration
8260 Willow Oaks Corporate Drive
Fairfax, VA 22031
Eligibility
Unknown may apply. Students must be entering college freshmen at an accredited U.S. college and be full-time students. Membership in the NAACP is not required, but highly recommended.
How to apply
Applications are available online or by mail.
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South Florida Chapter NBMBAA Graduate Scholarship$1,500
Deadline
June 30
Renewable
No
Offered by
National Black MBA Association - South Florida Chapter
Scholarship Chair
P.O. Box 278872
Miramar, FL 33027
Eligibility
Unknown may apply. Applicants must be African-American. They must be Florida permanent residents who are enrolled full time in a graduate business program at a U.S. institution that has been accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB). They must demonstrate leadership, academic achievement and involvement in the community. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.
How to apply
Applications are available online. An application form and an official transcript are required.
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Sylvia Shapiro ScholarshipVaries
Deadline
Varies
Renewable
No
Offered by
United Negro College Fund (UNCF)
8260 Willow Oaks Corporate Drive
P.O. Box 10444
Fairfax, VA 22031-8044
Eligibility
Unknown may apply. 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.
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The Maureen L. and Howard N. Blitman, P.E., Scholarship$5,000
Deadline
March 1
Renewable
No
Offered by
National Society of Professional Engineers
1420 King Street
Alexandria, VA 22314-2794
Eligibility
Unknown may apply. 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.
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Thomara Latimer Cancer Foundation ScholarshipVaries
Deadline
December 27
Renewable
No
Offered by
Thomara Latimer Cancer Foundation
Franklin Plaza Center
29193 Northwestern Highway #528
Southfield, MI 48034
Eligibility
Unknown may apply. 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 at 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.
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Thurgood Marshall College Scholarship Fund Average awrard of $3,100
Deadline
Varies
Renewable
No
Offered by
Thurgood Marshall Scholarship Fund
80 Maiden Lane
Suite 2204
New York, NY 10038
Eligibility
Unknown may apply. Applicants must be currently enrolled or planning to enroll as full-time students at one of the 45 TMSF member schools, have a minimum 3.0 high school GPA and have a minimum SAT score of 1100 or ACT score of 25. 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.
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Trailblazer Scholarship$2,500
Deadline
May 10
Renewable
No
Offered by
Conference of Minority Transportation Officials
1875 I Street, NW
Suite 500
Washington, DC 20006
Eligibility
Unknown may apply. 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.
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Transfer Engineering Student Award$1,000
Deadline
May 26
Renewable
No
Offered by
National Association of Multicultural Engineering Program Advocates Inc.
341 North Maitland Avenue
Suite 130
Maitland, FL 32751
Eligibility
Unknown may apply. Applicants must be transferring from a junior college, community college or three/two dual degree program to a National Association of Multicultural Engineering Program Advocates (NAMEPA) member institution. They must be planning to major in engineering and have a GPA of 2.7 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, personal essay, one recommendation, a resume and an official transcript are required.
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UBS/PaineWebber Scholarship$8,000
Deadline
Varies
Renewable
No
Offered by
United Negro College Fund (UNCF)
8260 Willow Oaks Corporate Drive
P.O. Box 10444
Fairfax, VA 22031-8044
Eligibility
Unknown may apply. 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.
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UNCF-Foot Locker Foundation Inc. ScholarshipUp to $5,000
Deadline
April 24
Renewable
No
Offered by
United Negro College Fund (UNCF)
8260 Willow Oaks Corporate Drive
P.O. Box 10444
Fairfax, VA 22031-8044
Eligibility
Unknown may apply. 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.
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United Parcel Service FoundationVaries
Deadline
Varies
Renewable
No
Offered by
United Negro College Fund (UNCF)
8260 Willow Oaks Corporate Drive
P.O. Box 10444
Fairfax, VA 22031-8044
Eligibility
Unknown may apply. 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.
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United Parcel Service Scholarship for Minority Students$4,000
Deadline
November 15
Renewable
No
Offered by
Institute of Industrial Engineers
3577 Parkway Lane
Suite 200
Norcross, GA 30092
Eligibility
Unknown may apply. 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, 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.
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USA Funds ScholarshipVaries
Deadline
Varies
Renewable
No
Offered by
United Negro College Fund (UNCF)
8260 Willow Oaks Corporate Drive
P.O. Box 10444
Fairfax, VA 22031-8044
Eligibility
Unknown may apply. 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.
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Warner Norcross and Judd Paralegal Assistant Studies ScholarshipVaries
Deadline
April 1
Renewable
No
Offered by
Grand Rapids Community Foundation
185 Oakes Street SW
Grand Rapids, MI 49503
Eligibility
Unknown may apply. 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.
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Wells Fargo Scholarship$2,500
Deadline
January 20
Renewable
No
Offered by
United Negro College Fund (UNCF)
8260 Willow Oaks Corporate Drive
P.O. Box 10444
Fairfax, VA 22031-8044
Eligibility
Unknown may apply. Applicants must be college sophomores or juniors or first-year MBA 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 may major in business, finance, accounting, architecture, electrical engineering, computer engineering or systems engineering. 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.
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Wendell Scott, Sr./NASCAR Scholarship $2,200
Deadline
Varies
Renewable
No
Offered by
United Negro College Fund (UNCF)
8260 Willow Oaks Corporate Drive
P.O. Box 10444
Fairfax, VA 22031-8044
Eligibility
Unknown may apply. Applicants must be juniors, seniors or graduate students. Graduate students may be part-time students. Applicants must have a GPA of at least 3.0 for undergraduates and at least 3.2 for graduate students and demonstrate financial need.
How to apply
Applications are available online.
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William L. Hastie AwardVaries
Deadline
May 15
Renewable
No
Offered by
National Association of Blacks in Criminal Justice
North Carolina Central University
P.O. Box 19788
Durham, NC 27707
Eligibility
Unknown may apply. 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.
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William Wrigley Jr. Scholarship/InternshipUp to $3,000
Deadline
Varies
Renewable
No
Offered by
United Negro College Fund (UNCF)
8260 Willow Oaks Corporate Drive
P.O. Box 10444
Fairfax, VA 22031-8044
Eligibility
Unknown may apply. 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 3.0.
How to apply
Applications are available online.
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