Scholarships for African-American Students

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Deadline
May 2
Amount
$1,000-$4,000
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    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.
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Deadline
March 12 and April 11
Amount
$5,000
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    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.
  • Description
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Deadline
March 31
Amount
$2,000
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  • 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.
  • Description
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Deadline
April 1
Amount
Up to $5,000
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  • 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 3.0 or higher and must have plans to become a certified public accountant (CPA). Selection is based on academic merit, leadership, volunteer experience and commitment to becoming a CPA.
  • Description
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Deadline
April 15 and September 15
Amount
$1,000
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  • 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.
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Deadline
Varies
Amount
$5,000
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  • 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.
  • Description
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Deadline
May 15
Amount
Varies
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  • Renewable
    No
  • Offered by
    National Black Police Association
    NBPA Scholarship Award
    3100 Main Street #256
    Dallas, TX 75226
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants must be collegebound high school seniors planning to study law enforcement or a field related to the criminal justice system who are U.S. citizens and are recommended by their high school principal, counselor or teacher.
  • Description
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Deadline
March 1
Amount
Up to $5,000
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  • 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).
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Deadline
Varies
Amount
$1,500
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  • 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.
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  • 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.
  • Description
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Deadline
February 6
Amount
$3,000
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  • 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.
  • Description
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Deadline
April 15
Amount
$1,000-$6,000
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  • 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.
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Deadline
Varies
Amount
Up to $6,000
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  • 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.
  • Description
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Deadline
July 25
Amount
$2,500
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  • 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.
  • Description
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Deadline
March 31
Amount
Varies
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  • 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. Minimum GPA requirement for graduate students is 3.0 and for undergraduates is 2.5.
  • Description
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Deadline
Varies
Amount
Up to $5,000
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  • 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.
  • Description
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Deadline
February 28
Amount
$2,500
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  • 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 2.75 GPA, and they must be enrolled or accepted into a full-time undergraduate degree program. Applicants must show leadership qualities and community service participation.
  • Description
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Deadline
Varies
Amount
$6,000
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  • 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.
  • Description
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Deadline
March 6
Amount
$1,000
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  • 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.
  • Description
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Deadline
March 15
Amount
Varies
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  • 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.
  • Description
  • How to apply
Deadline
Varies
Amount
$6,400
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  • 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 and have a minimum 3.0 GPA. The program also provides access to Citigroup professionals as mentors and professional development conferences.
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  • 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.
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Deadline
Varies
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Varies
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  • 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.
  • Description
  • How to apply
Deadline
May 4
Amount
$5,000
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  • 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.
  • Description
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Deadline
Varies
Amount
Varies
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  • 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.
  • Description
  • How to apply
Deadline
January
Amount
Full tuition and fees
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  • 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.
  • Description
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Deadline
Varies
Amount
$2,500 - $14,500
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  • Renewable
    No
  • Offered by
    Costco
    Student Financial Services
    USVC 105
    Seattle, WA 98122
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants must be U.S. citizens who are African American, Latino or Native American. Applicants must have a minimum 3.0 GPA in high school and register to be full-time students at Seattle University or the University of Washington.
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  • 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.
  • Description
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Deadline
Varies
Amount
Varies
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  • 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.
  • Description
  • How to apply
Deadline
March 31
Amount
$1,000
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  • 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 African American undergraduate students with a minimum GPA of 2.75. Selection is based on academic accomplishments as well as involvement in school and community activities and an essay.
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Deadline
Varies
Amount
Varies
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  • 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.
  • Description
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Deadline
November 10
Amount
Up to $50,000
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Deadline
March 5
Amount
$1,000
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  • 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.
  • Description
  • How to apply
Deadline
February 15
Amount
$5,000
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  • 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.
  • Description
  • How to apply
Deadline
May 15
Amount
$3,000
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  • 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.
  • Description
  • How to apply
Deadline
March 5
Amount
Varies
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  • 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.
  • Description
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Deadline
Varies
Amount
Varies
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  • 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.
  • Description
  • How to apply
Deadline
April 1
Amount
Varies
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  • 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.
  • Description
  • How to apply
Deadline
Varies
Amount
Varies
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  • 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.
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    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.
  • Description
  • How to apply
Deadline
January 15
Amount
Varies
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October 1
Amount
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  • Renewable
    No
  • Offered by
    National Consortium for Graduate Degrees for Minorities in Engineering and Science Inc. (GEM)
    1430 Duke Street
    Alexandria, VA 22314
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants must be college seniors or graduates students majoring in engineering or computer science and be members of one of the following minority groups: African American, Native American or Latino or other Hispanic American. Students must also be U.S. citizens or permanent residents, have a minimum 2.8 GPA and agree to intern for two summers with a GEM employer.
  • Description
  • How to apply
Deadline
Varies
Amount
$5,000
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  • 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.
  • Description
  • How to apply
Deadline
April 1
Amount
Varies
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  • 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.
  • Description
  • How to apply
Deadline
Varies
Amount
$1,000-$4,000
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  • 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.
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  • 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.
  • Description
  • How to apply
Deadline
March 18
Amount
$10,000
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  • 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.
  • Description
  • How to apply
Deadline
Varies
Amount
$2,000-$5,000
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  • 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.
  • Description
  • How to apply
Deadline
December 1
Amount
$1,000
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Deadline
March 15
Amount
$5,000
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  • 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.
  • Description
  • How to apply
Deadline
March 31
Amount
$2,000
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  • 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.
  • Description
  • How to apply
Deadline
January 6
Amount
$7,500
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  • 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.
  • Description
  • How to apply
Deadline
November 30
Amount
Varies
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  • Renewable
    No
  • Offered by
    Hispanic Scholarship Fund (HSF)
    1411 W. 190th Street
    Suite 325
    Los Angeles, CA 90248
  • 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.
  • Description
  • How to apply
Deadline
October 1
Amount
Up to $15,000
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  • Renewable
    No
  • Offered by
    Hispanic Scholarship Fund (HSF)
    1411 W. 190th Street
    Suite 325
    Los Angeles, CA 90248
  • 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.
  • Description
  • How to apply
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  • 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.
  • Description
  • How to apply
Deadline
April 1
Amount
$1,500-$2,500
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  • 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.
  • Description
  • How to apply
Deadline
February 15
Amount
Up to $7,500
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  • 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.
  • Description
  • How to apply
Deadline
Varies
Amount
$2,000-$5,000
Apply
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  • 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.
  • Description
  • How to apply
Deadline
Varies
Amount
$2,000-$5,000
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More details
  • 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.
  • Description
  • How to apply
Deadline
June 15
Amount
Up to $1,000
Apply
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  • 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.
  • Description
  • How to apply
Deadline
March 15
Amount
Varies
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  • 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.
  • Description
  • How to apply
Deadline
Varies
Amount
Varies
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Deadline
March 1
Amount
Varies
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  • 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.
  • Description
  • How to apply
Deadline
May 1
Amount
Up to $1,850
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  • 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.
  • Description
  • How to apply
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  • Renewable
    No
  • Offered by
    Council for Exceptional Children
    2900 Crystal Drive
    Suite 1000
    Arlington, VA 22202
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants must be student members of the CEC who come from culturally diverse backgrounds and who have contributed substantially to children with exceptionalities and to the CEC. High school students are not eligible. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.
  • Description
  • How to apply
Deadline
October 1
Amount
$1,500
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  • 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.
  • Description
  • How to apply
Deadline
March 2
Amount
$5,000
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Deadline
March 1
Amount
$1,000
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  • 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.
  • Description
  • How to apply
Deadline
Varies
Amount
$1,000-$5,000
Apply
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  • 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.
  • Description
  • How to apply
Deadline
Varies
Amount
$4,000
Apply
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  • 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.
  • Description
  • How to apply
Deadline
June 13
Amount
$5,000
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  • 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.
  • Description
  • How to apply
Deadline
February 21
Amount
Varies
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  • 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.
  • Description
  • How to apply
Deadline
March 15
Amount
Varies
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  • 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.
  • Description
  • How to apply
Deadline
June 17
Amount
$10,000
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  • Renewable
    No
  • Offered by
    Minority Corporate Counsel Association (MCCA)
    1111 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW
    Washington, DC 20004
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants must be diverse students entering their first year of law school full-time at an accredited institution. They must have a GPA of at least 3.2 and demonstrate financial need.
  • Description
  • How to apply
Deadline
March 15
Amount
Varies
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  • 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.
  • Description
  • How to apply
Deadline
Varies
Amount
$5,000
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  • 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.
  • Description
  • How to apply
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  • Renewable
    No
  • Offered by
    Association of Independent Colleges and Universities of Pennsylvania
    101 North Front Street
    Harrisburg, PA 17101
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants must be female and/or minority (American Indian, Alaska Native, Asian, African-American, Latino, Hispanic, Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander) undergraduates who are studying architectural, civil or environmental engineering. They must be accepted at or enrolled full-time at an Association of Independent Colleges and Universities of Pennsylvania (AICUP) member institution. They must be rising juniors and must have a GPA of 3.0 or higher. Employees of Michael Baker Corporation and their family members are ineligible. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.
  • Description
  • How to apply
Deadline
Varies
Amount
Up to $4,000
Apply
More details
  • 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.
  • Description
  • How to apply
Deadline
February 20
Amount
Varies
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Deadline
April 15
Amount
$1,000
Apply
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  • 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.
  • Description
  • How to apply
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  • 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.
  • Description
  • How to apply
Deadline
Varies
Amount
Up to $2,500
Apply
More details
  • 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.
  • Description
  • How to apply
Deadline
January 31
Amount
$18,000
Apply
More details
  • Renewable
    No
  • Offered by
    American Sociological Association Minority Fellowship Program
    1430 K Street NW
    Suite 600
    Washington, DC 20005
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants must be enrolled in and have completed one full year in a Ph.D. program in Sociology. Students must be members of an underrepresented minority group in the U.S.: African American, Latino, Asian/Pacific Islander or American Indians/Alaska Natives. Applicants must also be U.S. citizens, non-citizen nationals of the U.S., or have been lawfully admitted to the U.S. for permanent residence. The fellowship is awarded for 12 months and typically renewable for up to three years in total. Tuition and fees are arranged with the home department. MFP Fellows are selected each year by the MFP Advisory Panel, a rotating, appointed group of senior scholars in sociology. Fellows can be involved in any area of sociological research, though particular MFP award lines devoted to drug abuse research may be possible contingent on funding.
  • Description
  • How to apply
Deadline
March 15
Amount
$1,500
Apply
More details
  • 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.
  • Description
  • How to apply
Deadline
January 16
Amount
Up to $10,000 plus internship pay and post-graduate employment
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  • 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 broadcast journalism, digital multimedia, mass/speech/digital communication, television production or marketing at an accredited university or college, be college sophomores, be U.S. citizens and be of non-white origin.
  • Description
  • How to apply
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  • Renewable
    No
  • Offered by
    American Physical Therapy Association
    1111 North Fairfax Street
    Alexandria, VA 22314
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants must be U.S. citizens or legal permanent residents. They must be African-American, Hispanic, Native American, Pacific Islander, Native Hawaiian or Alaska Native. They must be in the final year of an accredited or developing professional physical therapist program at the time of award disbursement. Students must demonstrate academic excellence, service to minority affairs and career potential. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.
  • Description
  • How to apply
Deadline
August 1
Amount
$1,000
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More details
  • 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 that is underrepresented in the field of chemical engineering (African-American, Latino, Native American, Alaska Native or Pacific Islander). They must be student members of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE) and must be undergraduates who are majoring in chemical engineering. Selection is based on academic merit, stated career goals, AIChE participation and financial need.
  • Description
  • How to apply
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  • 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.
  • Description
  • How to apply
Deadline
Varies
Amount
$5,000
Apply
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  • 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.
  • Description
  • How to apply
Deadline
October 4
Amount
Up to $4,000
Apply
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  • 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.
  • Description
  • How to apply
Deadline
December 1
Amount
Up to $5,000
Apply
More details
  • 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.
  • Description
  • How to apply
Deadline
March 1
Amount
Varies
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  • 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.
  • Description
  • How to apply
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  • Renewable
    No
  • Offered by
    Morgan Stanley

    ,
  • 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.
  • Description
  • How to apply
Deadline
May 23
Amount
$1,500
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More details
  • 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.
  • Description
  • How to apply
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  • 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.
  • Description
  • How to apply
Deadline
March 15
Amount
$2,500
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  • 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, with a 3.0 GPA or higher, 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.
  • Description
  • How to apply
Deadline
March 1
Amount
Varies
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More details
  • 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.
  • Description
  • How to apply
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  • 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.
  • Description
  • How to apply
Deadline
February 13
Amount
Up to $2,500
Apply
More details
  • 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.
  • Description
  • How to apply
Deadline
Varies
Amount
Up to $5,000
Apply
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Deadline
March 1
Amount
Varies
Apply
More details
  • 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?"
  • Description
  • How to apply
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  • 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.
  • Description
  • How to apply
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Varies
Amount
$1,250
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  • Renewable
    No
  • Offered by
    Ladies Professional Golf Association
    100 International Golf Drive
    Daytona Beach, FL 32124-1092
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants must have a 3.0 GPA and be a U.S. citizen or legal resident. Students must also have been accepted to a college or university and plan to play competitive golf at the collegiate level. Selection is based on financial need.
  • Description
  • How to apply
Deadline
May 23
Amount
$1,500
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  • 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.
  • Description
  • How to apply
Deadline
Varies
Amount
$2,500
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Amount
$5,000
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  • 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. Applicants must submit a published writing sample. Funds may be used for tuition, room and board, books or to repay a federal student loan.
  • Description
  • How to apply
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Varies
Amount
Up to $2,000
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Varies
Amount
Up to $3,500
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  • 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.
  • Description
  • How to apply
Deadline
January 9
Amount
$10,000
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  • 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.
  • Description
  • How to apply
Deadline
April 1
Amount
Up to $6,100
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Amount
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  • 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.
  • Description
  • How to apply
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  • 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.
  • Description
  • How to apply
Deadline
December 26
Amount
Varies
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Varies
Amount
$3,100 per semester
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  • 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.
  • Description
  • How to apply
Deadline
May 8
Amount
$2,500
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  • 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.
  • Description
  • How to apply
Deadline
March 25
Amount
$8,000
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  • 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.
  • Description
  • How to apply
Deadline
April 24
Amount
Up to $5,000
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  • 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.
  • Description
  • How to apply
Deadline
Varies
Amount
Varies
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  • 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.
  • Description
  • How to apply
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  • 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, have at least a 3.4 GPA, major in industrial engineering and be active members. Students may not apply directly for this scholarship and must be nominated. The award is based on academic ability, character, leadership, potential service to the industrial engineering profession and financial need.
  • Description
  • How to apply
Deadline
Varies
Amount
Varies
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  • 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.
  • Description
  • How to apply
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  • 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.
  • Description
  • How to apply
Deadline
December 31
Amount
Varies
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  • 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. UNCF Students are encouraged to complete the UNCF General Scholarship application to be matched with scholarships for which they meet the criteria. Selection is based on leadership, community service and employment history.
  • Description
  • How to apply
Deadline
March 15
Amount
Varies
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  • 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.
  • Description
  • How to apply
Deadline
Varies
Amount
Up to $3,000
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  • 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.
  • Description
  • How to apply
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