Scholarships for Central American Students

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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
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.
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Deadline
March 6
Amount
$1,000
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    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.
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Deadline
March 31
Amount
$1,500
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  • Renewable
    No
  • Offered by
    Chicana/Latina Foundation Scholarship Program
    1419 Burlingame Avenue, Suite N
    Burlingame, CA 94010
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants must be Chicana/Latina women who have lived in the Northern California counties for at least two years and are attending school at an accredited institution in the same region. Undergraduate applicants must be full-time students who have completed at least 15 semester units and earned a 2.5 GPA. Applicants must demonstrate leadership and community involvement and agree to volunteer at least five years in support of the Chicana/Latina Foundation if they receive the scholarship.
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Deadline
February 15
Amount
$5,000
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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
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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.
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Deadline
June 15
Amount
Up to $1,000
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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.
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Deadline
April 1
Amount
$2,000
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    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
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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.
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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.
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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
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Deadline
March 15
Amount
$1,500
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  • 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.
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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.
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Deadline
Varies
Amount
Up to $2,000
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