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April 15 and September 15
Amount
$1,000
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    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
January 10
Amount
$2,500-$15,000
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    No
  • Offered by
    Asian and Pacific Islander American Scholarship Fund
    1900 L Street NW
    Suite 210
    Washington, DC 20036-5002
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants must be of Asian or Pacific Islander ethnicity as defined by the U.S. Census, and they must be legal citizens, nationals or permanent residents of the United States. Citizens of the Marshall Islands, Micronesia and Palau are also eligible. Applicants must be enrolling full-time as a first-year degree-seeking student in an accredited college or university in the U.S. They must have a GPA of 2.7 or higher or have earned a GED, and they must apply for federal financial aid.
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    No
  • Offered by
    Asian Pacific Community Fund
    1145 Wilshire Boulevard
    First floor
    Los Angeles, CA 90017
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants must be current high school seniors who plan to enroll in a U.S. accredited four-year college or university as a full-time, degree-seeking student majoring in math, engineering or science. Students must also have a minimum 3.0 unweighted GPA.
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Deadline
March 1
Amount
$5,000
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  • Renewable
    No
  • Offered by
    Seattle Foundation
    1200 Fifth Avenue
    Suite 1300
    Seattle, WA 98101-3151
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants must be high school seniors or undergraduate students from Washington, Oregon, California, Hawaii or Alaska with demonstrated financial need. They must have a GPA of 3.0 or higher. Preference is given to students with Japanese or other Asian ancestry.
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Deadline
July 25
Amount
$2,500
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    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 31
Amount
Varies
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    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.
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    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
February 15
Amount
$5,000
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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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Deadline
February 15
Amount
Up to $7,500
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    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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    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
October 1
Amount
$1,500
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    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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    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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    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.
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Deadline
January 31
Amount
$18,000
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    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.
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Deadline
March 15
Amount
$1,500
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    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
December 15
Amount
Up to $25,000
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Deadline
January 10
Amount
$2,000
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  • Renewable
    No
  • Offered by
    OCA (formerly Organization of Chinese Americans)
    1322 18th Street NW
    Washington, DC 20036
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants must be Asian Pacific Americans who intend to begin college in the fall of the year of application and must demonstrate significant financial need. Applicants must also be the first in their family to attend college and have a minimum 3.0 GPA.
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Deadline
Varies
Amount
Up to $2,000
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Deadline
March 13
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Varies
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  • Renewable
    No
  • Offered by
    U.S. Pan Asian American Chamber of Commerce
    1329 18th Street NW
    Washington, DC 20036
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants must be high school seniors at least 16 years of age who are of Asian or Pacific heritage. They must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents and plan to enroll full-time at an accredited college or university in the United States in the fall following graduation. A minimum GPA of 3.3 is required, and applicants should demonstrate academic excellence, leadership, community service involvement and financial need.
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