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Atkins North American Frank T Martin Leadership Scholarship
Sponsor: Conference of Minority Transportation Officials
100 M Street SE
Suite 917
Washington, DC 20003
Eligibility: Applicants must be undergraduate or college students accepted to or enrolled in a program in or related to transportation, engineering or planning. Undergraduate students must be enrolled in a minimum of 12 credit hours. Applicants must also exhibit strong leadership abilities and be dedicated to service of the community. Selection is based on demonstrated leadership and community service commitment as well as the overall strength of the application.

Amount: $3,000
Deadline: May 11
How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, cover letter/essay, two letters of recommendation, letter of college acceptance, transcripts, resume and photograph are required.
Website: http://www.comto.org

Bailey Minority Serving Institution Grants
Sponsor: Council on International Educational Exchange (CIEE)
300 Fore Street
Portland, ME 04101
Eligibility: Applicants must be CIEE Study Center participants. They must be students who are self-identified as being from a group that is underrepresented in study abroad programs. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

Amount: Up to $2,000
Deadline: Varies
How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, financial aid information and an essay are required.
Website: http://www.ciee.org

BI-LO/SpiritFest Scholarship
Sponsor: ERay Promotions
Attention: Scholarship Committee
342 Crepe Myrtle Drive
Greer, SC 29651
Eligibility: 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.

Amount: $1,000
Deadline: July 25
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.eraypromotions.com

CESDA Diversity Scholarship
Sponsor: Colorado Educational Services and Development Association
P.O. Box 40214
Denver, CO 80204
Eligibility: 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.

Amount: $1,000
Deadline: March 6
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.cesda.org

Chicana/Latina Foundation Scholarship
Sponsor: Chicana/Latina Foundation Scholarship Program
1419 Burlingame Avenue, Suite N
Burlingame, CA 94010
Eligibility: 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.

Amount: $1,500
Deadline: March 31
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.chicanalatina.org

CLA Scholarship for Minority Students in Memory of Edna Yelland
Sponsor: California Library Association
248 E. Foothill Boulevard
Suite 101
Monrovia, CA 91016
Eligibility: 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.

Amount: $2,500
Deadline: Varies
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.cla-net.org

Diversity Abroad Achievement Scholarship
Sponsor: American Institute for Foreign Study
College Division
1 High Ridge Park
Stamford, CT 06905
Eligibility: Students must demonstrate maturity, good character and high academic achievement. Applicants must be African American, Asian American, Hispanic, Native American or Pacific Islander college students. While there is no fee to apply for this scholarship, there is a $95 fee to apply for the AIFS study abroad program.

Amount: $1,000
Deadline: April 15 and September 15
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.aifsabroad.com

EDSA Minority Scholarship
Sponsor: Landscape Architecture Foundation
1129 20th Street NW
Suite 202
Washington, DC 20036
Eligibility: Applicants must be members of an ethnic, cultural or racial minority. They must be landscape architecture students who are in the final two years of their undergraduate degree program or who are graduate students of landscape architecture. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

Amount: $5,000
Deadline: February 15
How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, personal essay, three work samples, two recommendation letters and an applicant photo are required.
Website: http://www.lafoundation.org

ESA Foundation Scholarship Program
Sponsor: Entertainment Software Association Foundation
575 7th Street NW
Suite 300
Washington, DC 20004
Eligibility: 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.

Amount: $3,000
Deadline: April 1
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.esafoundation.org

Forum for Concerns of Minorities Scholarship
Sponsor: American Society for Clinical Laboratory Science
Alpha Mu Tau Scholarship
Attn: Joe Briden, AMTF Scholarship Coordinator
7809 S. 21st Drive
Phoenix, AZ 85041-7736
Eligibility: 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.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: April 1
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.ascls.org

Fredrikson & Byron Foundation Minority Scholarship Program
Sponsor: Fredrikson and Byron, P.A.
200 S. Sixth Street
Suite 4000
Minneapolis, MN 55402-1425
Eligibility: 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.

Amount: $15,000
Deadline: March 31
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.fredlaw.com

George A. Strait Minority Scholarship
Sponsor: American Association of Law Libraries
105 W. Adams
Suite 3300
Chicago, IL 60603
Eligibility: Applicants must be a member of a minority group as defined by U.S. government rules, degree candidates in an accredited library or law school and intend to pursue a career as law librarians. Law library experience is preferred. Applicants must also have financial need and have at least one quarter or semester left after the scholarship is given.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: April 1
How to apply: Applications are available online, by mail with a self-addressed, stamped envelope, by fax, by phone or by email.
Website: http://www.aallnet.org

Jackie Robinson Scholarship
Sponsor: Jackie Robinson Foundation
3 W. 35th Street
11th Floor
New York, NY 10001
Eligibility: Applicants must be minority high school seniors with demonstrated financial need, leadership potential and academic achievement and who have already been accepted to a four-year college or university. Students must also be U.S. citizens and have a minimum SAT score of 1000 or composite ACT score of 22.

Amount: Up to $7,500
Deadline: February 15
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.jackierobinson.org

Jimmy A. Young Memorial Education Recognition Award
Sponsor: American Association for Respiratory Care
9425 North MacArthur Boulevard
Suite 100
Irving, TX 75063-4706
Eligibility: Applicants must be enrolled in an accredited respiratory care education program and have a minimum 3.0 GPA. Students must submit an original paper on respiratory care. Preference is given to minority students.

Amount: Up to $1,000
Deadline: June 1
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.aarc.org

Jose Marti Scholarship Challenge Grant
Sponsor: Florida Department of Education
Office of Student Financial Assistance
State Scholarship and Grant Programs
325 West Gaines Street, Suite 1314
Tallahassee, FL 32399-0400
Eligibility: Applicants must have been born in or have a natural parent who was born in either Mexico or Spain, or a Hispanic country of the Caribbean, Central or South America, regardless of race. Students must plan to attend Florida public or eligible private institutions as undergraduate or graduate students, but graduating high school seniors get preference.

Amount: $2,000
Deadline: April 1
How to apply: Applicants must submit the initial student Florida Financial Aid Application by April 1 and the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) by May 15.
Website: http://www.floridastudentfinancialaid.org

Leadership for Diversity Scholarship
Sponsor: California School Library Association
6444 E. Spring Street #247
Long Beach, CA 90815-1553
Eligibility: Applicants must be members of a traditionally underrepresented group attending or planning to attend an accredited library media teacher credential program and plan to work in California for three years after completing the program. Applicants must provide a 250-word statement about their qualifications, career goals, financial situation and commitment to supporting multicultural students and two letters of reference.

Amount: $1,500
Deadline: October 1
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.csla.net

Legal Opportunity Scholarship Fund
Sponsor: American Bar Association
321 North Clark Street
Chicago, IL 60654
Eligibility: Applicants must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents. They must be entering the first year of law school during the year of application. They must have a cumulative undergraduate GPA of 2.5 or higher. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

Amount: $5,000
Deadline: March 2
How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, personal statement, two recommendation letters and a transcript are required.
Website: http://abaforlawstudents.com/

Louis B. Russell Scholarship
Sponsor: Indiana State Teachers Association
150 W. Market Street
Suite 900
Indianapolis, IN 46204
Eligibility: Applicants must be ethnic minority high school seniors who plan to pursue education in the area of industrial arts, vocational education or technical education at an accredited college or university.

Amount: $1,000
Deadline: March 1
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: https://www.ista-in.org/

Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Scholarship
Sponsor: California Teachers Association (CTA)
CTA Human Rights Department
P.O. Box 921
Burlingame, CA 94011-0921
Eligibility: 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.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: February 19
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.cta.org

MexAustin IME/Beccas Scholarship
Sponsor: MexAustin
Foundation Communities
2600 W. Stassney Lane
Austin, TX 78745
Eligibility: Applicants must be first time college students in the fall and be from one of the following Texas counties: Bastrop, Bell, Blanco, Brown, Burnet, Caldwell, Coryell, Comanche, Coleman, Falls, Fayette, Hamilton, Hays, Llano, Lampasas, Lee, McLennan, Milam, Mills, Limestone, San Saba, Travis or Williamson. A minimum 2.5 GPA is required. Students must be Mexican immigrants, children of Mexican immigrants, Latino immigrants (other than Mexican) or children of Latino immigrants. Proof of financial need is required.

Amount: $1,000
Deadline: April 30
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.mexaustin.com

Mexican Scholarship Fund
Sponsor: Central Indiana Community Foundation
615 North Alabama Street
Suite 119
Indianapolis, IN 46204-1498
Eligibility: Applicants must have a minimum GPA of 3.0, demonstrate academic promise and demonstrate financial need. Preference is given to students of Mexican descent. Awards may be used for tuition, required fees or room and board.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: February 7
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.cicf.org

Minority Fellowship Program
Sponsor: American Sociological Association Minority Fellowship Program
1430 K Street NW
Suite 600
Washington, DC 20005
Eligibility: Applicants must be enrolled in and have completed one full year in a Ph.D. program in Sociology. Students must be members of an underrepresented minority group in the U.S.: African American, Latino, Asian/Pacific Islander or American Indians/Alaska Natives. Applicants must also be U.S. citizens, non-citizen nationals of the U.S. or have been lawfully admitted to the U.S. for permanent residence. The fellowship is awarded for 12 months and typically renewable for up to three years in total. Tuition and fees are arranged with the home department. MFP Fellows are selected each year by the MFP Advisory Panel, a rotating, appointed group of senior scholars in sociology. Fellows can be involved in any area of sociological research, though particular MFP award lines devoted to drug abuse research may be possible contingent on funding.

Amount: $18,000
Deadline: January 31
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.asanet.org

Minority Scholarship
Sponsor: National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) Foundation
1885 Bob Johnson Drive
Colorado Springs, CO 80906
Eligibility: 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.

Amount: $1,500
Deadline: March 15
How to apply: Applications are available with membership.
Website: http://www.nsca.com/foundation/