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AICPA Scholarship for Minority Accounting Students
Sponsor: American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
220 Leigh Farm Road
Durham, NC 27707
Eligibility: 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.

Amount: Up to $5,000
Deadline: April 1
How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form and a personal essay are required.
Website: http://www.aicpa.org

Allen Butler Minority Law Enforcement Scholarship
Sponsor: Duluth Superior Area Community Foundation
Zeitgeist Arts Building
222 E. Superior Street
Suite 302
Duluth, MN 55802
Eligibility: Applicants must be of African American, Asian, Native American or Hispanic descent. Students must reside in Duluth city for at least three years prior to application. Applicants must submit a FAFSA form.

Amount: $500
Deadline: January 15 (application deadline); March 1 (FAFSA deadline)
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.dsacommunityfoundation.com

American Society of Criminology Fellowships for Ethnic Minorities
Sponsor: American Society of Criminology
1314 Kinnear Road
Suite 212
Columbus, OH 43212-1156
Eligibility: 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.

Amount: $6,000
Deadline: March 1
How to apply: Applications are available by written request.
Website: http://www.asc41.com

Asian and Pacific Islander American Scholarships
Sponsor: Asian and Pacific Islander American Scholarship Fund
2025 M Street NW
Suite 610
Washington, DC 20036
Eligibility: 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.

Amount: $2,500-$15,000
Deadline: January 8
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.apiasf.org

Asian Women in Business Scholarship
Sponsor: Asian Women in Business
42 Broadway
Suite 1748
New York, NY 10004
Eligibility: Applicants must be women of Asian or Pacific Islander descent. They must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents, demonstrate leadership in the community, demonstrate entrepreneurial success, be a full-time undergraduate student at an accredited U.S. four-year institution and have a GPA of 3.0 or higher on a four-point scale. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

Amount: Up to $5,000
Deadline: October 1
How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, transcript (if applicable) and at least one professional recommendation letter are required.
Website: http://www.awib.org

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/page/Scholarships

Atsuhiko Tateuchi Memorial Scholarship
Sponsor: Seattle Foundation
1200 Fifth Avenue
Suite 1300
Seattle, WA 98101-3151
Eligibility: 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.

Amount: $5,000
Deadline: March 1
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.seattlefoundation.org

Aura E. Severinghaus Award
Sponsor: National Medical Fellowships Inc.
347 Fifth Avenue
Suite 510
New York, NY 10016
Eligibility: Applicants must be fourth year medical students at Columbia University Medical Center College. Students must be a member of one of the following underrepresented minority groups: African American, Hispanic/Latino, American Indian/Alaska Native/Native Hawaiian, Asian American (Vietnamese and Cambodian only) and Pacific Islander. Applicants must be nominated by the Office of Diversity at Columbia University Medical Center College of Physicians and Surgeons.

Amount: $2,000
Deadline: Varies
How to apply: Applicants must be nominated by the Office of Diversity at Columbia University Medical Center College of Physicians and Surgeons.
Website: http://www.nmfonline.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

Buckfire & Buckfire, P.C. Medical Diversity Scholarship Program
Sponsor: Buckfire & Buckfire PC
25800 Northwestern Highway, Suite 890
Southfield, MI 48075
Eligibility: Applicants must be a member of an ethnic, racial or other minority who demonstrates a commitment to issues of diversity in their community. Students must be U.S. citizens currently enrolled in an accredited U.S. medical school. Applicants must have a minimum 3.0 grade point average and completed at least one semester of medical school classes.

Amount: $2,000
Deadline: April 1
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.buckfirelaw.com

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

Consortium Fellowship
Sponsor: Consortium for Graduate Study in Management
5585 Pershing
Suite 240
St. Louis, MO 63112-4621
Eligibility: 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.

Amount: Full tuition and fees
Deadline: January 5
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.cgsm.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

Diversity Scholars Program
Sponsor: Milbank
1 Chase Manhattan Plaza
New York, NY 10005
Eligibility: Applicants must be enrolled at an ABA accredited law school and have successfully completed their first year of a full-time law program. Selection is primarily based on demonstration of academic achievement, leadership potential, writing ability and interpersonal skills. Preference is given to students of culturally diverse backgrounds.

Amount: $25,000
Deadline: August 15
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.milbank.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

EMPOWER Scholarship
Sponsor: Courage Kenny Rehabilitation Institute
Volunteer Services – EMPOWER Committee
3915 Golden Valley Road
Minneapolis, MN 55426
Eligibility: Applicants must be residents of Minnesota or Western Wisconsin who have been accepted to or enrolled at a college in Minnesota or Western Wisconsin. A minimum GPA of 2.0 is required. Selection is primarily based on academic achievement, volunteer work, employment history and financial need.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: April 30
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.allinahealth.org/Courage-Kenny-Rehabilitation-Institute/

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 27
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.esafoundation.org

Ethnic Minority Scholarship
Sponsor: United Methodist Church
Office of Loans and Scholarships
P.O. Box 340007
Nashville, TN 37203-0007
Eligibility: 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.

Amount: $500-$900
Deadline: March 1
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.gbhem.org/loans-and-scholarships

Evelyn Blose Holman Scholarship
Sponsor: Community Foundation of the Eastern Shore
1324 Belmont Avenue
Ste. 401
Salisbury, MD 21804
Eligibility: Applicants must demonstrate financial need and be accepted as full-time students. Students must submit an official high school transcript, a letter of acceptance from a college or university and a letter of recommendation.

Amount: $500
Deadline: April 1
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: https://cfes.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

Franklin C. McLean Award
Sponsor: National Medical Fellowships Inc.
347 Fifth Avenue
Suite 510
New York, NY 10016
Eligibility: Applicants must be in their senior year of medical school. Students must be U.S. citizens and must be nominated for this award.

Amount: $5,000
Deadline: April 21
How to apply: Students must be nominated for this award.
Website: http://www.nmfonline.org

Franklin C. McLean Award
Sponsor: National Medical Fellowships Inc.
347 Fifth Avenue
Suite 510
New York, NY 10016
Eligibility: Applicants must be a senior, underrepresented minority student enrolled in an accredited United States medical school. Students must demonstrate outstanding academic achievement, leadership and community service.

Amount: $5,000
Deadline: Varies
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.nmfonline.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

GE-NMF Primary Care Leadership Program
Sponsor: National Medical Fellowships Inc.
347 Fifth Avenue
Suite 510
New York, NY 10016
Eligibility: Applicants must be members of underrepresented minority groups or from socioeconomically disadvantaged backgrounds. Students must be currently enrolled in medical school or a graduate-level nursing or physician assistant program.

Amount: $5,000
Deadline: January 31
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.nmfonline.org

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

George Choy Memorial/Gay Asian Pacific Alliance (GAPA) Scholarship
Sponsor: Horizons Foundation
550 Montgomery Street
Suite 700
San Francisco, CA 94111
Eligibility: Applicants should have at least 25 percent Asian/Pacific Islander ancestry, in the process of applying to or currently attending a college, university or vocational school and reside in one of the nine Bay Area counties (Alameda, Contra Costa, Marin, San Francisco, San Mateo, Santa Clara, Napa, Sonoma or Solano). Preference is given to those who are lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender or who are involved in the LGBT community.

Amount: Up to $1,000
Deadline: Varies
How to apply: Applications are available by phone.
Website: http://www.horizonsfoundation.org

George Geng On Lee Minorities in Leadership Scholarship
Sponsor: Capture The Dream
484 Lake Park Avenue #15
Oakland, CA 94610
Eligibility: Applicants must be enrolled or intend on enrolling full-time at an accredited four-year college. Selection is primarily based on demonstration of financial need, leadership potential, academic achievement and community service.

Amount: $1,000
Deadline: June 30
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.capturethedream.org

Gerber Scholarship in Pediatrics Program
Sponsor: National Medical Fellowships Inc.
347 Fifth Avenue
Suite 510
New York, NY 10016
Eligibility: Applicants must be underrepresented minority student enrolled in an accredited United States medical school. Students must have an interest in pediatric medicine with an emphasis on nutrition and demonstrate outstanding achievement.

Amount: $5,000
Deadline: Varies
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.nmfonline.org

HANA Scholarship
Sponsor: United Methodist Church
Office of Loans and Scholarships
P.O. Box 340007
Nashville, TN 37203-0007
Eligibility: Applicants must be in at least their junior year of college or in graduate school, and they must have at least a 2.85 GPA. They must have been members of the United Methodist Church for at least three years. Students must plan to take on leadership roles in their church and ethnic communities.

Amount: $1,000-$3,000
Deadline: March 7
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.gbhem.org/loans-and-scholarships

Holly Cornell Scholarship
Sponsor: American Water Works Association
6666 W. Quincy Avenue
Denver, CO 80235-3098
Eligibility: 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.

Amount: $7,500
Deadline: January 12
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.awwa.org

HSF/Marathon Oil Corporation College Scholarship Program
Sponsor: Hispanic Scholarship Fund (HSF)
1411 W. 190th Street
Suite 700
Gardena, CA 90248
Eligibility: 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.

Amount: $5,000
Deadline: April 6
How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, submission of the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and other supporting materials are required.
Website: http://www.hsf.net

Hugh J. Andersen Memorial Scholarship
Sponsor: National Medical Fellowships Inc.
347 Fifth Avenue
Suite 510
New York, NY 10016
Eligibility: Applicants must be a minority in their second or third year of medical school in Minnesota. Students must demonstrate leadership ability and show commitment to serving medically underserved communities.

Amount: $5,000
Deadline: April 21
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.nmfonline.org

Hugh J. Andersen Memorial Scholarship Program
Sponsor: National Medical Fellowships Inc.
347 Fifth Avenue
Suite 510
New York, NY 10016
Eligibility: Applicants must be an underrepresented minority student enrolled as a second- or third-year student in a Minnesota medical school. Students must demonstrate leadership and community service.

Amount: $5,000
Deadline: Varies
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.nmfonline.org

Jackie Robinson Foundation Scholarship Program
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 $28,000
Deadline: February 15
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.jackierobinson.org

Japanese American Citizens League Creative and Performing Arts Awards
Sponsor: Japanese American Citizens League (JACL)
1765 Sutter Street
San Francisco, CA 94115
Eligibility: Applicants must be National JACL members and must be attending a college, university, trade school, business school or any other institution of higher learning. A personal statement, letter of recommendation, academic performance, work experience and community involvement are considered. Professional artists are not allowed.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: March 1 (high school seniors); April 1 (all other levels)
How to apply: Applications are available online or by sending a self-addressed, stamped envelope.
Website: http://www.jacl.org

Japanese American Citizens League Entering Freshman Awards
Sponsor: Japanese American Citizens League (JACL)
1765 Sutter Street
San Francisco, CA 94115
Eligibility: Applicants must be National JACL members and must be planning to attend a college, university, trade school, business school, or any other institution of higher learning at the undergraduate level. A personal statement, letter of recommendation, academic performance, work experience and community involvement will all be considered.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: March 1
How to apply: Applications are available through local JACL chapters, regional offices, National JACL Headquarters and website.
Website: http://www.jacl.org

Japanese American Citizens League Graduate Awards
Sponsor: Japanese American Citizens League (JACL)
1765 Sutter Street
San Francisco, CA 94115
Eligibility: Applicants must be National JACL members and must attend a college or university at the graduate level. A personal statement, letter of recommendation, academic performance, work experience and community involvement are considered.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: April 1
How to apply: Applications are available online and by sending a self-addressed, stamped envelope.
Website: http://www.jacl.org

Japanese American Citizens League Law Scholarships
Sponsor: Japanese American Citizens League (JACL)
1765 Sutter Street
San Francisco, CA 94115
Eligibility: Applicants must be National JACL members and must be studying law at a college or university. A personal statement, letter of recommendation, academic performance, work experience and community involvement will all be considered.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: April 1
How to apply: Applications are available online and by sending a self-addressed, stamped envelope.
Website: http://www.jacl.org

Japanese American Citizens League Undergraduate Awards
Sponsor: Japanese American Citizens League (JACL)
1765 Sutter Street
San Francisco, CA 94115
Eligibility: Applicants must be National JACL members and must be attending a college, university, trade school, business school or any other institution of higher learning at the undergraduate level. A personal statement, letter of recommendation, academic performance, work experience and community involvement will all be considered.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: April 1
How to apply: Applications are available through local JACL chapters, regional offices, National JACL Headquarters and website.
Website: http://www.jacl.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

Judge Isaac Anderson, Jr. Scholarship
Sponsor: Southwest Florida Community Foundation
8771 College Parkway
Building 2
Suite 201
Fort Myers, FL 33919
Eligibility: Applicants must have documented financial need. A minimum GPA of 3.0 is required. Students must demonstrate strong community ties through history of community service and/or extracurricular involvement. Applicants must intend on enrolling at an accredited educational institution.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: March 1
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.floridacommunity.com

Kankakee County Community Services Scholarship
Sponsor: Kankakee County Community Services
657 East Court Street
Kankakee, IL 60901
Eligibility: Applicants must be from low-income families and plan to attend a college in the state of Illinois.

Amount: $1,100
Deadline: April 16
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.kccsi-cap.org

Kansas Ethnic Minority Scholarship
Sponsor: Kansas Board of Regents
Curtis State Office Building
Suite 520
1000 SW Jackson Street
Topeka, KS 66612
Eligibility: 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 990, 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.

Amount: Up to $1,850
Deadline: May 1
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.kansasregents.org

Korean Ancestry Grant
Sponsor: William Orr Dingwall Foundation
P.O. Box 57088
Washington, DC 20037
Eligibility: Applicants must be of Asian ancestry and have at least one Asian grandparent. They must be entering or current undergraduate students. Preference will be given to applicants of Korean ancestry. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

Amount: Up to $10,000
Deadline: March 31
How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, official transcript, personal statement and two recommendation letters are required.
Website: http://www.dingwallfoundation.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 15
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/

Marcia Silverman Minority Student Award
Sponsor: Public Relations Student Society of America
33 Maiden Lane
11th Floor
New York, NY 10038
Eligibility: 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.

Amount: $5,000
Deadline: May 9
How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, resume and one recommendation letter are required.
Website: http://prssa.prsa.org/scholarships-and-awards/

Mark Ando and Ito Family Scholarship
Sponsor: Far West Athletic Trainers' Association/District 8
Ned Bergert, Committee Chair
Eligibility: Applicants must be District 8 student members of the National Athletic Trainers' Association (NATA) who are of Asian descent. They must be enrolled in an undergraduate- or graduate-level athletic training program. Community college applicants and all other applicants must have a GPA of 3.2 or higher on a four-point scale. Non-community college undergraduates must be sponsored by a certified athletic trainer and must have junior standing. All applicants must have plans to pursue a career in athletic training. Selection is based on academic merit, extracurricular activities, leadership potential and athletic training achievement.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: March 1
How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, an official transcript and a personal essay are required.
Website: http://www.fwatad8.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

MCCA Lloyd M. Johnson, Jr. Scholarship Program
Sponsor: Minority Corporate Counsel Association (MCCA)
1111 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20004
Eligibility: 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.

Amount: $10,000
Deadline: June 6
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.mcca.com

Michael Baker Corporation Scholarship Program for Diversity in Engineering
Sponsor: Association of Independent Colleges and Universities of Pennsylvania
101 North Front Street
Harrisburg, PA 17101-1404
Eligibility: 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.

Amount: $2,500
Deadline: April 19
How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form and personal essay are required.
Website: http://www.aicup.org

Minorities and Women Educational Scholarship
Sponsor: Appraisal Institute Education Trust
200 W. Madison
Suite 1500
Chicago, IL 60606
Eligibility: 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.

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

Minority Scholarship and Training Program
Sponsor: Media General
333 East Franklin Street
Richmond, VA 23219
Eligibility: 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.

Amount: Up to $10,000 plus internship pay and post-graduate employment
Deadline: November 6
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.mediageneral.com/

Minority Student Scholarship
Sponsor: American Speech-Language-Hearing Foundation
2200 Research Boulevard
Rockville, MD 20850
Eligibility: 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.

Amount: $5,000
Deadline: May 22
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.ashfoundation.org

MLA Scholarship for Minority Students
Sponsor: Medical Library Association
65 East Wacker Place
Suite 1900
Chicago, IL 60601-7246
Eligibility: 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.

Amount: Up to $5,000
Deadline: December 1
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.mlanet.org

MLA/NLM Spectrum Scholarship
Sponsor: Medical Library Association
65 East Wacker Place
Suite 1900
Chicago, IL 60601-7246
Eligibility: 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.

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

Mutual of Omaha Actuarial Scholarship for Minority Students
Sponsor: Mutual of Omaha
Mutual of Omaha Plaza
Strategic Staffing - Actuarial Recruitment
Omaha, NE 68175
Eligibility: 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.

Amount: $5,000
Deadline: October 20
How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, personal statement, one recommendation letter and a resume are required.
Website: http://www.mutualofomaha.com

New York City Trust/NMF Medical Research Scholarships
Sponsor: National Medical Fellowships Inc.
347 Fifth Avenue
Suite 510
New York, NY 10016
Eligibility: Applicants must be minority students at an accredited medical school in New York City. Students must be in their second, third or fourth year. Applicants must be interested in community health research in relation to health inequities in New York City.

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

NMF National Alumni Council Scholarship Program
Sponsor: National Medical Fellowships Inc.
347 Fifth Avenue
Suite 510
New York, NY 10016
Eligibility: Applicants must be fourth-year medical students at an accredited U.S. medical school and members of an underrepresented minority group. Students must demonstrate community service and leadership potential.

Amount: $5,000
Deadline: Varies
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.nmfonline.org

NOAA Educational Partnership Program Undergraduate Scholarships
Sponsor: NOAA Educational Partnership Program - Office of Education
Herbert C Hoover Building
14th Street and Constitution Ave NW
Room 6863
Washington, DC 20230
Eligibility: 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 3.2 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.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: January 31
How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, two personal essays, two recommendation letters and an official transcript are required.
Website: http://www.epp.noaa.gov

OCA-AXA Achievement Scholarship
Sponsor: OCA (formerly Organization of Chinese Americans)
1322 18th Street NW
Washington, DC 20036
Eligibility: Applicants must be entering their first year of college and be U.S. citizens or permanent residents. They must have a GPA of 3.0 or higher and demonstrate academic achievement, leadership ability and community service.

Amount: Up to $25,000
Deadline: December 15
How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, resume, essay, transcript, copy of acceptance letter, summary of college costs and Student Aid Report are required.
Website: http://www.ocanational.org

OCA/UPS Gold Mountain Scholarship
Sponsor: OCA (formerly Organization of Chinese Americans)
1322 18th Street NW
Washington, DC 20036
Eligibility: 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.

Amount: $2,000
Deadline: January 10
How to apply: Applications are available online or by written request.
Website: http://www.ocanational.org

Phyllis G. Meekins Scholarship
Sponsor: Ladies Professional Golf Association
100 International Golf Drive
Daytona Beach, FL 32124-1092
Eligibility: 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.

Amount: $1,250
Deadline: May 16
How to apply: Applications available online.
Website: http://www.lpga.com/lpga-foundation/scholarships

PRSA Diversity Multicultural Scholarship
Sponsor: Public Relations Student Society of America
33 Maiden Lane
11th Floor
New York, NY 10038
Eligibility: 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.

Amount: $1,500
Deadline: May 9
How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, official transcript, essay and one recommendation letter are required.
Website: http://prssa.prsa.org/scholarships-and-awards/

Rosewood Family Scholarship Program
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 be full-time, undergraduate students who attend state universities, public community colleges or public postsecondary vocational-technical schools. Direct descendants of Rosewood families affected by the incidents of January 1923 receive preference. The descendants must provide family information on the Florida Financial Aid Application.

Amount: Up to $6,100
Deadline: April 1
How to apply: Applicants must submit the Initial Student Florida Financial Aid Applications online by April 1. Florida residents must submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) online by May 15. Non-residents must submit the FAFSA in time to receive the Student Aid Report (SAR) from the processor and send a copy of the SAR to the Office of Student Financial Assistance by May 15.
Website: http://www.floridastudentfinancialaid.org

Sarah Jackson Award
Sponsor: Western History Association
University of Alaska Fairbanks
605 Gruening Building
Fairbanks, AK 99775
Eligibility: Applicants must send their application, vita, a summary of their research project and a letter from their faculty advisor to the members of the scholarship committee. Minority and African American students are given preference. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

Amount: 500
Deadline: April 1
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: https://westernhistoryassociation.wildapricot.org/awards

The Vinod Jalan Memorial Scholarship
Sponsor: Concord Carlisle Scholarship Fund
34 Walden Street
Unit 217
Concord, MA 01742
Eligibility: Applicants must be graduating seniors or high school graduates. Students must be current or past residents of Concord or Carlisle or have attended school in one of these towns. Applicants must demonstrate financial need. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application. Preference is given to minority students and/or students intent on pursuing a degree in the sciences.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: April 1 (College Applicants); May 1 (High School Seniors)
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.thescholarshipfundofcc.org/

Trailblazer Scholarship
Sponsor: Conference of Minority Transportation Officials
100 M Street SE
Suite 917
Washington, DC 20003
Eligibility: 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.

Amount: $2,500
Deadline: May 8
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.comto.org/page/Scholarships

United Parcel Service Scholarship for Minority Students
Sponsor: Institute of Industrial and Systems Engineers
3577 Parkway Lane
Suite 200
Norcross, GA 30092
Eligibility: 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.

Amount: $4,000
Deadline: November 15
How to apply: Nomination forms are available online.
Website: http://www.iienet2.org

UPS Hallmark Scholarship
Sponsor: U.S. Pan Asian American Chamber of Commerce
1329 18th Street NW
Washington, DC 20036
Eligibility: 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.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: March 13
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://uspaacc.com/

Victor Grifols Roura Scholarship
Sponsor: National Medical Fellowships Inc.
347 Fifth Avenue
Suite 510
New York, NY 10016
Eligibility: Applicants must be a second- or third-year underrepresented minority medical student at an accredited U.S. medical school in the Los Angeles area. Students must have a clinical interest in hematology.

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

Warner Norcross and Judd Paralegal Assistant Studies Scholarship
Sponsor: Grand Rapids Community Foundation
185 Oakes Street SW
Grand Rapids, MI 49503
Eligibility: 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.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: April 1
How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form and supporting materials are required.
Website: http://www.grfoundation.org

William and Charlotte Cadbury Award
Sponsor: National Medical Fellowships Inc.
347 Fifth Avenue
Suite 510
New York, NY 10016
Eligibility: Applicants must be senior minority medical students at an accredited U.S. medical school. Students must demonstrate outstanding academic achievement, leadership and community service.

Amount: $5,000
Deadline: Varies
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.nmfonline.org

William K. Schubert Minority Nursing Scholarship
Sponsor: Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center
3333 Burnet Avenue
Cincinnati, OH 45229
Eligibility: Applicant must be enrolled or accepted in a professional registered nurse program at an accredited educational institution. A minimum GPA of 2.75 is required. Students must intend on seeking initial licensure as a registered nurse in the State of Ohio

Amount: $2,750
Deadline: April 30
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.cincinnatichildrens.org

William Randolph Hearst Endowment Scholarship
Sponsor: National Action Council for Minorities in Engineering (NACME), Inc.
440 Hamilton Avenue, Suite 302
White Plains, NY 10601
Eligibility: Applicants must be minority students in engineering. Students must be in their first or second year of study and have a minimum GPA of 2.8.

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