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Actuarial Diversity Scholarship
Sponsor: Actuarial Foundation
475 N. Martingale Road, Suite 600
Schaumburg, IL 60173-2226
Eligibility: 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.

Amount: $1,000-$4,000
Deadline: May 1
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.actuarialfoundation.org/scholarships/

Afro-Academic, Cultural, Technological and Scientific Olympics (ACT-SO)
Sponsor: National Association for the Advancement of Colored People
c/o Poise Foundation
Two Gateway Center, Suite 1700
603 Stanwix Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15222
Eligibility: 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 26 categories including business, sciences, humanities and performing and visual arts. Winners receive scholarships, internships and apprenticeships.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: Varies
How to apply: Applications are available from the NAACP.
Website: http://www.poisefoundation.org/scholarships-overview/

Agnes Jones Jackson Scholarship
Sponsor: National Association for the Advancement of Colored People
c/o Poise Foundation
Two Gateway Center, Suite 1700
603 Stanwix Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15222
Eligibility: 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.

Amount: $2,000
Deadline: April 28
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.poisefoundation.org/scholarships-overview/

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

Alda J. Gunn Scholarship
Sponsor: Grand Island Community Foundation
1811 W. 2nd Street
Suite 365
Grand Island, NE 68803
Eligibility: Applicants must be African American graduating seniors who are planning to pursue postsecondary education. Students must demonstrate financial need.

Amount: $3,000
Deadline: February 10
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.gicf.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

Alliance Data Scholarship
Sponsor: United Negro College Fund (UNCF)
1805 7th Street NW
Washington, DC 20001
Eligibility: Applicants must have a minimum 3.0 GPA, live in the Dallas Metropolitan Area, 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.

Amount: $5,000
Deadline: Varies
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: https://uncf.org/scholarships

Alphonso Deal Scholarship Award
Sponsor: National Black Police Association
NBPA Scholarship Award
3100 Main Street #256
Dallas, TX 75226
Eligibility: 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.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: May 19
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.blackpolice.org/scholarships.html

American Chemical Society Scholars Program
Sponsor: American Chemical Society
Christie Robinson, Training and Development Director
Rubber Division, ACS
411 Wolf Ledges Parkway, Suite 201
Akron, OH 44311
Eligibility: 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).

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

American Hotel Foundation Scholarship
Sponsor: United Negro College Fund (UNCF)
1805 7th Street NW
Washington, DC 20001
Eligibility: 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.

Amount: $1,500
Deadline: Varies
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: https://uncf.org/scholarships

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

AMS Minority Scholarship
Sponsor: American Meteorological Society
Fellowship and Scholarship Department
45 Beacon Street
Boston, MA 02108-3693
Eligibility: 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.

Amount: $6,000
Deadline: February 3
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.ametsoc.org/AMS/

Annual NBNA Scholarships
Sponsor: National Black Nurses Association
8630 Fenton Street
Suite 330
Silver Spring, MD 20910-3803
Eligibility: 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.

Amount: $1,000-$6,000
Deadline: April 15
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.nbna.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

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

Berbeco Senior Research Fellowship
Sponsor: United Negro College Fund (UNCF)
1805 7th Street NW
Washington, DC 20001
Eligibility: 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.

Amount: Up to $6,000
Deadline: Varies
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: https://uncf.org/scholarships

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

CANFIT Scholarships
Sponsor: CANFIT
2140 Shattuck Avenue, Suite 1110
Berkeley, CA 94704
Eligibility: 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.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: March 31
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.canfit.org

Catherine W. Pierce Scholarship
Sponsor: United Negro College Fund (UNCF)
1805 7th Street NW
Washington, DC 20001
Eligibility: Applicants must have a minimum 2.5 GPA, be pursuing a degree in an art or history discipline, 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.

Amount: Up to $5,000
Deadline: Varies
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: https://uncf.org/scholarships

CBC Spouses Heineken USA Performing Arts Scholarship
Sponsor: Congressional Black Caucus Foundation
1720 Massachusetts Avenue NW
Washington, DC 20036
Eligibility: Applicants must be African American students who have at least a 2.5 GPA, and they must be enrolled or accepted into a full-time undergraduate degree program. Applicants must show leadership qualities and community service participation.

Amount: Up to $3,000
Deadline: April 21
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.cbcfinc.org

CDM Scholarship/Internship
Sponsor: United Negro College Fund (UNCF)
1805 7th Street NW
Washington, DC 20001
Eligibility: 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.

Amount: $6,000
Deadline: Varies
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: https://uncf.org/scholarships

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: January 1
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.cesda.org

Chairman Emeritus Award
Sponsor: National Association of Blacks in Criminal Justice
1801 Fayetteville Street
106 Whiting Criminal Justice Building
P.O. Box 20011-C
Durham, NC 27707
Eligibility: Applicants must be nominated by a member of NABCJ.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: March 15
How to apply: Nomination applications are available online.
Website: http://nabcj.org/

Citigroup Fellows Program
Sponsor: United Negro College Fund (UNCF)
1805 7th Street NW
Washington, DC 20001
Eligibility: 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.

Amount: $6,400
Deadline: Varies
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: https://uncf.org/scholarships

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

Clanseer and Anna Johnson Scholarships
Sponsor: Community Foundation of New Jersey
P.O. Box 338
Morristown, NJ 07963-0338
Eligibility: 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.

Amount: $6,000
Deadline: June 30
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.cfnj.org

Colgate-Palmolive Company/UNCF Scholarship
Sponsor: United Negro College Fund (UNCF)
1805 7th Street NW
Washington, DC 20001
Eligibility: 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.

Amount: Up to $5,000
Deadline: November 13
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: https://uncf.org/scholarships

Congressional Black Caucus Spouses Education Scholarship
Sponsor: Congressional Black Caucus Foundation
1720 Massachusetts Avenue NW
Washington, DC 20036
Eligibility: Applicants must be African American students attending or planning to attend school on a full-time basis. Students must have at least a 2.5 GPA, and they must demonstrate leadership and community service participation.

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

Congressional Black Caucus Spouses Visual Arts Scholarship
Sponsor: Congressional Black Caucus Foundation
1720 Massachusetts Avenue NW
Washington, DC 20036
Eligibility: Applicants must be African American students, have at least a 2.5 GPA and be enrolled at or accepted into a full-time undergraduate degree program. Applicants must show leadership qualities and community service participation.

Amount: Up to $3,000
Deadline: April 21
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.cbcfinc.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

Costco Scholarship Fund
Sponsor: Costco Scholarship Fund
c/o College Success Foundation
1605 NW Sammamish Road
Suite 200
Issaquah, WA 98027
Eligibility: 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.

Amount: $2,500 - $14,500
Deadline: Varies
How to apply: Complete the FAFSA and the undergraduate application for admission.
Website: http://www.collegesuccessfoundation.org/costco

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: $5,000
Deadline: April 15 and October 1
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: https://www.aifsabroad.com/scholarships.asp

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

Dorothy N. McNeal Scholarship
Sponsor: United Negro College Fund (UNCF)
1805 7th Street NW
Washington, DC 20001
Eligibility: 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.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: Varies
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: https://uncf.org/scholarships

Dr. Arnita Young Boswell Scholarship
Sponsor: National Hook-Up of Black Women Inc.
1809 East 71st Street
Suite 205
Chicago, IL 60649
Eligibility: 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.

Amount: $1,000
Deadline: March 31
How to apply: Applications are available by mail and must be requested by March 1.
Website: http://www.nhbwinc.com

Dr. David K. McDonough Scholarship in Opthalmology/ENT
Sponsor: National Medical Fellowships Inc.
347 Fifth Avenue
Suite 510
New York, NY 10016
Eligibility: Applicants must be African American, Afro-Latino, or Native American medical students in New York City. Students must demonstrate academic excellence and a dedication to research, leadership and service.

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

Dr. Joe Ratliff Challenge
Sponsor: United Negro College Fund (UNCF)
1805 7th Street NW
Washington, DC 20001
Eligibility: 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.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: Varies
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: https://uncf.org/scholarships

DTE Energy Foundation Sphinx Competition
Sponsor: Sphinx Organization
400 Renaissance Center
Suite 2550
Detroit, MI 48243
Eligibility: Applicants must be U.S. legal residents who are of junior high school, high school or college age. They must submit a videotape of a solo performance in order to be considered for the live semifinals competition. Selection is based on the quality of performance during the semifinal and final rounds of live competition.

Amount: Up to $50,000
Deadline: November 7
How to apply: Application instructions are available online. A videotaped solo performance, autobiography, repertoire list, applicant photo and registration fee are required.
Website: http://www.sphinxmusic.org

Dunbar Heritage Scholarship
Sponsor: Southwest Florida Community Foundation
8771 College Parkway
Building 2
Suite 201
Fort Myers, FL 33919
Eligibility: Applicants must demonstrate financial need. A minimum GPA of 2.5 is required. Students must enter college within the year immediately following high school graduation. Applicants must submit a FAFSA Student Aid Report, grade transcripts, SAT and/or ACT scores, a letter of recommendation and an essay explaining their educational goals and aspirations.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: March 3
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.floridacommunity.com

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

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

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

Elastic Band Co.
Sponsor: Elastic Band Co.
Eligibility: Applicants must be U.S. citizens or legal residents residing in the United States. Students must be accepted at and enrolling in an accredited U.S. post-secondary institution pursuing an associate or bachelor degree. Applicants must be a member of an underrepresented minority group in the fields of fashion or entrepreneurship or have a documented disability as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act and plan to pursue a career in fashion or entrepreneurship.

Amount: $1,000
Deadline: March 31
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: https://elasticbandco.com

Ella Fitzgerald Charitable Foundation Scholarship
Sponsor: United Negro College Fund (UNCF)
1805 7th Street NW
Washington, DC 20001
Eligibility: 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.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: Varies
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: https://uncf.org/scholarships

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

Estelle Jones Non-Traditional Students Scholarship
Sponsor: Central Carolina Community Foundation
2711 Middleburg Drive, Suite 213
Columbia, SC 29204
Eligibility: Applicants must attend a regionally accredited eleemosynary school and demonstrate a financial need. Students with work or life experience will be given preference.

Amount: $3,000
Deadline: March 15
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.yourfoundation.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 7
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/

ExxonMobil Bernard Harris Math and Science Scholarship
Sponsor: ExxonMobil
5959 Las Colinas Boulevard
Irving, TX 75039
Eligibility: Applicants must be accepted for full-time enrollment at a four-year college in the upcoming academic year. A minimum GPA of 3.0 is required. Students must be graduating from a school in the Council of Great City Schools district. Selection is primarily based on demonstration of academic achievement, leadership skills and community service.

Amount: $5,000
Deadline: April 15
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://corporate.exxonmobil.com

Financial Services Institution
Sponsor: United Negro College Fund (UNCF)
1805 7th Street NW
Washington, DC 20001
Eligibility: 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.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: Varies
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: https://uncf.org/scholarships

Ford Foundation Dissertation Fellowship for Minorities
Sponsor: Fellowships Office
Ford Foundation Fellowship Programs
500 Fifth Street, N.W.
Washington, DC 20001
Eligibility: Applicants must be in their final year of writing and defending their dissertation. Students must be U.S. citizens, U.S. nationals or U.S. permanent residents.. Applicants must be committed to using diversity as a resource for enriching the education of all students.

Amount: $25,000
Deadline: January 10
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://sites.nationalacademies.org/PGA/FordFellowships/index.htm

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 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

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

Frederick D. Patterson Scholarship
Sponsor: United Negro College Fund (UNCF)
1805 7th Street NW
Washington, DC 20001
Eligibility: 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.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: Varies
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: https://uncf.org/scholarships

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

Gates Millennium Scholars Program
Sponsor: Gates Foundation
P.O. Box 10500
Fairfax, VA 22031
Eligibility: Applicants must be African American, American Indian/Alaska Native, Asian Pacific Islander American or Hispanic American students with a minimum 3.3 GPA, enter an accredited college or university and have significant financial need. Applicants must also be eligible for federal Pell Grants.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: Varies
How to apply: Students are nominated by teachers, principals or other education professionals. Nomination materials are available online.
Website: http://www.gmsp.org

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

GEM MS Engineering Fellowship Program
Sponsor: The National GEM Consortium
1430 Duke Street
Alexandria, VA 22314
Eligibility: Applicants must be college seniors or graduate 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.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: November 15
How to apply: Applications are available online. The deadline for Part I is October 1, and the deadline for part II is Nov. 15.
Website: http://www.gemfellowship.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 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

George Harrison & Castine Barnett Scholarship
Sponsor: Wayne County Community Foundation
517 N Market St
Wooster, OH 44691
Eligibility: Applicants must be graduating from Orrville High School in Ohio. Students must be African American. Applicants must enroll at an accredited post-secondary institution.

Amount: $575
Deadline: March
How to apply: Applications available through the Orrville High School Guidance Office.
Website: http://www.waynecountycommunityfoundation.org

Gerald W. and Jean Purmal Endowed Scholarship
Sponsor: United Negro College Fund (UNCF)
1805 7th Street NW
Washington, DC 20001
Eligibility: 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.

Amount: $1,000-$4,000
Deadline: Varies
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: https://uncf.org/scholarships

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

GlaxoSmithKline Company Science Achievement Award
Sponsor: United Negro College Fund (UNCF)
1805 7th Street NW
Washington, DC 20001
Eligibility: 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.

Amount: $6,000
Deadline: March 12
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: https://uncf.org/scholarships

Harry C. Jaecker Scholarship
Sponsor: United Negro College Fund (UNCF)
1805 7th Street NW
Washington, DC 20001
Eligibility: 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.

Amount: $2,000-$5,000
Deadline: Varies
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: https://uncf.org/scholarships

Henry Sachs Foundation Scholarship
Sponsor: Henry Sachs Foundation
90 S. Cascade Avenue
Suite 1410
Colorado Springs, CO 80903
Eligibility: 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.

Amount: $6,000
Deadline: March 15
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.sachsfoundation.org/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

Hubertus W.V. Wellems Scholarship for Male Students
Sponsor: National Association for the Advancement of Colored People
c/o Poise Foundation
Two Gateway Center, Suite 1700
603 Stanwix Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15222
Eligibility: 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.

Amount: $3,000
Deadline: July 31
How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, personal essay, official transcript and two letters of recommendation are required.
Website: http://www.poisefoundation.org/scholarships-overview/

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

Jack and Jill of America Foundation Scholarship
Sponsor: Jack and Jill of America Foundation
1930 17th Street NW
Washington, DC 20009
Eligibility: 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.

Amount: $1,500-$2,500
Deadline: June 1
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://jackandjillfoundation.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

Jesse Jones, Jr. Scholarship
Sponsor: United Negro College Fund (UNCF)
1805 7th Street NW
Washington, DC 20001
Eligibility: 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.

Amount: $2,000-$5,000
Deadline: Varies
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: https://uncf.org/scholarships

Jimi Hendrix Endowment Fund Scholarship
Sponsor: United Negro College Fund (UNCF)
1805 7th Street NW
Washington, DC 20001
Eligibility: 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.

Amount: $2,000-$5,000
Deadline: Varies
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: https://uncf.org/scholarships

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

John W. and Edna Wilson Mosley Scholarship
Sponsor: Denver Foundation
55 Madison
8th Floor
Denver, CO 80206
Eligibility: Applicants must be graduating African-American seniors from East High School planning to attend a college, university or other accredited post-secondary school.

Amount: $2,000
Deadline: March 10
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.denverfoundation.org/grants/page/scholarships

Jonathan Jasper Wright Award
Sponsor: National Association of Blacks in Criminal Justice
1801 Fayetteville Street
106 Whiting Criminal Justice Building
P.O. Box 20011-C
Durham, NC 27707
Eligibility: Award recipients will be involved in affecting policy change. Nominator should be a member of NABCJ.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: March 15
How to apply: Nomination applications are available online.
Website: http://nabcj.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

Julianne Malveaux Scholarship
Sponsor: National Association of Negro Business and Professional Women's Clubs Inc.
1806 New Hampshire Avenue NW
Washington, DC 20009-3298
Eligibility: 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.

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

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

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/

Lucile V. Means Scholarship
Sponsor: Community Foundation of Henderson County
P.O. Box 1108
Hendersonville, NC 28793
Eligibility: Applicants must demonstrate financial need. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application. Students must submit an application detailing their employment history, volunteer experience, extracurricular involvement, academic performance and financial information.

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

Lula and Levi Wilson Scholarship
Sponsor: Community Foundation of Henderson County
P.O. Box 1108
Hendersonville, NC 28793
Eligibility: Applicants must demonstrate financial need. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application. Students must submit an application detailing their employment history, volunteer experience, extracurricular involvement, academic performance and financial information.

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

Mae Maxey Memorial Scholarship
Sponsor: United Negro College Fund (UNCF)
1805 7th Street NW
Washington, DC 20001
Eligibility: 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.

Amount: $1,000-$5,000
Deadline: Varies
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: https://uncf.org/scholarships

Malcolm X Scholarship for Exceptional Courage
Sponsor: United Negro College Fund (UNCF)
1805 7th Street NW
Washington, DC 20001
Eligibility: 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.

Amount: $4,000
Deadline: Varies
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: https://uncf.org/scholarships

Manhattan Central Medical Society Scholarship
Sponsor: National Medical Fellowships Inc.
347 Fifth Avenue
Suite 510
New York, NY 10016
Eligibility: Applicants must be African American students enrolled at an accredited medical school in the New York City area. Students must demonstrate leadership ability and a commitment to serve.

Amount: $2,000
Deadline: Varies
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.nmfonline.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/

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: Up to $4,000
Deadline: February 17
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.cta.org/scholarships

Mary Church Terrell Award
Sponsor: National Association of Blacks in Criminal Justice
1801 Fayetteville Street
106 Whiting Criminal Justice Building
P.O. Box 20011-C
Durham, NC 27707
Eligibility: 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.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: March 15
How to apply: Nomination applications are available online.
Website: http://nabcj.org/

Maureen L. and Howard N. Blitman, P.E., Scholarship
Sponsor: National Society of Professional Engineers
1420 King Street
Alexandria, VA 22314-2794
Eligibility: 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.

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

Medger Evers Award
Sponsor: National Association of Blacks in Criminal Justice
1801 Fayetteville Street
106 Whiting Criminal Justice Building
P.O. Box 20011-C
Durham, NC 27707
Eligibility: This award honors the slain civil rights leader. Nominator should be a member of NABCJ.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: March 15
How to apply: Nomination applications are available online.
Website: http://nabcj.org/

Medtronic Foundation Scholarship
Sponsor: United Negro College Fund (UNCF)
1805 7th Street NW
Washington, DC 20001
Eligibility: Applicants must be college juniors majoring in one of the following: biochemistry, biology, biomedical engineering, biotechnical, chemistry, computer engineering, computer science, electrical engineering and mechanical engineering. Applicants must have a GPA of at least 3.0 and demonstrate financial need.

Amount: $4,500
Deadline: Varies
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: https://uncf.org/scholarships

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

Michael Jackson Scholarship
Sponsor: United Negro College Fund (UNCF)
1805 7th Street NW
Washington, DC 20001
Eligibility: 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.

Amount: Up to $5,000
Deadline: Varies
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: https://uncf.org/scholarships

Mildred Towle Scholarship for African-Americans
Sponsor: Hawaii Community Foundation - Scholarships
827 Fort Street Mall
Honolulu, HI 96813
Eligibility: Students must have at least a 3.0 GPA.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: February 18
How to apply: To apply, register online, complete the online application and select the scholarships to which you wish to apply. In addition, mail the supporting materials: printed confirmation page from the online application, personal statement, copy of Student Aid Report (SAR) available at www.fafsa.ed.gov and official transcript.
Website: http://www.hawaiicommunityfoundation.org

Mildren & William Young Scholarship
Sponsor: Oklahoma City Community Foundation
1000 North Broadway
Oklahoma City, OK 73102
Eligibility: Applicants must be graduating from Hobart High School in Oklahoma. Students must have a grade point average of 2.5 or greater. Preference is given to African American students. Applicants must submit the FAFSA student aid report as well as an essay regarding the contributions of the Young family to the community.

Amount: $1,000
Deadline: March 1
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://occf.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 Accounting Doctoral Scholarship
Sponsor: KPMG Foundation
Three Chestnut Ridge Road
Montvale, NJ 07645
Eligibility: Students must be of African American, Native American or Hispanic American descent.

Amount: 10000
Deadline: Unknown
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.kpmgfoundation.org

Minority Affairs Committee Award for Outstanding Scholastic Achievement
Sponsor: American Institute of Chemical Engineers - (AIChE)
120 Wall Street
Floor 23
New York, NY 10005-4020
Eligibility: Applicants must be ethnic minorities, major in chemical engineering and be undergraduate students.

Amount: $1,000
Deadline: June 16
How to apply: Applications are available online or by telephone or written request.
Website: http://www.aiche.org

Minority Dental Student Scholarship
Sponsor: American Dental Association Foundation
211 East Chicago Avenue
Chicago, IL 60611
Eligibility: Applicants must be African American, Hispanic or Native American full-time students in 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 3.25 GPA is required. Only two scholarship applications per school are allowed, so schools may set their own in-school application deadlines that are earlier.

Amount: Up to $2,500
Deadline: second Friday in November
How to apply: Applications are available from dental school officials.
Website: http://www.ada.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 Scholarship Award for Physical Therapy Students
Sponsor: American Physical Therapy Association
1111 North Fairfax Street
Alexandria, VA 22314
Eligibility: 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.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: December 1
How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, official transcript, personal essay and three letters of reference are required.
Website: http://www.apta.org

Minority Scholarship Awards for College Students
Sponsor: American Institute of Chemical Engineers - (AIChE)
120 Wall Street
Floor 23
New York, NY 10005-4020
Eligibility: 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.

Amount: $1,000
Deadline: July 1
How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form and supporting materials are required.
Website: http://www.aiche.org

Minority Scholarship Awards for Incoming College Freshmen
Sponsor: American Institute of Chemical Engineers - (AIChE)
120 Wall Street
Floor 23
New York, NY 10005-4020
Eligibility: 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.

Amount: $1,000
Deadline: July 1
How to apply: Applications are available online or by telephone or written request.
Website: http://www.aiche.org

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

Minority Teacher Scholarship
Sponsor: State Student Assistance Commission of Indiana
W462 Indiana Government Center South
402 West Washington Street
Indianapolis, IN 46204
Eligibility: 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.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: September 4
How to apply: Applications are available at the financial aid office of attending institution.
Website: http://www.in.gov/che/

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

Morgan Stanley Richard B. Fisher Scholarship Program
Sponsor: Morgan Stanley
1585 Broadway
New York, NY 10036
Eligibility: Applicants must be African American, Hispanic, Native American or LGBT current juniors at an accredited four-year college. The award includes a summer internship.

Amount: $15,000
Deadline: February 15
How to apply: Applications are available by email.
Website: http://www.morganstanley.com/

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

NANBPWC National Scholarships
Sponsor: National Association of Negro Business and Professional Women's Clubs Inc.
1806 New Hampshire Avenue NW
Washington, DC 20009-3298
Eligibility: Applicants must be graduating African American high school seniors with a GPA of 3.0 or higher. A 300-word essay is required.

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

National Association of Black Accountants National Scholarship Program
Sponsor: National Association of Black Accountants
7249-A Hanover Parkway
Greenbelt, MD 20770
Eligibility: 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.

Amount: $1,000-$5,000
Deadline: January 31
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.nabainc.org

National Association of Black Journalists Scholarship Program
Sponsor: National Association of Black Journalists
1100 Knight Hall
Suite 3100
College Park, MD 20742
Eligibility: 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.

Amount: Up to $2,500
Deadline: Unknown
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://nabj.site-ym.com/?page=SEEDScholarships

National Medical Fellowships Emergency Scholarship Fund
Sponsor: National Medical Fellowships Inc.
347 Fifth Avenue
Suite 510
New York, NY 10016
Eligibility: Applicants must be African-American, Latino, Native American, Alaska Natives, Native Hawaiians, Vietnamese or Cambodian. They must be third- or fourth-year medical students who are in need of immediate, emergency funding for living expenses and/or tuition. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

Amount: Up to $5,000
Deadline: Varies
How to apply: Applications are available by request. An application form, two personal essays, financial information and one letter of support are required.
Website: http://www.nmfonline.org

National Scholarship
Sponsor: National Association of Negro Business and Professional Women's Clubs Inc.
1806 New Hampshire Avenue NW
Washington, DC 20009-3298
Eligibility: Applicants must be African American 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?"

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

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

Northern Virginia Urban League Scholarship
Sponsor: Northern Virginia Urban League
1315 Duke Street
Alexandria, VA 22314
Eligibility: Applicants must be African-American senior high school residents in Northern Virginia. A 3.5 GPA is expected, and applicants should plan to study for a bachelor degree. They need to submit a 300 word typed essay, and to have shown evidence of community leadership.

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

P.O. Pistilli Undergraduate Scholarship for Advancement in Computer Science and Electrical Engineering
Sponsor: Design Automation Conference/Association for Computing Machinery
Professor Andrew B. Kahng, P.O. Pistilli Scholarship Director
Department of Computer Science and Engineering, UCSD
9500 Gilman Drive #0404
La Jolla, CA 92093
Eligibility: Applicants must be high school seniors who are from an underrepresented group (African American, Hispanic, Native American, women or disabled). Students must have a minimum 3.0 GPA, have demonstrated high achievement in math and science courses and have financial need. Applicants must also intend to pursue a career in electrical engineering, computer engineering or computer science.

Amount: $4,000
Deadline: March 10
How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, three letters of recommendation, an official transcript, a personal letter, a copy of tax returns and a copy of the FAFSA are required.
Website: http://www.dac.com

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/

Reader's Digest Foundation Scholarship
Sponsor: United Negro College Fund (UNCF)
1805 7th Street NW
Washington, DC 20001
Eligibility: 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.

Amount: $5,000
Deadline: Varies
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: https://uncf.org/scholarships

Regents Health Care Scholarship for Medicine and Dentistry
Sponsor: New York State Education Department
Scholarship and Grants Administration Unit
Education Building Addition, Room 1078
89 Washington Avenue
Albany, NY 12234
Eligibility: Applicants must be legal residents of New York for at least one year immediately preceding the effective date of the award, enrolled in or a candidate for admission to an approved medical or dental school in New York and economically disadvantaged and/or a member of a minority group historically under-represented in the professions.

Amount: $10,000
Deadline: May 31
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.highered.nysed.gov/kiap/precoll/

Robert A. Catlin/David W. Long Memorial Scholarship
Sponsor: American Planning Association
205 North Michigan Avenue
Suite 1200
Chicago, IL 60601
Eligibility: Applicants must be African-American students who are enrolled in or have been accepted into a graduate degree program in urban planning or a related subject. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

Amount: $1,500
Deadline: March 6
How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, personal statement, one recommendation letter and proof of graduate program enrollment or acceptance are required.
Website: http://www.planning.org

Robert Dole Scholarship for Disabled Students
Sponsor: United Negro College Fund (UNCF)
1805 7th Street NW
Washington, DC 20001
Eligibility: 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.

Amount: Up to $3,500
Deadline: Varies
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: https://uncf.org/scholarships

Ron Brown Scholar Program
Sponsor: CAP Charitable Foundation
Ron Brown Scholar Program
1160 Pepsi Place
Suite 206
Charlottesville, VA 22901
Eligibility: 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.

Amount: $40,000
Deadline: January 9
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.ronbrown.org

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

Star Supporter Scholarship
Sponsor: Disciples Home Missions
Attn: Scholarships
P.O. Box 1986
Indianapolis, IN 46206
Eligibility: Applicants must be a member of the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) in the United States and Canada. Students must provide evidence of financial need. Applicants must be a full-time student in an ATS accredited seminary or school in an M.Div. or equivalent degree program and be in preparation for the ministry. Students must understand that GPA may be a factor used to determine who receives the award and provide official transcripts of academic work. Applicants must be under the advisement of a regional Commission on the Ministry or in the process of finding an advisor.

Amount: 1750
Deadline: March 15
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: https://www.discipleshomemissions.org

Sylvia Shapiro Scholarship
Sponsor: United Negro College Fund (UNCF)
1805 7th Street NW
Washington, DC 20001
Eligibility: 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.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: Varies
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: https://uncf.org/scholarships

The Herbert Lehman Education Fund Scholarship
Sponsor: NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund, Inc.
40 Rector Street
5th Floor
New York, NY 10006
Eligibility: 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.

Amount: $2,000
Deadline: April 1
How to apply: Applications are available by sending a written request.
Website: http://www.naacpldf.org

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/

Thomara Latimer Cancer Foundation Scholarship
Sponsor: Thomara Latimer Cancer Foundation
Franklin Plaza Center
29193 Northwestern Highway #528
Southfield, MI 48034
Eligibility: Applicants must be African-American students between the ages of 17 and 30, have a minimum 3.0 GPA and be Michigan residents who are enrolled at or have been accepted to an accredited postsecondary institution. They must be studying or planning to study allied health, medicine, nursing, occupational therapy, physical therapy, physician assisting or a related subject. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: December 30
How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, official transcript, personal essay, two recommendation letters and proof of college acceptance or enrollment are required.
Website: http://www.thomlatimercares.org

Thurgood Marshall College Scholarship Fund
Sponsor: Thurgood Marshall Scholarship Fund
901 F Street NW
Suite 300
Washington, DC 20004
Eligibility: Applicants must be currently enrolled or planning to enroll as full-time students at one of the 47 TMSF member schools and have a minimum 3.0 high school GPA. 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.

Amount: $3,100 per semester
Deadline: Varies
How to apply: Applications are available through the member schools.
Website: https://tmcf.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

UBS/PaineWebber Scholarship
Sponsor: United Negro College Fund (UNCF)
1805 7th Street NW
Washington, DC 20001
Eligibility: 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.

Amount: $8,000
Deadline: March 25
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: https://uncf.org/scholarships

UNCF-Foot Locker Foundation Inc. Scholarship
Sponsor: United Negro College Fund (UNCF)
1805 7th Street NW
Washington, DC 20001
Eligibility: 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.

Amount: Up to $5,000
Deadline: May 12
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: https://uncf.org/scholarships

United Parcel Service Foundation
Sponsor: United Negro College Fund (UNCF)
1805 7th Street NW
Washington, DC 20001
Eligibility: 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.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: Varies
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: https://uncf.org/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

USA Funds Scholarship
Sponsor: United Negro College Fund (UNCF)
1805 7th Street NW
Washington, DC 20001
Eligibility: 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.

Amount: Up to $5,000
Deadline: February 10
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: https://uncf.org/scholarships

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

Wells Fargo Scholarship
Sponsor: United Negro College Fund (UNCF)
1805 7th Street NW
Washington, DC 20001
Eligibility: 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.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: December 31
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: https://uncf.org/scholarships

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 L. Hastie Award
Sponsor: National Association of Blacks in Criminal Justice
1801 Fayetteville Street
106 Whiting Criminal Justice Building
P.O. Box 20011-C
Durham, NC 27707
Eligibility: The award honors the first African American appointed to the bench in 1937 by President Franklin Roosevelt. Nominator should be a member of NABCJ.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: March 15
How to apply: Nomination applications are available online.
Website: http://nabcj.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

William Wrigley Jr. Scholarship/Internship
Sponsor: United Negro College Fund (UNCF)
1805 7th Street NW
Washington, DC 20001
Eligibility: 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.

Amount: Up to $5,000
Deadline: October 21
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: https://uncf.org/scholarships