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Allen Butler Minority Law Enforcement Scholarship
Sponsor: Duluth Superior Area Community Foundation
Zeitgeist Arts Building
222 East 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.

Chicana/Latina Foundation Scholarship
Sponsor: Chicana/Latina Foundation Scholarship Program
1419 Burlingame Avenue, Suite N
Burlingame, CA 94010
Eligibility: Applicants must be Chicana/Latina women who have lived in the Northern California counties for at least two years and are attending school at an accredited institution in the same region. Undergraduate applicants must be full-time students who have completed at least 15 semester units and earned a 2.5 GPA. Applicants must demonstrate leadership and community involvement and agree to volunteer at least five years in support of the Chicana/Latina Foundation if they receive the scholarship.

Amount: $1,500
Deadline: March 31
How to apply: Applications are available online.

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

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

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: Up to $2,000
Deadline: March 31
How to apply: Applications are available online.

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: November 7
How to apply: Applications are available online.

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: $20,000
Deadline: January 31
How to apply: Applications are available online.

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: $2,000
Deadline: October 15
How to apply: Applications are available with membership.

Minority Serving Institution Grants
Sponsor: Council on International Educational Exchange (CIEE)
600 Southborough Drive
Suite 104, South Portland
Portland, ME 04106
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: April 1 (Summer and Fall) and October 15 (Winter/Spring)
How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, financial aid information and an essay are required.

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: May 10
How to apply: Applications are available online.