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Alexander and Helen Griffin Memorial Scholarship
Sponsor: Cincinnati Scholarship Foundation
324 East 4th Street
Second Floor
Cincinnati, OH 45202
Eligibility: Applicants must reside in the Greater Cincinnati area and must be minority students who are graduates of Cincinnati Public Schools.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: May 31
How to apply: Applications are available online.

Applewood Leadership Scholarship
Sponsor: Community Foundations of the Hudson Valley
25 Van Wagner Road
Suite 2
Poughkeepsie, NY 12603
Eligibility: Applicants must be incoming Dutchess Community College students of African or Caribbean descent who are residents of the City of Poughkeepsie and are 21 and under. Students must be current or former students at Poughkeepsie High School. Recipients of this scholarship will be part of the Applewood Leadership for High Achievement (ALPHA) Initiative at Dutchess Community College. The program will support students working towards an associate s degree who are striving towards a four-year degree. Participants will be paired with Dutchess Community College faculty or staff mentors who will guide and support the ALPHA students in their studies and co-curricular activities. Funds shall be used for educational purposes.

Amount: $4000
Deadline: April 1
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.

EDSA Diversity Scholarships
Sponsor: Landscape Architecture Foundation
1200 17th Street NW
Suite 210
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 1
How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, personal essay, three work samples, two recommendation letters and an applicant photo are required.

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.

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 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.