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Central American Immigrant Scholarship Fund of the Dallas Jewish Community Foundation
Sponsor: Dallas Jewish Community Foundation
12700 Hillcrest Road
Suite 201
Dallas, TX 75230
Eligibility: Applicants must be Central American immigrants who have achieved legal status in the U.S. and are attending college full-time.

Amount: $1,230
Deadline: January 26
How to apply: Applications are available online.

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: February 15
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.

Diversity Achievement Scholarship
Sponsor: American Institute for Foreign Study
AIFS Abroad
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.

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.

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.

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

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.

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.

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.

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.