MINORITY COLLEGE SCHOLARSHIPS INFO


AETNA Scholarship

Annual award limited to members of the National Black Nurses' Association (NBNA.) Candidates must be currently enrolled in a nursing program (B.S.N., A.D., Diploma or L.P.N./L.V.N.) and in good academic standing.

http://www.nbna.org

African American Future Achievers Scholarship Program

Annual awards for graduating high school seniors who have at least one parent of African American heritage. Students must live within the boundaries of a participating Ronald McDonald House Charity Chapter. Selection is based on academic achievement, financial need, and community involvement... (click link for more info)

http://rmhc.org/what-we-do/rmhc-u-s-scholarships/

American Physical Society Minority Scholarship

Any African-American, Hispanic American, or Native American U.S. citizen or permanent resident who is majoring or planning to major in physics, and who is a high school senior, college freshman, or sophomore is eligible to apply for the scholarship.

http://www.aps.org/programs/minorities/honors/scholarship/index.cfm

College WeekLive Back to School

Open to current college students who graduated from high school in 2007-2010, award amount is $1500.

http://www.scholarshipexperts.com/

National Association of Black Accountants Scholarship

Since inception, the National Association of Black Accountants, Inc. (NABA) has provided more than $8 million in scholarship funds to deserving students preparing to enter various business professions. For fiscal year 2009 alone, NABA awarded close to $500,000 and the amount continues to grow.. (click link for more info)

http://www.nabainc.org/MembershipPrograms/NationalScholarshipProgram/tabid/112/Default.aspx

Unmet Need Scholarship

The Unmet Need Scholarship program is open to U.S. citizens and permanent residents who are accepted or enrolled as full-time undergraduate students at approved, accredited institutions. Students must have a minimum 2.5 grade point average (on a 4.0 scale) to be eligible to apply.

http://www.thesalliemaefund.org/smfnew/scholarship/Unmet_need.html

"Dream Deferred" Essay Contest on Civil Rights

This essay contest takes its title from a 1951 poem by Langston Hughes: What Happens to a Dream Deferred? The poem helped propel the civil rights movement in the United States.

http://www.hamsaweb.org/essay/

"From Failure to Promise" Essay Contest

The "From Failure to Promise" Essay Contest is open to high school seniors, undergraduate, and graduate students. To be considered, you must submit a 1000 - word essay.

http://www.fromfailuretopromise.com/Essay-Scholarship-Contest-.html

1L Diversity Scholarship Program

Annual awards for minority first-year students enrolled at any Law School. Students must demonstrate academic achievement, civic involvement, a commitment to entering the legal profession, and a commitment to becoming a Summer Associate in the first and second year of law school... (click link for more info)

http://www.dwt.com/

2013 Law School Diversity Scholarship and Application

The Diversity Scholarship is $2,000.00 and will be awarded to a student who is currently attending an accredited law school, who is either a member of an ethnic or racial minority or demonstrates commitment to issues of diversity within their academic career. The first annual award will be awarded.. (click link for more info)

http://www.buckfirelaw.com/library/2013-buckfire---buckfire--p-c--law-school-diversity-scholar

A GPA Isn't Everything Scholarship

The A GPA Isn't Everything Scholarship is available to students planning to attend college. You must be a US citizen and a high school student, GED recipient or current college student. You must demonstrate a strong record of extracurricular, leadership and/or volunteer activities to be eligible for.. (click link for more info)

http://www.cappex.com/page/account/quickApply.jsp?scholarshipID=gp&code=FW_32

AAF Minority/Disadvantaged Scholarships

The American Architectural Foundation offers the Minority/Disadvantaged Scholarships in order to encourage diversity and equity in the architectural profession. These scholarships are open to high school seniors and college freshmen who plan to study architecture at a NAAB-accredited program.

http://www.archfoundation.org/aaf/aaf/Programs.Fellowships.htm

AAHA Lou Manzione Scholarship

The Atlantic Amateur Hockey Association is pleased to offer a scholarship program to students who plan to continue their education beyond the 12th grade.The applicants must be high school seniors who are registered with USA Hockey.

http://www.atlantic-district.org/scholarship.php

AAIA David Risling Emergency Aid Scholarship

The Association on American Indian Affairs offers David Risling Emergency Aid Scholarships in amounts ranging from $100-400 for acute,temporary emergencies(eviction,dismissal from daycare,utility disconnection,etc).

http://www.indian-affairs.org/scholarships/emergency_aid.htm

AAIA Elizabeth and Sherman Asche Scholarship

The Association on American Indian Affairs offers Elizabeth and Sherman Asche Memorial Scholarships in the amount of $1,500 each to graduate and undergraduate students pursuing a degree in public health or science.

http://www.indian-affairs.org/scholarships/aaia_scholarships.htm

Abbott & Fenner Scholarship

Abbott & Fenner are committed to continuing our efforts at helping those who have the desire and ambition to succeed.The winner(s)of this annual scholarship will receive their award within 2 weeks of the listed deadline.

http://www.abbottandfenner.com/scholarships.htm

Academic Paper Award - NSHSS

The Academic Paper Award is available to members of the National Society of High School Scholars. You must submit a research paper, original essay, or analytical essay that was written for a high school class during your junior or senior year in high school to be eligible for this award.

http://www.nshss.org/scholarships/

Accounting Doctoral Scholars (ADS) Program

The Accounting Doctoral Scholars Program is pleased to announce that it is accepting applications for funding for individuals beginning their doctoral studies in the fall of 2011.

http://www.aicpa.org/InterestAreas/AccountingEducation/Resources/DownloadableDocuments/ADS.pdf

ACF American Academy of Chefs Chairs Scholarship

The American Academy of Chefs(AAC),the honor society of the American Culinary Federation(ACF),offers educational scholarships to high school students, college students,professional chefs looking to further their education or become certified.

http://www.acfchefs.org/Content/NavigationMenu2/Schools/Scholarships/default.htm

ACMPE Scholarship

The ACMPE Scholarship Fund Inc.supports individuals who, by virtue of experience, current position and plans demonstrate potential for contributing to the medical practice management profession.

http://www.mgma.com/pd/default.aspx?id=680

Actuarial Diversity Scholarship

The Actuarial Diversity Scholarship was formed in 1977 as a joint effort by the Casualty Actuarial Society and the Society of Actuaries. The door to the actuarial profession has been opened to hundreds of minority students over the years.

http://www.actuarialfoundation.org/programs/actuarial/scholarships.shtml#diversity

Adrienne M. & Charles Shelby Rooks Fellowship for Racial & Ethnic Theological Students

Annual awards for African American, Hispanic American, Asian American, Native American Indian, or Pacific Islander, United Church of Christ members who are Master of Divinity or Doctoral students enrolled at an accredited School of Theology. Masters of Divinity students must have a minimum 3.0 GPA... (click link for more info)

http://www.ucc.org/

AFCEA General John A Wickham Scholarships

THe AFCEA General John A. Wickham Scholarships of $2,000 each will be awarded to full-time students currently attending accredited degree-granting four-year colleges or universities in the U.S. (not community colleges).

http://www.afcea.org/education/scholarships/undergraduate/pub2.asp

African American Law Student Fellowship Program

Annual Fellowships for African American graduate students enrolled full-time at an accredited law school in the US. Students must be National Bar Association members, be U.S. citizens/permanent residents, have completed a minimum of two consecutive years of full-time law school, demonstrate a commitment... (click link for more info)

http://www.nationalbar.org/nbigrants.html

African Heritage Caucus Scholarship

Annual awards for minority African Heritage Caucus members within the American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA) who are graduate students attending an accredited Physician Assistant program. Applicants must be in the professional phase of the Physician Assistant program. Selection is based on... (click link for more info)

http://www.aapa.org/education-and-certification/physician-assistant-programs

AGI Minority Participation Program

Since 1972, the American Geological Institute has administered the Minority Participation Program Geoscience Student Scholarships. The goal for this program is to develop the professional corps of underrepresented ethnic-minority students in the geosciences.

http://www.agiweb.org/mpp/

AH&LEF Graduate Scholarship

The program is open to hospitality management graduate students as well as other graduate majors who have an undergraduate hospitality management degree or at least four years employment in the industry.

http://www.ahlef.org/content.aspx?id=19838

AH&LEF Incoming Freshman Scholarship

In 2008 AH&LEF is created a new scholarship exclusively for incoming freshman to encourage enrollment in hospitality-related undergraduate programs and attract more students to the lodging industry.

http://www.ahlef.org/content.aspx?id=19836

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