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Ethnic and Minority Scholarships

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Scholarship Name Amount Deadline
Actuarial Diversity Scholarship $1,000-$4,000 May 1

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.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Actuarial Foundation 475 N. Martingale Road, Suite 600 Schaumburg, IL 60173-2226

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Afro-Academic, Cultural, Technological and Scientific Olympics (ACT-SO) Varies Varies

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 25 categories including business, sciences, humanities and performing and visual arts. Winners receive scholarships, internships and apprenticeships.

How to apply: Applications are available from the NAACP.

National Association for the Advancement of Colored People c/o Poise Foundation Two Gateway Center, Suite 1700 603 Stanwix Street Pittsburgh, PA 15222

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Agnes Jones Jackson Scholarship $2,000 April 28

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.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

National Association for the Advancement of Colored People c/o Poise Foundation Two Gateway Center, Suite 1700 603 Stanwix Street Pittsburgh, PA 15222

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AICPA Scholarship for Minority Accounting Students Up to $5,000 April 1

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.

How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form and a personal essay are required.

American Institute of Certified Public Accountants 220 Leigh Farm Road Durham, NC 27707

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Allen Butler Minority Law Enforcement Scholarship $500 January 15 (application deadline); March 1 (FAFSA deadline)

Eligibility:

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Duluth Superior Area Community Foundation Zeitgeist Arts Building 222 E. Superior Street Suite 302 Duluth, MN 55802

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Alliance Data Scholarship $5,000 Varies

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. UNCF students are encouraged to complete the UNCF General Scholarship application to be matched with scholarships for which they meet the criteria.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

United Negro College Fund (UNCF) 1805 7th Street NW Washington, DC 20001

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Alphonso Deal Scholarship Award Varies May 19

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.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

National Black Police Association NBPA Scholarship Award 3100 Main Street #256 Dallas, TX 75226

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American Chemical Society Scholars Program Up to $5,000 March 1

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).

How to apply: Applications are available online.

American Chemical Society Christie Robinson, Training and Development Director Rubber Division, ACS 411 Wolf Ledges Parkway, Suite 201 Akron, OH 44311

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American Society of Criminology Fellowships for Ethnic Minorities $6,000 March 1

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.

How to apply: Applications are available by written request.

American Society of Criminology 1314 Kinnear Road Suite 212 Columbus, OH 43212-1156

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AMS Minority Scholarship $6,000 February 3

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.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

American Meteorological Society Fellowship and Scholarship Department 45 Beacon Street Boston, MA 02108-3693

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Annual NBNA Scholarships $1,000-$6,000 April 15

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.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

National Black Nurses Association 8630 Fenton Street Suite 330 Silver Spring, MD 20910-3803

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Anthony Ihedoha Anaebere, Sr. Memorial Scholarship $1,000 February 18

Eligibility: Applicants must be Nigerian-born or first generation Nigerian American students pursing an engineering education in the U.S. Students must have a minimum 3.0 grade point average in high school or a 2.5 college grade point average.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Anthony Ihedoha Anaebere Memorial Scholarship Fund

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APTA Minority Scholarship Award for Physical Therapy Students Varies December 1

Eligibility: This scholarship helps minority physical therapy students. Criteria: * U.S. citizen or legal permanent resident * African-American, Hispanic, Native American, Alaska Native, Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander * In the final year of an accredited or developing professional physical therapist program at the time of award disbursement * Demonstrate academic excellence, service to minority affairs and career potential. Applications available: Online. Requires: Application form, official transcript, personal essay and three letters of reference.

How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, official transcript, personal essay and three letters of reference are required.

American Physical Therapy Association 1111 North Fairfax Street Alexandria, VA 22314

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Aspiring Writer Scholarship $1,000 March 31

Eligibility: Applicants must be U.S. citizens or resident aliens who identify with the African diaspora. Students must be enrolled full-time at a historically black college or university with a minimum grade point average of 2.5. Applicants must submit an essay on the topic of the power of the written word.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Go On Girl! Book Club Inc. P.O. Box 3368 New York, NY 10185

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Aura E. Severinghaus Award $2,000 Varies

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.

How to apply: Applicants must be nominated by the Office of Diversity at Columbia University Medical Center College of Physicians and Surgeons.

National Medical Fellowships Inc. 347 Fifth Avenue Suite 510 New York, NY 10016

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Berbeco Senior Research Fellowship Up to $6,000 March 3

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.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

United Negro College Fund (UNCF) 1805 7th Street NW Washington, DC 20001

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BI-LO/SpiritFest Scholarship $1,000 July 25

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.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

ERay Promotions Attention: Scholarship Committee 342 Crepe Myrtle Drive Greer, SC 29651

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Black EOE Journal Scholarship $500 August 15

Eligibility: Applicants must be U.S. citizens, African-American and an undergraduate level student. Students will submit an essay describing their college experience so far and future career plans. Graphic or creative presentations are also accepted. Selection is based upon a genuine desire to use the scholarship to advance in selected field of study and an overall passion for knowledge.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Black EOE Journal 18 Technology Drive Suite 170 Irvine, CA 92618

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Buckfire & Buckfire, P.C. Medical Diversity Scholarship Program $2,000 April 1

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.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Buckfire & Buckfire PC 25800 Northwestern Highway, Suite 890 Southfield, MI 48075

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CANFit Scholarships Varies March 31

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 or physical education program. Graduate students must be enrolled in a nutrition, public nutrition, physical education or American Dietetic Association Approved Pre-professional Practice program.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

CANFIT 2140 Shattuck Avenue, Suite 1110 Berkeley, CA 94704

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Carole Simpson Scholarship $2,000 January 15

Eligibility: Applicants must be full-time college sophomores or higher with at least one full academic year remaining. Applicants may be enrolled in any major as long as their career intent is television or radio news. Applicants may only apply for one RTNDA scholarship. Preference is given to students of color.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Radio Television Digital News Association 529 14th Street NW Suite 1240 Washington, DC 20045

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Catherine W. Pierce Scholarship Up to $5,000 July 29

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. UNCF students are encouraged to complete the UNCF General Scholarship application to be matched with scholarships for which they meet the criteria.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

United Negro College Fund (UNCF) 1805 7th Street NW Washington, DC 20001

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CBC Spouses Heineken USA Performing Arts Scholarship Up to $3,000 April 21

Eligibility: Applicants do NOT need to be African American but must reside or attend school in a congressional district represented by a CBC member. Students must 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.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Congressional Black Caucus Foundation 1720 Massachusetts Avenue NW Washington, DC 20036

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CESDA Diversity Scholarship $1,000 January 1

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.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Colorado Educational Services and Development Association P.O. Box 40214 Denver, CO 80204

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Chairman Emeritus Award Varies March 15

Eligibility: Applicants must be nominated by a member of NABCJ.

How to apply: Nomination applications are available online.

National Association of Blacks in Criminal Justice 1801 Fayetteville Street 106 Whiting Criminal Justice Building P.O. Box 20011-C Durham, NC 27707

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CLA Scholarship for Minority Students in Memory of Edna Yelland $2,500 Varies

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.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

California Library Association 248 E. Foothill Boulevard Suite 101 Monrovia, CA 91016

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Clanseer and Anna Johnson Scholarships $6,000 June 30

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.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Community Foundation of New Jersey P.O. Box 338 Morristown, NJ 07963-0338

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Colgate-Palmolive Company/UNCF Scholarship Up to $5,000 November 13

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.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

United Negro College Fund (UNCF) 1805 7th Street NW Washington, DC 20001

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Congressional Black Caucus Spouses Education Scholarship Varies May 19

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.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Congressional Black Caucus Foundation 1720 Massachusetts Avenue NW Washington, DC 20036

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Congressional Black Caucus Spouses Visual Arts Scholarship Up to $3,000 April 21

Eligibility: Applicants do NOT need to be African American but must reside or attend school in a congressional district represented by a CBC member. Students must 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.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Congressional Black Caucus Foundation 1720 Massachusetts Avenue NW Washington, DC 20036

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Consortium Fellowship Full tuition and fees January 5

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.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Consortium for Graduate Study in Management 5585 Pershing Suite 240 St. Louis, MO 63112-4621

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Development Fund for Black Students in Science and Technology Up to $3,000 June 15

Eligibility: Applicants must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents and undergraduate African-American students at a Historically Black College majoring in a technical field such as engineering or math. Students must demonstrate financial need and provide an essay along with their application materials.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Development Fund for Black Students in Science and Technology 2705 Bladensburg Road NE Washington, DC 20018

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Diversity Abroad Achievement Scholarship $5,000 April 15 and October 1

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.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

American Institute for Foreign Study College Division 1 High Ridge Park Stamford, CT 06905

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Diversity Scholars Program $25,000 August 15

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.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Milbank 1 Chase Manhattan Plaza New York, NY 10005

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Donald W. Banner Diversity Scholarship $5,000 January 6

Eligibility: Applicants must be enrolled in a JD program at an ABA-accredited law school. Selection is primarily based on academic achievement, leadership potential, written/oral communication skills and commitment to a career in intellectual property law. Preference is given to students who belong to groups that have been historically underrepresented in the practice of IP law (including race, gender, ethnicity, sexual orientation and disability).

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Banner & Witcoff, LTD. 1100 13th Street NW Suite 1200 Washington, DC 20005

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Dr. Arnita Young Boswell Scholarship $1,000 March 31

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.

How to apply: Applications are available by mail and must be requested by March 1.

National Hook-Up of Black Women Inc. 1809 East 71st Street Suite 205 Chicago, IL 60649

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Dr. David K. McDonough Scholarship in Opthalmology/ENT $5,000 Varies

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.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

National Medical Fellowships Inc. 347 Fifth Avenue Suite 510 New York, NY 10016

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DTE Energy Foundation Sphinx Competition $3,000-$50,000 November 6

Eligibility: This competition recognizes outstanding young African-American and Latino classical string players. Criteria: * U.S. legal resident * Classical string player * Of junior high, high school or college age * Must submit a videotaped performance to be considered for semifinal round. Application instructions available: Online. Requires: Videotaped solo performance, autobiography, repertoire list, applicant photo and registration fee.

How to apply: Application instructions are available online. A videotaped solo performance, autobiography, repertoire list, applicant photo and registration fee are required.

Sphinx Organization 400 Renaissance Center Suite 2550 Detroit, MI 48243

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Dunbar Heritage Scholarship Varies March 4

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How to apply: Applications are available online.

Southwest Florida Community Foundation 8771 College Parkway Building 2 Suite 201 Fort Myers, FL 33919

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Ed Bradley Scholarship $10,000 January 15

Eligibility: Applicants must be full-time college sophomores or higher with at least one full academic year remaining. Applicants may be enrolled in any major as long as their career intent is television or radio news. Applicants may only apply for one RTNDA scholarship.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Radio Television Digital News Association 529 14th Street NW Suite 1240 Washington, DC 20045

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EDSA Minority Scholarship $5,000 February 15

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.

How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, personal essay, three work samples, two recommendation letters and an applicant photo are required.

Landscape Architecture Foundation 1129 20th Street NW Suite 202 Washington, DC 20036

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Elastic Band Co. $1,000 March 31

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.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Elastic Band Co.

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EMPOWER Scholarship Varies April 15

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.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Courage Kenny Rehabilitation Institute Volunteer Services – EMPOWER Committee 3915 Golden Valley Road Minneapolis, MN 55426

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ESA Foundation Scholarship Program $3,000 April 27

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.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Entertainment Software Association Foundation 575 7th Street NW Suite 300 Washington, DC 20004

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Estelle Jones Non-Traditional Students Scholarship $3,000 March 15

Eligibility: Applicants must attend a regionally accredited eleemosynary school and demonstrate a financial need. Students with work or life experience will be given preference.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Central Carolina Community Foundation 2711 Middleburg Drive, Suite 213 Columbia, SC 29204

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Ethnic Minority Scholarship $500-$900 March 7

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.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

United Methodist Church Office of Loans and Scholarships P.O. Box 340007 Nashville, TN 37203-0007

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Evelyn Blose Holman Scholarship $500 April 1

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How to apply: Applications are available online.

Community Foundation of the Eastern Shore 1324 Belmont Avenue Ste. 401 Salisbury, MD 21804

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ExxonMobil Bernard Harris Math and Science Scholarship $5,000 April 10

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.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Harris Foundation 1330 Post Oak Boulevard Suite 2550 Houston, TX 77056

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Fellowships for Doctoral Students of African Descent Varies February 1

Eligibility: Students must be currently enrolled or admitted into an accredited institution in either U.S. or Canada at time of application. Applicants must be finished with coursework by the beginning of fellowship year.

How to apply: Applications available online.

Forum for Theological Exploration 160 Clairemont Avenue Suite 300 Decatur, GA 30030

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Ford Foundation Dissertation Fellowship for Minorities $25,000 December 6

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How to apply: Applications are available online.

Fellowships Office Ford Foundation Fellowship Programs 500 Fifth Street, N.W. Washington, DC 20001

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Forum for Concerns of Minorities Scholarship Varies April 1

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.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

American Society for Clinical Laboratory Science Alpha Mu Tau Scholarship Attn: Joe Briden, AMTF Scholarship Coordinator 7809 S. 21st Drive Phoenix, AZ 85041-7736

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Franklin C. McLean Award $5,000 April 21

Eligibility: Applicants must be in their senior year of medical school. Students must be U.S. citizens and must be nominated for this award.

How to apply: Students must be nominated for this award.

National Medical Fellowships Inc. 347 Fifth Avenue Suite 510 New York, NY 10016

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Franklin C. McLean Award $5,000 Varies

Eligibility: Applicant must be a senior, underrepresented minority student enrolled in an accredited United States medical school. Applicant must demonstrate outstanding academic achievement, leadership and community service.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

National Medical Fellowships Inc. 347 Fifth Avenue Suite 510 New York, NY 10016

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Fredrikson & Byron Foundation Minority Scholarship Program $15,000 March 31

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.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Fredrikson and Byron, P.A. 200 S. Sixth Street Suite 4000 Minneapolis, MN 55402-1425

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Gates Millennium Scholars Program Varies Varies

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.

How to apply: Students are nominated by teachers, principals or other education professionals. Nomination materials are available online.

Gates Foundation P.O. Box 10500 Fairfax, VA 22031

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GE-NMF Primary Care Leadership Program $5,000 January 31

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.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

National Medical Fellowships Inc. 347 Fifth Avenue Suite 510 New York, NY 10016

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GEM MS Engineering Fellowship Program $8,000 October 1 and November 13

Eligibility: Applicants must be college sophomore, junior or senior or graduate student majors in engineering, physical science or natural science and be members of one of the following minority groups: African American, Native American or Puerto Rican, Latino or other Hispanic American.

How to apply: Applications are available online. The deadline for Part I is October 1, and the deadline for part II is November 13.

National GEM Consortium 1430 Duke Street Alexandria, VA 22314

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George A. Strait Minority Scholarship Varies April 1

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.

How to apply: Applications are available online, by mail with a self-addressed, stamped envelope, by fax, by phone or by email.

American Association of Law Libraries 105 W. Adams Suite 3300 Chicago, IL 60603

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George Geng On Lee Minorities in Leadership Scholarship $1,000 July 31

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How to apply: Applications are available online.

Capture The Dream 484 Lake Park Avenue #15 Oakland, CA 94610

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George Harrison & Castine Barnett Scholarship $575 March

Eligibility:

How to apply: Applications available through the Orrville High School Guidance Office.

Wayne County Community Foundation 517 N Market St Wooster, OH 44691

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George W. and Holly Woods Hancock Scholarship Fund $1,600 March 1

Eligibility: Applicants must be African-American graduating seniors of a Berkeley County high school who plan on attending a two- or four-year college or university. Financial need, leadership, academic preparation and community service will be taken into consideration. A minimum 2.5 GPA is required.

How to apply: Applications are available online

Eastern West Virginia Community Foundation 229 East Martin Street, Suite 4 Martinsburg, WV 25401

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Gerber Scholarship in Pediatrics Program $5,000 Varies

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.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

National Medical Fellowships Inc. 347 Fifth Avenue Suite 510 New York, NY 10016

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GlaxoSmithKline Company Science Achievement Award $6,000 March 12

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.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

United Negro College Fund (UNCF) 1805 7th Street NW Washington, DC 20001

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Google Generation Google Scholarship $10,000 December 11 (university); Varies (high school)

Eligibility: Applicants must either be a graduating high school senior or be currently enrolled as an undergraduate or graduate student. Students must be enrolled as computer science or computer engineering majors, exhibit strong leadership skills and demonstrate a passion for computer science and technology. Applicants must be from an underrepresented group in computer science such as African American, Hispanic, American Indian or Filipino/Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Google Inc. 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway Mountain View, CA 94043

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Gunn Scholarship $3,000 February 18

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How to apply: Applications are available online.

Grand Island Community Foundation 1811 W. 2nd Street Suite 365 Grand Island, NE 68803

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Henry Sachs Foundation Scholarship $6,000 March 15

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.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Henry Sachs Foundation 90 S. Cascade Avenue Suite 1410 Colorado Springs, CO 80903

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Herbert Lehman Scholarships $2,000 April 1

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.

How to apply: Applications are available by sending a written request.

NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund, Inc. 40 Rector Street 5th Floor New York, NY 10006

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Holly Cornell Scholarship $7,500 January 12

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.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

American Water Works Association 6666 W. Quincy Avenue Denver, CO 80235-3098

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HSF/Marathon Oil Corporation College Scholarship Program $5,000 April 6

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.

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.

Hispanic Scholarship Fund (HSF) 1411 W. 190th Street Suite 700 Gardena, CA 90248

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Hubertus W.V. Wellems Scholarship for Male Students $3,000 July 31

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.

How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, personal essay, official transcript and two letters of recommendation are required.

National Association for the Advancement of Colored People c/o Poise Foundation Two Gateway Center, Suite 1700 603 Stanwix Street Pittsburgh, PA 15222

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Hugh J. Andersen Memorial Scholarship $5,000 April 21

Eligibility:

How to apply: Applications are available online.

National Medical Fellowships Inc. 347 Fifth Avenue Suite 510 New York, NY 10016

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Hugh J. Andersen Memorial Scholarship Program $5,000 Varies

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.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

National Medical Fellowships Inc. 347 Fifth Avenue Suite 510 New York, NY 10016

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Jack and Jill of America Foundation Scholarship Up to $2,500 July 14

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.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Jack and Jill of America Foundation 1930 17th Street NW Washington, DC 20009

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Jackie Robinson Foundation Scholarship Program Up to $28,000 February 1

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.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Jackie Robinson Foundation 3 W. 35th Street 11th Floor New York, NY 10001

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James B. Morris Scholarship Varies February 28

Eligibility: Applicants must be U.S. citizens of a minority ethnic status who are either Iowa high school graduates attending any U.S. college or university or non-Iowa residents who are attending an Iowa college or university. Students must have a minimum GPA of 2.5.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

James B. Morris Scholarship Fund P.O. Box 12145 Des Moines, IA 50312

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Jimmy A. Young Memorial Education Recognition Award Up to $1,000 June 1

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.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

American Association for Respiratory Care 9425 North MacArthur Boulevard Suite 100 Irving, TX 75063-4706

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John W. and Edna Wilson Mosley Scholarship $2,000 March 10

Eligibility: Applicants must be graduating African-American seniors from East High School planning to attend a college, university, or other accredited post-secondary school.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Denver Foundation 55 Madison 8th Floor Denver, CO 80206

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Jonathan Jasper Wright Award Varies March 15

Eligibility: Award recipients will be involved in affecting policy change. Nominator should be a member of NABCJ.

How to apply: Nomination applications are available online.

National Association of Blacks in Criminal Justice 1801 Fayetteville Street 106 Whiting Criminal Justice Building P.O. Box 20011-C Durham, NC 27707

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Judge Isaac Anderson, Jr. Scholarship $1,400 March 3

Eligibility:

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Southwest Florida Community Foundation 8771 College Parkway Building 2 Suite 201 Fort Myers, FL 33919

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Julianne Malveaux Scholarship Varies March 1

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.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

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

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Kankakee County Community Services Scholarship $1,100 April 16

Eligibility:

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Kankakee County Community Services 657 East Court Street Kankakee, IL 60901

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Kansas Ethnic Minority Scholarship Up to $1,850 May 1

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.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Kansas Board of Regents Curtis State Office Building Suite 520 1000 SW Jackson Street Topeka, KS 66612

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LAGRANT Scholarship Program $2,000-$3,250 February 28

Eligibility: Applicants must be African American/Black, Asian American/Pacific Islander, Hispanic/Latino or Native American/Alaskan Native. Students must be U.S. citizens, permanent resident, AB-540 student or DACA recipient. Applicants must be full-time students at an accredited four-year institution in the U.S. A minimum 3.0 GPA or higher is required. Students must submit an essay with their application.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

LAGRANT Foundation 600 Wilshire Boulevard, Suite 1520 Los Angeles, CA 90017

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Leadership for Diversity Scholarship $1,500 October 15

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.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

California School Library Association 6444 E. Spring Street #247 Long Beach, CA 90815-1553

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Legal Opportunity Scholarship Fund $15,000 March 2

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.

How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, personal statement, two recommendation letters and a transcript are required.

American Bar Association 321 North Clark Street Chicago, IL 60654

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LITA/OCLC Minority Scholarship in Library and Information Technology $3,000 March 1

Eligibility: Applicants must be U.S. or Canadian citizens and qualified members of a principal minority group (American Indian or Alaskan native, Asian or Pacific Islander, African-American or Hispanic) who are enrolled in an accredited master of library science program. Students must demonstrate a commitment to automated system usage in libraries and provide a statement of their library experience and anticipated contribution to the field. Applicants must not have earned more than 12 credit hours towards their degree.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Library and Information Technology Association 50 East Huron Street Chicago, IL 60611

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Louis B. Russell, Jr. Memorial Scholarship $1,000 March 1

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.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Indiana State Teachers Association 150 W. Market Street Suite 900 Indianapolis, IN 46204

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Lucile V. Means Scholarship $1,000 January 31

Eligibility:

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Community Foundation of Henderson County P.O. Box 1108 Hendersonville, NC 28793

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Lula and Levi Wilson Scholarship $1,000 January 31

Eligibility:

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Community Foundation of Henderson County P.O. Box 1108 Hendersonville, NC 28793

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Malcolm X Scholarship for Exceptional Courage $4,000 September 29

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.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

United Negro College Fund (UNCF) 1805 7th Street NW Washington, DC 20001

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Manhattan Central Medical Society Scholarship $2,000 Varies

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 commitment to serve.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

National Medical Fellowships Inc. 347 Fifth Avenue Suite 510 New York, NY 10016

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Marcia Silverman Minority Student Award $5,000 May 9

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.

How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, resume and one recommendation letter are required.

Public Relations Student Society of America 33 Maiden Lane 11th Floor New York, NY 10038

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Marcus Garvey Scholarship $1,000 July 16

Eligibility: Applicants must identify as being of African descent and plan on enrolling as a first-time student at an accredited U.S. college or university. Students must have a minimum high school GPA of 3.0 and demonstrate leadership and commitment to service.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Malcolm Frierson Foundation P.O. Box 271221 Flower Mound, TX 75027

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Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Scholarship Up to $4,000 February 17

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.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

California Teachers Association (CTA) CTA Human Rights Department P.O. Box 921 Burlingame, CA 94011-0921

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Mary Church Terrell Award Varies March 15

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.

How to apply: Nomination applications are available online.

National Association of Blacks in Criminal Justice 1801 Fayetteville Street 106 Whiting Criminal Justice Building P.O. Box 20011-C Durham, NC 27707

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Maureen L. and Howard N. Blitman, P.E., Scholarship $5,000 March 1

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.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

National Society of Professional Engineers 1420 King Street Alexandria, VA 22314-2794

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MBA Fellowship $35,000 Varies

Eligibility: Applicants must be first-year MBA students. Students must be seeking a summer associate position at Goldman Sachs. Applicants must be Black, Hispanic/Latino, Native American or women.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Goldman Sachs 200 West Street New York, NY 10282

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MCCA Lloyd M. Johnson, Jr. Scholarship Program $10,000 August 31

Eligibility: Applicants must be African American students entering their first year of law school at an accredited institution. They must have a GPA of at least 3.0 and demonstrate financial need.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Minority Corporate Counsel Association (MCCA) 1111 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW Washington, DC 20004

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Medger Evers Award Varies March 15

Eligibility: This award honors the slain civil rights leader. Nominator should be a member of NABCJ.

How to apply: Nomination applications are available online.

National Association of Blacks in Criminal Justice 1801 Fayetteville Street 106 Whiting Criminal Justice Building P.O. Box 20011-C Durham, NC 27707

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Medtronic Foundation Scholarship $4,500 March 24

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.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

United Negro College Fund (UNCF) 1805 7th Street NW Washington, DC 20001

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Michael Baker Scholarship for Diversity in Engineering Varies April

Eligibility: This scholarship helps female and minority engineering undergraduates. Criteria: * Female and/or American Indian, Alaska Native, African-American, Asian, Latino, Hispanic, Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander * Rising undergraduate junior * Accepted or enrolled at an AICUP member school * Studying civil, archictectural or environmental engineering * Full-time student * Minimum 3.0 GPA * Michael Baker Corporation employees and family members are ineligible. Applications available: Online. Requires: Application form and personal essay.

How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form and personal essay are required.

Association of Independent Colleges and Universities of Pennsylvania 101 North Front Street Harrisburg, PA 17101-1404

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Michael Jackson Scholarship Up to $5,000 October 21

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.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

United Negro College Fund (UNCF) 1805 7th Street NW Washington, DC 20001

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Mildred Towle Scholarship for African-Americans Varies January 31

Eligibility: Students must have at least a 3.0 GPA.

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.

Hawaii Community Foundation - Scholarships 827 Fort Street Mall Honolulu, HI 96813

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Mildren & William Young Scholarship $1,000 March 1

Eligibility:

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Oklahoma City Community Foundation 1000 North Broadway Oklahoma City, OK 73102

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Minorities and Women Educational Scholarship $1,000 April 15

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.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Appraisal Institute Education Trust 200 W. Madison Suite 1500 Chicago, IL 60606

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Minority Accounting Doctoral Scholarship 10000 Unknown

Eligibility:

How to apply: Applications are available online.

KPMG Foundation Three Chestnut Ridge Road Montvale, NJ 07645

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Minority Affairs Committee Award for Outstanding Scholastic Achievement $1,000 June 16

Eligibility: Applicants must be ethnic minorities, major in chemical engineering and be undergraduate or graduate students.

How to apply: Applications are available online or by telephone or written request.

American Institute of Chemical Engineers - (AIChE) 120 Wall Street Floor 23 New York, NY 10005-4020

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Minority Dental Student Scholarship Up to $2,500 Second Friday in November

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.

How to apply: Applications are available from dental school officials.

American Dental Association Foundation 211 East Chicago Avenue Chicago, IL 60611

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Minority Fellowship Program $18,000 January 31

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.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

American Sociological Association Minority Fellowship Program 1430 K Street NW Suite 600 Washington, DC 20005

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Minority Fellowship Program $500-$1,500 March 14

Eligibility: Applicants must be first or second-year graduate students enrolled in a political science doctoral program. Students must be a member of one of the following racial/ethnic groups: African American, Asian Pacific American, Latino or Native American. Applicants must be U.S. citizens, permanent residents or granted deferred action status at the time of application. Students must demonstrate an interest in teaching and research in political science.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

American Political Science Association Humane Studies Fellowships Institute for Humane Studies George Mason University 3301 N. Fairfax Drive, Suite 440 Arlington, VA 22201

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Minority Scholarship $1,500 March 15

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.

How to apply: Applications are available with membership.

National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) Foundation 1885 Bob Johnson Drive Colorado Springs, CO 80906

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Minority Scholarship $5,000 April 15

Eligibility: Applicants must attend an accredited college or university. Students must also provide two letters of recommendation, official transcripts and complete a 250-word essay on predetermined topic.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Brown and Caldwell Attn.: HR/Scholarships Program 1527 Cole Boulevard Suite 300 Lakewood, CO 80401

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Minority Scholarship Awards for College Students $1,000 July 1

Eligibility: This scholarship helps minority chemical engineering undergraduates. Criteria: * African-American, Latino, Native American, or a member of any other minority group that is underrepresented in the field of chemical engineering * Student member of AIChE * Undergraduate student who is majoring in chemical engineering. Applications available: Online. Requires: Application form and supporting materials.

How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form and supporting materials are required.

American Institute of Chemical Engineers - (AIChE) 120 Wall Street Floor 23 New York, NY 10005-4020

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Minority Scholarship Awards for Incoming College Freshmen $1,000 August 15

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.

How to apply: Applications are available online or by telephone or written request.

American Institute of Chemical Engineers - (AIChE) 120 Wall Street Floor 23 New York, NY 10005-4020

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Minority Serving Institution Grants Up to $2,000 Varies

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.

How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, financial aid information and an essay are required.

Council on International Educational Exchange (CIEE) 300 Fore Street Portland, ME 04101

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Minority Student Scholarship $5,000 May 22

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.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

American Speech-Language-Hearing Foundation 2200 Research Boulevard Rockville, MD 20850

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Minority Teacher Scholarship Varies September 4

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.

How to apply: Applications are available at the financial aid office of attending institution.

State Student Assistance Commission of Indiana W462 Indiana Government Center South 402 West Washington Street Indianapolis, IN 46204

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MLA Scholarship for Minority Students Up to $5,000 December 1

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.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Medical Library Association 65 East Wacker Place Suite 1900 Chicago, IL 60601-7246

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MLA/NLM Spectrum Scholarship Varies March 1

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.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Medical Library Association 65 East Wacker Place Suite 1900 Chicago, IL 60601-7246

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Morgan Stanley Richard B. Fisher Scholarship Program $15,000 February 15

Eligibility: Applicants must be African American, Hispanic, Native American or LGBT current sophomores or juniors at an accredited four-year college. The award includes a summer internship.

How to apply: Applications are available by email.

Morgan Stanley 1585 Broadway New York, NY 10036

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Mutual of Omaha Actuarial Scholarship for Minority Students $5,000 October 20

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 3.4 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.

How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, personal statement, one recommendation letter and a resume are required.

Mutual of Omaha Mutual of Omaha Plaza Strategic Staffing - Actuarial Recruitment Omaha, NE 68175

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NANBPWC National Scholarships Varies March 1

Eligibility: Applicants must be graduating African American high school seniors with a GPA of 3.0 or higher. A 300-word essay is required.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

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

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National Association of Black Accountants National Scholarship Program $1,000-$5,000 January 31

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.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

National Association of Black Accountants 7249-A Hanover Parkway Greenbelt, MD 20770

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National Association of Black Journalists Scholarship Program Up to $2,500 April 16

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.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

National Association of Black Journalists 1100 Knight Hall Suite 3100 College Park, MD 20742

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National Medical Fellowships Emergency Scholarship Fund Up to $5,000 Varies

Eligibility: This scholarship helps financially-needy minority medical students. Criteria: * Member of an underrepresented minority * Third- or fourth-year medical school student * Need immediate, emergency funding. Applications available: By request. Requires: Application form, two personal essays, financial information and one letter of support.

How to apply: Applications are available by request. An application form, two personal essays, financial information and one letter of support are required.

National Medical Fellowships Inc. 347 Fifth Avenue Suite 510 New York, NY 10016

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National Scholarship Varies March 1

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?"

How to apply: Applications are available online.

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

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New York City Trust/NMF Medical Research Scholarships $6,000

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.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

National Medical Fellowships Inc. 347 Fifth Avenue Suite 510 New York, NY 10016

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NMF National Alumni Council Scholarship Program $5,000 Varies

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.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

National Medical Fellowships Inc. 347 Fifth Avenue Suite 510 New York, NY 10016

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NOAA EPP Undergraduate Scholarships Varies January 31

Eligibility: This scholarship helps students who are studying subjects related to oceanic, atmospheric or environmental sciences. Criteria: * U.S. citizen * Full-time undergraduate at an accredited minority serving institution * In the second year of a four-year degree program or in the third year of a five-year degree program * Minimum 3.2 GPA * Majoring in a subject related to oceanic, atmospheric or environmental science. Applications available: Online. Requires: Application form, two personal essays, two recommendation letters and official transcript.

How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, two personal essays, two recommendation letters and an official transcript are required.

NOAA Educational Partnership Program - Office of Education Herbert C Hoover Building 14th Street and Constitution Ave NW Room 6863 Washington, DC 20230

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Northern Virginia Urban League Scholarship $5,000 February

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.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Northern Virginia Urban League 1315 Duke Street Alexandria, VA 22314

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P.O. Pistilli Undergraduate Scholarship for Advancement in Computer Science and Electrical Engineering $4,000 March 10

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.

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.

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

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PRSA Diversity Multicultural Scholarship $1,500 May 9

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.

How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, official transcript, essay and one recommendation letter are required.

Public Relations Student Society of America 33 Maiden Lane 11th Floor New York, NY 10038

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Ron Brown Scholar Program $40,000 January 9

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.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

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

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Rosewood Family Scholarship Program Up to $6,100 April 1

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.

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.

Florida Department of Education Office of Student Financial Assistance State Scholarship and Grant Programs 325 West Gaines Street, Suite 1314 Tallahassee, FL 32399-0400

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Sara Jackson Award 500 April 1

Eligibility:

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Western History Association University of Alaska Fairbanks 605 Gruening Building Fairbanks, AK 99775

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Seattle University Costco Scholarship Fund Varies Varies

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.

How to apply: Complete the FAFSA and the undergraduate application for admission.

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

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Spectrum Scholarship $5,000 March 1

Eligibility: Applicants must be citizens or permanent residents of the U.S. or Canada who are attending an ALA-accredited graduate program in library sciences or an AASL-recognized school library media program. Students must identify as American Indian, Alaska Native, Asian, African American, Hispanic/Latino, Middle Eastern/North African or Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander. Applicants must maintain a minimum course load of two classes per semester.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

American Library Association 50 East Huron Street Chicago, IL 60611

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Star Supporter Scholarship 1750 March 15

Eligibility:

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Disciples Home Missions Attn: Scholarships P.O. Box 1986 Indianapolis, IN 46206

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The Phyllis G. Meekins Scholarship $1,250 April 30

Eligibility: Applicants must be female high school senior golf participants, from a minority background, 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.

How to apply: Applications available online.

Ladies Professional Golf Association 100 International Golf Drive Daytona Beach, FL 32124-1092

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The Vinod Jalan Memorial Scholarship Varies April 1 (College Applicants); May 1 (High School Seniors)

Eligibility:

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Concord Carlisle Scholarship Fund 34 Walden Street Unit 217 Concord, MA 01742

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Thomara Latimer Cancer Foundation Scholarship Varies December 30

Eligibility: This scholarship helps Michigan health care students. Criteria: * African-American * Age 17-30 * Michigan resident * Enrolled or accepted at an accredited school * Studying medicine, nursing or a related subject * Minimum 3.0 GPA. Applications available: Online. Requires: Application form, official transcript, personal essay, two recommendation letters and proof of college acceptance or enrollment.

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.

Thomara Latimer Cancer Foundation Franklin Plaza Center 29193 Northwestern Highway #528 Southfield, MI 48034

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Thurgood Marshall College Scholarship Fund $3,100 Varies

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.

How to apply: Applications are available through the member schools.

Thurgood Marshall Scholarship Fund 901 F Street NW Suite 300 Washington, DC 20004

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Thursday Network Whitney M. Young Social Justice Scholarship $1,500 August 23

Eligibility: Applicants must reside in Washington DC., Montgomery County, MD, or Prince George's County, MD and have been accepted into a four-year college or university in the U.S. Students must be majoring in a social justice field and demonstrate a commitment to community service. Applicants must be persons of color and U.S. citizens, permanent residents or hold a green card.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Thursday Network 2901 14th Street NW Washington, DC 20009

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Trailblazer Scholarship $2,500 May 8

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.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Conference of Minority Transportation Officials 100 M Street SE Suite 917 Washington, DC 20003

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UBS/PaineWebber Scholarship $8,000 December 8

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.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

United Negro College Fund (UNCF) 1805 7th Street NW Washington, DC 20001

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UNCF-Foot Locker Foundation Inc. Scholarship Up to $5,000 May 12

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.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

United Negro College Fund (UNCF) 1805 7th Street NW Washington, DC 20001

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United Parcel Service Scholarship for Minority Students $4,000 November 15

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, 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.

How to apply: Nomination forms are available online.

Institute of Industrial and Systems Engineers 3577 Parkway Lane Suite 200 Norcross, GA 30092

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USA Funds Scholarship Up to $5,000 February 10

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.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

United Negro College Fund (UNCF) 1805 7th Street NW Washington, DC 20001

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Victor Grifols Roura Scholarship $7,500

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.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

National Medical Fellowships Inc. 347 Fifth Avenue Suite 510 New York, NY 10016

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Warner Norcross and Judd Paralegal Assistant Studies Scholarship Varies April 1

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.

How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form and supporting materials are required.

Grand Rapids Community Foundation 185 Oakes Street SW Grand Rapids, MI 49503

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William and Charlotte Cadbury Award $5,000 April 21

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.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

National Medical Fellowships Inc. 347 Fifth Avenue Suite 510 New York, NY 10016

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William K. Schubert Minority Nursing Scholarship $2,750 April 30

Eligibility:

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center 3333 Burnet Avenue Cincinnati, OH 45229

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William L. Hastie Award Varies March 15

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.

How to apply: Nomination applications are available online.

National Association of Blacks in Criminal Justice 1801 Fayetteville Street 106 Whiting Criminal Justice Building P.O. Box 20011-C Durham, NC 27707

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William Randolph Hearst Endowment Scholarship $2,500 Varies

Eligibility:

How to apply: Applications are available online.

National Action Council for Minorities in Engineering (NACME), Inc. 440 Hamilton Avenue, Suite 302 White Plains, NY 10601

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William Wrigley Jr. Scholarship/Internship Up to $5,000 October 21

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 2.5.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

United Negro College Fund (UNCF) 1805 7th Street NW Washington, DC 20001

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Scholarship Name Amount Deadline
AGBU Fellowships for U.S. Based Study Up to full tuition April 30

Eligibility: Applicants must be of Armenian heritage, be a full-time student at a U.S. college/university and have earned a minimum 3.5 GPA in undergraduate study.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Armenian General Benevolent Union (AGBU) 55 East 59th Street, 7th Floor New York, NY 10022-1112

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AGBU Scholarship Program Varies Varies

Eligibility: Applicants should be international full-time students or high school seniors of Armenian descent who attend academic institutions and graduate programs. Applications, two recommendation letters, transcripts, college acceptance letters, financial award letters, resumes and photographs are required.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Armenian General Benevolent Union (AGBU) 55 East 59th Street, 7th Floor New York, NY 10022-1112

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Agnes Missirian Scholarship $2,000 April 18

Eligibility: Applicants must be full-time students at accredited colleges or universities who are females of Armenian descent. They must be juniors, seniors or graduate students.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Armenian International Women's Association 65 Main Street #3A Watertown, MA 02472

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ARS Awards Scholarship Varies Varies

Eligibility: Applicants must be of Armenian ancestry and not related to the ARS Central Executive or Eremian Scholarship Committee members. Specific requirements may vary by region.

How to apply: Applicants should contact their local ARS Chapter. See website for list of local Chapters.

Armenian Relief Society, Western USA 517 West Glenoaks Blvd. Suite 300 Glendale, CA 91202

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ARS Undergraduate Scholarship $1,000 April 1

Eligibility: Applicant must be of Armenian descent. Applicants must be an undergraduate student who has completed at least one college semester at an accredited four-year college or university in the United States or enrolled in a two year college and transferring to a four year college or university as a full time student in the Fall. A letter from an Armenian community leader or representative that attests to the applicant’s activity or contributions to the Armenian Community is required.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Armenian Relief Society of Eastern USA (ARS) 80 Bigelow Avenue, Suite 200 Watertown, MA 02472

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ASA Scholarships Varies Varies

Eligibility: Applicants must be college sophomores or beyond in the year of application and be of Armenian descent.

How to apply: Request forms for applications are available online.

Armenian Students' Association of America 333 Atlantic Avenue Warwick, RI 02888

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Diocese of the Armenian Church of America (Eastern) Scholarships Varies Varies

Eligibility: Applicants must be Armenian Americans who are currently attending or plan to attend a four-year college or university. Preference is given to applicants who are U.S. citizens and are active in the Armenian Church.

How to apply: Applications are available from the Diocese of the Armenian Church of America (Eastern).

Diocese of the Armenian Church of America (Eastern) 630 Second Avenue New York, NY 10016

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Lucy Kasparian Aharonian Scholarship $1,000 April 21

Eligibility: This scholarship helps female students of Armenian descent. Criteria: * Full-time student * Undergraduate junior or senior or graduate student * Enrolled at an accredited college or university * Majoring in architecture, computer science, engineering, mathematics or technology. Applications available: Online. Requires: Application form and supporting materials.

How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form and supporting materials are required.

Armenian International Women's Association 65 Main Street #3A Watertown, MA 02472

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Richard R. Tufenkian Memorial Scholarship $3,000 July 31

Eligibility: Applicants must be full-time undergraduate students of Armenian descent at U.S. universities, have a minimum 3.0 GPA, demonstrate financial need and be involved in the Armenian community. Tax returns, transcripts, two reference letters, essays and applications are required.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Armenian Educational Foundation Inc. 600 W. Broadway Suite 130 Glendale, CA 91204

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Scholarship Name Amount Deadline
AICPA Scholarship for Minority Accounting Students Up to $5,000 April 1

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.

How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form and a personal essay are required.

American Institute of Certified Public Accountants 220 Leigh Farm Road Durham, NC 27707

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Allen Butler Minority Law Enforcement Scholarship $500 January 15 (application deadline); March 1 (FAFSA deadline)

Eligibility:

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Duluth Superior Area Community Foundation Zeitgeist Arts Building 222 E. Superior Street Suite 302 Duluth, MN 55802

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American Society of Criminology Fellowships for Ethnic Minorities $6,000 March 1

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.

How to apply: Applications are available by written request.

American Society of Criminology 1314 Kinnear Road Suite 212 Columbus, OH 43212-1156

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Asian and Pacific Islander American Scholarships $2,500-$20,000 January 11

Eligibility: Applicants must be of Asian or Pacific Islander ethnicity as defined by the U.S. Census, and they must be legal citizens, nationals or permanent residents of the United States. Citizens of the Marshall Islands, Micronesia and Palau are also eligible. Applicants must be enrolling full-time as a first-year degree-seeking student in an accredited college or university in the U.S. They must have a GPA of 2.7 or higher or have earned a GED, and they must apply for federal financial aid.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Asian and Pacific Islander American Scholarship Fund 2025 M Street NW Suite 610 Washington, DC 20036

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Asian Women in Business Scholarship $2,500 Varies

Eligibility: Applicants must be women of Asian or Pacific Islander descent. They must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents, demonstrate leadership in the community, demonstrate entrepreneurial success, be a full-time undergraduate student at an accredited U.S. four-year institution and have a GPA of 3.0 or higher on a four-point scale. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, transcript (if applicable) and at least one professional recommendation letter are required.

Asian Women in Business 42 Broadway Suite 1748 New York, NY 10004

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Atsuhiko Tateuchi Memorial Scholarship $5,000 March 1

Eligibility: Applicants must be high school seniors or undergraduate students from Washington, Oregon, California, Hawaii or Alaska with demonstrated financial need. They must have a GPA of 3.0 or higher. Preference is given to students with Japanese or other Asian ancestry.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Seattle Foundation 1200 Fifth Avenue Suite 1300 Seattle, WA 98101-3151

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Aura E. Severinghaus Award $2,000 Varies

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.

How to apply: Applicants must be nominated by the Office of Diversity at Columbia University Medical Center College of Physicians and Surgeons.

National Medical Fellowships Inc. 347 Fifth Avenue Suite 510 New York, NY 10016

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BI-LO/SpiritFest Scholarship $1,000 July 25

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.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

ERay Promotions Attention: Scholarship Committee 342 Crepe Myrtle Drive Greer, SC 29651

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Buckfire & Buckfire, P.C. Medical Diversity Scholarship Program $2,000 April 1

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.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Buckfire & Buckfire PC 25800 Northwestern Highway, Suite 890 Southfield, MI 48075

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Carole Simpson Scholarship $2,000 January 15

Eligibility: Applicants must be full-time college sophomores or higher with at least one full academic year remaining. Applicants may be enrolled in any major as long as their career intent is television or radio news. Applicants may only apply for one RTNDA scholarship. Preference is given to students of color.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Radio Television Digital News Association 529 14th Street NW Suite 1240 Washington, DC 20045

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CLA Scholarship for Minority Students in Memory of Edna Yelland $2,500 Varies

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.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

California Library Association 248 E. Foothill Boulevard Suite 101 Monrovia, CA 91016

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Consortium Fellowship Full tuition and fees January 5

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.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Consortium for Graduate Study in Management 5585 Pershing Suite 240 St. Louis, MO 63112-4621

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Diversity Abroad Achievement Scholarship $5,000 April 15 and October 1

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.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

American Institute for Foreign Study College Division 1 High Ridge Park Stamford, CT 06905

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Diversity Scholars Program $25,000 August 15

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.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Milbank 1 Chase Manhattan Plaza New York, NY 10005

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Ed Bradley Scholarship $10,000 January 15

Eligibility: Applicants must be full-time college sophomores or higher with at least one full academic year remaining. Applicants may be enrolled in any major as long as their career intent is television or radio news. Applicants may only apply for one RTNDA scholarship.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Radio Television Digital News Association 529 14th Street NW Suite 1240 Washington, DC 20045

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EDSA Minority Scholarship $5,000 February 15

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.

How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, personal essay, three work samples, two recommendation letters and an applicant photo are required.

Landscape Architecture Foundation 1129 20th Street NW Suite 202 Washington, DC 20036

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EMPOWER Scholarship Varies April 15

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.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Courage Kenny Rehabilitation Institute Volunteer Services – EMPOWER Committee 3915 Golden Valley Road Minneapolis, MN 55426

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ESA Foundation Scholarship Program $3,000 April 27

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.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Entertainment Software Association Foundation 575 7th Street NW Suite 300 Washington, DC 20004

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Ethnic Minority Scholarship $500-$900 March 7

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.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

United Methodist Church Office of Loans and Scholarships P.O. Box 340007 Nashville, TN 37203-0007

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Evelyn Blose Holman Scholarship $500 April 1

Eligibility:

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Community Foundation of the Eastern Shore 1324 Belmont Avenue Ste. 401 Salisbury, MD 21804

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Fellowships for Latino/A, Asian and First Nations Doctoral Students Varies February 1

Eligibility: Applicants must be finished with coursework by the beginning of fellowship year. Students must be enrolled or admitted to an accredited institution in the U.S. or Canada at time of application.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Forum for Theological Exploration 160 Clairemont Avenue Suite 300 Decatur, GA 30030

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Forum for Concerns of Minorities Scholarship Varies April 1

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.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

American Society for Clinical Laboratory Science Alpha Mu Tau Scholarship Attn: Joe Briden, AMTF Scholarship Coordinator 7809 S. 21st Drive Phoenix, AZ 85041-7736

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Franklin C. McLean Award $5,000 April 21

Eligibility: Applicants must be in their senior year of medical school. Students must be U.S. citizens and must be nominated for this award.

How to apply: Students must be nominated for this award.

National Medical Fellowships Inc. 347 Fifth Avenue Suite 510 New York, NY 10016

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Franklin C. McLean Award $5,000 Varies

Eligibility: Applicant must be a senior, underrepresented minority student enrolled in an accredited United States medical school. Applicant must demonstrate outstanding academic achievement, leadership and community service.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

National Medical Fellowships Inc. 347 Fifth Avenue Suite 510 New York, NY 10016

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Fredrikson & Byron Foundation Minority Scholarship Program $15,000 March 31

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.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Fredrikson and Byron, P.A. 200 S. Sixth Street Suite 4000 Minneapolis, MN 55402-1425

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GE-NMF Primary Care Leadership Program $5,000 January 31

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.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

National Medical Fellowships Inc. 347 Fifth Avenue Suite 510 New York, NY 10016

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George A. Strait Minority Scholarship Varies April 1

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.

How to apply: Applications are available online, by mail with a self-addressed, stamped envelope, by fax, by phone or by email.

American Association of Law Libraries 105 W. Adams Suite 3300 Chicago, IL 60603

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George Choy Memorial/Gay Asian Pacific Alliance (GAPA) Scholarship Up to $1,000 Varies

Eligibility: Applicants should have at least 25 percent Asian/Pacific Islander ancestry, in the process of applying to or currently attending a college, university or vocational school and reside in one of the nine Bay Area counties (Alameda, Contra Costa, Marin, San Francisco, San Mateo, Santa Clara, Napa, Sonoma or Solano). Preference is given to those who are lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender or who are involved in the LGBT community.

How to apply: Applications are available by phone.

Horizons Foundation 550 Montgomery Street Suite 700 San Francisco, CA 94111

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George Geng On Lee Minorities in Leadership Scholarship $1,000 July 31

Eligibility:

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Capture The Dream 484 Lake Park Avenue #15 Oakland, CA 94610

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Gerber Scholarship in Pediatrics Program $5,000 Varies

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.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

National Medical Fellowships Inc. 347 Fifth Avenue Suite 510 New York, NY 10016

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HANA Scholarship $1,000-$3,000 March 7

Eligibility: Applicants must be in at least their junior year of college or in graduate school, and they must have at least a 2.85 GPA. They must have been members of the United Methodist Church for at least three years. Students must plan to take on leadership roles in their church and ethnic communities.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

United Methodist Church Office of Loans and Scholarships P.O. Box 340007 Nashville, TN 37203-0007

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Holly Cornell Scholarship $7,500 January 12

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.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

American Water Works Association 6666 W. Quincy Avenue Denver, CO 80235-3098

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HSF/Marathon Oil Corporation College Scholarship Program $5,000 April 6

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.

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.

Hispanic Scholarship Fund (HSF) 1411 W. 190th Street Suite 700 Gardena, CA 90248

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Hugh J. Andersen Memorial Scholarship $5,000 April 21

Eligibility:

How to apply: Applications are available online.

National Medical Fellowships Inc. 347 Fifth Avenue Suite 510 New York, NY 10016

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Hugh J. Andersen Memorial Scholarship Program $5,000 Varies

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.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

National Medical Fellowships Inc. 347 Fifth Avenue Suite 510 New York, NY 10016

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Jackie Robinson Foundation Scholarship Program Up to $28,000 February 1

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.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Jackie Robinson Foundation 3 W. 35th Street 11th Floor New York, NY 10001

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James B. Morris Scholarship Varies February 28

Eligibility: Applicants must be U.S. citizens of a minority ethnic status who are either Iowa high school graduates attending any U.S. college or university or non-Iowa residents who are attending an Iowa college or university. Students must have a minimum GPA of 2.5.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

James B. Morris Scholarship Fund P.O. Box 12145 Des Moines, IA 50312

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Japanese American Citizens League Creative and Performing Arts Awards Varies March 1 (high school seniors); April 1 (all other levels)

Eligibility: Applicants must be National JACL members and must be attending a college, university, trade school, business school or any other institution of higher learning. A personal statement, letter of recommendation, academic performance, work experience and community involvement are considered. Professional artists are not allowed.

How to apply: Applications are available online or by sending a self-addressed, stamped envelope.

Japanese American Citizens League (JACL) 1765 Sutter Street San Francisco, CA 94115

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Japanese American Citizens League Entering Freshman Awards Varies March 1

Eligibility: Applicants must be National JACL members and must be planning to attend a college, university, trade school, business school, or any other institution of higher learning at the undergraduate level. A personal statement, letter of recommendation, academic performance, work experience and community involvement will all be considered.

How to apply: Applications are available through local JACL chapters, regional offices, National JACL Headquarters and website.

Japanese American Citizens League (JACL) 1765 Sutter Street San Francisco, CA 94115

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Japanese American Citizens League Graduate Awards Varies April 1

Eligibility: Applicants must be National JACL members and must attend a college or university at the graduate level. A personal statement, letter of recommendation, academic performance, work experience and community involvement are considered.

How to apply: Applications are available online and by sending a self-addressed, stamped envelope.

Japanese American Citizens League (JACL) 1765 Sutter Street San Francisco, CA 94115

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Japanese American Citizens League Law Scholarships Varies April 1

Eligibility: Applicants must be National JACL members and must be studying law at a college or university. A personal statement, letter of recommendation, academic performance, work experience and community involvement will all be considered.

How to apply: Applications are available online and by sending a self-addressed, stamped envelope.

Japanese American Citizens League (JACL) 1765 Sutter Street San Francisco, CA 94115

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Japanese American Citizens League Undergraduate Awards Varies April 1

Eligibility: Applicants must be National JACL members and must be attending a college, university, trade school, business school or any other institution of higher learning at the undergraduate level. A personal statement, letter of recommendation, academic performance, work experience and community involvement will all be considered.

How to apply: Applications are available through local JACL chapters, regional offices, National JACL Headquarters and website.

Japanese American Citizens League (JACL) 1765 Sutter Street San Francisco, CA 94115

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Jimmy A. Young Memorial Education Recognition Award Up to $1,000 June 1

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.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

American Association for Respiratory Care 9425 North MacArthur Boulevard Suite 100 Irving, TX 75063-4706

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Judge Isaac Anderson, Jr. Scholarship $1,400 March 3

Eligibility:

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Southwest Florida Community Foundation 8771 College Parkway Building 2 Suite 201 Fort Myers, FL 33919

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Kankakee County Community Services Scholarship $1,100 April 16

Eligibility:

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Kankakee County Community Services 657 East Court Street Kankakee, IL 60901

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Kansas Ethnic Minority Scholarship Up to $1,850 May 1

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.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Kansas Board of Regents Curtis State Office Building Suite 520 1000 SW Jackson Street Topeka, KS 66612

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LAGRANT Scholarship Program $2,000-$3,250 February 28

Eligibility: Applicants must be African American/Black, Asian American/Pacific Islander, Hispanic/Latino or Native American/Alaskan Native. Students must be U.S. citizens, permanent resident, AB-540 student or DACA recipient. Applicants must be full-time students at an accredited four-year institution in the U.S. A minimum 3.0 GPA or higher is required. Students must submit an essay with their application.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

LAGRANT Foundation 600 Wilshire Boulevard, Suite 1520 Los Angeles, CA 90017

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Leadership for Diversity Scholarship $1,500 October 15

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.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

California School Library Association 6444 E. Spring Street #247 Long Beach, CA 90815-1553

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Legal Opportunity Scholarship Fund $15,000 March 2

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.

How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, personal statement, two recommendation letters and a transcript are required.

American Bar Association 321 North Clark Street Chicago, IL 60654

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LITA/OCLC Minority Scholarship in Library and Information Technology $3,000 March 1

Eligibility: Applicants must be U.S. or Canadian citizens and qualified members of a principal minority group (American Indian or Alaskan native, Asian or Pacific Islander, African-American or Hispanic) who are enrolled in an accredited master of library science program. Students must demonstrate a commitment to automated system usage in libraries and provide a statement of their library experience and anticipated contribution to the field. Applicants must not have earned more than 12 credit hours towards their degree.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Library and Information Technology Association 50 East Huron Street Chicago, IL 60611

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Louis B. Russell, Jr. Memorial Scholarship $1,000 March 1

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.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Indiana State Teachers Association 150 W. Market Street Suite 900 Indianapolis, IN 46204

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Marcia Silverman Minority Student Award $5,000 May 9

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.

How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, resume and one recommendation letter are required.

Public Relations Student Society of America 33 Maiden Lane 11th Floor New York, NY 10038

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Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Scholarship Up to $4,000 February 17

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.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

California Teachers Association (CTA) CTA Human Rights Department P.O. Box 921 Burlingame, CA 94011-0921

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Mary Moy Quan Ing Memorial Scholarship $2,000 April 16

Eligibility: Applicants must be high school seniors intending to major in journalism. Applicants must also demonstrate a commitment to the field of journalism, sensitivity to Asian American issues as demonstrated by community involvement, journalistic ability, scholastic ability and financial need.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Asian American Journalists Association 5 Third Street Suite 1108 San Francisco, CA 94103

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MCCA Lloyd M. Johnson, Jr. Scholarship Program $10,000 August 31

Eligibility: Applicants must be African American students entering their first year of law school at an accredited institution. They must have a GPA of at least 3.0 and demonstrate financial need.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Minority Corporate Counsel Association (MCCA) 1111 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW Washington, DC 20004

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Michael Baker Scholarship for Diversity in Engineering Varies April

Eligibility: This scholarship helps female and minority engineering undergraduates. Criteria: * Female and/or American Indian, Alaska Native, African-American, Asian, Latino, Hispanic, Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander * Rising undergraduate junior * Accepted or enrolled at an AICUP member school * Studying civil, archictectural or environmental engineering * Full-time student * Minimum 3.0 GPA * Michael Baker Corporation employees and family members are ineligible. Applications available: Online. Requires: Application form and personal essay.

How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form and personal essay are required.

Association of Independent Colleges and Universities of Pennsylvania 101 North Front Street Harrisburg, PA 17101-1404

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Mine and Gonsakulto Scholarship Varies March 1

Eligibility: This scholarship helps Asian athletic training students. Criteria: * District 8 student member of NATA * Of Asian descent * Major in athletic training * Minimum 3.0 GPA for community college students, or 3.2 GPA for all other applicants * Sponsored by a certified athletic trainer, if a non-community college undergraduate * Have junior standing, if a non-community college undergraduate * Plan to pursue a career in athletic training. Applications available: Online. Requires: Application form, official transcript and personal essay.

How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, an official transcript and a personal essay are required.

Far West Athletic Trainers' Association/District 8 Ned Bergert, Committee Chair

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Minorities and Women Educational Scholarship $1,000 April 15

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.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Appraisal Institute Education Trust 200 W. Madison Suite 1500 Chicago, IL 60606

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Minority Fellowship Program $500-$1,500 March 14

Eligibility: Applicants must be first or second-year graduate students enrolled in a political science doctoral program. Students must be a member of one of the following racial/ethnic groups: African American, Asian Pacific American, Latino or Native American. Applicants must be U.S. citizens, permanent residents or granted deferred action status at the time of application. Students must demonstrate an interest in teaching and research in political science.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

American Political Science Association Humane Studies Fellowships Institute for Humane Studies George Mason University 3301 N. Fairfax Drive, Suite 440 Arlington, VA 22201

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Minority Fellowship Program $18,000 January 31

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.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

American Sociological Association Minority Fellowship Program 1430 K Street NW Suite 600 Washington, DC 20005

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Minority Scholarship $5,000 April 15

Eligibility: Applicants must attend an accredited college or university. Students must also provide two letters of recommendation, official transcripts and complete a 250-word essay on predetermined topic.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Brown and Caldwell Attn.: HR/Scholarships Program 1527 Cole Boulevard Suite 300 Lakewood, CO 80401

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Minority Scholarship $1,500 March 15

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.

How to apply: Applications are available with membership.

National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) Foundation 1885 Bob Johnson Drive Colorado Springs, CO 80906

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Minority Serving Institution Grants Up to $2,000 Varies

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.

How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, financial aid information and an essay are required.

Council on International Educational Exchange (CIEE) 300 Fore Street Portland, ME 04101

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Minority Student Scholarship $5,000 May 22

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.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

American Speech-Language-Hearing Foundation 2200 Research Boulevard Rockville, MD 20850

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MLA Scholarship for Minority Students Up to $5,000 December 1

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.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Medical Library Association 65 East Wacker Place Suite 1900 Chicago, IL 60601-7246

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MLA/NLM Spectrum Scholarship Varies March 1

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.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Medical Library Association 65 East Wacker Place Suite 1900 Chicago, IL 60601-7246

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Mutual of Omaha Actuarial Scholarship for Minority Students $5,000 October 20

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 3.4 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.

How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, personal statement, one recommendation letter and a resume are required.

Mutual of Omaha Mutual of Omaha Plaza Strategic Staffing - Actuarial Recruitment Omaha, NE 68175

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New York City Trust/NMF Medical Research Scholarships $6,000

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.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

National Medical Fellowships Inc. 347 Fifth Avenue Suite 510 New York, NY 10016

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NMF National Alumni Council Scholarship Program $5,000 Varies

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.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

National Medical Fellowships Inc. 347 Fifth Avenue Suite 510 New York, NY 10016

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NOAA EPP Undergraduate Scholarships Varies January 31

Eligibility: This scholarship helps students who are studying subjects related to oceanic, atmospheric or environmental sciences. Criteria: * U.S. citizen * Full-time undergraduate at an accredited minority serving institution * In the second year of a four-year degree program or in the third year of a five-year degree program * Minimum 3.2 GPA * Majoring in a subject related to oceanic, atmospheric or environmental science. Applications available: Online. Requires: Application form, two personal essays, two recommendation letters and official transcript.

How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, two personal essays, two recommendation letters and an official transcript are required.

NOAA Educational Partnership Program - Office of Education Herbert C Hoover Building 14th Street and Constitution Ave NW Room 6863 Washington, DC 20230

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OCA-AXA Achievement Scholarship Up to $25,000 December 15

Eligibility: Applicants must be entering their first year of college and be U.S. citizens or permanent residents. They must have a GPA of 3.0 or higher and demonstrate academic achievement, leadership ability and community service.

How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, resume, essay, transcript, copy of acceptance letter, summary of college costs and Student Aid Report are required.

OCA (formerly Organization of Chinese Americans) 1322 18th Street NW Washington, DC 20036

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OCA/UPS Gold Mountain Scholarship $2,000 January 10

Eligibility: Applicants must be Asian Pacific Americans who intend to begin college in the fall of the year of application and must demonstrate significant financial need. Applicants must also be the first in their family to attend college and have a minimum 3.0 GPA.

How to apply: Applications are available online or by written request.

OCA (formerly Organization of Chinese Americans) 1322 18th Street NW Washington, DC 20036

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PRSA Diversity Multicultural Scholarship $1,500 May 9

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.

How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, official transcript, essay and one recommendation letter are required.

Public Relations Student Society of America 33 Maiden Lane 11th Floor New York, NY 10038

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Rosewood Family Scholarship Program Up to $6,100 April 1

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.

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.

Florida Department of Education Office of Student Financial Assistance State Scholarship and Grant Programs 325 West Gaines Street, Suite 1314 Tallahassee, FL 32399-0400

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Sara Jackson Award 500 April 1

Eligibility:

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Western History Association University of Alaska Fairbanks 605 Gruening Building Fairbanks, AK 99775

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Spectrum Scholarship $5,000 March 1

Eligibility: Applicants must be citizens or permanent residents of the U.S. or Canada who are attending an ALA-accredited graduate program in library sciences or an AASL-recognized school library media program. Students must identify as American Indian, Alaska Native, Asian, African American, Hispanic/Latino, Middle Eastern/North African or Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander. Applicants must maintain a minimum course load of two classes per semester.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

American Library Association 50 East Huron Street Chicago, IL 60611

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The Phyllis G. Meekins Scholarship $1,250 April 30

Eligibility: Applicants must be female high school senior golf participants, from a minority background, 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.

How to apply: Applications available online.

Ladies Professional Golf Association 100 International Golf Drive Daytona Beach, FL 32124-1092

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The Vinod Jalan Memorial Scholarship Varies April 1 (College Applicants); May 1 (High School Seniors)

Eligibility:

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Concord Carlisle Scholarship Fund 34 Walden Street Unit 217 Concord, MA 01742

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Thursday Network Whitney M. Young Social Justice Scholarship $1,500 August 23

Eligibility: Applicants must reside in Washington DC., Montgomery County, MD, or Prince George's County, MD and have been accepted into a four-year college or university in the U.S. Students must be majoring in a social justice field and demonstrate a commitment to community service. Applicants must be persons of color and U.S. citizens, permanent residents or hold a green card.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Thursday Network 2901 14th Street NW Washington, DC 20009

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TL Technology Scholarship $1,000 April 30

Eligibility: Applicants must be living in a region of South Asia pursuing a degree in a technology field as a full-time undergraduate or graduate. Students must be applying for study abroad at an accredited university. Applicants pursuing a master's degree must have a minimum 3.0 grade point average.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

TechLekh Services Pvt. Ltd. Sifal, Ka

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Trailblazer Scholarship $2,500 May 8

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.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Conference of Minority Transportation Officials 100 M Street SE Suite 917 Washington, DC 20003

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United Parcel Service Scholarship for Minority Students $4,000 November 15

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, 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.

How to apply: Nomination forms are available online.

Institute of Industrial and Systems Engineers 3577 Parkway Lane Suite 200 Norcross, GA 30092

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UPS Hallmark Scholarship Varies March 13

Eligibility: Applicants must be high school seniors at least 16 years of age who are of Asian or Pacific heritage. They must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents and plan to enroll full-time at an accredited college or university in the United States in the fall following graduation. A minimum GPA of 3.3 is required, and applicants should demonstrate academic excellence, leadership, community service involvement and financial need.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

U.S. Pan Asian American Chamber of Commerce 1329 18th Street NW Washington, DC 20036

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Victor Grifols Roura Scholarship $7,500

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.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

National Medical Fellowships Inc. 347 Fifth Avenue Suite 510 New York, NY 10016

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Warner Norcross and Judd Paralegal Assistant Studies Scholarship Varies April 1

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.

How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form and supporting materials are required.

Grand Rapids Community Foundation 185 Oakes Street SW Grand Rapids, MI 49503

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William and Charlotte Cadbury Award $5,000 April 21

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.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

National Medical Fellowships Inc. 347 Fifth Avenue Suite 510 New York, NY 10016

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William K. Schubert Minority Nursing Scholarship $2,750 April 30

Eligibility:

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center 3333 Burnet Avenue Cincinnati, OH 45229

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William Orr Dingwall Foundation Korean Ancestry Grant Up to $10,000 March 31

Eligibility: This grant helps undergraduate students who are of Asian descent. Criteria: * Current or entering undergraduate student of Asian descent * Have at least one Asian grandparent * Preference will be given to applicants who are of Korean ancestry. Applications available: Online. Requires: Application form, official transcript, personal statement and two recommendation letters.

How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, official transcript, personal statement and two recommendation letters are required.

William Orr Dingwall Foundation P.O. Box 57088 Washington, DC 20037

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William Randolph Hearst Endowment Scholarship $2,500 Varies

Eligibility:

How to apply: Applications are available online.

National Action Council for Minorities in Engineering (NACME), Inc. 440 Hamilton Avenue, Suite 302 White Plains, NY 10601

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BI-LO/SpiritFest Scholarship $1,000 July 25

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.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

ERay Promotions Attention: Scholarship Committee 342 Crepe Myrtle Drive Greer, SC 29651

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Chicana/Latina Foundation Scholarship $1,500 March 31

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.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Chicana/Latina Foundation Scholarship Program 1419 Burlingame Avenue, Suite N Burlingame, CA 94010

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EDSA Minority Scholarship $5,000 February 15

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.

How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, personal essay, three work samples, two recommendation letters and an applicant photo are required.

Landscape Architecture Foundation 1129 20th Street NW Suite 202 Washington, DC 20036

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Forum for Concerns of Minorities Scholarship Varies April 1

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.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

American Society for Clinical Laboratory Science Alpha Mu Tau Scholarship Attn: Joe Briden, AMTF Scholarship Coordinator 7809 S. 21st Drive Phoenix, AZ 85041-7736

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Jimmy A. Young Memorial Education Recognition Award Up to $1,000 June 1

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.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

American Association for Respiratory Care 9425 North MacArthur Boulevard Suite 100 Irving, TX 75063-4706

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Leadership for Diversity Scholarship $1,500 October 15

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.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

California School Library Association 6444 E. Spring Street #247 Long Beach, CA 90815-1553

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Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Scholarship Up to $4,000 February 17

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.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

California Teachers Association (CTA) CTA Human Rights Department P.O. Box 921 Burlingame, CA 94011-0921

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Minority Scholarship $1,500 March 15

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.

How to apply: Applications are available with membership.

National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) Foundation 1885 Bob Johnson Drive Colorado Springs, CO 80906

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RRHolmes Scholarship $1,500 September 1

Eligibility: Applicants must hail from the Caribbean or be of Caribbean descent and be attending a U.S. college or university. Students must complete application in full and provide proof of heritage along with transcripts and letters of recommendation.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

RRHolmes Scholarship Organization for Caribbean Advancement Inc. P.O. Box 810 Snellville, GA 30078

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Scholarship details
Scholarship Name Amount Deadline
BI-LO/SpiritFest Scholarship $1,000 July 25

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.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

ERay Promotions Attention: Scholarship Committee 342 Crepe Myrtle Drive Greer, SC 29651

Website: Visit scholarship website

CESDA Diversity Scholarship $1,000 January 1

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.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Colorado Educational Services and Development Association P.O. Box 40214 Denver, CO 80204

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Chicana/Latina Foundation Scholarship $1,500 March 31

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.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Chicana/Latina Foundation Scholarship Program 1419 Burlingame Avenue, Suite N Burlingame, CA 94010

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Diversity Abroad Achievement Scholarship $5,000 April 15 and October 1

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.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

American Institute for Foreign Study College Division 1 High Ridge Park Stamford, CT 06905

Website: Visit scholarship website

EDSA Minority Scholarship $5,000 February 15

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.

How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, personal essay, three work samples, two recommendation letters and an applicant photo are required.

Landscape Architecture Foundation 1129 20th Street NW Suite 202 Washington, DC 20036

Website: Visit scholarship website

ESA Foundation Scholarship Program $3,000 April 27

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.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Entertainment Software Association Foundation 575 7th Street NW Suite 300 Washington, DC 20004

Website: Visit scholarship website

Forum for Concerns of Minorities Scholarship Varies April 1

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.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

American Society for Clinical Laboratory Science Alpha Mu Tau Scholarship Attn: Joe Briden, AMTF Scholarship Coordinator 7809 S. 21st Drive Phoenix, AZ 85041-7736

Website: Visit scholarship website

Fredrikson & Byron Foundation Minority Scholarship Program $15,000 March 31

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.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Fredrikson and Byron, P.A. 200 S. Sixth Street Suite 4000 Minneapolis, MN 55402-1425

Website: Visit scholarship website

George A. Strait Minority Scholarship Varies April 1

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.

How to apply: Applications are available online, by mail with a self-addressed, stamped envelope, by fax, by phone or by email.

American Association of Law Libraries 105 W. Adams Suite 3300 Chicago, IL 60603

Website: Visit scholarship website

Jackie Robinson Foundation Scholarship Program Up to $28,000 February 1

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.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Jackie Robinson Foundation 3 W. 35th Street 11th Floor New York, NY 10001

Website: Visit scholarship website

Jimmy A. Young Memorial Education Recognition Award Up to $1,000 June 1

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.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

American Association for Respiratory Care 9425 North MacArthur Boulevard Suite 100 Irving, TX 75063-4706

Website: Visit scholarship website

Jose Marti Scholarship Challenge Grant $2,000 April 1

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.

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.

Florida Department of Education Office of Student Financial Assistance State Scholarship and Grant Programs 325 West Gaines Street, Suite 1314 Tallahassee, FL 32399-0400

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Leadership for Diversity Scholarship $1,500 October 15

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.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

California School Library Association 6444 E. Spring Street #247 Long Beach, CA 90815-1553

Website: Visit scholarship website

Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Scholarship Up to $4,000 February 17

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.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

California Teachers Association (CTA) CTA Human Rights Department P.O. Box 921 Burlingame, CA 94011-0921

Website: Visit scholarship website

Minority Scholarship $1,500 March 15

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.

How to apply: Applications are available with membership.

National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) Foundation 1885 Bob Johnson Drive Colorado Springs, CO 80906

Website: Visit scholarship website

Minority Serving Institution Grants Up to $2,000 Varies

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.

How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, financial aid information and an essay are required.

Council on International Educational Exchange (CIEE) 300 Fore Street Portland, ME 04101

Website: Visit scholarship website

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Asian and Pacific Islander American Scholarships $2,500-$20,000 January 11

Eligibility: Applicants must be of Asian or Pacific Islander ethnicity as defined by the U.S. Census, and they must be legal citizens, nationals or permanent residents of the United States. Citizens of the Marshall Islands, Micronesia and Palau are also eligible. Applicants must be enrolling full-time as a first-year degree-seeking student in an accredited college or university in the U.S. They must have a GPA of 2.7 or higher or have earned a GED, and they must apply for federal financial aid.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Asian and Pacific Islander American Scholarship Fund 2025 M Street NW Suite 610 Washington, DC 20036

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Atsuhiko Tateuchi Memorial Scholarship $5,000 March 1

Eligibility: Applicants must be high school seniors or undergraduate students from Washington, Oregon, California, Hawaii or Alaska with demonstrated financial need. They must have a GPA of 3.0 or higher. Preference is given to students with Japanese or other Asian ancestry.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Seattle Foundation 1200 Fifth Avenue Suite 1300 Seattle, WA 98101-3151

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BI-LO/SpiritFest Scholarship $1,000 July 25

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.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

ERay Promotions Attention: Scholarship Committee 342 Crepe Myrtle Drive Greer, SC 29651

Website: Visit scholarship website

CAMS Scholarship Program $5,000 March 31

Eligibility: Students must be in good standing at an accredited U.S. medical or dental school in the USA at the time of application.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Chinese American Medical Society 265 Canal Street Suite 515 New York, NY 10013

Website: Visit scholarship website

Diversity Abroad Achievement Scholarship $5,000 April 15 and October 1

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.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

American Institute for Foreign Study College Division 1 High Ridge Park Stamford, CT 06905

Website: Visit scholarship website

EDSA Minority Scholarship $5,000 February 15

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.

How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, personal essay, three work samples, two recommendation letters and an applicant photo are required.

Landscape Architecture Foundation 1129 20th Street NW Suite 202 Washington, DC 20036

Website: Visit scholarship website

ESA Foundation Scholarship Program $3,000 April 27

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.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Entertainment Software Association Foundation 575 7th Street NW Suite 300 Washington, DC 20004

Website: Visit scholarship website

Forum for Concerns of Minorities Scholarship Varies April 1

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.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

American Society for Clinical Laboratory Science Alpha Mu Tau Scholarship Attn: Joe Briden, AMTF Scholarship Coordinator 7809 S. 21st Drive Phoenix, AZ 85041-7736

Website: Visit scholarship website

Fredrikson & Byron Foundation Minority Scholarship Program $15,000 March 31

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.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Fredrikson and Byron, P.A. 200 S. Sixth Street Suite 4000 Minneapolis, MN 55402-1425

Website: Visit scholarship website

George A. Strait Minority Scholarship Varies April 1

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.

How to apply: Applications are available online, by mail with a self-addressed, stamped envelope, by fax, by phone or by email.

American Association of Law Libraries 105 W. Adams Suite 3300 Chicago, IL 60603

Website: Visit scholarship website

Jackie Robinson Foundation Scholarship Program Up to $28,000 February 1

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.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Jackie Robinson Foundation 3 W. 35th Street 11th Floor New York, NY 10001

Website: Visit scholarship website

Jimmy A. Young Memorial Education Recognition Award Up to $1,000 June 1

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.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

American Association for Respiratory Care 9425 North MacArthur Boulevard Suite 100 Irving, TX 75063-4706

Website: Visit scholarship website

Leadership for Diversity Scholarship $1,500 October 15

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.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

California School Library Association 6444 E. Spring Street #247 Long Beach, CA 90815-1553

Website: Visit scholarship website

Legal Opportunity Scholarship Fund $15,000 March 2

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.

How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, personal statement, two recommendation letters and a transcript are required.

American Bar Association 321 North Clark Street Chicago, IL 60654

Website: Visit scholarship website

Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Scholarship Up to $4,000 February 17

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.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

California Teachers Association (CTA) CTA Human Rights Department P.O. Box 921 Burlingame, CA 94011-0921

Website: Visit scholarship website

Minority Fellowship Program $18,000 January 31

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.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

American Sociological Association Minority Fellowship Program 1430 K Street NW Suite 600 Washington, DC 20005

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Minority Scholarship $1,500 March 15

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.

How to apply: Applications are available with membership.

National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) Foundation 1885 Bob Johnson Drive Colorado Springs, CO 80906

Website: Visit scholarship website

Minority Serving Institution Grants Up to $2,000 Varies

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.

How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, financial aid information and an essay are required.

Council on International Educational Exchange (CIEE) 300 Fore Street Portland, ME 04101

Website: Visit scholarship website

OCA-AXA Achievement Scholarship Up to $25,000 December 15

Eligibility: Applicants must be entering their first year of college and be U.S. citizens or permanent residents. They must have a GPA of 3.0 or higher and demonstrate academic achievement, leadership ability and community service.

How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, resume, essay, transcript, copy of acceptance letter, summary of college costs and Student Aid Report are required.

OCA (formerly Organization of Chinese Americans) 1322 18th Street NW Washington, DC 20036

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OCA/UPS Gold Mountain Scholarship $2,000 January 10

Eligibility: Applicants must be Asian Pacific Americans who intend to begin college in the fall of the year of application and must demonstrate significant financial need. Applicants must also be the first in their family to attend college and have a minimum 3.0 GPA.

How to apply: Applications are available online or by written request.

OCA (formerly Organization of Chinese Americans) 1322 18th Street NW Washington, DC 20036

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Orange County Chinese-American Chamber of Commerce Foundation (OCCACCF) Scholarship $5,000 February 15

Eligibility: Applicants must be a graduating senior from an Orange County or Los Angeles County school and have been admitted to a community college, college or university. Students must also have at least one parent of Chinese descent, have a minimum 3.5 GPA (non-weighted) and a SAT of 1200 or ACT of 27. Applicants must prove financial need.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Orange County Chinese-American Chamber of Commerce Foundation 78 Bunsen Irvine, CA 92618

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UPS Hallmark Scholarship Varies March 13

Eligibility: Applicants must be high school seniors at least 16 years of age who are of Asian or Pacific heritage. They must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents and plan to enroll full-time at an accredited college or university in the United States in the fall following graduation. A minimum GPA of 3.3 is required, and applicants should demonstrate academic excellence, leadership, community service involvement and financial need.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

U.S. Pan Asian American Chamber of Commerce 1329 18th Street NW Washington, DC 20036

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Scholarship Name Amount Deadline
BI-LO/SpiritFest Scholarship $1,000 July 25

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.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

ERay Promotions Attention: Scholarship Committee 342 Crepe Myrtle Drive Greer, SC 29651

Website: Visit scholarship website

EDSA Minority Scholarship $5,000 February 15

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.

How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, personal essay, three work samples, two recommendation letters and an applicant photo are required.

Landscape Architecture Foundation 1129 20th Street NW Suite 202 Washington, DC 20036

Website: Visit scholarship website

ESA Foundation Scholarship Program $3,000 April 27

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.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Entertainment Software Association Foundation 575 7th Street NW Suite 300 Washington, DC 20004

Website: Visit scholarship website

George A. Strait Minority Scholarship Varies April 1

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.

How to apply: Applications are available online, by mail with a self-addressed, stamped envelope, by fax, by phone or by email.

American Association of Law Libraries 105 W. Adams Suite 3300 Chicago, IL 60603

Website: Visit scholarship website

Mas Family Scholarships Up to $8,000 January 9

Eligibility: This scholarship helps Cuban-American students who are majoring in selected subjects. Criteria: * Undergraduate or graduate student * Majoring in or planning to major in business, journalism, economics, international relations or engineering * Must demonstrate leadership ability * Must demonstrate commitment to advancing in a democratic, free market society. Applications available: Online. Requires: Application form, official transcript, SAT scores, personal essay, three recommendation forms, proof of Cuban descent, proof of college acceptance (for incoming freshmen only), cost of tuition statement and statement of financial need.

How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, official transcript, SAT scores, personal essay, three recommendation forms, proof of Cuban descent, proof of college acceptance (for incoming freshmen only), cost of tuition statement and statement of financial need are required.

Jorge Mas Canosa Freedom Foundation Attn: Mas Family Scholarships P.O. Box 14-1898 Coral Gables, FL 33114

Website: Visit scholarship website

Minority Serving Institution Grants Up to $2,000 Varies

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.

How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, financial aid information and an essay are required.

Council on International Educational Exchange (CIEE) 300 Fore Street Portland, ME 04101

Website: Visit scholarship website

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Scholarship Name Amount Deadline
The Czech Center Museum Houston Academic Scholarship $1,000 June 1

Eligibility: Applicants must have at least one Czech parent and be full-time undergraduate degree candidates to a four-year college or university. They must either be Texas residents or sons or daughters of members of the Czech Cultural Center Houston.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Czech Cultural Center 4920 San Jacinto Houston, TX 77004

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Elizabeth Garde National Scholarship $850 March 1

Eligibility: First time applicants are given priority consideration over previous scholarship winners.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Danish Sisterhood of America 1605 South 58th Street Lincoln, NE 68506

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Northwest Danish Association Scholarships Varies May 1

Eligibility: Applicants must be residents of or enrolled in accredited schools in Oregon or Washington. Applicants must also be NWDA members (or have a family membership if under 18 years of age). Through travel, field of study, study abroad, heritage or life experience, applicants must clearly be able to illustrate their connection to Denmark. The NWDA scholarship must be used in seeking an academic degree, vocational degree, re-training for employment or training for an career in the arts. Those who have participated in NWDA activities or programs will be given preference.

How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, essay, two references, official transcript and completed FAFSA form are required.

Northwest Danish Foundation Meridian Office Building 1833 North 105th Street, Suite 101 Seattle, WA 98133-8973

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A.T. Anderson Memorial Scholarship $1,000-$2,000 May 1

Eligibility: Applicants must be full-time undergraduate or graduate students at an accredited college or university. Applicants must also be members of a Native American tribe or Alaskan Native and members of AISES. A minimum GPA of 3.0 is required.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

American Indian Science and Engineering Society 2305 Renard Place Albuquerque, NM 87106

Website: Visit scholarship website

Adolph Van Pelt Scholarship Varies June 1

Eligibility: Applicants must be full-time students and provide proof of tribal enrollment, a Certificate of Indian Blood (showing 1/4 Indian blood) and an essay on educational goals.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Association on American Indian Affairs Lisa Wyzlic, Director of Scholarship Programs 966 Hungerford Drive, Suite 12-B Rockville, MD 20850

Website: Visit scholarship website

APTA Minority Scholarship Award for Physical Therapy Students Varies December 1

Eligibility: This scholarship helps minority physical therapy students. Criteria: * U.S. citizen or legal permanent resident * African-American, Hispanic, Native American, Alaska Native, Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander * In the final year of an accredited or developing professional physical therapist program at the time of award disbursement * Demonstrate academic excellence, service to minority affairs and career potential. Applications available: Online. Requires: Application form, official transcript, personal essay and three letters of reference.

How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, official transcript, personal essay and three letters of reference are required.

American Physical Therapy Association 1111 North Fairfax Street Alexandria, VA 22314

Website: Visit scholarship website

Aura E. Severinghaus Award $2,000 Varies

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.

How to apply: Applicants must be nominated by the Office of Diversity at Columbia University Medical Center College of Physicians and Surgeons.

National Medical Fellowships Inc. 347 Fifth Avenue Suite 510 New York, NY 10016

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BI-LO/SpiritFest Scholarship $1,000 July 25

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.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

ERay Promotions Attention: Scholarship Committee 342 Crepe Myrtle Drive Greer, SC 29651

Website: Visit scholarship website

Buckfire & Buckfire, P.C. Medical Diversity Scholarship Program $2,000 April 1

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.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Buckfire & Buckfire PC 25800 Northwestern Highway, Suite 890 Southfield, MI 48075

Website: Visit scholarship website

CANFit Scholarships Varies March 31

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 or physical education program. Graduate students must be enrolled in a nutrition, public nutrition, physical education or American Dietetic Association Approved Pre-professional Practice program.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

CANFIT 2140 Shattuck Avenue, Suite 1110 Berkeley, CA 94704

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Displaced Homemaker Scholarship $1,500 July 16

Eligibility: Applicants must be full-time students able to prove financial need, proof of tribal enrollment and Certificate of Indian Blood (showing 1/4 Indian blood). Applicants must be 35 years old or older.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Association on American Indian Affairs Lisa Wyzlic, Director of Scholarship Programs 966 Hungerford Drive, Suite 12-B Rockville, MD 20850

Website: Visit scholarship website

Diversity Abroad Achievement Scholarship $5,000 April 15 and October 1

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.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

American Institute for Foreign Study College Division 1 High Ridge Park Stamford, CT 06905

Website: Visit scholarship website

EDSA Minority Scholarship $5,000 February 15

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.

How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, personal essay, three work samples, two recommendation letters and an applicant photo are required.

Landscape Architecture Foundation 1129 20th Street NW Suite 202 Washington, DC 20036

Website: Visit scholarship website

Elastic Band Co. $1,000 March 31

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.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Elastic Band Co.

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ESA Foundation Scholarship Program $3,000 April 27

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.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Entertainment Software Association Foundation 575 7th Street NW Suite 300 Washington, DC 20004

Website: Visit scholarship website

Ford Foundation Dissertation Fellowship for Minorities $25,000 December 6

Eligibility:

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Fellowships Office Ford Foundation Fellowship Programs 500 Fifth Street, N.W. Washington, DC 20001

Website: Visit scholarship website

Forum for Concerns of Minorities Scholarship Varies April 1

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.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

American Society for Clinical Laboratory Science Alpha Mu Tau Scholarship Attn: Joe Briden, AMTF Scholarship Coordinator 7809 S. 21st Drive Phoenix, AZ 85041-7736

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Foundation Scholarships Up to $20,000 June 1

Eligibility: Applicants must be qualified Alaska Native beneficiaries who plan to attend or are currently attending undergraduate or graduate institutions. There are a number of awards based on field of study or career goal. Applicants must submit applications, proof of eligibility, reference letter, transcripts, purpose statements and proof of enrollment.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

CIRI Foundation 3600 San Jeronimo Drive Suite 256 Anchorage, AK 99508-2870

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Franklin C. McLean Award $5,000 Varies

Eligibility: Applicant must be a senior, underrepresented minority student enrolled in an accredited United States medical school. Applicant must demonstrate outstanding academic achievement, leadership and community service.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

National Medical Fellowships Inc. 347 Fifth Avenue Suite 510 New York, NY 10016

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Fredrikson & Byron Foundation Minority Scholarship Program $15,000 March 31

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.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Fredrikson and Byron, P.A. 200 S. Sixth Street Suite 4000 Minneapolis, MN 55402-1425

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GE-NMF Primary Care Leadership Program $5,000 January 31

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.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

National Medical Fellowships Inc. 347 Fifth Avenue Suite 510 New York, NY 10016

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GEM MS Engineering Fellowship Program $8,000 October 1 and November 13

Eligibility: Applicants must be college sophomore, junior or senior or graduate student majors in engineering, physical science or natural science and be members of one of the following minority groups: African American, Native American or Puerto Rican, Latino or other Hispanic American.

How to apply: Applications are available online. The deadline for Part I is October 1, and the deadline for part II is November 13.

National GEM Consortium 1430 Duke Street Alexandria, VA 22314

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George A. Strait Minority Scholarship Varies April 1

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.

How to apply: Applications are available online, by mail with a self-addressed, stamped envelope, by fax, by phone or by email.

American Association of Law Libraries 105 W. Adams Suite 3300 Chicago, IL 60603

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Gerber Scholarship in Pediatrics Program $5,000 Varies

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.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

National Medical Fellowships Inc. 347 Fifth Avenue Suite 510 New York, NY 10016

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Health Professions Pre-Graduate Scholarship Program Full tuition and fees Varies

Eligibility: Applicants must be U.S. citizens who are enrolled in or accepted into a pre-medicine, pre-dentistry, pre-optometry, pre-podiatry or other health-related pre-professional degree program. Applicants must have plans to work in the Native American or Alaska Native community as a health care provider in the chosen field of study. Selection is based on academic achievement, recommendation letters and the applicant's stated career goals. Applicant must have a minimum 2.0 GPA.

How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, course curriculum outline, two recommendation forms, proof of Native American/Alaska Native status, an official transcript, proof of acceptance into an academic program and other supporting documents are required.

Indian Health Service Scholarship Program Office 5600 Fishers Lane Mail Stop: OHR (11E53A) Rockville, MD 20857

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Health Professions Preparatory Scholarship Program Varies March 28

Eligibility: Applicants must be U.S. citizens accepted into or enrolled in a compensatory or pre-professional general education course of study at an accredited college or university. The applicant must be studying or have plans to study a subject that has been designated as a priority career category by the Indian Health Service. Applicants must plan to serve Native American or Alaska Native communities as a professional healthcare provider after completing the necessary training. Selection is based on academic achievement, recommendation letters and stated career goals.

How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, two letters of recommendation, proof of Native American or Alaska Native status, an official transcript, proof of acceptance into a postsecondary educational program and other supporting documents are required.

Indian Health Service Scholarship Program Office 5600 Fishers Lane Mail Stop: OHR (11E53A) Rockville, MD 20857

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HSF/Marathon Oil Corporation College Scholarship Program $5,000 April 6

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.

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.

Hispanic Scholarship Fund (HSF) 1411 W. 190th Street Suite 700 Gardena, CA 90248

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Hugh J. Andersen Memorial Scholarship Program $5,000 Varies

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.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

National Medical Fellowships Inc. 347 Fifth Avenue Suite 510 New York, NY 10016

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Jackie Robinson Foundation Scholarship Program Up to $28,000 February 1

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.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Jackie Robinson Foundation 3 W. 35th Street 11th Floor New York, NY 10001

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Jimmy A. Young Memorial Education Recognition Award Up to $1,000 June 1

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.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

American Association for Respiratory Care 9425 North MacArthur Boulevard Suite 100 Irving, TX 75063-4706

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Leadership for Diversity Scholarship $1,500 October 15

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.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

California School Library Association 6444 E. Spring Street #247 Long Beach, CA 90815-1553

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Legal Opportunity Scholarship Fund $15,000 March 2

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.

How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, personal statement, two recommendation letters and a transcript are required.

American Bar Association 321 North Clark Street Chicago, IL 60654

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LITA/OCLC Minority Scholarship in Library and Information Technology $3,000 March 1

Eligibility: Applicants must be U.S. or Canadian citizens and qualified members of a principal minority group (American Indian or Alaskan native, Asian or Pacific Islander, African-American or Hispanic) who are enrolled in an accredited master of library science program. Students must demonstrate a commitment to automated system usage in libraries and provide a statement of their library experience and anticipated contribution to the field. Applicants must not have earned more than 12 credit hours towards their degree.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Library and Information Technology Association 50 East Huron Street Chicago, IL 60611

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Louis B. Russell, Jr. Memorial Scholarship $1,000 March 1

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.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Indiana State Teachers Association 150 W. Market Street Suite 900 Indianapolis, IN 46204

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Marcia Silverman Minority Student Award $5,000 May 9

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.

How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, resume and one recommendation letter are required.

Public Relations Student Society of America 33 Maiden Lane 11th Floor New York, NY 10038

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Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Scholarship Up to $4,000 February 17

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.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

California Teachers Association (CTA) CTA Human Rights Department P.O. Box 921 Burlingame, CA 94011-0921

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Minority Fellowship Program $18,000 January 31

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.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

American Sociological Association Minority Fellowship Program 1430 K Street NW Suite 600 Washington, DC 20005

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Minority Scholarship $5,000 April 15

Eligibility: Applicants must attend an accredited college or university. Students must also provide two letters of recommendation, official transcripts and complete a 250-word essay on predetermined topic.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Brown and Caldwell Attn.: HR/Scholarships Program 1527 Cole Boulevard Suite 300 Lakewood, CO 80401

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Minority Scholarship Awards for College Students $1,000 July 1

Eligibility: This scholarship helps minority chemical engineering undergraduates. Criteria: * African-American, Latino, Native American, or a member of any other minority group that is underrepresented in the field of chemical engineering * Student member of AIChE * Undergraduate student who is majoring in chemical engineering. Applications available: Online. Requires: Application form and supporting materials.

How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form and supporting materials are required.

American Institute of Chemical Engineers - (AIChE) 120 Wall Street Floor 23 New York, NY 10005-4020

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Minority Scholarship Awards for Incoming College Freshmen $1,000 August 15

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.

How to apply: Applications are available online or by telephone or written request.

American Institute of Chemical Engineers - (AIChE) 120 Wall Street Floor 23 New York, NY 10005-4020

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Minority Serving Institution Grants Up to $2,000 Varies

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.

How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, financial aid information and an essay are required.

Council on International Educational Exchange (CIEE) 300 Fore Street Portland, ME 04101

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Mutual of Omaha Actuarial Scholarship for Minority Students $5,000 October 20

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 3.4 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.

How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, personal statement, one recommendation letter and a resume are required.

Mutual of Omaha Mutual of Omaha Plaza Strategic Staffing - Actuarial Recruitment Omaha, NE 68175

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National Medical Fellowships Emergency Scholarship Fund Up to $5,000 Varies

Eligibility: This scholarship helps financially-needy minority medical students. Criteria: * Member of an underrepresented minority * Third- or fourth-year medical school student * Need immediate, emergency funding. Applications available: By request. Requires: Application form, two personal essays, financial information and one letter of support.

How to apply: Applications are available by request. An application form, two personal essays, financial information and one letter of support are required.

National Medical Fellowships Inc. 347 Fifth Avenue Suite 510 New York, NY 10016

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New York City Trust/NMF Medical Research Scholarships $6,000

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.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

National Medical Fellowships Inc. 347 Fifth Avenue Suite 510 New York, NY 10016

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NMF National Alumni Council Scholarship Program $5,000 Varies

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.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

National Medical Fellowships Inc. 347 Fifth Avenue Suite 510 New York, NY 10016

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NOAA EPP Undergraduate Scholarships Varies January 31

Eligibility: This scholarship helps students who are studying subjects related to oceanic, atmospheric or environmental sciences. Criteria: * U.S. citizen * Full-time undergraduate at an accredited minority serving institution * In the second year of a four-year degree program or in the third year of a five-year degree program * Minimum 3.2 GPA * Majoring in a subject related to oceanic, atmospheric or environmental science. Applications available: Online. Requires: Application form, two personal essays, two recommendation letters and official transcript.

How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, two personal essays, two recommendation letters and an official transcript are required.

NOAA Educational Partnership Program - Office of Education Herbert C Hoover Building 14th Street and Constitution Ave NW Room 6863 Washington, DC 20230

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PRSA Diversity Multicultural Scholarship $1,500 May 9

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.

How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, official transcript, essay and one recommendation letter are required.

Public Relations Student Society of America 33 Maiden Lane 11th Floor New York, NY 10038

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Rosewood Family Scholarship Program Up to $6,100 April 1

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.

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.

Florida Department of Education Office of Student Financial Assistance State Scholarship and Grant Programs 325 West Gaines Street, Suite 1314 Tallahassee, FL 32399-0400

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Sequoyah Graduate Fellowships for American Indian and Alaskan Natives $1,500 May 1

Eligibility: Applicants must be full-time students who can provide proof of tribal enrollment and an essay on educational goals.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Association on American Indian Affairs Lisa Wyzlic, Director of Scholarship Programs 966 Hungerford Drive, Suite 12-B Rockville, MD 20850

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Spectrum Scholarship $5,000 March 1

Eligibility: Applicants must be citizens or permanent residents of the U.S. or Canada who are attending an ALA-accredited graduate program in library sciences or an AASL-recognized school library media program. Students must identify as American Indian, Alaska Native, Asian, African American, Hispanic/Latino, Middle Eastern/North African or Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander. Applicants must maintain a minimum course load of two classes per semester.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

American Library Association 50 East Huron Street Chicago, IL 60611

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The Phyllis G. Meekins Scholarship $1,250 April 30

Eligibility: Applicants must be female high school senior golf participants, from a minority background, 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.

How to apply: Applications available online.

Ladies Professional Golf Association 100 International Golf Drive Daytona Beach, FL 32124-1092

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United Parcel Service Scholarship for Minority Students $4,000 November 15

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, 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.

How to apply: Nomination forms are available online.

Institute of Industrial and Systems Engineers 3577 Parkway Lane Suite 200 Norcross, GA 30092

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Victor Grifols Roura Scholarship $7,500

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.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

National Medical Fellowships Inc. 347 Fifth Avenue Suite 510 New York, NY 10016

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William and Charlotte Cadbury Award $5,000 April 21

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.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

National Medical Fellowships Inc. 347 Fifth Avenue Suite 510 New York, NY 10016

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Scholarship Name Amount Deadline
Ambassador Minerva Jean Falcon Hawaii Scholarship Varies January 31

Eligibility: Students must be starting their freshman year of college, must attend school in Hawaii and must have a minimum 2.7 GPA.

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.

Hawaii Community Foundation - Scholarships 827 Fort Street Mall Honolulu, HI 96813

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Asian and Pacific Islander American Scholarships $2,500-$20,000 January 11

Eligibility: Applicants must be of Asian or Pacific Islander ethnicity as defined by the U.S. Census, and they must be legal citizens, nationals or permanent residents of the United States. Citizens of the Marshall Islands, Micronesia and Palau are also eligible. Applicants must be enrolling full-time as a first-year degree-seeking student in an accredited college or university in the U.S. They must have a GPA of 2.7 or higher or have earned a GED, and they must apply for federal financial aid.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Asian and Pacific Islander American Scholarship Fund 2025 M Street NW Suite 610 Washington, DC 20036

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Atsuhiko Tateuchi Memorial Scholarship $5,000 March 1

Eligibility: Applicants must be high school seniors or undergraduate students from Washington, Oregon, California, Hawaii or Alaska with demonstrated financial need. They must have a GPA of 3.0 or higher. Preference is given to students with Japanese or other Asian ancestry.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Seattle Foundation 1200 Fifth Avenue Suite 1300 Seattle, WA 98101-3151

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Banatao Filipino American Education Fund $5,000 February 20

Eligibility: Applicants for the college scholarship should be high school seniors of at least half Filipino heritage with a GPA of at least a "B" who will enroll at four-year colleges or universities and plan to major in engineering, computer science or physical sciences (health professionals such as doctors and nurses not included). Each scholarship is renewable up to three years based on satisfactory academic performance in a full-time undergraduate program. Awards are for undergraduate study only and are based on potential, motivation and financial need. Applicants must be residents of one of the following counties: Alameda, Contra Costa, Marin, Merced, Monterey, Napa, Sacramento, San Francisco, San Joaquin, San Mateo, Santa Clara, Santa Cruz, Solano, Sonoma or Stanislaus. Applicants for the college prep scholarship must be high school juniors of at least half Filipino heritage with a GPA of 2.7 who plan to attend four-year colleges or universities and are interested in SAT preparation and college admissions counseling. Students should have an interest in engineering, math or science and be residents of one of the the following counties: Alameda, Contra Costa, Marin, Napa, San Francisco, San Joaquin, San Mateo, Santa Clara, Solano or Sonoma.

How to apply: Application are available online.

Asian Pacific Fund 465 California Street Suite 809 San Francisco, CA 94104

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BI-LO/SpiritFest Scholarship $1,000 July 25

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.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

ERay Promotions Attention: Scholarship Committee 342 Crepe Myrtle Drive Greer, SC 29651

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CLA Scholarship for Minority Students in Memory of Edna Yelland $2,500 Varies

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.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

California Library Association 248 E. Foothill Boulevard Suite 101 Monrovia, CA 91016

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Cora Aguda Manayan Fund Varies January 31

Eligibility: Students must be majoring in a health-related field. Preference may be given to students who are attending school in Hawaii. Applicants must have a minimum 3.0 GPA and have financial need.

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.

Hawaii Community Foundation - Scholarships 827 Fort Street Mall Honolulu, HI 96813

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Diversity Abroad Achievement Scholarship $5,000 April 15 and October 1

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.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

American Institute for Foreign Study College Division 1 High Ridge Park Stamford, CT 06905

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EDSA Minority Scholarship $5,000 February 15

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.

How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, personal essay, three work samples, two recommendation letters and an applicant photo are required.

Landscape Architecture Foundation 1129 20th Street NW Suite 202 Washington, DC 20036

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ESA Foundation Scholarship Program $3,000 April 27

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.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Entertainment Software Association Foundation 575 7th Street NW Suite 300 Washington, DC 20004

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Forum for Concerns of Minorities Scholarship Varies April 1

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.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

American Society for Clinical Laboratory Science Alpha Mu Tau Scholarship Attn: Joe Briden, AMTF Scholarship Coordinator 7809 S. 21st Drive Phoenix, AZ 85041-7736

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George A. Strait Minority Scholarship Varies April 1

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.

How to apply: Applications are available online, by mail with a self-addressed, stamped envelope, by fax, by phone or by email.

American Association of Law Libraries 105 W. Adams Suite 3300 Chicago, IL 60603

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Google Generation Google Scholarship $10,000 December 11 (university); Varies (high school)

Eligibility: Applicants must either be a graduating high school senior or be currently enrolled as an undergraduate or graduate student. Students must be enrolled as computer science or computer engineering majors, exhibit strong leadership skills and demonstrate a passion for computer science and technology. Applicants must be from an underrepresented group in computer science such as African American, Hispanic, American Indian or Filipino/Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Google Inc. 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway Mountain View, CA 94043

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Jackie Robinson Foundation Scholarship Program Up to $28,000 February 1

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.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Jackie Robinson Foundation 3 W. 35th Street 11th Floor New York, NY 10001

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Jimmy A. Young Memorial Education Recognition Award Up to $1,000 June 1

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.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

American Association for Respiratory Care 9425 North MacArthur Boulevard Suite 100 Irving, TX 75063-4706

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Leadership for Diversity Scholarship $1,500 October 15

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.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

California School Library Association 6444 E. Spring Street #247 Long Beach, CA 90815-1553

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Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Scholarship Up to $4,000 February 17

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.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

California Teachers Association (CTA) CTA Human Rights Department P.O. Box 921 Burlingame, CA 94011-0921

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Minority Fellowship Program $18,000 January 31

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.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

American Sociological Association Minority Fellowship Program 1430 K Street NW Suite 600 Washington, DC 20005

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Minority Scholarship $1,500 March 15

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.

How to apply: Applications are available with membership.

National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) Foundation 1885 Bob Johnson Drive Colorado Springs, CO 80906

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Minority Serving Institution Grants Up to $2,000 Varies

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.

How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, financial aid information and an essay are required.

Council on International Educational Exchange (CIEE) 300 Fore Street Portland, ME 04101

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OCA-AXA Achievement Scholarship Up to $25,000 December 15

Eligibility: Applicants must be entering their first year of college and be U.S. citizens or permanent residents. They must have a GPA of 3.0 or higher and demonstrate academic achievement, leadership ability and community service.

How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, resume, essay, transcript, copy of acceptance letter, summary of college costs and Student Aid Report are required.

OCA (formerly Organization of Chinese Americans) 1322 18th Street NW Washington, DC 20036

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OCA/UPS Gold Mountain Scholarship $2,000 January 10

Eligibility: Applicants must be Asian Pacific Americans who intend to begin college in the fall of the year of application and must demonstrate significant financial need. Applicants must also be the first in their family to attend college and have a minimum 3.0 GPA.

How to apply: Applications are available online or by written request.

OCA (formerly Organization of Chinese Americans) 1322 18th Street NW Washington, DC 20036

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Philippine Nurses' Association Hawaii Foundation Scholarship Fund Varies January 31

Eligibility: Applicants must be Hawaii residents who are of Filipino descent. They must be full-time students.

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.

Hawaii Community Foundation - Scholarships 827 Fort Street Mall Honolulu, HI 96813

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UPS Hallmark Scholarship Varies March 13

Eligibility: Applicants must be high school seniors at least 16 years of age who are of Asian or Pacific heritage. They must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents and plan to enroll full-time at an accredited college or university in the United States in the fall following graduation. A minimum GPA of 3.3 is required, and applicants should demonstrate academic excellence, leadership, community service involvement and financial need.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

U.S. Pan Asian American Chamber of Commerce 1329 18th Street NW Washington, DC 20036

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Richard Morris Hunt Fellowship $20,000 September 15

Eligibility: An architect will be selected to complete a six-month work/study program in the United States. The architect must have an interest in historic preservation. The winner alternates between a French architect and an American architect.

How to apply: Applications are available by email or phone.

American Institute of Architects 1735 New York Ave NW Washington, DC 20006-5292

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AHEPA Educational Foundation National Scholarship Program $2,000 March 31

Eligibility: Applicants must be members of the AHEPA family or be related to someone who is a member. Students must be of Hellenic descent and/or Phil-Hellene, the son or daughter of a member in good standing of AHEPA, the Maids of Athena, the Daughters of Penelope or the Sons of Pericles.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

American Hellenic Education Progressive Association 1909 Q Street NW Suite 500 Washington, DC 20009

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Family District 1 Scholarships Varies April 15

Eligibility: Applicants must be graduating seniors, high school graduates or current undergraduate or graduate students who plan to attend a college or university full-time during the calendar year of application. They must be residents of Alabama, Georgia, Mississippi, South Carolina, Tennessee or Florida.

How to apply: Applications are available online. The current application must be used and must be sent by certified mail and return receipt requested.

American Hellenic Education Progressive Association 1909 Q Street NW Suite 500 Washington, DC 20009

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National and District Scholarships Up to $2,000 March 31

Eligibility: Applicants must be high school seniors, college students, post-graduate students or adult students of Greek descent.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

American Hellenic Education Progressive Association 1909 Q Street NW Suite 500 Washington, DC 20009

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P.A. Margaronis Scholarships Up to $2,000 March 31

Eligibility: Applicants must have a minimum 3.0 GPA and submit an essay and two letters of recommendation.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

American Hellenic Education Progressive Association 1909 Q Street NW Suite 500 Washington, DC 20009

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AISES Intel Scholarship $5,000-$10,000 May 1

Eligibility: Applicants must be AISES members who are also members of an American Indian tribe, are Alaska Natives or are Native Hawaiians. They must also be enrolled as full-time undergraduate or graduate students at a four-year academic institution or at a two-year institution working towards an academic degree. Students must major in one of the following fields: computer science, computer engineering, electrical engineering, chemical engineering or material science. The minimum GPA requirement is 3.0. Selection is based upon the quality of the application.

How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, official transcripts, an essay, two letters of recommendation, tribal enrollment documentation and resume are required.

American Indian Science and Engineering Society 2305 Renard Place Albuquerque, NM 87106

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APTA Minority Scholarship Award for Physical Therapy Students Varies December 1

Eligibility: This scholarship helps minority physical therapy students. Criteria: * U.S. citizen or legal permanent resident * African-American, Hispanic, Native American, Alaska Native, Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander * In the final year of an accredited or developing professional physical therapist program at the time of award disbursement * Demonstrate academic excellence, service to minority affairs and career potential. Applications available: Online. Requires: Application form, official transcript, personal essay and three letters of reference.

How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, official transcript, personal essay and three letters of reference are required.

American Physical Therapy Association 1111 North Fairfax Street Alexandria, VA 22314

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Asian and Pacific Islander American Scholarships $2,500-$20,000 January 11

Eligibility: Applicants must be of Asian or Pacific Islander ethnicity as defined by the U.S. Census, and they must be legal citizens, nationals or permanent residents of the United States. Citizens of the Marshall Islands, Micronesia and Palau are also eligible. Applicants must be enrolling full-time as a first-year degree-seeking student in an accredited college or university in the U.S. They must have a GPA of 2.7 or higher or have earned a GED, and they must apply for federal financial aid.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Asian and Pacific Islander American Scholarship Fund 2025 M Street NW Suite 610 Washington, DC 20036

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Atsuhiko Tateuchi Memorial Scholarship $5,000 March 1

Eligibility: Applicants must be high school seniors or undergraduate students from Washington, Oregon, California, Hawaii or Alaska with demonstrated financial need. They must have a GPA of 3.0 or higher. Preference is given to students with Japanese or other Asian ancestry.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Seattle Foundation 1200 Fifth Avenue Suite 1300 Seattle, WA 98101-3151

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Aura E. Severinghaus Award $2,000 Varies

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.

How to apply: Applicants must be nominated by the Office of Diversity at Columbia University Medical Center College of Physicians and Surgeons.

National Medical Fellowships Inc. 347 Fifth Avenue Suite 510 New York, NY 10016

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Blossom Kalama Evans Memorial Scholarship Fund Varies January 31

Eligibility: Applicants must be of Hawaiian ancestry, have at least a 2.7 GPA and must be a college junior, college senior or graduate student.

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.

Hawaii Community Foundation - Scholarships 827 Fort Street Mall Honolulu, HI 96813

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Clem Judd, Jr., Memorial Scholarship $1,000-$2,500 July 31

Eligibility: Applicants must have a minimum 3.0 GPA, be able to prove Hawaiian ancestry and be enrolled full-time at a U.S. university or college.

How to apply: Applications are available by written request beginning February 1.

Hawaii Lodging and Tourism Association 2270 Kalakaua Avenue Suite 1702 Honolulu, HI 96815

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Diversity Abroad Achievement Scholarship $5,000 April 15 and October 1

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.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

American Institute for Foreign Study College Division 1 High Ridge Park Stamford, CT 06905

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EDSA Minority Scholarship $5,000 February 15

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.

How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, personal essay, three work samples, two recommendation letters and an applicant photo are required.

Landscape Architecture Foundation 1129 20th Street NW Suite 202 Washington, DC 20036

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ESA Foundation Scholarship Program $3,000 April 27

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.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Entertainment Software Association Foundation 575 7th Street NW Suite 300 Washington, DC 20004

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Ford Foundation Dissertation Fellowship for Minorities $25,000 December 6

Eligibility:

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Fellowships Office Ford Foundation Fellowship Programs 500 Fifth Street, N.W. Washington, DC 20001

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Forum for Concerns of Minorities Scholarship Varies April 1

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.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

American Society for Clinical Laboratory Science Alpha Mu Tau Scholarship Attn: Joe Briden, AMTF Scholarship Coordinator 7809 S. 21st Drive Phoenix, AZ 85041-7736

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Franklin C. McLean Award $5,000 April 21

Eligibility: Applicants must be in their senior year of medical school. Students must be U.S. citizens and must be nominated for this award.

How to apply: Students must be nominated for this award.

National Medical Fellowships Inc. 347 Fifth Avenue Suite 510 New York, NY 10016

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GE-NMF Primary Care Leadership Program $5,000 January 31

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.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

National Medical Fellowships Inc. 347 Fifth Avenue Suite 510 New York, NY 10016

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Gerber Scholarship in Pediatrics Program $5,000 Varies

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.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

National Medical Fellowships Inc. 347 Fifth Avenue Suite 510 New York, NY 10016

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Google Generation Google Scholarship $10,000 December 11 (university); Varies (high school)

Eligibility: Applicants must either be a graduating high school senior or be currently enrolled as an undergraduate or graduate student. Students must be enrolled as computer science or computer engineering majors, exhibit strong leadership skills and demonstrate a passion for computer science and technology. Applicants must be from an underrepresented group in computer science such as African American, Hispanic, American Indian or Filipino/Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Google Inc. 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway Mountain View, CA 94043

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Hugh J. Andersen Memorial Scholarship Program $5,000 Varies

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.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

National Medical Fellowships Inc. 347 Fifth Avenue Suite 510 New York, NY 10016

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Ida M. Pope Memorial Scholarship Varies January 31

Eligibility: Applicants must attend an accredited college or university and have a GPA of 3.5 or higher. Students must also major in health, science, education, counseling or social work.

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.

Hawaii Community Foundation - Scholarships 827 Fort Street Mall Honolulu, HI 96813

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Jackie Robinson Foundation Scholarship Program Up to $28,000 February 1

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.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Jackie Robinson Foundation 3 W. 35th Street 11th Floor New York, NY 10001

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Jimmy A. Young Memorial Education Recognition Award Up to $1,000 June 1

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.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

American Association for Respiratory Care 9425 North MacArthur Boulevard Suite 100 Irving, TX 75063-4706

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Leadership for Diversity Scholarship $1,500 October 15

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.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

California School Library Association 6444 E. Spring Street #247 Long Beach, CA 90815-1553

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Louis B. Russell, Jr. Memorial Scholarship $1,000 March 1

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.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Indiana State Teachers Association 150 W. Market Street Suite 900 Indianapolis, IN 46204

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Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Scholarship Up to $4,000 February 17

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.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

California Teachers Association (CTA) CTA Human Rights Department P.O. Box 921 Burlingame, CA 94011-0921

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Michael Baker Scholarship for Diversity in Engineering Varies April

Eligibility: This scholarship helps female and minority engineering undergraduates. Criteria: * Female and/or American Indian, Alaska Native, African-American, Asian, Latino, Hispanic, Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander * Rising undergraduate junior * Accepted or enrolled at an AICUP member school * Studying civil, archictectural or environmental engineering * Full-time student * Minimum 3.0 GPA * Michael Baker Corporation employees and family members are ineligible. Applications available: Online. Requires: Application form and personal essay.

How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form and personal essay are required.

Association of Independent Colleges and Universities of Pennsylvania 101 North Front Street Harrisburg, PA 17101-1404

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Minorities and Women Educational Scholarship $1,000 April 15

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.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Appraisal Institute Education Trust 200 W. Madison Suite 1500 Chicago, IL 60606

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Minority Fellowship Program $18,000 January 31

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.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

American Sociological Association Minority Fellowship Program 1430 K Street NW Suite 600 Washington, DC 20005

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Minority Serving Institution Grants Up to $2,000 Varies

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.

How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, financial aid information and an essay are required.

Council on International Educational Exchange (CIEE) 300 Fore Street Portland, ME 04101

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National Medical Fellowships Emergency Scholarship Fund Up to $5,000 Varies

Eligibility: This scholarship helps financially-needy minority medical students. Criteria: * Member of an underrepresented minority * Third- or fourth-year medical school student * Need immediate, emergency funding. Applications available: By request. Requires: Application form, two personal essays, financial information and one letter of support.

How to apply: Applications are available by request. An application form, two personal essays, financial information and one letter of support are required.

National Medical Fellowships Inc. 347 Fifth Avenue Suite 510 New York, NY 10016

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New York City Trust/NMF Medical Research Scholarships $6,000

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.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

National Medical Fellowships Inc. 347 Fifth Avenue Suite 510 New York, NY 10016

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NMF National Alumni Council Scholarship Program $5,000 Varies

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.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

National Medical Fellowships Inc. 347 Fifth Avenue Suite 510 New York, NY 10016

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OCA-AXA Achievement Scholarship Up to $25,000 December 15

Eligibility: Applicants must be entering their first year of college and be U.S. citizens or permanent residents. They must have a GPA of 3.0 or higher and demonstrate academic achievement, leadership ability and community service.

How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, resume, essay, transcript, copy of acceptance letter, summary of college costs and Student Aid Report are required.

OCA (formerly Organization of Chinese Americans) 1322 18th Street NW Washington, DC 20036

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OCA/UPS Gold Mountain Scholarship $2,000 January 10

Eligibility: Applicants must be Asian Pacific Americans who intend to begin college in the fall of the year of application and must demonstrate significant financial need. Applicants must also be the first in their family to attend college and have a minimum 3.0 GPA.

How to apply: Applications are available online or by written request.

OCA (formerly Organization of Chinese Americans) 1322 18th Street NW Washington, DC 20036

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Prince Kuhio Hawaiian Civic Club Scholarship $500-$1,000 April 1

Eligibility: Applicants must be high school seniors or current college students from Hawaii. Preference is given to students who have some Hawaiian ancestry and have participated in community service or volunteer work. Studies of Hawaiian language, studies and culture, journalism and education are encouraged. Applicants must enroll full-time at a two- or four-year institution.

How to apply: Applications are available online or by mail.

Prince Kuhio Hawaiian Civic Club P.O. Box 4728 Honolulu, HI 96812

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RSI Tribal Scholarship $2,000 Varies

Eligibility: Applicants must be either Native American, Alaskan Native or Native Hawaiians who are attending the Refrigeration School.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Refrigeration School 4210 E. Washington Street Phoenix, AZ 85034

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Spectrum Scholarship $5,000 March 1

Eligibility: Applicants must be citizens or permanent residents of the U.S. or Canada who are attending an ALA-accredited graduate program in library sciences or an AASL-recognized school library media program. Students must identify as American Indian, Alaska Native, Asian, African American, Hispanic/Latino, Middle Eastern/North African or Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander. Applicants must maintain a minimum course load of two classes per semester.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

American Library Association 50 East Huron Street Chicago, IL 60611

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UPS Hallmark Scholarship Varies March 13

Eligibility: Applicants must be high school seniors at least 16 years of age who are of Asian or Pacific heritage. They must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents and plan to enroll full-time at an accredited college or university in the United States in the fall following graduation. A minimum GPA of 3.3 is required, and applicants should demonstrate academic excellence, leadership, community service involvement and financial need.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

U.S. Pan Asian American Chamber of Commerce 1329 18th Street NW Washington, DC 20036

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Victor Grifols Roura Scholarship $7,500

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.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

National Medical Fellowships Inc. 347 Fifth Avenue Suite 510 New York, NY 10016

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William and Charlotte Cadbury Award $5,000 April 21

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.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

National Medical Fellowships Inc. 347 Fifth Avenue Suite 510 New York, NY 10016

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Actuarial Diversity Scholarship $1,000-$4,000 May 1

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.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Actuarial Foundation 475 N. Martingale Road, Suite 600 Schaumburg, IL 60173-2226

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AICPA Scholarship for Minority Accounting Students Up to $5,000 April 1

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.

How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form and a personal essay are required.

American Institute of Certified Public Accountants 220 Leigh Farm Road Durham, NC 27707

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Allen Butler Minority Law Enforcement Scholarship $500 January 15 (application deadline); March 1 (FAFSA deadline)

Eligibility:

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Duluth Superior Area Community Foundation Zeitgeist Arts Building 222 E. Superior Street Suite 302 Duluth, MN 55802

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American Chemical Society Scholars Program Up to $5,000 March 1

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).

How to apply: Applications are available online.

American Chemical Society Christie Robinson, Training and Development Director Rubber Division, ACS 411 Wolf Ledges Parkway, Suite 201 Akron, OH 44311

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American Society of Criminology Fellowships for Ethnic Minorities $6,000 March 1

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.

How to apply: Applications are available by written request.

American Society of Criminology 1314 Kinnear Road Suite 212 Columbus, OH 43212-1156

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AMS Minority Scholarship $6,000 February 3

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.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

American Meteorological Society Fellowship and Scholarship Department 45 Beacon Street Boston, MA 02108-3693

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APTA Minority Scholarship Award for Physical Therapy Students Varies December 1

Eligibility: This scholarship helps minority physical therapy students. Criteria: * U.S. citizen or legal permanent resident * African-American, Hispanic, Native American, Alaska Native, Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander * In the final year of an accredited or developing professional physical therapist program at the time of award disbursement * Demonstrate academic excellence, service to minority affairs and career potential. Applications available: Online. Requires: Application form, official transcript, personal essay and three letters of reference.

How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, official transcript, personal essay and three letters of reference are required.

American Physical Therapy Association 1111 North Fairfax Street Alexandria, VA 22314

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Association of Cuban Engineers Scholarships Varies December 16

Eligibility: This scholarship helps engineering students of Hispanic heritage. Criteria: * U.S. citizen or legal resident * Has completed at least 30 units of coursework in engineering at an ABET-accredited institution in the U.S. or Puerto Rico * Current, full-time student * Of Hispanic heritage * Minimum 3.0 GPA. Applications available: Online. Requires: Application form, official transcript and financial aid award letter.

How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, official transcript and financial aid award letter are required.

Association of Cuban-American Engineers Scholarship Foundation P.O. Box 941436 Miami, FL 33194-1436

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Association of Latino Professionals in Finance and Accounting Scholarship $500-$5,000 April 26

Eligibility: This scholarship aids Latino business administration, finance, economics, management and accounting students. Criteria: * U.S. citizen or legal permanent resident * Of Latino descent * Enrolled full-time at an accredited school in the U.S. or Puerto Rico * Majoring in business administration, economics, finance, accounting or management * Minimum 3.0 GPA * Entering a master's degree program, or a rising undergraduate sophomore, junior or senior. Applications available: Online. Requires: Application form, supporting materials and submission of the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).

How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, supporting materials and submission of the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) are required.

Hispanic Scholarship Fund (HSF) 1411 W. 190th Street Suite 700 Gardena, CA 90248

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Aura E. Severinghaus Award $2,000 Varies

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.

How to apply: Applicants must be nominated by the Office of Diversity at Columbia University Medical Center College of Physicians and Surgeons.

National Medical Fellowships Inc. 347 Fifth Avenue Suite 510 New York, NY 10016

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BI-LO/SpiritFest Scholarship $1,000 July 25

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.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

ERay Promotions Attention: Scholarship Committee 342 Crepe Myrtle Drive Greer, SC 29651

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Buckfire & Buckfire, P.C. Medical Diversity Scholarship Program $2,000 April 1

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.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Buckfire & Buckfire PC 25800 Northwestern Highway, Suite 890 Southfield, MI 48075

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Cafe Bustelo El Cafe Del Futuro Scholarship $5,000 May 25

Eligibility: Applicants must be at least 18 years old, a U.S. citizen or permanent legal resident and be of Latino descent. Students must be enrolled full-time in an undergraduate or graduate level program at a four-year HACU-member institution in the United States, D.C. or Puerto Rico. Students will submit a 500-word essay on the topic outlined on the website pertaining to Latino heritage, goals, and future community service.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities (HACU) 8415 Datapoint Drive, Suite 400 San Antonio, TX 78229

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CANFit Scholarships Varies March 31

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 or physical education program. Graduate students must be enrolled in a nutrition, public nutrition, physical education or American Dietetic Association Approved Pre-professional Practice program.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

CANFIT 2140 Shattuck Avenue, Suite 1110 Berkeley, CA 94704

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Carole Simpson Scholarship $2,000 January 15

Eligibility: Applicants must be full-time college sophomores or higher with at least one full academic year remaining. Applicants may be enrolled in any major as long as their career intent is television or radio news. Applicants may only apply for one RTNDA scholarship. Preference is given to students of color.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Radio Television Digital News Association 529 14th Street NW Suite 1240 Washington, DC 20045

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CCNMA Scholarships $500-$1,000 June 15

Eligibility: Applicants must be Latino and either California residents or be attending California schools. While the student's degree does not have to be in journalism, they must demonstrate plans to pursue a career in journalism. An interview and autobiographical essay are required. Awards are based also on financial need, academic achievement and a civic responsibility.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

CCNMA: Latino Journalists of California ASU Cronkite School of Journalism 725 Arizona Avenue, Suite 404 Santa Monica, CA 90401-1734

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CHCI United Health Foundation Scholar-Intern Program $2,500-$5,000 April 28

Eligibility: Applicants must be Latinos focused on the healthcare industry who are currently enrolled full-time at an accredited community college, four-year university or graduate or professional program. Students must have at least one more full year of their program remaining when they apply, must have a minimum 3.0 GPA and must demonstrate financial need.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute Inc. 300 M Street SE 5th Floor Suite 510 Washington, DC 20003

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Chicana/Latina Foundation Scholarship $1,500 March 31

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.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Chicana/Latina Foundation Scholarship Program 1419 Burlingame Avenue, Suite N Burlingame, CA 94010

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CLA Scholarship for Minority Students in Memory of Edna Yelland $2,500 Varies

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.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

California Library Association 248 E. Foothill Boulevard Suite 101 Monrovia, CA 91016

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Consortium Fellowship Full tuition and fees January 5

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.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Consortium for Graduate Study in Management 5585 Pershing Suite 240 St. Louis, MO 63112-4621

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Crossroads Scholarship Varies April 30

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How to apply: Applications are available online.

Hispanic Scholarship Consortium 314 E. Highland Mall Boulevard #103 Austin, TX 78752

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Diversity Abroad Achievement Scholarship $5,000 April 15 and October 1

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.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

American Institute for Foreign Study College Division 1 High Ridge Park Stamford, CT 06905

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Diversity Scholars Program $25,000 August 15

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.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Milbank 1 Chase Manhattan Plaza New York, NY 10005

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Donald W. Banner Diversity Scholarship $5,000 January 6

Eligibility: Applicants must be enrolled in a JD program at an ABA-accredited law school. Selection is primarily based on academic achievement, leadership potential, written/oral communication skills and commitment to a career in intellectual property law. Preference is given to students who belong to groups that have been historically underrepresented in the practice of IP law (including race, gender, ethnicity, sexual orientation and disability).

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Banner & Witcoff, LTD. 1100 13th Street NW Suite 1200 Washington, DC 20005

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Dr. David K. McDonough Scholarship in Opthalmology/ENT $5,000 Varies

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.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

National Medical Fellowships Inc. 347 Fifth Avenue Suite 510 New York, NY 10016

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Dr. Juan Andrade, Jr. Scholarship $500-$1,000 December 29

Eligibility: Applicants must be enrolled or accepted for enrollment as a full-time student at an accredited educational institution in the U.S. Students must have demonstrated financial need and at least one parent of Hispanic ancestry. Applicants must submit letters of recommendation, grade transcripts, a resume and several essays.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

United States Hispanic Leadership Institute 431 S. Dearborn Street Suite 1203 Chicago, IL 60605

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DTE Energy Foundation Sphinx Competition $3,000-$50,000 November 6

Eligibility: This competition recognizes outstanding young African-American and Latino classical string players. Criteria: * U.S. legal resident * Classical string player * Of junior high, high school or college age * Must submit a videotaped performance to be considered for semifinal round. Application instructions available: Online. Requires: Videotaped solo performance, autobiography, repertoire list, applicant photo and registration fee.

How to apply: Application instructions are available online. A videotaped solo performance, autobiography, repertoire list, applicant photo and registration fee are required.

Sphinx Organization 400 Renaissance Center Suite 2550 Detroit, MI 48243

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Ed Bradley Scholarship $10,000 January 15

Eligibility: Applicants must be full-time college sophomores or higher with at least one full academic year remaining. Applicants may be enrolled in any major as long as their career intent is television or radio news. Applicants may only apply for one RTNDA scholarship.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Radio Television Digital News Association 529 14th Street NW Suite 1240 Washington, DC 20045

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EDSA Minority Scholarship $5,000 February 15

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.

How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, personal essay, three work samples, two recommendation letters and an applicant photo are required.

Landscape Architecture Foundation 1129 20th Street NW Suite 202 Washington, DC 20036

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Elastic Band Co. $1,000 March 31

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.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Elastic Band Co.

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EMPOWER Scholarship Varies April 15

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.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Courage Kenny Rehabilitation Institute Volunteer Services – EMPOWER Committee 3915 Golden Valley Road Minneapolis, MN 55426

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ESA Foundation Scholarship Program $3,000 April 27

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.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Entertainment Software Association Foundation 575 7th Street NW Suite 300 Washington, DC 20004

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Esperanza Scholarship Varies March 29

Eligibility: Applicants must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents, graduating high school students, residents of Cuyahoga county and have at least one Hispanic parent. Students must be enrolled full-time as an undergraduate in a college/university in the fall semester. The students' GPA must be 2.5 or higher and the parents' annual income must not exceed $60,000. Selection is based on academic and extracurricular achievement, demonstrated leadership and financial need.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Esperanza, Inc. 3104 West 25th Street, 4th Floor Cleveland, OH 44109

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Ethnic Minority Scholarship $500-$900 March 7

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.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

United Methodist Church Office of Loans and Scholarships P.O. Box 340007 Nashville, TN 37203-0007

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Evelyn Blose Holman Scholarship $500 April 1

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How to apply: Applications are available online.

Community Foundation of the Eastern Shore 1324 Belmont Avenue Ste. 401 Salisbury, MD 21804

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ExxonMobil Bernard Harris Math and Science Scholarship $5,000 April 10

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.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Harris Foundation 1330 Post Oak Boulevard Suite 2550 Houston, TX 77056

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Fellowships for Latino/A, Asian and First Nations Doctoral Students Varies February 1

Eligibility: Applicants must be finished with coursework by the beginning of fellowship year. Students must be enrolled or admitted to an accredited institution in the U.S. or Canada at time of application.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Forum for Theological Exploration 160 Clairemont Avenue Suite 300 Decatur, GA 30030

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Fiesta del Sol Guadalupe A. Reyes Scholarship $1,500 April 13

Eligibility:

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Fiesta de Sol Scholarship Committee 2026 S. Blue Island Avenue Chicago, IL 60608

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Ford Foundation Dissertation Fellowship for Minorities $25,000 December 6

Eligibility:

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Fellowships Office Ford Foundation Fellowship Programs 500 Fifth Street, N.W. Washington, DC 20001

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Forum for Concerns of Minorities Scholarship Varies April 1

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.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

American Society for Clinical Laboratory Science Alpha Mu Tau Scholarship Attn: Joe Briden, AMTF Scholarship Coordinator 7809 S. 21st Drive Phoenix, AZ 85041-7736

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Frank del Olmo Memorial Scholarship $500-$1,000 June 15

Eligibility: Applicants must be Latino, be either California residents or attending California schools and have an interest in pursuing a journalism career. An interview is required. Financial need, academic achievement and community involvement are also considered.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

CCNMA: Latino Journalists of California ASU Cronkite School of Journalism 725 Arizona Avenue, Suite 404 Santa Monica, CA 90401-1734

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Franklin C. McLean Award $5,000 Varies

Eligibility: Applicant must be a senior, underrepresented minority student enrolled in an accredited United States medical school. Applicant must demonstrate outstanding academic achievement, leadership and community service.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

National Medical Fellowships Inc. 347 Fifth Avenue Suite 510 New York, NY 10016

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Franklin C. McLean Award $5,000 April 21

Eligibility: Applicants must be in their senior year of medical school. Students must be U.S. citizens and must be nominated for this award.

How to apply: Students must be nominated for this award.

National Medical Fellowships Inc. 347 Fifth Avenue Suite 510 New York, NY 10016

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Fredrikson & Byron Foundation Minority Scholarship Program $15,000 March 31

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.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Fredrikson and Byron, P.A. 200 S. Sixth Street Suite 4000 Minneapolis, MN 55402-1425

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Future Business Leader Scholarship $5,000 March 27

Eligibility:

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Arizona Hispanic Chamber of Commerce 255 E. Osborn Suite 201 Phoenix, AZ 85012

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GAHCC Foundation Scholarship $2,000 April 30

Eligibility: Applicants must be enrolled full-time. A minimum GPA of 3.0 is required. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Hispanic Scholarship Consortium 314 E. Highland Mall Boulevard #103 Austin, TX 78752

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Gates Millennium Scholars Program Varies Varies

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.

How to apply: Students are nominated by teachers, principals or other education professionals. Nomination materials are available online.

Gates Foundation P.O. Box 10500 Fairfax, VA 22031

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GE-NMF Primary Care Leadership Program $5,000 January 31

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.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

National Medical Fellowships Inc. 347 Fifth Avenue Suite 510 New York, NY 10016

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GEM MS Engineering Fellowship Program $8,000 October 1 and November 13

Eligibility: Applicants must be college sophomore, junior or senior or graduate student majors in engineering, physical science or natural science and be members of one of the following minority groups: African American, Native American or Puerto Rican, Latino or other Hispanic American.

How to apply: Applications are available online. The deadline for Part I is October 1, and the deadline for part II is November 13.

National GEM Consortium 1430 Duke Street Alexandria, VA 22314

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George A. Strait Minority Scholarship Varies April 1

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.

How to apply: Applications are available online, by mail with a self-addressed, stamped envelope, by fax, by phone or by email.

American Association of Law Libraries 105 W. Adams Suite 3300 Chicago, IL 60603

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George Geng On Lee Minorities in Leadership Scholarship $1,000 July 31

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How to apply: Applications are available online.

Capture The Dream 484 Lake Park Avenue #15 Oakland, CA 94610

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Gerber Scholarship in Pediatrics Program $5,000 Varies

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.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

National Medical Fellowships Inc. 347 Fifth Avenue Suite 510 New York, NY 10016

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Glendale Latino Association Scholarship $2,000 March 2

Eligibility:

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Community Foundation of the Verdugos 111 East Broadway Suite 200 Glendale, CA 91205

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Google Generation Google Scholarship $10,000 December 11 (university); Varies (high school)

Eligibility: Applicants must either be a graduating high school senior or be currently enrolled as an undergraduate or graduate student. Students must be enrolled as computer science or computer engineering majors, exhibit strong leadership skills and demonstrate a passion for computer science and technology. Applicants must be from an underrepresented group in computer science such as African American, Hispanic, American Indian or Filipino/Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Google Inc. 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway Mountain View, CA 94043

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HANA Scholarship $1,000-$3,000 March 7

Eligibility: Applicants must be in at least their junior year of college or in graduate school, and they must have at least a 2.85 GPA. They must have been members of the United Methodist Church for at least three years. Students must plan to take on leadership roles in their church and ethnic communities.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

United Methodist Church Office of Loans and Scholarships P.O. Box 340007 Nashville, TN 37203-0007

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Haz la U Educational Grant $2,000-$15,000 October 15

Eligibility: Applicants must have Latino heritage and have a 3.5 GPA. Students must be role models in their communities.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Hispanic Heritage Foundation Colgate-Palmolive Haz la U 1001 Pennsylvania Ave NW Washington, DC 20004

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Hispanic Chamber of Commerce of Sonoma County Scholarship Fund $1,000 March 2

Eligibility:

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Community Foundation Sonoma County 120 Stony Point Road Ste. 220 Santa Rosa, CA 95401

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Hispanic Heritage Youth Awards Varies October 2

Eligibility: Applicants must be high school seniors who are U.S. citizens or permanent residents, reside in Atlanta, Chicago, Dallas, Houston, Los Angeles, Miami, New York City, Philadelphia, Phoenix, San Diego, San Jose and Washington, DC and have Hispanic parentage (Hispanic parentage can be one parent of Mexican, Central American, Cuban, Puerto Rican, South American, Spanish or Caribbean Hispanic descent). Selection criteria include achievement in the applicant's discipline, involvement in community, ability to overcome adversity and character. The disciplines are: Academic Excellence, Sports, the Arts, Literature/Journalism, Mathematics, Leadership/Community Service and Science and Technology.

How to apply: Applications are available by request.

Hispanic Heritage Awards Foundation 1001 Pennsylvania Avenue NW Washington, DC 20004

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Hispanic Network Magazine $500 August 15

Eligibility: Applicants must be legal U.S. residents, Hispanic and either currently enrolled in or planning to enroll in an accredited U.S. college or university as an undergraduate. Students must provide a narrative about themselves and their goals.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Hispanic Network Magazine 18 Technology Drive Suite 170 Irvine, CA 92618

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Hispanic Scholarship Fund $500-$5,000 April 2

Eligibility: Applicants must be high school seniors, entering college students or current college undergraduate or graduate students who are of Hispanic heritage and U.S. citizens or permanent residents. Students must have a GPA of 3.0 or higher and plan to enroll full-time in a degree program at a two- or four- year accredited institution in the U.S., Puerto Rico, the Virgin Islands or Guam in the upcoming academic year. Applicants must also apply for federal financial aid and be pursuing their first undergraduate or graduate degree.

How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, letter of recommendation, transcript, enrollment verification form and copy of FAFSA Student Aid Report are required.

Hispanic Scholarship Fund (HSF) 1411 W. 190th Street Suite 700 Gardena, CA 90248

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Holly Cornell Scholarship $7,500 January 12

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.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

American Water Works Association 6666 W. Quincy Avenue Denver, CO 80235-3098

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HSF/Ford Motor Company Scholarship $500-$5,000 April 2

Eligibility: Students must be of Hispanic heritage, have a minimum 3.0 GPA for high school students and at least a 2.5 GPA for college or graduate students, plan to enroll in an accredited four-year university or graduate school, meet citizenship requirements and complete the FAFSA or other financial aid applications.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Hispanic Scholarship Fund (HSF) 1411 W. 190th Street Suite 700 Gardena, CA 90248

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HSF/Marathon Oil Corporation College Scholarship Program $5,000 April 6

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.

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.

Hispanic Scholarship Fund (HSF) 1411 W. 190th Street Suite 700 Gardena, CA 90248

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Hugh J. Andersen Memorial Scholarship $5,000 April 21

Eligibility:

How to apply: Applications are available online.

National Medical Fellowships Inc. 347 Fifth Avenue Suite 510 New York, NY 10016

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Hugh J. Andersen Memorial Scholarship Program $5,000 Varies

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.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

National Medical Fellowships Inc. 347 Fifth Avenue Suite 510 New York, NY 10016

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Jackie Robinson Foundation Scholarship Program Up to $28,000 February 1

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.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Jackie Robinson Foundation 3 W. 35th Street 11th Floor New York, NY 10001

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James B. Morris Scholarship Varies February 28

Eligibility: Applicants must be U.S. citizens of a minority ethnic status who are either Iowa high school graduates attending any U.S. college or university or non-Iowa residents who are attending an Iowa college or university. Students must have a minimum GPA of 2.5.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

James B. Morris Scholarship Fund P.O. Box 12145 Des Moines, IA 50312

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Jimmy A. Young Memorial Education Recognition Award Up to $1,000 June 1

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.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

American Association for Respiratory Care 9425 North MacArthur Boulevard Suite 100 Irving, TX 75063-4706

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Joel Garcia Memorial Scholarship $500-$1,000 June 15

Eligibility: Applicants must be Latino and either attending California schools or be California residents attending out-of-state schools. Students must show an interest in journalism (broadcast, print, photo or online) and demonstrate financial need and academic achievement.

How to apply: Applications are available online, by email, by mail or by phone.

CCNMA: Latino Journalists of California ASU Cronkite School of Journalism 725 Arizona Avenue, Suite 404 Santa Monica, CA 90401-1734

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Jose Marti Scholarship Challenge Grant $2,000 April 1

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.

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.

Florida Department of Education Office of Student Financial Assistance State Scholarship and Grant Programs 325 West Gaines Street, Suite 1314 Tallahassee, FL 32399-0400

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Judge Isaac Anderson, Jr. Scholarship $1,400 March 3

Eligibility:

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Southwest Florida Community Foundation 8771 College Parkway Building 2 Suite 201 Fort Myers, FL 33919

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Kankakee County Community Services Scholarship $1,100 April 16

Eligibility:

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Kankakee County Community Services 657 East Court Street Kankakee, IL 60901

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Kansas Ethnic Minority Scholarship Up to $1,850 May 1

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.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Kansas Board of Regents Curtis State Office Building Suite 520 1000 SW Jackson Street Topeka, KS 66612

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LAEF Scholarship Varies November 13

Eligibility: Applicants must be Hispanic high school seniors, undergraduate or graduate students and residents of Colorado who are highly involved in the Hispanic community. Students must have a cumulative high school or college GPA of 3.0 or higher. Selection is based on academic achievement, financial need and the overall strength of the application.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Latin American Educational Foundation 561 Santa Fe Drive Denver, CO 80204

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LAGRANT Scholarship Program $2,000-$3,250 February 28

Eligibility: Applicants must be African American/Black, Asian American/Pacific Islander, Hispanic/Latino or Native American/Alaskan Native. Students must be U.S. citizens, permanent resident, AB-540 student or DACA recipient. Applicants must be full-time students at an accredited four-year institution in the U.S. A minimum 3.0 GPA or higher is required. Students must submit an essay with their application.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

LAGRANT Foundation 600 Wilshire Boulevard, Suite 1520 Los Angeles, CA 90017

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LatPro Scholarship $3,000 April 30

Eligibility: Applicants must be enrolled full-time in an undergraduate or graduate program at a LatPro registered school. Students must submit an essay explaining their educational goals. Selection is based on the overall strength of the overall strength of the application.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

LatPro 3980 N. Broadway Suite 103-147 Boulder, CO 80304

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Leadership for Diversity Scholarship $1,500 October 15

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.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

California School Library Association 6444 E. Spring Street #247 Long Beach, CA 90815-1553

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Legal Opportunity Scholarship Fund $15,000 March 2

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.

How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, personal statement, two recommendation letters and a transcript are required.

American Bar Association 321 North Clark Street Chicago, IL 60654

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LITA/OCLC Minority Scholarship in Library and Information Technology $3,000 March 1

Eligibility: Applicants must be U.S. or Canadian citizens and qualified members of a principal minority group (American Indian or Alaskan native, Asian or Pacific Islander, African-American or Hispanic) who are enrolled in an accredited master of library science program. Students must demonstrate a commitment to automated system usage in libraries and provide a statement of their library experience and anticipated contribution to the field. Applicants must not have earned more than 12 credit hours towards their degree.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Library and Information Technology Association 50 East Huron Street Chicago, IL 60611

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Lockheed Martin/HENAAC Scholars Program $500-$10,000 April 30

Eligibility: Applicants must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents and full-time students who are majoring in computer science or aerospace, electrical, mechanical, software or systems engineering. They must have a GPA of 3.0 or higher. Applicants are not required to be Hispanic but must demonstrate strong leadership and involvement in the Hispanic community. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, official transcript, recommendation letters, personal essay and resume are required.

Great Minds in STEM (HENAAC) 602 Monterey Pass Road Monterey Park, CA 91754

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Louis B. Russell, Jr. Memorial Scholarship $1,000 March 1

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.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Indiana State Teachers Association 150 W. Market Street Suite 900 Indianapolis, IN 46204

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LULAC General Awards $250-$1,000 March 31

Eligibility: Students must have applied to or be enrolled in a two- or four-year college or graduate school and be U.S. citizens or legal residents. Grades and academic achievement may be considered, but emphasis is placed on motivation, sincerity and integrity as demonstrated by the interview and essay.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

League of United Latin American Citizens 1133 19th Street NW Suite 1000 Washington, DC 20036

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LULAC Honors Awards $500-$2,000 March 31

Eligibility: Applicants must be U.S. citizens or legal residents, have applied to or attend a college or graduate school and have a GPA of 3.0 or better. Applicants who are entering freshmen must also have an ACT score of 23 or higher or an SAT score of 1100 or higher.

How to apply: Applications are available from LULAC.

League of United Latin American Citizens 1133 19th Street NW Suite 1000 Washington, DC 20036

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MAES Scholarship Program Varies April 30

Eligibility: Applicants must be current Hispanic MAES student members who are full-time undergraduate and graduate students in an accredited U.S. college or university majoring in science or engineering. Community college applicants must be enrolled in majors that are transferable to a four-year institution offering bachelor's degrees. There are various scholarships in the program. Some sponsors require students to be U.S. citizens or permanent residents. Awards are based on financial need, academic achievement, personal qualities, strengths and leadership abilities. Applicants should submit applications, financial information, recommendations and transcripts.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Society of Mexican American Engineers and Scientists Inc. (MAES) 711 W. Bay Area Boulevard Suite #206 Webster, TX 77598-4051

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MALDEF Law School Scholarship $5,000 December 18

Eligibility: Applicants must be enrolled full-time at an accredited U.S. law school. Selection is primarily based on demonstration of academic achievement, extracurricular involvement, financial need and commitment to the advancement of Latino civil rights. Students must submit transcripts, letters of recommendation and a personal statement.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund 634 South Spring Street Los Angeles, CA 90014

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Marcia Silverman Minority Student Award $5,000 May 9

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.

How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, resume and one recommendation letter are required.

Public Relations Student Society of America 33 Maiden Lane 11th Floor New York, NY 10038

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Maria Elena Salinas Scholarship Program Up to $5,000 February 24

Eligibility: Applicants must be high school seniors, undergraduates or first-year graduate students who plan to pursue careers in journalism in Spanish-language television or radio. The award includes an opportunity to intern with the news division of Univision or an affiliate. Applicants must write an essay in Spanish outlining their career goals and provide Spanish-language samples of their work.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

National Association of Hispanic Journalists Scholarship Committee 1050 Connecticut Avenue NW 10th Floor Washington, DC 20036

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Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Scholarship Up to $4,000 February 17

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.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

California Teachers Association (CTA) CTA Human Rights Department P.O. Box 921 Burlingame, CA 94011-0921

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Maureen L. and Howard N. Blitman, P.E., Scholarship $5,000 March 1

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.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

National Society of Professional Engineers 1420 King Street Alexandria, VA 22314-2794

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MBA Fellowship $35,000 Varies

Eligibility: Applicants must be first-year MBA students. Students must be seeking a summer associate position at Goldman Sachs. Applicants must be Black, Hispanic/Latino, Native American or women.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Goldman Sachs 200 West Street New York, NY 10282

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MCCA Lloyd M. Johnson, Jr. Scholarship Program $10,000 August 31

Eligibility: Applicants must be African American students entering their first year of law school at an accredited institution. They must have a GPA of at least 3.0 and demonstrate financial need.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Minority Corporate Counsel Association (MCCA) 1111 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW Washington, DC 20004

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MexAustin IME/Beccas Scholarship $1,000 April 30

Eligibility: Applicants must be first time college students in the fall and be from one of the following Texas counties: Bastrop, Bell, Blanco, Brown, Burnet, Caldwell, Coryell, Comanche, Coleman, Falls, Fayette, Hamilton, Hays, Llano, Lampasas, Lee, McLennan, Milam, Mills, Limestone, San Saba, Travis or Williamson. A minimum 2.5 GPA is required. Students must be Mexican immigrants, children of Mexican immigrants, Latino immigrants (other than Mexican) or children of Latino immigrants. Proof of financial need is required.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

MexAustin Foundation Communities 2600 W. Stassney Lane Austin, TX 78745

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Michael Baker Scholarship for Diversity in Engineering Varies April

Eligibility: This scholarship helps female and minority engineering undergraduates. Criteria: * Female and/or American Indian, Alaska Native, African-American, Asian, Latino, Hispanic, Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander * Rising undergraduate junior * Accepted or enrolled at an AICUP member school * Studying civil, archictectural or environmental engineering * Full-time student * Minimum 3.0 GPA * Michael Baker Corporation employees and family members are ineligible. Applications available: Online. Requires: Application form and personal essay.

How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form and personal essay are required.

Association of Independent Colleges and Universities of Pennsylvania 101 North Front Street Harrisburg, PA 17101-1404

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MillerCoors National Scholarship Varies May 25

Eligibility: Applicants must be college juniors or seniors pursuing a business, marketing, economics or communications degree. Students must have a 3.0 GPA or above and be full-time students attending one of the partnering universities.

How to apply: Applications are available online starting March 1.

Adelante U.S. Educational Leadership Fund 8415 Datapoint Drive Suite 400 San Antonio, TX 78229

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Minorities and Women Educational Scholarship $1,000 April 15

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.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Appraisal Institute Education Trust 200 W. Madison Suite 1500 Chicago, IL 60606

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Minority Accounting Doctoral Scholarship 10000 Unknown

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How to apply: Applications are available online.

KPMG Foundation Three Chestnut Ridge Road Montvale, NJ 07645

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Minority Affairs Committee Award for Outstanding Scholastic Achievement $1,000 June 16

Eligibility: Applicants must be ethnic minorities, major in chemical engineering and be undergraduate or graduate students.

How to apply: Applications are available online or by telephone or written request.

American Institute of Chemical Engineers - (AIChE) 120 Wall Street Floor 23 New York, NY 10005-4020

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Minority Dental Student Scholarship Up to $2,500 Second Friday in November

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.

How to apply: Applications are available from dental school officials.

American Dental Association Foundation 211 East Chicago Avenue Chicago, IL 60611

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Minority Fellowship Program $500-$1,500 March 14

Eligibility: Applicants must be first or second-year graduate students enrolled in a political science doctoral program. Students must be a member of one of the following racial/ethnic groups: African American, Asian Pacific American, Latino or Native American. Applicants must be U.S. citizens, permanent residents or granted deferred action status at the time of application. Students must demonstrate an interest in teaching and research in political science.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

American Political Science Association Humane Studies Fellowships Institute for Humane Studies George Mason University 3301 N. Fairfax Drive, Suite 440 Arlington, VA 22201

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Minority Fellowship Program $18,000 January 31

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.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

American Sociological Association Minority Fellowship Program 1430 K Street NW Suite 600 Washington, DC 20005

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Minority Scholarship $5,000 April 15

Eligibility: Applicants must attend an accredited college or university. Students must also provide two letters of recommendation, official transcripts and complete a 250-word essay on predetermined topic.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Brown and Caldwell Attn.: HR/Scholarships Program 1527 Cole Boulevard Suite 300 Lakewood, CO 80401

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Minority Scholarship $1,500 March 15

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.

How to apply: Applications are available with membership.

National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) Foundation 1885 Bob Johnson Drive Colorado Springs, CO 80906

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Minority Scholarship Awards for College Students $1,000 July 1

Eligibility: This scholarship helps minority chemical engineering undergraduates. Criteria: * African-American, Latino, Native American, or a member of any other minority group that is underrepresented in the field of chemical engineering * Student member of AIChE * Undergraduate student who is majoring in chemical engineering. Applications available: Online. Requires: Application form and supporting materials.

How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form and supporting materials are required.

American Institute of Chemical Engineers - (AIChE) 120 Wall Street Floor 23 New York, NY 10005-4020

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Minority Scholarship Awards for Incoming College Freshmen $1,000 August 15

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.

How to apply: Applications are available online or by telephone or written request.

American Institute of Chemical Engineers - (AIChE) 120 Wall Street Floor 23 New York, NY 10005-4020

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Minority Serving Institution Grants Up to $2,000 Varies

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.

How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, financial aid information and an essay are required.

Council on International Educational Exchange (CIEE) 300 Fore Street Portland, ME 04101

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Minority Student Scholarship $5,000 May 22

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.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

American Speech-Language-Hearing Foundation 2200 Research Boulevard Rockville, MD 20850

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Minority Teacher Scholarship Varies September 4

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.

How to apply: Applications are available at the financial aid office of attending institution.

State Student Assistance Commission of Indiana W462 Indiana Government Center South 402 West Washington Street Indianapolis, IN 46204

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MLA Scholarship for Minority Students Up to $5,000 December 1

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.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Medical Library Association 65 East Wacker Place Suite 1900 Chicago, IL 60601-7246

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MLA/NLM Spectrum Scholarship Varies March 1

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.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Medical Library Association 65 East Wacker Place Suite 1900 Chicago, IL 60601-7246

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Morgan Stanley Richard B. Fisher Scholarship Program $15,000 February 15

Eligibility: Applicants must be African American, Hispanic, Native American or LGBT current sophomores or juniors at an accredited four-year college. The award includes a summer internship.

How to apply: Applications are available by email.

Morgan Stanley 1585 Broadway New York, NY 10036

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Mutual of Omaha Actuarial Scholarship for Minority Students $5,000 October 20

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 3.4 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.

How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, personal statement, one recommendation letter and a resume are required.

Mutual of Omaha Mutual of Omaha Plaza Strategic Staffing - Actuarial Recruitment Omaha, NE 68175

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NAHJ General Scholarships - Rubén Salazar Fund $1,000-$2,000 March 15

Eligibility: Applicants must be high school seniors, college undergraduate or graduate students who plan to pursue careers in English or Spanish-language broadcast journalism.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

National Association of Hispanic Journalists Scholarship Committee 1050 Connecticut Avenue NW 10th Floor Washington, DC 20036

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NAHN Scholarship Varies April 15

Eligibility: Applicants must be members of the NAHN and be enrolled in a diploma, associate, baccalaureate, graduate or practical/vocational nursing program.

How to apply: Applications are available online or by mail.

National Association of Hispanic Nurses 1500 Sunday Drive Suite 102 Raleigh, NC 27607

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National Association of Black Accountants National Scholarship Program $1,000-$5,000 January 31

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.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

National Association of Black Accountants 7249-A Hanover Parkway Greenbelt, MD 20770

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National Medical Fellowships Emergency Scholarship Fund Up to $5,000 Varies

Eligibility: This scholarship helps financially-needy minority medical students. Criteria: * Member of an underrepresented minority * Third- or fourth-year medical school student * Need immediate, emergency funding. Applications available: By request. Requires: Application form, two personal essays, financial information and one letter of support.

How to apply: Applications are available by request. An application form, two personal essays, financial information and one letter of support are required.

National Medical Fellowships Inc. 347 Fifth Avenue Suite 510 New York, NY 10016

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New York City Trust/NMF Medical Research Scholarships $6,000

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.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

National Medical Fellowships Inc. 347 Fifth Avenue Suite 510 New York, NY 10016

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NHHF Hispanic Health Professional Student Scholarship Varies October 6

Eligibility: This scholarship helps Hispanic students who are preparing for careers in health care. Criteria: * Hispanic * Studying public health, medicine, dentistry, health management and policy analysis, nursing or allied health. Applications available: Online. Requires: Application form and supporting materials.

How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form and supporting materials are required.

National Hispanic Health Foundation The New York Academy of Medicine 1216 Fifth Avenue Room 457 New York, NY 10029

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NMF National Alumni Council Scholarship Program $5,000 Varies

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.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

National Medical Fellowships Inc. 347 Fifth Avenue Suite 510 New York, NY 10016

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NOAA EPP Undergraduate Scholarships Varies January 31

Eligibility: This scholarship helps students who are studying subjects related to oceanic, atmospheric or environmental sciences. Criteria: * U.S. citizen * Full-time undergraduate at an accredited minority serving institution * In the second year of a four-year degree program or in the third year of a five-year degree program * Minimum 3.2 GPA * Majoring in a subject related to oceanic, atmospheric or environmental science. Applications available: Online. Requires: Application form, two personal essays, two recommendation letters and official transcript.

How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, two personal essays, two recommendation letters and an official transcript are required.

NOAA Educational Partnership Program - Office of Education Herbert C Hoover Building 14th Street and Constitution Ave NW Room 6863 Washington, DC 20230

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Northrop Grumman/HENAAC Scholars Program Up to $10,000 April 30

Eligibility: Applicants must be undergraduates who have completed at least one academic year of college and must have a minimum 3.0 GPA. They must demonstrate leadership experience. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, personal essay, transcript, letters of recommendation and resume are required.

Great Minds in STEM (HENAAC) 602 Monterey Pass Road Monterey Park, CA 91754

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P.O. Pistilli Undergraduate Scholarship for Advancement in Computer Science and Electrical Engineering $4,000 March 10

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.

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.

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

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PepsiCo Cesar Chavez Latino Scholarship $5,000 May 25

Eligibility: Applicants must be of Latino descent accepted for enrollment or enrolled full-time in an undergraduate program in Arizona or California. A minimum GPA of 3.0 is required. Selection is primarily based on demonstration of academic achievement, leadership potential, community service, extracurricular involvement and financial need.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Cesar Chavez Foundation PepsiCo Cesar Chavez Latino Scholarship Fund Cesar Chavez Foundation, Leasing Office 1655 E. California Avenue Bakersfield, CA 93307

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PRSA Diversity Multicultural Scholarship $1,500 May 9

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.

How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, official transcript, essay and one recommendation letter are required.

Public Relations Student Society of America 33 Maiden Lane 11th Floor New York, NY 10038

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Que Llueva Cafe Scholarship Varies February 25

Eligibility: This scholarship helps undocumented Latino students. Criteria: * Of Latino descent * Graduating high school senior, high school graduate or GED recipient * Legally undocumented resident of the U.S. * Plan to enroll at a college or university in the U.S. or Puerto Rico * Must show academic potential * Must demonstrate financial need. Applications available: Online. Requires: Application form, transcript, one letter of recommendation, personal essay and financial need statement.

How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, transcript, one letter of recommendation, a personal essay and a financial need statement are required.

Chicano Organizing and Research in Education P.O. Box 160144 Sacramento, CA 95816

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Rosewood Family Scholarship Program Up to $6,100 April 1

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.

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.

Florida Department of Education Office of Student Financial Assistance State Scholarship and Grant Programs 325 West Gaines Street, Suite 1314 Tallahassee, FL 32399-0400

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Sara Jackson Award 500 April 1

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How to apply: Applications are available online.

Western History Association University of Alaska Fairbanks 605 Gruening Building Fairbanks, AK 99775

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Seattle University Costco Scholarship Fund Varies Varies

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.

How to apply: Complete the FAFSA and the undergraduate application for admission.

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

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Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers/CDM Scholars Program Varies July 31

Eligibility: This scholarship helps Hispanic engineering, science and construction students. Criteria: * SHPE member * Current undergraduate or entering graduate student * Studying engineering, science or a construction-related subject * Minimum 3.0 GPA. Applications available: Online. Requires: Application form, official transcript, resume, personal statement and two recommendation letters.

How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, official transcript, resume, personal statement and two recommendation letters are required.

Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers 13181 Crossroads Parkway North Suite 450 City of Industry, CA 91746

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Spectrum Scholarship $5,000 March 1

Eligibility: Applicants must be citizens or permanent residents of the U.S. or Canada who are attending an ALA-accredited graduate program in library sciences or an AASL-recognized school library media program. Students must identify as American Indian, Alaska Native, Asian, African American, Hispanic/Latino, Middle Eastern/North African or Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander. Applicants must maintain a minimum course load of two classes per semester.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

American Library Association 50 East Huron Street Chicago, IL 60611

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St. Edward's University & Montopolis Community Scholarship $2,000 April 30

Eligibility:

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Hispanic Scholarship Consortium 314 E. Highland Mall Boulevard #103 Austin, TX 78752

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The Phyllis G. Meekins Scholarship $1,250 April 30

Eligibility: Applicants must be female high school senior golf participants, from a minority background, 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.

How to apply: Applications available online.

Ladies Professional Golf Association 100 International Golf Drive Daytona Beach, FL 32124-1092

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The Villa Esperanza Scholarship $2,000 April 30

Eligibility:

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Hispanic Scholarship Consortium 314 E. Highland Mall Boulevard #103 Austin, TX 78752

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The Vinod Jalan Memorial Scholarship Varies April 1 (College Applicants); May 1 (High School Seniors)

Eligibility:

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Concord Carlisle Scholarship Fund 34 Walden Street Unit 217 Concord, MA 01742

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Thursday Network Whitney M. Young Social Justice Scholarship $1,500 August 23

Eligibility: Applicants must reside in Washington DC., Montgomery County, MD, or Prince George's County, MD and have been accepted into a four-year college or university in the U.S. Students must be majoring in a social justice field and demonstrate a commitment to community service. Applicants must be persons of color and U.S. citizens, permanent residents or hold a green card.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Thursday Network 2901 14th Street NW Washington, DC 20009

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Trailblazer Scholarship $2,500 May 8

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.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Conference of Minority Transportation Officials 100 M Street SE Suite 917 Washington, DC 20003

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United Parcel Service Scholarship for Minority Students $4,000 November 15

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, 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.

How to apply: Nomination forms are available online.

Institute of Industrial and Systems Engineers 3577 Parkway Lane Suite 200 Norcross, GA 30092

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Victor Grifols Roura Scholarship $7,500

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.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

National Medical Fellowships Inc. 347 Fifth Avenue Suite 510 New York, NY 10016

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Warner Norcross and Judd Paralegal Assistant Studies Scholarship Varies April 1

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.

How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form and supporting materials are required.

Grand Rapids Community Foundation 185 Oakes Street SW Grand Rapids, MI 49503

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William and Charlotte Cadbury Award $5,000 April 21

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.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

National Medical Fellowships Inc. 347 Fifth Avenue Suite 510 New York, NY 10016

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William K. Schubert Minority Nursing Scholarship $2,750 April 30

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How to apply: Applications are available online.

Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center 3333 Burnet Avenue Cincinnati, OH 45229

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William Randolph Hearst Endowment Scholarship $2,500 Varies

Eligibility:

How to apply: Applications are available online.

National Action Council for Minorities in Engineering (NACME), Inc. 440 Hamilton Avenue, Suite 302 White Plains, NY 10601

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College Scholarship Program Varies February 17

Eligibility: Applicants must be of Italian descent. They must be rising undergraduate freshmen who have a GPA of 3.0 or higher. They must have a household gross per capita income of no more than $20,000 per year. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, application fee, supporting materials and an interview are required.

Columbus Citizens Foundation 8 East 69th Street New York, NY 10021

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Elementary School Grant Program Varies February 17

Eligibility: Applicants must be of Italian heritage. They must be students who are entering kindergarten through grade 8. Their household gross per capita income cannot exceed $20,000 per year. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, application fee, supporting materials and an interview are required.

Columbus Citizens Foundation 8 East 69th Street New York, NY 10021

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General Study Scholarship Varies February 28

Eligibility: Applicants must be U.S. citizens enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate program at a four-year university and of Italian descent. Students must submit official transcripts, test scores, letters of recommendation and an essay. Awards are given based on academic merit. There is a non-refundable $30 processing fee.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Order Sons of Italy in America (OSIA) 219 E Street NE Washington, DC 20002

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Henry Salvatori Scholarship Varies February 28

Eligibility: Applicants must be U.S. citizens of Italian descent who are graduating high school seniors who are planning to attend an undergraduate program at a four-year, accredited college or university for the upcoming fall semester. Students must write an essay as part of the application process.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Order Sons of Italy in America (OSIA) 219 E Street NE Washington, DC 20002

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High School Scholarship Program Varies February 17

Eligibility: Applicants must be of Italian descent. They must be entering ninth grade students who have at least a B+ grade average. They must have a household gross per capita income of no more than $20,000 per year. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, application fee, supporting materials and an interview are required.

Columbus Citizens Foundation 8 East 69th Street New York, NY 10021

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Italian Language Scholarship Varies February 28

Eligibility: Applicants must be U.S. citizens of Italian descent who are in their junior or senior year of undergraduate study. Students must be pursuing a degree in Italian language studies at an accredited college or university.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Order Sons of Italy in America (OSIA) 219 E Street NE Washington, DC 20002

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National Italian American Foundation Scholarship $2,500-$12,000 March 1

Eligibility: Applicants must be Italian American students who demonstrate outstanding academic achievement and must either be a member or child of a member. Applicants must also plan to be or currently be enrolled in an accredited institution of higher education, have a minimum 3.5 GPA and be U.S. citizens or permanent residents.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

National Italian American Foundation 1860 19th Street NW Washington, DC 20009

Website: Visit scholarship website

NCW Italian Heritage (Sons of Italy) Scholarship $600 March 1

Eligibility:

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Community Foundation of North Central Washington 9 S. Wenatchee Avenue Wenatchee, WA 98801

Website: Visit scholarship website

Sons of Italy Grand Lodge of California College Scholarship $500-$5,000 March 1

Eligibility: Applicants must be graduating from public or private high schools in California, Nevada, and Klamath Falls, Oregon and must be of at least partial Italian ancestry. They must also be enrolled at a college or trade school for the upcoming fall semester. Selection is based upon academic performance, leadership activities, financial need, essay detailing Italian ancestry, a personal statement and letters of recommendation.

How to apply: Applications are available online. An application, personal statement, SAT/PSAT/ACT scores, GPA, record of activities, transcript and two letters of recommendation are required.

Order Sons of Italy in America, Grand Lodge of California Attention: Scholarship Commission 5051 Mission Street San Francisco, CA 94112-3473

Website: Visit scholarship website

Sons of Italy Grand Lodge of California Collegiate Italian Language Study Grant Varies March 1

Eligibility: Applicants must be graduating from public or private high schools in California, Nevada, and Klamath Falls, Oregon and must be of at least partial Italian ancestry. They must also be enrolled at a college or trade school for the upcoming fall semester. Applicants must also have finished a foreign language course in high school and be attending college in Italy. Selection is based upon academic performance, leadership activities, financial need, essay detailing Italian ancestry, a personal statement and letters of recommendation.

How to apply: Applications are available online. An application, personal statement, SAT/PSAT/ACT scores, GPA, record of activities, transcript, verification the applicant will be attending classes in Italy and two letters of recommendation are required.

Order Sons of Italy in America, Grand Lodge of California Attention: Scholarship Commission 5051 Mission Street San Francisco, CA 94112-3473

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Sons of Italy Grand Lodge of California Italian Language Study Grant Varies March 1

Eligibility: Applicants must be graduating from public or private high schools in California, Nevada, and Klamath Falls, Oregon and must be of at least partial Italian ancestry. They must also be enrolled at a college or trade school for the upcoming fall semester. Applicants must also have finished a foreign language course in high school. Selection is based upon academic performance, leadership activities, financial need, essay detailing Italian ancestry, a personal statement and letters of recommendation.

How to apply: Applications are available online. An application, personal statement, SAT/PSAT/ACT scores, GPA, record of activities, transcript and two letters of recommendation are required.

Order Sons of Italy in America, Grand Lodge of California Attention: Scholarship Commission 5051 Mission Street San Francisco, CA 94112-3473

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Scholarship Name Amount Deadline
Abe and Esther Hagiwara Student Aid Award Varies April 1

Eligibility: Applicants must be National JACL members and must be attending a college, university, trade school, business school or any other institution of higher learning. A personal statement, letter of recommendation, academic performance, work experience and community involvement are considered. Applicants should have extreme financial need.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Japanese American Citizens League (JACL) 1765 Sutter Street San Francisco, CA 94115

Website: Visit scholarship website

Asian and Pacific Islander American Scholarships $2,500-$20,000 January 11

Eligibility: Applicants must be of Asian or Pacific Islander ethnicity as defined by the U.S. Census, and they must be legal citizens, nationals or permanent residents of the United States. Citizens of the Marshall Islands, Micronesia and Palau are also eligible. Applicants must be enrolling full-time as a first-year degree-seeking student in an accredited college or university in the U.S. They must have a GPA of 2.7 or higher or have earned a GED, and they must apply for federal financial aid.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Asian and Pacific Islander American Scholarship Fund 2025 M Street NW Suite 610 Washington, DC 20036

Website: Visit scholarship website

Atsuhiko Tateuchi Memorial Scholarship $5,000 March 1

Eligibility: Applicants must be high school seniors or undergraduate students from Washington, Oregon, California, Hawaii or Alaska with demonstrated financial need. They must have a GPA of 3.0 or higher. Preference is given to students with Japanese or other Asian ancestry.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Seattle Foundation 1200 Fifth Avenue Suite 1300 Seattle, WA 98101-3151

Website: Visit scholarship website

BI-LO/SpiritFest Scholarship $1,000 July 25

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.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

ERay Promotions Attention: Scholarship Committee 342 Crepe Myrtle Drive Greer, SC 29651

Website: Visit scholarship website

Diversity Abroad Achievement Scholarship $5,000 April 15 and October 1

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.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

American Institute for Foreign Study College Division 1 High Ridge Park Stamford, CT 06905

Website: Visit scholarship website

EDSA Minority Scholarship $5,000 February 15

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.

How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, personal essay, three work samples, two recommendation letters and an applicant photo are required.

Landscape Architecture Foundation 1129 20th Street NW Suite 202 Washington, DC 20036

Website: Visit scholarship website

Eizo and Toyo Sakumoto Trust Scholarship Varies January 31

Eligibility: Applicants must be Hawaii residents of primarily Japanese ancestry who were born in the state and who are a graduate level student at a college or university in Hawaii. They must have a GPA of 3.5 or higher and prove financial need.

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.

Hawaii Community Foundation - Scholarships 827 Fort Street Mall Honolulu, HI 96813

Website: Visit scholarship website

ESA Foundation Scholarship Program $3,000 April 27

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.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Entertainment Software Association Foundation 575 7th Street NW Suite 300 Washington, DC 20004

Website: Visit scholarship website

Forum for Concerns of Minorities Scholarship Varies April 1

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.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

American Society for Clinical Laboratory Science Alpha Mu Tau Scholarship Attn: Joe Briden, AMTF Scholarship Coordinator 7809 S. 21st Drive Phoenix, AZ 85041-7736

Website: Visit scholarship website

Fredrikson & Byron Foundation Minority Scholarship Program $15,000 March 31

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.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Fredrikson and Byron, P.A. 200 S. Sixth Street Suite 4000 Minneapolis, MN 55402-1425

Website: Visit scholarship website

George A. Strait Minority Scholarship Varies April 1

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.

How to apply: Applications are available online, by mail with a self-addressed, stamped envelope, by fax, by phone or by email.

American Association of Law Libraries 105 W. Adams Suite 3300 Chicago, IL 60603

Website: Visit scholarship website

Jackie Robinson Foundation Scholarship Program Up to $28,000 February 1

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.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Jackie Robinson Foundation 3 W. 35th Street 11th Floor New York, NY 10001

Website: Visit scholarship website

Japanese American Citizens League Creative and Performing Arts Awards Varies March 1 (high school seniors); April 1 (all other levels)

Eligibility: Applicants must be National JACL members and must be attending a college, university, trade school, business school or any other institution of higher learning. A personal statement, letter of recommendation, academic performance, work experience and community involvement are considered. Professional artists are not allowed.

How to apply: Applications are available online or by sending a self-addressed, stamped envelope.

Japanese American Citizens League (JACL) 1765 Sutter Street San Francisco, CA 94115

Website: Visit scholarship website

Japanese American Citizens League Entering Freshman Awards Varies March 1

Eligibility: Applicants must be National JACL members and must be planning to attend a college, university, trade school, business school, or any other institution of higher learning at the undergraduate level. A personal statement, letter of recommendation, academic performance, work experience and community involvement will all be considered.

How to apply: Applications are available through local JACL chapters, regional offices, National JACL Headquarters and website.

Japanese American Citizens League (JACL) 1765 Sutter Street San Francisco, CA 94115

Website: Visit scholarship website

Japanese American Citizens League Graduate Awards Varies April 1

Eligibility: Applicants must be National JACL members and must attend a college or university at the graduate level. A personal statement, letter of recommendation, academic performance, work experience and community involvement are considered.

How to apply: Applications are available online and by sending a self-addressed, stamped envelope.

Japanese American Citizens League (JACL) 1765 Sutter Street San Francisco, CA 94115

Website: Visit scholarship website

Japanese American Citizens League Law Scholarships Varies April 1

Eligibility: Applicants must be National JACL members and must be studying law at a college or university. A personal statement, letter of recommendation, academic performance, work experience and community involvement will all be considered.

How to apply: Applications are available online and by sending a self-addressed, stamped envelope.

Japanese American Citizens League (JACL) 1765 Sutter Street San Francisco, CA 94115

Website: Visit scholarship website

Japanese American Citizens League Undergraduate Awards Varies April 1

Eligibility: Applicants must be National JACL members and must be attending a college, university, trade school, business school or any other institution of higher learning at the undergraduate level. A personal statement, letter of recommendation, academic performance, work experience and community involvement will all be considered.

How to apply: Applications are available through local JACL chapters, regional offices, National JACL Headquarters and website.

Japanese American Citizens League (JACL) 1765 Sutter Street San Francisco, CA 94115

Website: Visit scholarship website

Jimmy A. Young Memorial Education Recognition Award Up to $1,000 June 1

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.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

American Association for Respiratory Care 9425 North MacArthur Boulevard Suite 100 Irving, TX 75063-4706

Website: Visit scholarship website

Leadership for Diversity Scholarship $1,500 October 15

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.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

California School Library Association 6444 E. Spring Street #247 Long Beach, CA 90815-1553

Website: Visit scholarship website

Legal Opportunity Scholarship Fund $15,000 March 2

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.

How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, personal statement, two recommendation letters and a transcript are required.

American Bar Association 321 North Clark Street Chicago, IL 60654

Website: Visit scholarship website

Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Scholarship Up to $4,000 February 17

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.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

California Teachers Association (CTA) CTA Human Rights Department P.O. Box 921 Burlingame, CA 94011-0921

Website: Visit scholarship website

Minority Fellowship Program $18,000 January 31

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.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

American Sociological Association Minority Fellowship Program 1430 K Street NW Suite 600 Washington, DC 20005

Website: Visit scholarship website

Minority Scholarship $1,500 March 15

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.

How to apply: Applications are available with membership.

National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) Foundation 1885 Bob Johnson Drive Colorado Springs, CO 80906

Website: Visit scholarship website

Minority Serving Institution Grants Up to $2,000 Varies

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.

How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, financial aid information and an essay are required.

Council on International Educational Exchange (CIEE) 300 Fore Street Portland, ME 04101

Website: Visit scholarship website

OCA-AXA Achievement Scholarship Up to $25,000 December 15

Eligibility: Applicants must be entering their first year of college and be U.S. citizens or permanent residents. They must have a GPA of 3.0 or higher and demonstrate academic achievement, leadership ability and community service.

How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, resume, essay, transcript, copy of acceptance letter, summary of college costs and Student Aid Report are required.

OCA (formerly Organization of Chinese Americans) 1322 18th Street NW Washington, DC 20036

Website: Visit scholarship website

OCA/UPS Gold Mountain Scholarship $2,000 January 10

Eligibility: Applicants must be Asian Pacific Americans who intend to begin college in the fall of the year of application and must demonstrate significant financial need. Applicants must also be the first in their family to attend college and have a minimum 3.0 GPA.

How to apply: Applications are available online or by written request.

OCA (formerly Organization of Chinese Americans) 1322 18th Street NW Washington, DC 20036

Website: Visit scholarship website

UPS Hallmark Scholarship Varies March 13

Eligibility: Applicants must be high school seniors at least 16 years of age who are of Asian or Pacific heritage. They must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents and plan to enroll full-time at an accredited college or university in the United States in the fall following graduation. A minimum GPA of 3.3 is required, and applicants should demonstrate academic excellence, leadership, community service involvement and financial need.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

U.S. Pan Asian American Chamber of Commerce 1329 18th Street NW Washington, DC 20036

Website: Visit scholarship website

Scholarship details
Scholarship Name Amount Deadline
Asian and Pacific Islander American Scholarships $2,500-$20,000 January 11

Eligibility: Applicants must be of Asian or Pacific Islander ethnicity as defined by the U.S. Census, and they must be legal citizens, nationals or permanent residents of the United States. Citizens of the Marshall Islands, Micronesia and Palau are also eligible. Applicants must be enrolling full-time as a first-year degree-seeking student in an accredited college or university in the U.S. They must have a GPA of 2.7 or higher or have earned a GED, and they must apply for federal financial aid.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Asian and Pacific Islander American Scholarship Fund 2025 M Street NW Suite 610 Washington, DC 20036

Website: Visit scholarship website

Atsuhiko Tateuchi Memorial Scholarship $5,000 March 1

Eligibility: Applicants must be high school seniors or undergraduate students from Washington, Oregon, California, Hawaii or Alaska with demonstrated financial need. They must have a GPA of 3.0 or higher. Preference is given to students with Japanese or other Asian ancestry.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Seattle Foundation 1200 Fifth Avenue Suite 1300 Seattle, WA 98101-3151

Website: Visit scholarship website

BI-LO/SpiritFest Scholarship $1,000 July 25

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.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

ERay Promotions Attention: Scholarship Committee 342 Crepe Myrtle Drive Greer, SC 29651

Website: Visit scholarship website

Diversity Abroad Achievement Scholarship $5,000 April 15 and October 1

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.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

American Institute for Foreign Study College Division 1 High Ridge Park Stamford, CT 06905

Website: Visit scholarship website

Dr. & Mrs. Yang Ho Rhee Scholarship $2,000 February 15

Eligibility:

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Community Foundation of the Great River Bend 852 Middle Road Suite 100 Bettendorf, IA 52722

Website: Visit scholarship website

EDSA Minority Scholarship $5,000 February 15

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.

How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, personal essay, three work samples, two recommendation letters and an applicant photo are required.

Landscape Architecture Foundation 1129 20th Street NW Suite 202 Washington, DC 20036

Website: Visit scholarship website

ESA Foundation Scholarship Program $3,000 April 27

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.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Entertainment Software Association Foundation 575 7th Street NW Suite 300 Washington, DC 20004

Website: Visit scholarship website

Forum for Concerns of Minorities Scholarship Varies April 1

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.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

American Society for Clinical Laboratory Science Alpha Mu Tau Scholarship Attn: Joe Briden, AMTF Scholarship Coordinator 7809 S. 21st Drive Phoenix, AZ 85041-7736

Website: Visit scholarship website

Fredrikson & Byron Foundation Minority Scholarship Program $15,000 March 31

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.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Fredrikson and Byron, P.A. 200 S. Sixth Street Suite 4000 Minneapolis, MN 55402-1425

Website: Visit scholarship website

George A. Strait Minority Scholarship Varies April 1

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.

How to apply: Applications are available online, by mail with a self-addressed, stamped envelope, by fax, by phone or by email.

American Association of Law Libraries 105 W. Adams Suite 3300 Chicago, IL 60603

Website: Visit scholarship website

Jackie Robinson Foundation Scholarship Program Up to $28,000 February 1

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.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Jackie Robinson Foundation 3 W. 35th Street 11th Floor New York, NY 10001

Website: Visit scholarship website

Jimmy A. Young Memorial Education Recognition Award Up to $1,000 June 1

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.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

American Association for Respiratory Care 9425 North MacArthur Boulevard Suite 100 Irving, TX 75063-4706

Website: Visit scholarship website

Leadership for Diversity Scholarship $1,500 October 15

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.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

California School Library Association 6444 E. Spring Street #247 Long Beach, CA 90815-1553

Website: Visit scholarship website

Legal Opportunity Scholarship Fund $15,000 March 2

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.

How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, personal statement, two recommendation letters and a transcript are required.

American Bar Association 321 North Clark Street Chicago, IL 60654

Website: Visit scholarship website

Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Scholarship Up to $4,000 February 17

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.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

California Teachers Association (CTA) CTA Human Rights Department P.O. Box 921 Burlingame, CA 94011-0921

Website: Visit scholarship website

Minority Fellowship Program $18,000 January 31

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.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

American Sociological Association Minority Fellowship Program 1430 K Street NW Suite 600 Washington, DC 20005

Website: Visit scholarship website

Minority Scholarship $1,500 March 15

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.

How to apply: Applications are available with membership.

National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) Foundation 1885 Bob Johnson Drive Colorado Springs, CO 80906

Website: Visit scholarship website

Minority Serving Institution Grants Up to $2,000 Varies

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.

How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, financial aid information and an essay are required.

Council on International Educational Exchange (CIEE) 300 Fore Street Portland, ME 04101

Website: Visit scholarship website

Mr. Dae Hyun Ko Scholarship Varies July 8

Eligibility:

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Korean-American Scholarship Foundation - Western Region 3540 Wilshire Boulevard Suite 920 Los Angeles, CA 90010

Website: Visit scholarship website

OCA-AXA Achievement Scholarship Up to $25,000 December 15

Eligibility: Applicants must be entering their first year of college and be U.S. citizens or permanent residents. They must have a GPA of 3.0 or higher and demonstrate academic achievement, leadership ability and community service.

How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, resume, essay, transcript, copy of acceptance letter, summary of college costs and Student Aid Report are required.

OCA (formerly Organization of Chinese Americans) 1322 18th Street NW Washington, DC 20036

Website: Visit scholarship website

OCA/UPS Gold Mountain Scholarship $2,000 January 10

Eligibility: Applicants must be Asian Pacific Americans who intend to begin college in the fall of the year of application and must demonstrate significant financial need. Applicants must also be the first in their family to attend college and have a minimum 3.0 GPA.

How to apply: Applications are available online or by written request.

OCA (formerly Organization of Chinese Americans) 1322 18th Street NW Washington, DC 20036

Website: Visit scholarship website

Open Door Presbyterian Church Scholarship Varies July 8

Eligibility:

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Korean-American Scholarship Foundation - Western Region 3540 Wilshire Boulevard Suite 920 Los Angeles, CA 90010

Website: Visit scholarship website

UPS Hallmark Scholarship Varies March 13

Eligibility: Applicants must be high school seniors at least 16 years of age who are of Asian or Pacific heritage. They must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents and plan to enroll full-time at an accredited college or university in the United States in the fall following graduation. A minimum GPA of 3.3 is required, and applicants should demonstrate academic excellence, leadership, community service involvement and financial need.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

U.S. Pan Asian American Chamber of Commerce 1329 18th Street NW Washington, DC 20036

Website: Visit scholarship website

Scholarship details
Scholarship Name Amount Deadline
Knights of Lithuania Scholarship Program Varies June 23

Eligibility: Applicants must be members of the Knights of Lithuania for at least two years. They must receive recommendations from their council president or vice president, a pastor or spiritual adviser and a former teacher in addition to a separate character reference.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Knights of Lithuania Scholarship Program c/o Mikalina Tambasco, Committee Chair 14 Pine Avenue Johnstown, NY 12095

Website: Visit scholarship website

Scholarship details
Scholarship Name Amount Deadline
Allen Butler Minority Law Enforcement Scholarship $500 January 15 (application deadline); March 1 (FAFSA deadline)

Eligibility:

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Duluth Superior Area Community Foundation Zeitgeist Arts Building 222 E. Superior Street Suite 302 Duluth, MN 55802

Website: Visit scholarship website

BI-LO/SpiritFest Scholarship $1,000 July 25

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.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

ERay Promotions Attention: Scholarship Committee 342 Crepe Myrtle Drive Greer, SC 29651

Website: Visit scholarship website

CESDA Diversity Scholarship $1,000 January 1

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.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Colorado Educational Services and Development Association P.O. Box 40214 Denver, CO 80204

Website: Visit scholarship website

Chicana/Latina Foundation Scholarship $1,500 March 31

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.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Chicana/Latina Foundation Scholarship Program 1419 Burlingame Avenue, Suite N Burlingame, CA 94010

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CLA Scholarship for Minority Students in Memory of Edna Yelland $2,500 Varies

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.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

California Library Association 248 E. Foothill Boulevard Suite 101 Monrovia, CA 91016

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Diversity Abroad Achievement Scholarship $5,000 April 15 and October 1

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.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

American Institute for Foreign Study College Division 1 High Ridge Park Stamford, CT 06905

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EDSA Minority Scholarship $5,000 February 15

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.

How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, personal essay, three work samples, two recommendation letters and an applicant photo are required.

Landscape Architecture Foundation 1129 20th Street NW Suite 202 Washington, DC 20036

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ESA Foundation Scholarship Program $3,000 April 27

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.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Entertainment Software Association Foundation 575 7th Street NW Suite 300 Washington, DC 20004

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Forum for Concerns of Minorities Scholarship Varies April 1

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.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

American Society for Clinical Laboratory Science Alpha Mu Tau Scholarship Attn: Joe Briden, AMTF Scholarship Coordinator 7809 S. 21st Drive Phoenix, AZ 85041-7736

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Fredrikson & Byron Foundation Minority Scholarship Program $15,000 March 31

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.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Fredrikson and Byron, P.A. 200 S. Sixth Street Suite 4000 Minneapolis, MN 55402-1425

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George A. Strait Minority Scholarship Varies April 1

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.

How to apply: Applications are available online, by mail with a self-addressed, stamped envelope, by fax, by phone or by email.

American Association of Law Libraries 105 W. Adams Suite 3300 Chicago, IL 60603

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Hugh J. Andersen Memorial Scholarship $5,000 April 21

Eligibility:

How to apply: Applications are available online.

National Medical Fellowships Inc. 347 Fifth Avenue Suite 510 New York, NY 10016

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Jackie Robinson Foundation Scholarship Program Up to $28,000 February 1

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.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Jackie Robinson Foundation 3 W. 35th Street 11th Floor New York, NY 10001

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Jimmy A. Young Memorial Education Recognition Award Up to $1,000 June 1

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.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

American Association for Respiratory Care 9425 North MacArthur Boulevard Suite 100 Irving, TX 75063-4706

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Jose Marti Scholarship Challenge Grant $2,000 April 1

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.

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.

Florida Department of Education Office of Student Financial Assistance State Scholarship and Grant Programs 325 West Gaines Street, Suite 1314 Tallahassee, FL 32399-0400

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Leadership for Diversity Scholarship $1,500 October 15

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.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

California School Library Association 6444 E. Spring Street #247 Long Beach, CA 90815-1553

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Legal Opportunity Scholarship Fund $15,000 March 2

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.

How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, personal statement, two recommendation letters and a transcript are required.

American Bar Association 321 North Clark Street Chicago, IL 60654

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Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Scholarship Up to $4,000 February 17

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.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

California Teachers Association (CTA) CTA Human Rights Department P.O. Box 921 Burlingame, CA 94011-0921

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MexAustin IME/Beccas Scholarship $1,000 April 30

Eligibility: Applicants must be first time college students in the fall and be from one of the following Texas counties: Bastrop, Bell, Blanco, Brown, Burnet, Caldwell, Coryell, Comanche, Coleman, Falls, Fayette, Hamilton, Hays, Llano, Lampasas, Lee, McLennan, Milam, Mills, Limestone, San Saba, Travis or Williamson. A minimum 2.5 GPA is required. Students must be Mexican immigrants, children of Mexican immigrants, Latino immigrants (other than Mexican) or children of Latino immigrants. Proof of financial need is required.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

MexAustin Foundation Communities 2600 W. Stassney Lane Austin, TX 78745

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Mexican Scholarship Fund Varies February 7

Eligibility: Applicants must have a minimum GPA of 3.0, demonstrate academic promise and demonstrate financial need. Preference is given to students of Mexican descent. Awards may be used for tuition, required fees or room and board.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Central Indiana Community Foundation 615 North Alabama Street Suite 119 Indianapolis, IN 46204-1498

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Minority Fellowship Program $18,000 January 31

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.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

American Sociological Association Minority Fellowship Program 1430 K Street NW Suite 600 Washington, DC 20005

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Minority Scholarship $1,500 March 15

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.

How to apply: Applications are available with membership.

National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) Foundation 1885 Bob Johnson Drive Colorado Springs, CO 80906

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Minority Serving Institution Grants Up to $2,000 Varies

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.

How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, financial aid information and an essay are required.

Council on International Educational Exchange (CIEE) 300 Fore Street Portland, ME 04101

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William K. Schubert Minority Nursing Scholarship $2,750 April 30

Eligibility:

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center 3333 Burnet Avenue Cincinnati, OH 45229

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BI-LO/SpiritFest Scholarship $1,000 July 25

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.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

ERay Promotions Attention: Scholarship Committee 342 Crepe Myrtle Drive Greer, SC 29651

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Consortium Fellowship Full tuition and fees January 5

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.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Consortium for Graduate Study in Management 5585 Pershing Suite 240 St. Louis, MO 63112-4621

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Forum for Concerns of Minorities Scholarship Varies April 1

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.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

American Society for Clinical Laboratory Science Alpha Mu Tau Scholarship Attn: Joe Briden, AMTF Scholarship Coordinator 7809 S. 21st Drive Phoenix, AZ 85041-7736

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George Geng On Lee Minorities in Leadership Scholarship $1,000 July 31

Eligibility:

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Capture The Dream 484 Lake Park Avenue #15 Oakland, CA 94610

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Jack G Shaheen Mass Communications Scholarship $2,500 June 8

Eligibility: Applicants must be U.S. citizens of Arab heritage currently enrolled in college as an undergraduate junior or senior or as a graduate student. Students must be majoring in journalism, radio television or film. Applicants must have a minimum GPA of 3.0 and provide academic transcripts, a one-page statement, two letters of recommendation and copies of your work.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee 1705 DeSales Street NW Suite 500 Washington, DC 20036

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Lebanese American Heritage Club Scholarships Varies March 17

Eligibility: Applicants must U.S. citizens and Michigan residents and have a GPA of 3.0 or higher (3.5 for graduate students). They must maintain full-time status. Special consideration is given to students majoring in mass communications, political science and related fields, those enrolled or planning to attend institutions that contribute to the Arab American Scholarship Fund and those who did not receive the scholarship in the preceding year.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Lebanese American Heritage Club 835 Mason Street Suite A-160 Dearborn, MI 48124

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Market Inspector $1,000 October 31

Eligibility: Applicants must have been born in one of the following countries: Iran, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria or Yemen. Students must be currently enrolled or accepted at an accredited United Kingdom or U.S. post-secondary institution in 2017. Applicants must provide passport or birth certificate, transcripts or acceptance letter and an essay.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Market Inspector 80-83 Long Lane London, UK EC1A 9ET

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Spectrum Scholarship $5,000 March 1

Eligibility: Applicants must be citizens or permanent residents of the U.S. or Canada who are attending an ALA-accredited graduate program in library sciences or an AASL-recognized school library media program. Students must identify as American Indian, Alaska Native, Asian, African American, Hispanic/Latino, Middle Eastern/North African or Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander. Applicants must maintain a minimum course load of two classes per semester.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

American Library Association 50 East Huron Street Chicago, IL 60611

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The Vinod Jalan Memorial Scholarship Varies April 1 (College Applicants); May 1 (High School Seniors)

Eligibility:

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Concord Carlisle Scholarship Fund 34 Walden Street Unit 217 Concord, MA 01742

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Forum for Concerns of Minorities Scholarship Varies April 1

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.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

American Society for Clinical Laboratory Science Alpha Mu Tau Scholarship Attn: Joe Briden, AMTF Scholarship Coordinator 7809 S. 21st Drive Phoenix, AZ 85041-7736

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Jimmy A. Young Memorial Education Recognition Award Up to $1,000 June 1

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.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

American Association for Respiratory Care 9425 North MacArthur Boulevard Suite 100 Irving, TX 75063-4706

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Leadership for Diversity Scholarship $1,500 October 15

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.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

California School Library Association 6444 E. Spring Street #247 Long Beach, CA 90815-1553

Website: Visit scholarship website

Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Scholarship Up to $4,000 February 17

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.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

California Teachers Association (CTA) CTA Human Rights Department P.O. Box 921 Burlingame, CA 94011-0921

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Scholarship Name Amount Deadline
A.T. Anderson Memorial Scholarship $1,000-$2,000 May 1

Eligibility: Applicants must be full-time undergraduate or graduate students at an accredited college or university. Applicants must also be members of a Native American tribe or Alaskan Native and members of AISES. A minimum GPA of 3.0 is required.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

American Indian Science and Engineering Society 2305 Renard Place Albuquerque, NM 87106

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Actuarial Diversity Scholarship $1,000-$4,000 May 1

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.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Actuarial Foundation 475 N. Martingale Road, Suite 600 Schaumburg, IL 60173-2226

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Adolph Van Pelt Scholarship Varies June 1

Eligibility: Applicants must be full-time students and provide proof of tribal enrollment, a Certificate of Indian Blood (showing 1/4 Indian blood) and an essay on educational goals.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Association on American Indian Affairs Lisa Wyzlic, Director of Scholarship Programs 966 Hungerford Drive, Suite 12-B Rockville, MD 20850

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AICPA Scholarship for Minority Accounting Students Up to $5,000 April 1

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.

How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form and a personal essay are required.

American Institute of Certified Public Accountants 220 Leigh Farm Road Durham, NC 27707

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AISES Intel Scholarship $5,000-$10,000 May 1

Eligibility: Applicants must be AISES members who are also members of an American Indian tribe, are Alaska Natives or are Native Hawaiians. They must also be enrolled as full-time undergraduate or graduate students at a four-year academic institution or at a two-year institution working towards an academic degree. Students must major in one of the following fields: computer science, computer engineering, electrical engineering, chemical engineering or material science. The minimum GPA requirement is 3.0. Selection is based upon the quality of the application.

How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, official transcripts, an essay, two letters of recommendation, tribal enrollment documentation and resume are required.

American Indian Science and Engineering Society 2305 Renard Place Albuquerque, NM 87106

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Allen Butler Minority Law Enforcement Scholarship $500 January 15 (application deadline); March 1 (FAFSA deadline)

Eligibility:

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Duluth Superior Area Community Foundation Zeitgeist Arts Building 222 E. Superior Street Suite 302 Duluth, MN 55802

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Allogan Slagle Memorial Scholarship Varies June 1

Eligibility: Applicants must submit a financial need analysis form, Certificate of Indian Blood or documents proving their lineal descent, proof of tribal enrollment, essay, two letters of recommendation, current financial aid award letter, transcripts and class schedule.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Association on American Indian Affairs Lisa Wyzlic, Director of Scholarship Programs 966 Hungerford Drive, Suite 12-B Rockville, MD 20850

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American Chemical Society Scholars Program Up to $5,000 March 1

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).

How to apply: Applications are available online.

American Chemical Society Christie Robinson, Training and Development Director Rubber Division, ACS 411 Wolf Ledges Parkway, Suite 201 Akron, OH 44311

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American Indian Endowed Scholarship $500-$2,000 February 1

Eligibility: Applicants must have financial need according to a completed Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), be residents of Washington state and enroll full-time as an undergraduate or graduate in an eligible program.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Washington Student Achievement Council 917 Lakeridge Way SW Olympia, WA 98502

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American Indian Scholarship $4,000 February 15

Eligibility: Applicants must be Native Americans with papers proving Native American blood, have a minimum 3.25 GPA and demonstrate financial need and academic achievement. Graduate students are eligible, but preference is given to undergraduate students. Undergraduate students may attend a college, university or technical school. No affiliation with DAR is required.

How to apply: Applications are available by written request with a self-addressed, stamped envelope. Please specify that you are requesting information on the American Indian Scholarship.

National Society Daughters of the American Revolution Committee Services Office Attn.: Scholarships 1776 D Street NW Washington, DC 20006-5303

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American Indian Services Scholarship Varies February 1, May 1, August 1, November 1

Eligibility: Applicants must be one-quarter enrolled members of a Federally Recognized Native American Tribe. A minimum GPA of 2.25 is required. Students must be undergraduate students who have earned fewer than 150 credits.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

American Indian Services 3115 E. Lion Lane Suite 320 Cottonwood Heights, UT 84121

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American Society of Criminology Fellowships for Ethnic Minorities $6,000 March 1

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.

How to apply: Applications are available by written request.

American Society of Criminology 1314 Kinnear Road Suite 212 Columbus, OH 43212-1156

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AMS Minority Scholarship $6,000 February 3

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.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

American Meteorological Society Fellowship and Scholarship Department 45 Beacon Street Boston, MA 02108-3693

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APTA Minority Scholarship Award for Physical Therapy Students Varies December 1

Eligibility: This scholarship helps minority physical therapy students. Criteria: * U.S. citizen or legal permanent resident * African-American, Hispanic, Native American, Alaska Native, Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander * In the final year of an accredited or developing professional physical therapist program at the time of award disbursement * Demonstrate academic excellence, service to minority affairs and career potential. Applications available: Online. Requires: Application form, official transcript, personal essay and three letters of reference.

How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, official transcript, personal essay and three letters of reference are required.

American Physical Therapy Association 1111 North Fairfax Street Alexandria, VA 22314

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Aura E. Severinghaus Award $2,000 Varies

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.

How to apply: Applicants must be nominated by the Office of Diversity at Columbia University Medical Center College of Physicians and Surgeons.

National Medical Fellowships Inc. 347 Fifth Avenue Suite 510 New York, NY 10016

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BI-LO/SpiritFest Scholarship $1,000 July 25

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.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

ERay Promotions Attention: Scholarship Committee 342 Crepe Myrtle Drive Greer, SC 29651

Website: Visit scholarship website

Buckfire & Buckfire, P.C. Medical Diversity Scholarship Program $2,000 April 1

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.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Buckfire & Buckfire PC 25800 Northwestern Highway, Suite 890 Southfield, MI 48075

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Burlington Northern Santa Fe (BNSF) Foundation Scholarship $2,500 for 4 years May 1

Eligibility: Applicants must reside in one of the following states: Arizona, California, Colorado, Kansas, Minnesota, Montana, New Mexico, North Dakota, Oklahoma, Oregon, South Dakota or Washington. Applicants must also major in one of the following areas: business, engineering, math, medicine/health administration, natural/physical sciences, technology or education and belong to AISES. Applicants must have a 2.0 minimum GPA.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

American Indian Science and Engineering Society 2305 Renard Place Albuquerque, NM 87106

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Carole Simpson Scholarship $2,000 January 15

Eligibility: Applicants must be full-time college sophomores or higher with at least one full academic year remaining. Applicants may be enrolled in any major as long as their career intent is television or radio news. Applicants may only apply for one RTNDA scholarship. Preference is given to students of color.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Radio Television Digital News Association 529 14th Street NW Suite 1240 Washington, DC 20045

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CESDA Diversity Scholarship $1,000 January 1

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.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Colorado Educational Services and Development Association P.O. Box 40214 Denver, CO 80204

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Cherokee Nation Directed Studies Scholarship Full tuition, books and fees June 15

Eligibility: This scholarship helps Cherokee students. Criteria: * Cherokee Nation citizen * Resident of Cherokee Nation jurisdictional area * Enrolled full-time in a graduate or upper-level undergraduate degree program * Must agree to work for the Cherokee Nation for two years after graduation. Applications available: Online. Requires: Application form and supporting materials.

How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form and supporting materials are required.

Cherokee Nation P.O. Box 948 Tahlequah, OK 74465

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Cherokee Nation Registered Nursing Scholarship Varies June 15

Eligibility: This scholarship helps Cherokee registered nursing students. Criteria: * Citizen of the Cherokee Nation * Resident of the Cherokee Nation jurisdictional area * Full-time registered nursing student * Must agree to work for a Cherokee Nation Health Facility for two years after graduation. Applications available: Online. Requires: Application form and supporting materials.

How to apply: Applications are available online. An application and supporting materials are required.

Cherokee Nation P.O. Box 948 Tahlequah, OK 74465

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Cherokee Nation Scholarship for Graduate Students Varies June 15

Eligibility: This scholarship helps Cherokee Nation graduate students. Criteria: * Citizen of the Cherokee Nation * Grad student at a not-for-profit institution. Applications available: Online. Requires: Application form and supporting materials.

How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form and supporting materials are required.

Cherokee Nation P.O. Box 948 Tahlequah, OK 74465

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Cherokee Nation Scholarship for Undergraduates Varies June 15

Eligibility: This scholarship helps undergraduate citizens of the Cherokee Nation. Criteria: * Citizen of the Cherokee Nation * Undergraduate student * Attend a not-for-profit institution. Applications available: Online. Requires: Application form and supporting materials.

How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form and supporting materials are required.

Cherokee Nation P.O. Box 948 Tahlequah, OK 74465

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Chickasaw Nation Education Foundation Program Varies June 1

Eligibility: Applicants must be full-time Chickasaw students. Other eligibility requirements vary by scholarship.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Chickasaw Nation Education Foundation P.O. Box 1726 Ada, OK 74821-1726

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Chief Manuelito Scholarship Program $7,000 June 25 (fall), November 25 (spring)

Eligibility: Students must be enrolled members of the Navajo nation, submit a Certificate of Indian Blood, attend a regionally-accredited school and complete a FAFSA form. Students must also complete a Navajo Government course (available online).

How to apply: Applications are available online and must be submitted to your agency, which is listed online.

Office of Navajo Nation Scholarship and Financial Assistance P.O. Box 1870 Window Rock, AZ 86515

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Choctaw Nation Higher Education Scholarship $1,000 per semester October 1 (fall); March 1 (spring)

Eligibility:

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma P.O. Box 1210 Durant, OK 74702-1210

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Citizen Potawatomi Nation Tribal Rolls Scholarship $750-$2,000 per semester September 15 (fall); February 15 (spring); June 15 (summer)

Eligibility: This scholarship helps Citizen Potawatomi Nation students. Criteria: * Citizen Potawatomi Nation tribal member * Enrolled at an accredited postsecondary institution. Applications available: Online. Requires: Application form, proof of enrollment, federal tax return information and transcript.

How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, proof of enrollment, federal tax return information and transcript are required.

Citizen Potawatomi Nation 1601 S. Gordon Cooper Drive Shawnee, OK 74801

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CLA Scholarship for Minority Students in Memory of Edna Yelland $2,500 Varies

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.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

California Library Association 248 E. Foothill Boulevard Suite 101 Monrovia, CA 91016

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Consortium Fellowship Full tuition and fees January 5

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.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Consortium for Graduate Study in Management 5585 Pershing Suite 240 St. Louis, MO 63112-4621

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Displaced Homemaker Scholarship $1,500 July 16

Eligibility: Applicants must be full-time students able to prove financial need, proof of tribal enrollment and Certificate of Indian Blood (showing 1/4 Indian blood). Applicants must be 35 years old or older.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Association on American Indian Affairs Lisa Wyzlic, Director of Scholarship Programs 966 Hungerford Drive, Suite 12-B Rockville, MD 20850

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Diversity Abroad Achievement Scholarship $5,000 April 15 and October 1

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.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

American Institute for Foreign Study College Division 1 High Ridge Park Stamford, CT 06905

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Diversity Scholars Program $25,000 August 15

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.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Milbank 1 Chase Manhattan Plaza New York, NY 10005

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Donald W. Banner Diversity Scholarship $5,000 January 6

Eligibility: Applicants must be enrolled in a JD program at an ABA-accredited law school. Selection is primarily based on academic achievement, leadership potential, written/oral communication skills and commitment to a career in intellectual property law. Preference is given to students who belong to groups that have been historically underrepresented in the practice of IP law (including race, gender, ethnicity, sexual orientation and disability).

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Banner & Witcoff, LTD. 1100 13th Street NW Suite 1200 Washington, DC 20005

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Dr. David K. McDonough Scholarship in Opthalmology/ENT $5,000 Varies

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.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

National Medical Fellowships Inc. 347 Fifth Avenue Suite 510 New York, NY 10016

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Ed Bradley Scholarship $10,000 January 15

Eligibility: Applicants must be full-time college sophomores or higher with at least one full academic year remaining. Applicants may be enrolled in any major as long as their career intent is television or radio news. Applicants may only apply for one RTNDA scholarship.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Radio Television Digital News Association 529 14th Street NW Suite 1240 Washington, DC 20045

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EDSA Minority Scholarship $5,000 February 15

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.

How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, personal essay, three work samples, two recommendation letters and an applicant photo are required.

Landscape Architecture Foundation 1129 20th Street NW Suite 202 Washington, DC 20036

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Elastic Band Co. $1,000 March 31

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.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Elastic Band Co.

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Elizabeth and Sherman Asche Memorial Scholarship $1,500 June 1

Eligibility: Applicants must be American Indians who are studying full-time in public health or science programs. They must be full-time students and must not be enrolled in a technical or trade program or seminary. The scholarship is open to undergraduate and graduate students.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Association on American Indian Affairs Lisa Wyzlic, Director of Scholarship Programs 966 Hungerford Drive, Suite 12-B Rockville, MD 20850

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EMPOWER Scholarship Varies April 15

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.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Courage Kenny Rehabilitation Institute Volunteer Services – EMPOWER Committee 3915 Golden Valley Road Minneapolis, MN 55426

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ESA Foundation Scholarship Program $3,000 April 27

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.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Entertainment Software Association Foundation 575 7th Street NW Suite 300 Washington, DC 20004

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Ethnic Minority Scholarship $500-$900 March 7

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.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

United Methodist Church Office of Loans and Scholarships P.O. Box 340007 Nashville, TN 37203-0007

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Evelyn Blose Holman Scholarship $500 April 1

Eligibility:

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Community Foundation of the Eastern Shore 1324 Belmont Avenue Ste. 401 Salisbury, MD 21804

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Fellowships for Latino/A, Asian and First Nations Doctoral Students Varies February 1

Eligibility: Applicants must be finished with coursework by the beginning of fellowship year. Students must be enrolled or admitted to an accredited institution in the U.S. or Canada at time of application.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Forum for Theological Exploration 160 Clairemont Avenue Suite 300 Decatur, GA 30030

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First Sergeant Douglas & Charlotte DeHorse Scholarship $5,000 April 30 and September 15

Eligibility: Applicants must be undergraduate or graduate students who are 1/4 or more American Indian, enrolled in a U.S. tribe and attend or plans to attend an accredited institution on a full-time basis. Students must excel academically, have received high ACT or SAT scores and demonstrate a strong commitment to the Indian community. Selection is based on the strength of the overall application.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Catching the Dream Attn.: Scholarship Affairs Office 8200 Mountain Road NE Suite 103 Albuquerque, NM 87110

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Florence Young Memorial Scholarship Varies June 1

Eligibility: Applicants must be full-time students from the continental U.S. or Alaska.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Association on American Indian Affairs Lisa Wyzlic, Director of Scholarship Programs 966 Hungerford Drive, Suite 12-B Rockville, MD 20850

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Ford Foundation Dissertation Fellowship for Minorities $25,000 December 6

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How to apply: Applications are available online.

Fellowships Office Ford Foundation Fellowship Programs 500 Fifth Street, N.W. Washington, DC 20001

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Forum for Concerns of Minorities Scholarship Varies April 1

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.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

American Society for Clinical Laboratory Science Alpha Mu Tau Scholarship Attn: Joe Briden, AMTF Scholarship Coordinator 7809 S. 21st Drive Phoenix, AZ 85041-7736

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Frances Crawford Marvin American Indian Scholarship Varies February 15

Eligibility: Applicants must be Native Americans able to prove Native American blood, demonstrate financial need and academic achievement, be enrolled full-time at a college or university and have a minimum 3.25 GPA. Students must obtain a letter of sponsorship from their local DAR chapter. However, affiliation with DAR is not required.

How to apply: Applications are available by written request with a self-addressed, stamped envelope.

National Society Daughters of the American Revolution Committee Services Office Attn.: Scholarships 1776 D Street NW Washington, DC 20006-5303

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Franklin C. McLean Award $5,000 Varies

Eligibility: Applicant must be a senior, underrepresented minority student enrolled in an accredited United States medical school. Applicant must demonstrate outstanding academic achievement, leadership and community service.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

National Medical Fellowships Inc. 347 Fifth Avenue Suite 510 New York, NY 10016

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Franklin C. McLean Award $5,000 April 21

Eligibility: Applicants must be in their senior year of medical school. Students must be U.S. citizens and must be nominated for this award.

How to apply: Students must be nominated for this award.

National Medical Fellowships Inc. 347 Fifth Avenue Suite 510 New York, NY 10016

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Fredrikson & Byron Foundation Minority Scholarship Program $15,000 March 31

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.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Fredrikson and Byron, P.A. 200 S. Sixth Street Suite 4000 Minneapolis, MN 55402-1425

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Gates Millennium Scholars Program Varies Varies

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.

How to apply: Students are nominated by teachers, principals or other education professionals. Nomination materials are available online.

Gates Foundation P.O. Box 10500 Fairfax, VA 22031

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GE-NMF Primary Care Leadership Program $5,000 January 31

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.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

National Medical Fellowships Inc. 347 Fifth Avenue Suite 510 New York, NY 10016

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GEM MS Engineering Fellowship Program $8,000 October 1 and November 13

Eligibility: Applicants must be college sophomore, junior or senior or graduate student majors in engineering, physical science or natural science and be members of one of the following minority groups: African American, Native American or Puerto Rican, Latino or other Hispanic American.

How to apply: Applications are available online. The deadline for Part I is October 1, and the deadline for part II is November 13.

National GEM Consortium 1430 Duke Street Alexandria, VA 22314

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George A. Strait Minority Scholarship Varies April 1

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.

How to apply: Applications are available online, by mail with a self-addressed, stamped envelope, by fax, by phone or by email.

American Association of Law Libraries 105 W. Adams Suite 3300 Chicago, IL 60603

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George Geng On Lee Minorities in Leadership Scholarship $1,000 July 31

Eligibility:

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Capture The Dream 484 Lake Park Avenue #15 Oakland, CA 94610

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Gerber Scholarship in Pediatrics Program $5,000 Varies

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.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

National Medical Fellowships Inc. 347 Fifth Avenue Suite 510 New York, NY 10016

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Google Generation Google Scholarship $10,000 December 11 (university); Varies (high school)

Eligibility: Applicants must either be a graduating high school senior or be currently enrolled as an undergraduate or graduate student. Students must be enrolled as computer science or computer engineering majors, exhibit strong leadership skills and demonstrate a passion for computer science and technology. Applicants must be from an underrepresented group in computer science such as African American, Hispanic, American Indian or Filipino/Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Google Inc. 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway Mountain View, CA 94043

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HANA Scholarship $1,000-$3,000 March 7

Eligibility: Applicants must be in at least their junior year of college or in graduate school, and they must have at least a 2.85 GPA. They must have been members of the United Methodist Church for at least three years. Students must plan to take on leadership roles in their church and ethnic communities.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

United Methodist Church Office of Loans and Scholarships P.O. Box 340007 Nashville, TN 37203-0007

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Health Professions Pre-Graduate Scholarship Program Full tuition and fees Varies

Eligibility: Applicants must be U.S. citizens who are enrolled in or accepted into a pre-medicine, pre-dentistry, pre-optometry, pre-podiatry or other health-related pre-professional degree program. Applicants must have plans to work in the Native American or Alaska Native community as a health care provider in the chosen field of study. Selection is based on academic achievement, recommendation letters and the applicant's stated career goals. Applicant must have a minimum 2.0 GPA.

How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, course curriculum outline, two recommendation forms, proof of Native American/Alaska Native status, an official transcript, proof of acceptance into an academic program and other supporting documents are required.

Indian Health Service Scholarship Program Office 5600 Fishers Lane Mail Stop: OHR (11E53A) Rockville, MD 20857

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Health Professions Preparatory Scholarship Program Varies March 28

Eligibility: Applicants must be U.S. citizens accepted into or enrolled in a compensatory or pre-professional general education course of study at an accredited college or university. The applicant must be studying or have plans to study a subject that has been designated as a priority career category by the Indian Health Service. Applicants must plan to serve Native American or Alaska Native communities as a professional healthcare provider after completing the necessary training. Selection is based on academic achievement, recommendation letters and stated career goals.

How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, two letters of recommendation, proof of Native American or Alaska Native status, an official transcript, proof of acceptance into a postsecondary educational program and other supporting documents are required.

Indian Health Service Scholarship Program Office 5600 Fishers Lane Mail Stop: OHR (11E53A) Rockville, MD 20857

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Higher Education Grant Varies June 1

Eligibility: Applicants must be members of a tribe or at least one-quarter degree Indian blood descendents of members of an American Indian tribe, be accepted into a college or another similar institution that provides an associate's or bachelor's degrees and show financial need.

How to apply: Applications are available through tribes.

Bureau of Indian Education Tony L. Dearman, Director 1849 C Street NW Mailstop 4657 MIB Washington, DC 20240

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Holly Cornell Scholarship $7,500 January 12

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.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

American Water Works Association 6666 W. Quincy Avenue Denver, CO 80235-3098

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Hopi Scholarship Program $3,000 August 30, November 1, January 15

Eligibility: Applicants must be enrolled members of the Hopi tribe, be high school graduates or have earned a GED, have been accepted to a regionally accredited college and plan to attend full-time and have completed the Free Application for Federal Student Aid. Students must be in top 10 percent of their high school class or score 930 on the SAT or 21 on the ACT as entering freshmen; have a minimum 3.0 GPA as undergraduates or have a minimum 3.2 GPA as graduate, post graduate or professional degree students. Applications, statements of goals, financial needs analysis, proof of Hopi enrollment and transcripts are required.

How to apply: Applications are available by mail.

Hopi Tribe Grants and Scholarship Program P.O. Box 123 Kykotsmovi, AZ 86039

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HSF/Marathon Oil Corporation College Scholarship Program $5,000 April 6

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.

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.

Hispanic Scholarship Fund (HSF) 1411 W. 190th Street Suite 700 Gardena, CA 90248

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Hugh J. Andersen Memorial Scholarship $5,000 April 21

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How to apply: Applications are available online.

National Medical Fellowships Inc. 347 Fifth Avenue Suite 510 New York, NY 10016

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Hugh J. Andersen Memorial Scholarship Program $5,000 Varies

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.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

National Medical Fellowships Inc. 347 Fifth Avenue Suite 510 New York, NY 10016

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Indian Student Conference Scholarship $500 April 1

Eligibility:

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Western History Association University of Alaska Fairbanks 605 Gruening Building Fairbanks, AK 99775

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Jackie Robinson Foundation Scholarship Program Up to $28,000 February 1

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.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Jackie Robinson Foundation 3 W. 35th Street 11th Floor New York, NY 10001

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James B. Morris Scholarship Varies February 28

Eligibility: Applicants must be U.S. citizens of a minority ethnic status who are either Iowa high school graduates attending any U.S. college or university or non-Iowa residents who are attending an Iowa college or university. Students must have a minimum GPA of 2.5.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

James B. Morris Scholarship Fund P.O. Box 12145 Des Moines, IA 50312

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Jean Charley-Call Nursing Scholarship $1,000 September 1

Eligibility: This scholarship helps nursing students who are from the Hopi Indian tribe. Criteria: * Enrolled member of Hopi tribe * Full-time student * Enrolled in a nursing degree program at an accredited school * Minimum 2.5 GPA * Must have completed the FAFSA. Applications available: Online. Requires: Application form, official high school and college transcripts, personal essay, plan of study and proof of college enrollment.

How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, official high school and college transcripts, a personal essay, plan of study and proof of college enrollment are required.

Hopi Tribe Grants and Scholarship Program P.O. Box 123 Kykotsmovi, AZ 86039

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Jimmy A. Young Memorial Education Recognition Award Up to $1,000 June 1

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.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

American Association for Respiratory Care 9425 North MacArthur Boulevard Suite 100 Irving, TX 75063-4706

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Judge Isaac Anderson, Jr. Scholarship $1,400 March 3

Eligibility:

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Southwest Florida Community Foundation 8771 College Parkway Building 2 Suite 201 Fort Myers, FL 33919

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Kankakee County Community Services Scholarship $1,100 April 16

Eligibility:

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Kankakee County Community Services 657 East Court Street Kankakee, IL 60901

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Kansas Ethnic Minority Scholarship Up to $1,850 May 1

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.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Kansas Board of Regents Curtis State Office Building Suite 520 1000 SW Jackson Street Topeka, KS 66612

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LAGRANT Scholarship Program $2,000-$3,250 February 28

Eligibility: Applicants must be African American/Black, Asian American/Pacific Islander, Hispanic/Latino or Native American/Alaskan Native. Students must be U.S. citizens, permanent resident, AB-540 student or DACA recipient. Applicants must be full-time students at an accredited four-year institution in the U.S. A minimum 3.0 GPA or higher is required. Students must submit an essay with their application.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

LAGRANT Foundation 600 Wilshire Boulevard, Suite 1520 Los Angeles, CA 90017

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Leadership for Diversity Scholarship $1,500 October 15

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.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

California School Library Association 6444 E. Spring Street #247 Long Beach, CA 90815-1553

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Legal Opportunity Scholarship Fund $15,000 March 2

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.

How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, personal statement, two recommendation letters and a transcript are required.

American Bar Association 321 North Clark Street Chicago, IL 60654

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LITA/OCLC Minority Scholarship in Library and Information Technology $3,000 March 1

Eligibility: Applicants must be U.S. or Canadian citizens and qualified members of a principal minority group (American Indian or Alaskan native, Asian or Pacific Islander, African-American or Hispanic) who are enrolled in an accredited master of library science program. Students must demonstrate a commitment to automated system usage in libraries and provide a statement of their library experience and anticipated contribution to the field. Applicants must not have earned more than 12 credit hours towards their degree.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Library and Information Technology Association 50 East Huron Street Chicago, IL 60611

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Louis B. Russell, Jr. Memorial Scholarship $1,000 March 1

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.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Indiana State Teachers Association 150 W. Market Street Suite 900 Indianapolis, IN 46204

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Malki Museum Scholarship Varies Varies

Eligibility:

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Malki Museum, Inc. P.O. Box 578 Banning, CA 92220

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Marcia Silverman Minority Student Award $5,000 May 9

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.

How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, resume and one recommendation letter are required.

Public Relations Student Society of America 33 Maiden Lane 11th Floor New York, NY 10038

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Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Scholarship Up to $4,000 February 17

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.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

California Teachers Association (CTA) CTA Human Rights Department P.O. Box 921 Burlingame, CA 94011-0921

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Maureen L. and Howard N. Blitman, P.E., Scholarship $5,000 March 1

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.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

National Society of Professional Engineers 1420 King Street Alexandria, VA 22314-2794

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MBA Fellowship $35,000 Varies

Eligibility: Applicants must be first-year MBA students. Students must be seeking a summer associate position at Goldman Sachs. Applicants must be Black, Hispanic/Latino, Native American or women.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Goldman Sachs 200 West Street New York, NY 10282

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MCCA Lloyd M. Johnson, Jr. Scholarship Program $10,000 August 31

Eligibility: Applicants must be African American students entering their first year of law school at an accredited institution. They must have a GPA of at least 3.0 and demonstrate financial need.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Minority Corporate Counsel Association (MCCA) 1111 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW Washington, DC 20004

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Michael Baker Scholarship for Diversity in Engineering Varies April

Eligibility: This scholarship helps female and minority engineering undergraduates. Criteria: * Female and/or American Indian, Alaska Native, African-American, Asian, Latino, Hispanic, Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander * Rising undergraduate junior * Accepted or enrolled at an AICUP member school * Studying civil, archictectural or environmental engineering * Full-time student * Minimum 3.0 GPA * Michael Baker Corporation employees and family members are ineligible. Applications available: Online. Requires: Application form and personal essay.

How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form and personal essay are required.

Association of Independent Colleges and Universities of Pennsylvania 101 North Front Street Harrisburg, PA 17101-1404

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Minnesota Indian Scholarship Program Up to $6,000 July 1

Eligibility: Applicants must be at least one-fourth Native American, Minnesota residents and members of a federally recognized Indian tribe. Applicants must be a high school graduate or possess a GED and have been accepted by an approved college, university or vocational school in Minnesota.

How to apply: This award is administered by the Minnesota Department of Children, Families, and Learning (CFL), and must be approved by the Minnesota Indian Scholarship Committee. To receive an application, contact your local tribal education office.

Minnesota Office of Higher Education Services 1450 Energy Park Drive Suite 350 Saint Paul, MN 55108-5227

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Minorities and Women Educational Scholarship $1,000 April 15

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.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Appraisal Institute Education Trust 200 W. Madison Suite 1500 Chicago, IL 60606

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Minority Accounting Doctoral Scholarship 10000 Unknown

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How to apply: Applications are available online.

KPMG Foundation Three Chestnut Ridge Road Montvale, NJ 07645

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Minority Affairs Committee Award for Outstanding Scholastic Achievement $1,000 June 16

Eligibility: Applicants must be ethnic minorities, major in chemical engineering and be undergraduate or graduate students.

How to apply: Applications are available online or by telephone or written request.

American Institute of Chemical Engineers - (AIChE) 120 Wall Street Floor 23 New York, NY 10005-4020

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Minority Dental Student Scholarship Up to $2,500 Second Friday in November

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.

How to apply: Applications are available from dental school officials.

American Dental Association Foundation 211 East Chicago Avenue Chicago, IL 60611

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Minority Fellowship Program $500-$1,500 March 14

Eligibility: Applicants must be first or second-year graduate students enrolled in a political science doctoral program. Students must be a member of one of the following racial/ethnic groups: African American, Asian Pacific American, Latino or Native American. Applicants must be U.S. citizens, permanent residents or granted deferred action status at the time of application. Students must demonstrate an interest in teaching and research in political science.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

American Political Science Association Humane Studies Fellowships Institute for Humane Studies George Mason University 3301 N. Fairfax Drive, Suite 440 Arlington, VA 22201

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Minority Fellowship Program $18,000 January 31

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.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

American Sociological Association Minority Fellowship Program 1430 K Street NW Suite 600 Washington, DC 20005

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Minority Scholarship $5,000 April 15

Eligibility: Applicants must attend an accredited college or university. Students must also provide two letters of recommendation, official transcripts and complete a 250-word essay on predetermined topic.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Brown and Caldwell Attn.: HR/Scholarships Program 1527 Cole Boulevard Suite 300 Lakewood, CO 80401

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Minority Scholarship $1,500 March 15

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.

How to apply: Applications are available with membership.

National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) Foundation 1885 Bob Johnson Drive Colorado Springs, CO 80906

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Minority Scholarship Awards for College Students $1,000 July 1

Eligibility: This scholarship helps minority chemical engineering undergraduates. Criteria: * African-American, Latino, Native American, or a member of any other minority group that is underrepresented in the field of chemical engineering * Student member of AIChE * Undergraduate student who is majoring in chemical engineering. Applications available: Online. Requires: Application form and supporting materials.

How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form and supporting materials are required.

American Institute of Chemical Engineers - (AIChE) 120 Wall Street Floor 23 New York, NY 10005-4020

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Minority Scholarship Awards for Incoming College Freshmen $1,000 August 15

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.

How to apply: Applications are available online or by telephone or written request.

American Institute of Chemical Engineers - (AIChE) 120 Wall Street Floor 23 New York, NY 10005-4020

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Minority Serving Institution Grants Up to $2,000 Varies

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.

How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, financial aid information and an essay are required.

Council on International Educational Exchange (CIEE) 300 Fore Street Portland, ME 04101

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Minority Student Scholarship $5,000 May 22

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.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

American Speech-Language-Hearing Foundation 2200 Research Boulevard Rockville, MD 20850

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MLA Scholarship for Minority Students Up to $5,000 December 1

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.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Medical Library Association 65 East Wacker Place Suite 1900 Chicago, IL 60601-7246

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MLA/NLM Spectrum Scholarship Varies March 1

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.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Medical Library Association 65 East Wacker Place Suite 1900 Chicago, IL 60601-7246

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Morgan Stanley Richard B. Fisher Scholarship Program $15,000 February 15

Eligibility: Applicants must be African American, Hispanic, Native American or LGBT current sophomores or juniors at an accredited four-year college. The award includes a summer internship.

How to apply: Applications are available by email.

Morgan Stanley 1585 Broadway New York, NY 10036

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Mutual of Omaha Actuarial Scholarship for Minority Students $5,000 October 20

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 3.4 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.

How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, personal statement, one recommendation letter and a resume are required.

Mutual of Omaha Mutual of Omaha Plaza Strategic Staffing - Actuarial Recruitment Omaha, NE 68175

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NAJA Scholarship Fund $500-$3,000 August 31

Eligibility: Applicants must be current members of NAJA and be either high school seniors, undergraduate or graduate level students.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Native American Journalists Association University of Oklahoma at Gaylord College 395 W. Lindsey Street Norman, OK 73019-4201

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National Association of Black Accountants National Scholarship Program $1,000-$5,000 January 31

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.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

National Association of Black Accountants 7249-A Hanover Parkway Greenbelt, MD 20770

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National Medical Fellowships Emergency Scholarship Fund Up to $5,000 Varies

Eligibility: This scholarship helps financially-needy minority medical students. Criteria: * Member of an underrepresented minority * Third- or fourth-year medical school student * Need immediate, emergency funding. Applications available: By request. Requires: Application form, two personal essays, financial information and one letter of support.

How to apply: Applications are available by request. An application form, two personal essays, financial information and one letter of support are required.

National Medical Fellowships Inc. 347 Fifth Avenue Suite 510 New York, NY 10016

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Native American Education Grant Up to $1,500 May 15

Eligibility: Applicants must be U.S. citizens who are high school graduates or G.E.D. recipients and demonstrate financial need. Applicants must present proof of tribal membership, and preference will be given to active members of the Presbyterian Church. Students are selected based on the availability of funds and best match to donor restrictions.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Presbyterian Church (USA) 100 Witherspoon Street Louisville, KY 40202

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New York City Trust/NMF Medical Research Scholarships $6,000

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.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

National Medical Fellowships Inc. 347 Fifth Avenue Suite 510 New York, NY 10016

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NMF National Alumni Council Scholarship Program $5,000 Varies

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.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

National Medical Fellowships Inc. 347 Fifth Avenue Suite 510 New York, NY 10016

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NOAA EPP Undergraduate Scholarships Varies January 31

Eligibility: This scholarship helps students who are studying subjects related to oceanic, atmospheric or environmental sciences. Criteria: * U.S. citizen * Full-time undergraduate at an accredited minority serving institution * In the second year of a four-year degree program or in the third year of a five-year degree program * Minimum 3.2 GPA * Majoring in a subject related to oceanic, atmospheric or environmental science. Applications available: Online. Requires: Application form, two personal essays, two recommendation letters and official transcript.

How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, two personal essays, two recommendation letters and an official transcript are required.

NOAA Educational Partnership Program - Office of Education Herbert C Hoover Building 14th Street and Constitution Ave NW Room 6863 Washington, DC 20230

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Notah Begay III Scholarship Program Up to $1,300 March 18

Eligibility: Applicants must be seniors at New Mexico high schools with a 3.0 minimum GPA and must be planning to attend an accredited college or university in the U.S. full time. Students must be Native American athlete-scholars with varsity level sports backgrounds.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Albuquerque Community Foundation (ACF) P.O. Box 25266 Albuquerque, NM 87125-5266

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P.O. Pistilli Undergraduate Scholarship for Advancement in Computer Science and Electrical Engineering $4,000 March 10

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.

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.

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

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Paumanauke Native American Indian Scholarship $500 June 1

Eligibility: Applicants must be members of a Native American Indian tribe who are enrolled full-time at a college, university or other accredited post-secondary institution. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Paumanauke Native American Festival, Inc. 2005 Merrick Road, Suite 221 Attn.: Tony Moon Hawk Langhorn Merrick, NY 11566

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PRSA Diversity Multicultural Scholarship $1,500 May 9

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.

How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, official transcript, essay and one recommendation letter are required.

Public Relations Student Society of America 33 Maiden Lane 11th Floor New York, NY 10038

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Rosewood Family Scholarship Program Up to $6,100 April 1

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.

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.

Florida Department of Education Office of Student Financial Assistance State Scholarship and Grant Programs 325 West Gaines Street, Suite 1314 Tallahassee, FL 32399-0400

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RSI Tribal Scholarship $2,000 Varies

Eligibility: Applicants must be either Native American, Alaskan Native or Native Hawaiians who are attending the Refrigeration School.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Refrigeration School 4210 E. Washington Street Phoenix, AZ 85034

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Sara Jackson Award 500 April 1

Eligibility:

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Western History Association University of Alaska Fairbanks 605 Gruening Building Fairbanks, AK 99775

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Seattle University Costco Scholarship Fund Varies Varies

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.

How to apply: Complete the FAFSA and the undergraduate application for admission.

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

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Seneca Nation of Indians Scholarship $15,000 July 15; November 1; December 31; May 20

Eligibility:

How to apply: Applications are available online and in hard copies.

Seneca Nation of Indians Department of Education-Cattaraugus Territory Higher Education Program 12861 Route 438 Irving, NY 14081

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Sequoyah Graduate Fellowships for American Indian and Alaskan Natives $1,500 May 1

Eligibility: Applicants must be full-time students who can provide proof of tribal enrollment and an essay on educational goals.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Association on American Indian Affairs Lisa Wyzlic, Director of Scholarship Programs 966 Hungerford Drive, Suite 12-B Rockville, MD 20850

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Spectrum Scholarship $5,000 March 1

Eligibility: Applicants must be citizens or permanent residents of the U.S. or Canada who are attending an ALA-accredited graduate program in library sciences or an AASL-recognized school library media program. Students must identify as American Indian, Alaska Native, Asian, African American, Hispanic/Latino, Middle Eastern/North African or Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander. Applicants must maintain a minimum course load of two classes per semester.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

American Library Association 50 East Huron Street Chicago, IL 60611

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The Native American Scholarship $5,000 June 15

Eligibility:

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Continental Society, Daughters of Indian Wars 201 North West 6th Avenue Marietta, OK 73448

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The Phyllis G. Meekins Scholarship $1,250 April 30

Eligibility: Applicants must be female high school senior golf participants, from a minority background, 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.

How to apply: Applications available online.

Ladies Professional Golf Association 100 International Golf Drive Daytona Beach, FL 32124-1092

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The Vinod Jalan Memorial Scholarship Varies April 1 (College Applicants); May 1 (High School Seniors)

Eligibility:

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Concord Carlisle Scholarship Fund 34 Walden Street Unit 217 Concord, MA 01742

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Trailblazer Scholarship $2,500 May 8

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.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Conference of Minority Transportation Officials 100 M Street SE Suite 917 Washington, DC 20003

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Truman D. Picard Scholarship $2,000-$2,500 February 7

Eligibility: Applicants must be high school seniors or college students and must pursue the natural resources field. Applicants must submit a resume, letters of reference, validated enrollment in Tribe/Native Alaska Corporation and a letter about their interest in natural resources, educational background, academic achievements and financial need.

How to apply: There is no official application form.

Intertribal Timber Council Attn.: Education Committee 1112 NE 21st Avenue, Suite 4 Portland, OR 97232

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Udall Scholarship Up to $5,000 March 5

Eligibility: This scholarship assists students who plan careers related to the environment, tribal public policy or Native American healthcare. Criteria: * Nomination by college or university faculty representative * Commitment to a career related to the environment, tribal public policy or Native American healthcare * GPA equivalent to a "B" * Full-time sophomore or junior pursuing an associate's or a master's degree at an accredited two- or four-year institution * U.S. citizen, national or permanent resident. Applications available: Online. Requires: Application form, essay, college transcript(s) and three recommendation letters.

How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, essay, college transcript(s) and three recommendation letters are required.

Morris K. Udall Foundation 130 S. Scott Avenue Tucson, AZ 85701-1922

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United Parcel Service Scholarship for Minority Students $4,000 November 15

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, 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.

How to apply: Nomination forms are available online.

Institute of Industrial and Systems Engineers 3577 Parkway Lane Suite 200 Norcross, GA 30092

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US Lacrosse Native American Scholarships $5,000 April 20

Eligibility: Applicants must be of Haudenosaunee/Iroquois heritage, enrolled in a secondary school and in good academic standing. Scholarships are awarded based on academic achievement, athletic performance and ambition.

How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, an essay, two letters of recommendation, a high school transcript and a photograph of the applicant are required.

Tewaaraton Foundation 1135 16th Street NW Washington, DC 20036

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Victor Grifols Roura Scholarship $7,500

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.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

National Medical Fellowships Inc. 347 Fifth Avenue Suite 510 New York, NY 10016

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Warner Norcross and Judd Paralegal Assistant Studies Scholarship Varies April 1

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.

How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form and supporting materials are required.

Grand Rapids Community Foundation 185 Oakes Street SW Grand Rapids, MI 49503

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Wells Fargo American Indian Scholarship Up to $5,000 May 1

Eligibility:

How to apply: Applications are available online.

American Indian Graduate Center 3701 San Mateo, NE, #200 Albuquerque, NM 87110

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William and Charlotte Cadbury Award $5,000 April 21

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.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

National Medical Fellowships Inc. 347 Fifth Avenue Suite 510 New York, NY 10016

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William K. Schubert Minority Nursing Scholarship $2,750 April 30

Eligibility:

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center 3333 Burnet Avenue Cincinnati, OH 45229

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William Randolph Hearst Endowment Scholarship $2,500 Varies

Eligibility:

How to apply: Applications are available online.

National Action Council for Minorities in Engineering (NACME), Inc. 440 Hamilton Avenue, Suite 302 White Plains, NY 10601

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Zuni Tribal Scholarship Varies October 30 (spring semester); April 30 (summer semester); June 30 (fall semester)

Eligibility:

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Zuni Education and Career Development Center 01 Twin Buttes Drive P.O. Box 339 Zuni, NM 87327

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General Heritage and Culture Grants $1,500 December 1

Eligibility: Applicants may be individuals, groups or organizations dedicated to the preservation of Norwegian heritage. Selection is based on applicants' record or activities and adherence to the goals and objectives of the Sons of Norway Foundation.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Sons of Norway Foundation 1455 West Lake Street Minneapolis, MN 55408

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King Olav V Norwegian-American Heritage Fund Varies March 1

Eligibility: Applicants must be Americans, 18 years or older, who would like to further their interest in Norwegian heritage or in modern Norway at an institution of higher learning. The fund also welcomes applications from Norwegians who desire to further their studies in North America. Selection is based on grade point average, participation in school and community activities, work experience, education and career goals and personal and school references.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Sons of Norway Foundation 1455 West Lake Street Minneapolis, MN 55408

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APTA Minority Scholarship Award for Physical Therapy Students Varies December 1

Eligibility: This scholarship helps minority physical therapy students. Criteria: * U.S. citizen or legal permanent resident * African-American, Hispanic, Native American, Alaska Native, Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander * In the final year of an accredited or developing professional physical therapist program at the time of award disbursement * Demonstrate academic excellence, service to minority affairs and career potential. Applications available: Online. Requires: Application form, official transcript, personal essay and three letters of reference.

How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, official transcript, personal essay and three letters of reference are required.

American Physical Therapy Association 1111 North Fairfax Street Alexandria, VA 22314

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Asian and Pacific Islander American Scholarships $2,500-$20,000 January 11

Eligibility: Applicants must be of Asian or Pacific Islander ethnicity as defined by the U.S. Census, and they must be legal citizens, nationals or permanent residents of the United States. Citizens of the Marshall Islands, Micronesia and Palau are also eligible. Applicants must be enrolling full-time as a first-year degree-seeking student in an accredited college or university in the U.S. They must have a GPA of 2.7 or higher or have earned a GED, and they must apply for federal financial aid.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Asian and Pacific Islander American Scholarship Fund 2025 M Street NW Suite 610 Washington, DC 20036

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Atsuhiko Tateuchi Memorial Scholarship $5,000 March 1

Eligibility: Applicants must be high school seniors or undergraduate students from Washington, Oregon, California, Hawaii or Alaska with demonstrated financial need. They must have a GPA of 3.0 or higher. Preference is given to students with Japanese or other Asian ancestry.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Seattle Foundation 1200 Fifth Avenue Suite 1300 Seattle, WA 98101-3151

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Aura E. Severinghaus Award $2,000 Varies

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.

How to apply: Applicants must be nominated by the Office of Diversity at Columbia University Medical Center College of Physicians and Surgeons.

National Medical Fellowships Inc. 347 Fifth Avenue Suite 510 New York, NY 10016

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BI-LO/SpiritFest Scholarship $1,000 July 25

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.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

ERay Promotions Attention: Scholarship Committee 342 Crepe Myrtle Drive Greer, SC 29651

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Buckfire & Buckfire, P.C. Medical Diversity Scholarship Program $2,000 April 1

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.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Buckfire & Buckfire PC 25800 Northwestern Highway, Suite 890 Southfield, MI 48075

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CANFit Scholarships Varies March 31

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 or physical education program. Graduate students must be enrolled in a nutrition, public nutrition, physical education or American Dietetic Association Approved Pre-professional Practice program.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

CANFIT 2140 Shattuck Avenue, Suite 1110 Berkeley, CA 94704

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Carole Simpson Scholarship $2,000 January 15

Eligibility: Applicants must be full-time college sophomores or higher with at least one full academic year remaining. Applicants may be enrolled in any major as long as their career intent is television or radio news. Applicants may only apply for one RTNDA scholarship. Preference is given to students of color.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Radio Television Digital News Association 529 14th Street NW Suite 1240 Washington, DC 20045

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CLA Scholarship for Minority Students in Memory of Edna Yelland $2,500 Varies

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.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

California Library Association 248 E. Foothill Boulevard Suite 101 Monrovia, CA 91016

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Diversity Abroad Achievement Scholarship $5,000 April 15 and October 1

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.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

American Institute for Foreign Study College Division 1 High Ridge Park Stamford, CT 06905

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Diversity Scholars Program $25,000 August 15

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.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Milbank 1 Chase Manhattan Plaza New York, NY 10005

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Ed Bradley Scholarship $10,000 January 15

Eligibility: Applicants must be full-time college sophomores or higher with at least one full academic year remaining. Applicants may be enrolled in any major as long as their career intent is television or radio news. Applicants may only apply for one RTNDA scholarship.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Radio Television Digital News Association 529 14th Street NW Suite 1240 Washington, DC 20045

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EDSA Minority Scholarship $5,000 February 15

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.

How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, personal essay, three work samples, two recommendation letters and an applicant photo are required.

Landscape Architecture Foundation 1129 20th Street NW Suite 202 Washington, DC 20036

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Elastic Band Co. $1,000 March 31

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.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Elastic Band Co.

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ESA Foundation Scholarship Program $3,000 April 27

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.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Entertainment Software Association Foundation 575 7th Street NW Suite 300 Washington, DC 20004

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Ethnic Minority Scholarship $500-$900 March 7

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.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

United Methodist Church Office of Loans and Scholarships P.O. Box 340007 Nashville, TN 37203-0007

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Fellowships for Latino/A, Asian and First Nations Doctoral Students Varies February 1

Eligibility: Applicants must be finished with coursework by the beginning of fellowship year. Students must be enrolled or admitted to an accredited institution in the U.S. or Canada at time of application.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Forum for Theological Exploration 160 Clairemont Avenue Suite 300 Decatur, GA 30030

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Forum for Concerns of Minorities Scholarship Varies April 1

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.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

American Society for Clinical Laboratory Science Alpha Mu Tau Scholarship Attn: Joe Briden, AMTF Scholarship Coordinator 7809 S. 21st Drive Phoenix, AZ 85041-7736

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Franklin C. McLean Award $5,000 Varies

Eligibility: Applicant must be a senior, underrepresented minority student enrolled in an accredited United States medical school. Applicant must demonstrate outstanding academic achievement, leadership and community service.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

National Medical Fellowships Inc. 347 Fifth Avenue Suite 510 New York, NY 10016

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Fredrikson & Byron Foundation Minority Scholarship Program $15,000 March 31

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.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Fredrikson and Byron, P.A. 200 S. Sixth Street Suite 4000 Minneapolis, MN 55402-1425

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Gates Millennium Scholars Program Varies Varies

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.

How to apply: Students are nominated by teachers, principals or other education professionals. Nomination materials are available online.

Gates Foundation P.O. Box 10500 Fairfax, VA 22031

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GE-NMF Primary Care Leadership Program $5,000 January 31

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.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

National Medical Fellowships Inc. 347 Fifth Avenue Suite 510 New York, NY 10016

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George A. Strait Minority Scholarship Varies April 1

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.

How to apply: Applications are available online, by mail with a self-addressed, stamped envelope, by fax, by phone or by email.

American Association of Law Libraries 105 W. Adams Suite 3300 Chicago, IL 60603

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George Choy Memorial/Gay Asian Pacific Alliance (GAPA) Scholarship Up to $1,000 Varies

Eligibility: Applicants should have at least 25 percent Asian/Pacific Islander ancestry, in the process of applying to or currently attending a college, university or vocational school and reside in one of the nine Bay Area counties (Alameda, Contra Costa, Marin, San Francisco, San Mateo, Santa Clara, Napa, Sonoma or Solano). Preference is given to those who are lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender or who are involved in the LGBT community.

How to apply: Applications are available by phone.

Horizons Foundation 550 Montgomery Street Suite 700 San Francisco, CA 94111

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George Geng On Lee Minorities in Leadership Scholarship $1,000 July 31

Eligibility:

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Capture The Dream 484 Lake Park Avenue #15 Oakland, CA 94610

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Gerber Scholarship in Pediatrics Program $5,000 Varies

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.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

National Medical Fellowships Inc. 347 Fifth Avenue Suite 510 New York, NY 10016

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Google Generation Google Scholarship $10,000 December 11 (university); Varies (high school)

Eligibility: Applicants must either be a graduating high school senior or be currently enrolled as an undergraduate or graduate student. Students must be enrolled as computer science or computer engineering majors, exhibit strong leadership skills and demonstrate a passion for computer science and technology. Applicants must be from an underrepresented group in computer science such as African American, Hispanic, American Indian or Filipino/Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Google Inc. 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway Mountain View, CA 94043

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HANA Scholarship $1,000-$3,000 March 7

Eligibility: Applicants must be in at least their junior year of college or in graduate school, and they must have at least a 2.85 GPA. They must have been members of the United Methodist Church for at least three years. Students must plan to take on leadership roles in their church and ethnic communities.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

United Methodist Church Office of Loans and Scholarships P.O. Box 340007 Nashville, TN 37203-0007

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HSF/Marathon Oil Corporation College Scholarship Program $5,000 April 6

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.

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.

Hispanic Scholarship Fund (HSF) 1411 W. 190th Street Suite 700 Gardena, CA 90248

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Hugh J. Andersen Memorial Scholarship Program $5,000 Varies

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.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

National Medical Fellowships Inc. 347 Fifth Avenue Suite 510 New York, NY 10016

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Jackie Robinson Foundation Scholarship Program Up to $28,000 February 1

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.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Jackie Robinson Foundation 3 W. 35th Street 11th Floor New York, NY 10001

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James B. Morris Scholarship Varies February 28

Eligibility: Applicants must be U.S. citizens of a minority ethnic status who are either Iowa high school graduates attending any U.S. college or university or non-Iowa residents who are attending an Iowa college or university. Students must have a minimum GPA of 2.5.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

James B. Morris Scholarship Fund P.O. Box 12145 Des Moines, IA 50312

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Jimmy A. Young Memorial Education Recognition Award Up to $1,000 June 1

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.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

American Association for Respiratory Care 9425 North MacArthur Boulevard Suite 100 Irving, TX 75063-4706

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Kansas Ethnic Minority Scholarship Up to $1,850 May 1

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.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Kansas Board of Regents Curtis State Office Building Suite 520 1000 SW Jackson Street Topeka, KS 66612

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LAGRANT Scholarship Program $2,000-$3,250 February 28

Eligibility: Applicants must be African American/Black, Asian American/Pacific Islander, Hispanic/Latino or Native American/Alaskan Native. Students must be U.S. citizens, permanent resident, AB-540 student or DACA recipient. Applicants must be full-time students at an accredited four-year institution in the U.S. A minimum 3.0 GPA or higher is required. Students must submit an essay with their application.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

LAGRANT Foundation 600 Wilshire Boulevard, Suite 1520 Los Angeles, CA 90017

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Leadership for Diversity Scholarship $1,500 October 15

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.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

California School Library Association 6444 E. Spring Street #247 Long Beach, CA 90815-1553

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Legal Opportunity Scholarship Fund $15,000 March 2

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.

How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, personal statement, two recommendation letters and a transcript are required.

American Bar Association 321 North Clark Street Chicago, IL 60654

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LITA/OCLC Minority Scholarship in Library and Information Technology $3,000 March 1

Eligibility: Applicants must be U.S. or Canadian citizens and qualified members of a principal minority group (American Indian or Alaskan native, Asian or Pacific Islander, African-American or Hispanic) who are enrolled in an accredited master of library science program. Students must demonstrate a commitment to automated system usage in libraries and provide a statement of their library experience and anticipated contribution to the field. Applicants must not have earned more than 12 credit hours towards their degree.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Library and Information Technology Association 50 East Huron Street Chicago, IL 60611

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Louis B. Russell, Jr. Memorial Scholarship $1,000 March 1

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.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Indiana State Teachers Association 150 W. Market Street Suite 900 Indianapolis, IN 46204

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Marcia Silverman Minority Student Award $5,000 May 9

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.

How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, resume and one recommendation letter are required.

Public Relations Student Society of America 33 Maiden Lane 11th Floor New York, NY 10038

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Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Scholarship Up to $4,000 February 17

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.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

California Teachers Association (CTA) CTA Human Rights Department P.O. Box 921 Burlingame, CA 94011-0921

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MCCA Lloyd M. Johnson, Jr. Scholarship Program $10,000 August 31

Eligibility: Applicants must be African American students entering their first year of law school at an accredited institution. They must have a GPA of at least 3.0 and demonstrate financial need.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Minority Corporate Counsel Association (MCCA) 1111 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW Washington, DC 20004

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Michael Baker Scholarship for Diversity in Engineering Varies April

Eligibility: This scholarship helps female and minority engineering undergraduates. Criteria: * Female and/or American Indian, Alaska Native, African-American, Asian, Latino, Hispanic, Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander * Rising undergraduate junior * Accepted or enrolled at an AICUP member school * Studying civil, archictectural or environmental engineering * Full-time student * Minimum 3.0 GPA * Michael Baker Corporation employees and family members are ineligible. Applications available: Online. Requires: Application form and personal essay.

How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form and personal essay are required.

Association of Independent Colleges and Universities of Pennsylvania 101 North Front Street Harrisburg, PA 17101-1404

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Minorities and Women Educational Scholarship $1,000 April 15

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.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Appraisal Institute Education Trust 200 W. Madison Suite 1500 Chicago, IL 60606

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Minority Fellowship Program $18,000 January 31

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.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

American Sociological Association Minority Fellowship Program 1430 K Street NW Suite 600 Washington, DC 20005

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Minority Fellowship Program $500-$1,500 March 14

Eligibility: Applicants must be first or second-year graduate students enrolled in a political science doctoral program. Students must be a member of one of the following racial/ethnic groups: African American, Asian Pacific American, Latino or Native American. Applicants must be U.S. citizens, permanent residents or granted deferred action status at the time of application. Students must demonstrate an interest in teaching and research in political science.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

American Political Science Association Humane Studies Fellowships Institute for Humane Studies George Mason University 3301 N. Fairfax Drive, Suite 440 Arlington, VA 22201

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Minority Scholarship $5,000 April 15

Eligibility: Applicants must attend an accredited college or university. Students must also provide two letters of recommendation, official transcripts and complete a 250-word essay on predetermined topic.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Brown and Caldwell Attn.: HR/Scholarships Program 1527 Cole Boulevard Suite 300 Lakewood, CO 80401

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Minority Scholarship Awards for College Students $1,000 July 1

Eligibility: This scholarship helps minority chemical engineering undergraduates. Criteria: * African-American, Latino, Native American, or a member of any other minority group that is underrepresented in the field of chemical engineering * Student member of AIChE * Undergraduate student who is majoring in chemical engineering. Applications available: Online. Requires: Application form and supporting materials.

How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form and supporting materials are required.

American Institute of Chemical Engineers - (AIChE) 120 Wall Street Floor 23 New York, NY 10005-4020

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Minority Serving Institution Grants Up to $2,000 Varies

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.

How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, financial aid information and an essay are required.

Council on International Educational Exchange (CIEE) 300 Fore Street Portland, ME 04101

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MLA Scholarship for Minority Students Up to $5,000 December 1

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.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Medical Library Association 65 East Wacker Place Suite 1900 Chicago, IL 60601-7246

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MLA/NLM Spectrum Scholarship Varies March 1

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.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Medical Library Association 65 East Wacker Place Suite 1900 Chicago, IL 60601-7246

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Mutual of Omaha Actuarial Scholarship for Minority Students $5,000 October 20

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 3.4 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.

How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, personal statement, one recommendation letter and a resume are required.

Mutual of Omaha Mutual of Omaha Plaza Strategic Staffing - Actuarial Recruitment Omaha, NE 68175

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New York City Trust/NMF Medical Research Scholarships $6,000

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.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

National Medical Fellowships Inc. 347 Fifth Avenue Suite 510 New York, NY 10016

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NMF National Alumni Council Scholarship Program $5,000 Varies

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.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

National Medical Fellowships Inc. 347 Fifth Avenue Suite 510 New York, NY 10016

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OCA-AXA Achievement Scholarship Up to $25,000 December 15

Eligibility: Applicants must be entering their first year of college and be U.S. citizens or permanent residents. They must have a GPA of 3.0 or higher and demonstrate academic achievement, leadership ability and community service.

How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, resume, essay, transcript, copy of acceptance letter, summary of college costs and Student Aid Report are required.

OCA (formerly Organization of Chinese Americans) 1322 18th Street NW Washington, DC 20036

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OCA/UPS Gold Mountain Scholarship $2,000 January 10

Eligibility: Applicants must be Asian Pacific Americans who intend to begin college in the fall of the year of application and must demonstrate significant financial need. Applicants must also be the first in their family to attend college and have a minimum 3.0 GPA.

How to apply: Applications are available online or by written request.

OCA (formerly Organization of Chinese Americans) 1322 18th Street NW Washington, DC 20036

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PRSA Diversity Multicultural Scholarship $1,500 May 9

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.

How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, official transcript, essay and one recommendation letter are required.

Public Relations Student Society of America 33 Maiden Lane 11th Floor New York, NY 10038

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Rosewood Family Scholarship Program Up to $6,100 April 1

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.

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.

Florida Department of Education Office of Student Financial Assistance State Scholarship and Grant Programs 325 West Gaines Street, Suite 1314 Tallahassee, FL 32399-0400

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Spectrum Scholarship $5,000 March 1

Eligibility: Applicants must be citizens or permanent residents of the U.S. or Canada who are attending an ALA-accredited graduate program in library sciences or an AASL-recognized school library media program. Students must identify as American Indian, Alaska Native, Asian, African American, Hispanic/Latino, Middle Eastern/North African or Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander. Applicants must maintain a minimum course load of two classes per semester.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

American Library Association 50 East Huron Street Chicago, IL 60611

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The Phyllis G. Meekins Scholarship $1,250 April 30

Eligibility: Applicants must be female high school senior golf participants, from a minority background, 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.

How to apply: Applications available online.

Ladies Professional Golf Association 100 International Golf Drive Daytona Beach, FL 32124-1092

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Tongan Cultural Society Scholarship Varies January 31

Eligibility: Applicants must attend school in Hawaii and must maintain a minimum 2.7 GPA.

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.

Hawaii Community Foundation - Scholarships 827 Fort Street Mall Honolulu, HI 96813

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Trailblazer Scholarship $2,500 May 8

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.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Conference of Minority Transportation Officials 100 M Street SE Suite 917 Washington, DC 20003

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United Parcel Service Scholarship for Minority Students $4,000 November 15

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, 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.

How to apply: Nomination forms are available online.

Institute of Industrial and Systems Engineers 3577 Parkway Lane Suite 200 Norcross, GA 30092

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UPS Hallmark Scholarship Varies March 13

Eligibility: Applicants must be high school seniors at least 16 years of age who are of Asian or Pacific heritage. They must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents and plan to enroll full-time at an accredited college or university in the United States in the fall following graduation. A minimum GPA of 3.3 is required, and applicants should demonstrate academic excellence, leadership, community service involvement and financial need.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

U.S. Pan Asian American Chamber of Commerce 1329 18th Street NW Washington, DC 20036

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Victor Grifols Roura Scholarship $7,500

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.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

National Medical Fellowships Inc. 347 Fifth Avenue Suite 510 New York, NY 10016

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Warner Norcross and Judd Paralegal Assistant Studies Scholarship Varies April 1

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.

How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form and supporting materials are required.

Grand Rapids Community Foundation 185 Oakes Street SW Grand Rapids, MI 49503

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William and Charlotte Cadbury Award $5,000 April 21

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.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

National Medical Fellowships Inc. 347 Fifth Avenue Suite 510 New York, NY 10016

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Drs. James and Wanda Trefil Science Scholarship $5,000 January 15

Eligibility: Applicants must be U.S. citizens or legal permanent residents of Polish descent who are full-time undergraduate freshmen, sophomores or juniors at the time of application. Students must have a minimum GPA of 3.5 and be pursuing a major in physics, chemistry, biology, astronomy, earth science or another similar area.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Kosciuszko Foundation 15 East 65th Street New York, NY 10021-6595

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Graduate Studies Tuition Scholarship Program Up to $7,000 January 15

Eligibility: Applicants must be United States citizens and legal permanent residents of Polish descent who are beginning or continuing their graduate studies as full-time students and who have a minimum GPA of 3.0.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Kosciuszko Foundation 15 East 65th Street New York, NY 10021-6595

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Polish National Alliance Scholarship Varies April 15

Eligibility: Applicants must be college sophomores, juniors or seniors and have been paying members in good standing with the Polish National Association for at least three years and must have a minimum 3.0 GPA. If the applicant has been in good standing with the PNA for at least two years, his or her parents must have been paying PNA members for at least five years.

How to apply: Applications are available by email at mary.srodon@pna-znp.org.

Polish National Alliance Educational Department 6100 Cicero Avenue Chicago, IL 60646

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Tuition Scholarship Program $1,000-$7,000 January 29

Eligibility: Applicants must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents of Polish descent, beginning or continuing graduate students and have a minimum 3.0 GPA. U.S. citizens who are majoring in Polish studies are also eligible. Selection is based on academic performance, achievements, motivation, interest in Polish subjects or involvement in the Polish community and financial need.

How to apply: Applications are available online and includes a $35 non-refundable fee.

Thomas Pniewski, Director of Cultural Affairs Kosciuszko Foundation 15 East 65th Street New York, NY 10065

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Forum for Concerns of Minorities Scholarship Varies April 1

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.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

American Society for Clinical Laboratory Science Alpha Mu Tau Scholarship Attn: Joe Briden, AMTF Scholarship Coordinator 7809 S. 21st Drive Phoenix, AZ 85041-7736

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Luso-American Education Foundation General Fund Scholarship $500-$1,500 February 15

Eligibility: Applicants must be residents of California and high school students who are of Portuguese descent with a GPA of 3.5 or higher, or who are taking classes in the Portuguese language with a GPA of 3.0 or higher. They must be enrolled in a college, university, trade or business school and have taken the SAT or ACT. Two letters of recommendation are required.

How to apply: Applications are available by phone, fax, mail or email.

Luso-American Education Foundation P.O. Box 2967 Dublin, CA 94568

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Allen Butler Minority Law Enforcement Scholarship $500 January 15 (application deadline); March 1 (FAFSA deadline)

Eligibility:

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Duluth Superior Area Community Foundation Zeitgeist Arts Building 222 E. Superior Street Suite 302 Duluth, MN 55802

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BI-LO/SpiritFest Scholarship $1,000 July 25

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.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

ERay Promotions Attention: Scholarship Committee 342 Crepe Myrtle Drive Greer, SC 29651

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Chicana/Latina Foundation Scholarship $1,500 March 31

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.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Chicana/Latina Foundation Scholarship Program 1419 Burlingame Avenue, Suite N Burlingame, CA 94010

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Forum for Concerns of Minorities Scholarship Varies April 1

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.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

American Society for Clinical Laboratory Science Alpha Mu Tau Scholarship Attn: Joe Briden, AMTF Scholarship Coordinator 7809 S. 21st Drive Phoenix, AZ 85041-7736

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Jose Marti Scholarship Challenge Grant $2,000 April 1

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.

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.

Florida Department of Education Office of Student Financial Assistance State Scholarship and Grant Programs 325 West Gaines Street, Suite 1314 Tallahassee, FL 32399-0400

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Kankakee County Community Services Scholarship $1,100 April 16

Eligibility:

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Kankakee County Community Services 657 East Court Street Kankakee, IL 60901

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Leadership for Diversity Scholarship $1,500 October 15

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.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

California School Library Association 6444 E. Spring Street #247 Long Beach, CA 90815-1553

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Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Scholarship Up to $4,000 February 17

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.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

California Teachers Association (CTA) CTA Human Rights Department P.O. Box 921 Burlingame, CA 94011-0921

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Minority Fellowship Program $18,000 January 31

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.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

American Sociological Association Minority Fellowship Program 1430 K Street NW Suite 600 Washington, DC 20005

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Minority Scholarship $1,500 March 15

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.

How to apply: Applications are available with membership.

National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) Foundation 1885 Bob Johnson Drive Colorado Springs, CO 80906

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Minority Serving Institution Grants Up to $2,000 Varies

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.

How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, financial aid information and an essay are required.

Council on International Educational Exchange (CIEE) 300 Fore Street Portland, ME 04101

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William K. Schubert Minority Nursing Scholarship $2,750 April 30

Eligibility:

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center 3333 Burnet Avenue Cincinnati, OH 45229

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Scholarship Name Amount Deadline
Asian and Pacific Islander American Scholarships $2,500-$20,000 January 11

Eligibility: Applicants must be of Asian or Pacific Islander ethnicity as defined by the U.S. Census, and they must be legal citizens, nationals or permanent residents of the United States. Citizens of the Marshall Islands, Micronesia and Palau are also eligible. Applicants must be enrolling full-time as a first-year degree-seeking student in an accredited college or university in the U.S. They must have a GPA of 2.7 or higher or have earned a GED, and they must apply for federal financial aid.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Asian and Pacific Islander American Scholarship Fund 2025 M Street NW Suite 610 Washington, DC 20036

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Atsuhiko Tateuchi Memorial Scholarship $5,000 March 1

Eligibility: Applicants must be high school seniors or undergraduate students from Washington, Oregon, California, Hawaii or Alaska with demonstrated financial need. They must have a GPA of 3.0 or higher. Preference is given to students with Japanese or other Asian ancestry.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Seattle Foundation 1200 Fifth Avenue Suite 1300 Seattle, WA 98101-3151

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Diversity Abroad Achievement Scholarship $5,000 April 15 and October 1

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.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

American Institute for Foreign Study College Division 1 High Ridge Park Stamford, CT 06905

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EDSA Minority Scholarship $5,000 February 15

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.

How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, personal essay, three work samples, two recommendation letters and an applicant photo are required.

Landscape Architecture Foundation 1129 20th Street NW Suite 202 Washington, DC 20036

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ESA Foundation Scholarship Program $3,000 April 27

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.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Entertainment Software Association Foundation 575 7th Street NW Suite 300 Washington, DC 20004

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Forum for Concerns of Minorities Scholarship Varies April 1

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.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

American Society for Clinical Laboratory Science Alpha Mu Tau Scholarship Attn: Joe Briden, AMTF Scholarship Coordinator 7809 S. 21st Drive Phoenix, AZ 85041-7736

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Fredrikson & Byron Foundation Minority Scholarship Program $15,000 March 31

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.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Fredrikson and Byron, P.A. 200 S. Sixth Street Suite 4000 Minneapolis, MN 55402-1425

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George A. Strait Minority Scholarship Varies April 1

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.

How to apply: Applications are available online, by mail with a self-addressed, stamped envelope, by fax, by phone or by email.

American Association of Law Libraries 105 W. Adams Suite 3300 Chicago, IL 60603

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Jackie Robinson Foundation Scholarship Program Up to $28,000 February 1

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.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Jackie Robinson Foundation 3 W. 35th Street 11th Floor New York, NY 10001

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Leadership for Diversity Scholarship $1,500 October 15

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.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

California School Library Association 6444 E. Spring Street #247 Long Beach, CA 90815-1553

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Legal Opportunity Scholarship Fund $15,000 March 2

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.

How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, personal statement, two recommendation letters and a transcript are required.

American Bar Association 321 North Clark Street Chicago, IL 60654

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Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Scholarship Up to $4,000 February 17

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.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

California Teachers Association (CTA) CTA Human Rights Department P.O. Box 921 Burlingame, CA 94011-0921

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Minority Fellowship Program $18,000 January 31

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.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

American Sociological Association Minority Fellowship Program 1430 K Street NW Suite 600 Washington, DC 20005

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Minority Serving Institution Grants Up to $2,000 Varies

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.

How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, financial aid information and an essay are required.

Council on International Educational Exchange (CIEE)