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Ethnic and Minority Scholarships

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Scholarship Name Amount Deadline
Actuarial Diversity Scholarship $1,000-$4,000 April 15

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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ADVANCE Scholarship Program $5,000 October 15

Eligibility: Applicants must identify as African American, Asian, Hispanic, LGBT, Native American, People with Disabilities, veterans or women. Students must be current undergraduate sophomores majoring in business, technology, liberal arts or a related field of study with a minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA. Applicants must have relevant leadership roles in school or community organizations and demonstrate the following Synchrony values: honest, passionate, caring, responsible, bold and driven.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

ADVANCE Synchrony Scholarship America One Scholarship Way Saint Peter, MN 56082

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Afro-Academic, Cultural, Technological and Scientific Olympics (ACT-SO) Varies April 1

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 26 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 July 17

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 March 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 27707-8110

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Alda J. Gunn Scholarship $3,000 February 10

Eligibility: Applicants must be African American graduating seniors who are planning to pursue postsecondary education. Students must demonstrate financial need.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

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

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

Eligibility: Applicants must be of African American, Asian, Native American or Hispanic descent. Students must reside in Duluth city for at least three years prior to application. Applicants must submit a FAFSA form.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

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

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Alliance/ACT-SO Journey Award Varies December 1

Eligibility: Applicants must be of African descent in grades 7-11 (ages 13 and up) who participate in the NAACP's Afro-Academic, Cultural, Technological and Scientific Olympics (ACT-SO). Students may apply in 28 categories of art and writing.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Scholastic Art and Writing Awards 557 Broadway New York, NY 10012

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Alphonso Deal Scholarship Award Varies May 22

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 14

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 22

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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Berbeco Senior Research Fellowship Up to $6,000 February 10

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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BRPH Future Achievers Scholarship $1,000 March 31

Eligibility: Applicants must be minority students at Tuskegee University, Kennesaw State University or Florida A&M University majoring in architecture or engineering. Students must be in their sophomore or junior years of college with a minimum 3.0 GPA. An essay on a provided prompt is required.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Unigo BRPH 111 River Street 10th Floor Hoboken, NJ 07030

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Buckfire & Buckfire, P.C. Medical Diversity Scholarship Program $2,000 October 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 29000 Inkster Road Suite 150 Southfield, MI 48034

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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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CBC Spouses Performing Arts Scholarship Up to $3,000 April 30

Eligibility: Applicants must be African American students who 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 April 5

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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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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Congressional Black Caucus Spouses Education Scholarship Varies April 30

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 30

Eligibility: Applicants must be African American students, have at least a 2.5 GPA and be enrolled at 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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Delta Eta Boule Foundation Undergraduate Student Scholarship $10,000 January 26

Eligibility: Applicants must be African American male high school seniors who are residents of the Denver Metro area with a minimum 3.0 GPA. Students must be ambitious and involved in their community via community service or academic activities. An essay on a provided prompt is required to be submitted.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Delta Eta Boule Foundation 888 South Dexter Street Unit 703 Denver, CO 80246

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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 Advocacy Council Scholarship Varies May 15

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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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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DTE Energy Foundation Sphinx Competition $3,000-$50,000 October 20

Eligibility: Applicants must be U.S. legal residents who are of junior high school, high school or college age. They must submit a videotape of a solo performance in order to be considered for the live semifinals competition. Selection is based on the quality of performance during the semifinal and final rounds of live competition.

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 February 10

Eligibility: Applicants must demonstrate financial need. A minimum GPA of 2.5 is required. Students must enter college within the year immediately following high school graduation. Applicants must submit a FAFSA Student Aid Report, grade transcripts, SAT and/or ACT scores, a letter of recommendation and an essay explaining their educational goals and aspirations.

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 Diversity Scholarships $5,000 February 1

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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Estelle Jones Non-Traditional Students Scholarship $3,000 March 5

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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Evelyn Blose Holman Scholarship $500 April 1

Eligibility: Applicants must demonstrate financial need and be accepted as full-time students. Students must submit an official high school transcript, a letter of acceptance from a college or university and a letter of recommendation.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

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

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ExxonMobil Bernard Harris Math and Science Scholarship $5,000 April 6

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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Ford Foundation Dissertation Fellowship for Minorities $25,000 December 10

Eligibility: Applicants must be in their final year of writing and defending their dissertation. Students must be U.S. citizens, U.S. nationals or U.S. permanent residents.. Applicants must be committed to using diversity as a resource for enriching the education of all students.

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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Franklin C. McLean Award $5,000 Varies

Eligibility: Applicants must be a senior, underrepresented minority student enrolled in an accredited United States 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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Gates Scholarship Varies September 15

Eligibility: Applicants must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents who are high school seniors with a minimum GPA of 3.3. Students must be African-American, American Indian/Alaska Native, Asian and Pacific Islander American and/or Hispanic American, plan to enroll in a four-year degree program and be Pell-eligible.

How to apply: Applications 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 17

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 November 13

Eligibility: Applicants must be college seniors or graduate students majoring in engineering or computer science and be members of one of the following minority groups: African American, Native American or Latino or other Hispanic American. Students must also be U.S. citizens or permanent residents, have a minimum 2.8 GPA and agree to intern for two summers with a GEM employer.

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 May 15

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 Harrison & Castine Barnett Scholarship $575 March

Eligibility: Applicants must be graduating from Orrville High School in Ohio. Students must be African American. Applicants must enroll at an accredited post-secondary institution.

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

Wayne County Community Foundation 517 North Market Street Wooster, OH 44691

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George W. and Holly Woods Hancock Scholarship Fund $1,600 February 28

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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Google Generation Google Scholarship $10,000 December 4 (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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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 Education Fund Scholarship $2,000 April 24

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 11

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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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 August 3

Eligibility: Applicants must be a minority in their second or third year of medical school in Minnesota. Students must demonstrate leadership ability and show commitment to serving medically underserved communities.

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 August 3

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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iPromise Scholarship $500 April 15

Eligibility: Applicants must be African American females at least 25 years old and must reside in the greater metropolitan Indianapolis area. Students must be currently enrolled at an accredited four-year college or university in the U.S. with a minimum 2.5 GPA.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Emerging Pearls Foundation Inc. 9165 Otis Avenue Suite 238 Indianapolis, IN 46216

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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 29

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 15

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 31

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 February 10

Eligibility: Applicants must have documented financial need. A minimum GPA of 3.0 is required. Students must demonstrate strong community ties through history of community service and/or extracurricular involvement. Applicants must intend on enrolling at an accredited educational institution.

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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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 $2,500-$3,750 February 26

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 residents, AB-540 students or DACA recipients. 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 633 W. 5th Street 48th Floor Los Angeles, CA 90071

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Leadership for Diversity Scholarship $1,500 October 1

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 May 1

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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Louis B. Russell 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 December 15

Eligibility: Applicants must demonstrate financial need. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application. Students must submit an application detailing their employment history, volunteer experience, extracurricular involvement, academic performance and financial information.

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 December 15

Eligibility: Applicants must demonstrate financial need. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application. Students must submit an application detailing their employment history, volunteer experience, extracurricular involvement, academic performance and financial information.

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 October 2

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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Marcus Garvey Scholarship $1,000 July

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

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 March 28

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 July 2

Eligibility: Applicants must be diverse students entering their first year of law school full-time at an accredited institution. They must have a GPA of at least 3.2 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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Michael Jackson Scholarship Up to $5,000 October 1

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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Minorities and Women Educational Scholarship $1,000 April 1

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 Affairs Committee Award for Outstanding Scholastic Achievement $1,000 August 12

Eligibility: Applicants must be ethnic minorities, major in chemical engineering and be undergraduate 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 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 October 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 Award for Physical Therapy Students Varies December 1

Eligibility: Applicants must be U.S. citizens or legal permanent residents. They must be African-American, Hispanic, Native American, Pacific Islander, Native Hawaiian or Alaska Native. They must be in the final year of an accredited or developing professional physical therapist program at the time of award disbursement. Students must demonstrate academic excellence, service to minority affairs and career potential. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

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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Minority Scholarship Awards for College Students $1,000 August 12

Eligibility: Applicants must be members of a minority group that is underrepresented in the field of chemical engineering (African-American, Latino, Native American, Alaska Native or Pacific Islander). They must be student members of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE) and must be undergraduates who are majoring in chemical engineering. Selection is based on academic merit, stated career goals, AIChE participation and financial need.

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 12

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 April 1 (summer and fall) and October 15 (winter/spring)

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 August 31

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 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 April 15

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 15

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 December 12

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: Applicants must be African-American, Latino, Native American, Alaska Natives, Native Hawaiians, Vietnamese or Cambodian. They must be third- or fourth-year medical students who are in need of immediate, emergency funding for living expenses and/or tuition. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

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 April 15

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 June 29

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 June 15

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 Educational Partnership Program Undergraduate Scholarships Varies January 31

Eligibility: Applicants must be U.S. citizens and full-time undergraduates who are in the second year of a four-year degree program or in the third year of a five-year degree program. They must be attending an accredited minority-serving institution (MSI), and they must have a GPA of 3.2 or higher on a four-point scale. Applicants must be majoring in a discipline that is related to environmental, atmospheric or oceanic sciences. Selection is based on relevant coursework completed, stated career goals, recommendations and extracurricular activities.

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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P.O. Pistilli Undergraduate Scholarship for Advancement in Computer Science and Electrical Engineering $4,000 April 13

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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Phyllis G. Meekins Scholarship $1,250 April 30

Eligibility: Applicants must 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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PRSA Diversity Multicultural Scholarship $1,500 May 31

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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Ray Charles Foundation Scholars Fund in Neurosurgery Varies March 15

Eligibility: Applicants must be at least 18 years of age and U.S. citizens or permanent residents of the United States. Students must be an undergraduate (sophomore or above), graduate or medical student with an interest in furthering their education in the field of neuroscience and able to conduct research in a laboratory directed by Keith L. Black, MD, during the agreed upon time. Applicants must be able to provide their own travel to and from Los Angeles and their own living accommodations during the research program period. Students from Historically Black Colleges and Universities HBCU who meet the application requirements are strongly encouraged to apply.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Ray Charles Foundation

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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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Sarah Jackson Award 500 June 15

Eligibility: Applicants must send their application, vita, a summary of their research project and a letter from their faculty advisor to the members of the scholarship committee. Minority and African American students are given preference. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

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

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Shirley Franklin Tyree Memorial Scholarship $2,500 July 1

Eligibility: Applicants must be African-American college students currently enrolled in an accredited four-year college or university majoring in education or enrolled at Central State University or Wilburforce University in any major. Students must have completed 30 credit hours and have a minimum 3.0 GPA. An essay submission is required.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Sigma Tau Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Inc. P.O. Box 667 Cary, NC 27512

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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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Sutliff & Stout Diversity in Law School Scholarship $2,000 July 30

Eligibility: Applicants must be enrolling in or currently enrolled in an accredited law school or paralegal program. Students must write an essay discussing how their law degree will help their community.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Sutliff & Stout Diversity in Law School Scholarship 550 Post Oak Boulevard Suite 530 Houston, TX 77027

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

Eligibility: Applicants must be graduating seniors or high school graduates. Students must be current or past residents of Concord or Carlisle or have attended school in one of these towns. Applicants must demonstrate financial need. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application. Preference is given to minority students and/or students intent on pursuing a degree in the sciences.

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 January 10

Eligibility: Applicants must be African-American students between the ages of 17 and 30, have a minimum 3.0 GPA and be Michigan residents who are enrolled at or have been accepted to an accredited postsecondary institution. They must be studying or planning to study allied health, medicine, nursing, occupational therapy, physical therapy, physician assisting or a related subject. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

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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UBS/PaineWebber Scholarship $8,000 September 30

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 June 1

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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Underrepresented and Oppressed Law Students Scholarship $1,000 February 28

Eligibility: Applicants must be current high school seniors, college students or graduate students who are legal residents of the United States residing in one of the 50 states or the District of Columbia and enrolled or accepted into a two- to five year post-secondary institution. Students must belong to a minority group, have a minimum 3.0 GPA and be in good overall academic standing. An essay on a provided prompt is required to be submitted.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Nicol Gersch Petterson 1205 West Elizabeth Street Unit K Fort Collins, CO 80521

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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, have at least a 3.4 GPA, 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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Warner Norcross + Judd Diversity Paralegal and Legal Secretarial 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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White Collar Defense Diversity Scholarship $500 September 30

Eligibility: Applicants must be African American or Hispanic undergraduate students, law students or incoming freshman. Students must have a minimum GPA of 3.0 and must demonstrate financial need.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Federal Attorney Rammy Barbari 409 7th Street NW Suite 267 Washington, DC 20004

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William and Charlotte Cadbury Award $5,000 Varies

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: Applicant must be enrolled or accepted in a professional registered nurse program at an accredited educational institution. A minimum GPA of 2.75 is required. Students must intend on seeking initial licensure as a registered nurse in the State of Ohio

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 Wrigley Jr. Scholarship/Internship Up to $5,000 November 23

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 US Graduate Scholarship $5,000 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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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. Awards are based on financial need and merit.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

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

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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 March 15

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 May 18

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: Applicants must be full-time undergraduate juniors, undergraduate seniors or graduate students who are enrolled at an accredited postsecondary institution. They must be pursuing a degree in architecture, computer science, engineering, mathematics or technology. Selection is based on academic merit and financial need.

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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ADVANCE Scholarship Program $5,000 October 15

Eligibility: Applicants must identify as African American, Asian, Hispanic, LGBT, Native American, People with Disabilities, veterans or women. Students must be current undergraduate sophomores majoring in business, technology, liberal arts or a related field of study with a minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA. Applicants must have relevant leadership roles in school or community organizations and demonstrate the following Synchrony values: honest, passionate, caring, responsible, bold and driven.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

ADVANCE Synchrony Scholarship America One Scholarship Way Saint Peter, MN 56082

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AICPA Scholarship for Minority Accounting Students Up to $5,000 March 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 27707-8110

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

Eligibility: Applicants must be of African American, Asian, Native American or Hispanic descent. Students must reside in Duluth city for at least three years prior to application. Applicants must submit a FAFSA form.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Duluth Superior Area Community Foundation Zeitgeist Arts Building 222 East 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 14

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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Buckfire & Buckfire, P.C. Medical Diversity Scholarship Program $2,000 October 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 29000 Inkster Road Suite 150 Southfield, MI 48034

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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 Advocacy Council Scholarship Varies May 15

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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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 Diversity Scholarships $5,000 February 1

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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Equitable Excellence 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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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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Evelyn Blose Holman Scholarship $500 April 1

Eligibility: Applicants must demonstrate financial need and be accepted as full-time students. Students must submit an official high school transcript, a letter of acceptance from a college or university and a letter of recommendation.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

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

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Franklin C. McLean Award $5,000 Varies

Eligibility: Applicants must be a senior, underrepresented minority student enrolled in an accredited United States 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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GE-NMF Primary Care Leadership Program $5,000 January 17

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 May 15

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 June 7

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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HANA Scholarship $1,000-$3,000 March 24

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 11

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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Hugh J. Andersen Memorial Scholarship $5,000 August 3

Eligibility: Applicants must be a minority in their second or third year of medical school in Minnesota. Students must demonstrate leadership ability and show commitment to serving medically underserved communities.

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 August 3

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 29

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 2

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 May 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 May 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 May 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 15

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 February 10

Eligibility: Applicants must have documented financial need. A minimum GPA of 3.0 is required. Students must demonstrate strong community ties through history of community service and/or extracurricular involvement. Applicants must intend on enrolling at an accredited educational institution.

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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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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Korean Ancestry Grant Up to $10,000 April 1

Eligibility: Applicants must be of Asian ancestry and have at least one Asian grandparent. They must be entering or current undergraduate students. Preference will be given to applicants of Korean ancestry. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

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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LAGRANT Scholarship Program $2,500-$3,750 February 26

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 residents, AB-540 students or DACA recipients. 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 633 W. 5th Street 48th Floor Los Angeles, CA 90071

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Leadership for Diversity Scholarship $1,500 October 1

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 May 1

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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Louis B. Russell 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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Mark Ando and Ito Family Scholarship Varies April 17

Eligibility: Applicants must be District 8 student members of the National Athletic Trainers' Association (NATA) who are of Asian descent. They must be enrolled in an undergraduate- or graduate-level athletic training program. Community college applicants and all other applicants must have a GPA of 3.2 or higher on a four-point scale. Non-community college undergraduates must be sponsored by a certified athletic trainer and must have junior standing. All applicants must have plans to pursue a career in athletic training. Selection is based on academic merit, extracurricular activities, leadership potential and athletic training achievement.

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

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 Quan Moy Ing Memorial Scholarship $2,000 April 21

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 July 2

Eligibility: Applicants must be diverse students entering their first year of law school full-time at an accredited institution. They must have a GPA of at least 3.2 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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Minorities and Women Educational Scholarship $1,000 April 1

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 Scholarship $1,500 October 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 April 1 (summer and fall) and October 15 (winter/spring)

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 June 29

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 June 15

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 Educational Partnership Program Undergraduate Scholarships Varies January 31

Eligibility: Applicants must be U.S. citizens and full-time undergraduates who are in the second year of a four-year degree program or in the third year of a five-year degree program. They must be attending an accredited minority-serving institution (MSI), and they must have a GPA of 3.2 or higher on a four-point scale. Applicants must be majoring in a discipline that is related to environmental, atmospheric or oceanic sciences. Selection is based on relevant coursework completed, stated career goals, recommendations and extracurricular activities.

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/UPS Gold Mountain Scholarship $2,000 May 1

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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Phyllis G. Meekins Scholarship $1,250 April 30

Eligibility: Applicants must 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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PRSA Diversity Multicultural Scholarship $1,500 May 31

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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Sarah Jackson Award 500 June 15

Eligibility: Applicants must send their application, vita, a summary of their research project and a letter from their faculty advisor to the members of the scholarship committee. Minority and African American students are given preference. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

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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Sutliff & Stout Diversity in Law School Scholarship $2,000 July 30

Eligibility: Applicants must be enrolling in or currently enrolled in an accredited law school or paralegal program. Students must write an essay discussing how their law degree will help their community.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Sutliff & Stout Diversity in Law School Scholarship 550 Post Oak Boulevard Suite 530 Houston, TX 77027

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

Eligibility: Applicants must be graduating seniors or high school graduates. Students must be current or past residents of Concord or Carlisle or have attended school in one of these towns. Applicants must demonstrate financial need. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application. Preference is given to minority students and/or students intent on pursuing a degree in the sciences.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

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

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Underrepresented and Oppressed Law Students Scholarship $1,000 February 28

Eligibility: Applicants must be current high school seniors, college students or graduate students who are legal residents of the United States residing in one of the 50 states or the District of Columbia and enrolled or accepted into a two- to five year post-secondary institution. Students must belong to a minority group, have a minimum 3.0 GPA and be in good overall academic standing. An essay on a provided prompt is required to be submitted.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Nicol Gersch Petterson 1205 West Elizabeth Street Unit K Fort Collins, CO 80521

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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, have at least a 3.4 GPA, 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 May 15

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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Warner Norcross + Judd Diversity Paralegal and Legal Secretarial 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 Varies

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: Applicant must be enrolled or accepted in a professional registered nurse program at an accredited educational institution. A minimum GPA of 2.75 is required. Students must intend on seeking initial licensure as a registered nurse in the State of Ohio

How to apply: Applications are available online.

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

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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 Advocacy Council Scholarship Varies May 15

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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EDSA Diversity Scholarships $5,000 February 1

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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Jimmy A. Young Memorial Education Recognition Award Up to $1,000 June 15

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 1

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

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 October 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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CESDA Diversity Scholarship $1,000 April 5

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 Advocacy Council Scholarship Varies May 15

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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EDSA Diversity Scholarships $5,000 February 1

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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George A. Strait Minority Scholarship Varies May 15

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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Jimmy A. Young Memorial Education Recognition Award Up to $1,000 June 15

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 1

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

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 October 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 April 1 (summer and fall) and October 15 (winter/spring)

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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Asian and Pacific Islander American Scholarships $2,500-$20,000 January 14

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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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 U.S. 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

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Diversity Advocacy Council Scholarship Varies May 15

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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Dream is Inclusive Scholarship $1,500 July 31

Eligibility: Applicants must be high school graduates and legal residents of the fifty (50) United States or the District of Columbia. Students must be currently enrolled (or enroll no later than the fall of 2025) in an accredited post-secondary institution of higher education.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

On Q Financial 615 South River Drive Suite 170 Tempe, AZ 85281

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EDSA Diversity Scholarships $5,000 February 1

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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Equitable Excellence 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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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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George A. Strait Minority Scholarship Varies May 15

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

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Jimmy A. Young Memorial Education Recognition Award Up to $1,000 June 15

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 1

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 May 1

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

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 October 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 April 1 (summer and fall) and October 15 (winter/spring)

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/UPS Gold Mountain Scholarship $2,000 May 1

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 March 16

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 May 15

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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EDSA Diversity Scholarships $5,000 February 1

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 May 15

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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Mas Family Scholarships Varies January 8

Eligibility: Applicants must be majoring in or have plans to major in business, communications, economics, engineering, international relations or journalism. They must demonstrate leadership potential and a commitment to success in a democratic, free enterprise society. Selection is based on academic merit, personal essay, leadership ability, professional potential and character.

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 33114-1898

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Minority Serving Institution Grants Up to $2,000 April 1 (summer and fall) and October 15 (winter/spring)

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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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. Financial need is considered.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Czech Cultural Center 4920 San Jacinto Houston, TX 77004

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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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Scholarship Name Amount Deadline
A.T. Anderson Memorial Scholarship $1,000-$2,000 May 15

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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Adolph Van Pelt Scholarship Varies May 31

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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Buckfire & Buckfire, P.C. Medical Diversity Scholarship Program $2,000 October 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 29000 Inkster Road Suite 150 Southfield, MI 48034

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Displaced Homemaker Scholarship $1,500 May 31

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 Advocacy Council Scholarship Varies May 15

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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EDSA Diversity Scholarships $5,000 February 1

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 10

Eligibility: Applicants must be in their final year of writing and defending their dissertation. Students must be U.S. citizens, U.S. nationals or U.S. permanent residents.. Applicants must be committed to using diversity as a resource for enriching the education of all students.

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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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: Applicants must be a senior, underrepresented minority student enrolled in an accredited United States 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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GE-NMF Primary Care Leadership Program $5,000 January 17

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 November 13

Eligibility: Applicants must be college seniors or graduate students majoring in engineering or computer science and be members of one of the following minority groups: African American, Native American or Latino or other Hispanic American. Students must also be U.S. citizens or permanent residents, have a minimum 2.8 GPA and agree to intern for two summers with a GEM employer.

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 May 15

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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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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Hugh J. Andersen Memorial Scholarship Program $5,000 August 3

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 15

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 1

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 May 1

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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Louis B. Russell 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

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 Award for Physical Therapy Students Varies December 1

Eligibility: Applicants must be U.S. citizens or legal permanent residents. They must be African-American, Hispanic, Native American, Pacific Islander, Native Hawaiian or Alaska Native. They must be in the final year of an accredited or developing professional physical therapist program at the time of award disbursement. Students must demonstrate academic excellence, service to minority affairs and career potential. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

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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Minority Scholarship Awards for College Students $1,000 August 12

Eligibility: Applicants must be members of a minority group that is underrepresented in the field of chemical engineering (African-American, Latino, Native American, Alaska Native or Pacific Islander). They must be student members of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE) and must be undergraduates who are majoring in chemical engineering. Selection is based on academic merit, stated career goals, AIChE participation and financial need.

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 12

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 April 1 (summer and fall) and October 15 (winter/spring)

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: Applicants must be African-American, Latino, Native American, Alaska Natives, Native Hawaiians, Vietnamese or Cambodian. They must be third- or fourth-year medical students who are in need of immediate, emergency funding for living expenses and/or tuition. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

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 June 29

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 June 15

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 Educational Partnership Program Undergraduate Scholarships Varies January 31

Eligibility: Applicants must be U.S. citizens and full-time undergraduates who are in the second year of a four-year degree program or in the third year of a five-year degree program. They must be attending an accredited minority-serving institution (MSI), and they must have a GPA of 3.2 or higher on a four-point scale. Applicants must be majoring in a discipline that is related to environmental, atmospheric or oceanic sciences. Selection is based on relevant coursework completed, stated career goals, recommendations and extracurricular activities.

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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Phyllis G. Meekins Scholarship $1,250 April 30

Eligibility: Applicants must 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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PRSA Diversity Multicultural Scholarship $1,500 May 31

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 Scholarships $1,500 May 31

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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Sutliff & Stout Diversity in Law School Scholarship $2,000 July 30

Eligibility: Applicants must be enrolling in or currently enrolled in an accredited law school or paralegal program. Students must write an essay discussing how their law degree will help their community.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Sutliff & Stout Diversity in Law School Scholarship 550 Post Oak Boulevard Suite 530 Houston, TX 77027

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Underrepresented and Oppressed Law Students Scholarship $1,000 February 28

Eligibility: Applicants must be current high school seniors, college students or graduate students who are legal residents of the United States residing in one of the 50 states or the District of Columbia and enrolled or accepted into a two- to five year post-secondary institution. Students must belong to a minority group, have a minimum 3.0 GPA and be in good overall academic standing. An essay on a provided prompt is required to be submitted.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Nicol Gersch Petterson 1205 West Elizabeth Street Unit K Fort Collins, CO 80521

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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, have at least a 3.4 GPA, 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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William and Charlotte Cadbury Award $5,000 Varies

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 details
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 14

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 March 2

Eligibility: Applicants for the college scholarship should be high school seniors of at least half Filipino heritage with a GPA of at least a 3.0 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 3.0 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 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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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 Advocacy Council Scholarship Varies May 15

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

EDSA Diversity Scholarships $5,000 February 1

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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Equitable Excellence 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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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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George A. Strait Minority Scholarship Varies May 15

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 4 (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

Website: Visit scholarship website

Jimmy A. Young Memorial Education Recognition Award Up to $1,000 June 15

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 1

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

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 October 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 April 1 (summer and fall) and October 15 (winter/spring)

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/UPS Gold Mountain Scholarship $2,000 May 1

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 February 1

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 May 15

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 August 14

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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Constantine and Patricia Mavroyiannis (CPM) Scholarship Up to $2,000 March 31

Eligibility: Applicants must have a minimum 3.0 GPA and submit an essay and two letters of recommendation. Students must enroll in a Ph.D. program in theoretical physics or physical chemistry.

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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AISES Intel Scholarship $5,000-$10,000 May 15

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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Asian and Pacific Islander American Scholarships $2,500-$20,000 January 14

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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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 June 30

Eligibility: Applicants must have a minimum 3.0 GPA, be a resident of Hawaii, be able to prove Hawaiian ancestry and be a junior or senior 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 Advocacy Council Scholarship Varies May 15

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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EDSA Diversity Scholarships $5,000 February 1

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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Equitable Excellence 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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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 10

Eligibility: Applicants must be in their final year of writing and defending their dissertation. Students must be U.S. citizens, U.S. nationals or U.S. permanent residents.. Applicants must be committed to using diversity as a resource for enriching the education of all students.

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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GE-NMF Primary Care Leadership Program $5,000 January 17

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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Google Generation Google Scholarship $10,000 December 4 (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 August 3

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 15

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 1

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 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

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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Minorities and Women Educational Scholarship $1,000 April 1

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 Scholarship Award for Physical Therapy Students Varies December 1

Eligibility: Applicants must be U.S. citizens or legal permanent residents. They must be African-American, Hispanic, Native American, Pacific Islander, Native Hawaiian or Alaska Native. They must be in the final year of an accredited or developing professional physical therapist program at the time of award disbursement. Students must demonstrate academic excellence, service to minority affairs and career potential. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

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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Minority Serving Institution Grants Up to $2,000 April 1 (summer and fall) and October 15 (winter/spring)

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: Applicants must be African-American, Latino, Native American, Alaska Natives, Native Hawaiians, Vietnamese or Cambodian. They must be third- or fourth-year medical students who are in need of immediate, emergency funding for living expenses and/or tuition. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

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 June 29

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 June 15

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/UPS Gold Mountain Scholarship $2,000 May 1

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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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 May 15

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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William and Charlotte Cadbury Award $5,000 Varies

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 April 15

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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ADVANCE Scholarship Program $5,000 October 15

Eligibility: Applicants must identify as African American, Asian, Hispanic, LGBT, Native American, People with Disabilities, veterans or women. Students must be current undergraduate sophomores majoring in business, technology, liberal arts or a related field of study with a minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA. Applicants must have relevant leadership roles in school or community organizations and demonstrate the following Synchrony values: honest, passionate, caring, responsible, bold and driven.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

ADVANCE Synchrony Scholarship America One Scholarship Way Saint Peter, MN 56082

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AICPA Scholarship for Minority Accounting Students Up to $5,000 March 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 27707-8110

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Albino R. Pineda Scholarship $2,500 March 5

Eligibility: Applicants must be U.S. citizens, permanent residents, DACA or eligible non-citizens of Hispanic heritage who are graduating from or are graduates of Santa Paula High school in Santa Paula, California. Students must be enrolling full-time in a four-year program. Applicants must have a minimum 3.0 GPA if a high school senior or current undergraduate or graduate college students must have a 2.5 minimum GPA.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Hispanic Scholarship Fund Albino R. Pineda 1411 W. 190th Street, Suite 700 Gardena, CA 90248

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

Eligibility: Applicants must be of African American, Asian, Native American or Hispanic descent. Students must reside in Duluth city for at least three years prior to application. Applicants must submit a FAFSA form.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Duluth Superior Area Community Foundation Zeitgeist Arts Building 222 East 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 14

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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Association of Cuban Engineers Scholarship Foundation Scholarships Varies January 31

Eligibility: Applicants must be U.S. citizens or legal residents of Hispanic heritage who have completed at least 30 units of coursework towards a bachelor's degree or higher in engineering at an ABET-accredited institution located in the United States or Puerto Rico. They must have a GPA of 3.0 or higher and must be current, full-time students (carrying 12 or more semester hours if an undergraduate and 6 or more semester hours as a graduate student). Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

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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BRPH Future Achievers Scholarship $1,000 March 31

Eligibility: Applicants must be minority students at Tuskegee University, Kennesaw State University or Florida A&M University majoring in architecture or engineering. Students must be in their sophomore or junior years of college with a minimum 3.0 GPA. An essay on a provided prompt is required.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Unigo BRPH 111 River Street 10th Floor Hoboken, NJ 07030

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Buckfire & Buckfire, P.C. Medical Diversity Scholarship Program $2,000 October 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 29000 Inkster Road Suite 150 Southfield, MI 48034

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Build a Better Future Scholarship $1,000 July 31

Eligibility: Applicants must be of Latino or Hispanic descent and a child of an immigrant. Students must be current high school seniors who live in the United States and are enrolled in a two to five year post-secondary institution with a minimum 3.0 GPA. An essay on a provided prompt is required to be submitted.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Solano Law Firm LLC 3688 Clearview Avenue Suite 202 Doraville, GA 30340

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Cafe Bustelo El Cafe Del Futuro Scholarship $5,000 July 6

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, Washington, DC, 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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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 August 7

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 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 February 15

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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Colgate-Palmolive Make the U Educational Grant $2,000-$15,000 October 15

Eligibility: Applicants must have Latino heritage, have a minimum 3.0 GPA and be graduating high school seniors. Students must be role models in their communities and must also be permanent residents, DACA, U.S. citizens or eligible non-citizens.

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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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 Advocacy Council Scholarship Varies May 15

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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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. Juan Andrade, Jr. Scholarship $500-$1,000 November 30

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 October 20

Eligibility: Applicants must be U.S. legal residents who are of junior high school, high school or college age. They must submit a videotape of a solo performance in order to be considered for the live semifinals competition. Selection is based on the quality of performance during the semifinal and final rounds of live competition.

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 Diversity Scholarships $5,000 February 1

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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Esperanza Scholarship Varies March 16

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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Evelyn Blose Holman Scholarship $500 April 1

Eligibility: Applicants must demonstrate financial need and be accepted as full-time students. Students must submit an official high school transcript, a letter of acceptance from a college or university and a letter of recommendation.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

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

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ExxonMobil Bernard Harris Math and Science Scholarship $5,000 April 6

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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Fiesta del Sol Guadalupe A. Reyes Scholarship $1,500 April 16

Eligibility: Applicants must be currently enrolled for a minimum of 6 credits at an accredited educational institution or graduating seniors who have been accepted to an accredited educational institution. A minimum GPA of 2.5 is required. Students must either be residents of the Southwest side of Chicago, volunteers at Pilsen Neighbors Community Council/Fiesta del Sol or be sponsored by member institution of Gamaliel of Metro Chicago. Selection is based on demonstration of community service and financial need.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Fiesta de Sol Scholarship Committee 2026 South Blue Island Avenue Chicago, IL 60608

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Ford Foundation Dissertation Fellowship for Minorities $25,000 December 10

Eligibility: Applicants must be in their final year of writing and defending their dissertation. Students must be U.S. citizens, U.S. nationals or U.S. permanent residents.. Applicants must be committed to using diversity as a resource for enriching the education of all students.

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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Franklin C. McLean Award $5,000 Varies

Eligibility: Applicants must be a senior, underrepresented minority student enrolled in an accredited United States 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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Future Business Leader Scholarship $5,000 March 31

Eligibility: Applicants must be entering their junior or senior year and be accepted into a business program at a North Central Association Accredited college or university in Arizona. A minimum GPA of 3.0 is required. Students must have at least one parent of Hispanic heritage. Preference is given to students with physical disabilities and employees/dependents of employees of member companies of the Arizona Hispanic Chamber of Commerce.

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 Scholarship Varies September 15

Eligibility: Applicants must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents who are high school seniors with a minimum GPA of 3.3. Students must be African-American, American Indian/Alaska Native, Asian and Pacific Islander American and/or Hispanic American, plan to enroll in a four-year degree program and be Pell-eligible.

How to apply: Applications 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 17

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 November 13

Eligibility: Applicants must be college seniors or graduate students majoring in engineering or computer science and be members of one of the following minority groups: African American, Native American or Latino or other Hispanic American. Students must also be U.S. citizens or permanent residents, have a minimum 2.8 GPA and agree to intern for two summers with a GEM employer.

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 May 15

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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Glendale Latino Association Scholarship $2,000 March 2

Eligibility: Applicants must be graduating from a Glendale Unified School District public or private high school or Allan F. Daily Continuation High School. Preference is given to students with a documented history of community service. Students must submit an essay about their Latino heritage and the importance of education.

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 4 (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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Greater Cincinnati HSF Scholarship $5,000 March 5

Eligibility: Applicants must be U.S. citizens, permanent residents, DACA or eligible non-citizens of Hispanic heritage from Ohio, Kentucky or Indiana who are enrolling as full-time students in a four-year program or graduate school. Students must be graduating seniors with a minimum 3.0 GPA or current college undergraduate or graduate students with a 2.5 minimum GPA.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

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

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Greenman Goldberg Raby Martinez Scholarships $5,000 May 15

Eligibility: A total of four scholarships are offered as follows: a scholarship for college students enrolled in an undergraduate program who are Nevada residents and must submit a 30 second video or public service announcement on a provided topic; a scholarship for Nevada residents who are first-generation ESL college students of Hispanic or Latino descent enrolled in a college program and must submit an essay on a provided topic; a scholarship for Nevada residents who are dependents of an active, retired or killed in the line-of-duty Nevada police officer or firefighter enrolled in an undergraduate college program and must submit an essay on a provided topic; and a scholarship for Nevada residents who are enrolled part-time at UNLV law school while maintaining full-time employment and must submit an essay on a provided topic.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Greenman Goldberg Raby Martinez 2770 South Maryland Parkway Suite 100 Las Vegas, NV 89109

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HANA Scholarship $1,000-$3,000 March 24

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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Hispanic Chamber of Commerce of Sonoma County Scholarship Fund $1,000 March 2

Eligibility: Applicants must demonstrate leadership skills and have volunteer experience in their community or at their school. Students must demonstrate financial need. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Community Foundation Sonoma County 120 Stony Point Road Suite 220 Santa Rosa, CA 95401

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Hispanic Heritage Youth Awards Varies December 6

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 Scholarship Fund $500-$5,000 February 15

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.

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

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Hispanic Scholarship Fund Cal State Bakersfield Scholarship $5,000 March 5

Eligibility: Applicants must be U.S. citizens, permanent residents, DACA or eligible non-citizens of Hispanic heritage who are enrolling as full-time students at Cal State Bakersfield. Students must be graduating seniors with a minimum 3.0 GPA or current undergraduate or graduate college students with a 2.5 minimum GPA.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Hispanic Scholarship Fund Cal State Bakersfield Scholarship 1411 W. 190th Street, Suite 700 Gardena, CA 90248

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Holly Cornell Scholarship $7,500 January 11

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 Scholarship $500-$5,000 February 15

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/Valley Alliance of Mentors for Opportunities and Scholarships (VAMOS) Scholarship $5,000 March 5

Eligibility: Applicants must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents of Hispanic heritage graduating from a Rio Grande Valley high school. Students must have a minimum 2.7 GPA and plan to attend a four-year institution as a full-time student.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Hispanic Scholarship Fund Valley Alliance of Mentors for Opportunities and Scholarships (VAMOS) Hispanic Scholarship Fund (HSF) 1411 West 190th Street Suite 700 Gardena, CA 90248

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Hugh J. Andersen Memorial Scholarship $5,000 August 3

Eligibility: Applicants must be a minority in their second or third year of medical school in Minnesota. Students must demonstrate leadership ability and show commitment to serving medically underserved communities.

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 August 3

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 29

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 15

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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Judge Isaac Anderson, Jr. Scholarship $1,400 February 10

Eligibility: Applicants must have documented financial need. A minimum GPA of 3.0 is required. Students must demonstrate strong community ties through history of community service and/or extracurricular involvement. Applicants must intend on enrolling at an accredited educational institution.

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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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 January 17

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 $2,500-$3,750 February 26

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 residents, AB-540 students or DACA recipients. 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 633 W. 5th Street 48th Floor Los Angeles, CA 90071

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Leadership for Diversity Scholarship $1,500 October 1

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 May 1

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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Lockheed Martin/HENAAC Scholars Program $500-$10,000 April 1

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 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 31

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

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 March 28

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 July 2

Eligibility: Applicants must be diverse students entering their first year of law school full-time at an accredited institution. They must have a GPA of at least 3.2 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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Minorities and Women Educational Scholarship $1,000 April 1

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 Affairs Committee Award for Outstanding Scholastic Achievement $1,000 August 12

Eligibility: Applicants must be ethnic minorities, major in chemical engineering and be undergraduate 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 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 October 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 Award for Physical Therapy Students Varies December 1

Eligibility: Applicants must be U.S. citizens or legal permanent residents. They must be African-American, Hispanic, Native American, Pacific Islander, Native Hawaiian or Alaska Native. They must be in the final year of an accredited or developing professional physical therapist program at the time of award disbursement. Students must demonstrate academic excellence, service to minority affairs and career potential. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

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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Minority Scholarship Awards for College Students $1,000 August 12

Eligibility: Applicants must be members of a minority group that is underrepresented in the field of chemical engineering (African-American, Latino, Native American, Alaska Native or Pacific Islander). They must be student members of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE) and must be undergraduates who are majoring in chemical engineering. Selection is based on academic merit, stated career goals, AIChE participation and financial need.

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 12

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 April 1 (summer and fall) and October 15 (winter/spring)

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 August 31

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 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 February 28

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 15

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 Hispanic Health Professional Student Scholarship Varies September 25

Eligibility: Applicants must be Hispanic students who are enrolled in a postsecondary degree program in allied health, dentistry, medicine, nursing, health research, public health or health management and policy analysis. Selection is based on academic achievement, leadership skills and commitment to improving health care in the Hispanic community.

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

Eligibility: Applicants must be African-American, Latino, Native American, Alaska Natives, Native Hawaiians, Vietnamese or Cambodian. They must be third- or fourth-year medical students who are in need of immediate, emergency funding for living expenses and/or tuition. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

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 June 29

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 June 15

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 Educational Partnership Program Undergraduate Scholarships Varies January 31

Eligibility: Applicants must be U.S. citizens and full-time undergraduates who are in the second year of a four-year degree program or in the third year of a five-year degree program. They must be attending an accredited minority-serving institution (MSI), and they must have a GPA of 3.2 or higher on a four-point scale. Applicants must be majoring in a discipline that is related to environmental, atmospheric or oceanic sciences. Selection is based on relevant coursework completed, stated career goals, recommendations and extracurricular activities.

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 April 13

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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Pedro Urquidi Scholarship March 6

Eligibility: Applicants must be U.S. citizens, permanent residents, DACA or eligible non-citizens of Hispanic heritage who are enrolling as full-time students in a four-year program. Students must be graduating seniors or graduates of Alisal High School with a minimum 3.0 GPA or current college students from Salinas, CA with a 2.5 minimum GPA.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Hispanic Scholarship Fund Pedro Urquidi Scholarship 1411 W. 190th Street, Suite 700 Gardena, CA 90248

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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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Phyllis G. Meekins Scholarship $1,250 April 30

Eligibility: Applicants must 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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PRSA Diversity Multicultural Scholarship $1,500 May 31

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 July 31

Eligibility: Applicants must be graduating high school seniors, high school graduates or GED recipients who are legally undocumented residents of the U.S. They must have plans to enroll at an accredited postsecondary institution located in the U.S. or Puerto Rico. They must show academic promise and demonstrate financial need. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

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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Royal Prestige Scholarship $2,500 March 6

Eligibility: Applicants must be U.S. citizens, permanent residents, DACA or eligible non-citizens who are dependents of Hy Cite employees or dependents of Royal Prestige's customers and distributors. Students must be of Hispanic heritage and have a minimum GPA of 3.0. Applicants must be enrolling full-time in an accredited college or graduate school.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Hispanic Scholarship Fund Hy Cite 1411 W. 190th Street, Suite 700 Gardena, CA 90248

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Sarah Jackson Award 500 June 15

Eligibility: Applicants must send their application, vita, a summary of their research project and a letter from their faculty advisor to the members of the scholarship committee. Minority and African American students are given preference. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

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

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SHPE Scholarship Program Varies April 30

Eligibility: Applicants must be members of the Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers (SHPE). They must be current undergraduates or entering graduate students who are pursuing degrees in engineering, science or a construction-related discipline. They must have a GPA of 3.0 or higher. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

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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Sutliff & Stout Diversity in Law School Scholarship $2,000 July 30

Eligibility: Applicants must be enrolling in or currently enrolled in an accredited law school or paralegal program. Students must write an essay discussing how their law degree will help their community.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Sutliff & Stout Diversity in Law School Scholarship 550 Post Oak Boulevard Suite 530 Houston, TX 77027

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

Eligibility: Applicants must be graduating seniors or high school graduates. Students must be current or past residents of Concord or Carlisle or have attended school in one of these towns. Applicants must demonstrate financial need. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application. Preference is given to minority students and/or students intent on pursuing a degree in the sciences.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

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

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Underrepresented and Oppressed Law Students Scholarship $1,000 February 28

Eligibility: Applicants must be current high school seniors, college students or graduate students who are legal residents of the United States residing in one of the 50 states or the District of Columbia and enrolled or accepted into a two- to five year post-secondary institution. Students must belong to a minority group, have a minimum 3.0 GPA and be in good overall academic standing. An essay on a provided prompt is required to be submitted.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Nicol Gersch Petterson 1205 West Elizabeth Street Unit K Fort Collins, CO 80521

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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, have at least a 3.4 GPA, 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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Warner Norcross + Judd Diversity Paralegal and Legal Secretarial 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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White Collar Defense Diversity Scholarship $500 September 30

Eligibility: Applicants must be African American or Hispanic undergraduate students, law students or incoming freshman. Students must have a minimum GPA of 3.0 and must demonstrate financial need.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Federal Attorney Rammy Barbari 409 7th Street NW Suite 267 Washington, DC 20004

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William and Charlotte Cadbury Award $5,000 Varies

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: Applicant must be enrolled or accepted in a professional registered nurse program at an accredited educational institution. A minimum GPA of 2.75 is required. Students must intend on seeking initial licensure as a registered nurse in the State of Ohio

How to apply: Applications are available online.

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

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College Scholarship Program Varies February 1

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 1

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 29

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 29

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 1

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 29

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

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Sons of Italy Grand Lodge of California College Scholarship $500-$5,000 March 1

Eligibility: Applicants must be of at least partial Italian ancestry and 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

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Sons of Italy Grand Lodge of California Italian Language Study Grant Varies March 1

Eligibility: Applicants must be of at least partial Italian ancestry and 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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Abe and Esther Hagiwara Student Aid Award Varies May 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

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Asian and Pacific Islander American Scholarships $2,500-$20,000 January 14

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 Advocacy Council Scholarship Varies May 15

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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EDSA Diversity Scholarships $5,000 February 1

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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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

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Equitable Excellence 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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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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George A. Strait Minority Scholarship Varies May 15

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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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 2

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 May 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 May 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 May 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 15

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 1

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 May 1

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

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 October 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 April 1 (summer and fall) and October 15 (winter/spring)

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/UPS Gold Mountain Scholarship $2,000 May 1

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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UPS Hallmark Scholarship Varies May 15

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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Asian and Pacific Islander American Scholarships $2,500-$20,000 January 14

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 Advocacy Council Scholarship Varies May 15

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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Dr. & Mrs. Yang Ho Rhee Scholarship $2,000 February 15

Eligibility: Applicants must have a GPA of at least 3.0 and plan to enroll full-time in a four-year program.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Community Foundation of the Great River Bend 852 Middle Road Suite 100 Bettendorf, IA 52722

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EDSA Diversity Scholarships $5,000 February 1

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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Equitable Excellence 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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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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George A. Strait Minority Scholarship Varies May 15

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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Jimmy A. Young Memorial Education Recognition Award Up to $1,000 June 15

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 1

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 May 1

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

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 October 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 April 1 (summer and fall) and October 15 (winter/spring)

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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Mr. Dae Hyun Ko Scholarship Varies June 30

Eligibility: Applicants must be enrolled full-time at a college in one of the following states: Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, Oregon, Utah, Washington or Wyoming. A minimum GPA of 3.0 is required. Selection is based on demonstration of financial need, academic achievement, community service and extracurricular involvement.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Korean-American Scholarship Foundation - Western Region 3540 Wilshire Boulevard Suite 920 Los Angeles, CA 90010

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OCA/UPS Gold Mountain Scholarship $2,000 May 1

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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Open Door Presbyterian Church Scholarship Varies June 30

Eligibility: Applicants must be enrolled full-time at a college in one of the following states: Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, Oregon, Utah, Washington or Wyoming. A minimum GPA of 3.0 is required. Selection is based on demonstration of financial need, academic achievement, community service and extracurricular involvement.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Korean-American Scholarship Foundation - Western Region 3540 Wilshire Boulevard Suite 920 Los Angeles, CA 90010

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UPS Hallmark Scholarship Varies May 15

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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Knights of Lithuania Scholarship Program Varies July 1

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

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

Eligibility: Applicants must be of African American, Asian, Native American or Hispanic descent. Students must reside in Duluth city for at least three years prior to application. Applicants must submit a FAFSA form.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

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

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CESDA Diversity Scholarship $1,000 April 5

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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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

Website: Visit scholarship website

Diversity Advocacy Council Scholarship Varies May 15

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

EDSA Diversity Scholarships $5,000 February 1

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 May 15

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

Hugh J. Andersen Memorial Scholarship $5,000 August 3

Eligibility: Applicants must be a minority in their second or third year of medical school in Minnesota. Students must demonstrate leadership ability and show commitment to serving medically underserved communities.

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

Website: Visit scholarship website

Jimmy A. Young Memorial Education Recognition Award Up to $1,000 June 15

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 1

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 May 1

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

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

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 28

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

Website: Visit scholarship website

Minority Scholarship $1,500 October 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 April 1 (summer and fall) and October 15 (winter/spring)

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

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

Eligibility: Applicant must be enrolled or accepted in a professional registered nurse program at an accredited educational institution. A minimum GPA of 2.75 is required. Students must intend on seeking initial licensure as a registered nurse in the State of Ohio

How to apply: Applications are available online.

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

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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 Advocacy Council Scholarship Varies May 15

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

Jack G Shaheen Mass Communications Scholarship $2,500 April 12

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 September 15

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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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: Applicants must be graduating seniors or high school graduates. Students must be current or past residents of Concord or Carlisle or have attended school in one of these towns. Applicants must demonstrate financial need. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application. Preference is given to minority students and/or students intent on pursuing a degree in the sciences.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

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

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Scholarship Name Amount Deadline
Diversity Advocacy Council Scholarship Varies May 15

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 15

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 1

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

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 15

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 April 15

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 May 31

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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ADVANCE Scholarship Program $5,000 October 15

Eligibility: Applicants must identify as African American, Asian, Hispanic, LGBT, Native American, People with Disabilities, veterans or women. Students must be current undergraduate sophomores majoring in business, technology, liberal arts or a related field of study with a minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA. Applicants must have relevant leadership roles in school or community organizations and demonstrate the following Synchrony values: honest, passionate, caring, responsible, bold and driven.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

ADVANCE Synchrony Scholarship America One Scholarship Way Saint Peter, MN 56082

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AICPA Scholarship for Minority Accounting Students Up to $5,000 March 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 27707-8110

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AISES Intel Scholarship $5,000-$10,000 May 15

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: Applicants must be of African American, Asian, Native American or Hispanic descent. Students must reside in Duluth city for at least three years prior to application. Applicants must submit a FAFSA form.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

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

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Allogan Slagle Memorial Scholarship Varies May 31

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 Nurse Scholarship $1,500 June 1 (fall); December 1 (spring)

Eligibility: Applicants must be a quarter American Indian and enrolled in a tribe. Students must be a high school graduate and be enrolled in an accredited institution's nursing or health care program. Applicants are expected to graduate in two years if pursuing an associate’s degree or four years if pursuing a bachelor's degree. Graduate students may apply. Students must maintain the scholastic average required by the school. Applicants must have a career goal related to the needs of the Indian people.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

National Society of the Colonial Dames of America 2715 Q Street NW Washington, DC 20007-3071

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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 May 1; June 1; October 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 East Lion Lane Suite 320 Salt Lake City, 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 14

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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BRPH Future Achievers Scholarship $1,000 March 31

Eligibility: Applicants must be minority students at Tuskegee University, Kennesaw State University or Florida A&M University majoring in architecture or engineering. Students must be in their sophomore or junior years of college with a minimum 3.0 GPA. An essay on a provided prompt is required.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Unigo BRPH 111 River Street 10th Floor Hoboken, NJ 07030

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Buckfire & Buckfire, P.C. Medical Diversity Scholarship Program $2,000 October 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 29000 Inkster Road Suite 150 Southfield, MI 48034

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Burlington Northern Santa Fe (BNSF) Foundation Scholarship $2,500 for 4 years March 31

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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Catching the Dream Native American Scholarship Fund $5,000 March 15 (Summer); April 30 (Fall); September 15 (Spring)

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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CESDA Diversity Scholarship $1,000 April 5

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: Applicants must be citizens of the Cherokee Nation and reside in the Cherokee Nation jurisdictional area. They must be enrolled full-time in a graduate or upper-level undergraduate degree program. They must agree to work for the Cherokee Nation for two years following graduation. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

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 - Graduate Varies June 26

Eligibility: Applicants must be citizens of the Cherokee Nation. They must be graduate students who are attending a not-for-profit educational institution. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

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 - Undergraduate Varies June 26

Eligibility: Applicants must be citizens of the Cherokee Nation. They must be undergraduate students who are attending a not-for-profit educational institution. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

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 November 25

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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Citizen Potawatomi Nation Tribal Scholarship $750-$2,000 per semester February 15 (spring), June 15 (summer), September 15 (fall)

Eligibility: Applicants must be Citizen Potawatomi Nation tribal members who are enrolled full or part-time in an undergraduate or graduate academic degree program at an accredited postsecondary institution. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

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 May 31

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 Advocacy Council Scholarship Varies May 15

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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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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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 Diversity Scholarships $5,000 February 1

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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Elizabeth and Sherman Asche Memorial Scholarship $1,500 June 15

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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Evelyn Blose Holman Scholarship $500 April 1

Eligibility: Applicants must demonstrate financial need and be accepted as full-time students. Students must submit an official high school transcript, a letter of acceptance from a college or university and a letter of recommendation.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

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

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Florence Young Memorial Scholarship Varies May 31

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 10

Eligibility: Applicants must be in their final year of writing and defending their dissertation. Students must be U.S. citizens, U.S. nationals or U.S. permanent residents.. Applicants must be committed to using diversity as a resource for enriching the education of all students.

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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Franklin C. McLean Award $5,000 Varies

Eligibility: Applicants must be a senior, underrepresented minority student enrolled in an accredited United States 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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Full Circle Scholarship Varies May 31

Eligibility: Applicants must be enrolled full-time in a certificate, associate’s, bachelor’s or graduate program at an accredited tribal, public or private college or university. Students must be registered as an enrolled member of a federal or state recognized tribe or a descendant of at least one grandparent or parent who is an enrolled tribal member. Applicants must have a minimum 2.0 GPA.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

American Indian College Fund

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Gates Scholarship Varies September 15

Eligibility: Applicants must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents who are high school seniors with a minimum GPA of 3.3. Students must be African-American, American Indian/Alaska Native, Asian and Pacific Islander American and/or Hispanic American, plan to enroll in a four-year degree program and be Pell-eligible.

How to apply: Applications 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 17

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 November 13

Eligibility: Applicants must be college seniors or graduate students majoring in engineering or computer science and be members of one of the following minority groups: African American, Native American or Latino or other Hispanic American. Students must also be U.S. citizens or permanent residents, have a minimum 2.8 GPA and agree to intern for two summers with a GEM employer.

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 May 15

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 4 (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 24

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 descendants 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 11

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 July 15, October 15, December 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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Hugh J. Andersen Memorial Scholarship $5,000 August 3

Eligibility: Applicants must be a minority in their second or third year of medical school in Minnesota. Students must demonstrate leadership ability and show commitment to serving medically underserved communities.

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 August 3

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 July 15

Eligibility: Applicants can be an undergraduate, graduate or doctoral student. Scholarship will help lessen the burden of cost to attend conference, reception and luncheon.

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 29

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 15

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 Marley Scholarship Varies June 1

Eligibility: Applicants must be casino industry employees in the state of Oklahoma. Students must be enrolled in a minimum of six credit hours at a technical school, community college or university. An essay submission on a provided topic is required.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Oklahoma Indian Gaming Association (OIGA) 4 NE 10th Street Suite 436 Oklahoma City, OK 73104

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Judge Isaac Anderson, Jr. Scholarship $1,400 February 10

Eligibility: Applicants must have documented financial need. A minimum GPA of 3.0 is required. Students must demonstrate strong community ties through history of community service and/or extracurricular involvement. Applicants must intend on enrolling at an accredited educational institution.

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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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 $2,500-$3,750 February 26

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 residents, AB-540 students or DACA recipients. 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 633 W. 5th Street 48th Floor Los Angeles, CA 90071

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Leadership for Diversity Scholarship $1,500 October 1

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 May 1

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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Louis B. Russell 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

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 March 28

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 July 2

Eligibility: Applicants must be diverse students entering their first year of law school full-time at an accredited institution. They must have a GPA of at least 3.2 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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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 1

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 Affairs Committee Award for Outstanding Scholastic Achievement $1,000 August 12

Eligibility: Applicants must be ethnic minorities, major in chemical engineering and be undergraduate 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 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 October 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 Award for Physical Therapy Students Varies December 1

Eligibility: Applicants must be U.S. citizens or legal permanent residents. They must be African-American, Hispanic, Native American, Pacific Islander, Native Hawaiian or Alaska Native. They must be in the final year of an accredited or developing professional physical therapist program at the time of award disbursement. Students must demonstrate academic excellence, service to minority affairs and career potential. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

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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Minority Scholarship Awards for College Students $1,000 August 12

Eligibility: Applicants must be members of a minority group that is underrepresented in the field of chemical engineering (African-American, Latino, Native American, Alaska Native or Pacific Islander). They must be student members of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE) and must be undergraduates who are majoring in chemical engineering. Selection is based on academic merit, stated career goals, AIChE participation and financial need.

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 12

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 April 1 (summer and fall) and October 15 (winter/spring)

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 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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Morris K. Udall Scholarship Up to $5,000 March 5

Eligibility: Students must be juniors or sophomores studying full-time for an associate's or bachelor's degree at an accredited two- or four-year institution. They must be U.S. citizens, nationals or permanent residents and be committed to a career related to the environment, tribal public policy or Native American health care. Students must be nominated by a college or university faculty representative and must have a grade point average equivalent to a "B" or higher. Selection is based on demonstrated commitment to the environment, tribal public policy or Native American healthcare. Selection is also based on potential of applicant to make significant contributions, leadership, character, desire to make a difference and demonstration of diverse interests and activities.

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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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 15

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: Applicants must be African-American, Latino, Native American, Alaska Natives, Native Hawaiians, Vietnamese or Cambodian. They must be third- or fourth-year medical students who are in need of immediate, emergency funding for living expenses and/or tuition. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

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 and must have a minimum 2.5 GPA. 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. The deadline for students applying to renew the grant is May 1. Awards for new students will be offered on a funds available basis after May 1.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Presbyterian Church (USA) 100 Witherspoon Street Louisville, KY 40202

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Native American Scholarship $1,000 April 1

Eligibility: Applicants must be Native Americans enrolled or planning to enroll at a technical school, vocational school, college or university for undergraduate studies. Students must provide a tribal registration number.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

International Order of the King's Daughters and Sons Director P.O. Box 1040 Chautauqua, NY 14722

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NativeVision Scholarships Varies Varies

Eligibility: Applicants must be Native American students entering their first year of college.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

NativeVision Johns Hopkins Center for American Indian Health 415 North Washington Street 4th Floor Baltimore, MD Baltimore

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New York City Trust/NMF Medical Research Scholarships $6,000 June 29

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 June 15

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 Educational Partnership Program Undergraduate Scholarships Varies January 31

Eligibility: Applicants must be U.S. citizens and full-time undergraduates who are in the second year of a four-year degree program or in the third year of a five-year degree program. They must be attending an accredited minority-serving institution (MSI), and they must have a GPA of 3.2 or higher on a four-point scale. Applicants must be majoring in a discipline that is related to environmental, atmospheric or oceanic sciences. Selection is based on relevant coursework completed, stated career goals, recommendations and extracurricular activities.

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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P.O. Pistilli Undergraduate Scholarship for Advancement in Computer Science and Electrical Engineering $4,000 April 13

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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Phyllis G. Meekins Scholarship $1,250 April 30

Eligibility: Applicants must 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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PRSA Diversity Multicultural Scholarship $1,500 May 31

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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Sarah Jackson Award 500 June 15

Eligibility: Applicants must send their application, vita, a summary of their research project and a letter from their faculty advisor to the members of the scholarship committee. Minority and African American students are given preference. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

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

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Sequoyah Graduate Scholarships $1,500 May 31

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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Sutliff & Stout Diversity in Law School Scholarship $2,000 July 30

Eligibility: Applicants must be enrolling in or currently enrolled in an accredited law school or paralegal program. Students must write an essay discussing how their law degree will help their community.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Sutliff & Stout Diversity in Law School Scholarship 550 Post Oak Boulevard Suite 530 Houston, TX 77027

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

Eligibility: Applicants must be graduating seniors or high school graduates. Students must be current or past residents of Concord or Carlisle or have attended school in one of these towns. Applicants must demonstrate financial need. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application. Preference is given to minority students and/or students intent on pursuing a degree in the sciences.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

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

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Tribal College and University (TCU) Scholarships Varies Varies

Eligibility: Applicants must be American Indian and Alaska Native college students seeking undergraduate and graduate degrees at tribal colleges. Scholarships are awarded by each Tribal College or University. Students should contact their school’s financial aid office to learn more.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

American Indian College Fund

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Truman D. Picard Scholarship $2,000-$2,500 March 13

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 97232-2114

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U.S. Lacrosse Native American Scholarships $5,000 April 30

Eligibility: Applicants must be a member of the Iroquois community, 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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Underrepresented and Oppressed Law Students Scholarship $1,000 February 28

Eligibility: Applicants must be current high school seniors, college students or graduate students who are legal residents of the United States residing in one of the 50 states or the District of Columbia and enrolled or accepted into a two- to five year post-secondary institution. Students must belong to a minority group, have a minimum 3.0 GPA and be in good overall academic standing. An essay on a provided prompt is required to be submitted.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Nicol Gersch Petterson 1205 West Elizabeth Street Unit K Fort Collins, CO 80521

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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, have at least a 3.4 GPA, 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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Warner Norcross + Judd Diversity Paralegal and Legal Secretarial 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 22

Eligibility: Applicants must be enrolled members of a federally recognized American Indian tribe or Alaska Native group and it must be verified through the submission of a Tribal Eligibility Certificate. Students must be pursuing a degree in fields related to banking, resort management, gaming operations, management and administration which includes accounting, finance, information technology and human resources. Applicants must be college junior or senior full-time students at an accredited college or university and must have a minimum GPA of 3. Students must demonstrate financial need.

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 Varies

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: Applicant must be enrolled or accepted in a professional registered nurse program at an accredited educational institution. A minimum GPA of 2.75 is required. Students must intend on seeking initial licensure as a registered nurse in the State of Ohio

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 14

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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Buckfire & Buckfire, P.C. Medical Diversity Scholarship Program $2,000 October 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 29000 Inkster Road Suite 150 Southfield, MI 48034

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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 Advocacy Council Scholarship Varies May 15

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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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 Diversity Scholarships $5,000 February 1

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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Equitable Excellence 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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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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Franklin C. McLean Award $5,000 Varies

Eligibility: Applicants must be a senior, underrepresented minority student enrolled in an accredited United States 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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Gates Scholarship Varies September 15

Eligibility: Applicants must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents who are high school seniors with a minimum GPA of 3.3. Students must be African-American, American Indian/Alaska Native, Asian and Pacific Islander American and/or Hispanic American, plan to enroll in a four-year degree program and be Pell-eligible.

How to apply: Applications 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 17

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 May 15

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 June 7

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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Google Generation Google Scholarship $10,000 December 4 (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 24

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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Hugh J. Andersen Memorial Scholarship Program $5,000 August 3

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 29

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 15

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 $2,500-$3,750 February 26

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 residents, AB-540 students or DACA recipients. 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 633 W. 5th Street 48th Floor Los Angeles, CA 90071

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Leadership for Diversity Scholarship $1,500 October 1

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 May 1

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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Louis B. Russell 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

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 July 2

Eligibility: Applicants must be diverse students entering their first year of law school full-time at an accredited institution. They must have a GPA of at least 3.2 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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Minorities and Women Educational Scholarship $1,000 April 1

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 Scholarship Award for Physical Therapy Students Varies December 1

Eligibility: Applicants must be U.S. citizens or legal permanent residents. They must be African-American, Hispanic, Native American, Pacific Islander, Native Hawaiian or Alaska Native. They must be in the final year of an accredited or developing professional physical therapist program at the time of award disbursement. Students must demonstrate academic excellence, service to minority affairs and career potential. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

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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Minority Scholarship Awards for College Students $1,000 August 12

Eligibility: Applicants must be members of a minority group that is underrepresented in the field of chemical engineering (African-American, Latino, Native American, Alaska Native or Pacific Islander). They must be student members of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE) and must be undergraduates who are majoring in chemical engineering. Selection is based on academic merit, stated career goals, AIChE participation and financial need.

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 April 1 (summer and fall) and October 15 (winter/spring)

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 June 29

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 June 15

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/UPS Gold Mountain Scholarship $2,000 May 1

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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Phyllis G. Meekins Scholarship $1,250 April 30

Eligibility: Applicants must 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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PRSA Diversity Multicultural Scholarship $1,500 May 31

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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Sutliff & Stout Diversity in Law School Scholarship $2,000 July 30

Eligibility: Applicants must be enrolling in or currently enrolled in an accredited law school or paralegal program. Students must write an essay discussing how their law degree will help their community.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Sutliff & Stout Diversity in Law School Scholarship 550 Post Oak Boulevard Suite 530 Houston, TX 77027

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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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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, have at least a 3.4 GPA, 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 May 15

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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Warner Norcross + Judd Diversity Paralegal and Legal Secretarial 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 Varies

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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Education Scholarship $2,000 June 1

Eligibility: Applicants must have completed their freshman year of undergraduate studies and be sophomores, juniors and seniors enrolled full-time in undergraduate study or those students enrolled in graduate or professional degree programs. Students must be citizens of the United States or permanent residents with a minimum 2.5 GPA on a 4.0 scale or a minimum 3.5 on a 5.0 scale. An essay submission on a provided prompt is required.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Polish Roman Catholic Union of America 984 North Milwaukee Avenue Chicago, IL 60642-9981

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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 15

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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Diversity Advocacy Council Scholarship Varies May 15

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 Youth Scholarship $500-$1,500 March 1

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: Applicants must be of African American, Asian, Native American or Hispanic descent. Students must reside in Duluth city for at least three years prior to application. Applicants must submit a FAFSA form.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

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

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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 Advocacy Council Scholarship Varies May 15

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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Leadership for Diversity Scholarship $1,500 October 1

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

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 October 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 April 1 (summer and fall) and October 15 (winter/spring)

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: Applicant must be enrolled or accepted in a professional registered nurse program at an accredited educational institution. A minimum GPA of 2.75 is required. Students must intend on seeking initial licensure as a registered nurse in the State of Ohio

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
Dream is Inclusive Scholarship $1,500 July 31

Eligibility: Applicants must be high school graduates and legal residents of the fifty (50) United States or the District of Columbia. Students must be currently enrolled (or enroll no later than the fall of 2025) in an accredited post-secondary institution of higher education.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

On Q Financial 615 South River Drive Suite 170 Tempe, AZ 85281

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Asian and Pacific Islander American Scholarships $2,500-$20,000 January 14

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 Advocacy Council Scholarship Varies May 15

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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EDSA Diversity Scholarships $5,000 February 1

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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Equitable Excellence 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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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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George A. Strait Minority Scholarship Varies May 15

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 1

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 May 1

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

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 April 1 (summer and fall) and October 15 (winter/spring)

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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UPS Hallmark Scholarship Varies May 15

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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St. Andrew's Society of Washington, DC Scholarship Varies April 30

Eligibility: Applicants must be of Scottish birth or descent and be able to cite their Scottish descent. U.S. citizens must be permanent residents of the District of Columbia, Delaware, Maryland, New Jersey, North Carolina, West Virginia, Pennsylvania or Virginia. Students must also demonstrate financial need and academic achievement. Attention will be given to work that enhances the "knowledge of Scottish history or culture."

How to apply: Applications are available online.

St. Andrew's Society of Washington, DC Chairman, Scholarships Committee P.O. Box 7849 Washington, DC 20044

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Asian and Pacific Islander American Scholarships $2,500-$20,000 January 14

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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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 Advocacy Council Scholarship Varies May 15

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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EDSA Diversity Scholarships $5,000 February 1

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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Equitable Excellence 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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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 15

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 1

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 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

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 October 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 April 1 (summer and fall) and October 15 (winter/spring)

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/UPS Gold Mountain Scholarship $2,000 May 1

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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Upakar Foundation Indian American Community College Scholarship Varies May 15

Eligibility: Applicants must have been born in India or have at least one parent born in India. Students must be U.S. citizens or U.S. Green Card holders. A minimum GPA of 3.6 is required.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Upakar Foundation 9015 Shady Grove Court Gaithersburg, MD 20877

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UPS Hallmark Scholarship Varies May 15

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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Vietnamese Physician Association of Northern California Scholarship $1,500 April 15

Eligibility: Applicants must be high school seniors of Vietnamese descent currently living in Northern California enrolling in an accredited post-secondary institution. Students must have a GPA of 3.6 or better and submit their transcript, ACT/SAT scores, letters of recommendation and financial statements along with their application.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Vietnamese Physician Association of Northern California Kaiser Permanente Santa Clara Medical Center 710 Lawrence Expressway Dept 390 Santa Clara, CA 95051

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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 Advocacy Council Scholarship Varies May 15

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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Dream is Inclusive Scholarship $1,500 July 31

Eligibility: Applicants must be high school graduates and legal residents of the fifty (50) United States or the District of Columbia. Students must be currently enrolled (or enroll no later than the fall of 2025) in an accredited post-secondary institution of higher education.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

On Q Financial 615 South River Drive Suite 170 Tempe, AZ 85281

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

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 October 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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Medicus Student Exchange Varies March 31

Eligibility: Applicants or one of their parents must be a Swiss national. The Medicus grant for study in Switzerland is only open to U.S. residents and is a need-based award. Applicants must be college juniors or seniors or graduate-level students accepted to a Swiss university or the Federal Institute of Technology.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Swiss Benevolent Society of New York Scholarship Committee 500 Fifth Avenue, Room 1800 New York, NY 10110

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Taiwanese American Scholarship Fund $5,000 April 2

Eligibility: Applicants must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents and direct blood descendants of a Taiwanese citizen. Students must also be high school seniors or first-year college students planning to attend a university or college as full-time 1st or 2nd year students in the United States, have a minimum 3.0 GPA and have a household income level below the federal, state or county low-income level.

How to apply: Applications are available online. The application form, three references and official transcript are required.

Taiwanese American Scholarship Fund P.O. Box 60074 Pasadena, CA 91116-6074

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Sarah Josephine Langstaff Memorial Scholarship $500-$1,000 November 1

Eligibility: Applicants must be female students, at least 18 years of age and residents of the United States with British or Commonwealth of Nations ancestry. Students must be currently enrolled full-time at an accredited two- or four-year college or university and have a minimum 3.0 GPA. An essay submission and transcript are required.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Daughters of the British Empire in the USA

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