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Ethnic and Minority Scholarships

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Scholarship Name Amount Deadline
Actuarial Diversity Scholarship $1,000-$4,000 May 2

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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Aetna Foundation/NMF Healthcare Leadership Program $5,000 March 12 and April 11

Eligibility: Applicants must be United States citizens who are 2nd or 3rd year medical students at accredited U.S. medical schools. Applicants must be attending school in Southern California, Connecticut, Illinois, New Jersey, New York City, Atlanta or Philadelphia. They must also exhibit outstanding academic achievement, leadership and the potential to make great contributions to medicine. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application as well as financial need.

How to apply: Applications are available online. Application, verification of citizenship and ethnicity, financial need information, curriculum vitae, biosketch, current medical school transcript, verification of medical school enrollment, personal statement and two letters of recommendation are required.

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

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

Eligibility: Students must be in grades 9 through 12, 19 years of age or younger and of African-American descent. They must compete in one of 25 categories including business, sciences, humanities and performing and visual arts. Winners receive scholarships, internships and apprenticeships.

How to apply: Applications are available from the NAACP.

National Association for the Advancement of Colored People The United Negro College Fund Scholarships and Grants Administration 8260 Willow Oaks Corporate Drive Fairfax, VA 22031

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Agnes Jones Jackson Scholarship $2,000 March 31

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 The United Negro College Fund Scholarships and Grants Administration 8260 Willow Oaks Corporate Drive Fairfax, VA 22031

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AIFS Diversity Scholarship $1,000 April 15 and September 15

Eligibility: Students must demonstrate maturity, good character and high academic achievement. Applicants must be African American, Asian American, Hispanic, Native American or Pacific Islander college students. A minimum 2.75 GPA is required. While there is no fee to apply for this scholarship, there is a $95 fee to apply for the AIFS study abroad program.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

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

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Alliance Data Scholarship $5,000 Varies

Eligibility: Applicants must have a minimum 3.0 GPA, complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and have unmet financial need that is verified by the college or university financial aid office. UNCF students are encouraged to complete the UNCF General Scholarship application to be matched with scholarships for which they meet the criteria.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

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

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Alphonso Deal Scholarship Award Varies May 15

Eligibility: Applicants must be collegebound high school seniors planning to study law enforcement 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 & Development Director Rubber Division, ACS 411 Wolf Ledges Parkway, Suite 201 Akron, OH 44311

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American Hotel Foundation Scholarship $1,500 Varies

Eligibility: Applicants must be major in hotel management at United Negro College Fund (UNCF) member colleges and universities. 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. UNCF students are encouraged to complete the UNCF General Scholarship application to be matched with scholarships for which they meet the criteria.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

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

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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 $3,000 March 31

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

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APTA Minority Scholarship Award for Physical Therapy Students Varies December 1

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

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

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

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Atkins North American Frank T Martin Leadership Scholarship $3,000 May 11

Eligibility: Applicants must be undergraduate or graduate students accepted to or enrolled in a program in or related to transportation, engineering or planning. Undergraduate students must be enrolled in a minimum of 12 credit hours. Applicants must also exhibit strong leadership abilities and be dedicated to service of the community. Selection is based on demonstrated leadership and community service committment as well as the overall strength of the application.

How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, cover letter/essay, two letters of recommendation, letter of college acceptance, transcripts, resume and photograph are required.

Conference of Minority Transportation Officials 1875 I Street, NW Suite 500 Washington, DC 20006

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Berbeco Senior Research Fellowship Up to $6,000 Varies

Eligibility: Applicants must be college juniors who attend United Negro College Fund (UNCF) member colleges or universities. The need-based award is for students to work on their senior thesis or research projects outside the U.S. during the summer between their junior and senior years.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

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

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BI-LO/SpiritFest Scholarship $2,500 July 25

Eligibility: Applicants must be minority high school seniors with a minimum 3.0 GPA. Applicants must complete an application which including a 300-word autobiography which highlights volunteer activities, leadership experience, extracurricular activities, work experience, honors and special awards. Three letters of recommendation and an official transcript must also be submitted.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Eray Promotions 342 Crepe Myrtle Drive Greer, SC 29651

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CANFit Scholarships Varies March 31

Eligibility: Applicants must be African American, American Indian/Alaska Native, Asian American, Pacific Islander or Latino/Hispanic students enrolled in a California university or culinary arts school. Undergraduate students must be in a nutrition or physical education program. Graduate students must be enrolled in a nutrition, public nutrition, physical education or American Dietetic Association Approved Pre-professional Practice program.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

CANFIT 2140 Shattuck Avenue, Suite 610 Berkeley, CA 94704

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Catherine W. Pierce Scholarship Up to $5,000 Varies

Eligibility: Applicants must have a minimum 3.0 GPA, complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and have unmet financial need that is verified by the college or university financial aid office. UNCF students are encouraged to complete the UNCF General Scholarship application to be matched with scholarships for which they meet the criteria.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

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

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Catlin/Long Memorial Scholarship $1,500 March 6

Eligibility: This scholarship helps current and future urban planning students who are African-Americans. Criteria: * African-American student * Accepted or enrolled in a graduate degree program in urban planning or a related subject. Applications available: Online. Requires: Application form, personal statement, one recommendation letter and proof of graduate program enrollment or acceptance.

How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, personal statement, one recommendation letter and proof of graduate program enrollment or acceptance are required.

American Planning Association 205 North Michigan Avenue Suite 1200 Chicago, IL 60601

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CBCF General Mills Health Scholarship $2,500 February 28

Eligibility: Applicants do not need to be African American. Students must attend school or reside in a district represented by a Congressional Black Caucus member. Students must have at least a 2.75 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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CDM Scholarship/Internship $6,000 Varies

Eligibility: Applicants must be undergraduates majoring in engineering, science or construction fields, such as chemical, civil, electrical, environmental, geotechnical, geology/hydrogeology, geography, GIS, mechanical, mining and structural or must be planning to pursue a master's degree in one of these disciplines at United Negro College Fund (UNCF) member colleges and universities. A minimum 3.0 GPA is required. There is also an internship as a part of the program.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

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

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CESDA Diversity Scholarship $1,000 March 6

Eligibility: Applicants must be either first generation college students, members of underrepresented ethnic or racial minorities or show financial need. They must be Colorado residents who are high school seniors at the time of application. Students must have a GPA of 2.8 or higher and enroll in a two- or four-year Colorado college or university in the fall following graduation. They must take at least six credit hours to qualify.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

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

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Chairman Emeritus Award Varies March 15

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

How to apply: Nomination applications are available online.

National Association of Blacks in Criminal Justice North Carolina Central University P.O. Box 19788 Durham, NC 27707

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Citigroup Fellows Program $6,400 Varies

Eligibility: Applicants must major in business, finance, economics, accounting, information systems, computer science/MIS, computer science, banking, business-related, information technology, business (sales interest), computer engineering, management or management information systems. The program also provides access to Citigroup professionals as mentors and professional development conferences.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

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

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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 Varies Varies

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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Coleman Entrepreneurial Scholarship Program $5,000 May 4

Eligibility: This scholarship helps students majoring or concentrating in entrepreneurship. Criteria: * Current sophomore or junior in a qualifying Historically Black College or University * U.S. citizen of African-American or Hispanic descent * GPA of 3.0 or higher * Enroll full-time for the upcoming academic year. Applications available: Online. Requires: Application form, appraisal and transcript.

How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, appraisal and transcript are required.

Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship 120 Wall Street, 18th Floor New York, NY 10005

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Colgate-Palmolive Company/UNCF Scholarship Varies Varies

Eligibility: Applicants must have a minimum 3.0 GPA and attend United Negro College Fund (UNCF) member colleges and universities. Students must complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and have unmet financial need that is verified by the college or university financial aid office. UNCF students are encouraged to complete the UNCF General Scholarship application to be matched with scholarships for which they meet the criteria.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

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

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Consortium Fellowship Full tuition and fees January

Eligibility: Applicants must be African Americans, Hispanic Americans or Native Americans and U.S. citizens and U.S. permanent residents of other races and ethnicities who fulfill the Consortium's mission. Applicants must have a bachelor's degree, and the degree may be in any academic discipline from an accredited institution recognized by Consortium member schools. The fellowship supports full-time graduate business studies at member schools only. Applicants must submit two references, transcripts, copies of GMAT scores and application fees. All applicants must also interview with a Consortium representative.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

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

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Diversity Abroad / GlobaLinks Learning Abroad Scholarship Varies Varies

Eligibility: This scholarship helps underserved students who wish to study abroad. Criteria: * U.S. or Canadian citizen * Attend a North American college or university * Can apply transfer credits from studying abroad to current degree * Must be an ethnic minority, from a low-income family, a first-generation college student or disabled. Applications available: Online. Requires: Application form, transcript, video.

How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, transcript and video are required.

Foundation for Global Scholars 12050 North Pecos Street Suite 320 Westminster, CO 80234

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Dorothy N. McNeal Scholarship Varies Varies

Eligibility: Applicants must be African American students attending a UNCF member college or university with a GPA of at least 2.5. Students must complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and have unmet financial need that is verified by the college or university financial aid office. Applicants 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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Dr. Arnita Young Boswell Scholarship $1,000 March 31

Eligibility: Applicants must be African American undergraduate students with a minimum GPA of 2.75. Selection is based on academic accomplishments as well as involvement in school and community activities and an essay.

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

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

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Dr. Joe Ratliff Challenge Varies Varies

Eligibility: Applicants must have a minimum 2.5 GPA, complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and have unmet financial need that is verified by the college or university financial aid office. Students are encouraged to complete the UNCF General Scholarship application to be matched with scholarships for which they meet the criteria.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

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

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DTE Energy Foundation Sphinx Competition Up to $50,000 November 10

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

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

Sphinx Organization 400 Renaissance Center Suite 2550 Detroit, MI 48243

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Edith M. Allen Scholarship $1,000 March 5

Eligibility: Applicants must have been active members of the United Methodist Church for at least three years. They must be majoring in education, social work, medicine or other health fields. Students may be pursuing undergraduate or graduate degrees. They must have at least a B+ average.

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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EDSA Minority Scholarship $5,000 February 15

Eligibility: This scholarship helps minority landscape architecture students. Criteria: * Landscape architecture undergraduate in final two years of degree program or grad student. Applications available: Online. Requires: Application form, personal essay, three work samples, two recommendation letters and applicant photo.

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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Ella Fitzgerald Charitable Foundation Scholarship Varies Varies

Eligibility: Applicants must be African American students majoring in music with a minimum 2.5 GPA. Students must attend a UNCF member college or university 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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ESA Foundation Scholarship Program $3,000 April 1

Eligibility: Applicants must be female or minority students and United States citizens working full-time on a degree leading to a career in Computer and Video Game Arts. Applicants must be current college students or graduating high school seniors enrolled or accepted in a program full-time at a four-year college or university in the United States. A minimum 2.75 GPA is required. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

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

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Ethnic Minority Scholarship $500-$900 March 1

Eligibility: Applicants must belong to one of the following minority groups: Native American, Asian, African American, Hispanic or Pacific Islander. They must have been members of the United Methodist Church for at least one year. Students must be currently pursuing their first undergraduate degree at an accredited school in the United States, and they must be attending school full-time with a GPA of at least 2.5.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

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

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Financial Services Institution Varies Varies

Eligibility: Applicants must have a minimum 2.5 GPA, complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and have unmet financial need that is verified by the college or university financial aid office. UNCF students are encouraged to complete the UNCF General Scholarship application to be matched with scholarships for which they meet the criteria.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

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

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Forum for Concerns of Minorities Scholarship Varies April 1

Eligibility: Applicants must be minority students accepted to an NAACLS-accredited Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology program or a Clinical Laboratory Technician/Medical Laboratory Technician program. They must also demonstrate financial need.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Alpha Mu Tau Scholarship Attn: Joe Briden, Coordinator 7809 S. 21st Drive Phoenix, AZ 85041-7736

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Frederick D. Patterson Scholarship Varies Varies

Eligibility: Applicants must have a minimum 2.5 GPA, complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and have unmet financial need that is verified by the college or university financial aid office. Students are encouraged to complete the UNCF General Scholarship application to be matched with scholarships for which they meet the criteria.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

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

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

Eligibility: In addition to the financial award, scholarship winners are also invited to serve as summer associates at the firm. An application form, two recommendations, a writing sample, a current law school transcript, an undergraduate transcript and a resume are required.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

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

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Gates Millennium Scholars Program Varies January 15

Eligibility: Applicants must be African American, American Indian/Alaska Native, Asian Pacific Islander American or Hispanic American students with a minimum 3.3 GPA, enter an accredited college or university and have significant financial need. Applicants must also be eligible for federal Pell Grants.

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

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

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GEM MS Engineering Fellowship Program Varies October 1

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

How to apply: Applications are available online. The deadline for Part I is October 1, and the deadline for part II is Nov. 15.

National Consortium for Graduate Degrees for Minorities in Engineering and Science Inc. (GEM) 1430 Duke Street Alexandria, VA 22314

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General Mills Technology Scholars Award $5,000 Varies

Eligibility: Applicants must be African American undergraduate students majoring in engineering, information systems, computer science/MIS, computer science, food service, information technology or management information systems. They must have a GPA of at least 3.0 and demonstrate financial need. Academics, career aspirations, leadership and achievement will be considered in awarding the scholarship.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

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

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George A. Strait Minority Scholarship Varies April 1

Eligibility: Applicants must be a member of a minority group as defined by U.S. government rules, degree candidates in an accredited library or law school, and intend to pursue a career as law librarians. Law library experience is preferred. Applicants must also have financial need and have at least one quarter or semester left after the scholarship is given.

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

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

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Gerald W. and Jean Purmal Endowed Scholarship $1,000-$4,000 Varies

Eligibility: Applicants must have a minimum 2.5 GPA, complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and have unmet financial need that is verified by the college or university financial aid office. Students are encouraged to complete the UNCF General Scholarship application to be matched with scholarships for which they meet the criteria.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

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

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GlaxoSmithKline Company Science Achievement Award $3,000 Varies

Eligibility: Applicants must be African American graduates of a UNCF member college with a science-related degree pursuing a graduate degree in science. They must have a GPA of at least 3.0 and demonstrate financial need.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

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

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Harry C. Jaecker Scholarship $2,000-$5,000 Varies

Eligibility: Applicants must be African American, 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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Henry Sachs Foundation Scholarship $5,000 March 15

Eligibility: Applicants must be African-American residents of Colorado for at least five years. Applicants must be either seniors in high school or have graduated in the last three years but are not currently attending college. Awards are based on high school grade point average and financial need. If selected, applicants must attend a personal interview in order to receive the grant money.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

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

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Herbert Lehman Scholarships $2,000 May 1

Eligibility: Applicants must have a strong academic record and clear educational goals, and they must show leadership potential through involvement in school and extracurricular activities. Students must show good character through positive recommendations from teachers, employers or community representatives.

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

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

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Hispanic Scholarship Fund/Marathon Oil Corporation College Scholarship Program Up to $15,000 October 1

Eligibility: This scholarship helps minority undergraduates. Criteria: * U.S. citizen or legal permanent resident * Undergraduate sophomore or senior * Hispanic, African-American, Native American, Asian, Pacific Islander or Alaska Native * Studying selected undergraduate subjects (accounting, engineering, computer science, energy management, environmental health, finance, physical sciences, information technology, marketing, transportation and logistics or supply chain management for sophomores) or planning to study geology or geophysics (seniors) * Minimum 3.0 GPA. Applications available: Online. Requires: Application form, submission of the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and other supporting materials.

How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, submission of the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and other supporting materials are required.

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

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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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Jack and Jill of America Foundation Scholarship $1,500-$2,500 June 1

Eligibility: Applicants must plan to attend college full-time, have a minimum 3.0 GPA, complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and have unmet financial need that is verified by the college or university financial aid office. UNCF students are encouraged to complete the UNCF General Scholarship application to be matched with scholarships for which they meet the criteria.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

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

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Jackie Robinson Scholarship Up to $7,500 February 15

Eligibility: Applicants must be minority high school seniors with demonstrated financial need and academic achievement and who have already been accepted to a four-year college or university.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

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

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Jesse Jones, Jr. Scholarship $2,000-$5,000 Varies

Eligibility: Applicants must be African American, 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. UNCF students are encouraged to complete the UNCF General Scholarship application to be matched with scholarships for which they meet the criteria.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

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

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Jimi Hendrix Endowment Fund Scholarship $2,000-$5,000 Varies

Eligibility: Applicants must have a minimum 2.5 GPA, complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and have unmet financial need that is verified by the college or university financial aid office. Students are encouraged to complete the UNCF General Scholarship application to be matched with scholarships for which they meet the criteria.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

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

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

Eligibility: Applicants must be enrolled in an accredited respiratory care education program and have a minimum 3.0 GPA. Students must submit an original paper on respiratory care. Preference is given to minority students.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

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

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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 North Carolina Central University P.O. Box 19788 Durham, NC 27707

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Josiah Macy Jr. Foundation Scholarship Varies Varies

Eligibility: Applicants must be 2nd or 3rd year medical students and United States citizens. They must also be members of underrepresented minority groups and have financial need. Award is given for past academic achievement and future potential. Selection is based upon the overall quality of the application.

How to apply: Applications are available online. An application, proof of citizenship, Student Aid Report, financial aid transcript, official letter of financial aid offer, documentation of loan history, two personal statements, curriculum vitae, biosketch, current medical school transcript and two letters of recommendation are required.

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

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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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Kayte M. Fearn CEC Ethnic Diversity Scholarship $1,000 Varies

Eligibility: Applicants must be student members of the CEC who come from culturally diverse backgrounds and who have contributed substantially to children with exceptionalities and to the CEC. High school students are not eligible. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

How to apply:

Council for Exceptional Children 2900 Crystal Drive Suite 1000 Arlington, VA 22202

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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 $5,000 March 2

Eligibility: This scholarship helps first-year law school students. Criteria: * U.S. citizen or permanent resident * Will be a first-year law student during the application year * Minimum 2.5 GPA. Applications available: Online. Requires: Application form, personal statement, two letters of recommendation and transcript.

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 60610

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

Eligibility: Applicants must be ethnic minority high school seniors who plan to pursue education in the area of industrial arts, vocational education or technical education at an accredited college or university.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Indiana State Teachers Association 150 W. Market Street Suite 406 Indianapolis, IN 46204

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Mae Maxey Memorial Scholarship $1,000-$5,000 Varies

Eligibility: Applicants must have a minimum 2.5 GPA, complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and have unmet financial need that is verified by the college or university financial aid office. Students are encouraged to complete the UNCF General Scholarship application to be matched with scholarships for which they meet the criteria.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

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

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Malcolm X Scholarship for Exceptional Courage $4,000 Varies

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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Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Scholarship Varies February 19

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 North Carolina Central University P.O. Box 19788 Durham, NC 27707

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MCCA Lloyd M. Johnson, Jr. Scholarship Program $10,000 June 6

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

How to apply: Applications are available online.

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

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Medger Evers Award Varies March 15

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

How to apply: Nomination applications are available online.

National Association of Blacks in Criminal Justice North Carolina Central University P.O. Box 19788 Durham, NC 27707

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Medtronic Foundation Scholarship $4,500 Varies

Eligibility: Eligible majors include: engineering, pre-medicine, science, chemistry, biochemistry, biology, microbiology, biomedical research, medicine, physical sciences, electrical engineering, civil engineering, chemical engineering and mechanical engineering. Applicants must have a GPA of at least 3.3 and demonstrate financial need.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

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

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Michael Baker Scholarship for Diversity in Engineering $2,500 April 19

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

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

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

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Michael Jackson Scholarship Up to $5,000 Varies

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 February 18

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 15

Eligibility: Applicants must be women or American Indians, Alaska Natives, Asians, African Americans, Hispanics or Latinos, Native Hawaiians or other Pacific Islanders. Applicants must be full- or part-time students enrolled in real estate courses and working toward a degree, have a minimum 2.5 GPA and demonstrate financial need.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

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

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

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

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

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

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Minority Dental Student Scholarship Up to $2,500 Varies

Eligibility: Applicants must be African American, Hispanic or Native American full-time students in their second year in an accredited dental program and must demonstrate a minimum financial need of $2,500. Applicants must submit applications, two reference forms, enrollment letters and biographies. Selection is based on financial need, academic achievement, biographical sketch and references. A minimum 3.25 GPA is required. Only two scholarship applications per school are allowed, so schools may set their own in-school application deadlines that are earlier.

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

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

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Minority Fellowship Program $18,000 January 31

Eligibility: Applicants must be enrolled in and have completed one full year in a Ph.D. program in Sociology. Students must be members of an underrepresented minority group in the U.S.: African American, Latino, Asian/Pacific Islander or American Indians/Alaska Natives. Applicants must also be U.S. citizens, non-citizen nationals of the U.S., or have been lawfully admitted to the U.S. for permanent residence. The fellowship is awarded for 12 months and typically renewable for up to three years in total. Tuition and fees are arranged with the home department. MFP Fellows are selected each year by the MFP Advisory Panel, a rotating, appointed group of senior scholars in sociology. Fellows can be involved in any area of sociological research, though particular MFP award lines devoted to drug abuse research may be possible contingent on funding.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

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

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Minority Scholarship $1,500 March 15

Eligibility: Applicants must be African American, Hispanic, Asian American or Native American students working toward a graduate degree related to strength and conditioning. Students must be NSCA members for one year before applying and be pursuing careers in strength and conditioning. Applications are evaluated based on grades, courses, experience, honors, recommendations and involvement in the community and with NSCA.

How to apply: Applications are available with membership.

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

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Minority Scholarship and Training Program Up to $10,000 plus internship pay and post-graduate employment January 16

Eligibility: Applicants must have a minimum 3.0 GPA, major in broadcast journalism, digital multimedia, mass/speech/digital communication, television production or marketing at an accredited university or college, be college sophomores, be U.S. citizens and be of non-white origin.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

LinTV 8 Elm Street New Haven, CT 06510

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

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

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

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

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Minority Scholarship Awards for Incoming College Freshmen $1,000 July 1

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 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/Special Education Services Scholarship Up to $4,000 October 4

Eligibility: Applicants must be enrolled or planning to enroll in college full-time. Students must have at least a 2.0 GPA, and financial need may be considered. Preference will be given to black and Hispanic students. Students must agree to work in the state of Indiana for a period of time after graduation.

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

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

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

Eligibility: Applicants must be African-American, Hispanic, Asian, Native American or Pacific Islander and entering or currently attending an ALA-accredited library school and be no more than halfway through the program. Applicants must also be citizens or permanent residents of the United States or Canada.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

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

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MLA/NLM Spectrum Scholarship Varies March 1

Eligibility: Applicants must be American Indian/Alaska Native, Asian, Black/African American, Hispanic/Latino or Native Hawaiian/Other Pacific Islander students attending accredited library schools who are studying fields relevant to library science and who plan to enter the health sciences information field.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

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

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Morgan Stanley Richard B. Fisher Scholarship Program Varies Varies

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

How to apply: Applications are available by email.

Morgan Stanley

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

Eligibility: This scholarship helps minority actuarial students. Criteria: * From an underrepresented minority group (African-American, Native American, Hispanic, Asian American, etc.) * U.S. citizen or legal resident * Full-time undergraduate * Enrolled in a mathematics or actuarial-related degree program * Plan to pursue a career in actuarial science * Minimum 3.0 GPA * Have passed at least one actuarial exam. Applications available: Online. Requires: Application form, personal statement, recommendation letter and resume.

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

Eligibility: This scholarship helps male math and science students. Criteria: * U.S. citizen * High school senior, undergraduate student or graduate student * Enrolled in or plan to enroll in a degree program in math, engineering, physics or chemistry * Attending or planning to attend a four-year institution in the U.S. * Undergraduates must be full-time students * Minimum 2.5 GPA for high school seniors and undergraduates * Minimum 3.0 GPA for graduate students * Must demonstrate financial need. Applications available: Online. Requires: Application form, personal essay, official transcript and two recommendation letters.

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 The United Negro College Fund Scholarships and Grants Administration 8260 Willow Oaks Corporate Drive Fairfax, VA 22031

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NACME Pre-Engineering Student Scholarships $2,500 March 15

Eligibility: This scholarship helps minority students who wish to pursue higher education in engineering. Criteria: * High school senior * African-American, Latino or Native American * Rank in the top 10 percent of his or her graduating class * Have demonstrated leadership ability * Have been accepted into an ABET-accredited engineering school * Must be formally nominated by high school guidance counselor. Applications available: Online. Requires: Formal nomination by the applicant's high school guidance counselor.

How to apply: Applicants must be formally nominated by their high school guidance counselors. Nomination instructions are available online.

National Action Council for Minorities in Engineering Inc. (NACME) Pre-Engineering Scholarship Program 440 Hamilton Avenue, Suite 302 White Plains, NY 10601-1813

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NANBPWC National Scholarships Varies March 1

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

How to apply: Applications are available online.

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

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National Association of Black Accountants National Scholarship Program $1,000-$10,000 January 31

Eligibility: Applicants must be ethnic minorities currently enrolled as full-time undergraduates in accounting, finance or business or as graduate students in a Master's of Accountancy program. Applicants must also be NABA members and have a minimum 3.5 major GPA and 3.3 cumulative GPA.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

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

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National Association of Black Journalists Scholarship Program Up to $2,500 February 13

Eligibility: Applicants must be African American high school seniors, college students or graduate students who plan to pursue careers in journalism and who are journalism majors or in staff positions on the school newspaper or campus television, radio or website.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

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

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

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

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

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

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National Scholarship Varies March 1

Eligibility: Applicants must be African American graduating high school seniors and have a minimum 3.0 GPA. Students must submit a transcript, an application form, two letters of recommendation and an essay that is at least 300 words on "Why is education important to me?"

How to apply: Applications are available online.

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

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NOAA EPP Undergraduate Scholarships Varies January 29

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

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

NOAA Educational Partnership Program 1315 East-West Highway Room 10703 Silver Spring, MD 20910

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P.O. Pistilli Undergraduate Scholarship for Advancement in Computer Science and Electrical Engineering $4,000 March 7

Eligibility: Applicants must be high school seniors who are from an underrepresented group (African American, Hispanic, Native American, women or disabled). Students must have a minimum 3.0 GPA, have demonstrated high achievement in math and science courses and have financial need. Applicants must also intend to pursue a career in electrical engineering, computer engineering or computer science.

How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, three letters of recommendation, an official transcript, a personal letter, a copy of tax returns and a copy of the FAFSA are required.

Design Automation Conference/Association for Computing Machinery Professor Andrew B. Kahng, P.O. Pistilli Scholarship Director Department of Computer Science and Engineering, UCSD 9500 Gilman Drive #0404 La Jolla, CA 92093

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PRSA Diversity Multicultural Scholarship $1,500 May 22

Eligibility: This scholarship helps minority students who are majoring in communications. Criteria: * Full-time undergraduate communications student * Attending an accredited four-year college or university * Minimum 3.0 GPA. Applications available: Online. Requires: Application form, official transcript, essay and one recommendation letter.

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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Reader's Digest Foundation Scholarship $5,000 Varies

Eligibility: Applicants must have a minimum 3.0 GPA, complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and have unmet financial need that is verified by the college or university financial aid office. Students are encouraged to complete the UNCF General Scholarship application to be matched with scholarships for which they meet the criteria. Funds may be used for tuition, room and board, books or to repay a federal student loan.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

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

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Robert B. Bailey Scholarship Up to $2,000 Varies

Eligibility: This scholarship helps underrepresented students to study abroad. Criteria: * CIEE Study Center participant * From an underrepresented group in study abroad programs. Applications available: Online. Requires: Application form, financial aid information and essay.

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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Robert Dole Scholarship for Disabled Students Up to $3,500 Varies

Eligibility: Applicants must have a minimum 2.5 GPA, complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and have unmet financial need that is verified by the college or university financial aid office. UNCF students are encouraged to complete the UNCF General Scholarship application to be matched with scholarships for which they meet the criteria.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

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

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Ron Brown Scholar Program $10,000 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 325 W Gaines Street Suite 1314 Tallahassee, FL 32399

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

Eligibility: This scholarship helps minority accounting students who intend to become CPAs. Criteria: * African-American, Native American, Latino or Asian American student * Full-time student * Accounting major * Have finished 30 or more credits overall and six or more credits in accounting * Minimum 3.0 GPA * Plan to become a CPA. Applications available: Online. Requires: Application form and personal essay.

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

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

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Seattle University Costco Scholarship Fund $2,500 - $14,500 Varies

Eligibility: Applicants must be U.S. citizens who are African American, Latino or Native American. Applicants must have a minimum 3.0 GPA in high school and register to be full-time students at Seattle University.

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

Costco Student Financial Services USVC 105 Seattle, WA 98122

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Silverman Minority Student Award $5,000 May 27

Eligibility: This scholarship helps minority public relations students. Criteria: * Rising undergraduate senior * Journalism, public relations or similar major * Plan to pursue a career in public relations * Minimum 3.0 GPA. Applications available: Online. Requires: Application form, resume and one recommendation letter.

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

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

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Sylvia Shapiro Scholarship Varies Varies

Eligibility: Applicants must have a minimum 2.5 GPA, complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and have unmet financial need that is verified by the college or university financial aid office. Students are encouraged to complete the UNCF General Scholarship application to be matched with scholarships for which they meet the criteria.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

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

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The 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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The Phyllis G. Meekins Scholarship $1,250 May 16

Eligibility: Applicants must be female high school senior golf participants, from a minority background, have a 3.0 GPA and be a U.S. citizen or legal resident. Students must also have been accepted to a college or university and plan to play competitive golf at the collegiate level. Selection is based on financial need.

How to apply: Applications available online.

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

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Thomara Latimer Cancer Foundation Scholarship Varies December 26

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

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

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

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Thurgood Marshall College Scholarship Fund $3,100 per semester Varies

Eligibility: Applicants must be currently enrolled or planning to enroll as full-time students at one of the 45 TMSF member schools, have a minimum 3.0 high school GPA and have a minimum SAT score of 1100 or ACT score of 25. 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 80 Maiden Lane Suite 2204 New York, NY 10038

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Trailblazer Scholarship $2,500 May 8

Eligibility: Students must be in an undergraduate or graduate program enrolled in at least six credits per semester, and they must have at least a 2.5 GPA.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Conference of Minority Transportation Officials 1875 I Street, NW Suite 500 Washington, DC 20006

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UBS/PaineWebber Scholarship $8,000 March 25

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 April 24

Eligibility: Applicants must be high school seniors or current college students planning to attend or attending a UNCF member college or university. Students must also have a minimum 2.5 GPA, complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and have unmet financial need that is verified by the college or university financial aid office. Students are encouraged to complete the UNCF General Scholarship application to be matched with scholarships for which they meet the criteria.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

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

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United Parcel Service Foundation Varies Varies

Eligibility: Applicants must have a minimum 2.5 GPA, complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and have unmet financial need that is verified by the college or university financial aid office. Students are encouraged to complete the UNCF General Scholarship application to be matched with scholarships for which they meet the criteria.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

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

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

Eligibility: Applicants must be full-time undergraduate minority students enrolled in a college in the United States, Canada or Mexico with an accredited industrial engineering program, major in industrial engineering and be active members. Students may not apply directly for this scholarship and must be nominated. The award is based on academic ability, character, leadership, potential service to the industrial engineering profession and financial need.

How to apply: Nomination forms are available online.

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

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USA Funds Scholarship Varies Varies

Eligibility: Applicants must have a minimum 2.5 GPA, complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and have unmet financial need that is verified by the college or university financial aid office. Students are encouraged to complete the UNCF General Scholarship application to be matched with scholarships for which they meet the criteria.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

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

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Warner Norcross and Judd Paralegal Assistant Studies Scholarship Varies April 1

Eligibility: This scholarship helps Michigan paralegal and legal secretary students of color. Criteria: * Michigan resident * Minority * Enrolled in a paralegal or legal secretary program at an accredited school * Must demonstrate financial need. Applications available: Online. Requires: Application form and supporting materials.

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 Scholarship Varies December 31

Eligibility: Applicants must be college sophomores or juniors or first-year MBA 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 may major in business, finance, accounting, architecture, electrical engineering, computer engineering or systems engineering. UNCF Students are encouraged to complete the UNCF General Scholarship application to be matched with scholarships for which they meet the criteria.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

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

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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 North Carolina Central University P.O. Box 19788 Durham, NC 27707

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William Wrigley Jr. Scholarship/Internship Up to $3,000 Varies

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 3.0.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

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

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AGBU Scholarship Program Varies Varies

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

How to apply: Applications are available online.

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

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Agnes Missirian Scholarship $2,000 April 21

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

How to apply: Applications are available online.

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

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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 20

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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Eremian Scholarship Varies Varies

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

How to apply: Applications are available by mail.

Armenian Relief Society Of North America Inc. 80 Bigelow Avenue Watertown, MA 02472

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

Eligibility: Applicants must be ethnic minority high school seniors who plan to pursue education in the area of industrial arts, vocational education or technical education at an accredited college or university.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Indiana State Teachers Association 150 W. Market Street Suite 406 Indianapolis, IN 46204

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Lucy Kasparian Aharonian Scholarship $1,000 April 21

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

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

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

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

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

How to apply: Applications are available online.

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

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Aetna Foundation/NMF Healthcare Leadership Program $5,000 March 12 and April 11

Eligibility: Applicants must be United States citizens who are 2nd or 3rd year medical students at accredited U.S. medical schools. Applicants must be attending school in Southern California, Connecticut, Illinois, New Jersey, New York City, Atlanta or Philadelphia. They must also exhibit outstanding academic achievement, leadership and the potential to make great contributions to medicine. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application as well as financial need.

How to apply: Applications are available online. Application, verification of citizenship and ethnicity, financial need information, curriculum vitae, biosketch, current medical school transcript, verification of medical school enrollment, personal statement and two letters of recommendation are required.

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

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AIFS Diversity Scholarship $1,000 April 15 and September 15

Eligibility: Students must demonstrate maturity, good character and high academic achievement. Applicants must be African American, Asian American, Hispanic, Native American or Pacific Islander college students. A minimum 2.75 GPA is required. While there is no fee to apply for this scholarship, there is a $95 fee to apply for the AIFS study abroad program.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

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

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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-$15,000 January 8

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

How to apply: Applications are available online.

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

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Asian Women in Business Scholarship Up to $5,000 October 1

Eligibility: This scholarship helps female Asian scholars, leaders and entrepreneurs. Criteria: * Female of Asian ancestry * U.S. citizen or permanent resident * Demonstrate leadership * Demonstrate entrepreneurship * Be a full-time undergraduate student * Have a minimum 3.0 GPA. Applications available: Online. Requires: Application form, transcript (if applicable) and at least one professional recommendation letter.

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

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

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Atkins North American Frank T Martin Leadership Scholarship $3,000 May 11

Eligibility: Applicants must be undergraduate or graduate students accepted to or enrolled in a program in or related to transportation, engineering or planning. Undergraduate students must be enrolled in a minimum of 12 credit hours. Applicants must also exhibit strong leadership abilities and be dedicated to service of the community. Selection is based on demonstrated leadership and community service committment as well as the overall strength of the application.

How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, cover letter/essay, two letters of recommendation, letter of college acceptance, transcripts, resume and photograph are required.

Conference of Minority Transportation Officials 1875 I Street, NW Suite 500 Washington, DC 20006

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Atsuhiko Tateuchi Memorial Scholarship $5,000 March 1

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

How to apply: Applications are available online.

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

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BI-LO/SpiritFest Scholarship $2,500 July 25

Eligibility: Applicants must be minority high school seniors with a minimum 3.0 GPA. Applicants must complete an application which including a 300-word autobiography which highlights volunteer activities, leadership experience, extracurricular activities, work experience, honors and special awards. Three letters of recommendation and an official transcript must also be submitted.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Eray Promotions 342 Crepe Myrtle Drive Greer, SC 29651

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

Eligibility: Applicants must be California residents, be American Indian, African American, Mexican American, Latino, Asian American, Pacific Islander or Filipino and be accepted into or enrolled in an American Library Association accredited state library school. The award is based on financial need, and an interview is required.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

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

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Consortium Fellowship Full tuition and fees January

Eligibility: Applicants must be African Americans, Hispanic Americans or Native Americans and U.S. citizens and U.S. permanent residents of other races and ethnicities who fulfill the Consortium's mission. Applicants must have a bachelor's degree, and the degree may be in any academic discipline from an accredited institution recognized by Consortium member schools. The fellowship supports full-time graduate business studies at member schools only. Applicants must submit two references, transcripts, copies of GMAT scores and application fees. All applicants must also interview with a Consortium representative.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

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

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Diversity Abroad / GlobaLinks Learning Abroad Scholarship Varies Varies

Eligibility: This scholarship helps underserved students who wish to study abroad. Criteria: * U.S. or Canadian citizen * Attend a North American college or university * Can apply transfer credits from studying abroad to current degree * Must be an ethnic minority, from a low-income family, a first-generation college student or disabled. Applications available: Online. Requires: Application form, transcript, video.

How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, transcript and video are required.

Foundation for Global Scholars 12050 North Pecos Street Suite 320 Westminster, CO 80234

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EDSA Minority Scholarship $5,000 February 15

Eligibility: This scholarship helps minority landscape architecture students. Criteria: * Landscape architecture undergraduate in final two years of degree program or grad student. Applications available: Online. Requires: Application form, personal essay, three work samples, two recommendation letters and applicant photo.

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 1

Eligibility: Applicants must be female or minority students and United States citizens working full-time on a degree leading to a career in Computer and Video Game Arts. Applicants must be current college students or graduating high school seniors enrolled or accepted in a program full-time at a four-year college or university in the United States. A minimum 2.75 GPA is required. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

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

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Ethnic Minority Scholarship $500-$900 March 1

Eligibility: Applicants must belong to one of the following minority groups: Native American, Asian, African American, Hispanic or Pacific Islander. They must have been members of the United Methodist Church for at least one year. Students must be currently pursuing their first undergraduate degree at an accredited school in the United States, and they must be attending school full-time with a GPA of at least 2.5.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

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

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Forum for Concerns of Minorities Scholarship Varies April 1

Eligibility: Applicants must be minority students accepted to an NAACLS-accredited Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology program or a Clinical Laboratory Technician/Medical Laboratory Technician program. They must also demonstrate financial need.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Alpha Mu Tau Scholarship Attn: Joe Briden, Coordinator 7809 S. 21st Drive Phoenix, AZ 85041-7736

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

Eligibility: In addition to the financial award, scholarship winners are also invited to serve as summer associates at the firm. An application form, two recommendations, a writing sample, a current law school transcript, an undergraduate transcript and a resume are required.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

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

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GAPA's George Choy Memorial Scholarship Up to $1,000 Varies

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

How to apply: Applications are available by phone.

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

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George A. Strait Minority Scholarship Varies April 1

Eligibility: Applicants must be a member of a minority group as defined by U.S. government rules, degree candidates in an accredited library or law school, and intend to pursue a career as law librarians. Law library experience is preferred. Applicants must also have financial need and have at least one quarter or semester left after the scholarship is given.

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

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

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HANA Scholarship $1,000-$3,000 March 5

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 Scholarship Fund/Marathon Oil Corporation College Scholarship Program Up to $15,000 October 1

Eligibility: This scholarship helps minority undergraduates. Criteria: * U.S. citizen or legal permanent resident * Undergraduate sophomore or senior * Hispanic, African-American, Native American, Asian, Pacific Islander or Alaska Native * Studying selected undergraduate subjects (accounting, engineering, computer science, energy management, environmental health, finance, physical sciences, information technology, marketing, transportation and logistics or supply chain management for sophomores) or planning to study geology or geophysics (seniors) * Minimum 3.0 GPA. Applications available: Online. Requires: Application form, submission of the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and other supporting materials.

How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, submission of the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and other supporting materials are required.

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

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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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Jackie Robinson Scholarship Up to $7,500 February 15

Eligibility: Applicants must be minority high school seniors with demonstrated financial need and academic achievement and who have already been accepted to a four-year college or university.

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 April 1

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

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

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

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Japanese American Citizens League Entering Freshman Awards Varies March 1

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

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

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

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Japanese American Citizens League Graduate Awards Varies April 1

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

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

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

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Japanese American Citizens League Law Scholarships Varies April 1

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

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

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

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Japanese American Citizens League Undergraduate Awards Varies April 1

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

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

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

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

Eligibility: Applicants must be enrolled in an accredited respiratory care education program and have a minimum 3.0 GPA. Students must submit an original paper on respiratory care. Preference is given to minority students.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

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

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Josiah Macy Jr. Foundation Scholarship Varies Varies

Eligibility: Applicants must be 2nd or 3rd year medical students and United States citizens. They must also be members of underrepresented minority groups and have financial need. Award is given for past academic achievement and future potential. Selection is based upon the overall quality of the application.

How to apply: Applications are available online. An application, proof of citizenship, Student Aid Report, financial aid transcript, official letter of financial aid offer, documentation of loan history, two personal statements, curriculum vitae, biosketch, current medical school transcript and two letters of recommendation are required.

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

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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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Kayte M. Fearn CEC Ethnic Diversity Scholarship $1,000 Varies

Eligibility: Applicants must be student members of the CEC who come from culturally diverse backgrounds and who have contributed substantially to children with exceptionalities and to the CEC. High school students are not eligible. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

How to apply:

Council for Exceptional Children 2900 Crystal Drive Suite 1000 Arlington, VA 22202

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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 $5,000 March 2

Eligibility: This scholarship helps first-year law school students. Criteria: * U.S. citizen or permanent resident * Will be a first-year law student during the application year * Minimum 2.5 GPA. Applications available: Online. Requires: Application form, personal statement, two letters of recommendation and transcript.

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 60610

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

Eligibility: Applicants must be ethnic minority high school seniors who plan to pursue education in the area of industrial arts, vocational education or technical education at an accredited college or university.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Indiana State Teachers Association 150 W. Market Street Suite 406 Indianapolis, IN 46204

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Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Scholarship Varies February 19

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 June 6

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

How to apply: Applications are available online.

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

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Michael Baker Scholarship for Diversity in Engineering $2,500 April 19

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

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

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

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Mine and Gonsakulto Scholarship Varies February 5

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

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

Far West Athletic Trainers' Association/District 8

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Minorities and Women Educational Scholarship $1,000 April 15

Eligibility: Applicants must be women or American Indians, Alaska Natives, Asians, African Americans, Hispanics or Latinos, Native Hawaiians or other Pacific Islanders. Applicants must be full- or part-time students enrolled in real estate courses and working toward a degree, have a minimum 2.5 GPA and demonstrate financial need.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

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

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Minority Fellowship Program $18,000 January 31

Eligibility: Applicants must be enrolled in and have completed one full year in a Ph.D. program in Sociology. Students must be members of an underrepresented minority group in the U.S.: African American, Latino, Asian/Pacific Islander or American Indians/Alaska Natives. Applicants must also be U.S. citizens, non-citizen nationals of the U.S., or have been lawfully admitted to the U.S. for permanent residence. The fellowship is awarded for 12 months and typically renewable for up to three years in total. Tuition and fees are arranged with the home department. MFP Fellows are selected each year by the MFP Advisory Panel, a rotating, appointed group of senior scholars in sociology. Fellows can be involved in any area of sociological research, though particular MFP award lines devoted to drug abuse research may be possible contingent on funding.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

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

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Minority Scholarship $1,500 March 15

Eligibility: Applicants must be African American, Hispanic, Asian American or Native American students working toward a graduate degree related to strength and conditioning. Students must be NSCA members for one year before applying and be pursuing careers in strength and conditioning. Applications are evaluated based on grades, courses, experience, honors, recommendations and involvement in the community and with NSCA.

How to apply: Applications are available with membership.

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

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Minority Scholarship and Training Program Up to $10,000 plus internship pay and post-graduate employment January 16

Eligibility: Applicants must have a minimum 3.0 GPA, major in broadcast journalism, digital multimedia, mass/speech/digital communication, television production or marketing at an accredited university or college, be college sophomores, be U.S. citizens and be of non-white origin.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

LinTV 8 Elm Street New Haven, CT 06510

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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: This scholarship helps minority actuarial students. Criteria: * From an underrepresented minority group (African-American, Native American, Hispanic, Asian American, etc.) * U.S. citizen or legal resident * Full-time undergraduate * Enrolled in a mathematics or actuarial-related degree program * Plan to pursue a career in actuarial science * Minimum 3.0 GPA * Have passed at least one actuarial exam. Applications available: Online. Requires: Application form, personal statement, recommendation letter and resume.

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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NOAA EPP Undergraduate Scholarships Varies January 29

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

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

NOAA Educational Partnership Program 1315 East-West Highway Room 10703 Silver Spring, MD 20910

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

Eligibility: This scholarship helps Asian Pacific American students. Criteria: * Entering first year of college * U.S. citizen or permanent resident * GPA of 3.0 or higher * Must demonstrate academic achievement, leadership ability and community service. Applications available: Online. Requires: Application form, resume, essay, transcript, copy of acceptance letter, summary of college costs and Student Aid Report.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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PRSA Diversity Multicultural Scholarship $1,500 May 22

Eligibility: This scholarship helps minority students who are majoring in communications. Criteria: * Full-time undergraduate communications student * Attending an accredited four-year college or university * Minimum 3.0 GPA. Applications available: Online. Requires: Application form, official transcript, essay and one recommendation letter.

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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Robert B. Bailey Scholarship Up to $2,000 Varies

Eligibility: This scholarship helps underrepresented students to study abroad. Criteria: * CIEE Study Center participant * From an underrepresented group in study abroad programs. Applications available: Online. Requires: Application form, financial aid information and essay.

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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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 325 W Gaines Street Suite 1314 Tallahassee, FL 32399

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

Eligibility: This scholarship helps minority accounting students who intend to become CPAs. Criteria: * African-American, Native American, Latino or Asian American student * Full-time student * Accounting major * Have finished 30 or more credits overall and six or more credits in accounting * Minimum 3.0 GPA * Plan to become a CPA. Applications available: Online. Requires: Application form and personal essay.

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

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

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Silverman Minority Student Award $5,000 May 27

Eligibility: This scholarship helps minority public relations students. Criteria: * Rising undergraduate senior * Journalism, public relations or similar major * Plan to pursue a career in public relations * Minimum 3.0 GPA. Applications available: Online. Requires: Application form, resume and one recommendation letter.

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

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

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The Phyllis G. Meekins Scholarship $1,250 May 16

Eligibility: Applicants must be female high school senior golf participants, from a minority background, have a 3.0 GPA and be a U.S. citizen or legal resident. Students must also have been accepted to a college or university and plan to play competitive golf at the collegiate level. Selection is based on financial need.

How to apply: Applications available online.

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

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Trailblazer Scholarship $2,500 May 8

Eligibility: Students must be in an undergraduate or graduate program enrolled in at least six credits per semester, and they must have at least a 2.5 GPA.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Conference of Minority Transportation Officials 1875 I Street, NW Suite 500 Washington, DC 20006

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

Eligibility: Applicants must be full-time undergraduate minority students enrolled in a college in the United States, Canada or Mexico with an accredited industrial engineering program, major in industrial engineering and be active members. Students may not apply directly for this scholarship and must be nominated. The award is based on academic ability, character, leadership, potential service to the industrial engineering profession and financial need.

How to apply: Nomination forms are available online.

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

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UPS Hallmark Scholarship Varies March 13

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

How to apply: Applications are available online.

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

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Warner Norcross and Judd Paralegal Assistant Studies Scholarship Varies April 1

Eligibility: This scholarship helps Michigan paralegal and legal secretary students of color. Criteria: * Michigan resident * Minority * Enrolled in a paralegal or legal secretary program at an accredited school * Must demonstrate financial need. Applications available: Online. Requires: Application form and supporting materials.

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 Orr Dingwall Foundation Korean Ancestry Grant Up to $20,000 February 15

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

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

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

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Scholarship details
Scholarship Name Amount Deadline
BI-LO/SpiritFest Scholarship $2,500 July 25

Eligibility: Applicants must be minority high school seniors with a minimum 3.0 GPA. Applicants must complete an application which including a 300-word autobiography which highlights volunteer activities, leadership experience, extracurricular activities, work experience, honors and special awards. Three letters of recommendation and an official transcript must also be submitted.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Eray Promotions 342 Crepe Myrtle Drive Greer, SC 29651

Website: Visit scholarship website

Chicana/Latina Foundation Scholarship $1,500 March 31

Eligibility: Applicants must be Chicana/Latina women who have lived in the Northern California counties for at least two years and are attending school at an accredited institution in the same region. Undergraduate applicants must be full-time students who have completed at least 15 semester units and earned a 2.5 GPA. Applicants must demonstrate leadership and community involvement and agree to volunteer at least five years in support of the Chicana/Latina Foundation if they receive the scholarship.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

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

Website: Visit scholarship website

EDSA Minority Scholarship $5,000 February 15

Eligibility: This scholarship helps minority landscape architecture students. Criteria: * Landscape architecture undergraduate in final two years of degree program or grad student. Applications available: Online. Requires: Application form, personal essay, three work samples, two recommendation letters and applicant photo.

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

Forum for Concerns of Minorities Scholarship Varies April 1

Eligibility: Applicants must be minority students accepted to an NAACLS-accredited Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology program or a Clinical Laboratory Technician/Medical Laboratory Technician program. They must also demonstrate financial need.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Alpha Mu Tau Scholarship Attn: Joe Briden, Coordinator 7809 S. 21st Drive Phoenix, AZ 85041-7736

Website: Visit scholarship website

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

Eligibility: Applicants must be enrolled in an accredited respiratory care education program and have a minimum 3.0 GPA. Students must submit an original paper on respiratory care. Preference is given to minority students.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

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

Website: Visit scholarship website

Leadership for Diversity Scholarship $1,500 October 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

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

Eligibility: Applicants must be ethnic minority high school seniors who plan to pursue education in the area of industrial arts, vocational education or technical education at an accredited college or university.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Indiana State Teachers Association 150 W. Market Street Suite 406 Indianapolis, IN 46204

Website: Visit scholarship website

Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Scholarship Varies February 19

Eligibility: Applicants must be African American, American Indian/Alaska Native, Asian/Pacific Islander or Hispanic students pursuing a teaching-related career in public education. Candidates must also be active members of the California Teachers Association or Student California Teachers Association or the dependents of an active, retired-life or deceased California Teachers Association member.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

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

Website: Visit scholarship website

Minority Scholarship $1,500 March 15

Eligibility: Applicants must be African American, Hispanic, Asian American or Native American students working toward a graduate degree related to strength and conditioning. Students must be NSCA members for one year before applying and be pursuing careers in strength and conditioning. Applications are evaluated based on grades, courses, experience, honors, recommendations and involvement in the community and with NSCA.

How to apply: Applications are available with membership.

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

Website: Visit scholarship website

Scholarship details
Scholarship Name Amount Deadline
AIFS Diversity Scholarship $1,000 April 15 and September 15

Eligibility: Students must demonstrate maturity, good character and high academic achievement. Applicants must be African American, Asian American, Hispanic, Native American or Pacific Islander college students. A minimum 2.75 GPA is required. While there is no fee to apply for this scholarship, there is a $95 fee to apply for the AIFS study abroad program.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

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

Website: Visit scholarship website

BI-LO/SpiritFest Scholarship $2,500 July 25

Eligibility: Applicants must be minority high school seniors with a minimum 3.0 GPA. Applicants must complete an application which including a 300-word autobiography which highlights volunteer activities, leadership experience, extracurricular activities, work experience, honors and special awards. Three letters of recommendation and an official transcript must also be submitted.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Eray Promotions 342 Crepe Myrtle Drive Greer, SC 29651

Website: Visit scholarship website

CESDA Diversity Scholarship $1,000 March 6

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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EDSA Minority Scholarship $5,000 February 15

Eligibility: This scholarship helps minority landscape architecture students. Criteria: * Landscape architecture undergraduate in final two years of degree program or grad student. Applications available: Online. Requires: Application form, personal essay, three work samples, two recommendation letters and applicant photo.

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 1

Eligibility: Applicants must be female or minority students and United States citizens working full-time on a degree leading to a career in Computer and Video Game Arts. Applicants must be current college students or graduating high school seniors enrolled or accepted in a program full-time at a four-year college or university in the United States. A minimum 2.75 GPA is required. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

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

Website: Visit scholarship website

Forum for Concerns of Minorities Scholarship Varies April 1

Eligibility: Applicants must be minority students accepted to an NAACLS-accredited Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology program or a Clinical Laboratory Technician/Medical Laboratory Technician program. They must also demonstrate financial need.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Alpha Mu Tau Scholarship Attn: Joe Briden, Coordinator 7809 S. 21st Drive Phoenix, AZ 85041-7736

Website: Visit scholarship website

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

Eligibility: In addition to the financial award, scholarship winners are also invited to serve as summer associates at the firm. An application form, two recommendations, a writing sample, a current law school transcript, an undergraduate transcript and a resume are required.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

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

Website: Visit scholarship website

George A. Strait Minority Scholarship Varies April 1

Eligibility: Applicants must be a member of a minority group as defined by U.S. government rules, degree candidates in an accredited library or law school, and intend to pursue a career as law librarians. Law library experience is preferred. Applicants must also have financial need and have at least one quarter or semester left after the scholarship is given.

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

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

Website: Visit scholarship website

Jackie Robinson Scholarship Up to $7,500 February 15

Eligibility: Applicants must be minority high school seniors with demonstrated financial need and academic achievement and who have already been accepted to a four-year college or university.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

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

Website: Visit scholarship website

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

Eligibility: Applicants must be enrolled in an accredited respiratory care education program and have a minimum 3.0 GPA. Students must submit an original paper on respiratory care. Preference is given to minority students.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

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

Website: Visit scholarship website

Jose Marti Scholarship Challenge Grant $2,000 April 1

Eligibility: Applicants must have been born in or have a natural parent who was born in either Mexico or Spain, or a Hispanic country of the Caribbean, Central or South America, regardless of race. Students must plan to attend Florida public or eligible private institutions as undergraduate or graduate students, but graduating high school seniors get preference.

How to apply: Applicants must submit the initial student Florida Financial Aid Application by April 1 and the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) by May 15.

Florida Department of Education Office of Student Financial Assistance 325 W Gaines Street Suite 1314 Tallahassee, FL 32399

Website: Visit scholarship website

Kayte M. Fearn CEC Ethnic Diversity Scholarship $1,000 Varies

Eligibility: Applicants must be student members of the CEC who come from culturally diverse backgrounds and who have contributed substantially to children with exceptionalities and to the CEC. High school students are not eligible. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

How to apply:

Council for Exceptional Children 2900 Crystal Drive Suite 1000 Arlington, VA 22202

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

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

Eligibility: Applicants must be ethnic minority high school seniors who plan to pursue education in the area of industrial arts, vocational education or technical education at an accredited college or university.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Indiana State Teachers Association 150 W. Market Street Suite 406 Indianapolis, IN 46204

Website: Visit scholarship website

Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Scholarship Varies February 19

Eligibility: Applicants must be African American, American Indian/Alaska Native, Asian/Pacific Islander or Hispanic students pursuing a teaching-related career in public education. Candidates must also be active members of the California Teachers Association or Student California Teachers Association or the dependents of an active, retired-life or deceased California Teachers Association member.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

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

Website: Visit scholarship website

Minority Scholarship $1,500 March 15

Eligibility: Applicants must be African American, Hispanic, Asian American or Native American students working toward a graduate degree related to strength and conditioning. Students must be NSCA members for one year before applying and be pursuing careers in strength and conditioning. Applications are evaluated based on grades, courses, experience, honors, recommendations and involvement in the community and with NSCA.

How to apply: Applications are available with membership.

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

Website: Visit scholarship website

Minority Scholarship and Training Program Up to $10,000 plus internship pay and post-graduate employment January 16

Eligibility: Applicants must have a minimum 3.0 GPA, major in broadcast journalism, digital multimedia, mass/speech/digital communication, television production or marketing at an accredited university or college, be college sophomores, be U.S. citizens and be of non-white origin.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

LinTV 8 Elm Street New Haven, CT 06510

Website: Visit scholarship website

Robert B. Bailey Scholarship Up to $2,000 Varies

Eligibility: This scholarship helps underrepresented students to study abroad. Criteria: * CIEE Study Center participant * From an underrepresented group in study abroad programs. Applications available: Online. Requires: Application form, financial aid information and essay.

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

Scholarship details
Scholarship Name Amount Deadline
AIFS Diversity Scholarship $1,000 April 15 and September 15

Eligibility: Students must demonstrate maturity, good character and high academic achievement. Applicants must be African American, Asian American, Hispanic, Native American or Pacific Islander college students. A minimum 2.75 GPA is required. While there is no fee to apply for this scholarship, there is a $95 fee to apply for the AIFS study abroad program.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

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

Website: Visit scholarship website

Asian and Pacific Islander American Scholarships $2,500-$15,000 January 8

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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Atkins North American Frank T Martin Leadership Scholarship $3,000 May 11

Eligibility: Applicants must be undergraduate or graduate students accepted to or enrolled in a program in or related to transportation, engineering or planning. Undergraduate students must be enrolled in a minimum of 12 credit hours. Applicants must also exhibit strong leadership abilities and be dedicated to service of the community. Selection is based on demonstrated leadership and community service committment as well as the overall strength of the application.

How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, cover letter/essay, two letters of recommendation, letter of college acceptance, transcripts, resume and photograph are required.

Conference of Minority Transportation Officials 1875 I Street, NW Suite 500 Washington, DC 20006

Website: Visit scholarship website

Atsuhiko Tateuchi Memorial Scholarship $5,000 March 1

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

How to apply: Applications are available online.

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

Website: Visit scholarship website

BI-LO/SpiritFest Scholarship $2,500 July 25

Eligibility: Applicants must be minority high school seniors with a minimum 3.0 GPA. Applicants must complete an application which including a 300-word autobiography which highlights volunteer activities, leadership experience, extracurricular activities, work experience, honors and special awards. Three letters of recommendation and an official transcript must also be submitted.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Eray Promotions 342 Crepe Myrtle Drive Greer, SC 29651

Website: Visit scholarship website

EDSA Minority Scholarship $5,000 February 15

Eligibility: This scholarship helps minority landscape architecture students. Criteria: * Landscape architecture undergraduate in final two years of degree program or grad student. Applications available: Online. Requires: Application form, personal essay, three work samples, two recommendation letters and applicant photo.

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 1

Eligibility: Applicants must be female or minority students and United States citizens working full-time on a degree leading to a career in Computer and Video Game Arts. Applicants must be current college students or graduating high school seniors enrolled or accepted in a program full-time at a four-year college or university in the United States. A minimum 2.75 GPA is required. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

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

Website: Visit scholarship website

Forum for Concerns of Minorities Scholarship Varies April 1

Eligibility: Applicants must be minority students accepted to an NAACLS-accredited Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology program or a Clinical Laboratory Technician/Medical Laboratory Technician program. They must also demonstrate financial need.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Alpha Mu Tau Scholarship Attn: Joe Briden, Coordinator 7809 S. 21st Drive Phoenix, AZ 85041-7736

Website: Visit scholarship website

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

Eligibility: In addition to the financial award, scholarship winners are also invited to serve as summer associates at the firm. An application form, two recommendations, a writing sample, a current law school transcript, an undergraduate transcript and a resume are required.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

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

Website: Visit scholarship website

George A. Strait Minority Scholarship Varies April 1

Eligibility: Applicants must be a member of a minority group as defined by U.S. government rules, degree candidates in an accredited library or law school, and intend to pursue a career as law librarians. Law library experience is preferred. Applicants must also have financial need and have at least one quarter or semester left after the scholarship is given.

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

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

Website: Visit scholarship website

Jackie Robinson Scholarship Up to $7,500 February 15

Eligibility: Applicants must be minority high school seniors with demonstrated financial need and academic achievement and who have already been accepted to a four-year college or university.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

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

Website: Visit scholarship website

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

Eligibility: Applicants must be enrolled in an accredited respiratory care education program and have a minimum 3.0 GPA. Students must submit an original paper on respiratory care. Preference is given to minority students.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

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

Website: Visit scholarship website

Kayte M. Fearn CEC Ethnic Diversity Scholarship $1,000 Varies

Eligibility: Applicants must be student members of the CEC who come from culturally diverse backgrounds and who have contributed substantially to children with exceptionalities and to the CEC. High school students are not eligible. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

How to apply:

Council for Exceptional Children 2900 Crystal Drive Suite 1000 Arlington, VA 22202

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 $5,000 March 2

Eligibility: This scholarship helps first-year law school students. Criteria: * U.S. citizen or permanent resident * Will be a first-year law student during the application year * Minimum 2.5 GPA. Applications available: Online. Requires: Application form, personal statement, two letters of recommendation and transcript.

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 60610

Website: Visit scholarship website

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

Eligibility: Applicants must be ethnic minority high school seniors who plan to pursue education in the area of industrial arts, vocational education or technical education at an accredited college or university.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Indiana State Teachers Association 150 W. Market Street Suite 406 Indianapolis, IN 46204

Website: Visit scholarship website

Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Scholarship Varies February 19

Eligibility: Applicants must be African American, American Indian/Alaska Native, Asian/Pacific Islander or Hispanic students pursuing a teaching-related career in public education. Candidates must also be active members of the California Teachers Association or Student California Teachers Association or the dependents of an active, retired-life or deceased California Teachers Association member.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

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

Website: Visit scholarship website

Minority Fellowship Program $18,000 January 31

Eligibility: Applicants must be enrolled in and have completed one full year in a Ph.D. program in Sociology. Students must be members of an underrepresented minority group in the U.S.: African American, Latino, Asian/Pacific Islander or American Indians/Alaska Natives. Applicants must also be U.S. citizens, non-citizen nationals of the U.S., or have been lawfully admitted to the U.S. for permanent residence. The fellowship is awarded for 12 months and typically renewable for up to three years in total. Tuition and fees are arranged with the home department. MFP Fellows are selected each year by the MFP Advisory Panel, a rotating, appointed group of senior scholars in sociology. Fellows can be involved in any area of sociological research, though particular MFP award lines devoted to drug abuse research may be possible contingent on funding.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

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

Website: Visit scholarship website

Minority Scholarship $1,500 March 15

Eligibility: Applicants must be African American, Hispanic, Asian American or Native American students working toward a graduate degree related to strength and conditioning. Students must be NSCA members for one year before applying and be pursuing careers in strength and conditioning. Applications are evaluated based on grades, courses, experience, honors, recommendations and involvement in the community and with NSCA.

How to apply: Applications are available with membership.

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

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

Eligibility: This scholarship helps Asian Pacific American students. Criteria: * Entering first year of college * U.S. citizen or permanent resident * GPA of 3.0 or higher * Must demonstrate academic achievement, leadership ability and community service. Applications available: Online. Requires: Application form, resume, essay, transcript, copy of acceptance letter, summary of college costs and Student Aid Report.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Robert B. Bailey Scholarship Up to $2,000 Varies

Eligibility: This scholarship helps underrepresented students to study abroad. Criteria: * CIEE Study Center participant * From an underrepresented group in study abroad programs. Applications available: Online. Requires: Application form, financial aid information and essay.

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 March 13

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

How to apply: Applications are available online.

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

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BI-LO/SpiritFest Scholarship $2,500 July 25

Eligibility: Applicants must be minority high school seniors with a minimum 3.0 GPA. Applicants must complete an application which including a 300-word autobiography which highlights volunteer activities, leadership experience, extracurricular activities, work experience, honors and special awards. Three letters of recommendation and an official transcript must also be submitted.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Eray Promotions 342 Crepe Myrtle Drive Greer, SC 29651

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EDSA Minority Scholarship $5,000 February 15

Eligibility: This scholarship helps minority landscape architecture students. Criteria: * Landscape architecture undergraduate in final two years of degree program or grad student. Applications available: Online. Requires: Application form, personal essay, three work samples, two recommendation letters and applicant photo.

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 1

Eligibility: Applicants must be female or minority students and United States citizens working full-time on a degree leading to a career in Computer and Video Game Arts. Applicants must be current college students or graduating high school seniors enrolled or accepted in a program full-time at a four-year college or university in the United States. 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 April 1

Eligibility: Applicants must be a member of a minority group as defined by U.S. government rules, degree candidates in an accredited library or law school, and intend to pursue a career as law librarians. Law library experience is preferred. Applicants must also have financial need and have at least one quarter or semester left after the scholarship is given.

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

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

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Mas Family Scholarships Up to $8,000 January 30

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

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

Jorge Mas Canosa Freedom Foundation P.O. Box 14-1898 Miami, FL 33114

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Robert B. Bailey Scholarship Up to $2,000 Varies

Eligibility: This scholarship helps underrepresented students to study abroad. Criteria: * CIEE Study Center participant * From an underrepresented group in study abroad programs. Applications available: Online. Requires: Application form, financial aid information and essay.

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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The Czech Center Museum Houston Academic Scholarship $1,000 March 12

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

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Czech Cultural Center 4920 San Jacinto Houston, TX 77004

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Northwest Danish Association Scholarships Varies April 30

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

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

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.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

American Indian Science and Engineering Society P.O. Box 9828 Albuquerque, NM 87119-9828

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Adolph Van Pelt Scholarship $1,500 June 1

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

How to apply: Applications are available online.

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

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Aetna Foundation/NMF Healthcare Leadership Program $5,000 March 12 and April 11

Eligibility: Applicants must be United States citizens who are 2nd or 3rd year medical students at accredited U.S. medical schools. Applicants must be attending school in Southern California, Connecticut, Illinois, New Jersey, New York City, Atlanta or Philadelphia. They must also exhibit outstanding academic achievement, leadership and the potential to make great contributions to medicine. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application as well as financial need.

How to apply: Applications are available online. Application, verification of citizenship and ethnicity, financial need information, curriculum vitae, biosketch, current medical school transcript, verification of medical school enrollment, personal statement and two letters of recommendation are required.

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

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AIFS Diversity Scholarship $1,000 April 15 and September 15

Eligibility: Students must demonstrate maturity, good character and high academic achievement. Applicants must be African American, Asian American, Hispanic, Native American or Pacific Islander college students. A minimum 2.75 GPA is required. While there is no fee to apply for this scholarship, there is a $95 fee to apply for the AIFS study abroad program.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

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

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APTA Minority Scholarship Award for Physical Therapy Students Varies December 1

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

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

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

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Atkins North American Frank T Martin Leadership Scholarship $3,000 May 11

Eligibility: Applicants must be undergraduate or graduate students accepted to or enrolled in a program in or related to transportation, engineering or planning. Undergraduate students must be enrolled in a minimum of 12 credit hours. Applicants must also exhibit strong leadership abilities and be dedicated to service of the community. Selection is based on demonstrated leadership and community service committment as well as the overall strength of the application.

How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, cover letter/essay, two letters of recommendation, letter of college acceptance, transcripts, resume and photograph are required.

Conference of Minority Transportation Officials 1875 I Street, NW Suite 500 Washington, DC 20006

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BI-LO/SpiritFest Scholarship $2,500 July 25

Eligibility: Applicants must be minority high school seniors with a minimum 3.0 GPA. Applicants must complete an application which including a 300-word autobiography which highlights volunteer activities, leadership experience, extracurricular activities, work experience, honors and special awards. Three letters of recommendation and an official transcript must also be submitted.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Eray Promotions 342 Crepe Myrtle Drive Greer, SC 29651

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CANFit Scholarships Varies March 31

Eligibility: Applicants must be African American, American Indian/Alaska Native, Asian American, Pacific Islander or Latino/Hispanic students enrolled in a California university or culinary arts school. Undergraduate students must be in a nutrition or physical education program. Graduate students must be enrolled in a nutrition, public nutrition, physical education or American Dietetic Association Approved Pre-professional Practice program.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

CANFIT 2140 Shattuck Avenue, Suite 610 Berkeley, CA 94704

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Displaced Homemaker Scholarship $1,500 June 1

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) and 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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EDSA Minority Scholarship $5,000 February 15

Eligibility: This scholarship helps minority landscape architecture students. Criteria: * Landscape architecture undergraduate in final two years of degree program or grad student. Applications available: Online. Requires: Application form, personal essay, three work samples, two recommendation letters and applicant photo.

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 1

Eligibility: Applicants must be female or minority students and United States citizens working full-time on a degree leading to a career in Computer and Video Game Arts. Applicants must be current college students or graduating high school seniors enrolled or accepted in a program full-time at a four-year college or university in the United States. A minimum 2.75 GPA is required. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

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

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Forum for Concerns of Minorities Scholarship Varies April 1

Eligibility: Applicants must be minority students accepted to an NAACLS-accredited Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology program or a Clinical Laboratory Technician/Medical Laboratory Technician program. They must also demonstrate financial need.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Alpha Mu Tau Scholarship Attn: Joe Briden, Coordinator 7809 S. 21st Drive Phoenix, AZ 85041-7736

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Foundation Scholarships Up to $20,000 June 1

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

How to apply: Applications are available online.

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

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

Eligibility: In addition to the financial award, scholarship winners are also invited to serve as summer associates at the firm. An application form, two recommendations, a writing sample, a current law school transcript, an undergraduate transcript and a resume are required.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

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

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GEM MS Engineering Fellowship Program Varies October 1

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

How to apply: Applications are available online. The deadline for Part I is October 1, and the deadline for part II is Nov. 15.

National Consortium for Graduate Degrees for Minorities in Engineering and Science Inc. (GEM) 1430 Duke Street Alexandria, VA 22314

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George A. Strait Minority Scholarship Varies April 1

Eligibility: Applicants must be a member of a minority group as defined by U.S. government rules, degree candidates in an accredited library or law school, and intend to pursue a career as law librarians. Law library experience is preferred. Applicants must also have financial need and have at least one quarter or semester left after the scholarship is given.

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

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

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

Eligibility: This scholarship helps Native American and Alaska Native students who are enrolled in certain health-related pre-professional degree programs. Criteria: * U.S. citizen * Enrolled in or accepted into a health-related pre-professional degree program * Plan to work with Native American or Alaska Native populations. Applications available: Online. Requires: Application form, course curriculum outline, two recommendation forms, proof of Native American/Alaska Native status, official transcript, proof of acceptance into an academic program and other supporting documents.

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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Hispanic Scholarship Fund/Marathon Oil Corporation College Scholarship Program Up to $15,000 October 1

Eligibility: This scholarship helps minority undergraduates. Criteria: * U.S. citizen or legal permanent resident * Undergraduate sophomore or senior * Hispanic, African-American, Native American, Asian, Pacific Islander or Alaska Native * Studying selected undergraduate subjects (accounting, engineering, computer science, energy management, environmental health, finance, physical sciences, information technology, marketing, transportation and logistics or supply chain management for sophomores) or planning to study geology or geophysics (seniors) * Minimum 3.0 GPA. Applications available: Online. Requires: Application form, submission of the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and other supporting materials.

How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, submission of the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and other supporting materials are required.

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

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IHS Preparatory Scholarship Program Varies April 14

Eligibility: This scholarship helps Native American and Alaska Native students planning for careers in healthcare. Criteria: * U.S. citizen * Accepted into or enrolled in a compensatory or pre-professional general education curriculum * Studying a priority career category subject, as defined annually by the IHS * Plan to to work as a healthcare provider in Native American or Alaska Native communities. Applications available: Online. Requires: Application form, two letters of recommendation, proof of Native American or Alaska Native status, official transcript, proof of acceptance into a postsecondary educational program and other supporting documents.

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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Jackie Robinson Scholarship Up to $7,500 February 15

Eligibility: Applicants must be minority high school seniors with demonstrated financial need and academic achievement and who have already been accepted to a four-year college or university.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

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

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

Eligibility: Applicants must be enrolled in an accredited respiratory care education program and have a minimum 3.0 GPA. Students must submit an original paper on respiratory care. Preference is given to minority students.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

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

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Josiah Macy Jr. Foundation Scholarship Varies Varies

Eligibility: Applicants must be 2nd or 3rd year medical students and United States citizens. They must also be members of underrepresented minority groups and have financial need. Award is given for past academic achievement and future potential. Selection is based upon the overall quality of the application.

How to apply: Applications are available online. An application, proof of citizenship, Student Aid Report, financial aid transcript, official letter of financial aid offer, documentation of loan history, two personal statements, curriculum vitae, biosketch, current medical school transcript and two letters of recommendation are required.

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

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Kayte M. Fearn CEC Ethnic Diversity Scholarship $1,000 Varies

Eligibility: Applicants must be student members of the CEC who come from culturally diverse backgrounds and who have contributed substantially to children with exceptionalities and to the CEC. High school students are not eligible. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

How to apply:

Council for Exceptional Children 2900 Crystal Drive Suite 1000 Arlington, VA 22202

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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 $5,000 March 2

Eligibility: This scholarship helps first-year law school students. Criteria: * U.S. citizen or permanent resident * Will be a first-year law student during the application year * Minimum 2.5 GPA. Applications available: Online. Requires: Application form, personal statement, two letters of recommendation and transcript.

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 60610

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

Eligibility: Applicants must be ethnic minority high school seniors who plan to pursue education in the area of industrial arts, vocational education or technical education at an accredited college or university.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Indiana State Teachers Association 150 W. Market Street Suite 406 Indianapolis, IN 46204

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Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Scholarship Varies February 19

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 Awards for College Students $1,000 August 1

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

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

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

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Minority Scholarship Awards for Incoming College Freshmen $1,000 July 1

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

Eligibility: This scholarship helps minority actuarial students. Criteria: * From an underrepresented minority group (African-American, Native American, Hispanic, Asian American, etc.) * U.S. citizen or legal resident * Full-time undergraduate * Enrolled in a mathematics or actuarial-related degree program * Plan to pursue a career in actuarial science * Minimum 3.0 GPA * Have passed at least one actuarial exam. Applications available: Online. Requires: Application form, personal statement, recommendation letter and resume.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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NOAA EPP Undergraduate Scholarships Varies January 29

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

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

NOAA Educational Partnership Program 1315 East-West Highway Room 10703 Silver Spring, MD 20910

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PRSA Diversity Multicultural Scholarship $1,500 May 22

Eligibility: This scholarship helps minority students who are majoring in communications. Criteria: * Full-time undergraduate communications student * Attending an accredited four-year college or university * Minimum 3.0 GPA. Applications available: Online. Requires: Application form, official transcript, essay and one recommendation letter.

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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Robert B. Bailey Scholarship Up to $2,000 Varies

Eligibility: This scholarship helps underrepresented students to study abroad. Criteria: * CIEE Study Center participant * From an underrepresented group in study abroad programs. Applications available: Online. Requires: Application form, financial aid information and essay.

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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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 325 W Gaines Street Suite 1314 Tallahassee, FL 32399

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

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

How to apply: Applications are available online.

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

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Silverman Minority Student Award $5,000 May 27

Eligibility: This scholarship helps minority public relations students. Criteria: * Rising undergraduate senior * Journalism, public relations or similar major * Plan to pursue a career in public relations * Minimum 3.0 GPA. Applications available: Online. Requires: Application form, resume and one recommendation letter.

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

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

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The Phyllis G. Meekins Scholarship $1,250 May 16

Eligibility: Applicants must be female high school senior golf participants, from a minority background, have a 3.0 GPA and be a U.S. citizen or legal resident. Students must also have been accepted to a college or university and plan to play competitive golf at the collegiate level. Selection is based on financial need.

How to apply: Applications available online.

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

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

Eligibility: Applicants must be full-time undergraduate minority students enrolled in a college in the United States, Canada or Mexico with an accredited industrial engineering program, major in industrial engineering and be active members. Students may not apply directly for this scholarship and must be nominated. The award is based on academic ability, character, leadership, potential service to the industrial engineering profession and financial need.

How to apply: Nomination forms are available online.

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

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AIFS Diversity Scholarship $1,000 April 15 and September 15

Eligibility: Students must demonstrate maturity, good character and high academic achievement. Applicants must be African American, Asian American, Hispanic, Native American or Pacific Islander college students. A minimum 2.75 GPA is required. While there is no fee to apply for this scholarship, there is a $95 fee to apply for the AIFS study abroad program.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

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

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Ambassador Minerva Jean Falcon Hawaii Scholarship Varies February 20

Eligibility: Students must be starting their freshman year of college, and they must attend school in Hawaii.

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-$15,000 January 8

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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Atkins North American Frank T Martin Leadership Scholarship $3,000 May 11

Eligibility: Applicants must be undergraduate or graduate students accepted to or enrolled in a program in or related to transportation, engineering or planning. Undergraduate students must be enrolled in a minimum of 12 credit hours. Applicants must also exhibit strong leadership abilities and be dedicated to service of the community. Selection is based on demonstrated leadership and community service committment as well as the overall strength of the application.

How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, cover letter/essay, two letters of recommendation, letter of college acceptance, transcripts, resume and photograph are required.

Conference of Minority Transportation Officials 1875 I Street, NW Suite 500 Washington, DC 20006

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Atsuhiko Tateuchi Memorial Scholarship $5,000 March 1

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

How to apply: Applications are available online.

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

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Banatao Filipino American Education Fund $5,000 February 20

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

How to apply: Application are available online.

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

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BI-LO/SpiritFest Scholarship $2,500 July 25

Eligibility: Applicants must be minority high school seniors with a minimum 3.0 GPA. Applicants must complete an application which including a 300-word autobiography which highlights volunteer activities, leadership experience, extracurricular activities, work experience, honors and special awards. Three letters of recommendation and an official transcript must also be submitted.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Eray Promotions 342 Crepe Myrtle Drive Greer, SC 29651

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

Eligibility: Applicants must be California residents, be American Indian, African American, Mexican American, Latino, Asian American, Pacific Islander or Filipino and be accepted into or enrolled in an American Library Association accredited state library school. The award is based on financial need, and an interview is required.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

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

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Cora Aguda Manayan Fund Varies February 20

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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EDSA Minority Scholarship $5,000 February 15

Eligibility: This scholarship helps minority landscape architecture students. Criteria: * Landscape architecture undergraduate in final two years of degree program or grad student. Applications available: Online. Requires: Application form, personal essay, three work samples, two recommendation letters and applicant photo.

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 1

Eligibility: Applicants must be female or minority students and United States citizens working full-time on a degree leading to a career in Computer and Video Game Arts. Applicants must be current college students or graduating high school seniors enrolled or accepted in a program full-time at a four-year college or university in the United States. A minimum 2.75 GPA is required. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

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

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Forum for Concerns of Minorities Scholarship Varies April 1

Eligibility: Applicants must be minority students accepted to an NAACLS-accredited Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology program or a Clinical Laboratory Technician/Medical Laboratory Technician program. They must also demonstrate financial need.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Alpha Mu Tau Scholarship Attn: Joe Briden, Coordinator 7809 S. 21st Drive Phoenix, AZ 85041-7736

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George A. Strait Minority Scholarship Varies April 1

Eligibility: Applicants must be a member of a minority group as defined by U.S. government rules, degree candidates in an accredited library or law school, and intend to pursue a career as law librarians. Law library experience is preferred. Applicants must also have financial need and have at least one quarter or semester left after the scholarship is given.

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

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

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Jackie Robinson Scholarship Up to $7,500 February 15

Eligibility: Applicants must be minority high school seniors with demonstrated financial need and academic achievement and who have already been accepted to a four-year college or university.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

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

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

Eligibility: Applicants must be enrolled in an accredited respiratory care education program and have a minimum 3.0 GPA. Students must submit an original paper on respiratory care. Preference is given to minority students.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

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

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Kayte M. Fearn CEC Ethnic Diversity Scholarship $1,000 Varies

Eligibility: Applicants must be student members of the CEC who come from culturally diverse backgrounds and who have contributed substantially to children with exceptionalities and to the CEC. High school students are not eligible. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

How to apply:

Council for Exceptional Children 2900 Crystal Drive Suite 1000 Arlington, VA 22202

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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, Jr. Memorial Scholarship $1,000 March 1

Eligibility: Applicants must be ethnic minority high school seniors who plan to pursue education in the area of industrial arts, vocational education or technical education at an accredited college or university.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Indiana State Teachers Association 150 W. Market Street Suite 406 Indianapolis, IN 46204

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Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Scholarship Varies February 19

Eligibility: Applicants must be African American, American Indian/Alaska Native, Asian/Pacific Islander or Hispanic students pursuing a teaching-related career in public education. Candidates must also be active members of the California Teachers Association or Student California Teachers Association or the dependents of an active, retired-life or deceased California Teachers Association member.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

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

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Minority Fellowship Program $18,000 January 31

Eligibility: Applicants must be enrolled in and have completed one full year in a Ph.D. program in Sociology. Students must be members of an underrepresented minority group in the U.S.: African American, Latino, Asian/Pacific Islander or American Indians/Alaska Natives. Applicants must also be U.S. citizens, non-citizen nationals of the U.S., or have been lawfully admitted to the U.S. for permanent residence. The fellowship is awarded for 12 months and typically renewable for up to three years in total. Tuition and fees are arranged with the home department. MFP Fellows are selected each year by the MFP Advisory Panel, a rotating, appointed group of senior scholars in sociology. Fellows can be involved in any area of sociological research, though particular MFP award lines devoted to drug abuse research may be possible contingent on funding.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

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

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Minority Scholarship $1,500 March 15

Eligibility: Applicants must be African American, Hispanic, Asian American or Native American students working toward a graduate degree related to strength and conditioning. Students must be NSCA members for one year before applying and be pursuing careers in strength and conditioning. Applications are evaluated based on grades, courses, experience, honors, recommendations and involvement in the community and with NSCA.

How to apply: Applications are available with membership.

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

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

Eligibility: This scholarship helps Asian Pacific American students. Criteria: * Entering first year of college * U.S. citizen or permanent resident * GPA of 3.0 or higher * Must demonstrate academic achievement, leadership ability and community service. Applications available: Online. Requires: Application form, resume, essay, transcript, copy of acceptance letter, summary of college costs and Student Aid Report.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Philippine Nurses' Association Hawaii Foundation Scholarship Fund Varies February 19

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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Robert B. Bailey Scholarship Up to $2,000 Varies

Eligibility: This scholarship helps underrepresented students to study abroad. Criteria: * CIEE Study Center participant * From an underrepresented group in study abroad programs. Applications available: Online. Requires: Application form, financial aid information and essay.

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 March 13

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

How to apply: Applications are available online.

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

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Yuchengco: Maria Elena Yuchengco Memorial Journalism Scholarship $1,000-$3,000 February 20

Eligibility: Applicants should be full-time undergraduate students that are at least 50% Filipino and majoring in journalism at any Bay Area university with a minimum 3.0 GPA. The award is based on merit and financial need. Applicants should submit applications, transcripts, essays, writing samples, resumes, recommendation letters and Student Aid Report forms.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

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

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Richard Morris Hunt Fellowship $20,000 September 15

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

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

Sir John Soane's Museum Foundation 1040 First Avenue No. 311 New York, NY 10022

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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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Hellenic Times Scholarship Varies March 18

Eligibility: Applicants must be undergraduate or graduate students of Greek descent between the ages of 17 and 25 and may not win any other full scholarships. Applicants must submit transcripts and may be required to submit tax returns.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Hellenic Times Scholarship Fund 823 Eleventh Avenue Attn.: Nick Katsoris New York, NY 10019

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

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

How to apply: Applications are available online.

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

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P.A. Margaronis Scholarships Up to $2,500 March 31

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

How to apply: Applications are available online.

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

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AIFS Diversity Scholarship $1,000 April 15 and September 15

Eligibility: Students must demonstrate maturity, good character and high academic achievement. Applicants must be African American, Asian American, Hispanic, Native American or Pacific Islander college students. A minimum 2.75 GPA is required. While there is no fee to apply for this scholarship, there is a $95 fee to apply for the AIFS study abroad program.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

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

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AISES Intel Scholarship $5,000-$10,000 May 31

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 P.O. Box 9828 Albuquerque, NM 87119-9828

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APTA Minority Scholarship Award for Physical Therapy Students Varies December 1

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

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

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

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Asian and Pacific Islander American Scholarships $2,500-$15,000 January 8

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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Atkins North American Frank T Martin Leadership Scholarship $3,000 May 11

Eligibility: Applicants must be undergraduate or graduate students accepted to or enrolled in a program in or related to transportation, engineering or planning. Undergraduate students must be enrolled in a minimum of 12 credit hours. Applicants must also exhibit strong leadership abilities and be dedicated to service of the community. Selection is based on demonstrated leadership and community service committment as well as the overall strength of the application.

How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, cover letter/essay, two letters of recommendation, letter of college acceptance, transcripts, resume and photograph are required.

Conference of Minority Transportation Officials 1875 I Street, NW Suite 500 Washington, DC 20006

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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 February 20

Eligibility: Applicants must be of Hawaiian ancestry, and they must be a college junior, college senior or graduate student.

How to apply: To apply, register online, complete the online application and select the scholarships to which you wish to apply. In addition, mail the supporting materials: printed confirmation page from the online application, personal statement, copy of Student Aid Report (SAR) available at www.fafsa.ed.gov and official transcript.

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

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

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

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

Hawaii Lodging and Tourism Association 2270 Kalakaua Avenue Suite 1506 Honolulu, HI 96815

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EDSA Minority Scholarship $5,000 February 15

Eligibility: This scholarship helps minority landscape architecture students. Criteria: * Landscape architecture undergraduate in final two years of degree program or grad student. Applications available: Online. Requires: Application form, personal essay, three work samples, two recommendation letters and applicant photo.

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 1

Eligibility: Applicants must be female or minority students and United States citizens working full-time on a degree leading to a career in Computer and Video Game Arts. Applicants must be current college students or graduating high school seniors enrolled or accepted in a program full-time at a four-year college or university in the United States. A minimum 2.75 GPA is required. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

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

Website: Visit scholarship website

Forum for Concerns of Minorities Scholarship Varies April 1

Eligibility: Applicants must be minority students accepted to an NAACLS-accredited Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology program or a Clinical Laboratory Technician/Medical Laboratory Technician program. They must also demonstrate financial need.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Alpha Mu Tau Scholarship Attn: Joe Briden, Coordinator 7809 S. 21st Drive Phoenix, AZ 85041-7736

Website: Visit scholarship website

Ida M. Pope Memorial Scholarship Varies February 20

Eligibility: Applicants must attend an accredited college or university and have a GPA of 3.0 or higher.

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 Scholarship Up to $7,500 February 15

Eligibility: Applicants must be minority high school seniors with demonstrated financial need and academic achievement and who have already been accepted to a four-year college or university.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

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

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

Eligibility: Applicants must be enrolled in an accredited respiratory care education program and have a minimum 3.0 GPA. Students must submit an original paper on respiratory care. Preference is given to minority students.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

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

Website: Visit scholarship website

Kayte M. Fearn CEC Ethnic Diversity Scholarship $1,000 Varies

Eligibility: Applicants must be student members of the CEC who come from culturally diverse backgrounds and who have contributed substantially to children with exceptionalities and to the CEC. High school students are not eligible. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

How to apply:

Council for Exceptional Children 2900 Crystal Drive Suite 1000 Arlington, VA 22202

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

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

Eligibility: Applicants must be ethnic minority high school seniors who plan to pursue education in the area of industrial arts, vocational education or technical education at an accredited college or university.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Indiana State Teachers Association 150 W. Market Street Suite 406 Indianapolis, IN 46204

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Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Scholarship Varies February 19

Eligibility: Applicants must be African American, American Indian/Alaska Native, Asian/Pacific Islander or Hispanic students pursuing a teaching-related career in public education. Candidates must also be active members of the California Teachers Association or Student California Teachers Association or the dependents of an active, retired-life or deceased California Teachers Association member.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

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

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Michael Baker Scholarship for Diversity in Engineering $2,500 April 19

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

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

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

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Minorities and Women Educational Scholarship $1,000 April 15

Eligibility: Applicants must be women or American Indians, Alaska Natives, Asians, African Americans, Hispanics or Latinos, Native Hawaiians or other Pacific Islanders. Applicants must be full- or part-time students enrolled in real estate courses and working toward a degree, have a minimum 2.5 GPA and demonstrate financial need.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

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

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Minority Fellowship Program $18,000 January 31

Eligibility: Applicants must be enrolled in and have completed one full year in a Ph.D. program in Sociology. Students must be members of an underrepresented minority group in the U.S.: African American, Latino, Asian/Pacific Islander or American Indians/Alaska Natives. Applicants must also be U.S. citizens, non-citizen nationals of the U.S., or have been lawfully admitted to the U.S. for permanent residence. The fellowship is awarded for 12 months and typically renewable for up to three years in total. Tuition and fees are arranged with the home department. MFP Fellows are selected each year by the MFP Advisory Panel, a rotating, appointed group of senior scholars in sociology. Fellows can be involved in any area of sociological research, though particular MFP award lines devoted to drug abuse research may be possible contingent on funding.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

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

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

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

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

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

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

Eligibility: This scholarship helps Asian Pacific American students. Criteria: * Entering first year of college * U.S. citizen or permanent resident * GPA of 3.0 or higher * Must demonstrate academic achievement, leadership ability and community service. Applications available: Online. Requires: Application form, resume, essay, transcript, copy of acceptance letter, summary of college costs and Student Aid Report.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Office of Hawaiian Affairs Scholarship Fund Varies February 18

Eligibility: Students may attend any two- or four-year college in the United States. Ancestry must be verified through the office's Hawaiian Registry Program, which is available online.

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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Prince Kuhio Hawaiian Civic Club Scholarship $500-$1,000 April 1

Eligibility: Applicants must be high school seniors or current college students from Hawaii. Preference is given to students who have some Hawaiian ancestry and have participated in community service or volunteer work. Studies of Hawaiian language, studies and culture, journalism and education are encouraged. Applicants must enroll full-time at a two- or four-year institution.

How to apply: Applications are available online or by mail.

Prince Kuhio Hawaiian Civic Club P.O. Box 4728 Honolulu, HI 96812

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Robert B. Bailey Scholarship Up to $2,000 Varies

Eligibility: This scholarship helps underrepresented students to study abroad. Criteria: * CIEE Study Center participant * From an underrepresented group in study abroad programs. Applications available: Online. Requires: Application form, financial aid information and essay.

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 March 13

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

How to apply: Applications are available online.

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

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Actuarial Diversity Scholarship $1,000-$4,000 May 2

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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Aetna Foundation/NMF Healthcare Leadership Program $5,000 March 12 and April 11

Eligibility: Applicants must be United States citizens who are 2nd or 3rd year medical students at accredited U.S. medical schools. Applicants must be attending school in Southern California, Connecticut, Illinois, New Jersey, New York City, Atlanta or Philadelphia. They must also exhibit outstanding academic achievement, leadership and the potential to make great contributions to medicine. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application as well as financial need.

How to apply: Applications are available online. Application, verification of citizenship and ethnicity, financial need information, curriculum vitae, biosketch, current medical school transcript, verification of medical school enrollment, personal statement and two letters of recommendation are required.

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

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AIFS Diversity Scholarship $1,000 April 15 and September 15

Eligibility: Students must demonstrate maturity, good character and high academic achievement. Applicants must be African American, Asian American, Hispanic, Native American or Pacific Islander college students. A minimum 2.75 GPA is required. While there is no fee to apply for this scholarship, there is a $95 fee to apply for the AIFS study abroad program.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

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

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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 & 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 $3,000 March 31

Eligibility: Applicants must be minority students who will be entering their freshman year of college in the following fall and must plan to pursue degrees in the atmospheric or related oceanic and hydrologic sciences. Applicants must submit applications, transcripts, recommendation letters and SAT or equivalent scores. Original materials should be mailed to the closest AMS Local Chapter listed at the bottom of the application, and copies should be mailed to headquarters.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

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

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APTA Minority Scholarship Award for Physical Therapy Students Varies December 1

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

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

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

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Association of Cuban Engineers Scholarships Varies December 15

Eligibility: This scholarship helps engineering students of Hispanic heritage. Criteria: * U.S. citizen or legal resident * Has completed at least 30 units of coursework in engineering at an ABET-accredited institution in the U.S. or Puerto Rico * Current, full-time student * Of Hispanic heritage * Minimum 3.0 GPA. Applications available: Online. Requires: Application form, official transcript and financial aid award letter.

How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, official transcript and financial aid award letter are required.

Association of Cuban Engineers P.O. Box 557575 Miami, FL 33255

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Association of Latino Professionals in Finance and Accounting Scholarship $2,000-$10,000 January 31

Eligibility: This scholarship aids Latino business administration, finance, economics, management and accounting students. Criteria: * U.S. citizen or legal permanent resident * Of Latino descent * Enrolled full-time at an accredited school in the U.S. or Puerto Rico * Majoring in business administration, economics, finance, accounting or management * Minimum 3.0 GPA * Entering a master's degree program, or a rising undergraduate sophomore, junior or senior. Applications available: Online. Requires: Application form, supporting materials and submission of the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).

How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, supporting materials and submission of the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) are required.

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

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Atkins North American Frank T Martin Leadership Scholarship $3,000 May 11

Eligibility: Applicants must be undergraduate or graduate students accepted to or enrolled in a program in or related to transportation, engineering or planning. Undergraduate students must be enrolled in a minimum of 12 credit hours. Applicants must also exhibit strong leadership abilities and be dedicated to service of the community. Selection is based on demonstrated leadership and community service committment as well as the overall strength of the application.

How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, cover letter/essay, two letters of recommendation, letter of college acceptance, transcripts, resume and photograph are required.

Conference of Minority Transportation Officials 1875 I Street, NW Suite 500 Washington, DC 20006

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BI-LO/SpiritFest Scholarship $2,500 July 25

Eligibility: Applicants must be minority high school seniors with a minimum 3.0 GPA. Applicants must complete an application which including a 300-word autobiography which highlights volunteer activities, leadership experience, extracurricular activities, work experience, honors and special awards. Three letters of recommendation and an official transcript must also be submitted.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Eray Promotions 342 Crepe Myrtle Drive Greer, SC 29651

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CANFit Scholarships Varies March 31

Eligibility: Applicants must be African American, American Indian/Alaska Native, Asian American, Pacific Islander or Latino/Hispanic students enrolled in a California university or culinary arts school. Undergraduate students must be in a nutrition or physical education program. Graduate students must be enrolled in a nutrition, public nutrition, physical education or American Dietetic Association Approved Pre-professional Practice program.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

CANFIT 2140 Shattuck Avenue, Suite 610 Berkeley, CA 94704

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CBCF General Mills Health Scholarship $2,500 February 28

Eligibility: Applicants do not need to be African American. Students must attend school or reside in a district represented by a Congressional Black Caucus member. Students must have at least a 2.75 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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CCNMA Scholarships $500-$1,000 April 1

Eligibility: Applicants must be Latino and either California residents or be attending California schools. While the student's degree does not have to be in journalism, they must demonstrate plans to pursue a career in journalism. An interview and autobiographical essay are required. Awards are based also on financial need, academic achievement and a civic responsibility.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

CCNMA: Latino Journalists of California ASU Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication 725 Arizona Avenue, Suite 206 Santa Monica, CA 90401

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CHCI Scholarship Award $1,000-$5,000 April 16

Eligibility: Applicants must be Latinos who have actively participated in public service; be accepted as full-time students into an accredited community college, four-year university or a graduate/professional program; demonstrate financial need and have good writing skills. Students should submit applications, resumes, essays, Student Aid Reports, two recommendation letters, transcripts and a self-addressed stamped postcard to be notified when application is received.

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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Coleman Entrepreneurial Scholarship Program $5,000 May 4

Eligibility: This scholarship helps students majoring or concentrating in entrepreneurship. Criteria: * Current sophomore or junior in a qualifying Historically Black College or University * U.S. citizen of African-American or Hispanic descent * GPA of 3.0 or higher * Enroll full-time for the upcoming academic year. Applications available: Online. Requires: Application form, appraisal and transcript.

How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, appraisal and transcript are required.

Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship 120 Wall Street, 18th Floor New York, NY 10005

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Consortium Fellowship Full tuition and fees January

Eligibility: Applicants must be African Americans, Hispanic Americans or Native Americans and U.S. citizens and U.S. permanent residents of other races and ethnicities who fulfill the Consortium's mission. Applicants must have a bachelor's degree, and the degree may be in any academic discipline from an accredited institution recognized by Consortium member schools. The fellowship supports full-time graduate business studies at member schools only. Applicants must submit two references, transcripts, copies of GMAT scores and application fees. All applicants must also interview with a Consortium representative.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

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

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Diversity Abroad / GlobaLinks Learning Abroad Scholarship Varies Varies

Eligibility: This scholarship helps underserved students who wish to study abroad. Criteria: * U.S. or Canadian citizen * Attend a North American college or university * Can apply transfer credits from studying abroad to current degree * Must be an ethnic minority, from a low-income family, a first-generation college student or disabled. Applications available: Online. Requires: Application form, transcript, video.

How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, transcript and video are required.

Foundation for Global Scholars 12050 North Pecos Street Suite 320 Westminster, CO 80234

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DTE Energy Foundation Sphinx Competition Up to $50,000 November 10

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

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

Sphinx Organization 400 Renaissance Center Suite 2550 Detroit, MI 48243

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EDSA Minority Scholarship $5,000 February 15

Eligibility: This scholarship helps minority landscape architecture students. Criteria: * Landscape architecture undergraduate in final two years of degree program or grad student. Applications available: Online. Requires: Application form, personal essay, three work samples, two recommendation letters and applicant photo.

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 1

Eligibility: Applicants must be female or minority students and United States citizens working full-time on a degree leading to a career in Computer and Video Game Arts. Applicants must be current college students or graduating high school seniors enrolled or accepted in a program full-time at a four-year college or university in the United States. A minimum 2.75 GPA is required. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

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

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Ethnic Minority Scholarship $500-$900 March 1

Eligibility: Applicants must belong to one of the following minority groups: Native American, Asian, African American, Hispanic or Pacific Islander. They must have been members of the United Methodist Church for at least one year. Students must be currently pursuing their first undergraduate degree at an accredited school in the United States, and they must be attending school full-time with a GPA of at least 2.5.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

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

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Forum for Concerns of Minorities Scholarship Varies April 1

Eligibility: Applicants must be minority students accepted to an NAACLS-accredited Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology program or a Clinical Laboratory Technician/Medical Laboratory Technician program. They must also demonstrate financial need.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Alpha Mu Tau Scholarship Attn: Joe Briden, Coordinator 7809 S. 21st Drive Phoenix, AZ 85041-7736

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Frank del Olmo Memorial Scholarship $500-$1,000 April 1

Eligibility: Applicants must be Latino, be either California residents or attending California schools and have an interest in pursuing a journalism career. An interview is required. Financial need, academic achievement and community involvement are also considered.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

CCNMA: Latino Journalists of California ASU Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication 725 Arizona Avenue, Suite 206 Santa Monica, CA 90401

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

Eligibility: In addition to the financial award, scholarship winners are also invited to serve as summer associates at the firm. An application form, two recommendations, a writing sample, a current law school transcript, an undergraduate transcript and a resume are required.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

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

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Gates Millennium Scholars Program Varies January 15

Eligibility: Applicants must be African American, American Indian/Alaska Native, Asian Pacific Islander American or Hispanic American students with a minimum 3.3 GPA, enter an accredited college or university and have significant financial need. Applicants must also be eligible for federal Pell Grants.

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

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

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GE/LNESC National Scholarship $5,000 Varies

Eligibility: Applicants must be entering their sophomore year of college at an accredited institution and majoring in business or engineering.

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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GEM MS Engineering Fellowship Program Varies October 1

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

How to apply: Applications are available online. The deadline for Part I is October 1, and the deadline for part II is Nov. 15.

National Consortium for Graduate Degrees for Minorities in Engineering and Science Inc. (GEM) 1430 Duke Street Alexandria, VA 22314

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George A. Strait Minority Scholarship Varies April 1

Eligibility: Applicants must be a member of a minority group as defined by U.S. government rules, degree candidates in an accredited library or law school, and intend to pursue a career as law librarians. Law library experience is preferred. Applicants must also have financial need and have at least one quarter or semester left after the scholarship is given.

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

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

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HANA Scholarship $1,000-$3,000 March 5

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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HENAAC/Lockheed Martin Scholarship $500-$10,000 April 30

Eligibility: This scholarship helps engineering and computer science students. Criteria: * U.S. citizen or permanent resident * Full-time student * Major in computer science or in software, systems, electrical, aerospace or mechanical engineering * Minimum 3.0 GPA * Applicants are not required to be Hispanic but must demonstrate leadership and involvement in the Hispanic community. Applications available: Online. Requires: Application form, official transcript, recommendation letters, personal essay and resume.

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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Hispanic Heritage Youth Awards $1,000 Varies

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 General College Scholarships $500-$5,000 March 30

Eligibility: This scholarship helps students of Hispanic heritage. Criteria: * High school senior, entering college student or current college undergraduate or graduate student * U.S. citizen or permanent resident * 3.0 or higher GPA * Enrolling full-time in two- or four-year degree program at an accredited institution in the U.S., Puerto Rico, the Virgin Islands or Guam in the upcoming academic year * Must apply for federal financial aid * Must be pursuing first undergraduate or graduate degree. Applications available: Online. Requires: Application form, letter of recommendation, transcript, enrollment verification form and copy of FAFSA Student Aid Report.

How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, letter of recommendation, transcript, enrollment verification form and copy of FAFSA Student Aid Report are required.

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

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Hispanic Scholarship Fund/Marathon Oil Corporation College Scholarship Program Up to $15,000 October 1

Eligibility: This scholarship helps minority undergraduates. Criteria: * U.S. citizen or legal permanent resident * Undergraduate sophomore or senior * Hispanic, African-American, Native American, Asian, Pacific Islander or Alaska Native * Studying selected undergraduate subjects (accounting, engineering, computer science, energy management, environmental health, finance, physical sciences, information technology, marketing, transportation and logistics or supply chain management for sophomores) or planning to study geology or geophysics (seniors) * Minimum 3.0 GPA. Applications available: Online. Requires: Application form, submission of the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and other supporting materials.

How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, submission of the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and other supporting materials are required.

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

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Hispanic Scholarship Fund/Verizon Foundation Scholarship Varies July 10

Eligibility: This scholarship helps Hispanic undergraduates of promise. Criteria: * U.S. citizen or legal permanent resident * Full-time undergraduate sophomore, junior or senior * Attending an accredited four-year institution located in the U.S., Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands or Guam * Majoring in business, engineering, management, information technology or hospitality administration * Minimum 3.0 GPA. Applications available: Online. Requires: Application form, submission of the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and supporting materials.

How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, submission of the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and supporting materials are required.

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

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Hispanic Scholarship Fund/Wells Fargo Scholarship $2,500 March 30

Eligibility: This scholarship helps Hispanic undergraduates who are attending a four-year institution or transferring to a four-year institution. Criteria: * U.S. citizen or legal permanent resident * Full-time undergraduate freshman at an accredited four-year institution or transferring to a four-year institution * Minimum 3.0 GPA. Applications available: Online. Requires: Application form, submission of the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and supporting materials.

How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, submission of the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and supporting materials are required.

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

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Holly Cornell Scholarship $7,500 January 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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Jackie Robinson Scholarship Up to $7,500 February 15

Eligibility: Applicants must be minority high school seniors with demonstrated financial need and academic achievement and who have already been accepted to a four-year college or university.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

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

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

Eligibility: Applicants must be enrolled in an accredited respiratory care education program and have a minimum 3.0 GPA. Students must submit an original paper on respiratory care. Preference is given to minority students.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

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

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Joel Garcia Memorial Scholarship $500-$1,000 April 1

Eligibility: Applicants must be Latino and either attending California schools or be California residents attending out-of-state schools. Students must show an interest in journalism (broadcast, print, photo or online) and demonstrate financial need and academic achievement.

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

CCNMA: Latino Journalists of California ASU Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication 725 Arizona Avenue, Suite 206 Santa Monica, CA 90401

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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 325 W Gaines Street Suite 1314 Tallahassee, FL 32399

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Josiah Macy Jr. Foundation Scholarship Varies Varies

Eligibility: Applicants must be 2nd or 3rd year medical students and United States citizens. They must also be members of underrepresented minority groups and have financial need. Award is given for past academic achievement and future potential. Selection is based upon the overall quality of the application.

How to apply: Applications are available online. An application, proof of citizenship, Student Aid Report, financial aid transcript, official letter of financial aid offer, documentation of loan history, two personal statements, curriculum vitae, biosketch, current medical school transcript and two letters of recommendation are required.

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

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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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Kayte M. Fearn CEC Ethnic Diversity Scholarship $1,000 Varies

Eligibility: Applicants must be student members of the CEC who come from culturally diverse backgrounds and who have contributed substantially to children with exceptionalities and to the CEC. High school students are not eligible. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

How to apply:

Council for Exceptional Children 2900 Crystal Drive Suite 1000 Arlington, VA 22202

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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 $5,000 March 2

Eligibility: This scholarship helps first-year law school students. Criteria: * U.S. citizen or permanent resident * Will be a first-year law student during the application year * Minimum 2.5 GPA. Applications available: Online. Requires: Application form, personal statement, two letters of recommendation and transcript.

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 60610

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

Eligibility: Applicants must be ethnic minority high school seniors who plan to pursue education in the area of industrial arts, vocational education or technical education at an accredited college or university.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Indiana State Teachers Association 150 W. Market Street Suite 406 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 September 19

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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Maria Elena Salinas Scholarship Program Up to $5,000 March 15

Eligibility: Applicants must be high school seniors, undergraduates or first-year graduate students who plan to pursue careers in journalism in Spanish-language television or radio. The award includes an opportunity to intern with the news division of Univision or an affiliate. Applicants must write an essay in Spanish outlining their career goals and provide Spanish-language samples of their work.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

National Association of Hispanic Journalists Scholarship Committee 1050 Connecticut Avenue NW 10th Floor Washington, DC 20036

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Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Scholarship Varies February 19

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 June 6

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

How to apply: Applications are available online.

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

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MexAustin IME/Beccas Scholarship $1,000 April 30

Eligibility: Applicants must be first time college students in the fall and be from one of the following Texas counties: Bastrop, Bell, Blanco, Brown, Burnet, Caldwell, Coryell, Comanche, Coleman, Falls, Fayette, Hamilton, Hays, Llano, Lampasas, Lee, McLennan, Milam, Mills, Limestone, San Saba, Travis or Williamson. A minimum 2.5 GPA is required. Students must be Mexican immigrants, children of Mexican immigrants, Latino immigrants (other than Mexican) or children of Latino immigrants. Proof of financial need is required.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

MexAustin Foundation Communities 2600 W. Stassney Lane Austin, TX 78745

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Michael Baker Scholarship for Diversity in Engineering $2,500 April 19

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

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

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

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Minorities and Women Educational Scholarship $1,000 April 15

Eligibility: Applicants must be women or American Indians, Alaska Natives, Asians, African Americans, Hispanics or Latinos, Native Hawaiians or other Pacific Islanders. Applicants must be full- or part-time students enrolled in real estate courses and working toward a degree, have a minimum 2.5 GPA and demonstrate financial need.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

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

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

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

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

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

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Minority Dental Student Scholarship Up to $2,500 Varies

Eligibility: Applicants must be African American, Hispanic or Native American full-time students in their second year in an accredited dental program and must demonstrate a minimum financial need of $2,500. Applicants must submit applications, two reference forms, enrollment letters and biographies. Selection is based on financial need, academic achievement, biographical sketch and references. A minimum 3.25 GPA is required. Only two scholarship applications per school are allowed, so schools may set their own in-school application deadlines that are earlier.

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

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

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Minority Fellowship Program $18,000 January 31

Eligibility: Applicants must be enrolled in and have completed one full year in a Ph.D. program in Sociology. Students must be members of an underrepresented minority group in the U.S.: African American, Latino, Asian/Pacific Islander or American Indians/Alaska Natives. Applicants must also be U.S. citizens, non-citizen nationals of the U.S., or have been lawfully admitted to the U.S. for permanent residence. The fellowship is awarded for 12 months and typically renewable for up to three years in total. Tuition and fees are arranged with the home department. MFP Fellows are selected each year by the MFP Advisory Panel, a rotating, appointed group of senior scholars in sociology. Fellows can be involved in any area of sociological research, though particular MFP award lines devoted to drug abuse research may be possible contingent on funding.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

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

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Minority Scholarship $1,500 March 15

Eligibility: Applicants must be African American, Hispanic, Asian American or Native American students working toward a graduate degree related to strength and conditioning. Students must be NSCA members for one year before applying and be pursuing careers in strength and conditioning. Applications are evaluated based on grades, courses, experience, honors, recommendations and involvement in the community and with NSCA.

How to apply: Applications are available with membership.

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

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Minority Scholarship and Training Program Up to $10,000 plus internship pay and post-graduate employment January 16

Eligibility: Applicants must have a minimum 3.0 GPA, major in broadcast journalism, digital multimedia, mass/speech/digital communication, television production or marketing at an accredited university or college, be college sophomores, be U.S. citizens and be of non-white origin.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

LinTV 8 Elm Street New Haven, CT 06510

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

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

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

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

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Minority Scholarship Awards for Incoming College Freshmen $1,000 July 1

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 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/Special Education Services Scholarship Up to $4,000 October 4

Eligibility: Applicants must be enrolled or planning to enroll in college full-time. Students must have at least a 2.0 GPA, and financial need may be considered. Preference will be given to black and Hispanic students. Students must agree to work in the state of Indiana for a period of time after graduation.

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

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

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

Eligibility: Applicants must be African-American, Hispanic, Asian, Native American or Pacific Islander and entering or currently attending an ALA-accredited library school and be no more than halfway through the program. Applicants must also be citizens or permanent residents of the United States or Canada.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

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

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MLA/NLM Spectrum Scholarship Varies March 1

Eligibility: Applicants must be American Indian/Alaska Native, Asian, Black/African American, Hispanic/Latino or Native Hawaiian/Other Pacific Islander students attending accredited library schools who are studying fields relevant to library science and who plan to enter the health sciences information field.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

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

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Morgan Stanley Richard B. Fisher Scholarship Program Varies Varies

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

How to apply: Applications are available by email.

Morgan Stanley

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

Eligibility: This scholarship helps minority actuarial students. Criteria: * From an underrepresented minority group (African-American, Native American, Hispanic, Asian American, etc.) * U.S. citizen or legal resident * Full-time undergraduate * Enrolled in a mathematics or actuarial-related degree program * Plan to pursue a career in actuarial science * Minimum 3.0 GPA * Have passed at least one actuarial exam. Applications available: Online. Requires: Application form, personal statement, recommendation letter and resume.

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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NACME Pre-Engineering Student Scholarships $2,500 March 15

Eligibility: This scholarship helps minority students who wish to pursue higher education in engineering. Criteria: * High school senior * African-American, Latino or Native American * Rank in the top 10 percent of his or her graduating class * Have demonstrated leadership ability * Have been accepted into an ABET-accredited engineering school * Must be formally nominated by high school guidance counselor. Applications available: Online. Requires: Formal nomination by the applicant's high school guidance counselor.

How to apply: Applicants must be formally nominated by their high school guidance counselors. Nomination instructions are available online.

National Action Council for Minorities in Engineering Inc. (NACME) Pre-Engineering Scholarship Program 440 Hamilton Avenue, Suite 302 White Plains, NY 10601-1813

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NAHJ General Scholarships - Rubén Salazar Fund $1,000-$2,000 March 15

Eligibility: Applicants must be high school seniors, college undergraduate or graduate students who plan to pursue careers in English or Spanish-language broadcast journalism.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

National Association of Hispanic Journalists Scholarship Committee 1050 Connecticut Avenue NW 10th Floor Washington, DC 20036

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NAHN Scholarship Varies April 3

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 Attn: Maria Castro, NAHN Awards and Scholarship Committee Chair 1501 Sixteenth Street NW Washington, DC 20036

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National Association of Black Accountants National Scholarship Program $1,000-$10,000 January 31

Eligibility: Applicants must be ethnic minorities currently enrolled as full-time undergraduates in accounting, finance or business or as graduate students in a Master's of Accountancy program. Applicants must also be NABA members and have a minimum 3.5 major GPA and 3.3 cumulative GPA.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

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

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

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

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

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

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NHHF Hispanic Health Professional Student Scholarship $2,000-$5,000 September 30 (NY) and October 28 (CA)

Eligibility: This scholarship helps Hispanic students who are preparing for careers in health care. Criteria: * Hispanic * Studying public health, medicine, dentistry, health management and policy analysis, nursing or allied health. Applications available: Online. Requires: Application form and supporting materials.

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

National Hispanic Medical Association at New York University Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service The Puck Building 295 Lafayette Street New York, NY 10012

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NOAA EPP Undergraduate Scholarships Varies January 29

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

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

NOAA Educational Partnership Program 1315 East-West Highway Room 10703 Silver Spring, MD 20910

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Northrop Grumman/HENAAC Scholars Program Up to $10,000 April 30

Eligibility: This scholarship helps Hispanic undergraduates studying naval architecture, computer science, computer engineering, systems engineering or electrical engineering. Criteria: * Have undergraduate sophomore, junior or senior standing * Have leadership experience Applications available: Online. Requires: Application form, personal essay, transcript, letters of recommendation and resume.

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

Great Minds in STEM (HENAAC) 602 Monterey Pass Road Monterey Park, CA 91754

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P.O. Pistilli Undergraduate Scholarship for Advancement in Computer Science and Electrical Engineering $4,000 March 7

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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Physician Assistants for Latino Health Scholarships $500 April 1

Eligibility: This scholarship helps physician assistant students who are involved in the Latino community. Criteria: * Physician Assistants for Latino Health (PALH) and the American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA) member * Enrolled in a physician assistant program * Have leadership experience and/or interest in the Latino community and its health concerns * Minimum 3.0 GPA. Applications available: Online. Requires: Application form, statement of purpose, one letter of recommendation and transcript.

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

Physician Assistants for Latino Health P.O. Box 3775 Grapevine, TX 76099

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PRSA Diversity Multicultural Scholarship $1,500 May 22

Eligibility: This scholarship helps minority students who are majoring in communications. Criteria: * Full-time undergraduate communications student * Attending an accredited four-year college or university * Minimum 3.0 GPA. Applications available: Online. Requires: Application form, official transcript, essay and one recommendation letter.

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

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

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Que Llueva Cafe Scholarship Varies February 28

Eligibility: This scholarship helps undocumented Latino students. Criteria: * Of Latino descent * Graduating high school senior, high school graduate or GED recipient * Legally undocumented resident of the U.S. * Plan to enroll at a college or university in the U.S. or Puerto Rico * Must show academic potential * Must demonstrate financial need. Applications available: Online. Requires: Application form, transcript, one letter of recommendation, personal essay and financial need statement.

How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, transcript, one letter of recommendation, a personal essay and a financial need statement are required.

Chicano Organizing and Research in Education P.O. Box 160144 Sacramento, CA 95816

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Robert B. Bailey Scholarship Up to $2,000 Varies

Eligibility: This scholarship helps underrepresented students to study abroad. Criteria: * CIEE Study Center participant * From an underrepresented group in study abroad programs. Applications available: Online. Requires: Application form, financial aid information and essay.

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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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 325 W Gaines Street Suite 1314 Tallahassee, FL 32399

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

Eligibility: This scholarship helps minority accounting students who intend to become CPAs. Criteria: * African-American, Native American, Latino or Asian American student * Full-time student * Accounting major * Have finished 30 or more credits overall and six or more credits in accounting * Minimum 3.0 GPA * Plan to become a CPA. Applications available: Online. Requires: Application form and personal essay.

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

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

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Seattle University Costco Scholarship Fund $2,500 - $14,500 Varies

Eligibility: Applicants must be U.S. citizens who are African American, Latino or Native American. Applicants must have a minimum 3.0 GPA in high school and register to be full-time students at Seattle University.

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

Costco Student Financial Services USVC 105 Seattle, WA 98122

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Silverman Minority Student Award $5,000 May 27

Eligibility: This scholarship helps minority public relations students. Criteria: * Rising undergraduate senior * Journalism, public relations or similar major * Plan to pursue a career in public relations * Minimum 3.0 GPA. Applications available: Online. Requires: Application form, resume and one recommendation letter.

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

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

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Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers/CDM Scholars Program $1,000-$5,000 May 1

Eligibility: This scholarship helps Hispanic engineering, science and construction students. Criteria: * SHPE member * Current undergraduate or entering graduate student * Studying engineering, science or a construction-related subject * Minimum 3.0 GPA. Applications available: Online. Requires: Application form, official transcript, resume, personal statement and two recommendation letters.

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

Advancing Hispanic Excellence in Technology, Engineering, Math and Science, Inc. 1765 Duke Street Alexandria, VA 22314

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The 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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The MillerCoors National Scholarship $3,000 May 30

Eligibility: Applicants must be Latino college juniors or seniors pursuing a business, marketing, economics or communications degree. Students must have a 3.0 GPA or above and be full-time students attending one of the partnering universities.

How to apply: Applications are available online starting March 1.

Adelante U.S. Educational Leadership Fund 8415 Datapoint Drive Suite 400 San Antonio, TX 78229

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The Phyllis G. Meekins Scholarship $1,250 May 16

Eligibility: Applicants must be female high school senior golf participants, from a minority background, have a 3.0 GPA and be a U.S. citizen or legal resident. Students must also have been accepted to a college or university and plan to play competitive golf at the collegiate level. Selection is based on financial need.

How to apply: Applications available online.

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

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Trailblazer Scholarship $2,500 May 8

Eligibility: Students must be in an undergraduate or graduate program enrolled in at least six credits per semester, and they must have at least a 2.5 GPA.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Conference of Minority Transportation Officials 1875 I Street, NW Suite 500 Washington, DC 20006

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

Eligibility: Applicants must be full-time undergraduate minority students enrolled in a college in the United States, Canada or Mexico with an accredited industrial engineering program, major in industrial engineering and be active members. Students may not apply directly for this scholarship and must be nominated. The award is based on academic ability, character, leadership, potential service to the industrial engineering profession and financial need.

How to apply: Nomination forms are available online.

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

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Warner Norcross and Judd Paralegal Assistant Studies Scholarship Varies April 1

Eligibility: This scholarship helps Michigan paralegal and legal secretary students of color. Criteria: * Michigan resident * Minority * Enrolled in a paralegal or legal secretary program at an accredited school * Must demonstrate financial need. Applications available: Online. Requires: Application form and supporting materials.

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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College Scholarship Varies February 14

Eligibility: This scholarship helps college students of Italian descent. Criteria: * Entering undergraduate freshman * Minimum 3.25 GPA * Household gross per capita income cannot exceed $20,000 per year. Applications available: Online. Requires: Application form, supporting materials and interview.

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 Scholarship Varies February 14

Eligibility: This scholarship helps elementary school students who are of Italian descent. Criteria: * Entering grades K-8 * Have a household gross per capita income of $20,000 per year or less. Applications available: Online. Requires: Application form, supporting materials and interview.

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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High School Scholarship Varies February 14

Eligibility: This scholarship helps high school students of Italian descent. Criteria: * Entering ninth grade student * Minimum B+ grade average * Household gross per capita income cannot exceed $20,000 per year. Applications available: Online. Requires: Application form, supporting materials and interview.

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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National Italian American Foundation Scholarship $2,500-$12,000 March 1

Eligibility: Applicants must either be Italian American students who demonstrate outstanding academic achievement or be students from any ethnic background majoring or minoring in Italian language, Italian studies, Italian American studies or a related field and demonstrate outstanding academic achievement. 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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National Leadership Grant $4,000-$25,000 February 28

Eligibility: Applicants must be 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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Sons of Italy Grand Lodge of California College Scholarship $500-$5,000 March 1

Eligibility: Applicants must be graduating from public or private high schools in California, Nevada, and Klamath Falls, Oregon and must be of at least partial Italian ancestry. They must also be enrolled at a college or trade school for the upcoming fall semester. Selection is based upon academic performance, leadership activities, financial need, essay detailing Italian ancestry, a personal statement and letters of recommendation.

How to apply: Applications are available online. An application, personal statement, SAT/PSAT/ACT scores, GPA, record of activities, transcript and two letters of recommendation are required.

Order Sons of Italy in America, Grand Lodge of California Attention: Scholarship Commission 5051 Mission Street San Francisco, CA 94112

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

Eligibility: Applicants must be graduating from public or private high schools in California, Nevada, and Klamath Falls, Oregon and must be of at least partial Italian ancestry. They must also be enrolled at a college or trade school for the upcoming fall semester. Applicants must also have finished a foreign language course in high school and be attending college in Italy. Selection is based upon academic performance, leadership activities, financial need, essay detailing Italian ancestry, a personal statement and letters of recommendation.

How to apply: Applications are available online. An application, personal statement, SAT/PSAT/ACT scores, GPA, record of activities, transcript, verification the applicant will be attending classes in Italy and two letters of recommendation are required.

Order Sons of Italy in America, Grand Lodge of California Attention: Scholarship Commission 5051 Mission Street San Francisco, CA 94112

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

Eligibility: Applicants must be graduating from public or private high schools in California, Nevada, and Klamath Falls, Oregon and must be of at least partial Italian ancestry. They must also be enrolled at a college or trade school for the upcoming fall semester. Applicants must also have finished a foreign language course in high school. Selection is based upon academic performance, leadership activities, financial need, essay detailing Italian ancestry, a personal statement and letters of recommendation.

How to apply: Applications are available online. An application, personal statement, SAT/PSAT/ACT scores, GPA, record of activities, transcript and two letters of recommendation are required.

Order Sons of Italy in America, Grand Lodge of California Attention: Scholarship Commission 5051 Mission Street San Francisco, CA 94112

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Abe and Esther Hagiwara Student Aid Award Varies April 1

Eligibility: Applicants must be National JACL members and must be attending a college, university, trade school, business school or any other institution of higher learning. A personal statement, letter of recommendation, academic performance, work experience and community involvement are considered. Applicants should have extreme financial need.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

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

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AIFS Diversity Scholarship $1,000 April 15 and September 15

Eligibility: Students must demonstrate maturity, good character and high academic achievement. Applicants must be African American, Asian American, Hispanic, Native American or Pacific Islander college students. A minimum 2.75 GPA is required. While there is no fee to apply for this scholarship, there is a $95 fee to apply for the AIFS study abroad program.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

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

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Asian and Pacific Islander American Scholarships $2,500-$15,000 January 8

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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Atkins North American Frank T Martin Leadership Scholarship $3,000 May 11

Eligibility: Applicants must be undergraduate or graduate students accepted to or enrolled in a program in or related to transportation, engineering or planning. Undergraduate students must be enrolled in a minimum of 12 credit hours. Applicants must also exhibit strong leadership abilities and be dedicated to service of the community. Selection is based on demonstrated leadership and community service committment as well as the overall strength of the application.

How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, cover letter/essay, two letters of recommendation, letter of college acceptance, transcripts, resume and photograph are required.

Conference of Minority Transportation Officials 1875 I Street, NW Suite 500 Washington, DC 20006

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Atsuhiko Tateuchi Memorial Scholarship $5,000 March 1

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

How to apply: Applications are available online.

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

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BI-LO/SpiritFest Scholarship $2,500 July 25

Eligibility: Applicants must be minority high school seniors with a minimum 3.0 GPA. Applicants must complete an application which including a 300-word autobiography which highlights volunteer activities, leadership experience, extracurricular activities, work experience, honors and special awards. Three letters of recommendation and an official transcript must also be submitted.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Eray Promotions 342 Crepe Myrtle Drive Greer, SC 29651

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EDSA Minority Scholarship $5,000 February 15

Eligibility: This scholarship helps minority landscape architecture students. Criteria: * Landscape architecture undergraduate in final two years of degree program or grad student. Applications available: Online. Requires: Application form, personal essay, three work samples, two recommendation letters and applicant photo.

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 February 20

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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ESA Foundation Scholarship Program $3,000 April 1

Eligibility: Applicants must be female or minority students and United States citizens working full-time on a degree leading to a career in Computer and Video Game Arts. Applicants must be current college students or graduating high school seniors enrolled or accepted in a program full-time at a four-year college or university in the United States. A minimum 2.75 GPA is required. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

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

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Forum for Concerns of Minorities Scholarship Varies April 1

Eligibility: Applicants must be minority students accepted to an NAACLS-accredited Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology program or a Clinical Laboratory Technician/Medical Laboratory Technician program. They must also demonstrate financial need.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Alpha Mu Tau Scholarship Attn: Joe Briden, Coordinator 7809 S. 21st Drive Phoenix, AZ 85041-7736

Website: Visit scholarship website

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

Eligibility: In addition to the financial award, scholarship winners are also invited to serve as summer associates at the firm. An application form, two recommendations, a writing sample, a current law school transcript, an undergraduate transcript and a resume are required.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

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

Website: Visit scholarship website

George A. Strait Minority Scholarship Varies April 1

Eligibility: Applicants must be a member of a minority group as defined by U.S. government rules, degree candidates in an accredited library or law school, and intend to pursue a career as law librarians. Law library experience is preferred. Applicants must also have financial need and have at least one quarter or semester left after the scholarship is given.

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

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

Website: Visit scholarship website

Jackie Robinson Scholarship Up to $7,500 February 15

Eligibility: Applicants must be minority high school seniors with demonstrated financial need and academic achievement and who have already been accepted to a four-year college or university.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

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

Website: Visit scholarship website

Japanese American Citizens League Creative and Performing Arts Awards Varies April 1

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

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

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

Website: Visit scholarship website

Japanese American Citizens League Entering Freshman Awards Varies March 1

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

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

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

Website: Visit scholarship website

Japanese American Citizens League Graduate Awards Varies April 1

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

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

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

Website: Visit scholarship website

Japanese American Citizens League Law Scholarships Varies April 1

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

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

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

Website: Visit scholarship website

Japanese American Citizens League Undergraduate Awards Varies April 1

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

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

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

Website: Visit scholarship website

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

Eligibility: Applicants must be enrolled in an accredited respiratory care education program and have a minimum 3.0 GPA. Students must submit an original paper on respiratory care. Preference is given to minority students.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

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

Website: Visit scholarship website

Kayte M. Fearn CEC Ethnic Diversity Scholarship $1,000 Varies

Eligibility: Applicants must be student members of the CEC who come from culturally diverse backgrounds and who have contributed substantially to children with exceptionalities and to the CEC. High school students are not eligible. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

How to apply:

Council for Exceptional Children 2900 Crystal Drive Suite 1000 Arlington, VA 22202

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 $5,000 March 2

Eligibility: This scholarship helps first-year law school students. Criteria: * U.S. citizen or permanent resident * Will be a first-year law student during the application year * Minimum 2.5 GPA. Applications available: Online. Requires: Application form, personal statement, two letters of recommendation and transcript.

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 60610

Website: Visit scholarship website

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

Eligibility: Applicants must be ethnic minority high school seniors who plan to pursue education in the area of industrial arts, vocational education or technical education at an accredited college or university.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Indiana State Teachers Association 150 W. Market Street Suite 406 Indianapolis, IN 46204

Website: Visit scholarship website

Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Scholarship Varies February 19

Eligibility: Applicants must be African American, American Indian/Alaska Native, Asian/Pacific Islander or Hispanic students pursuing a teaching-related career in public education. Candidates must also be active members of the California Teachers Association or Student California Teachers Association or the dependents of an active, retired-life or deceased California Teachers Association member.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

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

Website: Visit scholarship website

Minority Fellowship Program $18,000 January 31

Eligibility: Applicants must be enrolled in and have completed one full year in a Ph.D. program in Sociology. Students must be members of an underrepresented minority group in the U.S.: African American, Latino, Asian/Pacific Islander or American Indians/Alaska Natives. Applicants must also be U.S. citizens, non-citizen nationals of the U.S., or have been lawfully admitted to the U.S. for permanent residence. The fellowship is awarded for 12 months and typically renewable for up to three years in total. Tuition and fees are arranged with the home department. MFP Fellows are selected each year by the MFP Advisory Panel, a rotating, appointed group of senior scholars in sociology. Fellows can be involved in any area of sociological research, though particular MFP award lines devoted to drug abuse research may be possible contingent on funding.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

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

Website: Visit scholarship website

Minority Scholarship $1,500 March 15

Eligibility: Applicants must be African American, Hispanic, Asian American or Native American students working toward a graduate degree related to strength and conditioning. Students must be NSCA members for one year before applying and be pursuing careers in strength and conditioning. Applications are evaluated based on grades, courses, experience, honors, recommendations and involvement in the community and with NSCA.

How to apply: Applications are available with membership.

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

Website: Visit scholarship website

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

Eligibility: This scholarship helps Asian Pacific American students. Criteria: * Entering first year of college * U.S. citizen or permanent resident * GPA of 3.0 or higher * Must demonstrate academic achievement, leadership ability and community service. Applications available: Online. Requires: Application form, resume, essay, transcript, copy of acceptance letter, summary of college costs and Student Aid Report.

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

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

Website: Visit scholarship website

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

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

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

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

Website: Visit scholarship website

Robert B. Bailey Scholarship Up to $2,000 Varies

Eligibility: This scholarship helps underrepresented students to study abroad. Criteria: * CIEE Study Center participant * From an underrepresented group in study abroad programs. Applications available: Online. Requires: Application form, financial aid information and essay.

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

UPS Hallmark Scholarship Varies March 13

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

How to apply: Applications are available online.

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

Website: Visit scholarship website

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Scholarship Name Amount Deadline
AIFS Diversity Scholarship $1,000 April 15 and September 15

Eligibility: Students must demonstrate maturity, good character and high academic achievement. Applicants must be African American, Asian American, Hispanic, Native American or Pacific Islander college students. A minimum 2.75 GPA is required. While there is no fee to apply for this scholarship, there is a $95 fee to apply for the AIFS study abroad program.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

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

Website: Visit scholarship website

Asian and Pacific Islander American Scholarships $2,500-$15,000 January 8

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

How to apply: Applications are available online.

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

Website: Visit scholarship website

Atkins North American Frank T Martin Leadership Scholarship $3,000 May 11

Eligibility: Applicants must be undergraduate or graduate students accepted to or enrolled in a program in or related to transportation, engineering or planning. Undergraduate students must be enrolled in a minimum of 12 credit hours. Applicants must also exhibit strong leadership abilities and be dedicated to service of the community. Selection is based on demonstrated leadership and community service committment as well as the overall strength of the application.

How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, cover letter/essay, two letters of recommendation, letter of college acceptance, transcripts, resume and photograph are required.

Conference of Minority Transportation Officials 1875 I Street, NW Suite 500 Washington, DC 20006

Website: Visit scholarship website

Atsuhiko Tateuchi Memorial Scholarship $5,000 March 1

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

How to apply: Applications are available online.

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

Website: Visit scholarship website

BI-LO/SpiritFest Scholarship $2,500 July 25

Eligibility: Applicants must be minority high school seniors with a minimum 3.0 GPA. Applicants must complete an application which including a 300-word autobiography which highlights volunteer activities, leadership experience, extracurricular activities, work experience, honors and special awards. Three letters of recommendation and an official transcript must also be submitted.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Eray Promotions 342 Crepe Myrtle Drive Greer, SC 29651

Website: Visit scholarship website

EDSA Minority Scholarship $5,000 February 15

Eligibility: This scholarship helps minority landscape architecture students. Criteria: * Landscape architecture undergraduate in final two years of degree program or grad student. Applications available: Online. Requires: Application form, personal essay, three work samples, two recommendation letters and applicant photo.

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 1

Eligibility: Applicants must be female or minority students and United States citizens working full-time on a degree leading to a career in Computer and Video Game Arts. Applicants must be current college students or graduating high school seniors enrolled or accepted in a program full-time at a four-year college or university in the United States. A minimum 2.75 GPA is required. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

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

Website: Visit scholarship website

Forum for Concerns of Minorities Scholarship Varies April 1

Eligibility: Applicants must be minority students accepted to an NAACLS-accredited Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology program or a Clinical Laboratory Technician/Medical Laboratory Technician program. They must also demonstrate financial need.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Alpha Mu Tau Scholarship Attn: Joe Briden, Coordinator 7809 S. 21st Drive Phoenix, AZ 85041-7736

Website: Visit scholarship website

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

Eligibility: In addition to the financial award, scholarship winners are also invited to serve as summer associates at the firm. An application form, two recommendations, a writing sample, a current law school transcript, an undergraduate transcript and a resume are required.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

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

Website: Visit scholarship website

George A. Strait Minority Scholarship Varies April 1

Eligibility: Applicants must be a member of a minority group as defined by U.S. government rules, degree candidates in an accredited library or law school, and intend to pursue a career as law librarians. Law library experience is preferred. Applicants must also have financial need and have at least one quarter or semester left after the scholarship is given.

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

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

Website: Visit scholarship website

Jackie Robinson Scholarship Up to $7,500 February 15

Eligibility: Applicants must be minority high school seniors with demonstrated financial need and academic achievement and who have already been accepted to a four-year college or university.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

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

Website: Visit scholarship website

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

Eligibility: Applicants must be enrolled in an accredited respiratory care education program and have a minimum 3.0 GPA. Students must submit an original paper on respiratory care. Preference is given to minority students.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

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

Website: Visit scholarship website

Kayte M. Fearn CEC Ethnic Diversity Scholarship $1,000 Varies

Eligibility: Applicants must be student members of the CEC who come from culturally diverse backgrounds and who have contributed substantially to children with exceptionalities and to the CEC. High school students are not eligible. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

How to apply:

Council for Exceptional Children 2900 Crystal Drive Suite 1000 Arlington, VA 22202

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 $5,000 March 2

Eligibility: This scholarship helps first-year law school students. Criteria: * U.S. citizen or permanent resident * Will be a first-year law student during the application year * Minimum 2.5 GPA. Applications available: Online. Requires: Application form, personal statement, two letters of recommendation and transcript.

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 60610

Website: Visit scholarship website

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

Eligibility: Applicants must be ethnic minority high school seniors who plan to pursue education in the area of industrial arts, vocational education or technical education at an accredited college or university.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Indiana State Teachers Association 150 W. Market Street Suite 406 Indianapolis, IN 46204

Website: Visit scholarship website

Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Scholarship Varies February 19

Eligibility: Applicants must be African American, American Indian/Alaska Native, Asian/Pacific Islander or Hispanic students pursuing a teaching-related career in public education. Candidates must also be active members of the California Teachers Association or Student California Teachers Association or the dependents of an active, retired-life or deceased California Teachers Association member.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

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

Website: Visit scholarship website

Minority Fellowship Program $18,000 January 31

Eligibility: Applicants must be enrolled in and have completed one full year in a Ph.D. program in Sociology. Students must be members of an underrepresented minority group in the U.S.: African American, Latino, Asian/Pacific Islander or American Indians/Alaska Natives. Applicants must also be U.S. citizens, non-citizen nationals of the U.S., or have been lawfully admitted to the U.S. for permanent residence. The fellowship is awarded for 12 months and typically renewable for up to three years in total. Tuition and fees are arranged with the home department. MFP Fellows are selected each year by the MFP Advisory Panel, a rotating, appointed group of senior scholars in sociology. Fellows can be involved in any area of sociological research, though particular MFP award lines devoted to drug abuse research may be possible contingent on funding.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

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

Website: Visit scholarship website

Minority Scholarship $1,500 March 15

Eligibility: Applicants must be African American, Hispanic, Asian American or Native American students working toward a graduate degree related to strength and conditioning. Students must be NSCA members for one year before applying and be pursuing careers in strength and conditioning. Applications are evaluated based on grades, courses, experience, honors, recommendations and involvement in the community and with NSCA.

How to apply: Applications are available with membership.

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

Website: Visit scholarship website

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

Eligibility: This scholarship helps Asian Pacific American students. Criteria: * Entering first year of college * U.S. citizen or permanent resident * GPA of 3.0 or higher * Must demonstrate academic achievement, leadership ability and community service. Applications available: Online. Requires: Application form, resume, essay, transcript, copy of acceptance letter, summary of college costs and Student Aid Report.

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

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

Website: Visit scholarship website

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

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

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

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

Website: Visit scholarship website

Robert B. Bailey Scholarship Up to $2,000 Varies

Eligibility: This scholarship helps underrepresented students to study abroad. Criteria: * CIEE Study Center participant * From an underrepresented group in study abroad programs. Applications available: Online. Requires: Application form, financial aid information and essay.

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

UPS Hallmark Scholarship Varies March 13

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

How to apply: Applications are available online.

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

Website: Visit scholarship website

Scholarship details
Scholarship Name Amount Deadline
Knights of Lithuania Scholarship Program Varies June 24

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 Elena Mikalauskas, Committee Chair 4929 Arrowhead Drive Kettering, OH 45440

Website: Visit scholarship website

Scholarship details
Scholarship Name Amount Deadline
AIFS Diversity Scholarship $1,000 April 15 and September 15

Eligibility: Students must demonstrate maturity, good character and high academic achievement. Applicants must be African American, Asian American, Hispanic, Native American or Pacific Islander college students. A minimum 2.75 GPA is required. While there is no fee to apply for this scholarship, there is a $95 fee to apply for the AIFS study abroad program.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

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

Website: Visit scholarship website

Atkins North American Frank T Martin Leadership Scholarship $3,000 May 11

Eligibility: Applicants must be undergraduate or graduate students accepted to or enrolled in a program in or related to transportation, engineering or planning. Undergraduate students must be enrolled in a minimum of 12 credit hours. Applicants must also exhibit strong leadership abilities and be dedicated to service of the community. Selection is based on demonstrated leadership and community service committment as well as the overall strength of the application.

How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, cover letter/essay, two letters of recommendation, letter of college acceptance, transcripts, resume and photograph are required.

Conference of Minority Transportation Officials 1875 I Street, NW Suite 500 Washington, DC 20006

Website: Visit scholarship website

BI-LO/SpiritFest Scholarship $2,500 July 25

Eligibility: Applicants must be minority high school seniors with a minimum 3.0 GPA. Applicants must complete an application which including a 300-word autobiography which highlights volunteer activities, leadership experience, extracurricular activities, work experience, honors and special awards. Three letters of recommendation and an official transcript must also be submitted.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Eray Promotions 342 Crepe Myrtle Drive Greer, SC 29651

Website: Visit scholarship website

CBCF General Mills Health Scholarship $2,500 February 28

Eligibility: Applicants do not need to be African American. Students must attend school or reside in a district represented by a Congressional Black Caucus member. Students must have at least a 2.75 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

Website: Visit scholarship website

CESDA Diversity Scholarship $1,000 March 6

Eligibility: Applicants must be either first generation college students, members of underrepresented ethnic or racial minorities or show financial need. They must be Colorado residents who are high school seniors at the time of application. Students must have a GPA of 2.8 or higher and enroll in a two- or four-year Colorado college or university in the fall following graduation. They must take at least six credit hours to qualify.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

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

Website: Visit scholarship website

Chicana/Latina Foundation Scholarship $1,500 March 31

Eligibility: Applicants must be Chicana/Latina women who have lived in the Northern California counties for at least two years and are attending school at an accredited institution in the same region. Undergraduate applicants must be full-time students who have completed at least 15 semester units and earned a 2.5 GPA. Applicants must demonstrate leadership and community involvement and agree to volunteer at least five years in support of the Chicana/Latina Foundation if they receive the scholarship.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

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

Website: Visit scholarship website

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

EDSA Minority Scholarship $5,000 February 15

Eligibility: This scholarship helps minority landscape architecture students. Criteria: * Landscape architecture undergraduate in final two years of degree program or grad student. Applications available: Online. Requires: Application form, personal essay, three work samples, two recommendation letters and applicant photo.

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 1

Eligibility: Applicants must be female or minority students and United States citizens working full-time on a degree leading to a career in Computer and Video Game Arts. Applicants must be current college students or graduating high school seniors enrolled or accepted in a program full-time at a four-year college or university in the United States. A minimum 2.75 GPA is required. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

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

Website: Visit scholarship website

Forum for Concerns of Minorities Scholarship Varies April 1

Eligibility: Applicants must be minority students accepted to an NAACLS-accredited Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology program or a Clinical Laboratory Technician/Medical Laboratory Technician program. They must also demonstrate financial need.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Alpha Mu Tau Scholarship Attn: Joe Briden, Coordinator 7809 S. 21st Drive Phoenix, AZ 85041-7736

Website: Visit scholarship website

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

Eligibility: In addition to the financial award, scholarship winners are also invited to serve as summer associates at the firm. An application form, two recommendations, a writing sample, a current law school transcript, an undergraduate transcript and a resume are required.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

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

Website: Visit scholarship website

George A. Strait Minority Scholarship Varies April 1

Eligibility: Applicants must be a member of a minority group as defined by U.S. government rules, degree candidates in an accredited library or law school, and intend to pursue a career as law librarians. Law library experience is preferred. Applicants must also have financial need and have at least one quarter or semester left after the scholarship is given.

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

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

Website: Visit scholarship website

Jackie Robinson Scholarship Up to $7,500 February 15

Eligibility: Applicants must be minority high school seniors with demonstrated financial need and academic achievement and who have already been accepted to a four-year college or university.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

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

Website: Visit scholarship website

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

Eligibility: Applicants must be enrolled in an accredited respiratory care education program and have a minimum 3.0 GPA. Students must submit an original paper on respiratory care. Preference is given to minority students.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

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

Website: Visit scholarship website

Jose Marti Scholarship Challenge Grant $2,000 April 1

Eligibility: Applicants must have been born in or have a natural parent who was born in either Mexico or Spain, or a Hispanic country of the Caribbean, Central or South America, regardless of race. Students must plan to attend Florida public or eligible private institutions as undergraduate or graduate students, but graduating high school seniors get preference.

How to apply: Applicants must submit the initial student Florida Financial Aid Application by April 1 and the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) by May 15.

Florida Department of Education Office of Student Financial Assistance 325 W Gaines Street Suite 1314 Tallahassee, FL 32399

Website: Visit scholarship website

Kayte M. Fearn CEC Ethnic Diversity Scholarship $1,000 Varies

Eligibility: Applicants must be student members of the CEC who come from culturally diverse backgrounds and who have contributed substantially to children with exceptionalities and to the CEC. High school students are not eligible. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

How to apply:

Council for Exceptional Children 2900 Crystal Drive Suite 1000 Arlington, VA 22202

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 $5,000 March 2

Eligibility: This scholarship helps first-year law school students. Criteria: * U.S. citizen or permanent resident * Will be a first-year law student during the application year * Minimum 2.5 GPA. Applications available: Online. Requires: Application form, personal statement, two letters of recommendation and transcript.

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 60610

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

Eligibility: Applicants must be ethnic minority high school seniors who plan to pursue education in the area of industrial arts, vocational education or technical education at an accredited college or university.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Indiana State Teachers Association 150 W. Market Street Suite 406 Indianapolis, IN 46204

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Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Scholarship Varies February 19

Eligibility: Applicants must be African American, American Indian/Alaska Native, Asian/Pacific Islander or Hispanic students pursuing a teaching-related career in public education. Candidates must also be active members of the California Teachers Association or Student California Teachers Association or the dependents of an active, retired-life or deceased California Teachers Association member.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

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

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MexAustin IME/Beccas Scholarship $1,000 April 30

Eligibility: Applicants must be first time college students in the fall and be from one of the following Texas counties: Bastrop, Bell, Blanco, Brown, Burnet, Caldwell, Coryell, Comanche, Coleman, Falls, Fayette, Hamilton, Hays, Llano, Lampasas, Lee, McLennan, Milam, Mills, Limestone, San Saba, Travis or Williamson. A minimum 2.5 GPA is required. Students must be Mexican immigrants, children of Mexican immigrants, Latino immigrants (other than Mexican) or children of Latino immigrants. Proof of financial need is required.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

MexAustin Foundation Communities 2600 W. Stassney Lane Austin, TX 78745

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Mexican Scholarship Fund Varies March 2

Eligibility: Applicants must have a minimum GPA of 3.0, demonstrate academic promise and demonstrate financial need. Preference is given to students of Mexican descent. Awards may be used for tuition, required fees or room and board.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Central Indiana Community Foundation 615 North Alabama Street Suite 119 Indianapolis, IN 46204-1498

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Minority Fellowship Program $18,000 January 31

Eligibility: Applicants must be enrolled in and have completed one full year in a Ph.D. program in Sociology. Students must be members of an underrepresented minority group in the U.S.: African American, Latino, Asian/Pacific Islander or American Indians/Alaska Natives. Applicants must also be U.S. citizens, non-citizen nationals of the U.S., or have been lawfully admitted to the U.S. for permanent residence. The fellowship is awarded for 12 months and typically renewable for up to three years in total. Tuition and fees are arranged with the home department. MFP Fellows are selected each year by the MFP Advisory Panel, a rotating, appointed group of senior scholars in sociology. Fellows can be involved in any area of sociological research, though particular MFP award lines devoted to drug abuse research may be possible contingent on funding.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

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

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Minority Scholarship $1,500 March 15

Eligibility: Applicants must be African American, Hispanic, Asian American or Native American students working toward a graduate degree related to strength and conditioning. Students must be NSCA members for one year before applying and be pursuing careers in strength and conditioning. Applications are evaluated based on grades, courses, experience, honors, recommendations and involvement in the community and with NSCA.

How to apply: Applications are available with membership.

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

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Robert B. Bailey Scholarship Up to $2,000 Varies

Eligibility: This scholarship helps underrepresented students to study abroad. Criteria: * CIEE Study Center participant * From an underrepresented group in study abroad programs. Applications available: Online. Requires: Application form, financial aid information and essay.

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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BI-LO/SpiritFest Scholarship $2,500 July 25

Eligibility: Applicants must be minority high school seniors with a minimum 3.0 GPA. Applicants must complete an application which including a 300-word autobiography which highlights volunteer activities, leadership experience, extracurricular activities, work experience, honors and special awards. Three letters of recommendation and an official transcript must also be submitted.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Eray Promotions 342 Crepe Myrtle Drive Greer, SC 29651

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Consortium Fellowship Full tuition and fees January

Eligibility: Applicants must be African Americans, Hispanic Americans or Native Americans and U.S. citizens and U.S. permanent residents of other races and ethnicities who fulfill the Consortium's mission. Applicants must have a bachelor's degree, and the degree may be in any academic discipline from an accredited institution recognized by Consortium member schools. The fellowship supports full-time graduate business studies at member schools only. Applicants must submit two references, transcripts, copies of GMAT scores and application fees. All applicants must also interview with a Consortium representative.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

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

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Diversity Abroad / GlobaLinks Learning Abroad Scholarship Varies Varies

Eligibility: This scholarship helps underserved students who wish to study abroad. Criteria: * U.S. or Canadian citizen * Attend a North American college or university * Can apply transfer credits from studying abroad to current degree * Must be an ethnic minority, from a low-income family, a first-generation college student or disabled. Applications available: Online. Requires: Application form, transcript, video.

How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, transcript and video are required.

Foundation for Global Scholars 12050 North Pecos Street Suite 320 Westminster, CO 80234

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Forum for Concerns of Minorities Scholarship Varies April 1

Eligibility: Applicants must be minority students accepted to an NAACLS-accredited Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology program or a Clinical Laboratory Technician/Medical Laboratory Technician program. They must also demonstrate financial need.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Alpha Mu Tau Scholarship Attn: Joe Briden, Coordinator 7809 S. 21st Drive Phoenix, AZ 85041-7736

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Lebanese American Heritage Club Scholarships Varies April 6

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 4337 Maple Road Dearborn, MI 48126

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

Eligibility: Applicants must be ethnic minority high school seniors who plan to pursue education in the area of industrial arts, vocational education or technical education at an accredited college or university.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Indiana State Teachers Association 150 W. Market Street Suite 406 Indianapolis, IN 46204

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Forum for Concerns of Minorities Scholarship Varies April 1

Eligibility: Applicants must be minority students accepted to an NAACLS-accredited Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology program or a Clinical Laboratory Technician/Medical Laboratory Technician program. They must also demonstrate financial need.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Alpha Mu Tau Scholarship Attn: Joe Briden, Coordinator 7809 S. 21st Drive Phoenix, AZ 85041-7736

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

Eligibility: Applicants must be enrolled in an accredited respiratory care education program and have a minimum 3.0 GPA. Students must submit an original paper on respiratory care. Preference is given to minority students.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

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

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Leadership for Diversity Scholarship $1,500 October 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, Jr. Memorial Scholarship $1,000 March 1

Eligibility: Applicants must be ethnic minority high school seniors who plan to pursue education in the area of industrial arts, vocational education or technical education at an accredited college or university.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Indiana State Teachers Association 150 W. Market Street Suite 406 Indianapolis, IN 46204

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Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Scholarship Varies February 19

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

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.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

American Indian Science and Engineering Society P.O. Box 9828 Albuquerque, NM 87119-9828

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Actuarial Diversity Scholarship $1,000-$4,000 May 2

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 $1,500 June 1

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

How to apply: Applications are available online.

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

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Aetna Foundation/NMF Healthcare Leadership Program $5,000 March 12 and April 11

Eligibility: Applicants must be United States citizens who are 2nd or 3rd year medical students at accredited U.S. medical schools. Applicants must be attending school in Southern California, Connecticut, Illinois, New Jersey, New York City, Atlanta or Philadelphia. They must also exhibit outstanding academic achievement, leadership and the potential to make great contributions to medicine. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application as well as financial need.

How to apply: Applications are available online. Application, verification of citizenship and ethnicity, financial need information, curriculum vitae, biosketch, current medical school transcript, verification of medical school enrollment, personal statement and two letters of recommendation are required.

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

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AIFS Diversity Scholarship $1,000 April 15 and September 15

Eligibility: Students must demonstrate maturity, good character and high academic achievement. Applicants must be African American, Asian American, Hispanic, Native American or Pacific Islander college students. A minimum 2.75 GPA is required. While there is no fee to apply for this scholarship, there is a $95 fee to apply for the AIFS study abroad program.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

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

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AISES Intel Scholarship $5,000-$10,000 May 31

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 P.O. Box 9828 Albuquerque, NM 87119-9828

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Allogan Slagle Memorial Scholarship $1,500 June 1

Eligibility: Applicants must submit a financial need analysis form, Certificate of Indian Blood or documents proving their lineal descent, proof of tribal enrollment, essay, two letters of recommendation, current financial aid award letter, transcripts and class schedule.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

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

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

Eligibility: Applicants must be African American, Hispanic/Latino or American Indian and graduating high school seniors or college freshmen, sophomores or juniors enrolled full-time at an accredited institution. Students must major in chemistry, biochemistry, chemical engineering or a chemically-related science and plan to work in a chemistry-related field. Those entering pre-med programs or pursuing pharmacy degrees are not eligible. A minimum GPA of 3.0 or "B" or better with high academic achievement in chemistry or science is required. Students must also demonstrate financial need through the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).

How to apply: Applications are available online.

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

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American Indian Endowed Scholarship $500-$2,000 February 1

Eligibility: Applicants must have financial need according to a completed Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), be residents of Washington state and enroll full-time as an undergraduate or graduate in an eligible program.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Washington Student Achievement Council 917 Lakeridge Way SW Olympia, WA 98502

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American Indian Scholarship $4,000 February 15

Eligibility: Applicants must be Native Americans with papers proving Native American blood, have a minimum 3.25 GPA and demonstrate financial need and academic achievement. Graduate students are eligible, but preference is given to undergraduate students. Undergraduate students may attend a college, university or technical school. No affiliation with DAR is required.

How to apply: Applications are available by written request with a self-addressed, stamped envelope. Please specify that you are requesting information on the American Indian Scholarship.

National Society Daughters of the American Revolution Committee Services Office Attn.: Scholarships 1776 D Street NW Washington, DC 20006-5303

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American 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 $3,000 March 31

Eligibility: Applicants must be minority students who will be entering their freshman year of college in the following fall and must plan to pursue degrees in the atmospheric or related oceanic and hydrologic sciences. Applicants must submit applications, transcripts, recommendation letters and SAT or equivalent scores. Original materials should be mailed to the closest AMS Local Chapter listed at the bottom of the application, and copies should be mailed to headquarters.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

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

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APTA Minority Scholarship Award for Physical Therapy Students Varies December 1

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

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

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

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Atkins North American Frank T Martin Leadership Scholarship $3,000 May 11

Eligibility: Applicants must be undergraduate or graduate students accepted to or enrolled in a program in or related to transportation, engineering or planning. Undergraduate students must be enrolled in a minimum of 12 credit hours. Applicants must also exhibit strong leadership abilities and be dedicated to service of the community. Selection is based on demonstrated leadership and community service committment as well as the overall strength of the application.

How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, cover letter/essay, two letters of recommendation, letter of college acceptance, transcripts, resume and photograph are required.

Conference of Minority Transportation Officials 1875 I Street, NW Suite 500 Washington, DC 20006

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BI-LO/SpiritFest Scholarship $2,500 July 25

Eligibility: Applicants must be minority high school seniors with a minimum 3.0 GPA. Applicants must complete an application which including a 300-word autobiography which highlights volunteer activities, leadership experience, extracurricular activities, work experience, honors and special awards. Three letters of recommendation and an official transcript must also be submitted.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Eray Promotions 342 Crepe Myrtle Drive Greer, SC 29651

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Burlington Northern Santa Fe (BNSF) Foundation Scholarship $2,500 May 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.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

American Indian Science and Engineering Society P.O. Box 9828 Albuquerque, NM 87119-9828

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CBCF General Mills Health Scholarship $2,500 February 28

Eligibility: Applicants do not need to be African American. Students must attend school or reside in a district represented by a Congressional Black Caucus member. Students must have at least a 2.75 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 March 6

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 5

Eligibility: This scholarship helps Cherokee students. Criteria: * Cherokee Nation citizen * Resident of Cherokee Nation jurisdictional area * Enrolled full-time in a graduate or upper-level undergraduate degree program * Must agree to work for the Cherokee Nation for two years after graduation. Applications available: Online. Requires: Application form and supporting materials.

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

Cherokee Nation Cherokee Nation Undergraduate Scholarship Programs P.O. Box 948 Tahlequah, OK 74465

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Cherokee Nation Registered Nursing Scholarship Varies Varies

Eligibility: This scholarship helps Cherokee registered nursing students. Criteria: * Citizen of the Cherokee Nation * Resident of the Cherokee Nation jurisdictional area * Full-time registered nursing student * Must agree to work for a Cherokee Nation Health Facility for two years after graduation. Applications available: Online. Requires: Application form and supporting materials.

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

Cherokee Nation Cherokee Nation Undergraduate Scholarship Programs P.O. Box 948 Tahlequah, OK 74465

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Cherokee Nation Scholarship for Graduate Students Varies June 15

Eligibility: This scholarship helps Cherokee Nation graduate students. Criteria: * Citizen of the Cherokee Nation * Grad student at a not-for-profit institution. Applications available: Online. Requires: Application form and supporting materials.

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

Cherokee Nation Cherokee Nation Undergraduate Scholarship Programs P.O. Box 948 Tahlequah, OK 74465

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Cherokee Nation Scholarship for Undergraduates Varies June 15

Eligibility: This scholarship helps undergraduate citizens of the Cherokee Nation. Criteria: * Citizen of the Cherokee Nation * Undergraduate student * Attend a not-for-profit institution. Applications available: Online. Requires: Application form and supporting materials.

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

Cherokee Nation Cherokee Nation Undergraduate Scholarship Programs P.O. Box 948 Tahlequah, OK 74465

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Chickasaw Nation Education Foundation Program Varies Varies

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

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Chief Manuelito Scholarship Program $7,000 June 25 (fall), November 25 (spring)

Eligibility: Students must be enrolled members of the Navajo nation, submit a Certificate of Indian Blood, attend a regionally-accredited school and complete a FAFSA form. Students must also complete a Navajo Government course (available online).

How to apply: Applications are available online and must be submitted to your agency, which is listed online.

Office of Navajo Nation Scholarship and Financial Assistance P.O. Box 1870 Window Rock, AZ 86515

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Citizen Potawatomi Nation Tribal Rolls Scholarship Up to $1,500 June 1, August 1 and December 1

Eligibility: This scholarship helps Citizen Potawatomi Nation students. Criteria: * Citizen Potawatomi Nation tribal member * Enrolled at an accredited postsecondary institution. Applications available: Online. Requires: Application form, proof of enrollment, federal tax return information and transcript.

How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, proof of enrollment, federal tax return information and transcript are required.

Citizen Potawatomi Nation 1601 S. Gordon Cooper Drive Shawnee, OK 74801

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

Eligibility: Applicants must be California residents, be American Indian, African American, Mexican American, Latino, Asian American, Pacific Islander or Filipino and be accepted into or enrolled in an American Library Association accredited state library school. The award is based on financial need, and an interview is required.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

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

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Consortium Fellowship Full tuition and fees January

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 June 1

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) and must be 35 years old or older.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

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

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Diversity Abroad / GlobaLinks Learning Abroad Scholarship Varies Varies

Eligibility: This scholarship helps underserved students who wish to study abroad. Criteria: * U.S. or Canadian citizen * Attend a North American college or university * Can apply transfer credits from studying abroad to current degree * Must be an ethnic minority, from a low-income family, a first-generation college student or disabled. Applications available: Online. Requires: Application form, transcript, video.

How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, transcript and video are required.

Foundation for Global Scholars 12050 North Pecos Street Suite 320 Westminster, CO 80234

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EDSA Minority Scholarship $5,000 February 15

Eligibility: This scholarship helps minority landscape architecture students. Criteria: * Landscape architecture undergraduate in final two years of degree program or grad student. Applications available: Online. Requires: Application form, personal essay, three work samples, two recommendation letters and applicant photo.

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 1

Eligibility: Applicants must be American Indians who are studying full-time in public health or science programs. They must be full-time students and must not be enrolled in a technical or trade program or seminary. The scholarship is open to undergraduate and graduate students.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

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

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Emilie Hesemeyer Memorial Scholarship Varies June 1

Eligibility: Applicants must be Native Americans who are full-time students from the continental U.S. or Alaska. Preference is given to those who are studying education.

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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ESA Foundation Scholarship Program $3,000 April 1

Eligibility: Applicants must be female or minority students and United States citizens working full-time on a degree leading to a career in Computer and Video Game Arts. Applicants must be current college students or graduating high school seniors enrolled or accepted in a program full-time at a four-year college or university in the United States. A minimum 2.75 GPA is required. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

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

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Ethnic Minority Scholarship $500-$900 March 1

Eligibility: Applicants must belong to one of the following minority groups: Native American, Asian, African American, Hispanic or Pacific Islander. They must have been members of the United Methodist Church for at least one year. Students must be currently pursuing their first undergraduate degree at an accredited school in the United States, and they must be attending school full-time with a GPA of at least 2.5.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

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

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Florence Young Memorial Scholarship Varies June 1

Eligibility: Applicants must be full-time students from the continental U.S. or Alaska.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

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

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Forum for Concerns of Minorities Scholarship Varies April 1

Eligibility: Applicants must be minority students accepted to an NAACLS-accredited Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology program or a Clinical Laboratory Technician/Medical Laboratory Technician program. They must also demonstrate financial need.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Alpha Mu Tau Scholarship Attn: Joe Briden, Coordinator 7809 S. 21st Drive Phoenix, AZ 85041-7736

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Frances Crawford Marvin American Indian Scholarship Varies February 15

Eligibility: Applicants must be Native Americans able to prove Native American blood, demonstrate financial need and academic achievement, be enrolled full-time at a college or university and have a minimum 3.25 GPA. Students must obtain a letter of sponsorship from their local DAR chapter. However, affiliation with DAR is not required.

How to apply: Applications are available by written request with a self-addressed, stamped envelope.

National Society Daughters of the American Revolution Committee Services Office Attn.: Scholarships 1776 D Street NW Washington, DC 20006-5303

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

Eligibility: In addition to the financial award, scholarship winners are also invited to serve as summer associates at the firm. An application form, two recommendations, a writing sample, a current law school transcript, an undergraduate transcript and a resume are required.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

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

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Gates Millennium Scholars Program Varies January 15

Eligibility: Applicants must be African American, American Indian/Alaska Native, Asian Pacific Islander American or Hispanic American students with a minimum 3.3 GPA, enter an accredited college or university and have significant financial need. Applicants must also be eligible for federal Pell Grants.

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

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

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GEM MS Engineering Fellowship Program Varies October 1

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

How to apply: Applications are available online. The deadline for Part I is October 1, and the deadline for part II is Nov. 15.

National Consortium for Graduate Degrees for Minorities in Engineering and Science Inc. (GEM) 1430 Duke Street Alexandria, VA 22314

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George A. Strait Minority Scholarship Varies April 1

Eligibility: Applicants must be a member of a minority group as defined by U.S. government rules, degree candidates in an accredited library or law school, and intend to pursue a career as law librarians. Law library experience is preferred. Applicants must also have financial need and have at least one quarter or semester left after the scholarship is given.

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

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

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HANA Scholarship $1,000-$3,000 March 5

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: This scholarship helps Native American and Alaska Native students who are enrolled in certain health-related pre-professional degree programs. Criteria: * U.S. citizen * Enrolled in or accepted into a health-related pre-professional degree program * Plan to work with Native American or Alaska Native populations. Applications available: Online. Requires: Application form, course curriculum outline, two recommendation forms, proof of Native American/Alaska Native status, official transcript, proof of acceptance into an academic program and other supporting documents.

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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Higher Education Grant Varies June 1

Eligibility: Applicants must be members of a tribe or at least one-quarter degree Indian blood descendents of members of an American Indian tribe, be accepted into a college or another similar institution that provides an associate's or bachelor's degrees and show financial need.

How to apply: Applications are available through tribes.

Bureau of Indian Affairs 1849 C Street NW/MS-3512 MIB Washington, DC 20240-0001

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Hispanic Scholarship Fund/Marathon Oil Corporation College Scholarship Program Up to $15,000 October 1

Eligibility: This scholarship helps minority undergraduates. Criteria: * U.S. citizen or legal permanent resident * Undergraduate sophomore or senior * Hispanic, African-American, Native American, Asian, Pacific Islander or Alaska Native * Studying selected undergraduate subjects (accounting, engineering, computer science, energy management, environmental health, finance, physical sciences, information technology, marketing, transportation and logistics or supply chain management for sophomores) or planning to study geology or geophysics (seniors) * Minimum 3.0 GPA. Applications available: Online. Requires: Application form, submission of the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and other supporting materials.

How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, submission of the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and other supporting materials are required.

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

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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 $4,000 July 1, November 1, December 1

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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IHS Preparatory Scholarship Program Varies April 14

Eligibility: This scholarship helps Native American and Alaska Native students planning for careers in healthcare. Criteria: * U.S. citizen * Accepted into or enrolled in a compensatory or pre-professional general education curriculum * Studying a priority career category subject, as defined annually by the IHS * Plan to to work as a healthcare provider in Native American or Alaska Native communities. Applications available: Online. Requires: Application form, two letters of recommendation, proof of Native American or Alaska Native status, official transcript, proof of acceptance into a postsecondary educational program and other supporting documents.

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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Jackie Robinson Scholarship Up to $7,500 February 15

Eligibility: Applicants must be minority high school seniors with demonstrated financial need and academic achievement and who have already been accepted to a four-year college or university.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

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

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Jean Charley-Call Nursing Scholarship $1,000 August 30

Eligibility: This scholarship helps nursing students who are from the Hopi Indian tribe. Criteria: * Enrolled member of Hopi tribe * Full-time student * Enrolled in a nursing degree program at an accredited school * Minimum 2.5 GPA * Must have completed the FAFSA. Applications available: Online. Requires: Application form, official high school and college transcripts, personal essay, plan of study and proof of college enrollment.

How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, official high school and college transcripts, a personal essay, plan of study and proof of college enrollment are required.

Hopi Tribe Grants and Scholarship Program P.O. Box 123 Kykotsmovi, AZ 86039

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

Eligibility: Applicants must be enrolled in an accredited respiratory care education program and have a minimum 3.0 GPA. Students must submit an original paper on respiratory care. Preference is given to minority students.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

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

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Josiah Macy Jr. Foundation Scholarship Varies Varies

Eligibility: Applicants must be 2nd or 3rd year medical students and United States citizens. They must also be members of underrepresented minority groups and have financial need. Award is given for past academic achievement and future potential. Selection is based upon the overall quality of the application.

How to apply: Applications are available online. An application, proof of citizenship, Student Aid Report, financial aid transcript, official letter of financial aid offer, documentation of loan history, two personal statements, curriculum vitae, biosketch, current medical school transcript and two letters of recommendation are required.

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

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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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Kayte M. Fearn CEC Ethnic Diversity Scholarship $1,000 Varies

Eligibility: Applicants must be student members of the CEC who come from culturally diverse backgrounds and who have contributed substantially to children with exceptionalities and to the CEC. High school students are not eligible. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

How to apply:

Council for Exceptional Children 2900 Crystal Drive Suite 1000 Arlington, VA 22202

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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 $5,000 March 2

Eligibility: This scholarship helps first-year law school students. Criteria: * U.S. citizen or permanent resident * Will be a first-year law student during the application year * Minimum 2.5 GPA. Applications available: Online. Requires: Application form, personal statement, two letters of recommendation and transcript.

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 60610

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

Eligibility: Applicants must be ethnic minority high school seniors who plan to pursue education in the area of industrial arts, vocational education or technical education at an accredited college or university.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Indiana State Teachers Association 150 W. Market Street Suite 406 Indianapolis, IN 46204

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Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Scholarship Varies February 19

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 Ball Carrera Scholarship Varies Varies

Eligibility: Applicants must be Native American women who are United States citizens and enrolled in accredited U.S. medical schools. Selection is based on financial need, academic achievement, community service and leadership.

How to apply: Applications are available online. An application, proof of citizenship, Student Aid Report, financial aid transcript, official letter of financial aid offer, documentation of loan history, two personal statements, curriculum vitae, biosketch, current medical school transcript and two letters of recommendation are required.

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

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MCCA Lloyd M. Johnson, Jr. Scholarship Program $10,000 June 6

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

How to apply: Applications are available online.

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

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MESBEC Program $500-$5,000 March 15, April 30 and September 15

Eligibility: Applicants must be 1/4 or more degree American Indian, enrolled in a tribe and attend or plan to attend college full-time. Students must apply to all other sources of funding at the same time they apply for this scholarship. Selection is based on grades, SAT or ACT scores, work experience, leadership, clear goals, commitment to the American Indian community and the potential to improve the lives of American Indian people.

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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Michael Baker Scholarship for Diversity in Engineering $2,500 April 19

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

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

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

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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

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Minorities and Women Educational Scholarship $1,000 April 15

Eligibility: Applicants must be women or American Indians, Alaska Natives, Asians, African Americans, Hispanics or Latinos, Native Hawaiians or other Pacific Islanders. Applicants must be full- or part-time students enrolled in real estate courses and working toward a degree, have a minimum 2.5 GPA and demonstrate financial need.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

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

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

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

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

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

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Minority Dental Student Scholarship Up to $2,500 Varies

Eligibility: Applicants must be African American, Hispanic or Native American full-time students in their second year in an accredited dental program and must demonstrate a minimum financial need of $2,500. Applicants must submit applications, two reference forms, enrollment letters and biographies. Selection is based on financial need, academic achievement, biographical sketch and references. A minimum 3.25 GPA is required. Only two scholarship applications per school are allowed, so schools may set their own in-school application deadlines that are earlier.

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

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

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Minority Fellowship Program $18,000 January 31

Eligibility: Applicants must be enrolled in and have completed one full year in a Ph.D. program in Sociology. Students must be members of an underrepresented minority group in the U.S.: African American, Latino, Asian/Pacific Islander or American Indians/Alaska Natives. Applicants must also be U.S. citizens, non-citizen nationals of the U.S., or have been lawfully admitted to the U.S. for permanent residence. The fellowship is awarded for 12 months and typically renewable for up to three years in total. Tuition and fees are arranged with the home department. MFP Fellows are selected each year by the MFP Advisory Panel, a rotating, appointed group of senior scholars in sociology. Fellows can be involved in any area of sociological research, though particular MFP award lines devoted to drug abuse research may be possible contingent on funding.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

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

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Minority Scholarship $1,500 March 15

Eligibility: Applicants must be African American, Hispanic, Asian American or Native American students working toward a graduate degree related to strength and conditioning. Students must be NSCA members for one year before applying and be pursuing careers in strength and conditioning. Applications are evaluated based on grades, courses, experience, honors, recommendations and involvement in the community and with NSCA.

How to apply: Applications are available with membership.

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

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Minority Scholarship and Training Program Up to $10,000 plus internship pay and post-graduate employment January 16

Eligibility: Applicants must have a minimum 3.0 GPA, major in broadcast journalism, digital multimedia, mass/speech/digital communication, television production or marketing at an accredited university or college, be college sophomores, be U.S. citizens and be of non-white origin.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

LinTV 8 Elm Street New Haven, CT 06510

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

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

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

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

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Minority Scholarship Awards for Incoming College Freshmen $1,000 July 1

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 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 Varies Varies

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

How to apply: Applications are available by email.

Morgan Stanley

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

Eligibility: This scholarship helps minority actuarial students. Criteria: * From an underrepresented minority group (African-American, Native American, Hispanic, Asian American, etc.) * U.S. citizen or legal resident * Full-time undergraduate * Enrolled in a mathematics or actuarial-related degree program * Plan to pursue a career in actuarial science * Minimum 3.0 GPA * Have passed at least one actuarial exam. Applications available: Online. Requires: Application form, personal statement, recommendation letter and resume.

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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NACME Pre-Engineering Student Scholarships $2,500 March 15

Eligibility: This scholarship helps minority students who wish to pursue higher education in engineering. Criteria: * High school senior * African-American, Latino or Native American * Rank in the top 10 percent of his or her graduating class * Have demonstrated leadership ability * Have been accepted into an ABET-accredited engineering school * Must be formally nominated by high school guidance counselor. Applications available: Online. Requires: Formal nomination by the applicant's high school guidance counselor.

How to apply: Applicants must be formally nominated by their high school guidance counselors. Nomination instructions are available online.

National Action Council for Minorities in Engineering Inc. (NACME) Pre-Engineering Scholarship Program 440 Hamilton Avenue, Suite 302 White Plains, NY 10601-1813

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NAJA Scholarship Fund $500-$3,000 April 30

Eligibility: Applicants must be current members of NAJA.

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-$10,000 January 31

Eligibility: Applicants must be ethnic minorities currently enrolled as full-time undergraduates in accounting, finance or business or as graduate students in a Master's of Accountancy program. Applicants must also be NABA members and have a minimum 3.5 major GPA and 3.3 cumulative GPA.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

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

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

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

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

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

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Native American Education Grant Up to $1,500 Varies

Eligibility: Applicants must be U.S. citizens who are high school graduates or G.E.D. recipients and demonstrate financial need. Applicants must present proof of tribal membership, and preference will be given to active members of the Presbyterian Church. Students are selected based on the availability of funds and best match to donor restrictions.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

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

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Native American Leadership Education Program $500-$5,000 March 15, April 30 and September 15

Eligibility: Applicants must be at least 1/4 degree American Indian, enrolled in a tribe and current paraprofessionals in an American Indian school who are attending or plan to attend college full-time studying education, counseling or school administration. Students are required to apply for all other sources of funding at the same time as applying for this scholarship. Scholarships are based on grades, ACT or SAT scores, work experience, leadership, commitment to the American Indian community, goals and potential to improve the lives of American Indian people.

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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NOAA EPP Undergraduate Scholarships Varies January 29

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

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

NOAA Educational Partnership Program 1315 East-West Highway Room 10703 Silver Spring, MD 20910

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Notah Begay III Scholarship Program Up to $1,400 March 18

Eligibility: Applicants must be seniors at New Mexico high schools with a 3.0 minimum GPA and must be planning to attend an accredited college or university in the U.S. full time. Students must be Native American athlete-scholars with varsity level sports backgrounds.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Albuquerque Community Foundation (ACF) P.O. Box 25266 Albuquerque, NM 87125-5266

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P.O. Pistilli Undergraduate Scholarship for Advancement in Computer Science and Electrical Engineering $4,000 March 7

Eligibility: Applicants must be high school seniors who are from an underrepresented group (African American, Hispanic, Native American, women or disabled). Students must have a minimum 3.0 GPA, have demonstrated high achievement in math and science courses and have financial need. Applicants must also intend to pursue a career in electrical engineering, computer engineering or computer science.

How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, three letters of recommendation, an official transcript, a personal letter, a copy of tax returns and a copy of the FAFSA are required.

Design Automation Conference/Association for Computing Machinery Professor Andrew B. Kahng, P.O. Pistilli Scholarship Director Department of Computer Science and Engineering, UCSD 9500 Gilman Drive #0404 La Jolla, CA 92093

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PRSA Diversity Multicultural Scholarship $1,500 May 22

Eligibility: This scholarship helps minority students who are majoring in communications. Criteria: * Full-time undergraduate communications student * Attending an accredited four-year college or university * Minimum 3.0 GPA. Applications available: Online. Requires: Application form, official transcript, essay and one recommendation letter.

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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Robert B. Bailey Scholarship Up to $2,000 Varies

Eligibility: This scholarship helps underrepresented students to study abroad. Criteria: * CIEE Study Center participant * From an underrepresented group in study abroad programs. Applications available: Online. Requires: Application form, financial aid information and essay.

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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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 325 W Gaines Street Suite 1314 Tallahassee, FL 32399

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

Eligibility: This scholarship helps minority accounting students who intend to become CPAs. Criteria: * African-American, Native American, Latino or Asian American student * Full-time student * Accounting major * Have finished 30 or more credits overall and six or more credits in accounting * Minimum 3.0 GPA * Plan to become a CPA. Applications available: Online. Requires: Application form and personal essay.

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

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

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Seattle University Costco Scholarship Fund $2,500 - $14,500 Varies

Eligibility: Applicants must be U.S. citizens who are African American, Latino or Native American. Applicants must have a minimum 3.0 GPA in high school and register to be full-time students at Seattle University.

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

Costco Student Financial Services USVC 105 Seattle, WA 98122

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

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

How to apply: Applications are available online.

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

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Silverman Minority Student Award $5,000 May 27

Eligibility: This scholarship helps minority public relations students. Criteria: * Rising undergraduate senior * Journalism, public relations or similar major * Plan to pursue a career in public relations * Minimum 3.0 GPA. Applications available: Online. Requires: Application form, resume and one recommendation letter.

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

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

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The 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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The Phyllis G. Meekins Scholarship $1,250 May 16

Eligibility: Applicants must be female high school senior golf participants, from a minority background, have a 3.0 GPA and be a U.S. citizen or legal resident. Students must also have been accepted to a college or university and plan to play competitive golf at the collegiate level. Selection is based on financial need.

How to apply: Applications available online.

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

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Trailblazer Scholarship $2,500 May 8

Eligibility: Students must be in an undergraduate or graduate program enrolled in at least six credits per semester, and they must have at least a 2.5 GPA.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Conference of Minority Transportation Officials 1875 I Street, NW Suite 500 Washington, DC 20006

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Tribal Business Management Program $500-$5,000 March 15, April 30 and September 15

Eligibility: Applicants must be 1/4 or more degree American Indian, enrolled in a U.S. tribe and attending or planning to attend college full-time. Candidates are required to apply for all other forms of funding in addition to applying for this scholarship. Scholarships are based on grades, SAT or ACT scores, work experience, leadership, commitment to the tribe, personal goals and potential to improve the lives of American Indian people.

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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Truman D. Picard Scholarship $2,000-$2,500 January 11

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, letter about interest in natural resources, education, academics and financial need.

How to apply: There is no official application form.

Intertribal Timber Council Attn.: Education Committee 1112 NE 21st Avenue, Suite 4 Portland, OR 97232

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Udall Scholarship Up to $5,000 March 5

Eligibility: This scholarship assists students who plan careers related to the environment, tribal public policy or Native American healthcare. Criteria: * Nomination by college or university faculty representative * Commitment to a career related to the environment, tribal public policy or Native American healthcare * GPA equivalent to a "B" * Full-time sophomore or junior pursuing an associate's or a master's degree at an accredited two- or four-year institution * U.S. citizen, national or permanent resident. Applications available: Online. Requires: Application form, essay, college transcript(s) and three recommendation letters.

How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, essay, college transcript(s) and three recommendation letters are required.

Morris K. Udall Foundation 130 S. Scott Avenue Tucson, AZ 85701-1922

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

Eligibility: Applicants must be full-time undergraduate minority students enrolled in a college in the United States, Canada or Mexico with an accredited industrial engineering program, major in industrial engineering and be active members. Students may not apply directly for this scholarship and must be nominated. The award is based on academic ability, character, leadership, potential service to the industrial engineering profession and financial need.

How to apply: Nomination forms are available online.

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

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US Lacrosse Native American Scholarships $5,000 April 21

Eligibility: Applicants must be of Haudenosaunee/Iroquois heritage, enrolled in a secondary school and in good academic standing. Scholarships are awarded based on academic achievement, athletic performance and ambition.

How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, an essay, two letters of recommendation, a high school transcript and a photograph of the applicant are required.

Tewaaraton Foundation 1135 16th Street NW Washington, DC 20036

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Warner Norcross and Judd Paralegal Assistant Studies Scholarship Varies April 1

Eligibility: This scholarship helps Michigan paralegal and legal secretary students of color. Criteria: * Michigan resident * Minority * Enrolled in a paralegal or legal secretary program at an accredited school * Must demonstrate financial need. Applications available: Online. Requires: Application form and supporting materials.

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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General Heritage and Culture Grants $1,500 February 1

Eligibility: Applicants may be individuals, groups or organizations dedicated to the preservation of Norwegian heritage. Selection is based on applicants' record or activities and adherence to the goals and objectives of the Sons of Norway Foundation.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Sons of Norway Foundation 1455 West Lake Street Minneapolis, MN 55408

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King Olav V Norwegian-American Heritage Fund $1,000-$1,500 March 1

Eligibility: Applicants must be Americans, 18 years or older, who would like to further their interest in Norwegian heritage or in modern Norway at an institution of higher learning. The fund also welcomes applications from Norwegians who desire to further their studies in North America. Selection is based on grade point average, participation in school and community activities, work experience, education and career goals and personal and school references.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Sons of Norway Foundation 1455 West Lake Street Minneapolis, MN 55408

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Aetna Foundation/NMF Healthcare Leadership Program $5,000 March 12 and April 11

Eligibility: Applicants must be United States citizens who are 2nd or 3rd year medical students at accredited U.S. medical schools. Applicants must be attending school in Southern California, Connecticut, Illinois, New Jersey, New York City, Atlanta or Philadelphia. They must also exhibit outstanding academic achievement, leadership and the potential to make great contributions to medicine. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application as well as financial need.

How to apply: Applications are available online. Application, verification of citizenship and ethnicity, financial need information, curriculum vitae, biosketch, current medical school transcript, verification of medical school enrollment, personal statement and two letters of recommendation are required.

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

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AIFS Diversity Scholarship $1,000 April 15 and September 15

Eligibility: Students must demonstrate maturity, good character and high academic achievement. Applicants must be African American, Asian American, Hispanic, Native American or Pacific Islander college students. A minimum 2.75 GPA is required. While there is no fee to apply for this scholarship, there is a $95 fee to apply for the AIFS study abroad program.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

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

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APTA Minority Scholarship Award for Physical Therapy Students Varies December 1

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

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

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

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Asian and Pacific Islander American Scholarships $2,500-$15,000 January 8

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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Atkins North American Frank T Martin Leadership Scholarship $3,000 May 11

Eligibility: Applicants must be undergraduate or graduate students accepted to or enrolled in a program in or related to transportation, engineering or planning. Undergraduate students must be enrolled in a minimum of 12 credit hours. Applicants must also exhibit strong leadership abilities and be dedicated to service of the community. Selection is based on demonstrated leadership and community service committment as well as the overall strength of the application.

How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, cover letter/essay, two letters of recommendation, letter of college acceptance, transcripts, resume and photograph are required.

Conference of Minority Transportation Officials 1875 I Street, NW Suite 500 Washington, DC 20006

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Atsuhiko Tateuchi Memorial Scholarship $5,000 March 1

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

How to apply: Applications are available online.

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

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BI-LO/SpiritFest Scholarship $2,500 July 25

Eligibility: Applicants must be minority high school seniors with a minimum 3.0 GPA. Applicants must complete an application which including a 300-word autobiography which highlights volunteer activities, leadership experience, extracurricular activities, work experience, honors and special awards. Three letters of recommendation and an official transcript must also be submitted.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Eray Promotions 342 Crepe Myrtle Drive Greer, SC 29651

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CANFit Scholarships Varies March 31

Eligibility: Applicants must be African American, American Indian/Alaska Native, Asian American, Pacific Islander or Latino/Hispanic students enrolled in a California university or culinary arts school. Undergraduate students must be in a nutrition or physical education program. Graduate students must be enrolled in a nutrition, public nutrition, physical education or American Dietetic Association Approved Pre-professional Practice program.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

CANFIT 2140 Shattuck Avenue, Suite 610 Berkeley, CA 94704

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

Eligibility: Applicants must be California residents, be American Indian, African American, Mexican American, Latino, Asian American, Pacific Islander or Filipino and be accepted into or enrolled in an American Library Association accredited state library school. The award is based on financial need, and an interview is required.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

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

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Diversity Abroad / GlobaLinks Learning Abroad Scholarship Varies Varies

Eligibility: This scholarship helps underserved students who wish to study abroad. Criteria: * U.S. or Canadian citizen * Attend a North American college or university * Can apply transfer credits from studying abroad to current degree * Must be an ethnic minority, from a low-income family, a first-generation college student or disabled. Applications available: Online. Requires: Application form, transcript, video.

How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, transcript and video are required.

Foundation for Global Scholars 12050 North Pecos Street Suite 320 Westminster, CO 80234

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EDSA Minority Scholarship $5,000 February 15

Eligibility: This scholarship helps minority landscape architecture students. Criteria: * Landscape architecture undergraduate in final two years of degree program or grad student. Applications available: Online. Requires: Application form, personal essay, three work samples, two recommendation letters and applicant photo.

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 1

Eligibility: Applicants must be female or minority students and United States citizens working full-time on a degree leading to a career in Computer and Video Game Arts. Applicants must be current college students or graduating high school seniors enrolled or accepted in a program full-time at a four-year college or university in the United States. A minimum 2.75 GPA is required. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

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

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Ethnic Minority Scholarship $500-$900 March 1

Eligibility: Applicants must belong to one of the following minority groups: Native American, Asian, African American, Hispanic or Pacific Islander. They must have been members of the United Methodist Church for at least one year. Students must be currently pursuing their first undergraduate degree at an accredited school in the United States, and they must be attending school full-time with a GPA of at least 2.5.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

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

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Forum for Concerns of Minorities Scholarship Varies April 1

Eligibility: Applicants must be minority students accepted to an NAACLS-accredited Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology program or a Clinical Laboratory Technician/Medical Laboratory Technician program. They must also demonstrate financial need.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Alpha Mu Tau Scholarship Attn: Joe Briden, Coordinator 7809 S. 21st Drive Phoenix, AZ 85041-7736

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

Eligibility: In addition to the financial award, scholarship winners are also invited to serve as summer associates at the firm. An application form, two recommendations, a writing sample, a current law school transcript, an undergraduate transcript and a resume are required.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

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

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GAPA's George Choy Memorial Scholarship Up to $1,000 Varies

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

How to apply: Applications are available by phone.

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

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Gates Millennium Scholars Program Varies January 15

Eligibility: Applicants must be African American, American Indian/Alaska Native, Asian Pacific Islander American or Hispanic American students with a minimum 3.3 GPA, enter an accredited college or university and have significant financial need. Applicants must also be eligible for federal Pell Grants.

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

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

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George A. Strait Minority Scholarship Varies April 1

Eligibility: Applicants must be a member of a minority group as defined by U.S. government rules, degree candidates in an accredited library or law school, and intend to pursue a career as law librarians. Law library experience is preferred. Applicants must also have financial need and have at least one quarter or semester left after the scholarship is given.

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

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

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HANA Scholarship $1,000-$3,000 March 5

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 Scholarship Fund/Marathon Oil Corporation College Scholarship Program Up to $15,000 October 1

Eligibility: This scholarship helps minority undergraduates. Criteria: * U.S. citizen or legal permanent resident * Undergraduate sophomore or senior * Hispanic, African-American, Native American, Asian, Pacific Islander or Alaska Native * Studying selected undergraduate subjects (accounting, engineering, computer science, energy management, environmental health, finance, physical sciences, information technology, marketing, transportation and logistics or supply chain management for sophomores) or planning to study geology or geophysics (seniors) * Minimum 3.0 GPA. Applications available: Online. Requires: Application form, submission of the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and other supporting materials.

How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, submission of the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and other supporting materials are required.

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

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Jackie Robinson Scholarship Up to $7,500 February 15

Eligibility: Applicants must be minority high school seniors with demonstrated financial need and academic achievement and who have already been accepted to a four-year college or university.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

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

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

Eligibility: Applicants must be enrolled in an accredited respiratory care education program and have a minimum 3.0 GPA. Students must submit an original paper on respiratory care. Preference is given to minority students.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

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

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Josiah Macy Jr. Foundation Scholarship Varies Varies

Eligibility: Applicants must be 2nd or 3rd year medical students and United States citizens. They must also be members of underrepresented minority groups and have financial need. Award is given for past academic achievement and future potential. Selection is based upon the overall quality of the application.

How to apply: Applications are available online. An application, proof of citizenship, Student Aid Report, financial aid transcript, official letter of financial aid offer, documentation of loan history, two personal statements, curriculum vitae, biosketch, current medical school transcript and two letters of recommendation are required.

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

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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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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 $5,000 March 2

Eligibility: This scholarship helps first-year law school students. Criteria: * U.S. citizen or permanent resident * Will be a first-year law student during the application year * Minimum 2.5 GPA. Applications available: Online. Requires: Application form, personal statement, two letters of recommendation and transcript.

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 60610

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

Eligibility: Applicants must be ethnic minority high school seniors who plan to pursue education in the area of industrial arts, vocational education or technical education at an accredited college or university.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Indiana State Teachers Association 150 W. Market Street Suite 406 Indianapolis, IN 46204

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Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Scholarship Varies February 19

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 June 6

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

How to apply: Applications are available online.

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

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Michael Baker Scholarship for Diversity in Engineering $2,500 April 19

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

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

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

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Minorities and Women Educational Scholarship $1,000 April 15

Eligibility: Applicants must be women or American Indians, Alaska Natives, Asians, African Americans, Hispanics or Latinos, Native Hawaiians or other Pacific Islanders. Applicants must be full- or part-time students enrolled in real estate courses and working toward a degree, have a minimum 2.5 GPA and demonstrate financial need.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

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

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Minority Fellowship Program $18,000 January 31

Eligibility: Applicants must be enrolled in and have completed one full year in a Ph.D. program in Sociology. Students must be members of an underrepresented minority group in the U.S.: African American, Latino, Asian/Pacific Islander or American Indians/Alaska Natives. Applicants must also be U.S. citizens, non-citizen nationals of the U.S., or have been lawfully admitted to the U.S. for permanent residence. The fellowship is awarded for 12 months and typically renewable for up to three years in total. Tuition and fees are arranged with the home department. MFP Fellows are selected each year by the MFP Advisory Panel, a rotating, appointed group of senior scholars in sociology. Fellows can be involved in any area of sociological research, though particular MFP award lines devoted to drug abuse research may be possible contingent on funding.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

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

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Minority Scholarship and Training Program Up to $10,000 plus internship pay and post-graduate employment January 16

Eligibility: Applicants must have a minimum 3.0 GPA, major in broadcast journalism, digital multimedia, mass/speech/digital communication, television production or marketing at an accredited university or college, be college sophomores, be U.S. citizens and be of non-white origin.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

LinTV 8 Elm Street New Haven, CT 06510

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

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

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

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

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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: This scholarship helps minority actuarial students. Criteria: * From an underrepresented minority group (African-American, Native American, Hispanic, Asian American, etc.) * U.S. citizen or legal resident * Full-time undergraduate * Enrolled in a mathematics or actuarial-related degree program * Plan to pursue a career in actuarial science * Minimum 3.0 GPA * Have passed at least one actuarial exam. Applications available: Online. Requires: Application form, personal statement, recommendation letter and resume.

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

Eligibility: This scholarship helps Asian Pacific American students. Criteria: * Entering first year of college * U.S. citizen or permanent resident * GPA of 3.0 or higher * Must demonstrate academic achievement, leadership ability and community service. Applications available: Online. Requires: Application form, resume, essay, transcript, copy of acceptance letter, summary of college costs and Student Aid Report.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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PRSA Diversity Multicultural Scholarship $1,500 May 22

Eligibility: This scholarship helps minority students who are majoring in communications. Criteria: * Full-time undergraduate communications student * Attending an accredited four-year college or university * Minimum 3.0 GPA. Applications available: Online. Requires: Application form, official transcript, essay and one recommendation letter.

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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Robert B. Bailey Scholarship Up to $2,000 Varies

Eligibility: This scholarship helps underrepresented students to study abroad. Criteria: * CIEE Study Center participant * From an underrepresented group in study abroad programs. Applications available: Online. Requires: Application form, financial aid information and essay.

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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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 325 W Gaines Street Suite 1314 Tallahassee, FL 32399

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Silverman Minority Student Award $5,000 May 27

Eligibility: This scholarship helps minority public relations students. Criteria: * Rising undergraduate senior * Journalism, public relations or similar major * Plan to pursue a career in public relations * Minimum 3.0 GPA. Applications available: Online. Requires: Application form, resume and one recommendation letter.

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

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

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The Phyllis G. Meekins Scholarship $1,250 May 16

Eligibility: Applicants must be female high school senior golf participants, from a minority background, have a 3.0 GPA and be a U.S. citizen or legal resident. Students must also have been accepted to a college or university and plan to play competitive golf at the collegiate level. Selection is based on financial need.

How to apply: Applications available online.

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

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Tongan Cultural Society Scholarship Varies February 20

Eligibility: Applicants must attend school in Hawaii and must maintain a minimum 2.7 GPA.

How to apply: To apply, register online, complete the online application and select the scholarships to which you wish to apply. In addition, mail the supporting materials: printed confirmation page from the online application, personal statement, copy of Student Aid Report (SAR) available at www.fafsa.ed.gov and official transcript.

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

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Trailblazer Scholarship $2,500 May 8

Eligibility: Students must be in an undergraduate or graduate program enrolled in at least six credits per semester, and they must have at least a 2.5 GPA.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Conference of Minority Transportation Officials 1875 I Street, NW Suite 500 Washington, DC 20006

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

Eligibility: Applicants must be full-time undergraduate minority students enrolled in a college in the United States, Canada or Mexico with an accredited industrial engineering program, major in industrial engineering and be active members. Students may not apply directly for this scholarship and must be nominated. The award is based on academic ability, character, leadership, potential service to the industrial engineering profession and financial need.

How to apply: Nomination forms are available online.

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

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UPS Hallmark Scholarship Varies March 13

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

How to apply: Applications are available online.

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

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Warner Norcross and Judd Paralegal Assistant Studies Scholarship Varies April 1

Eligibility: This scholarship helps Michigan paralegal and legal secretary students of color. Criteria: * Michigan resident * Minority * Enrolled in a paralegal or legal secretary program at an accredited school * Must demonstrate financial need. Applications available: Online. Requires: Application form and supporting materials.

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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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. 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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Polish Women's Alliance Scholarship Varies May 15

Eligibility: Applicants must have been Polish Women's Alliance members in good standing for at least five years, have a minimum of $3,000 insurance and attend college full-time.

How to apply: Application materials are available by contacting the state PWA president, by calling 888-522-1898 ext. 1208, or online.

Polish Women's Alliance 6643 N. Northwest Hwy Chicago, IL 60631

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Tuition Scholarship Program $1,000-$7,000 January 29

Eligibility: Applicants must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents of Polish descent, beginning or continuing graduate students and have a minimum 3.0 GPA. U.S. citizens who are majoring in Polish studies are also eligible. Selection is based on academic performance, achievements, motivation, interest in Polish subjects or involvement in the Polish community and financial need.

How to apply: Applications are available online and includes a $35 non-refundable fee.

Thomas Pniewski, Director of Cultural Affairs Kosciuszko Foundation 15 East 65th Street New York, NY 10065

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Forum for Concerns of Minorities Scholarship Varies April 1

Eligibility: Applicants must be minority students accepted to an NAACLS-accredited Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology program or a Clinical Laboratory Technician/Medical Laboratory Technician program. They must also demonstrate financial need.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Alpha Mu Tau Scholarship Attn: Joe Briden, Coordinator 7809 S. 21st Drive Phoenix, AZ 85041-7736

Website: Visit scholarship website

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

Eligibility: Applicants must be ethnic minority high school seniors who plan to pursue education in the area of industrial arts, vocational education or technical education at an accredited college or university.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Indiana State Teachers Association 150 W. Market Street Suite 406 Indianapolis, IN 46204

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Luso-American Education Foundation General Youth Scholarship $500-$1,500 February 15

Eligibility: Applicants must be residents of California, New Jersey, Massachusetts, Pennsylvania, Connecticut, Rhode Island, Idaho, or Nevada. Applicants must also be 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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BI-LO/SpiritFest Scholarship $2,500 July 25

Eligibility: Applicants must be minority high school seniors with a minimum 3.0 GPA. Applicants must complete an application which including a 300-word autobiography which highlights volunteer activities, leadership experience, extracurricular activities, work experience, honors and special awards. Three letters of recommendation and an official transcript must also be submitted.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Eray Promotions 342 Crepe Myrtle Drive Greer, SC 29651

Website: Visit scholarship website

Chicana/Latina Foundation Scholarship $1,500 March 31

Eligibility: Applicants must be Chicana/Latina women who have lived in the Northern California counties for at least two years and are attending school at an accredited institution in the same region. Undergraduate applicants must be full-time students who have completed at least 15 semester units and earned a 2.5 GPA. Applicants must demonstrate leadership and community involvement and agree to volunteer at least five years in support of the Chicana/Latina Foundation if they receive the scholarship.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

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

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Forum for Concerns of Minorities Scholarship Varies April 1

Eligibility: Applicants must be minority students accepted to an NAACLS-accredited Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology program or a Clinical Laboratory Technician/Medical Laboratory Technician program. They must also demonstrate financial need.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Alpha Mu Tau Scholarship Attn: Joe Briden, Coordinator 7809 S. 21st Drive Phoenix, AZ 85041-7736

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 325 W Gaines Street Suite 1314 Tallahassee, FL 32399

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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

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

Eligibility: Applicants must be ethnic minority high school seniors who plan to pursue education in the area of industrial arts, vocational education or technical education at an accredited college or university.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Indiana State Teachers Association 150 W. Market Street Suite 406 Indianapolis, IN 46204

Website: Visit scholarship website

Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Scholarship Varies February 19

Eligibility: Applicants must be African American, American Indian/Alaska Native, Asian/Pacific Islander or Hispanic students pursuing a teaching-related career in public education. Candidates must also be active members of the California Teachers Association or Student California Teachers Association or the dependents of an active, retired-life or deceased California Teachers Association member.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

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

Website: Visit scholarship website

Minority Fellowship Program $18,000 January 31

Eligibility: Applicants must be enrolled in and have completed one full year in a Ph.D. program in Sociology. Students must be members of an underrepresented minority group in the U.S.: African American, Latino, Asian/Pacific Islander or American Indians/Alaska Natives. Applicants must also be U.S. citizens, non-citizen nationals of the U.S., or have been lawfully admitted to the U.S. for permanent residence. The fellowship is awarded for 12 months and typically renewable for up to three years in total. Tuition and fees are arranged with the home department. MFP Fellows are selected each year by the MFP Advisory Panel, a rotating, appointed group of senior scholars in sociology. Fellows can be involved in any area of sociological research, though particular MFP award lines devoted to drug abuse research may be possible contingent on funding.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

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

Website: Visit scholarship website

Minority Scholarship $1,500 March 15

Eligibility: Applicants must be African American, Hispanic, Asian American or Native American students working toward a graduate degree related to strength and conditioning. Students must be NSCA members for one year before applying and be pursuing careers in strength and conditioning. Applications are evaluated based on grades, courses, experience, honors, recommendations and involvement in the community and with NSCA.

How to apply: Applications are available with membership.

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

Website: Visit scholarship website

Robert B. Bailey Scholarship Up to $2,000 Varies

Eligibility: This scholarship helps underrepresented students to study abroad. Criteria: * CIEE Study Center participant * From an underrepresented group in study abroad programs. Applications available: Online. Requires: Application form, financial aid information and essay.

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

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

Website: Visit scholarship website

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

Eligibility: Applicants must be ethnic minority high school seniors who plan to pursue education in the area of industrial arts, vocational education or technical education at an accredited college or university.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Indiana State Teachers Association 150 W. Market Street Suite 406 Indianapolis, IN 46204

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AIFS Diversity Scholarship $1,000 April 15 and September 15

Eligibility: Students must demonstrate maturity, good character and high academic achievement. Applicants must be African American, Asian American, Hispanic, Native American or Pacific Islander college students. A minimum 2.75 GPA is required. While there is no fee to apply for this scholarship, there is a $95 fee to apply for the AIFS study abroad program.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

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

Website: Visit scholarship website

Asian and Pacific Islander American Scholarships $2,500-$15,000 January 8

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

How to apply: Applications are available online.

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

Website: Visit scholarship website

Atkins North American Frank T Martin Leadership Scholarship $3,000 May 11

Eligibility: Applicants must be undergraduate or graduate students accepted to or enrolled in a program in or related to transportation, engineering or planning. Undergraduate students must be enrolled in a minimum of 12 credit hours. Applicants must also exhibit strong leadership abilities and be dedicated to service of the community. Selection is based on demonstrated leadership and community service committment as well as the overall strength of the application.

How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, cover letter/essay, two letters of recommendation, letter of college acceptance, transcripts, resume and photograph are required.

Conference of Minority Transportation Officials 1875 I Street, NW Suite 500 Washington, DC 20006

Website: Visit scholarship website

Atsuhiko Tateuchi Memorial Scholarship $5,000 March 1

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

How to apply: Applications are available online.

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

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EDSA Minority Scholarship $5,000 February 15

Eligibility: This scholarship helps minority landscape architecture students. Criteria: * Landscape architecture undergraduate in final two years of degree program or grad student. Applications available: Online. Requires: Application form, personal essay, three work samples, two recommendation letters and applicant photo.

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 1

Eligibility: Applicants must be female or minority students and United States citizens working full-time on a degree leading to a career in Computer and Video Game Arts. Applicants must be current college students or graduating high school seniors enrolled or accepted in a program full-time at a four-year college or university in the United States. A minimum 2.75 GPA is required. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

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

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Forum for Concerns of Minorities Scholarship Varies April 1

Eligibility: Applicants must be minority students accepted to an NAACLS-accredited Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology program or a Clinical Laboratory Technician/Medical Laboratory Technician program. They must also demonstrate financial need.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Alpha Mu Tau Scholarship Attn: Joe Briden, Coordinator 7809 S. 21st Drive Phoenix, AZ 85041-7736

Website: Visit scholarship website

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

Eligibility: In addition to the financial award, scholarship winners are also invited to serve as summer associates at the firm. An application form, two recommendations, a writing sample, a current law school transcript, an undergraduate transcript and a resume are required.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

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

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George A. Strait Minority Scholarship Varies April 1

Eligibility: Applicants must be a member of a minority group as defined by U.S. government rules, degree candidates in an accredited library or law school, and intend to pursue a career as law librarians. Law library experience is preferred. Applicants must also have financial need and have at least one quarter or semester left after the scholarship is given.

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

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

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Jackie Robinson Scholarship Up to $7,500 February 15

Eligibility: Applicants must be minority high school seniors with demonstrated financial need and academic achievement and who have already been accepted to a four-year college or university.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

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

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 $5,000 March 2

Eligibility: This scholarship helps first-year law school students. Criteria: * U.S. citizen or permanent resident * Will be a first-year law student during the application year * Minimum 2.5 GPA. Applications available: Online. Requires: Application form, personal statement, two letters of recommendation and transcript.

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 60610

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

Eligibility: Applicants must be ethnic minority high school seniors who plan to pursue education in the area of industrial arts, vocational education or technical education at an accredited college or university.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Indiana State Teachers Association 150 W. Market Street Suite 406 Indianapolis, IN 46204

Website: Visit scholarship website

Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Scholarship Varies February 19

Eligibility: Applicants must be African American, American Indian/Alaska Native, Asian/Pacific Islander or Hispanic students pursuing a teaching-related career in public education. Candidates must also be active members of the California Teachers Association or Student California Teachers Association or the dependents of an active, retired-life or deceased California Teachers Association member.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

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

Website: Visit scholarship website

Minority Fellowship Program $18,000 January 31

Eligibility: Applicants must be enrolled in and have completed one full year in a Ph.D. program in Sociology. Students must be members of an underrepresented minority group in the U.S.: African American, Latino, Asian/Pacific Islander or American Indians/Alaska Natives. Applicants must also be U.S. citizens, non-citizen nationals of the U.S., or have been lawfully admitted to the U.S. for permanent residence. The fellowship is awarded for 12 months and typically renewable for up to three years in total. Tuition and fees are arranged with the home department. MFP Fellows are selected each year by the MFP Advisory Panel, a rotating, appointed group of senior scholars in sociology. Fellows can be involved in any area of sociological research, though particular MFP award lines devoted to drug abuse research may be possible contingent on funding.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

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

Website: Visit scholarship website

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

Eligibility: This scholarship helps Asian Pacific American students. Criteria: * Entering first year of college * U.S. citizen or permanent resident * GPA of 3.0 or higher * Must demonstrate academic achievement, leadership ability and community service. Applications available: Online. Requires: Application form, resume, essay, transcript, copy of acceptance letter, summary of college costs and Student Aid Report.

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

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

Website: Visit scholarship website

Robert B. Bailey Scholarship Up to $2,000 Varies

Eligibility: This scholarship helps underrepresented students to study abroad. Criteria: * CIEE Study Center participant * From an underrepresented group in study abroad programs. Applications available: Online. Requires: Application form, financial aid information and essay.

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

UPS Hallmark Scholarship Varies March 13

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

How to apply: Applications are available online.

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

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

Eligibility: E

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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AIFS Diversity Scholarship $1,000 April 15 and September 15

Eligibility: Students must demonstrate maturity, good character and high academic achievement. Applicants must be African American, Asian American, Hispanic, Native American or Pacific Islander college students. A minimum 2.75 GPA is required. While there is no fee to apply for this scholarship, there is a $95 fee to apply for the AIFS study abroad program.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

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

Website: Visit scholarship website

Asian and Pacific Islander American Scholarships $2,500-$15,000 January 8

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

How to apply: Applications are available online.

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

Website: Visit scholarship website

Atkins North American Frank T Martin Leadership Scholarship $3,000 May 11

Eligibility: Applicants must be undergraduate or graduate students accepted to or enrolled in a program in or related to transportation, engineering or planning. Undergraduate students must be enrolled in a minimum of 12 credit hours. Applicants must also exhibit strong leadership abilities and be dedicated to service of the community. Selection is based on demonstrated leadership and community service committment as well as the overall strength of the application.

How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, cover letter/essay, two letters of recommendation, letter of college acceptance, transcripts, resume and photograph are required.

Conference of Minority Transportation Officials 1875 I Street, NW Suite 500 Washington, DC 20006

Website: Visit scholarship website

Atsuhiko Tateuchi Memorial Scholarship $5,000 March 1

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

How to apply: Applications are available online.

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

Website: Visit scholarship website

BI-LO/SpiritFest Scholarship $2,500 July 25

Eligibility: Applicants must be minority high school seniors with a minimum 3.0 GPA. Applicants must complete an application which including a 300-word autobiography which highlights volunteer activities, leadership experience, extracurricular activities, work experience, honors and special awards. Three letters of recommendation and an official transcript must also be submitted.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Eray Promotions 342 Crepe Myrtle Drive Greer, SC 29651

Website: Visit scholarship website

CANFit Scholarships Varies March 31

Eligibility: Applicants must be African American, American Indian/Alaska Native, Asian American, Pacific Islander or Latino/Hispanic students enrolled in a California university or culinary arts school. Undergraduate students must be in a nutrition or physical education program. Graduate students must be enrolled in a nutrition, public nutrition, physical education or American Dietetic Association Approved Pre-professional Practice program.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

CANFIT 2140 Shattuck Avenue, Suite 610 Berkeley, CA 94704

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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

EDSA Minority Scholarship $5,000 February 15

Eligibility: This scholarship helps minority landscape architecture students. Criteria: * Landscape architecture undergraduate in final two years of degree program or grad student. Applications available: Online. Requires: Application form, personal essay, three work samples, two recommendation letters and applicant photo.

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

Forum for Concerns of Minorities Scholarship Varies April 1

Eligibility: Applicants must be minority students accepted to an NAACLS-accredited Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology program or a Clinical Laboratory Technician/Medical Laboratory Technician program. They must also demonstrate financial need.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Alpha Mu Tau Scholarship Attn: Joe Briden, Coordinator 7809 S. 21st Drive Phoenix, AZ 85041-7736

Website: Visit scholarship website

Jackie Robinson Scholarship Up to $7,500 February 15

Eligibility: Applicants must be minority high school seniors with demonstrated financial need and academic achievement and who have already been accepted to a four-year college or university.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

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

Website: Visit scholarship website

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

Eligibility: Applicants must be enrolled in an accredited respiratory care education program and have a minimum 3.0 GPA. Students must submit an original paper on respiratory care. Preference is given to minority students.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

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

Website: Visit scholarship website

Leadership for Diversity Scholarship $1,500 October 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

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

Eligibility: Applicants must be ethnic minority high school seniors who plan to pursue education in the area of industrial arts, vocational education or technical education at an accredited college or university.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Indiana State Teachers Association 150 W. Market Street Suite 406 Indianapolis, IN 46204

Website: Visit scholarship website

Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Scholarship Varies February 19

Eligibility: Applicants must be African American, American Indian/Alaska Native, Asian/Pacific Islander or Hispanic students pursuing a teaching-related career in public education. Candidates must also be active members of the California Teachers Association or Student California Teachers Association or the dependents of an active, retired-life or deceased California Teachers Association member.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

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

Website: Visit scholarship website

Minority Fellowship Program $18,000 January 31

Eligibility: Applicants must be enrolled in and have completed one full year in a Ph.D. program in Sociology. Students must be members of an underrepresented minority group in the U.S.: African American, Latino, Asian/Pacific Islander or American Indians/Alaska Natives. Applicants must also be U.S. citizens, non-citizen nationals of the U.S., or have been lawfully admitted to the U.S. for permanent residence. The fellowship is awarded for 12 months and typically renewable for up to three years in total. Tuition and fees are arranged with the home department. MFP Fellows are selected each year by the MFP Advisory Panel, a rotating, appointed group of senior scholars in sociology. Fellows can be involved in any area of sociological research, though particular MFP award lines devoted to drug abuse research may be possible contingent on funding.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

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

Website: Visit scholarship website

Minority Scholarship $1,500 March 15

Eligibility: Applicants must be African American, Hispanic, Asian American or Native American students working toward a graduate degree related to strength and conditioning. Students must be NSCA members for one year before applying and be pursuing careers in strength and conditioning. Applications are evaluated based on grades, courses, experience, honors, recommendations and involvement in the community and with NSCA.

How to apply: Applications are available with membership.

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

Website: Visit scholarship website

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

Eligibility: This scholarship helps Asian Pacific American students. Criteria: * Entering first year of college * U.S. citizen or permanent resident * GPA of 3.0 or higher * Must demonstrate academic achievement, leadership ability and community service. Applications available: Online. Requires: Application form, resume, essay, transcript, copy of acceptance letter, summary of college costs and Student Aid Report.

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

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

Website: Visit scholarship website

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

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

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

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

Website: Visit scholarship website

Robert B. Bailey Scholarship Up to $2,000 Varies

Eligibility: This scholarship helps underrepresented students to study abroad. Criteria: * CIEE Study Center participant * From an underrepresented group in study abroad programs. Applications available: Online. Requires: Application form, financial aid information and essay.

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

UPS Hallmark Scholarship Varies March 13

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

How to apply: Applications are available online.

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

Website: Visit scholarship website

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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

Website: Visit scholarship website

Forum for Concerns of Minorities Scholarship Varies April 1

Eligibility: Applicants must be minority students accepted to an NAACLS-accredited Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology program or a Clinical Laboratory Technician/Medical Laboratory Technician program. They must also demonstrate financial need.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Alpha Mu Tau Scholarship Attn: Joe Briden, Coordinator 7809 S. 21st Drive Phoenix, AZ 85041-7736

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 325 W Gaines Street Suite 1314 Tallahassee, FL 32399

Website: Visit scholarship website

Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Scholarship Varies February 19

Eligibility: Applicants must be African American, American Indian/Alaska Native, Asian/Pacific Islander or Hispanic students pursuing a teaching-related career in public education. Candidates must also be active members of the California Teachers Association or Student California Teachers Association or the dependents of an active, retired-life or deceased California Teachers Association member.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

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

Website: Visit scholarship website

Minority Scholarship $1,500 March 15

Eligibility: Applicants must be African American, Hispanic, Asian American or Native American students working toward a graduate degree related to strength and conditioning. Students must be NSCA members for one year before applying and be pursuing careers in strength and conditioning. Applications are evaluated based on grades, courses, experience, honors, recommendations and involvement in the community and with NSCA.

How to apply: Applications are available with membership.

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

Website: Visit scholarship website

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Scholarship Name Amount Deadline
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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Scholarship details
Scholarship Name Amount Deadline
Taiwanese American Scholarship Fund $2,500 March 31

Eligibility: Applicants must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents and direct blood descendants of a Taiwanese citizen. Students must also be a high school senior or first-year college student, 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.

Asian Pacific Community Fund 1145 Wilshire Boulevard First floor Los Angeles, CA 90017

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