African American Scholarships

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First 10 African American scholarships:
National Urban Fellow Program (NUF)
 
Amount:
Fellows receive a $25,000 stipend, health insurance, a book allowance, relocation and travel reimbursement, and full payment of tuition, in addition to their ongoing personal and professional development.
Awards:
40-50
Deadline:
Dec 10
National Urban Fellows is a competitive program in which students earn an MPA from the School of Public Affairs through a combination of mentorships and on-campus study. Through its leadership development program, National Urban Fellows has successfully prepared over 1,000 mid-career people of color and women for leadership and management positions in government and nonprofit sectors. Fellows are exposed to a unique combination of academic training and hands-on experience in a nine-month mentorship with a prominent public official, administrator or manager. Program Design: National Urban Fellows is a rigorous 14-month, full-time graduate program comprised of a full time academic curriculum and a nine-month mentorship, leading to a Master of Public Administration (MPA) degree from Baruch College/ City University of New York. An MPA degree is awarded to Fellows upon completion of all academic and program requirements.
Contact:
National Urban Fellow Program (NUF) Street: 102 West 38th Street, Ste. 700 Zip: 10018 City: New York, NY E-mail: 2012intent@nuf.org Website: http://www.NU F.org
Gensler Diversity Scholarship
 
Amount:
Varies
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
December 15
Open to African-American enrolled in a U.S. not-for-profit educational institution about to enter their final year of an NAAB-Accredited Architecture program in the Fall.
African American Trailblazers Youth Essay Contest
 
Amount:
First' $500 prize' Essay published in Richmond Times-Dispatch, TD.com, Library of Virginia Trailblazer portal' Autographed copy of John Stokes's book, Students on StrikeSecond' $100 prize' Essay published on TD.com, Library of Virginia Trailblazer portal' Autographed copy of John Stokes's book, Students on StrikeThird' $50 prize' Essay published on TD.com, Library of Virginia Trailblazer portal' Autographed copy of John Stokes's book, Students on Strike
Awards:
3
Deadline:
Dec 17
Essay Contest. Open to students grades 4-12. Contest awards in three divisions: Elementary (Grades 4-5), Middle (Grades 6-8), High (Grades 9-12). In his memoir Students on Strike, which documents the 1951 student-led protests at R. R. Moton School in Prince Edward County, John A. Stokes writes: "It is important for you to realize that you did not get where you are by yourselves. The best way to get an understanding of self is to know where you came from and where you are going." How does the past empower you? What event or person from the history motivates you to be a better person and a better citizen?
Contact:
African American Trailblazers Essay Contest Marketing Dept. Richmond Times- Dispatch PO Box 85333 Richmond, VA 23293 E-mail: gmbx_rich_essays@timesdispatch.com
Hooked To Books ScholarshipNew!
 
Amount:
$1000
Awards:
1
Deadline:
December 22
- Participant: all current and future college students who are 15 years old or older from worldwide; - Language of the essay: English (in academic or non-academic style); - Format: Word Doc or PDF; - Submission: Email to scholarships@hookedtobooks.com with the subject line of "Scholarship Application" and the following information in the body of the submission email: full name, contact address, phone number, where the participant are currently attending or planning to attend school, whether it will be ok if the essay is published at our blog; - Only one (1) submission per student is allowed.
Contact:
Hooked to Books 109 Morgan Street Logan West Virginia 25601 E-mail: michelle@hookedtobooks.com Url: https://www.hookedtobooks.com/scholarship/
Thomara Latimer Cancer Foundation Healthcare Scholarship for African American StudentsNew!
 
Amount:
Varies
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
December 30th
Application is open ONLY to African American students, ages 17-30, who are Michigan residents. Applicant must be a high school senior accepted to an accredited college/university or a medically related program (e.g., medical technician, physician's assistant, etc.) or Must be a college student admitted to a medically related professional program; e.g., nursing, medicine, physical or occupational therapy, AND Must submit an official transcript with G.P.A., AND Must have a minimum overall G.P.A. of 3.0. Note: A personal interview is required.
Contact:
Thomara Latimer Cancer Foundation Franklin Plaza Center 29193 Northwestern Hwy #528 Southfield, Michigan 48034-1006 For additional information, please feel free to call: (248) 557-2346 or e-mail us at www.thomlatimercares.org
Franchise Law Diversity Scholarship Program
 
Amount:
$4000
Awards:
1
Deadline:
December 31
Students must be enrolled in an ABA-accredited law school. Must have 2L or 3L status during the period of the scholarship and must be enrolled in at least one course oriented towards franchise law (e.g. Torts, Unfair Trade Practices, Trade Secrets, Antitrust, Trademarks, Contracts, Agency, Securities). Applicants must be considered a member of a diverse group (African-American, American Indian, Hispanic American, Asian American, or Gay/Lesbian).
Contact:
Miriam L. Brewer, Director of Education & Diversity IFA Educational Foundation 1501 K Street, N. W., Suite 350, Washington D. C. 20005 Website: www.franchise.org
Mary Mahoney Professional Nurses Organization Scholarship
 
Amount:
Varies
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
December 31
Scholarships are awarded to students of African heritage who are presently enrolled in degree-granting programs that lead to licensing as registered nurses and other professional credentials. Awards are for tuition, books and related academic expenditures. The criteria includes financial need, academic grade point and lived experiences. Scholarship awards are presented on an annual basis. This scholarship award is available only to students of African heritage who are residents of the Puget Sound Region of the State of Washington.
Contact:
Mary Mahoney Professional Nurses Organization Website: www.marymahoney.org E-mail: president@marymahoney.org Phone: (206) 632-2524 Address: MMPNO P.O. Box 22003 Seattle, Washington 98122-0003
Go Red Multicultural Scholarships
 
Amount:
$2500
Awards:
16
Deadline:
December 31
Must be a female of Hispanic, African-American or other minority origin. Must be a U.S. citizen/permanent resident of the United States and currently enrolled in an accredited college, university, health care institution or program in the U.S., Must have a minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA.
Contact:
Address 7272 Greenville Ave. Dallas, TX 75231 Customer Service 1-800-AHA-USA-1 1-800-242-8721 For questions, contact us at GoRedScholarship@heart.org. Website: www.goredforwomen.org
MCMS Monumental City Medical Society Scholarships
 
Amount:
Varies
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
Contact
Must be African American, in second year of medical school and be a permanent resident of the Greater Baltimore metropolitan area.Awards are based on financial need, academic achievement, community service, and personal qualities which in the judgment of the committee, demonstrate promise of success in the pursuit of a medical degree.
Contact:
Monumental City Medical Society 1211 Cathedral Street Baltimore, Md. 21201(410) 244-1500 Fax: (410) 244-5151 www.mcmsmd.org
Association of Nontraditional Students in Higher Education Scholarships
 
Amount:
Varies
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
January/February
Applicants must be a member of ANTSHE and either a graduate student, or an undergraduate student at either a two or four year institution. Eligible applicants must maintain a minimum cumulative grade point average as follows: graduate students must have a minimum GPA of 3.5, and undergraduate students must have a minimum 3.25 GPA.
Contact:
Contact Dr. R. Lee Viar IV to learn about some of the scholarship and/or sponsorship opportunities available at ANTSHE: Call: 301-992-2901 or email: president@antsheboardofdirectors.org Website: www.antshe.org