African American Scholarships

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First 10 African American scholarships:
PABJ Scholarships
 
Amount:
Up to $2500
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
Apr 21
Open to African American students who reside in or attend classes in the Delaware Valley. Must be pursuing degrees in journalism or communications. Scholarship winners will be recognized at the Banquet of Honors and Scholarship Awards Ceremony in Philadelphia. Open to graduating high school seniors who have been accepted into an accredited 4-year college or university, minimum 2.5 GPA or undergraduate students in their 1st, 2nd or 3rd year, minimum 2.5 GPA. All applicants must submit official transcripts and 1000 word (maximum) essay.
Contact:
PABJ Scholarship P. O. Box 8232 Philadelphia, PA 19101 Contact Person: Porsha Grant, PABJ Scholarship Co- Chair E-mail: pabj.scholarship@gmail.com
Alvie Campbell Bible Scholarship
 
Amount:
$1000
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
Apr 23
The purpose of this scholarship is to aid students pursuing careers as educators. Must be African American female; Plan to become an educator; Must attend a San Francisco Bay Area junior college or 4-year college/university.
Contact:
Sandy Carpenter- Stevenson, Alpha Kappa Alpha 6541 Mokelumne Avenue Oakland California 94605 Email: drcarpsteve@earthlink.net
North Dallas Suburban Foundation Scholarship
 
Amount:
$1000
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
Apr 23
Must be graduating high school senior. Must be African American male or female. Minimum 3.0 GPA, Essay, Two letters of reference. t
Contact:
North Dallas Suburban Foundation for Life Developmentand Community Involvement Attention: Scholarship Committee P. O. Box 262146, Plano, TX 75026-2146. Phone: 214-453-3976 E-mail: info@ndsfoundation.org
The John McLendon Memorial Minority Postgraduate Scholarship Program
 
Amount:
$10,000
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
Apr 27
Open to senior-level minority students who intend to pursue a graduate degree in athletics administration. Minimum 3.0 GPA and college/university or community involvement.
Contact:
Forms may be mailed to Jamie Bouyer (24651 Detroit Rd., Westlake, OH 44145), faxed (440-892-4007) or sent via email (jbouyer@nacda.com), however, only submit the nomination form by one method. For questions, contact Jamie Bouyer (jbouyer@nacda.com) in the NACDA office, 440-788-7475.
DRI Law Student Diversity Scholarship Program
 
Amount:
$10,000
Awards:
2
Deadline:
Apr 27
Open to incoming second and third-year African American, Hispanic, Asian, Pan Asian and Native American students. Incoming second and third-year female law students are also eligible, regardless of race or ethnicity. Incoming second and third-year law students who also come from backgrounds that would add to the cause of diversity, regardless of race or gender are eligible to apply. Students who are members of the American Association for Justice (AAJ), Law School or Law Student members of AAJ or students otherwise affiliated with or employed by AAJ are not eligible for DRI Law Student Diversity Scholarships. To qualify for this scholarship, candidate must be a full-time student or evening student who has completed two-thirds or more of the total credit hours requirement for a degree by the applicants law school. The goal of these scholarships is to provide financial assistance to two worthy law students from ABA accredited law schools in order to promote, in a tangible way, the DRI Diversity Statement in Principle.
Contact:
DRI - The Voice of the Defense Bar 55 W. Monroe, Suite 2000 Chicago, IL 60603 Phone: 312.795.1101 Fax: 312.795.0749 Website: www.dri.org Email: dri@dri.org
St. Louis Post-Dispatch Minority Scholarship
 
Amount:
Up to $6000 per year
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
Apr 29
Must be African-American high school senior. Plan to attend an accredited 4-year college or university that offers a major in journalism or mass communications.
Contact:
St. Louis Post- Dispatch 900 North Tucker Blvd. St. Louis, MO 63101 Phone:314-340-8000
African American/Caribbean Education Association, Inc. Scholarships
 
Amount:
Varies
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
April 29
Open to students who are African-American or have Caribbean heritage. Must be U.S. citizen to apply. Open to high school students who have contributed a minimum of 200 hours of community service. Recommended SAT score of 1790. Must sign promissory note to "Pass it On" and help others on the road. Must attend personal interview in New York. Students DO NOT need to be a resident of New York to apply.
Contact:
RTP Black Diversity Network Group Scholarship
 
Amount:
Varies
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
Apr 29
Must be African American and be a resident of Wake, Durham, or Orange Counties in North Carolina. Must be a graduating high school senior and have a weighted G.P.A of 2.75 or above. Must be involved in community service and be planning to attend an accredited two or four-year college or university.
Contact:
RTP Black Diversity Network Group Scholarship Committee P. O. Box 12887 Durham, NC 27709-2887If you have any questions please send an e-mail to: rtp_bdng_scholarship@yahoo.com
Douvas Memorial Scholarship (First Generation American Scholarship)
 
Amount:
$500
Awards:
1
Deadline:
Apr 29
Be a first-generation American. A first-generation American is one who was born in the U.S. but whose parents were not. Be a high school senior or between the ages of 18-22. Be a resident of Wyoming. Use the scholarship at one of Wyoming's 7 community colleges or at the University of Wyoming. Use the scholarship towards the cost of tuition for the 2013-2014 academic year.
Contact:
Cheyenne Office 2300 Capitol Avenue Hathaway Building, 2nd Floor Cheyenne, WY 82002-0050 (307) 777-7690 (307) 777-6234 fax Website: www.wyoming.gov
Surety and Fidelity Industry Scholarship Program for Minority Students
 
Amount:
$2500
Awards:
varies
Deadline:
Apr 30
Open to minority students with a declared major in insurance/risk management, accounting, or business/finance. Must have completed 30 credit hours with 6 credit hours in major. Minimum 3.0 GPA. Must be enrolled as a full-time student at a 4-year university.
Contact:
The Surety and Fidelity Industry Scholarship Program for Minority Students, The Surety Foundation, 1101 Connecticut Avenue, NW, Suite 800, Washington, DC 20036, (202) 778-3638