African American Scholarships

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First 10 African American scholarships:
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
ADA Underrepresented Minority Student Scholarship
 
Amount:
$2500
Awards:
Minimum of 10
Deadline:
October, contact for exact deadline
Open to underrepresented African American, Hispanic and Native American minority students. Must be U.S. citizen. Must be entering second year of dental school at time of application. Must be full-time student (12 credit hours) at an accredited dental school and demonstrate financial need. Minimum 3.0 G.P.A. needed. Two recommendation forms from dental school personnel must be included with application.
Contact:
American Dental Association 211 East Chicago Ave. Chicago, IL 60611-2678 Phone: (312) 440-2500 Website: www.adafoundation.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
Aetna/ NCEMNA Scholars Program
 
Amount:
Up to $2000
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
No scholarships available at this time, please check back
This scholarship is open to ethnic minority BSN and masters degree nursing students interested in pursuing research careers with a focus on eliminating minority health disparities. Applicants must be a member of one of the five NCEMNA member associations: Asian American/Pacific Islander Nurse Association, National Alaska Native American Indian Nurses Association, National Association of Hispanic Nurses, National Black Nurses Association and Philippine Nurses Association of America. Scholarship recipients are nominated by their association.
Contact:
Dr. Betty Smith Williams President Emerita, National Coalition of Ethnic Minority Nurse Associations 6101 West Centinela Avenue Suite 378 Culver City, CA 90230 Phone: 310.258.9515 Fax: 310.258.9513 Email: bwilliams@ncemna.org www.ncemna.org
TCA Study Abroad in Turkey Scholarships
 
Amount:
$500-$2000
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
Rolling
Undergraduate or graduate students who fulfill the following criteria may apply: * U.S. citizens and permanent residents of African-American, Hispanic/Latino or Native American ethnic origin. * Enrolled full-time, in good standing at an accredited U.S. college or university. * Must be accepted to a Study Abroad program, language program at a university in Turkey,TRNC, Bosnia Herzegovina or to a university sponsored study to Turkey,TRNC or Bosnia Herzegovina. * Willing to share experiences in Turkey, TRNC or Bosnia Herzegovina with the TCA community and Diversity Abroad.
Contact:
Turkish Coalition of America, 1510 H St., NW, Suite 900, Washington, DC 20005 www.tc-america.org
Franchise Law Diversity Scholarship Program
 
Amount:
$4000
Awards:
1
Deadline:
Contact. No available information for 2015.
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
Council on Career Development for Minorities Scholarship
 
Amount:
Varies
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
Contact
Annually awarded scholarship for ethnic minority undergraduates. Applicants should show outstanding academic records and be enrolled in an approved accredited university or college.
Contact:
Scholarship Coordinator Council on Career Development for Minorities 1341 W Mockingbird Ln, Suite 412-E Dallas, TX 75247 Phone: 214-631-3677
The Fredrikson and Byron Foundation Minority Scholarship
 
Amount:
$15,000
Awards:
2
Deadline:
TBA Fall 2014
Open to first-year law students from diverse backgrounds.
Contact:
Greta Larson Email : glarson@fredlaw.com Fredrikson and Byron, P. A. 200 South Sixth Street Suite 4000 Minneapolis, MN 55402-1425 Url: www.fredlaw.com/minority_scholarship
Carroll R. Gibson Scholarship Award
 
Amount:
$500-$5000
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
Unspecified
The scholarship award program is merit based for students pursuing professional fields of study in Criminal Justice. Applicants must be currently enrolled in an undergraduate program at a Historically Black College or University (HBCU). The scholarship may be used by students to defray the cost of tuition, fees, supplies or room and board. The selection is based on the following criteria:Must be a Criminal Justice Major. Minimum 2.5 grade point average. School and community involvement. Letter of recommendation from the Criminal Justice Department. Full-time Student. Personal interview.
Contact:
Candidates interested in applying for the upcoming school year may send correspondence to NABNA Scholarship Award Committee, Attn: M. Dianne Williams (Chairperson) or April Whitesell (Co-Chairperson); P.O. BOX # 277928 Miramar, FL 33027 or email us at: nabna1@verizon.net
AAU Youth Excel Program Scholarship
 
Amount:
$500-$3500
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
Contact
High School senior athletes who maintained a 2.5 minimum GPA. Participate in at least one sanctioned high school sport and show involvement in the community. Must submit an essay on goals accomplished and obstacles. Persevering through adversity is the key ingredient in the awarding of these scholarships
Contact:
Amateur Athletic Union (AAU) Attn: Youth Excel Program Coordinator P. O. Box 22409 Lake Buena Vista, FL 32830 www.aausports.org/