African American Scholarships

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First 10 African American scholarships:
Jacki Tuckfield Memorial Graduate Business Scholarship Fund
 
Amount:
$2000
Awards:
26
Deadline:
May 29
Must be African-American. U.S. Citizen. Florida Resident. Minimum 3.2 GPA. Must be enrolled in a graduate business program in Florida for the Winter, Spring or Summer Term. Must plan to pursue career in South Florida. Submit essay.
Contact:
Jacki Tuckfield Memorial Graduate Business Scholarship Fund Attention: Scholarship Committee 1160 NW 87 Street Miami, Florida 33150-2544 Phone: 305-371-2711 Website: www.miamifoundation.org or www.jackituckfield.org
MYLA Education Scholarships
 
Amount:
14
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
May 30
Open to Muslim students who reside in the State of Minnesota. 1. Completed application MUST be electronically submitted by midnight on May 27. Incomplete applications or applications received after the deadline will not be reviewed.2. Applicants must have graduated from high school by Spring semester. Applicants must be full-time, degree seeking students attending an accredited higher education institution in the state of Minnesota during the entire academic school year4. Minimum GPA of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale. Completed Essays. Two Letters of Recommendation. Most recent official transcript from all institutions attended. Graduate students must submit undergraduate transcripts.An individual can receive no more than $9,000 in MYLA scholarships over a 4 year period from . Family members of MYLA Board members are ineligible to receive the scholarships. For further clarification, please contact MYLA.Full-time law students, journalism students, and students interested in political activism should complete the corresponding essay in addition to general essays to receive bonus credit.
Contact:
MYLA P. O. Box 32628 Fridley, MN 55432 Website: www.mylawards.org
McGuire Woods Diversity Scholarship Program
 
Amount:
$5,000
Awards:
8
Deadline:
May 30
McGuireWoods 2019 annual Diversity Scholarship Program will award up to eight $5,000 scholarships to diverse current first-year law students with an expected graduation year of 2015, who are committed to contributing to and supporting diversity within the legal profession. Applicants are considered based on their involvement in community activities and diversity related student organizations, personal achievements, and law school and undergraduate academic performance. Consistent with the objective of promoting diversity in legal education and leadership roles in the legal profession, McGuireWoods will also consider additional criteria including, among other factors, whether the applicant is: The first family member to attend college. From an economically disadvantaged family. A member of a group currently underrepresented in law schools and law firms. From a family with little or no legal education or experience. An alumnus of a college or university whose graduates are historically underrepresented in law school. Demonstrating a strong commitment to promoting diversity in his or her undergraduate school, law school and community.
Contact:
Amy L. Pretty Attorney Recruiting Manager Mc Guire Woods LLP 77 West Wacker Drive, Suite 4100 Chicago, IL 60601-1818 apretty@mcguirewoods.com 312.849.3690 (fax) Website: www.mcguirewoods.com
Ozyegin University (OzU) Summer Program
 
Amount:
Tuition and expenses for 4-week Summer Program in Istanbul
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
May 31
Ozyegin University (OzU) has launched a 4-week Summer Program in Istanbul, designed to provide international students an opportunity to learn about Istanbul's pivotal role in history, as well as the Ottoman Empire and Turkish literature with an analysis of formation of modern Turkish identity. In addition to a rich, interactive curriculum, OzU's Summer Program titled 'Mediterranean Crossroads' also offers language courses in Turkish ' designated as a 'Critical Need Language' by the US State Department..
Contact:
To inquire about this and other scholarship opportunities, please contact Zeynep Guven at zguven@tc-america.org.
The Fadel Educational Foundation, Inc. Scholarships
 
Amount:
$3,500
Awards:
Several
Deadline:
May 31
Open to Muslim Americans of any age who are U.S. citizens or permanent residents. Applicants must submit 500 word essay on the following question: "What is the most interesting book about Muslims or Islam written in the past 10 years (printed not authored) that has influenced your understanding of Islam and why"
Contact:
Fadel Educational Foundation, Inc., P. O. Box 212135, Augusta, GA 30917-2135 Voice mail: 1 484-694-1783 Website: www.fadelfoundation.org
Buckfire & Buckfire, P.C. Law Diversity Scholarship
 
Amount:
$2000
Awards:
1
Deadline:
May 31
Recipient is a member of an ethnic or racial minority or any individual who demonstrates a defined commitment to issues of diversity within their academic career. Recipient is a U.S. citizen currently attending an accredited law school within the United States. Academic achievement as reflected by a minimum 3.0 GPA and have completed at least one semester of classes at an accredited law school.
Contact:
Buckfire & Buckfire, P. C. Attn: Kathryn Fish 25800 Northwestern Hwy, Ste. 890 Southfield, MI 48075 All application materials can be sent by fax, email, or U. S. mail on or before May 31 deadline: Fax to the attention of Kathryn Fish at 248.569.6737, or e-mail at Kathryn@BuckfireLaw.com Website: www.buckfirelaw.com
MedicalGoods.com Minority Nursing Student Scholarship
 
Amount:
$1000
Awards:
1
Deadline:
May 31
Any African-American, Hispanic American, or Native American U.S. citizen or permanent resident who is majoring or planning to major in nursing, and who is a high school senior, college freshman, or sophomore is eligible to apply for the scholarship.
Contact:
If you have any questions regarding the scholarship, please email scholarship@medicalgoods.com with the subject line "Nursing Scholarship Question".
The Ossie Davis Endowment Scholarship Fund
 
Amount:
Up to $6800
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
May 31
The Ossie Davis Endowment was established by family and friends who understood Mr. Davis' passion for education and his commitment to the young people who will shape our future. The Ossie Davis Endowment Scholarship program is designed to provide scholarships to African American incoming freshman attending a four- year Historically Black College or University commencing Fall. Applicants must demonstrate the ability and desire to use artistic activism to proactively address the concerns of humanity.
Contact:
Website: www.uncf.org
The Unmet Need Grant Program
 
Amount:
$1000-$3500
Awards:
Varies ($750,000 in available funds for 2014)
Deadline:
May 31
Must be a United States citizen, Must be a resident of one of the following counties for one year prior to entering a school or college: Allegheny, Armstrong, Beaver, Butler, Fayette, Greene, Lawrence, Washington or Westmoreland Pennsylvania. Demonstrate unmet financial need of at least $1,000 after the financial aid award package has been determined, Have a minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.0, and be a high school senior or graduate planning to enroll, or a student already enrolled in a full-time undergraduate course of study at an accredited postsecondary institution. Have an expected family contribution (EFC) of less than $5000.
Contact:
Student Services Department The Warner Centre 332 Fifth Avenue, First Floor Pittsburgh, PA 15222 Telephone: 412-566-2760 Email: atyler@needld.org Webpage: www.needld.org
Bahcesehir University Tuition Scholarships
 
Amount:
Full-Tuition plus eligible students can receive a scholarship from the Turkish Coalition of America of up to $2,000 per semester or academic year to assist with living expenses while they study in Turkey, one of the most exhilarating study abroad destinations in the world.
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
June 1 (fall) November 1 (spring)
In recognition of the importance of fostering cross-cultural dialogue, Bahcesehir University in Istanbul offers African American, Native American and Hispanic American students scholarships covering all tuition expenses.Founded in 1998, Bahcesehir University is among the most dynamic institutions of higher education in Turkey. Based in Istanbul, Bahcesehir - with its dedicated faculty, internationally recognized research and educational programs, study abroad opportunities and modern campus - aims to secure a place among the leading universities in the world.In addition to the scholarships, the International Student Office at Bahcesehir will assist prospective students in securing housing, which along with other living expenses (i.e. meals and public transportation), is not expected to exceed $1,000 per month. Scholarships are subject to quotas and are awarded on a first-come, first-served basis.In addition to Bahcesehir University's generous offer, eligible students can receive a scholarship from the Turkish Coalition of America of up to $2,000 per semester or academic year to assist with living expenses while they study in Turkey, one of the most exhilarating study abroad destinations in the world.
Contact:
Contact Person: Zeynep Guven at zguven@tc-america.org Mail Applications to: Ayse Kaba International Relations Director Assistant Bahcesehir University Ciragan Cad. No: 4/6 34100 Besiktas/ Istanbul- Turkey Tel: 90.212.381.0154 Fax: 90.212.381.0036E-mail: akaba@bahcesehir.edu.tr