African American Scholarships

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First 10 African American scholarships:
Ruth M. Batson Educational Foundation
 
Amount:
$500-$1500
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
Jun 30
African American students who have clearly defined educational and career goals.
Contact:
Lyda S. Peters, President The Ruth M. Batson Educational Foundation 250 Cambridge Street, Suite 701 Boston, MA 02114
African American Jewish Coalition for Justice Minority Scholarship
 
Amount:
$1500 per year
Awards:
2
Deadline:
Jun 30
Open to minority students who plan to pursue careers in economic or social justice. Preference will be extended to students who (a) may benefit from culturally sensitive or competent education, or who have previously faced challenges due to cultural or linguistic barriers; (b) students who are pursuing studies that will enable them to work for the benefit of others (e.g., those planning to enter education, human services, public advocacy, religious work, etc.); and (c) students who demonstrate, through writing a short essay, that they have a high potential for success. While it is not required, preference is also given to students who will be attending school in the State of Washington and will be available to appear periodically at Coalition events.
Contact:
Don Armstrong, Chairperson, at 206-323-0974, or email inquires to darmstrong@jfsseattle.org
Capture the Dream Scholarship Fund
 
Amount:
$1000
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
June 30
The Capture the Dream Scholarship Fund is available to single parents and minority students in California. The Single Parent Scholarship - $1,000 per recipient Low-income single parents who are California residents and who will be enrolled at 2- or 4-year California institution in the fall are eligible to apply. The George Geng On Lee Minorities in Leadership Scholarship - $1,000 per recipient Low-income minority students who are California residents and who will be enrolled full-time at 4-year California institutions in the fall are eligible to apply.
Contact:
Capture the Dream, Inc. 484 Lake Park Avenue #15 Oakland, CA 94610 Business Phone General Inquiries: 510- 343-3635 Website: www.capturethedream.org
American Dental Association Endowment & Assistance Fund Inc.
 
Amount:
$1000-$2500
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
Jul 01
Renewable scholarships are awarded to underrepresented minority students in dental school. Awards are based on financial need, academic achievement, and recommendations or references.
Contact:
Minority Dental Student Scholarship Program 211 East Chicago Avenue, Suite 820 Chicago, IL 60611 (312) 440-2567 www.ada.org
FFMT Minority Teachers Education Scholarship
 
Amount:
$4000
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
July 1 (Fall), November 1 (Spring)
Be a resident of the State of Florida. Be a member of one of the following racial groups: African, American/Black, Hispanic/Latino, Asian American/Pacific Islander, or American Indian/Alaskan Native. Be newly admitted into a teacher education program at any of FFMT's participating universities/colleges. Be a junior and have not earned a baccalaureate degree in Education. Have earned 60 credit hours or an AA degree. Have not exceeded 18 hours of upper division education courses at the time of application.
Contact:
FFMT G 415 Norman HallPO Box 117045 Gainesville Florida 32611E-mail: info@ffmt.org Fax: (352) 846-3011 www.ffmt.org
ANA Minority Resident Scholarship
 
Amount:
$1,000 travel stipend to assist with travel expenses to the Symposium and Annual Meeting, along with registration for the Resident's Symposium and the ANA Annual Meeting.
Awards:
Unspecified
Deadline:
Jul 15
The Minority Resident Scholarship has been established by the ANA to fund applicants who are from underrepresented and underserved populations in medicine to attend the Resident Symposium and the ANA Annual Meeting. Applicant must submit the following: * 200 word essay declaring applicant's interest in an academic neurology career, commitment to serve underrepresented communities and plans to get the most out of the Annual Meeting opportunity * Letter of recommendation from the neurology department chair * Applicant's most recent curriculum vitae * Applicant's contact information including name, degree(s), institution, address, phone number and email address
Contact:
American Neurological Association 5841 Cedar Lake Road, Suite 204 Minneapolis MN 55416 Phone: 952-545-6284 Fax: 952- 545-6073 E-mail: ana@llmsi.com Website: www.aneuroa.org
Jamaican Association of Michigan (JAM) Scholarships
 
Amount:
Varies
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
August 14
Must be High School graduate accepted for enrollment in an undergraduate or vocational program. Was not previously awarded a JAM scholarship. Has a minimum GPA of 2.5/4.0. Is not receiving full funding to pursue an undergraduate or vocational degree . Resident of Metropolitan Detroit (Livingston, Oakland, Macomb, Monroe, Washtenaw, Wayne Counties).
Contact:
Jamaican Association of Michigan P.O. Box 44593 Detroit, MI 48244 Url: www.jam1.org/
$1,000 Essay ACLS Scholarship
 
Amount:
$1000
Awards:
1
Deadline:
August 20th
Any undergraduate or graduate college student currently enrolled in a %u201Chealthcare degree%u201D program may apply This includes, but is not limited to, degree programs and courseware supporting the following professions: Athletic Trainer, Cardiac Sonographer, Cardiovascular Technologist, Dental Assistant, Dentist, Diagnostic Medical Sonographer, Electrocardiographic Technician, Emergency Medical Technician, Exercise Scientist/Specialist, Mammographer, Medical Assistant, Nuclear Medicine Technologist, Nurse Anesthetists, Nurse Assistant, Nurse Practitioner, Nursing Assistant, Paramedic, Pharmacist, Phlebotomist, Physical Therapist, Physician Assistant, Physician, Practical Nurse, Registered Nurse, Respiratory Therapist Employees and Pacific Medical Training, and their family members, are not eligible to participate in this program. All entries become the sole property of Pacific Medical Training. Proof of enrollment in a qualifying degree program may be required for eligibility. Payment will be made as a stipend in September 2017 to the winner, funds are unrestricted.
Contact:
Pacific Medical Training 1100 E Hector St, Suite 101 Conshohocken Pennsylvania 19428 Contact Person: Ryan E-mail: ryan.sharonfl81@gmail.com Url: pacificmedicaltraining.net/
NMF Need-Based Scholarships
 
Amount:
$1000-$10,000
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
Aug 31
Open to underrepresented minorities in the medical profession specifically: African Americans, Alaska Natives, Hispanic/Latinos, Native Hawaiians, and Mainland Puerto Ricans who reside in one of the 50 U.S. states. Must be 1st or 2nd year medical students. Demonstrate financial need.
Contact:
National Medical Fellowships, Inc. Need Based Scholarship Program 5 Hanover Square, Ste. 200 New York, NY 10004 Phone: 212-483-8880 ext. 304 E-mail: NMF1@NMFonline.org Website: NM Fonline.org
White Collar Defense Diversity Scholarship
 
Amount:
Awards:
1
Deadline:
September 1
The attorneys at our firm are offering this annual $500 scholarship to African American and Hispanic students from single-mother homes who are committed to pursuing a quality education and who have a demonstrated ability for overcoming adversity and challenges related to their backgrounds. The scholarship program is open to all African American and Hispanic undergraduate, and law school students as well as incoming college freshmen. The candidate must be in good academic standing with a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher. Candidate must have a demonstrated financial need.