African American Scholarships

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First 10 African American scholarships:
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
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/
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
Association of Black Women Physicians Rebecca Lee, M.D. Scholarship
 
Amount:
$1000-$5000
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
Sep 04
Applicants must be in good academic standing at a Southern California medical school OR be a permanent resident of Southern California and be in good academic standing at any medical school.
Contact:
ABWP Rebecca Lee, M. D. Scholarship Committee 4712 Admiralty Way, #175 Marina Del Rey, CA 90292 E-mail: abwpassistant@yahoo.com Phone: (310) 364-1438
Bradley Arant Boult Cummings Diversity Scholarship
 
Amount:
Cummings will award two scholarships next year: $10,000 to a student in his or her second year of law school and $5,000 for a student in his or her first year of law school. Recipients will receive a minimum six-week summer clerkship position in one of the firm's seven offices.
Awards:
2
Deadline:
September 15 for second-year law students and February 15 for first-year law students.
These scholarships will be available to law students attending ABA accredited law schools in the United States. The scholarships will be paid directly to the students or to their law schools.
Contact:
To apply, please submit an application to mscrews@babc.com. Url: www.babc.com/diversity_scholarship/
JP Morgan Launching Leaders Scholarship Program
 
Amount:
$15,000
Awards:
1
Deadline:
September 30
Must have a 3.5 GPA. Only open to Black, Hispanic, and Native American students. Open to all majors. Selection based on rigid criteria. Three different opportunities available to graduates, undergraduates, and MBA students. Completed application, resume, official transcript, and letter of recommendation.
Xerox Minority Scholarship
 
Amount:
$1000-$10,000
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
September 30
The Xerox Technical Minority Scholarship provides funding to minority students enrolled in one of the technical sciences or engineering disciplines. Open to US Citizens and individuals with Permanent Resident visas. The scholarship is not available to spouses and children of Xerox employees. Must be a full-time student enrolled in a four- year institution. Minimum 3.0 GPA. Must be working towards a BS, MS, or PhD in a technical science or an engineering discipline. Must be African-American, Asian, Pacific Islander, Native American, Alaskan, or Hispanic. Must have tuition or tuition related expenses not covered by scholarships/grants excluding loans.
Contact:
Xerox Technical Minority Scholarship Program 150 State Street; 4th Floor; Rochester, New York 14614 Email: xtmsp@rballiance.com Website: www.xerox.com
American Advertising Federation Education Foundation Scholarships
 
Amount:
$1000-$1500
Awards:
10
Deadline:
October
Open to Ohio residents who are full-time undergraduate students at an Ohio university/college pursuing an advertising, communications, or marketing-related career. You must be in your senior, junior or last semester of your sophomore year with a grade point average of 3.0. Minority scholarships to those of African, Asian, Hispanic, Native American or Pacific-Island descent are offered. Award selection is based on essay.
Contact:
American Advertising Federation- Cleveland 4700 Rockside Rd, Suite 325 20325 Center Ridge Road, Suite 670 Independence, OH 44131 Phone: (216) 901-4000 Website: www.aafcleveland.com
Meyerhoff Scholars Program
 
Amount:
$5000-$22,000 per year x 4 years
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
October 15 (Nomination Deadline) December 1 (Application Deadline)
Open to all high-achieving high school seniors who have an interest in pursuing doctoral study in the sciences or engineering, and who are interested in the advancement of minorities in the sciences and related fields. Students must be nominated for the program and are most typically nominated by their high school administrators, guidance counselors, and teachers. Prospective students cannot have received lower than a B in any high school science or math course, and many applicants have completed a year or more of calculus. Preference is given to those who have taken advanced placement courses in math and science, have research experience, and have strong references from science or math instructors. In recent years, a strong preference has been given to those students interested in the Ph.D. or M.D./Ph.D. (over the M.D.). Students must meet all eligibility requirements: * Minimum of 600 on the Math component of the SAT * Cumulative High School GPA of a 3.0 or above * Aspire to obtain a Ph.D. or M.D./Ph.D. in Math, Science, Computer Science, or Engineering * Display commitment to community service * Must be a citizen or permanent resident of the United States
Contact:
University of Maryland, Baltimore County 1000 Hilltop Circle, Baltimore, MD 21250 Phone: 410-455-1000 or 410-455-3139 E-mail: mgoodwyn@umbc.edu Url: www.umbc.edu/meyerhoff/benefits_eligibility.html