African American Scholarships

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First 10 African American scholarships:
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
Black Retail Action Group (BRAG) Scholarships
 
Amount:
Varies
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
August 31
BRAG is a non-profit organization that prepares and educates professionals, entrepreneurs and students of color for executive leadership in the retail, fashion and related industries. Full-time undergraduates enrolled in an accredited four year college/university. Cumulative GPA of 3.0 or greater. US citizen or permanent resident. Previous BRAG Scholarship recipients cannot reapply. Finalist must be available for interviews. Must be able to attend the BRAG's Annual Scholarship Gala.
Contact:
68 East 131st Street Suite 306 New York, NY 10037 Phone: (212) 234-3050 Fax: (212) 234-3053 E-Mail: info@bragusa.org Website: www.bragusa.org
Philadelphia Association of Black Journalists (PABJ) Multimedia Challenge Scholarships
 
Amount:
$1000
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
September 14
Each year, PABJ awards exceptional future journalists with $1,000 scholarships. The program is open to African-American high school students throughout the Delaware Valley, as well as African-American college students who reside in or attend classes in the Delaware Valley. Applicants must be pursuing degrees in journalism or communications (broadcast, radio, print, new media). Scholarship winners will be recognized at the PABJ Awards Ceremony in Philadelphia.
Contact:
PABJ Multimedia Challenge P.O. Box 8232 Philadelphia, PA 19101 Questions should be directed to PABJ President Johann Calhoun e-mail: char.pabj@aol.com Phone: (215) 977-5353 Website: www.pabj.org
Bradley Arant Boult Cummings Diversity Scholarship
 
Amount:
$5000-$10,000
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.
Association of Black Women Physicians Rebecca Lee Crumpler , M.D. Scholarship
 
Amount:
$1000-$5000
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
September 25
Applicants must be in good academic standing at a Southern California medical or osteopathic school and/or be a permanent resident of Southern California in good academic standing at any accredited medical or osteopathic school. Proof of residency may be required.
Contact:
For More Information, contact: abwpcharitybenefit@gmail.com or (310) 321-8688 Website: www.blackwomenphysicians.org
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
The Gate City Bar Association Scholarship
 
Amount:
Varies
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
October 2
The Gate City Bar Association Scholarships are awarded annually to minority law students, in good standing, who are either currently enrolled in a Georgia law school, or who are Georgia residents who are enrolled in an out-of-state law school. 1L law students are not eligible.
Contact:
Gate City Bar Association Gate City Bar Association P.O. Box 16727, Atlanta, GA 30321 Phone: 404-419-6627 Url: www.langstonbar.org/#!upcoming-events/c89v