Minority Scholarships

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First 10 minority scholarships:
Trade Scholarship Program
 
Amount:
$1000 ($500 tuition $500 HD gift card to buy tools) plus $1000 matching scholarship for participating schools.
Awards:
500
Deadline:
Apr 30
Must be enrolled or accepted into a building and construction trade school program and plan to attend either part-time or full-time. Program can be at a college, university, or educational institution in the U.S.. Work experience, community involvement, academic achievement and skills are considered for this scholarship. If submitted, letters of recommendation by employer or instructor will also be considered. Home Depot employees and their dependents are not eligible for this particular scholarship program.
Contact:
1-877-7HD- Learn or 1-877-743-5327 corporate.homedepot.com/wps/portal/proscholarship
HENAAC Graduate and Undergraduate Student Leadership Award Scholarship
 
Amount:
$500-$5000
Awards:
Unspecified
Deadline:
Apr 30
Applicants must demonstrate leadership through a academic and community/campus activities. Must have a minimum 3.0 GPA. Math, Science, Technology and Engineering-Related Majors. Must be enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate degree program. Must be of Hispanic origin and/or must significantly participate in organizations and communities in the Hispanic Community.
Contact:
Great Minds in STEM ATTN: HENAAC Scholars 3900 Whiteside Street Los Angeles, CA 90063 Webstite: www.greatmindsinstem.org Contact: Kathy Borunda- Berrera (323) 262-0997 kbbarrera@greatmindsinstem.org or kathy@henaac.org
SALEF Father Rutilio Grande Scholarship
 
Amount:
$1000-$5000
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
Apr 30
This scholarship is specifically tailor for student in the fields of Theology, Philosophy, Religious studies and/or an emphasis in Cultural Studies, Environmental Studies or Social Justice. * Applicants must be of Central American or other Latino ethnicity * Applicants must demonstrate financial need * Applicants must possess a minimum 2.5 GPA * Applicants must demonstrate a history of community involvement * Applicants must be either: a) graduating High School seniors b) current undergraduate, graduate and professional students c) community college students (must be AB540) * Low income students must reside and study in the San Francisco Bay Area and Los Angeles Area (Specifically South Central Los Angeles, Pico Union, East Los Angeles) and San Fernando Valley * Applicants must be willing to give back to the community by becoming a mentor to a high school student or completing the equivalent of 52 community service hours assigned by SALEF The Scholarships are open to all qualifying students regardless of immigration status. SALEF promotes giving back to our communities, thus scholarship recipients are expected to complete community service hours and receipt of the scholarship award is dependent on completion of their pledge.
Contact:
Guillermo Giron, Scholarship Program Coordinator Phone: (213) 480-1052 E-mail: ggiron@salef.org
SALEF Health Career Scholarship
 
Amount:
$1000-$5000
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
Apr 30
Applicant must be pursuing a health-related field only. Be of Central American or other Latino ethnicity. Must demonstrate proven financial need. Must possess a minimum 2.5 GPA. Must demonstrate a history of community involvement. Must be either: a) Graduating High School senior b) Current undergraduate, graduate, MPH, MD or Dentistry School c) Community college student d) Vocational/Trade school student. Applicant must reside in the following areas: a) Los Angeles Area (Specifically Pico-Union, South Los Angeles, or surrounding areas).
Contact:
Guillermo Giron, Scholarship Program Coordinator Phone: (213) 480-1052 E-mail: ggiron@salef.org Website: www.salef.org
SALEF Two Nineteen Scholarship
 
Amount:
$1000-$5000
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
Apr 30
This scholarship is specifically for AB540 students attending a Community College in California. These scholarships are renewable on minimum GPA and community service Four-Year Scholarship provides financial assistance to selected scholars for four consecutive years, as long as they keep a 3.0 GPA. Four-year scholars are selected from the current years' awardees. No additional application required. Must meet the following requirements: * Applicants must be of Central American or other Latino ethnicity * Applicants must demonstrate financial need * Applicants must demonstrate a history of community involvement * Community college students (must be AB540) * Low income students must reside and study in the San Francisco Bay Area and Los Angeles Area (Specifically South Central Los Angeles, Pico Union, East Los Angeles) and San Fernando Valley * Applicants must be willing to give back to the community by becoming a mentor to a high school student or completing the equivalent of 52 community service hours assigned by SALEF The Scholarships are open to all qualifying students regardless of immigration status. SALEF promotes giving back to our communities, thus scholarship recipients are expected to complete community service hours and receipt of the scholarship award is dependent on completion of their pledge.
Contact:
Guillermo Giron, Scholarship Program Coordinator Phone: (213) 480-1052 E-mail: ggiron@salef.org Website: www.salef.org Website: www.salef.org
Surety and Fidelity Industry Scholarship Program for Minority Students
 
Amount:
$2500
Awards:
varies
Deadline:
Apr 30
Open to minority students with a declared major in insurance/risk management, accounting, or business/finance. Must have completed 30 credit hours with 6 credit hours in major. Minimum 3.0 GPA. Must be enrolled as a full-time student at a 4-year university.
Contact:
The Surety and Fidelity Industry Scholarship Program for Minority Students, The Surety Foundation, 1101 Connecticut Avenue, NW, Suite 800, Washington, DC 20036, (202) 778-3638
The Tang Scholarship
 
Amount:
Up to $15000 (renewable up to 3 additional years)
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
Apr 30
Self-proclaimed Asian/Pacific Islander (minimum 25%) and gay, lesbian, bi-sexual or transgender and involved in the GLBT community. Must be high school graduate from one of the 9 Bay Area counties: Alameda, Contra Costa, Marin, San Francisco, San Mateo, Santa Clara County, Napa, Sonoma, Solano. Must be enrolled or planning to enroll as a full-time student (12 credit hours) at an accredited institution of higher learning. This may be college, university, community college, 4-year, 2-year, technical or vocational program. Must be U.S. citizen or permanent resident. Must be between the ages of 17-25 on April 30. Demonstrate financial hardship and academic potential. Minimum 3.0 GPA.
Contact:
Edward Tang 300 El Camino Real San Carlos, CA 94070-2489 E-mail: ecmt@yahoo.com Url: https://sites.google.com/site/tangscholarship/
Earl Warren Legal Training Program, Inc.
 
Amount:
$3000 (renewable)
Awards:
15-20
Deadline:
Apr 30
Available to African American students who are currently enrolled or will enroll in an ABA approved law school in the U.S.. Applicants should exemplify leadership in the community, maturity, self-awareness, confidence, outstanding academic achievement, commitment to serve nation, community and family. Competition for this scholarship is high and only those applicants with strong recommendations, outstanding academic record and a commitment to community will be considered. Preference given to applicants with a focus on Civil Rights, community service and those entering their first year of of full-time study. Students may write to request applications after November 1 of the year prior to the year they plan to enter school.
Contact:
Earl Warren Legal Training Program, 99 Hudson Street, New York, NY 10013 E-mail: cholarships@naacpldf.org
KATU Thomas R. Dargan Scholarship
 
Amount:
$6000
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
Apr 30
Must be U.S. citizen. Open to individuals who are a minority. Minority is defined as Asian; Black/African American; Hispanic or Latino; American Indian or Alaska Native, Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander; or that of two or more races.Applicant must be at least a sophomore enrolled in broadcast, communications, or multi-media curriculum at a four-year college or university or an accredited community college in Oregon or Washington OR as a permanent resident of Oregon or Washington attending an out-of-state institution. Community college students must be enrolled in a broadcast curriculum which is transferable to a four-year accredited university. Applicant must have a minimum 3.0 GPA. Finalists must be available in the month of May for a personal interview conducted by members of the scholarship committee. Interviews will be held at KATU studios in Portland, Oregon.
Contact:
KATU Thomas R. Dargan Minority Scholarshipc/o Human Resources 2153 NE Sandy Blvd Portland, OR 97232 Url: www.katu.com/about/scholarship
AMAF Valuing Diversity Ph.D. Scholarship
 
Amount:
$1000
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
April 30
Past applicants are strongly encouraged to reapply. All applicants must meet the following requirements: They must be from one of the following populations: African American, Hispanic American, or Native American. They must be a U.S. citizen or a permanent U.S. resident. They must be enrolled, on campus, in a full-time AACSB accredited marketing doctoral program, or a advertising doctoral program, and have successfully completed at least one year. They have not previously received a Valuing Diversity Scholarship.
Contact:
311 South Wacker Drive, Suite 5800, Chicago, IL 60606 Website: www.themarketingfoundation.org