Minority Scholarships

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First 10 minority scholarships:
Go Red Multicultural Scholarships
 
Amount:
$2500
Awards:
16
Deadline:
December 31
Must be a female of Hispanic, African-American or other minority origin. Must be a U.S. citizen/permanent resident of the United States and currently enrolled in an accredited college, university, health care institution or program in the U.S., Must have a minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA.
Contact:
Address 7272 Greenville Ave. Dallas, TX 75231 Customer Service 1-800-AHA-USA-1 1-800-242-8721 For questions, contact us at GoRedScholarship@heart.org. Website: www.goredforwomen.org
ADA Underrepresented Minority Student Scholarship
 
Amount:
$2500
Awards:
Minimum of 10
Deadline:
October, contact for exact deadline
Open to underrepresented African American, Hispanic and Native American minority students. Must be U.S. citizen. Must be entering second year of dental school at time of application. Must be full-time student (12 credit hours) at an accredited dental school and demonstrate financial need. Minimum 3.0 G.P.A. needed. Two recommendation forms from dental school personnel must be included with application.
Contact:
American Dental Association 211 East Chicago Ave. Chicago, IL 60611-2678 Phone: (312) 440-2500 Website: www.adafoundation.org
Tuition Incentive Program (TIP)
 
Amount:
Provides tuition assistance for up to 24 semesters or 36 term credits for first two years. Up to $2,000 total assistance for third and fourth years.
Awards:
Minimum 10,000
Deadline:
First-November 1, Second-February 15, Third-May 1, Fourth-August 1
TIP provides assistance in two phases: Phase I covers tuition and mandatory fees for eligible applicants at an approved credit-based Michigan community college, public college, independent degree-granting institution, federally-funded tribal college or Focus Hope. For Phase 1 assistance, applicant must be enrolled in a certificate program or working towards associate degree. Phase 2 assistance provides eligible applicants with up to $2000 dollars towards total tuition at a 4-year in-state college, university or degree-granting program. Must be U.S. citizen, U.S. national or permanent resident who holds an I-551 or I-551C or must hold an Arrival-Departure record (I-94) with designation as "Refugee", "Asylum Granted", "Parolee", "Victim of human trafficking", T-visa holder (T-1, T-2, T-3, etc.) or "Cuban-Haitian Entrant". Must be Michigan resident. Must receive high school diploma or GED before the age of 20. Tip eligibility ends 10 years from date of high school or GED completion. Must be enrolled at least part-time. Must not be in default of a federal student loan. Incarcerated/Felony students are eligible for this program.
Contact:
Tuition Incentive Program Office of Scholarships and Grants Student Financial Services Bureau Michigan Department of Treasury P. O. Box 30462 Lansing, MI 48909-7962 Toll Free: 1-888-4-GRANTS (1-888-447-2687) or e-mail welchk1@michigan.gov Website: www.michigan.gov/osg
Aetna/ NCEMNA Scholars Program
 
Amount:
Up to $2000
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
No scholarships available at this time, please check back
This scholarship is open to ethnic minority BSN and masters degree nursing students interested in pursuing research careers with a focus on eliminating minority health disparities. Applicants must be a member of one of the five NCEMNA member associations: Asian American/Pacific Islander Nurse Association, National Alaska Native American Indian Nurses Association, National Association of Hispanic Nurses, National Black Nurses Association and Philippine Nurses Association of America. Scholarship recipients are nominated by their association.
Contact:
Dr. Betty Smith Williams President Emerita, National Coalition of Ethnic Minority Nurse Associations 6101 West Centinela Avenue Suite 378 Culver City, CA 90230 Phone: 310.258.9515 Fax: 310.258.9513 Email: bwilliams@ncemna.org www.ncemna.org
TCA Study Abroad in Turkey Scholarships
 
Amount:
$500-$2000
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
Rolling
Undergraduate or graduate students who fulfill the following criteria may apply: * U.S. citizens and permanent residents of African-American, Hispanic/Latino or Native American ethnic origin. * Enrolled full-time, in good standing at an accredited U.S. college or university. * Must be accepted to a Study Abroad program, language program at a university in Turkey,TRNC, Bosnia Herzegovina or to a university sponsored study to Turkey,TRNC or Bosnia Herzegovina. * Willing to share experiences in Turkey, TRNC or Bosnia Herzegovina with the TCA community and Diversity Abroad.
Contact:
Turkish Coalition of America, 1510 H St., NW, Suite 900, Washington, DC 20005 www.tc-america.org
Franchise Law Diversity Scholarship Program
 
Amount:
$4000
Awards:
1
Deadline:
Contact. No available information for 2015.
Students must be enrolled in an ABA-accredited law school. Must have 2L or 3L status during the period of the scholarship and must be enrolled in at least one course oriented towards franchise law (e.g. Torts, Unfair Trade Practices, Trade Secrets, Antitrust, Trademarks, Contracts, Agency, Securities). Applicants must be considered a member of a diverse group (African-American, American Indian, Hispanic American, Asian American, or Gay/Lesbian).
Contact:
Miriam L. Brewer, Director of Education & Diversity IFA Educational Foundation 1501 K Street, N. W., Suite 350, Washington D. C. 20005 Website: www.franchise.org
Council on Career Development for Minorities Scholarship
 
Amount:
Varies
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
Contact
Annually awarded scholarship for ethnic minority undergraduates. Applicants should show outstanding academic records and be enrolled in an approved accredited university or college.
Contact:
Scholarship Coordinator Council on Career Development for Minorities 1341 W Mockingbird Ln, Suite 412-E Dallas, TX 75247 Phone: 214-631-3677
The Fredrikson and Byron Foundation Minority Scholarship
 
Amount:
$15,000
Awards:
2
Deadline:
TBA Fall 2014
Open to first-year law students from diverse backgrounds.
Contact:
Greta Larson Email : glarson@fredlaw.com Fredrikson and Byron, P. A. 200 South Sixth Street Suite 4000 Minneapolis, MN 55402-1425 Url: www.fredlaw.com/minority_scholarship
Adult Students in Scholastic Transition Scholarship
 
Amount:
Chapter awards vary in amount; the Corporate level awards 12 scholarships valued at $2,500 each
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
Contact local ASIST chapter for deadline
Open to adult students at transitional points in their lives. Applicants may be single parents, individuals just entering the workforce or displaced workers. Open to women only. Applicants must live within 50 miles of local ASIST chapter to qualify.
Contact:
Adult Students in Scholastic Transition Scholarship Executive Women International 515 East 700 South, Suite 2A Salt Lake City, Utah 84102 Phone: 801-355-2800 E-mail: ewi@executivewomen.org Website: www.executivewomen.org
Good Neighbor Scholarship
 
Amount:
Tuition Exemption
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
Contact
Must be a nonresident from an eligible country ; Must have been born in and be a current resident of a nation of the Western Hemisphere other than Cuba or the United States; Intend to return to the eligible country upon completion of his/her program of study; Be admitted unconditionally at an eligible public institution in Texas; and be admitted unconditionally at an eligible public institution in Texas and maintain satisfactory academic progress .
Contact:
Financial Aid Office at college, 512-427-6101, grantinfo@thecb.state.tx.us.