Minority Scholarships

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First 10 minority scholarships:
The Akash Kuruvilla Memorial Scholarship
 
Amount:
$1000
Awards:
2
Deadline:
June 28
Scholarship established to commemorate the life of Akash Jacob Kuruvilla. Open to students planning to pursue or continue post-secondary studies full-time in any field. Essay required.
Contact:
Website: www.akmscholarship.com E-mail: info@akmsf.com
Jimmy A. Young Memorial Education Recognition Award
 
Amount:
The recipient will receive $1000 cash, a certificate of recognition, airfare, one night lodging, and registration for the AARC International Respiratory Congress.
Awards:
1
Deadline:
Jun 30
1. Completed application form. 2. Must provide verification of enrollment in an accredited respiratory care training program. Must provide official transcript verifying a GPA of 3.0 or better on a 4.0 scale, or the equivalent. 3. An original referenced paper on some aspect of respiratory care. The paper should include a cover page giving only the title of the paper. The paper should be devoid of any information such as the applicants name, address, or school that could provide a bias in the evaluation. 4. Must provide letters of recommendation from the program director or other senior faculty member and from the medical director or other physician instructor attesting to: a) approval of candidates paper, b) candidates worthiness for the award, and c) candidates potential for a career in the profession of respiratory care.
Contact:
American Respiratory Care Foundation 11030 Ables Lane Dallas, TX 75229-4593 USA Email Address: info@aarc.org Phone Number: 972 243 2272 Fax Number: 972 484 2720 www.aarc.org
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
Sin Barreras Foundation Scholarship
 
Amount:
4000
Awards:
Unspecified
Deadline:
Jun 30
Applicant must be of Hispanic Heritage. *Must be High School Senior. *Applicants must have a cumulative GPA of 2.80. * Must reside in the U.S.
Contact:
Sin Barreras Foundation Scholarship 640 S. San Vicente Blvd. 4th Floor Los Angeles, CA 90048 Ph: (323) 782-7476
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
SEARS & ASSOCIATES, P.C. LAW SCHOOL DIVERSITY STUDENT AND PROBLEM SOLVING SCHOLARSHIP New!
 
Amount:
$2,500
Awards:
1
Deadline:
June 30
The Competition is open to any minority college or first year law student who is a legal resident of the United States residing in one of the 50 states or the District of Columbia and who is enrolled in a two-year to five-year institution, graduate school or law school in 2017. Minority is defined as the following: Black, Asian, Pacific Islander, Native American, Eskimo, or Hispanic. Employees of Sears & Associates, P.C. and GNGF, their immediate families (parent, child, sibling, and spouse), and persons living in the same households of such individuals (whether related or not), are not eligible to participate in the competition. No minimum GPA is required.
Contact:
Phone:(719) 471-1984 searsassociates.com/scholarship/
Barbara Mandigo Kelly Peace Poetry Contest
 
Amount:
* Adults - $1,000 * Youth (13 to 18) - $200 * Youth (12 and under) - $200
Awards:
Unspecified
Deadline:
Jul 01
Open to people worldwide. Must be original, unpublished poetry and in English. There is a small entry fee to be submitted with poems: $15 for up to three poems for Adult entries. $5 for up to three poems for Youth (13-18) entries. No fee for Youth (12 and under) entries. Contact for entry details.
Contact:
Nuclear Age Peace Foundation Barbara Mandigo Kelly Peace Poetry Awards PMB 121 1187 Coast Village Road, Suite 1 Santa Barbara, CA 93108-2794 Phone: 805-965-3443 Fax: 805-568-0466 URL: www.wagingpeace.org/menu/programs/awards-&-contests/bmk-contest/
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
The Drive to Learn Scholarship
 
Amount:
$1000
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
July 1st
Applicants must be enrolled full time at a four-year university, graduate program, community college, or trade school (at least 12 undergraduate units or 6-9 graduate units) located in the continental United States. Citizenship - U.S citizens and non-U.S. citizens are eligible to apply.
Contact:
Shift Insurance 5150 Candlewood Street #6E Lakewood, California 90712 Phone: (562)714-9424 Website: www.shiftins.com Url: www.shiftins.com/drive_to_learn_scholarship