Minority Scholarships

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First 10 minority scholarships:
The John McLendon Memorial Minority Postgraduate Scholarship Program
 
Amount:
$10,000
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
Apr 27
Open to senior-level minority students who intend to pursue a graduate degree in athletics administration. Minimum 3.0 GPA and college/university or community involvement.
Contact:
Forms may be mailed to Jamie Bouyer (24651 Detroit Rd., Westlake, OH 44145), faxed (440-892-4007) or sent via email (jbouyer@nacda.com), however, only submit the nomination form by one method. For questions, contact Jamie Bouyer (jbouyer@nacda.com) in the NACDA office, 440-788-7475.
DRI Law Student Diversity Scholarship Program
 
Amount:
$10,000
Awards:
2
Deadline:
Apr 27
Open to incoming second and third-year African American, Hispanic, Asian, Pan Asian and Native American students. Incoming second and third-year female law students are also eligible, regardless of race or ethnicity. Incoming second and third-year law students who also come from backgrounds that would add to the cause of diversity, regardless of race or gender are eligible to apply. Students who are members of the American Association for Justice (AAJ), Law School or Law Student members of AAJ or students otherwise affiliated with or employed by AAJ are not eligible for DRI Law Student Diversity Scholarships. To qualify for this scholarship, candidate must be a full-time student or evening student who has completed two-thirds or more of the total credit hours requirement for a degree by the applicants law school. The goal of these scholarships is to provide financial assistance to two worthy law students from ABA accredited law schools in order to promote, in a tangible way, the DRI Diversity Statement in Principle.
Contact:
DRI - The Voice of the Defense Bar 55 W. Monroe, Suite 2000 Chicago, IL 60603 Phone: 312.795.1101 Fax: 312.795.0749 Website: www.dri.org Email: dri@dri.org
RTP Black Diversity Network Group Scholarship
 
Amount:
Varies
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
Apr 29
Must be African American and be a resident of Wake, Durham, or Orange Counties in North Carolina. Must be a graduating high school senior and have a weighted G.P.A of 2.75 or above. Must be involved in community service and be planning to attend an accredited two or four-year college or university.
Contact:
RTP Black Diversity Network Group Scholarship Committee P. O. Box 12887 Durham, NC 27709-2887If you have any questions please send an e-mail to: rtp_bdng_scholarship@yahoo.com
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
Image de Idaho del Sudeste Leadership Scholarships
 
Amount:
$250-$500
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
April 30 (Spring), June 30 (Fall), October 31 (Winter)
Awards are for Hispanics and Non-Hispanics who have contributed to the Hispanic Community. Minimum of 2 volunteer experiences/contributions in the past year. Minimum 2.5 GPA. May be enrolled part-time or full-time.
Contact:
Andy Guerra, Scholarship Chair 208-232-1549 E-mail: andres@dcdi.net