Minority Scholarships

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First 10 minority scholarships:
Frances R. Hesselbein Scholarship
 
Amount:
$3,000
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
March 30
Be an African American, Latina, Asian, or Native American female student deeply committed to working or volunteering in social series in the Lehigh Valley. Be a Lehigh Valley resident, and enrolled as an undergraduate student at an institution in the Greater Lehigh Valley. Submit a copy of your college transcript with your application. Meet all requirements stated in the scholarship guidelines. Submit a copy of your Student Aid Report (the result of the financial aid application), or a copy of your federal tax return. Have a minimum GPA of 3.00. Be willing to be interviewed by the Scholarship Committee. Have financial need as evidenced by your application for financial aid or tax return.
Contact:
United Way of the Greater Lehigh Valley 1110 American Parkway Northeast, Allentown, PA 18109 Phone: 610-758-8010 Fax: 610-867-7255 If you need help with the application or have questions, contact Renee Saleh at 610-395-0534 or by email at rlsaleh@ptd.net
The Fredrikson and Byron Foundation Minority Scholarship
 
Amount:
$15,000
Awards:
2
Deadline:
March 31
Open to first-year law students from diverse backgrounds.
Contact:
Curt Okerson Email : cokerson@fredlaw.com Fredrikson & Byron, P.A. 200 South Sixth Street Suite 4000 Minneapolis, MN 55402-1425 Url: www.fredlaw.com/our_firm/diversity/minority_scholarship/
Maria Elena Salinas Scholarship Program
 
Amount:
$5000
Awards:
3
Deadline:
Mar 31
Open to strong desire to pursue a career as a Spanish language broadcast journalist. This scholarship is awarded to college undergraduate and graduate students. Recipients of the Maria Elena Salinas Scholarship will also have an opportunity to intern with either the news division of the Univision network or with an Univision affiliate.
Contact:
National Association of Hispanic Journalists 1000 National Press Building 529 14th St., NW Washington, DC 20045-2001 Ph: (202) 662-7145 Email: nahj@nahj.org
CANFIT Program Scholarships
 
Amount:
Up to $10,000
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
Mar 31
Open to students who pursuing careers in the areas of nutrition, physical education, public health, and culinary arts, dietetics or food management. Must reside in California. Must be African American, American Indian/Alaskan Native, Asian/Pacific Islander, or Latino/Hispanic; Must have financial need; Graduates must have completed 12-15 units; Undergraduates must have completed 50 units with a 2.5 GPA or better except for Culinary students.
Contact:
CANFIT Program Scholarships 2140 Shattuck Ave., Suite 610 Berkeley California 94704 510-644-1535 Email: info@canfit.org Web Site: www.canfit.org
Call Me Mister Scholarship Program
 
Amount:
$1000
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
Mar 31
Open to African American males interested in pursuing a degree and teaching certificate in Elementary Education. Must be accepted into one of the participating colleges or universities from which the degree and teaching certificate will be earned.
Contact:
Call Me MISTER, 203 Holtzendorff, Clemson University, Clemson, S. C. 29634, 864-656-4646 or Toll-free: 1-800-640-2657 Website: www.clemson.edu/hehd/departments/education/research-service/callmemister/apply.html
George M. Brooker Collegiate Scholarship for Minorities
 
Amount:
$2500 (1) $1000 (2)
Awards:
3
Deadline:
Mar 31
Open to junior or senior level undergraduate and graduate students majoring in real estate, real estate management or related field. Must be U.S. citizen.
Contact:
IREM Foundation Attn: Brooker Scholarship 430 North Michigan Avenue Chicago, Illinois 60611-4090 URL: www.irem.org/pdfs/iremfoundation/brooker.pdf
San Diego Chinese Women's Association Scholarships
 
Amount:
$500-$1500
Awards:
varies
Deadline:
Mar 31
The San Diego Chinese Women's Association scholarship is open to both male and female applicants. Two different scholarships are available: 1. a one-time $1500 scholarship for use at a four-year university or college 2. a one-time $500 scholarship for use at a two-year community college or vocational college. To be eligible for this scholarship, a student must: * Be a graduating senior * Be attending a San Diego County school * Be at least one-quarter Chinese * Have a minimum grade point average of 3.0/weighted * Have plans for further formal education
Contact:
DCWA P. O. Box 881882 San Diego, CA 92168-1882 sdcwahistorian@gmail.com
Verne Lamarr Lyons Scholarship
 
Amount:
$2000
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
Mar 31
The Verne LaMarr Lyons Memorial Scholarship is awarded to a masters degree candidate in social work who demonstrates an interest in, or has experience with, health/mental health practice and has a commitment to working in the African American community. Must be an NASW member and have applied to or have been accepted into an accredited MSW Program.
Contact:
National Association of Social Workers Foundation Executive Office 750 First Street, NE, Suite 700 Washington, DC 20002-4241 Telephone: 202-408-8600 EXT: 298 Fax: 202-336-8292 Email: naswfoundation@naswdc.org
Ethnic Minority Advisory Council CEA Scholarships
 
Amount:
$1000
Awards:
4
Deadline:
Mar 31
Must be a dependent child of an Active, Retired or deceased CEA member, graduating high school senior in Spring of application year. Applicant must belong to one of the following ethnic minority groups: American Indian/Alaskan Native, Asian, Black, Hispanic, Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander or Multiethnic. Acceptance into an accredited college, university or vocational school.
Contact:
Ethnic Minority Advisory Council Scholarship Colorado Education Association 1500 Grant Street Denver, CO 80203
Dick Harris Scholarship
 
Amount:
Unspecified
Awards:
Unspecified
Deadline:
Mar 31
1. Financial need 2. Native resident of Midland, Texas 3. Male or female of Hispanic origin 4. Good character and citizenship 5. Attended at least three years and have graduated from a Midland, Texas, ISD high school 6. Show evidence of at least two years participation as an active member of a Midland, Texas Boy Scout Troop or Girl Scout Troop 7. Must have completed their freshman year in college with a 2.50 grade point average or better 8. Have an official Midland College degree plan with the intent to complete a bachelor's degree in elementary education
Contact:
Permian Basin Area Foundation 200 N. Loraine, Suite 500 Midland, Texas 79701 Phone: 432.617.3213 Fax: 432.617.0151 E-mail: gmccrary@pbaf.org