Minority Scholarships

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First 10 minority scholarships:
Brother Benno Foundation College Scholarship
 
Amount:
$500-$1000
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
Apr 20
The award is for a student affected by homelessness, poverty, drug or alcohol abuse or has a history of volunteering to help those in need in our community. The student has a clear financial need. A minimum of a 2.0 GPA. The student has been recommended by a teacher or counselor.
Alvie Campbell Bible Scholarship
 
Amount:
$1000
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
Apr 23
The purpose of this scholarship is to aid students pursuing careers as educators. Must be African American female; Plan to become an educator; Must attend a San Francisco Bay Area junior college or 4-year college/university.
Contact:
Sandy Carpenter- Stevenson, Alpha Kappa Alpha 6541 Mokelumne Avenue Oakland California 94605 Email: drcarpsteve@earthlink.net
Antonio R. Salazar Scholarship in Journalism
 
Amount:
1,125
Awards:
1
Deadline:
April 23
Must be undergraduate student majoring in journalism.Must be active in the Latino community; Must be bilingual in Spanish and English; Minimum 2.5 GPA.
Contact:
Edna Lee Journalism HUM 305 1600 Holloway Avenue San Francisco California 94132 (415) 338-3560 Email: ednalee@sfsu.edu Web Site: www.journalism.sfsu.edu
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
Douvas Memorial Scholarship (First Generation American Scholarship)
 
Amount:
$500
Awards:
1
Deadline:
Apr 29
Be a first-generation American. A first-generation American is one who was born in the U.S. but whose parents were not. Be a high school senior or between the ages of 18-22. Be a resident of Wyoming. Use the scholarship at one of Wyoming's 7 community colleges or at the University of Wyoming. Use the scholarship towards the cost of tuition for the 2013-2014 academic year.
Contact:
Cheyenne Office 2300 Capitol Avenue Hathaway Building, 2nd Floor Cheyenne, WY 82002-0050 (307) 777-7690 (307) 777-6234 fax Website: www.wyoming.gov
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