Minority Scholarships

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First 10 minority scholarships:
Asian Coalition John Yehall Chin Scholarship
 
Amount:
Ten (10) Scholarships of $500 eachand Two(2) Grand Scholarships of $1,000
Awards:
12
Deadline:
Mar 05
Selection is based on financial need, academic progress and career goals, school and community service, potential leadership skills and faculty evaluations. COMMENTS: This scholarship is for Credit and noncredit Asian-American and Asian-Pacific Islander American or Asian and Asian-Pacific Islander immigrant students who are currently enrolled at CCSF. Contact for more eligibility information.
Contact:
Monika Liu City College of San Francisco 50 Phelan Avenue, SH-118B San Francisco, CA 94112 (415) 452-5730 email: mliu@ccsf.edu
CUNY Pipeline Program
 
Amount:
CUNY Pipeline Fellows receive $1,500 as a summer stipend, $750 to cover graduate school application fees; $750 for participation in the annual conference; reimbursement of the Graduate Record Exam (GRE) fee and another $850 for completion of the senior thesis. A transitional allowance of $1,000 is awarded to students who accept admission into a PhD program.
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
Mar 07
In order to qualify for admission into the CUNY Pipeline Program, a student must: Be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident. - Have an interest in pursuing a career in college teaching and research. - Have a minimum GPA of 3.2. - Be scheduled to graduate in the spring of the senior year. - Be a junior enrolled in one of CUNY's senior colleges and have earned at least 80 credits. - Be a full-time registered student in one of the CUNY senior colleges.
Contact:
CUNY Pipeline Program, The Graduate Center, 365 Fifth Ave, Room 8306, New York, NY 10016 E-mail any questions or concerns to: OEODPMAIL@GC.CUNY.EDU Url: web.gc.cuny.edu/oeodp/pipeline.asp
South Asian Journalists Association (SAJA) Scholarships
 
Amount:
$1000-$2000
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
Mar 10
Scholarships are available to students who are of South Asian descent (includes Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan and Sri Lanka; Indo-Caribbeans are also eligible) OR demonstrate an interest in South Asia or the Diaspora. Open to graduating high school students, undergraduate and graduate students who are enrolled at an accredited college or university in North America. Must show proof of intent to pursue a career in journalism.
MINORITY SUMMER UNDERGRADUATE RESEARCH FELLOWSHIP PROGRAM: UNIVERSITY OF COLORADO AT DENVER
 
Amount:
Students will receive a $3500 stipend/living allowance for the 10-week program and up to $300 for relocation costs to participate in the program.
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
Mar 11
Research students are selected on the basis of academic achievement and interest in a basic science research career. Successful applicants will have completed at least one year of college and demonstrated both interest and aptitude in laboratory/basic sciences. Accepted students must complete the entire ten weeks. Other requirements include: 1. Minimum overall GPA of 2.9 and science GPA of 3.0 2. Two letters of recommendation (one must be from a science faculty member) 3. A personal statement of interest in graduate education, particularly in the field of Pharmacology 4. A current transcript 5. Must be a US citizen or permanent resident
Contact:
Melissa Adams Univ. of Colorado Denver Pharmacology, Mail Stop 8303RC1 North, P 18-610112800 E. 19th Avenue Aurora, CO 80045 Phone: 303-724-3286 Fax: 303-724-3663
Leonard Perryman Scholarship
 
Amount:
$2500
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
Mar 15
Open to ethnic college students with junior or senior status, majoring in journalism or mass communication.
Contact:
United Methodist Communication (615) 742-5407 Barbara Email: scholarships@umcom.org For an application packet: Perryman scholarship Committee Communications Resourcing Team %u 2013 UM Com PO Box 320 Nashville, TN 37202-0320 www.umcom.org
Judith L. Weidman Racial Ethnic Minority Fellowship
 
Amount:
$30,000 plus benefits and expenses for moving and professional travel.
Awards:
1
Deadline:
Mar 15
Must be a United Methodist of racial ethnic minority heritage. A recent college or seminary graduate with a specialization in communications. Interested in pursuing communications within the United Methodist Church as a career. Able to speak and understand English proficiently. Able to relocate for one year. Desiring experience in applying communications background within The United Methodist Church connection.
Contact:
Communications Resourcing Team P.O Box 320 Nashville, TN 37202-0320 Phone: 1-888-278-4862E-mail: crt@umcom.orgFax: 615-742-5485 Contact: Communications Resourcing Team at 888-278-4862 or send an email to scholarships@umcom.org. Website: www.umcom.org
SAJA Scholarships
 
Amount:
$1000-$2000
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
Mar 15
Scholarships are available to students who are of South Asian descent (includes Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan and Sri Lanka; Indo-Caribbeans are also eligible) OR demonstrate an interest in South Asia or the Diaspora. Open to graduating high school students, undergraduate and graduate students who are enrolled at an accredited college or university in North America. Must show proof of intent to pursue a career in journalism.
Contact:
www.saja.org
The Northern California Cherry Blossom Scholarship
 
Amount:
2000
Awards:
2
Deadline:
Mar 15
Open to Northern California graduating high school seniors who are of Japanese American descent. Minimum 2.5 GPA. Community service/ involvement. Selection will be based on personal character, academic achievement, commitment to community and written essays. Winners will participate in various Northern California Cherry Festival activities including the Opening Ceremony.
Contact:
Cherry Blossom Festival Scholarship Committee, 2441 Farrol Ave., Union City, CA 94587-5258 Contact: Steven Hirabayashi at (510) 471-7324 or yshiraba@yahoo.com
Save Me A Spot In College Contest
 
Amount:
$500-$2500
Awards:
300
Deadline:
Mar 15
To enter the contest, you must be a 6th, 12th grade student in California. We do not ask for grades, income or immigration status. If you are an undocumented student, you may enter the contest. Entries are evaluated based first and foremost on whether they address one or both of the following contest prompts: (1) Tell California leaders why you and your peers are One in a Million, and (2) Why should California leaders save you and your peers a spot in college? It is very important that you do not forget the "peers" part of the prompts. Entries are judged based on effectiveness of message, ability to attract and hold attention, creativity, accuracy of information, and whether they are clear and compelling.
Contact:
contest@collegecampaign.org or 1-800-459-9586
GlaxoSmithKline Opportunity Scholarships
 
Amount:
$5000 per year x 4 years
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
March 15
Applicants must have been a permanent resident of Durham, Orange or Wake County for a minimum of one year Must be a US citizen and/or legal resident of the US. Demonstrate the potential to succeed despite adversity. Have an exceptional desire to improve himself/herself through further education or training. There are no limitations on age, income level, previous education, course of study or training program the applicant is planning to pursue. The scholarship may be used to begin a program or continue a program in which the applicant is already enrolled. It may be used for state universities in North Carolina or community colleges. GlaxoSmithKline Inc. and Triangle Community Foundation employees and their family members are not eligible.
Contact:
Triangle Community Foundation 324 Blackwell Street, Suite 1220 Durham, NC 27701-3690 Phone: 919.474.8370 Fax: 919.941.9208 Donor Services: 919.474.8363 Email: info@trianglecf.org