Minority Scholarships

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First 10 minority scholarships:
Alliance of Black Culinarians Scholarship
 
Amount:
$1000
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
February 15
CCSD graduating seniors with a 2.5 or higher GPA may apply for this scholarship. Student must demonstrate financial need and must attend a post-secondary institution in Nevada. Preference will be given to minority students and those interested in a career in culinary arts. One scholarship in the amount of $1,000 will be offered.
Contact:
The Alliance of Black Culinarians 1966 Renault Ave. Las Vegas, Nevada 89142 Website: www.allianceofblackculinarians.com
Women in Focus - Miss Annie Mae McClain Scholarship (Wisconsin area)
 
Amount:
$2000
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
Feb 15
Open to students of color. U.S. citizens or permanent residents. Graduating Madison-area high school seniors with the exception of Miss Annie Mae McClain scholarship candidates who may be older or continuing students.
Contact:
Mail completed application to: Scholarship Review Committee, Women In Focus, Inc., c/o Carol Lobes, 5103 North Autumn Lane, Mc Farland, WI 53558 Address questions to: Carol Lobes, 608-838-7491, Scholarship Committee Co- Chair www.womeninfocus.net
The EDSA Minority Scholarship
 
Amount:
$5000
Awards:
1
Deadline:
February 15
The EDSA Minority Scholarship was established to help African American, Hispanic, Native American and minority students of other cultural and ethnic backgrounds continue their landscape architecture education. Eligible candidates are in their final two years of undergraduate study or pursuing a graduate degree in Landscape Architecture. EDSA is an internationally-renowned full-service planning, landscape architecture, urban design, and graphic design firm with over 220 employees. Established in 1960, the firm has extensive experience in attractions and entertainment, campus and cultural, communities and new towns, ecotourism and environmental planning, hotels and resorts, as well as urban design. EDSA is headquartered in Fort Lauderdale, Florida and has offices in Orlando, Florida; Los Angeles, California; Beijing, China; and Baltimore, Maryland.
Contact:
Contact us at: 202-331-7070 x11 or scholarships@lafoundation.org.
Best Buy @ 15 Scholarship Program
 
Amount:
$1000
Awards:
1,000
Deadline:
Feb 16
Must reside in U.S. or Puerto Rico, have reasonably good grades and volunteer, school or community efforts and/or work history. Open to 9-12th grade students attending private, public, alternative or home schools who plan to attend a college, university, technical or trade school full-time during the fall after graduation. Must create free user account to apply.
Texas Medical Association (TMA) Minority Scholarship Program
 
Amount:
$10,000
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
February 16
This $10,000 scholarship is for minorities underrepresented in Texas medical schools and the state's physician workforce. Applicants must be African American, Hispanic/Latino, or Native American. Students already attending medical school are not eligible. Must be an incoming freshman at the school awarding the loan. One scholarship annually per Texas medical school.
Contact:
ompleted Minority Scholarship applications and essays should be mailed to: Texas Medical Association Educational Loans Department 401 West 15th Street Austin, TX 78701 Url: www.tmaloanfunds.com/Content/Template.aspx?id=9#Top#2
The Jackie Robinson Foundation Scholarships
 
Amount:
Up to $28,000 (over 4 years)
Awards:
60
Deadline:
February 16
Through its Mentoring and Leadership Development Program, the Jackie Robinson Foundation provides scholarships of up to $28,000/four years to minority high school students showing leadership potential and demonstrating financial need to attend an accredited 4-year college or university of their choice. Must be a graduating high school senior. U.S. citizen. Demonstrate financial aid. Leadership potential. Have a minimum SAT score of 1,000 combined on the math and critical reading sections or a composite ACT score of 21. Must not already possess a 2 or 4-year college degree at time of application.
Contact:
One Hudson Square 75 Varick Street, 2nd Floor New York, NY 10013-1917 Phone: (212) 290 8600 Fax: (212) 290 8081 Website: www.jackierobinson.org
The Ty Howard Scholarship
 
Amount:
$3000-$5000
Awards:
5
Deadline:
February 17
This scholarship is open to students who will be improving their local communities by choosing a career in business, government, non-profit, public service or other profession that will improve their community. First Generation College Bound Students graduating from high school and moving into a two-year or four-year college or university program are encouraged to apply. Students must have a minimum 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale and have volunteered or worked at an organization that promotes improvement of local communities (i.e., non-profit agencies; YMCA; tutorial programs; mentoring programs; advocacy programs; etc.). Applicants must be residents of or attending a college or university within the United States. This scholarship is available to students who will be working and attending college part-time or students who are enrolled in school full-time. Past recipients are encouraged to apply for renewal.
Contact:
Ty Howard College Scholarship Fund Program InspiraGen Institute, LLC Attn: Mr. Ty Howard, Chairman & CEO 6400 Baltimore National Pike, Suite 134 Baltimore, Maryland 21228 Website: www.tyhoward.com
Ford Salute to Education Scholarships
 
Amount:
$1000
Awards:
100
Deadline:
Feb 18
The applicant must be a resident of San Diego County, a senior high school student attending an accredited public or private school in San Diego County ,scheduled to graduate in the spring semester and have a desire to continue his or her education at a vocational/technical school, college or university. Note: All high school seniors may apply regardless of their grade point average
Contact:
Leann Eldridge phone: 619-521-2404, fax: 619-283-1327, www.salutetoeducation.com
Fund for Greene County Scholarship
 
Amount:
$1500
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
Feb 20
Focus is on non-traditional students who are Tennessee Residents only. Must be high school graduate of Greenville High School, West Greene High School, North Greene High School, South Green High School or Chuckey-Doak High School or a Greene County Resident with a GED. Must also demonstrate good character through participation in community service or activities, Minimum 2.5 GPA in previous academic work. Must have financial need.
Contact:
Fund for Greene County Scholarship Fund c/o East Tennessee Foundation ATTN: Beth Heller Scholarship and Program Associate 625 Market Street, Suite 1400 Knoxville, TN 37902 1-877-524-1223 e-mail: fundforgreenecounty@etf.org
Minorities in Government Finance Scholarship
 
Amount:
$5000
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
Feb 22
This program is open to upper-division and graduate students who are enrolled full-time and preparing for a career in public finance. Applicants must be members of a minority group, citizens or permanent residents of the United States or Canada, and able to provide a letter of intent from the dean of their school. Selection is based on career plans, academic record, plan of study, letters of recommendation, and grade point average. Financial need is not considered.
Contact:
Scholarship Committee Government Finance Officers Association, 203 N. La Salle St., Suite 2700, Chicago, IL 60601-1210, 312-977-9700, Fax: 312-977-4806, www.gfoa.org