Minority Scholarships

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First 10 minority scholarships:
Johnson and Johnson Minority Nurse Faculty Scholarship
 
Amount:
$18,000
Awards:
5
Deadline:
May 01
The Johnson & Johnson/AACN Minority Nurse Faculty Scholars program provides financial support to graduate nursing students from minority backgrounds who agree to teach in a school of nursing after graduation. Students must be enrolled full-time and preference is given to students in doctoral programs.
Contact:
American Association of Colleges of Nursing Attention: Anna- Kathryn Pierce One Dupont Circle, NW, Suite 530 Washington, DC 20036-1120 Url: www.aacn.nche.edu/students/scholarships/minority Please contact Marta Wall at mwall@aacn.nche.edu.
The Byron Hanke Fellowship
 
Amount:
$2000-$4000
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
May 01
Must be enrolled in an accredited master's, doctoral, or law program in the U.S. or Canada. *Students of all disciplines are welcome to apply. * Studies must relate to community associations generally and to the topic of the candidate's proposed community associations research project.
Contact:
Foundation for Community Association Research 225 Reinekers Lane, Suite 300, Alexandria, VA 22314, attn: Hanke Fellowship Ph: (888) 224-4321 Email: foundation@caionline.org www.cairf.org/scholarships/hanke.aspx
RCA Ethic Scholarship Fund
 
Amount:
Up to $500
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
May 01
Grants of up to $500 are available to RCA members of certain racial and ethnic backgrounds who attend or plan to attend college. The grants are made on the basis of need. Students who receive a grant will continue to receive a grant for at least the initial amount until they complete their academic program. Priority is given to applicants entering undergraduate or skill training programs. Applicants should be RCA members or plan to attend RCA member institutions. Financial need is primary consideration for grants.
Contact:
Application forms are available through: Director of Operations and Support Reformed Church in America 475 Riverside Drive- Room 1814 New York, NY 10115 Website: www.rca.org
Annette Urso Rickel Scholarship
 
Amount:
Varies
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
May 01
Commitment to becoming a teacher with priority given to math or science majors. Entering the first or second year of college. Good academic record. Financial need. Must be a resident of New York State. Criteria for Winners: 1. Attributes that demonstrate a well rounded individual 2. Recommendations from teachers 3. Involvement in extracurricular school activities such as sports, clubs, and the performing arts 4. volunteer service in the community 5. Work experience
Contact:
The Annette Urso Rickel Foundation 75 Rockefeller Plaza, Suite 1902 New York, NY 10019 Phone: 212-710-1040 E-mail: rickelau@aol.com
National Association for Campus Activities (NACA) Multicultural Scholarship Program
 
Amount:
Registration Fee
Awards:
4
Deadline:
May 01
The Multicultural Scholarship Program is part of the NACA Foundation's affirmative action effort to increase the participation of ethnic minority individuals in the field of campus activities. The program is designed to provide economic assistance to qualified under-represented programmers, allowing them to attend NACA-sponsored training workshops, regional conferences and National Conventions. Up to four scholarships will be awarded annually. The awards are for registration only; travel is not included. One of the four scholarships is endowed by the former NACA New England Region and designated for a student or staff member at a college or university within that region (CT, MA, ME, NH, RI and VT).Applicant must be African-American, Latina/Latino, Native American, Asian-American, or Pacific Islander ethnic minorities. NACA membership is not a prerequisite for applicant consideration. Must be current undergraduate, graduate or staff member. U.S. citizenship required.
Contact:
National Association for Campus Activities 13 Harbison Way in Columbia, SC 29212 Phone: 803.732.6222 Fax: 803.749.1047 E-mail: info@naca.org Website: www.naca.org
Page Education Foundation Grants
 
Amount:
$1000-$2500
Awards:
varies
Deadline:
May 01
Applicants must be a student of color, a Minnesota high school graduate, enrolled full-time at an institution of higher education withing the State of Minnesota, have financial need and be willing to contribute 50 hours to a Service to Children project.
Contact:
Page Education Foundation P. O. Box 581254 Minneapolis, MN 55458-1254 Phone: (612)332-0406 E-mail: info@page-ed.org Website: www.page-ed.org
The Richard D. Hailey Law Student Scholarship
 
Amount:
$1000
Awards:
6
Deadline:
May 1
Scholarships will be awarded to the applicants who best meet the criteria listed, but not limited to, below: - Exhibit an interest and proficiency of skills in trial advocacy - Express a desire to represent victims - Demonstrate a commitment to AAJ and dedication to its mission through involvement in an AAJ student chapter and Minority Caucus activities - Show a financial need for the scholarship.
Contact:
American Association for Justice Attn: The Richard D. Hailey AAJ Law Student Scholarships 777 6th Street NW, Suite 200 Washington, DC 20001 800.424.2725, ext. 8612 education@justice.org
KPMG Foundation Minority Accounting Doctoral Scholarship Program
 
Amount:
$10,000, eligible for annual renewal for a total of $50,000
Awards:
12
Deadline:
May 1
The KPMG Foundation Minority Accounting Doctoral Scholarships aim to further increase the completion rate among African-American, Hispanic-American and Native American doctoral students. The scholarships provide the funding for them to see their dreams come to fruition. In order to apply for this scholarship, you must be: African-American, Hispanic-American, or Native American; A U. S. citizen or a permanent resident of the United States (possess a green card); Enrolled, on campus, in a full time AACSB accredited, Accounting business doctoral program in the U.S. by September.
Contact:
KPMG Foundation Doctoral Scholarship Program Attention Joanne Berry KPMG Foundation Three Chestnut Ridge Road Montvale, NJ 07645 Website: www.kpmgfoundation.org
MassMutual Multicultural College Scholarship
 
Amount:
$5000
Awards:
30
Deadline:
May 02
Applicants must be of African American, Asian/Pacific Islander, or Hispanic descent, a U.S. citizen or legal permanent resident, Will be entering sophomore, junior, senior or 5th-year senior year in pursuit of an undergraduate degree at an accredited two- or four-year college or university, Have a minimum cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale, Plan to attend a degree-seeking program, full-time at a U.S. accredited institution in the U.S., Puerto Rico, U.S. Virgin Islands, or Guam, Interested in pursuing a career in the insurance and financial services industry, Demonstrate leadership and participation in extra-curricular activities, Must apply for federal financial aid by completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) at www.fafsa.ed.gov.
Contact:
Hispanic Scholarship Fund Headquarters 55 Second Street, Suite 1500 San Francisco, CA 941051-877-HSF-INFO (1-877-473-4636) Fax: 415-808-2302 Url: www.act.org/massmutual
Eaton Corporation Multicultural Scholarship Program
 
Amount:
$5000
Awards:
6
Deadline:
May 2nd
Open to in-coming college sophomores, juniors and seniors who plan to major in areas that would lead to a career in manufacturing for the academic year 2016-2017. College Now Greater Cleveland will select the recipients. Scholarships will be awarded based on the applicant's academic achievement, motivation, participation in leadership activities, recommendations from university/college faculty familiar with the applicant, personal statement and multicultural background. Applicants will be notified by June 5, 2016. REQUIREMENTS Applicants must be students pursuing a degree (with a minimum of one year completed) at the following institutions: Georgia Institute of Technology, Michigan State University, North Carolina State University, The Ohio State University, Purdue University, University of Pittsburgh