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First 10 African American scholarships:

Amount:
$3,500
Awards:
Several
Deadline:
May 31
The annual awards program will in sha Allah distribute approximately $10,000 in grants to new applicants. Renewal recipients typically receive between $25,000-$30,000 in grants each year. The Fadel Educational Foundation, Inc. is a non-profit educational foundation supporting education for non-incarcerated Muslim U.S. citizens and permanent residents. The awards are distributed on a need/merit basis up to $3,500 a year for post-secondary education.
Contact:
Fadel Educational Foundation, Inc., P. O. Box 212135, Augusta, GA 30917-2135 Voice mail: 1 484-694-1783 Website: www.fadelfoundation.org Url: https://fadelfoundation.wordpress.com
Amount:
$1000-$2500
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
May 31
Past applicants are strongly encouraged to reapply. All applicants must meet the following requirements: They must be from one of the following populations: African American, Hispanic American, or Native American. They must be a U.S. citizen or a permanent U.S. resident. They must be enrolled, on campus, in a full-time AACSB accredited marketing doctoral program, or a advertising doctoral program, and have successfully completed at least one year. They have not previously received a Valuing Diversity Scholarship.%u200B
Amount:
$1000-$5000
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
May 31
The NEED Scholarship Fund will provide funding in 2017-2018 to help meet last dollar needs of low-income African American students through the Unmet NEED Grant Program. These grants are intended to supplement the financial aid package, not replace aid students have been granted via other scholarships, grants, and loans. Eligibility To be eligible to apply to the Unmet NEED program, the student must %u2013 Be a United States citizen, Be a resident of one of the following counties for one year prior to entering a school or college: Allegheny, Armstrong, Beaver, Butler, Fayette, Greene, Lawrence, Washington or Westmoreland, Demonstrate unmet financial need of at least $1,000 after the financial aid award package has been determined, Have an Expected Family Contribution (EFC) less than $5,000 [Based upon the EFC calculation from the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)], Have a minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.0, and Be a high school senior or graduate planning to enroll, or a student already enrolled in a full-time undergraduate course of study at an accredited postsecondary institution.** ** Approved accredited institutions are defined as Title IV eligible, accredited, postsecondary Two - or four-year colleges or universities, vocational, or technical schools in the United States.
Contact:
Student Services Department The Warner Centre 332 Fifth Avenue, First Floor Pittsburgh, PA 15222 Telephone: 412-566-2760 Webpage: www.needld.org
Amount:
Varies
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
May 31
Must be resident of the United States either born in Jamaica or have at least one Jamaican parent. Applicants who are JAANC members or relatives of JAANC members will be given preference. Must be enrolled full-time in undergraduate or graduate studies at a post-secondary institution in the United States. Minimum 3.0 GPA. Two letters of recommendation.
Contact:
The Scholarship Committee Chairperson The Jamaican American Association of Northern California 810 Clay Street Oakland, CA 94607 www.jaanc.org Please email scholarship@jaanc.org for all scholarship information.
Amount:
$9000
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
June 1
Applicants must be full-time students at a U.S accredited educational institution, entering as a Sophomore, Junior or Senior, must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 (on 4.0 scale) and must have successfully completed two actuarial exams. The award will be divided to cover multiple semesters or other terms comprising the academic year. All scholarship awards are made payable to the U.S. accredited educational institution. Recipients attending school for a portion of the upcoming year (e.g., one semester) will receive the corresponding portion of a full year scholarship amount. Scholarships are non renewable.
Contact:
The Actuarial Foundation, 475 North Martingale Road, Suite 600, Schaumburg, IL 60173-2226 Phone: 847.706.3535 Fax: 847.706.3599 Email: info@Actfnd.org https://actfnd.academicworks.com/opportunities/124
Amount:
$1000
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
June 1
Each year, PABJ awards exceptional future journalists with $1,000 scholarships. The program is open to African-American high school students throughout the Delaware Valley, as well as African-American college students who reside in or attend classes in the Delaware Valley. Applicants must be pursuing degrees in journalism or communications (broadcast, radio, print, new media). Scholarship winners will be recognized at the PABJ Awards Ceremony in Philadelphia.
Amount:
$500
Awards:
2
Deadline:
June 1
Applicant must be an unlicensed student currently enrolled in an Arkansas State approved Registered Nurse (RN) program with at least one semester completed OR must be a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) enrolled in a program pursuing to become a Registered Nurse with at least one semester completed. The applicant is required to submit an official sealed transcript with a 2.50 grade point average or higher from a nursing program. Applicant must submit two (2) letters of recommendation from any of the following: Dean of nursing, nursing director, or a nursing instructor, supervisor, minister, or counselor. The individual that submits the letter of recommendation must have personal and/or professional knowledge of the applicant's character. Each applicant is required to submit with the scholarship application a one-page essay. The essay should include a presentation of what you do as a nurse to improve the health status and social conditions of the underserved community.
Contact:
Little Rock Black Nurses Association of ArkansasMailing Address The Little Rock Black Nurses Association of Arkansas P.O. Box 56314 Little Rock, AR 72215 https://lrbnaa.nursingnetwork.com
Amount:
$650
Awards:
5
Deadline:
June 1
Book scholarships available to Hispanic/Latino, African-American, Native-American and Asian-American students graduating from a high school in New England (Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, and Connecticut). Must be attending a NECBAC affiliated school.
Contact:
Website: www.necbac.org
Amount:
$2000
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
June 1st, October 31st
The program is available to female students and students of African-American, Asian, Pacific Island, Native American, Native Alaskan, or Hispanic descent, and be: A US citizen or permanent resident. A junior or senior, full-time, day-time student at an accredited and approved college or university. Enrolled in contiguous fall and spring semesters, carrying a minimum of 12 credits and earning a minimum 3.0 GPA (on a 4.0 scale) each semester. Working towards a baccalaureate degree in science, technology, engineering or math with at least 60 credits of college work prior to the submission of the application.
Contact:
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Amount:
$500
Awards:
5
Deadline:
June 1
You are currently enrolled full-time at your college or university based in the United States or a recent graduate (1-3 years out) You will participate in a semester or year long study, intern, volunteer, or teach abroad program between January 1 and June 30th. Have a minimum cumulative 2.75 GPA at an accredited U.S. university or college. You are energetic, creative and have a passion for international engagement. You are a leader on campus and in your community. You are committed to challenging stereotypes and leading a dialogue that promotes positive social change. You possess strong writing skills and social media presence. Economically disadvantaged students, first-generation, students with disabilities and ethnic and racial diverse students are strongly encouraged to apply.