Quick Scholarship Finder

First 10 African American scholarships:

Amount:
Up to $5000 for educational expenses
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
March 27
The students eligible for assistance shall be: African-American heritage; and At the time of application, reside in the six (6) county Kansas City metropolitan area (Jackson, Platte, Clay and Cass counties in Missouri, Wyandotte and Johnson counties in Kansas); and A graduating high school senior, a current college student, or an adult seeking educational or career advancement through an accredited degree or certification program at a two or four year college and/or nonprofit technical school. The 2018-2019 scholarships will give priority to students pursuing degrees in the fields of Healthcare, Education, Youth Development, Liberal and Performing Arts or STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics).
Amount:
$500
Awards:
3
Deadline:
March 29
Must complete and submit neatly ALL requested and required questions, documentation signatures and essay. Must be a US Citizen. A Missouri or Kansas Resident at time of application; specifically, Greater Kansas City Metropolitan Area generally defined as Cass, Clay, Jackson, Johnson and Platte Counties %u2013 Missouri; as well as, Johnson, Leavenworth, Shawnee and Wyandotte Counties - Kansas. Must be a current year graduating high school senior or continuing education student (part time or full time status). Continuing education student is defined as an adult learning that is attempting to complete a degree program or advance their obtained degree. Must have an overall grade point average of 2.0 on a 4.0 scale. Must be planning to pursue a degree at an accredited U.S. post-secondary institution. Must demonstrate significant community service involvement above school requirement.
Contact:
Should you have any questions, please contact: Ms. Dewanna O'Guinn Mrs. Brigitte L. Wesley Phone: 816.588.3225 Phone: 225.892.6657 Email: dewannaoguinn@gmail.com Email: blessed_one74@yahoo.com Please submit all documents to: Ashton L. O'Guinn Memorial Scholarship P.O. Box 270694 Kansas City, MO 64127
Amount:
Up to $3000
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
March 30
The Monarch Awards Foundation offers scholarships of up to $3,000 in several categories. The scholarships are offered to graduating high school seniors attending a Chicago metropolitan area high school, or current college students who are graduates of a Chicago area high school. The awards are intended for students who attend, or plan to attend, an accredited four-year college or university to earn their first undergraduate degree. Both female and male students are encouraged to apply for these scholarships. Awardees will be selected based on a combination of their academic record with a minimum grade point average of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale, active participation in extracurricular and/or community service activities, written communication skills shown in the required essay, and two letters of recommendation.
Amount:
Up to $10,000
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
March 31
Open to students who pursuing careers in the areas of nutrition, physical education, public health, and culinary arts, dietetics or food management. Must reside in California. Must be African American, American Indian/Alaskan Native, Asian/Pacific Islander, or Latino/Hispanic; Must have financial need; Graduates must have completed 12-15 units; Undergraduates must have completed 50 units with a 2.5 GPA or better except for Culinary students.
Contact:
CANFIT Program Scholarships 2140 Shattuck Ave., Suite 610 Berkeley California 94704 510-644-1535 Email: info@canfit.org Web Site: www.canfit.org
Amount:
$1500
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
March 31
A high school senior, college freshman, sophomore or junior who is: A student employed by an AFPD member company for at least six months as of January 1 OR A student whose parent is a full or part-time employee of an AFPD members company for at least one year as of January 1 OR An AFPD member customer and their children Who is eligible for the Minority Scholarships? A high school senior, college freshman, sophomore or junior Applicants must belong to one of the following ethnic groups to qualify for minority status: African-American, Hispanic, Asian, Native American, or Arab/Chaldean American.
Contact:
Questions regarding the scholarship program should be addressed to: AFPD Scholarship Program International Scholarship & Tuition Services P.O. Box 23737, Nashville, TN 37202-3737 Fax: (615) 320-3151 aim.applyists.net/AFPD
Amount:
Funds to attend a NACA event
Awards:
4
Deadline:
March 31
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.Applicants are to be identified as members of the African-American, Latina/Latino, Native American, Asian-American, or Pacific Islander ethnic minorities. NACA membership is not a prerequisite for applicant consideration. You must be a U.S. Citizen. High school students are not eligible. NACA membership or involvement is not a criterion for selection.
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 https://thenaca.wufoo.com/forms/p447okm1lwvkl3/
Amount:
Varies
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
March 31
Each year AACOM awards a financial scholarship to at least two osteopathic medical students, one of which is newly accepted and one a continuing student. This scholarship is named after former AACOM Executive Director Sherry R. Arnstein. To be eligible, an applicant must be an underrepresented minority student (African American, Native American, Alaska Native or Native Hawaiian; mainland Puerto Rican or Hispanic American) in good academic standing and currently enrolled in his or her first, second, or third year at an AACOM member college of osteopathic medicine OR an underrepresented minority student who has been accepted and is planning to matriculate at one of the AACOM member colleges. Previous Arnstein Scholarship awardees are ineligible.
Contact:
American Association of Colleges of Osteopathic Medicine 7700 Old Georgetown Road, Suite 250 Bethesda, MD 20814 Government Relations Office: 500 New Jersey Ave., NW, Suite 380 Washington, DC 20001 AACOM Headquarters P 301.968.4100 F 301.968.4101 www.aacom.org/become-a-doctor/financial-aid/arnstein
Amount:
$500 - $4,000/year
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
March 31
Applicants must meet the following requirements: A citizen or permanent resident of the United States; or a citizen or permanent resident of Canada, a citizen of any Caribbean or African nation on a United States or Canadian student visa; Admitted to a college or university in the United States or Canada offering either a program in actuarial science or courses that will serve to prepare the student for an actuarial career; Have a GPA of at least 3.0 on a 4.0 scale.
Contact:
International Association of Black Actuaries PO Box 270701 West Hartford, CT 06127 Phone: 860-906-1286 Fax: 860-906-1369 Email: iaba@blackactuaries.org Website: www.blackactuaries.org
Amount:
$1000
Awards:
1
Deadline:
March 31
The Cathy L. Brock Memorial Scholarship recognizes graduate student leaders who represent ethnically diverse cultural backgrounds and is named in memory of Cathy L. Brock, Director of Operations for the American Hospital Association's (AHA) Health Research and Educational Trust. To be eligible for the Cathy L. Brock Memorial Scholarship, you must... - Be a naturalized US citizen. - Be currently enrolled in an MHA or comparable program. (ie. MBA, MPH, MHA, MPA, MSN or BSN). - Maintain a 3.0 GPA. - Demonstrate a financial need. - Demonstrate an interest or commitment to a career in healthcare finance.
Contact:
Please do not hesitate to contact our Chris O. Biddle, Membership and Education Specialist at cbiddle@aha.org or at (312)-422-2658 if you have any additional questions.
Amount:
$5000
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
March 31
Students are eligible to submit an application for consideration if they are: Currently enrolled as a sophomore or junior at an accredited 4 year college. Enrolled as a STEM or Business major with a focus on pursuing a career in IT and related business services. Able to demonstrated commitment to the value of diversity (see application requirements). A citizen or legal permanent resident of the United States.