Quick Scholarship Finder

First 10 African American scholarships:

Amount:
$1000-$5000
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
April 15
Must be a member of NBNA and a member of a local chapter (if one exists in your area). If a chapter does not exist within a 50-radius of your location you can join NBNA as a Direct Member. Candidate must be currently enrolled in a nursing program (B.S.N., A.D., Diploma or L.P.N./ L.V.N. Masters , and Doctoral) and in good scholastic standing at the time of application. Applicant must have at least one full year of school remaining. Must Provide: Official Transcript(s) from an accredited School of Nursing. Two (2) page Written Essay Two (2) letters of recommendation (one from applicant's school of nursing and one from the local chapter, or a nurse in the area if a local chapter does not exist). Letters of recommendation and essay must be attached to the application. A clean/clear professional headshot. Additional items to accompany the application in support of the candidate's eligibility and desirability may include documented evidence of: a. participation in student nurse activities and b. involvement in the African American Community, i.e., letters, news clippings, awards, certificates, etc.
Contact:
Please direct all questions about the scholarship application process directly to Dr. Sheldon D. Fields, the chair of the NBNA Scholarship and Awards Committee via email at: Sheldon.Fields40@gmail.com https://www.nbna.org/content.asp?contentid=82
Amount:
$2500
Awards:
1
Deadline:
April 15
Each scholarship is a one-time award offered to a graduating high school senior who is committed to a career in law enforcement or criminal justice. The person selected for this award will be committed to becoming a sworn law enforcement officer, Special Agent or work in a related position or field.
Contact:
NOBLE Scholarship Committee Chair Email: info@noblenatl.net Mail: NOBLE National Scholarships ATTN: NOBLE Scholarship Committee Chair 4609-F Pinecrest Office Park Drive Alexandria, VA 22312-1442 noblenational.org
Amount:
$1500-$2500
Awards:
1
Deadline:
April 15
Must be a current high school senior who will receive a diploma prior to the award announcement (before July 2020). Must be pursuing a degree in any of the Social Sciences, including technology, forensic investigation and other criminal investigative studies and be committed to a career in law enforcement or criminal justice. Must be accepted to an accredited academic institution (proof of acceptance will be required). Must be a U.S. Citizen. Must display a need for financial help. Must have a cumulative grade point average of 3.8 or higher. Must complete and submit the following by Wednesday, April 15, 2020 1. An Application Form 2. School Transcript 3. Two Letters of Recommendation 4. A type-written one-page essay authored by the applicant stating career goals and interests and reasons why you should receive this law enforcement award. %uFFFC%uFFFC %uFFFC
Contact:
Should you have any questions, please contact: NOBLE Scholarship Committee Chair Email: info@noblenatl.net Mail: NOBLE National Scholarships ATTN: NOBLE Scholarship Committee Chair 4609-F Pinecrest Office Park Drive Alexandria, VA 22312-1442
Amount:
Varies
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
April 15
Applicant must be an active member of Detroit Black Nurses Association, Inc. (DBNA) in good standing. Membership must be maintained continuously for six months prior to the application deadline. Applicant must have a GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale. Members of the DBNA Board of Directors and Scholarship Committee are ineligible for scholarship funds. Applicants must have one full year of school remaining. Scholarships are awarded yearly.
Contact:
Geraldine Doby Scholarship Committee Detroit Black Nurses' Association, Inc. P. O. Box 35624 Detroit, MI 48235-0624 313- 263-2802 https://www.michigancenterfornursing.org/scholarships/detroit-black-nurses-association-dbna-geraldine-doby-scholarship
Amount:
$1000
Awards:
2
Deadline:
April 15
The Buffalo Soldiers Motorcycle Club Miami Florida, Inc. offers two annual scholarships to graduating high school seniors of Dade, Broward and Monroe County schools. The scholarships will be awarded as follows: Two (2) one-time $1,000 scholarships for one male and one female of African American descent graduating from a Miami-Dade, Broward, or Monroe County High School. The following requirements must be completed to be considered for this scholarship: Scholarship Eligibility Requirements: 1. Have an unweighted GPA of at least 3.0 or better. Must submit two (2) sealed transcripts at the time of application; each transcript must be in a separate envelope. Mandatory Requirements: 1. Submit two (2) letters of recommendation with original signatures (letters may be from a school official, church, or community leader). 2. Submit one (1) essay (Indicate essay number submitted) 3. School Involvement and Community Service 4. Submit a completed, typed application postmarked by April 15, 2019 to: Buffalo Soldiers Motorcycle Club Miami Florida, Inc. Attn: Scholarship Committee Chair P.O. Box 15341 Miami, Florida 33101-5341 5. Attach to application a 4%u201Dx6%u201D headshot photograph with applicant's full name on the back of the photograph.
Contact:
Buffalo Soldiers Motorcycle Club Miami Florida, Inc. Attn: Scholarship Committee Chair P.O. Box 15341 Miami, Florida 33101-5341
Amount:
Varies
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
April 15th
The Ellis-Wade Scholarship for Young Men is available to graduating high school seniors residing in Pine Bluff, Arkansas. This scholarship is to honor two women who raised a visionary and educational architect, Dedrick Sims, Founder/CEO of the Sims-Fayola Foundation. Ms. Brenda Diane Ellis, the late mother of Dedrick Sims, and Mrs. Betty Wade, his late grandmother, embody strength, grit, resilience, and determination that inspire his work as he leads the foundation.
Contact:
The Sims-Fayola Foundation is a 501(c)(3) Non-Profit Organization. Address: 3600 S. Yosemite Street, Suite 700 Denver, CO 80237 Phone: 720-557-8443 https://www.sffoundation.org/scholarships.html
Amount:
Varies
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
April 15
The Sims-Fayola Foundation Scholarship for Young Men is available to graduating high school seniors residing in the Denver or Atlanta Metropolitan areas. The three pillars that support the work of the foundation are: Advocacy and Awareness, Capacity Building, and Education. Hence, this scholarship will be awarded to a young man who embodies and demonstrates their leadership by advocating for others, serves as a leader in their community committed to building the capacity of others, and values the importance of education.
Contact:
The Sims-Fayola Foundation is a 501(c)(3) Non-Profit Organization. Address: 3600 S. Yosemite Street, Suite 700 Denver, CO 80237 Phone: 720-557-8443 https://www.sffoundation.org/scholarships.html
Amount:
$40,000
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
April 18
Have applied and been accepted into an AUPHA Full Member master's degree program for start in Fall of application year (not before August 1). Be a student of color (African American, American Indian/Alaska Native, Asian American, Hawaiian/Pacific Islander, Latino/Hispanic, Multiracial). Have a minimum 3.0 GPA (out of 4.0) in undergraduate coursework. Have US citizenship or permanent resident status.
Amount:
$1500
Awards:
1
Deadline:
April 19
The Ohio News Media Foundation will award a $1,500 scholarship to a minority high school senior in Ohio who plans to major in a field relevant to the newspaper industry, particularly journalism, advertising, marketing, or communications degree program at an accredited college or university within the United States for the 2019-20 academic year. Applicants must be African American, Hispanic, Asian American or American Indian. Applicant must be a graduating senior at an Ohio high school. Awardee must be enrolled as college freshman at a United States college or university for the 2019-2020 school year. A minimum high school grade point average of 2.5 (C ) is required. The student's high school transcripts must accompany the application. Application form must be typed or printed legibly by the applicant. (The application form on the reverse side may be photocopied). Students must demonstrate the ability to write clearly in an autobiography of 750 to 1,000 words describing academic and career interests, awards, extracurricular activities and any journalism-related activities. Applications must be accompanied by two letters of recommendation from high school faculty members familiar with the student's work and career interests. Students may provide additional information such as samples or articles that have been published (limit to two, please).
Contact:
For additional information on any of the above scholarships, contact Michelle %u201CMike%u201D Widner, ONMA administrative assistant and scholarship coordinator, at mwidner@ohionews.org. https://www.ohionews.org/aws/ONA/pt/sp/scholarships
Amount:
Scholarships of $1000.00 and book awards of $500.00 will be given to graduating high school seniors with a demonstrated academic ability and community service.
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
April 24
Criteria: A High School senior graduating this current year: Active community service Acceptance to an institution of higher learning, (Letter of acceptance required) With a cumulative grade point average of 3.0 or above (4.0 scale) The student must live in the City of Detroit Michigan.