Quick Scholarship Finder

First 10 African American scholarships:

Amount:
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Awards:
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Deadline:
November 17
Attended a DPSCD or DPSCD authorized charter school from 9th-12th grade, * Lived in Detroit from 9th- 12th grade, * Applied for federal financial aid (FAFSA), * Have at least a 2.5 GPA, and are accepted to, and attend, a Michigan college or university, are given the opportunity to apply for financial support for school-related costs. The amount varies, depending upon the funds available.
Contact:
CONTACT US (313) 873-3348 info@dpsfdn.org Detroit Public Schools Foundation Fisher Building, Suite 1004 3011 W.Grand Boulevard Detroit, MI 48202 www.dpsfdn.org/our-funding-priorities/scholarships/
Amount:
$20,000 over the course of six years. In addition, the Dell Scholars Program provides its students with technology, a private scholar networking community, resources, and mentoring to ensure they have the support they need to obtain a college degree.
Awards:
300
Deadline:
December 1
Participate in a program-approved college readiness program in grades 11 and 12. Plan to enroll full-time at an accredited higher education institution in the pursuit of a bachelor's degree in the fall directly following high school graduation. Be eligible to receive a federal Pell Grant in first year of college. Demonstrate a need for financial assistance. Earn a minimum of a 2.4 GPA. Be on track to graduate from an accredited high school in the current academic year.
Amount:
Fellows receive a $25,000 stipend, health insurance, a book allowance, relocation and travel reimbursement, and full payment of tuition, in addition to their ongoing personal and professional development.
Awards:
40-50
Deadline:
December 2
U.S. Ctizenship. Bachelor's Degree. 5-7 years of professional work experience with 2 years in a management capacity. Leadership capacity with potential for further growth. Demonstrated commitment to public service. Program Requirements: Meet the admission requirements of Baruch College - 3.0 GPA. $150 Application Fee (no fee waivers granted). $500 non-refundable registration fee due upon acceptance and enrollment in NUF program. Co-investment tuition payment of $7,500 due upon acceptance and enrollment in NUF program. Willingness to relocate, as required by mentorship.
Contact:
National Urban Fellow Program (NUF) Street: 102 West 38th Street, Ste. 700 Zip: 10018 City: New York, NY E-mail: 2012intent@nuf.org Website: www.NUF.org
Amount:
Up to $5000 per year x 4 years
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
December 2
Be a graduating high school senior planning to attend a four-year accredited academic institution. Be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident and a legal resident of Colorado, Georgia, Illinois or North Carolina. Have a cumulative, unweighted GPA of 3.5 or above Demonstrate financial need (annual household income no greater than $70,000). Possess excellent leadership skills, an ability to persevere through difficult circumstances, and a strong interest in and commitment to their community.
Contact:
Contact us anytime with questions: scholars@greenhousescholars.org or 303.459.5470 Website: www.greenhousescholars.org
Amount:
Varies
Awards:
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Deadline:
December 10th
Underrepresented or minority students are welcome to apply. Students who are enrolled in a U.S. not-for-profit educational institution and are beginning their final year of a NAAB- accredited architecture program in the Fall are eligible to apply.
Amount:
250
Awards:
1
Deadline:
December 12
Eligibility and Criteria Applicant must be between the ages of 15-30 Applicant must be enrolled in a school or a university and actively studying Arabic or Islamic studies Applicant must submit an original essay on Prophet Mohamed's character, an infographic on Aqidah or Ibadat or a video of applicant's recitation of the Holy Quran with Tajweed.
Contact:
Scholarship Description *Firdaws Academy believes in providing scholarship opportunities for deserving students. In recognition of their achievement and as an incentive for all those studying the Arabic language and Islamic studies to excel. This investment also serves to advance the field of Islamic studies while enriching the online education atmosphere with diversity, talent, and academic excellence. *Firdaws Academy, it is an Islamic online academy for teaching Qur'an, Arabic and Islamic studies. Seeks to recognize and reward young students who are seeking knowledge of the Quran and the Arabic language. *Students from all over the world are welcome to apply. To be eligible, candidates must be between 15 and 30 years of age. *For any other information, please contact the Firdaws Academy Scholarship Committee at support@firdawsacademy.com https://firdawsacademy.com/firdaws-academy-international-scholarship-program/
Amount:
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Awards:
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Deadline:
December 14
Open to African-American high school seniors who are full-time students in an accredited high school, or currently enrolled (1st year-4th years) in an accredited college. Academic good standing (GPA minimum 2.5). Student must be a resident of the State of Illinois. Declared intention to enroll in a: four-year accredited, two-year community college, accredited business or vocational school. May not be a past recipient of the SIS Scholarship Award.
Contact:
Sisters Investing In Souls P O Box 490474 Chicago, IL 60649-0474 E-mail: info@sistersinvestinginsouls.com Website: www.sistersinvestinginsouls.com
Amount:
Varies
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
December 15
Scholarships are awarded to students of African heritage who are presently enrolled in degree-granting programs that lead to licensing as registered nurses and other professional credentials. Awards are for tuition, books and related academic expenditures. The criteria includes financial need, academic grade point and lived experiences. Scholarship awards are presented on an annual basis. This scholarship award is available only to students of African heritage who are residents of the Puget Sound Region of the State of Washington.
Contact:
Mary Mahoney Professional Nurses Organization Website: www.marymahoney.org Mail your completed application to: Scholarship Committee Mary Mahoney Professional Nurses Organization P.O Box 22003 Seattle, WA 98122-0003
Amount:
Minimum $2000
Awards:
4
Deadline:
December 18
Meet ONE or more of the following criteria: a. Female b. Member of a minority group (African-American, Asian, Hispanic, Native American, Native Alaskan and other Ethnic or Immigrant Groups) c. Currently or formerly active in the US Military d. Disabled as defined by the Americans with Disabilities act Must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident and have demonstrated leadership and good character. Minimum 3.0 GPA.
Contact:
Alsace Dickerson, Marketing Assistant (e-mail bigsouth@bigsouth.org / 704-341-7990) www.sunbeltrentals.com
Amount:
Varies
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
December 30th
Application is open ONLY to African American students, ages 17-30, who are Michigan residents. Applicant must be a high school senior accepted to an accredited college/university or a medically related program (e.g., medical technician, physician's assistant, etc.) or Must be a college student admitted to a medically related professional program; e.g., nursing, medicine, physical or occupational therapy, AND Must submit an official transcript with G.P.A., AND Must have a minimum overall G.P.A. of 3.0. Note: A personal interview is required.
Contact:
Thomara Latimer Cancer Foundation Franklin Plaza Center 29193 Northwestern Hwy #528 Southfield, Michigan 48034-1006 For additional information, please feel free to call: (248) 557-2346 or e-mail us at www.thomlatimercares.org