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First 10 African American scholarships:

Amount:
$25,000
Awards:
106
Deadline:
October 25
As one of the nation's largest college financial aid programs in the country, the Horatio Alger National Scholarship Program is one of the major scholarship programs nationally that specifically assists high school students who have faced and overcome great obstacles in their young lives. The scholarships are funded by Horatio Alger Members who, like the Scholars, have experienced challenges but ultimately overcame them to become successful business and civic leaders. The National Scholarship is awarded to eligible students in all fifty states, the District of Columbia, and Puerto Rico. National Scholars receive an all-expenses paid trip to Washington, D.C., during the spring of their senior year to participate in the National Scholars Conference. Recipients must attend the National Scholars Conference to receive the award. To be eligible to apply for the Horatio Alger National Scholarship, applicants must meet the following criteria: Be enrolled full time as a high school senior in the United States; be progressing normally toward graduation in spring/summer of 2019 with plans to enter a college in the United States no later than the fall following graduation. Exhibit a strong commitment to pursue and complete a bachelor's degree at an accredited non-profit public or private institution in the United States (students may start their studies at a two-year institution and then transfer to a four-year institution). Demonstrate critical financial need ($55,000 or lower adjusted gross family income is required). Be involved in co-curricular and community service activities. Display integrity and perseverance in overcoming adversity. Maintain a minimum grade point average (GPA) of 2.0; and Be a United States citizen.
Contact:
Any questions regarding the scholarship application should be directed to: Phone: (844) 422-4200 Email: scholarships@horatioalger.org Application Website: application.horatioalger.org https://scholars.horatioalger.org/scholarships/about-our-scholarship-programs/national-scholarships/
Amount:
$5000
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
October 30
To be considered for this scholarship, the candidate must: Be a full-time or part-time minority student. Be a United States citizen. Be enrolled in or accepted for enrollment in a school psychology program that is NASP-approved and/or located in an institution that is accredited by the appropriate institutional regional accrediting agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education, with the aim of becoming a practicing School Psychologist. Be in good academic standing. Have a minimum cumulative overall GPA of 3.0. Be a NASP member. Students enrolled in doctoral programs will not be considered for this scholarship award. Only those students enrolled in specialist level (or equivalent) school psychology training programs will be considered.
Contact:
National Association of School Psychologists, 4340 East West Highway, Suite 402, Bethesda, MD 20814 Phone: (301) 657-0270 | Toll Free: (866) 331-NASP | Fax: (301) 657-0275 | TTY: (301) 657-4155 Additional questions? Contact Katie Britton (kbritton@naspweb.org; tel: 301-347-1641). https://www.nasponline.org/membership-and-community/awards-scholarships-and-grants/minority-scholarship-program
Amount:
$5000
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
October 30
To be considered for this scholarship, the candidate must: Be a full-time or part-time minority student Be a United States citizen Be enrolled in or accepted for enrollment in a school psychology program that is NASP-approved and/or located in an institution that is accredited by the appropriate institutional regional accrediting agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education, with the aim of becoming a practicing School Psychologist Be in good academic standing Have a minimum cumulative overall GPA of 3.0 Be a NASP member Students enrolled in doctoral programs will not be considered for this scholarship award. Only those students enrolled in specialist level (or equivalent) school psychology training programs will be considered. Scholarship funding is available to students enrolled in their program and accepted for enrollment for the Fall 2019 or Spring 2020 term. Scholarship funding is not retroactive for studies prior to the Fall 2019 term. If your graduation date (at the graduate level) falls before December 2018, you are ineligible to apply.
Contact:
National Association of School Psychologists, 4340 East West Highway, Suite 402, Bethesda, MD 20814 Phone: (301) 657-0270 | Toll Free: (866) 331-NASP | Fax: (301) 657-0275 | TTY: (301) 657-4155 Questions? Please contact Katie Britton (kbritton@naspweb.org; 301-347-1641).
Amount:
$750
Awards:
2
Deadline:
November 15
This is a scholarship opportunity for young women (or gender non-conforming individuals) of color who are actively working to change the world. The scholarship will be applied to tuition for the Spring semester. Amount Applicants must be young women (or gender non-conforming individuals) of color who are currently enrolled or who will begin college/university in the spring semester. Current high school seniors with a semester of high school remaining will not be considered. Have a minimum of 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale (or equivalent)
Amount:
Varies
Awards:
Varies
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:
Varies
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/