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First 10 African American scholarships:

Amount:
$2500-$4000
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
January 30
Open to African-American, Hispanic or Native-American accounting majors. Applicant must display excellence in academics, leadership, work experience, and participation in community activities.
Contact:
Must request information: Tel: (312) 507-3402 33 West Monroe St. Chicago, IL 60603 Fax: (312) 507-6748
Amount:
$6000-$7000
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
January 30 (priority deadline)
In order to qualify for admission into the CUNY Pipeline Program, a student must: be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident; have an interest in pursuing a career in college teaching and research; have a minimum GPA of 3.2; be scheduled to graduate in the spring of the final year; be enrolled and registered in one of CUNY's senior colleges and have earned at least 80 credits.
Contact:
Office of Educational Opportunity and Diversity The Graduate Center 365 Fifth Avenue, Suite 8306 New York, NY 10016 212-817-7540 eod@gc.cuny.edu www.diversiphd.com
Amount:
Up to $1000
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
January 31
To recognize, support and encourage the young people who have demonstrated a commitment to advancing the cause of positive race relations. Must be currently enrolled in grades 9 through 12 and have been actively involved in a volunteer activity in the past 12 months that has had a significant impact on race relations in his or her school or community.
Contact:
The Princeton Prize in Race Relations Alumni Association of Princeton University P. O. Box 291, Princeton, NJ 08542-0291 1-800-742-1036 pprize@princeton.edu https://pprize.princeton.edu/apply
Amount:
$3000
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
January 31
Black writers who are full-time students in undergraduate and graduate programs (including low-residency MFA programs) at any university in the United States are eligible to submit a work of fiction or poetry. They must be enrolled at the time of submission. Students in online-only courses are not eligible. Writers who have published books, including poetry chapbooks or fiction narratives, through any publishing platform, are not eligible. All work submitted must be original and unpublished at the time of submission. Hurston/Wright does not accept simultaneous submissions. Author name and contact information should not appear on the submission. Winning works may be published in whole or in part by Hurston/Wright online or print. Your submission gives the Hurston/Wright Foundation permission to publish an excerpt or the entire work. The author retains all rights. Hurston/Wright maintains the right to decline any submission not deemed eligible.
Contact:
Questions may be sent to info@hurstonwright.org or mailed to our foundation headquarters at: Hurston/Wright Awards to College Writers 10 G Street, NE, Suite 600 Washington, DC 20002 www.hurstonwright.org/programs/college-awards/
Amount:
$20,000 tuition ($5000 x 4 years) plus $7000 housing
Awards:
1
Deadline:
February 1st
Milwaukee Public High School senior Minority student preferred (American Indian, Alaska Native, Asian, Pacific Islander, Hispanic or Latino or African American) Preference for students admitted to College of Engineering, Diederich College of Communication or College of Business, with special consideration given to students interested in mechanical engineering, electrical engineering, supply chain management, finance, business, human resources, communication or marketing. Students must have a minimum unweighted cumulative 3.2 GPA at the time of application and an ACT composite of 20 or higher. Demonstrated leadership in curricular and extracurricular activities Preference is given to those students interested in participating in a paid summer internship at Harley-Davidson. The internship would begin immediately after high school graduation and continuing for three additional consecutive summers for recipients who remain eligible for scholarship renewal. Demonstrated financial need as determined by the Free Application for Federal Student Aid NOTE: Harley-Davidson employees' children are not eligible to participate in the scholarship program because they can participate in a different program.
Amount:
Varies
Awards:
23
Deadline:
February 1
Applicant must be a graduate of an accredited high school in the nine county area. Must be a current resident of one of the following counties: Leavenworth, Miami, Wyandotte County in Kansas; or Cass, Clay, Jackson, Platte, or Ray County in Missouri. Minimum high school GPA of 3.0 or 2.5 if currently enrolled in college.
Contact:
UKMC Financial Aid and Scholarships Office (816) 235-1154 finaid.umkc.edu/financial_aid/umkc-herman-johnson-african-american-scholarship/
Amount:
$5000
Awards:
1
Deadline:
February 1
The EDSA Minority Scholarship was established to help African American, Hispanic, Native American and minority students of other cultural and ethnic backgrounds continue their landscape architecture education. Eligible candidates are in their final two years of undergraduate study or pursuing a graduate degree in Landscape Architecture. EDSA is an internationally-renowned full-service planning, landscape architecture, urban design, and graphic design firm with over 220 employees. Established in 1960, the firm has extensive experience in attractions and entertainment, campus and cultural, communities and new towns, ecotourism and environmental planning, hotels and resorts, as well as urban design. EDSA is headquartered in Fort Lauderdale, Florida and has offices in Orlando, Florida; Los Angeles, California; Beijing, China; and Baltimore, Maryland.
Amount:
$3000 per year x 2 years
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
February 8
The AMS Minority Scholarships will award funding to minority students who have been traditionally underrepresented in the sciences, especially Hispanic, Native American, and Black/African American students. Funding for the scholarships is provided by industry and through donations made by members to the AMS Giving Program. Applicants must be U.S. citizens or hold permanent resident status. Minority students who will be entering their freshman year of college in the fall of 2018 are eligible to apply. Students must plan to pursue careers in the atmospheric or related oceanic and hydrologic sciences. Marine Biology is not eligible. Students eligible to apply for the AMS Minority Scholarship Program may also apply to the AMS Freshman Scholarship Program but can only accept one scholarship if selected for both.
Contact:
amsinfo@ametsoc.org Phone: 617-227-2425 Fax: 617-742-8718 The application includes specific guidelines; if you have further questions, contact AMS Development and Student Program Manager Donna Fernandez ( 617-227-2426 ext. 3907).
Amount:
Up to $20,000 ($5000 x 4 years)
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
February 14
Applicant must be African-American, high school senior graduating from either Butler or Warren County, Ohio.
Contact:
The Middletown Community Foundation 300 North Main Street, Suite 300 Middletown, OH 45042 Phone: (513) 424-7369 Website: www.mcfoundation.org Url: www.mcfoundation.org/scholarships-louiecox.html
Amount:
Full-tuition
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
February 14
Morgan Stanley Richard B. Fisher Scholarship Program which is an integral part of our diversity recruiting efforts helping to attract Black, Hispanic, Native American, and LGBT college juniors and sophomores. If selected as an RBF Scholar, you will receive a financial scholarship for exceptional academic achievement and a summer internship with Morgan Stanley. We encourage students of all majors and disciplines to apply. You must be currently enrolled as a sophomore or junior at an undergraduate institution. Please note this particular scholarship is for Baltimore students. For other opportunities, visit: www.morganstanley.com