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First 10 African American scholarships:

Amount:
$5000
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
September 20
To be eligible, applicants must be a second-year student with a 3.0 GPA or greater, enrolled in an accredited law school located in one of the following states: Alabama, California, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Kansas, Massachusetts, Minnesota, Missouri, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, or the District of Columbia.
Contact:
Applications should be mailed or delivered to: Kian Cheng Constangy, Brooks, Smith & Prophete, LLP 230 Peachtree St. NW, Suite 2400 Atlanta, GA 30303 https://www.constangy.com/awards-diversity
Amount:
$1000-$10,000
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
September 30
The Xerox Technical Minority Scholarship provides funding to minority students enrolled in one of the technical sciences or engineering disciplines. Open to US Citizens and individuals with Permanent Resident visas. The scholarship is not available to spouses and children of Xerox employees. Must be a full-time student enrolled in a four- year institution. Minimum 3.0 GPA. Must be working towards a BS, MS, or PhD in a technical science or an engineering discipline. Must be African-American, Asian, Pacific Islander, Native American, Alaskan, or Hispanic. Must have tuition or tuition related expenses not covered by scholarships/grants excluding loans.
Contact:
Submit the complete package (ONLY COMPLETED APPLICATIONS WILL BE ACCEPTED) To the following address postmarked before September 30: Xerox Technical Minority Scholarship Program 150 State Street; 4th Floor; Rochester, New York 14614 Email: xtmsp@rballiance.com Website: www.xerox.com
Amount:
$500
Awards:
1
Deadline:
September 30
The attorneys at our firm are offering this annual $500 scholarship to African American and Hispanic students from single-mother homes who are committed to pursuing a quality education and who have a demonstrated ability for overcoming adversity and challenges related to their backgrounds. The scholarship program is open to all African American and Hispanic undergraduate, and law school students as well as incoming college freshmen. The candidate must be in good academic standing with a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher. Candidate must have a demonstrated financial need.
Contact:
Address fax or mail submissions to: White Collar Defense Diversity Scholarship Attn: Firm Administrator 409 7th St NW Suite 218 Washington, DC 20004 Fax: (202) 664-1331 For email applications please address: scholarships@whitecollarattorney.net https://whitecollarattorney.net/2019-white-collar-defense-diversity-scholarship/
Amount:
$1000-$1500
Awards:
10
Deadline:
October
Open to Ohio residents who are full-time undergraduate students at an Ohio university/college pursuing an advertising, communications, or marketing-related career. You must be in your senior, junior or last semester of your sophomore year with a grade point average of 3.0. Minority scholarships to those of African, Asian, Hispanic, Native American or Pacific-Island descent are offered. Award selection is based on essay.
Contact:
American Advertising Federation- Cleveland 4700 Rockside Rd, Suite 325 20325 Center Ridge Road, Suite 670 Independence, OH 44131 Phone: (216) 901-4000 Website: www.aafcleveland.com
Amount:
$5000-$22,000 per year x 4 years
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
October 15 (Nomination Deadline) December 1 (Application Deadline)
To be considered for the Meyerhoff Scholars Program, prospective students must have at least a "B" average in high school science or math courses, and many applicants have completed a year or more of calculus. Preference is given to those who have taken advanced placement courses in math and science, have research experience, and have strong references from science or math instructors. In recent years, a strong preference has been given to those students interested in the Ph.D. or M.D./Ph.D. (over the M.D.). Students must meet all eligibility requirements: Minimum of 600 on the Math component of the SAT or a composite score of 24 on the ACT, Cumulative High School GPA of a 3.0 or above Aspire to obtain a Ph.D. or M.D./Ph.D. in Math, Science, Computer Science, or Engineering. Display commitment to community service. Must be a citizen or permanent resident of the United States.
Contact:
University of Maryland, Baltimore County 1000 Hilltop Circle, Baltimore, MD 21250 Phone: 410-455-1000 or 410-455-3139 E-mail: mgoodwyn@umbc.edu Url: www.umbc.edu/meyerhoff/benefits_eligibility.html
Amount:
Up to $6800
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
October 15th
The Ossie Davis Scholars program was established to honor the legacy of Mr. Ossie Davis. the renowned writer, actor, activist, director, and producer. He was a well-read thinker, communicator, humorist and humanist who influenced society and cared deeply about the world, the people, and his family. *To learn more about Mr. Ossie Davis, visit: www.ossieandruby.com The Ossie Davis Scholars program was established by family and friends who understood Mr. Davis' passion for education and his commitment to the young people who will shape our future. The Ossie Davis Scholars program is designed to provide scholarships to African American college freshman attending a four-year Historically Black College or University begining fall. Applicants must demonstrate the ability and desire to use artistic activism to proactively address the concerns of humanity. In addition, applicants must maintain a 3.0 GPA or better; and major in the following fields: African American Studies, Communications, Education, Fine Arts, Humanities, Performing Arts, Political Science, Social Sciences, Theater Arts/Drama or Visual Arts For scholarship award consideration, applicants must upload an essay and letters of recommendation to the online application. Applicants must complete the application by the deadline. If selected, applicants will be invited to a semi-final round, which requires the submission of an electronic portfolio of accomplishments and goals. The portfolio may contain pictures, drawings or any other evidence of involvement with the arts as activism. A narrative description of the portfolio must also be included. Finalists will be designated as Ossie Davis Scholars and will receive up to a $6,800 need-based scholarship award in the fall 2017. The scholarship is renewable for up to 4 years, provided that students continue to meet the scholarship criteria. For renewal consideration, students will have to re-apply with an updated portfolio each year.
Contact:
To learn more about Mr. Ossie Davis, visit: www.ossieandruby.com
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:
Unspecified
Awards:
Unspecified
Deadline:
November
The goals of the Diversity Scholarship for Incoming Students is: To foster an environment that appreciates and values an increasingly diverse student body. To increase the recruitment, retention, and graduation of a diverse student body. To develop student interest, involvement, and leadership in diversity, inclusion and/or social justice initiatives. The Diversity Scholarship for Incoming Students covers 50% of the cost of the amount of tuition to students who exemplify these goals. The scholarship is awarded to up to two qualified students from each incoming class in these three programs: Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine Program Doctor of Chiropractic Program Massage Therapy (certificate and A.A.S. degree). To qualify for this scholarship applicants must: Demonstrate financial need Meet at least two of the following criteria: Be a first generation college student Be a member of an underrepresented or marginalized group (including but not limited to underrepresented racial populations, women, LGBTQI, low income, individuals with disabilities, etc.) Have overcome personal, social and/or physical obstacles pursuing an education and/or be from a living environment or academic setting that may have hindered educational pursuits Have demonstrated a commitment to diversity and inclusion, and/or leadership in working with underrepresented groups, through employment, community service or other involvement.
Contact:
Please direct questions about the application process to Erin Kahn at ekahn@nwhealth.edu. If you have questions about expectations of scholarship recipients, please reach out to Joan Maze at jmaze@nwhealth.edu. https://www.nwhealth.edu/financial-aid/grants-scholarships/incoming/diversity/