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First 10 minority scholarships:

Amount:
$5000
Awards:
Up to 2
Deadline:
February 28
Must be a citizen or permanent resident of the United States or Canada. Must be of American Indian/Alaska Native, Asian, Black/African American, Hispanic/Latino, or Native Hawaiian/Other Pacific Islander descent. Must be currently enrolled in a graduate program or a multi-course program in archival administration, or have applied to such a program for the next academic year. (The graduate program must offer at least three courses in archival science or be listed in the current SAA Directory of Archival Education. If the program is not listed in the SAA Directory of Archival Education, the applicant must provide proof of the three-course standard by submitting copies of course descriptions from the institution's current course catalog.) Shall have completed no more than half of the credit requirements toward her/his graduate degree at the time of award (i.e., June 1). Must be enrolled in a graduate program and begin school no later than September 1 or the fall semester/quarter immediately following the award. Otherwise the award will be rescinded. May have full-time or part-time status. Must submit a 500-word report to the SAA Council upon completion of the second semester. In the event that certain conditions arise, the following shall apply: 1) if the award exceeds tuition fees for one semester, the balance may be carried over to the next semester; 2) if the recipient drops out of the archival administration program, all unused fees shall be returned to SAA; and 3) if the recipient's tuition is paid in full by another scholarship or award, the recipient shall decline the Mosaic Scholarship.
Contact:
Society of American Archivists 17 North State Street Suite 1425 Chicago, IL 60602-4061 tel 312/606-0722 fax 312/606-0728 toll-free 866/722-7858 https://www2.archivists.org/governance/handbook/section12-mosaic
Amount:
Up to $15,000 towards graduate school tuition; a paid summer internship with the National Trust following the student's first year of study; and support of the student's attendance at a National Preservation Conference or other National Trust training opportunity.
Awards:
1
Deadline:
Feb 28
Students in their final year of undergraduate study intending to enroll in a graduate program in historic preservation; or graduate students enrolled in or intending to enroll in historic preservation programs. The program of study must be at a U.S. university, college or institution, and in order to receive the internship stipend portion of the award, students must be eligible to work in the U.S. Selections will be based partly on financial need, and partly on application materials, undergraduate academic performance, promise shown for future achievement, commitment to working in preservation in the United States following graduation, and potential to help increase diversity within the preservation movement. Applications will be reviewed through a flexible consideration of all pertinent elements of diversity in light of the particular qualifications of each applicant. Students who have received the scholarship in a previous year are not eligible to apply. Eligible Fields of Study: Historic Preservation, or graduate programs in departments of History, Architecture, American Studies, Urban Planning, Museum Studies, etc, with a primary emphasis on Historic Preservation.
Contact:
If you have any questions about the scholarship or the application, please contact David Field, Colodny Scholarship Coordinator, at 800-944-NTHP x 6124 or via email at dfield@savingplaces.org. https://forum.savingplaces.org/act/dsp/colodny-scholarship
Amount:
$3000
Awards:
3
Deadline:
February 28
Open to minority law students planning careers in North or South Carolina. Eligible students must be attending one of the following schools: University of North Carolina School of Law. University of South Carolina School of Law. Wake Forest University School of Law. North Carolina Central University School of Law. Charleston School of Law. Elon University School of Law. Campbell University School of Law.
Contact:
Nexsen Pruet Diversity Scholarship c/o Summer Winslow Post Office Drawer 2426 Columbia, South Carolina 29202-2426 diversity@nexsenpruet.com https://www.nexsenpruet.com/scholarships
Amount:
Varies
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
February 28
Women of an international background, including foreign students, immigrants, or first-generation Americans, who are first year entrants to a U.S. college or university program in Fall 2020 are eligible to apply for the Red Thread Scholarship Program. Applicants to graduate programs are not eligible. There are no GPA or U.S. residency requirements.
Amount:
Up to $3750
Awards:
50
Deadline:
February 28
The LAGRANT Foundation (TLF) will award 50 scholarships in 2020 in celebration of its 22nd anniversary. Of the 50 scholarships, (30) ethnic minority undergraduate students will receive scholarships of $2,500 each and (20) graduate students will receive scholarships of $3,750 each. Students must be attending four-year accredited institutions in the U.S. and majoring in the fields of advertising, marketing or public relations. Program Description: The scholarship recipients will receive a trip to New York City, New York where they will participate in career building activities. This includes a welcome dinner with a keynote speaker, three day-long career development workshops and a scholarship & donor recognition reception. During these activities, students will have the opportunity to meet industry professionals, network and gain exposure to the advertising, marketing and public relations world. TLF accepts applications from undergraduate students (current freshmen, sophomores, juniors and non-graduating seniors ONLY) and graduate students.
Amount:
Varies
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
February 29
Thank you for your interest in the James B. Morris Scholarship. Scholarship applicants must be of minority ethnic status as defined by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and have a minimum 2.5 G.P.A. All applicants must be U.S. Citizens and provide a social security number as well as being: (1) an Iowa high school graduate and resident of Iowa attending any U.S. College or University; or (2) a Non-Iowa resident attending an Iowa colleges or universities.
Contact:
James B. Morris Scholarship Fund P.O. Box 12145 Des Moines IA 50312 Phone: 515-864-0922 www.morrisscholarship.org
Amount:
Up to $5000
Awards:
94
Deadline:
March 1
This scholarship award provides financial awards to full-time minority students pursuing an undergraduate or graduate degree in accounting or an accounting-related major. Applicants must have a GPA of at least a 3.0 (on a 4.0 scale) and be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident.
Amount:
Up to $5000 per year
Awards:
350
Deadline:
March 1
To be considered for a scholarship through the ACS Scholars Program, candidates must: Be African-American/Black, Hispanic/Latino, or American Indian. Be a U.S. citizen or permanent U.S. resident. Be a full-time student at a high school or accredited college, university, or community college. Demonstrate high academic achievement in chemistry or science (Grade Point Average 3.0 "B" or better). Demonstrate financial need according to the Free Application for Federal Student Aid form (FAFSA) and the Student Aid Report (SAR). Be a graduating high school senior or college. freshman, sophomore or junior intending to, or already majoring in chemistry, biochemistry, chemical engineering, chemical technology, or another chemically-related science. Be planning a career in the chemical sciences. Please note that students intending to enter Pre-Med programs or pursuing a degree in Pharmacy or Nursing are not eligible for this scholarship.
Contact:
Dr. Racquel Jemison | Program Manager Phone: 1-800-227-5558 (ext. 6250) Fax: 202-872-4361 | Email: scholars@acs.org ACS Scholars Program 1155 16th Street NW, Washington, D.C. 20036 www.acs.org
Amount:
$2000 per year
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
March 1
The First Generation Matching Grant Program (FGMG) provides need-based grants to undergraduate students who are enrolled in state universities and whose parents have not earned baccalaureate degrees. Due to limited funding, not all students that meet eligibility and deadline requirements will receive this grant. This grant is for one year only and is not guaranteed in subsequent years. The student should satisfy the following eligibility criteria for this grant: Submit the Application for FGCU Foundation Scholarships annually by March 1st. Complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) to demonstrate financial need. The student must also be eligible to receive the Florida Student Assistant Grant (FSAG). The student will meet Florida's residency requirements for receipt of state financial aid by maintaining Florida residency for purposes other than education for a minimum of 12 consecutive months prior to the first day of class of the academic term for which funds are available. Not owe a repayment under any State, Federal Grant or Scholarship Program unless satisfactory arrangements to repay have been made. Not be in default on any Federal Title IV or State Student Loan Program unless satisfactory arrangements to repay have been made. Previously have not earned a baccalaureate degree. Be a first generation college student. (Note: A student is considered "first generation" if neither of the student's parents earned a college degree at the baccalaureate level or higher). A student would also be eligible if he/she regularly resided with and received support from only one parent who did not earn a baccalaureate degree. Enroll for a minimum of 6 credit hours per term as a degree-seeking undergraduate student.
Contact:
Florida Gulf Coast University 10501 FGCU Blvd, South Fort Myers, FL 33965-6565 (239) 590-1000 or (800) 590-3428 www.fgcu.edu
Amount:
Tuition Exemption
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
March 1
The Good Neighbor Scholarship (GNS) provides an exemption of one year's worth of tuition (fall, spring, and summer) to students who were born in and are residents of a nation in the Western Hemisphere (excluding Cuba and the United States). A full list of eligibility requirements, including eligible nations, can be found within the GNS application. The exemption provided by the Good Neighbor Scholarship does not pay for any fees or charges on the tuition bill, such as health insurance, late registration fees, ISSS Support Services fee, etc. The scholarship is administered through ISSS on behalf of the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board.