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First 10 minority scholarships:

Amount:
$2000-$3000
Awards:
5
Deadline:
February 20
This scholarship is open to students who will be improving their local communities by choosing a career in business, government, non-profit, public service or other profession that will improve their community. First Generation College Bound Students graduating from high school and moving into a two-year or four-year college or university program are encouraged to apply. Students must have a minimum 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale and have volunteered or worked at an organization that promotes improvement of local communities (i.e., non-profit agencies; YMCA; tutorial programs; mentoring programs; advocacy programs; etc.). Applicants must be residents of or attending a college or university within the United States. This scholarship is available to students who will be working and attending college part-time or students who are enrolled in school full-time. Past recipients are encouraged to apply for renewal.
Contact:
Ty Howard College Scholarship Fund Program InspiraGen Institute, LLC Attn: Mr. Ty Howard, Chairman & CEO 6400 Baltimore National Pike, Suite 134 Baltimore, Maryland 21228 tyhoward.com/untie-the-knots/the-ty-howard-college-scholarship-fund-program
Amount:
Fellows receive a summer stipend of approximately $4000, which is intended to cover basic living expenses for two months.
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
February 22
SURF L&S supports undergraduates in the College of Letters and Science to spend the summer doing concentrated research in preparation for a senior thesis or other major capstone research project. Fellows receive a summer stipend of approximately $4000, which is intended to cover basic living expenses for two months. are a student currently enrolled in the UC Berkeley College of Letters and Science (L&S) have a minimum 3.0 GPA at UC Berkeley March 2018 will be at least your 5th semester at UC Berkeley (at least 2nd semester at UCB if a transfer student) and you will graduate Fall '18 or Spring '19. Sophomores planning to graduate in three years, please contact the Director, Sean Burns (surf@berkeley.edu) for instructions. have a well-written and reasoned proposal for an independent research project to complete in the summer of 2018, which will culminate in a senior thesis or other capstone research project that will be evaluated, preferably for a letter grade rather than P/NP, in a course during the 2018-19 school year. are able to devote yourself to research full-time for a minimum of eight weeks during the summer. have the full support and guidance of a regular UC Berkeley faculty member (professor or lecturer) who can guide you for the duration of your project. Students carrying out independent research in UCSF, CHORI, or LBNL labs may apply if they have sponsorship of a UC Berkeley faculty member who will sponsor their senior thesis or its equivalent following their summer with SURF. International and AB540 students are eligible and encouraged to apply to SURF L&S.
Amount:
$10,000
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
February 23
This year a scholarship will be awarded in the amount of $10,000 to one incoming freshman attending each of the twelve Texas medical schools. The funds will be disbursed directly to the school in increments of $2,500 annually during the first four years of a student's matriculation. The scholarship program is directed towards minorities who are underrepresented in Texas medical schools and the state's physician workforce. Eligible students must be a permanent legal resident of the U.S. and must identify themselves as African American, Hispanic/Latino, or Native American students who have been accepted for admission for FALL.
Contact:
Gail Schatte, Director Educational Loans, Scholarships & Awards Texas Medical Association 401 West 15th Street, Ste 100 Austin, TX 78701-1680 For additional information call (800) 880-1300, ext. 1600 or email gail.schatte@texmed.org. All scholarship information is available online at www.TMALoanFunds.com. Url: https://www.tmaloanfunds.com/Home/Template/9964
Amount:
Up to $25,000 per year
Awards:
50
Deadline:
February 27
Open to high school seniors, high school graduates, or current postsecondary undergraduate students. Plan to enroll in full-time undergraduate study at an accredited four-year college or university based in the U.S. or Puerto Rico for the entire academic year. Proprietary and online schools are not eligible. Plan to major in a specified course of study that focuses on Engineering, Technology, or select Design and Business related programs of study. See the list of eligible majors. Demonstrate an interest in pursuing a career in the automotive or related industries using these areas of study. Be U.S. citizens and have permanent residence in the United States or Puerto Rico. The majority of the scholarships will be awarded to students majoring in STEM disciplines. Please note, special consideration will be given to the following applicants: first-generation college attendees, females, minorities, military veterans and dependents of military personnel.
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
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:
$1000
Awards:
1
Deadline:
February 28
Ignite Advisory Group offers an annual scholarship of $1000 USD to current students of any major (undergrad or graduate school) committed to their education and seeking financial assistance. Requirements to apply Applicants have at least one family member from a different country or culture from outside the United States or were influenced by different cultures growing up. Applicants are existing undergraduate or graduate students at any U.S. college or university. Applicants are legal residents of the U.S. Complete a typed one to two-page essay/ personal statement (in Word or PDF formats). Send required materials via email to marketing@igniteag.com prior to deadline. Send valid identification (driver's license and/or student ID) Provide your latest school transcript. GPA is 3.0 or higher.
Amount:
$1000
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
March
Award is given to any work of speculative fiction dealing with issues of race and ethnicity; nominees may be of any racial or ethnic group. Works must be speculative fiction (science fiction, fantasy, horror, magical realism, etc.) and published in English. The works must have been published in 2016. Works translated into English are eligible if the English version was published in 2016. When considering works to nominate, keep in mind that by speculative fiction, we mean science fiction, fantasy, horror, magical realism, or any works that incorporate elements of these and related genres. Works do not have to be marketed as science fiction to be eligible for these awards. We welcome graphic novels for consideration.
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:
Varies
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