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First 10 minority scholarships:

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:
Successful MNCPA Scholars will receive FREE: Business clothing. Lunches and dinners. Skill development. Transportation to a Minnesota college. Academic gift of $500 CPA mentor College/scholarship letter of recommendation.
Awards:
25
Deadline:
October 10
MNCPA Scholars are high potential, minority high school students with an interest in accounting and/or business. Since CPA firms and businesses are investing in each MNCPA Scholar, attendance and active participation is essential. All activities occurring during school hours will be approved by school officials and will be excused absences. Must be an under-represented U.S. racial/ethnic minority student. Must be enrolled in a Minnesota high school for the 2018-2019 school year. Must be a Minnesota resident. Must have demonstrated academic success. Must have an interest in accounting and/or business
Contact:
Please send completed application packets by email to Alicia Pack at apack@mncpa.org or to the attention of Alicia Pack at the Minnesota Society of CPAs, 1650 W. 82nd St., Suite 600, Bloomington, MN 55431. Questions about the MNCPA Scholars Program or about the application process? Please contact Alicia Pack at 952-885-5500 or apack@mncpa.org.
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:
Nominators and applicants with questions should contact the Meyerhoff Program (meyerhoff@umbc.edu) for additional information. The Meyerhoff Scholars Program office is located in UMBC's Sherman Hall, Room 218 (B-Wing). Please feel free to contact a member of our staff for more information about the program. Phone: 410-455-3139 Email: meyerhoff@umbc.edu Mailing Address: UMBC Meyerhoff Scholars Program 1000 Hilltop Circle Sherman Hall, Room 218 Baltimore, MD 21250 umbc.edu/meyerhoff/
Amount:
$500-$6500
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
October 20
Each year, law students at the University of Utah and Brigham Young University apply to receive student scholarships ranging from $500 to $6,500. Scholarships are awarded based on an application and an essay. Scholarship winners are also assigned a lawyer mentor through our UMBA Pipeline Program. Must be enrolled in law school for the 2018-2019 academic year and must be a current member of the law school minority organization.
Contact:
If you have questions, please contact Remington Jiro Johnson at rjohnson@sllda.com. utahminoritybar.org/scholarship
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 P: 301-657-0270 Toll Free: 866-331-NASP Fax: 301-657-0275 https://www.nasponline.org/msp
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 or When We Reach 150 Applicants, Whichever Happens First
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:
$1,500
Awards:
3
Deadline:
November 29
Candidates must be a High School Graduate Candidates must be legal residents of the fifty (50) United States or the District of Columbia Candidates must be currently enrolled (or enroll no later than the fall of 2025) in an accredited post-secondary institution of higher education Candidates must be of Russian, Chinese, or Spanish descent.
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.