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First 10 Native American scholarships:

Amount:
$10,000
Awards:
5
Deadline:
April 16
To be eligible to receive the scholarship, NAJA applicants must be enrolled juniors, seniors, or graduate students at an accredited university in the United States pursuing a degree in digital media/journalism/communications with a commitment to storytelling as demonstrated by completed coursework, clips/work samples and a letter of recommendation from professor or internship supervisor familiar with their work and attesting to career commitment.
Contact:
University of Oklahoma Gaylord College 395 W. Lindsey St. Norman, OK, 73019-4201 P: (405) 325-1649 F:(405) 325-6945 Website: www.naja.com
Amount:
Up to $2500
Awards:
1000
Deadline:
April 17
Must be Osage Indians with tribal membership. The Osage Nation Higher Education Scholarship is available to Osage students pursuing post-secondary education at the associate level or beyond. A wide range of educational choices is supported, including associates, bachelors, masters, and doctoral degree programs at accredited schools. Students must maintain a minimum grade point average (GPA) of a 2.0 and be in good standing to remain eligible for scholarship funding. Students may not receive the Career Training Scholarship and Higher Education Scholarship simultaneously.
Contact:
Scholarship America administers the Osage Nation Higher Education Scholarship Program. All inquiries regarding your application status and/or scholarship should be directed to Scholarship America. Toll-Free Phone: 855-758-8609 Email: OsageNation@scholarshipamerica.org https://learnmore.scholarsapply.org/osage/
Amount:
$40,000
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
April 18
Have applied and been accepted into an AUPHA Full Member master's degree program for start in Fall of application year (not before August 1). Be a student of color (African American, American Indian/Alaska Native, Asian American, Hawaiian/Pacific Islander, Latino/Hispanic, Multiracial). Have a minimum 3.0 GPA (out of 4.0) in undergraduate coursework. Have US citizenship or permanent resident status.
Amount:
$1500
Awards:
1
Deadline:
April 19
The Ohio News Media Foundation will award a $1,500 scholarship to a minority high school senior in Ohio who plans to major in a field relevant to the newspaper industry, particularly journalism, advertising, marketing, or communications degree program at an accredited college or university within the United States for the 2019-20 academic year. Applicants must be African American, Hispanic, Asian American or American Indian. Applicant must be a graduating senior at an Ohio high school. Awardee must be enrolled as college freshman at a United States college or university for the 2019-2020 school year. A minimum high school grade point average of 2.5 (C ) is required. The student's high school transcripts must accompany the application. Application form must be typed or printed legibly by the applicant. (The application form on the reverse side may be photocopied). Students must demonstrate the ability to write clearly in an autobiography of 750 to 1,000 words describing academic and career interests, awards, extracurricular activities and any journalism-related activities. Applications must be accompanied by two letters of recommendation from high school faculty members familiar with the student's work and career interests. Students may provide additional information such as samples or articles that have been published (limit to two, please).
Contact:
For additional information on any of the above scholarships, contact Michelle %u201CMike%u201D Widner, ONMA administrative assistant and scholarship coordinator, at mwidner@ohionews.org. https://www.ohionews.org/aws/ONA/pt/sp/scholarships
Amount:
$3500
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
April 30
A candidate must be: 1. A resident of New York City and of African-American, Latino, Asian or Native American background 2. A current high school graduate or recipient of a GED 3. Accepted as a full time and first-term matriculating freshman at an accredited college or university in pursuit of a Baccalaureate or Associate degree at the time the award is presented 4. A person who demonstrates strong potential for academic achievement 5. Of excellent character and proven leadership ability, with a demonstrated commitment to community service and extra-curricular activities.
Contact:
New York Urban League 204 W. 136th St. New York, NY 10030 212-926-8000 https://www.nyul.org/what-we-do/nyul-education-programs/scholarship/
Amount:
$500-$5000
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
April 30
AIGA Worldstudio scholarships benefit minority and economically disadvantaged students who are studying photography, illustration, and design disciplines in colleges and universities in the United States. Scholarships are awarded to encourage social and environmental responsibility and cultural awareness in the next generation of artists and designers.
Amount:
$18,000
Awards:
5
Deadline:
May 01
The Johnson & Johnson/AACN Minority Nurse Faculty Scholars program provides financial support to graduate nursing students from minority backgrounds who agree to teach in a school of nursing after graduation. Students must be enrolled full-time and preference is given to students in doctoral programs.
Contact:
American Association of Colleges of Nursing 655 K Street, NW, Suite 750 Washington, DC 20001 Phone: (202) 463-6930 Fax: (202) 785-8320 www.aacnnursing.org
Amount:
$1000-$2500
Awards:
varies
Deadline:
May 01
ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS: To apply for a Page Grant an applicant must be: A student of color and a graduate of a Minnesota high school. Enrolled in an accredited Minnesota post-secondary educational institution. Register and maintain full-time status throughout the academic year they are awarded the grant in order to remain eligible. Willing to complete a minimum of 50 volunteer hours tutoring children in grades K-8th per academic year awarded the grant. IMPORTANT DETAILS FOR ALL APPLICANTS: There is no GPA requirement. Non U.S. Citizens are encouraged to apply. This grant is awarded per academic year and must be renewed annually.
Contact:
Page Education Foundation P. O. Box 581254 Minneapolis, MN 55458-1254 Phone: (612)332-0406 E-mail: info@page-ed.org Website: www.page-ed.org
Amount:
$2000
Awards:
4
Deadline:
May 1
The Ethnic Minority Future Teacher Scholarship of the Connecticut Education Foundation (CEF) shall serve the following purposes: 1. To assist and encourage highly-qualified ethnic minority students to enter the teaching profession. 2. To ensure that ethnic minority students who have clearly indicated their intention of entering the teaching profession receive the support of CEF, active and retired CEA teachers and the CEA student program when and where appropriate. 3. To offer continued professional support upon entry into the profession.
Contact:
Ethnic Minority Affairs Commission Capitol Place, Suite 500 21 Oak Street Hartford, CT 06106 Contact Shannon Waxenberg Phone 800-842-4316 or 860-525-5641 www.cea.org/cef/ethnic-minority-scholarship-fund/
Amount:
$10,000 renewable up to 5 years
Awards:
15
Deadline:
May 1
The KPMG Foundation Minority Accounting Doctoral Scholarships aim to further increase the completion rate among African-American, Hispanic-American and Native American doctoral students. The scholarships provide the funding for them to see their dreams come to fruition. In order to apply for this scholarship, you must be: African-American, Hispanic-American, or Native American; A U. S. citizen or a permanent resident of the United States (possess a green card); Enrolled, on campus, in a full time AACSB accredited, Accounting business doctoral program in the U.S. by September.
Contact:
Anita English Scholarship Administrator KPMG Peat Marwick Foundation Three Chestnut Ridge Road Montvale , NJ 07645 Phone: 201-307-7152 Web: www.kpmgfoundation.org/