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Ambassadorial Scholarships

This is the prestigious "rotary" organization scholarship for students who can speak another language and want to study abroad in the "host" country of that language. Award amounts are from $10,000 to $23,000 for a 3 month to full year of study abroad. You should have completed at least 2 years of college work.

American Institute Of Certified Public Accountants Scholarships (AICPA)

For undergraduates studying accounting at a U.S. college with at least 30 credits completed. Awards up to $5,000 with about 300 winners annually. Deadline is in July. Go to website for GPA requirements and details.


Arts Recognition And Talent Search Awards

These awards are granted to high school or college students (17, 18 years of age) who show talent in dance, voice, music, art, photography, jazz, visual arts, writing, or other creative areas. You must audition or submit a portfolio or tape. The award is to be used for freshman year in college. Award amounts from $100 to $3,000. Deadline is June 1 or April 1 (for registration in specific regions).

Athletic Scholarships

Ayn Rand Essay Scholarships

BRISTOL-MYERS SQUIBB Minority Fellowships in Academic Medicine

Coca-Cola Scholars Scholarships

This is a major competition with hundreds of over 250 awards going to "scholars," with academic, leadership, and talent qualities. The award amount is from $4,000 to $20,000. You can apply on-line. The deadline is October 31.

College Fund/UNCF

Executive Leadership Foundation 2002 Award National Essay Competition Executive Leadership Foundation

- $1000.00 - $7000.00

Gates Millennium Scholars Program

The scholarships pay the difference between any financial aid the recipient may get from their college or university, and the total for their tuition, books and housing. The scholarships will be renewed yearly if recipients maintain a 3.0 grade average. Principals, teachers, guidance counselors, and other professional educators are invited to nominate students for the award. Nomination information and materials are available at the program's Web site and may be submitted online or via regular mail. For more, contact: The Gates Millennium Scholars; Tel: (877) 690-GMSP (4677); E-mail:

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Harry S. Truman Scholarship

The is one of the most prestigious scholarships, shaped for students who intend to pursue a career targeted to public service or government. Graduate study should be a goal, with a portion of the funds directed there. You must be at least a junior, and your college must nominate you. A "nomination" package must be created. The awards can reach as high as $30,000 over the years. Generally about 80 students are selected. The deadline is February 1st. Go to website for details.

Hispanic College Fund, Inc., Scholarships

The mission of the Hispanic College Fund is to develop the next generation of Hispanic business leaders in America by awarding scholarships to deserving Hispanic students. HCF accomplishes this mission by securing the funds necessary to award financial assistance to deserving Hispanic students seeking an undergraduate degree in academic disciplines leading to careers in business. This enables them to meet the career demands of today's job market and entrepreneurial arena. Follow the links for more information about the scholarship opportunities.

Holocaust Remembrance Scholarships

Jackie Robinson Foundation Scholarships for Minority Youth

JRF awards four-year scholarships of up to $6,000 per year so students may attend the four year, accredited college or university of their choice. (Last checked 10/19/01)

Kingston Mann Awards

Marine Corps Scholarships

Minority Health Program

Minority Scholarships (doctoral students in accounting)

National Association of Hispanic Journalist

Awards from $1000 - $5000. Students interested in journalism as a career can apply. Deadline is Feb 28th. See web site for application and information.

National Scholarships at all levels

NBLSA Fellows Program

Ron Brown Scholarships

The award: Leadership, community service, all fields. The deadline is unusually in January. This is one of most prestigious scholarships and it's very, very competitive. Details at site.

Adobe PDFRose Butler Browne Award

The Rose Butler Browne Award was established in 1976 by friends and admirers of Dr. Browne, a 1919 graduate of Rhode Island College, who during her lifetime demonstrated outstanding leadership in professional and community affairs. The monetary award is funded by an endowment within the Rhode Island College Foundation.

Sallie Mae's free Online Scholarship

Scholarship News: Scholarships for African Americans

Scholarship News: Scholarships for All Minorities

(Last checked 05/20/04)

Scholarship News: Scholarships for Hispanics

(Last checked 05/20/04)

Scholarships, Fellowships, and Postdoctoral Awards for Minorities

Minorities covered include: African Americans, Hispanics (Mexican Americans, Puerto Ricans, Cubans, South & Central Americans), Native Alaskans (Eskimos or Aleuts), Native Americans, Native Pacific Islanders (Polynesians or Micronesians). A compilation of resources by Francisco Alberto Tomei Torres, Ph.D.

Scholarships On The Net (1,500)

Significant Opportunities for Atmospheric Research and Science Fellowships

A partnership of several federal agencies and programs to improve minority representation in the atmospheric sciences.

Student Inventors Scholarships

Thurgood Marshall Scholarship Fund

Tylenol Scholarships

UDALL Scholarship

USA Funds

USA Funds,a leading nonprofit education-loan guarantor, has announced the availability of $3.5 million in scholarship

Xerox Scholarships for Students - Technical Minority Scholarship Program

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Page last updated: Thursday, March 2, 2017