Scholarships New Scholarships are added weeklyUnited Negro College Fund (UNCF)This ancient organization offers black scholarships and internships to African American students.Thurgood Marshall FundThis fund donates thousands every year in black scholarships to those who attend historically black colleges.Jack and Jill of America FoundationThis organization offers black scholarships to high school students seeking to attend any college.AICPA Scholarship for Minority Accounting StudentsProvides awards to outstanding minority students to encourage their selection of accounting as a major and their ultimate entry into the profession.www.aicpa.orgAlpha Kappa Alpha Educational Advancement ScholarshipCreated to fill a void in education funding. Its mission is to provide financial support to individuals and organizations engaged in lifelong learning.www.akaeaf.orgAmerican Political Science Assoc. Minority Fellows ProgramAssists minority students in completing their doctorates by concentrating not only on the recruitment of minorities, but also on the retention of these groups within the profession.www.apsanet.org/section_427.cfmCaribbean Tourism Organization ScholarshipProvides opportunities for Caribbean nationals to pursue studies in the areas of tourism, hospitality and language training.www.onecaribbean.orgDevelopment Fund for Black Students in Science/TechAn endowment fund which provides scholarships to African-American undergraduate students enrolled in scientific or technical fields of study at Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs).http://dfbsst.dlhjr.comDream Deferred Essay Contest on Civil RightsThis essay contest takes its title from a 1951 poem by Langston Hughes: What Happens to a Dream Deferred? The poem helped propel the civil rights movement in the United States.www.hamsaweb.org/essay/Education is Freedom National ScholarshipProvides college scholarships in the amount of $2,000 to high school seniors that have high GPAs, are active in the community, and have a financial need.www.educationisfreedom.comEmma L. Bowen Foundation For Minority Interests In MediaA non-profit organization whose mission is to create career opportunities in the media industry for minority youth through a program that focuses on scholastic achievement, direct work experience and professional development.www.emmabowenfoundation.comEthnic Minority and Women's Enhancement ScholarshipThe goal of the enhancement programs is to increase the pool of and opportunities for qualified minority and female candidates in intercollegiate athletics through postgraduate scholarships.www1.ncaa.orgGirls Going Places Entrepreneurship Scholarship ProgramGirls Going Places, Entrepreneurship Award Program is Guardian's annual initiative designed to reward the enterprising spirits of girls ages 12 to 18.www.guardianlife.comGo On Girl Book Club Scholarships$500 scholarship available to women and girls who have a passion for writing. Offers two scholarship including the Unpublished Writer's Award and Aspiring Writers Educational Scholarship.www.goongirl.org/Events/scholarshipHBCU Study Abroad Scholarships$2,000 award for a student who attends a black college who's interested in studying in another country through an exchange program.www.iesabroad.orgHelen T. Carr Fellowship ProgramSupports and strengthens Black colleges as a major resource of African-American engineering graduates.www.asee.orgHIV/AIDS Story Writing ContestA contest open to all youth between the ages of 14 and 22. Must write a story featuring a character with HIV.www.hearmeproject.orgHurston/Wright Award for College WritersEstablished by novelist Marita Golden to honor excellence in fiction writing by students of African descent enrolled full time as an undergraduate or graduate student in any college or university in the United States.www.hurston-wright.orgJack and Jill of America Foundation ScholarshipThis scholarship is for African American high school seniors with a minimum grade point average of 3.0 who will be pursuing a Bachelor's degree at any accredited post-secondary institution in the United States.www.jackandjillfoundation.orgJeanette Rankin Foundation Grants For Low-Income WomenA non-profit organization dedicated to raising funds for, and awarding scholarships to, low-income women, ages 35 and older.www.rankinfoundation.orgLuster Products Cosmetology ScholarshipAwards scholarships to cosmetology students and college-bound high school students. Dedicated to providing scholarships and promoting entrepreneurship among the best and brightest African-American college students.www.lusterproducts.com/scholarships.htmMercers Diversity Scholarship ProgramThe purpose of the scholarship is to recognize achievement in scholastics, leadership potential and initiative among minority students.www.mercerhr.com/diversityscholarshipMiller Urban Entrepreneurs Series Business Plan CompetitionThe award-winning Miller Urban Entrepreneurs Series was launched to respond to the needs of adults ages 21 and older seeking to achieve economic empowerment through entrepreneurship.www.millerurbanentrepreneurs.comMinority Dental Student ScholarshipAward for minority students who are U.S. citiziens and are interested in pursuing a career as a dentist.www.ada.orgNAFEO "Writers of Passage" Essay CompetitionThe Sallie Mae Fund and the National Association for Equal Opportunity in Higher Education (NAFEO) have created the "Writers of Passage" Essay Competition.www.nafeo.org/wop_2008.phpNational Association of Black Accountants ScholarshipHas provided more than $7.1 million in scholarship funds to deserving students preparing to enter various business professions.www.nabainc.orgNational Fellowship of Black College Leaders ScholarshipStrengthens and supports Black student leaders at historically black colleges and universities by fostering and preserving positive relationships through scholarships and mentoring opportunities.www.nfbcl.orgNelly's P.I.M.P Scholarship ContestScholarship essay contest presented by rapper and Hip-Hop artist Nelly, who owns an energy drink called Pimp Juice.www.letitloose.comPaul Zindel First Novel AwardStudents must submit an original work of fiction that is between 100 and 240 typewritten pages and is appropriate for an audience of children ages 8 to 12.www.hyperionbooksforchildren.comPorter Physiology Fellowships for MinoritiesDesigned to support the training of talented students entering careers in physiology by providing predoctoral fellowships for underrepresented students.www.the-aps.org/awards/student.htmRon Brown Scholar ProgramAdministers more than 300 scholarship, fellowship and institutional grants that support students at the undergraduate, graduate and doctoral levels.www.uncf.orgRonald Reagan College Leaders ScholarshipThe scholarships are designed to alleviate the financial burdens associated with higher education, permitting the winners to devote more time both to pursuing their academic goals and advancing their leadership initiatives.www.thephillipsfoundation.orgRoyce Osborn Minority Student ScholarshipThe ASRT Education and Research Foundation Royce Osborn Minority Student Scholarship program provides scholarships for academically out-standing, minority students attending an entry-level radiologic sciences program.www.asrt.orgSir John M. Templeton Fellowships Essay ContestEncourages college students and young college professors around the world to study the meaning and significance of economic and personal liberty.www.independent.org/students/essaySpecial Libraries Association Affirmative Action ScholarshipFor graduate study in librarianship leading to a master's degree at a recognized school of library or information science.www.sla.orgTalbots Women's Scholarship FundTalbots Women's Scholarship Fund, a program of the Talbots Charitable Foundation, will award $100,000 in scholarships to women determined to finally get that college degree.www1.talbots.com/about/scholar/Thurgood Marshall Scholarship FundThe premier organization in Black Higher Education that develops and prepares a new generation of leaders by providing resources, opportunities and advocacy to Public Historically Black Colleges & Universities, students and alumni.www.thurgoodmarshallfund.orgTri-Delta Undergraduate and Graduate ScholarshipsThe Tri Delta Foundation offers undergraduate and graduate scholarships to collegians and alumnae each year.www.tridelta.orgWilliam Randolph Hearst Endowed Fellowship For MinoritiesBased on academic excellence and need, is open to both undergraduate and graduate students who are members of minority groups.www.apsanet.org/content_11389.cfmXerox Technical Minority Scholarship ProgramCommitment to the academic success of minority students and to the cultivation and recruitment of qualified minority employees in technical fields.www.xerox.comGo to:www.RonBrown.orgThe award: $10,000 for 10 to 20 students. It's renewable. Academic merit, leadership, community service, all fields. The deadline is usually in January. This is one of most prestigious scholarships, and it's very, very competitive. Details at site.(2) Jackie Robinson Foundation ScholarshipGo to:www.JackieRobinson.orgJRF annually awards selected applicants four-year scholarships of up to $7,200 per year to attend a four-year accredited college or university of their choice. In addition, the Foundation provides access to valuable workshops, seminars, mentoring and internship opportunities. For more information, please visit our website.www.jackierobinson.org.Daniel A. McNealProgram CoordinatorEducation and Leadership Program DevelopmentThe Jackie Robinson Foundation3 West 35th Street, 11th FloorNew York, NY 10001[email protected]www.jackierobinson.org(212) 290-8600 (ph)(212) 290-8081 (fax)(3) Project Excellence ScholarshipsGo to:www.project-excellence.comThe award: $4,000 or higher (to full tuition). Number of winners: at least 600. Academic merit, leadership, community service, all fields. Deadline: Feb. 1. Details at site.4)Thurgood Marshall Scholarship5)Black Students Scholarship Fund(6) NACME Scholarships(National Action Council for Minoritiesin Engineering)Go to:www.nacme.org/The awards go up to $20,000, and many are awarded. This is our major engineering scholarship gateway. You must be an engineering student. The deadline isusually in February. Go to the Website for details, or contact aid officials at your college.(7) Gates Millennium ScholarshipsGo to:www.gmsp.org/SOW4/The goal of Gates Millennium Scholarships is to promote academic excellence and to provide anopportunity for thousands of outstanding students with significant financial need. The scholarship covers room, board, and tuition for at least 1,000 high schoolstudents a year. Nomination material for 2002-2003 will be available November, 2001. Go to Website for details. Deadline: March 15.(8)Congressional Black Caucus Scholarship(9) ARMY ROTC Scholarships (for Historically Black Colleges)Go to:www.goarmy.com/rotc/scholarships.jspStudents looking to enroll at an HBCU must enroll in the Army ROTC. Award amounts to full tuition. Many awards. Must have minimum 920 on SAT or 19 ACT score. Deadline is November 15. Details at Website.(10) American Institute of Certified Public Accountants Scholarships (AICPA)Go to:www.aicpa.org/members/div/career/mini/smas.htmFor 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.(11) Bonner Scholar ScholarshipsGo to:www.bonner.org/Award amount: $4,000 and renewable till graduation. Community service is pivotal, as well as need. Your college must be a participating college. Approx. 1,500 awards granted. Deadline varies. Go to Website fordetails.(12) Developmental Fund for BlackStudents in Science and Technology ScholarshipsGo to:ourworld.compuserve.com/homepages/dlhinson/dfb_sch.htmAward amount: $2,000 and renewable. Several scholarships granted. This is for science or engineering students at HBCUs. Deadline is June 15. Go to Website for details.13) Coca-Cola Scholars ScholarshipsGo to:www.coca-colascholars.org/cokeWeb/jsp/scholars/Index.jspThis is a major competition with 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. Go to the site for details.(18) Coca Cola Scholarships(20) National Alliance for Excellence ScholarshipsGo to:www.excellence.orgThe student competitors can be high school seniors or already in college. They must submit an applicationthat can include recommendations (academics), art (slides), dance (tapes), photographs, or other materials that point to talent and achievement in all areas. The awards are for a minimum of one year, and over 100 are granted. Applications can be submitted at any time. The selection process is ongoing. Go to the Website for details.(21) Harry S. Truman ScholarshipGo to:www.truman.govThe 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" packagemust be created. The awards can reach as high as $30,000 over the years. Generally, about 80 students are selected. The deadline is February 1. Go to Website for details.(22)Ayn Rand(23) Arts Recognition and Talent Search AwardsGo to:www.artsawards.orgThese 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. Awards from $100 to $3,000. Deadline is June 1, or April 1 (for registration in specific regions).