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Actuarial Scholarships for Minority Students
http://www.actuarialfoundation.org/programs/actuarial/scholarships.shtml#diversity
To provide scholarships at the undergraduate or graduate level for certain minority students who are interested in pursuing actuarial careers.
(Last checked 06/11/14)

African American Scholarship and Internship Opportunities
http://www.littleafrica.com/resources/scholarships.htm
Courtesy of LittleAfrica.com
(Last checked 06/11/14)

African American Scholarships
http://www.educationcorner.com/african-american-black-scholarships.html
A compilation of scholarships from Education Corner.
(Last checked 06/11/14)

Alpha Kappa Alpha Educational Advancement Foundation, Inc.
Alice S. Marriott Scholarship Fund
http://www.akaeaf.org/alice_s_marriott.htm
Deadline : May 1
Marriott International has partnered with Alpha Kappa Alpha Educational Advancement Foundation, Inc. to grant scholarships for 2012 to 2015. The scholarships are offered to students from traditionally underrepresented groups who are interested in careers in hospitality.
(Last checked 06/11/14)

Alpha Kappa Alpha Educational Advancement Foundation, Inc.
Undergraduate and Graduate Scholarships
http://www.akaeaf.org/undergraduate_scholarships.htm
http://www.akaeaf.org/graduate_scholarships.htm
Scholarships are the primary means by which EAF carries out its mission. The Foundation awards Merit, Financial Need and Youth Partners Accessing Capital (P.A.C.) scholarships for sorority members.
(Last checked 06/11/14)

American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee
Arab American Scholarships
http://www.adc.org/education/arab-american-scholarships/
ADC frequently gets requests from students and parents regarding scholarship funds earmarked for Arab Americans (or Arab students in the U.S.).
(Last checked 06/11/14)

American Association of Law Libraries
George A. Strait Minority Scholarship
http://www.aallnet.org/main-menu/Member-Resources/scholarships/George-A-Strait-Minority-Scholarship
The $3500 George A. Strait Minority Scholarship is awarded annually to college graduates with meaningful law library experience who are members of a minority group as defined by current U.S. government guidelines, are degree candidates in an accredited library or law school, and who intend to have a career in law librarianship. Applicants must show evidence of financial need. Web page includes application form.
Also listed under Grants for Indviduals - Minorities, Law, Libraries
(Last checked 06/11/14)

American Bar Association (ABA)
Legal Opportunity Scholarship Program
http://www.abanet.org/fje/losfpage.html
The ABA Legal Opportunity Scholarship Program was established to improve diversity in the legal profession by encouraging and supporting racial and ethnic minority law students. The scholarship provides $5,000 of financial assistance annually to each scholarship recipient attending an ABA-accredited law school. Assuming the recipient achieves satisfactory performance in law school, an award made to an entering freshman may be renewed for two additional years, resulting in financial assistance totaling $15,000 during his or her time in law school.
Also listed under Grants for Individuals - Law
(Last checked 06/11/14)

American Chemical Society
Scholars Program
http://portal.acs.org/portal/acs/corg/content?_nfpb=true&_pageLabel=PP_TRANSITIONMAIN&node_id=1234&use_sec=false&sec_url_var=region1
ACS sponsors scholarship programs for qualified applicants who want to enter the fields of chemistry, biochemistry, or chemical engineering, and students seeking a two-year degree in chemical technology. The programs are designed to encourage African-American, Hispanic, and American Indian students to pursue undergraduate college degrees in the chemical sciences and chemical technology. For additional opportunities, check the American Chemical Society Grants and Awards web page
(Last checked 06/11/14)

American Geological Institute (AGI)
AGI Minority Participation Program
http://www.agiweb.org/mpp/
Supports U.S. undergraduates who are currently enrolled in an accredited institution as an undergraduate student majoring in geoscience, including the geoscience subdisciplines of geology, geophysics, geochemistry, hydrology, meteorology, physical oceanography, planetary geology, or earth-science education. This program does not support students in other natural sciences, mathematics, or engineering. Candidates must have a verifiable ethnic-minority status as Black, Hispanic, or Native American (American Indian, Eskimo, Hawaiian, or Samoan). The award provides support is for full-time students only, with demonstrable financial need.
The award is available only to students currently enrolled in college geoscience programs. Application requires a personal statement, transcripts, test scores, 3 recommendations. Awards range from $500-$3,000. Web site contains application form.
Also listed under Grants for Individuals -- Minorities, Sciences
(Last checked 06/11/14)

American Health and Beauty Aids Institute Scholarship
http://www.ahbai.org/index.html
AHBAI is an internationally reknowned trade association representing the world's leading Black-owned companies that manufacture ethnic hair care and beauty related products featuring the Proud Lady Symbol.
(Last checked 06/11/14)

American Hellenic Educational Professional Association (AHEPA)
Education and Scholarships
http://www.ahepa.org/
In order to apply and be eligible for the scholarships, the applicant must satisfy one of the following:
(1) The applicant is a member, in good standing, of either AHEPA, Daughters of Penelope, Sons of Pericles or Maids of Athena.
(2) The applicant is the son or daughter of a member of AHEPA or a member of Daughters of Penelope in good standing.
Further, the applicant must belong to one of the following categories:
(3) A student in the graduating class of his or her high school and planning to attend full time an accredited college or university during the current calendar year.
(4) A high school graduate planning to attend full time an accredited college or university during the calendar year.
(5) Attending an accredited college or university and will continue to attend full time during the calendar year.
(Last checked 06/11/14)

American Indian College Fund
http://www.collegefund.org/
Building better lives. Revitalizing Indian communities. Replacing despair with hope. That, simply, is what the American Indian College Fund is all about. Through our scholarships for American Indian college students and our support of America's tribally controlled colleges and universities, we are giving hope to, and creating better lives for, generations of Native American students and their families and communities.
(Last checked 06/11/14)

American Indian Graduate Center
Scholarships and Fellowships
http://www.aigcs.org/scholarships/
The American Indian Graduate Center, Inc. announces the availability of fellowships and loans for service to American Indian and Alaska Native undergraduate and graduate students.
(Last checked 06/11/14)

American Indian Scholarships
http://www.educationcorner.com/american-indian-scholarships.html
A compilation of scholarships from Education Corner.
(Last checked 06/11/14)

American Indian Science and Engineering Society
Scholarships
http://www.aises.org/scholarships
AISES scholarships are awarded to undergraduate and graduate students, who are members of AISES, for leadership and academic achievement. These monies are to assist talented students in meeting the financial demands of attending college. The awards are intended to augment unmet need, loans, and student employment.
(Last checked 06/11/14)

American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
Fellowships for Minority Accounting Students
http://www.aicpa.org/Career/DiversityInitiatives/Pages/fmds.aspx
The AICPA Fellowship for Minority Doctoral Students ensures that CPAs of diverse backgrounds are visible in college and university classrooms. The program's goal is to increase the number of minority CPAs who serve as role models and mentors to young people in the academic environment. The AICPA Foundation awards annual fellowships of $12,000 to full-time minority accounting scholars who demonstrate significant potential to become accounting educators.
Also listed under Grants for Individuals -- minorities, business
(Last checked 06/11/14)

American Psychological Association
Minority Fellowship Program
http://www.apa.org/pi/mfp/index.aspx
The MFP objective is to increase the number of ethnic minorities who complete doctoral degrees in psychology and to improve the quality of mental health treatment and research on issues of concern among ethnic minority populations.
(Last checked 06/11/14)

American Society of Microbiology (ASM)
Robert D. Watkins Graduate Research Fellowship
http://www.asm.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=6278&Itemid=337
A two-year tenure for senior-level graduate students from an underrepresented minority group to conduct research in microbiology.
Also listed under Grants for Individuals - medicine, minorities
(Last checked 06/11/14)

American Speech Language Hearing Foundation
Financial Aid Resources for Students
http://www.asha.org/students/financial-aid
Each year the American Speech-Language-Hearing Foundation (ASHF) offers several scholarship and grant competitions to graduate students and new researchers in the field of communication sciences and disorders. Up to ten Graduate Student Scholarships are available annually for master's or doctoral level students studying audiology or speech language pathology. Of the ten scholarships, one gives priority to a student with a disability, one gives priority to an international student studying in the US, and one gives priority to a US citizen who is a member of an ethnic or racial minority group. The scholarships range between $2,000 and $4,000.
Two $2,000 Student Research Grants are available annually to master's and doctoral students. One is for a one-year study in Early Childhood Language Development, and the other is for a one-year study in Clinical or Rehabilitative Audiology.
Up to seven $5,000 New Investigator Research Grants are available each year to individuals who have received their latest degree (master's or doctoral level) in communication sciences and disorders within the last five years and are starting their research careers. The one-year proposal must be for research to be initiated.
One $5,000 Speech Science Research Grant is available in alternate years to an individual who has completed a doctoral degree within the last five years and who proposes a one-year study in the area of speech science.
From time-to-time, as funds allow, ASHF may offer other funding opportunities.
For more information about funding opportunities, please visit the Foundation Web site at www.ASHFoundation.org, contact the Foundation office at 800-638-8255, ext. 4314, or write to ASHF, 10801 Rockville Pike, Rockville, MD 20852.
(Last checked 06/11/14)

APS Scholarship for Minority Undergraduate Physics Majors
http://www.aps.org/programs/minorities/honors/scholarship/index.cfm
Each year, the APS Committee on Minorities in Physics (COM) acts as the selection committee for this scholarship which attracts many excellent applicants. The award consists of $2000 per year for new corporate scholars, and $3000 per year for renewal students to be used for tuition, room & board, educational materials. In addition, each physics department that hosts one or more APS minority undergraduate scholars and assigns a mentor for their student/s will receive a $500 award for programs to encourage minority students. The program is usually able to fund 20-25 new recipients each year.
Also listed under Grants for Individuals - sciences, minorities.
(Last checked 06/11/14)

Arab American Institute
Scholarships for American Students of Arab Descent, Arab Students Studying in the United States, and Other Scholarships
http://www.aaiusa.org/foundation/33/scholarships
(Last checked 06/11/14)

Armenian General Benevolent Union
Scholarships
https://www.agbu-scholarship.org/
The AGBU offers interest-free loans to full-time graduate students of Armenian descent enrolled in most competitive colleges and universities in the United States. Students must start repayment of their loans one year after graduating or leaving school. Awards are in the range of $2,500-7,500. Deadline for returning a completed application is April 1.
The AGBU offers financial assistance to full-time U.S. undergraduate students of Armenian descent enrolled in colleges and universities outside of the U.S. Some selected fields of graduate study will be considered.
(Last checked 06/11/14)

Asian American Giving : The Asian American Philanthropy Journal
http://www.asianamericangiving.com/grantsawardsscholarships/
Asian American Giving serves as the link between Asian American donors, leaders, and the non-profit community. We promote stories of individuals engaged in philanthropy, draw attention to the issues in our community, and highlight trends and patterns in charitable giving. We aspire to be the ultimate source for Asian American philanthropy. Also posts information about scholarships from time to time.
(Last checked 06/11/14)

Asian Pacific Fund
http://asianpacificfund.org/information-for-student-applicants
The Asian Pacific Fund administers 14 scholarship programs to help undergraduate and graduate students achieve their education goals. To apply for a scholarship administered by the Asian Pacific Fund, please review the complete eligibility criteria for each scholarship program, and download the application for the program(s) for which you are eligible.
(Last checked 06/11/14)

Asian Pacific Islander American Scholarship Fund (APIASF)
http://www.apiasf.org/
Acknowledging the reality that many AAPI students come from families that live at or below the poverty level, the APIASF is awarding $1.2 million in scholarships to more than 500 deserving AAPI students for the upcoming academic school year. APIASF is the nation’s largest nonprofit devoted solely to providing college scholarships for AAPI youth. The fund awards anywhere from $2,500 to $10,000 to high school and college students, many of whom are the first in their family to attend college.
(Last checked 06/11/14)

Asian Women in Business Scholarship
http://www.awib.org/index.cfm?fuseaction=Page.ViewPage&PageID=811
Deadline : August 1
The Asian Women In Business Scholarship encourages and promotes exceptional Asian female students who have demonstrated scholarship, leadership, community service and/ or entrepreneurship. The AWIB Scholarship Fund awards scholarships to students who have the attributes to be our next generation of leaders. Candidates for the scholarship must be female of Asian (includes those who can trace their ancestry from Bangladesh, Cambodia, China, India, Indonesia, Japan, Korea, Laos, Mongolia, Myanmar, Nepal, Philippines, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Taiwan, Thailand, and Vietnam) or Pacific Islander ancestry.
(Last checked 06/11/14)

Association on American Indian Affairs
http://www.indian-affairs.org/
Since 1922, the Association on American Indian Affairs has been dedicated to helping Native people and their communities in meeting the challenges they face. One of these challenges is that of paying for a higher education. AAIA assists college students in meeting this challenge through our eight scholarship programs. AAIA offers two graduate fellowships, one scholarship which is open to graduate and undergraduates and five undergraduate scholarships, one of which is available to students from tribes that are state recognized but not federally recognized. AAIA depends on the generosity of our donors to fund our scholarship programs, therefore, availability may change from year to year.
(Last checked 06/11/14)

Association on American Indian Affairs
Displaced Homemaker Scholarships
http://www.indian-affairs.org/scholarships/displaced_homemakers.htm
The Association on American Indian Affairs offers Displaced Homemaker Scholarships in the amount of $1,500 each to those men and women who would not otherwise be able to complete their educational goals due to family responsibilities. This scholarship is for older students who have put off college to raise their children, students who are entering or are returning to college when their children enter school, men or women who have been divorced and had to leave college to singlehandedly care for their children and are now returning, etc. If you have questions about whether you qualify as a displaced homemaker contact Lisa Wyzlic at lw.aaia@verizon.net or 240-314-7155. Funds may be used to assist with childcare, transportation and basic living expenses in addition to educational costs. Disbursement in the amount of $750 is made directly to the college fall and spring semesters pending satisfacotry progress. Spring disbursement requires a copy of the fall semester's grades and a spring semester class schedule. This scholarship does not automatically renew. Students are eligible to apply on a yearly basis.
(Last checked 06/11/14)

Association of Latino Professionals in Finance and Accounting
formerly called the American Association of Hispanic Certified Public Accountants
Student Scholarships
http://www.alpfa.org/
(Last checked 06/11/14)

Black Excel's 100 Minority Scholarship Gateway List
http://www.blackexcel.org/100minority.htm
Black Excel has presented gateways to well over 1000 Scholarships for students nationwide. In the Black Excel African American Student's College Guide (available at major bookstores and at Amazon.com), we list hundreds of scholarships and provide a step-by-step tutorial as to what to do after you get a gigantic list like the one below. Knowing the "rules of play" gives you a tremendous advantage in regard to the A, B, C's of winning scholarships. Note that Black Excel is linked to over 900 websites, and that many colleges are directing their students to our resources and info. -- Isaac Black, Black Excel Founder and Author
(Last checked 06/11/14)

Black Excel's 200 Free Scholarships for Minorities
http://www.blackexcel.org/200-Scholarships.html
(Last checked 06/11/14)

Black Men Building Resources Scholarship
http://www.grfoundation.org/scholarshipslist
Restricted to African American Kent County high school graduates or GED recipients who have been accepted to an accredited institution to pursue a degree, certificate, or license in an occupational-related curriculum. Administered by the Grand Rapids Community Foundation.
(Last checked 06/11/14)

Chaldean Federation of America
http://www.chaldeanfederation.org/
Offers up to 10 scholarships to students of Chaldean heritage. For more informtion contact Chaldean Federation of American, 1874 West 10 Mile Road, Southfield, MI 48075, (248) 557-2362.

Chippewa County Community Foundation
Paul and Emily Shagen Scholarship
Reserved for enrolled members of the Sault Ste Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians to attend college or vocational schools. Contact the foundation via letter at P.O. Box 1979, 138 Ridge St., Sault Ste. Marie, MI 49783-7979; by telephone at (906) 635-1046; by fax at (906) 635-7368 for more information.
(Last checked 06/11/14)

CINTAS Foundation Fellowships.
http://www.cintasfoundation.org/
Cintas Fellowships acknowledge creative accomplishments and encourage excellence in architecture, literature, music composition and the visual arts. Eligibility is limited to artists of Cuban citizenship or direct descent (having a Cuban parent or grandparent). Artists are recommended for fellowships by panels of qualified members from each artistic discipline. The Board of the Cintas Foundation, Inc., awards fellowhips based on the recommendations of the panels. Cintas Fellows are free to pursue their artistic activities as they wish. The fellowships are not awarded for academic study or research, or to performing artists. Fellowships are not awarded more than twice to the same person. Second awards are granted only to candidates demonstrating outstanding artistic development. Fellowships are awarded annually in the amount of $15,000 each and are paid in quarterly stipends, beginning in September, for twelve consecutive months. The award is currently considered taxable income.
(Last checked 06/11/14)

The CIRI Foundation (TCF)
http://www.thecirifoundation.org
“A 501(c)(3) private foundation, the CIRI Foundation awards scholarships to Alaska Natives who are original enrollees of CIRI and their direct lineal descendants as defined by the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act of 1971 (ANCSA).”
Our (TCF) mission is to promote individual self-development and economic self-sufficiency through education and to maintain pride in culture and heritage among Alaska Natives who are original enrollees of Cook Inlet Region and their descendants. The major goal of The CIRI Foundation (TCF) is to encourage the education and career development of the Foundation’s Alaska Native beneficiaries through post secondary scholarships and grants, research and other education projects. A second goal is to perpetuate and enhance the heritage of Cook Inlet Region’s Alaska Native people through programs that foster appreciation and understanding by the general public.
(Last checked 06/11/14)

Coleman A. Young Foundation
http://www.cayf.org/
Coleman A. Young Scholars Program sponsors 4 year, renewable scholarships with a total value of $16,000, payable in annual $4,000 increments. Program focuses on assisting Detroit minority youth.
(Last checked 06/11/14)

Colgate Haz La U (Make the U) Hispanic Scholarship Program
http://www.colgate.com/app/Colgate/US/Corp/CommunityPrograms/Haz-La-U.cvsp,br> Deadline : December 31, 2010
This program, launched in partnership with the Hispanic Scholarship Fund (HSF), aims to award educational grants to eligible Hispanic students pursuing higher education. High school seniors are encouraged to apply for the opportunity to win a $15,000 educational grant, or one of ten $2,500 additional grants. In order to apply, you must answer each of the following questions in 500 words or less:


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College Scholarships for African American Students
http://www.abetterchance.org/abetterchance.aspx?pgID=1078
Courtesy of a Better Chance.
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College Scholarships for Asian American Students
http://www.abetterchance.org/abetterchance.aspx?pgID=1080
Courtesy of a Better Chance.
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College Scholarships for Latinos and Hispanic Students
http://www.abetterchance.org/abetterchance.aspx?pgID=1081
Courtesy of a Better Chance.
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College Scholarships for Native American Students
http://www.abetterchance.org/abetterchance.aspx?pgID=1082
Courtesy of a Better Chance.
(Last checked 06/11/14)

College Scholarships, Graduate Fellowships, and Postdoctoral Awards : African Americans / Blacks
http://scholarships.fatomei.com/african.html
A compilation of resources by Francisco Alberto Tomei Torres, Ph.D.
(Last checked 06/11/14)

College Scholarships, Graduate Fellowships and Postdoctoral Awards for Minorities
http://scholarships.fatomei.com/minorities.html
Covers African Americans, Hispanics, Latinos (Mexican Americans, Chicanos, Puerto Ricans, Cubans, Dominicans, South and Central Americans), Native Alaskans (Aleuts, Inuit, Eskimos), Native Americans, Native Pacific Islanders (Hawaiians, Polynesians or Micronesians). A compilation of resources by Francisco Alberto Tomei Torres, Ph.D.
(Last checked 06/11/14)

College Scholarships, Graduate Fellowships, and Postdoctoral Awards for Native Americans
http://scholarships.fatomei.com/native.html
Covers Aboriginal Canadians, Native Alaskans (Aleuts, Inuit, Eskimos), Native Americans, Native Pacific Islanders (Hawaiians, Polynesians or Micronesians). A compilation of resources by Francisco Alberto Tomei Torres, Ph.D.
(Last checked 06/11/14)

Committee on Institutional Cooperation (CIC)
Minority Graduate Application Fee Waiver
http://www.cic.net/Home/Students/FreeApp/Introduction.aspx
The CIC FreeApp program is designed to expand participation of underrepresented students in graduate education. Through this program, prospective students can apply for a graduate application fee waiver or request graduate information for Ph.D. or Master of Fine Arts programs at CIC institutions, which includes all Big Ten schools plus the University of Chicago.
MSU students desiring more information about the FreeApp program can contact : Trina Trefil, Michigan State University, The Graduate School, 118 Linton Hall, East Lansing, Michigan 48824; Phone: 517-353-4738; Email: trefiltr@msu.edu
Also listed under Grants for Individuals -- Graduate
(Last checked 06/11/14)

Committee on Institutional Cooperation (CIC)
Summer Research Opportunities Program (SROP)
http://www.cic.net/Home/Students/SROP/Introduction.aspx
Minority undergraduates are invited to apply for a summer program designed to prepare them for graduate study and faculty careers. Eligible applicants are African Americans, Native Americans, Mexican Americans and Puerto Ricans who are sophomores or juniors majoring in any field. During the eight-to-ten week summer session, students work on a research project guided by a faculty mentor and are able to explore a topic of interest at one of 15 host CIC universities (University of Chicago, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, University of Illinois at Chicago, Indiana University, Indiana University/Puurdue University at Indianapolis, University of Iowa, University of Michigan, Michigan State University, University of Minnesota, Northwestern University, Ohio State University, Pennsylvania State University, Purdue University, University of Wisconsin-Madison and the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee). Each student receives a stipend of at least $2,500 for the summer, plus up to $1,100 toward board and travel to and from the host institution. The faculty mentor may receive $500 toward the cost of the student's research project.
(Last checked 06/11/14)

Conference on Asian Pacific American Leadership (CAPAL)
http://www.capal.org
The Conference on Asian Pacific American Leadership (CAPAL) is awarding $2,000 scholarships to three outstanding Asian Pacific American (APA) college students interning in the Washington, D.C., area during the summer of 2005. Eligibility is open to both undergraduate and graduate students. Awarded annually since 1992, CAPAL scholarships are intended to enable outstanding APA students to work full-time and learn about ways to affect public policy that benefit their communities. With these scholarships, CAPAL hopes to provide APA students with the financial means to successfully complete their summer internships. Applications can be downloaded from the CAPAL website. For more information, call (202) 270-6897 or e-mail capalscholar@gmail.com.
(Last checked 06/11/14)

Congressional Black Caucus Foundation
Scholarship Opportunities
http://cbcfinc.org/cbcf-scholarships.html
Consistent with its mission to provide educational opportunities to a new generation of leaders, the CBC Foundation demonstrates its commitment by sponsoring a number of educational programs. Current opportunities include:
(1) CBC Spouses Flexible Education Scholarship
(2) CBC Spouses Education Scholarship Fund
(3) CBC Spouses Cheerios Brand Health Initiative Scholarship
(4) CBC Spouses Performing Arts Scholarship Program
(5) CBC Spouses Visual Arts Scholarship
(Last checked 06/11/14)

Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute
Scholarship Opportunities
http://www.chci.org/scholarships/
Scholarships are awarded to Latino students who have a history of performing public service-oriented activities in their communities and who demonstrate a desire to continue their civic engagement in the future. There is no GPA or major requirement. Students with excellent leadership potential are encouraged to apply. In 2008, through our partnerships with Dell, Inc. and Microsoft, CHCI distributed fully loaded Dell Notebooks to 100 first-year, undergraduate Scholars.
Also check out the 2011 National Directory of Scholarships, Internships, and Fellowships for Latino Students
(Last checked 06/11/14)

Council of Higher Education Scholarship Program for Students of Czech, Slovak or Ruthenian Descent
http://sms.scholarshipamerica.org/councilofhighereducation/
Deadline : April 1
The Council of Higher Education has established a scholarship program for U.S. and Canadian students of Czech, Slovak, or Ruthenian descent who plan to continue education in undergraduate and graduate programs. Renewable scholarships are offered each year for full-time study at an accredited academic institution of the student's choice.
(Last checked 06/11/14)

Cuban American Scholarship Fund
http://www.aie.org/Scholarships/detail.cfm?ID=15597
The Cuban American Scholarship Fund awards scholarships to high school seniors and undergraduate students of Cuban descent. Students must have a GPA of 3.0 or better and must attend a university in California on a full-time basis. Awards range from $500 to $2,000. For more information, contact: Mr. Victor Cueto, Cuban American Scholarship Fund, P.O. Box 6422, Santa Ana, CA 92706; Tel: (714) 835-7676; Fax: (714) 835-7776; E-mail: lawvictorcueto@aol.com
(Last checked 06/11/14)

Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) American Indian Scholarship
http://www.dar.org/natsociety/edout_scholar.cfm
This one-time, $1000 scholarship is awarded by the American Indians Committee of the DAR to Native American students of any age, tribe and in any state striving to attend college. All awards are based on financial need and academic achievement. Graduate students are eligible; however, undergraduate students are given preference. Applicants must be Native Americans (proof of American Indian blood is required by letter or proof papers) in financial need and have a grade point average of 3.25 or higher.
(Last checked 06/11/14)

Detroit College Promise
http://www.detroitcollegepromise.com/
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The Detroit College Promise is a 501(c)(3) public charity that provides tuition scholarships to Michigan public colleges and universities for Detroit Public School students. It is improving the Detroit Public Schools by encouraging DPS parents and students to plan for a college education, and by motivating parents with college aspirations for their children to move into Detroit and the Detroit Public Schools. As a result, it is helping to transform Detroit into a center of brainpower with a high proportion of college graduates, and is promoting economic development for Detroit and the region.
As of December 2009, we are providing scholarships to the following schools (including number and amount):
(1) Cody Upper: unlimited, $500/year for 4 years
(2) Douglass: unlimited, $500/year for 4 years
(3) Cass Tech: 2, $500 for one year
(4) Central: 2, $500 for one year
(5) Pershing: 2, $500 for one year
(6) Trombly: 2, $500 for one year
(7) Coming soon : no scholarships for other DPS high schools this year, but we hope to offer at least 2 scholarships at each of the remaining DPS high schools next year.
For more information, please contact Nat Pernick, M.D., Executive Director, The Detroit College Promise, 30100 Telegraph Road, Suite 408, Bingham Farms, MI 48025; Telephone: (248) 646-3269; Email: NatPernick@hotmail.com.
(Last checked 06/11/14)

Diversity Pipeline Alliance
http://www.diversitypipeline.org/
A comprehensive resource for African Americans, Hispanic Americans and Native Americans interested in pursuing business and management studies. You'll find information about MBA programs, financial aid, internships and business careers.
(Last checked 06/11/14)

Financial Aid Directory for Students of Armenian Descent
http://www.aaainc.org/fileadmin/aaainc/pdf_1/2010_Q1/Financial_Aid_Directory-2006.pdf
Armenian Assembly of America, 7th edition, October 2006.
(Last checked 06/11/14)

Financial Aid, College Scholarships, Graduate Fellowships and Postdoctoral Awards for Hispanic Americans
http://scholarships.fatomei.com/hispanics.html
Covers Puerto Ricans, Jíbaros, Boricuas, Cubanos, Guajiros, Dominicanos, Quisqueyanos, South and Central Americans, Mexican Americans, Chicanos, Latinos. A compilation of resources by Francisco Alberto Tomei Torres, Ph.D. Focuses on Latinos, Hispanics, Chicanos, Mexicans, Puerto Ricans, Cubans, Dominicans, South and Central Americans.
(Last checked 06/11/14)

Financial Aid for Native American Students
http://www.finaid.org/otheraid/natamind.phtml
This page provides information about financial aid for Native American students, compiled with the assistance of Donovan Gomez, Executive Director of the San Juan Pueblo Department of Education. In addition to spelling out requirements for Native American status, the FastWEB scholarship search lists 70 active award sources for Native American students only, 11 award sources for Native American or Native Alaskan students, and hundreds of awards for minority students.
(Last checked 06/11/14)

Financial Aid, Scholarships, Fellowships, and Postdoctoral Awards : Ethnic Groups and Studies
http://scholarships.fatomei.com/ethnic.html
A compilation of resources by Francisco Alberto Tomei Torres, Ph.D.
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Ford Foundation Dissertation Diversity Fellowships
http://sites.nationalacademies.org/PGA/FordFellowships/PGA_047959
Deadline : November 15
Through its program of Diversity Fellowships, the Ford Foundation seeks to increase the diversity of the nation’s college and university faculties by increasing their ethnic and racial diversity, to maximize the educational benefits of diversity, and to increase the number of professors who can and will use diversity as a resource for enriching the education of all students. This year the program will award approximately 35 dissertation fellowships.
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Ford Foundation Postdoctoral Diversity Fellowships
http://sites.nationalacademies.org/PGA/FordFellowships/PGA_047960
Deadline : November 15
Through its program of Diversity Fellowships, the Ford Foundation seeks to increase the diversity of the nation’s college and university faculties by increasing their ethnic and racial diversity, to maximize the educational benefits of diversity, and to increase the number of professors who can and will use diversity as a resource for enriching the education of all students. This year the program will award approximately 20 postdoctoral fellowships. The postdoctoral fellowships provide one year of support for individuals engaged in postdoctoral study after the attainment of the Ph.D. or Sc.D. degree.
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Ford Foundation Predoctoral Diversity Fellowships
http://sites.nationalacademies.org/PGA/FordFellowships/PGA_047958
Deadline : November 15
Through its program of Diversity Fellowships, the Ford Foundation seeks to increase the diversity of the nation’s college and university faculties by increasing their ethnic and racial diversity, to maximize the educational benefits of diversity, and to increase the number of professors who can and will use diversity as a resource for enriching the education of all students. This year the program will award approximately 60 predoctoral fellowships. The predoctoral fellowships provide three years of support for individuals engaged in graduate study leading to a Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) or Doctor of Science (Sc.D.) degree.
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Ford Motor Company Tribal Scholarship
https://www.fordscholars.org/scholarships/american-indian-college-fund
Ford Motors awards up to $3,000 annually, based on financial need. The scholarship is for students studying math; science; engineering; business; teacher training; or environmental science. To be eligible for the Ford/American Indian College Fund Corporate Scholars Program student must: (1) Be American Indian, Alaska Native or Hawaii Native with proof of enrollment or ancestry; (2) Have at least a 3.0 grade point average as a full-time student with a declared a major in math; science; engineering; business; teacher training; or environmental science; (3) Demonstrate leadership in and commitment to the American Indian, Alaska Native or Hawaii Native community; and (4) •First preference is given to students in a Michigan tribal college
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Gates Millenium Scholars Program
http://www.gmsp.org/
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 information, contact: The Gates Millennium Scholars; Tel: (877) 690-GMSP (4677); E-mail: info@gmsp.org.
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GEM, see National Consortium for Graduate Degrees for Minorities in Engineering and Science

Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities (HACU)
Scholarship Listings
http://www.hacu.net/hacu/Scholarships.asp?SnID=179909124
http://www.hacu.net/hacu/Scholarship_Resource_List.asp?SnID=179909124
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Hispanic College Fund, Inc., Scholarships
http://hispanicfund.org/
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 f inancial 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. If you have any questions, you can send an email to hcf-info@hispanicfund.org or contact Angelina Paniagua at 1-800-644-4223.
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Hispanic Heritage Foundation
Youth Awards
http://hhfawards.hispanicheritage.org/2010/forms/login.php
Graduating high school seniors of Hispanic Heritage planning to enroll in college in the fall, minimum 3.0 GPA, and willing to travel to the awards ceremony in your selected region (Chicago; New York; Los Angeles; Washington, D.C; Phoenix; Dallas; San Antonio; San Diego; Northern California; Miami; Houston; Philadelphia) are eligible. Awards up to $8,000, a laptop computer, and all expenses trip to the 2010 National Youth Award Ceremony.
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Hispanic Scholarship Fund Online
http://www.hsf.net
The Education Gateway for U.S. Hispanics. Brought to you by AT&T. HSF scholarships ranging from $500 to $2,500 are available to undergraduate and graduate students of Hispanic parentage who have completed at least fifteen units/credits of undergraduate college work with a minimum GPA of 2.5. Applicants must be enrolled for the fall and spring semester of each year as full-time students, carrying at least six units if they are graduate students or twelve units if they are undergraduates. Applicants must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents and at least half Hispanic background. Send a self-addressed, stamped, business-size (9" x 14") envelope to the Fund's office between August 3 and October 9 to receive an application form or download the application from the Fund's website. For more information, contact: Hispanic Scholarship Fund, One Sansome Street, Suite 1000, San Francisco, CA 94104; telephone: (415) 445-9930; e-mail: info@hsf.net.
Currently offers listings in the following categories:
(1) Gates Millennium Scholars (GMS)
(2) Scholarship Programs for Graduating High School Seniors
(3) College Scholarship Programs
(4) Community College Transfer Scholarship Programs
(5) University Alliance Scholarship Programs
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Houtan Scholarship Foundation
http://www.houtan.org/
In an attempt to spread the word of the abundant Iranian culture, the Houtan Foundation offers scholarship to students from all origins, Iranian and non-Iranian, who have high academic performance and proven interest in promoting Iran's great culture, heritage, language and civilization. The candidates for the award must demonstrate leadership ability and the desire to make a difference in the society, where they reside. The Houtan Foundation has a strong interest in each of these students’ achievements throughout the scholarship period and beyond, as the foundation’s goal is to participate in each student’s success....At the present time, the Houtan Foundation offers the award of $2,500 per semester which will be given toward a graduate school education for the selected applicant. The award will be offered each fall and spring semester. Please submit the application no later than (June 1st) for fall semester and (Oct. 1st) for spring semester.
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Hispanic Scholarships
http://www.educationcorner.com/hispanic-scholarships.html
A compilation of scholarships from Education Corner.
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Hyatt Hotels Fund for Minority Lodging Management Students
http://www.ahlef.org/content.aspx?id=19828
In 1988, Hyatt established this fund to provide financial aid to minority students pursing a degree in hotel management. Over the years, Hyatt has continued its investment to permanently endow the fund, currently valued at more than $850,000. Since 1988, approximately 237 minority students have received $474,000 through this scholarship.
Also listed under Grants for Individuals : Business
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IBM Research Internship for Black, Hispanic, and Native American Students
http://www.almaden.ibm.com/almaden/diversity/
IBM sponsors a research internship program for under-represented minorities. The goal is to encourage under-represented sophomore and junior minority students to pursue graduate studies in science and engineering. The internships are salaried positions typically 10 weeks long at one of three IBM research locations (San Jose, CA, Austin, TX, or Yorktown Heights, NY), and include in addition a $2,500 grant, plus the opportunity to work with an IBM mentor. The Watson lab has a full range of research, as does the Almaden lab, and the Austin lab focuses on software and systems. Research areas of the internship are individually chosen so as to optimize the match between the skills and interests of the student, and the ongoing research programs of the laboratory.
Also listed under Grants for Individuals : Internships
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Idaho State University
Minority Student Scholarships
http://www.isu.edu/departments/scholar/
A compilation of scholarship sources broken out into the following categories: African American, Asian, Hispanic, and Native American.
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IMDiversity.com
Guide to Graduate and Professional School Scholarships
http://www.imdiversity.com/Villages/Channels/grad_school/gs_fellowcontents.asp
Courtesy of By IMDiversity.com, with The BLACK COLLEGIAN Online and our diversity-committed Grad School Channel Members.
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Inroads Minority Internship Program
http://www.inroads.org/students/apply-online
Deadline : March 31
The mission of INROADS is to develop and place talented minority youth in business and industry and prepare them for corporate and community leadership. INROADS seeks high performing African American, Hispanic, and Native American Indian students for internship opportunities with some of the nation's largest companies. Our rigorous career development training process will challenge you to commit to excellence and raise the bar on your personal expectations.
Also listed under Grants for Individuals - Business, Internships, Minorities.
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Iranian-American Scholarship Fund
http://www.iasfund.org/index.html
The Iranian-American Scholarship Fund (IASF) is a volunteer-administered 501(c)(3) non-profit organization (tax ID # 20-2150547) which provides scholarships to full-time students of Iranian heritage attending undergraduate and graduate schools in the United States who exhibit academic excellence, as well as financial need and a commitment to community service....Founded in 1997 by a small group of philanthropic-minded individuals in San Diego, California, the IASF began as a “Mother Fund” at the University of California, San Diego (UCSD), creating the first scholarship at UCSD for Iranian-American students supported by the Iranian community....Since then, the IASF has grown into an independent non-profit organization which awards scholarships throughout the nation to students of Iranian ancestry. The IASF does not provide scholarships for schools outside the U.S.
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Jackie Robinson Foundation Scholarships for Minority Youth
http://www.jackierobinson.org/
JRF awards four-year scholarships of up to $6,000 per year to attend so students may attend the four year, accredited college or university of their choice.
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Japanese American Citizens League Scholarships
http://www.jacl.org/
The JACL began its National Scholarship and Awards Programin 1946. The JACL recognizes education as a key to greater opportunities for its members and therefore offers over 30 awards, with an annual total of over $60,000 in scholarships to qualified students nationwide. The National Scholarship and Awards Program offers scholarships to entering freshman, undergraduate, graduate, law, and creative & performing arts students. The National Scholarship and Awards Program also offers a student aid award. All scholarships are one-time awards.
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Julian Samora Endowment Fellowship
http://grad.msu.edu/news/news.aspx?id=59
Deadline : February 15, 2012
Named in honor of Dr. Julian Samora, the scholarship supports undergraduate and graduate students engaged in scholarly activities focusing on Latino/as in Midwestern communities. The Julian Samora Scholarship Committee will review applications and select the awardees. Announcement of the recipients will be made in March, 2012. Applicants must be currently enrolled students at MSU, demonstrate good academic standing, and provide evidence of interest in research on Chicano/Latino communities. Scholarship awards are anticipated in the amount of $2,000 each. Awards will appear as a credit on the fall and spring tuition bills ($1,000 each semester).
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Korean American Scholarship Foundation
http://www.kasf.org/
The Korean American Scholarship Foundation (KASF) is a non-profit, volunteer-managed organization established to help meet the financial needs of Korean-American students seeking higher education. Founded in 1969 by a small group of concerned individuals in Washington, D.C., the KASF began as a local organization with limited focus and funding resources. However, with the dramatic growth of Korean immigrant communities in the U.S., the KASF has expanded to include other regions and to broaden its funding base. The KASF seeks 1) to assist Korean American students in pursuit of academic and personal achivement, 2) to encourage community and civic service as an integral part of leadership development, and 3) to nurture the sense of pride and confidence in Korean cultural heritage and tradition.
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Kosciuszko Foundation Scholarships
http://www.thekf.org/kf/scholarships/about/
Provides scholarships in any field of study to full-time graduate or undergraduate students pursuing degrees in the United States. Eligible applicants must be U.S. citizens of Polish descent, Poles with U.S. permanent residency status, or Americans of non-polish descent who are pursuing the study of Polish subjects. Awards are granted for one academic year.
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LaGrant Foundation
http://www.lagrantfoundation.org/
Applicant must be a U.S. citizen and a member of one of the following ethnic groups: African American, Asian Pacific American, Hispanic or Native American. Applicant must also be a full-time student at a four-year, accredited institution, carrying a total of 12 units or more per semester/quarter. Applicant must have a minimum of 2.75 GPA* and MUST major in a field of study that has an emphasis on public relations, marketing or advertising or must minor in communications with desire to pursue a career in public relations, marketing or advertising.
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LANIC Scholarships, Grants, and Loans
http://lanic.utexas.edu/la/region/scholarships/
Identifies scholarship opportunities for Hispanics/Latinos as well as scholarship opportunities for students from Central and South America.
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Latin American Educational Foundation
http://www.laef.org/
Since 1949, LAEF has been helping students overcome the financial hardships of attending college. Make use of the informative sections below. Please contact LAEF's office for specific questions on LAEF's scholarship application.
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Latino College Dollars : Scholarships for Latino Students
http://www.latinocollegedollars.org/
Published by the Tomás Rivera Policy Institute and made possible with grants from The Sallie Mae Fund, The John Randolph Haynes and Dora Haynes Foundation, and The Walt Disney Company, this scholarship directory contains information on more than 300 scholarships targeting Latino students. Scholarship listings are categorized by education level, deadline, minimum GPA, by whether citizenship is required, as well as by region. A guide on how to apply for scholarships in both Spanish and English is also included in the directory.
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League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC) Scholarships
http://lulac.org/programs/education/scholarships/
Deadline : March 31
Since 1932 LULAC Councils have been selling tacos, tamales, having dances, etc., to raise monies for scholarships that are given to Hispanic students meeting certain guidelines. Several years ago the LULAC National Educational Service Centers (LNESC), began the LULAC National Scholarship Fund. LNESC raises monies through donations from national corporations, while the LULAC local councils continue raising their monies the old fashion way. At a certain time of the year LNESC sends out matching funds information to all councils who in turn following the guidelines set by the LNSF program, submit their monies for matching purposes. Thereby, a council who would otherwise give a $400 scholarship, may now be able to give an $800 scholarship. LULAC offers a variety of scholarships for high school seniors, undergraduate & graduate college students through our educational arm, the LULAC National Educational Service Centers, Inc. (LNESC).
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Lebanese American Heritage Club
Arab American Scholarship Foundation
http://www.lahc.org/scholarship1
Applicants must be of Arab descent, U.S. citizens or U.S. residents and must also be Michigan residents. Applicants majoring in mass communications will be given extra consideration. For more information, contact the Arab American Scholarship Foundation, 4337 Maple Road, Dearborn, MI 48126
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Magic Johnson Foundation
Taylor Michaels Scholarship Program
http://magicjohnson.org/programs/taylor-michaels-scholarship-program/
Deadline : February 1 (approximately) each year
The Taylor Michaels Scholarship Program is designed to provide support for deserving minority high school students who exemplify a strong potential for academic achievement but face social-economic conditions that hinder them from reaching their full potential. Since its inception in 1998, over 200 students have received financial assistance to attend the college/university of their choice. We have scholarship recipients attending Cornell, MIT, UC Berkeley, Morehouse, Azusa Pacific University, Clark-Atlanta University. Unlike most scholarship programs, the Magic Johnson Foundation/Taylor Michaels Scholarship Fund has made a commitment to assist the recipients through their entire undergraduate experience through several unique components including a mentoring program, internship program, and Life and Practical Skills classes. Approximately 30 students are selected each year to receive anywhere from $2000-$5000 a year for up to five years of tuition payments plus a laptop.
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Making College Affordable : An Online Guide for Hispanic Students
http://www.affordablecollegesonline.org/spotlight/making-college-affordable-online-guide-for-hispanic-students/
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MALDEF : The Latino Legal Voice for Civil Rights in America
https://www.maldef.org/assets/pdf/Scholarship_List_2010_2011.pdf
MALDEF provides a comprehensive list of over 100 scholarships offered to students regardless of citizenship status, including undocumented students.
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Media Action Network for Asian Americans (MANAA)
Media Scholarship
http://www.manaa.org/2009scholarship.html
Deadline : October 30
Offering one $1000 scholarship for currently enrolled graduate and undergraduate students interested in pursuing careers as filmmakers and in television production (not broadcast journalism). Formed in 1992, MANAA is the only organization solely dedicated to monitoring the media and advocating balanced, sensitive, and positive depiction and coverage of the Asian American community.
Also listed under Grants for Individuals -- Communications; Film.
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Michigan Minority Business Development Council
http://www.mmbdc.com/
Deadline: May 27
The MMBDC is a privately funded, minority business development organization, whose primary goal and responsibility is to facilitate successful business relationships between minority business enterprises and Corporations that lead to increased procurement for mbes. The program awards scholarships of $2000 each, to ten students annually, and will provide each with an internship opportunity.
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Michigan State University
College of Agriculture and Natural Resources
Native American Institute
Scholarships
http://www.nai.msu.edu/information/for_current_prospective_students
Emma Shore-Thornton Award: This Scholarship is awarded annually to high achieving undergraduate and graduate Native American students at Michigan State University.
John R. Winchester Memorial Scholarship: This scholarship is awarded annually to full time Native American undergraduate student.
Winchester Fund: This is a 90-120 (with extension) day loan. The John R. Winchester Memorial Scholarship Fund was established in 1973 after the death of a very generous man dedicated to the needs of American Indian students in higher education. John R. Winchester was employed by Michigan State University as Coordinator in the North American Indian Affair Office, Center for Urban Affair. He devoted to great deal of his career encouraging Indian students to take advantage of higher education opportunities. Mr. Winchester recruited Indian students from Michigan as well as other states. Once at MSU he acted as their advisor, tutor, and friend. He was also concerned with the financial needs of the Indian students. It was said that whenever he lectured on behalf of North American Indian Association Scholarship Fund. The proceeds from the Native American Indian Student Organization (NAISO) Pow Wow goes to the John R. Winchester Memorial Scholarship/Loan Fund. With the help of previous Pow Wows and several departments at MSU, the fund is presently large enough to serve for short-term loans. NAISO hopes to increase the size of the fund so that it may also serve as a source for scholarship moneys for needy Native American students at MSU. Deadline: None.
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Michigan State University
College of Arts and Letters
American Indian Studies
2014-2015 Pre-Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship Award
http://aisp.msu.edu/fellowship/
Award Period: MSU Fiscal Year, July 1, 2014 - June 30, 2015
Application Deadline: February 28
The fellowship award provides office space, access to Michigan State University's outstanding library and computing facilities and to the faculty involved in the American Indian Studies Program, benefits for the year, and a substantial stipend ($38,000)....Applicants must be finished with all doctoral work but the dissertation, actively working in American Indian Studies, and committed to a career in Native Studies. It is expected that the Fellow will complete the dissertation during the award year....Applicants may be pursuing the Ph.D. degree in any discipline or area offered at Michigan State University....The successful applicant will be required to teach one course and will affiliate with a department or program in one of the university's colleges, as well as participate in activities of the American Indian Studies Program. The Fellow must reside in the East Lansing, Michigan area for the duration of the fellowship.
Application Requirements: Send complete contact information, including e-mail, phone, and address, over letter detailing background, coursework, training and future plans in American Indian Studies, including any work with Native groups, organizations, or communities. Other items to be provided include a Curriculum Vita, a 5 to 10 page dissertation proposal, a copy of undergraduate and graduate transcripts, 3 letters of support from faculty on doctoral committee; one should be from your chair, indicating your ability to complete the dissertation by the end of the award period.
Applications should be sent to: American Indian Studies Program, 414 Baker Hall, 655 Auditorium Road, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI 48824; email - aisp@msu.edu; telephone (517) 432-2193
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Michigan State University
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Endowed Scholarship
http://www.inclusion.msu.edu/Outreach/MLKEndowedScholarship.html
The purpose of the Endowed Scholarship is to recognize individual students who can demonstrate their active involvement outside the classroom by continuing Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s fight against injustice by promoting equality for all on every possible level. Selection of scholarship recipients is based on full-time enrollment status, demonstrated leadership, community involvement and service. Scholarships are usually for $1000.
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Michigan State University
Julian Samora Research Institute
Scholarship Opportunities
http://www.jsri.msu.edu/community/scholarships
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Minority Scholarships, Fellowships, and Postdoctoral Awards in Medicine, Public Health, and Related Fields
http://scholarships.fatomei.com/health.html
A compilation of resources by Francisco Alberto Tomei Torres, Ph.D. Focuses on African Americans, Alaska Natives (Aleuts, Eskimos, Inuit), Hispanics (Mexican Americans, Puerto Ricans, Cubans, Dominicans, South and Central Americans), Native Americans, Native Pacific Islanders (Native Hawaiians, Polynesians, Micronesians).
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Morgan Stanley Scholarships Programs
http://www.morganstanley.com/about/careers/ischolarships_na.html
Morgan Stanley provides an array of scholarships for Black, Hispanic, Native American, Women, LGBT populations.
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Morris K. Udall Native American Congressional Internship Program
http://www.udall.gov/OurPrograms/NACInternship/NACInternship.aspx
Deadline: January 15
Native Americans and Alaska Natives . . . who intend to pursue careers in health care and tribal public policy are eligible to apply for the Morris K. Udall Native American Congressional Internship Program. Interns will be provided with airfare to and from Washington, DC; lodging at George Washington University; and, per diem to cover meals, transportation and incidentals. A $1,200 stipend at the conclusion of the internship is given. For more information contact: Susan Parrott, 520-670-5529, email: parrott@udall.gov.
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National Association of School Psychologists
NASP-ERT Minority Scholarship Program for Graduate Training in School Psychology
http://www.nasponline.org/about_nasp/minority.aspx
Deadline : November 1
The NASP-ERT MSP is pleased to annually award $5,000 to at least one qualified and select minority graduate student of school psychology. 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.
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National Consortium for Graduate Degrees for Minorities in Engineering and Science, Inc. (GEM)
http://www.gemfellowship.org/
The GEM Fellowship programs are designed to offer opportunities for underrepresented minority students to obtain MS degrees in engineering and Ph.D. engineering and the natural and physical sciences through a program of paid summer internships and graduate financial assistance.
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National Directory of Scholarships, Internships, and Fellowships for Latino Students, 2011
http://www.chci.org/doclib/20112141737204152-CHCIDirectory6thEdition.pdf?trail=201152785733
A compilation by the Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute. 6th edition.
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National Directory of Scholarships, Internships, and Fellowships for Asian American and Pacific Islander Students
http://www.aast.umd.edu/resources/scholarship-directory/
A 2009-2011 directory provided by the University of Maryland, Asian American Studies Program.
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National Institutes of Health (NIH)
Undergraduate Scholarship Program (UGSP)
https://ugsp.nih.gov/home.asp?m=00
The NIH Undergraduate Scholarship Program (UGSP) offers competitive scholarships to exceptional students from disadvantaged backgrounds who are committed to biomedical, behavioral, and social science research careers at the NIH. Applications for the 2009-2010 school year are now available.
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National Italian American Foundation (NIAF)
http://www.niaf.org/programs/scholarships/
Annually awards scholarships to outstanding students in the summer for use during the following academic year. The awards will be made on the basis of academic merit and divided between two groups of students. (1) Italian American students who demonstrate outstanding potential and high academic achievements. Area of study: open. (2) Those students from any ethnic background majoring or minoring in Italian language, Italian studies, Italian American studies or a related field, who demonstrate outstanding potential and high academic achievements. Scholarship awards range from $2,000-$12,000 and are awarded to undergraduate, graduate, post-graduate, medical, dental, and legal students. Students must either be members of NIAF or have a parent or guardian who is a member of NIAF. Each scholarship award can only cover tuition and university-provided room and board. Scholarship recipients are eligible for one year of scholarship support. Scholarship monies not used during one academic year are not transferable to the following academic year. Scholarship applicants and winners can and are encouraged to reapply in subsequent years.
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National Society : Daughters of the American Revolution
American Indian Scholarships
http://www.dar.org/natsociety/edout_scholar.cfm#general
(1) American Indian Scholarship: The American Indians Committee of the DAR awards this scholarship to Native Americans. This award is intended to help Native American students of any age, any tribe, in any state striving to get an education. All awards are judged based on financial need and academic achievement. Specify that you want information on the American Indian Scholarship when you send the stamped self addressed envelope for information. This scholarship is intended to help Native American college/university and technical school students of any age, any tribe, in any state at the undergraduate or graduate level. Graduate students are eligible; however, undergraduate students are given preference. Applicants must be Native Americans (proof of American Indian blood is required by letter or proof papers)in financial need and have a grade point average of 2.75 or higher. There will be no exceptions. This is a one time $500 award. Deadlines: For Fall term, April 1; For Spring term, October 1.
(2) Frances Crawford Marvin American Indian Scholarship: This scholarship is awarded once a year to one student. A candidate for this scholarship must be enrolled full time at a 2 or 4 year college or university. Applicants must be Native Americans, and proof of American Indian blood is required by letter or proof papers. Students must demonstrate financial need, academic achievement, and have a 3.0 GPA or higher. A recipient may reapply for this scholarship and be considered along with other members of the applicant pool. The amount of scholarship is based on total return of the endowment, and may vary year to year. Deadline: February 1.
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Native American Scholarships and Internships
http://webb.nmu.edu/Centers/NativeAmericanStudies/SiteSections/Resources/NAS/scholandintern.shtml
A compilation by Northern Michigan University. Covers opportunities all around the country.
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Native American Scholarships
http://www.educationcorner.com/native-american-scholarships.html
A compilation of scholarships from Education Corner.
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NativeVision Scholarship Program
http://www.nativevision.org/Scholarship_Recipients/Scholarship_Recipients.html
NativeVision™ awards two scholarships to Native youth entering their first year of college in the Fall of each year. Scholarship applications are due in the first week of May of each year.
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Newberry Consortium in American Indian Studies
Long-Term Fellowships
http://www.newberry.org/long-term-fellowships
Deadline: December 12, 2011
Newberry Consortium in American Indian Studies Faculty Fellowship: This award is designed for faculty members at institutions participating in the consortium. Preference is given to scholars at an early career stage. The fellowship carries a monthly stipend of $4,200. Applicants must request at least four and no more than six months of support.
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Newberry Consortium in American Indian Studies
Short-Term Fellowships
http://www.newberry.org/short-term-fellowships
Deadline : Feb. 6, 2012
The D’Arcy McNickle Center for American Indian and Indigenous Studies announces the availability of short-term fellowships for doctoral candidates at institutions participating in the Newberry Consortium in American Indian Studies (NCAIS). These fellowships offer support for between one and two months of dissertation research and carry stipends of $2500 per month. Graduate Fellows will be offered individual research space at the Newberry and accorded the same privileges as other Newberry Library short-term fellows. Awards may also be used to fund research in other libraries, archives, or in the field. Fellowship recipients are expected to present their research at the consortium’s annual graduate student conference or at a Newberry-sponsored seminar in American Indian and Indigenous studies.
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Office of Chinese Americans Scholarship Program
http://www.ocanational.org/?page=Programs_ScholarApp
Deadline : April 4
OCA, a national organization dedicated to advancing the social, economic, and political well-being of Asian Pacific Americans, is pleased to announce that it is accepting 2011 applications for the OCA-AXA Achievement, OCA-UPS Gold Mountain, and OCA-Verizon College scholarships. Each scholarship is valued at $2,000 and is nonrenewable. In order to be eligible for the OCA-UPS Gold Mountain and OCA-AXA scholarships, students must be a current Asian Pacific American (APA) high school senior entering their first year of college, demonstrate financial need, be a permanent resident or U.S. citizen, and have a minimum grade point average of 3.0 or above (on a 4.0 scale). OCA-UPS Gold Mountain scholarship is intended for APA students who are the first person in their family to attend an institution of higher education. The OCA-AXA scholarship is geared for students who have dedicated time to community service and demonstrated leadership ability. Current undergraduates who are studying technical majors and are entering their third or fourth year in college may apply for the OCA-Verizon College scholarship. Applications for the OCA-Verizon College Scholarships must be submitted online. For more information, or to download the application, please visit http://www.ocanational.org
(Last checked 06/11/14)

Order Sons of Italy in America Scholarships
http://www.osia.org/students/scholarships.php
Deadline : February 28
Through the Sons of Italy Foundation® (SIF) and more than 650 state and local lodges, the Order Sons of Italy in America® (OSIA) has awarded nearly $50 million in scholarships to date. Each year, the SIF offers 10 to 12 merit-based scholarships (National Leadership Grants), ranging from $5,000 to $25,000, in a nationwide competition.
General Eligibility: U.S. citizens of Italian descent (at least one Italian or Italian American grandparent) enrolled in an under­graduate or graduate program at a four-year, accredited academic institution for the 2012 Fall term. Previous SIF scholarship winners are not eligible. (Please note: Additional eligibility requirements may apply to specific scholarships.)
(Last checked 06/11/14)

Paul & Daisy Soros Fellowship For New Americans, see Soros Fellowships for New Americans

Polish Falcons of America Scholarships
http://www.polishfalcons.org/Gorecki.asp
http://www.polishfalcons.org/Starzynski.asp
Open to students who have been PFA members for at least 6 years and are pursuing studies full-time at a 4-year college or university or graduate degree program. Minimum 3.0 GPA required. Awards are offered to students who are at least in their 3rd year of university studies. Visit the website to discover the different scholarships available.
(Last checked 06/11/14)

Public Policy & International Affairs Fellowship Program (PPIA)
http://www.ppiaprogram.org
Deadline: March 1st (annually)
The PPIA Fellowship Program prepares students, primarily from underrepresented communities, for careers and influential roles that serve the public good. The Fellowship Program offers an intensive summer institute to train students in public policy work and then offers to pay for graduate school should a student be admitted.
Scholarship Details: All expenses-paid summer institute (JSI) after junior year in college, internship opportunities and a minimum of $5,000 towards a masters degree in public policy, public administration or international affairs>
Location: JSIs take place at UC Berkeley, University of Michigan, Carnegie Mellon University, Princeton University & University of Maryland, graduate schools - nationwide
For more information, send an email to ppia@ppiaprogram.org or call202-496-0130 ext. 204
(Last checked 06/11/14)

Rainbow PUSH Coalition
Jessie L Jackson Sr Fellows Scholarship
http://www.pushexcel.org/?page_id=61
Deadline : April 15
Jackson Fellows are awarded to strong high school students. Selected fellows will receive $5,000.00. The award will be paid directly to the college or university he/she is attending. Selected fellows must meet the following criteria:
•Senior attending a high school and graduating in Spring of 2011
•Will be attending a four-year college or university in the U.S.
•Cumulative 3.0 grade point average or above
Demonstrates:
•Academic preparation to attend college
•Ability to overcome obstacles to achieve academic and personal goals
(Last checked 06/11/14)

Rising Farmworker Dream Fund
http://www.risingfarmworkers.org/
Deadline : June 1
The Rising Farmworker Dream Fund is proud to announce its Pre-MBA Fellowship program. The award is intended to encourage the sons and daughters of farmworkers to purse MBA degrees and in turn, develop more leaders who will channel resources to the U.S. farmworking community. Two categories of awards are usually provided:
1) Pre-MBA Fellowship Award--for students applying for an MBA
2) MBA Preparation Fellowship Award--for college Juniors & Seniors interested in pursuing an MBA within 5 years
We encourage students to apply as early as possible since some of the awards will be given on a first-come-first-serve basis.
(Last checked 06/11/14)

Ron Brown Scholar Program
http://www.ronbrown.org/
The Ron Brown Scholar Program awards scholarships to academically talented, highly motivated, African-American high school seniors who have demonstrated financial need, social commitment, and leadership potential. Very competitive.
(Last checked 06/11/14)

Rosa Parks Scholarship Foundation
http://www.rosaparksscholarshipfoundation.org/
Deadline: April 1
In 1980, the Detroit News established the foundation to provide Michigan high school seniors with $2,000 grants that are applied to their first year of college. Recipients of the $2,000, non-renewable scholarship are chosen for their outstanding academic achievement, community service, leadership, and commitment to the principles embraced by Rosa Parks and the civil rights movement. Applicants must include three letters of recommendation, a high school transcript, ACT or SAT test scores and an essay of 250 words or less answering the question "What makes you a Rosa Parks Scholar?" For applications and more information on the Rosa Parks scholarships, call (800) 766-3247.
(Last checked 06/11/14)

Saint Andrew's Society of Washington, DC
Washington Scots Charity & Education Fund Scholarship Program
http://www.saintandrewsociety.org/?q=scholarships
Awards are made to scholars enrolled in US or Scottish institutions for the third or fourth year of College or University or full-time graduate study. There are generally 6 to 20 awards made totalling in excess of $20,000. Among these, three special scholarships foster academic links between the United States and Scotland.
(1) The James & Mary Dawson Scholarship of $5,000 is available for Scots coming to the USA for graduate or post-graduate level study, with preference to those pursuing scientific and engineering degrees.
(2) The John P. McAdams Memorial Scholarship of $3,500, established by family and friends of the Society’s late President to support Scots and Americans of Scottish descent in their pursuit of University degrees, with preference to those pursuing degrees in history or Scottish culture.
(3) The Donald Malcolm MacArthur Scholarship of $2,500 is available for an American studying in Scotland.
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Saludos.com - Scholarships
http://www.saludos.com/educationpavilion/scholarships/index.html
Categories include: Science, Health, and Agriculture; Business; Computer Science and Technology; Law, Education, Social Services; Teaching; and Science and Technology.
(Last checked 06/11/14)

Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians
http://www.saulttribe.com/
Identifies scholarships available to members of the tribe, including:
(1) Natural Resources Scholarship (Independent)
(2) Special Needs Scholarship
(3) Martha Miller Tributary Scholarship
(4) Victor Matson Sr. Tributary Scholarship
(5) Fred L. Hatch Memorial Teacher Education Scholarship
For more information, contact Sault Tribe Higher Education Programs at 531 Ashmun Street, SSM, MI 49783 or e-mail: jlewton@saulttribe.net
(Last checked 06/11/14)

Scholarships Based on Ethnicity
http://www.college.ucla.edu/UP/SRC/ethnic.htm
A compilation provided by UCLA.
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Scholarships for All Students Regardless of Immigration Status
http://maldef.org/leadership/scholarships/resources/
This list, compiled by the Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund, provides information on scholarships that do not require a social security number, legal residency, or citizenship in order to apply.
(Last checked 06/11/14)

Scholarships for American Students of Arab Descent
http://www.aaiusa.org/foundation/33/scholarships
A compilation by the Arab American Institute.
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Scholarships for Chinese Students via FastWeb
http://scholarships.fastweb.com/e-chinese-students
(Last checked 06/11/14)

Scholarships for Filipino Students via Fastweb
http://scholarships.fastweb.com/e-filipino-students
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Scholarships for German Students via Fastweb
http://scholarships.fastweb.com/e-german-students
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Scholarships for Irish Students via Fastweb
http://scholarships.fastweb.com/e-irish-students
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Scholarships for Italian Students via Fastweb
http://scholarships.fastweb.com/e-italian-students
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Scholarships for Korean Students via Fastweb
http://scholarships.fastweb.com/e-korean-students
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Scholarships for Mexican Students via Fastweb
http://scholarships.fastweb.com/e-mexican-students
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Scholarships for Polish-American Students
http://www.pac1944.org/students/scholarships.htm
A compilation of scholarship resources by the Polish American Congress, 2011.
(Last checked 06/11/14)

Scholarships for Polish Students via Fastweb
http://scholarships.fastweb.com/e-polish-students
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Scholarships for Puerto Rican Students via Fastweb
http://scholarships.fastweb.com/e-puerto-rican-students
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Scholarships for Russian Students via Fastweb
http://scholarships.fastweb.com/e-russian-students
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Scholarships for Students of Ukrainian Ancestry or Citizenship
http://www.brama.com/education/scholarship.html
(Last checked 06/11/14)

ScholarshipsOnline.org Minority Scholarships
http://www.scholarshipsonline.org/search/label/Minorities
(Last checked 06/11/14)

Sons of Norway Foundation
Scholarships
http://www.sofn.com/foundation/showPage.jsp?document=foundation_scholarships.html
The primary scholarship is the King Olav V Norwegian -- American Heritage Fund. HRM, King Olav V of Norway allows the Sons of Norway Foundation to use his name in establishing a fund to promote cultural exchange between Norway and North America. The fund welcomes applications from Americans, 18 years or older, with a plan of studies to focus on exploring his/her interest in Norwegian heritage or in modern Norway at an institution of higher learning. The fund also welcomes Norwegians, 18 and older, who desire to further their studies in North American culture at an institution of higher learning. HRM, King Olav V of Norway allows the Sons of Norway Foundation to use his name in establishing a fund to promote cultural exchange between Norway and North America. The fund welcomes applications from Americans, 18 years or older, with a plan of studies to focus on exploring his/her interest in Norwegian heritage or in modern Norway at an institution of higher learning. The fund also welcomes Norwegians, 18 and older, who desire to further their studies in North American culture at an institution of higher learning.
(Last checked 06/11/14)

Soros Fellowship For New Americans
http://www.pdsoros.org/
Deadline: November 1
Provides support for new Americans - naturalized U.S. citizen, child of two parents who are both naturalized U.S. citizens, or a resident alien who holds a Green Card. Full support is given for two years of graduate study in the United States. Fellows receive a $20,000 maintenance grant and a tuition grant of one-half the tuition cost of graduate program.
Also listed under Grants for Individuals - Graduate
(Last checked 06/11/14)

Tall Clubs International (TCI)
http://www.tall.org/
Tall Clubs International (TCI) offers a $1,000 scholarship for tall people, the Kae Sumner Einfeldt Scholarship. Individual chapters may also offer local awards. Women who are at least 5'10" and men who are at least 6'2" are eligible for the award. Candidates must be under 21 years old and plan to attend college in the fall.
(Last checked 06/11/14)

Udall Foundation
http://www.udall.gov/
The Morris K. Udall Foundation supports three programs of possible interest to MSU students:
(1) Native American Congressional Internship
To strengthen Native American communities and enhance tribal governance, the Udall Foundation offers a ten-week summer internship to provide 12 Native American or Alaska Native students with the opportunity to observe the federal legislative process and gain valuable experience in government decision-making. Interns are placed in a Congressional office or federal agency in Washington, DC. Special enrichment activities are a distinguishing feature; interns meet with elected officials, Cabinet-level executives, and Supreme Court justices.
(2) Environmental Public Policy and Conflict Resolution Dissertation Fellowship
The Foundation awards two fellowships each year to outstanding Ph.D. candidates who have demonstrated their potential to contribute to national environmental policy. Ph.D. candidates whose dissertation focuses on an aspect of U.S. environmental policy or conflict resolution may apply for a $24,000 fellowship to cover expenses during their final year of writing the dissertation.
(3) Morris K. Udall Undergraduate Scholarship
The Foundation awards eighty $5,000 scholarships annually to undergraduates who will pursue careers relating to the environment, and to Native American or Alaska Natives interested in tribal public policy and Native American health care. Through these scholarships, the Foundation hopes to encourage future leaders across a wide spectrum of policy, science, education, social science and health fields.
For more information contact: info@udall.gov
(Last checked 06/11/14)

Union Plus Scholarships
http://www.unionplus.org/college-education-financing/scholarships
Deadline : May 30
Embracing its mission to enhance the value of union membershipand support a stronger labor movement, Union Privilege has developed a scholarship program to help more women and people of color become union leaders. The Union Leaders of the Future Scholarship provides annual awards up to $3,000 to help future union leaders with the cost of continuing their education or training in order to pursue their union career goals and leadership skills.
(Last checked 06/11/14)

United Negro College Fund
Scholarships, Internships, and Research Fellowships
http://www.uncf.org/sections/ForStudents/ForStudents.asp
Access to a college education has never been more important for individuals and society! A college education opens up unlimited possibilities and helps students to discover and foster their unique gifts. It also demonstrates that students are willing to make an investment in their own futures. However, for many young people this investment cannot become a reality, because they are unable to afford the rising cost of college tuition. For students, we offer administer an array of scholarship, internship and fellowship opportunities.
(Last checked 06/11/14)

United Student Aid Funds
Access to Education Scholarship
http://www.usafunds.org/students/Pages/Access2EdSchol.aspx
Applications accepted December 15-February 15
Provides $1,500 to students with an annual family income of less than $35,000. Up to 50% of awards will be targeted to applicants who are members of an ethnic-minority group or who have a physical disability.
Also listed under Grants for Individuals -- Disabilities.
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University of California, Berkeley
Funding Opportunities for Women and Minorities
http://www.spo.berkeley.edu/Fund/womenminority.html
The following programs provide support for women and minority researchers. Funding may be for principal investigators with their own research projects, or for inclusion of female or minority researchers in pre-existing projects. Consult each program's web page for more detailed information.
(Last checked 06/11/14)

University of Minnesota Duluth
American Indian Learning Resource Center
Scholarships Listings
http://www.d.umn.edu/ailrc/scholarship.html
(Last checked 06/11/14)

U.S. Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) Higher Education Grant Program
http://www.bie.edu/cs/groups/xbie/documents/text/idc-008101.pdf
Eligible applicants must: (1) Be a member of or at least one-quarter degree Indian blood descendant of a member of an American Indian tribe who are eligible for the Bureau of Indian Affairs special programs and services. (2) Be accepted for admission to a nationally accredited college or university that provides a course of study conferring an Associate of Arts or Bachelor’s degree (3) Demonstrate financial need as determined by the student financial aid office of the college or university. The majority of federally recognized tribes administer the grant program for their member, so call your tribe first. The grant application is available from the education office of the Tribe in which you are affiliated or possess membership.
(Last checked 06/11/14)

Upakar Foundation
Indian-American Scholarship Foundation
http://www.upakarfoundation.org/index.php
Upakar Foundation gives up to 20 four-year renewable scholarships (totaling $40,000) to Indian-American students to help them realize their college dreams. These scholarships acknowledge academic excellence and consider financial need.
(Last checked 06/11/14)

Ventures Scholars Program
http://www.venturescholar.org/
The Ventures Scholars Program is a national membership program designed to promote access to higher education. The Ventures Scholars Program identifies high achieving underrepresented and first-generation college-bound students interested in pursuing math- and science-based careers and provides academic recognition, information and resources needed to help them successfully pursue their career goals.
(Last checked 06/11/14)

Worldstudio Foundation Scholarships
http://scholarships.worldstudioinc.com/
Worldstudio Foundation scholarships allow young people from minority and economically disadvantaged backgrounds not only to realize their artistic dreams, but also to give back to their communities. Areas of study include: architecture, cartooning, crafts, environmental graphics, fashion design, film/theater design (costume, set, lighting), film/video, fine arts, furniture design, graphic design, illustration, industrial/product design, interior design, landscape architecture, new media, photography, surface/Textile design, and urban planning.
Also listed under Grants for Individuals -- Arts, Film, Landscape Architecture, Photography, Minorities.
(Last checked 06/11/14)

Xerox Technical Minority Scholarship
http://www.xeroxstudentcareers.com/why-xerox/scholarship.aspx
Provides $1000 scholarships to minority students enrolled in one of the technical sciences or engineering disciplines. This scholarship is available to US Citizens and individuals with Permanent Resident visas.
(Last checked 06/11/14)

Yemeni American Association
Offers one-time scholarships to high school seniors of Yemeni heritage. Contact: Yemeni American Association, 2770 Salina, Dearborn, MI 48120, (313) 842-8402.

Yemeni American Benevolent
Scholarships to Yemeni American high school seniors. Contact: Yemeni American Benevolent Association, 2121 Salina, Dearborn, MI 48120, (313) 841-3333.

Young Native Writers Essay Contest
http://nativewriters.hklaw.com/
The Young Native Writers Essay Contest is a writing contest for Native American high school students and is designed to inspire honest portrayals of the richness of Native American life and history. The contest is a program of the Holland & Knight Charitable Foundation. Students responding to this year's writing contest should present in an essay of no more than 1,200 words, a) specific or general struggles and/or triumphs of Native Americans in history or in today's world, based on the students experiences and scholarly research; and b) how the writer will use his or talents to enhance the future of his or her own Native American community. Subject suggestions include, but are not limited to, Native American involvement in treaties, governments (Federal and Tribal), languages, education, folklore, religion, entertainment, health, nutrition, media, sports, and current events. The following prizes will be awarded to winning essayists: five first-place winners will each receive an all-expense-paid trip to Washington, D.C., to visit the National Museum of the American Indian, and other prominent sites. The winners will be accompanied by the teachers who inspired their entries into the contest. First-place winners will receive a special award for display at home or school. In addition, each first-place winner will receive a scholarship ranging from $1,000 to $5,000 each to be paid directly to the college or university of their choice. The contest is open to all Native American Indian and Alaska Native high school students who are enrolled members of a state- or federally-recognized tribe. Also included are high school students enrolled in alternative schools, as well as those who are home schooled. For further information, see the program's Web site.
(Last checked 06/11/14)


Databases

SciVal Funding
http://www.funding.scival.com.proxy2.cl.msu.edu/home
http://www.funding.scival.com.proxy2.cl.msu.edu/search?preSearch
Provides access to a searchable database of more than 12,000 active opportunities, 2.25M awards (back to 2004), and 4500 funding bodies. Geographic coverage is strongest for the United States, Canada, United Kingdom, European Commission, Australia, Ireland, Singapore, India, South Africa, and New Zealand. At present academic discipline coverage is strongest in the sciences and business; hopefully it will beef up funding information in the arts, humanities, and social sciences as time goes by.
For more information see Frequently Asked Questions: MSU Scholars (SciVal Experts/SciVal Funding)
(Last checked 06/11/14)

Foundation Grants to Individuals Online (Main Library Access Only)
http://gtionline.fdncenter.org/ipl.php
Includes descriptions of more than 6,000 foundations and public charities that fund individual grantseekers, and is searchable by nine different criteria. Records provide contact information, financial data, application information, and program descriptions, with links to more than 500 foundation Web sites. Updated quarterly.
(Last checked 06/11/14)

GrantSelect
http://ezproxy.msu.edu:2047/login?url=http://www.grantselect.com/access
An extensive online grants database owned and operated by Schoolhouse Partners, and it contains more than 16,000 funding opportunities provided by more than 5,100 unique sponsoring organizations. Also provides a selection of funding news.
(Last checked 06/11/14)

MSU Scholarship Search
http://scholendow2.ais.msu.edu/Student/ScholSearch.asp
MSU offers a wide variety of scholarships, some of which have criteria which severely limit the number of students who might be eligible for the scholarship, while others have much broader criteria. This facility should help you find those MSU scholarships for which you might be eligible. You can search either by unit (College/Department) within the University or by criteria such as major/specialization, Michigan county of permanent residence, high school, or study abroad.
(Last checked 06/11/14)

Cornell University
Graduate School Fellowships Database
http://www.gradschool.cornell.edu/fellowships
(Last checked 06/11/14)

FastWeb
http://www.fastweb.com/.
If you have access to the world wide web and are willing to fill in the online forms, this service promises a free customized list of financial aid sources. FastWeb is actually a searchable database of more than 400,000 private sector scholarships, fellowships, grants, and loans from more than 3,000 sources for all levels of higher education. First-time visitors have to register (first and last name and a user ID), then complete a profile, including background and fields of study. Registrants then receive a list of all currently relevant funding sources. The registration information is stored and can be used on subsequent visits. The entire sign-up process, and delivery of available funding sources, can be a bit tedious: about five to twenty minutes, depending on the connection speed. Approximately 500 new scholarships are added to the database daily, so registrants can stay current. Provided courtesy of Financial Aid Information Page and Student Services, Inc. created by Mark Kantrowitz and sponsored by the National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators.
(Last checked 06/11/14)


Books

The books mentioned on this page are available for public use in the Michigan State University Libraries. If you are unable to visit our library, consider visiting a Foundation Center Cooperating Collection in your home state or a local public library in your home town. If the books are not available there, ask about interlibrary loan or visit a local bookstore to find out whether they can be purchased.

Financial Aid for African Americans. Gail Ann Schlachter and R. David Weber. El Dorado Hills, Calif. (San Carlos Industrial Park, 1100 Industrial Road, Suite 9, 94070): Reference Service Press, biennial. Funding Center (1st floor, East) LB2338 .F5643
2006-2008, 2009-2011, 2012-2014 available in print
Covers almost 1500 different funding opportunities (including scholarships, fellowships, loans, awards, prizes, and internships) open specically to Black or African Americans. This money can be used to support a whole range of activities, future projects, professional development, personal advancement, and work experience. The listings cover every major subject area, are sponsored by hundreds of private and public agencies and organizations, and are open to Black or African Americans at any level, from high school and college through postdoctorate and professional.

Financial Aid for Asian Americans. Gail Ann Schlachter and R. David Weber. San Carlos, Calif. (San Carlos Industrial Park, 1100 Industrial Road, Suite 9, 94070): Reference Service Press, biennial. Funding Center (1st floor, East) LB2338 .F5644
2006-2008, 2009-2011, 2012-2014 available in print
Identifies 950 funding opportunities (including scholarships, fellowships, loans, awards, prizes, and internships) open specically for Chinese Americans, Japanese Americans, Korean Americans, Vietnamese Americans, Filipinos, and other Americans of Asian origins (including Laos, Cambodia, Taiwan, Burma, Thailand, Malaysia, Indonesia, Singapore, Brunei, Macao, Hong Kong, India, Pakistan, Bangladesh. The listings cover every major subject area, are sponsored by hundreds of private and public agencies and organizations, and are open to Asian Americans at any level, from high school and college through postdoctorate and professional.

Financial Aid for Hispanic Americans. Gail Ann Schlachter and R. David Weber. El Dorado Hills, Calif. (San Carlos Industrial Park, 1100 Industrial Road, Suite 9, 94070): Reference Service Press, biennial. Funding Center (1st Floor, East) LB2338 .F5645
2006-2008, 2009-2011, 2012-2014 available in print
Identifies nearly 1400 funding opportunities (including scholarships, loans, fellowships, grants, awards, and internships) available to Hispanic Americans, including Mexican Americans, Puerto Ricans, Cuban Americans, and others of Latin American origin. The listings cover every major subject area, are sponsored by hundreds of private and public agencies and organizations, and are open to Hispanic Americans at any level, from high school and college through postdoctorate and professional.

Financial Aid for Native Americans. Gail Ann Schlachter and R. David Weber. El Dorado Hills, Calif. (San Carlos Industrial Park, 1100 Industrial Road, Suite 9, 94070): Reference Service Press, biennial. Funding Center (1st Floor, East) LB2338 .F5646
2006-2008, 2009-2011, 2012-2014 available in print
Detailed information on nearly 1500 funding opportunities open to American Indians, Native Alaskans, and Native Pacific Islanders (including Native Hawaiians and Samoans). The listings cover every major subject area, are sponsored by hundreds of private and public agencies and organizations, and are open to Native Americans at any level, from high school and college through postdoctorate and professional.

Foundation Grants to Individuals. New York, N.Y. : Foundation Center, biennial. Funding Center (1st Floor, East) LB2336 .F6
The most comprehensive listing available of private foundations which provide financial assistance to individuals. The foundations described have made grants to students, artists, scholars, foreign individuals, minorities, musicians, scientists and writers for scholarships, fellowships, student loans, internships, residencies, arts and cultural projects, medical and emergency assistance, residencies and travel programs. Latest three editions available; earlier editions may circulate.

 

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