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American Art Therapy Association
Cay Drachnik Minorities Fund
1202 Allanson Road
Mundelein, IL 60060-3808
(847) 949-6064
arttherapy@ntr.net
www.arttherapy.org

Deadline: June 12

Scholarships to assist with the purchase of books and other non-tuition-related expenses are awarded
on the basis of financial need to minority students in the field of art therapy. Students must be
members of the American Art Therapy Association.

American College of Healthcare Executives
Albert W. Dent Student Scholarship
One North Franklin, Suite 1700
Chicago, IL 60606
(312) 424-2800
www.ache.org

Deadline: March 31

Amount: $3,500

Scholarships are awarded to minority students enrolled full-time for the upcoming fall term, which is
their final year in a healthcare management program.

American Dental Association Endowment & Assistance Fund Inc.
Minority Dental Student Scholarship Program
211 East Chicago Avenue, Suite 820
Chicago, IL 60611
(312) 440-2567
www.ada.org or www.ada.org/ada/resources/endow/minority.html

Deadline: July 1

Amount: $1,000 to $2,500

Renewable scholarships are awarded to underrepresented minority students in dental school. Awards
are based on financial need, academic achievement, and recommendations or references.

American Dental Hygienists Association
Colgate Bright Smiles, Bright Futures Minority Scholarship
444 N. Michigan Ave., Suite 3400
Chicago, IL 60611
(312) 440-8944
http://adha.org/institute/scholarshiplist.htm

Deadline: June 1

Amount: $1,500 to $2,000

Scholarships are awarded to members of minority groups underrepresented in dental hygiene
programs. Such groups include Hispanic Americans, African Americans, Asian Americans, Native
Americans, and men. Scholarships are based on financial need, academic achievement, and
recommendations or references. Reserved for college students (except freshmen) studying dental
hygiene.

American Dental Hygienists Association Institute
Minority Scholarships
444 N. Michigan Avenue, Suite 3400
Chicago, IL 60611
(312) 440-8944
http://adha.org/institute/scholarshiplist.htm

Deadline: June 1

Amount: $1,000 to $1,500

Scholarships are awarded to minority dental hygiene students on the basis of financial need. College
sophomores to seniors with a minimum GPA of 3.0 may apply.

American Geological Institute
Minority Participation Program
Caitlin Callahan, Education Program Assistant
4220 King Street
Alexandria, VA 22302
(703) 379-2480 ext.220
www.agiweb.org/education/mpp.html

Deadline: March 1

Amount: $500 to $10,000

Applications are accepted from minority college students and graduate students studying geology,
geochemistry, geophysics, hydrology, meteorology, physical oceanography, planetary geology, or
earth science education.

American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
Fellowships for Minority Doctoral Students
1211 Avenue of the Americas
New York, NY 10036-8775
(212) 596-6270
www.aicpa.org or www.aicpa.org/members/div/career/mini/index/htm
Deadline: April 1

Amount: Up to $12,000

This program awards up to $12,000 in financial assistance to students who have earned a master’s
degree or completed at least three years of full-time employment in accounting. Scholarships are
awarded on the basis of financial need, academic achievement, and recommendations or references.
The program is for applicants attending or planning to attend school full time who have applied to or
been accepted into a doctoral degree program with a concentration in accounting. Minimum GPA is
3.0. Applicants agree not to accept responsibility for teaching more than one course as a teaching
assistant or to work more than one-quarter-time as a research assistant.

American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
Scholarship for Minority Accounting Students
1211 Avenue of the Americas
New York, NY 10036-8775
(212) 596-6270
www.aicp.org or www.aicpa.org/members/div/career/mini/index/htm

Deadline: July 1

Amount: up to $5,000

Renewable scholarships are awarded to minority students at the college sophomore to graduate level
who are studying accounting. Awards are based on financial need and academic achievement.

American Hotel Foundation
Hyatt Hotels Fund for Minority Lodging Management Students
1201 New York Ave., NW, Suite 600
Washington, DC 20005-3931
(202) 289-3181
www.ahlf.org

Amount: $2,000

This program provides awards to minority students pursuing degrees in the fields of hospitality,
hospitality management, and hotel management. The scholarships are based on academic
achievement and recommendations or references. Applicants must be attending or planning to attend
a member college of the Council on Hotel, Restaurant, and Institutional Education. The member
schools nominate students; direct applications are not available. Ask your school’s dean’s office,
financial aid office, or hotel/hospitality department chair for information on how to be nominated and
apply for this award.

The American Architectural Foundation
Minority Scholarship Program
Mary Felber, Director of Scholarship Programs
1735 New York Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20006
(202) 626-7511
www.archfoundation.org/newgrantops.htm

Deadline: December 12

Amount: $500 to $3000

Renewable scholarships are awarded to minority students studying architecture, on the basis of
financial need, academic achievement, an essay, recommendations or references, and
SAT/ACT/GRE or other test scores.

American Institute of Chemical Engineers
Minority Scholarship Awards
3 Park Avenue
New York, NY 10016-5991
(212) 591-7478
www.aiche.org or www. aiche.org/students/studentawards/stulist.htm

Deadline: April 16

Amount: $1,000

This program provides awards to students studying or intending to study chemical engineering. One
award level is for current high school seniors and the other is for college undergraduates who are
outstanding role models for minority students. Scholarships are based on financial need, academic
achievement, essays, extracurricular activities, and recommendations or references. Applicants must
be minority high school seniors or college students (freshmen to juniors) with a GPA of 3.0 or better.

American Library Association
Spectrum Initiative Scholarship
50 E. Huron St.
Chicago, IL 60611
(800) 545-2433
www.ala.org or www.ala.org/work/awards/scholars.html

Deadline: March 1

Amount: $3,000

The American Library Association provides scholarships to 50 library science students each year.
Scholarships are awarded on the basis of potential for success. Applications are accepted from
students entering or enrolled in ALA-accredited Master of Library Science degree programs who
have completed less than 12 semester hours toward the master’s degree through June of the year of
application. Scholarships are based on academic achievement, work experience, leadership
experience or potential, community service, and recommendations or references. Applicants must be
citizens of the U.S. or Canada who are of minority descent.

American Library Association/Library Information and Technology Association
LITA/OCLC and LITA/LSSI Minority Scholarship in Library and Information Technology
50 E. Huron Street
Chicago, IL 60611
(800) 545-2433
www.lita.org/a&s/awards.htm

Deadline: March 1

Amount; $2,500

For minority students about to begin or pursuing their master’s degree in information science, with
preference given to those whose work concentrates on library automation. The scholarship is based
on academic achievement.

American Meteorological Society (AMS)
Fellowship/Scholarship Programs
45 Beacon Street
Boston, MA 02108-3693
(617) 227-2426 ext. 235
www.ametsoc.org/AMS

Deadline: February 23

Amount: $3,000

Limited to Hispanic, African American, or Native American freshmen planning a career in
atmospheric science. Transcripts, standardized test scores, and a letter of recommendation are
required.

American Nurses Association
Minority Fellowship Program
600 Maryland Avenue, SW, Suite 100W
Washington, DC 20024
(202) 651-7247
www.nursingworld.org/emfp

Deadline: January 15

Amount: varies

Fellowships are awarded to minority students in nursing programs, on the basis of academic
achievement. A variety of research grants and fellowships are available through the foundation.

The American Physical Society
Corporate-Sponsored Scholarships for Minority Undergraduate Students in Physics
335 45th Street
New York, NY 10017
(301) 209-3232
www.aps.org/educ/program.html

Deadline: February 2
Amount: $2,000

This scholarship is for Hispanic students studying physics. Applications are accepted from high
school seniors and college freshmen and sophomores.

American Physiological Society
Porter Physiology Fellowships
9650 Rockville Pike
Bethesda, MD 20814
(301) 530-7132
education@aps.faseb.org
www.the-aps.org/awards/awd_student.htm

Deadline: January 15 and June 15

Amount: Stipend of $15,000

Scholarships are awarded to minority graduate students working on their doctoral degree in the
physiological sciences.

American Planning Association
Planning Fellowships
122 S. Michigan Avenue
Chicago, IL 60603
(312) 431-9100
www.planning.org/educ/schlship.htm

Deadline: May 15

Amount: $2,000 to $4,000

This program provided financial assistance to students of urban or transportation planning, regional
planning, or related subjects. Applications are accepted from minority college seniors or graduate
students. Scholarships are based on financial need, academic achievement, leadership experience or
potential, and recommendations or references.

American Political Science Association
Ralph Bunche Summer Institute
1527 New Hampshire Ave., NW
Washington, DC 20036-1206
(202) 483-2512
minority@apsanet.org
www.apsanet.org/about/minority/rbsi.cfm

Deadline: February 16

This five-week summer program is for undergraduate students who have completed their junior year.
It is designed to introduce students to graduate study and encourage them to pursue a doctorate in
political science. Scholarships are awarded to minority political science majors on the basis of
academic achievement, recommendations or references, and a personal statement.
American Political Science Association
Minority Fellows Program
1527 New Hampshire Ave., NW
Washington, DC 20036-1206
(202) 483-2512
www.apsanet.org/about/minority

Deadline: October 6

Amount: $6,000

This program provides six awards to minority applicants who are entering their first year of doctoral
studies. Scholarships are awarded to political science majors on the basis of academic achievement,
recommendations or references, and a personal statement.

American Society of Criminology
Fellowship for Ethnic Minorities
Sarah Hall, Administrator
1314 Kinnear RD., Suite 214
Columbus, OH 43212
(614) 292-9207
www.asc41.com or www.asc41.com/minorfel.htm

Deadline: March 1

Amount: $6,000

This program provides financial assistance each year to three minority students studying criminal
justice. Applications are accepted from current college seniors and graduate students accepted into or
enrolled in a program of doctoral studies in criminology.

American Society for Microbiology
Minority Undergraduate Research Fellowship
1752 N Street, NW
Washington, DC 20036
www.asmusa.org or www.asmusa.org/edusrc/edu6.htm#fellowships

Deadline: February 1

Amount: $4,500

This summer research program includes a student stipend, lodging, travel, supplies, and other costs.
Freshmen should have extensive high school research experience; seniors must not graduate before
the start of the program. Applicants should have a strong interest in pursuing graduate work in the
microbiological sciences. Limited to undergraduates studying microbiology or biology.

American Society for Microbiology
Robert D. Watkins Minority Graduate Fellowship
Office of Education and Training
1725 N. St., NW
Washington, DC 20036
(202) 942-9283
www.asmusa.org or www.asmusa.org/edusrc/edu6.htm#fellowships

Deadline: May 1

Amount: $15,000

This program provides three-year fellowships of $15,000 per year, not to be used for tuition or fees,
to graduate students studying microbiology. Applicants must have completed their first year of a
doctoral program. This fellowship is meant to assist with doctoral research costs and is intended to
increase the number of underrepresented minorities completing doctoral degrees in microbiological
sciences. See website for more information about ASM Minority Undergraduate Research
Fellowship.

American Sociological Association
Minority Fellowship Program
1307 New York Avenue, NW, Suite 700
Washington, DC 20005
(202) 383-9005
www.asanet.org or www.asanet.org/student/mfp.html

Deadline: January 31

Amount: Varies, includes $15,060 stipend

This program is for new or continuing graduate students, with preference for those entering a
doctoral program in sociology. Selection is bases on evidence of commitment to research in mental
health and mental illness, academic achievement, writing ability, research potential, research
proposals, and financial need.

American Water Works Association
Holly Cornell Scholarship
Fellowship Coordinator
6666 W. Quincy Avenue
Denver, CO 80235
(303) 347-6206
www.awwa.org or www.awwa.org/calendar/complete.htm

Deadline: January 15

Amount: $5,000

This scholarship offers financial assistance to outstanding female students and/or minority students
who wish to pursue advanced training in the field of water supply and treatment. Applications
accepted from graduate students studying water supply, water treatment, or engineering.

Amigos Scholarship Foundation Inc.
c/o Partners for Community Development
901 Superior Avenue
Sheboygan, WI 53081
(414) 459-2780

Deadline: April 1

Amount: Up to $1500

This foundation offers scholarships of up to $1,500 for one year to Hispanic-American residents of
Sheboygan County, Wisconsin planning to enter college or continue with equivalent education goals.
Recipients must be willing to recruit other Hispanics to take part in this scholarship and to be
spokesperson for higher education to Hispanics.

Beca Foundation
310 Via Vera Cruz, Suite 101
San Marcos, CA 92069
(760) 471-5465

Deadline: March 1

Amount: varies by program
This nonprofit foundation was established in 1984 to provide scholarships and community-based
guidance to Hispanic students pursuing a college education. Beca Foundation has many different
programs for students in San Diego County.


CANFit Program Scholarships
2140 Shattuck Avenue, Suite 210
Berkeley, CA 94704
(800) 200-3131
www.canfit.org or www.canfit.org/html/scholarships.html

Deadline: March 31

A total of $10,000 is available for financially needy students who want to study nutrition, physical
education, or culinary arts in California. Open to minority students who have completed 12 to 15
units in a master’s or doctoral program in nutrition, public health nutrition, or physical education in
California, with a minimum 3.0 GPA. Undergraduates are required to have completed 50 semester
units in nutrition, physical education, or culinary arts program at an accredited college or university
in California, with a minimum 2.5 GPA.

California Chicano News Media Association
Joel Garcia Memorial Scholarship
USC Annenberg School for Communication
3502 Watt Way, ASC G38
Los Angeles, CA 90089
(213) 740-5263
www.ccnma.org or www.ccnma.org/scholarship-info.htm
info@ccnma.org
Deadline: Falls on the first Friday of April (2001=April 6)

Amount: $500 to $2,000

Applications are accepted from students at the high school senior to college junior level who are
California residents of Hispanic descent who want to pursue careers in print, photo or broadcast
journalism. Students must either attend or expect to enroll in a California college or university or, for
those who attend or expect to enroll in a college or university outside of California must have their
primary residence within the state of California.

Chicana Foundation of Northern California Scholarships
P. O. Box 27083
Oakland, CA 94602
(510) 526-5861

Deadline: March 15

Amount: $500-$1,000

Available to Hispanic women who have completed fifteen semester units with a minimum GPA of
2.5 and attend school or live in Marin, San Francisco, San Mateo, Alameda, Santa Clara, or Contra
Costa counties.

Concerned Media Professionals, Inc.
Tony Villegas Scholarships for Hispanics
P. O. Box 44034
Tucson, AZ 85733

Deadline: March 31

The Tony Villegas Scholarships for Hispanics is open to university or college juniors who are
majoring in print or broadcast journalism. The awards are for $1,000 each.

Connecticut Association of Latin Americans in Higher Education, Inc. (CALAHE)
CALAHE
P.O. Box 382
Milford, CT 06460-0382

Deadline: April 15

Award: $500.00

CALAHE awards scholarships in two categories: high school seniors or GED equivalent and
undergraduate college students. Eligibility criteria: involvement with and commitment to activities
that promote Latinos pursuit of education, accepted for admission to an accredited institution of
higher education, have a "B" average (3.0 College GPA) for all completed enrolled periods at the
time of application, must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident, must have been a Connecticut
resident during preceding 12 months, limited to Latino students from Connecticut and must
demonstrate financial need.
Crazyloco Scholarship Program
P.O. Box 302
Woodbury, NY 11797
www.crazyloco.com

Deadline: March 8

The Crazyloco Scholarship program provides academic scholarships to graduating high school
seniors. Successful candidates will be selected by the Crazyloco Scholarship Program through an
assessment of high school academic achievement, financial need, personal qualities and strengths as
revealed in a required personal statement and letter of recommendation.

Cuban-American Teachers' Association Scholarship
12037 Peoria St.
Sun Valley, CA 91352
(818) 768-2669
Contact: Alberto C. Del Calvo

Deadline: April 1

Amount: $300-$500

Offered to high school graduates of Cuban descent who are residents of Los Angeles County. Must
be active students, have at least a 3.0 GPA, and speak "acceptable" Spanish.

The East Los Angeles Community Union (TELACU)
Kodak Scholarship
5400 East Olympic Boulevard, Suite 300
Los Angeles, CA 90022
(323) 721-1655
www.telacu.com or www.telacu.com/scholarship.php3

Deadline: contact TELACU in January

Amount: $10,000

Scholarships are awarded to undergraduate Hispanic students who are residents of Los Angeles, Bell
Gardens, Montebello, Monterey Park, or the City of Commerce in California. Limited to chemistry
and engineering majors who can demonstrate financial need.

Esperanza Scholarships
Esperanza Inc.
May Dugan Multi-Service Center
4115 Bridge Ave., Rm. 107
Cleveland, OH 44113
(216) 651-7178
Contact: Myrna Villanueva, executive director

Deadline: Mid February
Amount: minimum of $500

Offered to Hispanic graduating high school seniors or college students with a minimum 2.5 GPA
who are residents of Cuyahoga County, Ohio and other northern Ohio counties.

Florida Nicaraguan And Haitian Scholarship Program
Office of Student Financial Assistance
Florida Department of Education
1344 Florida Education Center
Tallahassee, FL 32399-0400
(888) 827-2004

Deadline: July 1

Amount: $4,000-$5,000

Offered to Nicaraguan or Haitian students with a 3.0 GPA who are Florida residents and plan to
attend a Florida public college.

Golden State Minority Foundation
1055 Wilshire Boulevard, Suite 1115
Los Angeles, CA 90017

Deadline: For Northern California residents, August 1 to October 1; for Southern California
residents, February 1 to April 1.

For minority students studying business administration or economics, this scholarship is based on
financial need and academic achievement. This scholarship is awarded to juniors, seniors, and
graduate students who are California residents enrolled at or planning to attend a California college
or university. For an application, write to the address above and send a SASE.

Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada
Minorities in Government Finance Scholarship
Scholarship Committee
180 North Michigan Avenue, Suite 800
Chicago, IL 60601-7476
(312) 977-9700
www.gfoa.org

Deadline: February 9

Amount: $5,000

These scholarships are awarded to full- or part- time upper-division undergraduate or graduate
students studying public administration, governmental accounting, finance, political science,
economics, or business administration (with a specific focus on government or nonprofit
management). Applicants must be Hispanic, African American, American Indian, Eskimo, Aleutian,
Asian, or Pacific Islander.

Hispanic Designers Inc. Scholarships
1101 30th Street NW, Suite 500
Washington, DC 20007
www.hispanicdesigners.org

Deadline: August 30

Amount:
General Scholarships: $500 to $2,500
Juan Ramos Scholarship for Marketing: $5,000
Patricia Asip Scholarship for Marketing and Promotion: $5,000
Founder’s Scholarships: $5,000

Awards are given to Hispanic college students enrolled in accredited fashion design schools or other
accredited institutions for a degree or certified program in fashion design, fashion merchandising,
illustration, jewelry design, interior design, apparel manufacturing/management, marketing
management, merchandising communications, theater costume design, or special events/fashion
show production. For consideration, mail a self-addressed, stamped envelope for each application
requested to Hispanic Designers Inc. at the above address.

Hispanic Women's Council
5805 East Beverly Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90022
(323) 728-9991

The Scholarship Program of the Hispanic Women's Council, Inc., provides scholarships on a yearly
basis to Hispanic women who demonstrate a need for financial assistance to continue their education.
Applicants must be 25 years of age or older, residents of Los Angeles, and must express a desire to
continue their studies at a two-year or four-year college, university, trade or vocational school.

Horizons Scholarship
Pueblo Hispanic Education Foundation
215 S. Victoria Avenue, Ste. I
Pueblo, CO 81003
(719) 546-2548
Email: pphef@aol.com

Deadline: March 15

These scholarships are given to Hispanic residents who live primarily in and around Pueblo,
Colorado and the southern Colorado region. The number of scholarships and their amounts will vary
from year to year.

INROADS/Puget Sound
Texaco “Inroads to the Star” Scholarship
720 Olive Way, Suite 524
Seattle, WA 98101
(800) 651-6411
www.Texaco.com/work/index.html
Deadline: Usually the end of December

Amount: $3,000

This program assists minority students in the fields of geophysics, physics, geology, engineering,
information systems, and international business. Renewable scholarships are awarded in addition to
paid internships to high school seniors.

José Martí Scholarship Challenge Grant Fund
Office of Student Financial Assistance
Florida Education Center, Rm. 1344
Tallahassee, FL 32399-0400
(904) 487-3260
www.firn.edu/doe/bin0065/jmfactsheet.htm
Contact: Sue Jones

Deadline: April 1

Amount: $2,000

Offered to Hispanic Florida residents beginning undergraduate or graduate studies at a Florida
college. Must have at least a 3.0 GPA. Must apply as a senior in high school or as a graduate student.
Award based on need.

KATU Thomas R. Dargan
Minority Scholarship
P.O. Box 2
Portland, OR 97207
(503) 231-4246
www.katu.com or www.katu.com/insidekatu/scholarship.asp

Deadline: April 2

Amount: $4,000

Scholarships are awarded to minority college students working toward a degree in broadcasting or
journalism at a two-year or four-year college in Oregon or Washington. Awards are based on
academic achievement and are renewable. Applications are accepted from college freshmen to
college juniors.

Lagrant Foundation
555 S. Flower Street, Suite 700
Los Angeles, CA 90017-2300
(323) 469-8680
www.lagrantcommunications.com
www.lagrantfoundation.org

Deadline: March 29, 2002
10 scholarships worth $5,000 each

Seeking to increase the number of minorities in advertising, marketing, and public relations, the
foundation annually provides 10 scholarships. Scholarships are available for high school seniors and
undergraduates who are public relations, marketing, or advertising majors.

Landscape Architecture Foundation
Edward D. Stone Jr. and Associates Minority Scholarship
636 Eye Street, Suite 500
Washington, DC 20001
(202) 216-2356
www.laprofession.org

Deadline: March 31

Amount: up to $1,000

For minority students entering their final two years of undergraduate study in landscape architecture.

La Raza Lawyers
P.O. Box 30
San Jose, CA 95103
larazalawyers@yahoo.com
www.larazalawyers-santaclara.com

Amount: $1,000

Scholarships are awarded to Hispanic law school students who attend a law school in the Bay Area or
who are from Santa Clara County.

Latin American Educational Foundation
Scholarship Selection Committee
930 West Seventh Avenue
Denver, CO 80204
(303) 446-0541
www.laef.org/scholarships.html

Deadline: Applications are accepted January 1 to February 15

Scholarships are awarded to Hispanic residents of Colorado who have demonstrated a commitment to
the Hispanic community. Awards are based on academic achievement, financial need, community
involvement, letters of recommendation, a personal essay, and an interview.

Latin American Professional Women's Foundation
P. O. Box 31532
Los Angeles, CA 90031
(323) 227-9060

Deadline: April 1st
Amount: $500

This organization operates a scholarship program and uses "role models" to provide guidance to
young Latinas.

Latin Business Foundation
P. O. Box 63337
Los Angeles, CA 90063
(323) 269-0751
Contact: Martha Granados

Deadline: April 1

Amount: varies

Open to Hispanic California residents who are pursuing undergraduate or graduate studies in business
and have applied for other aid prior to contacting the foundation.

League of United Latin American Citizens
LULAC National Educational Services Center, Inc.
2000 L Street NW, Suite 610
Washington, DC 20036
(202) 835-9646
www.lulac.org or www.lulac.org/Programs/Scholar.html

Amount: varies

LULAC offers a variety of scholarships for high school seniors, undergraduate & graduate college
students through their educational arm, the LULAC National Education Service Centers, Inc.,
(LNESC).

LLN Scholarship
The Latina Leadership Network of the California Community Colleges (LLN) will be awarding five
(5) student scholarships of $500 to five Latina students attending California community colleges.

Click here to download the application in MS Words format.

Lowrider Magazine Scholarship Fund
P.O. Box 6930
Fullerton, CA 92834
(714) 213-1000

Deadline: May 31

Amount: $1,000

The $1,000 scholarships are awarded to Hispanic students. Students must submit a personal profile
consisting of name, address, phone number, Social Security number, age, ethnic background, and
college major; a photograph; a one-page essay outlining their financial situation; official, sealed
transcripts demonstrating that the applicant is a college sophomore, junior, or senior with at least a
3.0 GPA; two letters of recommendation; and a two-page essay.

MALDEF
Hispanic Scholarship Program
634 S. Spring Street, 11th Floor
Los Angeles, CA 90014
(213)629-2512
www.maldef.org or www.maldef.org/scholarship_information.htm

Deadline: June 30

Amount: $2,000 to $6,000

Applications are accepted from Hispanic law school students or students pursuing a graduate or
professional degree in communications who have demonstrated service to the Hispanic community
and who intend to pursue a career serving that community.

Mexican American Grocers Association Foundation Scholarship
405 North San Fernando Road
Los Angeles, CA 90031
(323) 227-1565
www.maga.org/pages/educational_programs.htm

Deadline: July 31

Amount: up to $1,000

Scholarships are awarded to Hispanic students preparing for careers in sales, merchandising, and
marketing in the grocery industry. Applicants must demonstrate financial need and submit official
transcripts.

National Association of Hispanic Journalists
Scholarship Committee
193 National Press Building
Washington, DC 20045-2100
(202) 662-7145
www.nahj.org

Deadline: February 28

Amount: varies by program

Scholarships are awarded to Hispanic students majoring in, or demonstrating a strong interest in,
print or broadcast journalism. Additional qualifications vary by program.

National Association of Hispanic Nurses
1501 16th St. N. W.
Washington, DC 20036
(202) 387-2477
www.thehispanicnurses.org/scholarships.html

Deadline: June 1

Amount: $500

Approximately six awards for Hispanic students who are entering or enrolled in an accredited school
of nursing.

National Collegiate Athletic Association
Ethnic Minority Enhancement Program
P.O. Box 6222
Indianapolis, IN 46206-6222
(317) 917-6222
www.ncaa.org

Deadline: February 15

Amount: $1,400/month

This program is for minority students who intend to pursue a career in intercollegiate athletics.
Twenty scholarships are awarded to graduate students on the basis of academic achievement.

National Hispanic Coalition of Federal Aviation Employees
Rene Matos Scholarship
Scholarship Selection Committee
23 Osborne Road
Somers Point, NJ 08244
(817) 222-4248
www.nhcfae.com

Deadline: April 30

Amount: $500

Awards two minority and women students interested in careers in aviation. Post-secondary education
applicants must submit a research paper on a topic relating to aviation, a financial need statement,
and a personal biography covering academic standing and career objectives.

Nevada Hispanic Services Scholarship Fund
P. O. Box 11735
Reno, NV 89510
(775) 826-1818
Contact: Angeles Ortega-Horsky

Deadline: March 30

Amount: varies

Open to Hispanic students who are preparing to enter the University of Nevada.
Project Cambio Scholarship Awards
P. O. Box 3004-227
Corvallis, OR 97339

Deadline: April 30

This group offers a scholarship to Hispanic women pursuing studies in a business-related program.
The applicant must be planning a career change that will lead to an advancement, a new proficiency
or entry or re-entry into the work force. Applicants should have been out of high school at least five
years.

Public Relations Student Society of America
Multicultural Affairs Scholarship Program
33 Irving Place
New York, NY 10003
(212) 995-2230
www.prssa.org/members/scholarships.htm

Deadline: April 30

Amount: $3,000

This program provides scholarships to members and non-member minority undergraduate students
pursuing a major or minor in public relations or communications.

RMHC/HACER Scholarship Program
Scholarship Program Administrators, Inc.
P.O. Box 22376
Nashville, TN 37202
800-738-5219
www.mcdonalds.com/countries/usa/community
/education/scholarships/hacer/index.html

Deadline: February 1

Amount: varies, usually $1,000

The RMHC/HACER Scholarship Program operates in partnership with Global Ronald McDonald
House Charities, its local chapters, McDonald’s owner/operators, and McDonald’s Corp. to provide
academic scholarships to high school seniors. Applications are accepted from Hispanic high school
seniors who reside in participating markets (call the toll-free number or check website for a complete
list of participating areas).


Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers Foundation
5400 East Olympic Boulevard, Suite 210
Los Angeles, CA 90022
(323) 888-2080
www.shpefoundation.org

Deadline: April 16

Amount: varies

For Hispanic engineering and science students, these scholarships are awarded on the basis of
academic achievement, financial need, involvement in school and community activities, career goals,
and counselor recommendations. Open to undergraduate students (including high school students
entering college in the fall) and graduate students.

Society of Professional Journalists, Los Angeles Chapter
Ken Inouye Scholarship for Minority Students
P.O. Box 420
Woodland Hills, CA 91365
(323) 658-3874

Amount: $1,000

Limited to minority college students studying journalism, this scholarship is based on financial need
and academic achievement. Applicants must be residents of Los Angeles, Orange, or Ventura
counties in California. For juniors, seniors, and graduate students.

Society of Women Engineers
Rockwell International Corp. Scholarships
120 Wall Street, 11th Floor
New York, NY 10005-3902
(212) 509-9577
www.swe.org

Deadline: February 1

Amount: $3,000

This scholarship is for female minority students studying computer science or engineering who are
attending or planning to attend an institution that is SWE approved or has an Accreditation Board of
Engineering and Technology program. Awards are based on academic achievement and leadership
experience or potential.

Spanish Speaking Citizens' Foundation Aztec Scholarship
1900 Fruitvale Ave., Suite 1B
Oakland, CA 94601
(510) 261-7839
Contact: Rosario Flores

Deadline: May 2

Amount: $500

Offered to Hispanic Oakland, California, residents attending or planning to attend any accredited
public or private college.

Texas Minority Leaders in Education Scholarship Program
Southwestern Bell Foundation
c/o Pearl Garza Fracchia
1 Bell Plaza
Room 3040
Dallas, TX 75202

The Southwestern Bell Foundation Texas Minority Leaders in Education Scholarship Program
provides an award for educational expenses during the junior and senior year. To be eligible,
applicants must be minority students committed to a career in education in Texas, have financial
need, and have a GPA of 3.0 or above. Applicants must also be accepted, or enrolled, as full-time
students in one of the member Texas public universities. Students must apply directly to the schools.

Transportation Clubs International
Ginger and Fred Deines Mexico Scholarship
Attn: Gay Fielding
PO Box 52
Arabi, LA 70032
www.trans-clubs.org/scholarships.htm

Deadline: April 30

Amount: $500 to $1,000

This program assists Mexican American students studying civil engineering, logistics, traffic
management, or transportation. Applications are accepted from Mexican American college
sophomores and juniors intending to pursue a career in transportation.

United Methodist Church
Leonard M. Perryman Communications Scholarship for Ethnic Minority Students
Scholarship Committee, Public Media Division
P.O. Box 320
Nashville, TN 37202
(800) 476-7766
www.umc.org/nymo/scholar.html

Deadline: March 15

Amount: $2,500

Two scholarships are awarded annually to minority college students seeking a degree in religious
journalism or mass communications, or pursuing a career in religious communications.

University of Southern California
Mexican American Programs Office
Raul Vargas, Director
USC, STU 203
Los Angeles, CA 90089-4890
(213) 740-4735
rsvargas@usc.edu
www.usc.edu/student-affairs/gateway/programs_services/Mexican_American.html

Deadline: May 31

Amount: $500 to $6,000

Since 1974, about 4,900 scholarships have been awarded to undergraduate, graduate, and
professional school students. Each year, the association awards more than 200 scholarships to
Hispanic students attending USC. Scholarship grants are awarded on the basis of academic
achievement and demonstrated financial aid eligibility.

Veterans of Foreign Wars of the U. S. of Mexican Ancestry Scholarships
Northern California:
3210 Santa Maria Ave.
Santa Clara, CA 95051
Central California:
651 Harrison Rd.
Monterey Park, CA 91755-6732
Southern California:
3981 Colman
San Diego, CA 95051

Deadline: March 15

Amount: varies

Contact: Emilio Holguín, (818) 288-0498
Scholarships offered to California Hispanic students through their local V. F. W. posts. Must send a
self-addressed, stamped envelope to receive an application.

World Studio Foundation Scholarships
225 Varick Street, 9th Floor
New York, NY 10014
(212) 366-1317
scholarships@worldstudio.org
www.worldstudio.org

Deadline: April 27

Amount: $500 to $2,500

This program is for students whose major or principal area of study is advertising, architecture,
environmental graphics, fashion design, filmmaking, fine arts, furniture design, graphic design,
illustration, interior design, or landscape architecture. The scholarships are awarded on the basis of
academic achievement, recommendations, and references. Students must show exceptional promise
in your chosen field, have an interest in using their profession to give back to society, and be
prepared to examine issues of cultural identity in submitted work. Applications from current high
school seniors to graduate students are accepted.
Xerox Corp.
Technical Minority Scholarship Fund
800 Phillips Road, 205-99E
Webster, NY 14580
www.Xerox.com

Deadline: September 15

Amount: up to $4,000 (undergraduate); up to $5,000 graduate

This program is for minority undergraduate and graduate students studying chemistry, engineering,
information management, physics, and material science.

Youth Opportunities Foundation Scholarships
P.O. Box 45762
8820 S. Sepulveda Blvd., Suite 208
Los Angeles, CA 90045
(310) 670-7664

Deadline: March 31

Available to high school seniors in California, scholarships are based on academic achievement.
Applicants must be at least 50 percent Hispanic, must be active in their school or community, and
must demonstrate financial need. Students whose parents earn more than $50,000 a year are not
eligible.

				
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