MAJOR SCHOLARSHIP WEB SITES:
All Students http://www.fastweb.com
All Students http://www.plato.org
All Students http://www.srnexpress.com
All Students http://www.collegenet.com/mach25/
Actuarial Scholarship for Minority Students http://www/beanactuary.org
Beinecke Brothers Scholarship http://www.beineckescholarship
Bell Labs Fellowships for Under
Represented Minorities http://www.bell-lab.scom/fellowship
Black Alliance for Education Options
Carnegie Endowment Junior Fellowship http://www.ceip.org/files/about/about_junior.asp
Churchill Scholarships http://members.aol.com/churchillf
Coca-Cola Two Year College Scholarship https://www.coca-colascholars.org/cokeWeb/jab/scholars/index.jsp
College Board Scholarship Search http://cbweb10p.collegeboard.org/fundfinder/html/fundfind0.1html
College Net Scholarship Database http://mach25.collegenet.com/cgi-bin/M25/index
Easley National Scholarship Program http://www.naas.org/senior.html
Federal Scholarships & Aid Giveaway
25 Scholarship Gateways form Black Excel http://blackexcel.org/25scholarship.html
Fin Aid : The Smart Students Guide to
Financial Aid Scholarships: http://www.finaid.org
Fulbright Scholarship http://exchanges.state.gov/education/bfs.html
Gates Scholarships http://www.gates.scholarshps.cam.ac.uk
GE and Lulac Scholarship Fund http://lulac.org/Programs/Scholar.html
Goldwater Scholarships http://www.act.org/goldwater
Graduate Fellowship for Minorities
Guaranteed Scholarship http://www.guaranteed-scholarships.com
Holocaust Remembrance Scholarship http://holocaust.hklaw.com
Hope Scholarship & Lifetime Credits http://irs.gov/individuals/students/index.html
International Students Scholarships &
Aid Help http://www.iefa/org
INROADS intern ships http://www.inroads.org
Jacki Tuckfield Memorial Graduate
Business Scholarship (for AA students) http://www.jackituckfield.org
Javits Fellowships http://www.ed.gov/offices/ope/hep/iegps/javits.html
James Madison Fellowships http://www.jamesmadison.com
Mellon Fellowship http://www.woodrow.org/mellon/
Microsoft Scholarship Program http://www.microsoft.com/college/scholarships
Mitchell Scholarships http://www.us-irelandalliance.org/
Presidential Freedom Scholarships http://www.nationalservice.org/scholarships
Rhodes Scholarships http://www.rhodesscholar.org
The Roothbert Scholarship Fund http://www.roothbertfund.org
Scholarship America http://scholarshipamerica.org
Scholarship & Financial Aid Help http://www.blackexcel.org/fin-sc.html
Scholarship Links (Ed Finance Group) http://www.myamsloan.com
ScienceNet Scholarship Listing http://www.sciencenet.emory_edu/undergrad/scholarships.html
Sit Abroad Scholarship (for study around
The world http://www.sit.edu/studyabroad/packard_nomination.html
Siemens Westinghouse Competition http://www.siemens-foundation.org
Soros Fellowships for New Americans http://www.pdsoros.org
Sports Scholarship & Internship http://www.ncaa.org/about/scholarships.html
Student Inventors Scholarships http://www.invent.org/collegiate
Student Video Scholarship http://www.christophers.org/vidcon2k.html
Thurgood Marshal Scholarships http://udall.gov/p_scholarship.html
Hope Scholarships $ Lifetime Credits http://www.irs.gov/individuals/students/index.html
Students with disabilities http://heath.gwu.edu
U.S Department of Education http://www/leterspms/com/
The Princetown Review http://princetownreview.com/college/financedefault.com
Super College http://www.supercollege.com
Internation Education Financial Aid http://www.IEFA.org
General Information for International Students http://www.FinAid.org
Latin American and Caribbean Students http://www.scholarshipsforhispanics.org
State Programs http://floridastudentfinancialaid.or/home/uamain.asp
Union Sponsored Scholarship and Aid http://www.aflcio.org/familyfunresoures/collegecosts
William Randolph Hearst Endowed http:// apsanet.org/PS/grants/aspen3.cfm
WiredScholar Free Scholarship Search http://wiredsholar.com/paying/schloarship_search/pay_scholarship_search
Xerox Scholarship for Students http://xerox.com/careers (click on university, then internships and scholarships)
Sports Scholarships and Internships
Ron Brown http://www.RonBrown.org
The award: leadership, community service, all fields. The deadline is unusually in January. This is one of the most prestigious
scholarships and it’s very, very competitive
Jackie Robinson Foundation http://www.JackieRobinson.org
The award is $6,000 per year. Number of winners about 100. Its renewable. Academic merit, leadership, community service, all
fields. Deadline is usually in April
Project Excellence http://www.project-excellence.com
The award is $4000 or higher (to full tuition). Number of winners: at least 600. Academic merit, leadership, community service, all
fields. Deadline: Feb
United College Fund http://uncf.org/
The UNCF is one of our major scholarship gateways. The awards are made of varying amounts, and there are a great many under
different names and requirements (Grandmet, Duracell, for example). The deadline is usually December.
Kodak Scholarships http://www.kodak.com/US/en/motion/programs/student/scholarship.html
The award: varying amounts to $5,000. Number if awards: Varies for those studying in film/cinematography at U.S. colleges.
Intel Science-Talent Search http://sciserv.org/sts
The award is from $5,000 to $100,000. There are approx. 40 awards in this prestigious competition. You must present a scientific
Gates Millennium http://www.gmsp.org
The Gates Millennium Scholarship is to promote academic excellence and provide an opportunity for thousands of outstanding
students with significant financial need. The scholarship will cover room, board and tuition for at 1,000 high school students a year.
Nomination for 2002-2003 will be available November 2001. Deadline is March 15.
NBBE Scholarship (National Society of Black Engineers) http://www.nsbs.org
Award amount generally ranges from $1,500 to $3,000 for members of NSBE. Number of awards varies. The is primarily the
And others majoring in related disciplines. Deadlines vary, details on the website.
Army ROTC (for Historically Black Colleges) http://www.rotc.monroe.army.mil/scholarship HPD/fouryear/hbcu.html
Students looking to enroll at a HBCI must enroll in 6the Army ROTC. Award amount to full-tuition.. Many awards . Must have a
On SAT or 19 ACT score. Deadline is November 15. Details website
Army ROTC (all students) http://rotc.monroearmy.mil/scholarships/
American Institute of Certified Public Accountants http://www.aicpa.org/members/div/career/mini/smas.html
For undergraduates studying accounting at a U.S. college with at least 30 credits completed. Awards up to $5,000 with about 300
winners annually. Deadline is in July. Go to website for GPA requirements and details.
Ambassadorial Scholarships http://www.rotary.org/foundation/educational/amb_scho/
This is the prestigious “rotary” organizations scholarship for students who can speak another language and want to study abroad in the
“host” country of that language. Award amounts are from $10,000 to $23,000 for a 3 month to full year study abroad. You should
have completed at least 2 years of college.
Ronald MacDonald House Charities and the United Negro Fund
Xerox Technology Minority http://www.xerox.com
This is a good scholarship for strong minority scholarships for students studying in areas like chemistry, engineering, physics, and
“tech” areas. The award amount is up to $4000 for undergraduates and more for graduate students. The deadline is Sept 15
Alpha Kappa Alpha http://www.akaeaf.org/scholarshipprogram.html
The above link is to the Chicago headquarters and that gateway of scholarships. Note that there are over 700 AKA Chapters, and you
would be wise to contact sorors at local locations. Scholarship opportunities abound. The deadline at AKA headquarters is Feb 15.
Applications must be sent between Dec. 1st and January 30th each year. Editor’s note: all of our Greeks (listed in our Black Excel
college guide) offer scholarships, and you should tap your local chapters.
This is the major NCAA sports association student-athletes are associated with. Awards are given in sports categories, amounts from
$3000 to $12,500. Awards are also available for sports related study (like sports journalism). Deadlines vary, as do the number of
awards each year.
Harry S. Truman Scholarship http://www.truman.gov
This is one of the most prestigious scholarships, shaped for students who intend to pursue a career targeted to public service or
government. Graduate study should be a goal, with a portion of the funds directed there. Must be at least a junior, and your college
must nominate you. A “nomination” package must be created. The awards can reach as high as $30,000 over the years. Generally
about 80 students are selected. Deadline is February 1st.
National Association of Hispanic http://www.nahj.org/student.html
Awards from $1000 - $5000 for Students interested in journalism as a career can apply. Deadline is Feb. 28. See website for
application and information.
National Association of Black http://www.nabj.org/html/studentsvcs.html
It’s a $2,500. Students should be attending a four-year University. They must present three letters of recommendation from a school
adviser, dean or a faculty member. Also, a 500-900 word article on Black Journalist must be presented. A grade point average of 3.0
is desirable. Eligible students must be majoring in journalism-print, photography, radio or television. One of those should be a career
goal. Deadline is March 31
Hispanic College Fund http://www.hispanicfund.org/hcf-scholar.html
Major site for Hispanic students majoring in business-related areas, A to Z (accounting, human resources, communications, and more.
The award amount varies. Over 140 awards granted. Deadline April.
Arts Recognition and Talent Search Awards http://artsawards.org
These awards are granted to high school or college students (17,19 years of age) who show talent in dance, voice, music, art,
photography, jazz, visual arts, writing, or other creative areas. You must audition or submit a portfolio or tape. The award is to be
used for freshman year in college. Award amounts from $100 to $3,000. Deadline is June 1 or A1 (for registration in specific regions.
Society of Women Engineer http://www.swe.org/SWE/StudentServices/Scholarship/brochure.html
These scholarships are targeted for women who are majoring in engineering or computer science. Award amounts are from $200 to
$5000, and at least 90 are granted. The deadline for students already in college is February 1st but is May 15 for high school seniors
entering an “accredited” program.
Low-Income Women http://www.rankinfoundation.org/apply.html
These scholarships are for women 35 years of age and older who, through undergraduate or vocational education, are seeking to better
themselves. All applications must be women at least 35 years of age as of April 1 2003; U.S. citizens; pursing a technical/vocational
degree, an associate degree or 1st bachelors and enrolled or accepted in an accredited school for Fall 2003; and low income. Deadline
is March 1, 2003.
Ronald McDonald (African American) http://rmhc.com/mission/scholarship_african/index.html
Ronald McDonald (Hispanic) http://www.uncforg/scholarship/index.asp
The United Negro Fund http://www.uncf.org/scholarship/index.asp
USA Funds Access to Education http://www.usafunds.org
Student must be enrolled in full or half-time undergraduate or full time graduate or professional coursework at an accredited two or
four year college,
University or vocational/technical school. Eligible applicants include, but are not restricted to, students attending or planning to
attend law school, medical school or other professional-degree programs. GED recipients also are eligible. Students must plan or be
enrolled beginning with the fall 2005 term through Feb 1, 2006. Have an annual adjusted gross family income of $35,000 or less.
Are US citizens or eligible non-citizens.