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General
WSU – Cultural Diversity Academic Honors Scholarship - $2000
This scholarship program is awarded to a high school senior admitted to WSU with an ACT composite
score of 25 or greater and top 25% of graduating class. This scholarship is renewable for 3 years based
upon maintaining requirements.
Deadline: N/A
Contact: WSU Cultural Diversity Office
Kathy Lande
507-457-5263
klande@winona.edu

WSU - Cultural Diversity Scholarship/Grants - $350-$1100
This scholarship/grant is awarded to a student admitted to WSU based on financial need and academic
potential; must complete FAFSA.
Deadline: N/A
Contact: WSU Cultural Diversity Office
Kathy Lande
507-457-5263
klande@winona.edu

WSU – Special Talent and Interest Awards

WSU - Alumni Society - $1000
Child, grandchild, brother, sister, or ward of a WSU graduate; limited number awarded annually; essay
& interview required.
Deadline: March 1st
Contact: Alumni Affairs
 Somsen 206
507-457-5027

WSU - Music, Art, Forensics, & theatre - $300-$800
Auditions required
Deadline:
Contact: Various departments

WSU - Varsity Athletics (amounts vary)
Based on athletic ability
Deadline: N/A
Contact: Athletics
Larry Holstad
Memorial 141
507-457-5212
Friends Scholarship -$500 increments
This scholarship program is awarded to an enrolled state university student who has completed two
academic years, 60 semester hours, with good standing. The funding is available to students that present
a ―unique financial need.‖ A unique financial need might be an expensive medical problem, death of a
spouse or parent, divorce or separation, and natural disaster.
Deadline: N/A
Contact: Joyce Petsch
Minnesota State Colleges & Universities
500 Wells Fargo Place
30 East Seventh Street
St. Paul, MN 55101
651-297-4390
joyce.petsch@so.mnscu.edu


Graduate Newspaper Fellowship and Apprenticeship for Minorities
This program offers free tuition for master’s level study in newspaper journalism at Syracuse
University’s Newhouse School, $1,100 monthly stipend, health insurance coverage, moving expenses to
Syracuse up to $1,500, and part-time reporting and editing student internships in Syracuse at The Post-
Standard during graduate school.
An applicant must be a U.S. citizen and a member of an underrepresented group: African American,
Hispanic/Latino, Native American, or Asian. Have an undergraduate degree from an accredited college
or university in a field other than journalism, with grade average of B or better.
Deadline: February 1
Contact: Graduate Record Office
Syracuse University
215 University Place
Syracuse NY 13244-2100
Phone: 315-443-1124
Fax: 315-443-3946
pcgrad@syr.edu


Jeannette Rankin Foundation
The Jeannette Rankin Foundation is a non-profit organization dedicated to raising funds for, and
awarding grants to, low-income women, age 35 and older. Each award recipient has a vision of how a
college education will benefit herself, her family, and her community. Most recipients are in truly
meager financial circumstances and may have other hardships or disabilities. The Jeannette Rankin
Foundation is one of the very few organizations in the country whose educational awards target this
large segment of the population. All applicants for this scholarship must be:
* Women, at least 35 years of age as of March 1, in the year of application.
* U.S. citizens.
* Pursuing a technical/vocational degree, an associate degree, or a
   first bachelor's degree.
* Enrolled or accepted in an accredited school for the fall of 2004.
* Low-income.
Deadline: March 1, 2005
Contact: The Jeannette Rankin Foundation
P.O. Box 6653
Athens, GA 30604-6653
706-208-1211 (phone)
706-548-0202 (fax)
info@rankinfoundation.org
http://www.rankinfoundation.org/

Lagrant Foundation - $ 2000
This scholarship program is available to African American, Asian Pacific American, Hispanic or Native
American full-time students at a four-year, accredited institution, carrying a total of 12 units or more per
semester/quarter. Applicant must demonstrate financial need and a cumulative GPA of 2.5. Students
must be pursuing a degree in public relations, marketing or advertising.
Deadline: March 31
Contact: The Lagrant Foundation
626 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 700,
Los Angeles, CA 90017-2920
323-469-8680
Fax: 323-469-8683
miashacampbell@lagrant.com
www.lagrantfoundation.org

Nellie Stone Johnson Scholarship - $500-$2000
This scholarship program provides financial assistance to minority union members and their families
who wish to pursue an education at one of Minnesota’s State Colleges or Universities (MNSCU).
Deadline: April 1
Contact: Nellie Stone Johnson Scholarship
Minnesota State University Student Association
108 Como Ave
St. Paul, MN 55103-1820
651-224-1518
Fax 651-224-9753
nsj@msusa.net

Penny Fellowship - $1,500
The Penny Fellowship awards stipends of up to $1,500 to Minnesota State College and University
(MnSCU) students participating in service-related internships. The student must have secured a low
paying or voluntary internship in a public service or nonprofit organization, and a cumulative GPA of
2.5.
Deadline: Fall Semester - July 15
          Spring Semester - November 1
          Summer Session - May 1
Contact: The Penny Fellowship
108 Como Avenue
St. Paul, MN 55103-1820
651-224-1518
Fax: 651-224-9753

Target All–Around Scholarship - up to $10,000
This scholarship program is based on the number of community volunteer service hours and awards.
Students must be committed to your community through volunteer service, education and family
involvement. Applicant must have an appraisal form completed by volunteer supervisor or leader and a
cumulative GPA of 2.0.
Deadline: November 1
Contact: Target Stores (All-Around Scholarship)
Citizen's Scholarship Foundation
1505 Riverview Rd.
P.O. Box 480
St. Peter, MN 56082–0480
http://target.com/common/page.jhtml?content=target_cg_scholarship

William Randolph Hearst Endowed Scholarship for Minority - $2,800 - $4,200
The Nonprofit Sector Research Fund, a grant making program of The Aspen Institute in Washington,
D.C., offers the William Randolph Hearst Endowed Scholarship in conjunction with a summer
internship program open to members of minority groups based on need and academic excellence.
Deadline: March 15
Contact: Nonprofit Sector Research Fund
The Aspen Institute
One Dupont Circle, NW, Suite 700
Washington, DC 20036
202-736-5800
Fax: 202-293-0525
nsrf@aspeninstitute.org
http://www.nonprofitresearch.org/newsletter1530/newsletter_show.htm?doc_id=16318

Xerox Technical Minority Scholarship Program - $ 1000
This scholarship program provides financial assistance to full time undergraduate
or graduate student with a cumulative GPA of 3.0 in any of the following technical fields.
• Chemistry • Information Management • Computing & Software Systems •
Material Science • Printing Management Science • Laser Optics • Physics
• Material Science • Engineering (Chemical, Computer, Electrical, Imaging,
Manufacturing, Mechanical, Optical, or Software)
Deadline: September 15
Contact: Xerox Technical Minority Scholarship Program
150 State Street; 4th Floor;
Rochester, NY 14614
Garvin.Byrd@usa.xerox.com
www.xerox.com/employment (Go to Careers Home: University: Internships)
Gates Millennium Scholarship
The GMS program will select one thousand students per year as Gates Millennium Scholars. The
scholarship supports the cost of attendance, and can be renewed each year during the Scholars
undergraduate program. The award is also renewable for graduate study for those continuing Scholars
who choose one of the five graduate majors as their concentration: mathematics, science, engineering,
education, or library science.
Students are eligible to be considered for a GMS scholarship if they:
 -Are African American, American Indian/Alaska Native, Asian Pacific Islander American or Hispanic
 American,
 -Are a citizen/legal permanent resident or national of the United States,
 -Have attained a cumulative GPA of 3.3 on a 4.00 scale (un-weighted) at the time of nomination,
 -Will be entering a U.S. accredited college or university as full-time, degree seeking freshmen in the
 Fall of 2005,
 -Have demonstrated leadership abilities through participation in community service, extracurricular or
 other activities, and
 -Meet the Federal Pell Grant eligibility criteria.
Deadline: January 14, 12:00 midnight (EST).
Contact: https://www.gmsp.org/gmsp_app/default.aspx
High School Seniors
Gates Millennium Scholars Program
The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation seek nominations for the Gates Millennium Scholars Program for
low-income students of color.
Eligibility: Students are eligible to be considered for a GMS scholarship if
they are African American, American Indian/Alaska Native, Asian Pacific Islander American or
Hispanic American, are a citizen/legal permanent resident or national of the United States, Have attained
a cumulative GPA of 3.3 on a 4.00 scale (un-weighted) at the time of nomination, will be entering a U.S.
accredited college or university as full-time, degree seeking freshmen in the Fall semester, have
demonstrated leadership abilities through participation in community service, extracurricular or other
activities, and Meet the Federal Pell Grant eligibility criteria.
Deadline: January 14, 12:00 midnight (EST).
Contact: Gates Millennium Scholars
P.O. Box 10500
Fairfax, VA 22031-8044
Toll-Free Phone: 1-877-690-4677
http://www.gmsp.org

Elizabeth Pegues Minority Award Program - $1000
This scholarship program is awarded to a Minnesota high school senior admitted to a Minnesota state
university. The fund will match, dollar for dollar, a community scholarship awarded to a student of
color, up to a maximum of $1,000 per academic year.
Deadline: N/A
Contact: Joyce Petsch
Minnesota State Colleges & Universities
500 Wells Fargo Place
30 East Seventh Street
St. Paul, MN 55101
651-297-4390
joyce.petsch@so.mnscu.edu


Page Education Grants - $900 - $2,500
This scholarship program assists minority graduating high school seniors who will be attending post-
secondary school in Minnesota. Applicant must demonstrate financial need and demonstrate a positive
attitude toward education and community service.
Deadline: May 1st
Contact: Page Education Foundation
P.O. Box 581254
Minneapolis, MN 55458-1254
612-332-0406
info@page-ed.org
http://www.page-ed.org/home.html
MnACC Student of Color Scholarship – one time award of up to $500
This scholarship is awarded to a high school senior attending a public or private high school in
Minnesota. Should be planning on attending a MnACC member post-secondary institution in 2005-2006
school year.
Deadline: April 1
Contact: Rudy Hernandez
          MnACC Scholarship Co-Chair
          University of Minnesota
          128 Pleasant Street S.E.
          Minneapolis, MN 55455
          612-626-1513
          800-752-1000
          r-hern@umn.edu

American Physical Society (APS) Corporate-Sponsored Scholarship for Minority Undergraduate
Students Who Major in Physics. - $2000
This scholarship program assists any African-American, Hispanic American, or Native American U.S.
citizen or permanent resident who is majoring or planning to major in physics, and who is a high school
senior, college freshman, or sophomore.
Deadline: First Friday in February
Contact: APS Minority Scholarship
American Physical Society
One Physics Ellipse
College Park, MD 20740
301-209-3232
knowles@aps.org
http://www.aps.org/educ/com/scholars/

Ron Brown Scholar Program - $40,000
This scholarship program awards scholarships to academically talented, highly motivated, African-
American high school seniors who have demonstrated financial need, social commitment, and leadership
potential.
Deadline: November 15th — application will be considered for the Ron Brown Scholar Program and
forwarded to a select and limited number of additional scholarship providers.
           January 9th — final postmarked deadline in order to be considered for only the Ron Brown
Scholar Program.
Contact: Ms. Fran Hardey
Executive Assistant
Ron Brown Scholar Program
1160 Pepsi Place, Suite 206
Charlottesville, VA 22901
434-964-1588
Fax 434-964-1589
franh@ronbrown.org
www.ronbrown.org
The Organization of Chinese Americans - $ 2000
OCA has been provided with funding from the UPS Foundation to fund the OCA Gold Mountain
college scholarships for Asian Pacific Americans high school seniors who are the first persons in their
family to attend an institution of higher education. Chinese immigrants looked upon America as a
mountain of golden opportunities to make a better life for themselves and their families. Applicant must
be first person in their immediate family to attend college, demonstrate financial need, and a cumulative
GPA of 3.0.
Deadline: April 18
Contact: OCA/UPS Foundation Gold Mountain Scholarship
1001 Connecticut Avenue, NW
Suite 601
Washington, DC 20036
202-223-5500
oca@ocanatl.org.
http://www.ocanatl.org/bin/start/

The Organization of Chinese Americans, Inc. - $2000
OCA has been provided funding from the Verizon Foundation to fund college scholarships for Asian
Pacific Americans who will be entering their first year of college and have significant financial need.
Applicant must demonstrate financial need and a cumulative GPA of 3.0.
Deadline: April 18
Contact: OCA/Verizon Scholarship
1001 Connecticut Avenue, NW
Suite 601
Washington, DC 20036
202-223-5500
oca@ocanatl.org.
http://www.ocanatl.org/bin/start/

First in My Family Scholarship Program $1000-$5000
This scholarship program is to assist Hispanic teens who are the first in their family to attend college.
Applicant must be a high school senior and of Hispanic heritage (one of your grandparents must be
100% Hispanic). Applicant must demonstrate financial need and a cumulative GPA of 3.0.
Deadline: April 1
Contact: Hispanic College Fund
One Thomas Circle, NW, Suite 375
Washington, DC 20005
800-644-4223
Fax: 202-296-5400
www.hispanicfund.org
Study Abroad
American Institute for Foreign Study Minority Scholarship - $2000
This scholarship program assists the participation of ethnic minority college students in study abroad
programs through AIFS. Two Minority Scholarships for full program fees and round trip air fare are
awarded, one per semester. Three runner-up Minority Scholarships of $2,000 each are also awarded
each semester.
Deadline: April 15th for fall semester or October 15th for spring semester.
Contact: AIFS College Division
River Plaza
9 West Broad Street
Stamford, CT 06902-3788
800-727-2437
Fax: 203-399-5597
college.info@aifs.com
http://www.aifsabroad.com/ays2003-2004/ays_scholar.htm


Gilman Scholarship - $5,000
The Gilman Program is a national, highly competitive study abroad scholarship encouraging
participation by students who have not studied abroad. This scholarship program looks at financial need,
diversity of participants, major, country distribution, and US institution and state distribution.
Deadline: Fall/Academic Year April 4
            Spring September 19
Contact: Gilman International Scholarship Program
Institute of International Education
520 Post Oak Blvd., Suite 740
Houston, TX 77027-9407
713-621-6300 ext. 25
1-888-887-5939 ext. 25
Fax: 713-621-0876
gilman@iie.org
http://www.iie.org/gilman/


Council on International Education Exchange (CIEE)
Council on International Education Exchange includes programs and services for studying, working and
volunteering abroad. Also provides five different scholarships.
Deadline: N/A
Contact: http://www.ciee.org/
Majors
College of Business
American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) Scholarships - $5000
This scholarship program is for undergraduates studying accounting with at least 30 credits completed.
Applicants must be a declared accounting major with a cumulative accounting GPA of 3.3.
Deadline: June 1
Contact: Minority Scholarships Program
American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
1211 Avenue of the Americas
New York, NY 10036–8775
212-596-6270.
www.aicpa.org/members/div/career/mini/index.htm

Government Finance Officers Association's Minorities in Government Finance - $5,000
This scholarship program is awarded to an upper-division undergraduate or graduate student of public
administration, (governmental) accounting, finance, political science, economics, or business
administration (with a specific focus on government or nonprofit management). This GFOA scholarship
is funded by Fidelity Investments Tax-Exempt Services Company. The purpose of the Minorities in
Government Finance Scholarship is to recognize outstanding performance by minority students
preparing for careers in state and local government finance.
Deadline: February 14
Contact: Scholarship Committee
Government Finance Officers Association
203 N. LaSalle St., Suite 2700
Chicago, IL 60601-1210
312-977-9700
http://www.gfoa.org/services/scholarships.shtml


College of Education

Rochester/Winona Multicultural Educators Scholarship Program
This scholarship program provides financial assistance to help cover tuition, student fees, supplies, and
books to early childhood and /or parent and family, elementary and secondary education majors.
Stipend awards are based on financial need. Students must be approved in MN licensure program, have
cumulative GPA of 2.75, and will sign a contract of agreement. (Currently not available)
Deadline: N/A
Contact: Dr. Maudie Williams
Professor/College of Education
124B Gildemeister Hall
507-457-5651
mwilliams@winona.edu
**Please note that the Minnesota Legislature has not approved funding for the 2005-
2006 academic year.

College of Liberal Arts
American Association of Advertising Agencies (AAAA) Multicultural Advertising Intern Program
(MAIP)
Annual 10-week summer intern program for ethnic minorities, who are full-time college students and
will be college seniors or graduate students next fall and major in advertising, communications, liberal
arts, marketing or related area. Applicant must be committed to a career in advertising with a
cumulative GPA of 2.7. Students apply to work in one of four departments: Account Management,
Research, Media, & Creative. Award amount: Salary - approximately $300/week for 10 weeks.
Deadline: N/A
Contact: Tiffany Warren
1-800-676-9333
tiffany@aaaa.org.


College of Nursing
The National Institutes of Health Undergraduate Scholarship Program - up to $20,000
The NIH Undergraduate Scholarship Program offers competitive scholarships to students from
disadvantaged backgrounds who are committed to careers in biomedical, behavioral and social science
health-related research. The program is designed to improve access to education leading to research
careers for those who have had fewer opportunities than others. The program is primarily designed to
provide an incentive for exceptional scholars to pursue research careers at the NIH. Applicant must
demonstrate extreme financial need and a cumulative GPA of 3.5.
Deadline: February 28
Contact: National Institute of Health
Office of Loan Repayment and Scholarship
2 Center Drive, Room 2E24, MSC 0230
Bethesda, Maryland 20892-0230
(888) 352-3001
Fax: (301) 480-3123
ugsp@nih.gov
http://ugsp.info.nih.gov/exesumfaq.htm

National Medical Fellowships Need Based Scholarship Program - $500-10,000
The general Need-Based Scholarship Program is offered to first- and second-year medical students.
NMF provides financial assistance to United States citizens from groups currently underrepresented in
the medical profession; specifically, African-Americans, Mexican-Americans, Native Americans,
Alaska Natives, Native Hawaiians, and mainland Puerto Ricans who permanently reside within the 50
U.S. states.
Deadline: June 30
Contact: National Medical Fellowships, Inc.
Scholarship Department
110 West 32nd Street, 8th Floor
New York NY, 10001
212-714-0933
Fax: 212 239-9718
http://www.nmfonline.org/Programs/Scholarships/NeedBased/Overview.htm

Nursing Scholarship Program
This scholarship program provides financial assistance to help cover tuition, fees, and other reasonable
cost to full time or part-time nursing students based on financial need. Students must be accepted in a
professional program and will sign a contract of agreement.
Deadline: October 1
Contact: Health Resources and Services Administration - Bureau of Health Professions
5600 Fishers Lane
Rockville, Maryland 20857
1-866-867-6856
nhsc@iqsolutions.com.

College of Science and Engineering
ACS Scholars Program - $3000
American Chemical Society sponsors scholarship programs for qualified applicants who want to enter
the fields of chemistry, biochemistry, or chemical engineering, as well as students seeking a two-year
degree in chemical technology. Applicant must be African-American, Hispanic/Latino, or American
Indian with a cumulative GPA of 3.0.
Deadline: February 15
Contact: Robert J. Hughes, Manager
ACS Scholars Program
1155 16th Street, NW
Washington, DC 20036
1-800-227-5558 (ext. 6250)
fax 202-776-8003
e-mail: r_hughes@acs.org
http://www.chemistry.org/scholars

AGI Minority Geoscience Student Scholarship
The broad goal for this Scholarship is to maintain and increase incrementally the number of
underrepresented ethnic-minority students in the geosciences. Recipients of AGI Minority Geoscience
Scholarships are provided with financial awards ranging from $500 to $3,000 and given the opportunity
to interact with a mentor from the geoscience community within our AGI MPP Advisory Committee.
Deadline: March 1
Contact: American Geological Institute
            4220 King Street
           Alexandria, VA 22302
AT&T Labs Undergraduate Research Program.
This program is an outstanding opportunity for fellowship support for women and minority students in
science and engineering disciplines relevant to the business of AT&T. Students are encouraged to apply
in the year prior to graduation at the BS level. This program combines the former "Graduate Research
Program for Women" and "Cooperative Research Fellowship Program" run by the former AT&T Bell
Laboratories.
Deadline: December 1
Contact: AT&T Labs HR,
200 Laurel Ave., Bldg D, Room D3 2B03
Middletown, NJ 07748
http://www.research.att.com/academic/

Bell Labs Graduate Research Fellowship Program
Fellowships are awarded to women and members of a minority group currently underrepresented in the
sciences who are U.S. citizens or permanent residents. The program is primarily directed to graduating
college seniors, but applications from first-year graduate students will be considered. The Fellowship
provides full tuition, an annual stipend of $17,000, $250 book allotment per semester and 1,000 per year
for travel to conferences.
Deadline: January 14
Contact: Lucent Fellowship Program – Bell Labs Research Fellowship Program
Scholarship Management Services, CSFA
1505 Riverview Road
P.O. Box 297
St. Peter, MN 56082
coopgraduate@lucent.com
http://www.lucent.com/news/foundation/blgrfp/appinfo.html


Computer Science, Engineering, and Mathematics Scholarships (CSEMS)
This program supports scholarships for academically talented, financially needy students, enabling them
to enter the high-technology workforce following completion of an associate, baccalaureate, or graduate-
level degree in computer science, computer technology, engineering, engineering technology, or
mathematics. Academic institutions apply for awards to support scholarship activities and are
responsible for selecting scholarship recipients.
Deadline: Refer to Website
Contact: Computer Science, Engineering, and Mathematics Scholarships (CSEMS) Program
Division of Undergraduate Education
National Science Foundation
4201 Wilson Blvd., Suite 835
Arlington, VA 22230
703-292-8670
undergrad@nsf.gov
http://www.nsf.gov/
Lead program director: Dr. Duncan E. McBride (dmcbride@nsf.gov)
Robert Noyce Scholarship Program
This program seeks to encourage talented science, technology, engineering, and mathematics majors and
professionals to become K-12 mathematics and science teachers. The program provides funds to
institutions of higher education to support scholarships, stipends, and programs for students who commit
to teaching in high-need K-12 schools.
Deadline: N/A
Contact: Robert Noyce Scholarship Program
Division of Undergraduate Education
National Science Foundation
4201 Wilson Blvd., Suite 835
Arlington, VA 22230
703-292-8670
undergrad@nsf.gov
http://www.nsf.gov/awardsearch/showAward.do?AwardNumber=0434094
Lead program director: Dr. Joan T. Prival (jprival@nsf.gov)

Society of Women Engineers Scholarships - $200-5,000
These scholarships are targeted for women who are majoring in engineering or computer science. The
minimum GPA is 3.5 for freshman applicants and 3.0 for sophomore, junior, senior & graduate
applicants. No minimum GPA for first year reentry applicants. Some scholarships require US
citizenship or permanent residence and/or SWE membership.
Deadline: Freshman and reentry applicants - May 15
Sophomore, Junior, Senior, and Graduate applicants - Feb 1
Contact: Scholarship Selection Committee
Society of Women Engineers
230 East Ohio Street Suite 400
Chicago IL 60611-3265
Other
The American Dental Association Endowment and Assistance Fund - $2,500
The ADA Health Foundation has as a charitable activity a scholarship program for those students
underrepresented in dental school enrollment. This program was established to encourage African
American, Hispanic, Native American students to seek or continue to pursue a career in dentistry in a
dental school accredited by the Commission on Dental Accreditation. Applicants must demonstrate
financial need and cumulative GPA of 3.0.
Deadline: July 1
Contact: ADA Endowment & Assistance Fund, Inc.
211 E. Chicago Ave.
Chicago, IL 60611
312-440-2567
adaf@ada.org
http://www.ada.org/index.asp


SEEDS Employment with Minnesota Department of Transportation
This program is looking for minority and/or economically disadvantaged student who are continuing
their education in a career needed at Mn/DOT with at least 1 year left to graduate (6 months for clerical
students). These majors include: administrative support, accounting, auditing, civil engineering, civil
engineering, technician, computer science, management information systems, computer support,
network administrator, communications, employee development, heavy equipment mechanic, human
resources, management analysts, marketing, law, and other technological fields. Applicant must
demonstrate financial need and a cumulative GPA of 2.5 (3.0 for Engineering students).
Contact: Emma Corrie, Seeds Program Manager
651-297-3897
Fax: 651-297-7944
emma.corrie@dot.state.mn.us
http://www.dot.state.mn.us/hr/seeds
Ethnicity
African-American

Herbert Lehman Scholarship - $2000
Herbert Lehman Scholarships are awarded to African-American students who are entering college for
the first time and who will be attending a four-year college as a full-time student. They are renewable if
the recipient remains in good academic and social standing and program funds remain available.
Deadline: N/A
Contact: The Herbert Lehman Education Fund
99 Hudson Street, Suite1600
New York, NY 10013
http://www.naacpldf.org/scholarships/h_l_lehman.html (applications are not available through this
website)

African American Scholarships website
Find scholarships by state, major, and academic level.
Contact: http://www.africanamericanscholarship.com/

National Association of Black Journalists
Competition for the scholarship is open to any black student who is currently attending an accredited
four-year university. Students must be enrolled as an undergraduate or graduate student who Majors in
journalism (print, radio, online, or television) and Maintains a minimum 2.5 GPA.
Deadline: N/A
Contact: University of Maryland
8701-A Adelphi Road
Adelphi, MD 20783-1716
Phone: (301) 445-7100
Fax: (301) 445-7101
nabj@nabj.org
http://www.nabj.org/programs/scholarships/story/55p-305c.html

National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP)
The NAACP recognizes that far too many of America’s most promising citizens are still prevented from
pursuing their educational goals due to limited financial resources. In an effort to promote equal
opportunity in education, the NAACP annually offers the Earl G. Graves, Agnes Jones Jackson, Louis
Stokes, Lillian & Samuel Sutton, Roy Wilkins and Hubertus W. V. Willems scholarships.
Deadline: N/A
Contact: The United Negro College Fund
Scholarships & Grants Administration
8260 Willow Oaks Corporate Drive
Fairfax, VA 22031
ATTN: Kimberly Hall
www.uncf.org
http://www.naacp.org/departments/education/scholarship_index.html

National Society of Black Engineers: Scholarships NSBE provides various scholarships to our
members through our NSBE and Corporate Scholarship Programs. Scholarships promote academic
achievement and not all have a GPA requirement, so we strongly encourage all members to review the
listing of scholarships available for application in the website.
Deadline: N/A
Contact: National Society of Black Engineers
World Headquarters
1454 Duke Street
Alexandria, Virginia 22314
Phone: 703. 549.2207
Fax: 703. 683.5312
E-Mail: info@nsbe.org
scholarships@nsbe.org
http://www.nsbe.org/programs/nsbescholarships.php
Asian American
Korean-American Scholarship Foundation
A student currently enrolled in a full-time undergraduate or graduate program is qualified to apply for
the KASF scholarship. The scholarship recipient is selected on the basis of financial need, academic
achievement, school activities, and community services.
Deadline: June 30
Contact: Dr. Hahm, Chair.
Committee, KASF Mid-Western Region
P.O. Box 416
Northbrook, IL 60065-0416
847-509-1338
Voice mail: 847-797-1291
Fax : 847-797-1304
tonyhahm@yahoo.com
www.kasf.org/

The Organization of Chinese Americans - $2000
OCA has been provided with funding from the Avon Foundation to fund college scholarships for Asian
Pacific American (APA) women who will be entering their first year of college. Applicant must
demonstrate financial need and a cumulative GPA of 3.0.
Deadline: April 18
Contact: OCA Avon Scholarship
1001 Connecticut Avenue, NW
Suite 601
Washington, DC 20036
202-223-5500
oca@ocanatl.org.
http://www.ocanatl.org/bin/start/


Professor Chen Wen-Chen's Memorial Foundation - $1500
The scholarship is to honor Professor Chen Wen-Chen, who sacrificed his life for pursuing democracy
and freedom in Taiwan. Additionally, the scholarship is to encourage students to continue professor
Chen's effort and to promote Taiwanese-North American cultural exchange.
Deadline: May 15
Contact: The Professor Chen Wen-Chen's Scholarships Committee
c/o Dr. L-R. Mark Kao
3 Worchester Lane
Princeton Junction, NJ 08550
609-936-1352
http://www.cwcmf.org

Hmong National Development Educational Scholarship
HND Inc. is a national non-profit organization developing capacity to ensure full participation of
Hmong people in society. The scholarship applicants should be a Hmong student with residency in the
US and plans to attend an accredited college/university or graduate degree program as a full-time
student for the 2005-2006 school year.
Deadline: January 31
Contact: Hmong National Development, Inc.
            NHD Educational Scholarship
            1112 16th Street, NW, Suite 110
            Washington, DC 20036




American Indian
American Indian Graduate Center Scholarships $250-10000
This scholarship program assists students who are a member of a federally recognized American Indian
tribe or Alaska Native group, or possess one-fourth degree federally recognized Indian blood. Student
must demonstrate financial need after exhausting available aid at the college financial aid office. Student
must be attending an accredited graduate school in the U.S.
Deadline: April 15
Contact: American Indian Graduate Center
4520 Montgomery Blvd. NE, Suite 1-B
Albuquerque, New Mexico 87109
505-881-4584
www.aigc.com

AAIA/Adoph Van Pelt Special Fund for Indian Scholarships - $500-$800
This scholarship program assists American Indian and Alaskan Native full-time undergraduate students
only (minimally ¼ degree Indian blood from a federally recognized tribe). Please include a certificate of
enrollment and blood quantum from your tribe or B.I.A. Applicant must demonstrate extreme financial
need and educational goals.
Deadline: August 1
Contact: Association on American Indian Affairs
Box 268
Sisseton, SD 57262
605-698-3998
aaia_scholarships@sbtc.net.
http://www.indian-affairs.org

AAIA/Florence Young Memorial Scholarship - $5000 graduate fellowship
This scholarship program assists American Indian and Alaskan Native full-time graduate students only
(minimally ¼ degree Indian blood from a federally recognized tribe). Please include a certificate of
enrollment and blood quantum from your tribe or B.I.A. Applicant must demonstrate extreme financial
need and educational goals with a major in Arts, particularly Native American Art.
Deadline: August 1
Contact: Association on American Indian Affairs
Box 268
Sisseton, SD 57262
605-698-3998
aaia_scholarships@sbtc.net.
http://www.indian-affairs.org

AAIA/Norman M. Crooks Memorial Scholarship - $1000
These scholarships are geared. towards students planning to return to their communities, both
reservation and urban. This scholarship program assists American Indian and Alaskan Native full-time
undergraduate students only (minimally ¼ degree Indian blood from a federally recognized tribe).
Please include a certificate of enrollment and blood quantum from your tribe or B.I.A. Applicant must
demonstrate extreme financial need and educational goals
Deadline: August 1
Contact: Association on American Indian Affairs
Box 268
Sisseton, SD 57262
605-698-3998
aaia_scholarships@sbtc.net.
http://www.indian-affairs.org

Displaced Homemaker Scholarships
This scholarship program is for displaced homemakers, both men and women, who are unable to fulfill
their educational goals. Personal budgets and life experiences are factors submitted by American Indian
and Alaskan Native full-time undergraduate students only (minimally ¼ degree Indian blood from a
federally recognized tribe). Please include a certificate of enrollment and blood quantum from your
tribe or B.I.A. Applicant must demonstrate extreme financial need and educational goals.
Deadline: August 1
Contact: Association on American Indian Affairs
Box 268
Sisseton, SD 57262
605-698-3998
aaia_scholarships@sbtc.net.
http://www.indian-affairs.org

Emergency Aid and Health Professions Scholarships - $100-$400
This scholarship program assists American Indian and Alaskan Native full-time undergraduate students
only (minimally ¼ degree Indian blood from a federally recognized tribe). Please include a certificate of
enrollment and blood quantum from your tribe or B.I.A. Applicant must demonstrate extreme financial
need and describe the specific nature of the emergency need.
Deadline: August 1
Contact: Association on American Indian Affairs
Box 268
Sisseton, SD 57262
605-698-3998
aaia_scholarships@sbtc.net.
http://www.indian-affairs.org

First Person Journalism Scholarship Fund
This scholarship program awards a Native student who is enrolled in a journalism program at the
undergraduate or graduate level. MIGIZI Communications, Inc. is dedicated to expanding job
opportunities for tribally-enrolled American Indian journalism students. The scholarship is awarded in
the name of the news service First Person Radio and First Person Productions, so named in honor of the
name many tribes have for themselves, that of ―first peoples‖ or ―first persons.‖ Applicant must submit
Tribal enrollment documentation and a cumulative GPA of 3.0. Candidates are given special
consideration for prior work on a student newspaper or broadcast outlet or web site.
Deadline: February 1.
Contact: Scholarship Committee
MIGIZI Communications, Inc.
3123 East Lake Street, Suite 200
Minneapolis, MN 55406
612–721–6631 (ask for scholarship committee at MIGIZI Communications, Inc)
postmaster@migizi.org
http://www.migizi.org/mig/organizational/scholarships/default.html

Indian Health Services
The I H S Scholarship Program assists American Indian or Alaska Native who are enrolled in a college
that are studying fields related to health services. The goal of the program is to provide the quantity and
quality of health services which maximum part will permit the health status of Indians to be raised to the
highest possible level and to encourage the micipation of Indians in the planning and management of
those services.
Deadline: February 28
Contact: Indian Health Service
Scholarship Program
801 Thompson Avenue, Suite 120
Rockville MD 20852
301-443-6197
Fax: 301-443-6048
bmiller@hqe.ihs.gov
http://www.ihs.gov/JobsCareerDevelop/DHPS/Scholarships/Scholarship_index.asp

Minnesota Indian Scholarship Program - $1,850
This scholarship program provides money to help Native American students (one-fourth Native
American ancestry) pay for their higher education. Applicant must be a Minnesota resident and a
member of a federally recognized Indian tribe, or eligible to enroll in a tribe. Applicant must
demonstrate extreme financial need and educational goals.
Deadline: N/A
Contact: Minnesota Higher Education Services Office
1450 Energy Park Drive, Suite 350
Saint Paul, MN 55108-5227
651-642-0567
800-657-3927
cfl.indianeducation@state.mn.us.

National Society Daughters of the American Revolution (NSDAR) American Indian Scholarship -
$500
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. This
scholarship is applicable to programs of vocational training or college/university 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 cumulative GPA of 2.75. Specify that you want information on the
American Indian Scholarship when you send the stamped self addressed envelope for information.
Deadline: For Fall term, April 1; For Spring term, October 1.
Contact: Committee Services Office
Attn: Scholarships
1776 D Street, NW
Washington, DC 20006-5303
http://www.dar.org/natsociety/edout_scholar.cfm

National Society Daughters of the American Revolution (NSDAR) Frances Crawford Marvin
American Indian Scholarship - endowment
This scholarship is awarded once a year to one student. A candidate for this scholarship must be enrolled
full time at a 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 cumulative GPA of 3.0. A recipient may reapply for this scholarship and be
considered along with other members of the applicant pool.
Deadline: February 1
Contact: Committee Services Office
Attn: Scholarships
1776 D Street, NW
Washington, DC 20006-5303
http://www.dar.org/natsociety/edout_scholar.cfm

The Office of Indian Education Higher ED Grant
This scholarship program is a service organization devoted to providing quality education opportunities
for American Indian people (a member of, or at least one-quarter degree Indian blood descendent of a
member of an American Indian tribe who are eligible for the special programs and services provided by
the United States through the Bureau of Indian Affairs to Indians because of their status as Indians).
Applicants must demonstrate financial need and be accepted for admission to a nationally accredited
institution of higher education that provides a course of study conferring the Associate of Arts or
Bachelor’s degree.
Deadline: N/A
Contact: Minneapolis Education Line Office
One Federal Drive
Room 550
Ft. Snelling, MN 55111
612-713-4400
Fax: 612-713-4438
http://www.oiep.bia.edu/

Sequoyah Graduate Fellowship
This scholarship program assists American Indian and Alaskan Native full-time graduate students only
(minimally ¼ degree Indian blood from a federally recognized tribe). Please include a certificate of
enrollment and blood quantum from your tribe or B.I.A. Applicant must demonstrate extreme financial
need and educational goals.
Deadline: July 20
Contact: Association on American Indian Affairs
Box 268
Sisseton, SD 57262
605-698-3998
aaia_scholarships@sbtc.net.
http://www.indian-affairs.org

Walter Porky White Scholarship Fund
This scholarship program awards a Native student who is enrolled in an environmental or natural
resources program at the undergraduate level. MIGIZI Communications, Inc. honors in perpetuity the
memory of Walter Porky White, renowned Ojibwa spiritual leader and teacher. Scholarships are open to
students enrolled in an accredited institution of higher education in the U.S., pursuing a graduate or
undergraduate degree in environmental science, natural resource management, biology, marine biology,
or related disciplines. Applicant must submit Tribal enrollment documentation and a cumulative GPA of
3.0. Candidates are given special consideration for prior work in a Tribal forestry or fisheries program.
Deadline: February 1.
Contact: Scholarship Committee
MIGIZI Communications, Inc.
3123 East Lake Street, Suite 200
Minneapolis, MN 55406
612–721–6631 (ask for scholarship committee at MIGIZI Communications, Inc)
postmaster@migizi.org
http://www.migizi.org/mig/organizational/scholarships/default.html
Hispanic
The Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute (CHCI) - $5,000
This premier scholarship opportunity is afforded to Latino students who have a history of performing
public service-oriented activities in their communities and who plan to continue contributing in the
future.
Deadline: April 15
Contact: CHCI Programs Director Carmen Joge
1-800-EXCEL-DC (1-800-392-3532)
cjoge@chci.org
http://www.chci.org/chciyouth/scholarship/scholarshipawards.htm

HSF/ALPFA Scholarship - $1000 - 3000
Association of Latino Professional in Finance and Accounting
The Hispanic Scholarship Fund was founded in 1975 to help Hispanic-American college students
complete their education. The scholarships are available on a competitive basis for community college,
four-year college, and graduate students of Hispanic heritage. Applicant must be of Hispanic heritage
(one parent fully Hispanic or each parent half Hispanic) demonstrate financial need and a cumulative
GPA of 3.0.
Deadline: March 31
Contact: Association of Latino Professionals in Finance and Accounting
510 W. Sixth St., Suite 400
Los Angeles, CA 90014
Telephone: (213) 243-0004
FAX: (213) 243-0006
http://www.alpfa.org/index.cfm?fuseaction=Page.viewPage&pageId=354

The Hispanic Scholarship Fund (HSF) and National Society of Hispanic MBA's (NSHMBA)
Scholarship program - $2,500 - $5,000
This scholarship program provides financial resources to assist outstanding Latinos pursuing Master's
Degree in management/ business. The scholarships will be awarded on a competitive basis to full-time
and part-time Master's degree-seeking graduate students. Applicants must be of Hispanic background
(one parent must be fully Hispanic or both parents must be half Hispanic), demonstrate academic
achievement, community service, financial need, and be accepted into a graduate management/business
major at an accredited college/university.
Deadline: June 1
Contact: Adriana Rivera – Education Specialist
arivera@nshmba.com
214-596-9338 ext. 228
http://www.nshmba.org/scholarships.asp


Hispanic College Fund Scholarship Program $500-5000
This scholarship program is to assist Hispanic/Latino students that are pursuing a bachelor's degree in
business, computer science, engineering or business-related major and of Hispanic heritage (one of your
grandparents must be 100% Hispanic). Applicant must demonstrate financial need and a cumulative
GPA of 3.0.
Deadline: April 1
Contact: Hispanic College Fund
One Thomas Circle, NW, Suite 375
Washington, DC 20005
800-644-4223
Fax: 202-296-5400
www.hispanicfund.org

National Hispanic Explorers Scholarship Program $500 - $5,000
NASA and the Hispanic College Fund have partnered to help inspire the next generation of Hispanic
Explorers. Applicants must be pursuing a degree science, computer science, engineering or NASA-
related major and of Hispanic heritage (one of your grandparents must be 100% Hispanic). Applicant
must demonstrate financial need and a cumulative GPA of 3.0.
Deadline: April 1
Contact: Hispanic College Fund
One Thomas Circle, NW, Suite 375
Washington, DC 20005
800-644-4223
Fax: 202-296-5400
www.hispanicfund.org

A H.I.S. Scholar
This scholarship program assists a Hispanic student who is excelling in his or her field of study and is
eligible to receive a scholarship from the Hispanic College Fund. The qualified recipient will participate
in INROADS Leadership Development Training, while interning at Sprint for 10 to 12 weeks during the
summer. This program is designed to help talented Hispanic students meet their financial and career
development goals.
Be available to complete a minimum of two consecutive summer internships at Sprint before college
graduation. Applicant must be pursuing a degree in business, business administration, accounting,
finance, economics, engineering specialties, computer science, information systems, management
information systems or other relevant technology or business undergraduate degrees and have an interest
in the telecommunications field
Deadline: April 1
Contact: Hispanic College Fund
One Thomas Circle, NW, Suite 375
Washington, DC 20005
800-644-4223
Fax: 202-296-5400
www.hispanicfund.org

Mexican-American Legal Defense and Educational Fund (MALDEF) Law School Scholarship
Program - $3,000-$7,000
MALDEF is a national non-profit organization whose mission is to protect and promote the civil rights
of the more than 35 million Latinos living in the United States. Each year MALDEF awards numerous
law school scholarships to Latino students in their first, second, or third year of law school. Through its
scholarship program, MALDEF seeks to increase the number of Latinos in the legal profession.
Scholarships are awarded to Latino students based on academic achievement, demonstrated commitment
to serve the Latino community, and financial need
Deadline: October 1
Contact: MALDEF Law School Scholarship Program
634 South Spring Street, 11th Floor
Los Angeles, CA 90014
213-629-2512
Fax: 213-629-0266
http://www.maldef.org/education/scholarships.htm
www.maldef.org

The National Association of Hispanic Journalists - $1,000-2000
This scholarship program offers various scholarships to aspiring young Latino students pursuing a career
in journalism. Applicants must be high school seniors, college undergraduates, or graduate students
majoring in print or broadcast journalism. Scholarship recipients will be selected on the basis of
academic merit, a demonstrated interest in pursuing a journalism career, and financial need. The Ruben
Salazar Scholarship Fund assists undergraduate students. The Newhouse Scholarship Program is for
college juniors and seniors majoring in print journalism. The Cristina Saralegui Scholarship Program is
for college sophomores pursuing a career in broadcast journalism.
Deadline: January 28
Contact: NAHJ Scholarship Program
1193 National Press Building
529 14th Street, NW, Suite 1000
Washington, D.C. 20045-2001
202-662-7168
888- 346-NAHJ ext. 7168
Fax: 202-662-7144
kolivas@nahj.org
http://www.nahj.org/student/scholarshipinformation.html

Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers (SHPE) Foundation
The SHPE Foundation awards scholarships to Hispanic engineering and science students. Scholarships
are awarded on the basis of academic achievement, financial need, and involvement in school and
community activities, career goals, and counselor recommendations. Applicants must be graduating high
school seniors, current undergraduates, or graduate students.
Deadline: May 1
Contact: Scholarship Program
SHPE Foundation
5400 East Olympic Boulevard, Suite 210
Los Angeles, CA 90022
323-888-2080
Fax: 323-888-2089
www.shpefoundation.org
Latino Studies Fellowship program $20,000 - $35,000
This program offers awards to US Latino/ a pre-doctoral students and postdoctoral or senior scholars to
pursue research related to Latino history, art, and culture using Smithsonian resources.
Deadline: N/A
Contact: Smithsonian Information
PO Box 37012
SI Building, Room 153, MRC 010
Washington, D.C. 20013-7012
202.633.1000
info@si.edu
http://www.si.edu/research+study
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PHD programs
NACME-Sloan Minority Ph.D. Program
The Alfred P. Sloan Foundation's Minority Ph.D. Program - managed by NACME - offers substantial
scholarship support to underrepresented minority students who are beginning their doctoral work in
engineering, natural science and mathematics. To become a Sloan Scholar, you must apply to and be accepted in a
recognized program supported by the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation. Scholars are selected based on their
application, faculty recommendation, appropriate field of study, and financial need. Awards are made on
a rolling basis
Deadline: N/A
Contact: Deborah Walden
NACME, Inc.
440 Hamilton Ave, Suite 302
White Plains NY 10601-1813
Phone: (914) 539-4010, ext. 238
Fax: (914) 539-4032
dwalden_sloanphd@nacme.org
http://www.nacme.org/sloan/home.html



Other Resources
Peace Corps
The Peace Corps welcomes applicants from all ethnic and cultural backgrounds. One of the goals of the
Peace Corps is to help the people of other countries gain a better understanding of Americans and our
multicultural society. To achieve this important goal, the Peace Corps work to ensure that the Volunteer
corps reflects the extraordinary diversity of America, which has enriched and strengthened our country
in countless ways. The Peace Corps actively recruits people with a variety of backgrounds and
experiences to best share the nation's greatest resource—its people—with the communities in which
Volunteers serve around the globe.
Contact: Peace Corps
Paul D. Coverdell Peace Corps Headquarters
1111 20th Street, NW
Washington, D.C. 20526
1-800-424-8580
http://www.peacecorps.gov/index.cfm?shell=learn.whovol.peopleofcolor.whymatters

				
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