Minority Grants and Student Aid
for Minority Students
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Before you discard the
possibility of a minority
Grants for Women grant because you think
you may not qualify, think
again and take a closer
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all the time and more people
now qualify as minorities
Hispanic Grants than ever before. There are
some qualifications that you
must meet in order to
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but if do there are many
Housing Grants different grants and programs you can take advantage of.
The great thing about minority student grants is that they do not need to be paid back,
Law School Grants also they typically are not based on your grades at all but rather on your minority status
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GSA Research Grant Because of social stigma, society, or call it what you will, we are conditioned to think of a
minority group in a certain way. Typically when we think of minority grants we think
Private School Grants African American, Hispanic Americans, Native Americans and even many Immigrants. All
of which may qualify for these grants and some even qualify for general minority grants as
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well as some grants specifically meant for certain ethnic groups in particular.
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These Grants are meant to fill a need or lack of diversity in certain professions that are not
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currently filled by professionals of that ethnicity or minority group.
Need Based Grants
However, it is not only ethnic groups that are considered a minority anymore. Women are
Scholarships now considered a minority as well and qualify for many grants meant specifically for
Coca Cola Scholarship women. Handicapped or physically disabled students also qualify as minorities.
Barry M Goldwater Scholarship There are many sources of
minority grants, some more
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obvious than others, so it
Childrens Scholarship Fund does take a little research. If
you are African American
the best source for a
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United Negro College Fund.
Similar to the UNCF there
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are foundations that offer
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every ethnic background, it
Federal Student Financial Aid takes some research to find
them and your student counselor should be able to help you locate them.
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Free Grant Keep in mind that applying for ethnic grants does not mean you cannot apply for other
Resources grants as well such as a Pell Grant as well as financial aid. There is no limit to the
number of grants you can apply for and receive. Although each individual grant may have
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preset limitations, they are each separate and individual entities, so they can be
combined and added together to help cover the overall costs of a college education.
Apart from the government minority grants available, many large corporations offer their
own private grants for students pursuing a position in their company. If you fall into this
niche category the grants are quite easy to qualify for and be awarded. These corporations
are under strict guidelines of diversification and therefore have a vested interest as well as
motivation for handing out this free money. The money has already been put aside
specifically for this purpose, you just need to know how and where to ask for it, your
student counselor can help in this regard.
As with all grants and financial aid the first step is to fill out the FAFSA form and
determine first of all if you are in need of financial help. All grants are based on your
financial need for them, if according to the information you put in the FAFSA form you do
not qualify for financial aid, then you most likely will not receive any minority grants either.
However, if you do qualify for financial aid, there many, many minority grants out there just
waiting for you to grab!
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