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Minority Scholarships

*Minority here tends to mean any member of a historically underrepresented group. This is including but not limited to minorities based on sexual preference, gender, and ethnic minorities.

ACS Scholars Program
Contact:
ACS Scholars Program
Robert J. Hughes, Manager
1155 16 th St., NW
Washington, DC 20036
Phone: (800)227-5558 ext. 6250
Email: scholars@acs.org

Award: up to $5,000

Deadline: March 1, 2010

Requirements:

 

APS Scholarship for Minority Undergraduate Physics Majors
Contact:
APS Minority Scholarship Program
1 Physics Ellipse
College Park, Maryland 20740
Phone: (301)209-3232
Email: Knowles@aps.org

Award: $2,000-$3,000

Deadline: In the Winter

Requirements:

 

American Association of University Women Educational Foundation Selected Professions Fellowships
Contact:
AAUW Education Foundation
Dept. 60
301 ACT Drive
Iowa City, IA 52243-4030
Phone: (319)337-1716 ext. 60
Email: aauw@act.org

Award: $5,000-$12,000

Deadline: January 10, 2010

Requirements:

 

AT&T Labs Fellowship Program
Contact:
AT&T Labs
Room C103
ALFP Administrator
189 Park Ave.
Florham Park, NJ 07932

Award: Full tuition

Deadline: January 31, 2010

Requirements:

 

Elie Wiesel Prize in Ethics Essay Contest
Contact:
The Elie Wiesel Foundation for humanity
529 Fifth Avenue – Suite 1802
New York, NY 10017
(212) 490-7777 Fax: (212) 490-6006
Email: info@eliewieselfoundation.org

Award: $500-$5000

Deadline: December of each year

Requirements:

 

Ford Foundation Diversity Fellowship
Contact:
Fellowships Office, Keck 576
National Research Council
500 Fifth Street, NW
Washington, DC 20001
Phone: 202-334-2872
Email: infofell@nas.edu

Award: Up to $20,000

Deadline: November 2, 2009

Requirements:

Check with Ford Foundation Diversity Fellowships for details.

 

Ford Foundation Dissertation Awards
Contact:
Fellowships Office, Keck 576
National Research Council
500 Fifth Street, NW
Washington, DC 20001
Phone: 202-334-2872
Email: infofell@nas.edu

Award: $21,000

Deadline: November 9, 2009

Requirements:

 

George M. Brooker Collegiate Scholarship for Minorities
Contact:
IREM Foundation
Attn: Brooker Scholarship
430 N. Michigan Ave.
Chicago, IL 60611-4090
Phone: (312)329-6008
Email: custserv@irem.org

Award: $1,000-$2,500

Deadline: June 30 and December 31

Requirements:

Hispanic College Fund Scholarships
Contact:
Attn: Scholarship Processing
1301 K St., NW
Suite 450-A West
Washington, DC 20005
Phone: (800)644-4423
Email: hcf-info@hispanicfund.org

Award: $500-$5,000

Deadline: In the Spring

Requirements:

*This Organization offers numerous scholarships under one online application. Anyone interested should check with the website for details.

JP Morgan Launching Leaders Scholarship Program
Contact:
Email: bronwen.x.baumgardner@jpmorgan.com

Award: Up to $10,000 and an internship opportunity

Deadline: November 15

Requirements:

 

La Unidad Latina Foundation Scholarships
Contact:
La Unidad Latina Foundation
359 Prospect Ave.
Brooklyn, NY 11215
Email: foundation@launidadlatina.org

Award: $250-$1000

Deadline: October 15 (fall) and February 15 (spring)

Available: September 1 (fall) and January 1 (spring)

General Requirements:

 

Lagrant Foundation Scholarships
Contact:
The Lagrant Foundation
626 Wilshire Blvd.
Suite 700
Los Angeles, CA 90017-2920
Phone: (323)469-8680
Email: erickaavila@lagrant.com

Award: $5,000 (undergraduate) or $10,000 (graduate)

Deadline: February 26, 2010

Requirements:

 

LULAC Scholarships
Contact:
LULAC: National Education Service Centers
Education and Civil Rights
2000 L Street, NW, Suite 610
Washington, DC 20036
Phone: (202) 835-9646 or (202) 833-6130

Award: varies by scholarship

Deadline: varies by year

Requirements:

 

Margaret McNamara Memorial Fund
Contact:
Margaret McNamara Memorial Fund
P.O. Box 27255
Washington DC 20038-7255
Phone: (202)473-8751
Email: info@mmf-grants.edu

Award: approximately $12,000

Deadline: February 18, 2010

Requirements:



Mas Family Scholarships
Contact:
The Jorge Mas Canosa Freedom Foundation
The Mas Family Scholarships
PO Box 14-1898
Miami, FL 33114
Phone: (305)529-0075
Email: mmartinez@jmcffmasfamilyscholarships.org

Award: varies

Deadline: January 12th

Requirements:

 

Microsoft Scholarship Program
Contact:
Microsoft Scholarship Program
Microsoft Corporation
One Microsoft Way
Redmond , WA 98052-8303
Phone: (800)642-7676
Email: scholars@microsoft.com

Award: Up to full tuition

Deadline: February 1, 2010

Requirements:

 

Migrant Farmworker Scholarships
Contact:
Scholarship Committee or Geneseo Migrant Center
PO Box 549 27 Lackawanna Ave.
Geneseo, NY 14454 Mt. Morris, NY 14510
Phone: (800) 245-5681

Award: $500-$2,500

Deadline: Varies by scholarship

Requirements:

NOTE: Please check site for information on each specific scholarship.

http://migrant.net/migrant/scholarships.htm

 

Morgan Stanley Richard B. Fisher Scholars Program
Contact:
Morgan Stanley Community Affairs
1633 Broadway 20 th Floor
New York, NY 10019
Phone: (212)537-1400
Email: whatadifference@morganstanley.com

Award: Full tuition

Deadline: N/A

Requirements:

 

Network for Executive and Professional Women Scholarship Program

Contact:
Network for Executive and Professional Women
PO Box 983
Columbus, GA 31902-0983
Email: Click link http://www.networkforprofessionalwomen.com/contact/contactus.cfm

Award: $1,000

Deadline: April 15

Requirements:

 

Office of Navajo Nation Scholarship Programs
Contact:
Office of Navajo Nation Financial Assistance
PO Box 1870
Window Rock, AZ 86515-1870
Phone: 1800-243-2956 or (602)871-7640/7435
Email: http://www.onnsfa.org/

Award: check with site or contact

Deadlines:

Requirements:

Paul & Daisy Soros Fellowships for New Americans
Contact:
Paul & Daisy Soros Fellowships for New Americans
400 West 59 th St.
New York, NY 10019
Phone: (212)547-6926
Email: fellows@sorosny.org

Award: Up to $36,000

Deadline: November 1, 2009

Requirements:

Redlands Christian Migrant Association Scholarship
Contact:
Redlands Christian Migrant Association
Attention: Susan Vega
PO Box 728
Zellwood, FL 32798
Phone: (800)282-6540
Email: mcbridejune@msn.com

Award: varies

Deadline: In the Spring

Requirements:

 

Robert Toigo Foundation Fellowship
Contact:
Robert Toigo Foundation
1230 Preservation Park Way
Oakland, CA 94612
Phone: (510)763-5771
Email: apply@toigofoundation.org

Award: $5,000

Deadline: In the Spring

Requirements:

United Negro College Fund Scholarships

Available: Through online application and registration.

*This is an organization with numerous scholarship opportunities posted regularly. Please refer to their website for more details, http://www.uncf.org/forstudents/scholarship.asp

Univision: Éxito Escolar Scholarship
Contact:
Univision
50 Freemont 41 st Floor
San Francisco, CA 94105
Phone: (415)538-8076

Award: $500-$2,000

Deadline: In the Spring

Requirements:

 

William Randolph Hearst Endowed Fellowship for Minority Students
Contact:
The Aspen Institute
Erin Taber, Program Coordinator
One Dupont Cir., Suite 700
Washington, DC, 20036
Phone: (202)736-5800
Email: hearstinfo@aspeninstitute.org

Award: $2,500-$5,000

Deadline: December 15, 2009

Requirements: