2018 BOOKS


SCHOLARSHIPS

FOR GRADUATE STUDENTS ONLY

AT&T Engineering Scholarship Program
Contact:  AT&T Bell Laboratories, University Relations, 600 Mountain Ave., Room 3D 304, Murray Hill, NJ 07974
www.lucent.com/contact   (908) 949-2940

Eligibility:  College seniors pursuing a PhD degree in science discipline may apply for the Cooperative Research Fellowship Program.

Award:  Provides living stipend of $13,200 and covers tuition
Deadline: Contact for details 

Cooperative Research Fellowship
Contact: AT&T Bell Labs, 1505 Riverview Road, PO Box 297, St. Peter, MN 56082 www.lucent.com

Eligibility: Women and minority college seniors applying to graduate school pursuing disciplines found on scholarship website.

Award: Full tuition + $18,250 in stipends and allotments
Deadline: Contact for details

Coro Fellows Program in Public Affairs
Contact: S.A. Stone, Program Director, 811 Wilshire Boulevard, Suite 1025, Los Angeles, CA 90017 (213) 623-1234 ext. 16, www.coro.org,
e-mail: crodriguez@coro.org
Eligibility: A bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience, postgraduate experience is desirable.  The program is a full time, graduate level program in public affairs that offers hands on training in setting the public agenda, experiential learning and making creative and ethical decisions.
Award: Contact for details
Deadline: Contact for details


FOR GRADUATE STUDENTS ONLY

AT&T Engineering Scholarship Program
Contact:  AT&T Bell Laboratories, University Relations, 600 Mountain Ave., Room 3D 304, Murray Hill, NJ 07974
www.lucent.com/contact   (908) 949-2940

Eligibility:  College seniors pursuing a PhD degree in science discipline may apply for the Cooperative Research Fellowship Program.

Award:  Provides living stipend of $13,200 and covers tuition
Deadline: Contact for details 

Cooperative Research Fellowship
Contact: AT&T Bell Labs, 1505 Riverview Road, PO Box 297, St. Peter, MN 56082 www.lucent.com

Eligibility: Women and minority college seniors applying to graduate school pursuing disciplines found on scholarship website.

Award: Full tuition + $18,250 in stipends and allotments
Deadline: Contact for details

Coro Fellows Program in Public Affairs
Contact: S.A. Stone, Program Director, 811 Wilshire Boulevard, Suite 1025, Los Angeles, CA 90017 (213) 623-1234 ext. 16, www.coro.org, e-mail: crodriguez@coro.org

Eligibility: A bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience, postgraduate experience is desirable.  The program is a full time, graduate level program in public affairs that offers hands on training in setting the public agenda, experiential learning and making creative and ethical decisions.

Award: Contact for details
Deadline: Contact for details


Work Study Program

Contact: Hydee Diaz, The Greenlining Institute, 785 Market St., Third Floor, San Francisco CA 90003, (415) 284-7200, www.greenlining.org

Eligibility: Open to minorities in Social Welfare, Public Policy, and Urban Planning

Focus: Public Interest
Award: Contact for details
Deadline: Contact for details (Open to U.S. and non-U.S. Citizens)


FOR HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS ONLY

John C. Santistevan Memorial Scholarship
Contact: Santistevan Art, P.O. Box 9302, Glendale, California 91226, (800) 666-4763, www.santistevanart.org/johncs.htm, e-mail: santistevan@santistevanart.org

Eligibility: Minority high school students accepted in a four-year college, majoring in visual arts.

Award: Contact for details
Deadline: Contact for details


Perhaps you know of someone who may benefit from these scholarships

High School Senior Scholarships:

1) AFA Teens for Alzheimer's Awareness College Scholarship:

For college-bound high school juniors and seniors. Applicants need to write an essay on Alzheimer, and one winner gets the grand prize of $5,000.

2) Coca-Cola Scholarships:

For college-bound high school students.  The scholarship is $25,000, and one award is given each year.

3) Best Buy Scholarship:

For college-bound high school students with strong academic background and community service. 60 awards of $1,000 to $25,000 are available.

4) Signet Classics Scholarship:

For high school juniors and seniors writing an essay on one of the four topics determined by the committee every year.  5scholarships  of 1,000 each are available.

5) Bank of America Scholarships:

For junior or senior high school students who are able to participate in an 8-week paid internship program in Washington, DC. Number and amount of awards vary.

6) America's Junior Miss Scholarship Program:

For college-bound high school girls. Several awards of varying amounts are available each year for female students participating in a number of contests.

7) US Bank Internet Scholarships:

For high school seniors applying to college or university.  30scholarships of $1,000 each are available.

8) American Planning Association High School Essay Contest:

For high school juniors and seniors writing an essay on certain topics.  11 scholarships of $5,000 each are available.

9) CBAI Annual Scholarships:

For high school seniors statewide.  Students are asked to write an essay.  13 scholarships of $4,000 each are available.

10) Youth Foundation Scholarship:

For high school seniors planning to attend a 4-year college program. All fields of study are applicable. Several scholarships of $2500 to $4000 are available.

11) Walt Disney Company Foundation Scholarship:

For high school seniors planning to major in business administration or fine arts programs.  1 scholarship worth $5000 is available.

12) Junior Achievement Nelnet Scholarship:

For high school seniors with a minimum GPA of 3.00 who demonstrate financial need.  10 awards of 1000 available.

13) Bruce Lee Scholarships:

For graduating high school seniors who are planning to enroll in university.  Several awards of $5000 are available.

14) College Matters Scholarship:

For high school graduates or seniors who plan to enroll in college.  Several scholarships ranging between $1000 - $5000 each are available.

(No website; send applications/inquiries to "College Matters, PO Box 380287, Cambridge, MA 02238)

15) KFC Colonel's Scholars Scholarship:

For high school seniors planning to attend college.  Severalscholarships of $5000 each are available

16) Apple Scholarships:

For college-bound high school seniors who are planning to attend a 2- or 4-year college or university.  10 winners are chosen, each receive a MacBook Pro, iPod Nano, and $2000.

17) The 7th Generation Community Service Scholarships:

For high school seniors or graduates who are planning to enroll in a 4-year university or college. Several awards of up to $20000 are available.

18) You can Make a Difference Senior Scholarships:

For high school seniors are willing to make a difference in a technological subject, and will, to this aim, write a proposal on a project related to software development. The software should have some use for a charity. Several awards of up to $5000 are available.

19) Al Neuharth Free Spirit Scholarship:

For senior high school students who show free spirit and are interested in a career and education in journalism.  Severalscholarships of a minimum of $1000 are available.

20) Sam Walton Community Scholarships:

For senior high school students planning to attend an accredited US university or college approved by the Wal-Mart Foundation. Selection is based on financial need, academic merit, ACT/SAT scores, and extracurricular involvement.  Several scholarships of $1000 to $25000 are available.

21) Most Valuable Student Competition:

For senior high school students who are US citizens.  Selection is based on leadership, financial need and scholarship.  500 awards of $1000 to $15000 are available.

22) Proton Energy System Scholarships for High SchoolSeniors:

Recently launched by Proton Energy Systems, and aimed at high school seniors across the United States. Four-year undergraduatescholarships available up to $100,000 each. Applicants are evaluated based on academic performance, financial need, leadership, work ethics and community involvement. First applications are for 2010.


FOR GRADUATE STUDENTS ONLY

AT&T Engineering Scholarship Program 

Contact:  AT&T Bell Laboratories, University Relations, 600 Mountain Ave., Room 3D 304, Murray Hill, NJ 07974
www.lucent.com/contact
(908) 949-2940
Eligibility:  College seniors pursuing a PhD degree in science discipline may apply for the Cooperative Research Fellowship Program. Award:  Provides living stipend of $13,200 and covers tuition; Deadline: Contact for details 

Cooperative Research Fellowship

Contact: AT&T Bell Labs, 1505 Riverview Road, PO Box 297, St. Peter, MN 56082
www.lucent.com, Eligibility: Women and minority college seniors applying to graduate school pursuing disciplines found on scholarship website. Award: Full tuition + $18,250 in stipends and allotments; Deadline: Contact for details

Coro Fellows Program in Public Affairs

Contact: S.A. Stone, Program Director, 811 Wilshire Boulevard, Suite 1025, Los Angeles, CA 90017
(213) 623-1234 ext. 16,
www.coro.org,
e-mail: crodriguez@coro.org;
Eligibility: A bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience, postgraduate experience is desirable.  The program is a full time, graduate level program in public affairs that offers hands on training in setting the public agenda, experiential learning and making creative and ethical decisions.  Award: Contact for details; Deadline: Contact for details

Work Study Program

Contact: Hydee Diaz, The Greenlining Institute, 785 Market St., Third Floor, San Francisco CA 90003, (415) 284-7200,
www.greenlining.org;
Eligibility: Open to minorities in Social Welfare, Public Policy, and Urban Planning

Focus: Public Interest Award: Contact for details; Deadline: Contact for details (Open to U.S. and non-U.S. Citizens)

FOR HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS ONLY

John C. Santistevan Memorial Scholarship

Contact: Santistevan Art, P.O. Box 9302, Glendale, California 91226, (800) 666-4763,
website
e-mail
Eligibility: Minority high school students accepted in a four-year college, majoring in visual arts. Award: Contact for details; Deadline: Contact for details

Washington Crossing Foundation 

Contact:  Scholarship Office 1280 General DeFermoy Road PO. Box 17 Washington Crossing, PA 18977 (215) 949-8841
Fax: (215) 493-6577
www.gwcf.org;

Eligibility: High school students planning a career in government service who reside in Philadelphia and its surrounding counties of Bucks, Chester, Delaware, and Montgomery.

Award: $2,500-$10,000

Deadline: January 15


SPRING DEADLINES

AAJA Lifetime Achievement Award

Contact: Asian American Journalist Association, National Program Coordinator, 1182 Market St. suite 320, San Francisco, CA 94102, (415) 346-2051,
www.aaja.org; 
Eligibility: Asian American’s with a significant amount of work in Journalism can apply. Award: $1,000; Deadline:  Spring

Howard Hughes Undergraduate Science Enrichment Program, The

Contact: University of California, San Diego, Kathy Kennedy,
La Jolla CA 92093-0328,
(858) 534-3544 or
(858) 534-2230
www.ucsd.edu 
Eligibility: Open to junior and senior students pursuing a science degree Award: Varies ($350-$500); Deadline: Spring

Minoru Yasui Memorial Scholarship Award

Contact: AAJA Program Coordinator, Asian American Journalist Association, 1182 Market St. suite 320, San Francisco CA, 94102
(415) 346-2051,
www.aaja.org; 
Eligibility: Asian American Male Broadcaster Focus: Print, Broadcast, or Photo Journalism Award: $1,000; Deadline: Spring


MULTIPLE DEADLINES

AAJA Fellowship Program

Contact: Asian American Journalist Association, 1182 Market Street, Suite 320, San Francisco, CA 94102 (415) 346-2051, Fax: (415) 346-6343 Eligibility: AAJA members with at least three years of professional experience are eligible. Award: Contact for details, Deadline: Last days of March, June and September

Armstrong Foundation 

Contact:  Karen Harnish, National Merit Scholarship Corporation, PO. Box 3001, Lancaster, PA 17604, (717) 397-0611;
website
Eligibility: Only high school students who are sons and daughters of regular full-time and regular part-time U.S. employees, expatriates, or retirees of Armstrong World Industries, Inc. Such students also must meet all requirements for participation in the National Merit Scholarship Program that are published in the PSAT/NMSQT Student Guide. Must submit PSAT/NMSQT.

Award: $2,000; renewable up to 4 years; Deadline: Request applications between August 1 and December 1

Congressional Youth Leadership Council 

Contact:  Dr. Marguerite Regan, Director of Curriculum, Congressional Youth Leadership Council 1110 Vermont, N.W., Suite 320, Washington, D.C. 20005,
(202) 777-4050, www.cylc.org,
e-mail: mregan@cylc.org;  
Eligibility: Applicant must be an undergraduate student and have a strong interest in political science, public policy and education. Duration: 4 months Award: Interns work from 20 to 40 hours per week; scheduling is generally flexible. All interns are paid a stipend of $10.00 per hour. Additionally, academic credit can be arranged with your school;  Deadline: March 30 (summer term), August 30 (fall term), and November 30 

(winter-spring term)

Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities (HACU) National Internship Program

Contact:  Ana Esquivel, One Dupont Circle, NW, Suite 425, Washington, DC  20036,
(202) 467-0893,
Fax: (202) 496-9177, www.HACU.net,
e-mail: hnip@hacu.net; 
Eligibility:  Internships are open to undergraduate/graduate Hispanic students wishing to experience the scope of professional careers available in federal government, mostly in D.C. Must have a minimum 3.0 GPA and be a U.S. citizen or legal resident. 
Award: $ 370-490/week, travel expenses paid. Deadline: Summer (March 2nd), Spring (Nov 17th), Fall (June 15th)

Indian Health Employees Scholarship Fund., Inc., 

Contact: P.O. Box 15910, Santa Fe, NM 87506-5910, (800) 279-9777,
Fax: (505) 827-7392,
www.nmche.org
Eligibility: Students of Indian descent who wish to pursue education after high school. Must have an interest in a health career and a C average.  Award: Various scholarships; Deadline: January 1, June 1, October 1

Institute of Current World Affairs 

Contact:  Peter Martin, Executive Director, 4545 42nd St. NW suite 311, Washington DC, 20016, (202) 364-4068 
www.icwa.org,
e-mail: icwa@valley.net,
Eligibility: Fellowship. Students under 36, know English, with varied academic backgrounds. Write for details Duration: Minimum of 2 years  Deadline: August 21

National Institute of General Medical Sciences 

Contact: Adolphus Toliver, Building 45, Suite 2AS-37, 45 Center Drive MSC 6200,
Bethesda, Maryland 20892-6200
(301) 496-7301,
www.NIGMS.nih.gov 
Eligibility: Fellowship. Minority undergraduate and graduate students who wish to pursue a career in biomedical science. Must be a U.S. citizen or legal resident.   Award: Contact for details; renewable for up to 5 years; Deadline: February 1, July 1 or October 1

National Society Daughters of the American Revolution

Contact: 1776 D Street, NW, Washington, DC 20006-5303, (202) 628-1776,
websitie
Eligibility: Undergraduate American Indian with financial need, 2.75 GPA.; Award: Various scholarships; Deadline: December 1, August 1

SITKA Tribe of Alaska Higher Education

Contact:Sitka Tribe of Alaska, 456 Katlian St., Sitka, Alaska 99835, (907) 747-6181,
Fax: (907) 747-4915
www.sitkatribe.org  
Eligibility: Enrolled as citizens of Sitka Tribe of Alaska or other recognized tribes by the Bureau of Indian Affairs. Must submit FAFSA. Based on financial need Award: Call for details; Deadline: Fall May 1st, Winter/Spring is Oct.1

USC School of Engineering-

Contact:  Ms. Louis Yates, National Action Council for Minorities in Engineering Scholarship, Los Angeles, CA 90089-1455,
(213) 740-2311,
www.usc.edu/dept/engineering/; 
Eligibility: Latino/a or Black Engineering Students at USC.  Requires certain GPA, SAT scores and financial need; Award: Various Scholarships and Fellowships; Deadline: March and October

Zuni Higher Education and Employment Assistance Program- (Various Scholarships)

Contact: P.O. Box 15910, Santa Fe, NM 87506-5910,
(505) 827-7383,
Fax: (505) 827-7392,
www.nmche.org
email:
highered@che.state.nm.us,
Fax: (505) 782-2700
Eligibility: Enrolled as a member of Zuni Tribe, full-time student at accredited institution of higher-learning, 2.0 GPA, need-base scholarship. Award: Contact for details; Deadline: April 1 (Summer) June 1 (Fall semester), October 1 (Spring)


Scholarships For Students

VFW Youth Scholarships

https://www.vfw.org/community/youth-and-education/youth-scholarships

Deadline: October 31, 2018 - Opportunity ends soon!

 

Win a $2500 Rover Scholarship

https://www.rover.com/college-scholarship/

Deadline: May 1, 2019

 

Essay Contests for Ayn Rand’s Anthem, The Fountainhead, and Atlas Shrugged

https://www.aynrand.org/students/essay-contests

Deadline: January 15, 2019 and April 25, 2019

 

Discover Student Loans Sweepstakes

https://scholarship.collegecovered.com/

Deadline: January 31, 2019

 

Create-A-Greeting-Card Scholarship

https://www.gallerycollection.com/greeting-cards-scholarship.htm

Deadline: March 1, 2019

 

Getting Real About Distracted Driving Scholarship

https://comedydefensivedriving.com/scholarships

Deadline: December 31, 2018 (fall contest) and May 31, 2019 (spring contest)


Unique Scholarships For Students

Visine Students with Vision Scholarship Program

National Hispanic Health Foundation Scholarship Program

College Scholarships and Grants Available for Veterans

American Psychological Association Scholarships, Grants and Awards

Microsoft College Scholarships

State Farm Grants and Scholarships

The Rover College Scholarship

NSHSS Foundation STEM Scholarships

Scholarships and Fellowships | UNCF Merck Science Initiative

Green Home Improvement Scholarship


SCHOLARSHIPS WITH NO DEADLINES GIVEN
*please research individually

AAU Youth Excel Program Scholarship, Amateur Athletic Union (AAU)

Contact: Amateur Athletic Union (AAU), Attn: Youth Excel Program Coordinator, P.O. Box 22409, Lake Buena Vista, FL 32830, http://www.aausports.org/;   Eligibility: High School seniors athletes who maintained a 2.5 minimum GPA. Participate in at least one sanctioned high school sport and show involvement in the community.  Must submit an essay on goals accomplished and obstacles. Persevering through adversity is the key ingredient in the awarding of these scholarships. Award: $500-$3,500; Deadline: Contact for details

Adolescence and Youth Undergraduate Award

Contact: Grants Program Administrator Adolescent and Youth Undergraduate Award, The Henry A. Murray Research Center, 10 Garden Street, Cambridge, MA 02138, mrc@radcliffe.edu; Eligibility: Any undergraduate student proposing a research project using Murray Center data is eligible to apply.  Proposals must be approved by a supervising faculty member before the grant is submitted. Award: $1,000; Deadline: Varies

Alfred P. Sloan Foundation

Contact: Professional Careers in the Public Sector for Minority Students, 630 Fifth Ave., Suite 2550, New York, NY  10111, (212) 649-1649, Fax: (212) 757-5117, www.sloan.org/main.shtml;  Eligibility: Students desiring internships with the federal government. Offers positions as staff members on legislative committees, the U.S. Foreign Service and other international affairs agencies of the U.S. government. Amount: Varies, contact for details; Deadline: Contact for details

American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS)

Contact:  Aaron Garcia, 1200 Northwest Ave. NW, Washington, DC 20005,  (202) 326-6400, www.aaas.org/ 

Eligibility: Fellowship. MA or Ph.D. in engineering required. Award: Various fellowships; Deadline: Contact for details

American Consulting Engineers Council Scholarship Program

Contact:  1015 15th St., NW  #802, Washington, DC.  20005, (202) 347-7474, Fax: (202) 898-0068 www.acec.org, e-mail:
acec@acec.org

Eligibility: Undergraduate juniors, seniors and fifth year students enrolled in a college accredited by the Board of Engineering and Technology. Must be a U.S. citizen.  Award: Various scholarships; Deadline: Contact for details 

American Indian Science & Engineering Society Scholarship- 

Contact: PO Box 9828, Albuquerque, MN 87119, (505) 765-1052, Fax: (505) 765-5608  www.aises.org/ e-mail: info@aises.org  Eligibility: Must be _ Native or Alaska Native, must be member of high school senior or college undergraduate with interest in science, math or engineering, minimum 2.0 GPA, must be a member of AISES

Award: Various scholarships; Deadline: July 15, June 15, April 15 (depending on specific one)

American Legion California Auxiliary Carol Marks Scholarship

Contact: Awards Officer, 401 Van Ness Ave, War Memorial Building, San Francisco, CA 94102 Eligibility: Applicant must be a college senior residing in California in a vocational/technical program Award: $300; Deadline: Contact for more information

American Library Association

Contact:  Pat Jackson, ALA Scholarship Juries, 50 East Huron Street, Chicago, IL 60611, www.ala.org

(800) 545-2433 Eligibility:  Students interested in pursuing a career in library and information science. Academic excellence, leadership qualities and evidence of a commitment to a career in librarianship.  Applicant must be a U.S. citizen. Award: Contact for details; Deadline: Contact for details 

Association of Mexican-American Educators (AMAE) East LA Chapter 

Contact: Patricia Bullock, 5123 South Bryon Ave., Bellflower, CA  90706, (562) 262-6513,  Eligibility: Hispanic students in higher education.  Award: Contact for details; Deadline: Contact for details 

Bank of America: Financial Aid Sweepstakes

Contact: L. Rodríguez, P.O. Box 515210, Los Angeles, CA 90051,
www.bankofamerica.com; 

Eligibility: Apply online, or call to receive an application by calling
1-800-344-8382, or send a self-addressed, stamped envelope to the address above.  Bank Of America employees and their immediate family members are not eligible.

Award: $1,000;

Deadline: No Deadline

Benjamin Gilman International Scholarship

Contact:  Institute of International Education, 520 Post Oak Blvd., Suite 740, Houston, TX 77027-9407, (713) 621-6300 Ext. 25,
e-mail:gilman@iie.org, http://www.iie.org/gilman

Eligibility: Must be a U.S. citizen enrolled as an undergraduate receiving Federal financial aid.  Must intend to participate in a credit-bearing study abroad program.

Award: $4,000 average; Deadline:  Contact the Headquarters

Black Alumni Association/Ebonics Support Group Scholarship University of Southern California

Contact: University of Southern California, Black Alumni Programs, Student Union 202, Los Angeles, CA 90089-0890, (213) 740-4999, Eligibility: Currently enrolled USC African-American undergraduate and graduate students are eligible.

Award: Various Scholarships; Deadline: Contact for details

Boy Scouts of America

Contact: 1325 W Walnut Hill LN, Irving, TX 75038-3096,
(972) 580-2000

Eligibility: Members present or past, of the Boy Scouts, explorer scouts, or interested in a career in law enforcement. Award: Various scholarships; Deadline: Contact for details 

Cal Grant Undergraduate Scholarship Program

Contact: California Student Aid Commission, P.O. Box 419027, Rancho Cordova, CA 95741, (888) 224-7268

Fax: (916) 526-8002, www.csac.ca.gov; 

Eligibility: Awards available to California residents who wish to pursue Baccalaureates at an accredited California college or university. Must not already have a degree. Please write to addresses, or use the email and website addresses.  No phone calls are accepted.  Award: Contact for details; Deadline: Contact for details (Open to U.S. and non-U.S. Citizens)

California Community Foundation 

Contact:  Jack Shakely, Pres., 445 S. Figueroa St. Suite 3400, Los Angeles, CA 90071-1638, Los Angeles, CA 90014  (213) 413-4130, Fax: (213) 622-2979, www.calfund.org;

Eligibility: Residents of the LA County area., Packet of info must be received. Award: Contact for details; Deadline: Quarterly basis

California Society of Professional Engineers

Contact: 1006 12th St., Suite J, Sacramento, CA 95814, (916) 442-9777, www.cspe.com,  Eligibility: Applicant must be a graduating high school student from California who wishes to pursue a degree in Engineering.  There may be restrictions on which college you may attend with this award.  For further information, please contact using the above contact information. Award: $1,000; Deadline: Contact for details 

Carole Simpson Scholarship, The

Contact: Radio and Television News Directors Foundation, RTNDA / RTNDF, 1600 K Street, NW, Suite 700 Washington,
DC 20006-2838, (202) 467-5218, www.rtndf.org/,
e-mail: rtnda@rtnda.org; 

Eligibility Full-time minority undergraduates majoring in electronic journalism, one full year of school remaining and be in good academic standing, completed application, reference letter, three audio/video VHS tapes showcasing reporting or producing skills. Must attend foundation conference.

Award: $2,000; Deadline: Contact for details

Cerritos Community College District

Contact: Los Hambriados Scholarship, 11110 Alondra Blvd, Norwalk, CA  90650, (562) 865-8185, www.cerritos.com   Eligibility: Latino dental assistant majors or enrolled in at least one multi-cultural studies program course. Award: Various scholarships; Deadline: Contact for details 

Charnon, A. Patrick Scholarship

Contact: The Center for Education Solutions, Box 208, San Francisco, CA 94104-0208

http://www.cesresources.org/charnon.html; 

Eligibility: Must be admitted or enrolled in an undergraduate program of study of an accredited four-year college or university in the U.S. Must value tolerance, compassion and respect for all other people in their community have demonstrate their commitments to these values by their actions must submit a 500 to 1,000 word essay explaining what you would like to do during your undergraduate program or what you would like to accomplish following the completion of your college studies.  Award: $1,500 per academic year; Deadline: Visit website for details. Only the first 500 applications will be accepted.

Chicana/Latina Foundation

Contact: Claudia Leon, Chicana/Latina Foundation; Attn: Scholarship Competition, 1419 Burlingame Ave. Suite N, Burlingame, CA 94010, (650) 373-1085,
e-mail: info@chicanalatina.org, www.chicanalatina.org; 

Award: $1,500 Eligibility: Must be Chicana/Latina heritage; Deadline: Varies; contact for information

Commonwealth Fund, The/Links to Many Grants and Fellowships

Contact: Andrea Landes, One East 75th St., New York,
NY  10021-2692, (212) 606-3800, Fax: (212) 606-3600,
www.Cmwf.org, e-mail: cmwf@cmwf.org,

Eligibility: Minority students interested in graduate grants in nursing and management. Fellowship program in academic medicine. Award: $15,000; Deadline: Contact for details

Congressional Black Caucus Foundation, Inc. 

Contact:  Dr. Cindy Winston, Director of Education and Interns, 1720 Massachusetts Ave., NW, Washington, DC  20036,
(202) 263-2800, www.cbcfinc.org, e-mail: info@cbcfonline.org; 

Eligibility: Summer internship. Undergraduate students, a nine-month fellowship for graduate students interested in Public Policy. The CBCF also offers the Congressional Black Spouse Scholarship for undergraduates. Amount: Contact for details; Deadline: Contact for details 

Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute, Inc. 

Contact:  911 2nd Street, NE, Washington, DC  20002

(202) 543-1771, (800) 367-5273, Fax: (202) 546-2143
www.chci.org  

Eligibility: Internship. College bound Hispanic high school students as well as undergraduates.  Must have a minimum 3.0 GPA. The CHCI also offers a fellowship program for Hispanic graduate students receiving advanced degrees in public policy or policy-related areas. It ranges from aides in congressional offices to assistants in the White House and government agencies and private sector corporations. The CHCI also offers financial assistance by dialing (800) EXCELDC. The Institute provides Hispanic students with access to more than fourteen hundred sources of scholarships, fellowship & internships in a broad range of academic fields. Amount: Fellows: $1550/month + paid room and board.  Interns: $2000 for 8-week term; Deadline: Contact for details 

CSU, Long Beach Scholarship Fund 

Contact: 1250 Bellflower Blvd., Long Beach CA 90840, (562) 985-4111, www.csulb.edu;  Eligibility: Entering freshman and transfer students. Award: $100-$3,000; Deadline: Contact for details

CSU, Los Angeles Scholarship Fund

Contact: 5151 State University Drive, SA 213, Los Angeles, CA 90032, (323) 343-6260

http://www.calstatela.edu/univ/finaid/scholar.htm ;  Eligibility: Entering freshman and transfer students of all focuses.
Award: $100-$3,000; Deadline: Contact for details

CSU Minority Business Graduate Scholarship

Contact: California State University, Sacramento, Walter Perlick, 6000 J St., Sacramento CA 95819-6044

(916) 278-6554 or (916) 278-6082, www.csus.edu; Eligibility: This scholarship is offered to minority CSU business graduates. For more information please refer to their website. Award: $1,000; Deadline: Ongoing

CSU Minority Engineering Program Scholarship

Contact: California State University, Sacramento, Madeleine Fish, 6000 J St., Sacramento CA 95819-6044

CSUS Scholarship Office, (916) 278-6179, www.csus.edu;  Eligibility: These scholarships are for undergraduate students who are majoring in engineering.  This program helps minority students achieve their educational financial needs.  Award: $200; Deadline: Ongoing

CSU National Action Council for Minorities in Engineering (NACME) Grants

Contact: California State University, Sacramento Madeleine Fish, 6000 J St., Sacramento CA 95819-6044

(559) 278-6699 or (559) 278-4240, www.csus.edu;  Eligibility: These scholarships are for undergraduate students.  This program helps minority students achieve their educational financial needs.  For more information please refer to the website. Award: $500-$750; Deadline: Ongoing 

CSU Scholarship for Future Scholars

Contact: California State University, Fullerton, Mr. Allison G. Jones or Dave Hamlett, (562) 985-2937, www.fullerton.edu; 

Eligibility: First time freshmen/first time transfer students that graduated from a Californiahigh school.  Applicants must demonstrate financial need to be eligible.  All CSU schools offer this scholarship.

Award: Average of $1,000;

Deadline: Ongoing

Cuban American Scholarship Fund 

Contact: Victor Cueto, PO Box 6422, Santa Ana, CA 92706, (714) 832-0020 ext. 115, Eligibility:  The Cuban American Scholarship fund is awarded to full time students of Cuban decent.  A 3.0 GPA is required. Recipients must be California residents, enrolled in a college or university or accepted for the fall semester for high school seniors. Award: Contact for more details; Deadline: Please send a self-addressed, stamped envelope to the above address for more information. (Open to U.S. and non-U.S. Citizens).

Dow Jones Newspaper Fund, The 

Contact:  Linda Waller, Deputy Director, P.O. Box 300, Princeton, NJ  08543-0300, (609) 452-2820, Fax: (609) 520-5804, djnewspaperfund.dowjones.com/fund/,
e-mail: newsfund@wsj.dowjones.com; 

Eligibility: Internship. College sophomores the summer before their junior year to work at a local newspaper press. Also, an internship program for college juniors, seniors, and graduate students to work as copy editors at daily newspapers. Open to minority and non-minority students. Award: $1,000; Deadline:  Contact for details 

Development Fund for Black Students in Science and Technology

Contact:  2705 Blandenburg Road, NE., Washington, D.C,  20018, (202) 635-3604,
Eligibility: African American students pursuing a technical undergraduate degree full-time at a predominantly black college or university. Award: Contact for details; Deadline: Contact for details

East Los Angeles College Chicanos for Creative Medicine Scholarship Program

Contact:  Jezebel Sierra, East Los Angeles College (ELAC), 1301 Avenida Cesar Chavez, Monterey Park, CA 91754, (323) 265-8892, www.elac.cc.ca.us; Eligibility: High school graduates within the ELAC area.  Contact for details.  Applicants must identify themselves as of Chicano/Hispanic/ Latino Background. Award: Contact for details; Deadline: Contact for details

Ebell of Los Angeles/Charles N. Flint Scholarship Fund, The

Contact:  Shirley Taylor Haizlip Scholarship Chair 743 Lucerne Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90005-3707 (323) 931-1277 ext.131, www.ebellla.com, e-mail: ebellla@artnet.net 

Eligibility: Must be a local area undergraduate resident enrolled in a L.A. County university or college. Award: $2,000 Deadline: Multiple deadlines please contact for details

Edna Yelland Memorial Scholarship

Contact: California Library Association, 717 20th St. Suite 200, Sacramento, CA 95811, 

Eligibility: This scholarship is for graduates and college seniors pursuing a master’s degree in Library Science.  Applicant must be a minority living in California. Award: $2,000, Deadline: Please contact for details

Ellen & Federico Jimenez Scholarship

Contact: MALDEF, Ellen & Federico Jimenez Scholarship Program, 634 South Spring Street, 11th Floor

Los Angeles, CA 90014, (213) 629-2515 www.maldef.org; Eligibility: Immigrant students who do not qualify for government Financial Aid.  Must be enrolled by fall 2004 of selected universities, students must live in CA or TX, and be eligible for in-state tuition. Award: $2,000.00 (one time award); Deadline: Contact for details

Estrada Scholarship Fund

Contact: Woodrow Wilson HS, 4500 Multnomah Street, Los Angeles, CA 90032, (323) 223-1133 Eligibility: This scholarship is unique because it aims to assist all students, not just the top academic students, at Woodrow Wilson High School in Los Angeles.  Rudy Estrada was an average student in high school and is now a highly successful banker and understands the need to encourage all students to continue their studies. Award: $500 (minimum); Deadline: Varies

Future Teacher Fellowship

Contact: California Sate University, Sacramento; Diane Cordero de Noriega, 6000 J St., Sacramento, CA 95819 (916) 278-6639, www.csus.edu; Eligibility:  To be eligible for these scholarships minority students must be entering a teaching credential program. Award: $500; Deadline: Ongoing 

General Electric LULAC Scholarship

Contact: Lorena Maymi, (202) 835-9646, Tel: (202) 833-6130; Eligibility: Plan on studying business and/or engineering. Student must have college sophomore status and a 3.0 GPA.  Student must also exhibit leadership involvement. Award: $5,000, Deadline: Contact for details

Ginger & Fred Deines Mexico Scholarship Transportation Clubs International

Contact: 1275 Kamus Dr., Suite101, Fox Island, WA 98333, Send Self Addressed Stamped Envelope (SASE) to address above. www.transportationclubsinternational.com/scholarships  Eligibility: Can be used at institution in Mexico or the U.S. Must attend a four year institution. Must intend to pursue a career in Transportation career in logistics, civil engineering, and transportation.  Must have finished at least one year of undergraduate studies. Award: $500-$1,000, Deadline: Contact for details

Gladys Turk Foundation

Contact: Gladys Turk Foundation, 9777 Wilshire Blvd., Beverly Hills, CA 90212, Eligibility: Student must be a high school senior wishing to pursue a degree in performing arts.  Applicant must show financial need, academic achievement, and community service.  Only open to California residents (specifically Southern California).

Award: $1,000; Deadline: Contact for more details

Golden State Minority, Foundation Scholarship

Contact: Golden State Minority Foundation, 1055 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 1115, Los Angeles, CA 90017, smf@earthlink.com  Eligibility: Applicants must be a California resident with a minority background attending a school in California.  Applicants must be in their junior or senior year of undergraduate studies, graduate studies or above in an accredited institution. Applicants must be pursuing a degree in Business Administration or Economics with a 3.0 GPA. Award: $5,000; Deadline: Please self-addressed, stamped envelope for more details.    

Guardian Life Insurance Company of America, Girls Going Places Award

Contact: 135 W. 50th St., New York, NY 10020, Applications are available through the website: www.glic.com

Eligibility: Nominees must be between the ages of 12 through 16.  Nominees should demonstrate entrepreneurship and/or financial acumen; have taken the first steps toward financial independence; make a difference in their school, community, or in other people’s lives; and show potential for future success.  Girls must be nominated by an adult who must submit a 1,000-word or less essay.  Award: 15 awards total; one of $10,000, one of $5,000, one of $3,000 and 12 awards of $1,000 each. Deadline: Contact for details

Hispanic Engineers National Achievement Awards Conference

Contact:  HENAAC Inc., 3900 Whiteside Street, Los Angeles, CA 90063, (323) 262-0997, www.henaac.org

Eligibility: This scholarship is available to undergraduate and graduate students majoring in math, computer science, material science, or engineering with a minimum overall 3.0 GPA.  There is one award for an undergraduate and one for a graduate student. Award: $5,000; Deadline: Varies

Hispanic Higher Education Scholarship Fund

Contact: Henry Acosta, The Neuman Building, 3575 Quakerbridge Road, Suite 102, Mercerville, NJ 08619, (609) 838-5488, ext. 205, Fax: (609) 838-5489 Eligibility: Applicants must be an undergraduate student who is bilingual and interested in pursuing a master’s degree in Social Work from a New Jersey university. Award: Varies; Deadline: Contact for details

Hispanic Outlook Scholarship Fund

Contact: Hispanic Outlook in Higher Education, 210 Route 4 East, Suite 310, P.O. Box 68, Paramus, NJ 07652 (201) 587-8800, Fax: (201) 587-9105 Eligibility: Applicants must be high school senior of Hispanic descent, with at least one parent from a Spanish-speaking Latin American country or Spain.  They must be legal residents of the United States, have earned at least a 3.5 GPA, and be entering as a full time student at 2-year or 4-year accredited college recommended in the Hispanic Outlook in Higher Education Magazine’s “Publisher’s Picks List.”  Award: $1,000; Deadline: Contact for more information

HSF College Scholarship Program

Contact: Southern California Regional Office, 125 Paseo de la Plaza, First Floor, Mailing Address: P.O. Box 862252 Los Angeles, CA 90012, (213) 687-4500, Fax: 213-687-1025, www.hsf.net,
e-mail: scholar1@hsf.net

Eligibility:  Applicant must be of Hispanic heritage with a minimum 3.0 GPA in at least 12 units. Scholarship info can be downloaded from the HSF website. Award: $1,000-$5,000; Deadline: Varies (October-February)

HSF High School Scholarship Program

Contact: Hispanic Scholarship Fund, 55 Second Street, Suite 1500, San Francisco, CA 94105, www.hsf.net, e-mail: highschool@hsf.net, Eligibility: Must be Hispanic graduating senior with minimum 3.0 GPA planning to enroll full-time in degree-seeking U.S. program. Award: $1,000-$5,000  Deadline:  Contact for details

HSF Gates Millennium Scholars

Contact: Scholarship Fund, 55 Second Street, Suite 1500, San Francisco, CA 94105, www.hsf.net, e-mail: gmsinfo@hsf.net, Eligibility: Must be a Hispanic graduating senior with a minimum 3.3 GPA demonstrating leadership skills and financial need (Pell Grant Eligible) Award: $1,000-$5,000 Deadline:  Contact for details

Inroads, Inc. 

Contact:  Deborah Curtis or high school guidance counselors for more information.,  10 South Broadway, Suite 700, St. Louis, MO  63102, (314) 241-7488, Fax: (314) 241-9325, www.inroads.org,
e-mail: info@inroads.org

Eligibility: Internship. 1) Career interest in business computer science, or engineering. 2) Freshman or sophomore in accredited college or university. 3) H.S. senior applying or admitted to accredited college or university. 4) H.S. 3.0 GPA cumulative, 900 SAT, or 20 ACT. Award: Contact for details; Deadline: Contact for details

Institute of Food Technologists (IFT) Scholarship 

Contact: Patty Paglinco, Scholarship Department, Institute of Food Technologists, 525 W. Van Buren, Suite 1000. 

Chicago, IL 60607, (312) 782-8424, Fax: (312) 782-8348, www.ift.org, e-mail: pgpagliuco@ift.org

Eligibility: Must be under IFT food science program for undergraduate.  For Graduate studies/research needs to be food-related. Award: $5,000; Deadline: Contact for details

ITT Technical Institute Scholarship 

Contact: ITT Educational Services, INC., 3500 De Pauw Blvd., Indianapolis, IN  46268, www.ittesi.com

Eligibility: High school juniors and seniors who are members of TSA, FBLA, BPA, or VICA. Students must meet ITT admission requirements.  Award: 25%-100% tuition allowance at any of the 35 ITT Technical Institute locations nationwide Deadline: Contact for details

Jackie Robinson Foundation, Inc.

Contact:  Emma Roberson via writing only, Attn: Scholarship Program, JRF Headquarters, 3 West 35th St. 11th Floor, New York, NY  10001-2204, (212) 290-8600, Fax: (212) 290-8081,
www.jackierobinson.org

Eligibility: Minority senior high school students who have a high level of academic achievement, financial need, and leadership potential. Applicants must be U.S. citizens who have been accepted to an accredited 4-year college or university.  Students must have a minimum of a 900 SAT score and an ACT score of 23. Award: up to $6,000, renewable for 4 years; Deadline: Contact for details

James S. Bosco Minority, Incentive Graduate Scholarship

Contact: California State University, Sacramento Pamela Milchrist, 6000 J St., Sacramento, CA 95819-6044 (916) 278-6441, www.csus.edu;  Eligibility:  This scholarship is for students who are a part of underrepresented groups majoring in health and physical education. Award: $250; Deadline: Ongoing

Kathryn M. Whitten Trust

Contact: Kathryn M. Whitten Trust, c/o Farmer and Merchant Co. of Long Beach, PO Box 891, Long Beach, CA 90802  Eligibility: Students must be a high school senior that demonstrates financial need and academic achievement.  Applicant must reside in Long Beach, CA. Award: $500; Deadline: Contact for more information 

Kermit B. Nash Scholarship

200 Corporate Point, Suite 495, Culver City, CA 90230-8727,
(800) 421-8453, www.sicklecelldisease.org,
e-mail: scdaa@sicklecelldisease.org  Eligibility: Must have sickle cell disease. Must be a graduating high school senior attending a 4-year accredited college or university, 3.0 GPA, and demonstrate financial need. Award: $5,000; Deadline: Contact for details.

Lambda Theta Nu Sorority, Inc. Latina Scholarship Award

Contact: La Mesa Directiva ,Lambda Theta Nu Sorority, Inc., 1220 Rosecrans 543, San Diego, CA 92106 e-mail: chair@lambdathetanu.org
www.lambdathetanu.org

Eligibility: Latina pursuing her education at an accredited college or university. No specific major is required. All California chapters award money each year. Contact the chapter closest to you for further info. Award: $200- $1,000 Multiple scholarships awarded yearly.; Deadline: Contact for details

Latino Book & Family Festival Scholarship

Contact: 3445 Catalina Dr., Carlsbad, CA  92008, www.latinofestivals.com/home/index.html;  Eligibility: Applicants must be a Latino/a graduating high school student and must attend the Latino Book & Family Festival in Los Angeles Award: $500-750; Deadline: Ongoing. The application and notification process will take place at the LA Festival.

Law Enforcement Personnel Dependents Grant Program 

Contact: P.O Box 419029, Rancho Cordova, CA  95741,
(888) 224-7268  Eligibility: Undergraduate CA resident, natural or adopted child of a parent who became deceased or totally disabled while on duty as a law enforcement officer.  Must be a U.S. citizen.  Award: $1,500; Deadline: Contact for details. 

Leadership for Diversity Scholarship

Contact:  California School Library Association, 1001 26th Street, Sacramento, CA 95816, (916) 447-2684, Fax: (916) 447-2695,
www.schoolibrary.org; 

Eligibility: Underrepresented minorities focusing in Library Science (School Library Media Profession). Must be enrolled in a college library media teacher credential program. Award: $1,000; Deadline: Contact for details

League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC)

Contact:  Carlos Zapata Scholarship Coordinator LNESC Scholarship Program, 777 N. Capital St., N.W., Suite 305, Washington, DC 20002, www.lulac.org/Programs/Scholar.html; 

Eligibility: Various scholarship opportunities for Hispanic students.  Call or write for more information.  Award: Contact for details; Deadline: Contact for details

Lena Chang Internship

Contact: Nuclear Age Peace Foundation, 1187 Lena Chang Internships, Selection Committee PMB 121, 1187 Coast Village Rd., Suite 1 Santa Barbara, CA 93108-2794 Fax: (805) 568-0466 www.wagingpeace.orgm e-mail: wagingpeace@napf.org

Eligibility: Awards offered to ethnic minorities currently enrolled in undergraduate or graduate course work. Selection is based on the applicants’ college transcript, 2 letters of recommendation, and an essay (3 pages) on ways to achieve peace in the nuclear age and how they hope to contribute to this end. Award: $2,500 Deadline: Contact for details  

Leon L. Granoff Foundation

Contact:P.O. Box 2148, Gardena, CA 90247-3201 www.laspositascollege.edu Eligibility: CA undergraduate residents attending CA colleges and universities. Award: Various scholarships; Deadline: Write for details

Leopold Shepp Foundation 

Contact:  551 Fifth Ave., Suite 3000, New York, NY 10176, www.sheppfoundation.org   Eligibility: Undergraduate and graduate full-time students. Must be a U.S. citizen. Award: Varies- Please see website; Deadline: Please send a self-addressed, stamped envelope to the above address for information. 


Los Angeles Times Editorial Internships

Contact:  Internship Coordinator, Editorial Internship Director, 202 W. 1st St., Los Angeles, CA  90053 (800) 283-6397 ext. 74729, www.latimes.com; 

Eligibility: Undergraduate or current graduate student in the communications field interested in doing an internship in any of the following: business, news and sports reporting, photo journalism and in copy editing and infographics. Summer positions are full time for 11 and 12 weeks in Los Angeles and Washington D.C. Spring and fall positions are about 24 hours a week. College credit available.

Award: Contact for details;

Deadline: Contact for details 

Loyola Marymount University,

Contact: Co-Chairs, MECHA de LMU, 7900 Loyola Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90045, www.lmu.edu,
e-mail: lmumecha@chicano.org; 

Eligibility: Open to all Chicano/a & Latino/a students attending Loyola Marymount University with a commitment to education and community service. Award: Varies, Deadline: Contact for details

LULAC, GMP Corp./League of United Latin American Citizens

Contact: Marisa Vasquez, 2000 L Street, NW, Suite 610, Washington, DC 20036,  (202) 833-6130, www.lulac.org

Eligibility: Minority students majoring in business or engineering, demonstrate academic excellence, leadership skills, GPA of 3.25, entering freshmen a high school GPA of 3.5, at least 23 on ACT or 970 on SAT. Award: $5,000 (college), $2,000 (high school); Deadline: Contact for details

Contact:  Society of Mexican-American Engineers & Scientists (MAES), 13337 South St., #349, Cerritos, CA 90703,
www.maes-natl.org, e-mail  ro.vonhatten@worldnet.att.net

Eligibility: MAES student members or MAES promotion and awareness of careers in PACES engineering and sciences high school students. Award: Contact for details; Deadline: Ongoing

MANA-A National Latina Organization, Mexican American Women's National Association

Contact: 1725 K St., NW, Suite 501, Washington, DC.  20006, (202) 833-0060, Fax:  (202) 496-0588 www.hermana.org,
e-mail: MANAevents@aol.com; 

Eligibility: Hispanic women admitted to or attending, a junior college, college, or university, or vocational institution. Award: Scholarship Varies

Maple Creek Willie Scholarship

Contact: California Department of Education, 721 Capitol Mall, Sacramento, CA 95814 Eligibility: This award is for graduating high school seniors living in California with a Native American background. Award: $1,250; Deadline: Please send a self-addressed, stamped envelope with a request for more information.

McDonald’s Scholarship Program

Contact: Ronald McDonald House Charity, (630)623-7048, McDonald's USA National Employee Scholarship Program,
www.mcdonalds.com/usa/good/community/scholarship.html

Migrant Farmworker Baccalaureate Scholarship

Contact: Robert Lynch, P.O. Box 549, Geneseo, NY 14454, (800) 245-5681, www.migrant.net;  Eligibility: Applicant must show a recent history of movement for agricultural employment, as well as demonstrate scholastic achievement and financial need. Award: $100 - $2,000; Deadline: Varies (Please see website)

Minority Scholars

Contact: American Chemicals Society Minority Scholars, 1155 16th St., N.W., Washington, D.C. 20036, (800) 227-5558, www.chemistry.org, e-mail: rwainwright@acs.org

Eligibility: African-American, Hispanic/Latino, American Indian, Alaskan Native and Native Pacific Islander who is a freshmen to senior student in a four or two year university. Applicants must be pursuing degree in chemistry, biochemistry, chemical engineering or related chemical science fields such as material science, toxicology and environmental science. Award: $1,500; Deadline: November- Check website for updates

Muniz Family Scholarship

Contact: Ramon Muniz, 18111 Nordhoff Street, Northridge, CA 91330-8204, (818) 677-2351, Fax: (818) 677-7728
E-mail: ramon.muniz@csun.edu;  

Eligibility: This scholarship is restricted to students from five participating San Fernando Valley high schools that plan to attend Cal State Northridge.  Preference given to AB 540 students.

Award: $1,000 (10 applicants to be awarded); Deadline: Varies

National Action Council for Minorities in Engineering (NACME, Inc.) 

Contact:  School counselors or administrators make nominations and disperse applications, NACME, Inc. 440 Hamilton Ave, Suite 302, White Plains NY 10601-1813, (800) 888-9929, www.nacme.org; 

Eligibility:  American Indian, Black, or Hispanic students who will be entering college as a freshman, transfer students or full-time undergraduates in the field of engineering. Must be a U.S. citizen and maintain 2.5 GPA.

Award:  $500-3,000;

Deadline: Year round acceptance

National Association of Black Journalists Scholarship and Internship 

Contact: University of Maryland, 8701-A Adelphi Road, Adelphi, Md. 20783-1716, (301) 445-7100

Fax: (301) 445-7101, www.nabj.org/html/studentsvcs.html,
e-mail: carolyn@nabj.org; 

Eligibility: Black high school seniors, undergraduates, or graduate students majoring in print journalism, photography, radio or television, or are planning a career in one of those fields. The internship is open to undergraduate students who are completing their sophomore or junior year. Applicant must be majoring in print, or broadcast journalism or planning a career in the communication field. Award: Contact for details; Deadline: Contact for details

National Association of Hispanic Nurses

Contact: Carmen Paniagua, 1501 16th St, N.W., Washington, DC. 20036, (202) 387-2477, Fax: (202) 483-7183
www.thehispanicnurses.org;

Eligibility: Academic excellence and financial need, minimum 3.0 GPA, an interest in nursing, and an essay.  Contact for more details.  Award: $500-$2,500; Deadline: Late March, early April: Contact for details.

National Association of Latino Elected and Appointed Officials (NALEO) Education Fund – Shell Legislative Internship Program  Contact: Edith Castillo-Kuncewicki, 5800 S. Eastern Ave. Ste. 365, Los Angeles, CA 90040 (800) 34-NALEO,
www.naleo.org/TTA/slip.htm, e-mail: ecastillo@naleo.org; 

Eligibility: Be residents or attend college in the following states:  AZ, CA, CO, FL, IL, NM, NY, or TX. Be current or rising juniors or seniors enrolled in an accredited four-year institution. Be either a U.S. citizen or legal permanent resident of Latino/a origin. Demonstrate leadership potential. Possess a sense of commitment to the Latino community. Award: Contact for details; Deadline: Contact for details

National Association of Negro Business and Professional Women's Clubs, Inc. 

Contact:  Director of Education, NANBPWC, National Headquarters, 1806 New Hampshire Ave., NW  Washington, DC  20009, www.geocities.com/Wellesley/6626/, Eligibility: Requirements vary depending on type of scholarships offered by individual chapters. Award: Contact for details; Deadline: Contact for details

National Broadcasting Company (NBC) Corporate Internship

Contact: 30 Rockefeller Plaza, Room 1678, New York, NY  10112, www.nbc.com;  Eligibility: Incoming college students or current college students. Programs are designed to give students practical, on the job training and experience in the broadcast industry.  Send a resume, cover letter and letter from your university stating you will get college credit for the internship. Award: none; Deadline: Contact for details

National Dental Association Foundation/Colgate-Palmolive Company

Contact: N. Roosevelt Breven 1623 West 23rd St. Little Rock, AR
72206 (202) 588-1697,  www.ndaonline.org, e-mail:
admin@ndaonline.org; 

Eligibility: Dental assistant, dental hygiene, dentistry and other post doctoral studies, including public health, administration, research, law, etc. for minorities, 2nd year member of Student Nation Dental Association & first time, full-time dental student, nomination letter by dean of dental institution, financial transcript and two letters of recommendation, based on academic performance in undergraduate school and service to community, other restrictions may apply.  Award: Varies, see website for details; Deadline: Contact for details.

National FFA Scholarships Collegiate Program

Contact: P.O. Box 68960, 6060 FFA Drive, Indianapolis, IN  46268-096, (317) 802-6060, www.ffa.org/programs/scholarships

Eligibility: Must be an FFA member Award: Scholarships are given for a wide variety of experiences, career goals and higher education plans. Different awards may be used at colleges, universities and postsecondary agricultural programs. See official website for more details.

National Hispanic Scholarship

Eligibility: Latino/a undergraduate students that are currently enrolled in college.  Award: Up to $3,000;  Deadline: Contact for details. 

National Institute of Health (NIH) Undergraduate Scholarship Program, The

Contact: Office of Loan Repayment and Scholarship, 2 Center Drive, MSC 0230, Bethesda, MD 20892-0230, (800) 528-7689,
http://www.ugsp.nih.gov, e-mail; 

Eligibility: 10-week summer laboratory experience.  After each year of the scholarship, students will serve for 10 weeks as paid summer research employees in an NIH research laboratory.  This employment occurs after the receipt of the scholarship award.  Each scholar will be assigned to an NIH researcher and an NIH post-doctoral fellow, who will serve as mentors.  Students will also attend formal seminars and participate in a variety of programs. After graduation, scholarship recipients are required to serve as full-time employees in an NIH research laboratory, and must serve 1 year of full-time employment for each year of scholarship. 

Award: Contact for details; Deadline: Changes from year to year. Please refer to website for updated information.

National Newspaper Publishers Association Scholarship and Intern Program 

Contact:  Lizette Jenness, 3200 13th Street, NW, Washington, DC 20010, (202) 588-8764, www.nnpa.org/news/default.asp;  Eligibility: African American college students who are full-time juniors or seniors pursuing a career in journalism. Must have a 2.5 GPA.  Award: Contact for details; Deadline: Contact for details 

PFLAG-HATCH Youth Scholarship Program

Contact: (202) 467-8180, www.pflag.org;  Eligibility: This scholarship is open to a graduating lesbian, gay, bisexual, or transgender student. Award: Varies; Deadline: Varies

Public Relations Society of America 

Contact:  See Web page, 33 Irving Place, New York, NY  10003, (212) 460-1474, www.prss.org; Eligibility: Minority undergraduate full-time juniors pursuing a degree in public relations or communications with a 3.0 GPA. Award: Contact for details; Deadline: Contact for details

Robert B. Bailey III Minority Student Scholarship

Contact: 205 East 42nd St., New York, NY 10017-5706, Eligibility: Available to Council Study Center (CSC) applicants only. The applicant must be a U.S. citizen, and self-identified as belonging to an underrepresented group. Award: $500; Deadline: Contact for details

Ruben Salazar Scholarship Fund

Contact: Nancy Tita, National Association of Hispanic Journalists, 1000 National Press Building 529 14th St., NW, Washington, DC 20045-2001, (202) 662-7145, www.nahj.org, e-mail: nahj@nahj.org  Eligibility: Must be a current college sophomore fluent in Spanish, and planning to pursue a career in broadcast journalism. Award: $5,000; Deadline: Contact for details

Scholastic Art & Writing Awards

Contact: The Scholastic Art and Writing Awards, c/o Alliance for Young Artists and Writers, 555 Broadway, New York, NY 10012,
e-mail: generalinfo@scholastic.com,
www.scholastic.com/artandwriting/awards/index.htm

Eligibility: Open to students in grades 7-12 enrolled in a public school in the United States. Awards are available in 10 writing categories and 16 art categories. Award: More than 1 million in prize money and scholarships. 

Deadline: Contact for details

Signet Classic Student Scholarship Essay Contest

Contact: Penguin Putnam Inc. Academic Marketing Department, Signet Classic Student Scholarship Essay contest

375 Hudson Street, New York, NY 10014 Eligibility: Each English teacher may only submit 1 junior and 1 senior essay Entrants must be a full time 11th, or 12th grade students between the ages of 16-18. Essay should be at least 2 but not more than 3 double spaced pages. All sole work of the entrant. All entries will become the property of Signet Classic (Penguin Putman Inc.) and will not be returned. Award: $1,000 (5 scholarships awarded annually); Deadline: Contact for details

Spanish American Institute Scholarship

Contact: P.O. Box 50127, Long Beach CA 90815,  (562) 438-5006, e-mail: Sainstitute@cs.com, Eligibility: Open to full time undergraduate Latino students registered at any U.S college. All focuses may apply. Award: $100-$1,000; Deadline: E-mail for details

SRP/NGS Navajo Scholarship

Contact: Linda Dawavendewa, SRP/NGS Navajo Scholarship Program, PO Box 850, Page, AZ 8604, (928) 645-6539, e-mail: ljdawave@srpnet.com;  Eligibility: Member of Navajo Tribe, 3.0 GPA, Upper Division students.

Award: Contact for details; Deadline: Contact for details

State Farm Insurance Achievement Scholarships

Contact: Contact your high school counselor to obtain the PSAT/NMSQT Student Bulletin.

Eligibility: This scholarship is open to African-American seniors.  The selection criterion is based on the applicant’s PSAT/NMSQT score, academic distinction, personal achievement, and demonstration of leadership.  

Award: 20 $2,500 awards; Deadline: Please see the PSAT/NMSQT Student Bulletin.

State Farm Insurance: American Indian College Fund

Contact: American Indian College Fund, 21 West 68th Street, New York, NY 10023, (212) 787-6312

Eligibility:  Applicant must be a student that attends a tribal college and pursuing an education degree or training to become a certified teacher.  The application and selection criteria are completed through individual tribal colleges.  For a complete list of participating tribal colleges visit the American Indian College Funds website at www.collegefund.org, or write to the above address. Award: Please contact for more details, 

Deadline: Please contact for more details 

Summer Journalism Internship for Minorities

Contact: School of Journalism and Mass Communications, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC 29208, (803) 777-4104, Fax: (803) 777-4103, www.jour.sc.edu/;  Eligibility: Minority undergraduate students completing their junior year and are interested in a career in journalism or mass communications. Starts June 11. Award: Tuition + $200 per week stipend; Deadline: Contact for details

Target All-Around Scholarships

Contact: www.target.com;   Eligibility: Recipients of this award are chosen by an independent organization, not by Target employees.   They base their decision on the student’s volunteer record, an essay on volunteer service, and an appraisal form filled out by a volunteer supervisor.  The minimum GPA is 2.0 and preference is given to students living an area where a Target store is located.  Must be under the age of 24. Award: Varies; Deadline: Contact for details

TELACU Scholarship Fund
Contact:  Michael Alvarado, 5400 East Olympic Blvd. Suite 300, Los Angeles, CA 90022, (323) 721-1655, www.telacu.com,
e-mail: telacu@telacu.com; 

Eligibility:  Student attending any postsecondary institution exhibiting outstanding leadership abilities.  Available for students in engineering, education, law, or public administration. Award: $2,500; Deadline: Contact for details

Thurgood Marshall Scholarship Fund

Contact: TMSF Selection Committees, 100 Park Avenue, 10th Floor, New York, NY 10017, (917) 663-2221

Fax: (917) 663-2988, http://www.thurgoodmarshallfund.org,
e-mail: TMSF1@aol.com; 

Eligibility: U.S. citizens in college at one of the 38 historically black public colleges and universities as a full-time student; in pursuit of a bachelor's degree; minimum high school 3.0 GPA; combined minimum SAT score of 1100; and will maintain a 3.0 GPA or better during four years of college. To qualify, the applicant must be admitted to one of the participating colleges and universities, and then apply through an on-campus TMSF. Students must be recommended as academically exceptional, and must demonstrate financial need. Award: $2200/semester;  Deadline: Contact for details

UCLA Alumni Association, Dr. Ralph Bunch Scholarship

Contact: James E. West Center, Los Angeles, CA 90095-1397,
(310) 825-0947, www.uclalumni.net, alumni@uclalumni.net; 

Eligibility: Any minority Californian resident that is an undergraduate or high school senior that will be attending UCLA.  Must be a U.S. citizen or have official refugee status. Award:  $4000-$12,000; Deadline: February 15 (varies)

United Negro College Fund, Inc.

Contact:  Sylvia Bailey, Educational Services Department, 8260 Willow Oaks Corporate Drive, Fairfax, VA 22031 (800) 331-2244, www.uncf.org; Eligibility: Complete an FAF FFS form, and request that the report be sent to the financial aid office at the UNCF. Scholarships are awarded to students attending member institutions that receive a minimum 2.5 GPA and are nominated by the financial director.  Unmet financial need will be verified by the Financial Aid Director. Award: Contact for details; Deadline: Contact for details

United States Air Force ROTC 4-Year Scholarship Program 

Contact: 1020 W University Dr, Montgomery, AL 36106-1235, (866) 423-7682, http://www.afrotc.com/

Eligibility: Students at least 17 years old, interested in the fields of aeronautics, aerospace, astronautical science, civil engineering, mechanical engineering, mathematics or physics. Award can be used at any campus that offers Air Force ROTC.

U.S. House of Representatives Page Program

Contact:  Congressional Representative Washington, DC. 20515-6526, (202) 225-4068, http://www.house.gov; Eligibility: Internship. High school students who are at least 16 years old on the day the page term begins. Must have finished their junior year and have a minimum 3.0 GPA. The calendar is divided into four terms, two academic terms and two summer terms. Award: $1,178.17/month, Deadline: Contact for details 

William McMannis and J. Haskell McMannis Educational Fund  

Contact:  Mary Anne Steinhauer, Executive Director, c/o Marine Bank Trust Department, P.O. Box 8480, Erie, PA 16553,
(814) 871-9597, Eligibility: Must be U.S. citizens. Award: $200-$5,000; Deadline: Varies 

Yoshiyama Award for Exemplary Service to the Community

Contact: Hitachi Foundation, 1509 22nd Street, NW, Washington, DC 20037-1073, (202) 457-0588, www.hitachifoundation.org; Eligibility: Open to all students.  Students must be nominated for this award, and must demonstrate self-motivation, leadership, creativity, dedication, and a commitment to pursuing community service. Extracurriculars, GPA and/or SAT scores are not considered in the selection process. Log-on to website for complete details. Award: $5,000 over 2 years; Deadline: Contact for more details 


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