For more specific information about these scholarships, please visit the web site associated with each listing.
A. Patrick Charnon Scholarship
Qualifications: Full-time undergraduates who value tolerance, compassion and respect for all people in their communities and have demonstrated their commitments to these values by their actions; must submit transcript, three letters of recommendation and 500-1000 word essay explaining what you’d like to do during your undergraduate program and what you’d like to accomplish following its completion.
Amount: Minimun $1500
The Collegiate Inventor Competition
Qualifications: Full-time undergraduates
Gates Millenium Scholarship
Qualifications: African American, American Indian/Alaska Native, Asian Pacific and Hispanic high school, undergraduate or graduate students. Citizens or permanent residents of the US. Minimum 3.30 GPA. Demonstrated financial need and leadership. Nomination by teachers, principals, professors, deans, program directors or other individuals from educational organizations acting in their own capacities.
Amount: Intended to cover tuition and fees—varies
Hispanic Scholarship Fund: National College Scholarship Program
Qualifications: US citizen or resident; full-time student of Hispanic heritage; minimum GPA of 3.0; applied for Federal Financial aid.
HSF/Marathon Oil Corporation College Scholarship Program
Qualifications: US citizen or resident, full-time student of Hispanic American, African American, Asian Pacific Islander American, or American Indian/Alaskan Native heritage; minimum GPA of 3.0; sophomore majoring in chemical engineering, civil engineering, electrical engineering, mechanical engineering, petroleum engineering, geology, geophysics, accounting, marketing, global procurement or supply chain management, environmental health & safety, energy management or petroleum land management, transportation & logistics or geotechnical engineering OR senior planning to earn a Masters degree in geology or geophysics; applied for Federal Financial aid.
HSF/Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. Scholarship Program
Qualifications: US citizen or resident; full-time student of Hispanic heritage; minimum GPA of 3.0; majoring in Marketing, Accounting, Business, Finance, Management, Computer Science, Computer Programming, Information Technology, Civil Engineering, Construction, Electrical Engineering, Environmental/Geological Engineering, Industrial Engineering, or Fashion; applied for Federal Financial aid.
HSF/Citigroup Fellows Program
Qualifications: US citizen or resident, full-time sophomore student of Hispanic heritage; minimum GPA of 3.0; pursuing a degree in Business Administration, Economics or Finance; applied for Federal Financial aid.
HSF/McNamara Family Creative Arts Project Grant
Qualifications: US citizen or resident, full-time student of Hispanic heritage; minimum GPA of 3.0; majoring in the arts, including but not limited to media, film, performing arts, communications or writing, applied for Federal Financial aid.
Amount: $5,000 to $20,000
HSF/Wells Fargo Scholarship Program
Qualifications: US citizen or resident, full-time sophomore student of Hispanic heritage; minimum GPA of 3.0; pursuing a degree in Business, Economics, Finance, Accounting or IT, including CIS, MIS and Computer Engineering; applied for Federal Financial aid.
Amount: $5,000 to $20,000
LULAC National Scholarship
Qualifications: Hispanic students
Amount: $250-$2,000 or more
Ronald McDonald House Charities National Scholarship Program
Qualifications: Open to all High School Seniors, from communities who face limited access to educational and career opportunities.
Contact: Ronald McDonald House Charities, One Kroc Blvd., Oak Brook, Il 60523, 630-623-7048
NASA Undergraduate Student Research Program
NASA is seeking undergraduate students from diverse communities who are interested in a challenging research experience at a NASA center. 10-week summer sessions and 15-week fall sessions will be available. Aligned with NASA’s research and development mission, the USRP program provides students with a technical mentor and excellent hands-on experience.
Qualifications: rising junior or senior after spring semester; U.S. citizenship; enrolled full-time; minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.0; eligible fields of study are academic majors or demonstrated coursework or concentration in engineering, mathematics, computer science, or physical/life science; demonstrated strong interest/commitment to one of the above career fields or disciplines (eg., science/math/engineering fairs, clubs or awards; tutoring/mentoring; internships or other related experience).
Amount: Weekly stipend of $500, plus round-trip travel allowance
National Institute of Health Undergraduate Scholarship
Qualifications: Full-time student with disadvantaged background and 3.5 GPA or in top 5% of class, who shows a commitment to pursuing a career in biomedical, behavioral, or social science health related research at the NIH.
Awards: Up to $20,000/yr; summer research and employment after graduation at NIH
Contact: National Institute of Health
Office of Loan Repayment and Scholarship
2 Center Drive, Room 2E24, (MSC 0230)
Bethesda, Maryland 20892-0230
Scholarship for Minority Accounting Students
Qualifications: Full-time minority accounting majors with 3.3 GPA who have completed 30 hours including 6 hours in accounting.
Application Materials: Must complete an AICPA Scholarship for Minority Students application and Financial Aid worksheet. Must submit an official transcript, which reflects spring semester grades for the current academic year. Applicants must also submit a letter of recommendation from a faculty member or CPA.
Amount: Up to $5000
United Negro College Fund, Inc
Qualifications: African American and Hispanic; to be considered for a UNCF administered scholarship, you must meet certain eligibility requirements including a minimum GPA of 2.5 and have unmet need as verified by the University Financial Aid Office. Please visit the website for more information on all scholarships available.
Amount: Scholarship and paid summer internships – varies
United Negro College Fund Merck Undergraduate Science Research Scholarship
Qualifications: African American (Black) Junior who will be a degree candidate in the next academic year; Life or physical science major interested in biomedical research (First Professional and Engineering majors are not eligible); minimum GPA 3.3 (4.0 scale); Committed to two 10-12 week summer internships at a Merck research facility; U.S. citizen or permanent resident
Amount: Up to $25,000; 2 summer internship stipends totaling a minimum of $10,000
Contact: UNCF•Merck Science Initiative, firstname.lastname@example.org, (703) 205-3574
William Randolph Hearst Endowed Scholarship for Minority Students
Qualifications: Minority college students who demonstrate financial need.
Application Requirements: Please include a letter of interest, resume, transcript, a letter from financial aid officer certifying demonstrated financial need, and two letters of recommendation.
Amount: $2500-$5000 and 12-week internship at Aspen Institute in Washington, D.C.
Contact: John Russell, Program Coordinator, The Aspen Institute, One Dupont Circle, Suite 700, Washington, D.C. 20036