Minority Scholarship

AAAS Minority Science Writers Internship

For minority students interested in journalism as a career and who want to learn about science writing at Science Magazine for 10 weeks over the summer.

For students pursuing a career in the management and operation ranks of the transportation, travel, and tourism industry.

For first-year and second-year college students.

Sponsored by the American Chemical Society; students who want to enter the fields of chemistry or chemistry-related fields.

For minority students pursuing a degree that may lead to a career in the actuarial profession.

Sponsored by the American Institute of CPAs.

For students who demonstrate excellence in leadership, diversity, integrity, and academia.

Sponsored by the National Black Police Association, for a student (male or female) seeking higher educational training in the academics of law enforcement, or other related areas.

For highly competitive students who wish to pursue graduate careers (Ph.D. or MD/Ph.D) in microbiology.

Sponsored by the American Meteorological Society; for students pursuing a career in the field of meteorology.

Sponsored by the American Physical Society; for students pursuing a degree in the field of physics.

Sponsored by the American Political Science Association; for students pursuing graduate level work in political science.

For minority women to pursue an education and later a career in the geosciences. It provides financial aid and matches the student with a mentor in the same field.

Awarded to one student from each state, Washington, D.C. and Puerto Rico.

Scholars are accepted into the program by nomination from journalism faculty and campus media advisers, editors of newspapers or leaders of minority journalism associations

For students who will be sophomores, juniors or seniors at the time the scholarship is awarded, pursuing careers in radio, television, or digital journalism.

Encourages and supports ethnically diverse students who are pursuing a career in a medical or rehabilitation field.

Provides scholarships for two years of undergraduate study to rising junior undergraduate students majoring in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) fields that directly support the mission of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.

For minority students pursing a degree in hotel management.

For minority and female students majoring in a field related to computer and video game arts.

Funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, to serve minority students. Graduate level awards are available for some academic areas.

Awarded biennially to students who are recommended by an active member of NACWC.

For outstanding female and/or minority students pursuing graduate level work in the field of water supply and treatment.

Internships in residence at the Smithsonian for minority junior and senior undergraduate and graduate students in Business and Public Administration.

Sponsored by the American Planning Association, for students who intend to pursue careers as practicing planners in the public sector, and are able to demonstrate a genuine financial need.

For minority students graduating from a high school in Indiana.

Minority Scholarships

Recipients are young African Americans of outstanding promise who are offered academic scholarships, service opportunities and leadership experiences.

For students who will be sophomores, juniors or seniors at the time the scholarship is awarded, pursuing careers in radio, television, or digital journalism.

Supports the educational goals of students in pursuit of careers in engineering and computer science. The program awards scholarships of up to $10,000 per student.

Offers internships and visiting student awards to students who are underrepresented in Smithsonian scholarly programs, in the disciplines of research conducted at the Institution, and in the museum field.

An undergraduate to graduate program built around a summer research internship, mentoring by top scientists, and a supportive learning community.

ALA's national diversity and recruitment effort designed to address the specific issue of under-representation of critically needed ethnic librarians Sphinx Competition Open to all Junior High, High School, and College age Black and Latino string players residing in the U.S. Each year, all 18 semi-finalists are entitled to receive Sphinx assistance Fund Scholarships.

Awards up to $5,000 to outstanding minority students to support their studies in the areas of insurance/risk management, accounting, or business/finance.

Each award provides up to $30,000, which includes up to $25,000 towards tuition, room and board, and billable fees.

Numerous scholarships available.

Available to undergraduate students pursuing a course of study in industrial engineering.

Awards between $1,000 and $10,000 to qualified minorities enrolled in a technical degree program at the bachelor level or above.

For students majoring in a field of study that has an emphasis on advertising, marketing or public relations.

awards a $2,500 scholarship for undergraduate study of religion journalism or mass communications.

Awarded annually by the Library and Information Technology Association and Library Systems and Services, Inc., in the amount of $2,500.00.

Awarded jointly annually by OCLC, Inc. and the Library and Information Technology Association in the amount of $3,000.00.

Sponsored by the American Correctional Association; awarded to minority nominees pursuing college education or graduate training related to a career in the criminal justice field.

For promising future journalists who will bring diversity to American journalism. Consists of a $2,000 one-year scholarship, which can be renewed for up to three years at $2,500 per year.

Awards a $1,500 scholarship to a minority high school senior in Ohio who plans to major in a field relevant to the newspaper industry, particularly journalism, advertising, marketing, or communications degree program at an Ohio college or university.

A need-based scholarship for female high school seniors from a recognized minority background who will be pursuing a full-time course of study and playing collegiate golf.

serves Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) college students by providing need-based aid for sophomores, juniors, and seniors who are full-time, first degree students attending accredited institutions in the United States. Preference in this program is extended to racial ethnic students in order to promote diversity.

Recognizes academic and benevolent achievement among young women of color, and supports continued success through the first year of college. The Alumnae Association of Omega Phi Beta Sorority, Incorporated awards one scholarship recipient annually.

Applicant must have at least one parent of African American or Black Caribbean heritage.