AARP Foundation Women
For women 40+ seeking new job
skills, training and educational opportunities to support
For first-year and
second-year college students who graduated from high school.
For minority students pursuing a
degree that may lead to a career in the actuarial profession.
Memorial Scholarship Fund
For students who
demonstrate excellence in leadership, diversity, integrity and
American Copy Editors
Available to junior, senior
and graduate students who will take full-time copy editing jobs or
For students studying to be nurses and
perioperative nurses pursuing undergrad and grad degrees.
Automotive Hall of
For students who indicate a
sincere interest in an automotive related career.
Scholarship For Women
Encourages young minority
women to pursue an education and later a career in the geosciences.
Provides more than $600K in annual
scholarships to 52 students " one from each state.
Healthcare IT Scholarships
Awarded to a student
pursuing an undergraduate or graduate degree in the IT Healthcare
For students in grades 9-12 who plan
to enter a full-time undergraduate program upon high school
BILL GATES ANNOUNCES 2012 SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM FOR LOW-INCOME
Eligibility: Gates' non-profit organization is giving away 1,000 scholarships
for the 2012 school season. Bill Gates' Millennium Scholarship Program (GMS) will select 1,000 talented students
next year to receive a good-through-graduation scholarship to use at any college or university of their choice.
Scholars will also be provided with personal and professional development through their leadership programs along
with academic support throughout their college career.
The program, funded by a grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, was established to provide outstanding low
income minority students with an opportunity to complete an undergraduate college education in any area of interest.
To date, the program has given scholarships to more than 15,000 students. Continuing scholars may request funding for
a graduate degree program in one of the following disciplines: education engineering, library science, mathematics,
public health or science.
Burger King Scholars
For high school seniors who have part-time
jobs and excel academically in school.
Developed to assist minority
and disabled students, but open to all who meet the requirements.
Four-year achievement-based scholarships
given to 250 high school seniors each year.
Recognizes and awards the
extraordinary who excel in math, science, and technology.
Need-based scholarships for
college students are part of the progressive movement in their
For students who demonstrate a desire and
ability to overcome barriers and achieve their goals.
Development Fund For
Black Students in Science and Technology
students studying science or technology at Historically Black
Colleges and Universities (HBCUs).
Annual scholarship for high school
juniors to support continued education and training beyond high
Ed Bradley/ Ken
Open to full-time
students who are pursuing careers in radio and television news.
Designed to increase diversity in the
medical rehabilitation field by awarding students of color.
Computer and Video Game Scholarship Program
minority and female students majoring in a field related to computer
and video game arts.
Sends faculty and professionals abroad
each year to lecture and conduct research.
For students pursuing a career
in engineering who shows outstanding academic performance.
Funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates
Foundation; established to help low income minority students.
Go On Girl Book Club
Supports authors of the Black African
Diaspora who wan to write their way to college money.
Google Anita Borg
For women who excel in computing and
technology, and are active role models and leaders.
Hallie Q. Brown
For African American women who have a
minimum C average, and can demonstrate financial need.
HBCU Study Abroad
Provides travel opportunities for
students of color who are traditionally under-represented in such
Jacob K. Javits
Provides fellowships to
students who excel in the arts, humanities, and social sciences.
To increase diverse students
access to talent development opportunities through teacher training.
Jeannette Rankin Women
For low-income women who have a
vision of how their education will benefit themselves and their
Joe Francis Haircare
For cosmetology and barber school
students who can demonstrate a financial need.
KFC Colonel Scholars
For college-bound students who can
demonstrate financial need, and have a GPA of at least 2.75.
Scholarship Essay Contest
A writing contest
pertaining to the life and times of Abraham Lincoln and the Civil
Designed to assist pharmacy students
who plan to continue their education.
Established in 1964 to provide
recognition for outstanding African American high school
National Black Police
For students pursuing
careers in law enforcement, criminal justice, and other related
National Institute of
Health (NIH) Undergraduate Scholarship
students from disadvantaged backgrounds who are pursuing science and
Available to full-time students who are
majoring in science, math, technology, engineering, and
Established for students
in the field of project management or a project management related
Ron Brown Scholar
Seeks to identify African American high
school seniors who will make significant contributions to society.
Ronald Reagan College
Seeks to recognize outstanding
young people who are promoting American values on college campuses.
Competition for individual or team
research projects in science, mathematics, engineering, and
College Fund Scholarships
students majoring in business, finance, science, engineering, and
For students who excel in chapter and
campus involvement,community service, academics, and more.
For students pursuing a career in
health care who can demonstrate leadership and academic
United Negro College
Administers 400 different
scholarship programs so low-income families can afford college,
tuition, and books.
U.S. Bank Internet
For high school seniors planning to
enroll or college freshmen, sophomores, and juniors already
For students seeking a
Bachelor degree in agriculture,
food, or natural resource sciences and related
scholarships to minority students studying business, finance,
economics, and more.
William B. Ruggles
Right To Work Journalism Scholarship
undergraduate and graduate students who are majoring in journalism
or a related field.
Writer Digest Annual
Short Story Competition
Contest for writers who
can compose the best fictional short story, written in 1,500 words
For academic high-achievers
in science, engineering, and information tech