Asian and Pacific Islander American Scholarship Fund () is the country’s largest scholarship provider for Asian students. The group creates higher education opportunities for Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders by administering a series of targeted scholarships and partnering with other benefactors committed to raising the bar for Asian American college students.
This scholarship is supported by Essence Magazine, which provides information for and about African-American women. Essence Magazine is owned by Time Warner Inc. The minority scholarship offered by Time Warner is the same scholarship that was offered before Time Warner acquired Essence Magazine.
The scholarship is awarded to minority students who have demonstrated a financial need and an interest in a career in the criminal justice field. A member of the American Correctional Association (ACA) may nominate a student to the ACA Committee on Correctional Awards.
The is available to entering freshmen or transfer students at MSUM of African-American background who rank high academically and can demonstrate other accomplishments. The scholarship is $2,000 per year, and renewable for four years based on a minimum GPA of 3.0.
American Correctional Association
Attn: Martin Luther King, Jr. Scholarship Award Committee
206 N. Washington Street, Suite 200
Alexandria, VA 22314
This scholarship endows up to $2,000 per student in scholarships to African-American undergraduate students enrolled in scientific or technical fields of study at Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs).
There are numerous scholarships available to African-Americans who wish to obtain a college degree. Some are made available to members of ethnic minority groups to address the historic lack of economic opportunity suffered by African-Americans, Hispanics, Native Americans and members of other minority groups. Others are specifically intended for African-Americans, often to attract them to work in specific professions. Some scholarships are not expressly intended for African-American students, but are awarded to students enrolled at Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs).
The is an academic competition that recognizes African-American high school students. Students may enter the National Achievement Program or the National Merit Program by completing the Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test (PSAT/NMSQT) and meet other published requirements. Those who qualify receive an award of $2,500.
The wants all African-American women to have the opportunity to reach the highest levels in all fields of human endeavor. Hallie Q. Brown Scholarships are awarded biennially to students recommended by an active member of NACWC.
Competition for the scholarship is often fierce, but students who demonstrate that they have achieved academic excellence have a good chance of winning the scholarship. The application process is not overly demanding. However, applicants must write a comprehensive and in-depth essay that demonstrates the applicant’s social commitment, passion for education and involvement in the African-American community to be considered for the scholarship. Applicants must also provide three letters of recommendation, written by those who know the applicant on an academic and personal level.
The goal of this scholarship program is to identify African-American high school seniors who can make significant contributions to society. Applicants must have an excellent academic record, demonstrate exceptional leadership potential, be involved in community service and demonstrate financial need. The applicant must be a U.S. citizen or hold a permanent resident visa card. Applications must be received before enrolling in a college or university.
The Dr. Arnita Young Boswell Scholarship is awarded to female African-American freshman, sophomore, junior, or senior students enrolled in an accredited university or college. The scholarship board will consider scholarships for any course of study. Ten Dr. Arnita Young Boswell scholarships are awarded to African-American women each year.
The Evanston Township High School “Challenge” Scholarship is awarded to two students per year. Preference is given to an African-American woman who has demonstrated academic improvement, a commitment to community service and involvement in athletics or other extra-curricular activities. $500 is awarded in the first year, and $1,000 in the third year. It is open to Evanston Township High School seniors who intend to enroll in a four-year college or university.