Sep 21, 2017

Scholarships for Minorities

Whether you are an African American, Asian American, LGBTQ, or special needs student, there are scholarships that can help you cover the costs of your college education. Check out our compilation of scholarships for minority students.

Scholarship Name/Title

Amount ($)

Number Awarded

Application Deadline

Actuarial Diversity Scholarship

$1,000 – $4,000

60

 January

NABA National Scholarship

$1,500

50

January

NABA National Scholarship Program

$1,000 – $5,000

50

January

Minorities in Government Finance Scholarship

$9,000

4

February

American Institute of Certified Public Accounts (AICPA) Scholarship for Minority Accounting Students

$1,000 – $5,000

80

April

AICPA Fellowship for Minority Doctoral Students

$12,000

                              22

May

KPMG Minority Accounting Doctoral Scholarship

$10,000

 

October

 

Actuarial Studies Scholarship

 

Scholarship Name/Title

Amount ($)

Number Awarded

Application Deadline

Actuarial Diversity Scholarship

$1,000 – $4,000

60

 January

Stuart A. Robertson Memorial Scholarship

$9,000

1

 January

 

Agriculture, Farming, Fishing, Forestry, and Landscape Architecture Scholarships

 

Scholarship Name/Title

Amount ($)

Number Awarded

Application Deadline

EDSA Minority Scholarship

$5,000

1

February

Olmsted Scholars Program

$15,000 – $25,000

2

March

 

Architecture, Building, Construction, Interior Design, and Planning Scholarships

 

Scholarship Name/Title

Amount ($)

Number Awarded

Application Deadline

AIA/Architects Foundation Diversity Advancement Scholarship

$4,000

5

January

The Payette Sho-Ping Chin Memorial Academic Scholarship

$10,000

1

January

 

Business, Banking, Finance, Management, and Marketing Scholarships

 

Scholarship Name/Title

Amount ($)

Number Awarded

Application Deadline

GE Foundation/LULAC Scholarship

$5,000

Varies

March

 

Law and Related Work

 

Scholarship Name/Title

Amount ($)

Number Awarded

Application Deadline

American Bar Association Legal Opportunity Scholarship Fund

$15,000

                              20

March

Richard D. Hailey Scholarship

$5,000

1

May

 

Librarianship Scholarships

 

Scholarship Name/Title

Amount ($)

Number Awarded

Application Deadline

ALA Spectrum Scholarship Program

$5,000

50

March

Century Scholarship

$2,500

1

March

 

Media, Communications, Publishing and Entertainment Scholarships

 

Scholarship Name/Title

Amount ($)

Number Awarded

Application Deadline

Lagrant Scholarships

$2,500 – $3,750

50

February

Allison E. Fisher Scholarship

$2,500

1

March

Carole Simpson Scholarship

$2,500

1

March

DeWayne Wickham Founder’s High School Scholarship

$2,500

1

March

NABJ Scholarship

$2,500

1

March

Larry Whiteside Scholarship

$2,500

1

March

BEA Founders Award

$1,500

2

October

Vincent T. Wasilewski Award

$4,000

1

October

Abe Voron Award

$3,000

3

October

John Bayliss Scholarship Award

$2,500

1

October

Richard Eaton Foundation Award

$2,500

1

October

Library of American Broadcasting Foundation Award

$3,000

1

October

 

Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) Scholarships

 

Scholarship Name/Title

Amount ($)

Number Awarded

Application Deadline

The Fund II Foundation UNCF STEM Scholars Program

$2,500 – $5,000

100

February

American Meteorological Society (AMS) Minority Scholarships

$6,000

40

February

American Chemical Society Scholars  Program

$1,000 – $5,000

100

March

GE Foundation/LULAC Scholarship

$5,000

Varies

March

STEM Majors Scholarship for Graduate Diversity Students

$3,000

 Varies

April

HENAAC Scholars Program

$500 – $10,000

109

April

Brown and Caldwell Minority Scholarship

$5,000

5

April

STEM Majors Scholarship for Graduate Diversity Students

$3,000

 Varies

April

 

Sports, Leisure and Hospitality Scholarships

 

Scholarship Name/Title

Amount ($)

Number Awarded

Application Deadline

The Hyatt Hotels Fund for Minority Lodging Management Students

$2,000

Varies

May

Ecolab Scholarship Competition

$1,000 – $2,000

Varies

May

American Hotel & Lodging Educational Foundation Incoming Freshman Scholarship Competition

$1,000 – $2,000

Varies

May

 

Other Minority Scholarships (open to all majors)

 

These are scholarships you can apply to regardless of your major, provided you meet the minority student criteria. 

Scholarship Name/Title

Amount ($)

Number Awarded

Application Deadline

Ron Brown Scholar Program

$40,000

20

January

Diller Teen Tikkun Olam Awards

$36,000

15

January

The National LGBTQ Scholarship Fund

 Varies

73

January

Asian and Pacific Islander American Scholarship Fund

$2,500

 

January

APIASF General Scholarship Program

$2,500 – $20,000

 

January

Davis Wright Tremaine 1L Diversity Scholarship

10000

6

January

Minorities in Government Finance Scholarship

$9,000

4

February

The Dream.US Opportunity Scholarship

$80,000

 

February

TMCF/AFSCME Union Scholars Program

$6,300

1

February

HSF Scholarship

$5,000

 

March

The Dream.US National Scholarship

$12,500 – $25,000

 

March

Herbert Lehman Educational Fund

$2,000

Varies

April

Point Community College Program

$3,700

11

May

TMCF Ford Blue Oval Scholarship

$6,200

Varies

 

Student Education and Leadership Fund (SELF)

 Varies

 

December

Becas Univision Scholarship Program

$5,000

34

March

TMCF/ National Hockey League Scholarship

$6,200

Varies

 

TMCF/ Wells Fargo Scholarship

$7,000

Varies

 

 TMCF/Walmart Foundation First Generation Scholarship

$6,200

Varies

 

TMCF/ Department of Deference Scholarship

$15,000

Varies

 

TMCF/ Hershey Scholarship

$6,200

Varies