Scholarships for Ethnic Minorities

There are a variety scholarships available to ethnic minorities in the U.S. Many of these scholarships are sponsored by foundations, advocacy groups, charities and corporations. One of the main sources of funding for scholarships for African-American students is the United Negro College Fund. Many Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) also provide scholarship programs. For Hispanic/Latino students, corporations and foundations partner with the Hispanic Scholarship Fund to fund scholarships. The Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities also offers scholarships. Professional associations such as the National Association of Hispanic Journalists and the National Society of Black Engineers, among many others, sponsor scholarship programs. Eligibility requirements vary, but applicants often must meet a minimum GPA and may need to demonstrate financial need. Learn more about the many scholarships available to ethnic minorities by taking a look at the list below.

Showing 1-20 of 20 scholarships
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  • 10,000
  • 1 Award
  • December-15-2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
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  • competition 4.0
  • effort level 1.0
Colonial Bank Scholarship Community Foundation for Palm Beach and Martin Counties
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  • 1,000 - 7,500
  • 1 award
  • Feb-1-2019
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Ethnicity: Be |Ethnic Minority|
  • School (K-12): |Palm Beach Lakes Community High School, West Palm Beach, FL|Santaluces Community High School, Lantana, FL|
  • School (College): |Two-year|Four-year|Accredited College or University|Vocational School|
  • competition 2.5
  • effort level 1.0
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  • 8,000
  • 1 award
  • Feb-15-2019
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +2 More
  • Ethnicity: Be |Ethnic Minority|
  • School (College): |U.S Institution|
  • Major: Study |Engineering|Chemical Engineering|Mechanical Engineering|Computer Science|Electrical Engineering|Biology|Chemistry|Physics|Computer Engineering|Materials Science|
  • competition 2.5
  • effort level 4.5
Minority Student Scholarship American Speech-Language-Hearing Foundation
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  • 5,000
  • 2 awards
  • May 2019
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Ethnicity: Be |Native American|Asian|Hispanic|African American/Black|Ethnic Minority|
  • Major: Study |Clinical Audiology|Audiology|Speech Pathology|
  • Citizenship: |U.S. Citizen|
  • competition 1.0
  • effort level 4.5
Ralph W. Shrader Diversity Scholarship Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association (AFCEA)
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  • 3,000
  • 1 award
  • November 2019
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +4 More
  • Ethnicity: Be |Ethnic Minority|
  • Military: |Military Veterans|
  • Residence: Live in |United States|
  • competition 1.0
  • effort level 1.5
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  • 1,000
  • 1 award
  • December 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +2 More
  • Ethnicity: Be |Ethnic Minority|
  • Residence: |Permanent U.S. Resident|
  • Citizenship: |U.S. Citizen|
  • competition 1.0
  • effort level 1.5
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  • 500
  • 1 award
  • n/a
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Ethnicity: Be |Ethnic Minority|
  • School (College): |University|Community College|Vocational School|Technical School|
  • Age / Grade Level: |College|
  • competition 3.5
  • effort level 1.5
B. Jae Clanton Scholarship The Rhode Island Foundation
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  • n/a
  • 1 award
  • n/a
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Ethnicity: Be |Ethnic Minority|
  • Age / Grade Level: |College|
  • competition 2.5
  • effort level 1.0
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  • n/a
  • 1 award
  • n/a
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Ethnicity: Be |Ethnic Minority|
  • Age / Grade Level: |Doctoral-level study|
  • competition 2.5
  • effort level 1.0
Michele Clark Fellowship The Radio Television Digital News Association
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  • 1,000
  • 1 award
  • n/a
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Ethnicity: Be |Ethnic Minority|
  • Career: |Digital Journalism (Industry)|Broadcast Journalism (Industry)|
  • Age / Grade Level: |Mid-Career Professional|
  • competition 2.0
  • effort level 2.5
Costco Wholesale Scholarship Independent Colleges of Washington
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  • n/a
  • 1 award
  • n/a
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Ethnicity: Be |Ethnic Minority|
  • Age / Grade Level: |College|
  • Character Trait: Show |Underrepresented|
  • competition 2.0
  • effort level 1.5
Goldsmith Family Scholarship Concord Carlisle Scholarship Fund
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  • n/a
  • 1 award
  • February 2019
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Ethnicity: Be |Ethnic Minority|
  • School (K-12): |East Aurora High School, Aurora, IL|West Aurora High School, Aurora, IL|
  • Residence: Live in |United States|Aurora, IL|Kendall, IL|Southern Kane, IL|
  • competition 2.0
  • effort level 2.0
The Bechtel Undergraduate Fellowship Award National Action Council for Minorities in Engineering (NACME), Inc.
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  • 2,500
  • 2 awards
  • n/a
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Ethnicity: Be |Ethnic Minority|
  • Major: Study |Engineering|Construction|
  • Age / Grade Level: |College sophomore|
  • competition 1.5
  • effort level 1.5
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  • n/a
  • 1 award
  • March 2019
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Ethnicity: Be |Cuban|African American/Black|Ethnic Minority|
  • School (K-12): |DeKalb High School, Dekalb, IL|
  • Age / Grade Level: |High school senior|
  • competition 1.5
  • effort level 1.0
William Randolph Hearst Endowment Scholarship National Action Council for Minorities in Engineering (NACME), Inc.
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  • 2,500
  • 2 awards
  • n/a
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Ethnicity: Be |Ethnic Minority|
  • Major: Study |Engineering|
  • Age / Grade Level: |College freshman|College sophomore|
  • competition 1.5
  • effort level 1.5
The Phyllis G. Meekins Scholarship Ladies Professional Golf Association
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  • 1,250
  • 1 award
  • n/a
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Ethnicity: Be |Ethnic Minority|
  • Athletics: |Golf|
  • Age / Grade Level: |High school senior|
  • competition 1.5
  • effort level 1.5
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  • 26,000
  • 1 award
  • n/a
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Ethnicity: Be |Ethnic Minority|
  • Disability: |Disabled|
  • Major: Study |Nursing|Biomedical Science|
  • competition 1.0
  • effort level 1.0
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  • n/a
  • 1 award
  • n/a
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Ethnicity: Be |Ethnic Minority|
  • Residence: Live in |Union|
  • Major: Study |Engineering|Science|Chemistry|
  • competition 1.0
  • effort level 1.0
Richard S. Smith Scholarship General Board of Higher Education & Ministry
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  • 1,000
  • 1 award
  • n/a
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +2 More
  • Ethnicity: Be |Ethnic Minority|
  • Organization: Bethesda United Methodist Church (Church Organization)
  • School (College): |Accredited Institution|
  • competition 1.0
  • effort level 1.0
Helen and Allen Brown Scholarship General Board of Higher Education & Ministry
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  • 500 - 1,000
  • 1 award
  • n/a
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Ethnicity: Be |Ethnic Minority|
  • Organization: Associated with the |United Methodist Church|
  • Age / Grade Level: |College|
  • competition 1.0
  • effort level 1.0
Edward S. Roth Scholarship Society of Manufacturing Engineers (SME) Education Foundation
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  • n/a
  • 1 award
  • Feb-1-2019
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +2 More
  • Ethnicity: Be |Ethnic Minority|
  • School (College): Attend |California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo (CA)|California State Polytechnic University, Pomona (CA)|University of Miami, Coral Gables (FL)|Bradley University, Peoria (IL)|Central State University, Wilberforce (OH)|Miami University, Oxford (OH)|Boston University, Boston (MA)|Worcester Polytechnic Institute, Worcester (MA)|University of Massachusetts, Amherst (MA)|St. Cloud State University, St. Cloud (MN)|The University of Texas - Pan American, Edinburg (TX)|Brigham Young University, Provo (UT)|Utah State University, Logan (UT)|
  • Major: Study |Manufacturing Engineering|
  • competition 1.0
  • effort level 4.5
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