African American Scholarships

Scholarship open to African American or Black students.

Agnes Jones Jackson Scholarship
Sponsor: Poise Foundation
Amount: $2,000
Closing Date: April 28, 2017
Description: Scholarship is open to current members of the NAACP who are under the age of 25 and currently enrolled or accepted to an accredited college or university in the United States.

Hubertus W. V. Willems Scholarship for Male Students
Sponsor: Poise Foundation
Amount: $3,000
Closing Date: April 28, 2017
Description: Scholarship is open to male graduating high school seniors and current undergraduate students studying Engineering, Chemistry, Physics, or Mathematics. NAACP membership and participation is highly desirable and applicant must demonstrate financial need based on the federal poverty guidelines (see website for details).

Diversity Scholarship
Sponsor: DiversityJobs
Amount: $3,000
Closing Date: April 30, 2017
Description: Scholarship is open to all diversity and minority students, including Hispanics, African-Americans, Asian Americans, Native Americans, military veterans, women, people with disabilities, and members of the LGBT community. Applicant must be enrolled in and currently attending a school that has registered for DiversityJobs’ scholarship program (see website for details). Applicant must submit a completed online application.

EMPOWER Scholarships
Sponsor: Courage Kenny Rehabilitation Institute
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: April 30, 2017
Description: Scholarship is open to ethnically diverse students who have been accepted to or enrolled in a post-high school program and planning to pursue a career in a medical or rehabilitation field. Applicant must be a resident of Minnesota or Western Wisconsin OR attending school in Minnesota or Western Wisconsin.

Joshua David Gardner Memorial Scholarship
Sponsor: Joshua David Gardner Memorial Scholarship Endowment
Amount: $2,000
Closing Date: April 30, 2017
Description: Scholarship is open to students admitted or enrolled in an accredited four-year historically black college or university (HBCU) in the United States.

LPGA Scholarships
Sponsor: LPGA Foundation
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: April 30, 2017
Description: Scholarships are open to female graduating high school seniors who played golf in high school. There are scholarships for students who are planning on playing collegiate golf and for students not planning on playing collegiate golf. In addition to general scholarships, there are scholarships open to minority female students.

Mae & Mary Legacy Foundation Scholarship
Sponsor: Mae & Mary Legacy Foundation, Inc.
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: April 30, 2017
Description: Scholarship is open to African-American high school seniors in the United States. Applicant must be planning on pursuing careers in the health care profession.

Minority Scholarship
Sponsor: Brown and Caldwell
Amount: $5,000
Closing Date: April 30, 2017
Description: Scholarship is open to minority students who are enrolled in his/her Junior, Senior year or graduate program at an accredited college or university and applicant must have a declared major in civil, chemical, or environmental engineering or one of the environmental sciences.

TMCF | Department of Defense (DOD) Scholarship
Sponsor: Thurgood Marshall Scholarship Fund
Amount: Up to $15,000 per year
Closing Date: April 30, 2017
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors who plan to and remain enrolled at a HBCU. Applicant must be pursuing an undergraduate degree in a STEM related discipline and must have taken and earned a grade of “B” or better in Pre-Calculus or higher math course.

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