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Scholarship & Financial Aid Resources

ISE recognizes that college is very expensive; tuition, supplies, accommodation, food, clothes, membership fees, the list goes on. We have researched scholarships relating to the communities our office works with primarily. 

Financial Aid Resources for LGBTQ+ Students

FinAid

Human Rights Campaign LGBTQ Student Scholarships Database

Safe Schools Coalition Scholarships and Grants

The Point Foundation Scholarship

 

Financial Aid Resources for Students of Color

FinAid

BestColleges Financial Opportunities for Minority Students

OnlineSchools Financial Aid for Minority Students

AffordableCollegeOnline Finding Financial Aid & Scholarships

 

Financial Aid Resources Based on Religious Affiliation

Scholarships.com Religious Scholarships

CollegeScholarships Grants for Religious Students

 

Financial Aid Resources for International Students

International Scholarships & Financial Aid

Scholarships (in Alphabetical Order)

AISES Intel Scholarship (Native American)

The AISES Intel Scholarship awards $5000 to undergraduate students and $10000 to graduate students pursuing degrees in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) fields. Applicants must provide a personal essay of no more than 1000 words that states educational and/or career goals, interest in and motivation to continue higher education, and an understanding of the importance of college, expressing commitment to learning and giving back to the community. Scholarships are awarded to American Indian, Alaska Native, and Native Hawaiian AISES members.

Due May 2nd

www.aises.org/scholarships

 

American Indian Education Foundation Scholarship (Native American)

To be eligible for the $2000 AIEF Undergraduate Scholarship, applicants must:

-Submit a completed Undergraduate Scholarship Application

-Provide documentation of tribal enrollment for yourself or a parent.

-Provide transcripts with ACT and GPA scores.

-Enroll in an accredited technical school, college, or university as a full-time undergraduate.

Due April 4th

Applicants are encouraged to submit before March 1st

www.nrcprograms.org/site/PageServer?pagename=aief_scholarshipapplication

 

American Indian Graduate Center (Native American)

To be eligible for an AIGC Fellowship, graduate students must be:

-pursuing a post-baccalaureate, graduate, or professional degree as a full-time student

-able to demonstrate financial need

-an enrolled member of a federally recognized American Indian or Alaskan Native group or provide documentation of descent

The fellowship amount is typically between $1000 and $5000 per academic year.

Due June 1st

www.aigcs.org/scholarships/graduate-fellowships/

 
Armenian Students’ Association (Armenian Heritage)

The Armenian Students’ Association offers awards to full-time students of Armenian descent who are either US citizens or who possess appropriate Visa status. Please see the website for more details.

March 15th

www.asainc.org/national/scholarships.shtml

 

Asian Women in Business Scholarship Fund (Asian-American Female Students)

The scholarship is a one-time $2500 award. An additional $2,500 (for a total of $5,000) may be awarded to applicants that have fulfilled the leadership requirements and can also demonstrate financial need. Requirements for this scholarship include two essays on the leadership roles the student has experienced and an outline of what they have planned for their award money.

Due October 1st

http://awib.org/index.cfm?fuseaction=Page.viewPage&pageId=811

 

Asian & Pacific Islander American Scholarship Fund (National)

The APIASF offers scholarship awards ranging from $2500-$15000 to students who:

-are of Asian and/or Pacific Islander ethnicity

-are citizens, nationals, or permanent residents of the United States, the Republic of the Marshall Islands, the Federated States of Micronesia, or the Republic of Palau

-have a minimum GPA of 2.7

-have completed the FAFSA

Please see website for details.

Due January 9th

apiasf.org/scholarship_apiasf.html

Black History Common Knowledge Challenge (National)

The Black History Common Knowledge Challenge tests the knowledge of black culture, education, and milestones of the African-American experience. Award amounts range from $250 - $2500. Membership is required.

Rolling

 www.cksf.org

 

Bureau of Indian Affairs Higher Education Grant Program (American Indian)

To be eligible for the Bureau of Indian Affairs Higher Education Grant Program, applicants must:

-Be a member of or at least one-quarter degree Indian blood.

-Be accepted for admission to a nationally accredited institution of higher education that provides a course of study conferring the Associate of Arts or Bachelor’s degree.

-Demonstrate financial need as determined by the financial aid officer of the post-secondary institution. The grant application is available from the education office of the Tribe with which you are affiliated or possess membership.

Varying Deadlines, check website

www.bie.edu/ParentsStudents/Grants/index.htm

 

Carlos J. DaLomba Scholarship Fund (Cape Verdean Descent)

All applicants must be high school seniors of Cape Verdean descent and will be required to verify acceptance to at least one post-secondary educational institution for the coming academic year. Applicants must be either residents of Rhode Island or Massachusetts and will be evaluated based on academic performance, community and/or religious involvement, and financial need. $1000 scholarships available.

Due June 1st

www.carlosjdalomba.org

 

Cherokee Nation Undergraduate Scholarship (American Indian)

Tribal citizenship within the Cherokee Nation is required. Applicants that reside outside the 14 county jurisdiction or contiguous counties of the Cherokee Nation must be eligible for the Federal Pell Grant through FAFSA, and must:

-maintain at least a 2.0 GPA

-complete one hour of community service for every $100 awarded

Due June 15th

www.cherokee.org

 

Chicana/Latina Scholarship Competition (Latinx Women)

 The purpose of the Chicana/Latina Foundation Scholarship Fund is to assist Latina students in completing their undergraduate and graduate college education. Applicants must:

-be a woman of Chicana/Latina heritage

-lived at least two years in an eligible Northern California county

-be enrolled full-time

-have completed 12 credits at the time of application

-have a minimum cumulative 2.5 GPA

Due March 31st

www.chicanalatina.org/scholarship.html

 

Chickasaw Nation Scholarships (Chickasaw Citizens)

Chickasaw citizens pursuing higher education from accredited institutions are eligible to receive various grants and scholarships to assist with the cost of tuition, books and fees.

Due September 1st, February 1st, June 15th

https://www.chickasaw.net/services/higher-education-grants-scholarships-incentives.aspx

 
Chief Manuelito Scholarship (Navajo)

The Office of Navajo Nation Scholarship and Financial Assistance offers the Chief Manuelito Scholarship to high achieving high school graduates. Eligible applicants must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 and 24 completed credit hours and be members of the Navajo Nation.

Awards are worth $7000 annually.

Due June 25th for the Fall and November 25th for the Winter, If you think you qualify for this award, contact the ONNSFA offices at (800) 919 9269

http://www.onnsfa.org/FundingTypes/ChiefManuelito.aspx

 

Comanche Tribe of Oklahoma Grants (Comanche)

 To be eligible, applicants must be:

-an enrolled member of the Comanche Nation

-a high school graduate or in possession of a GED

-in need of financial aid

Due June 1st (Fall), October 1st (Spring), April 1st (Summer)

www.comanchenation.com/index.php?option=com_k2&view=item&layout=item&id=117&Itemid=222

 

DAR American Indian Scholarship (Native American)

The DAR American Indian Scholarship is intended to help Native American students of any age, any tribe, and in any state striving to get an education. All awards are judged based on financial need and academic achievement. Undergraduate students are given preference. Awards are worth

$1000.

Due February 15th

www.dar.org/natsociety/edout_scholar.cfm#amInd

 

Daughters of Indian Wars Scholarships (Native American)

 To be eligible, applicants must:

-be an enrolled tribal member

-plan to work with a tribe or nation in the field of Education or Social Service

-be enrolled in at least 8 credit hours per semester

Awards are worth $5000 and renewed annually.

Due June 15th

www.csdiw.org/scholarships.html

 

Dumitry Golea Goldy-Gemu Scholarship (Romanian Descent)

Eligible applicants are of Romanian descent and are either citizens or permanent residents of the US or Canada. College transcripts, community activity, and three letters of recommendation are required. See website for further details.

Due May 31st

roea.org/goldygemu.html

Father Leonard Bachman Graduate Scholarship (Catholic)

The Father Leonard Bachman Graduate Scholarship is available to students of Catholic faith entering graduate study. You must be a U.S. citizen and submit the following items to qualify for this award: copy of undergraduate transcript, letter of academic reference, autobiography, and statement.

Due May 1st

http://www.catholicdaughters.org

 

Francis C. Allen Fellowships (Indigenous Women)

Awarded to federally recognized tribal members who are female and studying at the graduate or Ph.D. in the Humanities and Social Sciences. Up to $8,000 for fellowship research stipends.

Deadlines vary, check website

http://www.newberry.org

 

Frances Crawford Marvin American Indian Scholarship (Native American)

The American Indians Committee of the DAR awards this scholarship to Native Americans and intends to help Native American students of any age, any tribe, and in any state striving to get an education. All awards are judged based on financial need and academic achievement. Graduate students are eligible; however, undergraduate students are given preference. National Society Daughters of the American Revolution.

Telephone: 202.628.1776

Due February 15th

http://www.dar.org

 

Gates Millennium Scholars Program (Minority)

Students must be US citizen or legal resident, have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.3, qualify for the Federal Pell Grant, have plans to enroll full-time at a US accredited institution, and be of the African-American, Asian/Pacific Islander, American Indian, or Hispanic descent. Applicants are also

evaluated on academic achievements, leadership, and community involvement.

Deadlines vary, check website or see listings below

http://www.gmsp.org

 

Gates Millennium Scholarship - American Indian Graduate Center Scholars (AIGCS) (American Indian)

 Funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation; established to help low income minority students. AIGCS, a nonprofit organization, was established in 1969. Founders Robert L. Bennett (Wisconsin Oneida) and John C. Rainer (Taos Pueblo) created a program to assist American Indian college graduates to continue their educations at the master's, doctorate, and professional degree levels. AIGC was founded to help open doors to graduate education for American Indians and to help tribes obtain the educated Indian professionals they need to become more self-sufficient and to

exercise their rights to self-determination.

Due July 15th

http://www.gmsp.org

 

Gates Millennium Scholarship - Asian & Pacific Islander American Scholarship Fund (APIASF) (Asian Descent)

Funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation; established to help low income minority students. APIASF is based in Washington, DC, and is the country’s largest nonprofit organization devoted solely to providing scholarships for Asian and Pacific Islander Americans. Since its formation in 2003, APIASF has distributed more than $730,000 in one-time scholarships to high school students in the United States, the Freely Associated States and the U.S. Territories who are entering college for the first time. APIASF also is the administrator of the Gates Millennium Scholars/APIA, which provides outstanding low-income Asian and Pacific Islander American students with an opportunity to complete an undergraduate college education in any discipline they choose. Supporters of APIASF include members of the general public and a wide spectrum of community and professional leaders, organizations and corporations.

Due January 14

thhttp://www.gmsp.org

 

Gates Millennium Scholarship/Hispanic Scholarship Fund (HSF) (Hispanic Descent)

Funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation; established to help low income minority students. Founded in 1975 as a not-for-profit, the Hispanic Scholarship Fund (HSF) is the nation's preeminent Latino scholarship organization, providing the Latino community more college scholarships and

educational outreach support than any other organization in the country. During the 2007-2008 academic years, HSF awarded almost 4,100 scholarships exceeding $26.7 million. In its 33-year history, HSF has awarded in excess of 86,000 scholarships, worth more than $250 million, to Latinos attending nearly 2,000 colleges and universities in all 50 states, Puerto Rico, Guam, and the U.S. Virgin Islands.

Deadline available in August

http://www.gmsp.org

Gates Millennium Scholarship - UNCF (United Negro College Fund) (Minority)

Funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation; established to help low income minority students. UNCF is the nation’s largest and most effective minority education organization. To serve youth, the community and the nation, UNCF supports more than 60,000 students at over 900 colleges and

universities across the country. UNCF supports education through scholarships and other programs, by supporting its 38 member colleges and universities, and by advocating for the importance of minority education. UNCF administers more than 400 programs, including scholarship, internship and fellowship, mentoring, summer enrichment, and curriculum and faculty development programs. UNCF institutions and other historically black colleges and universities are highly effective, awarding 21 percent of African American baccalaureate degrees. The UNCF logo features the UNCF torch of leadership in education and its widely recognized motto, "A mind is a terrible thing to waste."

Deadline available in August

http://www.gmsp.org

 
HBCU Study Abroad Scholarship (Students of Color)

Provides travel opportunities for students of color who are traditionally under-represented in such programs. With more than 80 programs in 31 cities, IES Abroad is dedicated to broadening their global reach and continuing their commitment to offering students outstanding academic options

coupled with every-day opportunities for cultural immersion. IES is committed to providing opportunities for students of color who have been traditionally under-represented on study abroad programs. As part of this effort, special scholarships and financial aid are available and we encourage all students who qualify to apply for this assistance. A guaranteed $2,000 scholarship will be awarded as follows: $1,500 credit toward the IES program fee; PLUS $500 toward the purchase of an overseas airline ticket for the IES program (upon receipt of a valid, overseas airline

ticket receipt).

Due in November (unannounced)

http://blackstudents.blacknews.com

 

Hallie Q. Brown Scholarship (Women of Color)

For African American women who have a minimum C average and demonstrate financial need.

Due March 31st

http://nacwc.org/programs/scholarships.html

 

Hana Scholars Program (National)

Must be an active, full member of The United Methodist Church for at least three years prior to application and be a full-time junior, senior, or graduate student. Be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident and be born of Hispanic, Asian, Native American, or Pacific Island parentage (at least one parent). Be able to identify with his/her particular ethnic community.

Due March 1st

http://www.smu.edu

 

Harry S. Truman Scholarship (Students of Color)

One of the most prestigious scholarships, shaped for students who intend to pursue a career targeted to public service or government. Graduate study should be a goal, with a portion of the funds directed there. You must be at least a junior, and your college must nominate you. A "nomination" package must be created. The awards can reach as high as $30,000 over the years. Generally, about 80 students are selected.

Due February 2nd

http:// www.truman.gov

 

Hispanic College Fund Scholarship (Hispanic Heritage)

During the course of the academic year, students accepted into the College and Career Institute will receive a scholarship ranging from $500 - $10,000 and advisory phone calls once per term. Additionally, scholars will participate in webinars on several topics, including: Time Management, Transitions (from high school to college, from undergraduate to postgraduate), Financial Literacy, Internships, Character Building, and Networking & Relationship Building.

Due April 30th

http://www.hispanicfund.org

 

IES Abroad Diversity Scholarship (Under-represented racial/ethnic group)

IES Abroad is committed to fostering and supporting a diverse student body. Our Diversity Scholarships are one way to encourage and support students from a range of institutions and under-represented populations. Under-represented students include students from under-represented racial and ethnic groups, first generation to college students, students from low income families and students with a history of overcoming adversity.

Due Fall May 1st, Spring November 1st

https://www.iesabroad.org

 

Indian-American Community Foundation/Upakar Scholarship (American Indian Heritage)

Upakar was created to assist Indian Americans who require additional financial assistance to pursue educational, artistic or athletic goals at a post-secondary institution. It is further dedicated to the promotion and recognition of excellence through the support of the Indian community. The success of this endeavor depends on your continued support -- please read this message from the Chairman of Upakar. To further develop the future Indian American leaders, we must unite to support these talented individuals in their respective fields. Scholarships are $3,000 per year, for each qualifying year spent in a post-secondary institution. Scholarship renewals are dependent on meeting the GPA requirements established by the board.

Due April 30th

http://www.upakarfoundation.org

 

International Order of the King’s Daughters and Sons North Indian Scholarship Program (National/Native American)

No restriction as to Tribal affiliation or Indian blood quantum. The student must provide a Tribal Registration number and fulfill the other requirements. The scholarships are given for technical, vocational or college studies but not granted for studies beyond a Bachelor’s degree.

Applicants must request an application form the Around the World Director atpvmuthy@aol.com.

http://www.iokds.org

 
Islamic Society of North America Abdulmunim Shakir Scholarship (Islamic Descent/High School Senior)

Each year, twenty scholarships of $1,000 each are awarded based on academic achievement, leadership experience and volunteer service. The objective is to help students achieve and succeed by receiving aid financially.

Due March 15th

http://www.isna.net

Jack and Jill of America Foundation Scholarship (Students of Color)

This scholarship is for African American high school seniors with a minimum grade point average of 3.0 who will be pursuing a Bachelor's degree at any accredited post-secondary institution in the United States.

Due June 1st

www.jackandjillfoundation.org

 

Japanese American Citizens League Scholarships (Japanese American Descent)

The National Scholarship and Awards Program offer scholarships to students at the entering freshman, undergraduate, graduate, law, financial need and creative & performing arts. All scholarships are one-time awards.

Due March 1st

http://www.jacl.org

 

Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Chicago (Jewish Descent)

Educational scholarship funds from grants administered by the Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Chicago are available for Jewish college and graduate students.

Due February 1st

http://www.jvschicago.org

 

Jewish Vocational Services Scholarship Fund (Jewish Descent)

Provides qualified Jewish students whose primary residence is in Los Angeles with need-based financial aid.

Due March 15th

http://jvsla.org

Korean American Scholarship Foundation (Korean American)

Scholarship is for Korean-American undergraduate or graduate students who demonstrate financial need.

Due July 8th

http://www.kasf.org

 

Kosciuszko Foundation Scholarships (Polish Descent)

Those eligible are United States citizens and permanent residents of Polish descent who are beginning or continuing their graduate studies and who have a minimum GPA of 3.0.

Due January 5th

http://www.thekf.org/scholarships

 

Latin American Educational Foundation Scholarship (Hispanic Heritage)

The goal of the Latin American Educational Foundation Scholarship is to award funds to qualified students who have demonstrated a commitment to the Hispanic Community. Eligible applicants must be Colorado residents with Hispanic Heritage and/or actively involved in the Hispanic community, accepted to an accredited college, university or vocational school, and have a minimum 3.0 cumulative grade point average. Recipients are required to fulfill 10 hours of community service during year of funding at your college/university. Service provided at or for LAEF will qualify to satisfy this requirement and is strongly encouraged.

Due February 15th

http://www.laef.org

Marion Barr Stanfield Art Scholarship (Unitarian Universalist)

The Marion Barr Stanfield Art Scholarship is for either graduate or undergraduate Unitarian Universalist students preparing for a career in fine arts. The terms of the trust limit eligibility to those in the study of painting, drawing, photography, and/or sculpture. Performing arts majors are not eligible.

Due February 15th

http://www.uua.org/care/scholarships/stanfield

 

The Minnesota Chippewa Tribe Education Scholarship Programs (Native American)

Applicant must be a member of Minnesota Chippewa Tribe. Each enrolled member of the Minnesota Chippewa Tribe should contact the band where they are enrolled for application  and information.

http://www.mnchippewatribe.org

 
Mitsuyuki Yonemura Memorial Scholarship (Japanese American)

The Mitsuyuki Yonemura Memorial Scholarship is open to entering undergraduate freshmen. National Japanese American Citizens League (JACL) membership is required to be considered for this award. You must submit a completed application form, proof of JACL membership, a personal

statement, letter of recommendation, official transcripts and a resume.

Due March 2nd

http://www.jacl.org

 
National Hook-Up of Black Women, Inc. Scholarships (Women of Color)

Offers two different types of scholarships to African American students.

Due March 31st

http://www.nhbwinc.com

 

National Italian American Foundation Scholarship (Italian Descent)

The National Italian American Foundation Scholarship is open to students of Italian American descent and to those students who are majoring or minoring in Italian language, Italian studies, Italian American studies or a related field. You must have a minimum 3.5 GPA, demonstrate outstanding potential and high academic achievement, and be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident to be considered for this award. Italian American students must have at least one ancestor who originated in Italy. Selection will be based on academic performance, field of study, career objectives and the potential, commitment and abilities you have demonstrated that will enable you to make significant contributions in your chosen field.

Due April 30th

http://www.niaf.org/scholarships

 

National Jewish Committee on Scouting - Eagle Scout Scholarship (Jewish Descent)

Applicants must be an active member of a Boy Scout troop, Varsity Scout Team, or Venturing crew and be an active member of a synagogue.

Due January 31st

http://www.jewishscouting.org

National Slovak Society Scholarship Program (National Slovak Society Members)

In order to receive this scholarship, applicants must be members of the National Slovak Society for a minimum of 2 years.

Due May 1st

http://nsslife.org

 

Navajo Nation (Native American)

Scholarships are available to eligible students based on financial need. Scholarship is for one year only.

Applications and deadlines vary.

http://www.onnsfa.org

 
Navajo Nation Oil & Gas Company (Navajo Indians)

NNOGC’s scholarship program is designed to encourage academic excellence and to prepare Navajo tribal members to become skilled and knowledgeable in the petroleum industry by providing a resource to assist selected Navajo students to pay for their educational expenses, including tuition, fees, books, and room and board. Scholarship recipients are encouraged to apply for summer employment not only with NNOGC but also with other companies and agencies involved in the petroleum industry.

Deadline unannounced

http://nnogc.com/scholarship.html

NEED Scholarships and Grants (Students of Color)

Offers scholarships to African American graduating high school seniors.

Due May 31st

http://www.needld.org

 

Nicholas and Dorothy Pappas Scholarship (Students of Color/Delaware Residents)

The Nicholas and Dorothy Pappas Scholarship is available to minority students from Delaware. You must demonstrate financial need to be eligible for this award.

Deadline unannounced

http://www.delcf.org

 

Office of Navajo Nation Scholarship (Native American)

Offers scholarship and financial assistance to eligible Navajo people.

Due June 25th

http://www.onnsfa.org

 

Order Sons of Italy in America Scholarships (Italian Descent)

Scholarships are available to U.S. citizens of Italian descent (at least one Italian or Italian American grandparent).

Due February 29th

http://www.osia.org

Oregon Native American Chamber 2010 Student Scholarship (National)

The Oregon Native American Chamber (ONAC) is dedicated to working with all members of the community to advance the educational and economic opportunity for Native Americans in Oregon and Southwest Washington. ONAC promotes and supports the education, training and cultural understanding of Native Americans.

Due June 30th

http://www.onacc.org

 
Paleologos Graduate Scholarship (Orthodox Christian)

The Paleologos Graduate Scholarship is available to full- time graduate students of Orthodox Christian faith. You must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident and be enrolled in studies leading to a non- theological degree to be eligible for this award. An essay and five letters of

recommendation are required.

Due April 27th

http://www.goarch.org

 

Pauly D'Orlando Memorial Art Scholarship (Unitarian Universalist)

The Pauly D'Orlando Memorial Art Scholarship is funded by a trust set up by the First Unitarian Church of New Orleans. Eligibility requirements for this scholarship are the same as those for the Stanfield Art Scholarship. Art applicants for the Stanfield and D'Orlando scholarships are considered together.

Due February 15th

http://www.uua.org/care/scholarships/stanfield

 

PFLAG-HATCH Youth Scholarship Program (LGBT)

PFLAG National Scholarships are available to students who self-identify as either gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender person, or as a supporter of gay, lesbian, bisexual, or transgender people, demonstrate an interest in service to the LGBT community and have applied to an accredited higher

education institution in pursuit of either an associate’s degree leading to transfer credits towards a bachelor’s degree, or a bachelor’s degree program at a four-year college.

Due April 30th

http://community.pflag.org

 

Point Foundation (LGBT)

Offers scholarships to students of merit who have been marginalized due to sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression. For students who are underprivileged, especially those who have been abandoned by family and other support systems because of their sexual orientation or

gender identity, the cost of an education can seem an insurmountable obstacle to success.

Due January 19th

http://www.pointfoundation.org/scholarships.html

 

Polish Heritage Association of Maryland (Maryland Residents/Polish Heritage)

A continuing source of pride is the Scholarship Program that was begun in 1975. The Polish Heritage Association of Maryland, Inc. annually grants scholarships to qualified full-time students who are legal residents of Maryland pursuing a baccalaureate degree.

Deadline unannounced

http://www.pha-md.org

 

Polish National Alliance Scholarship (Polish Heritage)

This program is available to all PNA members who are currently enrolled as full time college or university students.

Due April 15th

http://www.pna-znp.org

Polonia Scholarship Foundation (RI Residents)

Senior of Polish-American descent who has earned a GPA of 3.0 + and plans to attend a two/ four

year college. Scholarships are awarded based on academic achievement, community service, and

financial need.

Due February 15th

www.polishscholarshipsri.org

 
Presbyterian Native American Education Grants (National)

The Office of Financial Aid for Studies awards more than 1 million dollars annually to students pursuing undergraduate and graduate degrees. Students may receive a loan and either one grant or scholarship from this office.

Scholarships vary, check website

www.pcusa.org/financialaid

 
Pride Foundation (LGBT)

Scholarships awarded to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, and straight-ally leaders and role models from Alaska, Oregon, Idaho, Montana, and Washington.

Due January 11th

http://www.pridefoundation.org

 

Prince Kuhio Hawaiian Civic Club Scholarship (Hawaiian Ancestry)

Applicants for The Prince Kuhio Hawaiian Civic Club Scholarship must file an application, be of Hawaiian Ancestry, be enrolled as a full-time student in an accredited degree-seeking program, maintain a cumulative GPA of 2.5 (undergraduate) and 3.3 (graduate), demonstrate academic & leadership potential, submit transcripts, letter of recommendation & resume, personal statement of how award would benefit you & the Hawaiian people, and must commit to community service if awarded a scholarship.

Due April 1st

http://www.pkhcc.com

 
RDW Group, Inc. Minority Scholarship for Communications (RI Residents/Students of Color)

For RI minority undergraduates or graduates who wish to pursue a course of study in communications (loosely defined to include computer graphics, art, cinematography and other disciplines that would enable individuals to enter a career in advertising).

Due April 25th

http://www.rifoundation.org

 

Rhode Island Polonia Scholarship Foundation (RI Polish/American)

To be eligible, applicants must be students of Polish-American descent who are Rhode Island residents or who belong to a Rhode Island Polish-American organization, be US citizens,  have an academic qualification of “B” or its equivalent,  submit an official academic transcript, including

rank in class,  submit three letters of reference,  submit personal I.R.S. statements and W2 Forms (if applicant has filed) and also those of their parents or guardians, and write a personal profile/essay.

Due February 15th

www.polishscholarshipsri.org/Pages/ScholarshipInfo.aspx

 

Robert P. Madison Scholarship (Students of Color)

The Robert P. Madison Scholarship is available to African-American students accepted or enrolled as undergraduate, degree-seeking candidates in an accredited, Pell-eligible, post-secondary educational institution with a major in architecture. You must have a minimum 3.0 GPA and demonstrate financial need to qualify for this award.

Due March 31st

http://www.clevelandfoundation.org

 

Ron Brown Scholar Program (National/Students of Color)

The Ron Brown Scholar Program is a national program that awards scholarships to academically talented, highly motivated African American high school seniors who intend to pursue undergraduate degrees full-time. Academic merit, leadership, community service, all fields.

Due November 1st

http://www.ronbrown.org/Home.aspx

 
Sons of Norway Foundation (Norwegian Descent)

Scholarship is designated for Norwegian students and/or American students who are interested in or studying Norwegian Heritage, Norwegian Studies, American Heritage, or American Studies. Please contact the organization for further details on restrictions and requirements. The organization requests that you include a self-addressed, stamped envelope.

Due January 15th

http://www.sofn.com

Stanfield and D'Orlando Art Scholarships (Unitarian Universalist)

The Stanfield Scholarships Program is funded by a trust created by Mrs. Marion Barr Stanfield for Unitarian Universalists studying the field of art. Criteria for recipients include an active relationship with Unitarian Universalism, financial need, and enrollment in an accredited institution. The

recipient of each scholarship will be a person whom the committee believes will promote Unitarian Universalist values in the larger world. Scholarships are awarded for one year; however students may reapply each year if they wish to continue receiving financial assistance.

Due February 15th

http://www.uua.org/care/scholarships/stanfield

 

StraightForward Media Minority Scholarship (Students of Color)

The Straighforward Media Minority Scholarship is available to current and prospective students of color.
Open 4 periods of time: Check website for varying dates

http://www.straightforwardmedia.com

 

Time Warner Tribal Scholars Program (Native American)

Time Warner will award scholarships of $2500 annually to outstanding American Indian students attending a tribal college or university.

Students are eligible to apply for the Time Warner Tribal Scholars Program if they:

-Have at least a 2.5 grade point average;

-Have demonstrated leadership, service and commitment to the American Indian community;

-Are American Indian, Alaska Native or Hawaii Native with proof of enrollment of dependency.

Due May 31st

http://www.collegefund.org

 

UMC Scholarships (United Methodist Church)

Scholarships and loans are available for eligible graduate and undergraduate students who are members of the United Methodist Church.

Due May 5th

http://www.gbhem.org/loans-and-scholarships

 

Unitarian Universalist Stanfield and D’Orlando Scholarships (Unitarian Universalist)

Scholarships are available for active Unitarian Universalists who exhibit financial need and who will be  enrolled in an accredited institution. The recipient of each scholarship will be a person whom the committee believes will promote Unitarian Universalist values in the larger world.

Due February 15th

http://www.uua.org/care/scholarships/stanfield

 

United Methodist Scholarship Program (National)

A website that provides students with the opportunity to receive scholarships.

Due March 5th

http://www.gbhem.org/loans-and-scholarships

 
United Negro College Fund Scholarships (Low Income)

Administers 400 different scholarship programs so low-income families can afford college, tuition, and books.

Scholarships and deadlines vary, check website for details

http://www.uncf.org

https://scholarships.uncf.org/

 

United South and Eastern Tribes, Inc. Scholarships (National)

Requirements: Scholarship monies are awarded to USET area Indian students who are enrolled members of one of the twenty-six USET member Tribes. United South and Eastern Tribes, Inc.

615.361.8700

Due April 30th

http://www.usetinc.org

http://www.usetinc.org/resources/scholarships/

 

Washington Metropolitan Scholars (Washington Residents/Students of Color)

Washington Metropolitan Scholars is committed to creating access to top-level colleges and universities for outstanding, low-income African American students from the Washington metropolitan region.

Due June 2nd

http://www.meyerfoundation.org

Wendy Ella Guilford Scholarship Fund (Texas Residents/Architecture)

Applicant must be high school senior. Applicant must be U.S. citizen or permanent resident
residing in Texas. For undergraduate study at 4-year institution. Major/career interest in
architecture.
Due May 25th
http://www.edfed.com

 

William Randolph Hearst Endowed Fellowship for Minorities (Minority)

Based on academic excellence and need, is open to both undergraduate and graduate students who are members of minority groups.

2017 dates and guidelines unannounced, check website soon

www.apsanet.org

http://www.aspeninstitute.org/policy-work/nonprofit-philanthropy/leadership-initiatives/hearst