You must be a member of the NAACP.
- Agnes Jones Jackson Scholarship
- Sutton Education Scholarship
- Roy Wilkins Scholarship
- Willems Scholarship
NACA Student Leaders Scholarship Freshmen-senior classification of any major with minimum 2.0 GPA.
Recognizes outstanding student leaders of all ethnicities on campus. Deadline: November 1. Amount: $200.
Contact: NACA Student Leaders Scholarship
13 Harbison Way
Columbia SC 29212-3401
Clearinghouse for Division I and Division II College eligible student-athletes
www.ncaaclearinghouse.net or NCAA Initial-Eligibility Clearinghouse
P.O. Box 4043
Iowa City, Iowa 52243-4043 National Achievement Scholarship Program
When you take the PSAT/NMSQT, indicate on the test answer sheet that you wish to compete for Achievement Scholarship awards.
Contact: National Achievement Scholarship Program
1560 Sherman Avenue, Suite 200
Evanston, IL 60201-4897
National Action Council For Minorities in Engineering www.NACME.org ) Scholarships
The award amounts to $20,000, and many are awarded. This is our major engineering scholarship gateway. You must be an engineering student.
The deadline is usually in February. Go to the Web site for details, or contact aid officials at your college.
National Association of Women in Construction (NAWIC) Founder’s Scholarship
Must be a minority student enrolled in a construction related degree program.
Contact: NAWIC Founder’s Scholarship Foundation
327 South Adams
Fort Worth, TX 76104
National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Scholarships
This is the major NCAA sports association student-athletes are associated with. Awards are given in all sports categories, amounts from $3,000 to $12,500. Awards are also available for sports related study (like sports journalism). Deadlines vary, as do the number of awards each year.
National Congress of American Indians Contact: National Congress of American Indians
900 Pennsylvania Avenue SE
Washington, DC 20003
National Center for Cooperative Education / Native American Support
The National Institutes of Health (NIH) Undergraduate Scholarship Program
(UGSP) offers competitive scholarships to students from disadvantaged backgrounds who are committed to careers in biomedical, behavioral, and social science health- related research.
The program offers:
Paid research training at the NIH during the summer
Paid employment and training at the NIH after graduation
The NIH UGSP will pay up to $20,000 per academic year in tuition, educational expenses, and reasonable living expenses to scholarship recipients. Scholarships are awarded for 1 year, and can be renewed up to 4 years.
National High School Essay Contest
Open to all students in grades 9-12 who are attending public, private, or parochial schools or participating in a high school correspondence program in any of the fifty states, DC or a US territory. In order to apply, you must submit a 1,000-word essay on a specific topic chosen by the sponsor. Deadline: March 1. Amount: $2,500.
National Museum of the American Indian Internship An internship for undergraduate, graduate or non-degree study.
National Newspaper Publishers Association Grants NNPA provides grants for minority students who want to pursue a career in journalism.
Contact: National Newspaper Publishers Association Grants
3200 13th Street, NW
Washington, DC 20010
National Press Club