Male / female African American, Native American, Asian Pacific islander American, or Hispanic American
Citizen or legal/ national / permanent resident
GPA 3.3 on a 4.0 scale
Attend an accredited college
Contact: 8260 Willow Oaks Corporate Drive PO Box 10444
Fairfax, VA 22031-8044 703-205-3400 www.uncf.org
U.S. Air Force ROTC/Express Scholarship Program Annual awards for outstanding minority and exceptional non-minority college students, with 2-3 years remaining in education.
A non-minority student must major in Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Meteorology, Math, Electrical Engineering, Nursing or Physics. Minority students may study any Bachelor Degree program. Student must be between 17-25 years old as of June 30th of the year of graduation (prior active duty can extend age limit to 29). Candidates must meet AFOQT, physical, and academic requirements (minimum 2.65 CGPA) before activation.
Contact: Scholarship Coordinator
HQ Air Force ROTC
551 E Maxwell Blvd
Maxwell AFB, AL 36112
Unto These Hills Educational Fund/Scholarship Annual awards for members of the eastern band of Cherokee Indians. Students must have a minimum 2.0 GPA.
In addition to application, student must submit a copy of their tribal enrollment card. Due date may vary. Contact the Fund for more information and/or application; please enclose a self-addressed stamped envelope. The fund cannot assist in establishing Cherokee Heritage.
Contact: Scholarship Coordinator
Unto These Hills Educational Fund, Inc.
PO Box 398
Cherokee, NC 28719
U.S. Coast Guard Academy/Minority Officer Recruiting Four-year full scholarships for outstanding minority undergraduate students, who meet all the eligibility requirements and attend selected colleges. Upon graduation, students are required to accept a commission in the US Coast Guard. For further info, due dates, and award amounts, contact your local US Coast Guard Office or enclosed address.
` Contact: Financial Aid Coordinator
US Coast Guard Information Center
14180 Dallas Parkway
Dallas, TX 75240
U.S. Dept. of Energy-ORISE Annual summer internship for minority students, who are juniors, seniors and first year graduate students, studying in Business Administration, Management, Finance, Accounting, Human Resources, Economics, Public Administration, Computer Science, or Instructional Technology. Applicant must have at least a 3.0 GPA. Internship is at the Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education, TN. Award based on educational level completed ($335 to $420 per week) and travel reimbursement. Application is due late February. Number of awards may vary.
Contact: Oak Ridge Institute of Science and Energy (ORISE)
John Hicks, Manager
PO Box 117
Oak Ridge, TN 37831-0117
Fax: (865) 576-3643
U.S. Dept. of Interior-Bureau of Indian Affairs Annual awards for students who are members of a federally recognized tribe who are enrolled and/or accepted full-time for enrollment in an accredited college. Students must have a minimum 1.5 GPA and financial need as determined by the institution’s financial aid office. Award amount and number of awards may vary.
Contact: Grant Coordinator
Office of Indian Education Programs
1849 C St. NW - MS 3512-MIB
Washington, DC 20240
U.S. Navy ROTC Scholarship to attend an HBCU This is a “hip pocket scholarship.” It includes tuition, fees, books, uniforms and $150.00 a month stipend. If a student attends Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University (FAMU) on a ROTC Scholarship, the University will give that student a Room and Board Scholarship. Requirements: 1050 on the SAT or 22 on the ACT and a 3.0 high school GPA. Other schools offering this scholarship: Hampton, Morehouse, Southern, Prairie View, Savannah State and Norfolk State.
Contact: Earl A. Richardson
V Adolf Van Pelt Foundation Inc. Native American Financial Aid Grants Native American undergraduates and graduates who would like to pursue a professional career in any area of study and help other Native American students. Proof of ancestry is required. Amount: $500-$1,500. Deadline: April 15.
Contact: Adolf Van Pelt Foundation Inc.
Attn: Olga Patterson
Irvington-on-Hudson, NY 10533
Veterans of Foreign Wars
See web site www.vfw.org
Deadline November 1
W Wal-Mart Foundation Scholarship Must be the child of a Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. associate who is employed full time (28 hours per week or more) for one year as of March 1. Deadline: March 1. Amount: $6,000.
Wal-Mart Community Scholarship
Available on line from Nov. 1 to Jan. 20th
All information must be submitted by Jan. 20th as directed on the on-line application
Contact: www.waltmartfoundation.org : information regarding eligibility
www.scholarshipadministrators.net : on line application
Webster’s New World Writing Contest Open to high school juniors and seniors. An essay is required. Deadline: April 15. Amount: $1,000.
Contact: Webster’s New World Dictionaries
c/o IDG Worldwide Consumer Reference
1633 Broadway, FL 6
New York, NY 100119-6708
Washington University in St. Louis
Letter of Nomination
Whistler Metro Black Expo
Male or female any race
Transcript and financial need
Letter of recommendation from two instructors-+‘
Short letter including achievements, goals, and reason of need
Contact: Charlotte Lambert 10020 Old Citronelle Highway Chunchula, AL 36521