Ethnic & Minority Scholarships
SCHOLARSHIPS NOW AVAILABLE
Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute Scholarship
Description: The mission of CHCI Scholarship Program is to provide critical financial assistance that will increase graduation rates among Latino students in post-secondary education.
Application Deadline: April 16, 2011
Award Amount: $5,000
Description: For graduate students who are Native American or Alaska Native.
Application Deadline: June 1, 2011
Award Amount: Varies
GFOA Minorities in Government Finance Scholarship
Description: Recognizes outstanding performance by minority students preparing for careers in state and local government finance.
Application Deadline: February 18, 2011
Award Amount: $5,000
American-Scandinavian Grants and Fellowships
Description: American and Scandinavian graduate students are encouraged to apply. Awards are for research and study abroad in Scandinavia to encourage cross-cultural exchange.
Application Deadline: The 2011-2012 competition opens May 2011 and closes November 2011
Award Amount: varies
The American Council on Germany Fellowships
Description: German and American professionals are eligible to apply. A number of fellowships are granted to work or conduct research overseas within specific fields.
Application Deadline: varies
Award Amount: travel costs and living stipend
Chicana/Latina Foundation Scholarship
Description: Women of chicana/latina heritage enrolled in an accredited university located in Northern California. Other criteria are listed on the website.
Application Deadline: March 18, 2011
Award Amount: $1,500
Conference on Asian Pacific American Leadership
Description: For Asian Pacific American students to spend the summer interning in Washington D.C. Recipients are required to design and implement a Community Action Plan.
Application Deadline: March 15, 2011
Award Amount: $2,000
The Congressional Black Caucus Foundation's Congressional Fellows Program
Description: African American students with a familiarity of the Congressional Black Caucus and an interest in working on Capitol Hill with a member of Congress are encouraged to apply. This fellowship is for students finishing their degree and looking to gain professional experience.
Application Deadline: March 20, 2012 for August 30, 2012- May 9, 2014
Award Amount: $40,000 annual salary plus benefits
UN OHCHR Minority Fellowship Program
Description: Gain knowledge and experience with the UN system in a five-week fellowship program participating in the Forum on Minority Issues in Geneva. Open to all ethnic, religious, and linguistic minorities.
Application Deadline: Call for applications March 2011 for November 2011
Award: Travel and living expenses for the duration of program