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

AIGC Fellowship
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