Scholarships for Minority Grads and Undergrads

Today is February 2nd, also known as Ground Hog Day and this year an early spring is predicted. But regardless of whether it’s an early spring or a lingering chilly winter February means that scholarship season has officially begun.  Check out these current open scholarships for minority grads and undergrads.

Hispanic Scholarship Fund

HSF awards are merit based scholarships ranging from $500 to $5,000.

Graduating High School Seniors, Undergraduate Students, Graduate Students.
Citizenship Requirements: US Citizen, Permanent Legal Resident, DACA or Eligible Non-Citizen.
Minimum GPA: 3.0 GPA for high school students, 2.5 GPA for undergraduate and graduate students.
Deadline to Apply: February 15, 2020

Oracle Scholars Program

The program includes scholarship support for African American, Hispanics or Native Americans that are graduates of high schools in the United States.  Students must be currently pursuing a major in one of the following disciplines: Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Business, Mathematics, Marketing, or Human Resources and related majors.

Levels: Sophomores & Juniors
Citizenship Requirements: US Citizens & Permanent Residents
Minimum GPA: 3.0
Deadline to Apply: February 17, 2020 

Chicana Latina Foundation Scholarships

The CLF provides scholarship to individuals who self-identify as a Chicana and/or Latina.  30 to 40 scholarships are provided to students residing in the following California counties: Alameda, Contra Costa, Marin, Monterey, Napa, Sacramento, San Mateo, Santa Clara, Santa Cruz, Solano, San Francisco, Sonoma, or Yolo.

Levels: Undergraduates and Graduate students
Minimum GPA: 2.0 undergrads, 2.7 grads
Deadline to Apply: March 31, 2020

“Applying for a scholarship requires confidence. Develop the confidence to highlight your skills and feel comfortable enough to tell others that you are worthy of their investment in your future”

UNCF Network Scholarship

Since 1974 UNCF has supported building awareness of educational attainment and cultivating college-going behaviors within the African American community.
Students must be attending a college of the 37 UNCF Network schools

Levels: Undergraduates and Graduate students
Citizenship Requirements: US Citizens & Permanent Residents
Minimum GPA: 2.5
Deadline to Apply: March 31, 2020

American Indian Science & Engineering Society

Since 1977, the American Indian Science and Engineering Society (AISES) has focused on promoting American Indians in STEM. AISES has 6 open scholarships.

The Intel Growing the Legacy Scholarship Program gives undergraduates and graduate students includes financial support ($5,000 for undergraduate students and $10,000 for graduate students), mentorship, paid internship opportunities and possible employment with Intel.

The A.T. Anderson Memorial Scholarship Program awards undergraduates $1,000 and graduates $2,000.

Studying Agriculture? The Advancing Agricultural Science Opportunities for Native Americans (AASONA) Scholarship supports students pursuing agriculture related STEM degrees

Pursuing a major related to casino gaming? The VGT an Aristocrat Company Scholarships with a 3.0 GPA or higher in a field related to casino gaming (software development, technology, supply chain, etc.). 

The AISES Chevron Scholarships are awarded to American Indian, Alaska Natives, Native Hawaiians, First Nations and other indigenous peoples of North America who are students in higher education

Are you an Undergraduate or Graduate student in geology mapping, geology mapping, geological field based analysis, or geophysical fieldwork and research? The AISES ExxonMobil Geosciences Summer Fieldwork Scholarship provides awards to  students pursuing these areas $3,000

Deadline to Apply: March 31st


Great Minds in STEM has four active scholarships for underrepresented undergraduates, and graduate students. 

The GMIS Stem Scholarship supports students pursuing STEM Degrees.

The California Medical Scholarships supports underrepresented California students pursuing a medical profession.

The California Health Scholarship provides financial assistance and support for California underrepresented students pursuing a health-related profession.

Deadline to Apply for GMIS Scholarships: April 1, 2020

Society of hispanic professional Engineers

The Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers has many scholarships for high school graduating seniors, undergraduates and graduate students. 
Deadline to Apply: April 30, 2020

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