2013-2015 National Directory of Scholarships, Internships, and Fellowships for Asian American and Pacific Islander Students
This directory provides a listing of scholarships, internships, and fellowships relevant to students of Asian American background or those with an interest in Asian American affairs made by the Asian American Studies Program at the University of Maryland. Also included is a section on tips and resources for college students.
Colgate “Bright Smiles, Bright Futures” Minority Scholarships
Colgate awards $1,250 to members of minorities groups that the company feel is underrepresented in the dental hygiene industry. Eligible groups include African Americans, Asians, Hispanics, Native Americans, and males.
Based upon financial necessity and academic accomplishments, 500 scholarships are being offered up to a maximum of $5000. Students must meet the required 3.0 GPA minimum. There are no age limitations and non-traditional students are welcomed. Full time attendance is mandatory. Ethnic/cultural backgrounds comprise of African American, Alaskan American, Asian American, Chinese American, Japanese American, Mexican American, Native American, Hispanic, and Latino. Collegians are required to be majoring in accounting.
APA-AIA Minority Scholarship Program
Archaeological Institute of America (AIA) offers an annual scholarship of $3,000 to an undergraduate in any country in the field of classical studies. Emphasis is on proposals such as summer programs of field schools abroad as well as institutional language training in Canada, Europe or U.S. Eligibility is based upon academic classic qualifications both in language and studies as well as other prerequisites. Diversity of race includes Asian/Pacific Islander, Black, Hispanic/non-Hispanic and Native American.
Conference on Asian Pacific American Leadership
The Conference on Asian Pacific American Leadership (CAPAL) is a 501(c)(3) charitable and educational organization dedicated to building leadership and public policy knowledge within the Asian Pacific American community. Its mission is to promote APA interests and success in public service careers, to provide information and education on policy issues affecting the APA community, and to serve the APA community at large.
Freedom Forum Minority Scholarship
This scholarship gives preference to candidates from areas of Tampa, Pensacola, Melbourne/Cocoa and Ft. Myers. It is mandatory to be a minority journalism student. The maximum number of awards is three with an average amount of $1000-2000.
General Motors Minority Scholarship
The average numbers of scholarships available for this $5000 award is two. The major requisition is that you are a minority student studying in the automotive marketing area. The deadline for your application is March 1st. The scholarship will be awarded to the student who demonstrates financial justification as well as academic merit.
Graduate International/ Minority Scholarship
This $5,000 scholarship is sponsored by the American Speech-Language-Hearing Foundation. To be eligible you must be a master level student and enrolled in a credited program approved by the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association Council on Academic Accreditation. A submission form must be accompanied by a goal oriented cover letter, official GPA transcripts, declaration of good standing, an essay and recommendations.
Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship
The Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship makes it possible for the nation’s top community college students to complete their bachelor’s degrees by transferring to a four-year college or university. The Foundation provides up to $30,000 per year to each of approximately 75 deserving students selected annually, making it the largest private scholarship for two-year and community college transfer students in the country.
Knight Foundation Minority Scholarship
Twenty scholarships are offered to minority students by the University of Florida for advertising and journalism. While the maximum amount awarded is $3,000 and the minimum is $1,500, the average runs about $2,250.
Knight Ridder Inc Minority Scholarship
Detroit Free Press is offering scholarships in journalism and communications to Native American, Asian-American, Hispanic and black minorities who hold a GPA 3.0 minimum. The deadline for the applications is January 15th.
Miami Herald Minority Scholarship
University of Florida is sponsoring minority students who plan a career in journalism or newspaper advertising. One to three awards are available in the amount ranging from $1,500 to $3,000 with the average being $2,250.
Minority Scholarship Award for College Students
Selection for this chemical engineering scholarship is based on partaking in AIChE student/professional activities, your academic record, career objectives, as well as financial necessity. Either the faculty, American Institute of Chemical Engineers members, or their leaders, nominate minorities for this $1,000 award.
Minority Scholarship in Classics and Classical Archeology
The Archaeological Institute of America and the American Philological Association is inviting applications for a scholarship with a maximum amount of $3,000 to minority undergraduate students. This award will assist an undergraduate in classics or classical archaeology. Awarded upon financial need, proposal interest (not limited to) in field schools abroad, summer programs or language training in Europe, Canada or the U.S, as well as students academic qualifications. Candidates need to be a citizen/permanent resident of Canada or the United States.
The National Collegiate Scouting Association (NCSA) bestows Leadership Grants to any student athlete based on financial need, community service, their GPA, and of course their leadership abilities. Applicants are chosen utilizing a strategic point technique that evaluates each submission. Along with your individual application you will need to fill financial information as well.
New York Times Minority Scholarship
This advertising and journalism scholarship offered by University of Florida is available for minority students. Students can receive up to $3,000.
Orlando Sentinel/ Sun-Sentinel of Ft Lauderdale Minority Scholarship
Any minority student who plans a career in journalism or newspaper advertising may apply for the University of Florida $3,000 maximum scholarship award. First choice is given to candidates from the Orlando and Ft. Lauderdale areas.
St Petersburg Times Minority Scholarship
The applicant for this possible $3,000 scholarship offered by the University of Florida will be a minority undergraduate who is in preparation for a career in advertising or print journalism. St. Petersburg area candidates are given preference.
William G Anderson, DO Minority Scholarship
American Osteopathic Foundation is offering a $5,000 grant to a minority student studying osteopathic medicine. You may contact Brian K. Hagon, Program Coordinator at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Minority Teach Education Scholarship
The Minority Teacher Education Scholarship (MTES) is available to newly admitted minority students in the college.
- The annual amount of a scholarship is $4,000 (distributed $2,000 per semester)
- Scholarship awards are distributed for the Fall and Spring semesters only
- Students may be eligible to receive the scholarship up to six semesters, depending on the length of their teacher education program
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