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2018/2019 Scholarships for Minorities

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There are scholarships out there geared towards everything from specific majors to your minority status, and they’re worth tapping into. If you’re considered a minority, these scholarships are specifically designed to help you save some money when heading off to college! Take a look and take advantage!

Generation Google
Award: $10,000 Renewable
Deadline: December 6th, 2018
Description: This scholarship is for graduating high school seniors, undergraduate students, and graduate students who are pursuing a degree in computer science, computer engineering, software engineering, or a related field. To qualify, applicants must belong to an underrepresented group in computer science, defined as follows: 1) African American, Hispanic, American Indian, Filipino/Native American/Pacific Islander; 2) women; or 3) individuals with a disability. . High school seniors can currently apply.

The Jackie Robinson Scholarship
Award: $7,000
Deadline: 2/1/2019
Description: This scholarship is for high school seniors who identify as a minority and plan to attend an accredited 4-year U.S. institution. Applicants must demonstrate strong leadership potential, dedication to community service, and financial need. Minimum SAT score of 1,000 combined on the math and critical reading sections or a composite ACT score of 21.

ACS Scholars Program
Award: $2,500
Application Opens: November 1st, 2018
Deadline: 3/1/2019
Description: This scholarship is for an African American, Hispanic, or American Indian high school senior, or college freshman, sophomores, or juniors, pursuing a college degree in the chemical sciences or chemical technology. GPA of 3.0 required, must fill out FAFSA to prove financial need, and must be a US citizen or permanent US resident. (Pre-med, Pharmacy, and Nursing majors are not eligible.)

Maureen L. and Howard Blitman, P.E., Scholarship
Award: $5,000
Deadline: 3/1/2019
Description: This scholarship is for high school seniors who are members of an underrepresented ethnic minority in the field of engineering: African American, American Indian, or Hispanic. To qualify, applicants must be accepted into an ABET-accredited engineering program at a four-year college/university and be US citizens. Scholarships will be awarded based on GPA, internship/co-op experience and community involvement, faculty recommendations, honors/scholarships/awards, and answers to the questions on the application.

AABE William Grant Pinkard Scholarship  (KANSAS ONLY)
Award: $5,000
Deadline: 3/19/2018
Description: This scholarship is for African American, Hispanic, or Native American high school seniors planning to major in business, engineering, technology, mathematics, or physical science. Applicants must demonstrate financial need and have a minimum overall 3.0 GPA in math and science courses.

Hispanic Scholarship Fund
Award: $500 – $5,000
Deadline: 3/30/2018
Description: This scholarship is for graduating high school seniors and college students who are a United States citizens or legal permanent residents and are of Hispanic heritage. Applicants must be enrolled as a full-time students in a degree-seeking program at an accredited college or university in the United States, Puerto Rico, the US Virgin Islands, or Guam.

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