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Scholarship Information

USDA 1890 National Scholars Program

    The USDA 1890 National Scholars Program awards scholarships to high school seniors to attend any of the nineteen 1890 Land Grant Historically Black Institutions in agriculture, food, natural resource sciences or other related disciplines.                                                                                                                                                         

The USDA 1890 National Scholars Program will provide full tuition, employment, employment benefits, fees, books, and room and board each year for up to four years to students pursuing a bachelor' degree at the following universities:

 

· Alabama A&M University
· Alcorn State University
· Central State University, Ohio
· Delaware State University
· Florida A&M University
· Fort Valley State University, Georgia
· Kentucky State University
· Langston University, Oklahoma
· Lincoln University, Missouri
· North Carolina A&T State University
· Prairie View A&M University, Texas
· South Carolina State University
· Southern University, Louisiana
· Tennessee State University
· Tuskegee University, Alabama
· University of Arkansas Pine Bluff
· University of Maryland Eastern Shore
· Virginia State University
· West Virginia State University

 

The scholarship may be renewed each year contingent upon satisfactory academic performance and normal progress toward the bachelor's degree.   

 

Eligible students must be U.S. citizens, have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or better, have been accepted at one of the 1890 HBCUs, study agriculture, food, natural resource sciences or other related academic disciplines, demonstrate leadership and community service.    

                                                                                                                                     

Visit the USDA 1890 National Scholars Program website for more information:  http://www.outreach.usda.gov/education/1890/index.htm

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NAACP SCHOLARSHIPS

for information on scholarships offered by NAACP

click on this link:

http://www.poisefoundation.org/naacp-scholarships

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TUSKEGEE AIRMEN SCHOLARSHIP FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIP

for information click here

Local Chapter:

INDIANAPOLIS CHAPTER, TUSKEGEE AIRMEN, INC. (TAI)

for information on scholarships offered by TAI

click on this link:

http://indytuskegee.org/the-tuskegee-airmen-scholarship-foundati

         *  Application forms and instructions may be obtained from high school guidance counselors, or the Indianapolis Chapter of Tuskegee Airmen, Inc. PO Box 88325, Indianapolis, IN 46208 

         *  Completed applications must be returned to the Indianapolis Chapter of Tuskegee Airmen, Inc. PO Box 88325, Indianapolis, IN 46208 

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Indianapolis Tuskegee Alumni Club (ITAC)

for information on scholarships offered by the ITAC

click on this link: 

http://tuskegeealumni.club/indianapolis/scholarships/

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Scholarships for Blacks Website

 

Apply now for these Scholarships for Blacks, including Scholarships for African American Women. There are many scholarships to help pay for college tuition and expenses, with some based upon merit and others based upon both merit and financial need. 

click here

College Scholarships for Black Students

Undergraduate and Graduate Financial Aid, Resources & Support

African American students who are concerned about how to pay for their college education will need to know how to find scholarship opportunities to assist them. This guide includes information on specific scholarships, places where students can find grants and how to apply for federal and state financial aid.

click here

 

MORE SCHOLARSHIPS FOR AFRICAN AMERICAN STUDENTS

click here

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State of Indiana - in.gov - Find Scholarships

click here

 

HBCU Scholarships

click here

 

More HBCU Scholarships: Find Money For College Today 

click here

 

Scholarship Search

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Additional Scholarships for African-American Students

Click on the links.

Please note deadlines. 

If the deadline has passed, check back in the future for the next opportunity to apply 

for the scholarship being offered on that website.

 

ABA Diversity Scholarship: $2,500

The Diversity Scholarship focuses on broadening the number of traditionally underrepresented groups in the management and operation ranks of the transportation, travel, and tourism industry. 

https://www.buses.org/aba-foundation/scholarships/diversity

 

ACHE Albert W. Dent Graduate Student Scholarship: Up to $5,000

The Foundation of the American College of Healthcare Executives established this scholarship in honor of Albert W. Dent, the first African-American Fellow of ACHE. This scholarship is offered to provide financial aid to minority students in healthcare management graduate programs to help offset tuition costs, student loans and expenses. Offered annually, the Albert W. Dent Graduate Student Scholarship is designated for minority students enrolled in their final year of a healthcare management graduate program. 

http://www.ache.org/faculty_students/Dent_App.pdf

 

Actuarial Diversity Scholarship: $4,000

The Actuarial Diversity Scholarship promotes diversity within the profession through an annual scholarship program for Black/African American, Hispanic, Native North American and Pacific Islander students. 

https://www.actuarialfoundation.org/

 

Brown and Caldwell Minority Scholarship Program: $5,000

Brown and Caldwell supports organizations like the Society of Women Engineers, National Society of Black Engineers and the Society for Hispanic Professional Engineers. The company has set up a Minority Scholarship Program to help minority groups succeed in the environmental engineering industry. 

http://www.brownandcaldwell.com/ScholarshipMinority.asp

Herman J. Neal Scholarship: $4,000

This scholarship fund supports African-American students in their pursuit of an accounting education and the CPA designation. The Herman J. Neal scholarship fund provides scholarships to African-American accounting students who show significant potential to become CPAs and demonstrate achievement as well as financial need. These scholarships support students with their junior or senior year, or with the additional year, (30 semester hours) needed to sit for the CPA Exam which can include graduate studies.

http://www.icpas.org/advocacy/cpa-endowment-fund-of-illinois

 

Jesse L. Jackson Sr. Fellows Toyota Scholarship: $25,000

Toyota is partnering with Rainbow PUSH Excel to provide $75,000 scholarships to 10 deserving engineering and business college students through the Jesse L. Jackson Sr. Fellows Scholarships. In addition to the scholarships, Toyota is offering these students the opportunity to work at one of their facilities across North America to gain valuable real-world experience, as well as be paired with mentors from Toyota management to help guide them through the next three years of college. 

http://www.pushexcel.org/pages/scholarships

 

Mae & Mary Scholarship Fund: Varies

The Mae & Mary Scholarship Fund's mission is to financially assist and to empower young people to experience their unlimited potential through education. Mae & Mary a charitable educational organization dedicated to the advancement of African Americans pursuing careers in medical and health care related fields. https://www.maeandmarylegacyfoundation.org/apply

 

NSHSS STEM Scholarships: $1,000

The NSHSS Foundation provides STEM scholarships for underrepresented groups in order to help reduce financial barriers for those with academic and leadership potential and the desire to pursue STEM careers. We recognize that in order to increase diversity in the technology workforce, we must increase diversity in undergraduates. http://nshssfoundation.org/nshss-foundation-stem-scholarship-application-2018/

200 Free Scholarships For Minorities, Created by Black Excel: 
This list was created in 2012, but many sources are still available.

http://www.blackexcel.org/200-Scholarships.html

 

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Federal Student Aid
An Office of the U.S. Dept. of Education

https://studentaid.ed.gov/sa/

The office of Federal Student Aid provides grants, loans, and work-study funds for college or career school.
This department provides more than $120 billion in federal student aid each year to help pay for college or career school.

Federal Student Aid, a part of the U.S. Department of Education, is the largest provider of student financial aid in the nation. At the office of Federal Student Aid, more than 1,300 employees help make college education possible for every dedicated mind by providing more than $120 billion in federal grants, loans, and work-study funds each year to more than 13 million students paying for college or career school. This department sponsors millions of American minds pursuing their educational dreams.  

Federal Student Aid is responsible for managing the student financial assistance programs authorized under Title IV of the Higher Education Act of 1965. These programs provide grants, loans, and work-study funds to students attending college or career school.

Information on the website:
Learn about exploring careers, choosing and applying to schools, and taking required tests.  Use checklists to help get ready. 
Read about the types of financial aid available from the government and other sources: grants, scholarships, loans, and work-study.
Learn how to submit your Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA®), how aid is calculated, and how you’ll get your aid. 
And so much more, so click on this link: https://studentaid.ed.gov/sa/

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Center for School, College & Career Resources

https://www.csccr.org/

CSCCR is committed to providing expert-created and -reviewed content, advice and support for k-12 and higher education students, parents and professionals. We have assembled a group of outstanding experts and writers from dozens of academic disciplines, college admissions, test preparation, financial aid, and special student groups such as military veterans, students with disabilities, minority students, and LGBTQ students.

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Native American College Student Support Guide

Scholarships, Retention Strategies & Resources

https://www.affordablecollegesonline.org/college-resource-center/native-american-scholarships-resources/

 

In this guide, Native American and non-tribal students can learn about some of the trials facing this community of learners while also tapping into a range of resources meant to bolster Native American student numbers and support them while in school. Readers can also gain expert insight from Dr. Lee Bitsóí, Chief Diversity Officer at Stony Brook University and a proud member of the Navajo Nation.

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Scholarships & Financial Aid for Career College Students

Making Vocational & Trade Schools Affordable

https://www.affordablecollegesonline.org/college-resource-center/vocational-college-financial-aid-scholarships/

 

This guide explains how to make attending a vocational program as affordable as possible by applying for financial aid and enrolling in special programs.

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