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Minority Scholarships

June 23, 2010

National Hispanic Foundation for the Arts Scholarship

The National Hispanic Foundation for the Arts Scholarship is open to graduate students who either have one parent that is fully Hispanic or two parents who are both half Hispanic. Also, applicants for the National Hispanic Foundation for the Arts Scholarship must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents and have a minimum GPA of 3.0. This scholarship is only open to students majoring in an arts-related field at the following universities: Yale, Harvard, Columbia, NYU, Northwestern, UCLA, USC, and UT Austin.

To apply for the National Hispanic Foundation for the Arts Scholarship, students must submit the application form, transcripts from current institution, a letter of recommendation, financial information, and a portfolio with two samples of original work.

Development Fund for Black Students in Science and Technology

The Development Fund for Black Students in Science and Technology aims to reward African American students enrolled in a scientific or technology-related major at one of the country’s Historically Black Colleges and Universities. Applicants are sought out by their own professors or department heads. In order to qualify for a Development Fund for Black Students in Science and Technology scholarship must also display academic achievement, submit an essay on career goals and past extracurricular activities, present two letters of recommendation, and demonstrate financial need. Winners of the Development Fund for Black Students in Science and Technology scholarships will receive up to $2,000 per year for a maximum of four years.

Hispanic Scholarship Fund—Western Governors University Scholarship

The Hispanic Scholarship Fund—Western Governors University Scholarship, worth $2,500 per term, is available to incoming students. Applicants to the Hispanic Scholarship Fund—Western Governors University Scholarship must be of Hispanic heritage, have a minimum GPA of 3.0, be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident, apply for financial aid, and be enrolled full-time.

First Coast Hispanic Chamber of Commerce Achieving the Dream Scholarship

The First Coast Hispanic Chamber of Commerce Achieving the Dream Scholarship is open to Hispanic students living in northeast Florida. Historically, the number of scholarships awarded varies from year to year.

First Coast Hispanic Chamber of Commerce Achieving the Dream Scholarship applicants must be enrolled or committed to enroll in a full-time graduate or undergraduate program. Applicants must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident, no more than a third-generation Hispanic descendant, and living in the Florida First Coast region. The application process for the First Coast Hispanic Chamber of Commerce Achieving the Dream Scholarship requires an application, official transcript, proof of enrollment, and essay indicating why applicants deserve the scholarship.


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