Minority Scholarship Links
Emma Bowen Foundation for Minority Interests -ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS
Any minority student (African American, Hispanic, Asian or Native American) who is a rising high school senior, graduating high school senior or college freshman, has a cumulative grade point average of at least 3.0, is interested in pursuing a career in the media industry, and plans to attend a four-year accredited college or university is eligible to apply to the Emma L. Bowen Foundation work/study program. Eligible applicants must be U.S. citizens or legal residents of the United States, and speak and write English fluently to be considered. Your grade transcript, at least two (2) educational references from teachers and/or advisors, and a 500-to-1,000-word essay must accompany the application form.
African American Scholarship Links
American Dream Scholarship
Established in partnership with the United Negro College Fund, the American Dream Scholarship Program is open to African-Americans with financial need. In addition, applicants must have a minimum 2.5 grade point average (on a 4.0 scale) and be enrolled as full-time undergraduate students at approved accredited institutions. Scholarships range from $500 to $5,000. Download application directly from United Negro College Fund.
Application Deadline: April 15th.
Ron Brown Scholar Program
The Ron Brown Scholar Program seeks to identify African-American high school seniors who will make significant contributions to society. Applicants must excel academically, exhibit exceptional leadership potential, participate in community service activities and demonstrate financial need. The applicant must be a US citizen or hold a permanent resident visa card. Current college students are not eligible to apply.
Ron Brown Scholar Program.
The South Carolina Alliance of Black School Educators announces plans to award scholarships to students planning to major in education or continue their studies in teacher education. SCABSE will offer four (4) $1000 scholarships to assist in college expenses for the 2007-2008 year. All SC high school seniors of college undergraduate planning to, or already majoring in education and attending a SC college or university are encouraged to apply. Applicants must be SC residents. Applications must be received at CERRA in Rock Hill no later than April 1, 2007 at 4:00 p.m. To download an application or find more details visit their website at www.scabse.com or contact Jane Hardin at 803.323.4032 or toll free 800.476.2387.
Hispanic Scholarship Links
Círculo Hispanoamericano de Charleston, an organization founded in 1978 with the mission of disseminating and preserving Hispanic Culture in the Tri-county area, will be awarding its annual scholarship during the month of November. Awards are offered on a rotating basis to Hispanic students attending the local academic institutions. Guidelines found here. Scholarship award ceremony will be Wednesday, December 10 at 6 pm at the EHHP Alumni Center, 86 Wentworth Street