Underrepresented and Minority Students

The following awards may be of interest to students from underrepresented or minority populations.
Award Title Degree Level Additional Information / Specific Discipline or Interest Deadline Date
AAUW Educational Funding and Awards G Education November-January, depending on grant
ABA Legal Opportunity Scholarship Fund G Law Year prior to entry into law school
AIA/AAF Minority/Disadvantaged Scholarship U Architecture April
Amelia Earhart Fellowships G Female students in Science or Engineering November
CIC’s Summer Research Opportunities Program (SROP) U Summer Research Opportunity February
Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute U, G Various Dependent on program
Ford Foundation Fellowship Program G Various November
Gilman International Scholarship U Study abroad scholarship for students who receive Federal Pell Grant funding Varies
Glamour Magazine's Top Ten College Women Competition U Any discipline, must be a junior July
Harvard’s Public Policy and Leadership Conference (PPLC) U Public Policy and International Affairs November
Indian Health Services Scholarships U, G Health care professions TBA
Institute for Recruitment of Teachers U Education April
The Leadership Alliance's Summer Research Early Identification Program (SR-EIP) U Science, Engineering, Social Science, and Humanities February
John Lewis Fellowship U, Recent Grads Summer program to explore race, civil rights, immigration, and Native American issues February
National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ) Scholarships U, G Journalism Varies
National Association of Hispanic Nurses Scholarship U, G Nursing May
P.E.O. Projects/Philanthropies U, G Female students from various disciplines Varies
Charles B. Rangel International Affairs Summer Enrichment Program U International Affairs February
Society of Women Engineers (SWE) Scholarships U, G Engineering or computer science February or May, depending on year in school
Paul & Daisy Soros Fellowships for New Americans U, G "New American" defined on website Application available in the Spring
PPIA (Public Policy & International Affairs) Junior Summer Institute U Public Policy and International Affairs November
UNCF/Merck Undergraduate Science Research Scholarship Awards U Science and Engineering January
United Negro College Fund Scholarships U, G Various Dependent on program
Woodrow Wilson Dissertation Fellowships in Women's Studies G Women's studies Fall