Ethnic Based Scholarships

ACS Scholars - scholarships for African American, Hispanic, and American Indian Chemical Science Students 

Accredited Schools Online College Scholarship Guide - This site features a comprehensive guide to minority scholarships

American Institute of Certified Public Accountants - funding for minorities in accounting

APSANET Minority Undergraduate Fellowships - funding for students in political science for Ph.D.; minority students

Association on American Indian Affairs - funding for American Indians and Alaskan natives

Catching the Dream Scholarship - Native American funding for the sciences

Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute Scholarship - scholarships for Latino students with excellent leadership potential 

Educators for Fair Consideration - site lists scholarships and resources available for undocumented students - site lists resources for those who are (or want to be) the first in their family to attend college 

Ford Foundation Predoctoral Fellowships for Minorities - PhD in variety of disciplines

Frugal Dad - a $5,000 scholarship based on academic achievement and the quality of the application.

Hearst Endowed Scholarship for Minority Students - supports public service, undergraduate and graduate students who are members of minority groups

Hispanic Scholarship Fund (HSF) - supports Hispanics; business, misc.

HRSA for Disadvantaged Students - provides scholarships to students in health professions and nursing programs from disadvantaged backgrounds

HSF/McNamara Family Creative Arts Project - supports Hispanic students in arts and humanities

La Unidad Latina Foundation - scholarships for Hispanic students

Mental Health & Substance Abuse Services - supports doctoral students in the field of substance abuse treatment or prevention

NAACP - scholarships for African American students

NABA - scholarships for African American students in accounting

NACME - scholarships for African American, American Indian and Latino women and men in engineering and technology, math- and science-based careers

NIAF - scholarships for Italian Americans and students studying Italian

NIH for Individuals from Disadvantaged Backgrounds - funding for students to pursue educational and career opportunities in biomedical, behavioral and social science health-related research

NPSC - funding for Ph.D. in sciences and engineering, minorities and women - listing of grants, internships, and scholarships for Native American students

Udall - Native American undergraduate funding for sophomores and juniors pursuing a career related to the environment or related to tribal public policy

UNCF - Merck - supports hard sciences interested in biomedical career; juniors; African Americans

WINS - Washington Internship for Native American students, summer programs in science and other fields

Xerox - technical scholarship for minority students


If you have any questions, or would like more information on these awards please contact Karen Weber at the Office of Undergraduate Research or at 713-743-3367.