ABA Foundation Diversity Scholarship
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.
Academic Library Association of Ohio Diversity Scholarship Award
ALAO values diversity in its membership, in the profession, and in future library professionals. For that reason, we offer a $1,500 scholarship to a promising student enrolled in an ALA-accredited MLIS program who exemplifies the qualities needed to ensure a diverse library workforce. A qualified candidate will demonstrate diversity in one or more ways, including, but not limited to: race/ethnicity, sexual orientation, life experience, physical ability.
Actuarial Diversity Scholarship
This scholarship award recognizes and encourages the academic achievements of full-time undergraduate minority students pursuing a degree that may lead to a career in the actuarial profession.
AIGA Worldstudio scholarships benefit students with demonstrated financial need who are studying photography, illustration, and design disciplines in colleges and universities in the United States. Though not a requirement, minority status is a signiﬁcant factor considered in jury decisions. AIGA considers race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, ability and disability, age, and other factors that shape creative perspective and professional experience when reviewing minority status.
Albert W. Dent Graduate Student Scholarship
Sponsored by the American College of Healthcare Executives, this scholarship is for minority students in the final year of a full-time health care management graduate program.
American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy Express Scripts Scholarship
Scholarships are provided to enrolled dual-degree pharmacy students. Additional consideration is given to students of low socioeconomic status and underrepresented minorities.
American Bus Association Diversity Award
This scholarship is intended to help encourage more minorities to enter the management and operation ranks of the transportation, travel, and tourism industry.
American Chemical Society Scholars Program
Renewable scholarships are available for underrepresented minority students who are majoring in undergraduate chemistry-related disciplines and who intend to pursue careers in chemistry-related fields.
American Institute of CPAs Scholarship for Minority Accounting Students
This award is for outstanding minority students to encourage their selection of accounting as a major and a profession.
American Library Association Spectrum Scholarship
Spectrum specifically addresses the underrepresentation of librarians of color within the current workforce. Applicant must be American Indian/Alaska Native, Asian, Black/African American, Hispanic/Latino, or Native Hawaiian/Other Pacific Islander. The iSchool at Kent State will make an additional financial contribution to the students who are awarded this scholarship.
Black Students at Microsoft Scholarship
This scholarship is for high school seniors who plan to pursue a bachelor's degree in engineering, computer science, computer information systems, or select business programs such as finance, business administration, or marketing.
Brown and Caldwell Minority Scholarship
This scholarship is for students majoring in civil, chemical, mechanical, electrical, or environmental engineering, or one of the environmental sciences.
CGS Bernard Harris Scholarship Program
This program from the Council of the Great City Schools was established to encourage minority students to pursue college degrees and careers in science, technology, engineering, and math.
Charlotte Alexander Scholarship
This fund was established by a transfer of the Educational Trust of the Inner City Protestant Parish to the Cleveland Foundation to provide scholarship support to enable deserving individuals who are residents of Cleveland or its inner-ring suburbs to further and/or complete their formal education. Currently, the beneficiary pool is identified as high school seniors and adults to the age of 28, who are pursuing an undergraduate college degree, or vocational/technical training. Applicants with grade-point averages between 2.0 and 3.3 on a 4.0 grade scale are given preference.
Cleveland Foundation Scholarships
Thanks to the vision and generosity of many donors, the Cleveland Foundation offers a variety of scholarships to eligible applicants with varied and diverse criteria.
EPP/MSI Undergraduate Scholarship Program
This scholarship provides funds for two years of undergraduate study to minority students majoring in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics fields that directly support the mission of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.
Financial Resources for Black Students
Credit Donkey has compiled a list of over 110 scholarships, internships, fellowships, and nonprofit resources specifically for black students.
Herbert Lehman Education Fund Scholarship
The Herbert Lehman Scholarship is a national, highly competitive scholarship that makes annual awards to qualified, outstanding undergraduate students. The scholarship, established in 1964, is named after the former Governor and United States Senator from New York in recognition of his integrity, courage, and persistence on behalf of numerous civil rights causes.
iSchool Alumni & Friends Council Endowed Minority Scholarship
The Alumni & Friends Council scholarship is based on capacity to achieve academic and professional goals and potential for leadership on campus or in the community. Preference will be given to ethnic minority students (i.e., African American, Hispanic, Native American, and Asian American).
The Jackie Robinson Foundation
This is awarded to a graduating high school senior planning to attend an accredited four-year institution.
Lagrant Foundation Scholarships
Undergraduate and graduate students are eligible if they are a U.S. citizen, permanent resident, or DACA recipient. Students must be African American/Black, Asian American/Pacific Islander, Hispanic/Latino, or Native American/Alaska Native. Students must major in advertising, marketing, or public relations.
Leon Bradley Scholarship
The American Association of School Personnel Administrators sponsors this scholarship to encourage more minorities to enter teaching and school leadership roles.
Lewis & Dona Williams Endowed Scholarship
This is awarded to a Visual Communication Design or Photography student. Preference will be given to students who self-identify as African American, Latino, Native American, and Asian.
These scholarships from the NAACP’s Legal Defense and Educational Fund are intended to help students with financial need to stay in school and successfully complete their bachelor’s degree.
National Black MBA Association Scholarships
NBMBAA provides scholarships by school, including Kent State, for those in the Ambassador Crawford College of Business and Entrepreneurship.
NACME Engineering Scholarship
These series of scholarships from the National Action Council for Minorities in Engineering offer help for engineering and computer students.
National Association of Black Journalists
To be eligible, you must be a current NABJ member ($40 for membership), have at least one year of school remaining at the time of the application submission, and be majoring in journalism, media, or a communications-related discipline with interest of pursuing a career in journalism or media.
NBNA National Black Nurses Association Scholarship
NBNA is committed to excellence in education and conducts continuing education programs for nurses and allied health professionals throughout the year. The association provides annual scholarships for students. Scholarships provide funding for continuing education. This funding enables nurses to grow and better contribute their talents to the health and healthcare of our communities. Please review the Scholarship Application form carefully, remember, to submit ALL required documents with your application.
The National Press Club Diversity Scholarship
The National Press Club Diversity Scholarship for Studies in Journalism encourages further diversity in journalism and includes a one-time $500 book stipend.
NHBW, inc Scholarships
Recognizing and honoring African-American students who have demonstrated academic excellence, concern for their community and the Black family, and a desire to continue their education.
Ohio Newspaper Association Minority Scholarship
The Ohio Newspapers Foundation will award a scholarship to a minority high school senior in Ohio who plans to major in a field relevant to the newspaper industry, particularly journalism, advertising, marketing, or communications degree program at an Ohio college or university.
Petta and Ron Khouw Scholarship
This scholarship goes to an underrepresented minority MLIS student with focus in Reference Librarians or Academic Librarians-Reference Services.
School of Information iSeed Scholarship
This $1,000 scholarship is available to students who are veterans and/or are from underrepresented groups in their first semester of the MLIS or MS program in the School of Information at Kent State. In order to be eligible for the scholarship, applicants must be admitted to the Kent State University MLIS or MS program. Applications can be made at any time, but will not be reviewed until after admission.