There are more scholarships awaiting if you belong to the minority groups in U.S. Whether you are an African, Hispanic, Asian or Native American, your circle of scholarships is even wider now as you can fish for scholarships from the pool of minority scholarships as well. Many organizations are pouring in money to reward the minority students to help them enroll in college.
- The Gates Millennium Scholars
- Bakersfield Scholarship
- Colgate-Palmolive’s Scholarship Program- “Haz La U”
- Asian & Pacific Islander American Scholarship Fund (APIASF)
- American Meteorological Society(AMS)/ Industry Minority Scholarship
This scholarship is funded by Bill and Melinda Gates for excellent African American, American Indian, Asian Pacific Islander American and Latino students who will be enrolling in college. High school seniors may submit their application before commencing their undergraduate studies. This scholarship will cover for students who are intending to study courses like mathematics, science, public health and computer science. Applicants should have a minimum GPA of 3.3 with good leadership skills and active participation in community services to increase their chances of winning the scholarship.
Hispanic American students are welcome to apply for the Bakersfield Scholarship if they are currently studying in California State University, Bakersfield. Both graduate and undergraduate students stand a chance to win the $2500 scholarship. You need to have a minimum GPA of 3.0 to be eligible for application.
Colgate-Palmolive is awarding Hispanic American students with scholarships worth up to $15,000 to the most deserving student. This offer is open to all high school seniors and college freshmen with a GPA of 3.0 or above.
Asian and Pacific Islander students can grab this chance to earn some college fund from APIASF. High school seniors who will be graduating soon and college students including freshmen, sophomores and juniors can make an online application. Ensure that you have a GPA of 2.7 or above to be qualified for application.
If you are interested in the studies of earth, water and atmosphere, then this is the right scholarship for you. This offer is open to African, Hispanic and Native American students who are graduating from high school soon. The $3000 scholarship will help to pay off some of your college expenses when you enroll in geology related degree programs.