1 Examples of Fellowship & Scholarships for Graduate/Professional School FELLOWSHIPS AAUW Selected Professions Fellowship: The American Association of University Women awards stipends of $5,000 to $12,000 to minority women who are graduate degree candidates completing their final year of study in fields such as business administration and law. The Toigo Fellowship: The only MBA graduate-level fellowship for minority professionals committed to careers in finance. American Indian Graduate Center: AIGC was established in 1969 to assist American Indian college graduates who wanted to continue their education at the master's, doctorate and professional degree level and needed financial support Ford Foundation Predoctoral, Dissertation, and Postdoctoral Fellowships for Minorities: For selected PhD or ScD programs that lead to careers in teaching and research at the college or university level. Gates Millennium Scholars: The Gates Millennium Scholars is aimed at increasing the number of low-income African Americans, Asian Pacific Americans, American Indians/Alaska Natives, and Hispanic Americans enrolling in and completing graduate degree programs. Gates Millennium Scholars must be nominated: Nominees who are graduate students must have been accepted into or be enrolled in a degree program in engineering, mathematics, science, education or library science. MALDEF Scholarships: The Mexican American Legal Defense and Education Fund awards several law school scholarships to Latino students in their first, second or third year of law school, and communications scholarships to students pursuing a graduate or professional degree in the field of communications, including print and broadcast journalism or electronic communications. NM-AGEP: Fellowship Funded by the National Science Foundation, the New Mexico Alliance for Graduate Education and the Professoriate (NM-AGEP) is an alliance of the three New Mexico doctoral-granting universities: the University of New Mexico, New Mexico Tech, and New Mexico State University. The purpose of the alliance is to increase the number of underrepresented minorities in doctoral programs and who pursue careers as university
2 professors in science, mathematics and engineering. NM-AGEP Fellows receive enhanced stipends and participate in professional development workshops and conferences. For additional information visit the NM-AGEP website at: National Physical Science Consortium (NPSC): The NPSC offers a doctoral graduate fellowship program in the Physical Sciences which directs special emphasis toward the recruitment of underrepresented minority and female Physical Science students. Fields of study: Astronomy, Chemistry, Computer Science, Geology, Materials Science, Mathematical Sciences, Physics, and Sub disciplines. The Ph.D. Project Universities/Funding: Funding Opportunities for Minority Doctoral Students GRADUATE SCHOOL Committee on Lesbian and Gay History SCHOLARSHIPS Funds scholarships for undergraduate or graduate students who have written an outstanding work related to LGBTQ history. Davis Putter Scholarship Fund Funds needs-based scholarships for students actively working toward peace and justice at an accredited institution. PMI Educational Foundation Scholarships PMI Educational Foundation s Scholarships and Awards Program supports development of the best and brightest future project management professionals worldwide through learning opportunities. LAW SCHOOL Earl Warren Legal Training General Scholarship: $3000-$5000 awarded each year to Black undergraduate or graduate students majoring in law. The Arent Fox Diversity Scholarship Program: The firm will award three first-year law students $15,000.
3 LAW SCHOOL CONT D Bill and Ann Shepard Legal Scholarship Fund Funds scholarships for third or fourth year law student with demonstrated intent to practice law and promote the rights of the GLBT community. Foley & Lardner LLP Diversity Scholarship Program: Through the program, Foley awards a $5,000 scholarship to a diverse law student at select law schools: Berkeley, Duke, Florida, Georgetown, Michigan, Northwestern, UCLA, and Wisconsin. ABA Legal Opportunity Scholarship Fund: 15,000 per scholar for the 3 years of Law School. BUSINESS SCHOOL National Society of Hispanic MBAs Program: Awards will range from $2,500 - $10,000. The top five (5) full-time applicants who demonstrate financial need will receive an award for $10,000. The awards include a $250 travel and accommodations reimbursements for attending the NSHMBA Annual Conference & Career Expo during the award year. National Black MBA Association: Scholarships range from $1,000 - $15,000 and includes membership to the association. American Indian Fellowship in Business Scholarship: Each year, the National Center for American Indian Enterprise Development awards five scholarships to American Indian college or graduate students majoring in business. Scholarships are awarded at the Indian Progress in Business Awards Banquet (INPRO) held annually in September. Hispanic Scholarship Fund/ALPFA Scholarship: The award amount ranges from $1,000 to $10,000. Chrysler Fund Reaching Out MBA scholarship Funds scholarships nationwide for LGBT first year students enrolled or planning to enroll in a two-year graduate business school program.
4 MEDICAL SCHOOL Minority Scholars Award: American Medical Association awards 13 minority students with a $10000 award. APIASF/United Health Foundation Asian Health Scholarship: Award: $5,000 (Distributed over two years at $2,500 each). National Medical Fellowship: AMBI Scholarship in Science & Medicine: The AMBI Scholarship in Science & Medicine is a national program designed to recognize, reward and support African-American and Hispanic women who have a genuine ambition to pursue a career in science and medicine. Award amount $10,000. DENTAL SCHOOL & HEALTH PROGRAMS Alice Newell Jaslyn Medical Scholarship -BECA Foundation The BECA Foundation's purpose is to provide scholarships and community-based guidance to Latino students pursuing a college education. Students must plan to enter the medical/healthcare profession and who live or attend college in San Diego County at the time of the application. Amount $1,000 - $2,000. Website American Dental Association Minority Dental Student Scholarship: Certain minority groups have been identified as being underrepresented in dental school enrollment. At this time, African American, Alaskan Native, American Indian, Hispanic/Latino, Mexican American, Native American, Pacific Islanders, Puerto Rican students are eligible to apply for this scholarship. Award amount $2500 Colgate "Bright Smiles, Bright Futures" Minority Scholarship: Sponsored by Colgate Palmolive Company, these scholarships are awarded to members of minority groups currently underrepresented in dental hygiene programs at the certificate educational level. Example eligible applicants include: African Americans, Hispanics, Asians, Native Americans, and males. Award amount $1,250 Colgate-Palmolive/HDA Foundation Hispanic Graduate Education Scholarship: A new scholarship program for Hispanic students entering or participating in a Masters in Public Health Program or Advanced Education in Dental Public Health Program. Supported by Colgate-Palmolive, the program awards two scholarships in amount of $10,000 to support Hispanic students enrolled in Post-Graduate Public Health Programs.
5 DENTAL SCHOOL & HEALTH PROGRAMS CONT D Cora Aguda Manayan Fund - Hawai i Community Foundation: Applicants to these scholarships must be majoring in a health-related field and preference is given to students of Filipino ancestry studying in Hawaii. Award amount $1,000. Scholarships of Disadvantaged Students (SDS): Students must be from disadvantaged backgrounds and enrolled in a health professions program that participates in an SDS program. Amount varies, and covers up to full tuition. bhpr.hrsa.gov AORN Foundation Scholarship For Nursing Students: AORN is the professional organization of perioperative registered nurses whose mission is to support other registered nurses in achieving optimal outcomes for patients undergoing operative and other invasive procedures. SOCIAL WORK Master's in Social Work Minority Scholarship: Applicant must be an African-American, Hispanic, or registered Native American. Award amount $2, Sponsored by Walla Walla College. American Indian Education Program: The Indian Health Services Health Professionals Program scholarship is eligible to students enrolled in a federally recognized tribe with a 2.0 GPA or higher. Students must be pursuing a degree in a health related profession or be a junior or senior in college planning to get a masters in social work or physical therapy. National Association of Black Social Workers: Recipients of these scholarships must have a 2.5 grade point average, and must also have demonstrated service to the community and express a research interest in the black community. Eligible students must be enrolled for full-time study at an accredited United States social work program in the semester the award will be granted. Several awards are available from the associations and they are:the Cenie Jomo Williams tuition scholarship 2 Awards of $2, Selena Danette Brown Book Scholarship 4 Awards of $ Emma & Meloid Algood undergraduate tuition scholarship 1 Award of $ Dr. Joyce Beckett graduate student tuition scholarship 1 Award of $ The School of Social Work at the University of Nevada, Reno: The Diversity Scholarships honor the profession's commitment to justice and diversity and provide support for students of color and others committed to work with diverse populations.
6 SOCIAL WORK CONT D Council on Social Work Education Minority Fellowship Program: The Minority Fellowship Program (MFP) supports students in completing their doctoral degrees in the field of social work. The Mental Health and Substance Abuse Fellowship Program (MHSAFP): The Mental Health/Substance Abuse Fellowship Program is designed for social workers, with a social work master's degree, who are preparing for leadership, teaching, consulting, training, policy development, and administration in mental health and substance abuse with ethnic minorities. EDUCATION Catching The Dream MESBEC Program: Formerly known as the Native American Scholarship Fund, Catching the Dream (CTD Provides scholarships for high-potential Native American students in Math, Engineering, Science, Business, Education, and Computers (MESBEC). Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Scholarship: For ethnic minority members of the California Teachers Association, their dependent children, and ethnic minority members of Student California Teachers Association who want to pursue degrees or credentials in public education. Minimum award amount: $1000. Maximum award amount: $2000. Hazel McBride Scholarship 20 - $1,000 - scholarships divided as evenly possible between elementary and secondary majors with three set aside for minority students. Frank Kazmierczak Memorial Migrant Scholarship: Offers an annual award in the amount of $1,000 for post-secondary scholarship assistance to a migrant student who wishes to pursue a career in teaching.