Scholarships for Minorities – With Fast Approaching Deadlines!

The following scholarships are for minority students. The scholarship deadlines are approaching fast, so apply today!

1. CHCI (Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute) Scholarship

Deadline: April 16, 2010

The CHCI scholarship program is awarded to Latino students in the United State who have a history of performing public service-oriented activities in their communities.


  • Full-time enrollment in a United States Department of Education accredited community college, four-year university, or graduate/professional program during the period for which scholarship is requested
  • Demonstrated financial need
  • Consistent, active participation in public and/or community service activities
  • Strong writing skills
  • U.S. citizenship or legal permanent residency

2. Google United Negro College Fund Scholarship

Deadline: April 16, 2010

Eligible majors: Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Software Engineering, Electrical Engineering

3. American Association of Colleges of Nursing: Minority Nurse Faculty Scholars Program

Deadline: May 7, 2010

AACN and the Johnson & Johnson Campaign for Nursing’s Future have launched a national scholarship program designed to increase the number of nursing professionals from ethnic minority backgrounds.

4. American Indian Science and Engineering Society

Deadline: June 15, 2010

The AISES Google Scholarship awards scholarships to American Indian, Alaska Native, and Native Hawaiian AISES members persuing degrees in computer science and computer engineering.

5. United Negro College Fund

Deadlines vary.

The UNCF website lists numerous scholarships, which all have different eligibility requirements. Find a scholarship you qualify for!

For information on other scholarships, visit: Private Scholarships

3 comments to “Scholarships for Minorities – With Fast Approaching Deadlines!”

  1. I’am 12 years-old looking for a scholarship for school its important to me and my education if you can help in any way please help its reallly a pleasant thing to do for young childern my age.

    Thank You,Danasha Travis

  2. Hi, Thanks for reading!
    Usually scholarships are aimed towards high school students, and students who are about to go to college, or continue their education after their high school graduation. However, if you want to start researching scholarships now, we suggest looking at available scholarships offered in your state, town, from organizations and businesses in your community, from any sports teams, or any extracurricular activities you may be involved in, or from any religious groups you may be apart of. Ask local business or companies if they have any available scholarship programs. Search online for private scholarships, or search online of scholarships that are specific to the subject area you are studying. The school you plan on attending may also have available scholarships. Best of luck on your scholarship search!
    Take Care,
    EducationGrant Editor

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