Jackie Robinson Foundation Scholarship
Deadline: January 12, 2022
Candidates must be a graduating, minority high school senior willing to present evidence of financial need and who demonstrate both a record of academic excellence and leadership potential as well as a dedication to community service. Student must also be a United States citizen who plans to attend an accredited and approved 4-year college within the United States or affiliated with a United States-based college or university.
Banatao Family Filipino American Education Fund Scholarship
Deadline: February 28, 2022
Applicants must be current high school seniors with excellent academic achievement, especially in the sciences. Students must also hold both educational and career goals in engineering/science and exemplify financial need. A minimum GPA of 3.0 is also required in order to qualify for this scholarship.
Fontana Transport INC. Scholars Program
Deadline: March 14, 2022
Candidates must be underrepresented first-generation high school seniors who need financial assistance and are passionate about furthering their education as a means to help out their family, community, and themselves. The student applicant does not have to be a U.S. citizen, but a minimum 3.5 weighted GPA is required. Graduating high school seniors must also be planning to pursue a full-time undergraduate degree in the United States at any 4 year accredited university by fall 2022 and plan to study in any of the following concentrations:
- Transportation Management
- Engineering ( Any field of engineering)
- Environmental Design
- Spanish Language/Literature
Award: $1,500 – $2,500
Deadline: June 30, 2022
CACESF’s scholarship contest is open to current high school juniors and seniors who are enrolled in a California high school and will be attending an accredited public or private college, university, or trade school within 12 months of graduation.
ERO Eco Scholarship
Deadline: Scholarships are awarded on a rolling basis
Qualified applicants must be students who will be accepted to a two or four-year higher education institution planning to major in an environmental studies program at an accredited California College or University. A minimum high school GPA of 3.25 (based on a scale of 4.0) is required as well as the completion of at least one high school science class in addition to the minimum required for graduation. Applicants must also be a United States Citizen and currently be residing in California.
KnowBe4 Scholarship for Black Americans In Cybersecurity
Deadline: April 18, 2022
- Recipients must be Black in regard to race.
- Maybe a male or female pursuing or planning to pursue, a degree with a focus on cybersecurity or information assurance.
- In 2021 you must plan to be an undergraduate freshman, sophomore, junior or senior student, or graduate student.
- GPA must be at least 3.2 on a 4.0 scale (or an analogous rank based on a comparable scale).
- You must be a US citizen.
- May be attending on campus or online & either full-time or part-time.
- Must be attending in the US.
Generation Google Scholarship
Deadline: December 10, 2021
- Intend to be enrolled in or accepted as a full-time student in a Bachelors, Masters, or PhD program at an accredited university or college in the United States or Canada for the 2022-2023 academic year
- Be studying computer science, computer engineering, or a closely related technical field
- Demonstrate a strong academic record
- Demonstrate financial need
- Exemplify leadership and demonstrate a passion for improving representation of underrepresented groups in computer science and technology
100 Black Men of America Scholarship
Deadline: March 30, 2021
- High school students must have earned a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.75 and demonstrate the commitment to pursuing continued academic achievement post-high school (applicants must provide copies of official transcripts to support this declaration).
- Current college students must have earned a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 during their college tenure.
Applicants must provide the following:
- A completed application (attached).
- Two letters of recommendation: the first shall be from someone who can credibly speak to the applicant’s academic achievement and commitment to post-secondary educational pursuits. The second shall be from someone who can speak to the overall character of the applicant.
- A copy of an official transcript from the institution currently or most recently attended.
- An essay centered on the following topics. Essays should be a minimum of 1000 words.
- Given the events of 2020, describe the traits of strong leadership, how you have seen them effectively deployed, and or the impact of the failure to do so.
- Define character and describe the importance of the role of personal character in goal achievement.
- Describe how the COVID 19 pandemic has impacted you and affected your outlook on the future.
- High-Quality Photo of passport size or larger to be used in future 100 Black Men of America publications.
Promoting Diversity – Actuarial Diversity Scholarship
Deadline: March 31, 2022
- Must have at least one birth parent who is a member of one of the following minority groups:
- Black/African American,
- Native North American,
- Pacific Islander.
- Enrolling as or enrolled as a full-time undergraduate student at a U.S. accredited educational institution.
- Minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 (on a 4.0 scale), emphasis on math or actuarial courses.
- Entering college freshmen must have a minimum ACT math score of 28 or SAT math score of 620.
- Intent on pursuing a career in the actuarial profession.
ACS Scholars Program
Deadline: March 1, 2022
- U.S. citizens or legal permanent U.S. residents
- African-American/Black, Hispanic/Latino, or American Indian (please see below for more details)
- Graduating high school seniors or college freshmen, sophomores or juniors. Seniors can apply for their fifth year.
- Those intending to major or are already majoring in chemistry, biochemistry, chemical engineering, chemical technology, or another chemistry-related science AND planning to pursue a career in a chemistry-related science as well
- Full-time students at a high school or an accredited college, university, or community college
- Those demonstrating high academic achievement in chemistry or science (Grade Point Average 3.0 or higher)
LEAGUE Foundation LGBTQ Scholarship
Due: April 15, 2022
Academic: Highschool Senior
Description: Since 1996, LEAGUE Foundation has awarded 195 college scholarships totaling $423,500 to self-identified lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender (LGBTQ+) graduating US High School Students and or US Military Base High School students based on the following achievements: a cumulative grade point average of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale; significant involvement in community service; and acceptance to an accredited US junior college, four year college, or university.
Out to Innovate Scholarship for LGBTQ+ Stem Students
Due: June 4, 2022 (Application opens April 1, 2022)
Award: (1st Place Winner) $5,000 & (2nd Place Winner) $2,500
Academic: Completed minimum of 2 years of post-secondary education, Declared STEM major
Description: The Out to Innovate™ Scholarships, established in 2011, are intended for LGBTQ+ undergraduate and graduate students pursuing degrees in science, technology, engineering, or mathematics (STEM) programs. The scholarships are designed to promote academic excellence and increased visibility of talented LGBTQ+ students in STEM careers.
Due: January 18th, 2022
Award: “Last Provider” Basis → “…fills in the gaps and provides funds not provided by other [funds]”
Academic: Enrolled or Intend to enroll into a U.S. accredited college or university
Description: Point Foundation (Point) is the nation’s largest higher education scholarship-granting organization for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) students. Point’s multifaceted support of its scholarship recipients (“scholars”) extends far beyond direct financial contribution toward the cost of their education. Each scholar is paired with a mentor and participates in leadership development programs and events.
Due: January 31, 2022
Academic: High school senior, Transfer student, Medical student
Description: eQuality is the joint effort of a group of individuals and organizations based in the San Francisco Bay Area (see list on Home page). It began in 1989 as a scholarship program by Pacific Gas and Electric Company’s lesbian and gay employee group, now PG&E PrideNetwork. The following year, the Bay Area Network of Gay and Lesbian Educators joined the effort. Additional members have joined eQuality over the years, and more are always welcome.
Due: January 7, 2022
Academic: Pursuing Post-secondary education in the 2022-2023 school year
Region: Northwest (Alaska, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, or Washington)
Description: Pride Foundation provides essential financial resources and community support to LGBTQ+ student leaders across the Northwest. Since awarding our first scholarship in 1993, we’ve awarded more than $7 million to more than 2,200 students in Alaska, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, and Washington.