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    — The deadline to apply is February 2, 2013. —

    Nationwide ( — In 1998, Magic Johnson, through his Magic Johnson Foundation, created the Taylor Michaels Scholarship Program, named after Taylor Michaels, one of his former employees who passed away during that year. Throughout her life, Taylor was known for displaying an intense passion and commitment to youth development, and so for the last 14 years, he has carried her passion forward via the scholarship program.

Each year, they select approximately 30 scholars who demonstrate a strong potential for academic achievement, but face socioeconomic challenges hindering their full expression. Winners will get $2,000 – $5,000 annual tuition assistance-renewable up to 5 years, and a free laptop during their freshman year. They will also have access to internships and mentors.

Applicants must be graduating high school seniors that are planning to attend a four-year college in the fall, must have and maintain a minimum Grade Point Average (GPA) of 2.5 on a 4.0 system, and must reside in certain metropolitan areas.

The deadline is February 2, 2013. Incomplete and late applications will not be accepted.

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  • National Multiple Sclerosis Society Mid America Chapter ScholarshipPosted: 16 Nov 2012 10:23 AM PST
    National Multiple Sclerosis Society Mid America Chapter Scholarship

    National Multiple Sclerosis Society Mid America Chapter Scholarship provides an opportunity for high school students or graduates who have been diagnosed with multiple sclerosis, or whose parents have MS, to attend college.

    Students applying can enroll full-time or part-time in a four-year college or two-year technical school. The scholarship is not renewable; it can be used in the freshman, sophomore, junior or senior year of college. Applicants can be citizens of the U.S., Puerto Rico, U.S. Virgin Islands, Guam or any other U.S. territory. They must be attending college for the first time.
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  • Foot Locker Scholar Athletes

Posted: 17 Nov 2012 01:14 PM PST

Foot Locker Scholar Athletes

Foot Locker Scholar Athletes program gives high school students who are active it sports and in their communities, as well as outstanding students, an opportunity to win a $20,000 college scholarship. Students must be planning to attend a four-year college.

Eligibility requirements include a grade point average of 3.0 or above, U.S. citizenship, and active in either high school, intramural or community sports. Winning students may choose any accredited four-year college or university to attend.
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Posted: 19 Nov 2012 02:28 PM PST $5,000 Scholarship $5,000 Scholarship is a contest open to all students to enter and win a college scholarship. Students create a two minute humorous video explaining what the scholarship will mean for them.

Students need to complete the submission form on, then post their video on YouTube. The winner will receive a college scholarship. The contest is open to students at least 18 years of age. Students from all states except Alaska and Hawaii may enter, including the District of Columbia.
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Posted: 20 Nov 2012 07:17 PM PST

B.E.L.I.E.F. Foundation Scholarship Program

B.E.L.I.E.F. Foundation Scholarship Program is open to low-income seniors and college students residing within 22 zip codes  representing low-income areas in Dallas, Texas. Students must be planning or already attending a four-year college, community college or technical school.

Students must be age 17 to 30, live in the zip codes 75203, 75204, 75210, 75211, 75215, 75216, 75217, 75219, 75223, 75226, 75241 or within the City of Irving, Texas, maintain a grade point average of at least 2.5, and enroll as a full-time student.
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  • Intel Science Talent Search Posted: 19 Sep 2012 01:53 PM PDTIntel Science Talent Search
    Intel Science Talent Search is a pre-college science project competition open to high school seniors. Research projects include the areas of animal sciences, behavioral and social sciences, biochemistry, bioengineering, mathematics, medicine and health, and several areas of biology and physics.
    Students are judged on research ability, originality and creativity.  From the entries, 300 semi-finalists are chosen, and 30 finalists.  Each of the 300 semi-finalists receive $1,000. Each of the 30 finalists receive $7,500. Other awards are as follows: 8th, 9th and 10th place receive $20,000 each; 6th and 7th place winners receive $25,000 each; 5th place receives $30,000; 4th place receives $40,000; 3rd place receives $50,000; 2nd place receives $75,000; and first place receives an award of $100,000. Read more »
  • IMA Scholarship ProgramPosted: 17 Sep 2012 03:49 PM PDT
    IMA Scholarship Program

    IMA Scholarship Program is sponsored by the Association of Accountants and Financial Professionals in Business organization.  It is open to students currently enrolled in college and graduate students who are studying management accounting or financial management.
    Two different scholarships are available. They include the Memorial Education Fund Scholarship (MEF) and the Stuart Cameron and Margaret McLeod Memorial Scholarship (SCMS). MEF scholarships range from $1,000 to $2,500.  One $5,000 SCMS scholarship is awarded each year. Read more »

  • American Express Scholarship Competition Posted: 08 Sep 2012 03:10 PM PDTThe American Express Scholarship Competition is specifically for hospitality and hotel lodging employees and their dependents. Students may enroll either part-time or full-time and may attend any college or university they choose.The scholarship is offered through the American Hotel and Lodging Educational Foundation, a non-profit organization which provides educational opportunities for students who are interested in a career in the hotel and lodging industry.In order to apply, hospitality employees must work at least 20 hours per week at a American Hotel and Lodging Association (AHLA) member hotel. They must have at least 12 months of hotel experience. Dependents of hotel employees may also apply.The American Express Scholarship began in 1994. Since that time, it has awarded scholarships to 267 students, totaling more than $300,000.The deadline for this scholarship is usually in MAY of each year, and the award amount is usually $2,000.For more details, visit
  • Federal Express/UNCF Scholarship Initiative 2012 — Deadline: May 18, 2012

Federal Express/UNCF Scholarship Initiative 2012  Scholarship Detail: The FedEx/UNCF Scholarship Program provides scholarship opportunities for high school seniors entering any Historically Black College or University commencing Fall 2012. The scholarship program is funded by the FedEx Corporation and provides up to $4,000 annually ($2,000 per semester) to

  • National Italian American Foundation Scholarship
    Posted: 06 Sep 2012 03:06 PM PDT

    National Italian American Foundation Scholarship is open to outstanding students who are Italian American and to students of any ethnic background planning to major or minor in the Italian language, Italian studies, or Italian American studies.

    The scholarships are based on academic merit. Qualifying students must have a grade point average of 3.5 or above, be U.S. citizens, and enroll in an accredited college or university. The scholarship covers tuition, room and board.

    Eligible students include undergraduate, graduate, post-graduate, medical, dental, and legal students. Students considered to be Italian American must have at least one ancestor who immigrated from Italy.

    The National Italian American Foundation (NIAF) was formed in 1975 in Washington, D.C. and is a non-profit organization that supports the culture and heritage of Italian Americans. Other educational and youth programs funded by NIAF include grants, heritage travel, and mentoring.

    The deadline for this scholarship is usually in MARCH of each year, and the award amount is usually $2,000 – $12,000 .

    For more details, visit


    — Organization says “Put Your Money Where Your Mouth Is!” —

    The late former Congresswoman Shirley Chisholm was the national spokesperson for Educate Black America until her death in 1995.

    Nationwide ( — Acknowledging that education is the key to opportunity in America, a portion of virtually every dollar people spend can be converted into a scholarship fund to support Black Higher Education. The Educate Black America initiative uses cause marketing through online shopping from its web site,, to sell the best products and services at the same prices found at other web sites with one important difference and advantage. Read more…

  • NSA Foundation Scholarship Fund
    Posted: 04 Sep 2012 06:14 PM PDT

    NSA Foundation Scholarship Fund is the charitable arm of the National Speakers Association. The foundation awards four $5,000 scholarships each year to college juniors, seniors or graduate students who are pursuing a degree with either a major or minor in speech. Students must be pursuing a career as a professional speaker.

    The four scholarships are the Earl Nightingale Scholarship, named after Earl Nightingale, an American motivational speaker and radio legend; the Nido Qubein Scholarship named after the NSA Foundation founder; the Cavett Robert Scholarship; and the Bill Gove Scholarship.

    Students must demonstrate academic excellence, financial need and study speech or related fields such as communications. They must also be enrolled full-time at an accredited college or university.

    The National Speakers Association (NSA) Foundation established the scholarship program in 1989 to encourage more students to pursue a career as a professional speaker. Over $350,000 in scholarships have benefited communication students.

    The deadline for this scholarship is usually in JUNE of each year, and the award amount is usually $5,000.

    For more details, visit

  • Vegetarian Resource Group College Scholarships
    Posted: 03 Sep 2012 03:46 PM PDTVegetarian Resource Group College Scholarships awards two $5,000 scholarships each year to graduating high school seniors who are vegetarians and who promote vegetarianism at their schools and in their communities.Students must be active supporters of a vegetarian diet and life style; vegetarians do not eat meat, fish or fowl. Students will be asked to submit documentation of their activities in the form of news stories, photographs and other information that will support their promotional activities in support of vegetarianism.In addition, eligible students will need to submit three letters of recommendation and transcripts of their grades. Students may use the scholarship money at any U.S. college or university.The Vegetarian Resource Group is a non-profit organization located in Baltimore, Maryland. Its mission is to educate the public on the health benefits of vegetarianism and to encourage healthy changes in communities as well as school and the workplace.The deadline for this scholarship is usually in FEBRUARY of each year, and the award amount is usually $5,000.For more details, visit
  • NYS Scholarships for Academic Excellence
    Posted: 24 Aug 2012 01:09 PM PDT

NYS Scholarships for Academic Excellence are awarded to outstanding students in the state of New York who are planning to attend full time a four-year college or university in the state of New York. It is available to U.S. citizens.

The scholarship is administered by the New York State Higher Education Services Corporation and is offered through the New York State Education Department. It is a state scholarship with awards based on Regents exams test scores.

Each year, 2000 scholarships of $1,500 are awarded and 6000 $500 awards. The scholarship is renewable up to five years of college attendance.

Students will be tested in areas such as English, Algebra and Trigonometry, global studies, history, government and science. Test information is available through high schools, and students are nominated for the scholarship through test scores.

The deadline for this scholarship is usually in DECEMBER each year, and the award amount is usually $500 – $1,500.

  • Glenn Miller Scholarship Competition
    Posted: 22 Aug 2012 04:42 PM PDT

Glenn Miller Scholarship Competition is open to high school seniors or college freshman who are interested in a career in instrumental music or singing. Students must compete for the scholarship by submitting a CD of their vocal or instrumental performance and compete for the final award.

Students may apply in one category only, instrumental or vocal. A total of three vocalists and three instrumentalists will be chosen to receive scholarships. The scholarships may be used for educational expenses at any four-year college or university. The scholarship competition is open to both U.S. and non-U.S. students.

Funding for the Glenn Miller Scholarship Competition comes from the Glenn Miller Birthplace Society based in Clarinda, Iowa. Since 1976, the organization has been awarding scholarships to support musical leaders of tomorrow with educational expenses.

Glenn Miller was born in Clarinda, Iowa, and became one of the most popular Big Band performers during the 1930’s and 1940’s. His music remained popular worldwide throughout the years. The scholarships were initiated by Clarinda citizens who loved his music and decided to honor him by encouraging more young people to consider the field of music as their career.

The deadline for this scholarship is usually in MARCH of each year, and the award amount is usually $1,000 – $4,000.

For more details, visit
For more details, visit

  • Siemens Merit Scholarship Program
    Posted: 21 Aug 2012 11:37 AM PDT

Siemens Merit Scholarship Program awards are open to high school students who are children or dependents of full-time employees of participating Siemens Divisions. The scholarships are funded by the Siemens Foundation and awarded through the National Merit Scholarship Corporation.

Eligible students must meet all requirements for participation in the National Merit Scholarship Program.  They must plan to attend a college or university full time and are also required to take the PSAT/NMSQT prior to applying for the scholarship in their junior year of high school.

The Siemens Foundation supports educational programs in science, technology, engineering and math in the United States with financial assistance of more than $7 million annually.

The National Merit Scholarship Corporation (NMSC) is a non-profit organization that recognizes outstanding students. Through donations from corporations, foundations and other organizations, they are able to award scholarships to undergraduate students across the U.S.

The deadline for this scholarship is usually in APRIL of each year, and the award amount is usually $4,000.

  • Nissan Scholarship
    Posted: 20 Aug 2012 01:51 PM PDT

Nissan Scholarship is open to students from Mississippi who are planning to attend a public college or university in the state of Mississippi. Eligible students must demonstrate financial need and also have leadership capabilities.

Students must enroll full-time in either a two-year or four-year public college or university. Minimum scores required include a grade point average of 2.5 or above, an ACT composite of 20, or a combined SAT score of at least 940.  The scholarship is available to U.S. citizens only.

The number of scholarships awarded by Nissan North America varies each year. The dollar amount of the scholarship generally covers full tuition, fees and a book allowance. The scholarship is renewable up to four years at a public university in Mississippi.

The Nissan Foundation, founded in 1992 in Los Angeles, funds the Nissan Scholarship. The Foundation has given over $6.4 million to over 100 nonprofit organizations in the U.S. during the past 20 years. Students interested in applying for the Nissan Scholarship may visit the Mississippi Office of Financial Aid to complete the application online.

The deadline for this scholarship is usually in MARCH  of each year, and the award amount is usually $5596 – $5652 .

For more details, visit
For more details, visit

  • James R. Hoffa Memorial Scholarship Fund
    Posted: 16 Aug 2012 01:18 PM PDTJames R. Hoffa Memorial Scholarship Fund awards scholarships each year to children and grandchildren of members of the International Brotherhood of Teamsters. One hundred scholarships are awarded annually.  Thirty-one are renewable and sixty-nine are one time only.Eligible students must be U.S. or Canadian citizens and plan to attend full-time a four-year college or university. They must also maintain a grade point average of 3.0 or above.The James R. Hoffa Memorial Scholarship Fund was established in 1999 as an independent non-profit organization. Its sole purpose is to raise money that enables them to offer scholarships to children and grandchildren of Teamsters members.The Teamsters began in 1903 to give middle-class workers more on-the-job health and safety  protection as well as retirement benefits. James R. Hoffa became a Teamster member in 1934 and was General President for 14 years.The deadline for this scholarship is usually in MARCH of each year, and the award amount is usually $1,000 – $10,000.For more details, visit
  • Minnie Pearl Scholarship Program
    Posted: 15 Aug 2012 03:26 PM PDTMinnie Pearl Scholarship Program is for students who are deaf or have severe hearing loss and who plan to attend a U.S. college full time. The scholarship is renewable for up to four years of college.Students must maintain a grade point average of 3.0. For each year they maintain a grade point average of 3.5 or above, they receive a per year bonus of an additional $500. Eligible students may use the scholarship at a two-year or four-year technical school or university.The scholarship is awarded by Bridges, a Tennessee-based non-profit organization dedicated to providing programs and services to the deaf and hearing impaired. Scholarships and other services are possible through the generous donations of individuals and organizations.Minnie Pearl, whose real name was Sarah Ophelia Colley Cannon, was born near Nashville, Tennessee, and became a famous comedienne. She was a regular at the Grand Ole Opry for over 50 years. She was also known for her appearance on the former Hee Haw television show.The deadline for this scholarship is usually in MARCH of each year, and the award amount is usually $4,000.For more details, visit
  • 2012 Tylenol Scholarships — Deadline: May 31, 2012

For the 21st year, the makers of TYLENOL® are awarding $250,000 in scholarships to help college students who are planning to take care of others. The TYLENOL® Scholarship Program has provided financial support for students who seek healthcare-related degrees for more than 20 years because the makers of TYLENOL® cares about the future of healthcare and recognize that dedicating yourself to

The Shawn Carter Scholarship Foundation …

The Shawn Carter Scholarship Foundation (SCSF) supports the President’s national call to “to get that lead back.” The SCSF was founded on the belief that any desiring individual in need should have the opportunity to further his or her education. By removing some of the financial burdens associated with going to, surviving in, and graduating from college, the SCSF plays a vital role in

2012 ThanksUSA Scholarship — Deadline: May 15, 2012

ThanksUSA has established a scholarship program to assist dependents and spouses of U.S. military service personnel, including spouses and children of the Fallen and Wounded, who plan to continue their education in college, vocational or technical school programs. Scholarships are offered to dependent children for full-time study at a United States accredited institution of the student’s choice.

Delta Airlines Summer Internship — NWA

Summer Luggage Handler/Equipment Services Employee College students will earn up to $2,000 in tuition assistance in addition to your hourly rate and great travel privileges for you and your parents! Delta Airlines Airport Operations has a number of opportunities for college students to work as luggage handlers (ESEs) during their summer and winter breaks. Enrollment in a two year or four

— Looking for Scholarships, Internships and Summer programs, please visit the following blogs:

Harvard University Announcement
o tuition and no student loans

Harvard University announced over the weekend that from now on undergraduate students from low-income families will pay no tuition. In making the announcement, Harvard’s president Lawrence H. Summers said, “When only ten percent of the students in elite higher education come from families in the lower half of the income distribution, we are not doing enough. We are not doing enough in bringing elite higher education to the lower half of the income distribution.”

If you know of a family earning less than $60,000 a year with an honor student graduating from high school soon, Harvard University wants to pay the tuition. The prestigious university recently announced that from now on undergraduate students from low-income families can go to Harvard for free… no tuition and no student loans!

To find out more about Harvard offering free tuition for families making less than $60,000 a year, visit Harvard’s financial aid website at: call the school’s financial aid office at (617) 495-1581.

The Nordstrom Scholarship

Applications for the 2012 Nordstrom Scholarship Program are available beginning TODAY for deserving high school juniors. The company will award eighty (80) college scholarships in the amount of $10,000 each to students in states where Nordstrom has a store.The Nordstrom Scholarship is open to high school juniors who:

  • Live and attend school in one of the participating 30 states where Nordstrom currently has a full-line store.
  • Have at least a 2.7 GPA (based on a 4.0 scale) throughout high school.
  • Volunteer or participate in community services or extracurricular activities.
  • Plan on attending an accredited four-year college or university during the four years over which the scholarship is distributed.
  • The scholarship is paid out in equal installments of $2,500.
  • Plan on applying for financial assistance in order to attend college.

Please share widely with your network or with anyone who knows of a young person who plans to attend college. (civic groups, churches, fraternities/sororities, etc). LINK TO INFO:

Educational Opportunities:

1. Wake Forest University has an opportunity for minority students to attend its MBA program for FREE, and so far, the response has been very poor. Please pass along this opportunity to your friends, families. This is a great school and a tremendous opportunity to attend a top graduate school. See the details below, the contact person is: Derrick S. Boone, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Marketing, Rm. 3139 Worrell Professional Center, Babcock Graduate School of Management – Wake Forest University WINSTON SALEM NC 27109-8738 email: or visit toll free (866) 925-3622.

2. Black Male Teachers needed. Do you know any Black Males who are seniors in high school who want to go to college out of state for FREE? The CALL ME MISTER program is offered by 4 historically black colleges in South Carolina, Benedict College , Chaflin University, Morris College and South Carolina State University – visit the for details online application or call 1.800.640.2657.

3. Harvard University is offering free tuition to families of HONOR STUDENTS if their income is less than $125,000 per year. Visit www.fao.fas.harvard.edc or call 617.495.1581.

4. Syracuse University School of Architecture is desperately seeking young women and men of color interested in pursuing a 5 yr. professional degree in Architecture. Contact: Mark Robbins, Dean School of Architecture, 201 Slocum Hall, Syracuse, NY 13244-1250 (315) 443-256

5. APPLY NOW – If you have/know young adults between the ages of 18-31 with a High School Diploma. The Federal Aviation Association is taking applications for Air Traffic Controller School visit the website

6. The Jack Kent Cooke Foundation,, is offering two scholarships. The undergraduate transfer scholarship offers $30,000 per year to community college students to complete their bachelor’s degrees at a four-year college or university. The application is on line and the deadline is December 6th. The Foundation’s graduate Art Award provides up to $50,000 to students or recent alumni with exceptional creativity and for up to three years at an accredited graduate school. The online application will be available November.

UH Black Alumni Association 23rd Annual Scholarships & Awards Gala

FIRST Scholarship Program

FIRST was founded in 1989 to inspire young people’s interest and participation in science and technology. Based in Manchester, NH, the 501 (c) (3) not-for-profit public charity designs accessible, innovative programs that motivate young people to pursue education and career opportunities in science, technology, engineering, and math, while building self-confidence, knowledge, and life skills.

Houston Works

Because of the generous gifts from the business, political and social communities, HoustonWorks USA provides funding for educational Scholarships. Applicants must be 17 to 21 years of age and should possess a GPA of at least 3.0 to be eligible. The Scholarships will assist youth with educational funding for attending local colleges, universities, apprenticeship programs and vocational training schools. The HoustonWorks USA Scholarships are merit-based educational grants.


 Scholarships for Minority Students


2) Student Inventors Scholarships

3) Student Video Scholarships

4) Coca-Cola Two Year College Scholarships http://www.coca-colaschola/

5) Holocaust Remembrance Scholarships

6) Ayn Rand Essay Scholarships

7) Brand Essay Competition

8) Gates Millennium Scholarships (major)

9) Xerox Scholarships for Students

10) Sports Scholarships and Internships

11) National Assoc. of Black Journalists Scholarships (NABJ)

12) Saul T. Wilson Scholarships (Veterinary)

13) Thurgood Marshall Scholarship Fund

14) FinAid: The Smart Students Guide to Financial Aid Scholarships http://www.fina/

15) Presidential Freedom Scholarships

16) Microsoft Scholarship Program

17) WiredScholar Free Scholarship Search _search.jsp

18) Hope Scholarships &Lifetime Credits

19) William Randolph Hearst Endowed Scholarship for Minority Students

20) Multiple List of Minority Scholarships

21) Guaranteed Scholarships

22) BOEING scholarships (soma e HBCU connects)

23) Easley National Scholarship Program

24) Maryland Artists Scholarships

26) Jacki Tuckfield Memorial Graduate Business Scholarship (for AA students in South Florida)

27) Historically Black College & University Scholarships

28) Actuarial Scholarships for Minority Students

29) International Students Scholarships & Aid Help

30) College Board Scholarship Search

31) Burger King Scholarship Program

32) Siemens Westinghouse Competition http://www.siemens-foundationorg/

33) GE and LuLac Scholarship Funds

34) CollegeNet ‘ s Scholarship Database

35) Union Sponsored Scholarships and Aid http://www.aflcioorg/scholarships/scholar.htm

36) Federal Scholarships & Aid Gateways 25 Scholarship Gateways from Black Excel

37) Scholarship &Financial Aid Help

38) Scholarship Links (Ed Finance Group)

39) FAFSA On The Web (Your Key Aid Form &Info)

40) Aid &Resources For Re-Entry Students

41) Scholarships and Fellowships

42) Scholarships for Study in Paralegal Studies

43) HBCU Packard Sit Abroad Scholarships (for study around the world)

44) Scholarship and Fellowship Opportunities

45) INROADS internships

46) ACT-SO EUR Olympics of the Mind “A Scholarships

47) Black Alliance for Educational Options Scholarships

48) ScienceNet Scholarship Listing

49) Graduate Fellowships For Minorities Nationwide


51) The Roothbert Scholarship Fund

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