Scholarship Resources

200 Free Scholarships For Minorities

Ron Brown Scholarships

http://www.RonBrown.org

 

FastWEB Scholarship Search

http://www.fastweb.com/

 

Jackie Robinson Foundation Scholarships

http://www.jackierobinson.org/

 

 Intel Science Talent Search

http://www.sciserv.org/sts

 

Thurgood Marshall Scholarship Fund

http://www.thurgoodmarshallfund.org/

 

FinAid: The Smart Students Guide to Financial Aid (scholarships)

http://www.finaid.org/scholarships/

 

United Negro College Fund

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Scholarship Gateway provided by Isaac Black, Founder Black Excel: The College Help Network

www.BlackExcel.org

ijblack@BlackExcel.org

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Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund Scholarship List

Last updated 8/2005


Contact each scholarship provider for applications and details about updated requirements and deadlines

 

General Scholarships


CHECK your local Wells Fargo Bank for Scholarship Opportunities

 

About the Author: 

Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund

634 South Spring Street, Los Angeles, CA 90014

(213) 629-2512

Fax: (213) 629-0830

www.maldef.org

 

Scholarships for ALL students regardless of residency status

Writing Scholarship Essays

Now we're in the most anxiety-producing part of the application process - writing the essay response. We know that many people struggle with the writing process. We also know that the requirement to respond to an essay question that:

  • Might require research, e.g., the National Fire Sprinkler Association requires you to do research on a specific law then state an opinion.

Applying for Scholarships

What Makes a Highly Successful Scholarship Winner?

 

Review the following habits of scholarship winners for tips on how you can make your scholarship quest successful:

 

Always remember the five P's - Prior preparation prevents poor performance. Prepare for the scholarship search early. Do not wait until your senior year.

 

Do not rely on their parents to do all the work.

 

Hispanic Grant Offers

Regardless of the fact that the Hispanic population now outnumbers that of African Americans in the United States, the percentage of Hispanics that attend college at any level remains alarmingly imbalanced.

 

Not only do many college and university programs, especially four-year and graduate, remain quite lacking in diversity, but statistics overwhelmingly show that Hispanics receive less scholarship and grant money and those that do pursue education beyond high school often stop at a technical or two-year degree.

 

Hispanic Scholarship Recipients at Top Universities

By: 
Mariela Dabbah
About the Author: 

Mariela Dabbah, author, speaker and consultant interviewed several students during her recent presentation at the Latina Development and Empowerment conference organized by Latinas Unidas de Harvard.

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