The Diversity Scholarship

 Listings for Students  #15

Sponsored by the UAA Senate Diversity Committee,

 Co-Chairs Robert Crosman, ENGL, 786-4370/ Ping-Tung Chang, MATH, 745-9727

Compiled by the Mat-Su Math Club, Jim Taliaferro, President, 2002- 2003


Alaska Native Brotherhood/ Sisterhood Scholarship

Amount: Varies Deadline: None Specified

Fields/Majors:  All Areas Of Study 

Scholarships are available for Alaska native undergraduate students.  Write to the address listed below for information.

Alaska Native Brotherhood/Sisterhood

318 Willoughby Street

Juneau, AK  99801


Alaska Teacher Scholarship Loan Program

Amount: $7,500 (max) Deadline: Jul 1

Fields/Majors:  Education

Special loans are available for Alaska residents who live in rural areas who wish to pursue a secondary or elementary teaching career in a rural area. Applicants must be enrolled in a four-year bachelors degree in elementary or secondary education or a fifth-year teaching certification.

Alaska Commission on Postsecondary Education

3030 Vintage Blvd.

Juneau, AK 99801


Alaska Sea Services Scholarship Program

Amount: $1,000 Deadline: Apr 30

Fields/Majors:  All Area of Study

Awards for dependent child or regular/reserve member of the Navy, Marines or Coast Guard on active duty, retired with pay, deceased, or MIA.  Must be legal resident of Alaska, have high academic standards and show character, leadership ability and financial need.

Navy League Fleet Reserve Association

U.S. Naval League Council 55-151

Box 201510

Anchorage, AK 99520


Alaska State Educational Incentive Grant Program

Amount: $100 - $1,500 Deadline: May31

Fields/Majors:  All Areas of Study

Need-based grants are available to Alaska residents enrolled in their first undergraduate program at eligible Alaska colleges and universities.

Alaska Commission on Post Secondary Education

3030 Vintage Blvd.

Juneau, AK 99801


Alice E. Healy Art Student Scholarship Fund

Amount: Varies Deadline: Feb 1

Fields/Majors:  Art

Scholarships are available at the University of Hawaii, Hilo for full-time art students.

University of Hawaii at Hilo

Financial Aid Office

200 West Kawili Street

Hilo, HI 96720


All-College Scholarship Program

Amount: $1,000 - $2,000 Deadline: Nov 30

Fields/Majors: All Areas of Study

Must hold an AAL certificate of membership in his or her own name before application deadline during senior year.  Must submit SAT or ACT score, be in the tope 10% of the graduating class and intend to earn a bachelor’s degree.  325 scholarships renewable, 500 scholarships not renewable. 

Aid Association For Lutherans

Attn:  AAL Scholarships

4321 N. Ballard Rd.

Appleton, WI 54915


George M. Helberg Memorial Scholarships

Amount: $5,000 Deadline: Feb 15

Fields/Majors: Agronomy, Water Conservation

Scholarships for FFA members who are pursuing four-year undergraduate degrees in agronomy or water conservation.  Eight awards are offered annually.

National FFA Foundation

Scholarship Office

P.O. Box 15160

Alexandria, VA 22309


Gerber Prize for Excellence in Pediatrics

Amount: Varies Deadline:  Aug 31

Fields/Majors: Pediatric Medicine

Scholarships, fellowships and awards for minority medical students in pediatrics.  Minorities are defined here as African American, Mexican-American, mainland Puerto Rican and American Indian.  For study in a Michigan medical school.  Academics is primary consideration; need is considered.  Must be U.S. citizen.

National Medical Fellowships, Inc.

“Special Programs”

110 West 32nd Street

New York, NY 10001      


Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, & Firearms Special Agents’ Scholarships

Amount: $1,000 Deadline: Apr 1

Fields/Majors:  Law Enforcement

Scholarships are presented every year to law enforcement explorers whose achievements reflect the high degree of motivation, commitment and community concern that epitomize the law enforcement profession.

Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms

Attn: Liaison Program Manager

650 Massachusetts Ave., Room 7150

Washington, D.C. 20226


AAAA Minority Advertising Intern Program

Amount: $3,000 Deadline: Jan. 1

Fields/Majors:  Advertising, Communications, Liberal Arts, and Marketing

Summer internship program for minority students beyond their junior year of undergraduate work or in graduate school.  Must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident and have a GPA of at least 2.5. 

American Association of Advertising Agencies, Inc.

AAAA Minority Advertising Intern Program

666 Third Ave.

New York, NY 10017


Afro-American and African Studies Fellowships

Amount: $12,500 - $25,000 Deadline: Dec. 2

Fields/Majors:  African American and African Studies

One-year postdoctoral and two-year predoctoral residential fellowships at the University of Virginia Carter G. Woodson Institute.  Supports projects in the discipline of the humanities with Afro-American and African studies.  Predoctorial candidate should have completed all requirements except the dissertation. 

William E. Jackson, Associate Director of Research

University of Virginia,

Carter G. Woodson Institute for Afro-American and African Studies

102 Minor Hall

Charlottesville, VA 22903


Admiral Grace Murray Hopper Scholarship

Amount: $1,000 Deadline: May 15

Fields/Majors:  Engineering, Computer Science

Scholarship is for a female freshman entering the study of engineering or computer science in any form of a one-year program.  Two awards per year.  Must have a GPA of at least 3.5.  SASE

Society of Women Engineers

120 Wall Street, 11th Floor

New York, NY 10005


#198 –Alice Allen Everett American Indian Scholarship

Amount: $1,000 Deadline:  Unspecified

Fields/Majors:  Arts and Sciences

Student must be an incoming American Indian freshman at the University of Oklahoma, Norman.  Students must be on the roll of a recognized Indian tribe or be a descendant of a relative who is on the roll.  Student must have a GPA of 3.5 or better with preference given to those students entering the medical field.

University of Oklahoma, Norman

College of Arts and Sciences

601 Elm, Room 429

Norman, OK 73019


AMS Minority Scholarships

Amount: $3000 Deadline: Jan 26

Fields/Majors:  Meteorology, Atmospheric Science, Hydrology, And Oceanic Science

Awards for minority students who will entering their freshman year of college and are planning to study in one of the areas listed above.

American Meteorological Society

Attn:  Fellowship/Scholarship

45 Beacon St.

Boston, MA 02108


ANA/Allstate Scholarships - Doctoral

Amount: $8,000 Deadline: Jan1

Fields/Majors:  Nursing

Scholarships are available for minority students in a program leading to a doctoral degree in the behavioral sciences or psychiatric nursing.  Applicants must be enrolled in an accredited program. 

American Nurses’ Association

Minority Fellowship Programs

600 Maryland Ave.  SW, Suite 100 West

Washington, DC 20024


ANA/Allstate Scholarships - Undergraduate

Amount: $2,000 Deadline: Jan1

Fields/Majors:  Nursing

Scholarships are available for minority students at the undergraduate level.

American Nurses’ Association

Minority Fellowship Programs

600 Maryland Ave.  SW, Suite 100 West

Washington, DC 20024


Information obtained from The Complete Scholarship Book, Sourcebooks, Naperville, IL, 1996.

Jim Taliaferro, President, Math Club, 2002 - 2003.

Compiled –Sept, 2002