IRRPP has compiled a list of scholarships and fellowships that are availible to minority students or those studying race and ethnicity.
Honors undergraduate and graduate UIC students
who have worked actively to improve the lives of African Americans.
Eligible students must have a demonstrated commitment to issues of racial
justice and a minimum grade point average of 3.0. The winner of this
competition will receive a $1000.00 award.
The application is due at 2pm April 3. Learn more.
College students are invited to create a film or video (5 minutes or less in length) about how one person can make a difference.
First Prize - $2,000 Second Prize - $1,000 Third Prize - $500
Up to five Honorable Mentions - $100
An 89 page report on scholarships, grants, and private organizations and associations that aid adults returning to college.
IEFA is the premier resource for financial aid, college scholarship and grant information for US and international students wishing to study abroad.
The Gates Millennium Scholars (GMS) Program For undergraduate minority students, the average award was $12,227 from 2001-2012.
A long list, but it has no descriptions. More info.
Provides scholarships to undergraduate and graduate students attending tribal, accredited public, and non-profit private colleges. More info.
This competitive award provides a certificate and funding, not to exceed $600, for students to travel to a professional conference. Awards will be presented to up to ten University of Illinois students in each biannual awards cycle. These conference travel awards are intended to support student candidates who will be presenting papers, posters, or creative work at conferences related to issues of diversity or identity, such as those involving race, gender, ethnicity, sexual orientation, disability, and national origin.
UIC students using qualitative or field methods who are working for doctoral degrees are eligible to apply for the award, which consists of a monetary grant of up to $1,600. Appropriate topics include (but are not limited to) studies of occupations and professions, health and illness, and gender in society. More info.
Awards ten to twenty $40,000 college scholarships to extraordinary african-american high school seniors. More info.
Open to minority sophomores through seniors in college interested in business or engineering, this scholarship awards two $5000 scholarships. Smaller awards are availible for all majors.
An informatively summarized list of minority scholarships, many, but not all, are STEM specific.
Two $5,000 scholarships to outstanding high-school seniors who are interested in pursuing careers in technology. The scholarships are renewable for up to four years.
NABJ awards scholarships annually to deserving students interested in pursuing careers in journalism. Scholarships are worth up to $2,500.
Award Amount: $2,500 - $15,000. More info.
A well organized website indexing many hispanic scholarships.
The American Psychological Association (APA) has several scholarships availible for graduate or postdoctoral students who demonstrate commitment to a career in ethnic minority behavioral health services or policy.
There will be three positions, one for a social scientist, one for someone with a law degree, and a third for a person with a background in micro-economics. Each person hired will have an opportunity to teach an undergraduate or graduate course with a more senior staff member.
This is a two-year Mellon post-doctoral fellowship in Race and the Environment. The successful candidate will interrogate the integration of race and inequality with Environmental Studies and environmental justice. The Center seeks to provide a stimulating scholarly environment in which to pursue research, develop new interdisciplinary connections, and network with others.
The appointment will begin on July 1, 2014, or as soon as possible thereafter. Receipt of the Ph.D. is expected by the time of appointment. Fellows receive stipends of $61,449 the first year and a $63,907 the second year, plus standard fellow benefits and a $2000 per year research budget.
The fellowship supports mid-stage graduate students in the humanities and social sciences in formulating doctoral dissertation proposals through exploratory research and exchanges with other scholars within interdisciplinary areas of study.
Fellows must attend two workshops in NYC, one in spring that helps prepare them to undertake predissertation research on their topics; and one in the early fall, designed to help them synthesize their summer research, and to draft proposals for dissertation.
Fellows receive up to $5,000 for summer research plus travel, lodging, and meals for workshops.