Mahatma Rice Scholarship Awards

Deadline: March
Institution: Mahatma Rice
Since 2006, Mahatma Rice in partnership with Univision Communications offer high school seniors in the San Francisco - San Jose area** who wish to attend college the chance to win a two thousand dollar prize by writing an essay.Since its…

Point Foundation- The National LGBT Scholarship Fund

Deadline: January (Part I), February (Part II)
Institution: Point Foundation
Point Foundation was established in 2001 to nurture the next generation of LGBTQ leaders. Point Foundation empowers promising LGBTQ students to achieve their full academic and leadership potential – despite the obstacles often put before them – to make a significant impact…

Princeton Prize in Race Relation

Deadline: January
Institution: Princeton University
In order to recognize, support, and encourage the young people of our country who have demonstrated a commitment to advancing the cause of positive race relations, Princeton University sponsors an annual awards program for high school students—the Princeton Prize in…

Oakland Dollars for Scholars

Deadline: March 15
Institution: Oakland Dollars for Scholars
You must be a graduating senior from a high school located in the city of Oakland, CA and hold a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or higher to be eligible for the Oakland Dolalrs for Scholars scholarship. Applying starts with creating…

The LDF Scholarship Programs

Deadline: Varies depending on the scholarship
Institution: NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund
There are two LDF scholarships: the Herbert Lehman Scholarship and the Earl Warren Scholarship. 1)Herbert Lehman Scholarships are awarded to students of outstanding character who are entering college for the first time or who are beginning their sophomore years in college…

Alphonso Deal Scholarship Award

Deadline: Late Spring
The National Black Police Association is seeking to enhance Higher Education opportunities among qualified candidates. It is our desire that through this financial award that a student, male or female, might be afforded the opportunity to have higher education training…

The ED Fund College Scholarship

Deadline: March
Institution: West Contra Costa Public Education Fund
Students MUST be enrolled in the West Contra Costa Unified School District. Scholarships are based on need- family income should be less than $100,000 (We will make exceptions if the student's expected family contribution is less than $10,000). To apply,…

United Negro College Fund Scholarship Program

Deadline: Varies
Institution: United Negro College Fund
UNCF manages various scholarship programs and each program has its own elgibility criteria, open/close dates and required documentation. To apply for a UNCF scholarship, you must apply through the online application process. As many of the UNCF scholarships require that…

Stephanie Brown Cadet Memorial Scholarship

Deadline: Early December
Institution: Stephanie Brown Cadet Memorial Foundation
The Stephanie Brown Cadet Memorial Foundation Scholarship awards up to $1,000 each year (renewable for up to four years) to students that are exemplary in volunteering time in community service. Eligibility requirements:   Graduating High School seniors or college students…

Cabrillo Civic Clubs Scholarship

Deadline: mid-March
Institution: Cabrillo Civic Clubs of California
Applicant must be of Portuguese descent, with a 3.50 GPA, participated in at least 3 extracurriular activities, submitted a transcript and 3 letters of recommendation.