Persistent educational challenges continue to affect the Hispanic community. Many college-bound Hispanic men and women come from low-income families, and tuition rates for in-state students at public universities have risen 296% over the past 20 years. Fortunately, a number of scholarships and financial aid opportunities are earmarked specifically for this demographic. BestColleges.com developed a holistic financial aid guide specifically for Hispanic and Latino students. We provide context for how students can best take advantage of available resources while offering a comprehensive listing of 30+ scholarship and grant opportunities totaling over $250,000.

For more information on applying for the various scholarships and grants, please visit their site http://www.bestcolleges.com/financial-aid/hispanic-latino-scholarships/

Tuition can add up, but students rarely have to pay full sticker price for their degree. Learn about the financial aid options that can help you lower the cost of your education. Utilize our comprehensive scholarship database to search for more aid opportunities.  Best Colleges provides context for how students can best take advantage of available resources while offering a comprehensive listing of 50+ scholarship and grant opportunities totaling over $800,000.

This includes minority students, single parents, military spouses and children, students with disabilities and several different majors.

For more information on applying for the various scholarships and grants, please visit their site http://www.bestcolleges.com/financial-aid/

Minority students have long been underrepresented at U.S. colleges and universities. There are many complex reasons for lower enrollment and graduation rates among minority students, not the least of which is financial hardship and lack of access to traditional educational support networks.  Best Colleges provides context for how students can best take advantage of available resources while offering a comprehensive listing of 30+ scholarship and grant opportunities totaling over $100,000.

For more information on applying for the various scholarships and grants, please visit their site

Financial Aid Opportunities for Minority Students

Redfin is the next-generation real estate brokerage, combining its own full-service agents with modern technology to redefine real estate in the customer’s favor. To apply, in 800 words or less, answer the following question: When the population of a city grows, low-income people are often forced to move to more affordable areas outside of the city. Many initiatives have been proposed or implemented to keep affordable housing within city limits. Identify one such initiative and discuss its pros and cons.

Eligibility:

  • Legal U.S. resident
  • Graduating high school senior or current freshman, sophomore, or junior in college attending an accredited university or college
  • GPA 3.0 or above

Deadline: January 31st, July 31st

For more information on how to apply, please visit their site https://www.redfin.com/resources/scholarship

The Thorton FFA Collegiate Scholarship has been established to encourage FFA members in Oregon to pursue higher educational opportunities in agriculture with the ultimate goal of seeking a career in agriculture. Application is a PDF file located on link provided.

Eligibility:

  • Must be U.S. citizen, Oregon high school graduate, and have been Oregon FFA members a minimum of their junior and senior years.
  • At least 2.8 cumulative GPA.
  • Must be undergraduates enrolled in an agriculture degree program in production agriculture, agriculture education, agriculture business, or veterinary medicine at any Oregon community college or university offering a degree in agriculture.
  • Student must be enrolled full time to receive and maintain award.

Deadline: No later than 5 PM January 31st

For more information on applying, please visit their site http://oregonffa.com/EarnToLive/Scholarship

Here are Consumer Home Decor, we strive to produce the best home decoration content on the internet! So we have created The Consumer Home Decor Scholarship Program!  This scholarship program is available for both College Undergraduate students as well as College Graduate students.

Eligibility:

  • Majoring in Business, Literature, or design fields

Deadline: January 22nd, August 22nd

For more information on applying, please visit their site http://consumerhomedecor.com/scholarship-program/

College can be expensive, and students are very often ending up with tens of thousands of dollars of student loan debts that can follow them around for years. For this reason, Meldon Law is pleased to offer a $1,000 scholarship to the winner of our annual College Scholarship Essay Contest. In order to participate, applicants must be planning to attend an accredited U.S. college or university in the fall.

Deadline: January 20th

For more information on applying, please visit their site http://www.meldonlaw.com/scholarship/

 

The Truman D. Picard Scholarship Program is dedicated to the support of Native American students pursuing a higher education in Natural Resources.

$2,500 for college students (number of awards varies per year)

$2,500 for grad students and graduating college seniors that are applying/accepted for grad school

$2,000 for graduating senior high school students

Eligibility:

  • Letter of Application: The letter must include your name, permanent mailing address, email address if available, and phone number. It should be a maximum of two pages in length, and discuss the following:a. Interest in natural resources.

    b. Commitment to education, community and your culture.

    c. Financial need. Students MUST complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and attach the

  • Resume
  • Three signed letters of reference, on letterhead and dated within the last six months.
  • Evidence of validated enrollment in a federally recognized tribe or Alaska Native Corporation, as established by the U. S. Government. A photocopy of your enrollment card, front and back, or Certificate of Indian Blood (CIB) will suffice.
  • Transcripts: ALL students must include transcripts.‐ High school students must also provide documented proof of acceptance to an institution of higher education and a review of

    college class schedule to verify major before a check is released.

    ‐ College students must also provide proof of their declared major.

Delivery of application, two options:

‐ Mail original documents to be received no later than the close of business (5:00 p.m. PST) January 18

‐ Submit via fax (503‐282‐1274) or e‐mail (itc1@teleport.com) up until the close of business (5:00 p.m. PST) January 18

The Intertribal timber Council, in partnership with the USDA Forest Service Southern and Pacific Northwest Research Stations is pleased to announce scholarship opportunities for Native American students who are planning or currently conducting tribally relevant research in a natural resource issue. The ITC Research Scholarship is designed to support tribally relevant, natural resource based, research being conducted by Native American scholars (graduate or undergraduate). Up to $4,000.

Eligibility:

  • Letter of application: The letter must include your name, permanent mailing address, email address and phone number. Discuss your current educational program and how the proposed research fits into both your degree in natural resources and your future plans.
  • Resume
  • Evidence of validated enrollment: in a federally recognized tribe or Alaska Native Corporation. A photocopy of your enrollment card, front and back, or certificate of Indian Blood is sufficient.
  • Mini Research Proposal: Please keep this concise (4 page maximum not counting budget and justifications). Required elements include a) abstract stating research merit and explaining how this research is relevant to tribal natural interests b) timeline and methodology c) dissemination plan, including a tribal component d) budget and budget justifications.
  • Letters of reference/support from an academic advisor or committee member is required. Additionally, a second letter of support from a tribal resource manager or a tribal representative with tribal approval of the project.

Deadline: All requested material must be received by close of busniness (5:00 pm PST) January 20th

Applications should be submitted electronically by email (itc1@teleport.com), or fax (503 282 1274).

 

The Ark Law Group Student Voices Scholarship Program is open to all college students in the United States. The winner will receive a scholarship of $1,000. Up to 20 students will receive a runner-up acknowledgement and a $50 gift card.

Eligibility:

  • Students must be enrolled in a 2-year, 4-year, graduate level or certification program.

Deadline: January 31st

For more information on applying, please visit their site http://www.arklawgroup.com/scholarships