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Scholarship Name:  American Chemical Society Scholars Program

Organization: American Chemical Society
Description: American Chemical Society awards renewable scholarships to underrepresented minority students who want to enter the fields of chemistry or chemistry-related fields.
Deadline: March 1, 2021
Amount: up to $5,000

Scholarship Name: American Indian College Fund

Organization: American Indian College Fund
Description: The American Indian College Fund's motto is educating the mind and spirit. We achieve this by providing Native students with scholarships and providing financial support for the nation's 34 accredited tribal colleges and universities, which incorporate American Indian culture and language into their curriculum to honor our students' heritage and Native identity.
Deadline: Deadlines differ for each tribal college or university. 
Amount: Varies

Scholarship Name:  Asian-American, Native Alaskan and Pacific Islander College Resources

Organization: Multiple
Description: Although enrollment of Asian-American, Native Alaskan and Pacific Islander minority students is increasing, many families still find it difficult to continue their children’s education. The businesses and private organizations listed are dedicated to providing more opportunities for these deserving students. Please note that the use of Asian-American also includes students of Indian descent.
Deadline: Varies
Amount: Varies

Scholarship Name: APIA Scholars

Organization: Asian & Pacific Islander Americans
Description: Our vision is to see that all Asian and Pacific Islander Americans have access to higher education and resources that cultivate their academic, personal and professional success regardless of their ethnicity, national origin or financial means.
Deadline: Varies
Amount: Varies

Scholarship Name: Carver Scholars

Organization: Roy J Carver Charitable Trust
Description: Since the Carver Scholars program’s inception in 1988, the Trust has distributed over $19 million in awards to more than 3,500 individuals for their junior and senior years of study at one of Iowa’s public or private colleges and universities supported by the initiative. The program centers on providing substantial scholarships to students who struggle to overcome significant social and economic obstacles in the pursuit of their education or who may be living in circumstances that may not normally be taken into account by other financial aid programs.
Deadline: April 1 - annually (Applicants are encouraged to apply early)
Amount: $5,200 - $7,600

Scholarship Name: DIWC Scholarship

Organization: Diverse International Women of Color
Description: The Diverse International Women Of Color Summer 2021 Study Abroad Scholarship is intended to assist women of color who are exceptional in their studies and in need of financial assistance to study abroad.
Deadline: May 1, 2021
Amount: $500

Scholarship Name: Dr. Juan Andrade Jr. Scholarship for Young Hispanic Leaders

Organization: USHLI
Description: Applicants must be enrolled or accepted for enrollment as full-time undergraduate students, in an accredited four-year or two-year institution in the U.S. or U.S. territories, and demonstrate a verifiable need for financial support. At least one parent must be of Hispanic ancestry. Non-U.S. citizens are eligible to apply (DACA or Undocumented). Recipients must also be available to attend the USHLI National Conference.
Deadline: November 30, 2020
Amount: $1,000 (4 yr college); $500 (2 yr college)

Scholarship Name: Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers (SHPE)

Organization: Eastern Iowa Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers
Description: The Eastern Iowa Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers (SHPE) is excited to offer $8,000 worth of scholarships to college-bound high school seniors and current university students in the state of Iowa for the 2021-2022 academic year. 
Deadline: April 30, 2021
Amount: See Website

Scholarship Name: Generation Google Scholarship

Organization: Google
Description: At Google, we believe information should be universally accessible. Our education and scholarship programs aim to inspire and help students become future leaders in computing and technology by breaking down the barriers that prevent them from entering these fields.
Deadline: December 4, 2020
Amount: $10, 000

Scholarship Name: Golden Door Scholars

Organization: Golden Door Scholars
Description: Golden Door Scholars lights the way for DACA students to invest in their education and to achieve their career goals beyond what they've imagined. 
Deadline: See website
Amount: Not Listed

Scholarship Name: HACER Scholarships

Organization: McDonald's
Description: Scholarships offered to students in financial need who have demonstrated academic achievement and community involvement.
Deadline: February 3, 2021
Amount: Minimum $1,000

Scholarship Name: Helen Lemme Scholarship

Organization: Des Moines Alumnae Chapter Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc.
Description: If you are an African American high school senior or securing a GED diploma and live in the state of Iowa, you are eligible to apply for this scholarship.
Deadline: March 21, 2021
Amount: TBD

Scholarship Name: Hispanic Scholarship Fund 

Organization: Hispanic Scholarship Fund
Description: As the nation's largest not-for-profit organization supporting Hispanic American higher education, HSF has awarded over $400 million in scholarships and provide a range of ancillary programs for candidates, scholars, and their families.
Deadline: Varies
Amount: Varies

Scholarship Name: Iranian Scholarship Foundation

Organization Name: Iranian Scholarship Foundation
Description: One of the most remunerative scholarships available to Iranian-American students in America.
Deadline: June 1, 2021
Amount: up to $10,000

Scholarship Name: Islamic Scholarship Fund Program

Organization Name: Islamic Scholarship Fund
Description: Islamic Scholarship Fund (ISF) is a 501 C (3) non-profit organization that provides academic scholarships to Muslim students in the United States who pursue college and post graduate degrees in humanities, social sciences, liberal arts and law.
Deadline: TBD
Award: $1,000

Scholarship Name: Laboratory Control Ltd. Health Career Scholarship Program

Organization: Legacy Foundation
Description: The Laboratory Control Ltd Health Care Career Scholarship Fund is an endowed fund administered by the Ottumwa Regional Health Legacy Foundation for the express purpose of scholarship support for individuals interested in pursuing a career in health care. Minorities encouraged to apply.
Deadline: March 31, 2021
Amount: Minimum of $1,000

Scholarship Name: LAGRANT Foundation Scholarship

Organization: LAGRANT
Description: The LAGRANT Foundation (TLF), a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization based in Los Angeles, was established in 1998 by Mr. Kim L. Hunter to address the lack of diversity in the advertising, marketing and public relations fields. TLF provides scholarships, career development workshops, professional development, mentors and internships to African American/Black, American Indian/Native American, Asian American/Pacific Islander and Hispanic/Latino undergraduate and graduate students.
Deadline: February 26, 2021; Scholarship applications that are complete & submitted by January 15th, 2021 11:59 pm PST will be eligible for an extra 10 points.
Amount: $2,500

Scholarship Name: Larry W Carter Scholarship

Organization: Community Foundation of Greater Des Moines
Description: The Larry W. Carter Scholarship and Mary E. Wood Scholarship Fund are available to any qualifying African-American Iowa resident enrolled in a full- or part-time college program, at either the undergraduate or graduate level.
Deadline: May 15 annually
Amount: See Website

Scholarship Name: Latinos Unidos Scholarships

Organization: Latinos Unidos of Iowa
Description: Scholarships are available for Latino students who attend Iowa four-year or two-year institutions.
Deadline: June 15, 2021
Amount: Varies

Scholarship Name: Latino Heritage Festival Scholarship

Organization: Latino Heritage Festival
Description: Part of the mission of Iowa’s Latino Heritage Festival is to give back to our community. One way that is done is through academic scholarships to Iowa high school and college students.
Deadline: September 30, 2021
Amount: Varies

Scholarship Name: LEDA Scholars

Organization: Leadership Enterprise for a Diverse America
Description: Each year, we recruit a new cohort of LEDA Scholars – 100 qualified high school juniors who show leadership potential but lack the exposure and support they need to attend highly selective colleges. LEDA Scholars receive leadership training, writing instruction, standardized test preparation and a year of highly personalized guidance as they navigate the application and admissions process at the most competitive colleges. Throughout college and beyond, Scholars are offered ongoing advising, career counseling, postgraduate planning and community-building support to help them succeed and lead. DACA students eligible to apply. 
Deadline: December 14, 2020
Amount: Does not apply

Scholarship Name: Leonard M. Perryman Communications Scholarship

Organization: United Methodist Communications
Description: The Leonard M. Perryman Communications Scholarship for Racial Ethnic Minority Students awards a $2,500 scholarship for undergraduate study of religion journalism or mass communications. Student must also demonstrate commitment and involvement in the United Methodist Church
Deadline: March 15, 2021
Amount: $2,500

Scholarship Name: LNES

Organization: LULAC National Educational Service Centers
Description: The General Electric Foundation/League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC) Scholarship Program is intended to assist and encourage outstanding minority students in completing their college education. The program is directed specifically to disadvantaged minority students with career interests in business or engineering.
Deadline: March 31, 2021
Amount:  Varies $250-2500 

Scholarship Name: LULAC Council 10 Scholarship

Organization: LULAC 10
Description: Every year LULAC awards thousands of dollars in scholarships to Hispanic and other students. Since 1978 LULAC Council #10 has awarded over $475,000 in scholarships to over 750 students. Funds are raised by Council 10 locally through weekly BINGO nights, the annual Fiesta, an annual golf outing, an annual poker tournament, corporate sponsors, individual donations and a few other local events. Applicants must live within a 50 mile radius of the Quad Cities. 
Deadline: March 31, 2021
Amount: Varies, depending on fundraising efforts

Scholarship Name: Microsoft Tuition Scholarship

Organization: Microsoft
Description: For student populations currently underrepresented in the field of computer science, computer engineering, or related STEM disciplines.
Deadline: Currently on pause
Amount: Varies

Scholarship Name: Minorities in Government Finance Scholarships

Organization: Government Finance Officers Association
Description: The scholarship is available for an upper-division undergraduate or graduate student of public administration, (governmental) accounting, finance, political science, economics, or business administration (with a specific focus on government or nonprofit management). The purpose of the Minorities in Government Finance Scholarship is to recognize outstanding performance by minority students preparing for careers in state and local government finance.
Deadline: January 4, 2021
Amount: $5,000- $15,000

Scholarship Name: Minority/Disadvantaged Scholarship

Organization: American Architectural Foundation
Description: This scholarship provides assistance to high school graduates from a minority and/ or financially disadvantaged background who intend to pursue a professional degree in architecture.
Deadline: Varies - See Website
Amount: $3,000 - $4,000

Scholarship Name: Momeni Scholarship

Organization: Momeni Foundation
Description: For students of Iranian descent anywhere in the world.
Deadline: June 30 annually
Amount: $500-$1000

Scholarship Name: MSA National Scholarships

Organization: Muslim Student Association
Description: For student who exhibit outstanding academic strength as well as exceptional service to Muslims and the American and Canadian community at large.
Deadline: Varies - See Website
Amount: $1,000 - $2,000

Scholarship Name: Muslim College Student Scholarships

Organization: Affordable Online Colleges
Description: In addition to traditional forms of federal aid, students should also be open to pursuing scholarships that may align with their academic history, skills set, or personal background. This list provides 20 unique scholarship opportunities specifically designed for Muslim students studying in the United States.
Deadline: Varies - See Website
Amount: Varies - See Website

Scholarship Name: National Press Club

Organization: National Press Club
Description: Each year, the Press Club awards the $20,000 Ellen Masin Persina/National Press Club scholarship to a high school senior interested in pursuing a career in journalism. The scholarship provides winners with a $5,000-a-year stipend for four years of undergraduate education.
Deadline: March 1 annually
Amount: $2,000

Scholarship Name: Scholarships of Undocumented Students

Organization: Betancourt Macias Family Scholarship Foundation
Description: Our scholarships are open to ALL undocumented students, regardless of their eligibility for WASFA, DACA or HB 1079. All of our scholarships do not have GPA nor volunteer/club involvement requirements. If there are any accessibility concerns with our applications, please contact us and we will work with you to ensure our scholarships are accessible. Lastly, our scholarship applications do not require students to write about any traumatic experiences or hardships that could be triggering. Instead, we ask that you write about your passions, goals and dreams!
Deadline: See website
Amount: See website

Scholarship Name: The Dream US Scholarship

Organization: TheDream.US
Description: TheDream.US provides college scholarships to highly motivated DREAMers who want to get a college education but cannot afford it. Our scholarships will help cover your tuition, fees, and books for an associate’s or bachelor’s degree at our partner colleges.
Deadline: February 25, 2021
Amount: See Website

Scholarship Name: The Ron Brown Scholarship

Organization: The Ron Brown Scholars Program
Description: Scholarship organization seeks African-American High School seniors to receive $10,000 annually for four (4) years to attend an accredited four-year college or university in the United States.
Deadline: January 9, 2021
Amount: $10,000 - renewable 

Scholarship Name: United Negro College Fund Scholarships

Organization: United Negro College Fund
Description: UNCF’s North Star is to increase the total annual number of African American college graduates by focusing on activities that ensure more students are college-ready, enroll in college and persist to graduation.  
Deadline: Varies
Amount: Varies

Scholarship Name: Worldstudio AIGA Scholarships

Organization: Worldstudio AIGA Scholarships
Description: Worldstudio AIGA Scholarships allow young people from minority and economically disadvantaged backgrounds not only to realize their artistic dreams, but also to give back to their communities.
Deadline: April 1, 2021
Amount: $2,000 - $5,000 

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