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Scholarship Name: AEGON Scholarship

Organization: AEGON Asset Management
Description: Aegon Asset Management is offering five one‐year scholarship opportunities worth $2,000 per individual for students from historically underrepresented groups interested in the financial services industry, especially within asset management. Through this scholarship we hope to encourage applicants to further pursue the industry and create meaningful change for the future. Contact Lupe Hernandez for the PDF application 
Deadline: February 28, 2022
Amount: $2,000

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, 2022
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: AMS Scholarships & Fellowships

Organization: American Meteorological Society
Description: The AMS Minority Scholarships will award funding to minority students who have been traditionally underrepresented in the sciences, especially Hispanic, Native American, and Black/African American students. Funding for the scholarships is provided through donations made to the AMS Annual Giving Program. The American Meteorological Society (AMS) is committed to, and benefits from the full and equitable participation of a diverse community. AMS is committed to advancing core values of diversity, inclusion, and equity across all aspects of the atmospheric, oceanic, and hydrologic sciences.
Deadline: February 4, 2022
Amount: $6,000

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: Blacks at Microsoft (BAM)

Organization: Microsoft
Description: BAM is dedicated to supporting the continued growth and development of black employees and encouraging students to pursue a career in technology.
Deadline: March 15, 2022
Amount: $1,000-$20,000 (see website)

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: March 1 (Applicants are encouraged to apply early)
Amount: $5,200 - $7,600

Scholarship Name: Car Review/Essay for African-American Students

Description: With the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, the financial situation has been quite tough for everyone in the U.S. As a sight of financial relief & to raise the spirits of the students, CarIndigo has released a Scholarship Program to support the African American community of our country. The scholarship offers a grant of $1,000 to the top 10 African American students, who are 18+ years in age & are permanent residents in the U.S. The program is aimed to promote the car culture in the U.S and also provide an esteemed platform for car enthusiasts of our nation.
Deadline: May 10, 2022
Amount: $1,000

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, 2022
Amount: $500

Scholarship Name: Dream Iowa Scholarship

Organization: DREAM Iowa
Description: The DREAM Iowa Scholarship was established in 2018 and is proudly granted by DREAM Iowa Inc. (501c3). This scholarship is to provide monetary support for immigrant students pursuing higher education.
Deadline: May 1, 2022
Amount: Varies

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, 2021
Amount: $1,000 (4 yr college); $500 (2 yr college)

Scholarship Name: FFBC Scholarship Award

Organization: First Friday Breakfast Club
Description: The FFBC is an educational, non-profit corporation dedicated to awarding $3,000+ scholarships to Iowa High School seniors who have done significant things to reduce homophobia and increase awareness and tolerance of gay and lesbian issues in their schools or communities.
Deadline: March 15, 2022
Amount: $3,000+

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 10, 2021
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 7, 2022
Amount: Minimum $1,000

Scholarship Name: Helen Lemme Scholarship

Organization: Des Moines Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.
Description: If you are an African-American high school graduating senior and live in the toll-free calling area of Des Moines and Boone, Iowa, you are eligible to apply for this scholarship.
Deadline: April 15, 2022
Amount: Not Listed

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 30, 2022
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: March 21, 2022
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, 2022
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 28, 2022; Scholarship applications that are complete & submitted by January 14, 2022 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, 2022
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: TBD
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, 2021
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, 2022
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, 2022
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, 2022
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: November 30, 2021
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 14, 2022
Amount: $5,000- $15,000

Scholarship Name: Minority Nursing Scholarships

Organization: Various
Description: One way to increase diversity in nursing is to lower the burden of attaining a nursing degree. Earmarking scholarship funds for minority communities including Native American, Asian, Alaska Native, and African American nursing students is key to fostering diversity in nursing. These are 12 nursing school scholarships for minorities to gain entry into higher education.
Deadline: Varies by scholarship
Amount: Varies by scholarship

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: January 14, 2022
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: 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: May 2, 2022
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: SME Education Foundation Scholarship

Organization: SME Education Foundation
Description: The SME Education Foundation awards scholarships to students pursuing manufacturing and engineering related courses at two-year community colleges within the United States or Canada. Scholarships for minorities available. 
Deadline: February 1, 2022
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 28, 2022
Amount: See Website

Scholarship Name: The Immigrant Story

Organization: The Immigrant Story
Description: You are invited to apply for The Immigrant Story Scholarship, a stipend of $1,000 offered to students with an interest in journalism that addresses immigrant and refugee issues.
Deadline: December 10, 2021
Amount: $1,000

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, 2022
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 13, 2022
Amount: $2,000 - $5,000 

Scholarship Name: Zeta Kappa Lambda Scholarship Program

Organization: Zeta Kappa Lambda
Description: Program is open to graduating seniors or college students who have graduated from a Des Moines area high school and have been accepted or are currently attending an accredited 2- or 4- yr college.
Deadline: January 10, 2022
Amount: Not Listed 

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