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Diversity Commitment Scholarhsip / David S. Brody Memorial Scholarship At Western Oregon University, we believe a diverse campus community will improve the overall quality of education our students receive by offering a mix of experiences, opinions and viewpoints. We are committed to recognizing and supporting outstanding students from diverse cultural, educational and economic backgrounds and with unique talents, interests and life experiences.

 

Selection Criteria:

Continuing WOU students are not eligible to apply for this scholarship. Continuing WOU students should apply for scholarships using the WOU General Scholarship Application available at www.wou.edu/scholarships.

 

Deadlines:

New Freshmen Applicants: February 27, 2015 by 5pm.

New Transfer Applicants: February 27, 2015 by 5pm.

 

 

Application:

 

Off-Campus Scholarships

The following is a list of off-campus scholarships. For additonal information on these scholarships, please check

the websites listed. The MSSP Office does not have any additional information.

 

PLEASE NOTE: Some of the deadlines have passed, but we will update when the new applications

are available. Again, we would refer you to the websites for more accurate information.

 

For additional State and Private Scholarships Click here.

 

Actuarial Diversity Scholarship

http://www.actuarialfoundation.org/programs/actuarial/scholarships.shtml#diversity

Application Deadline: 5/2/2014

Amount of Each Scholarship: $2,000-$4,000

Eligibility Criteria:

Equity Foundation Scholarships

http://www.equityfoundation.org/scholarships

Application Deadline: June 30, 2014

Amount of Scholarship: Varies by scholarship

Eligibility Criteria:

American Chemical Society Scholarship

American Chemical Society Scholarship

http://www.cnetweb.org/american_chemical_society_scholarships.htm

Deadline: March 1, 2014

Total Scholarship Funds: Varies  

Amount of each Scholarship $2500-$5000 per year

Eligibility Criteria:

 

 

AICPA Scholarship for Minority Accounting Students

http://www.aicpa.org/Career/DiversityInitiatives/Pages/smas.aspx
Application deadline: Postmarked by April 1st 2014
Total Scholarship Funds:14,6 Million
Amount of each Scholarship:$1,500-$5,000
Eligibility Criteria:

Undergraduate level:

 

Coca-Cola Scholars Program

http://www.coca-colascholarsfoundation.org/applicants/#.VC7sx_ldV8E
Application Deadline:Oct 31, 2015 must be senior year in high school
Total Scholarship Funds: Varies
Amount of each Scholarship: Varies
Eligibility Criteria:

 

The Gates Millennium Scholar Program

http://www.gmsp.org/%28bfnb4u55ixjaak3qoius3wqg%29/publicweb/AboutUs.aspx
Application Deadline: Online by January 14th 2015
Total Scholarship Fund: Varies
Amount of Each Scholarship: Varies
Eligibility Criteria:

 

 

Herbert Lehman Education Fund

http://www.naacpldf.org/content.aspx?article=35
Application Deadline: Postmarked by March 31, 2014
Total Scholarship Fund: Varies
Amount of each Scholarship: Varies
Eligibility Criteria:

 

Ron Brown Scholarship (High School Seniors Only)

http://www.ronbrown.org/Apply/ApplicationDownload.aspx
Application Deadline:January 9th, 2015
November 1st - application will be considered for the Ron Brown Scholar Program AND forwarded to a select and limited number of additional scholarship providers.
January 9th - final postmarked deadline in order to be considered for only the Ron Brown Scholar Program ONLY.
Total Scholarship Fund: Varies
Amount of each scholarship:$10,000 annually (up to $40,000)
Eligibility Criteria:

 

National Association of Black Journalists

http://www.nabj.org/?SEEDScholars2013
Application Deadline: March 21, 2014
Amount of Each Scholarship:$2,500
Eligibility Criteria:

 

National Black Police Association

http://www.blackpolice.org/
Application Deadline: May 16, 2014
Total Scholarship Fund: Varies
Amount of Each Scholarship: Varies
Eligibility Criteria:

 

The UNFC Merck Science Initiative awards scholarships

http://umsi.uncf.org/
Application Deadline: November 6, 2014
Total Scholarship Fund: Varies
Amount of Each Scholarship:$5,000-$30,000
Eligibility Criteria:

 

2014 HMC Scholarship

http://www.hmccoregon.com/scholarships/apply/
Application Deadline: January 31, 2014
Total Scholarship Fund: Varies
Amount of each Scholarship: Varies
Eligibility Criteria:

 

Hispanic College Fund

http://scholarships.hispanicfund.org/applications/
Application Deadline: March 9, 2014
Total Scholarship Funds: $1 million
Amount of Each Scholarship: $500-$10,000

Eligibility Criteria:

 

Sodexho Scholarship Program

http://www.sodexofoundation.org/hunger_us/scholarships/scholarships.asp

Application Deadline: December 5, 2014
Total Scholarship Funds: $90,000
Amount of Each Scholarship: $500-$5,000

Eligibility Criteria:

 

Minority Scholarship

http://www.aps.org/programs/minorities/honors/scholarship/index.cfm

Application Deadline: February 7, 2014
Total Scholarship Funds:
Amount of Each Scholarship: $2000

Through the generosity of corporate and individual donors, the APS is able to offer the APS Scholarship for Minority Undergraduate Physics Majors

Eligibility Requirements

The Jackie Robinson Foundation

http://www.jackierobinson.org/apply/programs.php

Application Deadline: Frebruary 15th, 2015

Amount of each scholarship: $7,500

Eligibility Requirements:

 

MIGRANT FARMWORKER BACCALAUREATE SCHOLARSHIP

http://www.migrant.net/migrant/scholarships/mfb.htm

Application Deadline: Postmarked annually by July 1st
Total Scholarship Funds:
Amount of Each Scholarship: $2,000 a year for three years

Purpose: To provide financial support to a deserving student with a history of migrating for employment in agriculture who has successfully completed at least one year of college. This support will cover expenses beyond that which the youth receives through federal, state and other scholarship assistance. The scholarship is designed to assist the youth in obtaining a baccalaureate degree without being encumbered with substantial debt.

Eligibility:

 

Lagrant Foundation funding dreams in to reality
Scholarship Criteria for Undergraduates

http://www.lagrantfoundation.org/Undergraduate%20Scholarships

Application Deadline:  Feb 27, 2015
Total Scholarship Funds:
Amount of Each Scholarship: $2,000 a year for three years

Undergraduate (current freshmen, sophomores, juniors and non-graduating seniors ONLY!) applicants meeting the following criteria and completing the application will be considered for THE LAGRANT FOUNDATION (TLF) scholarship:

 

Straight Forward Minority Scholarship program

http://www.straightforwardmedia.com/minority/index.php

Application Deadline: September 30, 2014
Offer four scholarships a year exclusively to college students (and soon-to-be college students) who are members of racial or ethnic minority groups. StraightForward Media is committed to creating educational opportunities for those to whom traditional opportunities have been closed in the past.
Eligibility requirements for the Minority Scholarships is wide open. Our scholarships are open to current and prospective students at community colleges, universities, technical/vocational schools, and continuing education programs.

 

 

Frank Kazmierczak Memorial Migrant Scholarship

http://www.migrant.net/migrant/scholarships/kazmierczak.htm

 Application Deadline: February 1, 2015

Total Scholarship Funds:

Amount of Each Scholarship: $1,000

Eligibility Requirements:

 

Minorities in Government Finance Scholarship

http://www.gfoa.org/services/scholarships.shtml

 Application Deadline: February 20, 2015

Total Scholarship Funds: $24,000

Amount of Each Scholarship: $6000

Eligibility Requirements:

 

Charles B Rangel International Affairs Graduate Fellowship

www.rangelprogram.org

 Application Deadline: October 14, 2014

Total Scholarship Funds:

Amount of Each Scholarship: up to $28000

Eligibility Requirements:

 

Howard Vollum American Indian Scholarship

http://www.oregoncf.org/receive/scholarships/scholarship-opportunities

 Application Deadline: March 1, 2015

Total Scholarship Funds:

Amount of Each Scholarship:$3,000 per year, up to 5 years of undergraduate study and 2 years of graduate study

Eligibility Requirements:

Contact

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