Minority Scholarships - African-American

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Actuarial Diversity Scholarship


Sponsored by: Actuarial Foundation
Amount: Varies
Apply by: May 4
Description: Applicants must have at least one birth parent who is a member of one of the minority groups listed and a minimum GPA of 3.0. High school seniors must have a minimum ACT math score of 28 or SAT math score of 600. An award will be provided in the recipient's name to any accredited U.S. educational institution to cover educational expenses. An application, a personal statement, two letters of recommendation and official school transcripts (sealed) are required.
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Aetna Foundation/NMF Healthcare Leadership Program


Sponsored by: National Medical Fellowships Inc.
Amount: $5,000
Apply by: March 12 and April 11
Description: Applicants must be U.S. citizens who are second or third year medical students at accredited U.S. medical schools. Applicants must be attending school in Southern California, Connecticut, Illinois, New Jersey, New York City or Philadelphia. They must also exhibit outstanding academic achievement, leadership and the potential to make great contributions to medicine. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application as well as financial need.
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Afro-Academic, Cultural, Technological and Scientific Olympics (ACT-SO)


Sponsored by: National Association for the Advancement of Colored People
Amount: Varies
Apply by: Varies
Description: Students must be in grades 9 through 12, 19 years of age or younger and of African-American descent. They must compete in one of 25 categories including business, sciences, humanities and performing and visual arts. Winners receive scholarships, internships and apprenticeships.
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