Opportunity Scholarships covering full tuition and fees are offered to African American students and other minorities majoring in social work. Must demonstrate financial need; applications due in April.
Cuban American Teachers' Association
12037 Peoria Street
Sun Valley, CA 91352-2320
CATA awards scholarships of $300 to $1000 to students of Cuban descent who reside in LA County. Applicants must hold a 3.0 grade-point average, speak Spanish, and be interested in their cultural heritage. Apply by April 1.
Florida Department of Education
Office of Student Financial Assistance
124 Collins Building
325 West Gaines Street
Tallahassee, FL 32399-0400
The $2,000 Jose Marti Scholarship Challenge Grant is awarded to a Hispanic undergraduate or graduate student with a 3.0 GPA. Applicants must be Florida residents and attending a college or university in the state. They must also have been born in or have a natural parent who was born in Mexico, Spain, South America, Central America, or the Caribbean.
Scholarships of $13,020 are available to Latin American and Caribbean citizens attending institutions of higher education in Florida. The award is available for undergraduates studying the economic and social needs of their countries.
Florida Education Fund
201 East Kennedy Boulevard, Suite 1525
Tampa, FL 33602
Women And Minorities In Administration Scholarship
This scholarship program provides financial aid to minorities and women in Illinois who are interested in preparing for a career in educational administration. Minorities (Blacks, Hispanics, Asian Americans, American Indians, and Alaskan Natives) and women who live in Illinois are eligible to apply for this program. Applicants must be college students or graduates and interested in enrolling in an approved administrative certification program in a senior institution in Illinois.
Scholarships cover all tuition and fees (except revenue bond fees). Funds are paid directly to the participant's school. Initial grants are for one semester or quarter, but may be renewed. Scholarships are awarded on a first-come, first-served basis, with renewal applications receiving first consideration. The number of scholarships awarded varies, depending upon the funds available.
Applications are due by July of each year for fall semester or quarter; November of each year for spring semester or winter quarter; February of each year for spring quarter; May of each year for summer term.
To receive more information or to apply, contact:
Illinois State Board of Education
Attn: Textbooks and Scholarships Section
100 North First Street
Springfield, IL 62777-0001