On this site you can read a thoughtful article for high school students about preparing for college. The site also has links to other college related articles.

Use the Learning Express Library to prepare for your college entrance exams.

Fill out your Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and find out more about the requirements online.

There are many free sites you can use to search for scholarships. Here you can read a review which compares several of them. You can also browse for scholarship opportunities and read an informative blog about college funding.

This booklet lists scholarships arranged by deadline dates. There are additional resources listed in the back. Don’t delay!


Scholarships for Minority Students

Actuary Scholarships for Minority Students
American Chemical Society Scholarships
American Geological Institute Minority Geoscience Student Scholarship
American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
American Political Science Association Minority scholarship list
Barbara Jordan Health Policy Scholars Program
Coca-Cola Scholars Foundation
The Community Foundation for Greater Atlanta
Engineering for Minorities
Gates Millennium Scholars
International Education Financial Aid
The Jackie Robinson Foundation (high school seniors only)
Jack Kent Cook Foundation Graduate Scholars Program
John L. Carey Accounting Scholarship
Kaiser Media Internships in Health Reporting
LGBT Scholarships
Microsoft Scholarships (for computer related degrees)
Morris K. Udall Undergraduate Scholarship (for environmental studies)
National Science and Mathematics Access to Retain Talent Grant (SMART Grant)
Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education
Students of Color Scholarship
Unmet Need Scholarship
USA Funds

Scholarships for Latino/Latina Students

Hispanic Scholarship Fund (also for college students)
Adelante US Education Leadership Fund
Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute (Congressional Internship)
First in My Family Scholarship Program
Hispanic Alliance for Career Enhancement
Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities
Hispanic Internship Program
La Unidad Latina Foundation
Mexican American Legal Defense and Education Fund
National Association of Hispanic Journalists
Salvadoran American Leadership and Education Fund
State Farm Hispanic Scholarship Fund

Scholarships for African-American Students

Herbert Lehman Education Fund
The Jackie Robinson Foundation (high school seniors only)
Ron Brown Scholarship (high school seniors)
Black Excel Scholarship Gateways
Congressional Black Caucus Foundation
Dr. James M. Rosin Scholarship
Fisk Premedical Summer Institute / Minority Medical Education Program
General Mills Technology Scholars Award
Law School: MCCA Lloyd M. Johnson, Jr. Scholarship Program
NAACP Earl Warren Shearman and Sterling Law School Scholarship
NAACP Scholarships:
Earl G. Graves Scholarship
Agnes Jones Scholarship
Lillian and Samuel Sutton Scholarship
Roy Wilkins Scholarship
Hubertus W.V. Williams Scholarship
National Association of Black Journalists
National Black Police Association
National Society of Black Engineers
Sallie Mae Fund American Dream Scholarship
Siemens Merit Scholarship Program
United Negro College Fund

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