If you are from a minority or underrepresented population,
these scholarships may interest you.
The competition is open to those who have completed a dissertation within
the stated period of time
that either focuses on Hispanics in higher education or on select disciplines
by an Hispanic student.
This organization provides scholarships for “service to
American Indian and Alaska Native undergraduate and graduate students.”
The Ford Foundation seeks to increase the diversity of the nation’s college and
university faculties. Any individual with evidence of superior academic
achievement and a commitment to teaching or researching at college or
university level is encouraged to apply.
Gates Millennium Scholarships were established in part to provide outstanding
African American, American Indian/Alaska Natives, Asian/Pacific Islander
Americans, and Hispanic American students with an opportunity to complete
graduate studies in mathematics, science, engineering, education, public
health, or library science.
NRSA for Individual
Predoctoral Fellowships to Promote Diversity in Health-Related Research
Point Foundation provides financial support, mentoring, leadership training and
hope to meritorious students who are marginalized due to sexual orientation,
gender identity or gender expression. Can apply at all stages of student
The purpose of The Paul & Daisy Soros Fellowships for New Americans is to
provide opportunities for continuing generations of able and accomplished New
Americans to achieve leadership in their chosen fields. To apply you must be a naturalized citizen or hold a green card, if born abroad. If born in the US, be the child of two immigrant parents, one or both of whom are naturalized citizens. Have a bachelor’s degree or be on track to earn one by June in the year you wish to start. If in a graduate program, you should be in your 1st or 2nd year in the year for which you're applying. Maximum age: 30 years old.
Native American students interested in applying for tribal
scholarships must complete a financial aid file with the Office of Student
Financial Aid, as well as their respective tribal office.