Following is an ever changing listing of scholarship opportunities. You are encouraged
to check back frequently for the latest postings. Should you find a scholarship through
this web page that you wish to pursue please closely follow the directions of the
grantor of that scholarship to ensure the timely processing of your application.
Caution: Any service that offers to find you scholarship money for a fee should be
avoided. Legitimate scholarships sources do not charge for their services.
Thomas R. Pickering Foreign Affairs Fellowship Program
The Thomas R. Pickering (Undergraduate and Graduate) Foreign Affairs Fellowship program
provides funding to participants as they are prepared academically and professionally
to enter the United States Department of State Foreign Service.
Gateways to Opportunity Scholarship Program
The Gateways to Opportunity Scholarship Program is an individual-based scholarship
opportunity for practitioners working in Early Care and Education (ECE). Practitioners
working in Illinois Department of Children and Family Services (IDCFS) licensed centers
and homes can apply for a Gateways Scholarship.
Thurgood Marshall Fund
Since its inception in 1987 the Thurgood Marshall Fund has provided more than 6,000
students with scholarships.
United Negro College Fund: Scholarships
You can use this site to search thousands of scholarships and grants, many of which
are administered by the United Negro College Fund (UNCF)
The Gates Millennium Scholars Program
The goal of GMS is to promote academic excellence and to provide an opportunity for
outstanding minority students with significant significant financial need to reach
their highest potential. GMS will select 1,000 talented students each year to receive
a good-through-graduation scholarship to use at any college or university of their
U.S. Bank Internet Scholarship Program
An internet based program awarding $1,000 scholarships to high school seniors and
Earn an education award of up to $4,725 in return for working to meet our country’s
critical needs in education, public safety, health, and the environment.
Bridging the achievement gap by empowering students academically, socially, politically
National Association of Black Accountants
Providing scholarship funds to deserving students preparing to enter various business
AICPA Scholarships for Minority Accounting Students
Awards of up to $5,000 to outstanding minority students
The George M. Pullman Educational Foundation
Scholarship programs, each designed to meet the needs of a specific group of college-bound
students in Cook County
The Harry S. Truman Scholarship Foundation
Awarding scholarships to students who plan to pursue careers in government or elsewhere
in public service
The Ron Brown Scholar Program
Awarding scholarships to academically talented and highly motivated African American
high school seniors
The Jackie Robinson Foundation
Awarding "four year college scholarships to academically gifted students of color"
National Institute of Health
For students pursuing a career in biomedical research
Government Finance Officers Association
The GFOA "encourages the pursuit of careers in government finance and management."
Several scholarship opportunities are available.
You may need to download some of the forms/documents on this web site.