Dixie State University

Multicultural Scholarships

Dixie State University Multicultural Inclusion Student Association Scholarship

Dixie State University recognizes that a culturally diverse student body benefits and enriches the educational experience of all students, faculty and staff. Thus, we strive to to assist students who will enrich this cultural diversity and make every attempt to support their academic success. The presence and the success of these students at Dixie State University benefits them individually, but also enhances the experience of the entire DSU community at large. The recipients of the Multicultural Scholarship will demonstrate outstanding leadership in their communities and take an active part in the MIC.

Multicultural Inclusion Student Association Scholarship Application

**Note: Priority Deadline is March 1st and remains open until filled.

Outside Scholarships

General Minority Scholarships

AMERICAN CHEMICAL SOCIETY SCHOLARS PROGRAM
Phone: 202-872-6250 or 800-227-5558 ext 6250
Web: http://www.acs.org/scholars
E-mail: scholars@acs.org
For: Underrepresented minority students with a strong interest in chemistry and a desire to pursue a career in chemistry-related science
Award: Awards up to $5,000
Deadline: March 1

GATES MILLENNIUM SCHOLARS
Phone: 877-690-4677
Web: http://www.gmsp.org
For: Graduating high school minority students who demonstrate financial need and leadership experience.
Deadline: January 11

APSA MINORITY FELLOWS PROGRAM
Phone: 202-483-2512, ext 123
Web: http://www.apsanet.org/content_3284.cfm
Email: sragland@apsanet.org
For: The Minority Fellows program is designed primarily for minority students applying to enter a doctoral program in political science for the first time.
Award: $4,000
Deadline: Beginning of October

AGI MINORITY PARTICIPATION PROGRAM
Phone: 703-379-2480
Web: http://www.agiweb.org/mpp/
Email: mpp@agiweb.org
For: Full-time minority college students enrolled in geoscience-related majors
Award: $500 – $3,000
Deadline: March 15

ACTUARIAL DIVERSITY SCHOLARSHIP
Phone: 847-706-3535
Web: http://www.actuarialfoundation.org/programs/actuarial/scholarships.shtml
Email: Scholarships@ActFnd.org
For: Minority students interested in the actuarial profession math, economics and statistics)
Award: $1,000 – $3,000
Deadline: Beginning of May

AMERICAN CHEMICAL SOCIETY SCHOLARS PROGRAM
Phone: 800-227-5558, ext. 6250
Web: http://www.scholarships.com/financial-aid/college-scholarships/scholarships-by-type/minority-scholarships/hispanic-scholarships/acs-scholars-program/
Email: scholars@acs.org
For: Minority students pursuing a degree in chemistry, biochemistry, chemical engineering or a chemically-related science and planning a career in the chemical sciences or chemical technology
Award: Up to $5,000

JACKIE ROBINSON FOUNDATION
Phone: 213-330-7726
Web: http://www.jackierobinson.org
Email: scholarships@jackierobinson.org
For: Minority high school students who show leadership potential and dedication to community service and who plan to enroll in a 4-year institution
Award: Up to $7,500
Deadline: March 30

NSNA NURSING SCHOLARSHIP
Phone: 212-581-2215
Web: http://www.nsna.org
E-mail: BTNdirector@nsna.org for Breakthrough to Nursing Scholarship inquiries
For: Minority undergraduate and graduate students who wish to prepare for careers in nursing
Award: $1,000 to $2,500
Deadline: mid January

MICROSOFT NATIONAL SCHOLARSHIPS
Phone: 425-882-8080
Web: http://careers.microsoft.com/careers/en/us/internships-scholarships.aspx
E-mail: scholars@microsoft.com
For: Underrepresented minorities and women interested in preparing for a career in computer science or other related technical fields
Award: Full or partial scholarship for one academic year.
Deadline: Beginning of February

GENERAL ELECTRIC/LULAC SCHOLARSHIP
Phone: 202-833-6130
Web: http://www.lnesc.org
E-mail: LNESCAward@aol.com
For: Entering sophomore minority students who are studying engineering or business degree
Award: $5,000
Deadline: End of March

SCHOLARSHIP & FINANCIAL AID FOR MINORITY STUDENTS
Web: https://www.accreditedshchoolsonline.org
Award: Various
Deadline: Various

REAL LIFE SCHOLARSHIP
Web: https://www.youthlinc.org/real-life-scholarship/
For: Must have a refugee or immigrant background, be a Real Life Participant; with a 2.5 GPA or higher

BUCKFIRE & BUCKFIRE, P.C. MEDICAL SCHOOL DIVERSITY SCHOLARSHIP
Web: https://buckfirelaw.com/scholarships/medical/
For: Applicant must be a member of an ethnic, racial, or other minority who demonstrates a defined commitment to issues of diversity within their community.

ABA (AMERICAN BUS ASSOCIATION) DIVERSITY SCHOLARSHIP
Web: https://www.buses.org/?/aba-foundation/scholarships/diversity
For: Varies; for students who want to go into the travel/tourism industry, who demonstrates diversity to the evaluators.

African-American Scholarships

UNITED NEGRO COLLEGE FUND
Phone: 800-331-2244
Web: uncf.org
For: The UNCF administers various scholarship programs for African-American students pursuing a college degree. Please visit the website for details about scholarship criteria, eligibility, award and deadlines.

RON BROWN SCHOLARSHIP
Phone: 434-964-1588
Email: info@ronbrown.org
Web: http://www.ronbrown.org
For: African-American high school seniors who excel academically, exhibit exceptional leadership potential, participate in community service activities and demonstrate financial need
Award: $10,000 annually for 4 years
Deadline: PRIORITY – November 1; FINAL – January 9

NATIONAL BLACK NURSES ASSOCIATION SCHOLARSHIPS
Phone: 301-589-3200
Email: contact@nbna.org
Web: http://www.nbna.org
For: NBNA members currently enrolled in nursing programs.
Award: $500-$2000
Deadline: April 15

BLACKSTUDENTS.COM DATABASE
Web: http://www.blackstudents.com
For: Black Students.com is a scholarship database for awards aimed at African-American high school seniors and college students. Please visit the website for details on specific scholarship opportunities, criteria and deadlines.

BEST COLLEGES’ GUIDE TO SCHOLARSHIPS FOR AFRICAN AMERICAN
Web: http://www.bestcolleges.com/financial-aid/african-american-scholarships/
For: Varies; also provides information about financial aid in general.

AMERICAN CHEMICAL SOCIETY SCHOLARS PROGRAM
Web: https://www.acs.org/content/acs/en/funding-and-awards/scholarships/acsscholars.html 
For: Be African American, Hispanic/Latino, or American Indian, a US Citizen/permanent US Resident, 3.0 GPA or higher in Chemistry or Science, major in Chemistry, Biochemistry, Chemical Engineering, or Chemically related science/technology
Award: Varies
Deadline: Varies

 

Asian & Pacific Islander Scholarships

ASIAN PACIFIC FUND
Web: http://www.asianpacificfund.org
For: The Asian Pacific Fund administers 17 scholarships to assist students of Asian background pursue undergraduate and graduate degrees. Please refer to the website for information on eligibility, deadlines and awards.

ASIAN & PACIFIC ISLANDER AMERICAN SCHOLARSHIP FUND
Web: http://www.apiasf.org
For: The APASF provides various scholarships for Asian & Pacific Islander students with financial need. While the majority are for students entering their first year of college, there are funds available for current college students.
Award: $2,500 to $8,000
Deadline: January 14

SCHOLARSHIPS FOR ASIAN/PACIFIC ISLANDER STUDENTS
Web: https://www.affordablecollegesonline.org/college-resource-center/scholarships-for-asian-and-pacific-islander-students/
For: Various
Award: Various
Deadline: Various

OCA-UPS GOLD MOUNTAIN SCHOLARSHIP
Web: https://www.ocanational.org/gold-mountain-scholarship/
For: Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) high school seniors who are the first in their family to attend an institution of higher education.
Award: Various
Deadline: April 15

UTAH ASIAN CHARITABLE FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIP
Web: https://educateutahdotorg.files.wordpress.com/2019/02/utah-asian-chamber-scholarship-2019-application.pdf

Hispanic/Latin-American Scholarships

BEST COLLEGES’ GUIDE TO SCHOLARSHIPS FOR HISPANIC & LATINO STUDENTS
Web: http://www.bestcolleges.com/financial-aid/hispanic-latino-scholarships/
For: Varies; also provides information about financial aid in general.

NATIONAL SOCIETY OF HISPANIC MBA’S
Web: http://www.nshmba.org/
For: NSHMBA members who are or planning to enroll in an MBA program full or part time.
Award: $2,500 – $10,000
Deadline: May 1

NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF HISPANIC NURSES SCHOLARSHIP
Web: http://www.thehispanicnurses.org
For: NAHN members enrolled in practical/vocational, associate, diploma, baccalaureate, or graduate accredited nursing programs
Deadline: April 1

HISPANIC SCHOLARSHIP FUND
Web: http://www.hsf.net
For: Hispanic students pursuing their first undergraduate or graduate degree
Award: Various
Deadline: Beginning December 15

HISPANIC COLLEGE FUND
Web: http://www.hispanicfund.org
For: Full-time Hispanic students enrolled or planning to enroll in a US institution
Award: $500 – $10,000 with average award around $3,500
Deadline: March 1

ASSOCIATION OF LATINO PROFESSIONALS IN FINANCE AND ACCOUNTING SCHOLARSHIPS
Phone: 213-243-0004
Web: http://www.alpfa.org
E-mail: scholarships.national@alpfa.org
For: Undergraduate and graduate students of Hispanic heritage who are preparing for a career in a field related to economics, finance or accounting
Deadline: January 31

OPEN EDUCATION DATABASE
Web: http://oedb.org/financial-aid/
For: Hispanic students pursuing their first undergraduate or graduate degree

BECAS PARA ESTUDIANTES HISPANOS
Web: www.bestcolleges.com/financial-aid/hispanic-latino-scholarships/es/
For: Hispanic students pursuing their first undergraduate or graduate degree

PURSUING THE AMERICAN DREAM
Web: https://www.affordablecollegesonline.org/college-resource-center/undocumented-college-student-resources/
For: Undocumented students

AMERICAN CHEMICAL SOCIETY SCHOLARS PROGRAM
Web: https://www.acs.org/content/acs/en/funding-and-awards/scholarships/acsscholars.html 
For: Be African American, Hispanic/Latino, or American Indian, a US Citizen/permanent US Resident, 3.0 GPA or higher in Chemistry or Science, major in Chemistry, Biochemistry, Chemical Engineering, or Chemically related science/technology

GMiS STEM SCHOLARSHIPS
Web: http://www.greatmindsinstem.org/scholarships/scholarshipappinfo
For: Applicants must be pursuing a science, technology, engineering or math degree; minimum 3.0 GPA; be of Hispanic descent and/or demonstrate significant leadership or service within the underserved community.

HISPANIC HERITAGE FOUNDATION YOUTH AWARDS
Web: https://hispanicheritage.org/programs/leadership/youth-awards/
For: Be of Hispanic Heritage (includes Spain, Brazil, Philippines) with a minimum 3.0 GPA.

DAVIS-PUTTER SCHOLARSHIP FUND
Web: https://davisputter.org/apply-for-scholarships/
For: Be a US Citizen, Dreamer with or without DACA status that demonstrates financial need, and be very active in movements for social and economic justice.

THE CLAUDIA PATRICIA GOMEZ GONZALES SCHOLARSHIP
Web: https://www.undocuscholars.com/scholarships
For: Be an undocumented person from a Central American country.

THE VICTORIANO MACIAS LUEVANO SCHOLARSHIP
Web: https://www.undocuscholars.com/scholarships
For: Be an undocumented student attending a 4 year institution.

DR. JUAN ANDRADE JR. SCHOLARSHIP FOR YOUNG HISPANIC LEADER
Web: https://www.ushli.org/dr-juan-andrade-scholarship-for-young-hispanic-leaders/
For: Student must have one parent of Hispanic ancestry, non-US citizens are eligible to apply.

EL DERECHOA SOÑAR (THE RIGHT TO DREAM) SCHOLARSHIP
Web: https://www.undocuscholars.com/scholarships
For: Be an undocumented parent.

LGBTQ+ Scholarships
Native American Student Scholarships

OFFICE OF NAVAJO NATION
Email: onnsfacentral@navajo.org
Phone: 1-800-243-2956
Web: http://www.onnsfa.org/
For: Awards scholarships and financial assistance to qualifying students.
Award: varies
Deadline: varies

NATIVE AMERICAN SCHOLARSHIPS
Web: http://www.bie.edu
For:The Bureau of Indian Education provides a listing to various scholarships available to Native American Students.
Award: varies
Deadline: varies

UNITED SOUTH AND EASTERN TRIBES SCHOLARSHIP FUND
Web: http://www.usetinc.org/
For: The United South & Eastern Tribes maintains a scholarship program for Native American students who are members of one of its twenty-six member tribes.
Award: undergraduate: $750, graduate: $1,000
Deadline: April 30th

ASSOCIATION OF AMERICAN INDIAN AFFAIRS SCHOLARSHIPS
Web: http://www.indian-affairs.org
For: Native American students pursuing at least an Associate’s degree.
Award: varies
Deadline: June 1st

AMERICAN INDIAN SERVICE SCHOLARSHIP
Web: http://www.americanindianservices.org
For: Northern Native American Indian students enrolled full-time or part-time in a university, college, junior college or technical school.
Award: varies
Deadline: varies

AMERICAN INDIAN COLLEGE FUND
Web: http://www.collegefund.org
For: Members or descendants of members of federally or state recognized tribes in the United States.
Award: varies
Deadline: May 31st

AMERICAN INDIAN SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING SOCIETY SCHOLARSHIPS AND INTERNSHIPS
Web: http://www.aises.org/scholarships
For: AISES members who are an enrolled member of an American Indian tribe, Alaska Native, or Native Hawaiian or otherwise considered to be an American Indian by the tribe with which affiliation is claimed; or is at least 1/4 American Indian blood; or is at least 1/4 Alaskan Native; or considered to be an Alaskan Native by an Alaskan Native group to which affiliation is claimed.
Award: varies: $1,200 – $10,000
Deadline: varies

NAVAJO NATION OIL AND GAS COMPANY
Web: http://www.nnogc.com/scholarship.html
For: Enrolled members of the Navajo Tribe who are majoring in a field related the oil and gas industry: Engineering, Geology, Natural Resource Management, Accounting, Marketing, Business Administration, Human Resource Management
Award: varies
Deadline: varies by semester

INDIAN HEALTH SERVICE SCHOLARSHIP FUND
Web: www.ihs.gov/
For: US citizens who are member or descendant of a federally recognized, state-recognized or terminated American Indian Tribe or Alaska Native village. Health Professions scholarship recipients are required to fulfill a minimum two-year service commitment at an Indian health facility. R
Award: Full tuition and fees + living expenses
Deadline: March 28

NAVAJO TRIBAL UTILITY AUTHORITY SCHOLARSHIP
Web: www.ntua.com
For: Full-time Navajo students enrolled in a field of study related to the multi-service utility industry. Accepted majors include: business, management, administration, accounting, engineering, environment, or information technology
Award: $2,000.00
Deadline: April 24th

UDALL SCHOLARSHIPS
Web: www.udall.gov/
For: American Indians and Alaska Natives working on an array of policy issues in Indian country, or American Indian and Alaska Natives pursuing health-related careers or undergraduates interested in conservation and environmental issues
Award: Up to $5,000
Deadline: March 2nd

SCHOLARSHIPS FOR NATIVE AMERICAN STUDENTS
Web: http://www.accreditedschoolsonline.org
For: Enrolled members of a federally (and sometimes state) recognized native American Indian tribe or Alaska Native group.
Award: Various
Deadline: Various

AMERICAN INDIAN SERVICES (AIS) SCHOLARSHIP
Web: https://www.americanindianservices.org/students/ais-scholarship/
For: At least one-quarter blood quantum (Native American heritage) and a tribal member.
Award: $500-$1000
Deadline: Varies for each Semester/Quarter.

CONTINENTAL SOCIETY DAUGHTERS OF INDIAN WARS, INC. SCHOLARSHIP
Web: https://www.csdiw.org/scholarships.html
For: Proof that you are an enrolled member of a tribe. Plan to work as an educator or social services provider for a tribe or Indian American nation.
Award: $5,000
Deadline: June 15

DAUGHTERS OF THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION SCHOLARSHIPS
Web: https://www.dar.org/national-society/scholarships/american-indian
For: Proof of Native American heritage. Can be any age and at any stage of education to qualify, but preference is given to undergraduates
Award: $4,000
Deadline: Varies

INDIAN HIGHER EDUCATION GRANT PROGRAM
Web: https://www.benefits.gov/benefit/796
For: Must be an enrolled member of an American Indian or Alaska Native tribe or at least one-quarter quantum blood. Must be accepted to attend a college offering two-year or four-year degrees
Award: Varies
Deadline: To apply for this grant, contact your tribal leader.

TRUMAN D. PICARD SCHOLARSHIP
Web: https://www.itcnet.org/about_us/scholarships.html
For: Proof of enrollment in a federally recognized tribe or Alaska Native tribe
Award: $2,000 for graduating high school students, $2,500 for college students, $2,000 for grad students and graduating college seniors.
Deadline: Varies

AMERICAN CHEMICAL SOCIETY SCHOLARS PROGRAM
Web: https://www.acs.org/content/acs/en/funding-and-awards/scholarships/acsscholars.html 
For: Be African American, Hispanic/Latino, or American Indian, a US Citizen/permanent US Resident, 3.0 GPA or higher in Chemistry or Science, major in Chemistry, Biochemistry, Chemical Engineering, or Chemically related science/technology
Award: Varies
Deadline: Varies

 

Contact

Multicultural Inclusion Center

Email: mic@dixie.edu

Phone: 435-652-7730

Office: Browning 209