Regional Scholarship

Regional Scholarships


Jacki Tuckfield Memorial Graduate Business Scholarship

Jacki Tuckfield Memorial Graduate Business Scholarship (for AA students in South Florida)
Be an African American United States citizen resident of South Florida, enrolled full-time in a graduate business degree program (master’s or doctoral), at a Florida University during the Fall, Winter, Spring, or Summer term.


Maryland Artists Equity Foundation Scholarships

MAEF, a nonprofit foundation incorporated in 1984, awards scholarships to gifted young artists and encourages them to seek careers in the visual arts. Each year, MAEF’s statewide competition and annual art exhibit showcases the achievements of high school senior art students.


Information for prospective applicants and their advisors about the Rhodes Scholarships and the opportunities for study they provide at Oxford University.

NE United States

The Roothbert Scholarship Fund

The Roothbert Scholarship Fund (ME, NH, VT, RI, MA, CT, NY, NJ, PA, OH, DE, MD, DC, VA, WV, NC)
Preference will be given to those who can satisfy high scholastic requirements and are considering careers in education.

Maxwell House Coffee Minority Scholarship

Maxwell House offers a $3,000 scholarship to minority high school students or graduates from New York, Philadelphia, Detroit, Chicago, St. Louis, Baltimore, or Newark and be willing to attend black colleges. For more specific information, please contact Maxwell House Coffee, 250 North Street, White Plains, NY 10625 or by phone at 914-335-2500.


Willie Eddie Boyd Jr., Memorial Scholarship Fund

This scholarship is open to all applicants who can meet scholarship criteria. However, first preference will be given to African-American sophomore, junior or senior students living in Weakley County Tennessee; enrolled or admitted to The University of Tennessee at Martin. For more information about the W.E. Boyd, Jr. scholarship, contact Debbie Boyd at the University of Tennessee at Martin, phone number is 731-587-7820 or Jessie Mae Harrell at 731-587-7037.


GSBA – The Greater Seattle Business Association Scholarship

For undergraduate residents of Washington State who demonstrate need and the potential to build leadership and promote diversity in the sexual minority community. Scholarships are available to students under age 25 to attend college, creative or vocational training, or other post-secondary education in WA.

American Indian Endowed Scholarship Program

The American Indian Endowed Scholarship program helps financially needy students with close ties to Native American Community to pursue undergraduate and graduate studies. Scholarship money comes from interest generated through an endowment funded by private contributions and the state. Students can use the scholarships at public colleges and universities and accredited independent colleges, universities and career schools in Washington. The program annually awards about 7 new scholarships and 10 renewal scholarships, ranging from about $1,000 to $2,000. Students are eligible to receive scholarships for up to five years.

Association of Women in Communications Scholarships

The Seattle Professional Chapter of the Association for Women in Communications will award two scholarships to Washington state college students. Each scholarship will be approximately $1,500 and applications will be accepted through Feb. 1. If you are interested in applying for one of these scholarships, please take a minute to read over the following eligibility requirements. To be eligible, students much meet the following qualifications.

BAM (Blacks at Microsoft) Scholarship

Blacks at Microsoft (BAM) is a company-sponsored diversity organization dedicated to supporting the continued growth and development of African-American employees at Microsoft Corporation. Each year, BAM awards two $2,500 scholarships to outstanding high school seniors who are interested in pursuing careers in technology. The scholarships are renewable, so winners who continue to meet the criteria will receive an annual $2,500 award for up to four years.

Educational Opportunity Grant

Students transferring into a four-year college to earn their baccalaureate degree may benefit from the EOG. This grant provides up to $5,000 for the next two years for eligible applicants.

Gates Millennium Scholars Program

The Gates Millennium Scholars (GMS) Program offers scholarships to one thousand talented students every year. The objective of GMS is to promote education and provide opportunities to high performing minority students, so that they can utilize their potential in the best possible manner. Students receive this scholarship throughout their graduation degree, at any college or university of their choice. The Gates Millennium Scholars also get the opportunity to develop professionally through leaderships programs.

Governor’s Scholarship Program for Washington Youth in State-recognized Foster, Group & Kinship Care

Must be a dependent youth in state-recognized foster, state-recognized group or state-recognized kinship care in the state of Washington. Be a Washington state high school senior at the time of application and plan to graduate from that high school. Demonstrate financial need as determined by the college the applicant attends, as well as by completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Plan to be a full-time student (12 or more credits per term) and enroll in a college program of study towards the completion of a two or four-year degree or certificate. Fully complete a Governor’s Scholarship application.

The Martin Luther King Jr. Scholarship Fund

Every winter, Mount Baker neighbors come together to raise money and award college scholarships to area students. The Scholarship Committee strives to select students who are positive role models and who exemplify the spirit of Martin Luther King, Jr. To be eligible for the scholarships, applicants must be residents of the greater Mount Baker area (or residents of the 98118 or 98122 zip codes) and members of racial or ethnic minority groups that are educationally disadvantaged.

Seattle Hiroshima Club Scholarship Trust Fund

Three $1,000 scholarships available to high school seniors. To be eligible, an applicant’s parents, grandparents or ancestors must be from Hiroshima Prefecture. Parents or guardian must be a member of the Hiroshima Club by the time the scholarship application is submitted (annual fee of $5 per person). Applicants are judged on academics (minimum GPA of 3.6), school, and community extracurricular activities. Two letters of recommendation and an essay are required.
Contact: Seattle Hiroshima Club, Paul Hosada, PO Box 14167, Seattle, WA 98114, (425) 885-5811

Edwin E. Pratt Scholarship

TThe Urban League of Metropolitan Seattle League is offering a four-year award, renewable scholarship, each year for African-Americans to pursue higher education. Based on financial need, the award is given to students who would otherwise be unable to continue their educational goals. Must be African-American resident of King County, with. H.S. diploma or G.E.D., enroll in a vocational, two or four-year college in state. Must have at least a 2.5 GPA. Amount of award based on tuition (cannot exceed ¾ of University of WA tuition). Contact Seattle Urban League in mid-February for information about this and other local awards.
Contact: Urban League of Metropolitan Seattle, 105 14th Ave, Seattle, WA 98122 (206) 461-3792

Western and NW United States

Seattle University Sullivan Leadership Awards

Seattle University will award full tuition, room and board for 4 years. Selection is on basis of commitment to leadership, service, social justice, community and international awareness as well as strong academic achievement. Each year seven incoming freshmen, from Alaska, California, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, and Washington, are selected for these scholarships equal to tuition, room, and meals for each of their four years of study at Seattle University.

Future Teachers of Color Scholarship

Woodring College of Education of Western Washington University will award the Future Teachers of Color Promise Scholarship to selected students of color whose career goal is to become a classroom teacher. To receive this scholarship, you must meet all of the following criteria: Available to Western Washington students of color interested in pursuing a career in classroom teaching.Be enrolled as a full-time Western Washington University student with freshman standing or sophomore status with Running Start or College in the High School credits

21st Century Educator Scholarship Program.

Must be WA high school senior, have a GPA of 3.0, exhibit leadership in a wide variety of activities, pursue an educational career in K-12. Scholarship winners will be chosen from three pools: Eastern Washington, Western Washington, and minority. Applications should be submitted directly to the WASA office. Awards provide $1000 per year for 4 years. Applicants should have accomplishments in leadership, community service, honors and awards, student activities, and educational goals. Two essays: 1) Describe your accomplishments in the criteria categories and 2) Describe your educational goals
Contact: Washington Association of School Administrators and PEMCO Financial Center, 825 5th Avenue SE, Olympia, WA 98501 (360) 943-5717

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