The National Security Language Initiative for Youth (NSLI-Y)
The National Security Language Initiative for Youth (NSLI-Y) offers merit-based scholarships to study one of seven critical foreign languages: Arabic, Chinese, Hindi, Korean, Persian (Tajiki), Russian, and Turkish. The NSLI-Y program is designed to immerse participants in the cultural life of the host country, provide formal and informal language practice, and spark a lifetime interest in foreign languages and cultures.
The Kennedy-Lugar Youth Exchange and Study (YES) Abroad Program
The Kennedy-Lugar Youth Exchange and Study (YES) Abroad Program offers merit-based scholarships to spend an academic year in countries that may include Bosnia & Herzegovina, Ghana, India, Indonesia, Macedonia, Malaysia, Morocco, Philippines, Senegal, Thailand, and Turkey. This program increases understanding between people in the United States and people in countries with significant Muslim populations. Students live with host families, attend local high schools, do community service, and complete a capstone project.
The Congress-Bundestag Youth Exchange Program (CBYX)
The Congress-Bundestag Youth Exchange Program (CBYX) offers merit-based scholarships for an academic year in Germany. The program was established in 1983 to celebrate German-American friendship based on common values of democracy. Students live with host families, attend local schools, and participate in community life in Germany. For more information and application deadlines.
The Seed Scholarship
The Seed Foundation is one of the largest scholarship programs for Native American Indians and has awarded over 300 thousand dollars worth of scholarships. It is offering to Asian-Indian individuals with at least one parent of American-Indian ancestry. Applicants must be a graduating high school senior or undergraduate student with a G.P.A. of 3.0 or higher.
United South and Eastern Tribes Scholarship Fund (USET Scholarship Fund)
The USET Scholarship Fund is a scholarship is catered for Native American students enrolled as members of one of the thirty USET Tribal Nations. The application is available to incoming freshman (high scholars) or higher so long as they can provide an acceptance letter and transcript. For more information on the application visit the link attached earlier.
NSCDA The American Indian Nurse Scholarship
The National Society of The Colonial Dames of America promotes appreciation for the people, places and events that led to the formation and development of our country. The NSCDA has been a leader in the field of historic preservation, restoration and the interpretation of historic sites and undertook the creation of The American Indian Nurse Scholarship Award Program (AINS) in 1928. The applicants must be of Native American descent to apply and pursuing a career in nursing. The scholarship is available to high scholars in their finally semester and above.
McDonald’s HACER National Scholarship
McDonald’s HACER National Scholarship is available to high school students and above with no essay. Applicants must have at least one parent of Hispanic heritage, be a US citizen and be below the age of 21. The scholarship puts emphasis on applicants with financial need and academic achievement. McDonald’s HACER National Scholarship also require multiple documents, for more information check out the above.
US Pan Asian American Chamber of Commerce (USPAACC) Education Foundation Scholarships
Since 1989, over two million dollars in scholarship benefits have been awarded through USPAACC. Major corporations have established their Hallmark Scholarships with USPAACC, and Asian American businesses have stepped forward to support the Scholarship Program and endow their own scholarships. Applicants must be high school seniors aged 16 years or older, and need 2 letters of recommendation. For more information click the link
Ron Brown Scholarship
The Ron Brown Scholarship honors the legacy of Ronald H. Brown through a selective scholarship program that advances higher education for community-minded and intellectually gifted African Americans. RBSP competitively awards Ron Brown Scholars four-year $40,000 scholarships to the most talented and economically-challenged high school seniors who demonstrate a keen interest in public service, community engagement, business entrepreneurship and global citizenship – the four pillars of the late Ronald H. Brown’s mission to uplift people of all races, cultures and ethnicities – especially our disadvantaged youth.
Blacks at Microsoft (BAM) Scholarship
BAM is dedicated to supporting the continued growth and development of black employees and encouraging students to pursue a career in technology. Applicants must be a high-school senior of African descent , have a 3.3 GPA or higher, and be passionate about technology. For more information click the link above.
National Action Council for Minorities in Engineering (NACME) Scholarship
NACME is responsible for over $3 million in scholarships awarded annually to underrepresented minority students. NACME expects to support approximately 1,000 underrepresented minority engineering and computer students annually. This scholarship is available to high school students in their senior year with a GPA of 3.0 or above. Applicants must a US citizen who identifies as Black/African-American, of Hispanic origins, and/or a Native American Indian.