Niche Scholarships

This is a (perhaps not complete) list of niche scholarships and fellowships in America.

¡Adelante! U.S. Education Leadership Fund U.S. Education Leadership Fund Scholarship

¡Adelante! U.S. Education Leadership Fund Internships For Hispanics Program Scholarship

Advancing Hispanic Excellence in Technology, Engineering, Math, and Science (AHETEMS) Foundation Pre-College Programs For Hispanics Postgraduate Awards

Advancing Hispanic Excellence in Technology, Engineering, Math, and Science (AHETEMS) Foundation Undergraduate Programs For Hispanics Scholarship

Advancing Hispanic Excellence in Technology, Engineering, Math, and Science (AHETEMS) Foundation Graduate Programs For Hispanics Fellowship

American Anthropological Association – Minority Issues AAA Minority Dissertation Fellowship Program

American Chemical Society – Chemical Science Scholarships For African American, Hispanic, And American Indian Students Scholarship

American Economic Association (AEA) Minority Fellowship And Scholarship Programs  Scholarship

American Evaluation Association (AEA) – American Evaluation Association Graduate Education Diversity Internship Program Fellowship

American Educational Research Association (AERA) –  Minority Dissertation Fellowship In Education Research

American Geological Institute (AGI) Minority Participation Program Scholarship

American Hotel And Lodging Educational Foundation – Hyatt Hotels Fund For Minority Lodging Management Students Scholarship

American Institute Of Architects – The Richard Morris Hunt Fellowship

American Institute Of Certified Public Accountants – Scholarship For Minority Accounting Students

American Institute Of Certified Public Accountants – Fellowship For Minority Doctoral Students

American Institute Of Chemical Engineers – Minority Scholarship Awards For College Students

American Institute Of Chemical Engineers – Minority Scholarship Awards For Incoming College Freshmen

American Library Association (ITA/OCLC) – Minority Scholarship In Library And Information Technology

American Library Association Spectrum Scholarships

American Meteorological Society (AMS) Scholarships And Fellowships

American Physical Society (APS) Minority Scholarship

American Planning Association (APA) Scholarships And Fellowships

American Political Science Association Minority Fellows Program

American Political Science Association (APSA) – Ralph Bunche Summer Institute

American Society For Microbiology (ASM) ASM-Microbiology Undergraduate Research Fellowship (ASM-MURF)

American Society For Microbiology (ASM) ASM Robert D. Watkins Graduate Research Fellowship

American Society Of Criminology Graduate Fellowships For Ethnic Minorities

American Sociological Association Minority Fellowship Program

American Water Works Association Holly A. Cornell Scholarship

Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Mellon Mays Undergraduate Fellowships

Asian & Pacific Islander American Scholarship Fund (APIASF) – Asian and Pacific Islander American Scholarship Fund

Association For Women Geoscientists Foundation – The William Rucker Greenwood Scholarship

Association Of Latino Professionals In Finance And Accounting (ALPFA)
AICPA Minority Scholarship

AT&T Labs – Internships & Fellowships

Bell Labs – Summer Research Program For Minorities And Women

Brown And Caldwell – Minority Scholarships For Students In Civil, Chemical Or Environmental Engineering Or One Of The Environmental Sciences (e.g., Geology, Hydrogeology, Biology, Ecology, Public Health, Industrial Hygiene Or Toxicology)

Center for the Advancement of Hispanics in Science And Engineering Education (CAHSEE)
Central American Young Scholar Awards (CAYSA) Read also this post on Freshman Orientation

Center For The Advancement Of Hispanics In Science And Engineering Education (CAHSEE)
YEP – Young Educators Program

Center For The Advancement Of Hispanics In Science And Engineering Education (CAHSEE)
STEM – The Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics Institute – Postgraduate Awards

Center For The Advancement Of Hispanics In Science And Engineering Education (CAHSEE)
YESP – Young Engineers & Scientists Program

Center For The Advancement Of Hispanics In Science And Engineering Education (CAHSEE)
SAT/SOAR – Postgraduate Awards

Children’s Scholarship Fund – Children’s Scholarship Awards (K-12 Awards)

Coalition To Increase Minority Degrees (CIMD) – CIMD Financial Database Scholarship

College Assistance Migrant Program (CAMP) Alumni Association Grant / Scholarship

College Board National Hispanic Recognition Program (NHRP) – Postgraduate Awards

Committee On Institutional Cooperation – Student Opportunities Scholarship

Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute – CHCI Public Policy Fellowship/Scholarship

Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute – CHCI Graduate & Young Professional Fellowship/Scholarship

Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute – CHCI Scholarship

Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute – CHCI Congressional Internship Scholarship

Consortium For Graduate Study In Management – Fellowships For Minorities

Cornell University – Cornell University Fellowship Database Fellowships

Educational Testing Service – Sylvia Taylor Johnson Minority Fellowships In Education
Postgraduate Awards

Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory – Doctoral Fellowships For Minorities

Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory – Graduate Engineering For Minorities Fellowships

Ford Foundation Predoctoral Fellowships

Ford Foundation Dissertation Fellowships

Ford Foundation Postdoctoral Fellowships

Gates Millennium Scholars (GMS) Online Nominations Scholarship

Greenlining Institute Fellowships – check out also this article about Easy Scholarships

Harvard Business School – Summer Venture In Management Program Scholarship

Harvard University – Harvard Financial Aid Initiative Scholarship

Harvard University – Harvard Administrative Fellowships K-12 Awards

Hispanic Association Of Colleges And Universities (HACU) – The HACU National Internship Program (HNIP) Scholarship

Hispanic Association Of Colleges And Universities (HACU) – HACU Scholarship

Hispanic College Fund – National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) MUST Project

Hispanic College Fund – HCF Scholars Program Scholarship

Hispanic College Fund – Google Scholarship Program

Hispanic Heritage Foundation Youth Awards – Postgraduate Awards

Hispanic Scholarship Fund – Scholarships For Graduating Hispanic High School Students

Hispanic Scholarship Fund – Community College Scholarships For Hispanics also for those looking to become an EKG technician

Hispanic Scholarship Fund – Scholarships For Hispanic College Students

Hispanic Theological Initiative – Latina/o Scholarships at HTIC Member Institutions  Fellowships

Interamerican College Of Physicians And Surgeons – National Hispanic Youth Initiative (NHYI)
Postgraduate Awards

International Association Of Black Actuaries Foundation (IABA Foundation) Scholarship Program

Justicia en Diversidad Foundation (JDF) Scholarship & Mentorship Program Fellowships

Lagrant Foundation Scholarships

Latin American Educational Foundation Scholarship

Lighting Research Center, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute – Lighting Research Center Diversity Graduate School Scholarships/Fellowships

Lulac National Educational Service Centers (LNESC) – LULAC National Scholarship Fund (LNSF)

Massachusetts Institute Of Technology (MIT) – MIT Minority Introduction to Engineering and Science Award – Postgraduate Awards

Massachusetts Institute Of Technology (MIT) – Converge – A Weekend For Prospective Graduate Students Fellowships

Mexican American Legal Defense And Educational Fund (MALDEF) Scholarship Fund

Microsoft Minority Scholarships for University and MBA Scholarship – For FAFSA application details, read this post

National Action Council For Minorities In engineering (NACME) – Block Grant Program For Participating Institutions

National Action Council For Minorities In engineering (NACME) – Alfred P. Sloan Foundation Minority Ph.D. Program Scholarship

National Alliance For Hispanic Health – Alliance/Merck Ciencia (Science) Hispanic Scholars Program

National Association Of Hispanic Nurses Scholarships

National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) – Ethnic Minority and Women’s Enhancement Postgraduate Scholarship for Careers in Athletics

National Consortium For Graduate Degrees For Minorities In Engineering And Science (GEM)
GEM Fellowship

National Hispanic Coalition Of Federal Aviation employees – Rene Matos Scholarship Program

National Hispanic Environmental Council – Minority Youth Environmental Training Institute
Postgraduate Awards

National Hispanic Foundation For The Arts Scholarships

National Organization of Professional Hispanic Natural Resources Conservation Service Employees (NOPHNRCSE) Scholarships

National Physical Science Consortium (NPSC) Fellowships/Scholarships

National Society Of Hispanic MBAs (NSHMBA) Scholarship Program/Fellowships

National Urban Fellows’ Leadership Development Program Fellowships

New Mexico Alliance For Hispanic Education HSF/NM Alliance Scholarship Program

New York Market Radio (NYMRAD) Scholarships

New York University (NYU), Stern School Of Business Pre-Doctoral Program For Minority Students Fellowships

Northeast Consortium For Faculty Diversity – Diversity Fellowships for Advanced Graduate Students

Nuclear Age Peace Foundation – La-Vera Garcia Peace Internship/Scholarship

Omega Phi Beta Sorority – Reach For The Gold Scholarship

Paul And Daisy Soros Fellowships For New Americans

Public Policy And International Affairs Program (PPIA) Fellowship/Scholarship

Sallie Mae Fund – First in My Family Scholarship Program

Sallie Mae Fund – Community College Transfer Scholarship

Salvadoran American Leadership And Educational Fund (SALEF) – Fulfilling Our Dreams Scholarships Fund

Semiconductor Research Corporation – Master’s Scholarship Program (MSP) Fellowships

Smithsonian Institution – Minority Awards Program Scholarship

Smithsonian Institution – James E. Webb Internships For Minority Undergraduate Juniors, Seniors, And Graduate Students Scholarship

Smithsonian Institution Latino Center – Young Ambassadors Program K-12 Awards

Smithsonian Institution Latino Center – Smithsonian Institution Latino Studies Fellowship Program Postgraduate Awards

Society For Advancement Of Chicanos And Native Americans In Science (SACNAS) – Graduate Student Opportunities Scholarship

Special Libraries Association – Graduate School Scholarships For Study In Librarianship

State Of New Mexico, Higher Education Department – New Mexico Higher Education Department Financial Aid and Scholarships

Texas Historical Commission (THC) – THC Preservation Fellows Program Scholarship

The Aspen Institute – William Randolph Hearst Endowed Scholarship For Minority Students

U.S. Centers For Disease Control And Prevention – HSHPS/CDC Internship Program  Scholarship

U.S. Department Of Energy – Mickey Leland Energy Fellowship Scholarship

U.S. National Aeronautics And Space Administration (NASA) – Harriett G. Jenkins Pre-doctoral Fellowship Program (JPFP)

U.S. National Highway Institute – Universities and Grants Programs Scholarship

U.S. National Oceanic And Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) – Student Scholarship Internship Opportunity (SSIO) Online System Scholarship

U.S. National Oceanic And Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) – Graduate Sciences Program (GSP) Fellowships

U.S. National Oceanic And Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) – Dr. Nancy Foster Scholarship/Fellowship

U.S. National Science Foundation – Postdoctoral Research Fellowships In Biology (PRFB)

U.S. National Science Foundation – SBE Minority Postdoctoral Research Fellowships and Follow-up Research Starter Grants (MPRF) Fellowships

University Corporation For Atmospheric Research – Significant Opportunities In Atmospheric Research And Science (SOARS) Scholarship

The University Of Arkansas-Pine Bluff – National Cooperative Fisheries Scholarships For Graduating High School Seniors Scholarship

The University Of California, Office Of The President, President’s Postdoctoral Fellowship Program K-12 Awards

The University Of Notre Dame – Librarian-In-Residence Program at Notre Dame Fellowships

The University Of Vermont – Multicultural Scholarships and Fellowships

The University Of Washington – Research Apprenticeship Program Scholarship

The University Of Wisconsin-Madison – Integrated Biological Sciences Summer Research Program Scholarship

The University Of Wisconsin-Madison – Blinks Research Fellowship Program Scholarship

Vanguard Scholarship Program

Ventures Scholars Program – Ventures Scholars K-12 Awards

Ventures Scholars Program – Ventures Scholars Undergrad Program Scholarship

Vermont Colleges – Vermont Teacher Diversity Scholarship Program (VTDSP) Scholarship

Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation – MMUF Dissertation Grants Fellowships

Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation – MMUF Travel & Research Grants  Fellowships

Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation – The Woodrow Wilson-Rockefeller Brothers Fund Fellowships

Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation – Thomas R. Pickering Under-Graduate Foreign Affairs Fellowship/Scholarship

Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation – Thomas R. Pickering Graduate Foreign Affairs Fellowship

Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI) – Undergraduate Fellowships for Minorities  Scholarship

Xerox Minority Scholarships