Zeta Phi Beta Sorority Inc. Epsilon Rho Zeta Chapter Scholarship

Deadline: January 31, 2017 Eligibility: The scholarship assists graduating high school seniors in obtaining a college education and promotes Zeta Phi Beta Sorority Inc. scholarship principles. This scholarship targets under-represented minority students (African-Americans, Latinos, and Native Americans) who are high school seniors, residing in New Castle County, DE. It is aimed at African-American females. Applicants [...]

Xerox Technical Minority Scholarship

Deadline: September 30, 2016 Eligibility: Provides financial support to minority students enrolled full time in a technical or engineering degree program at the bachelor’s level or above. Award: $1,000 to $10,000. Contact: Application and details available at Xerox Technical Minority Scholarship Program 150 State St., Fourth Floor Rochester, NY 14614

United Negro College Fund (UNCF)

Deadline: Various, check website for details. Eligibility: The United Negro College Fund manages various scholarship programs. Each program has its own eligibility criteria, open/close dates and required documentation. To apply for a UNCF scholarship, you must apply through the online application process. As many of the UNCF scholarships require that the scholarship recipient apply for federal [...]

Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers Scholarship Program (SHPE)

Deadline: April 15, 2017 Eligibility: Merit-based and need-based scholarships are awarded to deserving Latino high school graduating seniors, undergraduate students and graduate students who demonstrate both significant motivation and aptitude for a career in science, technology, engineering or mathematics. U.S. citizenship is not required for SHPE general scholarships. Applicants must: Be of Hispanic descent. Be accepted [...]

National Coalition of 100 Black Women (NCBW), Delaware Chapter, Dr. Teresa D. Drummond Scholarship

Deadline: June 2017 Eligibility: Application will be available in March with specific requirements. Delaware resident. GPA with the exception of a non-traditional student application. Acceptance/enrollment in a technical, associate or undergraduate degree program. Award: Varies based on availability of scholarship funds. Contact: Application available at NCBW, Delaware Chapter Community Services Building 100 W. 10th [...]

National Association of Hispanic Journalists (NAHJ) Scholarships

Eligibility: Encourages and assists Latino students to pursue careers in journalism. Scholarships with varying requirements for college-bound high school seniors, college undergraduates  and graduate students who are pursuing careers in English- or Spanish-language media, or both. Must be attending a four-year or community college in the United States or Puerto Rico full-time. Selection based on: commitment [...]

Keisha M. Michael Memorial Scholarship

Deadline: March 15, 2017 Eligibility: African-American graduating senior residing in New Castle County. Minimum 2.5 GPA. Attending a historically black college or university. Community and church service are considered. Personal recommendation is required. Award: Minimum $1,000, depending on GPA and materials submitted. Awardees may reapply. At the discretion of the board of directors at the [...]

Hispanic Scholarship Fund (HSF) General College Scholarship Program

Deadline: Application opens January 1, 2017. Check website for details. Eligibility: Designed to assist students of Hispanic heritage obtain a college degree. Scholarships are available on a competitive basis to graduating high school seniors, undergraduates and graduate students. General eligibility requirements are: A minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA on a 4.0 scale (or the equivalent). Be a U.S. [...]

Delaware Afro-American Sports Hall of Fame Inc.

Deadline: March 2, 2017, check website for details. Eligibility: Two scholarships per county to graduating seniors. Students must have a grade point average of 2.75 Three letters of recommendation and a biographical sketch. Students must have participated in a high school varsity sports program for a minimum of two years. Award: $1,000 Contact: Applications available [...]

Caribbean-American Scholarship Sponsored By the Trinidad and Tobago Cultural Association of Delaware

Deadline: July 31, 2017 Eligibility: Be of Caribbean descent. Be a 2017 high school graduate from Delaware. Have a GPA of 3.0 or greater. Provide proof of acceptance into an accredited university/college for fall 2017 semester. Submit an essay (minimum 500 words) on one of the following topics: Why should you be selected to receive a [...]