What are some minority scholarships?


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The Blacks at Microsoft, Asian and Pacific Islander American Scholarship Fund, Association of Women Geoscientists, Judith McManus Price Scholarship from the American Planning Association and the Actuarial Diversity Scholarship are some of the scholarships for minority students, as of 2015. Many colleges also offer internal scholarships for minority students.

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What are some minority scholarships?
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The Blacks at Microsoft scholarship program provides funding for up to four years with college tuition scholarships for students of African ancestry seeking a degree in a major related to technology or business, such as computer science, marketing and engineering. The Asian and Pacific Islander American Scholarship Fund has scholarships for minority students of Asian descent and offers scholarships in conjunction with businesses and other organizations, such as Coca-Cola, FedEx, NASA and General Mills.

The scholarship from the Association of Women Geoscientists offers funding for minority women with a black, Hispanic or Native American background who plan to pursue an undergraduate degree in field related to the geological sciences. The Judith McManus Price Scholarship funds females and racial minorities attending certain planning programs in undergraduate or graduate fields of study. The Actuarial Diversity Scholarship from The Actuarial Foundation is for undergraduates who plan for careers in actuary science, and it also assigns professional mentors to all applicants on request.

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