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FELLOWSHIPS / SCHOLARSHIPS To Top

The AT&T Labs Fellowship
An AT&T Labs Fellowship is the opportunity of a lifetime. Fellowships are available to outstanding minority and women students who are U. S. Citizens or Permanent Residents and who are pursuing PhD studies in computer and communications-related fields.

http://www.research.att.com/academic/alfp.html


The Consortium for Graduate Study in Management

The Consortium for Graduate Study in Management is an alliance of fourteen schools of business in partnership with corporate America, working to facilitate the entry of minorities into managerial positions in business. The Consortium recruits college-trained African American, Hispanic American, and Native American United States citizens and invites them to compete for merit-based fellowships for graduate study leading to a Master's Degree in Business.

To find out more or to apply visit the web site.

http://www.cgsm.org/home.html


The Cooperative Research Fellowships

The Cooperative Research Fellowships (CRFP) are designed to identify and develop scientific and engineering research ability, among members of under-represented minority groups, increasing their representation in scientific and technological fields.

http://www.bell-labs.com/fellowships/CRFP/

 

The Ethel Payne Fellowships

This fellowship is awarded to journalists interested in obtaining international reporting experiences through assignments in Africa.

http://www.nabj.org/html/fellowships.html

 

The Ford Foundation

The Ford Foundation offers a variety of grants in multiple disciplines.

http://www.fordfound.org/

 

Ford Foundation Predoctoral, Dissertation, Postdoctoral Fellowships for Minorities

To increase the presence of underrepresented minorities on the nation's college and university faculties, to enhance diversity on campuses, and to address the persisting effects of past discrimination, the Ford Foundation offers predoctoral fellowships to members of six minority groups whose underrepresentation in the professoriate has been severe and long-standing.

http://www7.nationalacademies.org/fellowships/

 

The Howard Hughs Predoctoral Fellowships in Biological Sciences

The Howard Hughes Medical Institute will award at least 80 five-year fellowships for full-time study toward a Ph.D. or an Sc.D. degree in the biological sciences.

http://www7.nationalacademies.org/
fellowships/HHMI_Predoctoral.html

 

The Newhouse Newspaper Graduate Fellowship Program

The Newhouse Newspaper Graduate Fellowship Program, founded in 1993, offers minority students an opportunity to begin a career in communications -- as long as they ARE NOT journalism majors.

The idea is to not only increase the number of minorities, but also to attract people from different disciplines and backgrounds. The Fellowship attracts extraordinarily high quality applicants.

Six finalists are selected to come to Syracuse University for interviews. The top two are awarded:

÷       free tuition
÷       $1,100 a month stipend
÷       health insurance
÷       up to $3,000 in other benefits
÷       internships

The applications deadline is typically Feb. 10th. To get additional information, please contact:
Dean Nancy Sharp

(315) 443 - 1124

(315) 443 - 3946 fax

nwsharp@syr.edu

As many qualified candidates apply, there are not nearly enough. Please consider this wonderful opportunity and share it with another. Remember: no journalism majors (however we have accepted many with broadcast education, PR, etc. backgrounds) and there is no age limit -- so this could be your chance for a long awaited career change.

This is a once in a lifetime opportunity that has the potential to change your life.

 

The Rockefeller Foundation Fellowships

The Rockefeller Foundation offers a series of valuable fellowships in a variety of disciplines. Please peruse the web site to find out more.

The Rockefeller Foundation Humanities Fellowships. Visit the site to find out more.

http://www.rockfound.org/display.asp?context=3&
collection=0&subcollection=0&DocID=458&Section
TypeID=16&Preview=0&ARCurrent=1#ind

 

The National Association of Black Accountants Scholarship

Since inception, the National Association of Black Accountants, Inc. (NABA) has provided over $3.2 million in scholarship funds to deserving students.

http://www.nabainc.org/scholarship_program.htm

 

The National Black MBA Association (NBMBAA) Scholarships

The NBMBAAA award a Ph.D. fellowship, MBA Scholarship and Undergraduate Scholarship annually. To find out more visit the web site.

http://www.nbmbaa.org/programs/scholarship.html

 

The PhD Project

The PhD Project recruits and supports African American, Hispanic American, and Native American professionals to enroll in business Ph.D. programs. The PhD Project site includes invaluable information about funding opportunities for minority doctoral students, success stories from participants, a conference calendar, and organizational information.

www.phdproject.com

 

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development Urban Scholars Postdoctoral Fellowship Program

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) has therefore decided to establish an Urban Scholars Fellowship Program to expand urban research and ensure a continued pipeline of new researchers who will be vitally important to both research and public policy.

http://www7.nationalacademies.org/
fellowships/HUD.html


FOR MORE INFORMATION

ABC provides an impressive comprehensive list of resources, including scholarships, fellowships and publications. Please take the time the browse this site for invaluable information.

http://www.abetterchance.org/resource.htm

 

100+ Minority Scholarship Listings

Click here to download a Microsoft Word document containing a listing of over 100 minority focused scholarships.



CAREER ADVANCEMENT RESOURCES
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The Workshop in Business Opportunities (WIBO)

It is a non-profit corporation which educates people in disadvantaged neighborhoods to open and operate independent businesses.

http://www.wibo.org/

 

Volunteer Consulting Group

Fundamental to the organization's mission is bringing outstanding leadership into service as board members of health, human service, educational, cultural, advocacy and community development nonprofit organizations.

For more information, either call (212) 447 - 1236 or visit the web site.

www.vcg.org




EDUCATION
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Official MBA Guide

The Official MBA Guide lets prospective MBA students specify your own criteria to search or rank all AACSB-accredited MBA programs in the United States, as well as view individual MBA programs from alphabetical or state-by-state listings. The site also includes links to other graduate program resources.

http://mba.us.com/guide/

 

Accepted.com

Accepted.Com provides extensive information on writing for acceptance to business school, include tips for essay writing, letters of recommendation, and interview feedback, as well as other tips and links helpful to those interested in business education.

http://www.accepted.com/help/index.htm

FOR MORE INFORMATION

ABC provides an impressive comprehensive list of resources, including scholarships, fellowships and publications. Please take the time the browse this site for invaluable information.

http://www.abetterchance.org/resource.htm


City Prep

The goal of CITY PREP is to set students on a more equal intellectual footing with economically advantaged children, and prepare them for academic success in competitive public and private high schools.

Please list our website,http://www.cityprep.org. If you have any questions or need any additional information, please contact us. We would love to demonstrate to others the work we do for these very special children.

 


 

EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMS To Top

LEAD - Leadership Education and Development Program in Business

LEAD selects promising African American, Hispanic American, and Native American high school students to participate in comprehensive summer institutes at graduate business schools, then supports them through college and beyond by opening doors to internships and permanent jobs with LEAD corporate partners.

http://www.leadnational.org/index.html

 

The Albert G. Oliver Program

The Albert G. Oliver Program is an educational and multi-service organization which identifies and recruits academically talented African-American and Latino students from New York City and assists in their enrollment in independent schools.

http://www.albertgoliver.com/

 

A Better Chance (ABC)

Among other things, ABC provides educational opportunities to students of color with the talent and potential to excel academically through their recruitment and placement into some of the nationĂs most outstanding secondary schools

www.abetterchance.org

 

Prep for Prep

Prep's strategy is to identify talented students from minority group backgrounds, prepare them for placement in independent schools, and provide a sense of community, peer support, critical post-placement services, and a range of leadership development opportunities.

http://www.prepforprep.org


 

CAREER PLACEMENT PROGRAMS To Top

Sponsors for Educational Opportunity (SEO) Career Program

The SEO Career Program provides college undergraduates of color orientation, training, coaching and substantive internships in some of the most exciting and competitive fields worldwide.

http://www.seo-ny.org/

 

INROADS Internship Program

The mission of INROADS is to develop and place talented minority youth in business and industry and prepare them for corporate and community leadership.

http://www.inroads.org/

 

SCHOLARSHIPS

Ron Brown Scholar Program

The Ron Brown Scholar Program, named for the late Secretary of Commerce, is a part of the CAP Charitable Foundation's education outreach. The Program offers 4-year college scholarships and coordinates internships for talented African-American high school seniors.

http://www.ronbrown.org/

 

Coca-Cola Scholarships
Fifty four-year $20,000 scholarships and 100 four-year $4,000 scholarships. Call (800) 306-COKE or visit the site.

http://www.cocacola.com/

Congressional Black Caucus Spouses Education Fund

Any graduating high school senior planning to attend an accredited institution of higher education, or a full-time undergraduate, graduate or doctoral student with a minimum 2.5/4.0 GPA, is eligible. Must reside or attend school in a Congressional district represented by an African American Member of Congress.

http://www.cbcfonline.org/
cbcspouses/scholarship.html

 

The Gates Millennium Scholars Program
Administered by the United Negro College Fund, provides scholarships and fellowships for outstanding low-income African-American, Native American, Hispanic American, and Asian American students to attend the undergraduate and graduate institutions of their choice.

http://www.gmsp.org/main.cfm

 

National Urban League Scholarships

The Campaign for African American Achievement Scholarship Program

The Campaign for African American Achievement Scholarship Program, the Freddie Mac Corporation, Reginald K. Brack (former chairmen of Time, Inc.), will offer college scholarships for study at our most stimulating and challenging academic institutions and programs. And thereby, create an outstanding pool of talent that will lead the community into the future.

http://www.nul.org/scholarships.html

 

Jackie Robinson Scholarships

JRF awards students four-year Scholarships of up to $6,000 per year to attend the four year accredited college or university of their choice.

http://www.jackierobinson.org/aboutjrf/info.html

 

Thurgood Marshall Scholarships

The Fund provides scholarships to undergraduate, graduate and law school students attending the 45 Historically Black Public Colleges and Universities (HBPCUs).

http://www.thurgoodmarshallfund.org/
sk_v4.cfm?rdn=&CFID=13934&CFTOKEN=77113867

 

Harry Truman Scholarship Foundation

Awarded to students who intend to pursue a career targeted to public service or government.

http://www.truman.gov/




OTHER RESOURCES
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The Black Collegian Online

The Black Collegian Online is dedicated to providing rich content and resources to Black collegians and all people of color seeking career and self-development information.

http://black-collegian.com/

FOR MORE INFORMATION

ABC provides an impressive comprehensive list of resources, including scholarships, fellowships and publications. Please take the time the browse this site for invaluable information.

http://www.abetterchance.org/resource.htm

 

 

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