Candidates for the Richard Holmes Scholarship must: 1. Be full-time black or African-American students at Mississippi State University. 2. Be juniors or seniors. 3. Be of good moral character and have demonstrated leadership ability and financial need. Award: $500 for Fall Semester and $500 for Spring Semester. Applications available at Enrollment Services.
$400 textbook scholarships available for Spring and Fall Semesters.
1. Be a MSU full-time Minority undergraduate (12 credit hours)
2. Must currently have a 2.5 cumulative GPA
3. Must maintain a minimum 2.5 cumulative GPA.
Applications available at Holmes Cultural Diversity Center each semester:
The University of Colorado at Denver together with
North Carolina A&T State University host the American
Economic Assoication's Summer Minority Program. The
Program prepares talented minority undergraduates for the economics,
mathematics and computer science disciplines for doctoral programs in
Economics and related disciplines. Students selected
to attend the summer program shall receive full tuition for up to 10.5
credit hours over the Summer Session, plus, course books,
room and meals. In additon, selected students will
receive a Stipend of $1,600
and health insurance for the session. Transportation will be provided
to and from Denver to arrive in late May and leave in the first week
The Coca Cola Company will award
an eight to ten week summer intern during which students will work on
projects at a Coca Cola facility in Atlanta under the guidance of a
manager and mentor. Students will also be awarded a $10,000 scholarship
(based on successful internship performance), a $2,500 monthly
internship salary, housing accomodations in Atlanta, and round-trip
transportation to and from Atlanta and local transportation to and
from the intern site.
The Ron Brown Scholar Program honors the memory of the
late Secretary of Commerce Ronald H. Brown, who among many accomplishments
was a visionary, a unifying force, an inspiring leader and public servant.
The Program is specifically focused on young African-Americans of
outstanding promise; it seeks to accelerate their progress into the
mainstream of leadership positions in business, education, government, and
a wide spectrum of professions. In addition to awarding each student
$40,000 for college and providing guidance throughout their academic
careers, the Program coordinates a wide variety of summer study-abroad
programs and internships, and underwrites Scholars' attendance at
leadership programs including the National Outdoor Leadership School.
The Ron Brown Scholar Program
1160 Pepsi Place, Suite 206
Charlottesville, VA 22901
The Sallies Mae Fund is a program that helps financial aid officers to meet the needs of full-time, undergraduate students whose financial aid packages fallshort by $1,000 or more. Scholarships range from $1,000 to $3,800. The Sallie Fund also offers numerousother scholarship packages such as: The First In MyFamily Scholarship, The American DreamScholarship, and The 911 Education Fund. For further details, visit the website at http://www.thesalliemaefund.org
The Southern Regional Educational Board's Doctoral Scholars Program,
which enrolled its first class in 1993, works to increase the number of
minority faculty in the 16-state SREB region by encouraging ethnic
minorities to pursue doctoral degrees and become college-level teachers.
Deadline: April 01
The makers of the Tylenol Family of
Products will award ten $10,000 scholarships and 150 $1,000
scholarships for higher education to students who demonstrate
leadership in community activities and school activities and who
intend to major in areas that will lead to health related fields. You
may apply to the Tylenol Scholarship if you will be attending an
undergraduate or graduate course of study in the Fall of 2003 at an
accredited two or four-year college, university or
vocational-technical school. This includes those students currently
enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate course of study and have one
or more years of school remaining.
Deadline: April 30
The United Negro College
Fund operates a program that is an innovative and progressive strategy
aimed at expanding the minority workforce of corporations throughout
the United States, named the Corporate Scholarships Program.
Scholarships include internships and mentorship for rising college
juniors and seniors as wellas graduate students in disciplines
specifically requested by and tailored to the needs of participating
corporate partners. UNCF is seeking your assistance in helping to
provide this opportunity to minority students-African Americans, Asian
Pacific Islander Americans, Hispanic Americans, and Native
Americans. for further details email UNCF at
Deadline: January 01
The UNCD/UPS Corporate Scholars
Program gives students a double opportunity of finanical
support and real-world work experience. The program
focuses on rising college juniors who are majoring in
computer science, engineering, information technology,
or marketing. The need-based scholarships range from
$5,000 to $10,000 and can be renewed from students who
continue to meet the Program requirements. Students will also participate in paid, eight- to 10-week
summer internships at UPS facilities.
Deadline: January 30
Full time juniors, seniors, and graduate students of
Mississippi State University are eligible for the Will R.
Cooper Memorial Scholarship. The qualifications include a
minimum of 3.0 GPA and strong leadership skills. Each
applicant is required to complete a scholarship
application form in the office of Financial Aid and
Scholarship (if they have not already done so) and to write an essay
on his or her unique qualities and leadership abilities. There will
be one Will R. Cooper Memorial Scholarship available for
Fall 2003 in the amount of $1,500. The recipients will
receive half of the award for Fall 2003 and half for
Deadline: April 01
Fourteen Ph.D. graduates in the humanities fields will be
selected for two-year postdoctoral fellowships. The Fellowships will expand
the Fellows' skills by providing time and resources necessary to broaden
teaching experience, prepare dissertations for publication and continue research.
Deadline: February 12