Texas A&M University-Kingsville

Private Scholarships

In addition to University Scholarships, many of our students receive scholarships from outside sources. Though extra work is required, the reward can be significant. It is recommended that students search for these scholarships throughout their entire academic career. Texas A&M University-Kingsville annually audits this list of scholarships; however, we can't guarantee the award amounts or award eligibility.


Alpha Kappa Alpha Awards
Current college students only, full-time, any major.


Audre Lorde Scholarship Fund
Gay, Lesbian, Transgender, or Bisexual.


American Legion Scholarships
Child/Children, or legally adopted child/children, of active duty United States military and Guard, and Reserve personnel who were federalized and died on active duty on or after September 11, 2001. Must be a high school senior or high school graduate to apply for the scholarship. Scholarship is for undergraduate study at a U.S. school of higher education.


American Chemical Society Scholarships
If you are an African American, Hispanic, or American Indian high school senior or college freshman, sophomore, or junior pursuing a college degree in the chemical sciences or chemical technology, you may be eligible.


American Indian College Fund
Offers scholarships to American Indian students who are enrolled or are planning to enroll in either a tribal college or a selected mainstream university. Follow "Scholarships & Students" link or go to the Mainstream College Scholarships page.


American Indian Graduate Center
Offers scholarships to both undergraduate and graduate American Indian students who will be attending accredited U.S. colleges or universities.


Asian & Pacific Islander American Scholarship Fund

Offers scholarships to Asian and/or Pacific Islander Americans attending college for the first time.


Asian Women In Business Scholarship Fund
Offers six $2,500 scholarships to Asian female students who have demonstrated scholarship, leadership, community service and/or entrepreneurship, are enrolled full-time, and carry a minimum 3.0 G.P.A. from an accredited four year undergraduate program in the U.S.


American Assoc. of University Women


AXA Achievement Scholarship


Alexander Graham Bell Association for the Deaf


AGI Minority Geoscience Scholarship

Enrolled in an earth science education or geoscience degree program.


Actuarial Scholarships for Minority Students

The purpose of the Casualty Actuarial Society (CAS) and Society of Actuaries (SOA) scholarship program is to provide scholarships for certain minority students who are interested in pursuing actuarial careers.


Adelante! U.S. Education Leadership Fund
The Adelante! U.S. Education Leadership Fund sets itself apart from other programs by its combination of financial assistance and leadership training for the workplace. Adelante provides forty $2,500 to $3,000 annual scholarships to deserving Hispanic college students.


American Architectural Foundation (AAF)-Minority/Disadvantaged Scholarship
The American Architectural Foundation awards scholarships to minority or disadvantaged high school seniors and college freshmen who plan to study architecture in an NAAB-accredited program. Scholarship awards range from $500 to $2,500.


American Chemical Society-Scholars Program
The American Chemical Society sponsors a scholarship program designed to encourage Hispanic, African-American, and American Indian students to pursue undergraduate college degrees in the chemical sciences and chemical technology.


American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)-Scholarships for Minority Accounting Students
The AICPA Scholarships for Minority Accounting Students provide competitive awards to outstanding full-time undergraduate minority students and full-time graduate students (who are not CPAs) seeking a Master's degree in accounting or taxation and students pursuing a Master's in business administration, if their undergraduate degree is in accounting, are also eligible.


American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AICHE)-Minority Scholarship Awards
The American Institute of Chemical Engineers awards $1,000 one-time scholarships to students studying, or intending to study, chemical engineering.



Black Excel: The College Help Network
Scroll down to "Go Express to..." section and follow "Scholarship Gateway" link or go to the Scholarship Gateway page.


Brown Foundation
Offers scholarships of $1,000 per year for two academic years to minority students entering their junior year of college in teacher education programs.


Brower Youth Awards
Environmental and Social Justice Advocacy
The Brower Youth Award is an annual national award that recognizes 6 young people for their outstanding activism and achievements in the fields of environmental and social justice advocacy.



Coca-Cola Scholars
The Coca-Cola Scholars Foundation awards scholarships to students who exemplify the potential to become the leaders of tomorrow.


Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute (CHCI)-Scholarship Awards
The CHCI Scholarship Awards are afforded to Latino students who have a strong commitment toward the Latino community, a history of leadership and public service, and a desire to continue contributing to the Latino community in the future.



David and Dovetta Wilson Scholarship Fund
This site lists several different scholarships.


Davis-Putter Scholarship Fund

Provides need-based grants to college students active in building the movement for social and economic justice.


DaimlerChrysler Scholarship Award
$1,000 Full-time undergraduate students attending 2 or 4-year institutions.



Executive Women International Business


Elks National Foundation Scholarships


Engineering School Scholarships

http://www.engineeringedu.com/scholars.html - (Broken, http://www.engineeringedu.com/scholars.html)

Elder and Leemaur Publishers University Writing Scholarship
The University Writing Scholarship (UWS) is a program available to both undergraduate university/college students and high school seniors and juniors across North America. The UWS is designed to continue the development of young authors, and bring awareness of the employment opportunities in the field of writing.



Ford Foundation Fellowships for Minorities



Government Finance Officers Association Scholarships


Girls Going Places® Entrepreneurship Award Program


Gates Millennium Scholarships


Government Finance Officers Association Minorities in Government Finance Scholarship



Horatio Alger Association Scholarship Programs


Hispanic Association of Colleges & Universities
Follow "Student Resources" link or go to the Scholarship Program page.


Hispanic College Fund

Offers scholarships to Hispanic students that demonstrate both academic merit and financial need. Follow "Scholarships/Becas"


Hispanic Scholarship Fund

Offers a variety of scholarships to Hispanic students at different points in their academic careers. Follow "Scholarships" link.


Hispanic Alliance for Career Enhancement (HACE)

Each year, the Hispanic Alliance for Career Enhancement awards scholarships to Latino undergraduate students of all majors.



Italian Catholic Federation


Iranian Scholarship Foundation


Irish-American Community Center


Irish-American Home Society

Candidates qualifying for this scholarship must be members or sons/daughters of "members in good standing" (paid dues to date) of the Glastonbury Irish-American Society. This membership must be active for the past 3 years for eligibility.

http://www.irishamericanhome.com - (Broken, http://www.irishamericanhome.com/AboutUs.html)

Institute for Humane Studies (IHS)-Humane Studies Fellowship
The Institute for Humane Studies awards scholarships up to $12,000 for undergraduate or graduate study in the United States or abroad. Last year IHS awarded 120 scholarships to outstanding undergraduate, graduate, law, and professional students who are exploring the principles, practices, and institutions necessary to a free society through their academic work.



Jackie Robinson Foundation Scholarship
Through its Education and Leadership Development Program, the Jackie Robinson Foundation provides scholarships of up to $7,500 annually to minority high school students showing leadership potential and demonstrating financial need to attend an accredited 4-year college or university of their choice.



Korean American Scholarship Foundation
Offers various scholarships from $1,000 to Korean American students in fields specified by individual and corporate donors.



La Unidad Latina Foundation
Offers scholarships ranging from $250 to $1000 to Hispanic students currently enrolled in an eligible bachelor's or master's degree program at an accredited four-year college or university.


LULAC National Educational Service Centers
Offers scholarships to qualified Hispanic students who are enrolled or are planning to enroll in accredited colleges or universities. Under "Our Programs", follow "Scholarships" link.


League at AT&T Foundation
The LEAGUE Foundation provides financial resources for America's Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and Transgender youth to attend institutions of higher learning to meet this mission.


Lagrant Foundation

The Lagrant Foundation mission is to increase the number of ethnic minorities in the fields of advertising, marketing and public relations by providing scholarships, career development workshops, professional development, mentors and internships to African American, American Indian/Native American, Asian Pacific American and Hispanic/Latino undergraduate and graduate students.


LINC TELACU Education Foundation
Scholarships to students in California, Illinois, Texas and New York. Scholars receive not just monetary assistance, but also counseling, leadership training, classes in time management and other subjects that help the students succeed in college.



Malcolm X Scholarship Program

Tel: (800) 331-2244

Martin Luther King Scholarships
Each year, the City of San Antonio MLK Commission awards scholarships to graduating high school students in Bexar County.


Morris K. Udall Foundation
Students who have demonstrated commitment to careers related to the environment; or to Native American and Alaska Native students who have demonstrated commitment to careers related to tribal public policy; or to Native American and Alaska Native students who have demonstrated commitment to careers related to Native health care.


Minority/Disadvantaged Scholarship Program (architecture)
Minority/Disadvantaged Scholarships in order to encourage diversity and equity in the architectural profession.


Multicultural Affairs Scholarship
Public Relations
To assist and recognize young men and women for outstanding academic achievement and commitment to the practice of public relations.


Microsoft College Scholarships
To be eligible, you must be enrolled full time in a Bachelor's degree program at a college or university in the United States, Canada, or Mexico at the time you submit the application.


Motivating Undergraduates in Science and Technology (MUST) Scholarship Program
This program is open to all U.S. citizens, who are pursuing an undergraduate degree in a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics) discipline at a college or university that is accredited in the United States are eligible for the MUST funding opportunity. Students of all underrepresented groups (Women, African Americans, Hispanic Americans, Native Americans and persons with disabilities) are encouraged to apply.


Mexican American Grocers Association (MAGA)-Scholarship Program
The Mexican American Grocers Association (MAGA) offers renewable scholarships for financially disadvantaged Hispanic students preparing for careers in sales, merchandising, or marketing in the grocery industry. Applicants must be college sophomores with a demonstrated financial need.


Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund (MALDEF)- Law School Scholarship
Through its scholarship program, MALDEF seeks to increase the number of Latinos in the legal profession. Scholarships are awarded to Latino students based on academic achievement, demonstrated commitment to serve the Latino community, and financial need.



National Black Police Assoc. Scholarships
The academics of law enforcement, or other related areas, for the betterment of the Criminal Justice system. Applicant must be a senior in high school.


National Black MBA Association, Inc.

Scholarships to undergraduates, graduates and doctoral students pursuing careers in business

http://www.nbmbaa.org/index.aspx?PageID=789&Scholarship+Programs - (Broken, http://www.nbmbaa.org/index.aspx?PageID=789&Scholarship+Programs)

National Back Nurses' Assoc. Scholarships


National Association of Hispanic Journalists


National Organization of Professional Hispanic Natural Resources Conservation Service Employees (NOPHNRCSE)
The National Organization of Professional Hispanic Natural Resources Conservation Service Employees (NOPHNRCSE) provides scholarships to deserving Hispanic students that wish to pursue or are pursuing a Bachelors degree in a natural resources or a natural resources conservation-related field of study at an accredited four-year institution.


National Assoc. of Black Journalists Scholarships (NABJ)

General Requirements
* All applicants must be a student member of NABJ.
* All applicants must be a journalism major or pursuing a career in journalism.
* All applicants MUST send FOUR complete packets which include application form, resume, essays, transcripts, and work samples for each packet.
* All applicants must be enrolled in an accredited college or university and have at least one year of school remaining. Awards will be granted for the 2008-2009 school year.
* Previous NABJ scholarship winners are not eligible to reapply.


National Italian American Foundation

General Category I:
Italian American students who demonstrate outstanding potential and high academic achievements. Area of study: open.

General Category II:
Those students from any ethnic background majoring or minoring in Italian language, Italian studies, Italian American studies or a related field, who demonstrate outstanding potential and high academic achievements.


National Gay Pilots Association Education Fund
Gay, Lesbian, Transgender, or Bisexual.

http://secure.ngpa.org/- (Broken, secure.ngpa.org )

NASCAR/Wendell Scott Award
Undergraduates and graduate students in a 2 or 4-year institution with a declared major in: Business, Engineering, Public Relations, Mass Media, Technology, Marketing and Sports Marketing/Management.


National Action Council for Minorities in Engineering, Inc. (NACME) - Scholars Program
NACME is widely known as the nation's largest private source of scholarships for African American, American Indian and Latino women and men in engineering.


National Association of Hispanic Journalists (NAHJ)-Rubén Salazar Scholarship Fund
The National Association of Hispanic Journalists (NAHJ) offers several scholarships through our Rubén Salazar Scholarship Fund program. These scholarships are designed to encourage and assist Latino students pursue careers in journalism.


National Association of Hispanic Nurses (NAHN)
The National Association of Hispanic Nurses awards $1,000 scholarships to outstanding Hispanic students enrolled in associate, Bachelor's, graduate, or vocational nursing programs.


National Foundation for Advancement in the Arts (NFAA)-youngARTS Program
youngARTS awards high school seniors and other 17 and 18 year old artists in the disciplines of Dance, Film and Video, Jazz, Music, Photography, Theater, Visual Arts, Voice and Writing.


National Hispanic Coalition of Federal Aviation Employees (NHCFAE)- Rene Matos Scholarship
Available to NHCFAE dependants, and to Hispanics, women and other minorities in general.


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

Hispanic students that wish to pursue or are pursuing a Bachelors degree in a natural resources or a natural resources conservation-related field of study at an accredited four-year institution.



Optimist International Essay Contest - $2,000 to $5,000 Scholarship


Office Depot Scholarship

Undergraduate students attending 4-year institutions with a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 in any of the following majors: Business, International Business, Marketing, Merchandising or Information Technology.



POLANKI the Polish Women's Cultural Club of Milwaukee
POLANKI sponsors an annual college achievement awards competition for third and fourth year college or university students and graduate students who are of Polish descent or are studying Polish subjects.


Point Foundation
Gay, Lesbian, Transgender, or Bisexual. Point Foundation provides financial support, mentoring, leadership training and hope to meritorious students who are marginalized due to sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression.



Ron Brown Scholar Program
Offers 10 four-year scholarships to outstanding African-American high school seniors.


Ronald McDonald House Charities (RMHC)/HACER Scholarship
RMHC began its support of scholarship programs in 1985 by committing $50,000 toward the first scholarships awarded through the Hispanic American Commitment to Educational Resources (HACER) program.



Sons of the Republic of Texas - Texas History Essay Contest
Graduating seniors in any high school may enter. History, government and English students are particularly encouraged to participate.


STATE FARM INSURANCE Hispanic Scholarships


Siemens Foundation Competition
Encourage minority students to consider careers teaching math and science.


Salvadoran American Leadership and Education Fund


Scholarships For Hispanics


Society for Advancement of Chicanos and Native Americans in Science

SACNAS encourages minority high school, community college undergraduate and graduate students to advance within the fields of science, mathematics and engineering.



Talbot's Women's Scholarship Fund
All applicants must be seeking an undergraduate degree from an accredited two- or four-year college or university, or vocational-technical school. Only applicants seeking a bachelor's degree from a four-year college or university are eligible to receive a $10,000 award. Scholarship awards are based primarily on financial need and previous achievements for women who earned their high school diploma or GED at least 10 years ago.


Texas Vegetation Management Association Scholarship


Tylenol Scholarships
Scholarships awarded to students pursuing healthcare-related education at an accredited institution.


Transgender Scholarship and Education Legacy Fund
The Transgender Scholarship and Education Legacy Fund for Transgender Identified Students in the Helping and Caring Professions Including:



UNICO National - Italian American Service Organization


Undesignated Scholarships (Engineering)
To qualify, the applicant must enroll in an engineering program accredited by ABET at a university of the applicant's choice.


United Negro College Fund


U.S. Hispanic Leadership Institute (USHLI)-Dr. Juan Andrade Scholarship for Young Hispanic Leaders
Applicants must be enrolled or accepted for enrollment as a full-time student in a four-year institution in the U.S. or U.S. territories, and demonstrate a verifiable need for financial support. At least one parent must be of Hispanic ancestry.




WAL*MART Community Scholarship


Wachovia Scholarship Award
Full-time undergraduate students attending 2 or 4-year institutions with a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 in any of the following majors: Finance, Accounting, or Business Administration. Student must be within Wachovia's retail market's in the following states: CT, NY, NJ, PA, DE, MD, DC, VA, NC, SC, GA, FL, AL, TN, MS and TX.

https://www.csascholars.org/wscholarships.php - (Broken-https://www.csascholars.org/wscholarships.php)

World Studio Foundation
World studio AIGA Scholarships allow young people from minority and economically disadvantaged backgrounds not only to realize their artistic dreams, but also to give back to their communities.



Xerox Corporation-Technical Minority Scholarship Fund




239 High St. Lexington,

KY 40507


Black Achievers Scholarship Eligible Inst.: Us schools


Zeta Phi Beta Sorority

Inc. 1734 New Hampshire Ave
NW Washington, DC 20009
Isabel M. Herson Scholarship
Tel: (202) 387-3103
Eligible Inst.: US schools

This page was last updated on: March 24, 2014