Beckham's Guide to Scholarships for Black and Minority Students
Barry Beckham
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Does a college education seem like an impossible, expensive dream? It doesn't have to. This indispensable guide to scholarships for black and minority students will help turn your dream of going to college into reality. Updated and enlarged, this is the top reference tool listing the most important as well as little-known sources of private financial aid for black and minority students.

EXCERPT FROM BARRY BECKHAM'S GUIDE TO SCHOLARSHIPS

001
ADHA INSTITUTE
Who Can Apply: The minority scholarship is available to students enrolled in certificate/associate or bachelor�s degree dental hygiene programs. Must have a 3.0 GPA and show financial need. Deadline May 1.
How Much Money Can I Get: $1,500
Whom Do I Contact: ADHA Institute for Oral Health, 444 N. Michigan Avenue, Suite 3400, Chicago, IL 60611, (312) 440-8900.

002
AFRICAN METHODIST EPISCOPAL CHURCH
Who Can Apply: Scholarships are available through local congregations. The AME church has over 8,000 congregations worldwide.
How Much Money Can I Get: Varies
Whom Do I Contact: African Methodist Episcopal Church, 2311 N Street, NW, Washington, DC 20037, (202) 337-3930.

003
AFRICAN METHODIST EPISCOPAL ZION CHURCH
Who Can Apply: This organization�s 1.5 million members, encompassing 2,500 churches, provide scholarships for its college-bound members.
How Much Money Can I Get: Varies
Whom Do I Contact: African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church, 1200 Windermere Drive, Pittsburgh, PA 15218, (412) 242-5842.

004
UNIVERSITY OF AKRON
The Janet B. Purnell and W. Howard Fort Scholarship
Who Can Apply: Entering black students with a 3.0 GPA.
How Much Money Can I Get: $1,500
Whom Do I Contact: Director of Minority Affairs, Office of Minority Affairs, University of Akron, 302 E. Buchtel Avenue, Akron, OH 44325, (216) 375-7658.

005
ALABAMA A&M UNIVERSITY
Abigail K. Hobson Memorial Scholarship Award
Who Can Apply: Student majoring in Family and Consumer Sciences who demonstrates a need for financial aid, has an above average scholastic record, and has desirable personal qualities.
How Much Money Can I Get: $500
Whom Do I Contact: Alabama A&M University, Alabama A&M University, Attn.: Financial Aid Office, P.O. Box 907, Normal, AL 35762, (256) 372- 5400.

006
ALABAMA A&M UNIVERSITY
Academic Scholarship
Who Can Apply: Awards are based on SAT or ACT scores and a minimum high school 3.0 GPA.
How Much Money Can I Get: $3,160 to full tuition, fees, room, and board
Whom Do I Contact: Alabama A&M University, Attn.: Financial Aid Office, P.O. Box 907, Normal, AL 35762, (256) 372-5400.

007
ALABAMA A&M UNIVERSITY
Army Reserve Officers� Training Corps Scholarship (ROTC)
Who Can Apply: Students interested in learning more about military lifestyle. Awards are awarded on a competitive basis and are available for four years
How Much Money Can I Get: $100 per month for up to ten months of each academic year.
Whom Do I Contact: Alabama A&M University, Attn.: Financial Aid Office, P.O. Box 907, Normal, AL 35762, (256) 372-5400.

008
ALABAMA A&M UNIVERSITY
Athletic Scholarship
Who Can Apply: These awards are made in the sports of football, basketball, baseball, soccer, tennis, track & field, golf, softball and volleyball. The size of these awards varies.
How Much Money Can I Get: Varies
Whom Do I Contact: Alabama A&M University, Attn.: Financial Aid Office, P.O. Box 907, Normal, AL 35762, (256) 372-5400.

009
ALABAMA A&M UNIVERSITY
Department of Energy Computational Science Scholarship
Who Can Apply: Students must maintain a minimum 3.25 GPA and score a minimum 1220 SAT (27 ACT).
How Much Money Can I Get: $3,000
Whom Do I Contact: Alabama A&M University, Attn.: Financial Aid Office, P.O. Box 907, Normal, AL 35762, (256) 372-5400.

010
ALABAMA A&M UNIVERSITY
Eliza P. Patton Award
Who Can Apply: Two students majoring in Family and Consumer Sciences whose interests are Apparel, Merchandising, and Design and Nutrition and Hospitality Management where funds permit.
How Much Money Can I Get: $125
Whom Do I Contact: Alabama A&M University, Attn.: Financial Aid Office, P.O. Box 907, Normal, AL 35762, (256) 372-5400.

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