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Hispanic Student Scholarships: Graduate Students

The Graduate School at Montclair State University

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More Scholarships for Graduate Students

A Step Forward Scholarship

This scholarship will award one student who is the first in their family to attend college with $1,000 to help them pursue their educational goals. It is our hope that this scholarship may ease some of the monetary burdens that come with attending school.

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ACHE Albert W. Dent Graduate Student Scholarship

The Foundation of the American College of Healthcare Executives established this scholarship in honor of Albert W. Dent, the first African-American Fellow of ACHE. This scholarship is offered to provide financial aid to minority students in healthcare management graduate programs to help offset tuition costs, student loans and expenses.

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Actuarial Diversity Scholarship

The Actuarial Foundation offers a scholarship for Black/African American, Hispanic and Native American Indian students recognizing and encouraging academic achievements by awarding scholarships to full time undergraduate and graduate students pursuing a degree that may lead to a career in the actuarial profession.

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AICPA Scholarship Award for Minority Accounting Students

This award provides financial assistance to outstanding minority students to encourage their pursuit of accounting as a major and their ultimate entry into the profession.

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American Bus Association Diversity Award

The Diversity Scholarship focuses on broadening the number of traditionally underrepresented groups in the management and operation ranks of the transportation, travel, and tourism industry.

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Association of Latino Professionals for America (ALPFA) Scholarship

Majors: Business, Accounting, Finance or STEM. Classifications: rising Sophomores, rising Juniors, rising Seniors, Graduate students. * Must be a Member to apply for scholarships – MSU has a student chapter: https://business.montclair.edu/about/events/49585 – If you are interested in participating in networking/recruitment activities or internships, please contact Diane Freedman, Career Services Director at freedmand@mail.montclair.edu or 973-655-6965.

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Comprehensive List of Nationwide Scholarship Programs

Various Programs listed in a PDF file

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HACU: Hispanic Association of Colleges & Universities (Variety)

For students at HACU membership Colleges and Universities (incl MSU)

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Hispanic Scholarship Fund

Awards are based on merit; amounts range from $500 to $5,000, based on relative need, among the Scholars selected.

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La Unidad Latina Foundation: National Scholarship

LULF supports all students, regardless of legal status, who have demonstrated a dedication to advancing the Latino community.

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Lánzate!/Take Off! Higher Education Travel Award Program

HACU and Southwest Airlines will award roundtrip tickets to currently enrolled undergraduate and graduate students across the country who travel away from home to pursue a higher education and meet the eligibility criteria

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NAHN (National Association of Hispanic Nurses) Scholarship Programs

NAHN Scholarships are awarded annually to active NAHN members enrolled in accredited LVN/LPN, associate, diploma, baccalaureate, and graduate nursing programs. Scholarship recipients are a select group of Hispanic nursing students who demonstrate promise of professional contributions to the nursing profession and who have the potential to act as role models for other aspiring nursing students.The number of scholarships offered each year is dependent upon the amount of money in the scholarship fund. Selection of recipients is based on many factors including need, current academic standing, course of study, supporting documentation, and other factors. NAHN Scholarships are awarded during the NAHN Annual Conference in July.

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Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers – Scholarships for Hispanic STEM Students

This award is for students who are employed in a STEM (science, technology, engineering, mathematics)-related field and are enrolled in a first undergraduate or graduate degree program in a STEM field. Students must be members of the Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers and have a grade point average of 3.25 or higher. Students of Hispanic descent will be given priority.

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The Academy of Television Arts and Sciences Foundation: College Television Awards

Every year, the Foundation offers the College Television Award and the Fred Rogers Memorial Scholarship. These are great opportunities for college students who are interested in pursuing jobs in the media.

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The Airport Minority Advisory Council Educational and Scholarship Program

AMACESP distributes approximately 12 scholarships per semester valued at $2,000.00 each to women and minorities pursuing a degree in the aviation industry (i.e. engineering, construction, business, etc). The Airport Minority Advisory Council (AMAC) is the only national, non-profit, trade association dedicated to promoting the full participation of minority-owned, women-owned and disadvantaged business enterprises (M/W/DBEs) in airport contracting and the inclusion of minorities and women in employment.

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