Education Major Scholarships for Minority

Gates Millennium Scholars Program (GMS)
Open to African American, American Indian/Alaska Native, Asian Pacific Islander American or Hispanic American in one of the following discipline areas: education, engineering, library science, mathematics, public health or science
Amount of Award: varies
Application Deadline: January 11
Number of Awards: 4,000
Duration of Award: varies
Contact Information:
Gates Millennium Scholars
P.O. Box 1434
Alexandria, Virginia 22313
Phone: (877) 690-GMSP (4677)
http://www.gmsp.org

Brown Foundation Scholarship Program
Open to minority students pursuing a degree in Education.
Amount of Award: $1,000
Application Deadline: March 20th
Number of Awards: varies
Duration of Award: 2 years
Contact Information:
The Brown Foundation
Scholarship Committee
1515 SE Monroe
Topeka, KS 66615
Phone: (785) 235-3939
Fax: (785)235-1001
Email: Brownfound@juno.com
http://brownvboard.org/foundation/scholarships/index.php

Harriet Irsay Scholarship
Open to undergraduate and graduate students preferably of Polish descent majoring in the following fields: Architecture, Communication, Education, Film, History, International Relations, Journalism, Liberal Arts, Polish Studies and Public Relations.
Amount of Award: $1,000
Application Deadline: May 18th
Number of Awards: 10 -15
Duration of Award: 1 year
Contact Information:
Scholarship Applications
The American Institute of Polish Culture
1440 79th Street Causeway, Suite 117
Miami, FL 33141-3555
Phone: (305) 864-2349
Email: info@ampolinstitute.org
http://www.ampolinstitute.org/ip.asp?op=Scholarship

MESBEC program
Open to American Indian students pursuing a degree in math, engineering, science, business, education, and computers.
Amount of Award: $500 - $5,000
Application Deadline: March 15th, April 15th and September 15th
Number of Awards: varies
Duration of Award: 1 year
Contact Information:
Catching the Dream
Attn: Scholarship Affairs Office
8200 Mountain Road NE., Suite 203
Albuquerque, NM 87110
Phone: (505)262-2351 ext. 116
http://www.catchingthedream.org/Scholarship.htm
See Also Native American Leadership Education program (NALE)

Student Opportunity Scholarship
Open to undergraduate students, who are member of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), majoring in Education, Health Service/Science, Religious Studies, Sacred Music and Social Service/Science. Preference in this program is extended to racial ethnic students in order to promote diversity.
Amount of Award: $200 - $3,000
Application Deadline: June 15th
Number of Awards: varies
Duration of Award: 1 year
Contact Information:
Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.)
Financial Aid for Studies
100 Witherspoon Street
Louisville, Kentucky 40202-1396
Phone: Laura Bryan (888) 728-7228x5735
http://www.pcusa.org/financialaid/programs/studentopportunities.htm

Minority Teacher Incentive Grant Program
Weisman Scholarship Program

Open to minority students in Connecticut enrolled in a teacher preparation program
Amount of Award: $5,000 for 2 years or $2,500 for 4 years
Application Deadline: October 1
Number of Awards: varies
Duration of Award: varies
Contact Information:
Minority Teacher Incentive Grant/Weisman Scholarship Program
Connecticut Department of Higher Education
61 Woodland Street
Hartford, Connecticut 06105-2326
Phone: (860) 947-1857
Fax: (860) 947-1838
mtip@ctdhe.org
http://www.ctdhe.org/SFA/pdfs/MTIPForm.pdf

Burlington Northern Santa Fe (BNSF) Foundation Scholarship
Open to American Indian high school seniors(member of AISES) in Arizona, California, Colorado, Kansas, Minnesota, Montana, New Mexico, North Dakota, Oklahoma, Oregon, South Dakota, or Washington. Eligible majors include business, engineering, math, medicine/health administration, natural/physical sciences, technology and education.
Amount of Award: varies
Application Deadline: April 15th
Number of Awards: 5 each year
Duration of Award: 4 years
Contact Information:
American Indian Science & Engineering Society
Scholarship Coordinator
P.O. Box 9828
Albuquerque, NM 87119-9828
Phone: (505) 765-1052
Fax: (505) 765-5608
http://www.aises.org/Programs/ScholarshipsandInternships/Scholarships