Scholarships for American Indians

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American Association of Blacks in Energy National Scholarships

American Association of Blacks in Energy
Attn: Scholarship Committee
1625 k Street, N.W., Suite 405
Washington, DC 20006
(202) 371-9530      Fax: (202) 371-9218
E-mail: info@aabe.org
Web: aabe.org/node/1403

Purpose

To provide financial assistance to Native Americans and other underrepresented minority high school seniors who are interested in majoring in engineering, mathematics, or physical science in college.

Eligibility

This program is open to members of minority groups underrepresented in energy-related fields (African Americans, Hispanics, and Native Americans) who are graduating high school seniors. Applicants must have a "B" academic average overall and a "B" average in mathematics and science courses. 

Along with their application:

  • they must submit a transcript
  • 2 letters of reference
  • documentation of financial need.  

The applicant who demonstrates the most outstanding achievement and promise is presented with the Premier Award.  All applications must be submitted to the local office of the sponsoring organization in the student's state.  For a list of local offices, contact the scholarship committee at the national office.

Financial data

The stipends are $3,000.  The Premier Award is an additional $5,000.  All funds are paid directly to the students upon proof of enrollment at an accredited college or university.

Duration

1 year; nonrenewable

Number awarded

6 each year (1 in each of the organization's regions); of those 6 winners, 1 is chosen to receive the Premier Award

Deadline

March of each year