Multicultural Scholarships

ACU continues to develop new programs to enhance the culture of diversity on campus. This page is intended to provide information on funds designed to support students with a multicultural background that will be champions of diversity on our campus.

Scholarships for Hispanic Students

LULAC Scholarship
DescriptionThe League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC) offers scholarships for Hispanic high school students through its educational counterpart, the LULAC National Educational Service Centers, Inc.
AmountVaries from $250 to $1000 for one year.
How to ApplyComplete and submit the application.
DeadlineJanuary, 2014
OtherFor more information, visit their website.
Find a LULAC council in your city.


Abilene Hispanic Leadership Council Scholarship
DescriptionScholarship for Hispanic students currently attending a school in the Region 14 Education Center system (Abilene and surrounding areas).
Amount$1000 for one year.
How to ApplyComplete and submit the application.
DeadlineJanuary 25, 2014
March 31: Postmark Application Deadline
OtherThis scholarship can be used at any university.
For more information, visit their website.


Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute Scholarship
DescriptionCHCI’s educational services are designed to provide Hispanic students with the tools and resources they need to succeed in attaining a higher education through college scholarships.
Amount$2,500 per year for four years.
How to ApplyComplete and submit the application.
Deadline 
OtherFor more information, visit their website.


Hispanic Scholarship Fund
DescriptionThe High School Scholarship Program is designed to assist high school students of Hispanic heritage obtain a college degree. It is available to graduating high school seniors who plan to enroll full-time at a community college or four-year institution during the upcoming academic year.
AmountVaries from $1,000 to $2,500 for one year.
How to ApplyComplete and submit the application.
DeadlineDecember 15, 2012
OtherFor more information, visit their website.


Hispanic College Fund Scholarship
DescriptionHCF awards scholarships and/or internships to deserving Hispanic seeking higher education leading to business careers.
AmountVaries
How to ApplyComplete and submit the application.
DeadlineMarch 1, 2012
OtherFor more information, visit their website.


Hispanic Heritage Youth Scholarship
DescriptionThe Hispanic Heritage Youth Awards scholarship program was founded in 1998 to identify and promote the next generation of Hispanic role models by rewarding their accomplishments in the classroom and community with educational grants and putting them in a position from which to lead.
AmountVaries between $1,000 to $3,000 for one year.
How to ApplyComplete and submit the application.
Deadline 
OtherFor more information, visit their website.


RMHC/HACER
DescriptionLocal Ronald McDonald House Charities® Chapters, with support from RMHC Global and McDonald’s Corporation, offer scholarships to Hispanic students from communities who face limited access to educational and career opportunities.
AmountA Minimum of $1,000
How to ApplyComplete and submit the application.
DeadlineJanuary 21, 2014
OtherFor more information, visit their website.


 

Scholarships for African American Students

UNCF General Scholarship Program
DescriptionSince 1985, the UNCF Scholarships and Grants Administration office has awarded in scholarship assistance over $105 million to over 28,000 students enrolled in its 39 member colleges and universities and other HBCUs and majority institutions as well. We provide support in numerous ways to a variety of constituencies.
AmountVaries
How to ApplyComplete and submit the application.
DeadlineVaries
OtherFor more information, visit their website.


The Ron Brown Scholarship Program
DescriptionA national scholarship benefiting academically-talented, highly motivated African American high school seniors who have demonstrated financial need, social commitment, and leadership potential.
Amount$10,000 per year for four years.
How to ApplyComplete and submit the application.
Deadline 
OtherThe Ron Brown Scholar Programs offers different types of scholarships.
For more information, visit their website.


RMHC/African-American Future Achievers
DescriptionLocal Ronald McDonald House Charities® Chapters, with support from RMHC Global and McDonald’s Corporation, offer scholarships to African American students from communities who face limited access to educational and career opportunities.
AmountA Minimum of $1,000
How to ApplyComplete and submit the application.
DeadlineJanuary 27, 2012
OtherFor more information, visit their website.


 

Other Scholarships for Minority Students

The Gates Millennium Scholarship Program
DescriptionFunded by a grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, this scholarship was established to provide outstanding low income minority students with an opportunity to complete an undergraduate college education in any discipline area of interest.
AmountVaries
How to ApplyStudents must be nominated by a education professional, recommended by a mentor, and complete the application.
DeadlineJanuary 15, 2014
OtherStudents must be elegible to recieve the Pell Grant.
For more information, visit their website.


Education is Freedom National Scholarship
DescriptionProvides college scholarships to high school seniors with a GPA of 3.0 or higher. Geographic location will be considered in the selection of recipients to insure a broad distribution of awards to all states represented in the applicant pool provided there are qualified applicants.
Amount$2,000 per year for three years
How to ApplyComplete and send the application.
Deadline 
Other

Minority recipients will be selected in proportion to minority applicants in each minority group provided there are qualified applicants.

For more information, visit their website.



RMHC/Asia
DescriptionLocal Ronald McDonald House Charities® Chapters, with support from RMHC Global and McDonald’s Corporation, offer scholarships to Asian students from communities who face limited access to educational and career opportunities.
AmountA Minimum of $1,000
How to ApplyComplete and submit the application.
DeadlineJanuary 27, 2012
OtherFor more information, visit their website.


The Jackie Robinson Foundation Scholarship
DescriptionScholarship for graduating minority high school student, illustrating academic merit and accomplishment.
AmountUp to $7,200
How to ApplyComplete and submit the application.
DeadlineFebruary 15
OtherFor more information, visit their website.


Links to Scholarships for Minority Students from Outside Sources

Disclaimer: The above list of scholarships for minorities, scholarships for Hispanics, Scholarships for African Americans, and other scholarships for minorities was compiled by Abilene Christian University. It should not, however, be construed as any kind of endorsement or support of any particular organization, individual, views expressed, or products or services offered by these outside sites. Abilene Christian University does not control or guarantee the accuracy, relevance, timeliness or completeness of this outside information. Abilene Christian University is not in any manner responsible for the content in any of these web sites or sources of information.

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