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College scholarships for African-American students | New York Amsterdam News As students begin filling out their college applications, families are looking for ways to pay for higher education. Here are some scholarships for African-American students with upcoming deadlines.

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P.O. Pistilli Scholarship: 7 awards available for $4,000

Deadline: 3/09/18

The P.O. Pistilli Scholarship is available to high school seniors who demonstrate high achievement in math and science courses. To be eligible, you must express a strong desire to pursue a career in electrical engineering, computer engineering, or computer science and demonstrate substantial financial need. Additionally, you must be part of an underrepresented group (female, African – American, Hispanic, Native American, and disabled students). You must also have a minimum 3.0 GPA, be a U.S. resident at the time of application, and plan to attend an accredited U.S. college or university. Click here for more information.

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Ron Brown Scholar Program: 10 awards available for $40,000

Deadline: 1/09/19

The Ron Brown Scholar Program (RBSP) honors the legacy of Ronald H. Brown through a selective scholarship program that advances higher education for community-minded and intellectually gifted African Americans. RBSP competitively awards Ron Brown Scholars four-year $40,000 scholarships ($10,000 each year). High school senior applicants must excel academically, exhibit exceptional leadership potential, participate in community service activities and demonstrate financial need. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider’s website.


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