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Scholarships

The Alpha Phi Alpha Foundation of Howard County provides support and funding to the education programs of Howard County’s chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. We offer scholarships to deserving students in the county.

Educational Success Grants
This program provides grant to encourage and support African-American males in need, who desire to complete Advanced Placement courses and/or exams, as well as independent research projects. This program was established to address the issue of low participation rates by African American male students in Howard County.

Alpha Foundation Scholarships
This college scholarship program is designed to encourage academic achievement and support financial need among Howard County Public School African American High School students. Since 1975, the AFHC in cooperation with Kappa Phi Lambda Chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. have awarded over $350,000 in scholarships.
Alpha Phi Alpha Foundation is committed to closing the opportunity gap for African American students.

Other Financial Aid Opportunities
Financial aid is many times the difference between getting a college education or not. Here is a list of 50 financial aid programs available to you.

  1. BELL LABS FELLOWSHIPS FOR UNDER REPRESENTED MINORITIES http://www.belllabs.com/fellowships/CRFP/info.html
  2. Student Inventors Scholarships http://www.invent.org/collegiate http://www.invent.org/collegiate/
  3. Student Video Scholarships http://www.christophers.org/vidcon2k.html
  4. Coca-Cola Two Year College Scholarships http://www.cocacolascholars.org/programs.html
  5. Holocaust Remembrance Scholarships http://holocaust.hklaw.com/
  6. Ayn Rand Essay Scholarships http:/ /www.aynrand.org/contests/
  7. Brand Essay Competition http://www.instituteforbrandleaders hip.org/IBLEssayContest2002Rules.htm
  8. Gates Millennium Scholarships (major)
    http://www.gmsp.org/nominationmaterials/read.dbm?ID=12
  9. Xerox Scholarships for Students
    http://www2.xerox.com/go/xrx/about_xerox/about_xerox_detail.jsp
  10. Sports Scholarships and Internships http://www.ncaa.org/about/scholarships.html
  11. National Assoc. of Black Journalists Scholarships (NABJ) http://www.nabj.org/html/st udentsvcs.html
  12. Saul T. Wilson Scholarships (Veterinary)
    http://www.aphis.usda.gov/mb/mrphr/jobs/stw.html
  13. Thurgood Marshall Scholarship Fund http://www.thurgoodmarshallfund.org/sk_v6.cfm
  14. FinAid: The Smart Students Guide to Financial Aid scholarships) http://www.finaid.org/
  15. Presidential Freedom Scholarships http://www.nationalservice.org/scholarships/
  16. Microsoft Scholarship Program http://www.microsoft.com/college/scholarships/minority.asp
  17. Wired Scholar Free Scholarship Search
    http://www.wiredscholar.com/paying/scholarship_search/pay_scholarship _searc h.jsp
  18. Hope Scholarships &Lifetime Credits http://www.ed.gov/inits/hope/
  19. 19) William Randolph Hearst Endowed Scholarship for Minority Students http://www.apsanet.org/PS/grants/aspen3.cfm
  20. Multiple List of Minority Scholarships http://gehon.ir.mia mi.edu/financialassistance/Scholarship/black.html
  21. Guaranteed Scholarships http://www.guaranteed-scholarships.com/
  22. BOEING scholarships (some HBCU connects)
    http://www.boeing.com/companyoffices/educatio nrelations/scholarships
  23. Easley National Scholarship Program http://www.naas.org/senior.htm
  24. Maryland Artists Scholarships http://www.maef.org/
  25. Jacki Tuckfield Memorial Graduate Business Scholarship (for AA students in South Florida ) http://www.jac kituckfield.org/
  26. Historically Black College & University Scholarships http://www.iesabroad.org/info/hbcu.htm
  27. Actuarial Scholarships for Minority Students
    http://www.beanactuary.org/minority/scholarships.htm
  28. International Students Scholarships &Aid Help http://www.iefa.org/
  29. College Board Scholarship Search http://cbweb10p.coll! egeboar d.org/fundfinder/html/fundfind01.html
  30. Burger King Scholarship Pro gram http://www.bkscholars.csfa.org/
  31. Siemens Westinghouse Competition http://www.siemens-foundationorg/
  32. GE and LuLac Scholarship Funds http://www.lulac.org/Programs/Scholar.html 34) CollegeNet ‘ s Scholarship Database http://mach25.collegenet.com/cgi-bin/M25/index 35) Union Sponsored Scholarships and Aid http://www.aflcioorg/scholarships/scholar.htm
  33. Federal Scholarships & Aid Gateways 25 Scholarship Gateways from Black Excel http://www.blackexcel.org/25scholarships.htm
  34. Scholarship &Financial Aid Help http://www.blackexcel.org/fin-sch.htm
  35. Scholarship Links (Ed Finance Group) http://www.efg.net/link_scholarship.htm
  36. FAFSA On The Web (Your Key Aid Form &Info) http://www.fafsa.ed.gov/
  37. Aid &Resources For Re-Entry Students http://www.back2college.com/
  38. 41) Scholarships and Fellowships http://www.osc.cuny.edu/sep/links.html
  39. Scholarships for Study in Paralegal Studies
    http://www.paralegals.org/Choice/2000west.htm
  40. HBCU Packard Sit Abroad Scholarships (for study around the world) http://www.sit.edu/studyabroad/packard_nomination.html
  41. Scholarship and Fellowship Opportunities http://ccmi.uchicago.edu/schl1.html
  42. INROADS internships http://www.inroads.org/
  43. ACT-SO bEURoeOlympics of the Mind ‘A Scholarships
    ‘ttp://www.naacp.org/work/actso/act-so.shtml
  44. Black Alliance for Educational Options Scholarships
    ‘ttp://www.baeo.org/options/privatelyfinanced.jsp
  45. ScienceNet Scholarship Listing
    ‘ttp://www.sciencenet.emory..edu/undergrad/scholarships.html
  46. Graduate Fellowships For Minorities Nationwide
    ‘ttp://cuinfo.cornell.edu/Student/GRFN/list.phtml?category=MINORITIES
  47. RHODES SCHOLARSHIPS AT OXFORD http://www.rhodesscholar.org/info.html
  48. The Roothbert Scholarship Fund http://www.roothbertfund.org

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