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For a guide on scholarship information for minorities, please visit the DFW International Community Alliance Scholarship Guide page.

Scholarship Guide

This guidebook from Accredited School Online, titled “Scholarships, Grants, and Financial Aid for Minority Students,” includes expert advice and resources in key cost-related areas, including, but not limited to: An extensive and organized list of minority scholarship opportunities; scholarships and grants for several minority categories, including African-Americans, Women, LGBT, and more; financial aid resources; and information about often overlooked fellowships and grants.

Available Scholarships

  • Hispanic Scholarship Fund
    The Hispanic Scholarship Fund (HSF) is a nonprofit organization that has financial aid resources for Latino students. HSF also offers workshops and seminars on being successful at the university. For information, please contact Lisa McCann at L.Mccann@iup.edu, or pay her a visit in 109 Stright Hall.
  • Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute
    The Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute helps Latino students to become better leaders. The institute offers scholarships, internships, and fellowships for students. The CHCI also has downloadable resources on how to prepare for college and on. It also provides a section for parents. For information, please contact Lisa McCann at L.Mccann@iup.edu, or pay her a visit in 109 Stright Hall.
  • IUP Scholarships
    IUP Scholarships is a list of scholarships and information on getting started. For information, please contact Lisa McCann at L.Mccann@iup.edu, or pay her a visit in 109 Stright Hall.
  • Latino College Dollars
    The Scholarship Directory for America’s Latino Students is one of the nations’ most extensive directories that list scholarships available to Latino students through various organizations across the United States. These funding opportunities are open to undergraduate and graduate students. If you identify a scholarship that you are interested in applying for it, please contact Lisa McCann at L.Mccann@iup.edu, or pay her a visit in 109 Stright Hall.
  • The National Alliance for Hispanic Health
    The Alliance/Merck Ciencia (Science) Hispanic Scholars Program
    is a partnership to improve Hispanic student access to higher education and degrees in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM). If you identify a scholarship that you are interested in applying for it, please contact Lisa McCann at L.Mccann@iup.edu, or pay her a visit in 109 Stright Hall.
  • Scholarships, Internships, and Fellowships for Latino Students
    The Scholarships, Internships, and Fellowships for Latino Students directory contain national and regional scholarships as well as Washington, D.C., internships and fellowships. The site includes information on resources that will help students with preparing resumes and internship applications, and much more information that will be useful in developing professional careers. If you can any questions or need assistance, please contact Lisa McCann at L.Mccann@iup.edu, or pay her a visit in 109 Stright Hall.
Unclaimed Scholarships
Name Active Due Date
Carrie Hunter-Tate Award for Students in AnthropologyYesOctober 21, 2016
Geneso Migrant Scholarship YesVarious 
Thurgood Marshall Scholarship YesVarious 
ASPIRA Association Yes Various
National Action Council for Minorities in Engineering Yes Various
Hispanic Association of Colleges & Universities
Yes Closed Coming in Spring 
Hispanic Dental Association Yes Closed
GE/LNESCYesClosed
International Students Scholarships and Aid Help Yes Various
Jacki Tuckfield Memorial Graduate Business Scholarship (For African American Students in South Florida) Yes Closed
National Association of Black Journalists Scholarships (NABJ) Yes Closed
Xerox Scholarships for Students Yes Closed
Actuarial Scholarships for Minority Students Yes Closed Coming in January
LULAC National Education Service Centers, Inc.YesClosed
American Bus AssociationYesApril 6, 2017
La Unidad Latina FoundationYesClosed 
Buick Achievers Scholarship ProgramYes February 20, 2016 
AdelanteYesClosed, Coming in March
Scholarship Search Engines/Tips on How to Apply for Scholarships
Name Active Due Date
FAFSA On the Web Yes Various
Fin Aid: The Smart Students Guide to Financial Aid Scholarships Yes Various
INROADS Internships Yes Accepting Applications
College Board Scholarship Search Yes Various
ScienceNet Scholarship ListingYesVarious
FastWeb: Scholarship SearchYes Various 
Quest BridgeYesVarious
Career One StopYes Various 
  • Mid-Atlantic Research and Training Institute for Community and Behavioral Health
  • Stright Hall, Room 107E
    210 South Tenth Street
    Indiana, PA 15705
  • Phone: 724-357-4405
  • Fax: 724-357-3944
  • MARTI Office Hours
  • Monday through Friday
  • 8:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m.
  • 1:00 p.m.–4:30 p.m.
  • Send general office e-mail to:
  • Victor.Garcia@iup.edu