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Awards and Scholarships

Financial Aid for Minority Students

A comprehensive scholarship list that includes financial aid opportunities exclusively reserved for African-Americans, Hispanics, women, and other specific minority groups, as well as more generalized awards that are made available to applicants belonging to any underrepresented demographic.

Pre-Commencement Reception Awards

Caroll Mills Young Inspirational Award Document icon
Caroll Mills Young Inspirational Award Application Spring 2014 An African American woman, mother, and civic/community worker with a strong belief in her faith, Caroll Mills Young was a scholar, professor, educator, author, and noted presenter on the national and international level who was well-versed in three language
Frederick Douglass Human Development Award Document icon
Frederick Douglass Human Development Award Application Form Spring 2014 Frederick Douglass was one of the greatest orators and Black abolitionist to have existed. He was “grossly mistreated’ as a slave and upon his freedom, he worked furiously to better mankind across several domains (e.g., race, ethnicity, gender). Th
John B. Russwurm Outstanding Student Award Document icon
John B. Russwurm Outstanding Student Award Application Form Spring 2014 Each year the African American Cultural Center (AACC) awards the John B. Russwurm Outstanding Student Award to a graduating undergraduate African American student who has demonstrated outstanding achievements and contributions to the development of
Carter G. Woodson Outstanding Graduate Student Award Document icon
Carter G. Woodson Outstanding Graduate Student Award Application Form 2014 Each year the African American Cultural Center (AACC) awards the Carter G. Woodson Outstanding Graduate Student Award to a graduating African American graduate student who has demonstrated outstanding achievements and contributions to the develo
 

Social Justice Awards

People of the Year and Social Justice Awards Application Document icon
Apply for the AACC People of the Year and Social Justice Awards using this form (PDF).
People of the Year and Social Justice Awards Nomination Form Document icon
Nominate someone for the AACC People of the Year and Social Justice Awards using this form (PDF).
 

Other Awards and Scholarships

National Ethnic Minority Scholarships
List of scholarships, eligibility requirements, amount, and contact information
 
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    Indiana, PA 15705
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