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African American Scholarships for 2011  

 

African American scholarships for 2011 are not abundant but certainly available. This year you will see that many states have instituted their own scholarship fund for African American students that have been outstanding scholars in high school.  

 

 

 

There are some African American scholarships for 2011 that are surprisingly easy to apply for and receive while some are much more competitive. Many states in the union have taken the initiative or through public pressure to dedicate a certain amount of money toward African American Scholarships.  

 

 

Finding Scholarships  

 

In 2011 everything will be done by computer and electronically. That means if you are trying to find money for school than you need to have access to the internet. Most African American scholarships for 2011 will require that you apply online.  

 

Typically if there are any documents that are to be submitted with the application there is usually an electronic submission method and a snail mail method. Of course electronically submitting your information and documents is only going to speed things up for you.  

 

You can do a general web search for African American scholarships for 2011 and see what you come up with. If you already know which field you want to go into than you have a leg up on a lot of people. You can specifically search within your chosen career. For example if you want to go into engineering than you can put that as a search criteria.  

 

 

A Few Scholarships to Consider  

 

If you are interested in working in transportation as a manager or an operator than you can apply for the ABA diversity scholarship, which is meant to encourage African Americans to consider a career in transportation.  

 

If engineering is your thing than you can consider applying for the HP Scholarship award at a whopping $12,000 a year.  

 

Sometimes it is not what you want to do but where you go that is going to get you an African American Scholarship for 2011. For example Augustana College offer a minority grant to its African American students. Chips Quinn Scholarship is offered to journalism students that are enrolled in a historically black college or university.  

 

If you live in Florida and are African American and want to teach than you can apply for a scholarship through the state. If you live in Indiana than you can apply for an African American Scholarship for 2011. 

 

African American scholarships for 2011 are not abundant but they are available you simply have to look for them!  

 

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