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Minority Students: While affirmative action remains in place in many states, it is coming under attack, and in California it is no longer a consideration for admission to public universities. Recent restrictions enacted in other states may be the handwriting on the wall for this decades-long policy.
Do not confine your search for information about higher education to just those sites for minorities, college information, especially on this site, pertains to everyone.
Your task?Get the grades.Get the highest possible test scores.If you are new to the United States or Canada, perfect your English: English is the business language of the world, and considered the language of prosperity. Check out the opportunities available to you and take advantage of them.Prepare for college.
That said, there is scholastic and financial help available for minority students, and many colleges and universities still use affirmative action quotas in their college admissions process. You need to concentrate on being the best college admissions candidate you can be to maximize your opportunities.
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Supporting Minority Education
National Association for Equality in Education
Appkly Here: Admissions Sites for all Public Colleges and Universities in the United States
Search colleges -by location, selectivity, majors, size, religion, other criteris
Special Links for Minority Students
Scholarhips for Asian-American Students
American Indian College Fund
Native American College Resources
Financial Aid for Native American College Students
Historically Black Colleges
Black College Search
The Black Collegian
The Hispanic Alliance (HACE)
HACE stands for Hispanic Alliance for Career Enhancement. This site has something for everyone including a great list of links to specific scholarships or sites with more lists of awards.
The list includes 77 direct links to great sites and about every category one can think. Along with opportunities for Hispanics, there are links to such categories as Holocaust Remembrance, sports and athletic scholarships, Microsoft, Gates, Coca Cola, minorities, military, accounting, Siemens, Science, Arts, U.S. government Grants...the list goes on and on. You can spend a week here, and probably should.
Molis: Great site for Hispanics and other minorities
Essential Information for Athletes
Financial Aid for Athletes
The Roadmap to College Admissions
College Financing for Minorities
- In addition to these resources, try searches on financial aid for particular courses of study, for instance, financial aid for minority students majoring in teaching, in nursing, engineering, etc.
- Sign up at scholarship sites such as Fastweb.com and fill out the information forms. You will receive emails with scholarship competitions relevant to your information.
- Financial aid is available, in various forms, to everyone. This includes grants, loans, and scholarships. The first thing you need to do is to
Learn all about fnancial aid.
ACT Education Loans, no FAFSA
How Minorities Finance Education
The United Negro College Fund
The Ad Council: Supporting Minority Education
Great site for minority financing and other info
Academic Interests and Scholarships
Performing Arts-Music, Art, Dance, Theater, Musical Theater
GOOGLE Search about Minority Educational Opportunities
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