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Scholarships and Fellowships for Students of Color

This is by no means a comprehensive list but here is a good place to start to find good resources for fellowships and scholarships available to students of color. If you know of any, please share it with us so we can be aware of them to highlight it to our Bucknell students.

The mission of INROADS is to develop and place talented minority young people in business and industry and prepare them for corporate and community leadership.

Lagrant Foundation
The LAGRANT Foundation seeks to enhance the academic and professional development of undergraduate and graduate ethnic minority students pursuing careers in advertising, marketing and public relations by providing scholarships, career and professional development workshops, mentors and internships.

Management Leadership for Tomorrow (MLT)
MLT equips and emboldens high-achieving women and men from underrepresented communities – African American, Latino/a and Native American – to realize their full potential, to make a mark and make a difference.

Seizing Every Opportunity (SEO)
SEO’s mission is to place underrepresented students of color into paid summer internships. SEO places interns in banking, private equity, corporate leadership, law, non-profit and other business sectors. Students receive competitive pay, rigorous training, support through mentors, and broad access to full-time professionals and industry leadership.

The Getty Foundation Multicultural Undergraduate Internship
The Getty Foundation aims to encourage greater diversity in the professions related to museums and the visual arts. The program provides funding for internships at cultural organizations across Los Angeles.

T. Howard Foundation
The T. Howard Foundation is an internship program for minority students interested in the multimedia and entertainment industry. In addition to a full-time paid summer internship, it also provides interns with networking opportunities, professional development training, scholarships, and mentors.

United States National Park Service
The Cultural Resources Diversity Internship Program provides a career exploration opportunity for diverse undergraduate and graduate students ages 18-25 in historic preservation/cultural resources work. The program places interns with National Park Service park units and administrative offices, other federal agencies, state historic preservation offices, local governments, and private organizations.

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