If there is any problem which the U.S. faces, it is the lack of an “even playing field” for all current students or eventual students. Nice post!

Scholars for Dollars

These next scholarships are slightly more specific in that they narrow down selection to major choice. This is why I have attached a multiple scholarships in this post.

1. The American Physical Society (APS) Minority Scholarship aims to help increase the number of under-represented minorities obtaining degrees in physics.  The scholarship  provides funding and mentoring to minority physics students ($2,000 for undergrads), helping them  enhance their education and for successfully prepare for a variety of careers. Requirements:

  • Any African-American, Hispanic American, or Native American U.S. citizen or permanent resident who is majoring or planning to major in physics, and who is a high school senior, college freshman, or sophomore is eligible to apply.
  • You must attach two recommendation forms from math or science teachers/professors, SAT/ACT scores, official transcripts, and a personal statement.


2. The Actuarial Foundation provides the Actuarial Diversity Scholarship to promote diversity through an annual scholarship program for Black/African American, Hispanic…

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