Scholarship Opportunities

60+ College Scholarships for Minority Students

Published by Purdue University Global. This resource shares 60+ financial aid scholarships for future and current students as well as potential graduate students to supplement the cost of education or professional development endeavors. Information on where to find scholarships and grants is supplied. Also highlighted within the resource are opportunities dedicated to specific demographics such as African Americans, Asian Americans, Latino Students, Native Americans, and much more. The featured scholarships are current and are provided by trusted organizations. The resource will constantly be updated to ensure students can apply to the most accurate scholarships available.

2024-25 AAFSA Scholarship Application

Applications are considered incomplete without the following requirements:
1.  Must be fully admitted to WSU seeking a degree

2. Must have a cumulative grade point average of 2.5 or above (Undergraduates), 3.0 or above (Graduate students)

3.  Submit a copy of your resume that includes a list of activities

4.  Submit a picture of yourself for media relation purposes

5.  Write a 500‐word essay (double-spaced, 12 pt. using one of the following fonts: Times New Roman, Ariel or Calibri) explaining the following:

  • Why did you apply for the Scholarship?
  • Where do you see yourself in five years?
  • How do you plan to give back to the community?

6.  Submit an unofficial copy of your current transcript to include with your AAFSA Scholarship Application

All scholarship finalists must agree to a personal interview with the African American Faculty Staff Association Executive Board

Submit to: African American Faculty and Staff Association

C/O Karen Wright Wichita State University

1845 Fairmount St., Box 081 Wichita, Kansas 67260

Or email to:

AAFSA Scholarship Application

I certify that all answers I have given in the application are accurate to the best of my knowledge. I grant permission for the African American Faculty and Staff Association (AAFSA) to obtain information regarding my academic standing, and enrollment status in order to evaluate my candidacy for scholarship awards. I understand that this information will be kept strictly confidential and will be available only to the scholarship committee members having a need to know for the purpose of scholarship determination. If I am awarded a scholarship from the AAFSA, I authorize said organization to publish my name as a scholarship recipient and understand that I will be asked and expected to attend any event where recipient will be acknowledged.