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CJ Pony Parts Scholarship Video Contest

Founded in 1985, CJ Pony Parts is one of the nation’s largest Mustang parts retailers. We strive to give back to the community any way we can. Last year we donated $30,000 to the Four Diamonds Fund to battle childhood cancer. We value continued education, and want to make sure that students can afford to go to the college or university of their choice. We believe that YOU are the future and can do great things for the world. SPRING: Deadline to submit - April 15 FALL: Deadline to submit - October 15

Scholarships for African American Students

Attending college and completing a degree are important academic goals for any student. Unfortunately, there is a pronounced racial gap in enrollment rates at top colleges and universities around the country. Data from the National Center for Education Statistics reveals that fewer than 65% of African American high school students attend college, compared to 70% of white students. Affordability is a concern for all college-bound students, including African Americans. Fortunately, a number of scholarships and financial aid opportunities are earmarked specifically for their demographic. Several organizations offer even more specific aid opportunities, such as scholarships for African American women.

Financial Aid Guide for Minority Students

Minority students have long been underrepresented at U.S. colleges and universities. There are many complex reasons for lower enrollment and graduation rates among minority students, not the least of which is financial hardship and lack of access to traditional educational support networks. In an effort to make higher education more accessible to these groups, hundreds of public and private organizations offer specialized minority student scholarships and aid programs. If you are a student with minority status, it’s worth your while to see what’s available. To make it easier on you, we’ve compiled a directory of these diversity scholarships and educational support programs and arranged them by category: