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Scholarships, Opportunities & Resources for ​Persons Excluded Because of Their Ethnicity or Race (PEERs)​

This page is a work in progress. We welcome feedback and suggestions for additional resources to include. Please contact us at csucoast@csumb.edu​ with your suggestions a​​nd input.​​

​Updated May 3, 2021

Black and African American Students

EDUMED​ General scholarships; medical & health scholarships; tips and career resources

Best Colleges​​ ​Online programs; tips; scholarships for women; STEM scholarships and first-generation scholarships

Community for Accredited Online Schools Financial aid advice; financial aid scholarships; grants and fellowships

Study.com​ Financial aid advice; finding and applying for scholarships; scholarships , grants and fellowships

HYETIS Blog​ 70 Hand-picked African American Scholarships for 2021​


Asian and Pacific Islander Students

College Scholarships Asian American organizations; funding; subject-specific scholarships

Scholarships.com Asian/Pacific Islander scholarships

Best Colleges​ Scholarship application tips; general scholarships; women's scholarships; LGBTQ+ scholarships; degree-specific scholarships; grants

EduBirdie Asian/Pacific Islander scholarships and resources ​


Hispanic and LatinX Students

Fastweb College scholarships

Scholarships.com No-essay scholarships; low-income grants; doctoral scholarships; scholarships for women

Best Colleges Financial aid for undocumented students; Hispanic-serving institutions; scholarships for graduate students, women and first-generation students 
​​The Mano Project​ Initiative of the Hispanic Access Foundation - Programs; internships; careers

Society of Latinxs/Hispanics in Earth and Space Science ​SOLESS is a community of Latinx/Hispanic undergraduate students, graduate students, postdocs, faculty, and professionals dedicated to increasing and reinforcing the representation of Latinx/Hispanics in the Earth and Space Science. ​

​​American​ Indian and ​Alaska Native (Indigenous)​ Students

Scholarships.com Scholarships; no-essay scholarships; low-income student grants

College Scholarships ​Federal programs; state-based aid; scholarships sponsored by professional associations; scholarships from tribes and advocacy groups

Udall Undergraduate Scholarship​​ Applicants must demonstrate leadership, public service, and commitment to issues related to Native American nations or to the environment.​​

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