Nationally Coveted Scholarships

Hispanics, Latinos: College Scholarships
Grants, Graduate Fellowships, Postgraduate Awards

College scholarships, graduate fellowships and grants for Boricuas, Bolivianos, Argentinos, Canarios, Catrachos, Chamorros, Chapines, Chicanos, Chilenos, Cubanos, Dominicanos, Ecuatoguineanos, Ecuatorianos, Españoles, Filipinos, Guajiros, Guanacos, Jíbaros, Mexicanos, Nuevo Mexicanos, Nicas, Mexicanos, Paraguayos, Puertorriqueños, Quisqueyanos, Sefaraditas, Texanos, Ticos, Uruguayos, Venezolanos





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Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute — Scholarships & Scholar-Intern Programs

CHCI Scholar-Intern Programs — $1,000, $2,500, $5,000

Dec 5
Feb 28
Apr 16
CHCI offers several Scholar-Intern Programs that provide not only monetary support, but hands-on experience in various fields. From media to health care to business, CHCI's Scholar-Intern programs will help you gain important skills while earning money for your education. There is no GPA or academic major requirement. Students with excellent leadership potential are encouraged to apply.

Graduate Fellowships

Feb 3

CHCI's Graduate Fellowship Program is designed for exceptional emerging Latino leaders who want to immerse themselves in a specific public policy area. This paid, nine-month fellowship will provide you with valuable work experience, access to powerful Latino changemakers, and a chance to showcase your public policy knowledge on Capitol Hill.

 

Public Policy Fellowships

Feb 10 As a CHCI Public Policy Fellow, you will immerse yourself in the legislative process, spending four days each week (Monday-Thursday) learning all facets of public policy. On Fridays, you will join other fellows for a full day of leadership development centered on CHCI's four Pillars of Leadership'Civic Engagement, Social Responsibility, Self Empowerment, and Honoring Hispanic Heritage and History. You weekly programming will also prepare you to fully understand policy issues facing the Latino community and how to propose effective solutions by critically examining all sides and implications of these issues.





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Hispanic Theological Initiative
 

Graduate Fellowships for Hispanics in Theological Studies

Dec 15 Applicants must be Latina/o students who have successfully completed their comprehensive exams and/or are already writing their dissertation, and are full-time students at an HTIC member school. See link for list of HTIC member institutions. Potential applicants must be enrolled as HTIC Scholars by the institution before beginning the application process.

United States Hispanic Leadership Institute (USHLI)
 

Dr. Juan Andrade Scholarship for Young Hispanic Leaders — $1,000

Dec 31 To qualify, applicants must be enrolled or accepted for enrollment as a full-time student in a four-year institution in the U.S. or U.S. territories, and demonstrate a verifiable need for financial support. At least one parent must be of Hispanic ancestry.

Smithsonian Institution Latino Center — Programs

Latino Studies Predoctoral and Postdoctoral Fellowships — $30,000 to $45,000

Jan 15 The Latino Studies Fellowship Program provides opportunities to US Latino/a predoctoral students and postdoctoral and senior scholars to pursue research topics that relate to Latino art, culture, and history. Interdisciplinary subjects are encouraged and can be undertaken at more than one of the Smithsonian museums and/or research units, and advised by one or more of the Smithsonian research staff members.

 

Young Ambassadors Program for Graduating High School Seniors with an Interest and Commitment to Disciplines in the Arts, Sciences, or Humanities as it Pertains to Latino Communities and Cultures — $2,000

Apr 7 The Smithsonian Latino Center's Young Ambassadors Program is a national, interdisciplinary leadership program for high school students gifted in the arts, sciences, or humanities.

McDonald's, Ronald McDonald House Charities — U.S. Scholarships
 

RMHC®/HACER® Scholarships for Graduating, College-Bound Hispanic High School Seniors

Jan 18 Applicant must have at least one parent of Hispanic/Latino heritage, be a high school senior, be younger than 21 years old, be eligible to attend a two- or four-year college, university or technical school with a full course of study, and be a legal U.S. resident.

Orange County Hispanic Educational Endowment Fund (HEEF)

Scholarships for Two-Year or Four-Year College or Law School for Hispanic Students Who Live in Orange County (OC), California Only — $1,000 to $2,000

Jan 21 HEEF provides a limited number of competitive academic scholarships for OC high school and community college transfers who enroll at a four year college or university. HEEF also awards tuition grants for OC graduates to attend community college and the Luevano Fund awards tuition grants for elementary students at selected Santa Ana Catholic Grammar Schools. The OC Hispanic Bar Association awards several scholarships for OC college graduates to attend Law School.

Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund (MALDEF) — Scholarship Resources
 

MALDEF Law School Scholarships for Hispanics — $5,000

Jan 27 MALDEF's Law School Scholarship Program provides several scholarships in varying amounts to deserving law students with a commitment to advancing the civil rights of Latinos.

Fundación Kinesis

Kinesis Scholarships

Jan 29 Kinesis directs its efforts to Puerto Rican students and low-income families. Aspiring high school seniors must have a GPA of 3.5 or higher. Students who are currently enrolled in a bachelors degree and those aspiring or attending a graduate program must have a 3.0 GPA or higher on a 4.0 scale. Applicants must obtain admission to an accredited educational institution outside of Puerto Rico (letter of admission of the university is required).

 

Bright Stars College Access Program for Puerto Rico Students

Aug 22 The Bright Stars College Access Program enables middle and high school students of low-income and have high academic achievements to overcome the socio-economic constraints preventing them to pursue a college experience. The Bright Stars program offers courses, workshops, counseling and mentoring to prepare students in the application process and transition to college. Students must be enrolled in 8th, 9th or 10th grade in a public or private high school in Puerto Rico.

TheDream.US
 

Opportunity Scholarships for Locked out Dreamers

Feb 1 We created our Opportunity Scholarship for DREAMers who live in states where they effectively have no access to college – either because they face paying out-of-state tuition or because their state will simply not admit them into its universities. We call these states locked-out states.

 

National Scholarships for First Time College Students and Community College Graduates — Up to $12,500 for an associate's degree and $25,000 for a bachelor's degree

Mar 8 TheDream.US Scholarship provides college scholarships to highly motivated DREAMers who have DACA or TPS approval and who, without financial aid, cannot afford a college education that will enable them to participate in the American workforce. The Scholarships for First Time College Students is available to high school seniors or high school graduates with demonstrated financial need who are first time college students and seek to earn a career-ready associate's or bachelor's degree at one of the Partner Colleges. The Community College Graduate Scholarship is available to community college students with demonstrated financial need who have earned their associate's degrees and seek to complete their bachelor's degrees at one of our four-year Partner Colleges.

Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities (HACU) — Student Programs

HACU National Internships — $470 to $570 per week

Feb 15
Jun 9

The HACU National Internship Program is open to all students, regardless of their ethnicity, gender, age, faith, etc. To be eligible for HNIP, applicants must (1) have a minimum 3.0 GPA (on a 4.0 scale); (2) be enrolled in a degree-seeking program at an accredited institution. (Students pursuing only a credential or certificate will be considered ineligible.) The only session for which you may apply if you have already graduated is the summer session immediately following your final spring semester; (3) have completed the freshman year of college before the internship begins; and (4) be authorized or eligible to work in the United States by law.

HACU Scholarships — $1,000 to $2,200

Apr 2
May 22
May 29

To be eligible to apply for one of HACU's scholarships, students must be attending a HACU Member or Partner college or university.

U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) — Hispanic-Serving Institutions National Program
 

USDA E. Kika de la Garza Fellowships for Faculty and Staff from Hispanic Serving Institutions (HSI)

Feb 18 The United States Department of Agriculture's (USDA) E. Kika de la Garza Fellowship Program offers faculty and staff from HSIs the opportunity to work collaboratively with USDA to gain insight and understanding of the federal government.

Public Service Leaders Scholarships

The U.S. Department of Agriculture's Public Service Leaders Scholarship Program provides combined scholarship and internship opportunities to undergraduate and graduate students leading to permanent employment upon completion of their degree.

La Unidad Latina Foundation

Scholarships for all Hispanic Undergraduates and Graduates — $250 to $1000

Feb 15
Oct 15

Awards scholarships and grants to worthy and needy Hispanic/Latino students for the pursuit of higher education. Arts, Science, Public Administration/Policy, Social Work, Education, and Divinity.

Association of Latino Professionals in Finance and Accounting (ALPFA) — Students

Graduate and College Scholarships for Hispanics in Accounting or Finance Related Fields — $1,500 to $10,000

Feb 28 ALPFA offers scholarships to students, in the US or Puerto Rico, who are pursuing undergraduate/graduate studies. The purpose of these scholarships is to encourage those students who have demonstrated academic excellence to continue pursuing their professional careers.

U.S. National Highway Institute — Technology Partnership Programs

Eisenhower Hispanic Serving Institutions (HSI) Fellowships — $1,700/mo. to $2,000/mo.

Mar 10 The Dwight David Eisenhower Transportation Fellowship Program (DDETFP) awards fellowships to students pursuing degrees in transportation-related disciplines.

Latin American Educational Foundation — Programs and Services
 

College Scholarships for Hispanics with Residence in Colorado

Mar 15 The goal of the Latin American Educational Foundation Scholarship is to award funds to qualified students who have demonstrated a commitment to the Hispanic community.

National Association to Promote Library and Information Services to Latinos and the Spanish-Speaking — Awards and Scholarships
 

REFORMA Scholarships for Graduate Study by Spanish Speakers in Library and Information Science — Up to $1,500

Mar 15 Any current or newly entering graduate library school student (M.L.S. or Ph.D.) may apply for its scholarships. Must provide proof of enrollment to an accredited library school. Full-time status is not a requirement.

Chicana/Latina Foundation — Programs

Scholarships for Community College, Undergraduate and Graduate Chicana/Latina Students in Northern California — $1,500

Mar 17 Each year the Chicana Latina Foundation awards merit-based scholarships to Latina college students in Northern California.

Hispanic Scholarship Fund — Scholarship Programs

Community College Transfer, College, and Graduate Scholarships for Hispanics — $1,000 to $20,000

Mar 30 Students who plan to enroll full-time in a degree seeking program at a two or four year U.S. accredited institution in the U.S., Puerto Rico, U.S. Virgin Islands or Guam in the upcoming academic year.

Latino Scholarship Dollars: Scholarships for Latino Students

Scholarships can play an important role in helping you pay for college. They are free money that you can apply for and they don't have to be paid back.

LULAC National Educational Service Centers (LNESC) — Scholarships
 

LULAC National Scholarships — $250 to $2,000

Mar 31 Applicants are eligible for National Scholastic Achievement Awards, Honors Awards and General Awards. Grades and academic performance will serve as indicators of potential; however, an emphasis may be placed on the individuals motivation, sincerity, and community involvement.

National Hispana Leadership Institute
 

Latinas Learning to Lead Summer Youth Institute

Mar 31 The program promotes and fosters the development of young college-age Latina leaders through training, mentoring opportunities, access to national networks and tools to create a community impact through their leadership projects.

Florida Student Scholarship Grant Programs — State Scholarship and Grant Programs

José Martí Scholarships — $2,000

Apr 1 The José Martí Scholarship Challenge Grant Fund is a need-based merit scholarship that provides financial assistance to eligible HS seniors, undergraduate and graduate students, residents of Florida students of Hispanic origin who will attend Florida public or eligible private institutions.

Fundación Educativa Carlos M. Castañeda

Graduate Scholarship in Journalism — $7,000

Apr 15 A one-year scholarship to a Spanish-speaking individual at an accredited university in the united states. El número de becas anuales y el monto de cada beca estará determinado por la cantidad de fondos disponibles.

Connecticut Association of Latinos in Higher Education
 

CALAHE Competitive Scholarship — $1,000

Apr 15 College scholarships for Latino high school seniors and college students from Connecticut. High School Seniors or GED equivalent and undergraduate college students.

Great Minds in STEM™ — Scholarships and Career Fair

Scholarships in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) — $500 to $10,000

Apr 30 For Hispanic High School Seniors, College and Graduate School Students. Great Minds in STEM™ encourages all engineering, applied science, computer science and math students to apply this year.

Salvadoran American Leadership and Educational Fund (SALEF)
 

"Fulfilling Our Dreams" — $1,000 to $2,250

Apr 31 Offers financial assistance and support to undergraduate, graduate and professional students. Scholarships for Salvadoran, Central American, and Latino high school and college students

National Hispanic Coalition of Federal Aviation Employees
 

Rene Matos Scholarships for Hispanics

May 1 Applicants must be accepted or attending an accredited college, university, or vocational/trade school at the time the scholarship is awarded.

National Organization of Professional Hispanic Natural Resources Conservation Service Employees (NOPHNRCSE)
 

College Scholarships — $1,000

May 1 Provides scholarships to deserving Hispanic students that wish to pursue or are pursuing a bachelor degrees in a natural resources or a natural resources conservation-related field of study at an accredited four-year institution.

Fundación Toyota
 

Becas universitarias para estudiantes residentes en Puerto Rico

May 27 El propósito de estas becas para estudiantes universitarios es promover el desarrollo académico en disciplinas que contribuyen con la protección del medioambiente, tales como:, antropología, arqueología, biotecnología industrial, ciencias agrícolas/agronomía, ciencias ambientales, ciencias o biología marina/oceanografía, ciencias marinas, ecología/forestaría, ecoturismo, geofísica, geografía, geología/ciencias terrestres, horticultura/botánica, ingeniería ambiental (civil-química-mecánica), manejo ambiental, meteorología, microbiología, tecnología ambiental, zoología/manejo de vida silvestre,.

¡Adelante! U.S. Education Leadership Fund — Connecting Hispanic College Students to Corporate America, Federal Agencies, and Top Graduate Schools
 

College Scholarships for Hispanics

May 30 Scholarships for college juniors and seniors in international business, general business, economics, finance, accounting, marketing, public relations, or sales; electrical engineering, mechanical engineering, computer science or biochemistry.

 

Internships for Hispanics

The ¡Adelante! Internship program provides students with the opportunity to intern in corporate environments throughout the United States.

National Association of Hispanic Nurses

Nursing Scholarships for Hispanics — $2,500

Jun 18 These scholarship awards are presented to NAHN members enrolled in practical/vocational, associate, diploma, baccalaureate, or graduate accredited nursing programs.

National Hispanic Foundation for the Arts
 

Entertainment Industry Graduate Scholarships for Hispanics

Jul 31 Graduate scholarships in drama/theater, set design/costume design, lighting design, film (writing/directing/production), broadcast communications, entertainment law, or business administration with an emphasis on entertainment management. You must be a graduate student enrolled full-time during the previous/current academic year at one of the following selected universities: Yale, Harvard, Columbia, NYU, Northwestern, UCLA, USC, and UT Austin.

Hispanic Dental Association Foundation

Scholarships for Hispanics in Dental, Undergraduate Dental Hygiene, Dental Assisting, or Dental Technician Programs

Sep 15 Scholarships under this program will help the student complete their training for Undergraduate, Master's Degree or above in a Dentistry Related Program.

Hispanic Heritage Foundation — Youth Programs
 

Youth Awards in Leadership, Sports, Arts, Literature/Journalism, Academic Excellence, Science and Technology, and Mathematics for Hispanic High School Seniors

Oct 2 The Hispanic Heritage Youth Awards honor young Latino leaders with grants for their college education or to fund a community service effort the student will plan, oversee and sustain.

Nationally Coveted College Scholarships, Graduate Fellowships and Postdoctoral Awards

Minorities: College Scholarships, Graduate Fellowships, Research Internships

College scholarships, graduate fellowships and grants for Hispanics, Latinos, Mexican Americans, Chicanos, Puerto Ricans, Cubans, Dominicans, South and Central Americans, African Americans, Native Alaskans, Aleuts, Inuit, Eskimos, Native Americans, Native Pacific Islanders, Hawaiians, Polynesians or Micronesians.

Minority Scholarships: Medical School, Public Health, Health Professions

Allied Health, Communication, Sciences and Disorders, Health Administration, Health Sciences, Medicine, Mental Health, Nursing, Nutritional Science, Psychology, Pharmacy, Premed, Public Health.

New Mexico Alliance for Hispanic Education

College Scholarships for Hispanics — $1,000 to $2,500

Scholarships are designed to assist students of Hispanic heritage obtain a college degree. Scholarships are available on a competitive basis to community college students, community college transfer students, undergraduate students, and graduate students. Students must apply via www.hsf.net
Society for Advancement of Chicanos and Native Americans in Science (SACNAS) — Students

Scholarships, Internships, Undergrad Research Experiences, and Summer Programs

Internship resources are aimed at connecting minority high school, community college, undergraduate and graduate students with the best internship and research programs to help advance their educational career and development.

 

Graduate Student Opportunities

Graduate Student Opportunities resources are aimed at helping minority undergraduates determine which graduate program best fits their needs with a combination of scientific program, minority researchers/mentors and financial opportunities tailored to their interests.

College Board — Pay for College
 

The National Hispanic Recognition Program (NHRP)

The National Hispanic Recognition Program identifies nearly 5,000 outstanding Hispanic/Latino students each year.

National Hispanic Environmental Council
 

Minority Youth Environmental Training Institute for Students Aged 13-18

Using classroom and outdoor settings, the Institute is designed to help create the environmental leaders of tomorrow by, educating, engaging, and inspiring youth, especially Latinos and other minorities, to a range of environmental, natural resource and energy topics.

College Assistance Migrant Program Alumni Association — Scholarships
 

College Scholarships for Migrant or Seasonal Farmworkers and their Families

The College Assistance Migrant Program (CAMP) is a unique federally-funded educational support and scholarship program that helps from migrant and seasonal farmworking backgrounds to reach and succeed in college.

Center for the Advancement of Hispanics in Science and Engineering Education (CAHSEE) — Programs
 

Central American Young Scholar Awards (CAYSA)

The CAYSA ceremonies honor more than 60 Washington, D.C. area high school seniors of Central American descent who have demonstrated remarkable success throughout all four years of high school.

 

Young Educators Program (YEP) — $2,750 to $3,000

The Young Educators Program Fellowship is geared towards further developing the fellow's academic, leadership, civic, and presentation skills. Our goal is to prepare the fellows to excel in their college education and professional careers.

 

Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics Institute (STEM Institute)

This four-summer program is designed to prepare pre-college students fifth through eleventh grades to enter and succeed in science and engineering at the colleges of their choice.

 

Young Engineer and Scientist Program (YESP)

This program places talented Hispanic college students in the research labs of government agencies.

 

SAT/SOAR Program

National Alliance for Hispanic Health
 

Scholarships for Hispanics: High School Seniors and College Students

The Alliance/Merck Ciencia (Science) Hispanic Scholars Program is a partnership to improve Hispanic student access to higher education and degrees in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM). The Program provides scholarships at two levels: High School Seniors and College STEM Majors.


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