Nationally Coveted Scholarships

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

College scholarships, graduate fellowships and grants for Hispanics, Latinos, Boricuas, Canarios, Catrachos, Chamorros, Chapines, Chicanos, Cubans, Dominicans, Ecuatoguineans, Spaniards, Filipinos, Guajiros, Guanacos, Jíbaros, Mexicans, Mexican Americans, Nicas, Mexicans, Puerto Ricans, Quisqueyans, Sephardim, South and Central Americans, Texanos, Ticos

K-12 College Graduate Postgrad
Fundación Kinesis
  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.

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).

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.

High School SeniorsInternships and Summer JobsBiomedical InternshipsInternational Study Abroad
WomenNationally CovetedTeachersCollege & Graduate School
MinoritiesEngineers & Computer Sci.Medical SchoolEthnic Groups & Studies
Minority HealthHigh School StudentsPublic HealthLibrary Studies & History
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Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute — Scholarships & Scholar-Intern Programs
CHCI Scholar-Intern Programs — $1,000, $2,500, $5,000
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 5 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 12 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.

  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
Feb 15 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.

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.

Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities (HACU) — Student Programs
HACU National Internships — $470 to $570 per week
Oct 30
Feb 15
Jun 17

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.

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.

  Gates Millennium Scholarships — Over $10,000
Jan 13 The Gates Millennium Scholars (GMS) Program provides outstanding African American, American Indian/Alaska Native, Asian Pacific Islander American, and Hispanic American students with an opportunity to complete an undergraduate college education in any discipline area of interest. Continuing Gates Millennium Scholars may request funding for a graduate degree program in one of the following discipline areas: computer science, education, engineering, library science, mathematics, public health or science.

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.

Smithsonian Institution Latino Center — Programs
  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.

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.

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 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.

McDonald's, Ronald McDonald House Charities — U.S. Scholarships
  RMHC®/HACER® Scholarships for Graduating, College-Bound Hispanic High School Seniors
Jan 20 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.

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
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.

Hispanic Dental Association Foundation
Scholarships for Hispanics in Dental, Undergraduate Dental Hygiene, Dental Assisting, or Dental Technician Programs
Scholarships under this program will help the student complete their training for Undergraduate, Master's Degree or above in a Dentistry Related Program.

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.

High School SeniorsInternships and Summer JobsBiomedical InternshipsInternational Study Abroad
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MinoritiesEngineers & Computer Sci.Medical SchoolEthnic Groups & Studies
Minority HealthHigh School StudentsPublic HealthLibrary Studies & History
Hispanics, LatinosBiology & Environmental Sci.Cancer ResearchMedia Communications
African AmericansPhysical Sciences & MathNursesFree Scholarships
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