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In an effort to diversify their campuses, many colleges and universities offer scholarships for minority students, including Hispanics and Latinos. Many organizations, such as the Hispanic Scholarship Fund (HSF), are committed to assisting Hispanic and Latino students find free money for college. Our Scholarship Directory contains many awards for students with a Hispanic ethnic background. In many cases, students must also satisfy other eligibility requirements, such as participation in a sport or a stellar grade point average. Every scholarship is different, but our Scholarship Directory for Hispanic scholarships is a great place to start looking for awards.

REFORMA Scholarship Program

This scholarship is available for Hispanic students who are studying library science at the graduate level.

Total: $1500 Awards:  10
Deadline:  March 15

Leonard M. Perryman Communications Scholarship

This award is available for a United Methodist ethnic minority student enrolling in his/her junior or senior year in the journalism or communications department of an accredited college or university in the U.S. Applicants must plan to pursue a career in religious journalism.

Total: $2500 Awards:  1
Deadline:  March 15

American Anthropological Association Minority Dissertation Fellowship

The American Anthropological Association Minority Dissertation Fellowship is available to minority students who are pursuing a doctorate in anthropology.

Total: $10000 Awards:  1
Deadline:  March 16

Que Llueva Café Scholarship Program

This award is available for undocumented high school seniors of Hispanic descent. Applicants must demonstrate financial need and academic promise.

Total: $500 Awards:  10
Deadline:  March 17

AAJA Seattle Northwest Journalists of Color Scholarship

This award is for Washington state high school seniors and undergraduate students who are pursuing a journalism career. Students must attend a Washington college or university.

Total: $2500 Awards:  5
Deadline:  March 23

HSF General College Scholarships Program

Scholarships awarded through this program are available on a competitive basis to graduating high school seniors, undergraduate students, community college transfer students, and graduate students who are of Hispanic heritage. The applicant must have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher if a high school students or 2.5 or higher if an undergraduate or graduate student to be eligible.

Total: $5000 Awards:  2400
Deadline:  March 30

Danbury Latino Scholarship Fund

This award is available for Latino students residing in the Greater Danbury area of Connecticut (Bethel, Brookfield, Danbury, New Fairfield, New Milford, Newtown, Redding, and Ridgefield). Applicants must demonstrate unmet financial need.

Total: $1000 Awards:  20
Deadline:  March 30

Library Scholarship For Minority Students In Memory Of Edna Yelland

This award is available to minority students who are currently enrolled in a graduate program related to library science. Applicants must be residents of California and/or intend to work in California upon graduation.

Total: $2500 Awards:  3
Deadline:  March 30

SREB Doctoral Scholarship for Virginia Residents

This award is available for U.S. minority students who are currently enrolled in a Ph.D. program and planning to pursue a career as a professor. Applicants must be residents of Virginia and must enroll at one of the following eligible institutions: College of William and Mary, George Mason University, Old Dominion University, University of Virginia, Virginia Commonwealth University, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University.

Total: $75000 Awards:  12
Deadline:  March 31

SREB Doctoral Scholarship for Georgia Residents

This scholarship is available for minority students who are enrolled in a Ph.D. program at one of the following universities: Georgia State University, Georgia Institute of Technology, Medical College of Georgia, and the University of Georgia. Applicants must demonstrate high academic achievement, intent to pursue a career in academia, and must be residents of Georgia.

Total: $20000 Awards:  12
Deadline:  March 31

SREB-State Doctoral Scholars Program

This award is available for U.S. minority students who are currently enrolled in a Ph.D. program and planning to pursue a career as a professor.

Total: $20000 Awards:  80
Deadline:  March 31

Chicana/Latina Foundation Scholarship

This award is available for female students in Northern California who are of Chicana/Latina heritage. Applicant must have completed 12 or more credit hours as an undergraduate or be accepted or enrolled in a graduate program, and must have a grade point average of 2.5 or higher (3.0 or higher if a graduate student) at the time of application.

Total: $1500 Awards:  31
Deadline:  March 31