Hispanic Scholarships

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This year, there will be more Hispanic students starting college than any other minority group. College costs can be too expensive for many students, but scholarships are available. Many organizations, such as the Hispanic Scholarship Fund (HSF), are committed to assisting Hispanic and Latino students find free money for college. To qualify for scholarship money, Hispanic students should plan to show a good GPA and also good test scores. But, these aren’t the only factors for receiving scholarship money. Always check the rules and requirements for scholarships. Every scholarship is different, but our Scholarship Directory for Hispanic and Latino scholarships is a great place to start looking for awards.

Paul H. Robbins, P.E., Honorary Scholarship

This award is for U.S. minority students who are entering the junior year of their engineering program.

Total: $5000 Awards:  1
Deadline:  March 01

Ruth Peterson Fellowship for Racial and Ethnic Diversity

This award is available for U.S. graduate students who are pursuing a doctorate in criminology. Applicants must be a member of an underrepresented minority population.

Total: $6000 Awards:  3
Deadline:  March 01

APA Latinos and Planning Division Scholarship

This scholarship is open to Latino students who intend to work as a practicing professional planner in the non-profit, public or private sector. Students must be enrolled in the third or fourth year of a PAB-accredited undergraduate planning program or the first or second year of a PAB-accredited graduate planning program.

Total: $500 Awards:  1
Deadline:  March 02

VSGC Undergraduate STEM Bridge Scholarship

This award is for U.S college sophomores who are enrolled full time in a program of study in science, technology, engineering, or math (STEM) at one of the five Virginia Space Grant institutions. The student must be federally recognized as a minority (African American, Hispanic/Latino, Native American, or Pacific Islander).

Total: $1000 Awards:  24
Deadline:  March 11

CSU Goizueta Foundation Scholarship

This award is available for Hispanic students attending the University of Columbus in Columbus Georgia. Applicants must be in good academic standing, and preference will be given to students in education.

Total: $20000 Awards:  2
Deadline:  March 12

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 14

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

Hispanic Center Scholarship Fund - Non-Traditional Students

This scholarship is open to non-traditional students from Berks County, Pennsylvania, whose ethnic background originates from Mexico, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Puerto Rico, Central America or South America. Students must meet one of the following criteria: high school senior raising child(ren); part-time students of any age; and students who are 25 years of age or older.

Total: $2100 Awards:  6
Deadline:  March 15

Hispanic Center Scholarship Fund - Traditional Students

This scholarship is for residents of Berks County, Pennsylvania, who are pursuing undergraduate education and have an ethnic background from Mexico, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Puerto Rico, Central America, or South America. Students must be 24 years of age or younger and plan to attend school full time.

Total: $2361 Awards:  6
Deadline:  March 15

Dorothy Ruth Ellis Endowed Scholarship

Undergraduate students attending Prescott College in Arizona planning to pursue a course of study in writing, literature or journalism are eligible for this award. Preference will be given to a student whose legal place of residence is southeast Texas (Jefferson, Orange, Tyler, Newton, and Hardin counties) and/or a student who is a member of an ethnic minority group.

Total: $2500 Awards:  1
Deadline:  March 20

NABA Atlanta Chapter Scholarship

This scholarship is open to U.S. undergraduate and graduate ethnic minority students who are pursuing an undergraduate accounting, finance, or related business degree or master's-level business degree at a Georgia college/university or are Georgia residents. Applicants must be student members of NABA and have a grade point average of 3.2 or higher.

Total: $2000 Awards:  8
Deadline:  March 24