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.

Minority Teacher Scholarship

This scholarship is available to Indiana undergraduate students who are minority (black or Hispanic) and attending an Indiana college or university. The student must intend to pursue or be pursuing a course of study that would enable the student, upon graduation, to teach in an accredited school in Indiana.

Total: $1500 Awards:  180
Deadline:  September 01

Rangel Graduate Fellowship

The Charles B. Rangel International Affairs Fellowship is available to minority students who are pursuing a graduate degree in foreign affairs. Applicants must have a grade point average of 3.2 or higher and demonstrate financial need.

Total: $30000 Awards:  20
Deadline:  September 24

National Hispanic Health Professional Student Scholarship

This award is available to students who are studying in a medical, dental, nursing, public health, or policy program, and are of Hispanic descent or display strong commitment to the health of the Hispanic community.

Total: $5000 Awards:  24
Deadline:  September 26

THBA Cruz-Garcia Law Student Scholarship

This scholarship is open to Hispanic law students who are from the Tampa Bay (FL) area and are enrolled in an accredited Florida law school with a grade point average of 2.0 or higher. Students must have distinguished themselves academically or via service-oriented activities or plan to serve the Hispanic community in Tampa Bay during law school/after graduation.

Total: $1000 Awards:  2
Deadline:  October 01

Annual Sphinx Competition

This competition is open to African-American and Hispanic students who play violin, viola, cello or double bass. Applicants must be 26 years of age or younger at the time of the competition.

Total: $50000 Awards:  6
Deadline:  October 15

Hispanic Heritage Youth Awards

This award is for high school seniors who have an unweighted grade point average of 3.0 or higher and be of Hispanic ancestry.

Total: $15000 Awards:  180
Deadline:  October 15

Connecticut Minority Teacher Incentive Grant Program

This award is for Connecticut upper-level undergraduate students who are enrolled in an undergraduate teacher preparation program at an eligible college or university in Connecticut. The student must be a minority student (African, American, Hispanic/Latino, Asian American or Native American heritage) and intend to teach in a Connecticut public school after graduation.

Total: $5000 Awards:  64
Deadline:  October 15

NSHSS Foundation STEM Scholarship

This award is for U.S. high school seniors who will be attending college in the fall. Applicants must be a member of an underrepresented group, have a minimum 3.5 grade point average and be pursuing a major in a STEM field; Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics.

Total: $1000 Awards:  9
Deadline:  October 15

Indiana University-Bloomington National Hispanic Scholarship

This award is for U.S. high school students who are planning to attend Indiana University-Bloomington. Students must be recognized through the National Hispanic Recognition Program.

Total: $1000 Awards:  55
Deadline:  November 01

Cedar Crest College Latina Leadership Scholarship

This scholarship is available for Hispanic women who are attending Cedar Crest College. Applicants must demonstrate a history of leadership and academic excellence.

Total: $5000 Awards:  2
Deadline:  November 09