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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.

Mexican Citizens with Financial Need - Border County Waiver

This award is available for Mexican students who demonstrate financial need and who are planning to enroll at one of the following public Texas colleges or universities: Sul Ross State University, Texas A&M University-Kingsville, Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi, Texas Southmost College, Texas State Technical College-Harlingen, University of Texas at Brownsville, University of Texas at El Paso, and University of Texas Pan American.

Total: $5900 Awards:  2600
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Mexican Citizens with Financial Need - Border Nations Waiver

This award is available for Mexican citizens who are planning to attend a public college or university in Texas. The student must demonstrate financial need.

Total: $9000 Awards:  280
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Illinois Minority Real Estate Scholarship Program

This scholarship is available for minority U.S. students who are residents of the state of Illinois. The applicant must be pursuing courses of study that will prepare him/her for careers relating to the real estate industry or will enhance the skills and knowledge that he/she currently uses as a real estate professional.

Total: $500 Awards:  20
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Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute (CHCI) Scholarship

This scholarship is available for U.S. Latino/a undergraduate and graduate students. Students must demonstrate consistent active participation in public and/or community service activities.

Total: $5000 Awards:  127
Deadline:  April 15

University of Iowa Provost's Scholarship for National Hispanic Scholars

This award is available to U.S students who are recognized as National Hispanic Scholars and are planning to attend the University of Iowa. Students must designate the University of Iowa as their first choice college.

Total: $3000 Awards:  10
Deadline:  May 01

University of Iowa Advantage Iowa Award

This award is available for U.S students who are planning to attend the University of Iowa as first-year students. Students must contribute to a diverse learning environment at the University of Iowa. Awards are based on academic achievement.

Total: $8104 Awards:  20
Deadline:  May 01

RMHC/HACER National Scholarship Program

U.S. high school seniors of Hispanic descent may apply for this scholarship. Students must be less than 21 years of age at time of application.

Total: $100000 Awards:  4
Deadline:  January 18

RMHC/Hispanic American Commitment to Educational Resources (HACER) Scholarship of S. California

This scholarship is available for U.S. high school seniors who have at least one parent of Hispanic heritage. Students must reside within the Southern California counties of Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside, San Bernardino, or Ventura; and must have a grade point average of 2.7 or higher.

Total: $2000 Awards:  40
Deadline:  January 18

UNF Minority Community College Transfer Scholarship

This scholarship is available for Florida students who are planning to transfer to the University of North Florida and are members of a minority group. Awarding is based on financial need and/or merit and other select criteria.

Total: $1600 Awards:  2
Deadline:  February 14

Montgomery Summer Research Diversity Fellowship

This award is available for U.S. students who are currently enrolled as college sophomores or juniors and will add diversity to the field of law and social science (e.g., ethnic minority, disabled, LGBTQ, etc.). To be eligible, the applicant must have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher and be working toward a degree in the social sciences or humanities.

Total: $3600 Awards:  4
Deadline:  February 15

Minot State Cultural Diversity Award

This scholarship is available for minority students who are attending Minot State University in Minot, North Dakota. Applicants must have a grade point average of 2.25 or higher.

Total: $2400 Awards:  10
Deadline:  February 15

Minority Teachers of Illinois (MTI) Scholarship

This scholarship is available for Illinois resident undergraduate and graduate students who are African American/Black, Hispanic American, Asian American or Native American origin and planning to become preschool, elementary or secondary school teachers. Students must have a grade point average of 2.5 or higher.

Total: $5000 Awards:  500
Deadline:  March 01