Hispanic Scholarships

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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.

Hispanic Heritage Youth Awards

This award is for high school students who will be graduating in the spring of 2017. Students must have an unweighted grade point average of 3.0 or higher and be of Hispanic ancestry.

Total: $1000 Awards:  180
Deadline:  October 02

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:  October 06

CT 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:  54
Deadline:  October 15

Florida Minority Teacher Education Scholarship Program

This award is available to Florida resident undergraduate students who are enrolled as upper division undergraduates in a state-approved teacher education program at an eligible Florida institution. Students must be of African, American/Black, Hispanic/Latino, Asian American/Pacific Islander, or American Indian/Alaskan Native descent, and plan to teach in a Florida public school upon graduation.

Total: $4000 Awards:  135
Deadline:  November 01

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

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:  November 06

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 11

APSA Minority Fellows Program

This award is available for African American, Asian Pacific American, Latino, and Native American U.S. citizens who are enrolled or planning to enroll in a Ph.D. program for political science.

Total: $2000 Awards:  17
Deadline:  November 17

LAEF General Scholarship

This award is available for Colorado students of Hispanic heritage who are currently enrolled in or planning to enroll in an undergraduate or graduate program. Applicants must have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher.

Total: $2000 Awards:  111
Deadline:  November 20

William Randolph Hearst Endowed Fellowship for Minority Students

Minority undergraduate and graduate students who have a background in the social sciences and humanities are eligible to apply for this fellowship. Recipients of the scholarship must intern for 12 to 15 weeks at the Aspen Institute's Washington, D.C. office.

Total: $4000 Awards:  3
Deadline:  November 24

Missouri State University Diversity in Education Scholarship

This scholarship is open to U.S. students who plan to enter Missouri State University as freshmen and pursue a major leading to a bachelor's degree in education or music education. Students must rank in the top 50 percent of their class or have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher, and must have demonstrated leadership in multicultural school or community activities or organizations.

Total: $3000 Awards:  25
Deadline:  December 01

Missouri State University Inclusive Excellence Leadership Scholarship & Recognition Award

This scholarship is open to U.S. students who plan to enroll at Missouri State University as incoming freshmen. Students must: rank in the top 50 percent of their class or have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher; and have demonstrated leadership in multicultural school or community activities or organizations. Students with disabilities and/or historically underrepresented populations are encouraged to apply.

Total: $5000 Awards:  100
Deadline:  December 01