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.

Fulfilling Our Dreams Scholarship Program

This scholarship is available to Central American/Latino students who are residents of and studying in the San Francisco Bay Area, the Los Angeles area, or San Fernando Valley. Students must have a grade point average of 2.5 or higher, demonstrate financial need, have a history of community involvement, and be willing to serve as a mentor if selected for a scholarship.

Total: $5000 Awards:  54
Deadline:  May 31

Sears & Associates, P.C. Diversity and Problem Solving Scholarship

The Sears & Associates, P.C. Diversity and Problem Solving Scholarship is available for U.S. minority students who are enrolled in an ABA-accredited law school.

Total: $2500 Awards:  1
Deadline:  June 30

George Geng On Lee Minorities in Leadership Scholarship

This award is for minority students who are graduating from high school, or who are full time undergraduate students enrolled at a four-year institution. Applicants must reside in the greater San Fransisco Bay area, defined as Alameda, Contra Costa, Marin, Napa, San Francisco, San Mateo, Santa Clara, Solano, and Sonoma counties in California.

Total: $1000 Awards:  1
Deadline:  July 31

La Raza Foundation Scholarship

This award is available for minority law school students who live in or attend law school in the San Fransisco Bay Area.

Total: $2500 Awards:  3
Deadline:  September 29

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

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

HLSF First Year Law Student Scholarship

This scholarship is available for first-year Hispanic law students attending a law school in Illinois.

Total: $3000 Awards:  3
Deadline:  December 15

Colby College Ralph J. Bunche Scholarship

This scholarship is available for U.S. high school seniors and undergraduate students who are planning to attend Colby College. Students must demonstrate scholastic strength and leadership potential and must be African American, Latino/Latina, Asian American, or Native American.

Total: $10000 Awards:  35
Deadline:  January 01

CGSM Fellowship for Talented Minorities

Students with a bachelor's degree who are planning to pursue a graduate degree full time at one of the Consortium-member schools are eligible for this award. Students must be African-American, Hispanic-American or Native-American and be planning to pursue a managerial career in business, government or non-profit organizations.

Total: $20000 Awards:  300
Deadline:  January 05

American Psychological Association Minority Fellowship Program

The American Psychology Association Minority Fellowship awards are available to minority students pursuing pre-doctoral or post-doctoral education in psychology.

Total: $25000 Awards:  15
Deadline:  January 15

Bucknell University Campus Enrichment Scholarship

This award is available for U.S. students enrolling at Bucknell University. First generation college students, students from outside the university's traditional geographic area, and those who bring cultural and intellectual diversity to the campus will be considered.

Total: $6000 Awards:  50
Deadline:  January 15