Hispanic Scholarships

Colleges are always looking to diversify their campuses and to make their schools more accessible to students of all ethnicities, economic backgrounds and religious beliefs. For this reason, many scholarships are restricted to minority students, Hispanics being one of them. That’s right, just being of Hispanic descent can make you eligible for scholarships and grants.

Below are examples of Hispanic scholarships you may be interested in pursuing. For additional information about scholarships based on ethnicity or other criteria, you may conduct a free college scholarship search at Scholarships.com.

¡Adelante! Fund – MillerCoors Brewing Company Scholarship 

Application Deadlines: May 25, Annually
Adelante’s Mission: To inspire the best and brightest Latino college students to graduate and succeed through scholarships, internships and leadership development Adelante! Fund Scholarships are Sponsored by MillerCoors, MillerCoors Texas, MillerCoors Chicago, Hispanic Organization for Public Employees (HOPE) Scholarships Available: Scholarship Range $1000 to $3000 MillerCoors Brewing […] More

¡Adelante! Fund Scholarships 
Application Deadlines: May 25, Annually
Adelante’s Mission: To inspire the best and brightest Latino college students to graduate and succeed through scholarships, internships and leadership development Adelante! Fund Scholarships are Sponsored by MillerCoors, MillerCoors Texas, MillerCoors Chicago, Hispanic Organization for Public Employees (HOPE) Application Timeline: February 1 to May 1 Scholarships Available: Scholarship Range […] More

¡Adelante! / Hispanic Organization for Public Employees (HOPE) Scholarship 
Application Deadlines: May 31, Annually
Adelante’s Mission: To inspire the best and brightest Latino college students to graduate and succeed through scholarships, internships and leadership development Adelante! Fund Scholarships are Sponsored by MillerCoors, MillerCoors Texas, MillerCoors Chicago, Hispanic Organization for Public Employees (HOPE) Scholarships Available: Scholarship Range $1000 to $3000 The Hope Scholarship 1.) […] More

Edward S. Roth Manufacturing Engineering Scholarship 
Application Deadlines: February 01, Annually
All applicants must be seeking a bachelor’s or master’s degree in manufacturing engineering from an ABET-accredited school. All applicants must have/and maintain a GPA of 3.0 or better on a 4.0 scale. Preferences will be given to students demonstrating financial need, minority students and students participating in a Co-Op program. The scholarship can be used only as a credit toward books, fees […] More

Ohio Newspapers Foundation Minority Scholarship 
Application Deadlines: March 31, Annually
Applicant must be a collegebound high school senior and enroll as a college freshman at an Ohio college or university for the coming school year. The applicant should be planning on majoring in journalism. A minimum GPA of 2.5 is required. Two letters of recommendation from high school faculty members familiar with the student’s work and career interests, with special emphasis on student’s […] More

Stan Beck Fellowship 
Application Deadlines: July 01, Annually
Applicants for the Stan Beck Fellowship must be graduate or undergraduate students in entomology or related disciplines at colleges or universities in the United States, Mexico, or Canada. They should also have some sort of need, either based on physical limitations or economic, minority, or environmental […] More

Wisconsin Minority Undergraduate Retention Grants 
Application Deadlines: Varies
Awards under this program are made to Wisconsin resident minority undergraduates, excluding first year students, enrolled at least half-time in independent, tribal, or Wisconsin Technical College institutions. According to the statutes, a minority student is defined as a student who is either an African American; American Indian; Hispanic; or Southeast Asian from Laos, Cambodia, or Vietnam […] More

CANFIT Program Scholarships 
Application Deadlines: March 31, Annually
CANFIT Program Scholarships are open to undergraduate and graduate African American, American Indian/Alaska Native, Asian/Pacific Islander, and Latino students who express financial need and are studying nutrition, physical education, or culinary arts in the state of […] More

RTNDA Carole Simpson Broadcast Journalism Scholarship 
Application Deadlines: May 31, Annually
Carole Simpson is a former member of the Radio Television Digital News Foundation Board of Trustees. She established the Carole Simpson Scholarship to encourage and help minority students overcome hurdles along their career path. Carole Simpson Scholarship winners are working as reporters, producers and anchors in television and radio stations across the country. Simpson retired from ABC News in […] More

Catharine Lealtad Scholarships 
Application Deadlines: Varies
Catharine Lealtad Scholarships are awarded to African American, Latino, and Native American students who have a strong high school record. The award is $3,000. Students who are National Achievement or National Hispanic Scholarship Finalists and who have a strong high school record will receive an annual award of $5,000. This scholarship is named for Dr. Catharine Lealtad ’15, Macalester’s […] More

Augustana College Diversity Scholarships 
Application Deadlines: Varies
Diversity Scholarships are for full-time students who are members of a minority ethnic group and bring diversity to campus. Awards range from $1,000 to $5,000 per year and can be renewed each year. Verify your eligibility with the Offices of Admission or Financial Aid. For more information on Augustana scholarships and grants, please visit our […] More

TELACU Scholarship Program 
Application Deadlines: March 17, Annually
Each year, the TELACU Education Foundation awards hundreds of scholarships to students in California, Texas, Illinois and New York. To apply for a scholarship, download the application from our website and return it, with required attachments, to the office indicated on the application. Minimum eligibility requirements: – Must be a low income, first generation college student – Must be a […] More

Surety Industry Scholarship Program for Minority Students 
Application Deadlines: January 31, Annually
Established in 2003, the Surety Industry Scholarship Program provides awards of up to $2,500 to outstanding minority students to support their studies in the areas of insurance/risk management, accounting, or business/finance and to encourage their consideration of the surety industry and surety underwriting as a career choice. This program is administered by The Surety Foundation, the […] More

Berrien Fragos Thorn Arts Scholarships for Migrant Farmworkers 
Application Deadlines: Varies
Funded by a bequest from Berrien Fragos Thorn, creative arts scholarships have been initiated in order to foster and encourage the creative talents of individuals with a history of migration to obtain work in agriculture. Eligible applicants must demonstrate an interest in pursuing further development of their talents in one of the following disciplines: – Visual—painting, sculpture, […] More

National GEM Consortium – GEM Fellowships 
Application Deadlines: November 15, Annually
GEM provides three fellowship programs: MS Engineering, Ph.D. Engineering and Ph.D. Science. These fellowship opportunities are for students pursuing a master’s degree or doctorate in science, engineering or a closely related field. The deadline for applications is November 15. Applicants are required to submit transcripts and three letters of recommendation. For more information, please visit […] More

George A. Strait Minority Scholarships 
Application Deadlines: April 01, Annually
George A. Strait Minority Scholarships are awarded annually by the American Association of Law Libraries and an endowment from Thomson West, a provider of e-information and solutions to the U.S. legal market. Applicants must be college graduates with meaningful law library experience who are members of a minority group as defined by current U.S. government guidelines, degree candidates in an […] More

RTNDA George Foreman Scholarship 
Application Deadlines: May 31, Annually
George Foreman is a boxing champion, Olympic gold medal winner and celebrated pitchman. As a young man, he was inspired by President Lyndon Johnson and by RTDNF founder Barney Oldfield. In his autobiography “By George,” Foreman credits LBJ’s Job Corps program for rescuing him “from the gutter.” He also thanks Barney Oldfield “for a lifetime of friendship, devotion, counsel, and wisdom. The world […] More

Lagrant Foundation Scholarship for Graduates 
Application Deadlines: February 28, Annually
Graduate student applicants meeting the following criteria and completing the application on the reverse side (typed, not handwritten) will be considered for The Lagrant Foundation (TLF) scholarship: Applicant must be a U.S. citizen and a member of one of the following ethnic groups: African American, Asian Pacific American, Hispanic or Native American Applicant must be a full-time student at a […] More

Alvarado/García Scholarship 
Application Deadlines: Varies
High school Junior? Latino? GBQ? College-bound? The Alvarado-Garcia Scholarship (AGS) in collaboration with the Association of Latino Men for Action (ALMA) was established to recognize and foster outstanding gay, bisexual and questioning Latino high school juniors who elect to attend an accredited two-year college or four-year university in Illinois. The AGS offers financial assistance and a […] More

Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers Scholarships 
Application Deadlines: May 01, Annually
Hispanic college students pursuing degrees in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) are invited to apply for more than $2 million in scholarships through AHETEMS (Advancing Hispanic Excellence in Technology, Engineering, Math and Science), the educational foundation of the Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers (SHPE). Students may apply for as many scholarships as they please, […] More

Minority Teachers of Illinois Scholarship Program 
Application Deadlines: March 01, Annually
If you plan to become a preschool, elementary or secondary school teacher and are of African American/Black, Hispanic American, Asian American or Native American origin, you may qualify for up to $5,000 per year as part of the Minority Teachers of Illinois (MTI) Scholarship Program to pay for tuition, fees and room and board, or commuter allowances, if applicable. This scholarship may be received […] More

The Hyatt Hotels Fund for Minority Lodging Managment Students 
Application Deadlines: May 01, Annually
In 1988, Hyatt established this fund through the American Hotel & Lodging Educational Foundation (AH&LEF) to provide financial aid to minority students pursing a degree in hotel management. Over the years, Hyatt has continued its investment to permanently endow the fund, currently valued at more than $800,000. Since 1988, more than 200 minority students have received funding for college through […] More

RTNDA Ed Bradley Broadcast Journalism Scholarship 
Application Deadlines: May 31, Annually
In 1994, RTDNF presented the first Ed Bradley Scholarship. Since then, 18 young and aspiring journalists have received the award created by the late CBS News and 60 Minutes correspondent. – Must be officially enrolled in college and have at least one full academic year remaining. – Must be a fully enrolled college sophomore or higher to receive scholarship. – Must apply for only one […] More

ESA Foundation Computer and Video Game Scholarship 
Application Deadlines: May 15, Annually
In 2007, the ESA Foundation established a scholarship program to assist women and minority students who are pursuing degrees leading to careers in Computer & Video Game Arts. In 2009 we extended this opportunity to graduating high school seniors and doubled the amount of awards granted from 15 to 30. The scholarships are offered for full-time undergraduate study at accredited four-year colleges […] More

KATU Thomas R. Dargan Minority Scholarship 
Application Deadlines: April 30, Annually
In the tradition of Thomas R. Dargan, dedicated and lifelong broadcaster, this scholarship is intended to encourage and assist minority students to complete their education in broadcasting or communications. Eligibility – Applicant must be a minority citizen of the United States. Minority is defined as Native American, Black, Hispanic or Asian. – Applicant must be enrolled in the first, […] More

Indiana CPA Society Diversity Summit Scholarship 
Application Deadlines: June 07, Annually
INCPAS is currently accepting applications for the Diversity Summit Scholarship. Completed applications are due to INCPAS no later than June 7th. Applicants must meet ALL of the following eligibility requirements: Must be an under-represented U.S. racial/ethnic minority student; – Must be a high school student enrolled in an Indiana high school or home school program for the 2013-2014 school […] More

American Associaton of University Women International Fellowships 
Application Deadlines: December 01, Annually
International Fellowships are awarded for full-time study or research in the United States to women who are not United States citizens or permanent residents. Both graduate and postgraduate study at accredited institutions are supported. Several fellowships are available for study outside of the U.S. For more information and an application, please visit our […] More

Smithsonian Minority Student Internship 
Application Deadlines: Varies
Internships in residence at the Smithsonian are available for students to participate in research or museum-related activities for periods of 10 weeks. U.S. minority undergraduate and beginning graduate students are encouraged to apply. The appointment carries a stipend of $350 per week and travel allowances may be provided. Deadline: February 1 (For Summer) October 15 (for […] More

Smithsonian Institution James E. Webb Internship 
Application Deadlines: Varies
Internships in residence at the Smithsonian are offered to minority junior and senior undergraduate and graduate students in Business and Public Administration. This program is designed to promote excellence and diversity in the management of not-for-profit scientific and cultural institutions. Appointments are for a period of 10 weeks and carry a stipend of $550 per week and a travel allowance […] More

Ronald McDonald House Charities HACER Scholarship Program 
Application Deadlines: December 20, Annually
Local Ronald McDonald House Charities® (RMHC®) Chapters, with support from RMHC Global and McDonald’s Corporation (McDonald’s®), offer scholarships to students from communities who face limited access to educational and career opportunities. These scholarships are part of the charities’ ongoing commitment to education. Eligibility – Currently enrolled high school seniors who have at least one […] More

ASA Minority Fellowship Program 
Application Deadlines: January 31, Annually
Minority Fellowship Program applicants can be new or continuing graduate students. However, the MFP is primarily designed for minority students entering a doctoral program in sociology for the first time or for those who are in the early stages of their graduate programs. MFP applicants must be applying to or enrolled in sociology departments which have strong mental health research programs […] More

Woods Hole Undergraduate Fellowships for Minorities 
Application Deadlines: February 15, Annually
Minority Fellowships are awarded to undergraduate students who have completed at least two semesters of undergraduate study at a U.S. college or university and are interested in the marine sciences, oceanographic engineering, or marine policy. Students must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents in order to apply. Under-represented groups included for consideration in this particular program […] More

Caterpillar Scholars Award Program 
Application Deadlines: February 01, Annually
Scholarship applicants must be a full-time undergraduate student enrolled in a manufacturing engineering degree program, have completed a minimum of 30 college credit hours, and be seeking a career in manufacturing engineering. Preference will be given to students who have participated in a STEPS camp. All minority scholarship applicants may apply as incoming freshmen. Eligibility Criteria: – […] More

AAAS Minority Science Writers Internship 
Application Deadlines: March 01, Annually
Science and technology increasingly shape our world. New discoveries and inventions have exciting outcomes, but can also lead to unexpected consequences. Science writers have the opportunity to explain those discoveries, and what they mean, to the public. Even though science is a global activity, the demographics of the journalists who cover it don’t reflect that diversity. AAAS offers the […] More

Communicate & Connect Scholarship 
Application Deadlines: May 15, Annually
Share your English language learning story and enter for a chance to win a college scholarship. High school seniors that have learned English as a Second Language are invited to write an essay about how discovering the English language opened up a world of possibilities. Sample topics for the Communicate & Connect Scholarship essay include: – An essay about how learning English enabled you to […] More

Fisher Communications Minority Scholarship 
Application Deadlines: May 31, Annually
Since 1987 Fisher Communications, Inc. has sought to attract minority students into careers in broadcasting with annual scholarships. Fisher’s interest in minority broadcasting students goes back many years and has included training programs in technical areas and on-air. As a result of this nurturing environment, minority employees have made numerous contributions to the standards of excellence […] More

Northrop Grumman HENAAC Scholarships 
Application Deadlines: April 30, Annually
Since its inception ten years ago, the HENAAC Scholars Program has experienced tremendous growth. In 2008, through the generous support of our program sponsors, we passed the one million dollar amount in scholarship dollars awarded. In 2010, for the first time we awarded scholarships to more than 100 STEM students. HENAAC scholarship honorees continue to pave the way for future generations of […] More

Significant Opportunities in Atmospheric Research and Science SOARS Program 
Application Deadlines: February 01, Annually
SOARS encourages applications from individuals who are members of a group that is historically under-represented in the atmospheric and related sciences, including students who are Black or African American, American Indian or Alaska Native, and Hispanic or Latino, female, first generation college students, and students with disabilities. SOARS welcomes lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender […] More

ALA Spectrum Scholarship 
Application Deadlines: March 01, Annually
Spectrum provides a one-time, non-renewable $5,000 scholarship award paid in two installments directly to the recipient. Recipients must begin a program by the fall semester following the award, funds will be forfeited if enrollment is delayed. Recipients must be enrolled at the time of the second installment, or they will forfeit this portion of the award. Recipients are announced at the ALA […] More

ABA Diversity Scholarship 
Application Deadlines: Varies
The ABA Diversity Scholarship focuses on broadening the number of traditionally under-represented groups in the management and operation ranks of the transportation, travel, and tourism industry. Eligible candidates must have completed, at a minimum, their first year of college at an accredited university; must have a declared major or course of study relevant to the transportation, travel, and […] More

Actuarial Diversity Scholarship 
Application Deadlines: May 04, Annually
The Actuarial Diversity Scholarship was formed in 1977 as a joint effort by the Casualty Actuarial Society and the Society of Actuaries. The door to the actuarial profession has been opened to hundreds of minority students over the years. In 2008 this Scholarship program was transferred to The Actuarial Foundation to further strengthen, increase and to assure the continuation of a diverse, high […] More

Ciencia Nation Scholarships – College STEM Majors 
Application Deadlines: March 15, Annually
The Alliance/Merck Ciencia (Science) Hispanic Scholars Program is a partnership to improve Hispanic student access to higher education and degrees in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM). Hispanic college students with minimum GPAs of 2.75 from all 50 states, the District of Columbia, U.S. territories and Puerto Rico pursuing a Bachelor’s degree in a STEM field major are invited to […] More

AICPA Minority Accounting Students Scholarships 
Application Deadlines: April 01, Annually
The American Institute of Certified Public Accountants established the AICPA Scholarship for Minority Accounting Students to provide funds for deserving students. The Center for Scholarship Administration, Inc. (CSA), a non-profit, independent organization is the administrator of the program. Applicants must be students who are underrepresented minorities in the accounting profession (e.g., […] More

APS Scholarship for Minority Undergraduate Physics Majors 
Application Deadlines: February 01, Annually
The American Physical Society Scholarship for Minority Undergraduate Students Physics Majors consists of $2,000 per year for new recipients and $3,000 per year for renewal recipients to be used for tuition, room & board and educational materials. The goal of this minority scholarship is to increase the number of under-represented minorities obtaining degrees in physics. It provides funding and […] More

AMS Minority Scholarships 
Application Deadlines: February 08, Annually
The AMS Minority Scholarships help support the college educations of minority students traditionally underrepresented in the sciences, especially Hispanic, Native American and African American students who intend to pursue careers in the atmospheric or related oceanic and hydrologic sciences. The two-year scholarships, funded by industry and through donations made by members to the AMS 21st […] More

APSA Minority Fellows Program 
Application Deadlines: Varies
The APSA Minority Fellows Program, which was established in 1969 as an effort to increase the number of minority scholars in the discipline, has designated more than 300 fellows and contributed to the successful completion of doctoral political science programs for over 70 individuals. This year, the Association has refocused and increased its efforts to assist minority students in completing […] More

HEEF Arts Scholarship Program 
Application Deadlines: March 11, Annually
The Arts Scholarship Fund, founded in 1999, awards scholarships to high school students who demonstrate an interest in pursuing an education and/or career in any of the various fields of the arts including the performance of music, drama, dance, and the creativity of visual art such as fine art and graphic […] More

ALPFA Scholarship Program 
Application Deadlines: January 31, Annually
The Association of Latino Professionals in Finance and Accounting (ALPFA) offers scholarships to students pursuing careers in finance, accounting and related fields of business. Eligibility Requirements: – Be of Hispanic heritage – Be a U.S. citizen or legal permanent resident with a permanent resident card or passport stamped I-551 (not expired) – Have a minimum cumulative grade point […] More

Bay Area Minority Law Student Scholarship 
Application Deadlines: May 11, Annually
The Bar Association of San Francisco (BASF) is a nonprofit voluntary membership organization of over 8,000 attorneys, law students and legal professionals in the Bay Area. Founded in 1872, BASF is one of the largest and most dynamic metropolitan bar associations in the U.S., with a long and distinguished record of community action, public service and service to the legal profession. Our […] More

ACS Scholars Program 
Application Deadlines: March 01, Annually
The basic criteria remain the same for all components fo the American Chemical Society Scholars Program. Application to the basic American Chemical Society Scholars Program automatically places the applicant in consideration for the sponsored components. The number and duration of scholarship awards is subject to available funding and the intent of the co-sponsoring group or organization. To be […] More

California Hispanic Education Endowment Fund (HEEF) 
Application Deadlines: March 11, Annually
The California Hispanic Education Endowment Fund awards are for Orange County, California high school seniors, transfer students or community college students of Hispanic descent only. Applicants must meet the following general requirements: – Be of Latino descent – Live in Orange County – Will graduate or have graduated from any Orange County high school or community college – […] More

Center for Communicable Disease Dynamics at Harvard School of Public Health 
Application Deadlines: December 15, Annually
The Center for Communicable Disease Dynamics(CCDD)hopes to foster the development of new investigators and emerging scientists in the field of infectious disease modeling through education, mentoring, and financial support. Students studying the quantitative aspects of infectious diseases undertake projects ranging from analysis of large data sets to the development of new methods for data […] More

HEEF Chapman University Scholarship Program 
Application Deadlines: March 11, Annually
The Chapman University Scholarships are for Latino students of immigrant parents who will be graduating from an Orange County high school. Individuals are eligible to apply if they have applied to Chapman through the regular admissions process; have significant financial need as defined by the Federal needs analysis formula; have attained a cumulative GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale; and are involved […] More

Fellowship on Women and Public Policy 
Application Deadlines: September 01, Annually
The Fellowship on Women & Public Policy is a premiere, intensive leadership development, skill building and educational program designed to encourage highly qualified graduate and post graduate women to pursue careers in public policy. More than 300 women have now completed the program and form an extensive alumni network that stretches across New York State, the United States and around the […] More

HEEF Friends of University of California Irvine Scholarships 
Application Deadlines: Varies
The Friends of University of California Irvine Scholarships are to provide support for Hispanic high school seniors who are admitted and will attend the University of California, Irvine. Award Amount: […] More

Gates Millennium Scholars Program 
Application Deadlines: January 16, Annually
The Gates Millennium Scholars (GMS), funded by a grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, was established in 1999 to provide outstanding African American, American Indian/Alaska Natives, Asian Pacific Islander Americans, and Hispanic American students with an opportunity to complete an undergraduate college education, in all discipline areas and a graduate education for those students […] More

EPP Undergraduate Scholarship Program 
Application Deadlines: February 15, Annually
The goal of the EPP Undergraduate Scholars Program is to increase the number of students who undertake course work and graduate with degrees in targeted academic fields integral to NOAA’s mission. This program targets students who have completed their sophomore year, attending minority serving institutions (MSIs), and have recently declared, or about to declare a major in atmospheric, oceanic, or […] More

Microbiology Undergraduate Research Fellowship 
Application Deadlines: February 01, Annually
The goal of the Microbiology Undergraduate Research Fellowship (MURF) program is to increase the number of underrepresented undergraduate students who wish to, and have demonstrated the ability to pursue graduate careers (Ph.D. or M.D./Ph.D.) in microbiology. Students from non-research intensive institutions will have the opportunity to conduct full time summer research with an ASM member at a […] More

Hispanic Scholarship Consortium Scholarship Program 
Application Deadlines: February 01, Annually
The Hispanic Scholarship Consortium’s (HSC) mission is to increase higher education access and degree attainment amongst Hispanic central Texans. The HSC Scholarship awards scholarships to Hispanic high school seniors attending an accredited four-year or two-year institution of higher education in the fall. Scholarships are awarded on academic merit, financial need and community service. All […] More

HSF/General Motors Scholarship Program 
Application Deadlines: Varies
The Hispanic Scholarship Fund (HSF) and General Motors (GM) have partnered to provide financial resources to assist outstanding Latino students pursuing degrees in Engineering and Business. Applicants may be graduating high school seniors or current undergraduates (Freshmen, Sophomore, and Junior). The award amount is $2,500 Selected students may have the opportunity to participate in a summer […] More

HSF/Procter & Gamble Company Scholarship 
Application Deadlines: February 28, Annually
The Hispanic Scholarship Fund (HSF) and Procter & Gamble Company have partnered to provide financial resources to assist outstanding Latino undergraduates pursuing degrees in the STEM field (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics). The award amount is $2,500. Eligibility Requirements – Be of Hispanic heritage – Be a U.S. citizen or legal permanent resident with a permanent resident […] More

AWWA Holly Cornell Scholarship 
Application Deadlines: January 07, Annually
The Holly A. Cornell Scholarship was created by CH2M Hill, Inc. to honor the name of Holly A. Cornell, co-founder of CH2M Hill and to encourage and support outstanding female and/or minority students pursuing advanced training in the field of water supply and treatment. Eligibility – Female and/or minority (as defined by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission) U.S. citizens who are […] More

HP Scholars Program 
Application Deadlines: Varies
The HP Scholar Award is a scholarship opportunity for students interested in engineering. The total value of the four-year cash scholarship, HP Scholar Productivity Package and the three paid internships will exceed $40,000 per student. Scholarship awards are $12,000 ($3000 per year for four years) and are intended to help defray educational expenses. Upon acceptance into the program, each HP […] More

HSF/ Western Governors University 
Application Deadlines: Varies
The HSF Alumni/Western Governors University Scholarship Program is available to HSF Alumni enrolled in one of the graduate programs at Western Governors University. The Award amount is $1,200 per term, renewable for four semesters. Students may apply for the scholarship after they matriculate into a graduate program. To apply online, please visit https://apply.hsf.net For graduate program […] More

HSF/Marathon Oil Corp. Scholarship Program 
Application Deadlines: October 26, Annually
The HSF/Marathon Oil Corporation Scholarship Program is a scholarship of up to $15,000 per year. Selected students will receive up to $10,000 for two academic years for a possible total award of $30,000. In addition, scholars will be offered the opportunity to participate in a possible paid 8-10 week summer internship at various Marathon Oil Corporation locations. Scholars will also be paired […] More

Human Capital Scholarship 
Application Deadlines: March 15, Annually
The Human Capital Scholarship provides educational opportunities for first-generation college students from any underrepresented ethnic groups. Two scholarships of $1,500 will be awarded to incoming freshman attending the University of California in the fall. Background: – Number of awards: 2 – Amount: $1,500 – Renewable: No Eligibility Criteria: – Incoming freshman enrolled full-time […] More

Minorities in Hospitality Scholars Program 
Application Deadlines: January 31, Annually
The IFA Educational Foundation and Choice Hotels International have partnered to sponsor the Minorities in Hospitality Scholars Program. The purpose of the scholars program is to recognize and support minority students who are enrolled in the Hospitality course of studies complete their academic programs by providing scholarship assistance. A competitive award of $2,000 will be presented […] More

The Jacqueline Woodson Fellowship for a Young People’s Writer of African or Caribbean Descent 
Application Deadlines: October 15, Annually
The Jacqueline Woodson Fellowship for a Young People’s Writer of African or Caribbean Descent is offered once annually to a writer of African or Caribbean descent starting the Solstice Low-Residency MFA in Creative Writing Program during the winter residency/spring semester. Fellowship recipients will receive a $1,000 award toward their first semester’s tuition. Fellowships are awarded based on […] More

Kansas Ethnic Minority Scholarship Program 
Application Deadlines: May 01, Annually
The Kansas Ethnic Minority Scholarship program is designed to assist financially needy, academically competitive students who are identified as members of any of the following ethnic/racial groups: African American, American Indian or Alaska Native, Asian or Pacific Islander, or Hispanic. Selection priority is given to applicants who are […] More

Kaplan Leadership Program 
Application Deadlines: February 01, Annually
The Kaplan Educational Foundation is seeking a select group of students for its Kaplan Leadership Program. This is a unique and comprehensive scholarship program designed for promising students who have a financial need and are pursuing an associate’s degree in the New York City metropolitan area. The scholarship benefits will begin while students work toward their associate’s degree, and the […] More

Lagrant Foundation Scholarships 
Application Deadlines: February 28, Annually
The Lagrant Foundation annually provides 15 scholarships to undergraduate and graduate students who are attending accredited institutions and are pursuing careers in the fields of advertising, marketing or public relations. Undergraduate (current freshmen, sophomores, juniors and non-graduating seniors ONLY!) applicants meeting the following criteria and completing the application on the reverse […] More

Leonard M. Perryman Communications Scholarship for Racial Ethnic Minority Students 
Application Deadlines: March 15, Annually
The Leonard M. Perryman Communications Scholarship for Racial Ethnic Minority Students awards a $2,500 scholarship for undergraduate study of religion journalism or mass communications. It recognizes of the work of Leonard M. Perryman, a journalist for the United Methodist Church for nearly 30 years. The scholarship assists a United Methodist undergraduate who intends to pursue a career in […] More

ALA – LITA/LSSI Scholarship 
Application Deadlines: March 01, Annually
The LITA/LSSI Minority Scholarship, established in 1994, is awarded annually by the Library and Information Technology Association, a division of the American Library Association, and Library Systems and Services, Inc., in the amount of $2,500. The scholarship is designed to encourage the entry of qualified persons into the library and automation field who plan to follow a career in that field; […] More

LITA/OCLC Minority Scholarship in Library and Information Technology 
Application Deadlines: March 01, Annually
The LITA/OCLC Minority Scholarship, established in 1991, is awarded jointly annually by the Online Computer Library Center and the Library and Information Technology Association, a division of the American Library Association, in the amount of $3,000. The scholarship is designed to encourage the entry of qualified persons into the library and automation field who plan to follow a career in that […] More

HEEF Mike Corona Foundation Law Enforcement Scholarships 
Application Deadlines: March 11, Annually
The Mike Corona Foundation Law Enforcement Scholarships are intended to provide support for graduating Orange County high school seniors or transfer students interested in pursuing a career in any facet of law enforcement. The scholarship may be used for any general educational expense and may be renewed upon a successful re-application […] More

Minority Access Internship Program 
Application Deadlines: Varies
The Minority Access Internship Program is designed to allow talented undergraduate and graduate students to experience the diversity and scope of career opportunities available in the federal government and other participating entities. The program provides students with the opportunity to merge academic theory with practical application in the workplace. This is a internship program and […] More

Minority Teacher Education Scholarship 
Application Deadlines: Varies
The Minority Teacher Education Scholarship is designed to attract and retain students that are interested in becoming a teacher in the state of Florida. The scholarship is administered at 33 participating colleges and universities throughout the state. Special consideration is given to community college students. ELIGIBILITY Individuals who are selected for the MTES must: * Be a resident of […] More

Indiana Minority Teacher/Special Education Services Scholarship 
Application Deadlines: Varies
The Minority Teacher Scholarship was created by the 1988 Indiana General Assembly to address the critical shortage of Black and Hispanic teachers in Indiana. In 1990 the Indiana General Assembly amended the Minority program to include the field of Special Education, and in 1991 the fields of Occupational and Physical Therapy were added. To be eligible you must be: 1. A minority student […] More

Tennessee Minority Teaching Fellows Program 
Application Deadlines: Varies
The Minority Teaching Fellows Program is intended to encourage talented minority Tennesseans to enter the teaching field in Tennessee. The award is $5,000 per year to pursue a teacher certification at an eligible Tennessee institution. Those who receive the award incur an obligation to teach K-12 level in a Tennessee public school one year for each year the award is received. If recipients do […] More

INROADS Internship Opportunities 
Application Deadlines: Varies
The mission of INROADS is to develop and place talented minority youth in business and industry and prepare them for corporate and community leadership. INROADS seeks high performing Black, Hispanic/Latino, and Native American Indian students for internship opportunities with some of the nation’s largest companies. Our rigorous career development training process will challenge you to commit to […] More

Page Education Foundation Grants 
Application Deadlines: May 01, Annually
The mission of the Page Education Foundation is to increase participation of Minnesota’s young people of color in post-secondary education. Candidates must be Minnesota students of color, demonstrate a financial need, a positive attitude toward education and community service, and attend a post-secondary institution within the state of Minnesota. Awards consist of grants that range in value […] More

NCCE National Co-op Scholarship Program 
Application Deadlines: February 15, Annually
The National Commission for Cooperative Education, a non-profit organization dedicated to advancing high quality, college-level cooperative education, offers 175 merit co-op scholarships of $5,000 each, for a total renewable value of $4,500,000. These merit co-op scholarships will be awarded to high school seniors and community college transfer students who plan to participate in college […] More

NOPHNRCSE Scholarship 
Application Deadlines: May 01, Annually
The National Organization of Professional Hispanic Natural Resources Conservation Service Employees (NOPHNRCSE) provides scholarships to deserving Hispanic students that wish to pursue or are pursuing a bachelor’s degree in a natural resources or a natural resources conservation-related field of study at an accredited four-year institution. Two scholarships of $1,000 each will be awarded to […] More

National Press Club Scholarship for Journalism Diversity 
Application Deadlines: March 01, Annually
The National Press Club, the leading professional organization for journalists, wants to recruit promising future journalists who will bring diversity to American journalism. The scholarship consists of a $2,000 one-year scholarship, which can be renewed for up to three years at $2,500 per year. The first-year scholarship includes an additional $500 book stipend, the Ellen Masin Persina […] More

National Society of Hispanic MBAs Scholarship Program 
Application Deadlines: April 30, Annually
The National Society of Hispanic MBAs, which exists “to foster Hispanic leadership through graduate management education and professional development,” has established a scholarship program to assist qualified Hispanics to pursue MBAs. Scholarships are offered each year for full- and part-time study at an accredited (AACSB) institution of the student’s choice. Awards will range from $2,500 to […] More

University of Chicago–Office of Minority Student Affairs 
Application Deadlines: Varies
The Office of Minority Student Affairs (OMSA) supports the academic success of students of color at the University of Chicago and works to build an inclusive campus community. OMSA’s programs focus on enriching students’ experiences and encouraging cross-cultural dialogue on campus. OMSA serves and advocates for all African American, Asian American, Latino, and Native American students who attend […] More

The Paul & Daisy Soros Fellowships For New Americans 
Application Deadlines: November 09, Annually
The Paul and Daisy Soros Fellowships for New Americans are for up to two years graduate study in the professions and academic disciplines at any institution of higher learning in the United States. The Fellowships are funded by a trust established by Paul and Daisy Soros and were created in recognition of the contributions of New Americans to American life and in gratitude for the opportunities […] More

The Phyllis G. Meekins Scholarship 
Application Deadlines: May 15, Annually
The Phyllis G. Meekins Scholarship is granted through The LPGA Foundation and the Phyllis G. Meekins Scholarship Fund. Established in 2006, the objective of the Phyllis G. Meekins Scholarship is to provide a need-based scholarship to a female high school senior from a recognized minority background, who will be pursuing a full-time course of study and playing collegiate golf at an accredited […] More

Presbyterian Church-U.S.A. Student Opportunity Scholarships 
Application Deadlines: June 01, Annually
The Presbyterian Church-U.S.A. Student Opportunity Scholarships serves Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) college students in select majors (Education, Health Service/Science, Religious Studies, Sacred Music, Social Service/Science) by providing aid for the expenses of their third and fourth years of an undergraduate program. Preference in this program is extended to racial ethnic students in order to […] More

THC Preservation Fellows Program 
Application Deadlines: February 15, Annually
The Preservation Fellows is a new internship program created by the THC Commissioners to build interest in and awareness of historic preservation among young adults from diverse cultural backgrounds. The program’s goal is to provide financial aid, employment and professional role models for a new generation of leaders in historic preservation who will represent the changing face of Texas. For […] More

AICPA Fellowships for Minority Doctoral Students 
Application Deadlines: April 01, Annually
The primary objective of the AICPA Fellowships for Minority Doctoral Students is to enable more minorities to enter and move ahead in the accounting profession and academe. Recognizing the fact that professors serve as role models, a second objective is to increase the number of CPA role models who can positively influence the career decisions of a college student. These competitive fellowships […] More

Chips Quinn Scholars Program 
Application Deadlines: Varies
The program, sponsored by the Freedom Forum, provides internships, training and $1,000 scholarships to college students of color who are pursuing careers in print journalism. Internships are offered in Spring and Summer. College juniors, seniors or recent graduates with majors in journalism or career goals in newspapers are eligible. Nominees must be enrolled in an historically black college or […] More

Migrant Farmworker Baccalaureate Scholarship 
Application Deadlines: July 01, Annually
The purpose of this scholarship is to provide financial support to a deserving student with a history of migrating for employment in agriculture who has successfully completed one year of college. This support will cover expenses beyond what the youth is entitled to in federal/state and other scholarship assistance. This scholarship is designed to assist the youth in obtaining a baccalaureate […] More

Juanita Crippen Memorial Scholarship 
Application Deadlines: April 30, Annually
The purpose of this scholarship is to recognize a senior high school student from a migrant farmworker family in Franklin, St. Lawrence or Clinton counties in New York State needing post-secondary scholarship assistance who has demonstrated a caring and giving attitude toward another individual or community with a $500 scholarship. Submit completed application packet to: Juanita Crippen […] More

Frank Kazmierczak Memorial Migrant Scholarship 
Application Deadlines: February 01, Annually
The purpose of this scholarship is to serve as a living tribute to Frank Kazmierczak, a long-time migrant educator, by offering an annual award in the amount of $1,000 for post-secondary scholarship assistance to a migrant student who wishes to pursue a career in teaching. Candidates will be screened by a selection committee on the basis of the following criteria: – Child of a migrant worker or […] More

Robert Toigo Foundation Fellowship 
Application Deadlines: Varies
The Robert Toigo Foundation supports the ongoing advancement of exceptional minority business degree students and alumni within the finance industry through scholarships, mentoring, internships and job placement. Sourcing talent from the nation’s leading academic and financial institutions, the foundation’s goal is to increase diversity in business and deepen business leadership skills by […] More

Wisconsin Talent Incentive Program TIP Grants 
Application Deadlines: Varies
The Talent Incentive Program (TIP) Grant provides grant assistance to the most financially needy and educationally disadvantaged Wisconsin resident students attending colleges and universities in the State of Wisconsin. First-time freshmen students are nominated for the TIP Grant by the school financial aid offices or by counselors of the Wisconsin Educational Opportunity Programs (WEOP). To […] More

IIE UPS Scholarship for Minority Students 
Application Deadlines: November 15, Annually
The UPS Scholarship for Minority Students is available to undergraduate students enrolled in any school in the United States and its territories, Canada and Mexico, provided the school’s engineering program or equivalent is accredited by an accrediting agency recognized by IIE and the student is pursuing a course of study in industrial engineering. Students may not apply directly for any […] More

Wisconsin Higher Education Grant 
Application Deadlines: Varies
The Wisconsin Higher Education Grant (WHEG) Program provides grant assistance to undergraduate, Wisconsin residents enrolled at least half-time in degree or certificate programs at University of Wisconsin, Wisconsin Technical College, and Tribal institutions. Awards are based on financial need. Eligibility cannot exceed 10 semesters. A student must apply for a Wisconsin Higher Education Grant […] More

Xerox Technical Minority Scholarship 
Application Deadlines: September 30, Annually
The Xerox Technical Minority Scholarship provides awards ranging from $1,000 to $10,000 for undergraduate and graduate minority students in technical disciplines that include: – Chemistry – Information Management – Computing & Software Systems – Material Science – Printing Management Science – Laser Optics – Physics – Material Science – Engineering (Chemical, Computer, Electrical, […] More

HEEF High School Senior Orange County 
Application Deadlines: Varies
These scholarships are for Hispanic high school seniors who are attending an Orange County high school. Support is provided by the HEEF general fund for these awards. Payments are made when the student begins his/her post-secondary education at any trade school, college or university in the fall. Award Amount: $1,000 – […] More

Rocky Mountain Biological Lab REU Program 
Application Deadlines: February 15, Annually
This 10-week scholarship field research program is funded by the National Science Foundation. REU students will work with RMBL Scientists to create a research project. Students will develop a testable hypothesis, gather data, analyze the data, and produce a written and oral report by the end of the program. The award provides $600 toward travel costs, a $4,750 stipend, room, board, and tuition […] More

Martin Luther King, Jr. Scholarship Award 
Application Deadlines: June 01, Annually
This award is presented in memory of the late Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. to commemorate his belief that progress is best achieved through cooperation rather than conflict, participation rather than partisanship, and compassion and understanding rather than hatred and prejudice. The scholarship is awarded to minority nominees who have demonstrated a need and a willingness to continue an […] More

Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute Scholarship 
Application Deadlines: April 16, Annually
This premier scholarship opportunity is afforded to Latino students who have a history of performing public service-oriented activities in their communities and who plan to continue contributing in the future. There is no GPA or major requirement. Students with excellent leadership potential are encouraged to apply. Recipients will receive a one-time scholarship of: – $5,000 to attend a […] More

HEEF Future Leaders of America Scholarship 
Application Deadlines: Varies
This scholarship fund provides support for graduating ORANGE COUNTY, CALIFORNIA high school seniors who have demonstrated community leadership by volunteering atleast 30 hours at a community based non-profit […] More

HEEF Architecture and Engineering Scholarships 
Application Deadlines: March 11, Annually
This scholarship is intended to promote the professions of architecture and engineering. Graduating high school seniors with a minimum 3.5 GPA, who have been accepted into an accredited four- or five-year program in architecture or engineering may apply. Second-year community college transfer students with a minimum 3.2 GPA who have been accepted into an accredited program in architecture or […] More

AIA – AAF Minority/Disadvantaged Scholarship 
Application Deadlines: December 07, Annually
This scholarship is open to high school seniors and college freshmen who plan to study architecture in an NAAB-accredited program. The scholarship was established in 1970 by a grant from the Ford Foundation to aid students who would not otherwise have an opportunity to enter a professional degree program. Twenty awards per year are made and may be renewed for two additional years, ideally […] More

GRCF Achille & Irene Despres, William and Andre Scholarship 
Application Deadlines: April 01, Annually
To be eligible for the Achille & Irene Despres, William and Andre Scholarship, students must be of Mexican heritage, reside in Kent or Ottawa counties, be attending an accredited college/university for undergraduate studies, have financial need and have a minimum GPA of 2.75 on a 4.0 scale. For more information about this award, please visit our […] More

Sphinx Competition 
Application Deadlines: Varies
To be eligible for the Sphinx Musical Assistance Fund, one must apply to compete in the Sphinx Competition for Young Black and Latino String Players. Each year, all 18 semi-finalists in the competition (applicants that are chosen to advance to the Semi-Finals Round upon the review of preliminary audition tapes) will be entitled to receive Sphinx assistance Fund Scholarships. You are […] More

WMMIA Engineering Consortium Grants 
Application Deadlines: Varies
West Michigan Minorities In Architecture and Engineering Consortium (WMMIAEC) is pleased to offer four educational assistance grants each academic year in the amount of $1,000 each. Grant applications are reviewed quarterly, and we are always accepting applications for the next academic year! To qualify for this grant you must be a minority or a female. WMMIAEC is dedicated to increasing the […] More

APA Judith McManus Price Scholarship 
Application Deadlines: April 30, Annually
Women and minority (African American, Hispanic American, or Native American) students enrolled in an approved Planning Accreditation Board (PAB) planning program who are citizens of the United States, intend to pursue careers as practicing planners in the public sector, and are able to demonstrate a genuine financial need are eligible to apply for this scholarship which will range between $2,000 […] More

ACHE Albert W. Dent Graduate Student Scholarship 
Application Deadlines: March 31, Annually
You are eligible to apply for an Albert W. Dent Graduate Student Scholarship if you meet all of the following criteria: -You are a Student Associate of the American College of Healthcare Executives and are in good standing. -You are a minority student who is enrolled for full-time study for the upcoming fall term, which is your final year (of classroom work) in a healthcare management graduate […] More

GRCF Warner Norcross & Judd LLP Legal Studies Scholarship for Minorities 
Application Deadlines: April 01, Annually
You may apply for a Warner, Norcross, & Judd LLP Legal Studies Scholarship for Minorities if you are a student of racial and ethnic minority heritage pursuing studies in law (one law school, one paralegal and one legal secretarial scholarship awarded each year.) You must either have a permanent residence in Michigan or be attending a Michigan law school and demonstrate financial […] More

Popular Hispanic Scholarship Sources

Most important is the push to engage young Hispanic students in college education, whether it is in a two-year, four-year, graduate, even doctoral program. The opportunities for an affordable education are endless.

  • Latino College Dollars: http://www.latinocollegedollars.org/
  • Without a doubt the Hispanic Scholarship Fund is one of the largest and most well recognized resources for Latino scholarships. The HSF is a clearinghouse for educational information related to Hispanic students and has built enough clout and respect to draw millions of dollars in funding from large corporate sponsors like McDonalds and Wal-Mart.
  • The Hispanic Heritage Foundation has taken on a mission to inspire Hispanic students of all heritages to become extraordinary civic leaders. The organization specifically offers a number of annual Hispanic Heritage student scholarship awards.
  • The Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities (HACU) delivers droves of information relative to the institutions most invested in Hispanic students. HACU’s list of scholarships is regularly updated. Corporate partners such as Gap, General Motors, and Home Depot fund these awards. All HACU scholarship recipients demonstrate a balance of academic motivation and financial need. Monetary awards range from $1,000 to $2,800.
  • For Hispanic students interested in journalism or broadcast media, the National Association of Hispanic Journalists (NAHJ) scholarships run between $1,000 and $5,000. All offer specific relevancy for Latinos who are sadly invisible in mainstream journalism.

Explore STEM Scholarships

Interested in studying one of the life or physical sciences? Math or engineering? Information technology? These subject categories—the STEM subjects (science, math, engineering, technology)—cover dozens of specialties: anthropology, chemical engineering, web development, and tropical ecology, to name a fraction.

If you have missed it, before you go any further check out our list of scholarships arranged by subject. You will not be disappointed – there are many minority programs, particularly for students interested in a STEM major.

  • Wrap your head around $1 billion dollars in scholarship dough! That’s the pot of gold that funds the very generous Gates Millennium Scholars Program. These timely and competitive awards are specially designated to offer financial encouragement and support to minority students entering a degree path in a STEM, library science, public health, or education field. What makes the GMS program different is the ongoing commitment to student academic success. You win a scholarship you also get access to a mentor or counselor and a network of information and assistance to make sure you finish your degree successfully and on time.

What a Professional Organizations Offer

Professional organizations, such as the Society for Spanish Professional Engineers (SPHE), have more than just student scholarships for Hispanic students. Professional organizations also provide:

  • Opportunities to network and learn new industry-related skills.
  • Access to exclusive targeted jobs databases.
  • Annual and semi-annual conferences that offer well-known speakers and relevant workshops.
  • Competitions that sometimes challenge teams of students and professionals to prove their professional and academic mettle.

Again, leverage your abilities and scholarship opps by becoming involved. Most organizations make it a requirement for scholarship applicants to be a member, but go a step or two further: become an involved member. Make yourself a presence at local chapter or campus-based organization meetings, a face to put to a name on a scholarship application. This indicates motivation and passion. When you demonstrate those qualities you earn attention and respect and in some cases, scholarship money.


Financial Aid Information for Undocumented Students

Below you will find information regarding financial aid options available to help undocumented students reach their educational goals and pursue their dreams.

  • Until the passage of the Dream Act, undocumented students were not eligible for federal, state or university funded financial aid. Under this new law, undocumented students may now be eligible for certain types of financial aid. For information on what this means for you, please see Paying for UC’s California Dream Act webpage. The new California Dream Act Application will be used to determine a student’s financial need for awarding need-based scholarships as well as University and Cal Grants.Need-based scholarships became available for eligible undocumented students in fall quarter of 2012-2013, and University Grants became available in winter 2013 for eligible, enrolled students. Cal Grant funding will be available beginning in fall 2013 for eligible students enrolled in 2013-2014. For more information on The Dream Act, please visit dream.csac.ca.gov/.To be considered for awards, students must complete a California Dream Act ApplicationFor 2013-2014 students must file by March 2, 2013 for priority consideration and to be eligible for Cal Grant funding. Be sure to include our school code, 001313. For Cal Grants, eligible applicants must also file a GPA Verification form directly with CSAC before March 2, 2013. The GPA Verification form is available online at calgrants.org.
  • To better understand how this legislation affects you, please see the UC documents The California Dream Act and Frequently Asked Questions about AB 131 (California Dream Act II). Additional information is also available in UC Santa Barbara’s California Dream Application Tutorial.
  • Undocumented students are now eligible for many campus-based scholarships, and will automatically be considered for those based on your admissions application. If you wish to be considered for need-based scholarships, non-citizen AB540-eligible students must complete a California Dream Act Application. Be sure to include our school code, 001313. You will be notified by the UC Davis Undergraduate & Prestigious Scholarship Office if you are awarded a scholarship. For information on the application process, including joining the Scholarship Opportunities Listserv, please visit our website at financialaid.ucdavis.edu/scholarships/index.html.
  • AB540 is a tuition exemption program that allows eligible undocumented students living in California to pay in-state tuition. To be eligible for this tuition exemption, students must meet specific criteria. For more information and to review the eligibility requirements of this program, please see Paying for UC’s – Nonresident Tuition Exemption webpage. For questions regarding registration fees and tuition for non-resident students, please contact the UC Davis Office of the University Registrar:registrar.ucdavis.edu/html/slr.html
  • Throughout the year, a number of outside organizations contact the Undergraduate & Prestigious Scholarships Office to publicize their scholarship opportunities. To help our students access the many available scholarships, we maintain the Outside Agency Scholarships page. The selection criteria, application process, and deadlines for these external scholarships vary, so please review the listings and associated websites for more detailed information. Undocumented students are welcome to apply for these scholarships, as long as you meet the requirements. And be sure to contact these organizations directly with any questions you may have.


Additional Resources for Undocumented Students

Below we have listed a variety of resources available to undocumented students, including scholarship opportunities geared specifically for this demographic. We hope that you find these resources helpful.

Scholarships for Undocumented Students

College-bound students who are not citizens or legal permanent residents of the United States are not eligible for State of federal financial assistance because of their immigration status. In addition, they are generally classified as international students and therefore are required to pay higher tuition and fees. However, the Mexican American Legal Defense and Education Fund (MALDEF) has compiled a list of scholarships that are open to undocumented students. The list is available on MALDEF’s website at http://www.maldef.org  or by calling (213) 629-2512.

Absolutely Scholarships – http://www.absolutelyscholarships.com

Affinity Plus Foundation – http://www.affinityplus.org

A.I. of C.E. Minority Scholarship Award – American Institute of Chemical Engineers; 3 Park Avenue; New York, NY 10016

American Association of Hispanic Accountants Scholarship Committee – 100 N. Main St.; PMB 406; San Antonio TX

Aspira Association, Inc. – http://www.aspira.org/college_resources.htm

Dorothy Vandercook Peach Scholarship Grandmothers for Peace International Scholarship – 9444 Medstead Way; Elk Grove, CA 95758-1067
Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities – http://www.hacu.net/hacu/default_EN.asp

Hispanic Outlook Scholarship Fund – http://www.hispanicoutlook.com/

Hispanic Scholarship com – http://www.hispanicscholarship.com

Hispanic Scholarship fund – http://www.hsf.net

College Connection Scholarship http://www.collegescholarship.com

Commission Femenil Scholarship – Attn: Ann Gonzalez; PO Box 86013; Los Angeles, CA 90031
Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute – http://www.chciyouth.org

Fastweb.com – http://www.fastweb.com.

Justicia en Diversidad – http://www.law.harvard.edu/students/orgs/alianza/scholarship/

Latin American Professional Women’s Education – PO Box 31532; Los Angeles, CA 90031
Mexican American Legal Defense and Education Fund (MALDEF) – http://www.maldef.org

Migrant Farmworker Baccalaureate Scholarship – Geneseo Migrant Center; PO Box 549; Geneseo, NY 14553

NAHP Presidential Classroom Scholars
National High School Essay Contest – 1501 16th St. NW; Washington, DC 20036; Telephone number 202-387-2477
National Peace Essay Contest – http://www.usip.org

Nursing Scholarships for Ethnic People of Color – 555 W. 57th St.; New York 10013

Organic Way to Grow Essay Contest – http://www.mambosprouts.com

PAACO Hispanic Student Athletic Scholarship – 5715 North Freeway; Houston, TX 77076; Telephone number 713-697-7600

Papa John’s Scholarship – http://www.papajohns.com/comun/scholar.htm

Ruben Salazar Scholarship – National Association of Hispanic Journalists; Scholarship Committee; 1000 National Press Bldg.; Washington, DC 20045
SAMMY Award – http://www.whymilk.com

Society of Exploration Geophysics Found. – PO Box 702740; Tulsa, OK 74170
Stephen Phillip Memorial Scholarship – PO Box 871; Salem, MA Telephone number 978-744-2111

The Ana Maria Arias Scholarship – Attn: Alma Rojas; 1725 K. St. NW, Suite 501; Washington, DC 20006

Tylenol Undergraduate Scholarship – http://www.tylenolscholarship.com

Upward Bound U.S. – Department of Education Scholarship Coordinator Federal Student Aid; PO Box 84; Washington, DC 20044

Iberdrola Foundation research grants

aster in energy and environment in Spain La Fundación Iberdrola is planning to grant 32 new scholarships to perform during the academic year 2013 / 2014 master studies in Spain aimed at American or Mexican, Spanish, British students that expands the program in this edition. beneficiaries must focus their training in areas related to renewable energy, energy efficiency, environment and biodiversity, clean technologies, emissions management, en…

Seneca College student mobility grants.

General information: descripción:ayuda for the mobility of students. These grants are intended to support the initiative SICUE (Exchange system between university centres of Spain) and increase the diversity and breadth of the education on offer in higher education, by providing that a part of the studies can be followed in universities other than that in which the student has enrolledwith immediate recognition in his academic record of passed a…

The training program of the Carolina Foundation aims to facilitate and promote the expansion of studies of university graduates as well as specialization and updating skills of postgraduates, professors, researchers, artists and professionals from Latin America. for the academic year 2013-2014, the training activity of the Carolina Foundation is articulated through two types of scholarships: postgraduate scholarships and renewals of doctoral s…

Illinois Dream Fund offers grants so that undocumented youth receive help to pay for his university studies. 1 August 2011, Governor Pat Quinn signed into law Illinois Dream Act, regulations which allows granting scholarships for undocumented students through Illinois Dream Fund, organization nonprofit that seeks to facilitate access to funding forundocumented young people looking to pursue higher education, whether in community colleges or …

800 Study aid is call for students of Spanish nationality or foreign who pursue abroad, studies of compulsory secondary education, high school, vocational training of medium grade or equivalent in the educational systems of the countries concerned, in centres belonging to the Spanish State, mixed ownership centers, Convention Centers, sections bilingual and Spanish sections in foreign centres. The granting of the aid will be made…

Announcement of scholarships for post-graduate of the Government of Mexico for Bilateral agenda 2012-2014. Features:-registration and tuition fees, in accordance with the programme of each institution. -Maintenance, equivalent a: 1. 4 times the minimum wage established for the Federal District, in the case of scholarships of specialty, master or masters level and research for studies of Spanish and Mexican culture. That amount is now equivalent …

Hispanic Women

For most Hispanic females, cultural norms may prove the staunchest adversaries. Hispanic women have traditionally stayed home and raised families, but contemporary women of all backgrounds want more. Girls, for this express reason you have untold scholarship riches. Minority female students with a passion for science, math, or computers have more leverage than almost any other demographic when it comes to winning money for college. That’s power.