Hispanic Scholarships

Scholarships open to Hispanic or Latino students.

Graduate Student Scholarship
Sponsor: American Speech-Language-Hearing Foundation
Amount: $5,000
Closing Date: May 23, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to graduate students who demonstrate academic achievement and promise in Communication Sciences and Disorders. In addition to the general scholarship, there are scholarships open to minority students, international students studying in the U.S., and students with disabilities.

AIChE Minority Scholarship Awards
Sponsor: AIChE
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: May 25, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to undergraduate students enrolled in a chemical engineering program during the 2018-2019 academic year who are members of a minority group that is under-represented in chemical engineering.

Big Red Avance! Scholarship
Sponsor: Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities | Big Red
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: May 25, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to full-time undergraduate and graduate students attending a four-year HACU-member institution within the United States or Puerto Rico. Applicant must be a U.S. Citizen and have at least a 3.0 GPA. First generation college students are strongly encouraged to apply.

CoorsLight – Climb On Scholarship
Sponsor: Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities
Amount: $2,500
Closing Date: May 25, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to undergraduate and graduate students who are enrolled in a HACU member institution in California, Colorado, Florida, Illinois, New York, Texas or Wisconsin. Applicant must be at least 21 years of age and be a U.S. citizen, permanent resident, authorized to work in the U.S. or DACA.

El Cafe Del Futuro Scholarship
Sponsor: Cafe Bustelo
Amount: $5,000
Closing Date: May 25, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to full-time undergraduate and graduate students who are of Latino descent and enrolled at a four-year HACU-member institution. Applicant must submit an essay on their Latino heritage, family, and community.

KIA Motors America, Inc. Scholarship
Sponsor: Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities | Kia Motors America, Inc.
Amount: $3,400
Closing Date: May 25, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to full-time undergraduate and graduate students attending a four-year HACU-member institution who have financial need and a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher. First generation students are strongly encouraged to apply.

Oracle Scholarship
Sponsor: Hispanic Associaton of Colleges and Universities | Oracle
Amount: $2,150
Closing Date: May 25, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to full-time undergraduate students who are attending a two-year or four-year HACU member institution. Applicant must be majoring in Computer Science, Information Technology, Engineering, or Mathematics.

Miller Lite – Brewed to be Bright Scholarship
Sponsor: Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities
Amount: $2,500
Closing Date: May 25, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to undergraduate and graduate students who are enrolled in a HACU member institution in California, Colorado, Florida, Illinois, New York, Texas or Wisconsin. Applicant must be at least 21 years of age and be a U.S. citizen, permanent resident, authorized to work in the U.S. or DACA.

PepsiCo Cesar Chavez Latino Scholarship
Sponsor: The Education Fund | Pepsi Co
Amount: $5,000
Closing Date: May 25, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to students of Latino descent who are graduating high school seniors. Applicant must be planning to start their studies at higher educational institutions in Arizona or California. Applicant must demonstrate academic excellence, leadership in extra-curricular activities, a commitment to volunteer service in the community and financial need.

Latino Resources Scholarship
Sponsor: Latino Resources
Amount: Up to $2,000
Closing Date: May 31, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to incoming and current college students who will be enrolled full-time for the Fall 2018 term. Applicant must be a U.S. citizen, legal permanent resident, or meet the criteria for DACA, and applicant must have a permanent residence within Cook County, Illinois.

Minority Nurse Faculty Scholarship
Sponsor: Johnson & Johnson/AACN Minority Nurse Faculty Scholars
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: May 31, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to graduate nursing students from minority backgrounds who agree to teach in a school of nursing after graduation.

Prospanica Scholarship
Sponsor: Prospanica
Amount: Up to $5,000
Closing Date: May 31, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to United States citizens and legal residents who are of Hispanic/Latino heritage. Applicant must have a Prospanica membership and be enrolled or planning to enroll in a Master’s Degree or undergraduate program in an accredited university business school.

Reach for the Gold Book Scholarship
Sponsor: Omega Phi Beta Sorority
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: May 31, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors with at least a 3.4 GPA. Applicant must be a female student of color (identify as Hispanic/Latina, Native American/Alaskan Native, Asian or Pacific Islander, or Black/African/American).

Alcanzando Un Sueno Scholarship
Sponsor: Cruz & Associates Attorneys
Amount: $3,000
Closing Date: June 1, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors who reside in the Atlanta Metro or Phoenix area. Applicant must be of Hispanic descent (defined as persons descended from Central America (excluding Belize), Cuba, Dominican Republic, Mexico, Puerto Rico, South America (excluding Guyana, Suriname, and French Guiana) or other Spanish speaking countries. Applicant must be bilingual (Spanish/English) and have at least a 3.0 GPA.

Cascajal Scholarships
Sponsor: Cascajal Foundation
Amount: Up to $1,000
Closing Date: June 1, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to outstanding Hispanic high school seniors of Colombian descent who live in the Houston, Texas area. Applicant must have at least a 2.0 GPA.

Estamos Unidos de Pennsylvania Scholarship
Sponsor: Estamos Unidos de Pennsylvania
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: June 1, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to Hispanic/Latino students who reside in Pennsylvania and will be attending college during the Fall 2018 term. Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors, current undergraduate students, and non-traditional students.

Jimmy A. Young Memorial Education Recognition Award
Sponsor: American Respiratory Care Foundation
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: June 1, 2018
Description: Award is open to students enrolled in an accredited respiratory care training program. Preference will be given to nominees of minority origin.

Latinos United for College Education Scholarships
Sponsor: Latinos United for College Education Scholarships, Inc.
Amount: Up to $1,000
Closing Date: June 1, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to outstanding Latino high school students in their senior year, college students or adult returning students who have completed their GED-HSED and who have shown previous involvement in volunteer/leadership or community activities. Applicant must be currently living in south-central Wisconsin.

API Study Abroad and Intern Abroad Scholarships
Sponsor: API Study Abroad
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: June 10, 2018
Description: Scholarships are open to API program participants. There are multiple scholarships with specific requirements – see website for details. In addition to general scholarships, there are scholarships specifically open to community college students, military veterans, non-traditional students, students with disabilities, minority students, LGBTQ students, STEM majors, and student athletes.

Grace Towers Scholarship for the Arts
Sponsor: Queens of the Castro
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: June 11, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to high school seniors and current college students in California who are 16 to 25 years of age and identify as members of the LGBTQ+ community. Applicant must have, at some point in their high school or post high school career, demonstrated a commitment to raising awareness about LGBTQ+ issues, combating homophobia and/or bullying or educating their community about similar topics.

First in the Family Humanist Scholarship – Freedom From Religion Catherine Fahringer Memorial Award
Sponsor: Black Skeptics Los Angeles | Freedom From Religion Foundation
Amount: $2,500
Closing Date: June 15, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to high school seniors who live in the U.S. and who identify as atheist, agnostic, humanist and/or secular, and are accepted into two or four-year colleges. Preference is given to students of color (Black/African American, Latino(a), Asian/Pacific Islander, Native American). Students who are (or have been) in foster care, homeless, undocumented and/or LGBTQ are encouraged to apply.

AfterCollege STEM Inclusion Scholarship
Sponsor: AfterCollege
Amount: $500
Closing Date: June 30, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to currently enrolled students working towards a degree in a field of Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics from a group underrepresented in their field of study. Underrepresented groups may be defined by gender, race, ethnic background, disability, sexual orientation, age, socio-economic status, nationality, and other non-visible differences.

AWG Minority Scholarship
Sponsor: Association for Women Geoscientists
Amount: Up to $2,000
Closing Date: June 30, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to minority female students who are enrolled full-time in a geosciences program who is African-American, Hispanic, or Native American.

Capture the Dream Scholarship Fund
Sponsor: Capture the Dream
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: June 30, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to Bay Area students who will be enrolled at an accredited, not-for-profit institution in the fall. Applicant must either be a single parent or a low-income minority student.

SHPE Scholarships
Sponsor: Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers (SHPE)
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: June 30, 2018
Description: Scholarships are open to Hispanic and Latino/a students who are graduating high school seniors through graduate students and are majoring in a science, technology, engineering, or math (STEM) degree programs. There are multiple scholarships – see website for details.

TTCAD Scholarship
Sponsor: Trinidad and Tobago Cultural Association of Delaware
Amount: Up to $2,000
Closing Date: July 31, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to 2018 high school graduates from Delaware who are of Caribbean descent.

Elastic Band Co. Scholarship
Sponsor: Elastic Band Co.
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: August 15, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors and current college students who are a member of a minority group that is underrepresented in the fields of fashion and/or entrepreneurship (I.e. African-American, Hispanic, Native American, Alaskan Native, Pacific Islander) OR have a documented disability as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act. Applicant must be planning to pursue a career in fashion and/or entrepreneurship.

Scholarship for Latino Students
Sponsor: Buenas Opiniones
Amount: $2,500
Closing Date: August 31, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to Hispanic students who are incoming or current undergraduate and graduate students and who will be enrolled during the fall semester/quarter. Applicant must submit an essay on their struggles as a Latino student.

API Study Abroad and Intern Abroad Scholarships
Sponsor: API Study Abroad
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: October 15, 2018
Description: Scholarships are open to API program participants. There are multiple scholarships with specific requirements – see website for details. In addition to general scholarships, there are scholarships specifically open to community college students, military veterans, non-traditional students, students with disabilities, minority students, LGBTQ students, STEM majors, and student athletes.

API Study Abroad and Intern Abroad Scholarships
Sponsor: API Study Abroad
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: December 15, 2018
Description: Scholarships are open to API program participants. There are multiple scholarships with specific requirements – see website for details. In addition to general scholarships, there are scholarships specifically open to community college students, military veterans, non-traditional students, students with disabilities, minority students, LGBTQ students, STEM majors, and student athletes.

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