Hispanic Scholarships

Scholarships open to Hispanic or Latino students.

Surety Foundation Minority Internship & Scholarship Program
Sponsor: The Surety Foundation
Amount: Up to $5,000
Closing Date: November 23, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to full-time undergraduate students at accredited four-year educational institutions who are U.S. citizens. Applicant must be a minority student (Black/African-American, Native American/Alaskan Native, Asian/Pacific Islander, or Hispanic ethnic origin). Ideally, applicant should be a declared accounting, business/finance or insurance/risk management major and applicant must have at least a 3.0 GPA.

Dr. Juan Andrade Scholarship for Young Hispanic Leaders
Sponsor: United States Hispanic Leadership Institute (USHLI)
Amount: Up to $1,000
Closing Date: November 30, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to students enrolled or accepted for enrollment as a full-time student, in an accredited four-year or two-year institution in the U.S. or U.S. territories, and demonstrates a verifiable need for financial support. At least one parent must be of Hispanic ancestry. Non-U.S. citizens are eligible to apply (DACA or undocumented).

Illustrating Awesomeness Scholarship
Sponsor: Next Day Animations
Amount: $750
Closing Date: December 1, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to college women (*or gender non-conforming individuals) of color who are actively working to change the world. Applicant must be currently enrolled or will begin college/university in the spring semester of 2019. Applicant must submit an essay or video sharing on how they are going to change the world. Only the first 150 applications will be accepted.

Generation Google Scholarship For Current University Students
Sponsor: Google
Amount: $10,000
Closing Date: December 6, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to currently enrolled undergraduate and graduate students who are pursuing a computer science or computer engineering degree, or a degree in a closely related technical field. Applicant must be a student from an underrepresented group in computer science (African-American, Hispanic, American Indian, or Filipino/Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander).

Predoctoral Fellowship
Sponsor: Ford Foundation
Amount: $24,000
Closing Date: December 13, 2018
Description: Fellowship is open to all citizens, U. S. nationals, and permanent residents of the United States, as well as individuals granted deferred action status under the DACA program. Applicant must be enrolled or planning to enroll in an eligible research-based program leading to a Ph.D. or Sc.D. degree at a non-proprietary U.S. institution of higher education. Applicant must be committed to a career in teaching and research at the college or university level. Membership in one or more of the following groups whose underrepresentation in the American professoriate will be considered a positive factor when choosing candidates: Alaskan Natives, Black/African-Americans, Mexican Americans/Chicanas/Chicanos, Native American Indians, Native Pacific Islanders, and Puerto Ricans.

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.

Mas Family Scholarships
Sponsor: Jorge Mas Canosa Freedom Foundation
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: December 15, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to incoming and current undergraduate and graduate students who were either born in Cuba or are of direct Cuban descent. Applicant must have a minimum GPA of 3.5 and have financial need. The scholarships are intended to support the studies of students in engineering, international relations, business, economics, communications and journalism.

AfterCollege STEM Inclusion Scholarship
Sponsor: AfterCollege
Amount: $500
Closing Date: December 31, 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-visual differences.

Denny’s Hungry for Education Scholarship
Sponsor: Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities | Denny’s
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: December 31, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to high school and undergraduate and graduate students who are attending a two-year or four-year HACU-member institution within the United States or Puerto Rico. Applicant must be a U.S. Citizen or Permanent Legal Resident and have at least a 2.5 GPA. Student must submit an essay on how Denny’s can impact childhood hunger.

Minority Students in Veterinary Medicine Scholarship
Sponsor: 365 Pet Insurance
Amount: $500
Closing Date: December 31, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to students currently enrolled or accepted to a veterinary school in the United States for Spring 2019 or Fall 2019. Applicant must be of Hispanic, African-American, Native American, Pacific Islander, or other minority designation.

AWWA Scholarships
Sponsor: American Water Works Association
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: January 11, 2019
Description: Scholarships are open to current undergraduate and graduate students with an interest in working in the water industry (engineering, research, etc.). In addition to the general scholarships, there are scholarships specifically for female students and minority students.

Diversity Advancement Scholarship
Sponsor: Architects Foundation
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: January 16, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to high school and undergraduate minority students who are entering, enrolled in, or transferring into a NAAB-accredited undergraduate architecture program.

CESDA Scholarships
Sponsor: Colorado Educational Services & Development Association
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: January 18, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to Colorado graduating high school seniors who identify as a student of color, first generation college student, and/or a student with financial need. Applicant must enroll at a two or four-year Colorado college or university in the Fall and applicant must have a cumulative high school GPA of at least 2.8.

GFOA Scholarships
Sponsor: Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA)
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: January 18, 2019
Description: Scholarships are open to students who plan to pursue a career in state/provincial or local government finance. Multiple scholarships available with different requirements. See website for details. In addition to the general scholarship, there is a scholarship specifically to minority students.

Scholarship for Latino Students
Sponsor: Buenas Opiniones
Amount: $2,500
Closing Date: January 31, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to Hispanic undergraduate and graduate students who will be enrolled during the spring semester/quarter. Applicant must submit an essay on their struggles as a Latino student.

LAF Scholarships
Sponsor: Landscape Architecture Foundation
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: February 1, 2019
Description: Scholarships are open to students studying landscape architecture. Multiple scholarships available. In addition to general scholarships, there are scholarships open to minority students and students from Hawaii and New York.

EFWA Scholarships
Sponsor: The Educational Foundation for Women in Accounting (EFWA)
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: April 30, 2018
Description: Scholarships are open to women who are pursuing Accounting degrees at the undergraduate level. In addition to the general scholarships, there are scholarships open to students who attend school in the state of Washington, women returning to school after raising children, and minority students.

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