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College Scholarships for Students of Hispanic and Latino Heritage

There are a lot of college grants and scholarships for students of Hispanic ancestry. However, a majority of the scholarships have specific, narrow, limiting eligibility requirements. Many of the scholarships are restricted to high school students, specific fields of study, specific geographical location, or school. We will present a list of grants and scholarships for Hispanic/Latino students with the least amount of restrictions for eligibility requirements. Below this relatively-short list, will be another list of resources for grants and scholarships that are more specific with their eligibility requirements.


The Hispanic College Fund Scholarship Program (HSF)

Sponsor: Hispanic College Fund (HSF)

Probably, this is the FIRST website (source) that you should visit. This organization provides MULTIPLE scholarships and the eligibility requirements vary with the different scholarships. HSF teams up with a variety of corporate sponsors to provide scholarships.

PLEASE visit The Hispanic College Fund Scholarship Website at:

https://www.hsf.net/en_US/scholarship

 


CHCI Scholarship/ Intern Program

Sponsor: Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute, Inc.

"Supporting education is a crucial part of our mission to develop the next generation of Latino leaders. CHCI offers six Scholar-Intern Programs that provide not only monetary support, but hands-on experience in various fields. From media to health care to business, CHCI's Scholar-Intern programs will help you gain important skills while earning money for your education.

Money: Varies

Contact Information and Rules: http://chci.org/newsroom/scholar_intern_program/


 

U.S. Hispanic Leadership Institute (USHLI) Dr. Juan Andrade Jr. Scholarship for Young Hispanic Leaders

MORE scholarships are mentioned at the main website at: http://ushli.org/

Sponsor: United States Hispanic Leadership Institute (USHLI)

Eligibility Requirements and Awards: Students attending or accepted to an accredited undergraduate four-year institution are eligible for a $1,000 scholarship to be paid in two payments throughout the academic year. Students attending or accepted to an accredited undergraduate two-year institution are eligible for a $500 scholarship to be paid in one payment during the academic year. In addition, recipients will receive a scholarship to attend the National USHLI Conference in Chicago, IL. Please note that this scholarship is awarded once only; past scholarship recipients are ineligible to apply.Students attending or accepted to an accredited undergraduate four-year institution are eligible for a $1,000 scholarship to be paid in two payments throughout the academic year. Students attending or accepted to an accredited undergraduate two-year institution are eligible for a $500 scholarship to be paid in one payment during the academic year. In addition, recipients will receive a scholarship to attend theNational USHLI Conference in Chicago, IL. Please note that this scholarship is awarded once only; past scholarship recipients are ineligible to apply.

Money: $1,000 if you attend a four-year college. $500 if you attend a two-year college.

Contact Information and MORE. There are MORE rules and general information that you need to read at: https://form.jotform.us/71346695484165


College Assistance Migrant Program (CAMP) Scholarships

Sponsor: College Assistance Migrant Program

"The College Assistance Migrant Program (CAMP) is a unique federally-funded educational support and scholarship program that helps more than 2,000 students annually from migrant and seasonal farmworking backgrounds to reach and succeed in college. Participants receive anywhere from $750 to $4,000.00 of financial support during their freshman year of college and ongoing academic support until their graduation. View the list of the (38) currently participating colleges/universities."

Eligibility Requirements:

Money: Varies between CAMPs (grants) from $750 to $4,000.

Contact Information and MORE information: http://www.migrantstudents.org/scholarshipsources.html


La Unidad Latina Foundation Scholarships

Sponsor: La Unidad Latina Foundation, Inc.

Eligibility Requirements:

Money: Varies between $250 and $1,000.

Contact Information: http://www.lulf.org/apply/

 


Salvadoran American Leadership & Educational Fund (SALEF) Scholarships

Sponsor: Salvadoran American Leadership & Leadership Fund

SALEF sponsors, at least, three scholarships:

"Health Career Scholarship: Scholarships are offered to students pursuing health related fields. This includes graduating high school seniors, community colleges, vocational/ trade schools, undergraduate, students pursuing a Master in Public Health (MPH) and students in Medical and/or Dentistry schools. Scholarship money is generously provided by The California Wellness Foundation.

High school Student Scholarship: Graduating High school seniors are eligible to apply for SALEF Scholarship regardless of their field of study and the educational institution they decide to attend after high school. Scholarship money is generously provided by the College Access Foundation of California (CAFC)

General Field Scholarship: SALEF scholarship is open to students regardless of their field of study. Students could either be enrolled in a 2 year institution, 4 year institution, or graduate school."

Eligibility Requirements:

SALEF's "Fulfilling Our Dreams Scholarship" fund is making higher education a reality for Central American and Latino students, including AB 540 students, with over 1,000 scholarships provided since 1998. SALEF's "Fulfilling Our Dreams Scholarship" Fund offers financial assistance and support to undergraduate, graduate and professional students, often making the difference in whether a student can attend college or not. 

The Scholarships are open to all qualifying students regardless of immigration status. SALEF promotes giving back to our communities, thus scholarship recipients are expected to complete community service hours and receipt of the scholarship award is dependent on completion of their pledge.

 

Contact and MUCH MORE Information: http://www.salef.org

http://www.salef.org/#!__programs


Xerox Technical Minority Scholarship

Sponsor: Xerox

Eligibility Requirements: 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:

 

Money: Varies between $1,000 and $10,000.

Contact Information: https://www.xerox.com/en-us/jobs/minority-scholarships/minority-scholaships-faqs


Chicana / Latina Foundation Scholarship Program (for Women)

Sponsor: Chicana/Latina Foundation

Eligibility Requirements: This scholarship has some major restrictive criteria, but the Chicana/Latina Foundation offers over 30 scholarships: "Each year the Chicana/Latina Foundation awards merit-based scholarships to 30 Latina college students, valued at $1,500 dollars each."

"Candidates must:

Money: 30 scholarships worth $1,500 each.

For Contact Information, Eligibility Requirements and MORE, PLEASE visit the following websites:

http://www.chicanalatina.org/scholarship.html

http://www.chicanalatina.org/index.php


 

More Resources for Finding More Grants and Scholarships
for Students of Hispanic / Latino Ancestry

Scholarships.com is an impressive website that will offer a free scholarship search service as well as provide a list of Hispanic scholarships. PLEASE pay attention to the web pages as some of the pages/forms may be ADVERTISEMENTS for colleges that you are filling out and NOT the scholarship website's profile/registration.

Fastweb is another very popular free scholarship search service that allows the student to pick a number of options for their "profile", including heritage. PLEASE pay attention to the web pages as some of the pages/forms may be ADVERTISEMENTS for colleges that you are filling out and NOT the scholarship website's profile/registration.

Scholarships4Students.com will list some Hispanic scholarships at http://www.scholarships4students.com/hispanic_scholarships.htm

College Grants and Scholarships with the Minimum Amount of Eligibility Requirements is a Kindle ebook that lists approximately 150 college scholarships that have the least amount of eligibility requirements, so that just about anyone can apply for these scholarships. There are only so many scholarships for a specific group of people, whether it is Hispanic, single mothers, women, nursing students, veterans, or other groups. This ebook can provide a list of more available scholarships. Some of these scholarships require writing an essay while others require filling out just an application. There are NOT many scholarships available without specific, limiting criteria. There are many resources that will list thousands of scholarships, but a majority of them will have very specific requirements that prevents many students from applying to most of the scholarships listed in the resources. However, this Kindle ebook lists scholarships that most people within the U.S. can apply for. If you do not have a Kindle, you can download the free Kindle Previewer in order to view Kindle books on your PC at http://www.amazon.com/gp/feature.html/?docId=1000765261 OR https://kdp.amazon.com/self-publishing/help?topicId=A3IWA2TQYMZ5J6 . We know how difficult it is to format documents for the Kindle so the formatting might be kind of strange for some of the text. However, we find the text tolerable and the links work.


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