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Scholarships for Hispanic and Latino Students

There are so many scholarship opportunities available to Hispanic students.

Elizabeth Hoyt

September 04, 2017

Scholarships for Hispanic and Latino Students

National Hispanic Heritage Month is celebrated from September 15 to October 15. It’s a time to recognize contributions from Hispanic and Latino Americans to the United States as well as celebrate their culture, positive influence on America and heritage.

In honor of National Hispanic Heritage Month, we’ve put together a list of scholarships that celebrate Hispanic and Latino roots which, in turn award Hispanic and Latino students with opportunities to create even more contributions and accomplishments.

Celebrate your rich cultural traditions, such as Hispanic Heritage Month, with a scholarship. Because one of the best ways to honor any culture is with an education.

Take a look at the following scholarship opportunities available to students of Hispanic and Latino heritage:

Richard B. Fisher Scholarship

Deadline: 10/01/17
Available to: College Sophomores through College Juniors
Award Amount: $15,000

The Richard B. Fisher Scholarship is available to Black, Hispanic, Native American, and LGBT undergraduate students. Recipients of this award will also be eligible for a summer internship with Morgan Stanley.

Get more information on the Richard B. Fisher Scholarship .

Hispanic Heritage Youth Award

Deadline: 10/02/17
Available to: College Freshmen
Award Amount: Varies

The Hispanic Heritage Youth Award is available to rising high school seniors of Hispanic heritage. You must have a minimum 3.0 GPA to be eligible for this award.

Get more information on the Hispanic Heritage Youth Award .

Haz La U Scholarship

Deadline: 10/02/17
Available to: College Freshmen
Award Amount: Varies

The Haz La U Scholarship is available to full-time, first-year college students of Hispanic heritage. You must have a minimum 3.0 GPA and be active in community service to be eligible for this award.

Get more information on the Haz La U Scholarship .

National Hispanic Health Professional Student Scholarship

Deadline: 10/06/17
Available to: Graduate Students, Year 1 through Year 5
Award Amount: Varies

The National Hispanic Health Professional Student Scholarship is available to full – time students enrolled in dental, medical, nursing, pharmacy, public health, and policy schools. You must exhibit exceptional academic performance, documented leadership activities, and have a commitment to a career providing healthcare services to the Hispanic community in the U.S. to be considered for this award.

Get more information on the National Hispanic Health Professional Student Scholarship.

FUNED Scholarship for Mexican Nationals

Deadline: Varies
Available to: Graduate Students, Year 1 through Year 2
Award Amount: 3 Awards from $5,000 – $35,000

The FUNED Scholarship for Mexican Nationals is available to MBA program full-time Hispanic students at Boston University, School of Management. You must be a United States citizens of Latin American descent will be given primary consideration for this award.

Get more information on the FUNED Scholarship for Mexican Nationals.

HACU-IES Abroad Scholarship

Deadline: Varies
Available to: College Freshmen through College Seniors
Award Amount: Awards from $2,500 – $5,000

The HACU-IES Abroad Scholarship is available to students who are currently attending a Hispanic-Serving Institution that is a member of Hispanic Association of Colleges & Universities (HACU). You must be a US citizen or permanent resident, have a minimum GPA of 3.3, and demostrate financial need to be eligible for this award. Priority given to first generation college students and / or Federal Pell Grant recipients.

Get more information on the HACU-IES Abroad Scholarship.

Vaughn Scholarship for Students of Color

Deadline: Varies
Available to: College Freshmen through College Seniors
Award Amount: Awards from $1,000 – $4,000

The Vaughn Scholarship for Students of Color is available to African – American, Asian American, Hispanic, and Native American students at Nebraska Wesleyan University. You must demonstrate financial need to be eligible for this award.

Get more information on the Vaughn Scholarship for Students of Color.

Hispanic Scholarship Council Scholarship

Deadline: Varies
Available to: College Freshmen
Award Amount: $5,000

The Hispanic Scholarship Council Scholarship is open to students attending the University of California, San Diego. You must demonstrate academic merit, community service and financial need to be eligible for this renewable award. Preference is given to first generation college students.

Get more information on the Hispanic Scholarship Council Scholarship.

CSUSB Association of Latino Faculty, Staff and Students Scholarship

Deadline: Varies
Available to: College Freshmen through College Seniors
Award Amount: Varies

The CSUSB Association of Latino Faculty, Staff and Students Scholarship is open to students at California State University, San Bernardino. You must be interested in Hispanic cultures and have a minimum 2.5 GPA to be considered for this award.

Get more information on the CSUSB Association of Latino Faculty, Staff and Students Scholarship.

Colgate- Palmolive/ HDA Foundation Scholarship

Deadline: Varies
Available to: Graduate Students, Year 1 through Year 5
Award Amount: $10,000

The Colgate- Palmolive/ HDA Foundation Scholarship is available to Hispanic students enrolled in a post- graduate dentistry related program. You must have an undergraduate or graduate degree in an oral health related field to be considered for this award.

Get more information on the Colgate- Palmolive/ HDA Foundation Scholarship.

Proctor & Gamble Professional Oral Care/ HDA Foundation Scholarship

Deadline: Varies
Available to: College Freshmen
Award Amount: $1,000

The Proctor & Gamble Professional Oral Care/ HDA Foundation Scholarship is available to full- time, entry- level students accepted into an accredited dental, dental hygiene, dental assisting, or dental technician program. You must have a minimum 3.0 GPA to qualify for this award. In addition, you must demonstrate an interest in improving the oral health of the Hispanic community and show dedication to serving the Hispanic community. Permanent U.S. residency and membership in the Hispanic Dental Association are required.

Get more information on the Proctor & Gamble Professional Oral Care/ HDA Foundation Scholarship .

F. Armstrong Scholarship – Cornell College

Deadline: Varies
Available to: College Freshmen
Award Amount: $16,000

The F. Armstrong Scholarship is open to entering freshmen at Cornell College who contribute to campus diversity.

Get more information on the F. Armstrong Scholarship – Cornell College.

Diversity Scholarship

Deadline: Varies
Available to: College Freshmen
Award Amount: $10,000

The Diversity Scholarship is available to entering students at the Adler School of Professional Psychology.

You must demonstrate a commitment to diversity as it relates to your interest in psychology in order to qualify for this award.

Priority is given to applicants who belong to ethnic, racial, religious, cultural, and sexual identity groups that have traditionally been underrepresented populations in the field of psychology.

Get more information on the Diversity Scholarship.

Diversity Advancement Program Scholarship

Deadline: Varies
Available to: Graduate Students, Year 1 through Year 5
Award Amount: $15,000

The Diversity Advancement Program Scholarship is open to graduate students at Rutgers University, Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy who are from underrepresented populations.

Get more information on the Diversity Advancement Program Scholarship.

Diversity Out-of-State Tuition Waiver – University of Idaho

Deadline: Varies
Available to: College Freshmen to Graduate Students, 5th Year
Award Amount: Varies

The Diversity Out-of-State Tuition Waiver is open to students from diverse ethnic backgrounds attending the University of Idaho.

You must not be a resident of Idaho and have a minimum 2.0 GPA to be eligible for this award.

Get more information on the Diversity Out-of-State Tuition Waiver – University of Idaho.

Rita G. Sanchez Scholarship

Deadline: Varies
Available to: College Freshmen through College Seniors
Award Amount: Varies

The Rita G. Sanchez Scholarship is awarded to full-time undergraduates at the University of New Mexico.

To be considered for this award, you must be a New Mexico resident and demonstrate academic ability and financial need.

Preference will be given to Hispanic students.

Get more information on the Rita G. Sanchez Scholarship.

Diversity Scholars Scholarship – University of Idaho

Deadline: Varies
Available to: College Freshmen to 5th Year Graduate Students
Award Amount: Varies

The Diversity Scholars Scholarship is open to full-time undergraduate and graduate students from diverse ethnic backgrounds attending the University of Idaho.

Get more information on the Diversity Scholars Scholarship – University of Idaho.

YMCA of Greater Rochester Enhancement of Diversity Scholarship

Deadline: Varies
Available to: College Sophomore through College Senior
Award Amount: $3,000

The YMCA of Greater Rochester Enhancement of Diversity Scholarship is open to racial/ethnic minority students who have a strong interest in YMCA involvement.

You must be a full- or part-time matriculated student at an accredited college or university with a minimum of one semester completed.

You must also intern at least half-time (16-20 hours per week) at the YMCA during the school year and full-time during the summer, and have an interest in post-graduate career opportunities with the YMCA to qualify for this award.

Get more information on the YMCA of Greater Rochester Enhancement of Diversity Scholarship.

Pedro Zamora Public Policy Fellowship

Deadline: Varies
Available to: College Freshmen through Graduate Student, Year 5
Award Amount: Varies

The Pedro Zamora Public Policy Fellowship is open to young professionals, undergraduate and graduate students who seek experience in HIV-related public policy and government affairs.

You must have strong research, writing and organizational skills and a willingness to work in a professional office. Ability to work independently in a fast-paced environment is critical.

Familiarity with HIV-related issues and the legislative process is preferred.

People of color, women, gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender individuals, and HIV positive individuals are encouraged to apply.

Get more information on the Pedro Zamora Public Policy Fellowship.

DiversityAbroad.com Study Abroad Blogging Scholarship

Deadline: Varies
Available to: College Freshmen through College Seniors
Award Amount: 5 Awards of $500

The DiversityAbroad.com Study Abroad Blogging Scholarship is available to minority undergraduate students who have been accepted to participate in a study abroad, intern abroad, language immersion abroad, or volunteer abroad program offered through a DiversityAbroad.com partner organization.

You must have a minimum 2.75 GPA at an American college or university to be eligible for this award.

Get more information on the DiversityAbroad.com Study Abroad Blogging Scholarship.

Victor Grifols Roura Scholarship

Deadline: Varies
Available to: Graduate Students, Year 1 through Year 5
Award Amount: Varies

The Victor Grifols Roura Scholarship is available to Latino medical students.

You must be enrolled in an accredited medical program that is located in the Los Angeles metropolitan area, and have clinical interests in hematology to be eligible for this award.

Get more information on the Victor Grifols Roura Scholarship.

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