Latino/ Hispanic Students
Scholarships and Resources
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The Chrysler Foundation Scholarship
The Hispanic Scholarship Fund (HSF) and the Altria Group have partnered to provide financial resources to assist outstanding Latino students. This scholarship is open to junior students in selected majors and institutions. The award amount is $5,000 for the 2012-2013 academic year. Awardees may receive an additional $5,000 award for the 2013-2014 academic year.
Be of Hispanic heritage
Be a U.S. citizen, legal permanent resident or eligible Non-U.S. citizen
Have a minimum cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale
Be an undergraduate junior during the the 2012-2013 academic year, enrolled full-time at one of the institutions listed below
Must be majoring in one of the following: Accounting, Biology, Business Administration, Chemistry, Computer Science, Economics, Finance, Physics and all Engineering disciplines including Aerospace Engineering, Architecture, Bioengineering/Biotechnology, Chemical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Engineering, Environmental Engineering, Industrial Design, Industrial Engineering/Technology, Manufacturing Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Nuclear Engineering, Petroleum Engineering, Structural Engineering
Students must be attending one of the following institutions: Please visit the scholarship website for more information.
Must apply for federal financial aid by completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)
Must submit a resume
American Chemical Society (ACS) Scholars Program
Renewable scholarships for underrepresented minority students who want to enter the fields of chemistry or chemistry-related fields. Based on academic standing, financial need, career objective, leadership skills, and involvement in school activities and community service. Application online. Provide transcript, ACT, or SAT score, 2 letters of recommendation, FAFSA. This scholarship is need-based and merit-based. Applicants must have a minimum GPA of 3.0, be a U.S. citizen, and be of the following ethnicities: American Indian/Alaska Native, Black/African American, Hispanic/Latino. For more information email email@example.com.
Hispanic Engineers National Achievement Awards Scholarship Program
The HENAAC scholarship fund encourages all engineering, applied science, computer science and math students to apply. View website to see details for 12 different scholarships. All HENAAC scholarships will be presented and awarded at the 19th Annual HENAAC Conference in San Diego, California in October. HENAAC provides transportation support and complimentary registration for all scholarship recipients.
HENAAC provides complimentary registration and hotel accommodations for all scholarship recipients. Qualifying students may also receive transportation support. Scholarship recipients MUST attend the conference to receive the scholarship. Must have strong involvement in the Hispanic community. Some of the listed scholarships specify US citizenship, but not all; Merit-based; Min GPA: 3.0; Ethnic Requirement: Hispanic/Latino.
Hispanic Scholarship Fund Achievement Scholarship
This is a five-year program for students who will enjoy full-time in a community college with intent to transfer to a 4-year institution. Preference is given to students who want to transfer to CU Denver. For Hispanic high school seniors, U.S. citizens or legal permanent residents, GPA > 2.5, complete FAFSA. Need-based; renewable. For more information email firstname.lastname@example.org
Latino College Dollars: Scholarships for Latino Students
The Latino College Dollars website is dedicated to listing all scholarships for Hispanic/Latino students including, but not restricted to, those that do not require citizenship. At the website, click on "scholarship directory" to get lists according to a variety of criteria.
Important Note: The Search feature might not work as you expect it to. You get more results if you enter a lower GPA number than if you enter a higher one. So, to get complete results, try searching for your grade point average and Lower GPAs. For more information please visit: Email: email@example.com
Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund Scholarship List
This website has a list of general scholarships for students regardless of immigration status. View the detailed PDF file for an 18-page list of scholarship possibilities. The website also contains links to specific scholarship programs. The PDF document is available in the Post-Grad Center, fined under MALDEF.
National Association of Hispanic Journalists (NAHJ) Scholarships
These scholarships are for seniors who plan to major in print or broadcast journalism; academic excellence, financial need; apply online, multiple scholarships with different criteria. Awards range from $1000 to $5000. For some awards, you must be be a student member of NAHJ; Need-based; Merit-based.
Western Union Scholarships
Foundation awards 95 scholarships to refugees, immigrants, single parents and others to achieve their educational goals. Each recipient has overcome overwhelming odds to succeed in school and life. Most are the first in their family to go to college. They have been determined to reach their goals in spite of language, culture, and economic barriers.
Those without internet access can call 303-837-0788 to request an application. For more information, email firstname.lastname@example.org.