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College Connection has been helping students find Hispanic Scholarships since 1995. If you're trying to find Hispanic Scholarships for yourself or someone else, creating an account on this site will help you stay on top of what Hispanic Scholarships are available currently and also stay updated when new Hispanic Scholarships become available.

We have close relationships with thousands of organizations around the country that offer Hispanic Scholarships of varying amounts.

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Some of the minority scholarships on our site you may qualify for:

APA Planning & the Black Community Division Schp

For U.S. citizens who are African-Americans, Hispanic or Native American students entering their sophomore, junior or senior year of undergraduate study at the time of application. The award is made by the Planning & the Black Community Division of the American Planning Association. A $2,500 scholarship will be awarded to minority student (African-American, Hispanic or Native American) who is studying for a degree in planning or a related field (Public Administration or Environmental Science), and attending a Planning Accredited Board approved college or university.

NAHJ PepsiCo Scholarships

These Scholarships of up to $2,500 will be awarded to students pursuing careers in print, broadcast, online and visual journalism. College-bound high school seniors, college undergraduates and graduate students are eligible as long as they have a 2.0 average. These scholarships are made possible by PepsiCo, an effort to support young aspiring Latino journalists.

ASM Minority Undergraduate Research Fellowship

Students eligible for the fellowship must: -Be black/African American, Native American, Hispanic American, Alaskan Native American or Pacific Islander; -Be enrolled as a full-time matriculating undergraduate student; -Major in the biological or microbiological sciences; -Be involved in a research experience or an independent project; and -Be a U.S. citizen or hold a permanent visa status.

LULAC National Scholarship Fund (LNSF)

The oldest and one of the largest scholarship programs for Hispanic students, LNSF has awarded over $20 million to deserving students since the 1930's. Awards are given to deserving Hispanic students enrolled in or attending an accredited college or university. Credibility for LNSF scholarships is based on students' academic performance, motivation, sincerity, and integrity. Because this is a community based scholarship program, you will not be eligible to apply for an LNSF scholarship is there are no participating LULAC Councils in or near your area.

Illinois Minority Graduate Incentive Program

To be considered for an IMGIP Fellowship, an applicant must be: (1) a citizen or permanent resident of the United States; (2) an African American, Hispanic, or Native American; (3) the recipient of an earned baccalaureate degree; and, (4) accepted for admission to a doctoral program in the fields of life sciences, physical sciences, engineering, or mathematics. Each recipient is awarded an annual stipend of $13,500; an allowance of $1,500 for books, supplies, equipment and travel; and an institutional scholarship that will cover tuition and fees. The Award is renewable for up to a maximum of three (3) years. Upon completion of the degree, and acceptance of appropriate employment, recipients are eligible to receive a $15,000 placement incentive. Award recipients must be enrolled for graduate study during each semester the Award is held and be registered for a minimum of nine (9) credit hours for Fall and Spring, and three (3) for Summer. While on an IMGIP Award, students may not hold other appointments either inside or outside the University. Also, upon degree completion, awardees must agree to seek and accept a full-time faculty appointment at an Illinois institution of higher learning for a period equal to the number of years of the Award. Recipients failing to fulfill the conditions of the Award are required to repay twenty (20) percent of the total Award.

National Minority Technical Scholarship

To be eligible for a National Minority Technical Scholarship, the student must be a member of one of the following groups underrepresented in the software industry: African American, Hispanic, or Native American. The student must be enrolled full-time in one of the eligible undergraduate degrees and be making satisfactory progress toward a degree. Eligible degrees include computer science, computer engineering, or a related technical discipline, such as math or physics, with a demonstrated interest in computer science. To apply, the student must be enrolled in his or her sophomore or junior year (or his or her fourth year, if enrolled in a five-year program). Because the scholarship is merit-based, the student must maintain a 3.0 cumulative grade point average out of a possible 4.0, or a 4.0 cumulative grade point average out of a possible 5.0. Scholarship awards are made through designated schools and are not transferable to other academic institutions. The funds are to be used for tuition only and may not be used to cover other fees on the bursar bill.

National Association of Hispanic Nurses Scholarship

Who Can Apply? Scholarship awards are presented to NAHN members enrolled in accredited LVN/LPN, associate, diploma, baccalaureate, and graduate nursing programs. Selection of recipients is based on need, current academic standing, whether they are a United States citizen or legal resident of the United States and other criteria listed below. Scholarship recipients are a select group of Hispanic nursing students who demonstrate promise of professional contributions to the nursing profession and who have the potential to act as role models for other aspiring nursing students. The number of scholarships offered each year is dependent upon the amount in the scholarship fund. Scholarships will be presented at the NAHN Annual Conference. What is the Selection Criteria? Criteria for the Scholarship Awards include: NAHN scholarship application form completed by the student and submitted by the deadline date. Two (2) Letters of Recommendation from two faculty members outlining the applicant’s future professional contribution to the nursing profession and potential to act as a role model for other aspiring nursing students. An essay, 500 words or less (using Times New Roman – 12 font), written by the student that reflects their life growing up (must include who raised them and what type of work they did), qualifications, and potential for leadership in nursing A resume, which includes earned certificates, awards, community service and special honors. Provide one page essay that includes: a discussion of economic needs; delineates monthly income and expenses; estimates of educational expenses, including any other financial aid for the year requested. Include also a copy of most recent W-2 form. An official transcript from applicant’s college, university, or Nursing Program. Please do not staple all these documents. Academic standing (minimum GPA of 3.0 preferred). Verification of membership status in NAHN (must be a NAHN member for at least six months). NAHN members can reapply for scholarships if attaining a higher degree. No acting National Board Members or Awards & Scholarships Committee members are eligible for scholarships

Actuarial Scholarships for Minority Students

The Joint CAS/SOA Minority Scholarship Program is available to the following groups which are under-represented in the actuarial profession: African Americans, Hispanics, and Native North Americans. All applicants MUST be either a U.S. citizen or have a permanent resident visa. A scholarship applicant should have taken at least one of the following: either a Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT) or the ACT Assessment. Applicants must be admitted to a college or university offering either a program in Actuarial Science or courses that will serve to prepare the student for an actuarial career. All applicants must have demonstrated mathematical ability and evidence of some understanding of the actuarial field.

MAGA Scholarship

You must meet the following qualifications in order to apply for the MAGA scholarship: * Applicant must be a Hispanic student majoring in Business Administration or a business related field such as Finance, Economics, International Business, etc. * A full-time, undergraduate student attending community college or a four-year accredited college or university; Graduate students MAY NOT apply. * Entering at least sophomore year of study. * Have a minimum 2.5 cumulative grade point average.

RMHC/HACER Scholarships

RMHC/HACER scholarships are for applicants that have at least one parent of Hispanic heritage. You must submit a personal statement about your cultural background, career goals, community commitment and any other unique circumstances. RMHC/HACER scholarships are for applicants that have at least one parent of Hispanic heritage. You must submit a personal statement about your cultural background, career goals, community commitment and any other unique circumstances. In addition to the RMHC/HACER scholarships offered through local RMHC chapters, Ronald McDonald House Charities, with generous funding from McDonald’s, also offers four (4) national RMHC/HACER scholarships. The national scholarships are $100,000 awards payable over four (4) years in an amount of $25,000 per year and are for use in undergraduate education only. Eligible students may apply for this national scholarship regardless of a local RMHC Chapter participation in the scholarship program.

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