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Outside Scholarships for Hispanic Students

Scholarships for Hispanic Students

ScholarshipEligibilityAmountDeadline/Application Availability DateSponsor
EXCELEN-SIA Academic ScholarshipHigh school senior or college freshman1 - $1500July 31Hermandad de Sigma Iota Alpha, Inc., & Solidaridad, Inspiracion y Amistad Community Foundation, Inc.
La Unidad Latina ScholarshipCollege or masters student$500 - $1000You can apply for this scholarship starting September 1st, 2015 for the October 15th, 2015 deadlineLa Unidad Latina Foundation 
HSF/SanDisk Scholarship ProgramGraduating senior$500-$5000Available January 2015Hispanic Scholarship Fund/SanDisk


Scholarships for Minority Students

ScholarshipEligibilityAmountDeadline/Availability of Application Sponsor
Minorities in Government Finance ScholarshipUndergraduate or graduate$6000February 21, 2014 Government Finance Officers Association


DACA Friendly Scholarships:

Name of Scholarship and linkDescription
Univision Es El Momento ScholarshipScholarship deadline is January 15, 2015
YMCA Latino Achievers Scholarship for High School Seniors and College StudentsThis scholarship is only for previous members. In 2013-2014, the deadline was April 2013.
Southern Association for College Admission Counseling Extend the Dream Scholarship In 2011, SACAC initiated Extend the Dream Scholarships to recognize and reward deserving students.  This scholarship is awarded based on financial need, academic achievement and community service.  Awards are in the amount of $1,000 and are not renewable.
Educators 4 Fair Consideration (E4FC) 2013-2014 Scholarship List and GuideThis carefully researched list contains 52 pages of up-to-date information about scholarships available for immigrant students that don't have U.S. citizenship or legal permanent residency as well as advice and tips for writing winning scholarship applications.
MALDEF Scholarship Resource Guide 2012-2013MALDEF has developed a Scholarship Resource Guide to support high school, college, and graduate students in their attainment of a higher education. This is a free, informative resource guide for students, parents, and educators.
The Mexican American Legal Defense and  Educational Fund MALDEF currently offers: a Scholarship Resource Guide for high school, college, and graduate students; a Law School Scholarship Program for law students; and a DREAM Act Student Activist Scholarship Program for college and graduate students.

 Hispanic Congressional Caucus Institute, Inc. CHCI's scholarship opportunities are afforded to Latino students in the United States who have a history of performing public service-oriented activities in their communities and who demonstrate a desire to continue their civic engagement in the future. There is no GPA or academic major requirement. Students with excellent leadership potential are encouraged to apply.
 Hispanic Scholarship Fund As the nation’s largest provider of college financial aid to Latino students, the Hispanic Scholarship Fund offers a diverse range of scholarship programs
 Salvadoran American Leadership & Education Fund   Over the past nineteen years, SALEF has provided over 1,000 scholarships to underserved Latino students in California and assisted at-risk youth with mentoring services.



General List of Scholarships- This link will take you to a pdf with general or specific to your field scholarships.


Updated: July 7, 2015