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Latino Student Scholarships

Latino Student Scholarships

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Amigas Latinas
Current high school seniors, who are of Latina heritage, identify as lesbian, bisexual, transgender or queer and who are actively promoting understanding and acceptance of LGBTQ people in their school and/or community can apply for a scholarship for college expenses to be awarded this Spring.

Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute, Inc. (CHCI)
The Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute, Inc. administers its own scholarship programs for undergraduate and graduate students while also providing resources for further scholarship searches. Visit the website for details.

First in My Family Scholarship Program
The First in My Family Scholarship Program, developed in partnership with the Hispanic College Fund, offers scholarships to Hispanic-American students who are the first in their family to attend college and have financial need.  Visit the website for more information.

Guadalupe A. Reyes Scholarship Program
The Pilsen Neighbors Community Council (PNCC) is a grass-roots, leadership-driven, empowerment organization whose mission is to ensure that residents of Pilsen have a voice in the decisions that affect their community.

Hispanic College Fund
The Hispanic College Fund administers the HCF Scholarship Program and several other scholarship programs such as the Sallie Mae?First in My Family Fund, the Ford Mi Fuerza Program, and many others. The scholarship programs share the same deadline but have different criteria. Visit website for details.

Hispanic Scholarship Fund
The Hispanic Scholarship Fund administers the Gates Millennium Scholars Program and various other scholarship opportunities. A couple of their scholarships include the College Scholarship Program; HSF/Camino al Exito Scholarship Program for students residing in Chicago; and the HSF/McNamara Family Creative Arts Grant Project for students studying arts and media.

La Unidad Latina Foundation
La Unidad Latina offers scholarships for students in any field. Student must meet the academic guidelines of the foundation. Visit website for more details. It is both for undergraduate and graduate students.

Each year, the LINC TELACU Education Foundation awards hundreds of scholarships to students in California, Texas, Illinois and New York. Telacu administers two funding programs: the LINC TELACU Scholarship and the David C. Lizarraga Fellowship.

National Association of Hispanic Journalists
The NAHJ administers several scholarships from the NAHJ/Ruben Salazar Scholarship Fund to the NAHJ Geraldo Rivera Scholarships. The scholarship programs include awards for print journalism and broadcast journalism. Visit website for details about each scholarship. It is both for undergraduate and graduate students.

United Hispanic Leadership Institute Dr. Juan Andrade Scholarship For Young Hispanic Leaders
The United Hispanic Leadership Institute awards the Dr. Juan Andrade Scholarship to promising Hispanic Leaders. Awardees also receive a scholarship to attend the annual conference in Chicago.