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National Society of Hispanics MBAs (www.nshmba.org)

  • NSHMBAs Program Scholarship
  • Scholarship Amount: $2,500-$10,000, per year or until a Master’s Degree is earned.
  • Check website for eligibility criteria
  • Deadline: Usually in April every year

National Hispanic Institute www.nhi-net.org

  • The John F. Lopez Summer Internship—John F. Lopez Fellows gain invaluable experience throughout the course of the summer in: management experience, sales experience, student development experience, administrative experience, and an executive operational experience.
  • Scholarship Amount: The National Hispanic Institute covers all Fellow training, management expenses, and living quarters while in the program. The sponsoring institution covers the student’s $2,700 stipend and $1000 administrative fee.
  • See website for eligibility criteria
  • Deadline: Before June every year

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services: Health Resources & Services Administration (www.hrsa.gov)

  • Nursing Scholarship Program—The Nursing Scholarship Program is a selective program of the U.S. Government that helps alleviate the critical shortage of registered nurses currently experienced by certain types of health care facilities by helping needy students complete their registered nurse training.
  • Scholarship amount: In exchange for at least 2 years of service at a health care facility with a critical shortage of nurses, the Nursing Scholarship Program pays
    • Tuition
    • Required fees
    • Other reasonable costs, including required books, clinical supplies, laboratory expenses, etc.
    • Monthly stipend ($1,326 for the 2010-2011 school year and varies per year)
  • See website for eligibility criteria
  • Deadline: Varies, ending in April or May every year

Hispanic Scholarship Fund (www.hsf.net)

General College Scholarships
  • Scholarship amount: Generally ranging from $1,000 to $5,000
  • Eligibility Criteria
    • Hispanic heritage
    • U.S. citizen or legal permanent resident
    • Minimum cumulative 3.0 GPA
    • Have plans to enroll full-time seeking a degree at a two or four-year accredited institution in the U.S., Puerto Rico, U.S. Virgin Islands, or Guam
    • Pursuing first undergraduate or graduate degree
    • Must complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)
  • Deadline: Usually in December every year
HSF/ALPFA Scholarship Program—Selected students will be invited to attend the 2011 ALPFA Convention (Anaheim, CA; August 6-10, 2011) with all expenses paid for.
  • Scholarship Amount: Ranging from $1,000 to $10,000
  • Eligibility Criteria
    • Hispanic heritage
    • U.S. citizen or legal permanent resident
    • Minimum cumulative 3.0 GPA
    • Must enroll full-time seeking a degree at a four-year accredited institution in the U.S., Puerto Rico, U.S. Virgin Islands or Guam
    • Be majoring in accounting, business administration, economics, finance, or management
    • Must complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)
    • Must be entering their sophomore, junior, or senior year at their college or university OR a Master's degree program for the 2011-2012 academic school year or any following year
    • Open to community college students intending to transfer to a four-year university
    • Must submit a resume as part of the application
  • Deadline: Usually in December every year
HSF/Gold Standard Scholarship Program—Provide financial assistance to outstanding male and female Latino students, leaders in the community who exemplify the values of volunteerism and service.
  • Scholarship Amount: $10,000 for all recipients. Each of the recipients will be automatically eligible for a larger national scholarship of $30,000 via an online competition to be awarded at a national NBA event.
  • Eligibility Criteria
    • Hispanic heritage
    • Must be at least 21 years of age at the time of application submission
    • U.S. citizen or a legal permanent resident
    • Minimum cumulative 3.0 GPA
    • Be enrolled full-time seeking a degree at an accredited institution in the U.S., Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands, or Guam
    • Must have a permanent address or attend school in one of the following metropolitan areas: Boston, Chicago, Detroit, Los Angeles, New Orleans or New York City
    • Must demonstrate leadership qualities and service experience
    • Be willing to be featured in online public voting competition for a chance to win an additional $30,000 scholarship
    • Must complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)
    • Must submit resume with application
  • Deadline: Usually in January every year
HSF/HACEMOS Scholarship
  • Scholarship Amount: Ranging from $1,500 to $2,500.
  • Eligibility Criteria:
    • Hispanic heritage
    • U.S. citizen or legal permanent resident
    • Be 24 years old or younger as of February 28, 2011
    • Minimum cumulative 3.0 GPA
    • Open to all majors and all class levels
    • Must have a permanent address in one of the metro areas listed on their website. 
    • Must plan to enroll full-time at an undergraduate course of study at a two-year or four-year U.S. accredited institution
    • Must complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)
  • Deadline: Usually in February every year
HSF/ Honda Scholarship Program—Provides financial resources to outstanding Latino undergraduate students interested in a career in the automotive industry.
  • Scholarship amount: $5,000 for all recipients
  • Eligibility Criteria
    • Hispanic heritage
    • U.S. citizen or a legal permanent resident
    • Have a minimum cumulative 3.0 GPA
    • Be a junior or senior enrolled full-time seeking a degree at a four-year accredited institution in the U.S., Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands or Guam
    • Must reside or attend a school in one of the following states: Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Pennsylvania, or Ohio
    • Be majoring in Business Administration (includes Procurement and Supply Chain Management), Chemical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Engineering, Industrial Engineering/Technology or Mechanical Engineering
    • Must complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)
  • Deadline: Usually in December every year
HSF/Hormel Scholarship Program—Provides financial aid to Hispanic students interested in a career in the food industry.
  • Scholarship amount: $2,500 for all recipients. In addition, interested students can apply to be considered for a paid internship. Internships include either free housing or a housing stipend
  • Eligibility criteria
    • Hispanic heritage
    • U.S. citizen or legal permanent resident
    • Minimum cumulative 3.0 GPA
    • Be a junior in the fall of 2010 with an intended graduation date between December 2011 and August 2012
    • See list of eligible majors on their website
  • Submit resume with application
  • Must complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)
  • Deadline: Usually in December every year
HSF/Marathon Oil Corporation College Scholarship Program—Recipients will be offered the opportunity to participate in a possibly paid 8-10 week summer internship at various Marathon Oil Corporation locations. Scholars will also be paired with a Marathon Oil Corporation employee who will serve as a professional mentor.
  • Scholarship amount: Up to $15,000 per year for two academic years
  • Eligibility criteria
    • Hispanic American, African American, Asian Pacific Islander American, or American Indian/Alaskan Native heritage
    • U.S. citizen or legal permanent resident
    • Minimum cumulative 3.0 GPA
    • Be a current sophomore majoring in Accounting, Chemical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Information Technology, Electrical Engineering, Energy Management or Petroleum Land Management, Environmental Engineering, Environmental Health & Safety, Finance, Geology, Geophysics, Geotechnical Engineering, Global Procurement or Supply Chain Management, Information Technology (IT/MIS), Marketing, Mechanical Engineering, Petroleum Engineering, or Transportation & Logistics OR be a current senior planning to enroll in a Master's degree program in Geology or Geophysics
    • Must complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)
  • Deadline: Usually in November every year
President Obama/HSF STEM Teacher Scholarship Program—This program for outstanding Latino students planning to become teachers, is made possible through the generous donation of President Obama upon his winning of the 2010 Nobel Peace Prize.
  • Scholarship amount: $2,500 for two years for a total $5,000
  • Eligibility criteria
    • Hispanic heritage
    • U.S. citizen or legal permanent resident
    • Minimum cumulative 3.0 GPA
    • Be a full-time student seeking a degree at a four-year U.S. accredited institution in California
    • Must be a junior in the fall of 2011 at a four-year institution
    • Must major in a Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics field with the intent to become a teacher
    • Must complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)
  • Deadline: Usually in December every year
HSF/Qualcomm Q Awards Scholarship
  • Scholarship amount: $5,000 for the 2011-2012 academic year and any following year
  • Eligibility criteria
    • Hispanic American heritage
    • U.S. citizen or legal permanent resident
    • Minimum cumulative 3.0 GPA
    • Must be a sophomore, junior, senior, or graduate student who plans to enroll full-time seeking a degree at a four-year U.S. accredited institution
    • Be majoring in Computer Information Technology, Computer Engineering or Electrical Engineering
    • Open to all institutions with preference given to applicants attending the University of California, Berkeley and the University of California, San Diego
    • Must provide a resume
    • Must complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)
  • Deadline: Usually in December every year
HSF/Cummins Scholarship Program—Provides financial resources to assist outstanding Latino students, including summer internship opportunities.
  • Scholarship amount: $2,500
  • Eligibility criteria
    • Hispanic heritage
    • Be a U.S. citizen or legal permanent resident
    • Minimum cumulative 3.0 GPA
    • Must enroll full-time at a U.S. accredited college or university
    • Be majoring in Accounting, Business Administration, Finance, Human Resource Management, Marketing, Computer Information Technology, Mechanical Engineering, Industrial Engineering or Electrical Engineering
    • Students must be entering their sophomore or junior year at a four-year college or university
    • Open to all states with preference given to students with a permanent address in Wisconsin, Minnesota, Indiana, Tennessee, North Carolina, South Carolina, Illinois, Ohio, Michigan, Kentucky, and New York
    • Must complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)
    • Students must submit a resume and be interested in summer internship opportunities with Cummins
  • Deadline: Usually in December every year
HSF/Telemundo Scholarship—Available on a competitive basis to applicants with a permanent address in the greater San Francisco Bay Area.
  • Scholarship amount: Ranging from $1,500 to $5,000
  • Eligibility Criteria
    • Hispanic heritage
    • U.S. citizen or legal permanent resident
    • Minimum cumulative 3.0 GPA
    • Be an undergraduate full-time student in seeking a degree at a two or four-year accredited U.S. institution
    • Must currently reside in the metropolitan area of San Francisco Bay
    • Must be willing to attend the Hispanic Business Salute 2011, on April 15, 2011 in San Francisco, CA. Travel expenses will be paid for students and a guardian for those residing outside the San Francisco Bay Area
    • Must complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)
  • Deadline: Usually in December every year
HSF/GOYA Scholarship Program—Provides scholarships for students entering college as freshmen who are children of GOYA employees, brokers, or independent drivers.
  • Scholarship amount: $5,000 for the 2011-2012 academic year and any following year
  • Eligibility criteria
    • Must be a child of a GOYA employee, broker, or independent driver with at least one year of employment or affiliation at GOYA
    • GOYA employee, broker, or independent driver must be a member in good standing and remain employed or affiliated with GOYA during the time their child is participating in the GOYA Scholarship Program for potentially up to four years
    • U.S. citizen or legal permanent resident
    • Minimum cumulative 3.0 GPA
    • Have plans to enroll full-time seeking a degree at a two or four-year accredited institution in the U.S., Puerto Rico, U. S. Virgin Islands, or Guam
    • Must be willing to complete 10 hours per month of community service, this activity to be tracked by GOYA
    • Must be obtaining their first undergraduate degree
    • Must complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)
  • Deadline: Usually in December every year
HSF/Haz La U Scholarship Program—“Make the U”
  • Scholarship amount: A one-time $15,000 scholarship award for the top recipient and a one-time $2,500 scholarship award for 10 additional recipients
  • Eligibility criteria
    • Hispanic heritage
    • U.S. citizen or legal permanent resident
    • Minimum cumulative 3.0 GPA
    • Have plans to enroll full-time seeking a degree at a two or four-year accredited institution in the U.S., Puerto Rico, U. S. Virgin Islands, or Guam
    • Be pursuing or plan to pursue first undergraduate degree
    • Must be first-year student at a two or four-year institution
    • Must complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)
  • Deadline: December 31, 2010
HSF/Peierls Rising Star Scholarship—Available to current high school seniors residing in Texas or Colorado
  • Scholarship Amount: $2,500 for four-year university or $1,250 for community college for the 2011-2012 academic year, may receive up to $2,500 for four academic years
  • Eligibility criteria
    • Be of Hispanic heritage
    • Be a U.S. citizen or a legal permanent resident
    • Minimum cumulative 2.50 GPA and a maximum cumulative 2.99 GPA
    • Must reside in Texas or Colorado
    • Plan to be enrolled full-time at an undergraduate course of study at a two or four-year U.S. accredited institution
    • Must graduate from high school
    • Must complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).
    • Priority will be given to students who have participated in one of the following pre-collegiate programs:
      • COLORADO: AVID, College Summit Peer Leader, Colorado, Colorado "I have a dream," Colorado Uplift, Denver Scholarship Foundation, Educational Talent, Girls Inc., Goodwill Industries, University of Colorado Pre-Collegiate Program, and Upward Bound
      • TEXAS: Austin Partners in Education, AVID, Big Brothers Big Sisters, College Forward, Communities in Schools, G-Force Student Mentorship, Go Center Student Member, San Antonio Education Partnership, TRIO, and USTA P20 Outreach Program
  • Deadline: Usually in February every year

Hispanic College Fund (www.hispanicfund.org)

  • Scholarship amount: Ranging from $500 to $10,000
  • Eligibility criteria
    • Hispanic heritage
    • Maintain a minimum cumulative 3.0 GPA
    • Must have graduated from high school in the U.S. after attending at least three years
    • Reside in the U.S. or Puerto Rico
    • Be a current or rising undergraduate student or a high school senior enrolling at a college or university in the U.S. or Puerto Rico demonstrating financial need
    • Some scholarship programs may have additional eligibility requirements.
  • Deadline: Usually in March every year

The Jackie Robinson Foundation (www.jackierobinson.org)

General Scholarship Program—Provides scholarships annually to minority high school students showing leadership potential and demonstrating financial need to attend an accredited four-year college or university of their choice.

  • Scholarship amount: Up to $7,500.
  • Eligibility criteria
    • Be a graduating, minority high school senior
    • Plan to attend an accredited and approved four–year institution within the United States
    • Show leadership potential
    • Demonstrate dedication to community service
    • Present evidence of financial need
    • Be a U.S. citizen
    • A minimum SAT score of 1,000 combined on the math and critical reading sections or a composite ACT score of 21
    • Not possess a degree from a two or four–year college when applying for the scholarship
    • A completed and submitted online application
    • One letter of recommendation
  • Deadline: Usually in March every year

The Gates Millennium Scholars (www.gmsp.org)

The Gates Millennium Scholar Program—Selects 1,000 talented students to receive a good-through-graduation scholarship to use at any college or university of their choice.

  • Scholarship amount: Support for the cost of education by covering unmet need and self-help aid, renewable awards for Gates Millennium Scholars maintaining satisfactory academic progress, and graduate school funding for continuing in Gates.
  • Eligibility Criteria
    • African American, Indian/Alaska Native, Asian Pacific Islander, or Hispanic
    • U.S. citizen or legal permanent resident
    • Minimum cumulative 3.3 GPA or have earned a GED
    • Will enroll for the first time at a U.S. located, accredited college or university in the fall of 2011 as a full-time, degree-seeking, first-year student (with the exception of students pursuing a high school diploma while concurrently enrolled). First-time college enrollees can also be GED recipients
    • Have demonstrated leadership abilities through participation in community service, extracurricular, or other activities
    • Meet the Federal Pell Grant eligibility criteria
    • Have completed and submitted all three required forms
      • The student’s application (Nominee Personal Information Form)
      • An evaluation of the student’s academic record (Nominator Form)
      • An evaluation of the student’s community service and leadership activities (Recommender Form)
  • Deadline: Usually in January every year

Hispanic Metropolitan Chamber Scholarship (www.hmccoregon.com)

  • Scholarship amount: Ranging from $1,000 to $5,000
  • Eligibility Criteria
    • Hispanic heritage
    • Residing in Oregon or Clark County, Washington
    • U.S. Citizen or legal permanent resident
    • Minimum cumulative 3.0 GPA
    • Must be enrolled in an accredited community college, four-year university or an accredited graduate degree program
  • Deadline: Usually in January every year

American Association of Hispanic Certified Public Accountants Scholarship Committee (www.aahcpa.org)  

  •  Scholarship amount varies, 10-40 awards annually
  • Eligibility criteria
    • Hispanic descent
    • U.S. citizenship
    • Student in the accounting field, undergraduate and graduate
    • Minimum cumulative 3.0 GPA
  • Must submit official transcripts, a letter of recommendation, copy of class schedule, and an essay along with the application
  • Deadline: September 15 every year

Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute Scholarship (www.chci.org/scholarships)

  • Scholarship amount: A one-time scholarship, divided over the number of years required for graduation
    • $1,000 for community college or associate’s degree
    • $2,500 for four-year university
    • $5,000 for graduate school
  • Eligibility criteria
    • Hispanic descent
    • U.S. citizen or legal permanent resident
    • Full-time enrollment in a U.S. accredited community college, four-year university, graduate/professional program
    • Demonstrated financial need
    • Consistent, active participation in public and/or community service activities
  • Deadline: April 16, 2011

Upward Bound

  • Scholarship amount: Varies
  • Eligibility criteria
    • U.S. citizen or legal permanent resident
    • Low income
    • Good academic performance
  • Deadline: September 1st every year
  • Contact Info:  U.S. Department of Education Scholarship Coordinator, Federal Student Aid, P.O. Box 84, Washington, DC 20044

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