University of Pennsylvania Internal Sources
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Coca-Cola Scholars Foundation
Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute, Inc. (CHCI)
911 Second Street, NE
Washington, DC 20002
Tel: 1-800-392-3532 Fax: (202) 546-2143
Tel: (202) 543-1771
CHCI’s educational services are designed to provide Latino students with the tools and resources they need to succeed in attaining a higher education. CHCI’s website contains information on college preparation, scholarships, internships, fellowships and a section for parents to assist them in successfully guiding their children from K-12 education to the university setting.
HACU Scholarship Program
8415 Datapoint Drive, Suite 400
San Antonio TX 78229
Attn: Scholarship Program
Tel: 210-576-3250 Fax: 210-690-0823
Thanks to the generosity of our sponsors, HACU awards over $150,000 in scholarships annually.
Hispanic College Fund, Inc. (HCF)
1301 K Street, NW
Washington, D.C. 20005
Tel: 1-800-644-4223 or 202-296-5400 Fax: 202-296-3774
HCF awards scholarships and/or internships to deserving Hispanic seeking higher education
Hispanic Heritage Foundation
The Hispanic Heritage Foundation has a page dedicated to scholarships and educational resources.
Hispanic Scholarship Fund (HSF)
The Hispanic Scholarship Fund (HSF) is the nation’s leading organization supporting Hispanic higher education. Founded in 1975 as a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization, HSF’s vision is to strengthen the country by advancing college education among Hispanic Americans. In support of its mission to double the rate of Hispanics earning college degrees, HSF provides the Latino community more college scholarships and educational outreach support than any other organization in the country. During the 2006-2007 academic year, HSF awarded nearly 4,200 scholarships exceeding $26.5 million. In its 32-year history, HSF has awarded more than 82,000 scholarships worth more than $221 million to Latinos from all 50 states, Puerto Rico, Guam and the U.S. Virgin Islands attending nearly 2,000 colleges and universities. Applications for scholarships are available online at http://www.hsf.net/.
League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC) National Scholarship Fund
LULAC offers scholarships for high school seniors and undergraduate and graduate college students through its educational counterpart, the LULAC National Educational Service Centers, Inc. Refer to the “Programs” link when you access this web site. Include a self-addressed stamped envelope with written requests made by mail.
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The Alliance/Merck Ciencia (Science) Hispanic Scholars Program
Two types of scholarships are available: the College STEM Majors $2,000 one-time scholarship, and the High School Seniors $42,000 scholar package. Students can apply online. Visit the website for eligibility requirements and deadlines.
�Adelante! U.S. Education Leadership Fund
8415 Datapoint Drive, Suite 400
San Antonio, TX 78229
Tel: 1-877-692-1971 (toll free) Fax: 210-692-1951 Email: email@example.com
�Adelante! offers scholarships in business-related fields, leadership training and internships for college juniors and seniors.
National Association of Hispanic Journalists
Web site: http://www.nahj.org/
The National Association of Hispanic Journalists (NAHJ) offers several scholarships through the Rub�n Salazar Scholarship Fund program. Hispanics remain woefully underrepresented in mainstream U.S. newsrooms. One of NAHJ’s goals is to help qualified Hispanic students move from the classroom to the newsroom. NAHJ offers scholarships to college undergraduates and graduate students pursuing careers in print, photo, broadcast or online journalism. To access the scholarship page, select For Students and then Scholarships.
Online Masters Program
Web site: http://www.OnlineMastersPrograms.org/financial-aid
The financial aid portal of Online Masters Programs consists of a four-part guid to paying for graduate school that covers the importance of accreditation for obtaining financial aid, convincing employers to pay for grad school, and notable federal and private financial aid programs. Additionally, we provide a searchable directory of nearly 3,000 graduate-level scholarships that can be narrowed by area of study or renewability. The portal is useful for those considering graduate level studies, as
well as enrolled grad students who are looking for additional ways to alleviate their educational costs.
Southwest Airlines’ Travel Award Program
Through HACU, Southwest Airlines will provide round trip tickets to students with socioeconomic need who travel away from home to pursue a higher education. Students must submit a transcript and certificate of enrollment from the university that they are attending. More information regarding the online application, eligibility criteria and deadlines for the travel award program is now available on HACU’s website at http://www.hacu.net/hacu/lanzate.asp.
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U.S. Department of Education – Student Financial Assistance
The White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanic Americans
400 Maryland Avenue, SW
Washington, DC 20202-3601
Tel: 1-800-USA-LEARN (general info)
Office: 202-401-1411 Fax: 202-401-8377
A bilingual website to help parents secure a college education for their children. This website provides information on tuition costs and other subjects.
The Proyecto Vision scholarship list includes dozens of scholarships for Latinos with disabilities. Information includes award amounts, application deadlines, and direct links to application forms. There are scholarships for every type of disability and in every state.
Scholarship Websites for Undocumented Students
- Illinois Latino Caucus Foundation
- Illinois Latino Caucus Foundation
TIP: Check eligibility requirements
1) Bell Labs Fellowships for Under Represented Minorities
2) Student Inventors Scholarships
3) Student Video Scholarships
4) Coca-Cola Two Year College Scholarships
5) Holocaust Remembrance Scholarships
6) Gates Millennium Scholarships (major)
7) Xerox Scholarships for Students
(click on university, then internships and scholarships)
8) Sports Scholarships and Internships
9) National Assoc. of Black Journalists Scholarships (NABJ)
10) Saul T. Wilson Scholarships (Veterinary)
11) Thurgood Marshall Scholarship Fund
12) FinAid: The Smart Students Guide to Financial Aid
13) Presidential Freedom Scholarships
14) Microsoft Scholarship Program
15) WiredScholar Free Scholarship Search
16) Hope Scholarships & Lifetime Credits
17) William Randolph Hearst Endowed Scholarship for Minority Students
18) Guaranteed Scholarships
19) Easley National Scholarship Program
20) Maryland Artists Scholarships
21) Jacki Tuckfield Memorial Graduate Business Scholarship (for AA students in South Florida)
22) Historically Black College & University Scholarships
23) Actuarial Scholarships for Minority Students
24) International Students Scholarships & Aid Help
25) College Board Scholarship Search
26) Scholarship America
27) Siemens Westinghouse Competition
28) GE and LuLac Scholarship Funds
29) CollegeNet’s Scholarship Database
30) Union Sponsored Scholarships and Aid
31) Federal Scholarships & Aid Gateways 25 Scholarship Gateways from Black Excel
32) Scholarship & Financial Aid Help
33) Scholarship Links (Ed Finance Group)
34) FAFSA On The Web (Your Key Aid Form & Info)
35) Aid & Resources For Re-Entry Students
36) Scholarships for Study in Paralegal Studies
37) HBCU “Packard” Sit Abroad Scholarships (for study around the world) http://www.sit.edu/studyabroad/packard_nomination.html
38) INROADS internships
39) ACT-SO “Olympics of the Mind” Scholarships
40) Black Alliance for Educational Options Scholarships
41) ScienceNet Scholarship Listing
42) Graduate Fellowships For Minorities Nationwide
43) Rhodes Scholarships at Oxford
44) The Roothbert Scholarship Fund