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This resource is online at: http://www.latinocollegedollars.org/

Coca-Cola Scholars Foundation

Website: https://www.coca-colascholars.org/

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
Website: http://www.chci.org/scholarships/
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
Website: http://www.hacu.net/scholarships
Thanks to the generosity of our sponsors, HACU awards over $150,000 in scholarships annually.  

Hispanic College Fund, Inc. (HCF)

1301 K Street, NW
Suite 450-West
Washington, D.C. 20005
Tel: 1-800-644-4223 or 202-296-5400  Fax: 202-296-3774
Website: http://www.hispanicfund.org/
HCF awards scholarships and/or internships to deserving Hispanic seeking higher education

Hispanic Heritage Foundation

Website: http://hispanicheritage.org/
The Hispanic Heritage Foundation has a page dedicated to scholarships and educational resources.

Hispanic Scholarship Fund (HSF)

Website: http://www.hsf.net
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

Website: http://www.lnesc.org/
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.

http://www.maldef.org/leadership/scholarships/index.html

https://www.maldef.org/assets/pdf/Scholarship_List_2010_2011.pdf

Specific field related and other Resources:

The Alliance/Merck Ciencia (Science) Hispanic Scholars Program

Website: http://www.alliancescholars.org/
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: info@adelantefund.org
Website: http://www.adelantefund.org/
�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.
For more information, please e-mail:  development@hacu.net

U.S. Department of Education – Student Financial Assistance

Website: http://www.ed.gov/finaid.html

The White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanic Americans

400 Maryland Avenue, SW
Room 5E110
Washington, DC 20202-3601
Tel: 1-800-USA-LEARN (general info)
Office: 202-401-1411 Fax: 202-401-8377
Website: http://www.YesICan.gov
A bilingual website to help parents secure a college education for their children. This website provides information on tuition costs and other subjects.

Proyecto Vision

Website: http://www.proyectovision.net/english/opportunities/scholarships.html
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

  • Ilache.com
  • Maldef.org/pdf/Scholarships_072004.pdf
  • Linc-usa.org
  • Nygearup.org/collegesense/students/scholar_undoc_htm
  • Pilsenneighbors.org
  • Illinois Latino Caucus Foundation
  • USHIL
  • Echho.org
  • Scholarshipsforhispanics.org
  • Nygearup.org/collegesense/students/scholar_undoc_htm
  • Pilsenneighbors.org
  • Illinois Latino Caucus Foundation
  • USHIL
  • Echho.org
  • Scholarshipsforhispanics.org
  • USHLI.com
  • www.salef.org
  • Usc.edu/dept/cheap
  • Fastweb.com
  • Lulac.org
  • Naleo.org
  • NCLR.org

TIP: Check eligibility requirements

Other Scholarships:

1) Bell Labs Fellowships for Under Represented Minorities
http://www.bell-labs.com/fellowships

2) Student Inventors Scholarships
http://www.invent.org/collegiate/

3) Student Video Scholarships
http://www.christophers.org/vidcon2k.html

4) Coca-Cola Two Year College Scholarships
https://www.coca-colascholars.org/cokeWeb/jsp/scholars/Index.jsp

5) Holocaust Remembrance Scholarships
http://holocaust.hklaw.com/

6) Gates Millennium Scholarships (major)
http://www.gmsp.org/nominationmaterials/read.dbm?ID=12

7) Xerox Scholarships for Students
http://www.xerox.com/careers
(click on university, then internships and scholarships)

8) Sports Scholarships and Internships
http://www.ncaa.org/about/scholarships.html

9) National Assoc. of Black Journalists Scholarships (NABJ)
http://www.nabj.org/fellowships.html

10) Saul T. Wilson Scholarships (Veterinary)
http://www.aphis.usda.gov/mb/mrphr/jobs/stw.html

11) Thurgood Marshall Scholarship Fund
http://www.thurgoodmarshallfund.org/sk_v6.cfm

12) FinAid: The Smart Students Guide to Financial Aid
http://www.finaid.org/

13) Presidential Freedom Scholarships
http://www.nationalservice.org/scholarships/

14) Microsoft Scholarship Program
http://www.microsoft.com/college/scholarships/

15) WiredScholar Free Scholarship Search
http://www.wiredscholar.com/paying/ scholarship_search/pay_scholarship_search.jsp

16) Hope Scholarships & Lifetime Credits
http://www.irs.gov/individuals/students/index.html

17) William Randolph Hearst Endowed Scholarship for Minority Students
http://www.apsanet.org/PS/grants/aspen3.cfm

18) Guaranteed Scholarships
http://www.guaranteed-scholarships.com/

19) Easley National Scholarship Program
http://www.naas.org/senior.htm

20) Maryland Artists Scholarships
http://www.maef.org/

21) Jacki Tuckfield Memorial Graduate Business Scholarship (for AA students in South Florida)
http://www.jackituckfield.org/

22) Historically Black College & University Scholarships
http://www.iesabroad.org/info/hbcu.htm

23) Actuarial Scholarships for Minority Students
http://www.beanactuary.org/minority/

24) International Students Scholarships & Aid Help
http://www.iefa.org/

25) College Board Scholarship Search
http://cbweb10p.collegeboard.org/ fundfinder/html/fundfind01.html

26) Scholarship America
http://www.scholarshipamerica.org/

27) Siemens Westinghouse Competition
http://www.siemens-foundation.org/

28) GE and LuLac Scholarship Funds
http://www.lulac.org/Programs/Scholar.html

29) CollegeNet’s Scholarship Database
http://mach25.collegenet.com/cgi-bin/M25/index

30) Union Sponsored Scholarships and Aid
http://www.aflcio.org/familyfunresources/collegecosts/

31) Federal Scholarships & Aid Gateways 25 Scholarship Gateways from Black Excel
http://www.blackexcel.org/25scholarships.htm

32) Scholarship & Financial Aid Help
http://www.blackexcel.org/fin-sch.htm

33) Scholarship Links (Ed Finance Group)
https://www.myamsloan.com/

34) FAFSA On The Web (Your Key Aid Form & Info)
http://www.fafsa.ed.gov/

35) Aid & Resources For Re-Entry Students
http://www.back2college.com/

36) Scholarships for Study in Paralegal Studies
http://www.paralegals.org/displaycommon.cfm?an=13

37) HBCU “Packard” Sit Abroad Scholarships (for study around the world) http://www.sit.edu/studyabroad/packard_nomination.html

38) INROADS internships
http://www.inroads.org/

39) ACT-SO “Olympics of the Mind” Scholarships
http://www.naacp.org/work/actso/act-so.shtml

40) Black Alliance for Educational Options Scholarships
http://www.baeo.org/options/privatelyfinanced.jsp

41) ScienceNet Scholarship Listing
http://www.sciencenet.emory.edu/ undergrad/scholarships.html

42) Graduate Fellowships For Minorities Nationwide
http://cuinfo.cornell.edu/Student/ GRFN/list.phtml?category=MINORITIES

43) Rhodes Scholarships at Oxford
http://www.rhodesscholar.org/info.html

44) The Roothbert Scholarship Fund
http://www.roothbertfund.org/

45) http://www.scholarshiphelp.org

46) Kmart Latina Smart 

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