Hispanic Scholarships

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First 10 Hispanic scholarships:
Hispanic Public Relations Association (HPRA) Scholarships
 
Amount:
$2000
Awards:
5
Deadline:
April 26
Be accepted to attend a four-year accredited California college or university by Fall 2013 semester Be an incoming junior or senior student of at least 25 percent Hispanic decent Have a minimum 2.7 cumulative GPA and 3.0 GPA in their major subject Be California natives/residents attending school in California Major in public relations, communications, journalism, advertising and/or marketing A desire to work in the public relations industry with a major in other disciplines Be available to attend the HPRA PRemio Awards dinner in October 2013 in Los Angeles
Contact:
Hispanic Public Relations Association P. O. Box 86760 Los Angeles, CA 90086-0760 E-mail: hpra.scholarships@yahoo.com
The John McLendon Memorial Minority Postgraduate Scholarship Program
 
Amount:
$10,000
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
Apr 27
Open to senior-level minority students who intend to pursue a graduate degree in athletics administration. Minimum 3.0 GPA and college/university or community involvement.
Contact:
Forms may be mailed to Jamie Bouyer (24651 Detroit Rd., Westlake, OH 44145), faxed (440-892-4007) or sent via email (jbouyer@nacda.com), however, only submit the nomination form by one method. For questions, contact Jamie Bouyer (jbouyer@nacda.com) in the NACDA office, 440-788-7475.
DRI Law Student Diversity Scholarship Program
 
Amount:
$10,000
Awards:
2
Deadline:
Apr 27
Open to incoming second and third-year African American, Hispanic, Asian, Pan Asian and Native American students. Incoming second and third-year female law students are also eligible, regardless of race or ethnicity. Incoming second and third-year law students who also come from backgrounds that would add to the cause of diversity, regardless of race or gender are eligible to apply. Students who are members of the American Association for Justice (AAJ), Law School or Law Student members of AAJ or students otherwise affiliated with or employed by AAJ are not eligible for DRI Law Student Diversity Scholarships. To qualify for this scholarship, candidate must be a full-time student or evening student who has completed two-thirds or more of the total credit hours requirement for a degree by the applicants law school. The goal of these scholarships is to provide financial assistance to two worthy law students from ABA accredited law schools in order to promote, in a tangible way, the DRI Diversity Statement in Principle.
Contact:
DRI - The Voice of the Defense Bar 55 W. Monroe, Suite 2000 Chicago, IL 60603 Phone: 312.795.1101 Fax: 312.795.0749 Website: www.dri.org Email: dri@dri.org
Douvas Memorial Scholarship (First Generation American Scholarship)
 
Amount:
$500
Awards:
1
Deadline:
Apr 29
Be a first-generation American. A first-generation American is one who was born in the U.S. but whose parents were not. Be a high school senior or between the ages of 18-22. Be a resident of Wyoming. Use the scholarship at one of Wyoming's 7 community colleges or at the University of Wyoming. Use the scholarship towards the cost of tuition for the 2013-2014 academic year.
Contact:
Cheyenne Office 2300 Capitol Avenue Hathaway Building, 2nd Floor Cheyenne, WY 82002-0050 (307) 777-7690 (307) 777-6234 fax Website: www.wyoming.gov
The Organization of Latinos at Exelon (OLE)Scholarship
 
Amount:
$2000
Awards:
20
Deadline:
April 29
Must be Latino students who are Illinois residents. Minimum 2.5 GPA.
Contact:
Mailing Address: Exelon Corporation PO Box 805398 Chicago, IL 60680-5398 Phone 800.483.3220 E-mail: LUCES@exeloncorp.com Website: www.exeloncorp.com
Los Hermanos de Stanford Scholarship
 
Amount:
$1000
Awards:
2
Deadline:
Apr 30
Open to latino/latina students planning to attend a 2-year or 4-year institution of higher learning. Attending Stanford is NOT a requirement.
Contact:
Los Hermanos de Stanford Haas Center for Public Service 562 Salvatierra Walkway Stanford, CA 94305 E-mail: loshermanosscholarship@gmail.com
Juanita Crippen Memorial Scholarship
 
Amount:
$500
Awards:
Unspecified
Deadline:
Apr 30
The purpose of this scholarship is to recognize a senior high school student from a migrant farmworker family in Franklin, St. Lawrence, or Clinton Counties in New York State needing post-secondary scholarship assistance who has demonstrated a caring and giving attitude toward another individual or community with a $500.00 scholarship.
Contact:
Dorothy Mallam, Director North Country Migrant Education Outreach Program Van Housen Hall Extension, 2nd Floor Potsdam, NY 13676(315) 267-2514
HENAAC Graduate and Undergraduate Student Leadership Award Scholarship
 
Amount:
$500-$5000
Awards:
Unspecified
Deadline:
Apr 30
Applicants must demonstrate leadership through a academic and community/campus activities. Must have a minimum 3.0 GPA. Math, Science, Technology and Engineering-Related Majors. Must be enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate degree program. Must be of Hispanic origin and/or must significantly participate in organizations and communities in the Hispanic Community.
Contact:
Great Minds in STEM ATTN: HENAAC Scholars 3900 Whiteside Street Los Angeles, CA 90063 Webstite: www.greatmindsinstem.org Contact: Kathy Borunda- Berrera (323) 262-0997 kbbarrera@greatmindsinstem.org or kathy@henaac.org
SALEF Father Rutilio Grande Scholarship
 
Amount:
$1000-$5000
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
Apr 30
This scholarship is specifically tailor for student in the fields of Theology, Philosophy, Religious studies and/or an emphasis in Cultural Studies, Environmental Studies or Social Justice. * Applicants must be of Central American or other Latino ethnicity * Applicants must demonstrate financial need * Applicants must possess a minimum 2.5 GPA * Applicants must demonstrate a history of community involvement * Applicants must be either: a) graduating High School seniors b) current undergraduate, graduate and professional students c) community college students (must be AB540) * Low income students must reside and study in the San Francisco Bay Area and Los Angeles Area (Specifically South Central Los Angeles, Pico Union, East Los Angeles) and San Fernando Valley * Applicants must be willing to give back to the community by becoming a mentor to a high school student or completing the equivalent of 52 community service hours assigned by SALEF The Scholarships are open to all qualifying students regardless of immigration status. SALEF promotes giving back to our communities, thus scholarship recipients are expected to complete community service hours and receipt of the scholarship award is dependent on completion of their pledge.
Contact:
Guillermo Giron, Scholarship Program Coordinator Phone: (213) 480-1052 E-mail: ggiron@salef.org
SALEF Health Career Scholarship
 
Amount:
$1000-$5000
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
Apr 30
Applicant must be pursuing a health-related field only. Be of Central American or other Latino ethnicity. Must demonstrate proven financial need. Must possess a minimum 2.5 GPA. Must demonstrate a history of community involvement. Must be either: a) Graduating High School senior b) Current undergraduate, graduate, MPH, MD or Dentistry School c) Community college student d) Vocational/Trade school student. Applicant must reside in the following areas: a) Los Angeles Area (Specifically Pico-Union, South Los Angeles, or surrounding areas).
Contact:
Guillermo Giron, Scholarship Program Coordinator Phone: (213) 480-1052 E-mail: ggiron@salef.org Website: www.salef.org