Hispanic Scholarships

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First 10 Hispanic scholarships:
JP Morgan Launching Leaders Scholarship Program
 
Amount:
$15,000
Awards:
1
Deadline:
September 30
Must have a 3.5 GPA. Only open to Black, Hispanic, and Native American students. Open to all majors. Selection based on rigid criteria. Three different opportunities available to graduates, undergraduates, and MBA students. Completed application, resume, official transcript, and letter of recommendation.
Image de Idaho del Sudeste Leadership Scholarships
 
Amount:
$250-$500
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
September 30
Awards are for Hispanics and Non-Hispanics who have contributed to the Hispanic Community. Minimum of 2 volunteer experiences/contributions in the past year. Minimum 2.5 GPA. May be enrolled part-time or full-time.
Contact:
Andy Guerra, Scholarship Chair 208-232-1549 E-mail: andres@dcdi.net
Xerox Minority Scholarship
 
Amount:
$1000-$10,000
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
September 30
The Xerox Technical Minority Scholarship provides funding to minority students enrolled in one of the technical sciences or engineering disciplines. Open to US Citizens and individuals with Permanent Resident visas. The scholarship is not available to spouses and children of Xerox employees. Must be a full-time student enrolled in a four- year institution. Minimum 3.0 GPA. Must be working towards a BS, MS, or PhD in a technical science or an engineering discipline. Must be African-American, Asian, Pacific Islander, Native American, Alaskan, or Hispanic. Must have tuition or tuition related expenses not covered by scholarships/grants excluding loans.
Contact:
Xerox Technical Minority Scholarship Program 150 State Street; 4th Floor; Rochester, New York 14614 Email: xtmsp@rballiance.com Website: www.xerox.com
American Advertising Federation Education Foundation Scholarships
 
Amount:
$1000-$1500
Awards:
10
Deadline:
October
Open to Ohio residents who are full-time undergraduate students at an Ohio university/college pursuing an advertising, communications, or marketing-related career. You must be in your senior, junior or last semester of your sophomore year with a grade point average of 3.0. Minority scholarships to those of African, Asian, Hispanic, Native American or Pacific-Island descent are offered. Award selection is based on essay.
Contact:
American Advertising Federation- Cleveland 4700 Rockside Rd, Suite 325 20325 Center Ridge Road, Suite 670 Independence, OH 44131 Phone: (216) 901-4000 Website: www.aafcleveland.com
The Utah Hispanic Business Leadership Foundation (SOMOS) Scholarship
 
Amount:
Varies
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
October 1
Applicant must be in good standing and making satisfactory progress (as formally defined by the institution) toward the student's program objective (degree, diploma, or certificate). Be a student enrolled in high school, college or university, or vocational school in the state of Utah or has been recently admitted to an institution in Utah. Have demonstrated leadership in school, community and/or other service organizations that promote, enhance or strengthen diversity. Be living in Utah and of Hispanic/Latino descent.
Contact:
Somos / Utah Hispanic Chamber of Commerce 1635 South, Redwood Road, Salt Lake City, Utah 84104 P. 801.532.3308 F. 801.532.3309 www.utahhcc.com If you have any question please contact: TIM CARR tcarr@westminstercollege.edu or ANGEL CHAPARRO angel.chaparro.qrtq@statefarm.com
Illinois Legislative Latino Caucus Foundation (ILLCF) Scholarships New!
 
Amount:
$2000
Awards:
25
Deadline:
October 2
An applicant must be currently enrolled as a full-time undergraduate student during the fall term of 2016 at an accredited community college or four-year college or university; An applicant must be of Latino ancestry; The application form must be filled out completely and typed, including a personal statement describing how the scholarship award will help the recipient achieve his or her educational and career goals; A letter of recommendation written by the student's primary academic advisor or major professor is required. The letter must be on official college letterhead, include a contact phone number, and be mailed separately to the address below; Scholarship money must be used in the same academic year as it is granted; and Previous winners of an ILLCF scholarship are not eligible to apply again.
Contact:
You are encouraged to complete the application on-line by going to www.illcf.org. Illinois Legislative Latino Caucus Foundation Scholarships, c/o Jesse H. Ruiz: Drinker Biddle Reath LLP 191 North Wacker Drive, Suite 3700 Chicago, Illinois 60606-1615 IMPORTANT: DO NOT FAX THE APPLICATION Url: illcf.org/scholarship/
Tucson Hispanic Chamber of Commerce Mi Exito Scholarship
 
Amount:
$4000
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
October 15
Be eligible for a university defined target group. If under the age of 18, a parent or guardian and the participant must co-apply with you. Be an Arizona resident and have lived here for 3 months prior to applying. Be a U.S. citizen or eligible non-citizen. Have a social security or federal tax identification number. Have earned income from full or part-time work or be co-applying with a spouse partner, guardian, or parent who has earned income. Have a household earned gross income at or below 200% of the federal poverty level based on household size OR within Federal Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) limits. Have net assets that do not exceed $10,000, excluding one vehicle and one home when net worth is calculated.
Contact:
Tucson Hispanic Chamber of Commerce Foundation 4420 E. Speedway, Suite 101 Tucson, AZ 85712 Ph: (520) 620-0005 www.tucsonhispanicchamber.org
La Unidad Latina Foundation Scholarships
 
Amount:
$500-$1000
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
October 15 (fall) and February 15 (spring)
Open to Hispanic undergraduate students. Applicants must have a minimum GPA of 2.8 out of a 4.0 scale. Cumulative below 2.8 do not qualify for a scholarship, Must be currently enrolled in an eligible bachelor's or master's degree program at an accredited four-year college or university. Eligible degrees include: all Bachelor degrees, Master of Arts, Master of Science, Master of Public Administration/Policy, Master of Social Work, Master of Education, and Master of Divinity, Must have completed at least one full-time year of study for undergraduate applicants, and at least one full-time semester of study for graduate applicants, and Reside in the United States.
Contact:
La Unidad Latina Foundation 132 East 43rd Street, Suite 358 New York, NY 10017 Email: info@lulfoundation.org Website: www.lulfoundation.org
Hispanic Annual Salute Scholarship
 
Amount:
Monetary awards of $500 are given to a charity of the adult honorees' choice and $2000 college scholarships
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
October 16
Applicants must be a high school graduate during the academic year 2015-2016 with a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or higher. Nominees must have performed notable volunteer contribution in the Hispanic community; specifically unpaid volunteer activity (minimum of 240 hours) not related to fulfilling a requirement for a school activity. Must reside in Colorado.
Contact:
Hispanic Annual Salute P. O. Box 40720 Denver, CO 80204 Fax: 303-577-8111 E-mail: rhurtado@denver.bbb.org Website: www.hispanicannualsalute.org
Western Union Family Scholarship Program
 
Amount:
$1000-$5000
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
October 19
The purpose of this scholarship is to help 2 members of a family move up on the economic ladder by providing education assistance and/or training. To qualify, applicants must be at least 18 years old and one of the applicants must be born outside the United States. Both applicants must be currently residing in the United States. Scholarships may be used for tuition for college/university education, language acquisition classes, technical/skill training, and/or financial literacy. Scholarships will only be made to nonprofit accredited higher education institutions and nonprofit training/educational providers. Application must include educational providers for primary and secondary award recipients (must be 2 family members). Western Union employees, Western Union Agents and dependents are not eligible to apply for these scholarships. The following criteria will be used to review applications: * Families that have overcome barriers to pursue their educational goals * Families that are involved in their communities * Personal educational goals * Plans to attain goals * Plans for utilizing the scholarship.
Contact:
Institute of International Education 1400 K St. NW, Suite 700 Washington, DC 20005 Tel: (202)326-7861 Fax: (202)326-7696 Email: wufoundation@iie.org Url: foundation.westernunion.com/education_programs.html