Hispanic Scholarships

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First 10 Hispanic scholarships:
The Goizueta Foundation Leadership Pipeline Scholarship
 
Amount:
Up to $10,000 per year
Awards:
25
Deadline:
March 7
Must be admitted to Georgia State University. Applicant must demonstrate leadership and service to the Hispanic/Latino community. Must be a student applying as a freshman. Must be of Hispanic/Latino heritage. Must have completed FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) by February 1st.
Contact:
For more information, contact Greg Chisholm at gchisholm@gsu.edu or the Office of Latino Student Services and Outreach (LASSO) at 404-413-2046. Url: sfs.gsu.edu/scholarships-grants/goizueta-scholarship-opportunities/
CUNY Pipeline Program
 
Amount:
CUNY Pipeline Fellows receive $1,500 as a summer stipend, $750 to cover graduate school application fees; $750 for participation in the annual conference; reimbursement of the Graduate Record Exam (GRE) fee and another $850 for completion of the senior thesis. A transitional allowance of $1,000 is awarded to students who accept admission into a PhD program.
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
Mar 07
In order to qualify for admission into the CUNY Pipeline Program, a student must: Be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident. - Have an interest in pursuing a career in college teaching and research. - Have a minimum GPA of 3.2. - Be scheduled to graduate in the spring of the senior year. - Be a junior enrolled in one of CUNY's senior colleges and have earned at least 80 credits. - Be a full-time registered student in one of the CUNY senior colleges.
Contact:
CUNY Pipeline Program, The Graduate Center, 365 Fifth Ave, Room 8306, New York, NY 10016 E-mail any questions or concerns to: OEODPMAIL@GC.CUNY.EDU Url: web.gc.cuny.edu/oeodp/pipeline.asp
Hispanic Community Affairs Council Scholarship Fund
 
Amount:
$750-$1500
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
Mar 10
Hispanic heritage. Alameda County resident. Financial need.
Contact:
HCAC Scholarship Committee P. O. Box 3151 Hayward , CA 9454 Url: www.hispaniccommunityaffairscouncil.org/scholarship.html
Boulder County Latina Womens League (BCLWL) Scholarship
 
Amount:
Varies
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
March 10
Applicants must be planning to attend college in the 2014/2015 academic year. Must be continuing education student and committed to improving the Latino community. Essay required.
Contact:
Dorothy Bustamante BOULDER COUNTY LATINA WOMEN'S LEAGUE c/o YWCA %u2013 2222 14th Street Boulder, CO 80302 (303)497-1232 dorothy@ucar.edu
ALSAME (Advocates for Latino Student Advancement in Michigan Education)Scholarship
 
Amount:
Varies
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
March 10
Applicant must be a high school senior. Must have a minimum cumulative Grade Point Average (GPA) of 2.50. Must be a graduate from a high school in Michigan. Must be of Latina or Hispanic ancestry.
Contact:
Elias Lopez, ALSAME President P. O. Box 6126 East Lansing, MI 48826-6126 If you have any questions please contact: Elias Lopez, (517) 927-7620, eliaslopez@alsame.org Or Cynthia Reyes, Vice President, cynthiareyes@alsame.org .
A.R.E. Scholarship
 
Amount:
Varies
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
Mar 11
Each year A.R.E will award undocumented graduating seniors and continuing college students with a scholarship. The number of scholarships awarded each year will be determined by the amount raised and/or donated to the Raza Education Fund. Scholarship recipients are selected based on need and their commitment to their communities. Students are required to turn in an application and go through a thorough interview process, which demonstrates how they are actively involved in their community. Scholarship recipients are expected to further the goals of A.R.E.
Contact:
A. R. E. P. O. Box 226768 Los Angeles, CA 90022 P. O. Box 740337 San Diego, CA 92174 Email: razaeducators@yahoo.com
Hispanic Scholarship Endowment Fund
 
Amount:
Varies
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
Mar 11
* Applicant must be a resident of the counties of Genesee, Livingston, Monroe, Ontario or Wayne. * Applicant must be of Hispanic origin. (One or both parents must be Hispanic.) * Applicant must submit a copy of birth certificate. * Applicant must be a high school graduating senior. * Applicant must demonstrate high academic achievement with a grade point average of 3.0 (B) or better in the core subjects. * Applicant must be entering a college or university in the fall of the year he or she is awarded the scholarship. * Applicant must submit two letters of recommendation (use the sheets provided in this application.) o One from a school counselor or teacher o One from a member of the community (not a family member or relative.) * Applicant must submit an official transcript from high school, which includes: o Senior grades to date o Official class rank Grade point averages and o College entrance scores (SAT, ACT, achievement tests.)Incomplete or late applications will not be considered.
Contact:
Zory Martinez- Allocco Ibero- American Action League Phone: (585) 256-8900 Mailing Address:911 East Main Street Rochester, N. Y. 14605 Phone: 585-256-8900 Fax: 585-256-0120 Email: information@iaal.org
Council of Mexican American Administrators Scholarships
 
Amount:
$1500-$2000
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
Mar 11
Applicant must be Hispanic (at least one parent, June graduate of a secondary school in LAUSD, Fall 2014 enrollment in a four-year college or university, 3.5 G.P.A, minimum, on a 5.0 scale.
Contact:
Council of Mexican American Administrators c/o Eva N. Garcia, President 129 East 53rd Street Los Angeles, CA 90011 Phone Number: (323) 232-4856 FAX: (323) 231-1260 Email:cmaa@lausd.net Website: www.lausd.net
El Paso Hispanic Chamber of Commerce Education Foundation Health Scholarships
 
Amount:
$1500-$2000
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
March 14
Applicant must be a student who will earn a high school diploma no earlier than May 2014. Enroll in a full time undergraduate course of study at an accredited two- or four-year college or university in the fall of 2014. GPA must be 3.0 and above to qualify. Total family income less than $35,000.00.
Contact:
El Paso Hispanic Chamber of Commerce Education Foundation Health Scholarships 2401 E. Missouri St. El Paso, TX 79903 Phone (915) 566-4066 Fax (915) 566-9714 Email mchavez@ephcc.org
Leonard Perryman Scholarship
 
Amount:
$2500
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
Mar 15
Open to ethnic college students with junior or senior status, majoring in journalism or mass communication.
Contact:
United Methodist Communication (615) 742-5407 Barbara Email: scholarships@umcom.org For an application packet: Perryman scholarship Committee Communications Resourcing Team %u 2013 UM Com PO Box 320 Nashville, TN 37202-0320 www.umcom.org