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External Sources

Hispanic Scholarship Finder

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 provide Latino students with the tools and resources they need to attain 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.

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. To support 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 over 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. 

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 website. Include a self-addressed stamped envelope with written requests made by mail.


The MALDEF Scholarship Resource Guide is a free, informative resource guide for students, parents, and educators with an extensive list of scholarships, including many that do not inquire about immigration status.

Specific field related and other Resources:

The Alliance/Merck Ciencia (Science) Hispanic Scholars Program

Two types of scholarships are available: the College STEM Majors $2,000 onetime 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:
Adelante! offers scholarships in business-related fields, leadership training and internships for college juniors and seniors. 

National Association of Hispanic Journalists

The National Association of Hispanic Journalists (NAHJ) offers several scholarships through the Rubn 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.

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.
For more information, please e-mail:

U.S. Department of Education–Student Financial Assistance


Scholarship Websites for Undocumented Students

Other Scholarships:

  1. Bell Labs Fellowships for Under Represented Minorities

  2. Student Inventors Scholarships

  3. Coca-Cola Two Year College Scholarships

  4. Xerox Scholarships for Students (click on university, then internships and scholarships)

  5.  National Assoc. of Black Journalists Scholarships (NABJ)

  6. FinAid: The Smart Students Guide to Financial Aid

  7. Presidential Freedom Scholarships

  8. WiredScholar Free Scholarship Search scholarship_search/pay_scholarship_search.jsp

  9. William Randolph Hearst Endowed Scholarship for Minority Students

  10. Guaranteed Scholarships

  11. Easley National Scholarship Program

  12. Maryland Artists Scholarships

  13. Jacki Tuckfield Memorial Graduate Business Scholarship (for AA students in South Florida)

  14. Historically Black College & University Scholarships

  15. International Students Scholarships & Aid Help

  16. College Board Scholarship Search

  17. Scholarship America

  18. Siemens Westinghouse Competition

  19. GE and LuLac Scholarship Funds

  20. Union Sponsored Scholarships and Aid

  21. Federal Scholarships & Aid Gateways 25 Scholarship Gateways from Black Excel

  22. Scholarship & Financial Aid Help

  23. Aid & Resources For Re-Entry Students

  24. INROADS internship

  25. Black Alliance for Educational Options Scholarships

  26. Rhodes Scholarships at Oxford

  27. The Roothbert Scholarship Fund


  29. Kmart Latina Smart