Scholarships for Latin American / South American / Hispanics

While some scholarships are awarded based on a particular course of study or academic successes, others recognize students' cultural or ethnic heritage. As such, there are a wide variety of scholarships available to students of Latin American, South American and Hispanic heritage. Some of these scholarships are open to members of many minority groups, while others are specifically for Latin American or South American students. Other requirements may apply, such as attaining a certain GPA, pursuing a specific course of study or having a financial need. Applications for many of these scholarships require potential recipients to provide academic transcripts, complete federal financial aid forms and to complete a personal essay on a provided topic. Ready to find a scholarship to help you fulfill your academic aspirations? Discover a variety of scholarships for Latin American, South American and Hispanic students in our list below.

Showing 1-20 of 115 scholarships
View Details Edward A. Bouchet Award American Physical Society (APS)
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  • 3,500
  • 1 award
  • Jun-30-2017
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Ethnicity: Native American||Hispanic||African American/Black
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The award was established by APS Committee a private foundation for the advancement of science and technology and it is available to Black, Hispanic or Native American who has made significant contributions to physics research.
  • competition 3.0
  • effort level 1.5
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  • 1,000 - 4,000
  • 1 award
  • January 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Ethnicity: Hispanic
  • School (K-12): Sage Hill School, Newport Beach, CA (High School)
  • School (College): University (Type)||Four-year (Type)||College (Type)
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The HEEF: Sage Hill High School is awarded to high school senior from Sage Hill High School.
  • competition 3.0
  • effort level 1.0
View Details Washington Hispanic Roundtable Scholarship Community Foundation of North Central Washington
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  • 1,500
  • 1 award
  • Mar-1-2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Ethnicity: Hispanic
  • School (K-12): Washington (State)||A.C. Davis high school, Yakima, WA (High School)||Yakima Valley high school, Yakima, WA (High School)||East Valley High School, Yakima, WA (High School)||Dwight D Eisenhower High School, Yakima, WA (High School)||West Valley High School, Hemet, CA (High School)||Yakima Valley Tech.
  • School (College): University (Type)||Two-year (Type)||Four-year (Type)||College (Type)
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The Washington Hispanic Roundtable Scholarship is awarded to graduating senior of a Yakima Valley high school, A.C. Davis, East Valley, Eisenhower, WestValley high schools and Yakima Valley Tech. Applicants must be Hispanic resident of Washington state
  • competition 3.0
  • effort level 1.5
View Details Univision Arkansas Scholarship Fund Arkansas Community Foundation
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  • 1,000 - 2,000
  • 1 award
  • April 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +2 More
  • Ethnicity: Hispanic
  • School (K-12): Sebastian, AR (County)
  • Residence: Washington, AR (County)||Benton, AR (County)
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Scholarship provided to graduating seniors in Washington, Benton and Sebastian counties.
  • competition 3.0
  • effort level 2.0
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  • 2,500
  • 1 award
  • Mar-1-2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +2 More
  • Ethnicity: Native American||Hispanic||African American/Black
  • School (College): University (Type)||Four-year (Type)||College (Type)
  • Major: Engineering (Major)
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The scholarship is given annually to a high school senior from an ethnic minority who has been accepted into an ABET-accredited engineering program at a four-year college or university.
  • competition 3.0
  • effort level 5.0
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  • 1,000 - 2,000
  • 1 award
  • January 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +4 More
  • Ethnicity: Hispanic
  • School (K-12): Orange County, CA (County)
  • Residence: United States (Country)
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The scholarship is administered by Orange County Community Foundation (OCCF) and is open to Santa Ana College transfers who enroll in a 4-year college/university. Preference may be given to Business, Finance, Marketing or related majors and Santa Ana Adelante transfers.
  • competition 3.0
  • effort level 4.5
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  • 1,000 - 3,000
  • 1 award
  • January 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +3 More
  • Ethnicity: Hispanic
  • School (K-12): Orange County, CA (County)
  • Residence: United States (Country)
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Administered by the Orange County Community Foundation (OCCF), the scholarship is awarded to high school seniors who participated in the El Viento program from 4th through 12th grade. Applicants must be Latino/a students who have lived in Orange County (OC), CA for the past six years and who plans to enroll full-time at a four-year college or university.
  • competition 3.0
  • effort level 4.5
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  • 500
  • 2 awards
  • March 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Ethnicity: Hispanic||Mexican / Mexican American
  • School (K-12): California High School
  • School (College): Two-year (Type)||Four-year (Type)||Technical College (Type)
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The scholarship is established in honor of the Chican@/Latin@ women who founded TRENZA. The scholarship rewards those who, like TRENZAs founding mothers, encountered a difficult challenge but continued to succeed in their personal and academic endeavors.
  • competition 3.0
  • effort level 4.0
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  • 2,000
  • 1 award
  • Dec-1-2017
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Ethnicity: Native American||Asian / Asian American / Pacific Islander||Hispanic||African American/Black
  • School (College): Vocational-technical / Career College (Type)||New Jersey (State)||Trade School (Type)
  • Citizenship: U.S. Citizen||Eligible Non-Citizen (approved by USCIS)
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New Jersey Governor's Industry Vocations Scholarship for women and minorities is provided to women and minorities. The scholarship gives an up to $2,000 annually or the cost of the tuition to pursue a an eligible certificateor degree program.
  • competition 2.5
  • effort level 1.5
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  • 1,000 - 15,000
  • 1 award
  • May 2017
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Ethnicity: Hispanic
  • School (K-12): High School
  • School (College): Accredited College||Accredited University||North Carolina (State)||Accredited Community College
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The Tomorrow Fund for Hispanic Students is awarded to Hispanic/Latino immigrant students. Applicants must be U.S. citizen
  • competition 2.5
  • effort level 2.0
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  • 500 - 5,000
  • 1 award
  • Apr-1-2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Ethnicity: Native American||Asian||Pacific Islander||Hispanic||African American/Black
  • Residence: Kent, MI (County)
  • School (College): Non-Profit Public College||Private College (Type)
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This scholarship was established to benefit Students of color (African American, Asian, Hispanic, Native American, Pacific Islander) planning to attend a non-profit public or private college/university. Applicants must be pursuing Fine Arts including all visual and performing art forms.
  • competition 2.5
  • effort level 4.5
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  • 1,000
  • 1 award
  • April 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Ethnicity: Native American||Asian / Asian American / Pacific Islander||Hispanic||African American/Black
  • School (College): US Accredited College or University
  • Major: Real Estate (Major)
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This scholarship is for students pursuing academic degrees in real estate appraisal or related fields.
  • competition 2.5
  • effort level 4.5
View Details Hispanic Scholarship Fund Kalamazoo Community Foundation
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  • 500 - 5,000
  • 1 award
  • March 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +2 More
  • Ethnicity: Hispanic
  • Residence: Permanent Legal Resident
  • School (College): Accredited Graduate Institution||Accredited Four-Year (Type)||Accredited Not-for-profit University (Type)
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This scholarship was established to support students of Hispanic heritage obtain a college degree. This is open to graduating high school seniors, community college transfer students, undergraduates and graduate students. Students must be planning to enroll in an accredited, not-for-profit, 4-year university, or graduate school, during the FALL of a scholarship cycle (year).
  • competition 2.5
  • effort level 1.5
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  • 500
  • 1 award
  • March 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Ethnicity: Hispanic
  • School (College): Accredited by the Planning Accreditation Board (PAB)
  • Major: Urban Planning (Major)
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The Latinos & Planning Division Scholarship is awarded to junior and senior undergraduate students and masters degree students. Applicants must be a Latino student majoring in urban planning.
  • competition 2.5
  • effort level 2.0
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  • 1,000 - 2,000
  • 1 award
  • January 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Ethnicity: Hispanic
  • School (College): College (Type)||Santa Ana College Adelante (College)
  • Age / Grade Level: College||College Student||Non-Traditional Students
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The HEEF: MANA de Orange County is awarded to latinas student who are enrolled in college. Preference may be given to applicants with dependent children.
  • competition 2.5
  • effort level 1.0
View Details LAGRANT Foundation Undergraduate Scholarship Public Relations Society of America
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  • 2,500
  • 1 award
  • February 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +3 More
  • Ethnicity: Native American||Hispanic||African American/Black||Asian Pacific American
  • Residence: Permanent resident||United States (Country)
  • School (College): Four-year (Type)||Accredited College||Accredited University
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The LAGRANT Foundation Undergraduate Scholarship is awarded to an undergraduate student with minimum 2.75 GPA. Applicants must be from following ethnic groups African-American, Asian-American, Hispanic or Native American, American Indian
  • competition 2.5
  • effort level 5.0
View Details Florida Fund for Minority Teachers Florida Department of Education
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  • 4,000
  • 1 award
  • November 2017
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Ethnicity: Native American||Hispanic||African American/Black||Asian Pacific American
  • School (College): Florida (State)||Post-secondary School
  • Major: Teacher Education (Major)
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This performance-based scholarship was established to benefit African-American, Hispanic-American, Asian-American, and Native American students who are residents of Florida. Applicants must be a junior and have not earned a baccalaureate degree in education.
  • competition 2.5
  • effort level 4.0
View Details Glendale Latino Association Scholarship Community Foundation of the Verdugos
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  • 500 - 2,000
  • 1 award
  • March 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +2 More
  • Ethnicity: Hispanic
  • School (K-12): private high school (Type)||Glendale Unified School District High School (School District)||Glendale, CA
  • School (College): Vocational-technical / Career College (Type)||College or University
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This scholarship was established to benefit graduating seniors from a Glendale Unified School District high school or Glendale-area private high school or Allan F. Daily Continuation High School. Applicants must have Latino Heritage and must be planning to attend a two or four-year college/university or a technical training institution in any field of study.
  • competition 2.5
  • effort level 5.0
View Details Latino Breakfast Club Scholarship Community Foundation of Western Massachusetts
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  • 4,100
  • 1 award
  • Mar-31-2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Ethnicity: Hispanic
  • Residence: United States (Country)||Hampden, MA (County)
  • Age / Grade Level: High school senior
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The latino Breakfast Club Scholarship is provided to senior high school students of Hampden County. The awardee for the fund must be a Latino.
  • competition 2.5
  • effort level 2.0
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  • 1,000
  • 3 awards
  • November 2017
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +2 More
  • Ethnicity: Hispanic
  • School (K-12): Public (Type)||Alamance, NC (County)||Guilford, NC (County)||Randolph, NC (County)||Rockingham, NC (County)||Caswell, NC (County)
  • Residence: Forsyth, NC (County)||Stokes, NC (County)||Surry, NC (County)||Davidson, NC (County)||Montgomery, NC (County)||Yadkin, NC (County)
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Qu Pasa Media and Wells Fargo partnered to establish this scholarship to assist the education of young Hispanic residents in the Piedmont-Triad area. Students must be attending a community college, public or private college or university in North Carolina.
  • competition 2.5
  • effort level 4.5
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