Scholarships

Search engines and scholarship opportunities, including DACA recipients.

 
CHCI Next Opp is a search engine for scholarship and fellowships that filters the available opportunities according to your personal information and needs. 
Websitehttps://www.chcinextopp.net/home 
 
Educators For Fair Consideration has  compiled a 52 page list of up-to-date information about scholarships available for immigrant students that don’t have U.S. citizenship or legal permanent residency as well as advice and tips for writing winning scholarship applications.:  
Websitehttp://www.e4fc.org/resources/scholarshiplists.html
 
HACE has compiled a list of about 200 scholarship opportunities and resources. 
Websitehttp://www.haceonline.org/resources/200-free-scholarships-minorities
 

Scholarships

SC-PAAE Scholarships                           
Scholarships for minorities are awarded based on NEED and ACADEMIC PERFORMANCE.
Award Amount: $750 – $1,500
Deadline: February 15, 2015
Website: http://www.scpaae.org/#!scholarships/c11tv
 
SCVRD – Journalism Contest                           
Winner receives  a four-year scholarship to the South Carolina state-supported institution of his or her choice.
Award Amount: $1,200
Deadline: January 31, 2015
Website: http://scvrd.net/journalism/rules.php#howtoenter
 
SCPAAE Scholarship                      
Scholarship based on NEED and ACADEMIC PERFORMANCE.
Award Amount:
 2 yr. Undergraduate- $750
4 yr. Undergraduate- $1,000
Deadline: February 10th
Website: http://www.scpaae.org/#!scholarships/c11tv
 
Herman G. Green, PhD Memorial Scholarship                           
Scholarship based on NEED and ACADEMIC PERFORMANCE.
Award Amount: $1,200
Deadline: February 10th
Website: http://www.scpaae.org/#!scholarships/c11tv
 
Frank Gilbert Memorial Scholarship                                             
Scholarship based on NEED and ACADEMIC PERFORMANCE.
Award Amount$1,500
Deadline: February 10th
Website: http://www.scpaae.org/#!scholarships/c11tv
 
HSF/AT&T Foundation Scholarship        OPEN 
This scholarship is designed to assist Hispanic dependents of AT&T employees attending two-year or four-year colleges.
Award amount: $1,500 for two-year colleges
                         $2,500 for our-year colleges 
                         $2,000 for one –time honorarium to attend military  
                         academy
Available: January 1, 2015
Website: https://hsf.net/en/scholarships/
 
 
GOYA Foods Culinary Arts and Food Sciences Scholarship Program      
This scholarship is available to students who plan to attend a four-year institution who are Culinary Arts or Food Sciences majors.
Award Amount: $5,000 per academic year
Available: January 1, 2015
Deadline:
Websitehttp://www.goya.com/english/scholarship.html
  
The Buick Achievers Scholarship        CLOSED 
This scholarship is awarded to students and leaders in the community who do not have the financial means to attend college or university and who hope to pursue schooling in an area important to the automotive industry. 
Award Amount: $25,000 per year for 100 students
Deadline: February 28, 2015 
Website: www.buickachievers.com 
 
 
Advancing Hispanic Excellence in Technology
This scholarship exists to support Hispanic students that plan to pursue degrees in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM.) This is a merit and need based scholarship.
Award Amount: $1,000-$5,000
Deadline: May 1, 2015
Website: http://www.shpefoundation.org/scholarships/
 
 
Que Llueva Café Scholarship                 
Designed to alleviate some of the financial burdens of going to college for students of Hispanic Origin.
Award Amount: $500- $1,000
Deadline: February 28, 2015
Website: http://www.ca-core.org/que_llueva_cafe_scholarship_program
 
 
National Association of Hispanic Journalists        
The NAHJ selects scholarship students based on their commitment to the field of journalism, academic achievement, financial need and awareness of the Hispanic community
Award Amount: $1,000-$5,000
Deadline: March 15, 2015
Website: http://nahj.org/scholarships/
 
 
Power Through Knowledge Scholarship
Recipients will be selected based on scholastic achievement, financial need and extracurricular activities.
Award Amount: $500-$1,000
Deadline: March 1, 2016
Website: http://www.bmcc.cuny.edu/scholarships/view_scholarship.jsp?id=4714
 
 
Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute
Award Amount: $1,000-$2,500
Deadline: April 16, 2015
Website: http://www.chci.org/scholarships/page/chci-scholarship-program 
 
 
Davis-Putter Scholarship
Must be living in the US and plan to enroll in an accredited school.
Award Amount: Up to $10,000
Deadline: April 1, 2014
Websitehttp://www.davisputter.org
 
Center for Student Opportunity (CSO)
Available to high school senior or current college student at a CSO partner schools
Award Amount: $2,000, renewable for 4 years
Deadline: May 2, 2015
Website: www.imfirst.org/scholarship
 
 
Nordstrom Scholarship Program
Available to high school juniors who live and attend school in state that has a Nordstrom or Nordstrom Rack store. Must have at least a 2.7 GPA.
Award Amount: $2,500
Deadline: Opens May 1, 2015
Website: http://shop.nordstrom.com/c/nordstrom-cares-scholarship
 
 
Scholarship America Dream Award 
This scholarships will be awarded to students selected from across the nation who are entering their second year or higher of education beyond high school. The scholarships will be renewable and growing in amount each year, allowing students to receive aid throughout their college career.
Award Amount: $5,000-$15,000
Deadline: December 15, 2014
Website: http://scholarshipamerica.org/dream_award.php 
 
 
Atlas Shrugged Essay Contest               
Must be a high school senior, college undergraduate or graduate student.
Award Amount: $50-10,000
Deadline: September
Website: https://www.aynrand.org/students/essay-contests
 
 
HSF General College Scholarship        
Designed to assist students of Hispanic heritage obtain a college degree.
Award Amount: $1,000-$5,000
Available: January 1, 2015
Deadline: 
Website: http://hsf.net/en/scholarships/programs/general-college-scholarships
 
 
Golden Door Scholars                     
Must be a high school student or recent graduate enrolled in a four year institution Community college students are also welcome to apply
Award Amount: Full tuition, room and board for a four year degree
Deadline: Opens Fall 2015
Website: http://www.goldendoorscholars.org
 
 
Dr. Juan Andrade, Jr. Scholarship for Young Hispanic Leaders        
Available to high school senior or students currently enrolled in a university or college.
Award Amount: $500-$1,000
Deadline: December 31, 2014
Website: http://www.ushli.org/student/index.php
 
 
Univision’s “Es El Momento” Scholarship        
This scholarship is available to high school seniors, community college student, or undergraduate student enrolled in a 4-year university
Award Amount: $5,000
Deadline: Abril 2, 2015
Website: https://www.scholarshipaid.net/app/univision/
 
 
Coca-Cola Family Dollar Scholarship Program   
This scholarship is designed to aid students who plan to attend college from 2014-2015
Award Amount: $5,000- $10,000
Available: January 1, 2015
Deadline:
Website: https://www.cappex.com/scholarship/listings/HSF/Coca-Cola-Family-Dollar-Scholarship/-s-d-48289
 
Coca- Cola Hispanic heritage Month 2013 Contest and Sweepstakes Scholarship Program            
Program designed to aid students of Hispanic origin who plan to attend college in 2014-2015 as a freshman.
Award Amount: $2,500-$20,000
Available; January 1, 2015
Deadline:
Website: https://www.cappex.com/scholarship/listings/HSF/Coca-Cola-Hispanic-Heritage-Month-Contest-and-Sweepstakes-Scholarship/-s-d-48291
 
 
Gates Millennium Scholarship      
This scholarship is funded by a $1.6 million grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. The foundation was established in 1999 and has since been committed to providing better access and opportunity to higher education for outstanding students from underrepresented backgrounds. The foundation selects $1,000 students each year.
Award Amount: Varies
Available: July 31, 2014
Deadline: January 15, 2015
Website: http://hsf.net/en/scholarships/programs/the-gates-millennium-scholarship
 
 
Microsoft Minority Scholarship               
Currently attending a 4-year college. Must be an undergraduate in computer science, computer engineering, or related technical disciplines such as electrical engineering, math or physics and demonstrate an interest in computer science.
Award Amount: Full or Partial Tuition
Deadline: January 30, 2015
Website: http://www.microsoft.com/university/scholarships
 
 
Haz La U Scholarship Program          
The Colgate-Palmolive’s scholarship program “Haz La U” aims to provide eligible high school seniors with the opportunity to pursue higher education for the 2014-2015 school year.
Amount Awarded: $2,500- $15,000
Available: January 1, 2015
Deadline:
Website: http://www.studentscholarshipsearch.com/scholarships/hsfhaz-la-u-scholarship.php
 
 
Procter & Gamble Scholarship Program        
The Hispanic Scholarship fund have partnered with Procter & Gamble Company to assist in providing financial resources to assist outstanding Latino undergraduates. This scholarship is specific to students who plan to major in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM.)
Award Amount: $2,500
Available: January 1, 2015
Deadline:
Website: https://www.cappex.com/scholarship/listings/HSF/Procter-%26-Gamble-Scholarship-Program/-s-d-314
 
 
Wells Fargo Scholarship      
This scholarship is available to freshmen students attending a four -year institution and also to students transferring from a two-year institution to a four year institution. Register at HSF to be elegible for this scholarship. 
Award Amount: $1,000- $5,000
Available: January 1, 2015
Deadline:
Website: http://hsf.net
 
 
**All information above was taken from the Hispanic Scholarship Fund  and IACAC websites**