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 61-80 of 116 scholarships
View Details ASM Watkins Graduate Research Fellowship American Society for Microbiology (ASM)
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  • 21,000
  • 1 award
  • May 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +4 More
  • Ethnicity: Be |Native American|Asian / Asian American / Pacific Islander|Hispanic|African American/Black|
  • Organization: American Society For Microbiology (Professional Organization)
  • Residence: |Permanent U.S. Resident|
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The ASM Watkins Graduate Research Fellowship is awarded to a student admitted to a doctoral program in the microbiological sciences. Applicants must be a member of American Society for Microbiology.
  • competition 1.0
  • effort level 1.5
View Details Armando Mendez Memorial Scholarship Concord Carlisle Scholarship Fund
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  • n/a
  • 1 award
  • February 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +2 More
  • Ethnicity: Be |Hispanic|African American/Black|
  • School (K-12): |Aurora Central Catholic High School, Aurora, IL|
  • School (College): |US Accredited Institution|Two-year|Four-year|Trade School|Graduate School|Professional school|
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The scholarship was established to provide educational opportunities to high school graduates of Aurora Central Catholic High School who are Hispanic or African-American students pursuing studies within the fields of engineering, psychology, social services, sociology, or theology at an accredited two or four-year institution, professional/trade/vocational school or graduate school in the US.
  • competition 3.5
  • effort level 1.0
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  • n/a
  • 1 award
  • February 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +3 More
  • Ethnicity: Be |Hispanic|
  • School (K-12): Attend a school in |Illinois|
  • Residence: Live in |Aurora, IL|Kendall, IL|Southern Kane, IL|
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The INC Board Latino Master of Social Work Scholarship is awarded to students of Latino descent with bilingual and bicultural proficiency. Applicants must be students entering their final year of study to obtain a Master of Social Work degree.
  • competition 3.5
  • effort level 1.5
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  • 2,500
  • 1 award
  • n/a
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +2 More
  • Ethnicity: Be |Native American|Hispanic|African American/Black|
  • School (College): |University|College|Engineering|Engineering University|
  • Career: Pursue a career in |Science|
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The National Action Council for Minorities in Engineering (NACME) is awarded to talented African American, American Indian, and Latino students enrolled in engineering programs. Applicants must be demonstrated academic excellence, leadership skills, and a commitment to science and engineering as a career
  • competition 3.5
  • effort level 1.0
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  • n/a
  • 1 award
  • March 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Ethnicity: Be |Hispanic|Mexican / Mexican American|
  • Residence: Live in |California|
  • School (College): Attend a |Vocational-technical / Career College|Two-year|Four-year|
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The scholarship was established to recognize outstanding Chicana/Latina women who have outstanding academic achievements and has contributed to the community.
  • competition 3.0
  • effort level 4.5
View Details La Plaza Scholarship Central Indiana Community Foundation
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  • n/a
  • 1 award
  • March 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Ethnicity: Be |Hispanic|
  • School (College): Attend an |University|College| in |Indiana|
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The La Plaza Scholarship is awarded to students of Hispanic descent who demonstrate financial need. Applicants must be resident of Indiana
  • competition 3.0
  • effort level 1.0
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  • n/a
  • 1 award
  • n/a
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +2 More
  • Ethnicity: Be |Hispanic|
  • Residence: Live in |Ohio|
  • School (College): |Four-year|Community College|Indiana|Accredited Institution|Kentucky|Not-for-profit|Graduate School|
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The scholarship was established to provide financial assistance to students who are permanent residents of Ohio, Kentucky or Indiana and are planning to enroll in an accredited, not-for-profit, community college, four-year, or graduate school in Ohio, Kentucky or Indiana.
  • competition 3.0
  • effort level 2.0
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  • n/a
  • 1 award
  • May-1-2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Ethnicity: Be |Native American|Asian / Asian American / Pacific Islander|Hispanic|African American/Black|
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The Kansas Ethnic Minority Scholarship is awarded to ethnic, racial groups of African American, American Indian, Alaskan Native, Asian or Pacific Islander, or Hispanic.
  • competition 3.0
  • effort level 1.0
View Details HENAAC Scholarship Great Minds in STEM
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  • 500 - 10,000
  • 1 award
  • n/a
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +3 More
  • Ethnicity: Be |Hispanic|
  • School (College): |US Accredited College or University|Two-year|Four-year|
  • Major: Study |Engineering|Mathematics|Science|
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The HENAAC scholarship is open to deserving undergraduate and graduate Hispanic students pursuing a science, technology, engineering or math degree.
  • competition 3.0
  • effort level 5.0
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  • n/a
  • 1 award
  • Oct-1-2017
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Ethnicity: Be |Native American|Asian / Asian American / Pacific Islander|Hispanic|Alaska Native|African American/Black|
  • School (College): |Appraisal Institute|
  • Major: Study |General Appraiser Report Writing & Case Studies|Advanced Income Capitalization|Advanced Market Analysis and Highest and Best Use|Advanced Concepts & Case Studies|Quantitative Analysis|Residential Site Valuation and Cost Approach|Residential Sales Comparison and Income Approaches|Residential Report Writing and Case Studies|Residential Market Analysis and Highest & Best Use|Real Estate Finance, Statistics, and Valuation Modeling|Advanced Residential Applications and Case Studies/Part 1|Advanced Residential Report Writing/Part 2|
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This scholarship was established to benefit Minorities and women Candidates for Designation who are active in appraising and need financial assistance to take Appraisal Institute courses leading to the MAI or SRA designations. The award must be used within the year in which it is awarded and can't be applied to courses an applicant has already taken.
  • competition 3.0
  • effort level 4.5
View Details NACME Scholars (Block Grant) Program National Action Council for Minorities in Engineering (NACME), Inc.
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  • 12,500
  • 1 award
  • n/a
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +2 More
  • Ethnicity: Be |Native American|Hispanic|African American/Black|
  • School (College): |Two-year|NACMEE Partner Universities|
  • Major: Study |Engineering|
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This program was established to provide block grants to colleges and universities. These eligible colleges and universities will in return award the money to talented African American, American Indian, and Latino students enrolled in engineering. Educational Institutions who would like to apply for this program must demonstrate a commitment to minority student success and shown through their recruitment, admission, retention, education, and graduation (RAREG) of African American, American Indian, and Latino engineering students. For students to be eligible for this program, they must be high school seniors that have been accepted by the universitys college of engineering, or currently enrolled students that have completed a calculus, physics, or chemistry course, earning at least a B, and be accepted into engineering, or two-year community college transfers that have been accepted for their third year of engineering study.
  • competition 3.0
  • effort level 1.5
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  • 1,000
  • 1 award
  • n/a
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Ethnicity: Be |Hispanic|
  • Residence: Live in |Santa Cruz, CA|Live Oak, CA|Watsonville, CA|
  • School (College): |Vocational School|Cabrillo College (CA)|Accredited Two-Year|Accredited Four-Year|
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This scholarship was established to benefit graduating seniors or graduates from a high school in Santa Cruz County, or a Cabrillo College. Applicants must attend an accredited two or four-year college, university or vocational school for the duration of the scholarship. This is a renewable scholarship for up to additional of four years.
  • competition 2.5
  • effort level 2.0
View Details AHORA Scholarship Hispanic Scholarship Consortium
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  • 1,000 - 5,000
  • 1 award
  • n/a
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Ethnicity: Be |Hispanic|
  • Residence: Live in |Texas|
  • School (College): Attend an |University|College|
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The AHORA Scholarship is awarded to a student enrolled at a Texas college or university. Applicants must be pursuing major in engineering or technical study with a minimum of 3.0 GPA
  • competition 2.5
  • effort level 4.5
View Details AWG Minority Scholarship Association for Women Geoscientists
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  • n/a
  • 1 award
  • June 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +2 More
  • Ethnicity: Be |Native American|Hispanic|African American/Black|
  • School (College): |Accredited College or University|
  • Major: Study |Geology/earth sciences|Geoscience|Geophysics|Geochemistry|Hydrology|Meteorology|Physical Oceanography|Planetary Geology|
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This scholarship was established to provide financial assistance to young minority women, pursuing an education and later a career in the geosciences. The student will be matched with a mentor in the same field for guidance and support. Applicants must be a contributor to the larger world community through her academic andpersonal strengths.
  • competition 2.5
  • effort level 2.0
View Details Minority Undergraduate Retention Grant Wisconsin Higher Educational Aids Board
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  • 250 - 2,500
  • 1 award
  • n/a
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +2 More
  • Ethnicity: Be |Native American|Hispanic|
  • Organization: Associated with the |Black Americans|
  • Residence: Live in |Wisconsin|
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The grant provides financial assistance to undergraduate minority students of Wisconsin (excluding first-year students) who are enrolled at least half-time in independent, tribal, or Wisconsin Technical College institutions.
  • competition 2.5
  • effort level 2.0
View Details Drs. Sara & Daniel Susmano Scholarship Concord Carlisle Scholarship Fund
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  • n/a
  • 1 award
  • February 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +2 More
  • Ethnicity: Be |Hispanic|
  • School (K-12): |East Aurora High School, Aurora, IL|West Aurora High School, Aurora, IL|Waubonsie Valley High School, Aurora, IL|
  • School (College): Attend an |University|Vocational-technical / Career College|Two-year|Four-year|College|
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The scholarship is established to support graduating high school senior or current college students who are pursuing a vocational field of study with preference to students pursuing an allied health profession. Applicant must be Hispanic students and must be a graduate of East Aurora, Waubonsie Valley, or West Aurora High School.
  • competition 2.5
  • effort level 2.0
View Details MAES Scholarship Hispanic Scholarship Consortium
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  • 1,500
  • 1 award
  • n/a
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Ethnicity: Be |Hispanic|
  • School (College): Attend an |University|College| in |Austin, TX|
  • Major: Study |Engineering|Technology|Mathematics|Science|
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The MAES Scholarship is awarded to freshman or Sophomore student pursuing major in science, technology, engineering, and math. Applicants must be student of Hispanic origin with minimum of 3.0 GPA
  • competition 2.5
  • effort level 4.0
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  • 500 - 500
  • 1 award
  • n/a
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +2 More
  • Ethnicity: Be |Hispanic|
  • Residence: Live in |United States| as a |Permanent Legal U.S. Resident|
  • School (College): |Four-year|Accredited University|Accredited Graduate School|
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The Becas Univision Scholarship Program is awarded to high school student, College and Graduate Students of Hispanic Heritage. Applicants must demonstrate a financial need and with minimum of 3.0 for high school and 2.5 for college and graduate students
  • competition 2.5
  • effort level 1.5
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  • n/a
  • 1 award
  • n/a
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Ethnicity: Be |Hispanic|
  • School (College): Attend a college in |Rhode Island|
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Victor Blanco Memorial Scholarship is open to Latino students from Rhode Island who have financial need.
  • competition 2.5
  • effort level 1.0
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  • 5,000
  • 4 awards
  • n/a
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +4 More
  • Ethnicity: Be |Hispanic|African American/Black|
  • School (K-12): Attend a school in |Council of Great City Schools District|
  • School (College): Attend a |Four-year|
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This scholarship was established by ExxonMobil and Dr. Bernard Harris Jr. to increase awareness about the need for more math and science graduates, especially among underrepresented populations. The scholarship was named after Dr. Bernard A. Harris, Jr. who serve underrepresented students pursuing careers in the fields of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics. Eligible applicants are students who plan to pursue math and sciencerelated degrees.
  • competition 2.5
  • effort level 1.5
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