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 81-100 of 116 scholarships
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  • n/a
  • 1 award
  • March 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Ethnicity: Be |Hispanic|
  • School (College): Attend an |University|College| in |Indiana|
  • Extracurricular: |Community Service|
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The Sociedad Amigos De Colombia De Indiana (SADCO) Scholarship is created by SADCO to support Hispanic students.
  • competition 2.5
  • effort level 4.5
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  • 1,000 - 5,000
  • 1 award
  • n/a
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +2 More
  • Ethnicity: Be |Hispanic|
  • Residence: Live in |Travis, TX|Hays, TX|Williamson, TX|
  • School (College): Attend an |University|Four-year|
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The State Representative Irma Rangel Memorial Scholarship is awarded to a junior or senior student pursuing major in pre-law. Applicants must be student of Hispanic origin
  • competition 2.5
  • effort level 4.0
View Details Illinois Minority Real Estate Scholarship Program Illinois Real Estate Educational Foundation
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  • 500
  • 1 award
  • n/a
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Ethnicity: Be |Native American|Asian|Hispanic|African American/Black|
  • School (K-12): Attend a school in |Illinois|
  • Career: Pursue a career in |Real Estate|
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The Illinois Minority Real Estate Scholarship Program is awarded to qualified racial minority residents of Illinois origin that are African American, Hispanic/Latino, Native American or Asian. Applicants must be permanent resident of Illinois
  • competition 2.5
  • effort level 4.5
View Details North Carolina Hispanic College Fund Triangle Community Foundation
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  • n/a
  • 1 award
  • January 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Ethnicity: Be |Hispanic|
  • School (College): Attend an |University|Two-year|Four-year|Community College|College|
  • Athletics: |Athletics|
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The North Carolina Hispanic College Fund is awarded to graduate student from a North Carolina high school. Applicants must be Hispanic Race
  • competition 2.5
  • effort level 1.0
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  • 3,750
  • 50 awards
  • n/a
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +2 More
  • Ethnicity: Be |Native American|Asian / Asian American / Pacific Islander|Hispanic|Alaska Native|African American/Black|
  • Residence: |Permanent U.S. Resident|
  • School (College): |US Accredited Institution|Four-year|
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The scholarship was established to provide educational support to undergraduate or graduate students who are members of minority ethnic groups and are pursuing a degree advertising, marketing or public relations at four-year accredited institutions in the U.S.
  • competition 2.0
  • effort level 5.0
View Details MAC-AIChE Scholarship American Institute of Chemical Engineers
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  • 1,000 - 1,500
  • 1 award
  • n/a
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Ethnicity: Be |Native American|Pacific Islander|Hispanic|Alaska Native|African American/Black|
  • Major: Study |Engineering|Science|
  • Age / Grade Level: |College|Incoming College Freshman|
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The scholarship was established to award an outstanding incoming freshmen and college students who are members of minority group that is under-represented in chemical engineering and are planning to pursue a degree in science or engineering.
  • competition 2.0
  • effort level 1.5
View Details Love Scholarship for Diversity International Council of Shopping Centers
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  • 5,000
  • 1 award
  • n/a
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +2 More
  • Ethnicity: Be |Native American|Asian / Asian American / Pacific Islander|Hispanic|Caribbean|African American/Black|
  • School (College): |Accredited University|
  • Career: |Retail Real Estate (Industry)|
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This scholarship was established to benefit an undergraduate pursuing a career in retail real estate. Named in honor of Gina Love, Esq., who helped create ICSCs annual Diversity Reception. The scholarship is open to a junior or senior university student who belongs to an underrepresented minority group. Applicant must demonstrate a record of participation in the industry.
  • competition 2.0
  • effort level 4.5
View Details Chicana / Latina Foundation Scholarship Chicana/Latina Foundation Scholarship Program
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  • 1,500
  • 35 awards
  • n/a
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +3 More
  • Ethnicity: Be |Hispanic|Mexican / Mexican American|
  • School (K-12): Attend a school in |Santa Clara, CA|San Mateo, CA|Contra Costa, CA|Napa, CA|Solano, CA|Yolo, CA|
  • Residence: Live in |Sonoma, CA|San Francisco, CA|Marin, CA|Alameda, CA|Santa Cruz, CA|
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This scholarship was established to benefit undergraduate and graduate students enrolled in an accredited college/university or community college in one of the Northern California counties. Students must be of Chicana/Latina heritage. Applicants must have demonstrated leadership qualities, involvement within and on behalf of the Latina/o community, clarity of direction and goals, academic achievement and overcome personal challenges and obstacles.
  • competition 2.0
  • effort level 5.0
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  • 5,000
  • 1 award
  • n/a
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Ethnicity: Be |Hispanic|
  • Career: |Equine (Industry)|
  • Age / Grade Level: |24 Years or Younger|
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The John R. Velazquez Scholarship is awarded to a student of Hispanic origin pursuing a career in the equine industry. Applicants must be 24 years old or younger with a minimum of 2.85 GPA
  • competition 2.0
  • effort level 2.0
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  • n/a
  • 1 award
  • Jan-15-2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +2 More
  • Ethnicity: Be |Native American|Asian / Asian American / Pacific Islander|Pacific Islander|Hispanic|African American/Black|
  • Residence: |Permanent U.S. Resident|
  • School (College): |APA-accredited doctoral program|
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The About the Predoctoral Fellowship in Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services is establish by Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA). This fund is to support the practitioners and policy makers in behavioral health services.
  • competition 2.0
  • effort level 5.0
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  • n/a
  • 1 award
  • n/a
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +4 More
  • Ethnicity: Be |Hispanic|
  • School (K-12): Attend a school in |Cuyahoga, OH|Lorain, OH|
  • School (College): |Accredited College or University|
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The scholarship was established to provide financial assistance to deserving graduating seniors of Cuyahoga county who have actively participated in extracurricular activities and school or community service.
  • competition 1.5
  • effort level 2.0
View Details GAHCC Foundation Scholarship Hispanic Scholarship Consortium
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  • n/a
  • 1 award
  • n/a
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Ethnicity: Be |Hispanic|
  • Major: Study |Engineering|Technology|Mathematics|Science|
  • Age / Grade Level: |High school graduate|
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The scholarship was established to support deserving high school graduates who are pursuing a study in the STEM-related field.
  • competition 1.5
  • effort level 1.5
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  • 3,000 - 5,000
  • 1 award
  • n/a
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +3 More
  • Ethnicity: Be |Hispanic|
  • School (K-12): Attend a school in |Rio Grande Valley, TX|Hidalgo, TX|Cameron, TX|Starr, TX|
  • Residence: |Permanent Legal U.S. Resident|
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The scholarship was established to provide financial assistance to deserving Hispanic graduating seniors from Rio Grande Valley (Texas), specifically Hidalgo, Cameron and Starr counties who are planning to attend a four-year accredited university.
  • competition 1.5
  • effort level 2.0
View Details Multicultural Scholarship Program National Association for Campus Activities
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  • n/a
  • 4 awards
  • Mar-31-2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Ethnicity: Be |Native American|Pacific Islander|Hispanic|African American/Black|Asian-American|
  • Citizenship: |U.S. Citizen|
  • Age / Grade Level: |Graduate Student|College|
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The scholarship is designed to support the effort NACA Foundation in increasing the participation of ethnic minority individuals in the field of campus activities. The scholarship provides economic assistance to qualified under-represented programmers, allowing them to attend NACA-sponsored training workshops, regional conferences and National Conventions. Only current undergraduate students, graduate students and school staff members are eligible to apply for this scholarship.
  • competition 1.5
  • effort level 4.0
View Details The Gates Millennium Scholarship Hispanic Scholarship Fund (HSF)
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  • n/a
  • 1000 awards
  • January 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +2 More
  • Ethnicity: Be |Native American|Asian / Asian American / Pacific Islander|Hispanic|African American/Black|
  • Residence: |Permanent U.S. Resident|
  • School (College): |US Accredited College or University|
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The Gates Millennium Scholars (GMS) program grants $1.6 billion from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to give opportunity to outstanding minority students to pursue education and reach their dreams. The initiative aims to promote academic excellence as it provides students the prospect to complete their undergraduate education in all disciplines and graduate education in the target disciplines.
  • competition 1.5
  • effort level 1.5
View Details William G. Anderson, DO, Minority Scholarship American Osteopathic Foundation (AOF)
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  • 7,500
  • 1 award
  • n/a
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +2 More
  • Ethnicity: Be |Native American|Puerto Rican|Hispanic|African American/Black|
  • School (College): |Accredited College/School of Osteopathic Medicine|
  • Major: Study |Osteopathy|
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This scholarship was started to honor William G. Anderson, DO, and to recognize his professional and public career and life-long commitment to civil rights and osteopathic medicine. The scholarship aims to benefit outstanding minority osteopathic medical students, committed to osteopathic principals and practice, has excelled academically, and has proven to be a leader in addressing the educational, societal, and health needs of minorities.
  • competition 1.5
  • effort level 1.0
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  • 1,500
  • 1 award
  • n/a
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +2 More
  • Ethnicity: Be |Hispanic|
  • Residence: Live in |Chicago, IL|
  • School (College): |Accredited College or University|
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The scholarship was established to provide educational support to deserving graduating seniors or returning college students who are Latino/Hispanic descent and are planning to attend an accredited college or university.
  • competition 1.5
  • effort level 5.0
View Details Ph.D. Engineering Fellowship The National GEM Consurtium
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  • 16,000
  • 1 award
  • n/a
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +3 More
  • Ethnicity: Be |Native American|Hispanic|African American/Black|
  • Residence: |Permanent U.S. Resident|
  • School (College): Attend a |GEM Member University|
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This fellowship was established to support underrepresented minority students for doctoral fellowships. Students must have completed or currently enrolled in a masters in an engineering program, or received admittance into a PhD program directly from a bachelors degree program. This fellowship may be used at any participating GEM Member University where the GEM Fellow is admitted. The GEM University will have continued support for fellows from the first academic year of being awarded the fellowship until their graduate program, given that they will maintain good academic standing and made satisfactory progress.
  • competition 1.5
  • effort level 5.0
View Details Minority Teacher Loan Wisconsin Higher Educational Aids Board
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  • 250 - 10,000
  • 1 award
  • n/a
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +3 More
  • Ethnicity: Be |Native American|Hispanic|Laotian|Cambodian|Vietnamese|African American/Black|
  • Residence: Live in |Wisconsin|
  • School (College): Attend a |Not-for-profit|
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The Minority Teacher Loan Program is a loan program that is given to Wisconsin residents. The applicant must be a minority enrolled in an undergraduate program at the University of Wisconsin. The loan amount is up to $10,000 annually. The awardees must agree to teach in an elementary or secondary school in the city of Milwaukee at a full-time position.
  • competition 1.5
  • effort level 1.0
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  • n/a
  • 1 award
  • n/a
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Ethnicity: Be |Hispanic|
  • School (K-12): |Plymouth High School, Plymouth, IN|
  • Age / Grade Level: |High school|
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The award is given to a Latino or Latina student studying at Plymouth (Indiana) High School. This award was established in honor of Juan Marquez to raise awareness of LGBTQ philanthropy.
  • competition 1.5
  • effort level 1.0
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