Scholarships for Hispanic Students

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Scholarships for Hispanic Students


(fastweb.com) -- Hispanic Heritage Month is celebrated from Sept. 15 to Oct. 15. It's a time to recognize contributions from Hispanics to the United States as well as celebrate their culture, positive influence on America and heritage. In honor of Hispanic Heritage Month, we've put together a list of scholarships that celebrate Hispanic roots which, in turn award Hispanic students with opportunities to create even more contributions and accomplishments.

Take a look at the following scholarship opportunities available:

* National Hispanic Health Professional Student Scholarship

Deadline: 10/14/16

Available to: Graduate students

Award amount: 20 awards, from $2,000u$5,000

This scholarship is available to full-time students enrolled in dental, medical, nursing, pharmacy, public health and policy schools. You must exhibit exceptional academic performance, documented leadership activities, and have a commitment to a career providing health care services to the Hispanic community in the U.S. to be considered for this award. Visit www.nhmafoundation.org.

* Somos Foundation Scholarship

Deadline: 10/14/16

Available to: College freshmen through graduate students

Award amount: Varies

Available to students of Hispanic/Latino descent. You must be a resident of Utah to be eligible for this award. Also, you must demonstrate leadership in school, community, and/or other service organizations that promote, enhance, or strengthen diversity. Visit www.somosfoundationutah.org.

* HENAAC Scholars Program

Deadline: 4/30/17

Available to: college freshmen through graduate students

Award amount: Varies

Program is open to undergraduate and graduate students majoring in engineering, technology, science or mathematics related fields. You must have a minimum 3.0 GPA and demonstrate strong commitment and involvement in the Hispanic community and leadership through academic achievement and campus/community activities. Visit www.greatmindsinstem.org.

* FUNED Scholarship for Mexican Nationals

Deadline: Varies

Available to: Graduate students, two first-year

Award amount: Seven awards from $5,000u$35,000

The FUNED Scholarship for Mexican Nationals is available to MBA program full-time Hispanic students at Boston University, School of Management. You must be a United States citizens of Latin American descent will be given primary consideration for this award. Visit www.babson.edu.

* HACU-IES Abroad Scholarship

Deadline: Varies

Available to: College freshmen through college seniors

Award amount: Awards from $2,500u$5,000

The Abroad Scholarship is available to students who are currently attending a Hispanic-Serving Institution that is a member of Hispanic Association of Colleges & Universities (HACU). You must be a US citizen or permanent resident, have a minimum GPA of 3.3, and demonstrate financial need to be eligible for this award. Priority given to first generation college students and/or Federal Pell Grant recipients. Visit www.iesabroad.org

* Hispanic Scholarship Council Scholarship

Deadline: 11/30/2016

Available to: College freshmen

Award amount: $5,000

The Hispanic Scholarship Council Scholarship is open to students attending the University of California, San Diego. You must demonstrate academic merit, community service and financial need to be eligible for this renewable award. Preference is given to first generation college students. Visit ucsd.edu

* CSUSB Association of Latino Faculty, Staff and Students Scholarship

Deadline and wards: Varies

Available to: College freshmen through seniors

The CSUSB Association of Latino Faculty, Staff and Students Scholarship is open to students at California State University, San Bernardino. …

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