Scholarships

PLEASE CHECK Each website for eligibility and deadlines.  

We encourage you to apply. 

We will update the list as we get more leads for scholarships

  • FORD FOUNDATION FELLOWSHIP PROGRAMS – December 10, 2019
    http://sites.nationalacademies.org/pga/fordfellowships/

    • All U.S. citizens, U.S. nationals, and U.S. permanent residents (holders of a Permanent Resident Card), as well as individuals granted deferred action status under the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals Program1, political asylees, and refugees, regardless of race, national origin, religion, gender, age, disability, or sexual orientation,
    • Individuals with evidence of superior academic achievement (such as grade point average, class rank, honors or other designations), and
    • Individuals committed to a career in teaching and research at the college or university level.
  • The DREAM National Scholarship – November 201 to March 2020
    https://www.thedream.us/scholarships/national-scholarship/

    • Have graduated or will graduate from high school (or have earned or will earn a high school equivalency diploma) by the end of the 2018-2019 academic year with a GPA of 2.5 or better on a 4.0 scale;
    • Intend to enroll full-time in an associate’s or bachelor’s degree program at one of TheDream.US Partner Colleges
    • Are eligible for in-state tuition at the Partner College you want to attend;
    • Have DACA or TPS or certify that you meet the immigration eligibility criteria set forth below;
    • You came to the United States before reaching your 16th birthday; and
    • Have significant unmet financial need.
  • Because College is Expensive Scholarship – Sep 30, 2019, Dec 31, 2019, March 31, 2020 & June 30, 2020
    http://cedaredlending.com/scholarship/

    • High school juniors & seniors, adults looking to head back to school, current college students and anyone else looking to attend college or graduate school

 

 

  • Abbott & Fenner Scholarship Program – June 12, 2020
    http://www.abbottandfenner.com/scholarships.php

    • The A&F Scholarships are available to all high school juniors and seniors as well as all students currently registered in any accredited post-secondary institution.
  • Active Life Scholarship for Political Expression – December 31, 2019
    http://www.getupgetactive.org/active-life-political-awarenes/

    • This scholarship is designed to encourage students to explore and express their political opinions and become more active in both local and national politics.
    • For current college, graduate school or adult learners
  • Resume Companion Scholarship – July 15, 2020
    https://resumecompanion.com/scholarship/

    • Staff at Resume Companion remember the hardship of being a student so want to make this scholarship available to as many students as possible! As such, we do not require any sort of minimum GPA, and both domestic and international students may apply.
    • All applicants must be enrolled, or due to be enrolled, in full time university education for the semester they are applying to receive the scholarship fund. For example, a senior high student can apply during the Spring 2017 semester, despite still being at high school, as long as they will be enrolled in university for the Fall semester 2017 when they are due to receive the scholarship fund.
  • Women in STEM Academic Scholarship – April 15, 2020
    https://thebhwgroup.com/scholarship

    • Women who are pursuing an undergraduate or master’s degree and are majoring in science, technology, engineering, or mathematics during the 2019 school year.

 

 

  • THE CUSTOMIZED GIRL ANNUAL SCHOLARSHIP – December 31, 2019
    https://www.customizedgirl.com/info/top50

    • We want to hear your original and unique statement. One that you want to share with the world. What would you wear on your chest? It doesn’t have to be serious. In fact, silly might be better.
  • Dreams Scholarship Fund – Check in the fall for application opening
    https://www.growyourgiving.org/scholarships/1000-dreams-scholarship-fund

    • The students eligible for assistance shall be women attending high school or a two-year or four-year college/university in the United States. Students must demonstrate financial need. Applications must include two letters of recommendation and an essay explaining how the grant would be used. Selection will be based on application contents, financial need and information gathered from letter(s) of recommendation.
  • The Davis Putter Scholarship Fund – March 2020
    http://www.davisputter.org/apply-for-scholarships/

    • Aids people active in movements for social and economic justice. These need-based scholarships are awarded to students who are able to do academic work at the college or university level or are enrolled in a trade or technical program and who are active in the progressive movement.
  • For a list of additional resource please visit:

http://www.finaid.org/otheraid/undocumented.phtml

 
SEPTEMBER
Diversity Scholarship Foundation (DSF) Scholarships

Scholarships


Award: Multiple awards; please visit website for details.
Deadline: Deadline is typically in September; please visit website for details.
Requirements:
o Must be pursuing a law degree.
o Must have completed 2 semesters of law school.
Public Relations Student Society of America
33 Maiden Lane, 11th Floor
New York, NY 10038-5150

Scholarships & Awards


Award: Multiple scholarship awards available, with public relations major or minor students preferred.
Deadline: Varies depending on scholarship; please visit website for details.
Requirements:
o Must be of Latino, African American, Asian American, Native American, Alaskan Native, or Pacific Islander ancestry.
o Must be a full-time student at an accredited four-year college or university with at least junior status.
o Must have a minimum 3.0 GPA.
Quest Bridge College Match Program
445 Sherman Ave. Suite 100
Palo Alto, CA 94306
www.questbridge.org
Award: Multiple scholarships and programs available; awards vary. If student is applying for K-12 college preparatory services and/or summer programs, no social security number is required as part of the application.
Deadline: Typically in September; please visit website for details.
Requirements:
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o Must be a U.S. citizen or lawful permanent resident if student is applying for undergraduate scholarship (unless applying to certain schools: https://www.questbridge.org/high-school-students/national-college-match/additional-citizenship-requirements ).
o Must demonstrate a strong academic record and meet annual family income limits.
The American Dental Association Foundation: Dental Student Scholarship Program http://www.adafoundation.org/en/how-to-apply/education
Award: Varies; please visit website for details.
Deadline: Varies; please visit website for details.
Requirements:
o Must be a U.S. citizen.
o Must be second-year dental student at the time of application and currently attending or enrolled at a dental school accredited by the Commission on Dental Accreditation.
o Must have a minimum 3.0 GPA.
o Be enrolled as a full-time student, defined as maintaining a minimum course load of 12 credit hours.
Mexican American Dream Scholarship
The Council of Mexican Federations in North American (COFEM)
https://www.cofem.org/scholarships-becas
Award: $500 – $1,000
Deadline: Deadline typically at the end of September; please visit website for details.
Requirements:
o Must be an AB540/DACA student or a member or be related to a member of a COFEM-affiliated federation or club.
o Must be a full-time student enrolled in at least 12 units at a four-year institution or two-year community college.
o Must have a minimum GPA of 2.50.
o Must demonstrate need for financial assistance.
o Must demonstrate involvement in the community and/or work experience.
o Must attend school in the following counties: Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside, Inland Empire, and Ventura County.
OCTOBER
La Unidad Latina Foundation, Inc.
132 East 43rd Street, #358
New York, NY 10017
http://www.lulf.org
Award: $500 – $1,000
Deadline: Typically in October; please visit website for details.
Requirements:
o Must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.8 out of a 4.0 scale.
o Must have current enrollment in an eligible bachelor’s or master’s degree program at an accredited four-year college or university (see website for “eligible degrees”).
o Must have completed at least one full-time year of study for undergraduate applicants, and at least one full-time semester of study for graduate applicants.
o Must reside in the United States.
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Golden Doors Scholars
http://www.goldendoorscholars.org/
Award: Please visit website for details.
Deadline: Typically in October, applications open in September.
Requirements:
o Must be eligible for Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) or Temporary Protected Status (TPS).
o Must be a high school senior, recent high school graduate, or currently enrolled as an undergraduate/ transfer student.
UCLA Fellowships, Scholarships & Grants

Fellowships, Scholarships & Grants for Entering Students


Award: Varies by scholarship; please visit website for details.
Deadline: Varies by scholarship; please visit website for details.
Requirements:
o Please visit website for details.
NOVEMBER
Community Service Scholarship
Good Tidings Foundation

Home


Award: $5,000
Deadline: Typically in early November; application opens in July.
Requirements:
o Must be a high school senior, graduating in 2019.
o Must reside in one of the following California counties: Alameda, Contra Costa, Marin, Monterey, Napa, Sacramento, San Benito, San Francisco, San Joaquin, San Mateo, Santa Cruz, Santa Clara, Solano, Sonoma, Stanislaus, or Yolo.
The Prudential Spirit of Community Award
International Scholarship and Tuition Services
1321 Murfreesboro Road, Suite 800
Nashville, TN 37217
https://spirit.prudential.com/about/program-overview
(615) 777-3750
Award: $1,000 State Honoree; $5,000 National Honoree
Deadline: Typically in November; application opens in September.
Requirements:
o Must be in grade 5-12 as of November.
o Must be a legal resident of any U.S. state or Washington, D.C.
o Must have engaged in a volunteer activity that occurred during the 12 months prior to the date of application.
o Must submit a completed application to a school principal or the head of an officially designated local organization by early November.
Latin American Educational Foundation Scholarship
561 Santa Fe Drive
Denver, CO 80204
http://www.laef.org/Scholarship
Award: $500 – $3,000; renewable for up to five years
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Deadline: Applications open September through November.
Requirements:
o Must be a resident of Colorado–regardless of legal residency status or citizenship.
o Must be of Hispanic/Latino heritage or actively involved in the Hispanic/Latino community.
o Must have a minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA.
o Open to high school seniors, college undergraduate and graduate students.
DECEMBER
California Teachers Association (CTA)
CTA Scholarship Committee
C/O Human Rights Department
P.O. Box 921
Burlingame, CA 94011
http://www.cta.org/scholarships
Award: Multiple scholarships available; award amounts range from $2,000 – $5,000.
Deadline: Please visit website for details.
Requirements:
o Must be a CTA member, student CTA member or dependent of a member.
Google Lime Scholarship Program
https://www.google.com/edu/scholarships/the-google-lime-scholarship/
Award: $10,000
Deadline: Application opens in October; please visit website for details.
Requirements:
o Must be a full-time undergraduate or graduate student at a university in the U.S. or Canada.
o Must be a student with a disability pursuing a degree in computer science, computer engineering, or a closely related technical field.
o Maintain a strong academic performance.
o Must exemplify leadership and demonstrate passion for computer science and technology.
Scholastic Art & Writing Awards
c/o Alliance for Young Artists and Writers
557 Broadway
New York, NY 10012

Scholarships


Award: Multiple scholarships available in 29 categories of art and writing, award amounts vary; please visit website for details.
Deadline: Varies by scholarship and region; please visit website for details.
Requirements:
o Must be enrolled in grades 7-12 in public, private, home school, or other educational programs in the United States, U.S. territories, Canada, and American Schools abroad.
The Elie Wiesel Prize in Ethics Essay Contest
The Elie Wiesel Foundation for Humanity
555 Madison Avenue, 20th Floor
New York, NY 10022

Prize in Ethics


Award: $500 – $5,000; please visit website for details on yearly essay question and instructions.
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Deadline: December; application opens in early September.
Requirements:
o Must be a registered full-time junior or senior at an accredited four-year college or university in the United States during the fall semester.
Dr. Juan Andrade Jr. Scholarship for Young Hispanic Leaders
United States Hispanic Leadership Institite (USHLI)
431 S. Dearborn St.
Suite 1203
Chicago, IL 60605

ARCHIVE: Scholarship for Young Hispanic Leaders Now Available for 2018-2019!


Award: $1,000 for four-year institution; $500 for two-year institution.
Deadline: November 30, 2019.
Requirements:
o Must be enrolled or accepted for enrollment as a full-time student in a four-year or two-year institution in the U.S. or U.S. territories.
o Must demonstrate financial need.
o Must have at least one parent of Hispanic ancestry.
CUNY BECAS
http://www.lehman.cuny.edu/cuny-mexican-studies-institute/scholarships.php
Award: Up to $6,330 to cover tuition.
Deadline: Please visit website in early December 2018 for information on 2019 application cycle.
Requirements:
o Must demonstrate academic achievement.
o Must demonstrate financial need.
o Must demonstrate commitment to service in the Mexican community.
o Must plan to enroll full-time at a CUNY school. Exceptions may be made.
Hispanic Education Endowment Fund (Orange County)
30 Corporate Park, Suite 410
Irvine, CA 92606

Scholarships


Award: Amounts vary from $2,000 – $5,000.
Deadline: December 31, 2019.
Requirements:
o Must be a Latina/o who has lived in Orange County (OC) for the past three years.
o Must be an OC high school graduate or an OC community college transfer student who plans to enroll fulltime at a four-year college or university.
o Must complete FAFSA application or California Dream Act application and submit Student Aid Report (SAR) or CalSAR.
o Must be a first-generation college student.
o Must demonstrate financial need.
Kaiser Permanente Health Care Career Scholarship Program
https://share.kaiserpermanente.org/article/northwest-health-care-career-scholarship-program/
kpw-scholarships@kp.org
Award: $2,000 – $10,000; proof of U.S. citizenship or legal permanent residency is not required.
Deadline: December 15, 2018. The application opens in September 7, 2018.
Requirements:
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o Must be a senior in high school during the previous academic year.
o Must pursue a career in a medical or dental health care field.
o Must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5.
o Must reside and attend an approved high school in the Kaiser Permanente Northwest service area.
o Must plan to enroll at a U.S.-accredited college or university as a full-time, degree-or certificate-seeking first year student in fall 2019.
o Proof of U.S. citizenship or legal permanent residency is not required.
JANUARY
The Anhelo Project Dream Scholarship
http://www.theanheloproject.org/dream/
Award: Please visit website for details.
Deadline: Typically mid-January; please visit website for details.
Requirements:
o Must be an Illinois resident attending a college or university located in the State of Illinois.
o Must be in good academic standing with cumulative minimum GPA of 2.50 on a 4.0 scale.
o Must commit to 20 hours of volunteer time to the Anhelo Project events during the following academic year.
o Should demonstrate leadership through community involvement either on and/or off campus.
o Must demonstrate ineligibility for federal financial assistance and financial hardships for Spring 2019 and 2019-2020 academic year.
o DACA recipients eligible to apply.
Princeton Prize in Race Relations
Alumni Association of Princeton, Princeton University
P.O. Box 291
Princeton, NJ 08542-0291
Pprize@princeton.edu
http://pprize.princeton.edu/
(800) 742-1036
Award: $1,000 and an all-expenses-paid weekend to a national symposium on race at Princeton University.
Deadline: Typically in January; application opens in October.
Requirements:
o Must be currently enrolled in grades 9-12 in participating regions.
o Must have been actively involved in a volunteer activity that has had a significant, positive impact on race relations—broadly defined—in school or community within the last 12 months.
Microsoft Scholarship Program
One Microsoft Way
Redmond, WA 98052-8303
https://careers.microsoft.com/us/en/usscholarshipprogram
Award: Full or partial tuition covered for one academic year.
Deadline: Scholarship applications are accepted from October until January.
Requirements:
o Students can apply regardless of citizenship status.
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o Must show satisfactory progress towards an undergraduate degree in computer science, computer engineering, or a related technical discipline, such as electrical engineering, math, or physics.
o Must be able to demonstrate a strong interest in computer science.
o Must maintain a 3.0 cumulative GPA out of a 4.0 scale.
o Must be enrolled full-time in a bachelor’s degree program at a four-year college or university in the United States, Canada or Mexico at the time you submit the application.
Point Foundation: College Scholarships for LGBT Students

Apply Now


Award: Multiple scholarships available; award amounts vary; please visit website.
Deadline: Part 1 and 2 open on November 1 and will close in January.
Requirements:
o Must be enrolled or intending to enroll at an accredited college or university based in the United States in the fall of 2019. Students enrolled or intending to enroll in a college or university in a United States territory are not eligible.
o Must be “out” as a person who identifies as a member of the LGBTQ community.
o Must be enrolled full-time for the full academic year and at least a senior in high school.
o Must enroll in a degree-granting undergraduate or graduate/ doctoral program. Post-doctoral research programs are not eligible.
o Community college students must be transferring to a four-year college or university.
Bay Area Minority Law Student Scholarship Program https://www.sfbar.org/jdc/diversity/educational-programs/scholarships.aspx
Award: $10,000
Deadline: Application opens January 2019; please visit website for details.
Requirements:
o Must be from a minority group underrepresented at the following universities:
• UC Berkeley School of Law
• UC Hastings College of Law
• Golden Gate University School of Law
• Santa Clara University School of Law
• Stanford School of Law
• University of San Francisco School of Law
Radio Television Digital News Association
RTDNF Scholarships
4121 Plank Road #512
Fredericksburg, VA 22407
http://www.rtdna.org/content/scholarships
karenh@rtdna.org
Award: Multiple scholarships available; award amounts vary; please visit website.
Deadline: January 2019; please visit website for details.
Requirements:
o Must be pursuing career in radio, television, or digital journalism.
o Must be officially enrolled as a full-time sophomore, junior, or senior in good standing when scholarship is awarded for the 2019-2020 academic year.
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FEBRUARY
The Asian Pacific Fund
465 California Street, Suite 809
San Francisco, CA 94104

Apply for Scholarships


Award: Multiple scholarships available; please visit website for details.
Deadline: Typically in February; please visit website for details.
Requirements:
o Varies by scholarship.
The Peninsula College Fund
http://www.peninsulacollegefund.org/meet-our-scholars/apply/
Award: $3,000 per year; renewable for four years.
Deadline: February, application opens in October; please visit website for details.
Requirements:
o Must be a current graduating senior attending Mid-peninsula high schools: Aspire East Palo Alto Phoenix Academy, Carlmont High School, East Palo Alto Academy, Eastside College Preparatory School, Gunn High School, Junipero Serra High School, Menlo School, Menlo-Atherton High School, Palo Alto High School, Sacred Heart Preparatory, Saint Francis High School, Sequoia High School, Summit Preparatory High School or Woodside High School.
o Or San Jose high schools: Downtown College Preparatory – Alum Rock High School, Latino College Preparatory Academy, San Jose High School, Mt. Pleasant High School, William C. Overfelt High School.
o Must have a minimum 3.0-3.8 cumulative unweighted GPA.
o Must have documented financial need.
o Must plan to attend a four-year accredited college/university beginning fall 2019.
o Must be a first generation college student.
Maisin Scholar Award

Overview & FAQ


Award: Varies by scholarship; please visit website for details.
Deadline: February; please visit website for details.
Requirements:
o Must be a graduating senior in the San Francisco Unified School District.
o Must plan to attend an accredited educational program in the fall.
o Must have a GPA between 2.0 and 3.5.
San Diego Foundation Scholarships
https://www.sdfoundation.org/students/common-scholarship-app
Award: Vary by scholarship; please visit website.
Deadline: Early February; please visit website for details.
Requirements:
o Varies by scholarship. Please visit website for more information about eligibility.
TheDream.US
1300 N 7th Street, Suite 1700
Arlington, VA 22209
http://www.thedream.us/scholarships/
Award: Varies by scholarship. Please see below.
Deadline: Typically March 1.
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National Scholarship for First-Time College Students
Award: Covers tuition and fees that are not otherwise paid for by other available financial aid or scholarships. Eligibility is for high school seniors or high school graduates [current full-time college students are not eligible] with demonstrated financial need who will be first-time college students and seek to earn a career-ready associate’s or bachelor’s degree at one of TheDream.US partner colleges. Some students may also receive a stipend for books, supplies, and transportation. In California, the scholarship award may be used for books, supplies, transportation, and room and board.
Deadline: Application opens in September and closes in February.
Requirements:
o Must have DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals) or TPS (Temporary Protected Status) or certify that you meet the immigration eligibility criteria set forth on website.
o Must have graduated from high school or have earned a GED diploma by the end of the 2018-19 academic year or earlier.
o Must have earned a high school unweighted GPA of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale (or an equivalent GED score).
o Must not have been enrolled in a full-time associate’s or bachelor’s degree program at one of TheDream.US partner colleges within a year of receiving the scholarship.
o Must intend to enroll full-time in an associate’s or bachelor’s degree program at one of TheDream.US partnership colleges within one year of receiving the scholarship.
o Must be eligible for in-state tuition if seeking to attend a partner college that is a public institution.
o Must have come to the U.S. before reaching your 16th birthday.
o Must demonstrate significant unmet financial need.
National Scholarship for Community College Graduates [students who are currently enrolled in a bachelor’s degree program are not eligible].
Award: Covers tuition and fees that are not otherwise paid for by other available financial aid or scholarships. Eligibility is for community college students or community college graduates [students currently enrolled in a bachelor’s degree program are not eligible] with demonstrated financial need who seeks to earn a bachelor’s degree at one of TheDream.US partner colleges. Some students may also receive a stipend for books, supplies, and transportation. In California, the scholarship award may be used for books, supplies, transportation, and room and board.
Deadline: Application opens in September and closes in February.
Requirements:
o Must be DACA or TPS eligible and have applied for or received DACA or TPS approval.
o Must earn an associate’s degree from an accredited community college by the end of the 2018-19 academic year or earlier.
o Must earn a college GPA of 3.0 or greater on a 4.0 scale.
o Must intend to enroll full-time in a bachelor’s degree program at one of TheDream.US partner colleges in the 2017-18 academic year.
o Must be eligible for in-state tuition if seeking to attend a partner college that is a public institution.
o Must have come to the U.S. before reaching your 16th birthday.
o Must demonstrate significant unmet financial need.
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Opportunity Scholarship
Award: Covers tuition fees and on-campus housing and meals at any of TheDream.US opportunity partner colleges up to a maximum of $80,000 for bachelor’s degrees.
Deadline: Application opens in November and closes in early February.
Requirements:
o Must have graduated or will graduate from high school in a locked-out state by the end of the 2018-2019 academic year with a GPA of 2.8 on a 4.0 scale.
o Must have taken the SAT or ACT.
o Must not be currently enrolled in a four-year college.
o Must intend to relocate to and enroll full-time in a bachelor’s degree program at one of our Opportunity Partner Colleges in the Fall term of the 2019-2020 academic year.
o Must have come to the U.S. before reaching your 16th birthday.
o Must demonstrate significant unmet financial need.
o Must be DACA or TPS eligible and have applied for or received DACA or TPS approval.
Ascend Educational Fund Scholarship

Scholarship


Award: $2,500 – $20,000
Deadline: Application typically opens in November and closes in February.
Requirements:
o Must be born outside the United States or have two parents born outside of the United States.
o Must be a graduating senior at a high school in the five boroughs of New York City.
o Must enroll full-time at an accredited public or private college or university in 2019-2020.
BMI Student Composer Award
BMI Foundation
http://bmifoundation.org/programs/info/bmi_student_composer_awards
Award: $500 – $5,000
Deadline: Typically in February; please visit website for details.
Requirements:
o Must be a citizen of a country in the Western Hemisphere.
o Must be enrolled in an accredited public, private, or parochial secondary school, in an accredited college or conservatory of music, or engage in the private study of music with a recognized and established teacher (other than a relative).
o Must be under the age of 28 as of time of submission.
o Must not have won this award two times previously.
Que Llueva Café Scholarship
Chicano Organizing & Research in Education (CORE)
P.O. Box 160144
Sacramento, CA 95816
http://www.ca-core.org/que_llueva_cafe_scholarship_program
jdelrazo@ca-core.org
Award: $500
Deadline: Typically the last Saturday in February; please visit website for details.
Requirements:
o Must be of Chicano/Latino descent.
o Must be an undocumented student, defined as someone who was born outside of the U.S. and lives here without legal permission of the federal government.
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o Must be or will be a high school or GED graduate who will enroll for the first time in an accredited college or university in the U.S. or Puerto Rico for the 2019-20 academic year.
Joe Francomano Scholarship
Junior Achievement USA
One Education Way
Colorado Springs, CO 80906
https://www.juniorachievement.org/web/ja-ok/scholarships
Award: $5,000 per year; renewable for up to four years
Deadline: Typically February 1; please visit website for details.
Requirements:
o Must be a high school senior who will graduate before June 30 of the current school year.
o Must be qualified, upon graduation, to enroll at an accredited four-year college or university.
o Must have completed JA Career Success™, JA Company Program®, JA Be Entrepreneurial®, JA Exploring Economics®, JA Personal Finance®, JA Titan®, or JA Economics®.
o Must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0.
o Must exemplify academic achievement, leadership skills, and college and career potential.
o Must list family income as shown on IRS tax forms.
o Must re-qualify each year.
Cal Alumni Association – The Achievement Award Program
http://alumni.berkeley.edu/community/scholarships/achievement-award-program
Award: $6,000 per year and a laptop.
Deadline: Please visit website for details.
Requirements:
o AB 540 students are eligible.
o Must be enrolled as a full-time student at UC Berkeley.
o Must attend evening scholar meetings and events throughout the academic year.
o Must serve 10 hours of community service and outreach per semester.
o Must meet “Satisfactory Academic Progress” as defined by the Office of Financial Aid and the scholar’s college.
Pacific Gas and Electric Company Bright Minds Scholarship
https://www.scholarsapply.org/pge/
Award: $2,000 – $20,000; renewable for up to five years.
Deadline: Please visit website for details.
Requirements:
o Must be at least 16, a high school senior or graduate, have received GED certification, or be a current post-secondary undergraduate student.
o Must live within the PG&E service area.
o Must plan to enroll in full-time undergraduate study at an accredited two-year or four-year college, university, or vocational-technical school for the entire 2019-20 academic year.
Pacific Gas and Electric Company Employee Resource Groups Scholarship
Latino Employee Resource Group Scholarship Committee
Attn: Mario Valadez
77 Beale Street Mail Code B29J
San Francisco, CA 94105
https://pge.onlineapplications.net/applications/default.asp
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Award: $1,000 – $2,000
Deadline: Typically in February; please visit website for details.
Requirements:
o Must be a high school senior or graduate, or have received GED certification, and plan to enroll in full-time undergraduate study at an accredited two-year or four-year college, university, or vocational-technical school for the entire 2019-2020 academic year; or be a current post-secondary undergraduate student.
o Student or parent/guardian must reside in PG&E territory, established by uploading PG&E bill, driver’s license, or phone bill from within past six months.
o Must have a minimum 2.5 weighted GPA.
TELACU Education Foundation
5400 E. Olympic Boulevard, 3rd Floor
Los Angeles, CA 90022

Apply


Award: $500 – $5,000 with possible renewal up to four years
Deadline: Application opens in December; please visit website for details.
Requirements:
o Must be a first-generation college student from a low-income household.
o Must have a minimum 2.5 GPA.
o Must attend a four-year college or university.
o Must be enrolled full time for the entire previous academic year.
o Must be able to attend mandatory TEF sessions throughout the academic year if attending a local area school.
o California applicants: Must be a permanent resident of an underserved community within the counties of Los Angeles, Orange or San Bernardino, such as East Los Angeles, Boyle Heights, Baldwin Park, Bell Gardens, Commerce, Huntington Park, City of Los Angeles, Montebello, Ontario, Pico Rivera, Pomona, South Gate, Santa Ana, or San Bernardino
o Texas applicants: Must be a permanent resident of San Antonio, Austin, Laredo, Edinburg, or Rio Grande City.
o Illinois Applicants: Must be a permanent resident of the Greater Chicagoland Area.
o New York Applicants: Must be a permanent resident of the state of New York.
Pursuit of Excellence Award
http://www.poescholarships.org/for-students/applications
Award: $500 – $5,000
Deadline: Late February; please visit website for details.
Requirements:
o Must be low-income and have family income that does not exceed $60,000.
o Must have graduated from one of Pursuit of Excellence’s targeted high schools or community colleges. Please check website under qualifications.
o Must graduate from high school in good standing and plan to attend a four-year university or a community college and then transfer to a four-year institution.
o For community college transfer applicants, students must apply to transfer to a University of California and be eligible to transfer the year they apply.
o Preference given to students who have worked during their high school years.
Illinois Latino Council on Higher Education (ILACHE) Scholarship
http://www.ilache.com/Scholarship
Award: $1,000
Deadline: Typically in February; please visit website for details.
Requirements:
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o Must be an Illinois resident who is an undergraduate college student enrolled full-time at a four- or two-year regionally accredited college or university in the State of Illinois or a graduating high school senior registered as a full-time student at an Illinois college or university.
o Must exhibit outstanding commitment to learning, community service, and leadership.
o Must have minimum 3.0 GPA to apply.
MARCH
National Association of Hispanic Journalists
http://www.nahj.org/nahj-scholarships/ contact@nahj.org
(202) 662-7145
Award: Multiple scholarships available; awards range from $1,000-$5,000.
Deadline: Typically application opens in December and closes in March; please visit website for details.
Requirements:
o Must be a college-bound high school senior, undergraduate (two- or four-year) or graduate student pursuing a career in journalism in English or Spanish-language media or both.
o College students must be enrolled in an accredited community college or 4 year university within the U.S. or Puerto Rico at the time the scholarship is received.
o Must have a GPA of 3.0 or higher.
Millie Dein Scholarship (Los Angeles Mission Community College)
www.lamission.edu/financialaid/
lamcfinaid@lamission.edu
(818) 364-7648
Award: Waives up to $500 worth of enrollment fees at Los Angeles Mission Community College; open to AB 540 students.
Deadline: Typically in March; please visit website or call the Financial Aid office for details.
Requirements:
o Must be enrolled in 12 or more units per semester at Los Angeles Mission Community College.
o Must demonstrate financial need.
o Must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.0 with 12 or more units.
Marcus Foster Education Institute
https://www.marcusfoster.org/scholarships/
Award: Varies by scholarship; please visit website for details.
Deadline: Application opens in early September and closes in early March.
Requirements:
o Open to Bay Area high school seniors in the Oakland Unified School District, the Pleasanton Unified School District, children of employees of the Port of Oakland, Black young men graduating from any high school in the nine Bay Area counties and continuing undergraduate college students.
o Continuing college students must meet the following:
• Graduated from an Oakland Unified School District public or charter high school in the last three years.
• Completed the most recent FAFSA or CA Dream Act Application by the March 2nd priority deadline.
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• Currently attend a four-year institution, two-year institution, non-proprietary institution, or trade/technical program with plans to continue in the Fall.
• Graduated from a San Francisco Bay Area high school in the last 3 years (Black Young Men applying for College Bound Brotherhood Scholarship only).
Beca Foundation General Scholarship Fund
The Beca Foundation
P.O. Box 936
Escondido, CA 92033
http://www.becafoundation.org/
scholarship@becafoundation.org
Award $500 – $1,000
Deadline: Application period from December 1, 2018 to March 2, 2019.
Requirements:
o Must be a resident of San Diego County.
o Must be a high school senior entering a two- or four-year university.
Alice Newell Joslyn Medical Scholarship
http://www.becafoundation.org/
Award: $500 – $2,000
Deadline: Application period from December 1, 2018 to March 2, 2019.
Requirements:
o Must be entering a medical/health care profession or seeking a Bachelor of Science, Master’s or Doctorate in the health field.
o Must be living or attending a high school or college in San Diego County at the time of the application.
California Dream Act Scholarships
UC Berkeley Undergraduate Dream Act Scholarship
http://financialaid.berkeley.edu/berkeley-undergraduate-dream-act-aid
Award: Up to $8,000
Deadline: Visit website for details. Application period typically begins in October, and the priority deadline for submitting it is early March.
Requirements:
o Must be a current UC Berkeley undergraduate or 2019 spring semester admitted student.
o Must maintain a 3.0 GPA.
o Must qualify for an AB-540 nonresident tuition exemption.
o Must be ineligible for federal financial aid.
10,000 Degrees Undergraduate Scholarship
http://www.10000degrees.org/students/scholarships/undergraduate-scholarships/
Award: Multiple awards available; visit website for details.
Deadline: Typically in early March, application opens October 1; please visit website for details.
Requirements:
o Must demonstrate financial need.
o Must be enrolled in a program leading to a first associate’s degree, bachelor’s degree, or teaching credential during the 2019-2020 academic year.
o Must be enrolled in an average of 12 academic units per term during the 2019-2020 academic school year (or full-time as designated by school).
o Marin/ Sonoma county residents highly encouraged to apply.
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New Leader Scholarship

APPLY


Award: $8,000
Deadline: Application period begins mid-January; please visit website for details.
Undergraduate Requirements:
o Must have attended an institution of higher education for one academic year or more.
o Must have earned 60 units or more, 24 of which must have been earned in the current institution of attendance.
o Must be enrolled in one of the following Bay Area public universities: California State University East Bay; San Francisco State University; San Jose State University; Sonoma State University; University of California at Berkeley.
o Must demonstrate financial need.
o Must have a minimum 3.5 GPA either at the current school or at a combination of the current school plus all schools previously attended. Consideration will be given to students with a GPA of 3.2 – 3.49 with special circumstances.
o Must be studying the social sciences, human services, public interest law, health-related fields, or public service.
o Preference and priority are given to recent immigrants and students of color.
Graduate Requirements:
o Prior New Leader Scholarship recipient at the undergraduate level.
o Plan to enroll in a graduate program at a public university in California in 2019-2020.
o Demonstrated financial need.
California’s Wine Grape Growers Foundation Scholarship Program
California Wine Grape Growers Foundation
1121 L Street, Suite 304
Sacramento, CA 95814

How to Apply


info@cawg.org
(916) 379-8995
Award: $2,000 – $8,000; multiple scholarships available.
Deadline: Typically in March; please visit website for details.
Requirements:
o Must have a parent/guardian employed as a vineyard worker by a wine grape grower in California during the past and current season.
o Must be graduating from high school and plan to attend a California four-year university/state college, or a community college in the fall of 2019.
Chicana/Latina Foundation Scholarship Program
Chicana Latina Foundation
Scholarship Committee
1419 Burlingame Avenue, Suite W2
Burlingame, CA 94010
http://www.chicanalatina.org/scholarship.html
Award: $1,500
Deadline: Application opens January 1 and closes March 31.
Requirements:
o Must be a woman of Chicana and/or Latina heritage.
o Must have resided for at least two years in one of the eligible counties in Northern California at the time of application.
o Must be enrolled in an accredited college, university, or community college in one of the eligible counties in Northern California at the time of application.
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o Must be enrolled as a full-time student at a community college or 4-year university/college when applying.
o Must have a cumulative GPA of 2.5 of college course work.
o Graduate students must:
o Be enrolled graduate/professional students completing course/thesis/dissertation, or have been accepted into graduate/professional school.
o Have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 for college course work.
Humane Education Network: A Voice for Animals Contest
http://www.hennet.org/contest.php
contest@hennet.org
Award: $150 – $750
Deadline: Typically opens in January and closes in March; please visit website for details in mid-December.
Requirements:
o Varies by year.
Leonard M. Perryman Communications Scholarship for Racial Ethnic Minority Students
Leonard M. Perryman Scholarship Committee
United Methodist Communications
P.O. Box 320
Nashville, TN 37202-0320
http://www.umcom.org/about/leonard-m-perryman-scholarship
Award: $2,500
Deadline: Typically in March; please visit website for details.
Requirements:
o Must be a United Methodist ethnic minority student enrolled at the junior or senior level in the journalism or communications department of an accredited college or university in the U.S.
A.R.E. Scholarship
The Association of Raza Educators San Diego
P.O. Box 740337
San Diego, CA 90022
http://aresandiego.weebly.com/
Award: $500 – $2,000
Deadline: Application opens in January and closes in March.
Requirements:
o Must be an undocumented student.
o Must be enrolled in an accredited College or University for fall 2019 with a full-time schedule.
o Must show financial need and commitment to the community.
o Must be a resident of San Diego County.
o Must have an overall GPA of 2.5 or above.
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Bill Coggins Community Leadership Award
Kaiser Permanente Watts Counseling and Learning Center
1465 E. 103rd Street
Los Angeles, CA 90002
(323) 564-7911
info-watts@kp.org
Award: $500 – $2,000
Deadline: Typically in March; call the Watts Counseling and Learning Center in January 2019 for application.
Requirements:
o Must be a high school senior who lives or attends a school within the boundaries specified in the application packet.
o Must have a minimum cumulative 2.8 GPA.
o Must demonstrate commitment to community leadership.
o Must be attending a post-secondary institution in fall of 2019.
Esperanza Education Fund
P.O. Box 27507
Washington, DC 20038

About our Scholarship


apply@esperanzafund.org
Award: $5,000 – $20,000
Deadline: Typically in late March; please visit website for details.
Requirements:
o Must be born outside of the U.S. or have two parents born outside of the U.S.
o Must be a graduating senior at a high school in the District of Columbia, Maryland, or Virginia or recent GED grad residing in DC, Maryland or Virginia.
o Must enroll full-time at an accredited public college or university.
o Must have a family income of less than $100,000.
APRIL
Davis-Putter Scholarship Fund
P.O. Box 7307
New York, NY 10116-7307
www.davisputter.org
davisputter@davisputter.org
Award: Up to $10,000; undocumented students are invited to apply.
Deadline: Applications open January 1, 2019 and typically close in April; please visit website for details.
Requirements:
o Must demonstrate activism in the struggle to achieve civil rights, economic justice, international solidarity, or other progressive issues.
o Must be enrolled in an accredited college/university or trade school.
o Graduate students are eligible to apply.
Anthem Essay Contest
The Ayn Rand Institute

Essay Contests


Award: $25 – $2,000; undocumented students are encouraged to apply; please visit the website for more information.
Deadline: April 25, 2019; please visit website for details.
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Requirements:
o Must be an 8th, 9th, or 10th grade student anywhere in the world.
The Andrés y María Cárdenas Family Foundation
Selection Committee
P.O. Box 920008
Sylmar, CA 91392-0008
http://cardenasfoundation.org/apply
(818) 640-6454
Award: $500 – $3,000; qualified AB540 students are eligible; please visit website.
Deadline: Typically in late April. Please visit website for details.
Requirements:
o Must be a senior at, or have graduated from, one of the following Northeast San Fernando Valley high schools: Arleta HS, Kennedy HS, Monroe HS, North Hollywood HS, Polytechnic HS, Cesar Chavez Learning Academies HS, San Fernando HS, Sylmar HS, Van Nuys HS or Panorama HS;
o OR: Must be enrolled as a full-time student at Los Angeles Mission College;
o OR: Must be accepted or enrolled in a community college, college, or university in the Fall and in attendance through Spring as a full-time student.
o Must carry at least 12 units as an undergraduate student.
o Must apply for federal financial aid using FAFSA; however, AB540 students are eligible to apply if they meet the above General Eligibility Requirements.
Phi Delta Kappa International
http://pdkintl.org/programs-resources/scholarships-awards/
Award: Varies by scholarship; please visit website for details.
Deadline: Varies by scholarship; please visit website for details.
Requirements:
o Must show an affiliation with or connection to Phi Delta Kappa; please visit website for details.
MEXAUSTIN Scholarship
http://www.mexaustin.com/home.html
Award: $1,000
Deadline: Application opens in January and closes April 30, 2019.
Requirements:
o Must be a first time college student.
o Must plan to enroll for the Fall 2019 semester at least part-time.
o Must have a high school GPA of 2.5 or higher.
o Must be a Mexican/Latino immigrant or a child of Mexican/Latino immigrants.
o Must demonstrate financial need.
o Must reside in one of the following 23 Texas counties: Bastrop, Bell, Blanco, Brown, Burnet, Caldwell, Coryell, Comanche, Coleman, Falls, Fayette, Hamilton, Hays, Lampasas, Lee, Limestone, Llano, McLennan, Milam, Mills, San Saba, Travis, Williamson.
Hispanic Scholarship Foundation
https://www.hsf.net/
Award: Amounts range from $500 to $5,000.
Deadline: Application opens January 2019 and typically closes April 2nd.
Requirements:
o Must be of Hispanic heritage.
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o Must be a high school senior, community college transfer student, an undergraduate student or graduate student.
o Must have a minimum 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale for high school students or a 2.5 GPA for college & graduate students.
o Must plan to enroll full-time in an accredited not for profit university or graduate school during the fall of a scholarship cycle.
o Must be a U.S. citizen, permanent legal resident, DACA or eligible non-citizen (as defined by FASFA).
o Complete FAFSA or state based financial aid application (if applicable).
Geneseo Migrant Center Scholarships

Scholarships/Becas


Award: Varies by scholarship; please visit website for details.
Deadline: Typically in April. Varies by scholarship; please visit website for details.
Requirements:
o Please visit website for details.
Congressional Hispanic Caucus Scholar-Intern Programs

CHCI-United Health Foundation Scholar Intern Program


Award: Varies by scholarship; please visit website for details.
Deadline: Varies by scholarship; please visit website for details.
Requirements:
o Vary by scholarship. Please visit website.
Hispanic Scholarship Consortium: Scholars Program
http://www.hispanicscholar.org/scholars
Award: Varies by scholarship; please visit website for details.
Deadline: Varies by scholarship; please visit website for details.
Requirements:
o Must be of Hispanic/Latino heritage.
o Must plan to enroll in an accredited two-year or four-year college or university in the United States on a full- or part-time basis.
o Must hold a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or higher on a 4.0 scale.
o Must live in Texas.
The Fountainhead Essay Contest
The Ayn Rand Institute

Essay Contests


Award: $50 – $10,000; please visit the website for details.
Deadline: April 25, 2019; please visit website for details.
Requirements:
o Must be an 11th or 12th grade student anywhere in the world.
o Undocumented students are encouraged to apply.
Atlas Shrugged Essay Contest
The Ayn Rand Institute

Essay Contests


Award: $50 – $20,000. Undocumented students are encouraged to apply; please visit the website for more information.
Deadline: April 25, 2019; please visit website for details.
Requirements:
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o Must be a senior in high school, undergraduate or graduate student anywhere in the world.
Hispanic Engineers National Achievement Awards
http://www.greatmindsinstem.org/college/henaac-scholarship-application-guidelines
gcruz@greatmindsinstem.org
Award: $500 – $10,000
Deadline: Applications open in January 2019 and close April 30, 2019.
Requirements:
o Must demonstrate merit through academic achievements, leadership and campus/community activities.
o Must be a science, technology, engineering or math-related major.
o Must have an overall GPA of 3.0 or higher on a 4.0 scale.
o Must be of Hispanic origin and/or must significantly demonstrate leadership or service within the Hispanic community.
o Must be enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate program for the preceding fall semester, at an accredited two-year or four-year college/university in the U.S. or its territories.
PFLAG National Scholarship Program
1828 L St. NW, Suite 660
Washington, DC 20036
http://community.pflag.org/scholarship
Award: $1,000 – $5,000
Deadline: Typically in late April; please visit website for details.
Requirements:
o Must be a graduating senior entering higher education for the first time in the current calendar year.
o Must self-identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer or anywhere within the LGBTQ “family,” (LGBTQ), or as an ally.
o Must demonstrate an interest in service to the LGBTQ community.
o Must have applied to an accredited U.S. higher education institution. Cannot be receiving full-tuition remission sources to fund the education (e.g., other full-tuition scholarships, established college trust fund, etc.).
Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities (HACU) Scholarship Program
http://www.hacu.net/hacu/Scholarships.asp
scholarship@hacu.net
Award: Varies by scholarship; please visit website for details.
Deadline: Typically in April-May; please visit website for details.
Requirements:
o Must demonstrate financial need (typically determined by FAFSA).
o Must attend a HACU-member college or university in the U.S. or Puerto Rico at the time applications are completed and scholarship awards are made. Students transferring schools, the school must also be a HACU member to be eligible to apply. Please view a list of HACU-member institutions on website.
o Must be an enrolled college student who has completed their first semester of freshman year at the time of applying.
o Meet specific criteria for the scholarships to which they are applying.
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Lánzate Southwest Travel Award Program
Southwest Airlines and the Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities (HACU)
http://www.hacu.net/hacu/Lanzate.asp
development@hacu.net
Award: 1-4 Roundtrip tickets for undergraduate or graduate student and/or parent, to and from university.
Deadline: Typically in late April; please visit website for details.
Requirements:
o Must be enrolled in a college at least 200 miles from designated home.
o Must be age 18 or older at time of application.
o Must be a legal U.S. resident.
o Must have a minimum 2.5 GPA.
o Must have direct or parental ties to Hispanic origin.
Futuro Brillante Scholarship Buena Clinton Concilio de Padres/Buena Clinton Youth & Family Center
12661 Sunswept Avenue
Garden Grove, CA 92843 (714) 741-5768
http://www.buenaclinton.org/index.html%3Fq=VolunteerOpportunities.html
Award: $500
Deadline: Application is available during the month of April and closes in May.
Requirements:
o Must pick up application in person.
o Must be a student who resides in the Buena Clinton neighborhood.
o Must be a high school senior and/or college student (freshman-junior year);
o Must have GPA of 3.0 or higher.
o Must demonstrate financial need.
MAY
Cal Alumni Association Leadership Award
http://alumni.berkeley.edu/community/scholarships/leadership-award
Award: $2,000
Deadline: Application opens in March and closes in May; please visit website for details.
Requirements:
o Must be an incoming freshman, incoming junior transfer, or current Cal student.
o Must demonstrate innovative, motivational leadership impacting academic, work or community environments for previous academic year (junior transfer and current Cal student).
Los Hermanos de Stanford
https://hermanos.weebly.com/scholarship.html
loshermanosscholarship@gmail.com
Award: Varies by scholarship; please visit website for details.
Deadline: Typically in May; please visit website for details.
Requirements:
o Must be of Latino descent.
o Must demonstrate commitment to academic excellence, community service, and cultural awareness.
o Must demonstrate financial need.
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o Must be planning to attend or currently attending any community college or four year college/university to apply.
o Applicants do not have to apply to or gain admission to Stanford to be eligible.
Support Creativity
244 West 54th Street, Suite 800
New York, NY 10019
http://www.wesupportcreativity.org/scholarship
Award: Varies by scholarship; please visit website for details.
Deadline: Typically in May; please visit website for details.
Requirements:
o Must be a passionate creative student.
o Must attend a college or graduate school in the New York tri-state area in Fall 2019.
o Must major in any creative field.
o Must submit application including the project and essay online.
Pedro Zamora Young Leaders Scholarship
The National Aids Memorial Grove
http://www.aidsmemorial.org/scholarship/scholarship-faqs
Award: Varies by scholarship; please visit website for details.
Deadline: Typically in May; please visit website for details.
Requirements:
o Must have a minimum 2.5 GPA.
o Open to high school seniors and students at any accredited 2 or 4 year undergraduate program.
o Must have proven leadership skills, community involvement, personal merit and the desire to make a difference in the fight against HIV/AIDS.
B. Davis Scholarship
www.studentawardsearch.com/scholarships.htm
awards@studentawardsearch.com
Award: $1,000
Deadline: May 24, 2019
Requirements:
o Must be a high school junior or senior or must be registered in a post-secondary institution.
o No age restrictions.
Byron Hanke Fellowship
http://www.cairf.org/scholarships/hanke.aspx
Award: $2,000-$5,000
Deadline: May 1, 2019
Requirements:
o Must be a graduate student at an accredited higher education institution in the United States or Canada.
o Must be doing research relating to community associations or common interest communities.
JUNE
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SALEF Fulfilling Our Dreams Scholarship Fund
Salvadoran American Leadership and Educational Fund
1625 W Olympic Blvd., Suite 718
Los Angeles, CA 90015
https://www.salef.org/scholarship
lmgonzalez@salef.org
Award: $500 – $2,500; please visit website for details.
Deadline: Typically in June; please visit website for details.
Requirements:
o Must be of Central American or other Latino ethnicity.
o Must be a graduating high school senior, current undergraduate, graduate, medical MPH, MD or dentistry, community college student, or vocational/trade student.
o Must live in the Los Angeles area. Note that there is a strong preference for applicants who live in Council Districts 1, 9 and 13.
o Must demonstrate a history of community involvement.
o Must demonstrate proven financial need.
o Must possess a minimum 2.5 GPA.
o Must be pursuing an AA/bachelors, a masters, J.D., or PhD.
Puerto Rican Bar Association (PRBA) Scholarship Award
PRBA Scholarship Fund
C/O Pacheco & Lugo LLC
340 Atlantic Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 10013
http://prbany.com/scolarship-fund/application/
scholarship@prba.net
Award: Up to $6,500; please visit website for details.
Deadline: Typically in June or July; please visit website for details.
Requirements:
o Must be a Latino first, second, third or fourth year law student.
o Must be in good standing enrolled full-time in a Juris Doctor degree program at an accredited American Bar Association Law School in NY State.
o Must show financial need and academic promise.
Ted Rollins Eco Scholarship

Details & Application


Award: $1,000
Deadline: Typically closes in mid-June; please visit website for details.
Requirements:
o Must be a high school senior or college undergraduate student.
o Must major or plan to major in a field related to sustainability.
o Must plan to take at least 10 credit hours during the fall semester.
Tylenol Future Care Scholarships
Citizen’s Scholarship Foundation of America, Inc.
1505 Riverview Road
P.O. Box 88
St. Peter, MN 56082
http://www.tylenol.com/news/scholarship
Award: $5,000 – $10,000
Deadline: Typically closes in late June; please visit website for details.
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Requirements:
o Must be a resident of the United States, Puerto Rico or the District of Columbia.
o Undergraduates must have completed at least one year of study by Spring 2019 at an accredited two- or four-year college, university or vocational technical school, and be able to provide proof of enrollment in a degree program in public health/health education, medical school, nursing, and/or pharmacy.
o Graduate students must be able to provide proof of enrollment in a graduate program in public health/health education, medical school, nursing and/or pharmacy degree program.
o Must have one or more years of school remaining.
Additional Scholarships for College Students
*The following scholarships require legal status or U.S. citizenship as a qualifying factor.
Wal-Mart Foundation
http://foundation.walmart.com/our-focus/associate-scholarships
Award: Up to $3,000
Deadline: Quarterly award opportunities; please visit website for details.
Requirements:
o Must be a Wal-Mart or Sam’s Club associate or dependent of a company employee.
o Must be able to prove financial need.
o Must be a U.S. citizen or permanent legal resident.
Ronald McDonald House Charities (RMHC) HACER Scholarship
https://www.mcdonalds.com/us/en-us/community/hacer.html
Award: $100,000
Deadline: Typically opens in Fall; please visit website for details.
Requirements:
o Must be a high school senior and younger than 21 years old.
o Must be eligible to attend a two- or four-year college, university or technical school with a full course of study.
o Must enroll and attend an accredited institution in the academic year after their selection.
o Must be a legal U.S. resident.
o Must have at least one parent of Hispanic heritage.
o Must have a minimum 2.7 GPA.
General Scholarship Program and The Promise of Nursing Scholarship Program
National Student Nurses Association, Inc.
Attn: NSNA Foundation
555 W 57th Street, Suite 1327
New York, NY 10019
http://www.forevernursing.org/
(718) 210-0705
Award: Varies by scholarship; please visit website for details.
Deadline: Application typically opens in September and closes in January; please visit website for details.
Requirements:
o Must be a U.S. citizen or student with a USCIS number/registration number currently enrolled in a state-approved school of nursing or pre-nursing in associate degree, baccalaureate, diploma, generic doctorate, and generic master’s programs.
o Must reside in selected regions of the U.S.
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o Must show academic achievement, financial need, and involvement in nursing student organizations and community activities related to health care.
College Assistance Migrant Program (CAMP)
Migrant Students
305 Prospect Ave.
Suite 4
Lewiston, ID 83501
(509) 368-7132
http://www.migrantstudents.org/scholarships/campscholarship.html
Support@MigrantStudent.org
(509) 368-7132
Award: Varies by scholarship; please visit website for details.
Deadline: Please visit website for details.
Requirements:
o Must have a GED or high school diploma and be seeking a four-year academic degree.
o Must be from a family of migrant or seasonal farm workers.
o Must be a U.S. citizen or lawful permanent resident.
o Scholarship only applies to freshman year of college.
World Studios AIGA Scholarships
233 Broadway
17th Floor
New York, NY 10279
http://www.aiga.org/worldstudio-scholarship/
scholarship@aiga.org
Award: $2,000 – $3,000
Deadline: Applications open in early 2019; please visit website for details.
Requirements:
o Must be a U.S. citizen or in possession of a permanent resident card or Form I-551.
o Must be pursuing an undergraduate or graduate degree in Fine art, Graphic design, Illustration or Photography.
o Applicants must be matriculated or planning to at accredited colleges and universities in the U.S. for Fall 2019/Spring 2020 and must maintain full-time status.
o Must have a GPA of 2.0 or higher.
o Must demonstrate financial need.
Automotive Hall of Fame Scholarship
21400 Oakwood Boulevard
Dearborn, Michigan 48124

Scholarships


eva@thedrivingspirit.org
Award: Varies by scholarship; please visit website for details.
Deadline: Typically between February and June; please visit website for details.
Requirements:
o Must submit a form indicating a sincere interest in an automotive career.
o Must have received an acceptance letter from an accredited college, university or trade school and will be a full-time student.
o Students attending a technical training school may also apply (trade school should equal a two-year associate program).
o Must provide official transcript and two letters of recommendation.
o Must be a U.S. citizen or in the U.S. on a student visa.
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o Must have a GPA of 3.0 or higher.
Buick Achievers Scholarship Program

Buick Achievers Scholarship Program


Award: $2,000 – $25,000 per year, up to $100,000 over a four-year period.
Deadline: Typically February; please visit website for details.
Requirements:
o Please visit website for details.
Additional Resources/Recursos Adicionales
University Leaders for Educational Access and Diversity
http://uleadnet.org/
This website is an online community of university leaders who have compiled a map of state policies regarding access to in-state tuition and financial aid for undocumented students.
The U.S. Department of Education Resource Guide: Supporting Undocumented Youth
http://www2.ed.gov/about/overview/focus/supporting-undocumented-youth.pdf
This resource released by the U.S. Department of Education in October 2015 is an extensive guide aimed at helping educators, school leaders, and community organizations better support undocumented youth, including Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) recipients.
UnidosUS
http://www.unidosus.org/
View the “Keeping the Dream Alive: Resource Guide for Undocumented Students” for tips on resume writing and fundraising for college.
Immigrants Rising
www.immigrantsrising.org
This website provides a list of scholarships for qualified undocumented students in the San Francisco Bay area. The organization provides free legal case-analysis services for undocumented youth. To inquire, contact Krsna Avila, E4FC’s Legal Services Manager at krsna@immigrantsrising.org.
Latino College Dollars
www.latinocollegedollars.org
Visit this website for a database of scholarships for Latino college students, and information on how to plan and pay for college.
Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute Scholarship Database
https://www.chcinextopp.net/
Visit this website for scholarship opportunities for Latino students with a history of performing public service-oriented activities in the community.
Office of Congresswoman Lucille Roybal-Allard Scholarship Directory
http://roybal-allard.house.gov/students/
Visit this website for a list of scholarships, internship opportunities, fellowships, and links to other useful websites.
Scholarships.com
www.scholarships.com
Visit this website for tips on how to conduct a scholarship search; who to ask for help at your school; how to prepare your scholarship applications, including tips on writing the winning scholarship essay and creating a resume.
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BEYOND THE GRADES AND THE SAT1:
The other things you need to apply for college!
1. “BRAG SHEET”

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