Many educational institutions are interested in increasing the diversity of their student body

International Scholarships for Hispanic Students

Many schools want to make their student bodies more diverse and are happy to help students from underrepresented groups. This means that there are a lot of opportunities for Hispanic students to get scholarships, especially in the United States. Don’t limit yourself to the options below; you could likely be eligible for more programs as well.

The opportunities below are just a few of the many Hispanic scholarships that are available every year.

Please note that this page is updated yearly, and because the sponsors or institutions that open these scholarships may often change the period in which they accept applications, we may not keep up with these updates due to the volume of scholarships we publish here. Therefore, this page is basically intended to show you the endless opportunities you have to get a scholarship to study anywhere in the world. Simply click on the link to the scholarship you want to check the deadline for on the official website. Or click here to access our list of current scholarships. 

Scholarships for Hispanic students in the US (general):

  • Hispanic Scholarship Fund – describes itself as the “number one resource for Hispanic and Latino scholarship programs”. There are Hispanic scholarships available for high school seniors, undergraduates, graduate students, and community college transfer students. To qualify, you must be classed as a US citizen, permanent legal resident, Deferred Action for Childhood Arrival (DACA), or eligible non-citizen (as defined by Federal Student Aid).
  • St. Lawrence University Presidential Diversity Scholarship – various scholarships for minority students, including those of African-American, Asian-American, Hispanic-American, or Native-American heritage. Applicants must demonstrate leadership and service to the community.
  • Hispanic Business Association Richard G. Cortez Scholarship – a non-profit organization committed to the enhancement of educational opportunities for Hispanic students in Oregon and Idaho. The scheme offers annual scholarships for Hispanics who have good academic achievement.
  • College Board, National Hispanic Recognition Program (NHRP) – program for students who qualify based on outstanding scores on the PSAT/NMSQT in their junior year of high school and self-identify as at least one-quarter Hispanic.
  • Connecticut Association of Latino/in Higher Education (CALAHE) – dedicated to promoting educational access for Latino students at higher education institutions in Connecticut.
  • Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute (CHCI) – provides critical financial assistance in associate’s degrees, bachelor’s degrees and postgraduate degrees to increase graduation rates among Hispanic students. Applicants must demonstrate financial need.
  • Esperanza Scholarships – Hispanic scholarships are available for residents of Cuyahoga and/or Lorain Counties in Ohio. Students must be graduating high school or be enrolled full-time in college/university, with a family income not exceeding US$60,000 per year.
  • La Plaza Scholarship Fund – up to six four-year college scholarships worth$2,000 are awarded each year to Latino students from across Indiana. Students are selected based on their academic record, community participation, and financial need.
  • Hispanic Heritage Youth Awards – an annual grant worth US$1,000-3,000, awarded to Hispanic students who demonstrate leadership in the classroom and community.

Scholarships for Hispanic students in the US (subject-specific):

If you’re seeking funding for an MBA program, visit our sister site to find MBA Scholarship Programs for Hispanic and Latino Americans.

Scholarships for Hispanic women:


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