Hispanic Scholarship Fund

Resource Link

Scholarship Programs for: 

  • Graduating High School Seniors 
  • College Undergrads 
  • Community College Students 
  • Community College Transfers
  • Graduate Students 

Offers Scholarships anywhere from $1,500 to $15,000. 

As a Graduating High School Senior, to qualify for a scholarship, you must: 

  • Be a graduating high school senior  
  • Be a U.S. citizen, legal permanent resident with a permanent resident card or valid passport stamped I-551 or be granted Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA).  
  • Have plans to enroll FULL-TIME at a two- or four-year U.S. accredited institution in the U.S., Puerto Rico, U.S. Virgin Islands, or Guam, in the upcoming academic year.

As a Community College Student, to qualify for a scholarship, you must: 

  • Be enrolled PART-TIME or FULL-TIME at a community college
  • Be a U.S. citizen, legal permanent resident with a permanent resident card or valid passport stamped I-551 or be granted Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA). 

To qualify for a College Undergrad Scholarship, you must:

  • Be a community college or undergraduate student
  • Be a U.S. citizen, legal permanent resident with a permanent resident card or valid passport stamped I-551 or be granted Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA).
  • Have plans to enroll FULL-TIME at a two or four year U.S. accredited institution in the U.S., Puerto Rico, U.S. Virgin Islands, or Guam in the upcoming academic year.
  • Be pursuing first undergraduate degree
The application period is open September 1st through December 15th for the following academic year. 
To learn more about available scholarship opportunities by class level, browse the Scholarship Programs page. 
 

Other Resources Available: 

 
 
  • Getting Ready for College

    • Provides Tools to Prepare for College
      • Why College
      • The Road to College Tests
      • Making the Transition from High School
      • Financial Aid/FAFSA/Financial Aid Tips
    • Guides You Through the Application Process
      • Applying to College
      • Letters of Recommendation
      • Personal Statements
      • Choosing a Major
    • What to Do During College
      • Volunteer
      • Internships
      • Jobs
      • Careers
      • Mentoring
    • Helps You When You are Transitioning to Work
      • Career Center 
  • HSF Scholar Chapter Network

    • College students express feelings of isolation on campus. More specifically, Latino students are usually faced with being a minority with regards to the student population on campus. Each campus has student organizations to help mitigate these circumstances. HSF has established student clubs at 36 campuses across the country.
    • The role of the HSF Scholar Chapter Network is to promote academic success and student engagement among Latino college students by encouraging them to serve as role models and leaders in their communities. Each chapter has a student coordinator trained by HSF who receives guidance on curriculum and programming to assist Latino students on their campus succeed.
  • College Life Series 

    • Transitioning to college can be a challenge but you have HSF at your side with great tips through our College Life Series all year long! 
      • Videos on: 
        • Orientation
        • Academic Orientation 
        • Exam Prepartion
        • Plan For Next Year
        • Get to Know the Faculty
        • Social Network, Get Involved
        • Financial Aid and Money Management
        • Stress Management
  • Programs and Outreach

    • HSF offers community outreach events for ways to get involved using resources such as our workshops, special events, and college retention programs are a great way to see how HSF can be a reference and help local communities. 

 

Beyond Foster Care: Need for Services Beyond the Age of 21

This survey is for California former foster, Independent Living Program (ILP) eligible probation, and dual status youth ages 22 to 35. The purpose of the study is to explore the experiences and need for services of California former foster, ILP eligible probation, and dual status youth who are between the ages of 22 and 35. Participation in the study would last about 20 to 35 minutes. You may choose to withdraw your participation at any time. Your answers will be confidential. The information will be kept in a secure database with no identifying information for the duration of the study. 

The findings of this study will be used to provide suggestions for programs and services that will improve long-term outcomes for former foster, ILP eligible probation, and dual status youth. 

Visit this link in order to complete the survey! 


 

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