Scholarships

Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute, Inc. (CHCI)
911 Second Street, NE
Washington, DC 20002
Tel: 1-800-392-3532 Fax: (202) 546-2143
Tel: (202) 543-1771
Website: http://www.chci.org/scholarships/
CHCI's educational services are designed to provide Latino students with the tools and resources they need to succeed in attaining a higher education. CHCI's website contains information on college preparation, scholarships, internships, fellowships and a section for parents to assist them in successfully guiding their children from K-12 education to the university setting.

HACU Scholarship Program
8415 Datapoint Drive, Suite 400
San Antonio TX 78229
Attn: Scholarship Program
Tel: 210-576-3250  Fax: 210-690-0823
Website: http://www.hacu.net/scholarships
Thanks to the generosity of our sponsors, HACU awards over $150,000 in scholarships annually.  

Hispanic College Fund, Inc. (HCF)
1301 K Street, NW
Suite 450-West
Washington, D.C. 20005
Tel: 1-800-644-4223 or 202-296-5400  Fax: 202-296-3774
Website: http://www.hispanicfund.org/
HCF awards scholarships and/or internships to deserving Hispanic seeking higher education

Hispanic Heritage Foundation
Website: http://hispanicheritage.org/
The Hispanic Heritage Foundation has a page dedicated to scholarships and educational resources.

Hispanic Scholarship Fund (HSF)
Website: http://www.hsf.net
The Hispanic Scholarship Fund (HSF) is the nation's leading organization supporting Hispanic higher education.  Founded in 1975 as a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization, HSF's vision is to strengthen the country by advancing college education among Hispanic Americans.  In support of its mission to double the rate of Hispanics earning college degrees, HSF provides the Latino community more college scholarships and educational outreach support than any other organization in the country.  During the 2006-2007 academic year, HSF awarded nearly 4,200 scholarships exceeding $26.5 million.  In its 32-year history, HSF has awarded more than 82,000 scholarships worth more than $221 million to Latinos from all 50 states, Puerto Rico, Guam and the U.S. Virgin Islands attending nearly 2,000 colleges and universities.  Applications for scholarships are available online at http://www.hsf.net/.

League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC) National Scholarship Fund
Website: http://www.lnesc.org/
LULAC offers scholarships for high school seniors and undergraduate and graduate college students through its educational counterpart, the LULAC National Educational Service Centers, Inc. Refer to the "Programs" link when you access this web site. Include a self-addressed stamped envelope with written requests made by mail.

Mexican American Legal Defense and Education Fund (MALDEF)
Website: http://www.maldef.org/leadership/scholarships/index.html

Specific field related and other Resources:

The Alliance/Merck Ciencia (Science) Hispanic Scholars Program
Website: http://www.alliancescholars.org/
Two types of scholarships are available: the College STEM Majors $2,000 one-time scholarship, and the High School Seniors $42,000 scholar package. Students can apply online. Visit the website for eligibility requirements and deadlines. 

�Adelante! U.S. Education Leadership Fund
8415 Datapoint Drive, Suite 400
San Antonio, TX 78229
Tel: 1-877-692-1971 (toll free) Fax: 210-692-1951 Email: info@adelantefund.org
Website: http://www.adelantefund.org/
�Adelante! offers scholarships in business-related fields, leadership training and internships for college juniors and seniors. 

National Association of Hispanic Journalists                                                       
Web site: http://www.nahj.org/
The National Association of Hispanic Journalists (NAHJ) offers several scholarships through the Rub�n Salazar Scholarship Fund program. Hispanics remain woefully underrepresented in mainstream U.S. newsrooms. One of NAHJ's goals is to help qualified Hispanic students move from the classroom to the newsroom. NAHJ offers scholarships to college undergraduates and graduate students pursuing careers in print, photo, broadcast or online journalism. To access the scholarship page, select For Students and then Scholarships.

Southwest Airlines' Travel Award Program
Through "D�ndole Alas a Tu �xito/Giving Flight To Your Success," Southwest Airlines will provide round trip tickets to students with socioeconomic need who travel away from home to pursue a higher education.  Students must submit a transcript and certificate of enrollment from the university that they are attending.  More information regarding the online application, eligibility criteria and deadlines for the travel award program is now available on HACU's website at http://www.hacu.net/hacu/lanzate.asp.
For more information, please e-mail:  development@hacu.net. 

U.S. Department of Education - Student Financial Assistance
Website: http://www.ed.gov/finaid.html

Proyecto Visi�n
Website: http://www.proyectovision.net/english/opportunities/scholarships.html
The Proyecto Visi�n scholarship list includes dozens of scholarships for Latinos with disabilities. Information includes award amounts, application deadlines, and direct links to application forms. There are scholarships for every type of disability and in every state.