- High school seniors from at least one of the following ethnicities: African-American, American Indian/Alaska Native*, Asian & Pacific Islander American, and/or Hispanic American
- A US citizen, national, or permanent resident In good academic standing with a minimum cumulative weighted GPA of 3.3 on a 4.0 scale (or equivalent)
- Additionally, a student must plan to enroll full-time, in a four-year degree program, at a US accredited, not-for-profit, private or public college or university.
- Amounts awarded:
- Full funding for the cost of attendance that is not already covered by financial aid
- Deadline: 2022-2023 App opens in July 2022 but you can start your profile now!
Mc Donald’s HACER Scholarship
- Must be a high school senior, legal U.S. resident,
- Must be younger than 21 years old
- Must carry a minimum 2.8 GPA and eligible to attend a two or four-year college or university with a full-time course of study
- Must disclose other scholarship programs that you’ve applied for
- Must enroll and attend an accredited institution in the academic year after your selection (verification needed, as scholarship funds are paid directly to the schools)
- Must have at least one parent of Hispanic heritage
- Amounts awarded:$100,000, $50,000, $25,000, $20,000, $10,000 or $5,000.
- Deadline: 2022-2023. Application opens in the fall but you can sign-up for email alerts on their website!
Hispanic Education Endowment Fund Scholarship
- Must be of Hispanic heritage and a First-generation college student
- An OC high school graduate or community college transfer student planning to enroll full-time at a four-year college or university Latino/a who has lived in Orange County, California for the past three years
- Demonstrate financial need through the completion of a FAFSA or CA Dream Act Application, HEEF welcomes students who are undocumented!
- Amounts Awarded: $2,500
- Deadline: Check the website in October 2022 for the 2023-2024 application link!
Hispanic Scholarship Fund
- Must be of Hispanic heritage U.S. citizen, permanent legal resident, or DACA
- Minimum of 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale (or equivalent) for high school students; minimum of 2.5 GPA on a 4.0 scale (or equivalent) for college and graduate students
- Plan to enroll full-time in an accredited, public or not-for-profit, four-year university, or graduate school, in the US, for the 2022-2023 academic year Submit the FAFSA or state-based financial aid forms (if applicable)
- Amounts awarded: $500-$5,000
- Deadline: 2023-2024 App opens in January 2023 but you can start your profile now and read their tips!