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Scholarships for Hispanic/Latinx Students 2022-23

M Written by Meghan Hartman | Oct. 10, 2022
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In honor of October being Hispanic / Latinx Heritage month, below is a list of scholarships currently accepting applications that are perfect for members of the Hispanic / Latinx community.

Dr. Juan Andrade Jr. Scholarship for Young Hispanic Leaders

Read More About the Dr. Juan Andrade Jr. Scholarship for Young Hispanic Leaders

Who is Eligible: Students who have at least one parent of Hispanic ancestry and will be enrolled as a full-time undergraduate student during the Fall 2023 – Spring 2024 academic year.

Deadline: November 30, 2022

Award: $1,000 for 4-year institution or $500 for 2-year institution

Awards Available: 10

The Dr. Juan Andrade Jr. Scholarship for Young Hispanic Leaders recognizes Hispanic students who are committed to leadership. Recipients will receive a $500 or $1,000 scholarship along with a complimentary registration to the 2023 United States Hispanic Leadership Institute (USHL) National Conference.

Hispanic Heritage Foundation Youth Awards

Read More About the Hispanic Heritage Foundation Youth Awards

Who is Eligible: Students of Hispanic heritage who are graduating high school in Spring 2023 and have at least an unweighted 3.0 (on 4.0 scale) or 7.5 (on 10.0 scale) GPA

Deadline: November 13, 2022

Award: Up to $4,000 Grant

The Hispanic Heritage Foundation Youth Awards aims to honor Latino students who excel in various areas of study. Students can apply for awards in multiple areas. Recipients will be celebrated at the National Youth Awards ceremony.

Award Categories:

  • Business & Entrepreneurship
  • Community Service
  • Education
  • Engineering
  • Green Sustainability
  • Healthcare & Science
  • Media & Entertainment
  • Public Service & Social Justice
  • Sports & Fitness
  • Technology

NBCUniversal Media Scholarship

Read More About the NBCUniversal Media Scholarship

Who is Eligible: Latino college sophomores or juniors who have at least a 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale and have an interest in the media and entertainment industry

Deadline: October 18, 2022

Award: $5,000

Awards Available: 10

Description: The NBCUniversal Media Scholarship looks to support undergraduate Latino students interested in the media and entertainment industry. Ten recipients are awarded a $5,000 award for one academic year sponsored by NBCUniversal and administered by the League of United Latin American Citizen’s National Educational Service Centers (LNESC).

José Martí Scholarship Challenge Grant Fund

Read More About the José Martí Scholarship Challenge Grant Fund

Who is Eligible: Hispanic students who are Florida residents and have at least an unweighted 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale

Deadline: April 1, 2023

Award: $2,000

Description: The José Martí Scholarship Challenge Grant Fund is a need-based merit scholarships aimed to assist Hispanic students who will be attending a Florida institution. The $2,000 award is split to $1,000 per semester and the award does not need to be paid back.

ACS Scholars Program

Read More About the ACS Scholars Program

Who is Eligible: African-American/Black, Hispanic/Latino, or American Indian students who are majoring in (or intend on majoring in) a chemistry-related science and have at least a 3.0 GPA.

Deadline: March 1, 2023

Award: $1,000-$5,000

Awards Available: Approximately 300

The ACS Scholars Program aims to support individuals in underrepresented groups who are majoring in chemistry-related disciplines or intend on pursuing a career related to chemistry. Over 3,000 students have received funding up to $5,000 per year through this program so far.

Jackie Robinson Foundation Scholars

Read More About the Jackie Robinson Foundation Scholars

Who is Eligible: Minority high school seniors who demonstrate financial need, academic excellence, and an interest in leadership and community service.

Deadline: January 11, 2023

Award: Up to $35,000 over four years

Awards Available: 60

Description: The Jackie Robinson Foundation Scholars Program aims to provide financial assistance to students while guiding them through the higher education process. Semi-finalists for this program will go through an interview process, and recipients will be announced early summer 2023. Recipients receive up to $35,000 over four years as well as various other benefits of being a part of the program.

Illustrating Awesomeness Scholarship

Read More About the Illustrating Awesomeness Scholarship

Who is Eligible: Undergraduate women or gender nonconforming people of color

Deadline: November 15, 2023

Award: $750

Awards Available: 4

The Illustrating Awesomeness Scholarship aims to empower women and gender non-confirming people of color working towards change. The scholarship offers four awards of $750 that can be used to fund the recipient’s spring semester.

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Meghan Hartman

Meghan Hartman is a sophomore at James Madison University from New Jersey. She’s currently studying Media Art and Design, with a concentration in Creative Advertising and a minor in Honors Interdisciplinary Studies. Her main involvement at JMU is in the Alpha Delta Pi sorority, where she lives in the sorority house and is a member of the executive board. Outside of school, she loves to read and hopes to one day work in the publishing industry. She also enjoys traveling and plans on studying abroad her junior year.

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