Author Topic: Hispanic Scholarship Fund (HSF) - Available Scholarship Opportunities  (Read 1292 times)

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HSF was founded in 1975 as a not-for-profit, the Hispanic Scholarship Fund (HSF) is the US prominent Latino scholarship organization, providing the Latino community more college scholarships and educational outreach support than any other organization in the country.

In its 33-year history, HSF has awarded in excess of 86,000 scholarships, worth more than $250 million, to Latinos attending nearly 2,000 colleges and universities in all 50 states, Puerto Rico, Guam and the U.S. Virgin Islands.

Scholarship Programs

The followings are the scholarship programs under Hispanic Scholarship Fund (HSF):

1. College Students
    * Be a community college, undergraduate or graduate student
    * Be a U.S. citizen or an eligible non-citizen
    * Have plans to enroll FULL-TIME in a degree seeking program 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 or graduate degree

2. Community College Transfer Students
    * Be enrolled PART-TIME or FULL-TIME at a community college
    * Be a U.S. citizen or an eligible non-citizen
    * Have plans to transfer and enroll FULL-TIME in a degree-seeking program at a four-year U.S. accredited institution in the U.S., Puerto Rico, U.S. Virgin Islands or Guam in Fall 2010.

3. High School Students
    * Be a graduating high school senior
    * Be a U.S. citizen or an eligible non-citizen
    * Have plans to enroll FULL-TIME in a degree seeking program 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.

4. Gates Millennium Scholars (GMS)
    * Be a graduating high school senior
    * Be enrolling for the first time at a college or university as a FULL-TIME degree-seeking freshman in the fall.
    * Be a U.S. citizen or an eligible non-citizen
    * Have a minimum GPA of 3.3 on a 4.0 scale
    * Demonstrate leadership skills, and significant financial need (Pell Grant eligible)

Scholarship Applications for the 2010-2011 academic year are available until May 31, 2010.

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