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AETH's membership includes educators from different denominations, related accredited seminaries, Bible colleges, Bible institutes, and other similar institutions as well as students who are currently preparing to engage in the field of theological education. While the Asociación is conceived in terms of responding to specific needs and goals in Protestant theological education, membership and participation is open to all who share in the goals and aims of the Asociación.

Graduate Fellowship Graduate Scholarships in Theological Studies
The Hispanic Theological Initiative is an innovative program created in response to the needs voiced by religious leaders and pastors in Latino communities across the U.S. and funded by The Pew Charitable Trusts. It's purpose is to increase the availability and quality of Latino/a candidates for faculty and administrative positions in seminaries, schools of theology, and universities through a program of doctoral-level grants and awards, mentoring, and workshops. Program funds are also designated for community building and networking opportunities for all HTI awardees to interact with other Latino/a theological students, as well as Latino/a scholars across the country.

The Association of Latino Professionals in Finance and Accounting (ALPFA) is the leading professional association dedicated to enhancing opportunities for Latinos in the accounting, finance and related professions. ALPFA is a not-for-profit entity registered with the Internal Revenue Service. Membership is open to anyone who shares our values, mission, and principles.

College Scholarship Graduate Fellowship Graduate and Undergraduate Scholarships in Accounting or Finance Related Fields
The Hispanic Scholarship Fund (HSF) was founded in 1975 to help Hispanic-American college students complete their education. The Association of Latino Professionals in Finance and Accounting (ALPFA) was the first national Hispanic professional association in the United States. Together, HSF and ALPFA are providing scholarships for undergraduate and graduate students pursuing degrees in accounting or finance-related fields.

The Center for the Advancement of Hispanics in Science and Engineering Education is a national educational and scientific non-profit organization based in Washington DC created by Latino scientists and engineers. Our mission is to prepare talented Hispanic and other underrepresented minority science and engineering students achieve academic excellence and professional success through CAHSEE's pipeline of rigorous educational and leadership development programs.

College Scholarship Young Educators Program (YEP)
The Young Educators Program Fellowship is geared towards further developing the fellow's academic, leadership, civic, and presentation skills. Our goal is to prepare the fellows to excel in their college education and professional careers.
K-12 award Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics Institute (STEM Institute)
This four-summer program is designed to prepare pre-college students fifth through eleventh grades to enter and succeed in science and engineering at the colleges of their choice.
College Scholarship Young Engineer and Scientist Program (YESP)
This program places talented Hispanic college students in the research labs of government agencies. The main objective of YESP is to provide minds-on/hands-on real world experience in each student's field of interest. This experience is designed to give the student exposure to scientific research and engineering and thus catapult the student onto the fast track of success in science or engineering. Presently, efforts are being made to expand this program to corporate America, as well as other science and technology rich federal and state agencies.
K-12 award SAT/SOAR Program

To serve as a  bridge between CAMP student generations promoting higher education, professional development, and community outreach.

College Scholarship College Scholarships for Migrant or Seasonal Farmworkers and their Families

The College Board is a national nonprofit membership association whose mission is to prepare, inspire, and connect students to college success and opportunity. Founded in 1900, the association is composed of more than 4,500 schools, colleges, universities, and other educational organizations. Each year, the College Board serves over three million students and their parents, 23,000 high schools, and 3,500 colleges through major programs and services in college admissions, guidance, assessment, financial aid, enrollment, and teaching and learning. Among its best-known programs are the SAT®, the PSAT/NMSQT®, and the Advanced Placement Program® (AP®). The College Board is committed to the principles of excellence and equity, and that commitment is embodied in all of its programs, services, activities, and concerns.

K-12 award The National Hispanic Recognition Program
The College Board's National Hispanic Recognition Program was initiated in 1983 to identify outstanding Hispanic high school students and to share information about these academically well-prepared students with subscribing colleges and universities. In order to be eligible, students must be at least one-quarter Hispanic. Each year the NHRP identifies approximately 3,300 of the highest scoring students from a nationwide total of 124,000 high school juniors who took the PSAT/NMSQT and designated themselves as Hispanic as well as approximately 125 of the top scoring PAA students from Puerto Rico. The nationwide selection also includes students from Puerto Rico, U.S. Virgin Islands, Guam, and from international and APO schools.

The Heilbrunn Department of Population and Family Health addresses the reproductive, adolescent, and child health conditions that confront communities throughout the world, both settled communities and communities that have been displaced as a result of political or environmental emergencies. The Department also has a commitment to addressing the health needs of the communities in northern Manhattan which the Department is located. It contributes to the improvement of community health by supporting programs that (1) educate future generations of public health workers; (2) provide direct services to populations in need; and (3) promote research and policy analyses that increase knowledge and that contribute to the effectiveness and quality of service delivery programs. The Department's goal of improving community health will be achieved when teaching, service, and research contribute, in a coordinated way, to identifying and implementing strategies to improve health.

Graduate Fellowship Master of Public Health in Reproductive, Adolescent, and Child Health
The goal of the Latino Fellowship Program is to increase the representation of Latinos in the public health work force, particularly early career professionals who are committed to addressing the health disparities confronted by a large and growing Latino population in the U.S. Two fellowships are offered each year.

The mission of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute (CHCI) is to develop the next generation of Latino leaders. Our vision is an educated and civically active Latino community who participates at the local, state, and federal policy decision-making levels. CHCI seeks to accomplish its mission by offering educational and leadership development programs, services, and activities that promote the growth of participants as effective professionals and strong leaders. In the spirit of building coalitions, CHCI seeks to establish partnerships with other Latino and non-Latino organizations.

College Scholarship Graduate Fellowship Directory of National Fellowships, Internships and Scholarships for Latino Youth
The purpose of the Directory is to inform Latino students about the various scholarship, internship, and fellowship programs available to them in Washington, DC and throughout the country. At 38.8 million, Latinos are the largest minority group in the United States, and it is expected that by 2050, Latinos will represent 25 percent of the total U.S. population. Currently, Latinos are also the youngest group in the United States and on average will remain the youngest. More than one-third (35.7 percent) of Latinos are under the age of 18. Given these demographics of the Latino community, it is imperative for Latino youth to take advantage of educational and professional opportunities, which will ultimately prepare them to undertake the positions of leadership. 
Graduate Fellowship Graduate Fellowships in Public Policy
The Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute (CHCI) was established in 1978 by members of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus as a non-profit, non-partisan educational organization dedicated to developing the next generation of Latino leaders.  CHCI's educational services are designed to provide Latino students with the tools and resources they need to succeed in attaining a higher education. Its leadership development programs seek to help participants search for and understand, their identity as professionals, Latinos, and leaders. By bringing together individuals who share a commitment to serve their communities, CHCI endeavors to make its vision of an educated and civic-minded Latino community a reality.
College Scholarship Graduate Fellowship List of Scholarships
Latinos are far more likely to be enrolled in two-year colleges than any other group and are more likely to be part-time students. This is partly due to the financial hardships many students face in paying for college. The scholarships listed will undoubtedly help many high school students afford a college education, while assisting current college students finish their degree.
College Scholarship Summer Internships
Every summer (early June-early August), 30 promising Latino undergraduates from across the country are selected for an eight-week program in the nation's capital. While in DC, interns work in the offices of U.S. representatives.  Interns benefit from the leadership development curriculum's emphasis on work experience, community service, and learning.  This comprehensive three-prong approach fosters critical professional development and personal growth in the participants.

Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum, Smithsonian Institution is the only museum in the United States devoted exclusively to historic and contemporary design. The Museum believes that design shapes our objects, environments, and communications, making them more desirable, functional, and accessible. The Museum celebrates the nature of design and explores its impact on the quality of our lives.

Graduate Fellowship Kell Muñoz Fellowships
This program acquaints participants with the programs, policies, procedures, and operations of Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum and of museums in general. Interns are assigned to specific curatorial, education, or administrative departments where they assist on special research or exhibition projects, as well as participate in daily museum activities.

Founded in 1982, the Hispanic Alliance for Career Enhancement (HACE) is a national pioneer in developing initiatives that provide opportunities for Hispanics to participate in professional and managerial positions, as well as in the educational advancement of college students .

College Scholarship Graduate Fellowship HACE Undergraduate and Graduate Scholarships
At HACE every candidate brings to us something of unique value: a set of professional and personal skills and accomplishments to be nurtured and grown. HACE recognizes these triumphs and helps some of these outstanding individuals with scholarship support.

The Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities (HACU) was established in 1986 with a founding membership of eighteen institutions. Because of HACU's exemplary leadership on behalf of the nation's youngest and fastest-growing population, the Association rapidly grew in numbers and national impact.

College Scholarship Graduate Fellowship National Internships
Whether you are a student looking for an internship, or a Federal agency or corporation looking for an intern, we are excited that you have chosen to start here.  As the largest Hispanic internship program in the nation, with a proven track record of over 4,400 participants over the last ten years, we feel that we can help make the "connection" that you are looking for. 
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The list was compiled by the Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities (HACU). It should not, however, be construed as any kind of endorsement or support of any particular organization, individual, views expressed, or products or services offered by these outside sites. HACU does not control or guarantee the accuracy, relevance, timeliness or completeness of this outside information. HACU is not in any manner responsible for the content in any of these web sites or sources of information.

The Hispanic College Fund, Inc. (HCF) is a private non-profit organization founded in 1993 to develop the next generation of Hispanic business leaders in America by awarding scholarships to deserving Hispanic students. HCF accomplishes its mission by securing the funds needed to award financial assistance to students seeking to afford a higher education in academic disciplines leading to careers in business.

College Scholarship Undergraduate Scholarships in Business, Computer Science, Engineering or Business-Related Areas Disciplines

The Hispanic Heritage Awards Foundation (HHAF) celebrates the outstanding achievements of Hispanic American leaders and promotes the next generation of role models. In 17 years, the Hispanic Heritage Awards have grown from a small photo-op at the White House to the most celebrated Hispanic event in America, including a stage production at the John F. Kennedy Center for Performing Arts, which is broadcast nationally on NBC stations and Telemundo. Under the leadership of Chairman Dr. Pedro Jose (Joe) Greer and President and CEO Antonio Tijerino, the awards program provides an important service to the community by recognizing and celebrating the work of Hispanic Americans making a positive impact on the United States. After the latest Census Bureau recognized Hispanics as the largest minority in the country, HHAF strives to redefine the image of Hispanic Americans through the role models they promote.

K-12 award Youth Awards in Leadership, Sports, Arts, Literature/Journalism, Academic Excellence, Science and Technology, and Mathematics for High School Seniors
The Hispanic Heritage Youth Awards program seeks to identify and promote the next generation of role models by celebrating their achievements in the classroom and community. In 2003 , after 144 Regional Winners were selected in 12 cities, six National Winners were honored at the National Hispanic Heritage Youth Awards Press Conference at Bongos Cuban Restaurant in Miami. This September they took to the stage of the John F. Kennedy Center for Performing Arts in Washington, DC and were featured on an NBC television special. The 2003 National Winners are: Benito Omar Pérez ( Leadership/Community Service ) from the Greater-Washington, DC-Area; Lara Marisa Bueso ( Journalism ) from Miami; Erendira Marcela Álvarez ( Academic Excellence ) from Dallas; Shirley Lemus Hufstedler (Health and Science) from Los Angeles ; Mary Lordes Barba ( Sports ) from Los Angeles; and Yiné De La Cruz ( Mathematics ) from New York City.

The Hispanic Outlook in Higher Education is published 26 times a year. It is the sole Hispanic journal on today's college campus that reaches a broad cultural audience of educators, administrators, students, student service and community-based organizations, plus corporations. Each edition brings forth the significance of communication in academic circles, the importance of positive learning experiences, the contributions of both Hispanic and non-Hispanic role models, and constructive observations on policies and procedures in academia. Working with an influential editorial board made up of accomplished academic professionals, HO presents progressive feature articles which provide constructive discussion of issues confronted by Hispanics on the college campus.

College Scholarship Scholarships for High School Seniors Planning to Attend One of the Schools Listed in "Publisher's Picks"

Our mission is to double the rate of Hispanics earning a college degree. Since 1975, HSF has awarded more than 61,000 scholarships in excess of $115 million to Hispanic students from all 50 states, Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands who have attended more than 1,700 colleges and universities.

College Scholarship Scholarships
HSF offers different scholarship programs for students of various educational backgrounds. All applicants must be U.S. citizens or legal permanent residents of Hispanic heritage.
College Scholarship College Scholarships for Graduating High School Seniors
The High School Scholarship Program is designed to assist high school students of Hispanic heritage obtain a bachelor's degree.
College Scholarship College Scholarships for Graduating High School Seniors in Puerto Rico
Through our longstanding partnership with Toyota Motor Sales, U.S.A., Inc. this scholarship is open to outstanding entering freshmen students at selected universities and in selected majors.
College Scholarship Millennium Scholarships in Mathematics, Science, Engineering, and Computer Sciences for Graduating High School Seniors
The Gates Millennium Scholars (GMS), funded by a grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, was established in 1999 to provide outstanding African American, American Indian/Alaska Natives, Asian Pacific Islander Americans, and Hispanic American students with an opportunity to complete an undergraduate college education, in all discipline areas and a graduate education for those students pursuing studies in mathematics, science, engineering, education, or library science.
Graduate Fellowship College Scholarship College Retention Scholarships
The Hispanic Scholarship Fund was founded in 1975 to help Hispanic-American college students complete their education. The scholarships are available on a competitive basis for community college, four-year college, and graduate students of Hispanic heritage. Awards generally range from $1000 to $3,000.
College Scholarship Internships
In an effort to continue reaching out to Hispanic students, HSF has partnered with corporations and other non-profit groups in developing scholarship programs. Some of these programs involve separate applications and respective deadlines. Please review the Partnership and Internship Program (PIP) descriptions carefully as these programs have specific eligibility requirements in addition to the general eligibility requirements listed. Some programs may not be open at this time. If the program you are interested in is not yet open, please revisit this website during the scholarships application period.
College Scholarship Community College Transfer Scholarships
The Community College Transfer Scholarship Program is designed to assist community college students of Hispanic heritage obtain a bachelor's degree.
College Scholarship Scholarships for Hispanics

The Interamerican College of Physicians and Surgeons (ICPS) was founded in 1979 to promote cooperation among U.S. Hispanic physicians and to advance their professional and educational needs. Today, the ICPS reaches a vast majority of the Hispanic medical community in the United States and Puerto Rico --- over 39,000 physicians --- and a growing number of health professionals in Mexico, the Caribbean, Central and South America, and Spain through its publications, conferences, and links to Hispanic medical societies. The ICPS is the largest association of Hispanic physicians in the nation.

K-12 award National Hispanic Youth Initiative in Health, Biomedical Research, and Policy Development for Junior and Senior High School Students
The Interamerican College of Physicians and Surgeons (ICPS) founded the National Hispanic Youth Initiative in Health, Biomedical Research, and Policy Development Program (NHYI) in 1988. The NHYI was developed in response to the crisis in Hispanic healthcare and scientific manpower and the need to increase the number of Hispanic health professionals and scientist by motivating and preparing Hispanic youth to remain in the academic pipeline. The program was established in collaboration with Hispanic Medical societies, academic institutions, and the Upjohn Company. Other health agencies, scientific institutions, community-based organizations, and pharmaceutical manufacturers have joined to support the NHYI since its inception.

The Justicia en Diversidad Foundation ("JDF" or "JD Foundation") is an organization of Latino students and alumni of Harvard Law School. Through this website, we hope to share information and experiences that will help and encourage other Latina/os interested in pursuing a legal career.

Graduate Fellowship Scholarship and Mentorship Program for Latinos Interested in Law
JDF's goal in establishing this program is to promote diversity within the legal field. In addition to receiving a cash gift, scholarship finalists will be paired with a Harvard Law student or Harvard Law graduate mentor of Latino heritage who can address questions and concerns that may arise as the student progresses through his or her educational endeavors. Applicants must, therefore, show a strong interest in pursuing a career in law.

The La Unidad Latina Foundation was established by the Board of Trustees of La Unidad Latina, Lambda Upsilon Lambda Fraternity, Inc. on September 18, 1999 to serve as an independent, nonprofit, non partisan charitable organization dedicated to educational achievement and civic empowerment in the Latino community.

College Scholarship La Unidad Latina Foundation Academic Scholarships
Educational scholarships are awarded to students on a competitive basis. Students must be of Hispanic background, must have completed at least one semester of higher education and must be enrolled in a bachelor's or master's program at an accredited undergraduate four-year college or graduate program. Academic excellence, extracurricular activities, and financial need are strongly considered.

LAEF has established itself as a leader in meeting the higher education needs of Hispanic students. For more than 53 years LAEF has awarded scholarships which now total more than 4,200; these successes are seen throughout the community. As a 501(c)(3) non-profit corporation, LAEF generates funds from corporations, foundations and individual contributors.

College Scholarship College Scholarships for Colorado Residents
Since 1949, LAEF has been helping students overcome the financial hardships of attending college. Make use of the informative sections. Please contact LAEF's office for specific questions on LAEF's scholarship application.

For over 16 years, LIF has dedicated itself to improving the lives of Latinos by producing high quality research, conducting community education forums, building coalitions, serving as a resource to media; and hard hitting advocacy.  We offer our research and publications free of charge to help inform California leaders on what public policy issues mean from a Latino perspective.  Our forums, also offered free of charge, allow for community leaders to learn about specific policy issues and, more importantly, to interact with decision-makers about what the community wants to see resolved.

College Scholarship Public Policy Summer Fellowships

To date, we've awarded more than $320 million dollars in grants worldwide towards our mission to make an immediate and positive impact on as many children as possible. And with support from a global network of 171 independent local Chapters in 44 countries - as well as hundreds of thousands of passionate and caring people - we've had plenty of success.

College Scholarship HACER Scholarships for Hispanics
The RMHC/HACER Scholarship program is a program of Ronald McDonald House Charities global office and its U.S. Chapters. It is one of several RMHC scholarships designed to assist specific students who face a widening education gap. The goal of this RMHC program is to provide scholarships to graduating high school seniors who may need an extra hand getting in and staying in college. Studies show that the more difficult it is for a student to get into college, the less likely they are to graduate. Funding from RMHC can sometimes make the difference between attending and not attending the college of someone's choice. During the 2002-2003 RMHC/HACER program, more than $2.5 million was awarded in scholarships.

Founded in 1968 in San Antonio, Texas, the Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund (MALDEF) is the leading nonprofit Latino litigation, advocacy and educational outreach institution in the United States.

Graduate Fellowship Law School Scholarships
The MALDEF Law School Scholarship Program each year awards scholarships ranging from $3,000-$7,000 to deserving individuals in their first, second or third year of law school. Students must be enrolled in law school full-time to qualify.

NAHN strives to serve the nursing and health care delivery needs of the Hispanic community and the professional needs of Hispanic nurses.  NAHN is designed and committed to work toward improvement of the quality of health and nursing care for Hispanic consumers and toward providing equal access to educational, professional, and economic opportunities for Hispanic nurses.

College Scholarship Nursing Scholarships
To qualify for the scholarship award the applicant must be currently enrolled in an accredited school of nursing, and be a United States citizen or legal resident of the United States.

The National Association of Hispanic Publications, Inc. (NAHP, Inc.) is a nonprofit trade advocacy organization representing more than 200 Hispanic Publications serving more than 55 markets in 28 states and Puerto Rico with a combined circulation of over 14 million. Its members are weekly newspapers distributed all over the United States. The mission of the organization is to further the excellence, recognition and usage of Hispanic publications in order to serve NAHP members, educate readers and empower the Hispanic community.

College Scholarship Hispanic Scholarship Directory
The National Association of Hispanic Publications (NAHP) is pleased to announce that the "New" 2004 Hispanic Scholarship Directory is available for sale. The Directory includes over 1000 scholarships for Hispanics.

The National Association of Latino Elected and Appointed Officials Educational Fund is the leading organization that empowers Latinos to participate fully in the America political process, from citizenship to public service. Established in 1981.  The NALEO Educational Fund carries out this mission by developing and implementing programs that promote the integration of Latino immigrants into American society, developing future leaders among Latino youth, providing assistance and training to the nation's Latino elected and appointed officials and by conducting research on issues important to the Latino population.

College Scholarship Ford Motor Company Fellowships
The NALEO Educational Fund and Ford Motor Company are proud to announce the development of a Fellowship program for Latino college students from across the country to participate in a six-week program.  The program is designed to give participants the opportunity to learn and experience the federal public policy process within Congress.
College Scholarship Shell Legislative Internships
The NALEO Educational Fund is deeply committed to developing tomorrow's leaders today.  NALEO will select Latino college juniors and seniors from Arizona, California, Colorado, Florida, Illinois, New Mexico, New York and Texas to participate in a specialized six-week program.  The Shell Legislative Internship Program (SLIP) is designed to provide participants with a "behind-the-scenes" look at how policy is developed and implemented at all levels of government.

NHLI's program is of high quality, innovative and substantive. As such, it looks to recruit participants who are diverse, talented and accomplished. It complements and builds upon other training programs by integrating personal growth with formal courses of study. The dynamic curriculum allows participants to put their talents into action through emphasis on personal strengths and management of personal weaknesses.Participants are taught to reflect on themselves so that they may look ahead with renewed and expanded perspectives. By examining how as Hispanics and women they have historically looked at community issues, they prepare to reach out and build bridges with other groups of society.

Postgraduate Research Fellowships
The NHLI program provides four one-week leadership development seminars which span nine months and four cities. The intensive learning experience provides training in public policy, leadership, strategic management and race, class and gender issues. The program emphasizes a holistic approach to leadership. Participants will reflect and review their personal history: Who/what has influenced or motivated me? What obstacles have I overcome and still need to be overcome?
College Scholarship Latinas Learning to Lead Summer Youth Institute
The Latinas Learning to Lead Summer Youth Institute's main purpose is to train the next generation of Latina leaders. The Institute combines leadership training with technical and practical experience in a one-week comprehensive program in Washington, D.C.

The purpose of NHCFAE is to promote equal employment opportunity for Hispanics and other minorities and women who are in the employment of the FAA.

College Scholarship Scholarships
The NHCFAE's Rene Matos Scholarship program assists minority and women students complete their higher education efforts by recognizing and rewarding academically superior performance, achievements, leadership, and community involvement. NHCFAE scholarships are available on a competitive basis to any undergraduate, graduate, or technical/vocational student. 

The National Hispanic Environmental Council (NHEC) is a national, non-profit, membership-based organization
founded in 1995. NHEC seeks to educate, unite, and engage our community on environmental and sustainable
development issues; encourage Hispanics to actively work to preserve and protect our environment; provide a national voice for Hispanics before federal, state, and non-profit environmental decision-makers; and actively assist Hispanics to pursue the many career, business, educational, and policy opportunities in the environment and natural resources field.

K-12 award Minority Youth Environmental Training Institute for Students Aged 13-18
The Institute is an in-depth, motivational, and highly educational 10 day national program. The Institute is
designed to inspire, educate, and train Hispanic/minority teens aged 13 – 18 on environmental/natural
resource issues, and to give information about and encourage these youth to pursue college degrees and
careers in these fields. The Institute’s motto is “10 Days of Learning, A Lifetime of Experience”.

The National Hispanic Foundation for the Arts was created in 1997 to advance the presence of Latinos in the media, telecommunications and entertainment industries. The Foundation has concentrated in increasing access for Hispanic artists and professionals while fostering the emergence of new Hispanic talent.

Graduate Fellowship Entertainment Industry Graduate Scholarships
Currently, NHFA offers graduate school scholarships to Latino students attending the following University programs: Columbia University School of the Arts, Harvard University Lampoon magazine comedy writers, New York University Tisch School of the Arts, Northwestern University Drama Department, University of California at Los Angeles, University of Southern California, University of Texas at Austin Communications School, and Yale University Drama Department.

The National Society of Hispanic MBAs (NSHMBA) was created in 1988 as a 501(C)(3) non-profit organization. Widely known as the "Premier Hispanic Organization," NSHMBA serves 28 chapters and 6,000 members in the U.S. and Puerto Rico. It exists to foster Hispanic leadership through graduate management education and professional development. NSHMBA works to prepare Hispanics for leadership positions throughout the U.S., so that they can provide the cultural awareness and sensitivity vital in the management of the nation’s diverse workforce.

Graduate Fellowship Graduate Scholarships in Management/Business
In keeping with our mission, the National Society of Hispanic MBAS will provide financial assistance to outstanding Hispanics pursuing a Masters in Business Administration. The scholarships will be awarded on a competitive basis to full-time and part-time Master’s degree-seeking graduate students.

The New Mexico Alliance was created in 1993 as a fundraising arm for the Hispanic Scholarship Fund (HSF). What began as a modest benefit golf tournament in the mountains of Northern New Mexico in 1986, has grown to an organization which is among the leading groups in the nation in its respective fundraising efforts for the Hispanic Scholarship Fund.

College Scholarship College Scholarships for Hispanic Americans
To be eligible for scholarships, students must be United States citizens or permanent residents of Hispanic American background. They must be currently enrolled and attending a college or university in one of the fifty states or Puerto Rico and have completed a minimum of fifteen units of college work.

The Smithsonian Center for Latino Initiatives opened its doors on August 10, 1998 with the inauguration of Dr. Refugio Rochin as the Center's first Director. The Center was formally established by vote of the Board of Regents, the Smithsonian's governing body, in May, 1997. The report of the Board of Regents stated: "The Latino presence in the Americas is centuries old, culturally rich and demographically vast and growing.. The Center is dedicated to the generation of new knowledge.to the end that American history and culture may be understood and displayed in all its diversity.

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Graduate Student Fellowships in Latino Studies
The Center for Latino Initiatives continues to support excellence in research in the social sciences with the Graduate Student Fellowships in Latino Studies, funded by the Smithsonian Institution's Latino Initiative Pool. The goal of the program is to support the scholarly development and research interests of Latino/a graduate students, to expose them to the resources available at the Smithsonian and to museum work.

The mission of SACNAS (Society for Advancement of Chicanos and Native Americans in Science) is to encourage Chicano/Latino and Native American students to pursue graduate education and obtain the advanced degrees necessary for research careers and science teaching professions at all levels.

College Scholarship Fellowships and Scholarships

The Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers (SHPE) was founded in Los Angeles, California, in 1974 by a group of engineers employed by the city of Los Angeles. Their objective was to form a national organization of professional engineers to serve as role models in the Hispanic community.

College Scholarship Graduate Fellowship

Undergraduate and Graduate Scholarships in Engineering and Science
Each year the SHPE Foundation awards scholarships to engineering and science students throughtout the nation. Scholarships are awarded at the beginning of each academic year based upon academic achievement, financial need, involvement in campus and community activities, career goals and counselor recommendation.

The Foundation provides funding to scholarship programs that are administered by the American Indian College Fund, the Hispanic Scholarship Fund, and the National Merit Scholarship Corporation. An independent committee of scholars administers the Doctoral Dissertation program. In addition, the Foundation provides scholarships through its relationships with priority colleges and universities.

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College Scholarships for Hispanic Students
The Hispanic Scholarship Fund administers the program for State Farm Companies Foundation. Applications are available from August 3 to October 9, and the deadline is October 15. To obtain an application and selection criteria, please contact the Hispanic Scholarship Fund.

Established by Congress in 1970, NHI provides training, resource materials and educational opportunities to the surface transportation community. NHI courses are instrumental in developing core competencies and new skills of the surface transportation workforce and in transfering leading technology and current policies in the U.S. and abroad.

College Scholarship Graduate Fellowship

Eisenhower Undergraduate and Graduate Fellowships at Hispanic-Serving Institutions (HSIs)
The U&GP is directly responsible for the administration of student and faculty fellowships and grants for the Dwight David Eisenhower Transportation Fellowship Program (DDETFP). The Dwight David Eisenhower Transportation Fellowship Program was established by the Intermodal Surface Transportation Efficiency Act (ISTEA) in 1991 and re-authorized in 1998 by the Transportation Equity Act for the 21st Century (TEA-21).