Hispanic Scholarship Fund

Application Deadline

The HSF General College Scholarship application is open Sept. 1 through Dec. 15 for the following academic year, but other scholarship opportunities may be open at any time.

Overview

For all scholarship opportunities, click on your current class level below:

Graduating High School Seniors
  • Be a graduating high school senior
  • Be a U.S. citizen, legal permanent resident or an eligible non-citizen
  • Have plans to enroll FULL-TIME 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.

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, legal permanent resident 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)

Community College Students
  • Be enrolled PART-TIME or FULL-TIME at a community college
  • Be a U.S. citizen, legal permanent resident or an eligible non-citizen
  • Transfer students must have plans to enroll FULL-TIME at a four-year U.S. accredited institution in the U.S., Puerto Rico, U.S. Virgin Islands or Guam in the upcoming academic year

College Students
  • Be a community college, undergraduate or graduate student
  • Be a U.S. citizen, legal permanent resident or an eligible non-citizen
  • Have plans to enroll FULL-TIME 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

For other scholarship opportunities, please visit HSF's resource page.

Eligibility

The Hispanic Scholarship Fund (HSF) administers over 140 different scholarship programs. You may be eligible to qualify for any one of them. Once you complete your Academic Profile, and complete the General Application online, the system will tell you which scholarship programs you qualify. HSF encourages you to complete your application early and submit all forms, so you don't miss out on any opportunity!

For More Information

Have a question? Consult the Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ's) page on the Hispanic Scholarship Fund website.

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