National Hispanic Foundation for the Arts

Application Deadline

July 31, 2018 National Hispanic Foundation for the Arts scholarship


Currently, NHFA offers graduate school scholarships to Latino students enrolled full-time during the previous/current academic year at one of the following selected universities: Yale, Harvard, Columbia, NYU, Northwestern, UCLA, USC, and UT Austin.

Graduate students in the following fields, among others, are eligible to compete:

  • Drama/Theater
  • Set Design/Costume Design
  • Lighting Design
  • Film (writing/directing/producing)
  • Broadcast Communications
  • Entertainment Law
  • Business Administration (with an emphasis on entertainment management)


  • Must be accepted or enrolled as a full-time student at the previously mentioned Universities pursuing a graduate degree in an eligible field.
  • Must be in good academic standing with a Grade Point Average of 3.0 or better on a 4.0 scale.
  • Must be a U.S. citizen or a legal permanent resident with a permanent resident card or passport stamped I-551 (current)
  • Must be of Hispanic heritage (one parent fully Hispanic or each parent half Hispanic).

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