HSF scholarship award amounts range from $1,000-$15,000. The average award amount is $2,500 for students attending four-year institutions and $1,250 for students attending two-year institutions.
Scholarship funds may be used for tuition, fees, books, and other academic related supplies, as well as for room/board and transportation expenses related to school.
Funding comes from a variety of sources. The majority of our funds come from corporations and foundations that have an interest in the higher education of Latinos. Some of our funds also come from individual giving. Click here to view our sponsors.
No. HSF scholarships are to fund students enrolled in college. However, HSF does provide outreach programs for middle and high school students planning on attending college.
No. HSF awards are for the academic year in which you applied.
A number of our scholarship programs have a voluntary internship component. For the programs that do, HSF or the scholarship donor will contact eligible applicants with further information on how to proceed with the internship process.
HSF funds can be applied to costs associated with study abroad if:
To demonstrate this, you must submit an enrollment verification form from your (U.S.) home university (only if you are selected to receive an award). Enrollment verifications from institutions abroad will not be accepted.
If you still have a question after reviewing the FAQ’s, and it does not concern your online application, please contact us.
IMPORTANT NOTE: In order to protect a student’s confidential information, HSF cannot disclose student information to third parties (i.e. parents, friends, counselor, teacher, etc.). Applicants must contact our office directly.
No, it is all there. When you log in to myHSF with your new login, then click on Scholarships, scholarship application then you will be taken to our scholarship system. Click on the left hand login using myHSF and you will see all of the work you have already done. We are making some changes to eliminate some confusion so you will be seeing some additional changes coming soon.