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Greetings, Parents and Scholars! Welcome to HSF’s Scholarship Page!

Everything you need to know about our scholarships and how to apply can be found here.  Please scroll down so you can become familiar with the easy-access information and online tools we have created for your convenience.

As the nation’s largest provider of college financial aid to Latino students, the Hispanic Scholarship Fund offers a diverse range of scholarship programs, including Gates Millennium Scholars.  Our aim is to provide you with the information and resources you need to achieve success. ¡Suerte!

Scholarship Resources

Eligibility Requirements

There are a number of general requirements that must be met to qualify for any scholarship awarded by or through Hispanic Scholarship Fund.  Some specialized scholarships also have additional requirements.

General Scholarship Eligibility Requirements

In order to qualify for an HSF scholarship, each applicant must meet all of the following requirements:

  • Must be of Hispanic Heritage
  • Minimum of 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale (or equivalent) for High School Students
  • Minimum of 2.5 GPA on a 4.0 scale (or equivalent) for College and Graduate Students
  • Plan to enroll Full-Time in an accredited not-for -profit 4 year university or graduate school during Fall of scholarship cycle year
  • U.S. Citizen, Permanent Legal Resident, DACA or Eligible Non-Citizen (as defined by FAFSA)
  • Complete FAFSA
  • Complete state Dream Act financial aid application (if applicable)


  • Merit-Based scholarships available for Undergraduate and Graduate Students
  • All majors and graduate fields accepted
  • Emphasis on STEM majors
  • Scholarship awards range from $500 to $5,000


Additional Eligibility Requirements (for some scholarships)

Some additional restrictions or requirements may apply to specific scholarship programs administered by HSF. Please check carefully the program guidelines for each scholarship to which you plan to apply.

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