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Access to Education: Key to Success


It is the commitment and goal of the Nebraska Commission on Latino-Americans to increase the awareness of, and participation in, educational opportunities and services within communities accross Nebraska. Over the years, we've seen an increase in student and parental involvement in the Annual Hispanic/Latino Educational Summit, founded by the Commission in 2006. We continue to work to identify factors and issues that have contributed to the increase in the educational attainment gap seen in the Hispanic/Latino student population. Thus, we continue to actively participate in the P-16 initiative to combat these important and very real concerns.


Copy of 6th Edition National Directory of Scholarships, Internships, and Fellowships for Latinos

 

The Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute
National Directory of Scholarships, Internships and Fellowships for Latino Students
6th Edition

 

 

 

support undocumented youth

 

U.S. Department of Education Resource Guide for Supporting Undocumented Youth

 





Click on the organization name below to view more information on scholarships and services, or contact our office at (402) 471-2791.

 

Educational Resources


Organization Focus Eligibility Location
Best Medical Assistant Programs Medical assistants work in a wide range of healthcare facilities, performing such duties as taking vitals, scheduling appointments, giving injections, and administering medication. With the demand for medical assistants on the rise, more colleges are adding online programs to attract a wider student population. College Students Nationwide
College Resources & Financial Aid for Hispanic Students Scholarships & Financial Aid
for Latino Students
Latino Students Nationwide
Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute Scholarships National/state list of financial aid for high school, college and graduate students Everyone Nationwide
EducationQuest Foundation Free college planning services, scholarships, outreach and grants Everyone Omaha, Lincoln & Kearney
Explore the TOP carrers in STEM According to the National Center for Education Statistics, bachelor’s degrees attained in science, technology, engineering, and math accounted for 17% of the 1.8 million degrees earned in 2013-2014. High School & College Students Nationwide
FAFSA Federal Application for Financial Student Aid
Free to apply, opens Oct. 1
College Students Nationwide
Hispanic Scholarship Fund Scholarships for Latinos
of all backgrounds
Latino Students Nationwide
Homeless Students Guide According to the report published by PBS News Hour, more than 1.3 million students in the U.S. public school system are homeless. The U.S. Department of Justice reports an even greater figure. According to its findings, more than 1.7 million teenagers annually experience homelessness in the U.S. Everyone Nationwide
Homeless Youth Resources Financial Aid & Opportunities
for Homeless & At-Risk Youth
Homeless & At-Risk Nationwide
MALDEF Scholarship Guide 2020-21 Various Scholarships for U.S. Citizens, Legal Residents,
DACA Recipients & DREAMers
High School Seniors & College Students Nationwide
National Society of High School Scholars Various Scholarships for High School & College Students who are members of the National Society of High School Scholars Society Members Only Nationwide -
Check if your high school has a chapter
Nebraska Migrant Education Program Educational Resources for Migrant Students Migrant Youth Statewide
Nebraska State College System Advantage Guarantees first-time freshman who receive federal Pell Grants do not pay tuition at the 3 state colleges. Must be a Nebraskan. Incoming College Freshman Peru, Wayne & Chadron State Colleges
Nextiva Nextiva is a business communications company dedicated to empowering organizations to manage their communications, productivity, and customer relationships on a truly unified platform. Nextiva is one of the fastest growing technology companies in Arizona, and has offices in the U.S., Mexico, and Europe. High School
Junior or Senior
Nationwide
Online Degrees & Distance Learning in Nebraska
Online Colleges
Nebraska Colleges & Universities offering online degrees & distance learning. Listed by Major, Tuition & Financial Aid All Students Statewide
Online Finance Degree Jobs in the financial sector are expected to increase in the coming years. Completing an online finance degree may be a great way to gain new skills and experience, ultimately increasing your job prospects and salary. Everyone Nationwide
Online Medical Assistant Programs with Financial Aid Support For many aspiring medical assistants, finding a quality training program is the easy part. Community colleges and training institutes across the country have certificate, diploma, and degree programs available. Many offer their courses completely or partially online, which makes earning credentials far more convenient. College Students Nationwide
Scholarships for Minority Students Scholarships and Resources for Minority Students Minority Students Nationwide

 

Apprenticeships


Organization Focus Deadline Stipend
Omaha & Southwest Iowa
Building & Construction Trades Council
Various Apprenticeships in the Construction field Ongoing Varies

 

Internships / Fellowships


Organization Focus Deadline Stipend
Bank of America Diversity Fellowship MBA Program and Internship Dec. 1, 2020 $40,000
Boren Scholarship/Fellowship Undergraduate Study Abroad Jan. 27, 2021 $8,000 - $20,000
Centers for Disease Control & Prevention Internships & Fellowships for current High School College, Graduate, Medical & Veterinary Students Ongoing Paid, Varies
Dream Summer with UCLA National Internships Feb. 19, 2021 $5,000
Legislative Pages at the Nebraska Capitol Building Pages respond to senators' request lights on the legislative floor, run errands, deliver messages, photocopy materials, get food and drink for senators, assist the presiding officer, set up, and staff committee hearings and perform other duties as assigned. Must be a current college student with a minimum 2.5 GPA. Must be able to work 20 hours per week during session, preferably the same four-hour shift each day. Oct. 2, 2020 $10.83 per hour & $11.27 per hour for 2nd Year Pages
Mosaics in Science STEM Diversity Internship Program Must be a College Student under 26 years old. STEM career related internships at 30 various sites in the U.S. for Summer 2021 Jan. 24, 2021 $4,800, Housing & Travel Expenses
Nebraska Appleseed Social Work & Lobbying Ongoing Unpaid
Nebraska Attorney General Office Computer Data Input Ongoing Varies
OLLAS Internship Program Train UNO students on research, community outreach & future careers Varies Unknown
Step-Up Omaha! Youth Employment Program Ages 14-21, Provides Career Training & Job Placement Feb. 28, 2021 Pay Varies
UNL UCARE Full-time UNL Undergraduate Students who have completed at least 30 credit hours by May are eligible to apply for a Research Assistantship for the 2021-2022 academic year. Feb. 15, 2021 $2,400
UNO High School Internships High School Students interested in pursuing science & technology careers. Paid Internships of $1,500. Work 20 hours per week June-July 2021 March 21, 2021 $1,500
U.S. National Park Service Latino Heritage Internship Program Must be a College Student between the ages of 18 & 35. Historical Site Preservation, Archaeology, Museum Studies
& Cultural Resources at 31 various sites in the U.S. for Summer 2021
Feb. 7, 2021 Paid, Housing & Travel Expenses
The White House Interns will be placed in one of the Presidential departments. Varies Unpaid

 

High School Student Summits & Academies


Academy Eligibility Focus Timeline Deadline School
College of Saint Mary Summer Academy Female High School Students of Color entering 10th through 12th Grade. For more information contact:
SummerAcademy@CSM.edu.
Higher Education & College Life, Cultural Pride June 6-11, 2021
Sophmores & Juniors
June 13-18, 2021
Seniors
May 14, 2021 College of St. Mary, Omaha
DREAM BIG! Academy Current High School Juniors, First Generation or Under Represented Students with low income status, minimum 2.5 GPA, interested in a career in Business Business July 18-22, 2021 April 9, 2021 UNL, Lincoln
Nebraska College Preparatory Academy Frst Generation and Low-Income 8th Grade Students who will attend Omaha North Magnet, Omaha South Magnet, Winnebago Public School or Grand Island Senior High School. Free to students. College Preparation, Committment & Mentoring. Scholarships available. Summer-Fall 2021

Grand Island: March 1, 2021

Omaha North: Nov 1, 2020

Omaha South: Nov 1, 2020

UNL, Lincoln
Nebraska Hispanic Latino Youth Summit Latina/o Middle School and High School Students. All day symposium with keynote speaker, college-focused breakout sessions, college recruiters, & scholarship information Higher Education & Cultural Pride Oct. 13, 2020 Oct. 2, 2020 Statewide
Nebraska Unicameral Youth Legislature Open to all Nebraska High School Students in Grades
10-12. Will work with Capitol Building staff & stay at the UNL Residence Halls. Tuition varies & scholarships are available.
Go behind the scenes of the Nebraska Legislature & learn what it's
like to be a
State Senator.
June 2021 May 2021 UNL,
Capitol Building, Lincoln
UNL I'm First Symposium High School Freshman, Sophomores and Juniors who will be the first to attend college. Free event. Scholarship awarded to participants. Higher Education for First Generation College Students. Resources to attend college. 2021 Cancelled 2021 Cancelled UNL, Lincoln
UNL Spanish Days Free campus experience.
Open to Students & Guests.
All sessions & tours will be hosted in Spanish.
Financial Aid discussion.
College Preparation in Spanish Oct. 24, 2020 Register prior
to event
UNL, Lincoln

 

Local Nebraska Scholarships


Organization Eligibility Deadline Award Location
Ak-Sar-Ben/Horatio Career, State & 4-H Scholarships High School Seniors planning to attend a Community College, College or University in Omaha, U.S. Citizen, Legal Permanent Resident or EAD Recipient Oct. 26, 2020 $4,000
for 2 years
$6,000
for 4 years
or
$100,000
for 4-H
Statewide, Iowa
Central Community College Scholarships Nebraska High School Seniors who plan to attend a Central Community College campus & current Central Community College students March 1, 2021 Varies Statewide
Chief Standing Bear Scholarship Must be enrolled member of a tribe & Enrolled in college, Minimum 2.5 GPA March 15, 2021 $2,500 Statewide
College of Saint Mary Scholarships Prospective & Current College of Saint Mary Students, Requirements & Deadlines vary Varies $2,000 - $6,000 Current & Prospective Students
College of Saint Mary Misericordia Scholarship FDACA or Undocumented Latina, Financial need, Enrolled at College of Saint Mary Full-time, Minimum 2.0 GPA Ongoing Tuition &
On-campus Lodging
Current & Prospective Students
Creighton University Scholarships Supplemental & General scholarships with varying requirements, deadlines & applications Varies Varies Current & Prospective Students
Davis-Chambers Scholarship Must be accepted to UNL, UNO, UNK or UNMC & complete essay questions. April 1, 2021
UNL, UNK, UNO
Aug. 1, 2021 UNMC
$500 -
$4,000
per year
Statewide
D.J.'s Hero Awards Scholarship Open to all Nebraska High School Seniors. Must be nominated by an adult & write an essay. March 15, 2021 $10,000 High School Seniors
Doane College - Presidential Scholarship Admitted Students with a
Minimum 3.6 GPA & ACT Score
of 26, Renewable for 8 semesters
if student keeps 3.0 GPA & is
Full-time
Ongoing
Contact Admissions Office
$19,000
per year
Doane College Students
Doane College - Board of Trustee's Scholarship Admitted Students with a
Minimum 3.25 GPA & ACT Score
of 23, Renewable for 8 semesters
Ongoing
Contact Admissions Office
$17,000
per year
Doane College Students
Doane College - Van Hoy Scholarship Admitted Students with a
Minimum 3.0 GPA & ACT Score
of 20, Renewable for 8 semesters
Ongoing
Contact Admissions Office
$15,000
per year
Doane College Students
Girl Scouts of Nebraska Scholarships

Current Girl Scouts who are Seniors in High School,
Presidential Scholarship for past
or current Girl Scouts aged 18-24
in the Homestead Service Center area, Each scholarship has different requirements
April 15
each year

Presidential
July 14
each year
$500 -
$1,000
Varies by Scholarship:
Lincoln Area, Omaha Area,
Rock County
Greater Grand Island Community Foundation Scholarships Eligibility & amount varies for each scholarship. Only one application form is needed for all scholarships. Feb. 10, 2021 Varies Grand Island/
Loup City Area
International Students - University of Nebraska - Lincoln Global Scholarship Undergraduate International Students admitted to or attending UNL, Minimum 2.0 GPA, Successfully completed 24 hours academic credits, Remain in good standing Applicants evaluated upon admission $3,500 - $15,000 International Undergraduate Students
Kid's Chance Scholarship Must be between 16-25 years old, High School Senior or have a High School Diploma or GED, Child of parent who was injured or killed on the job that affects family income, Scholarship for Tuition, Fees or Lodging only, Complete FAFSA & Application packet. April 15
each year
$2,500
per year
Any College, University, Community College, or Vocational School
Lincoln Community Foundation Scholarships Scholarship requirements vary, High School Seniors & College Students throughout Nebraska. Varies
earliest is
March 15, 2021
Varies, starting at $500 Statewide
Louise A. Nixon Librarian Scholarship Must be accepted to an ALA Library Sciences program, Nebraska Resident, Member of NLA, Past or Present employee of a Nebaska Library for at least one year April 15
each year
$1,000 Statewide
LSAT Prep Scholarship Economic need, Member of an underrepresented group, Nebraska Resident or attend a Nebraska school & Plan to stay in Nebraska after law school Feb. 5, 2021 July 2, 2021 Cost of LSAT prep course Statewide
Marie Curie Scholarship
  • Less than 12 College Credit hours: Minimum 3.5 GPA, Minimum ACT Score of 23 or SAT score of 1050.
  • 12 College Credit hours or more: Minimum 3.0 College GPA with a cumulative GPA in Science and Math of 3.0 or higher, Major in Biology, Chemistry or Mathematics
  • Apply when completing enrollment $80,000 Nationwide,
    High School Seniors
    NACO Scholarship 12 Scholarships awarded to High School Seniors who are children, stepchildren or under legal guardianship of current county officials or employees, Must plan to attend a Nebraska college or university May 31, 2021 $1,000 Statewide
    Nebraska Cattlemen Foundation Youth Scholarship 2 Scholarships Available
    Open to all Nebraska High School Seniors & College Students pursuing a Beef Industry related degree. Criteria varies with each scholarship.
    Feb. 15, 2021
    March 15, 2021
    $1,000 -
    $10,000
    Statewide
    Nebraska Emerging Leaders Scholarship Awarded to First Generation UNL Students who attended the I'm First Symposium at UNL while they were in High School. Open to students of all backgrounds. Feb. 1, 2021 $2,000 Statewide
    Nebraska High School Rodeo Association Scholarships High School Student wo are a member of the Nebraska High School Rodeo Association, Eligibility varies per scholarship Varies: April
    to June 2021
    $500 -
    $1,500
    Statewide
    Nebraska Hospital Association Scholarship 18 scholarships for Undergraduates & Graduates currently enrolled in courses to complete a Health Care Degree. Must be employed at a Nebraska Hospital Association hospital or clinic for at least 2 years. May 14, 2021 $1,000 - $3,000 Statewide

    Nebraska State College Board of Trustees Scholarships

    Board of Trustees Scholarship: High School Graduates with a Minimum ACT score of 25 or Minimum SAT score of 1700.

    Governor Scholarship: High School Graduates with a Minumum ACT score of 25 or Minimum SAT score of 1200.

    Must attend a State College: Chadron, Peru or Wayne State. Must be Nebraska Resident. Apply through the General Scholarship Application at Admission.
    Feb. 1, 2021

    Trustee Scholarship: Full Tuition

    Governor Scholarship: Half Tuition

    Statewide
    Nebraska Wesleyan University Scholarships Incoming Freshmen, Current Students, Transfer Students, Graduate Students, Study Abroad and International sSudents. Scholarship eligibility and requirements vary. Ongoing Varies NWU Students
    OPPD Scholarships 5 Scholarships for students attending Creighton, UNO, Bellevue University or Metro Community College majoring in Business or STEM field, Eligibility varies. Varies $2,000
    each
    College Students attending Omaha Universities or Community Colleges
    Oregon Trail Community Foundation Scholarships 13 diffierent scholarships offered for High School Seniors and Current College Students. Requirements vary, One scholarship is for Hispanic Students April 1, 2021 $500 -
    $2,000
    each
    Towns of Gering & Scottsbluff & Counties of Banner, Kimball, Morrill, Scotts Bluff, & Sioux.
    Peru State College Scholarships Various scholarships for Peru State College Students, Scholorship eligibility & requirements vary. Varies Varies Statewide
    Reaching Your Potential Scholarship U.S. Citizen or Permanent Resident, Nebraska Resident, Completed FAFSA & Eligible for Pell Grant, Referred by Community Agency or College or College Access Grant High School. Referrals:
    Mar. 15, 2021
    Applications:
    April 1, 2021
    $2,900 - $5,900 Statewide
    Scotts Bluff County Hispanic Advisory Committee Scholarship High School & College Students who are residents of Scotts Bluff County or a graduate of a Scotts Bluff County school, U.S. Citizen & At least one parent of Hispanic descent. April 1, 2021 $300 -
    $500
    Scotts Bluff County Residents
    Siouxland Community Foundation Scholarships Scholarships & Financial Aid Grants for Students in Siouxland (South Sioux City Metro Area). Scholarship eligibility, deadlines & amounts vary. Varies Varies High School & College Students from Siouxland/South Sioux City Metro
    Southeast Community College
    Financial Aid & Scholarships
    Scholarships, Grants & Financial Aid is available for Current Students & High School Seniors. Listing is for all Southeast Community College campus locations.

    High School Seniors: Dec. 1 - Feb. 28/29 of each year

    Current Students: Varies by semester

    Varies Statewide
    Susan Thompson Buffett Foundation Scholarship Nebraska Residents, Graduated from a Nebraska High School/GED, Incoming First-time college/community college freshman to a Nebraska school, Minimum 2.5 GPA, Financial need, Merit, Essay & Letters of Recommendation, Open to all students including Non-Citizens. Feb. 1, 2021 $4,250
    per semester
    Statewide
    True Potential Scholarship DACA Students or TPS Recipients who will, or are attending a Community College in Nebraska or Iowa April 10, 2021 Full Tuition
    for 1 year
    Nebraska, Iowa
    UNK ODI Leadership Scholarship

    Cumulative GPA of 2.5 or higher, Sophomore, Junior, or Senior status, Active participation and/or leadership roles in Office of Student Diversity and Inclusion organizations, Letter of Recommendation from a UNK faculty/staff member, 1 page essay - Why do you think it’s important to be involved in OSDI? Feb. 28, 2021 One-year partial tuition waiver UNK Students
    UNK Omaha World Herald/
    Kearney Hub Scholarship
    High School Seniors in the top 10% of their class, Minimum ACT score of 30 Nov. 15, 2020 Full tuition, fees, lodging & books High School Seniors
    UNK Scholarships Scholarships for prospective, current, graduate & transfer UNK students Varies Varies UNK Students
    UNL Career Scholarships for Freshmen Nebraska residents pursuing degrees in certain programs in high-demand fields like engineering, mathematics and information technology. Scholarship recipients are required to complete a Nebraska-based internship before graduation. Dec. 1, 2021 $8,000+ UNL Freshmen
    UNL Career Scholarships for Transfer Students Nebraka residents pursuing degrees in certain programs in high-demand fields like engineering, mathematics and information technology. Scholarship recipients are required to complete a Nebraska-based internship before graduation. Dec. 1, 2021 $8,000+ UNL Transfer Students
    UNL Scholarships Scholarships for prospective, current, graduate & transfer UNL students Varies Varies UNL Students
    UNMC Scholarships, Graduate Assistantships
    & Fellowships

    Scholarships, Assistantships & Fellowships for incoming/current UNMC students, Eligibility, amounts & deadlines vary Varies Varies Prospective & Current UNMC Students
    UNO Current International Student Scholarship New: Prospective UNO Student, Hold F1 or J1 Visa, Minimum 3.0 GPA, Ready to enroll Full-time at UNO. Current: Hold F1 or J1 Visa, Currently enrolled Full-time at
    UNO, Minimum 3.0 GPA, Financial need, Provided service to campus or community
    May 15
    each year

    $3,000 - $6,000

    $700 per semester

    International Students
    UNO Goodrich Scholarship Program Must a be UNO student, U.S. Citizen or Legal Non-Citizen & Resident of Nebraska March 1, 2021 Tuition, fees, & $200 stipend for books per semester UNO Students
    UNO Scholarships Scholarships for High School Seniors & Current UNO Students. Includes aid for Incoming Freshmen, Undergraduate, Graduate, Transfer & International Students & Study Abroad. Internships are also available. Varies Varies UNO Students
    Urban League of Nebraska Scholarship Minimum 2.5 GPA, Submit copy of transcript or GED, Must have completed at least 10 hours community service March 8, 2021 Varies Graduating Nebraska High School Senior/GED Recipient
    Wayne State College Scholarships Scholarships for Wayne State College students, including Incoming Freshmen, Current & Transfer Students.

    Varies

    Varies Wayne State College Students
    'Why I Want To Go To College" Essay Contest 7th & 8th Grade Students, Must write a 750 word typed essay explaining your educational goals for the future. April 1, 2021 $500 -
    $2,000
    7th & 8th Graders
    in Nebraska & the Midwest
    Willa Cather Foundation Scholarships Female High School Seniors graduating from a Nebrsaka High School, Plan to major in English at an accredited college or university. Must write two essays. Wilson Memorial Scholarship for graduates of Red Cloud High School. Jan. 31
    each year
    $1,250 -
    $2,500
    Female High
    School Seniors
    Wyrulec Company Scholarships Parent, Legal Guardian, or Student must receive power from the cooperative to be eligible.

    Special cases: Parent is supplied residence as part of their pay. Applicant lives with Grandparent or other family member on the service line.
    Feb 1, 2021 $500 -
    $1,000
    High School Seniors or College Students from Banner County, Nebraska

     

    National Scholarships


    Organization Eligibility Deadline Award Students
    American Planning Association Scholarships U.S. Female & Minority Students pursuing a career in the Public Sector April 30
    each year
    $2,000 -
    $4,000
    Undergraduate
    & Graduate Students
    Burger King Scholarship U.S. or Canadian High School Seniors, Burger King Employees, Spouse/Domestic Partner or Child of an Employee with at least a 2.5 GPA Opens
    Oct. 15, 2021
    $1,000 - $50,000 High School Seniors & Burger King Employees or their Families
    Clara Lionel Foundation Global Scholarship Citizen or Native of Brazil, Barbados, Cuba, Haiti, Grenada, Guyana, or Jamaica who is eligible to study in the U.S. & has been accepted to an accredited 4-year College or University  June 10
    each year
    $5,000 - $50,000 Undergraduate
    Students
    Coca-Cola Scholars Foundation Minimum 3.0 GPA, Achievement Based, Leadership Based. Must be U.S. Citizen, U.S. National, U.S. Permanent Resident, Refugee, Asylee, Cuban-Haitian Entrant, or Humanitarian Parolee

    Opens
    Aug. 2021

    Closes
    Oct. 2021

    $20,000 High School Seniors
    College Assistance Migrant Program Migrant/Seasonal Farm Working Youth Varies $750 -
    $4,000
    High School Seniors
    Comcast Leaders & Achievers Scholarship Minimum 2.8 GPA, Demonstrates Leadership, Community Service Commitment, Must be nominated by school Principal or Counselor Dec. 6, 2020 $2,500 High School Seniors
    Davis-Putter Scholarship Fund Students who are active in social justice movements April 1, 2021 Up to $15,000 Undergraduate & Graduate Students
    Dell Scholars Program Minimum 2.4 GPA, In Financial Need, Eligible for Federal Student Aid, Plan to enroll in college Full-time. Participate in approved Dell College Readiness Program

    Opens Oct. 1, 2020

    Closes Dec. 1, 2020

    Full Ride High School Seniors
    Denny's Hungry for Education Varies

    Varies

    Varies Varies
    Dr. Juan Andrade Jr. Scholarship Enrolled or accepted for enrollment as a Full-time Undergraduate Student. At least one parent must be of Hispanic ancestry. DACA or Undocumented individuals are eligible to apply. Recipients must also be available to attend the USHLI National Conference. Nov. 30
    each year
    $500 -
    $1,000
    High School Seniors &
    College Students
    Dream U.S. Scholarship DACA Recipient, Current High School Senior or Student who has earned or will earn a General Education Development Diploma (GED), Minimum 2.5 GPA, Must attend an educational institution that is a Partner College. Feb. 25, 2021 $25,000 High School Seniors & Current Community College Students
    DutchCrafters Amish Furniture
    Heritage Scholarship
    U.S. Citizen/Legal Resident, Enrolled Full-time in U.S. college or university. Minimum 3.0 GPA, Completed FAFSA, Essay explaining how your heritage shapes your aspirations. May 1, 2021 $500 Undergraduate Students Nationwide
    Elastic Band Co. Scholarship U.S. Citizen or Legal Resident, Accepted to or attending a College or University. Must be a Minority or Disabled Student pursuing a career in Fashion and/or Entrepreneurship. March 31, 2021 $1,000 High School Seniors &
    College Students
    Engebretson Foundation Scholarship FACT score of 28 or higher, SAT score of 1240 or higher, Minimum 3.75 GPA & Student Aid Report from FAFSA March 1, 2021 $5,000
    per semester
    High School Seniors
    Federal Pell Grants Students must have Financial Need, College Expenses, Enrollment Status FAFSA Deadline Varies Up to $5,775 High School Seniors & College Students
    Flag Manufacturers Association of America Students must submit a 3 minute video of themselves explaining what the American flag means to them. May 30
    each year
    $2,000 High School Seniors
    The Gallery Collection Greeting Card Contest Students design & submit a Christmas greeting card. Winning design will be used. March 3, 2021 $10,000 High School Seniors & College Students
    The Gates Scholarship Minimum 3.3 GPA, Minority Students, U.S. Citizen, Permanent Resident or Foreign National

    Opens
    July 15, 2020

    Closes
    Sept. 15, 2020

    Full Ride High School Seniors & Graduate Students
    Healthcare Scholarship Program U.S. Citizen, At least 18 years old, Current Full-time student. Students must write a 750-1,000 word essay. Varies Varies Current College Students
    Hispanic Dental Association Scholarships Hispanic Students currently in dental residency or dental specialty program July 19, 2021 $1,000 -
    $4,000
    to 4 students
    Current Dental Students
    Horatio Alger Association U.S. Citizen, Minimum 2.0 GPA, Full-time Student who has overcome adversity

    Opens
    Aug. 1
    each year

    Closes
    Oct. 25
    each year

    $6,000 - $21,000 High School Seniors
    Jack Kent Cooke Foundation
    College Scholarship Program
    Pell Grant Elgible, Minimum 3.5 GPA, Plan to attend a 4-year University, Have Financial Need, Leadership Skills. Transfer Students: Be a current Community College Student or Recent Graduate, Plan to transfer to a University in Fall, Financial Need Oct. 30, 2020 $40,000
    per year

    High school Seniors &

    Students transferring from a Community College to a Four-Year University

    Jesse Brown Memorial Youth Scholarship Veterans Hospital Volunteers age 21 or younger, At least 100 volunteer hours credited through DAV or DAV Auxiliary. Nominations may be submitted by the Voluntary Service Program Manager at a VA Medical Center, DAV Department Commander, or students may self-nominate with the inclusion of an essay on what volunteering for veterans means to them. Feb. 28, 2021 $5,000 -
    $20,000
    Student VA Volunteers
    21 or Younger
    John F. Kennedy Presidential Library & Museum Courage Essay Contest Students must write an essay of 700-1,000 words describing and analyzing an act of political courage by a U.S. elected official done after 1956. Students must have a teacher nominate their essay. Jan. 15, 2021

    $10,000 for 1st Place

    $1,000 for 2nd Place

    High School or GED Students

    Law School Admission Council Scholarships Students must be enrolled in Law School Varies Varies Law Students
    LULAC National Scholarship Fund Open to Latino Students, Scholarship criteria varies. Opens
    Feb. 2021
    $250 -
    $2,000
    Latino Students
    MALDEF Law Scholarship Open to all Students in an Accredited Law School. Must have Financial Need, Academic & Extracurricular Achievement, and Committed to serving the Latino Community now & in the future. Feb. 26, 2021 $5,000 Students currently enrolled in Law School
    Marine Corps Foundation Scholarship Child of an Active Duty or Reserve U.S. Marine or Veteran U.S. Marine who has received Honorable Discharge or was killed while serving, or a Child of Active Duty or Reserve U.S. Navy Corpsman who served/is serving with a U.S. Marine Unit, Minimum 2.0 GPA

    Opens
    Jan. 1
    each year

    Closes
    March 1
    each year

    $1,500 - $10,000
    per year
    High School Seniors & College Students Pursuing their Bachelor's Degree
    McDonald's HACER National
    Scholarship Program
    Hispanic Students with Financial Need, Academic Achievement & Community Involvement. Legal U.S. Resident, Minimum 3.0 GPA, Age 21 or younger Feb 5, 2021 $1,000 - $100,000 High School Seniors
    NAECHY Education Scholarship Homeless Students under 21, or Students who were homeless at one point during K-12. May be undocumented or DACA. April 30, 2021 $2,000 High School Seniors, College Students & GED Graduates
    National Association of Hispanic Nurses Scholarship Full-time Nursing Student, Minimum 3.0 GPA, Must be of Hispanic descent, NAHN member. Dec. 21, 2020 Not specified Nursing Students
    National Cattlemen's Foundation
    W.D. Farr Scholarship
    Send Resume, Review of Graduate Research, Explain belief in Beef Industry Sept. 11, 2020 $12,000 College Graduate Students
    National FFA Scholarships High School Senior or College Student, Under age 23, Current or past FFA Member, U.S. Citizen or Legal Permanent Resident, Plan to attend college or is a current Full-time College Student. Jan. 14, 2021 Varies High School Seniors & Current College Students
    National Hispanic Health Foundation Scholarship Students enrolled full time in the following accredited graduate programs: Medicine: allopathic or osteopathic; Dentistry; Pharmacy; Nursing (including BSN); Public Health/Policy; Physician Assistant Sept 24, 2021 Not Specified College Graduate Students in the Healthcare field
    National Medical Fellowship Scholarships Medical Students, including an Emergency Scholarship.
    Several for Minority Students.
    Varies $5,000 - $25,000 Medical Students
    National Pork Producers Council
    Lois Britt Memorial Pork Industry Scholarship
    Letter indicating what role you see yourself playing in the Pork Industry after graduation, Essay of 750 words or less describing an issue you see confronting the Pork Industry today or in the future, and offering your solutions, 2 Letters of Reference from your current or former Professors or Pork Producer/Industry Professionals, Cover sheet with: Complete mailing address, Telephone number, and E-mail address, School name, Year in school, Permanent mailing address and Telephone number Jan. 4, 2021 $2,500 for
    5 students
    Undergraduate Students in a
    4-year College
    of Agriculture or
    2-year Swine Program.
    ScholarSHPE Hispanic students planning to major in, or who are majoring in STEM field, have good academic standing & financial need. Requirements vary for each scholarship. April 30, 2021 $1,000 -
    $5,000
    High School Seniors, Undergraduate, Graduate & Doctoral Students
    Sheep Heritage Foundation
    Memorial Scholarship
    Graduate or Doctoral Students attending college in the U.S. Must be involved in Sheep/Wool Research or areas of Animal Science, Agriculture Economics or Veterinary Medicine. Application & 2 Letters of Reference May 31, 2021 $3,000 Graduate & Doctoral Students
    University of Notre Dame Latino Studies
    Scholars Program
    Hispanic & Non-Hispanic Students, Merit-based, Must demonstrate Leadership & Commitment to support Latino Community. Applicants evaluated upon admission $25,000
    per year
    $5,000
    per summer
    Students enrolling as Undergraduates
    UniversityHQ Varies Varies Varies Varies
    U.S. Senate Youth Program High School Juniors & Seniors, Permanent Resident or Citizen of the U.S. Must be elected/appointed to a leadership position in student, civic, education or community organization, fill out application packet & write an essay. Recipient will be awarded an all-expense paid trip to Washington, D.C. in March 2020, and a $10,000 scholarship. Nov. 6, 2020 $10,000 High School Juniors & Seniors
    Veterans of Foreign Wars Scholarship U.S. Citizen, Retired/Honorably Discharged Veteran, Active Duty, or a member of the National Guard or Reserves, Have completed Basic Training and follow-up training, Military rank of E-5 or below, Financial need, Be in VA Approved program or school at an accredited post-secondary institution Nov. 15, 2021 $5,000 College Students
    Western Union Foundation
    Family Scholarship Program
    Scholarship awarded to two members of the same family for tuition, language classes, technical training, GED classes or financial literacy. Must be at least 18. Sept. 30, 2020 $1,000 -
    $5,000
    College Students
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