What You Need To Know About Hispanic Scholarships?

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For students of Hispanic origin, there are many scholarships available. To help you get started, here are a few of the scholarships available to students at high school, college, and university levels.

Hispanic Public Relations Association Scholarship: The HPRA scholarship program is for Hispanic students only. Students residing in California and are permanent residents or citizens of the United States may apply for this scholarship.

There are some additional requirements that need to be met in order to become eligible to receive this scholarship. First, students must be attending a four-year school in the southern part of California. Students must be in their third or fourth year of studies pursuing a degree in communications or public relations.

Hispanic College Fund: The Hispanic College Fund awards $500 to $5,000 scholarships to Hispanic – American students. Hispanic students who are United States Citizens are eligible to receive this scholarship and they are available for students entering any year in college. However, Hispanic College Fund is not yet available for students entering graduate studies.

The Association of Latino Professionals in Finance and Accounting: Hispanic students looking to become a certified public accountant are eligible for this scholarship. A scholarship amount of $1,000 to $1,500 is awarded to students who meet the criteria. Students must be permanent residents or citizens of the United States. Only students who are currently taking an accounting course at the intermediate level, as well as carrying a Grade Point Average of 3.0 may qualify to receive the scholarship.

What You Need To Know About Hispanic Scholarships?

Corgan Associates African American/Hispanic Architectural Education Work/Study Program: This scholarship program offers up to $12,000 for minorities in the Dallas, Texas Metro area. This program offers scholarships for students interested in pursuing a degree in the Architectural field. To qualify, students must be enrolled in a four-year college, in any year (freshman through senior year). Students must also be citizens or permanent residents of the United States.

Hispanic Scholarship Fund: The Hispanic scholarship fund puts together a variety of resources to aid Hispanic students that are currently attending or wish to attend college. Some resources include the Gates Millennium Scholarship, The General Motors Scholarship Program, the Wells Fargo Wagon Scholarship Program, and State Farm Scholarship Program.

In order to apply, students must have a cumulative GPA of at least 3.0 or better. Students must also apply and be eligible for FAFSA, Free Application for Federal Student Aid. Further, students must have plans to obtain their first graduate or undergraduate degree, and be a United States Citizen or have proof of legal permanent residency.

The above scholarships are by no means a complete list of all the scholarships available for Hispanic students. There are many Hispanic scholarships available with each having their own specific requirements. To take advantage of the best scholarship programs for your needs, it is best that you research all of your options, review eligibility requirements, and then make your decision.