DMACC gathers information about outside scholarships that are offered by public and private agencies, organizations, colleges, and universities. Recipients are selected based on scholastic aptitude, essay, and financial need. Minimum or maximum awards vary. Scholarships are gift aid and do not need to be paid back.
TheDream.US is the nation’s largest college access and success program for DREAMers. We believe that all that DREAMers need is an opportunity. And all we need to do is provide them with financial support to attend one of our Partner Colleges, committed to their college completion.
The Hispanic Scholarship Fund empowers families with the knowledge and resources to successfully complete a higher education, while providing scholarships and support services to as many exceptional students as possible.
Since 1932 LULAC Councils have been selling tacos, tamales, having dances, etc., to raise monies for scholarships that are given to Hispanic students meeting certain guidelines. Several years ago the LULAC National Educational Service Centers (LNESC), began the LULAC National Scholarship Fund. LNESC raises monies through donations from national corporations, while the LULAC local councils continue raising their monies the old fashion way. LULAC offers a variety of scholarships for high school seniors, undergraduate & graduate college students through our educational arm, the LULAC National Educational Service Centers, Inc. (LNESC).
Latinos Unidos of Iowa, Incorporated, is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization founded in 1989 by Lena Avila-Robison with the mission of providing support to Hispanics and Latinos in Iowa. Over the years, the organization’s mission has changed to reflect the greater diversity of Latinos in Iowa and the needs for community building and educational access. The current focus is on education and employment in skilled occupations and professions. This non-profit corporation has always been an all staff volunteer based organization.
Too often, student scholarship support dries up after freshman year. Scholarship America’s Dream Award is a renewable scholarship fund for students in their sophomore year and beyond — with growing, renewable awards that help ensure talented students can afford to complete the degree programs they’ve started.
According to data from the Iowa Department of Education, Iowa’s school-age population has become more diverse over the past decade and projections indicate that trend will continue. Within the next ten years, high school graduating classes in Iowa’s public schools will be even more diverse with the most significant increases expected from the Hispanic student population. Hispanic students are projected to more than double over that same time period, accounting for nearly one in ten Iowa graduates by 2019-2020. To help Latin@ students in Iowa overcome barriers to postsecondary education, Iowa College Aid has compiled resources to assist Latin@ families as they plan, prepare and pay for college.
The Iowa College Access Network (ICAN) has compiled a list of scholarships in good faith. This is in no way a complete list of all available scholarships. The organizations listed, not ICAN, are responsible for administering the scholarships.
Since MALDEF's founding, the civil rights organization has supported the next generation of civil rights advocates for the Latino community. MALDEF currently offers: a Scholarship Resource Guide for high school, college, and graduate students; and a Law School Scholarship Program for law students.
The MALDEF Scholarship Resource Guide is a free, informative resource guide for students, parents, and educators with an extensive list of scholarships, including many that do not inquire about immigration status.
The Latino Resources College Scholarship Fund was launched in 2014 as a responsive Latino student success initiative. Through the Latino Resources College Scholarship Fund monetary awards are made to exceptional Latino college students in order to support increased Latino college completion rates. Latino students who are pursuing college education goals at a two-year community college, vocational school, four-year university - as well as graduate students - are invited to apply for our competitive scholarship awards. This program invests in Latino students who demonstrate academic excellence, civic engagement, leadership and financial need. This student success initiative is aligned with the mission of the Latino Resources nonprofit organization and its commitment to connect Latinos to resources, services and educational programs that promote active Latino civic participation within their respective communities.
The Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute (CHCI) is the nation's premier Hispanic leadership development organization. CHCI is a nonprofit and nonpartisan 501(C)3 organization based in Washington, D.C. For nearly four decades, CHCI has educated, empowered, and connected effective and committed Latino leaders by promoting education attainment and college access, providing unmatched career development experience, and offering award-winning leadership programs that connect program participants to the most powerful network of U.S. leaders.