Hispanic Students Scholarships

For additional MSUN minority scholarship opportunities, check the MSUN All Students Scholarships tab. Scholarships are organized by degree.


External scholarships are organized in alphabetical order. If you need assistance, contact 

Cristina Estrada-Underwood




Adelante Fund

Part of the US Education Leadership Fund, this foundation offers a variety of of different scholarships to Hispanic students.



Association of Latino Professionals of America

The Association of Latino Professionals of America (ALPFA) provides a number of resources fro Hispanic students, including scholarships.




Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities

This is a database that provides access to a variety of scholarships, internships, and student programs for Hispanic students although occasionally other minorities are included as well.



Hispanic Heritage Foundation

This nonprofit database offers scholarships information, available in both English and Spanish.




Hispanic Scholarship Fund
HSF offers different scholarships to Hispanic American students enrolled full-time in a degree-seeking program at a U.S. accredited Title IV institution in the U.S., Puerto Rico, and U.S. Virgin Islands. Applicants must be of Hispanic heritage, be a U.S. citizen or a legal resident, have a minimum 3.0 GPA, and must have applied for federal financial aid. For a full listing of the different scholarships available through this organization please log onto https://hsf.net/en/scholarships.



Latin American Professional Women's Foundation
This organization operates a scholarship program and uses "role models" to provide guidance to young Latinas. Application materials may be obtained by writing to:

Latin American Professional Women's Foundation

P. O. Box 31532

Los Angeles, CA 90031
(323) 227-9060 
Amount: $500
Deadline: April 1, Annually.


LULAC National Educational Service Centers

This foundation provides multiple scholarship programs for Latino students at all educational levels.

For more information:



Lowrider Magazine Scholarship Fund
Scholarships are awarded to Hispanic students. Students must submit a personal profile consisting of name, address, phone number, Social Security Number, age, ethnic background, and college major; a photograph; a one-page essay outlining their financial situation; official, sealed transcripts demonstrating that the applicant is a college sophomore, junior, or senior with at least a 3.0 GPA; two letters of recommendation; and a two page essay. For additional information, please write to:

Lowrider Magazine Scholarship Fund

PO Box 6930

Fullerton, CA. 92834
(714) 213-1000 
Amount: $1,000
Deadline: May 31, Annually.



Mexican American Grocers Association Foundation Scholarship

Scholarships are awarded to Hispanic students preparing for careers in sales, merchandising, and marketing in the grocery industry. Applicants must demonstrate financial need and submit official transcripts. For applications, please write to:

405 North San Fernando Road

Los Angeles, CA 90031

(323) 227-1565
Amount: up to $1,000 Deadline: July 31, Annually.


National Association of Hispanic Journalists
Scholarships are awarded to Hispanic students majoring in, or demonstrating a strong interest in, print or broadcast journalism. Additional qualifications vary by program. For additional information, write to:

National Association of Hispanic Journalists
Scholarship Committee
193 National Press Building
Washington, DC 20045-2100
(202) 662-7145 
Amount: varies by program
Deadline: February 28, Annually.


National Association of Hispanic Nurses
Approximately six awards for Hispanic students who are entering or enrolled in an accredited school of nursing. Additional information may be obtained by writing to:

National Association of Hispanic Nurses

1501 16th St. N.W.

Washington, DC 20036
(202) 387-2477 
Amount: $500
Deadline: June 1, Annually.



Project Cambio Scholarship Awards
This group offers a scholarship to Hispanic women pursuing studies in a business-related program. The applicant must be planning a career change that will lead to an advancement, a new proficiency or entry or re-entry into the workforce. Applicants should have been out of high school at least five years. For additional information, please write to:

Project Cambio Scholarship Awards
P. O. Box 3004-227
Corvallis, OR 97339
Deadline: April 30, Annually