Hispanic Scholarship Fund (HSF) Scholarships

General Information:

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!



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

  • Have a minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA on a 4.0 scale (or the equivalent)

  • Be a U.S. citizen OR legal permanent resident with a valid permanent resident card or passport stamped I-551

  • Be pursuing, or plan to pursue, your first undergraduate or graduate degree

  • Plan to apply for federal financial aid using the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) beginning January 2014. DACA applicants do not apply for FAFSA, however, must submit household income information.

  • Plan to enroll full-time as an undergraduate or graduate student at a U.S. accredited institution in the U.S., Puerto Rico, U.S. Virgin Islands, or Guam in the upcoming academic year.

  • Some specialized scholarships also have additional requirements.

Additional Information:

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.