Scholarships

Are you looking for a Scholarship?

Below are several links to a list of available scholarships. These are a few of them. There are hundreds of them out there.

For more information, click on their link. But, don't WAIT until they are due to complete them. Many of the scholarships may take several weeks to collect the required information and documents.

Make sure to meet with Andrea for more information by email at azamora@lnesc.org or by Zoom.

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Current Scholarships

Undocuscholars (Opens 1/1/21) OPEN to all undocumented students, regardless of DACA eligibility. (High school seniors, undergrads, graduate students, law students, etc) $1,000  
  NO GPA requirement, NO volunteer/club involvement.    
  You need to write about your passions, goals, and dreams. No traumatic expereinces or hardships.    
  EACH scholarship has its own eligibility requirements.    
  Applications available in Spanish!    
  https://www.undocuscholars.com/scholarships    
Jack Kent Cooke Undergrad Transfer Scholarship Open to community college students seeking to complete B.A. at a 4-year college Up to $40,000 1/6/2021
  Must have sophomore status with a 3.5 GPA on a 4.0 scale    
  No previous enrollment or attendance at a 4-year institution    
  Apply through the Common App!    
  https://www.jkcf.org/our-scholarships/undergraduate-transfer-scholarship/how-to-apply/    
Foot Locker Scholar Athlete Open to students who are in a high school sport, intramural sport, or community sport! $25,000 1/8/2021
  Must be entering into college by 2021 at a 4 year institution    
  Cannot be an employee for Foot Locker    
  You will need a recommendation letter    
  3.0 GPA    
  Application will take only 35 minutes! (if you have recommendation ready)    
  https://app.goingmerry.com/scholarships/foot-locker-scholar-athletes-2021/7996    
For the People Scholarship Must be currently accepted or enrolled in a law school accredited by ABA or AALS $5,000 1/10/2021
  Must submit an essay addressing prompts- 500-800 words    
  https://www.forthepeople.com/scholarship    
Taco Bell Live Mas Scholarship Must be a legal resident of U.S. Open to ages from 16-26. Up to $25,000 1/20/2021
  On track to apply for or enrolled in a post-secondary educational program (2-year and 4-year)   @ 5PM PST
  Employees of Taco Bell restaurants are eligible    
  Must submit 2 minute video that addresses questions.    
  Not achievement based, but passion based scholarship.    
  http://www.tacobellfoundation.org/live-mas-scholarship/more-about-how-to-enter/    
Equitable Excellence Scholarship Applicants must demonstrate courage, strength, and wisdom as shown by community impact through volunteer service. Up to $25,000 1/28/2021
  Be high school seniors planning to attend 2-year or 4-year college or university in the U.S.   @ 3PM CT
  Be a U.S. citizen or legal resident in one of the 50 U.S. states.    
  1 online recommendation    
  https://equitable.com/foundation/equitable-excellence-scholarship    
VCCF Scholarships (Opens in December) Create an account, which includes: financial info, personal info, transcripts, interests Varies 1/29/2021
  Based off account, they will pull up scholarships you qualify for.    
  There may be additional requirements for specific scholarships: LOR, personal essay, GPA, etc.    
  Nursing: Iris and Roger Wilkins Scholarship Fund    
  Argricultural major: VC Agricultural Scholarship Fund    
  English/Journalism: SAGE Scholarship Fund    
  https://vccf.org/    
Technology Addiction Awareness Scholarship Open to high school 9-12th graders. Also open to enrolled or entering college and graduate students $1,000 1/30/2021
  Must be U.S. Citizen or legal resident    
  Short 140 character statement    
  QUICK AND EASY!    
  http://www.digitalresponsibility.org/technology-addiction-awareness-scholarship    
Courage to Grow - January Easy 250 word response: "Why do you deserve this scholarship?" $500 1/31/2021
  OPEN EVERY MONTH!    
  Open to juniors, seniors, and college students with a 2.5 GPA - U.S. Citizen only    
  Must take screenshot once you submit for proof!    
  https://www.couragetogrowscholarship.com/    
Discover Student Loans Scholarship Award Open to U.S. citizen and residents $5,000 1/31/2021
  Applilcant must be graduating senior at high school    
  Must have family income less than $100,000 in 2020.    
  Can only apply 1 with 1 email.    
  Bonus entry if you complete survey    
  NOT A LOAN    
  https://scholarship.collegecovered.com/    
Mc'Donalds HACER National Scholarship Open to high school seniors, legal resident of U.S., younger than 21, carrry at least a 2.8 GPA $100,000 over for 4 years 2/3/2021
  Open if you are able to attend a 2-year OR 4-year as a full time student    
  You have to disclose all scholarship programs you have applied to.    
  You have at least ONE parents of Hispanic heritage    
  You will need: transcript, personal statement, letter of rec (submitted online), list of communiter service projects, and FAFSA report    
  https://www.mcdonalds.com/us/en-us/community/hacer/eligibility-and-requirements.html    
Hispanic Scholarship Fund Open to Seniors and Undergraduate students, transfer students, graduate students $500-$5000 2/15/2021
  Hispanic Heritage, Emphasis, not required, on STEM majors    
  Minimum 3.0 GPA (cumulative) for high school seniors    
  Minimum 2.5 GPA (cumulative) for undergrad/graduate students    
  Plan to enroll full-time in an accredited, four year university    
  Open to U.S. residents, Permanent residents, DACA recipients, Eligible non-citizen    
  Complete FAFSA    
Strawberry Field Scholarship Open to high school seniors AND college students Varies 2/15/2021
  Parents MUST be currently employed in CA strawberry harvest, plus last 2 consecutive seasons as field workers    
  Must be full-time students in community colleges, universities and accredited trade schools.    
  Award based on merit    
  https://www.calstrawberry.com/en-us/Scholarships/students    
LULAC National Scholarship Fund There are three awards to choose from: National Scholastic Achievement Award, Honors Award, and General Award Varies Opens mid-Feb
  Achievement Award ($2,000) : 3.5 GPA, entering freshman, 29 on ACT or 1350 on SAT    
  Honors ($500-$2,000): 3.0 GPA, entering freshman, 23 on ACT or 1100 on SAT    
  General ($250- $1,000): grades show as indicators of potential, emphasis on motivation, sinserity, and community involement.    
  https://www.lnesc.org/lnsf    
Oxnard College Foundation Scholarship High school graduates at a Ventura County High School attending Oxnard College Varies 2/27/2021
  Open to continue/returning/re-entry students (full-time) + Transferring students    
  Complete appropriate application. Includes: personal, financial info, essay, 2 recommendations,    
  Unofficial transcripts, and additional essays    
link to OC scholarship rules: https://www.oxnardcollege.edu/college-information/foundation/scholarships    
link to high school student applicaion: https://www.oxnardcollege.edu/sites/oxnardcollege/files/scholarships/2020-21_high_school_student_scholarship_application.pdf    
Courage to Grow - Februrary Easy 250 word response: "Why do you deserve this scholarship?" $500 2/28/2021
  OPEN EVERY MONTH!    
  Open to juniors, seniors, and college students with a 2.5 GPA - U.S. Citizen only    
  Must take screenshot once you submit for proof!    
  https://www.couragetogrowscholarship.com/    
California Dream Act Open to those who are not eligible for FAFSA Varies 3/2/2021
  Attend high school in California for 3 years and have gained credit at high school    
  Fill out the application: personal info, school info, financial info, parent info    
Link to online application https://dream.csac.ca.gov/    
Link to paper application https://www.csac.ca.gov/post/resources-california-dream-act-application    
MACY's Emergency Scholarship Fund Open to students facing economic hardship $500 3/31/2021
  Result from the following: change in family income, loss of job, death of immediate family member, natural disaster, burglary, pending eviction, fire    
  Applicant cannot be recipient of other LULAC scholarships at the time of applicaiton.    
  Must reside in CA, FL, MO, NM, NY, OH, or TX    
  Mist be enrolled full-time at college or university and in good standing    
  3.0 GPA    
  https://www.lnesc.org/macys-scholarship    
Courage to Grow - March Easy 250 word response: "Why do you deserve this scholarship?" $500 3/31/2021
  OPEN EVERY MONTH!    
  Open to juniors, seniors, and college students with a 2.5 GPA - U.S. Citizen only    
  Must take screenshot once you submit for proof!    
  https://www.couragetogrowscholarship.com/    
Esperanza Education Fund Applicants must be born outside the U.S. or have two parents born outside the U.S. $5,000 - $20,000 4/1/2021
  Must be planning to enroll full-time at a public college or university    
  Must be a graduating senior    
  Must have a family income less than $100,000 in 2020.    
  Will need parent income info, 500 word essays, 2 letters of recommendation    
  http://www.esperanzafund.org/about-our-scholarship/    
NBCUniversal/ LNESC Scholarship Open to college sophomores and juniors enrolled full-time at a college or university $5,000 Opens April 30
  Must be 18 years old or older.    
  3.0 GPA    
  Must be a U.S. Citizen    
  Must have interest in media and entertainment industry- ALL MAJORS WELCOME    
  https://www.lnesc.org/nbcuniversal-scholarship    
Courage to Grow - April Easy 250 word response: "Why do you deserve this scholarship?" $500 4/30/2021
  OPEN EVERY MONTH!    
  Open to juniors, seniors, and college students with a 2.5 GPA - U.S. Citizen only    
  Must take screenshot once you submit for proof!    
  https://www.couragetogrowscholarship.com/    
Exxon Mobil Engineering Scholarship Must be a graduating senior $20,000 Opens in Summer
  Must be accepted into and planning to attend a full-time program leading to a Bachelors in Engineering    
  Open to 2-year and 4-year    
  3.5 GPA    
  29 on ACT or 1350 on SAT    
  Must be a U.S. Citizen    
  https://www.lnesc.org/exxonmobillnesc-scholarship    

MEGA List of  Scholarships 

https://collegesofdistinction.com/advice/the-mega-list-of-scholarships-you-should-apply-for-class-of-2019-2020/

Non-LNESC Affiliated  Scholarships

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Where you can find more Latino scholarships

You can find even more scholarships for Latinos specific to the school you plan to attend or are attending, and the location where you live or went to high school, as well as programs for student of color groups as a whole. Scholarships.com is a great place to search for more Latino scholarships like these, as are Fastweb and Niche.