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Hispanic Scholarship Fund


Reminder - The 2023 HSF Scholar Program Application is now open and closes on February 15, 2023, 5:00 PM PT. We encourage you to share this opportunity with students in your network.

  • Every year, HSF selects 10,000 outstanding students as HSF Scholars from a broad and talented pool of applicants

  • HSF Scholars are a part of an unrivaled group of 25,000+ Scholars from 50 states, and more than 1,200 institutions, who make up the current HSF Scholar network

  • HSF Scholars have access to a network of over 65,000 HSF Alumni. HSF Alumni are leaders in their professions, communities, and the nation; many now serve as HSF mentors, career coaches, and volunteers

  • HSF Scholars have access to a full range of Scholar Support Services, including career services, mentorship, leadership development, knowledge building, and wellness training

  • Career services include access to internships and job opportunities with HSF corporate partners

  • HSF Scholars are eligible to apply for all Scholar Conferences including, the STEM Summit, Finance Conference, Media & Entertainment Summit, Entrepreneurship Summit, Healthcare Summit, and Alumni Symposium

  • Exclusive access to the HSF Insider which shares invaluable information and select career opportunities with HSF corporate partners

  • Finally, and importantly, HSF awards more than $30 million in scholarships annually and, depending upon available funds, HSF Scholars may also be eligible to receive a scholarship, which ranges from $500-$5,000 and awarded directly to students

Deadline: February 15, 2023, 5:00 PM PT Eligibility:

  • Must be of Hispanic heritage

  • U.S. citizen, permanent legal resident, or DACA

  • Minimum of 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale (or equivalent) for high school students; minimum of 2.5 GPA on a 4.0 scale (or equivalent) for college and graduate students

  • Plan to enroll full-time in an accredited, public or not-for-profit, four-year university, or graduate school, in the U.S., for the 2023-2024 academic year

  • Submit the FAFSA or state-based financial aid forms (if applicable)

About HSF: HSF 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. Founded in 1975, HSF has awarded over $708 million in scholarships. HSF Scholars have access to valuable Scholar Support Services and, as funding permits, scholarships ranging from $500 to $5,000. Additional Important information:

  • It takes an average of 30 minutes for students to complete Phase I of the 2023 HSF Scholar Program Application

  • No essays, recommendations, or document uploads are required in Phase I

  • To get started, visit HSF.net and log into or create your myHSF profile to access the HSF Scholar Program Application

HSF Scholar Application Timeline:

  • January – Phase I of the HSF Scholar Program application opened January 1 and closes February 15, 2023, 5:00 PM PT

  • Late February– Applicants are evaluated and the most competitive are selected as Finalists

  • March – Finalists are also announced and asked to submit essays, recommendations, transcripts, FAFSA, and other related documents

  • June – HSF Scholars are announced (including students waitlisted for the HSF Scholar designation)

  • June to December – Final Document Verification (financial aid award letter, enrollment verification, and related documents)

  • December – 10,000 HSF Scholars are confirmed after the verification process is complete

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