Scholarship Name:

Hispanic Heritage Foundation (HHF) Hispanic Heritage Youth Award

Scholarship Description:

Scholarship offered by HHF to Hispanic Arizona, California, District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, New York, Puerto Rico and Texas students.

Award Amount:

Up to $3,500.00/All-expense paid trip

Number of Scholarships:

Multiple awards

Application Required:


Official Transcript Required:


References and Letter of Recommendations Required:

One (1) letter of recommendation

Interview Required:


Original Essay Required:


Additional Requirements and Information:

1) Min. 3.0/4.0 GPA; 2) Must be of Hispanic heritage (includes Spain, Brazil, Philippines); 3) Must reside within one of the following regions:

  • Chicago

  • Dallas

  • Houston

  • Los Angeles

  • Miami

  • New York

  • Northern California

  • Puerto Rico

  • Washington, D.C.

4) Must plan to enroll in a Bachelor’s degree program the Fall following graduation; 5) Demonstrated participation in extracurricular and community service activities; 6) GPA Verification Form required.


o FAQs

o Letter of Recommendation Request Form

o Mandatory attendance at the regional awards ceremony is required. Travel to the ceremony will be at the recipient’s expense.

o All regional recipients are also eligible to be selected as a National recipient. National recipients receive a laptop computer, and an all-expense paid trip to be recognized at the National Youth Awards ceremony.




One (1) year


Arizona AZ, California CA, District of Columbia DC, Illinois IL, New York NY, Puerto Rico PR, Texas TX

Eligibility Requirements (Check all that apply):

Online application, May be a U.S. citizen, legal permanent resident,an individual qualified for the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) Program, or an eligible noncitizen, Must be enrolled as a full-time student

Additional Applicant Requirements:

Must be a graduating high school senior

Category (Select all that apply):

Residency, GPA, Race, Ethnicity, Merit-based, Community Service, Extracurricular Activities

Web Site:

Point of Contact:

Hispanic Heritage Foundation
9675 Main Street, Suite D
Fairfax, Virginia 22031

Deadline: October 15, 2019 (receipt date)

Note: Scholarship information is ALWAYS subject to change. Interested applicants are strongly encouraged to contact the relevant office to confirm qualification(s), requirements, deadline, and transmission mode(s) and address(es).