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Scholarship Name: National Hispanic Health Foundation (NHHF) National Hispanic Health Professional Student Scholarship
Scholarship Description: Scholarship offered through the NHHF to college students.
Award Amount: Up to $5,000.00
Number of Scholarships: 15-20 awards
Application Required: Yes
Official Transcript Required: No
References and Letter of Recommendations Required: One (1) letter of recommendation
Interview Required: No
Original Essay Required: Yes
Additional Requirements and Information:

1) Min. 3.0/4.0 GPA; 2) Must be enrolled/enrolling in one of the following accredited graduate program fields:

o Medicine: allopathic or osteopathic

o Dentistry

o Pharmacy

o Nursing (including BSN)

o Public Health/Policy

o Physician Assistant

3) Must be a PREMIER member of the National Hispanic Medical Association; * 4) Demonstrated participation in extracurricular and community service activities; 5) Curriculum Vitae required; 6) Proof of U.S. Citizenship, Residency, or DACA status (e.g., passport, birth certificate, naturalization certificate, driver’s license, or Form I-797C) required; 7) Personal statement required; 8) Transcript(s) required; 9) Unofficial transcript(s) accepted.


o  *Pharmacy students ONLY need to be a member of the National Hispanic Pharmacists Association to be considered for this scholarship award. Interested students should visit to join.

o  Applicants are not required to be Hispanic; an affinity for the health of Hispanic communities and an interest in participating in NHHF Scholars Alumni activities is required.

o  Recipients notified NLT October 11, 2019.

Renewable: No
Location: Nationwide (US)
Eligibility Requirements (Check all that apply): Online application, Must be a U.S. citizen, legal permanent resident or eligible for Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) status, Must be enrolled as a full-time student
Additional Applicant Requirements: Must be a graduate student (with exception of BSN students)
Category (Select all that apply): GPA, Race, Ethnicity, Merit-based, Membership, Major/Field of Study
Web Site:
Point of Contact:

NHHF Scholarship
c/o National Hispanic Medical Association
1920 L Street, N.W., Suite 725
Washington, D.C.  20036

Deadline: September 26, 2019 (NLT 11:59 p.m. ET) (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).