YES Prep Public Schools
Samantha Ramirez

During Latinx Heritage Month (LHM), we are sharing the following scholarship opportunities listed below specifically for our Latinx students and alumni. We invite you to share this page with family and friends. You can also follow us on social media and tag students and alumni who could benefit from that specific scholarship in the comment sections.

ExxonMobil Engineering Scholarship Program

The ExxonMobil Engineering Scholarship Program is intended to assist and encourage outstanding Hispanic incoming college freshmen who plan to pursue a degree in engineering. This year they will award one national scholarship in the amount of $20,000 and 12 local scholarships in the amount of $2,000 to qualified students. Applications are due October 1, 2021. For more information and eligibility requirements, click here.

Golden Door Scholars

Golden Door Scholars was founded in 2013 with the goal of promoting economic mobility for undocumented students. As a Golden Door Scholar, each student receives a scholarship empowering her or him to earn a bachelor's degree and pursue their dream career. Eligible students may be high school seniors, recent high school graduates, or currently enrolled in college pursuing an undergraduate degree. Applications are due October 4, 2021. For more information and eligibility requirements, click here.

LULF National Scholarship

La Unidad Latina Foundation (LULF) National Scholarship aims to ensure that all students who start college can finish college by providing scholarships to students who need it the most. This scholarship is for undergraduate and graduate Latino students. Awards range between $500 to $1,000. Applications are due October 15, 2021. For more information and eligibility requirements, click here.

Hispanic Heritage Youth Awards

The Hispanic Heritage Foundation founded The Youth Awards scholarship to honor Latinx high school seniors who excel in the classroom and community, and for their excellence in healthcare, science, technology, media, entrepreneurship and more! This year the Hispanic Heritage Foundation will be awarding scholarships for up to $1,000 to eligible high school seniors. Applications are due November 14, 2021. For more information and eligibility requirements, click here.

Dr. Juan Andrade Jr. Scholarship for Young Hispanic Leaders

The Dr. Juan Andrade Jr. Scholarship for Young Hispanic Leaders seeks to recognize Hispanic students who share Dr. Andrade’s lifelong commitment to servant leadership. This year the United States Hispanic Leadership Institute (USHLI) will award an academic scholarship ($1,000 for a 4-year institution or $500 for a 2-year institution) for undergraduate students and a conference scholarship to attend the 40th USHLI National Conference. Applicants must be full-time undergraduate students for the Fall 2022 – Spring 2023 academic year. This includes high school seniors, college freshman, sophomores and juniors up to age 25. Applications are due November 30, 2021. For more information and eligibility requirements, click here.

McDonald's®️ HACER®️ National Scholarship

The HACER®️ National Scholarship was established to help reduce the barriers that currently exist for Hispanic students to gain higher education. Applicants must be a high school senior with a minimum 2.8 GPA. In addition, applicants must have at least one parent of Hispanic heritage. The HACER®️ National Scholarship will open Wednesday, October 20. For more information and eligibility requirements, click here.

We hope you will join us in celebrating LHM via social media. To learn more on how we will be commemorating this month, click here.

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