The best way of finding scholarships for Hispanic and Latino students is to search a free scholarship matching site, such as StudentScholarshipSearch.com or LatinoCollegeDollars.org. MALDEF also publishes a booklet that lists many scholarships.

This article lists some of the most prestigious and generous scholarships and fellowships available to Hispanic and Latino undergraduate and graduate/professional students.

For a Spanish version of this article, please visit Becas Mejores para Estudiantes Hispanos y Latinos.

Number of Hispanic and Latino Scholarships

This table, which is based on the 2011-12 National Postsecondary Student Aid Study (NPSAS:12), demonstrates that Hispanic and Latino students receive more than $1 billion in private scholarships each year.

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Best Scholarships for Hispanic and Latino Students

These scholarships are available to Hispanic and Latino undergraduate students.

Best Scholarships and Fellowships for Hispanic and Latino Students

These scholarships and fellowships are available to Hispanic and Latino undergraduate and graduate/professional students.

Best Graduate Fellowships for Hispanic and Latino Students

These fellowships are available to Hispanic and Latino graduate and professional students.