Partners and Related Organizations
The Hispanic Scholarship Fund has established working relationships with the following organizations to help achieve our mission and assist them in achieving theirs. For more information about partnering with HSF, please write us at firstname.lastname@example.org
- Association of Latino Professionals in Finance and Accounting (ALPFA) www.alpfa.org
Established in 1972, ALPFA is the oldest national Latino Professional Association dedicated to enhancing opportunities for CPAs, accountants, finance and related professionals, and students while expanding Latino leadership in the global workface. ALPFA expands opportunities for students who seek careers in Accounting, Finance and related fields of business by empowering them to develop as leaders through the management of student chapters (over 40 student chapters/alliances nationwide), delivering quality student programs focused on professional development, providing access to our industry network of professional members and sponsors, offering access to scholarship programs and creating opportunities to network with other students.
- Boys & Girls Clubs of America www.bgca.org
The Hispanic Scholarship Fund (HSF) and Boys & Girls Clubs of America (BGCA) have formed a strategic alliance to ensure Hispanic youth are on track to secure a college education. This innovative alliance offers college scholarship opportunities for Club members participating in the BGCA Latino Outreach Initiative. Working with both parents and young people, the alliance reinforces the message that entering and graduating from college are very achievable goals. Most importantly, the HSF/BGCA partnership addresses the fact that securing a college education is critical to a successful future.
- Big Brothers Big Sisters of America www.bbbs.org/HispanicMentoring
Since 2004 the two organizations have united with the goal of promoting academic success among Latino youth through the guidance and support of one-to-one mentoring relationships with measurable impact. HSF recruits and invites its 44,000 scholarship recipients and alumni providing a volunteer stream of Hispanic Bigs to augment a population that is presently under-represented in Big Brothers Big Sisters volunteer pools. Big Brothers Big Sisters provides a vehicle for volunteerism to HSF scholars and alumni as a service learning opportunity that can strengthen current scholars' options for post-secondary advancement.
- cuStudent Loans
The industry's leading private lending marketplace that connects students with not-for-profit credit unions.
- HENAAC www.henaac.org
The Hispanic Scholarship Fund (HSF) and HENAAC entered into a Memorandum of Understanding on April 13, 2008. HSF President & CEO, Frank Alvarez and HENAAC Chair & CEO, Ray Mellado agree that by leveraging their organizations strengths they can greatly increase the number of Hispanics earning a college degree with a Science, Technology, Engineering or Math major. This cooperative effort between HENAAC and HSF shall be referred to as the HSF/HENAAC Alliance and it will allow both organizations to expand opportunities and programs available to the Hispanic community.
- National Hispanic Business Association www.nhba.org
NHBA is dedicated to helping Hispanic undergraduate business students develop the real-world skills and relationships needed to launch successful professional careers.
- National Hispanic College Fairs/Career Council Inc. www.collegefair.info
- Society for Advancement of Chicanos and Native Americans in Science (SACNAS) http://www.sacnas.org
SACNAS encourages Chicano/Latino and Native American students to pursue graduate education and obtain the advanced degrees necessary for science research, leadership, and teaching careers at all levels. Students and professionals are invited to be part of the SACNAS community of diverse individuals – from all educational and career stages; all fields of science, mathematics, and engineering; and all ethnic backgrounds, genders, and sexual orientations. Go to MySACNAS to sign up to become a SACNAS member. For assistance contact email@example.com or call (toll free) 877-SACNAS-1.
- Latinos In College Web Resource www.latinosincollege.com
While deciding to go to college—or getting into one—is a very big deal, it is an even bigger deal to succeed at it. And no matter how much fun and fulfilling the experience can be, it also requires a whole lot of work. For the next few years, you will accumulate valuable experiences and form long-lasting bonds, but your main focus needs to be to GRADUATE from college. Please visit Latinos In College website for more information: www.latinosincollege.com
- The Peace Corps www.peacecorps.gov
The Hispanic Scholarship Fund (HSF) is partnering with the Peace Corps to assure that HSF scholarship recipients, interns, staff and alumni are aware of the volunteer service, graduate school, and career opportunities available through the Peace Corps. Thousands of new Volunteer jobs are available now. Visit www.peacecorps.gov to find out more on the benefits of volunteering with the Peace Corps and how to apply.