New HSF Scholarship application period open now.
SAN FRANCISCO – Hispanic Scholarship Fund (HSF), the nation’s preeminent organization supporting Latino higher education, announced today scholarship applications for the 2009-2010 academic year will be available online beginning September 1, 2008. Current and prospective students may apply online at APPLY.HSF.NET.
To be eligible for HSF’s General College Scholarship Program, applicants must be: a U.S. citizen or legal resident planning to enroll full-time in a degree-seeking program at an accredited institution of higher learning in the U.S., Puerto Rico, Guam or the U.S. Virgin Islands and have a minimum GPA of 3.0.
By filling out an HSF application, a student automatically is considered for more than 3,000 different scholarships. Applications are available only online. There no longer are any paper application forms.
The online system allows a student to begin an application in a file that can be accessed and revised again later, prior to completion. The finished application must be submitted prior to the February 18, 2009 deadline.
High school seniors, with a GPA of 3.3 or higher, may also apply to the Gates Millennium Scholars Program. A separate application is required for this program and can be found at www.gmsp.org.