Find Grants for Hispanics

Did you know the Hispanic population is actually larger than the African American population here in the United States?  It is, however the percentage of Hispanics who go to college is still rather low.  This is why it’s important to seek out grants for Hispanics.

Many university and college programs are really lacking in diversity.  When it comes to grants for Hispanics they receive less grant and scholarship money than others that go after a higher education after high school.  Those Hispanics that do pursue a higher education usually stop at the two-year programs or the technical schools.

Many sources say that the Hispanic population as a whole is considered to be undereducated because of the number of important economic and social anomalies.  This is why having grants for Hispanics is so important.

Cultural attitudes are changing and now the issue really is mainly economic.  Now, there are much more private, state and federal organizations and companies that are being lead to bolster all the minority students that want to go onto higher education.  We will find that the more the workforce is diverse and the more educated our population is in general then the more universally effective the country will become.

Hispanic students should seek out Federal Pell Grants if they are from households that have low-incomes.  These grants for Hispanics can be very impressive when they are awarded to the correct candidates.

If you’re a Hispanic and are looking at going into the health field then you  should explore the grants for Hispanics that the following organizations have:   “Nursing Education Loan Repayment Program”  “Hispanic Nurses Association Grants and Scholarships”  “Scholarship for Disadvantaged Students Program”   “March of Dimes Nursing Scholarship Program”

The “Department of Health and Humans Services” will provide generous grants for Hispanics to support those places that provide the high-quality degree courses that are targeting minorities that are looking to go into the health care profession.

If you live in Texas they offer grants for Hispanics that are either enrolled in a vocational nursing course or a 4-year nursing course.  This grant is to help the education of Hispanics and to support Texas’s health-care system.

19 Comments on "Find Grants for Hispanics"

  1. maria ortiz | July 7, 2009 at 5:19 am |


    I will like to find out if you have any grants for single hispanic mother that just open a small retail clothing store, but that need a grant for inventory, and I’m afraid to go out of business due to not having my store stock up, and I have a medical condition that prevents me to work for others.

  2. I would like to know if there are any grants in the field of Culinary Arts. Though mylast name is Tayalor my mother is full Mexican

  3. Hi i would like to find out if thier is any grant money available for a 18 year old hispanic i am afraid i wont be able to keep up financialy by going to school and making minimum wage

  4. marcella torrez | August 13, 2009 at 5:24 pm |

    hello my name is marcella and i have decided to feather my education and go to college for criminal justice. for most the part of my senior year i wasnt planning on going so my mother never pre pared her self for the finacil part. so now going to school is almost impossible i was wondering i there was any grants for hispanics going to college.

  5. J. Martinez | August 18, 2009 at 8:57 pm |

    I was not able to find a listing of grants to apply for. Please send me a list or a link.
    Thank you,

    J. Martinez

  6. Erick Jaquez | August 19, 2009 at 2:03 am |

    I’ve found myself in a situation in which I want to further my studies but have no money to do so. I live on my own and and just to get by is a struggel. I would love to know if there is any grant for which I can apply for. I graduated with a 2.6 GPA if there’s anything you can do for me, please contact me at my email Thank you.

  7. Amanda Marrero | September 6, 2009 at 5:47 pm |

    Hello, I just graduated from a 2 year Radiology program and i would like to continue my education in the Medical field. I have paid for my own schooling myself and now that I want to continue my education, its a little harder for me to pay for school for more years. If there is any information you can give me on getting further help I would really appreciate it. Thank you

  8. Michelle Castro | October 11, 2009 at 4:06 pm |

    I am interested in finding a grant for a 25 year old married women of two children. I have an associates degree in criminal justice and am now unable to pursue that career due to an accident. I am working for a an electrical subcontractor for their accounting department and am interested in continuing my education in accounting, although my financial situation is difficult. Are there any grants out there that would help me?
    Thank You.

  9. anthony marmolejos | December 29, 2009 at 2:48 pm |

    I’m 26 years old and will be returning to school in March 2010 to continue my education as an aircraft mechanic in a post-secondary school that only runs full time programs. To do this full time, i have to give up my full time job and will have no money to pay for this education that costs $22,000.00. Are there any grants that will help me pay for this education?

  10. Zuleima Barraza | February 9, 2010 at 5:32 pm |

    Hi I’m Zuleima, and I’m a senior and i want to go to college, but i’m illegal, and i really need the money to continue with my studies, does anybody knows anything about it?

  11. Here is a site that give brief info.

  12. George Paul Pate | February 10, 2010 at 1:56 am |

    Hello, my name is George Paul Pate, I am a full blooded mexican american, and i want to open a local computer repair shop and arcade (youth recreational center) but i currently do not have the funds, can you give me any information at all on how i would go about getting funds?

  13. Hi my name is JC, I am Panamanian, married, over 25 yrs old, living in US (DC area) for the last 3 years and looking for a grant to study in Culinary School.

    If anyone has information please send it to me =)


  14. Joe Becerra | March 17, 2010 at 9:54 pm |

    Hi, My name Joe Becerra, Im a hispanic working full time and going to college part time to get a degree in enology and viticulture. Want to open a winery with a vineyard. Im in need of funds, grants,loans to make my dream come true, any help would be appreciated to reach my goal.

  15. Ruth Zuniga | June 7, 2010 at 10:49 pm |

    Hi I wanted to know what grants are available for Hispanic women, who graduate from GED programs and decide to attend Non- accredited College?

  16. hello my name is dorian im going to college for the first time ,im dominican and the only one in my family actually going to college i was just wondering where can i get grants and things like that to help me pay for college due to living with a single mom things are tough.any help would be greatly appreciated thank you

  17. Ramon Abea | April 4, 2012 at 6:34 am |

    Hi my name is Ramon I would like to know if there is a grant available for me I’m not a high school graduate but I’m trying to complete a welding course that will help my future.

  18. I am a single mother with a 5 year old son. I am looking for help in getting a grant so I can pay back $40,000 of my loan so that I am not stressing out about making sure I dont get in the hole or not have enough to pay my bills and keep a roof over our head. Needing some major assistants asap!!!

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