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 External Scholarships that do not require U.S. Citizenship, Lawful Permanent Residency and Social Security Number. 

 

KANSAS SCHOLARSHIPS 

O'Brate Foundation

O'Brate Foundation

The O'Brate Foundation Traditional Scholarship application opens each year in January and is due no later than 11:59 p.m. on May 1st.  The O'Brate Foundation does not grant deadline extensions for any reason since the application is open to applicants for more than 3 months. Traditional College Scholarships are based on financial need, renewable and range in size from $1,000 to $5,000 annually.  https://obratefoundation.org/traditional-scholarship

 

The LULAC (League of United Latin American Citizens) Kansas scholarship is available to Kansas high school seniors and continuing college students. U.S. citizens, lawful permanent residents, undocumented and DACA-mented students are eligible.  Spring scholarship is due on March 23, 2020. Link for LULAC Kansas Scholarship.

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Kansas Hispanic Education & Development Foundation (KHEDF), Wichita.  Due, January 15, 2020.

The Kansas Hispanic Education & Development Foundation (KHEDF) scholarship is available for high school seniors living in Andover, Derby, Goddard, Haysville, Maize, Valley Center and Wichita. Additionally, students interested in business and engineering degrees will be considered for the Koch Hispanic Scholarship Program, a $2,500 four-year renewal award totaling $10,000 with a 3.0 K-State GPA required for renewal. 

K-State is a proud partner of KHEDF. Through this partnership, we will match the scholarship awards of all incoming freshmen recipients entering K-State in the fall. U.S. citizens, lawful permanent residents, DACA and undocumented students are eligible. For questions, contact Irma Luna, Scholarships/Operations Manager, irma.luna@khedf.org, 316-259-2532.

BizFest in Kansas City (KC) and Wichita

BizFest in Kansas City (Kansas and Missouri) and Wichita, in collaboration with the Hispanic Chamber of Commerce offers high school students the opportunity to attend a 4-day intensive training where they learn a variety of life skills and business techniques. Students gain entrepreneurial experience, economic literacy, improved skills in math, reading, writing and verbal communication and they gain workforce readiness.

Click here for information regarding KC BizFest or call (816) 472-6767
Click here for information regarding Wichita BizFest or call (316) 265-6334

 U.S. citizens, lawful permanent residents, DACA and undocumented students are eligible. 

If you are a high school student, completed the BizFest program, will enter K-State in the fall 2020 and interested in learning about scholarship opportunities, contact Madaí Rivera at madai@k-state.edu or 785-532-6237.

Hispanic Development Fund Scholarship (HDF), Kansas City (Kansas and Missouri)

The Hispanic Development Fund Scholarship (HDF) scholarship is available for high school seniors and continuing college students from the Greater Kansas City metropolitan area generally defined as Cass, Clay, Jackson, Platte, Johnson and Wyandotte counties.

Application for the 2020-2021 academic year will open on January 1, 2020 and will close on the March 1-deadline. K-State will match the amount of any incoming student-recipients and continuing students. HDF's scholarship amounts range from $500-$3,000.  U.S. citizens, lawful permanent residents, DACA and undocumented students are eligible. Link to scholarship application and more.  For questions, contact John Kearney, Director of Development, kearney@hdfkc.org, 816-268-3288.

Consulate of Mexico, Kansas City, IME Becas Scholarship Program                          

Selective criteria is set by the Mexican Consulate. Amounts and number of scholarships will vary depending on funds made available by the Consulate of Mexico via the via IME Becas Scholarship program. Dates of application vary. For application details, contact Madaí Rivera at madai@k-state.edu or 785-532-6237.  U.S. citizens, lawful permanent residents, DACA and undocumented students are eligible.  There are no funds available for the fall 2019 and spring 2020 terms.  

 

NATIONAL SCHOLARSHIPS 

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Students may download the following DACA app on their phone where they will may find scholarship opportunities. These scholarships do not require U.S. citizenship, permanent residency or a social security number. 

 

 

 

The LULAC (League of United Latin American Citizens) National Scholarship Fund (LNSF) is available to high school seniors and continuing college students across the U.S.  LNSF is a program of the LULAC National Educational Service Centers, Inc. (LNESC).  Applicants must submit their application directly to a participating council, Kansas LULAC P.O. Box, 903, Manhattan, KS 66505, by March 31, 2020.   Applicants must be a U.S. citizen, legal permanent resident, or be granted DACA. Link to scholarship application.

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   Davis-Putter Scholarship Fund 
   Funding Students Working for Social change          

 

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Hispanic Scholarship Fund (HSF)

The national Hispanic Scholarship Fund (HSF) has provided support services and nearly $600 million in scholarships to exceptional students since 1975. Visit their website for scholarship and leadership development opportunities. U.S. citizens, lawful permanent residents and DACA students are eligible.

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MALDEF Scholarship Resources
The Mexican American Legal Defense and Education Fund MALDEF offers a Scholarship Resource Guide for high school, college, and graduate students; and a Law School Scholarship Program for law students.  The nearest MALDEF office to Kansas is located in San Antonio, TX. Telephone number is (210) 224-5476.