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Hispanics/LatinX in Alabama: Higher Education Assistance

Information about and for Hispanics and Latinos/as in Alabama

Higher Education Assistance

General

Federal Student Aid from the U.S. Department of Education
studentaid.ed.gov (English)
Para español, seleccione “español” en la esquina superior derecha.

This site is a single stop for information and resources about planning and paying for a postsecondary education (2-year colleges, 4-year colleges or universities, vocational, or career schools).

Planning for College

Financial Aid Guide for College-Bound Undocumented Students from DREAM Team Los Angeles
dreamteamla.org/wp-content/uploads/2011/02/E4FC_FinAidGuide.pdf

While created for California residents, this guide has information all undocumented students can use, such as "Financial Aid Options -- Am I Eligible?," "Privacy," and "Applying to Private Colleges."

¡Gradúate! A College Planning Guide to Success
¡Gradúate!
2.0: A College Planning Guide to Success (English)
¡Gradúate! 2.0: Una guía para planear con éxito la educación superior (Español)

The guide provides information and resources to help students navigate the process of pursuing higher education at traditional colleges and universities, including how to apply and how to successfully enroll in a college or university.

 

The Hispanic Interest Coalition of Alabama, ¡HICA!, has a scholarship program for Alabama students.

Scholarships & Financial Aid

Scholarships & Financial Aid

CHCI NextOpp
www.chcinextopp.net

Sponsored by the Congressional Hispanic Caucus, this online database allows students to search for scholarships, internships, and fellowships by keyword, location, and interests.

TheDream.Us Scholarships
www.thedream.us/

TheDream.US offers national and opportunity scholarships for DREAMers.

¡Gradúate! Financial Aid Guide to Success
sites.ed.gov/hispanic-initiative/files/2014/05/English-Graduate_Guide_9.16.pdf (English)
sites.ed.gov/hispanic-initiative/files/2014/04/Spanish.pdf (Spanish)

This guide provides recommended steps for the college enrollment process, helpful tips on filling out the FASFA, and financial aid resources  for Hispanics students, including Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) and non-U.S. citizen students.

Hispanic Scholarship Fund
www.hsf.net

HSF's mission is to "empower Latino families with the knowledge and resources to successfully complete a higher education, while providing scholarships and support services to as many exceptional Hispanic American students as possible."+

Scholarships & Resources for Hispanic & Latinx Students
www.edumed.org/financial-aid/hispanic-latinx-scholarships-resources/

Sponsored by Edumed.org, links to medical, dental, and general scholarships and education associations for Hispanic/LatinX students.

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