Latino Scholarship Program

2025 HMC Scholarships

Application opening December 9th, 2024 – January 28th, 2025.

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Donations Make a Difference

To provide support and encourage Latino students to continue their higher education, The
Hispanic Metropolitan Chamber provides annual scholarship awards to qualifying
applicants. 100% of your donation will go directly to supporting a Latino scholarship
recipient in Oregon and SW Washington.
The Hispanic Chamber is a 501c3, non-profit organization.
Federal identification number: 93-1156358.

2024 Scholarship Recipients

Hispanic Metropolitan Chamber (Hispanic Chamber) announced this year’s Latino Scholarship Program award winners. A total of $104,744 was awarded to 40 students on May 3rd, 2024, during the Chamber’s annual Scholarship Award Luncheon at the Oregon Convention Center, in Portland, Oregon. VPS Board Director Sandra Zavala-Ortega provided the keynote address, and Elsa Moreno Rangel provided the student keynote address.

To date, the Hispanic Chamber has awarded over $3.1 million to 1,205 Hispanic students in Oregon and SW Washington. Some of these scholarships are matched by public and private colleges and universities and awards range from $2,000 – $6,000.

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General Requirements

  • Applicant must be of Hispanic ancestry, permanently residing in Oregon or Clark County, Washington
  • Applicant must be currently attending a high school in Oregon or Clark County, Washington or have attended a high school in Oregon OR Clark County, Washington and currently enrolled in an accredited college.
  • Applicant must have at least a 3.0 GPA as evidenced by a high school or college transcript.
  • Applicants will be evaluated on academics, extra-curricular activities, community service, written essays and letters of recommendation.
  • Applicant must be enrolled by September 2024 in an accredited community college, 4-year college or university, or an accredited graduate degree program

*First Generation Students &DACA recipients are encouraged to apply.

Scholarship Donors

College Aid Links

The good folks at the Chamber have taken some time to gather a wide array of useful resources for prospective college students. Take a look at what we have listed and let us know of any resources that we should add to the list.

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Resources for prospective college students

2023 Attending Institutions