Hispanic Scholarship Fund

HSF Scholar Benefits

As an HSF Scholar, you will have access to HSF’s invaluable Scholar Support Services and be eligible to receive a scholarship, depending on available funds.    

  • Every year, HSF selects ~10,000 outstanding students as HSF Scholars from a broad and talented pool of applicants
  • HSF Scholars have access to a full range of invaluable Scholar Support Services, including career services, mentorship, leadership development, knowledge building, and wellness training
  • Career services include access to select internship and job opportunities with HSF corporate partners
  • HSF Scholars are eligible to apply for all Scholar Conferences including, the STEM Summit, Finance Conference, Media & Entertainment Summit, Entrepreneurship Summit, and Healthcare Summit
  • Exclusive access to the HSF Insider which shares invaluable information and career opportunities
  • Finally, and importantly, HSF awards more than $30 million in Scholarships annually and, depending upon available funds, HSF Scholars may also be eligible to receive a scholarship, which range from $500-$5,000 and awarded directly to students


Scholars are selected based on merit. Award amounts range from $500 - $5,000, based on relative need.

Eligibility Requirements

  • Must be of Hispanic heritage

  • U.S. citizen, permanent legal resident, or DACA 

  • Minimum of 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale (or equivalent) for high school students; minimum of 2.5 GPA on a 4.0 scale (or equivalent) for college and graduate students

  • Plan to enroll full-time in an accredited, public or not-for-profit, four-year university, or graduate school, in the US, for the 2022-2023 academic year

  • Submit the FAFSA or state-based financial aid forms (if applicable)


Shaw Associate dependent scholarship


• To apply, please have the student/dependent complete the application below before 3/15/2022.

• Submit a PDF or photo of his or her transcript (showing grades through the current term/semester) to Please use the full applicant name as the email subject.

• Submit a photo of the applicant (headshot or graduation photo format is preferred) to

• After the deadline, the scholarship committee will review and recommend scholarship recipients.


• A one-time education award for high school or secondary school completing their final year, attending a two-year or four-year college, university or technical school.

• In order to expand the number of scholarships offered beyond the IRS limits, these will be paid as a taxable dependent education award to the associate though payroll. The education award is required to be used for the purpose of furthering the dependent’s education.

• This program may be discontinued at any time without notice.


• Applicant must be a high school senior or completing the final year of secondary school (or educational equivalent).

• Must be the dependent of a Shaw Industries associate who has been actively employed within any division of Shaw Industries for at least six consecutive months as of March 15, 2022. Dependents qualify to apply, even if not currently covered under Shaw insurance.

• Must have a cumulative high school (or educational equivalent) grade point average of at least 2.5 on a 4-point scale (or similar grading scale).

• Must enroll by the end of the year as a student in a full-time program of study at attending a two-year or four-year college, university or technical school.


Hamilton Medical Center has a new CNA (Certified Nursing Assistant) program where they will cover the CNA costs if students sign on to work for a 6–12-month term with Hamilton in the long-term care facilities. Please see your school counselor for more information. 


GNTC High school graduate scholarship

Georgia Northwestern Technical College Foundation is awarding a $500 scholarship to an outstanding senior student planning to attend Georgia Northwestern Technical College. This scholarship may be used for any educational expenses required for their course of study, such as tuition, fees, books, and supplies.

Spring 2023 Scholarships:

  • Application Opens: October 10, 2022
  • Application Deadline: November 6, 2022

Dalton Whitfield murray retired educators association scholarship

The Dalton Whitfield Murray Retired Educators Association is offering $1,100.00 scholarships to graduating seniors from Dalton, Whitfield County, and Murray County Public Schools who are planning a career in education.

Jim and nancy Hawkins Scholarship

 Two scholarships, $1,000 each, will be given through the Dalton Education Foundation annually with one each going to a deserving graduating senior at The Dalton Academy and Dalton High School. It is preferred that the recipients be students going into the field of education and attending Dalton State College. The respective school’s Scholarship Committees will review applicants and make the final decision on the recipients. The scholarship will be announced at the school’s Scholarship/Honors night. Funds for the scholarships will be in a flow through account and will be presented to the Dalton Education Foundation each year spring before the presentations.

tanner karr memorial scholarship

The purpose of the scholarship is to honor the memory of Tanner Karr by providing college funds for a young person who best exemplifies the traits of this outstanding 2011 Dalton High School graduate. This scholarship is awarded by the Class of 2011.

PB&J Scholarship

This annual scholarship is for students who have experienced personal challenges that may not have allowed them to perform well academically, but who still have the drive to succeed .  With no GPA requirement, students are encouraged to apply as this scholarship is meant to be inclusive.