Buenas Opiniones Scholarship for Latino Students

This scholarship is for graduating Latino high school seniors or currently enrolled college undergraduate or graduate students. The award is $2,500 per year for up to four years.

Buenas Opiniones will support its scholars in a variety of ways including but not limited to personal, leadership and professional development opportunities, networking and mentorships opportunities, as well as financial and academic support to prepare its scholars to be the next leaders in their professions and communities.

More than 50 million people in the United States identify as Hispanic, making the growing Latino population by far the largest minority group in the country. Though there are continued cultural, economic, and societal barriers to educational success, students of Hispanic descent have recently made significant gains, and Buenas Opiniones would like to contribute to that momentum.


Annual Amount

$2,500 per year for up to four years

Additional Selection Criteria

Scholarship Requirements

Please review the requirements below:

  • Must be of Hispanic Heritage
  • Minimum of 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale (or equivalent) for High School Students
  • Plan to enroll in a technical, undergraduate or graduate school during SPRING or FALL of scholarship cycle year
  • Merit-based scholarships available for undergraduate and graduate students
  • All majors and graduate fields accepted
  • Scholarship awards are $2,500 per application period


Application Process

The Scholarship Application Process

Buenas Opiniones awards its annual Latino scholarships through its various scholarship programs, including scholarships geared specifically for high school seniors, community college students, and current college students. In order to be eligible for any of them, you must have a minimum 3.0 GPA and be pursuing or plan to pursue a technical, undergraduate or graduate degree in the upcoming academic year.

Please submit a 500 – 1,000 word essay on your struggles as a Latino student to them via a PDF (.pdf) file at scholarships@buenasopiniones.com with all of the details listed below:

  • Full Name
  • Email
  • Hispanic country of origin
  • School Name
  • Area of Study
Scholarship Deadlines

The scholarship application is available twice a year. The application deadlines for each semester are noted below:

  • SPRING Semester – January 31, 2017
  • FALL Semester – August 31, 2017


For the application or more information go to:
https://buenasopiniones.com/scholarship/