Hispanic Development Fund

Hispanic Development Fund Scholarship Program (HDF):

For over 37 years, the Hispanic Development Scholarship Program has invested in our Latino community by providing scholarships to Kansas City-are Hispanic high school and college students. These awards allow Latino youth to accomplish their academic and personal goals.

Eligibility Requirements:

  1. Be of Hispanic/Latino heritage.
  2. Graduating or have graduated from a Greater Kansas City metropolitan area high school or obtain a general equivalency diploma (GED) from a local organization. (The Greater Kansas City metropolitan area is generally defined as Clay, Jackson, Platte, Johnson and Wyandotte counties.)
  3. Attend or have attended a Greater Kansas City metropolitan area high school for the last three years prior to graduation.
  4. Accepted or enrolled in a fully accredited college or university and working towards an associate, bachelor, or graduate degree.
  5. Enroll or be enrolled as a full-time student. (A minimum 12 credit hours for undergraduate and 9 credit hours for graduate.)

up to $2,000