Scholarship applications will be accepted from mid-October through December 31, 2018.

Apply for HEEF scholarships HERE 

The Orange County (OC) Hispanic Educational Endowment Fund (HEEF) serves US Citizens, Permanent Residents and Dream Act/ AB 540 students who live in Orange County, California only. HEEF offers competitive academic scholarships for OC high school and community college transfers who qualify for need based financial aid and who enroll at a 4-year college or university in Fall 2019. Individual awards range from $2,000 – $5,000.

HEEF  has  established  an  umbrella   organization,  bringing   together   similar   smaller   funds, resulting  in  a unique  structure that  allows  donors  to  designate  their  contributions  to specific scholarship funds.  These sub-funds provide awards ranging from $2,000 – $5,000:

  • AlvaradoSmith Raymond G. Alvarado Scholarship Fund
  • Architecture  &  Engineering
  • Angel & Rosemary Varela Scholarship
  • The Arts Scholarship
  • Association of  Hispanic  Professionals  for Education
  • Chapman University
  • Congresswoman Loretta Sanchez Anaheim Achievement Fund
  • De La Libertad Scholarship Fund
  • The Eisner Foundation Scholarship
  • The El Viento Scholarship
  • ENLACE/Santa Ana College Scholarships
  • Fernando & Olga Niebla Scholarship
  • Friends of California State University at Fullerton/Richard  Bermudez Scholarship
  • Friends of the University of California at Irvine Scholarship
  • Healthcare Education Scholarship
  • Henry T. Nicholas, III Foundation Fund    
  • Hispanic Bar Association of Orange County/Wally Davis Memorial Fund
  • Hispanic Chamber  of  Commerce
  • Lara Family Scholarship
  • The Luévano Foundation   
  • MANA De Orange County
  • The Mayte Santacruz Pre-Law Scholarship
  • Mike Carona Foundation Law Enforcement Scholarship
  • National Hispanic Business Women’s Association
  • New Century  Financial  Corporation
  • Orange  County  Register/Excelsior
  • Orange County’s United Way
  • Sage Hill School
  • Sandra Cervantes Scholarship Fund
  • Soka University of America Scholarship Fund
  • Union Bank of California
  • Vanguard University Scholarship Fund
  • Wells Fargo Bank

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