The Hispanic Leaders Group of Greater St. Louis (HLG), a 501 (c) (3) not-for-profit corporation, promote and advance the education of Hispanics in the St. Louis region through our scholarship program. We reward achievement by providing funding for college/university education and/or trade/vocational training

The HLG offers scholarships of $500 and $1,000. The merit-based scholarship recognizes a college/university student’s academic achievement (3.0/4.0 GPA is required minimum). The second award is a need-based financial scholarship for college/university students (2.5/4.0 GPA is required minimum).

Our application process is through the Scholarship Central. So if you are interested on applying for HLG scholarship then click on the "Scholarship Central" picture below. You will be taken to the HLG Scholarship at the Scholarship Central website. You will need to signup at the Scholarship Central to see the registration form.

The scholarship funds comes from donations and from events we promote (e.g. Esperanza Awards). At least 50% of any profit from events are allocated to the HLG Scholarship.

2020 HLG Scholarship Applications Are Open

2020 HLG Scholarship applications are now open through the Scholarship Central website. You need to create a login to apply for the scholarship. The HLG Scholarship details can see at the Scholarship Central by clicking here.

The deadline for HLG scholarship applications is June 15, 2020.

Successful applicants will be notified no later than July 15, 2020.

The scholarships will be presented on July 31, 2020 at the HSA (Hispanic Scholarship Alliance) Ceremony.

If you need more information please contact us at contact Sandra Knight at 618-616-7502 or via email at

Scholarship Matching

Webster: Up to three $4,000.00 scholarships

Fontbonne University: Matches every scholarship One to One

University of Missouri-St. Louis: Matches every scholarship Two to One and up to $4,000.00

St. Louis Community College: Up to $1000.00

Other Sources of Scholarship

Click here to see other sources of scholarship in the St Louis area