I. Flores LNACC sign

Latina/o/x Studies student, Isabela Flores, served as the student lead at the
U Iowa Latino Native American Cultural Center

UI Resources

Association of Latinos Moving Ahead (ALMA)

Claire and Carl Stuart Study Abroad Scholarship Fund

Dewey Stuit Fund for Undergraduate Research

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion @ Iowa-- Hispanic/Latinx Community

Funding Opportunities for Undergraduate Student Research

Iowa N.E.W. Leadership

Iowa Social Science Research Center

John and Elsie Mae Ferentz Undergraduate Research Fund

Latino Native American Cultural Center (LNACC)

Latinx Council

Pomerantz Career Center DACA & Undocumented Student Resources

Stephen Lynn Smith Memorial Scholarship for Social Justice

Unidos Living Learning Community

External Resources

Aspen Institute Latinos and Society Program (This program promotes understanding of how the success of the American Latino community and the success of the nation are deeply intertwined. They occassionally offer paid internships or other opportunities. Follow them on Twitter or join their mailing list (scroll to the bottom of the page linked here) to receive timely updates about their activities and opportunities)

Coro™ Fellows Programs in Public Affairs  (Applicants join an intimate cohort of 12 participants for the 9 month, full-time immersion program, which exposes participants to various sectors and industries and provides access to business and community leaders)

Chicago Sinfonietta Fellowship (this is a 9 month long, paid fellowship with practical, hands-on experience)

Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute (scholarhips, internships, fellowships)

Educators for Fair Consideration (E4FC) (empowering undocumented young people to achieve educational and career goals)

Emma Bowen Foundation Fellowship (places students of color in multi-year paid internships, preparing them for careers in the business, content, and innovation of media)

Gates Millennium Scholarship (awards underrepresented undergraduate students with a renewable scholarship in the major and institution of their choice)

Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities (The HACU National Internship Program operates out of the Washington, D.C. office and places more than 450 student interns each year with corporations and federal agencies in Washington and field offices around the country) 

Hispanic Scholarship Fund (multiple scholarships available and awarded to students of Hispanic heritage)

Humanity in Action Fellowship (one month summer fellowships exploring national histories of discrimination and resistance as they affect different minority groups today)

Iowa Spanish Helpline/ Linea de Ayuda en Iowa (helpline which provides info, resources and support for the Latinx community in Iowa)

League of United Latin American Citizens of Iowa--LULAC (addressing issues that affect Latinos in Iowa)

Mellon Curatorial Fellowship Program (provides curatorial training for students with diverse backgrounds, who are interested in art, art history, or the museum field)

Obama Foundation Fellowship (for outstanding civic innovators)

Shawn Carter Foundation Scholarship Fund--SCSF (for students with financial need; recipients are required to participate in community service or serve as mentors)

United States Hispanic Leadership Institute-- Scholarship for Young Hispanic Leaders

United We Dream (Immigrant youth building a movement for justice)

University of Maryland Summer Research Initiative (8-week program for students interested in careers in social/behavioral sciences)

Young Invincibles Fellowship (paid summer postions working to combat inequities in jobs, education and healthcare which millennials (18 - 34 year-olds) face; preference given to first-generation college attendees and underrepresented students).