As a designated Hispanic-Serving Institution (HSI) with an enrollment of full-time undergraduate Hispanic students that encompasses 25 percent more than the student body, FSE students are eligible to apply for the Nike HSI Scholarship Program.  Scholarships are merit based with award amounts ranging from $5,000 to $10,000 based on demonstrated financial need and eligibility requirements.  

Eligibility Requirements

  • Must be of Hispanic heritage
  • Minimum cumulative undergraduate GPA of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale (or equivalent).
  • Currently enrolled full-time in an accredited, public or not-for-profit, four-year university that is officially designated as a Hispanic-Serving Institution (HSI) – as defined by the Higher Education Act of 1965. For more information, visit the US Department of Education NCES list.


  • No documents are required for the successful submission of Phase I. In October, students selected to proceed in the application process will be required to submit their undergraduate transcript(s), financial aid award letter, and enrollment verification.
  • Students who are first-year undergraduates, and who do not have undergraduate grades for summer/fall 2023, must submit their high school transcript in October, if they proceed in the application process. Students who submit a high school transcript must have obtained a minimum cumulative high school GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale (or equivalent).

How to Apply

Nike HSI Scholarship Program application is now open and closes on Friday, September 15, 2023, 5:00 PM PT.

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