Wednesday, October 27, 2010

Scholarship opportunity for Latino high school seniors through grad school

Here's another scholarship lead for anyone of Hispanic background. It's open now, so if you're interested, you'd better get busy on that application!

http://www.hsf.net/innercontent.aspx?id=460

HSF/ General College



Scholarships


Calendar


Application Available September 1, 2010


Application Deadline December 15, 2010


Application Processing January through May 2011


Selections June 2011


Award Notifications July 2011


Verification of Enrollment Fall 2011


Award Distribution Fall 2011






Program Description


HSF/ General College Scholarships are designed to assist students of Hispanic heritage obtain a college degree. Scholarships are available on a competitive basis to:


• Graduating High School Seniors


• Community College Students


• Community College Transfer Students


• Undergraduate Students


• Graduate Students


Award amounts generally range from $1,000 to $5,000.


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Eligibility Requirements


• Be of Hispanic heritage


• Be a U.S. citizen or legal permanent resident with a permanent resident card or passport stamped I-551 (not expired)


• Have a minimum cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale


• Have plans to enroll FULL-TIME in a degree seeking program at a two or four year U.S. accredited institution in the U.S., Puerto Rico, U.S. Virgin Islands or Guam during the 2011-2012 academic year


• Must apply for federal financial aid by completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)


• Be pursuing first undergraduate or graduate degree






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