Here are some of the places that Hispanic and Latino students should look for scholarships.
YMCA of Greater Rochester Enhancement of Diversity Scholarship
The YMCA of Greater Rochester Enhancement of Diversity Scholarship by YMCA of Greater Rochester is granted to college students from sophomore to junior to senior years. The amount awarded is $3,000. The award is given to Latino / Hispanic students who have completed at least one semester in college or university and are enrolled in to full-time or part time classes. Applicants are also required to intern with YMCA fulltime over summer and for 16-20 hours a week during the school year.
Proctor & Gamble Professional Oral Health Scholarship
The Proctor & Gamble Professional Oral Health Scholarship is presented by the Hispanic Dental Association and is for Hispanic students who already are members of the association and enrolled into a dental program in an accredited school either in the US or in Puerto Rico. The amount awarded is $2,000. The award is for U.S students only, and they must be in good academic standing or have a minimum GPA of 3.0.
Colgate-Palmolive Company Dental Residency or Specialty Program Scholarship
Colgate-Palmolive Company Dental Residency or Specialty Program Scholarship is offered by the Hispanic Dental Association to student members of the Association. The applicant has to be a US resident, studying fulltime, in a dental specialty program such as dental public health, orthodontics and pediatric dentistry. The amount given is $4,000 per head and is usually given to 4 successful applicants.
Xerox Technical Minority Scholarship Program
The Xerox Corporation offers the Xerox Technical Minority Scholarship Program to Hispanic and Latino students as well as other minority groups, to help with their college education. The applicants have to be enrolled in an undergraduate, master’s or doctorate degree in science or engineering subjects. The amount awarded is usually between $1,000 and $10,000.
National Hispanic Health Professional Student Scholarship
The National Hispanic Health Professional Student Scholarship is a program that was developed by the National Hispanic Health Foundation (NHHF), to help Hispanic students pay for college. The program is specifically designed for those who are pursuing college education in pharmacy, dentistry, medicine, nursing and other health care programs. This year, the program will award 13 students with $2,000 each, as a one-time payment and 11 others with $5,000 each for two years.
Minority Teaching Fellows Program
Hispanic and Latino students pursuing teacher certifications and currently residing in Tennessee do qualify for the Minority Teaching Fellows Program. The program is administered by the Tennessee Student Assistance Corporation. It is awarded to graduating high school seniors and college-going students. The amount given to every successful applicant is $5,000.
Minority Nurse Faculty Scholarship
The American Association of Critical-Care Nurses presents the Minority Nurse faculty Scholarship to doctoral nursing students who plan to choose the nurse educator path. Applicants are required to be Hispanic or Latino and be enrolled in a full-time program. The successful ones will earn $18,000 each.
MillerCoors National Scholarship
The MillerCoors National Scholarship is offered through the Adelante Fund, to juniors and seniors in college who are pursuing a major in finance, Computer Science, Accounting, communications, international business, marketing, economics or public relations. To be considered, the applicant must be Hispanic and have a minimum GPA of 3.0. The amount paid out to each successful candidate is $3,000.
National Society of Hispanic MBAs Scholarship
The National Society of Hispanic MBAs (NHSMBA) seeks to enhance the number of Hispanics in the field of business. For this reason, it offers the National Society of Hispanic MBAs scholarship to Hispanic MBA students who are studying on a part time or fulltime basis in an accredited business school. The applicants are required to have maintained a 3.0 GPA and be active in an NSHMBA chapter. The amount offered ranges from $2,500 to $10,000.
The NAHN Nursing Scholarships are offered by the National Association of Hispanic Nurses (NAHN) to Hispanic students who already are enrolled in nursing programs –LPN, associate, bachelor’s, diploma and graduate. The selection criteria used focuses on the academic standing, financial need and citizenship of the applicant among other things. The amount offered under this program varies.
Kaiser Permanente Scholarship offered by the Hispanic College Fund (HCF) is dedicated to Hispanic students in northern California who intend to pursue nursing in college / university. The applicants must be enrolled in nursing majors at accredited institutions. They must be doing well in school, with a 3.0 minimum GPA. The amount awarded is renewable and totals $8,000.
Actuarial Diversity Scholarship
The Actuarial Diversity Scholarship is provided by the Actuarial Foundation and is intended to help students from the minority groups, in this case Hispanic and Latinos, further their education in order to advance into actuarial careers. The scholarship is available to all students from college freshmen to seniors. The amount ranges from $1,000 to $4,000. Freshmen joining college must have an ACT math score of 28 or 600 for the SAT. Undergraduate students on the other hand are expected to have attained a 3.0 GPA.
AAUW Selected Professions Fellowships
The AAUW Selected Professions Fellowships is offered by the American Association of University Women Educational Foundation to women of color who decide to pursue degree such as Master’s in Business Administration, Doctorate in Medicine, and Law. The lowest amount offered is $5,000 whereas the highest is $18,000.
APTA Minority Scholarship Award
The American Physical Therapy Association gives the APTA Minority Scholarship Award to individuals who are either Hispanic / Latino or from any other minority group. The fund supports three scholarships: Faculty Award for faculty pursuing doctoral degrees, PT Student Award for physical therapy students and the PTA Student Award for physical therapists assistant students. In each of these categories, students receive up to $5,000. Applicants must be U.S citizens pursuing studies in Physical Therapy and in their final year.
The American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) offers the UPS diversity Scholarship to students from a minority group, in this case Hispanics and Latinos, to help them pursue their interests in industrial engineering, occupational health and safety, and business education. The applicant is required to have completed at least 60 credit hours of undergraduate work, with a 3.0 GPA. The number of awards given per year is 3, and the lucky applicants get to walk away with $5,250 each.
Latinos in Technology Scholarship
The Latinos in Technology Scholarship is offered by the Hispanic Foundation of Silicon Valley, to Latinos or people of Hispanic descent who wish to pursue a major in Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics. Applicants are required to have at least a 2.5 GPA and be US citizens. The award is given to high school graduates from San Mateo and Santa Clara counties as well as rising junior and senior year college students. The maximum number of awards for 2017 will be 100, with each successful applicant receiving a maximum of $30,000.
American Library Association Spectrum Program
The American Library Association Spectrum Scholarship Program is awarded by the ALA, to students of Hispanic or Latino origin as well as students from other minority communities. The applicants must declare their interest in information science and want to take on leadership roles within the organization or in the profession. The amount given to qualifying candidates is $5,000.
Victor Grifols Roura Scholarship
The Victor Grifols Roura Scholarship is offered by the National Medical Fellowships to one student from the Latino community or any other underrepresented group, who has an interest in the study of hematology and attends school within the LA metropolitan area. The amount awarded is $7,500.
Esperanza Educational Fund Scholarship
The Esperanza Educational Fund offers scholarships to Latinos / Hispanics and other immigrants with the hope that they’ll make their lives better by joining college and advancing on to the professional world. The fund awards non-renewable sum of between $5,000 and $20,000. The amount given is influenced by the applicant’s financial need.
The Davis-Putter Scholarship Fund is for undocumented Hispanic / Latino students who are at the undergraduate or graduate levels of study and wish to pursue a degree in public service. This fund is offered to deserving students regardless of their nationality or citizenship. Based on financial need, an applicant may be awarded up to $10,000 a year.
The Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers Foundation
This program is made to benefit high school students willing to major in either of the following fields: science, technology, engineering, or mathematics. The student must be enrolled in an accredited high school as well as university or college in either US or Puerto Rico.
The applicants do not need to be residents of America thereby allowing the organization to capture needy students from a large geographic base. Full time employees enrolled in part time degree courses are also considered.
The minimum GPA of the applicant must be above 2.75 for high school applicants and 3.0 for undergraduates meaning that this program is tailored towards benefiting the needy and bright students.
The applicant must ensure that he discloses all the relevant information that may help in ranking him/her a better chance for considered. Disclosing one’s financial status also ensures that the student’s chances of consideration appear to be higher as it shows the ability that one has towards raising school fees.
Students enrolled in full time doctoral studies are also encouraged to apply. This is because such students are actively involved in the society and are likely to get into close conduct with a large number of people hence transforming them in the way they think and carry out their activities.
Specialization of students in an engineering path usually results in achievement of higher number of specialists within this field in the long run. The desire of many people tending to acquire specializations in the arts fields has been on rise. The organization tries to champion for the engineering path by ensuring that its financial kitty usually benefits students learning in this path of academic achievement.
The organization may take a duration that is close to six weeks in disbursing the awards to the qualified students. This takes place after all the applications have been received. The application deadline is set to be May 1st and the system will automatically deny any access made towards the application of financial aid.
The amounts awarded usually range $1,000 to $3,000 depending on the applicant’s level of education, financial need status and involvement in social responsibility activities geared towards benefiting the society.
Those students who usually qualify for the program are notified by their respective emails that they submit during the time of application. This is a way of ensuring that the applicants do not have to waste resources in going to organization’s head office but will just wait patiently until confirmations are made.
The role played by the this organization in aiding the education of scholars cannot be undermined and has resulted in a large number of young minds getting an opportunity to further their education. This is a noticeable milestone towards fighting illiteracy and the organization is ready to support scholars on annually basis so that they can achieve their desires despite the poverty levels they experience. Poverty is just a state and can easily be eliminated by empowering the society.
The Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers Foundation focuses on mentoring young generation in the society because many of them have not yet actualized their potentials. At the same time, this foundation has helped many students get to understand their talents and desires better thereby working towards achieving their goals.
American Institute of CPAs
This is another opportunity that gives students intending to further their studies. This foundation targets students who are willing and have enrolled for a degree program in one of the accredited universities or colleges offering graduate programs. The specialization field of the applicant should only be limited to the Accounting category for a consideration to be made.
The American Institute of CPAs aims at ensuring that an increased number of accounting related specialists is nurtured. This is so as the increased rate of industrial revolution and growth is leading to emergence of many businesses. These businesses therefore require specialists to manage and also give financial advisories. The foundation has seen this need and decided to develop minority students towards targeting to serve the expected increased business growth.
The applicant must convince the awards committee that s/he really needs to be supported financially due to the prevailing conditions of increased inability to fully raise enough fees towards achieving academic excellence. In addition, submission of the acceptance letter agreeing to take the 4 years’ university or college admission and two essays gives the awarding committee a chance to gauge the status of financial need that one has thereby priorities can be made.
Students applying for this scholarship are required to disclose any other financial aid they have applied and benefited. This helps in gauging the financial crisis that one is likely to be facing.
This program has led to an increased level of competent experts in the Accounting department. The International
Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) policies have been developed due to the increased research that has been done in this field of business management. This has resulted into segmentation of IFRS that are applicable in various countries in accordance with the economic growth rates being experienced.
Applicants are entitled to make their applications before April 1st for a consideration to be made towards ensuring that they benefit from the program. The organization has consistently emphasized in the use of latest technology and it requires the applications to be made online. This is a step made towards ensuring a systematic flow in the organization’s database of applicants. Many students are interested in seeking financial aid from this organization as its support is of significant role towards the lives of scholars.
All applicants are later conducted via mail after the organization’s awarding committee goes through the submitted information by the large number of applicants. The mail discloses fully the application status of the applicant.
Those who manage to become successful are usually supported with a financial aid of $5,000 per year. The Foundation ensures that those successful students keep on enjoying the financial benefits until their fourth year in their studies and they do not need to re- apply again as the program is renewable by the organization so long as one’s studentship exist.
The scholarship program is made valid by the student’s continued good performance in both the academic field as well as the social responsibility roles. The program is geared towards ensuring that the students are well mentored ensuring that they remain relevant in the society. This limits instances of young and visionary people directing their innovation and creativity into irrelevant fields.
The program is ready and willing to keep on supporting academicians who are willing to venture in the Accounting department and is ever looking on the methodologies that it can put in place to raise enough capital to support needy students. The annual awarding of its financial aid is made possible by the consistency that it gets from donor agencies that it has collaborated with. The good number of donors that the organization is currently having has given it an ability to accommodate a reasonable number of academic scholars in each year.
The organization is ready to diversify its programs in the near future to ensure that a large number of students benefits from its financial aid program. This is a way of giving back to the society and enhancing economic growth.
La Unidad Latina Foundation
This foundation gives minority scholars an opportunity to access the educational skills and technical competences ensuring that they still remain relevant in the society despite the increased level of dynamism that is being experienced.
The unique feature of this foundation is that it gives all students enrolled in both bachelors and masters programs but needy get to benefit. The program ensures that the beneficiaries are enrolled in accredited colleges or universities that offer degrees taking more than or 4 years time.
The applicant’s GPA must be above 2.80 for a consideration to be made. This means that the applicant must demonstrate a diverse pool of knowledge as well as pleasing academic performances which are revealed by the authentic transcripts submitted during the application period.
Students are encouraged to disclose all the relevant information regarding their financial need as a way of differentiating them in accordance to their needs. This is so since some students are orphans, single parents, both parents or from poor/rich background. Level of the applicant’s education also plays key role to the awarding committee since different level students have different financial needs.
Allowing all the students in both bachelors and masters levels to apply for the program is a strategy of encouraging many students to have an interest in majoring in higher levels of education. An increase in the number of scholars is a way of encouraging a higher percentage of citizens to learn and access the relevant information that will ensures they are in good positions to make informed decisions.
The La Unidad Latina Foundation program also aims at involving her students in mentorship programs likely to boost their skills and their mental soundness. This is one way of ensuring that young students are guided towards developing ethical behaviors which allow them to interact with the society in the most appropriate ways.
Successful students who meet the set eligibility requirements usually end up benefiting with amounts that range $250 to $1,000 in aid to their academic progress. This financial support is usually credited directly to the institution where the learner is enrolled. This is a method set by the organization to ensure that the aid supports one’s education program thereby limiting instances of the finance being used for personal interests.
This program has encouraged competition of students at all levels of education since academic performance plays a key role in determining the amount of money that a student is likely to benefit from. Many needy students have seen this as an opportunity of upgrading their learning in both academic and civic levels since the organization recognizes ones efforts towards supporting their skills and knowledge development.
The organization ensures that after its committee has finished analyzing the submitted information, proper communication is made to the qualified students via their mails so as to follow up whether the amounts submitted will later be recognized by the institution where one learns.
The application procedure is mandated to be done online as a way of making the information to be well captured and at the same time be classified well according to the applicants’ levels of needs and education.
The deadline of making due applications for a consideration in this Foundation’s scholarship awards is set as September 1st and applicants must ensure that they make their submissions earlier enough in order to stand a chance of being considered.
GE LNESC National Scholarship
This is a financial aid program that is made to benefit students who are needy and working towards achieving their goals, objectives and visions. This program is tailored in a skillful manner such that it covers a particular level of education which is tertiary.
The GE LNESC National Scholarship program benefits only students enrolled in legally recognized and accredited universities or a four year college in the US. The beneficiaries must be bright as well show leadership characteristics through community development exercises. The awarding committee is well organized such that its awarding formula is based on performance merit.
One has to be in the sophomores’ category of academic progress so that s/he may get an opportunity to be nominated as a beneficiary of this program. Integrity, diligence and a mastery of the current issues affecting the education sector has to be well known by the benefiting party.
The selection process is so competitive and one has to disclose all the relevant information regarding his/her financial status as prove to ascertain that finance is a challenge towards his/her academic progress. The background information is important as it ensures that firm and meaningful decisions are arrived at thereby ensuring that the concerned parties get to benefit.
The awarding GPA is set as 3.25 and above which is higher than the usual average that is set by many organizations in ranging the beneficiaries in many foundations. This target is set in order to ensure that competition exists thereby limiting the number that is made to benefit because of the resources constraints. This foundation aims at empowering the needy students and making them to become resourceful people with benefits to the nation.
This is a strategy of ensuring that high poverty rates are controlled thereby ensuring that the general living standards of residents is above the poverty line set by the country’s economic analysts.
This program only benefits students from US or immigrants who are legally accommodated in the country. The good work being performed by this organization towards ensuring that scholars never fail to specialize because of financial challenge.
The applicants are only restricted to be having majors in either business or engineering courses’ specialization. The scholarship program selected these two categories of specialization because they usually ensure that the learner focuses on the realistic part of life that is beneficial to his/her life.
The awarding committee usually disburses its awards in two categories i.e. the fall and the spring. The program allows the beneficiaries to renew it and benefit for other three years but this is based on the level of one’s performance proven by the annual academic transcripts which are authentic must be submitted to the organization.
The awarded finances are made to cater for one’s tuition fees as well as upkeep to ensure that one does not suffer any emotional interference which may result in the performance getting low.
The application must be supported by a detailed resume, recommendations from relevant authorities as far as one’s excellence is concerned, academic transcripts and an essay of close to 300 words where the applicant is supposed to express himself/herself hence request for financial support from the organization.
The organization advocates that the applicants must make their applications not later than the end of summer season as the system will automatically inhibit them from accessing its services immediately after the midnight. The organization does not accept any other form of application other than the online applications.
Successful candidates to benefit from this program are usually conducted via mail and their awards credited to their respective institution’s accounts. The beneficiary does not have to incur any cost making follow ups but should be patient and wait until the amounts reflect in his/her institution’s fees payment account.
The funding made towards one’s academic progress is usually $5,000. This amount is relatively a good amount of money and ensures that the beneficiary suffer less in his/her academic achievement.
Friends of Columbia
This scholarship program is only restricted to students who have Hispanic decent as a way of motivating them to get access to higher education. This program ensures that needy and smart academic scholars are recognized and get to benefit from its financial aid.
The student must be enrolled in a recognized college or university having majored in an associate degree program and in his/her third year of study so as to benefit from the funds awarded by this program. The number of beneficiaries is usually determined by the available funds which the organization raised from various activities such as donations made by persons or corporations that also support the empowerment of needy scholars.
The application process of this program is so competitive and ensures that the applicant’s information is well tabulated and is graded into various levels of selection so as to ensure the best student emerges the winner. This program is made towards ensuring that the needy students and bright ones get consideration for funding in this program.
The program also emphasizes on the need of the applicant to be actively involved in other programs which are tailored towards supporting the society such as volunteering to offer services to other needy persons in your community. This is one way of ensuring that the candidate will emerge as a winner and at the same time work towards ensuring that other vulnerable groups in the society are also protected once he becomes a successor in life.
Through this process, the student gets an opportunity to enjoy a full mentorship that ensures that one’s thinking capacities are improved to the best possible levels hence giving him/her a chance to become a resourceful person to the community.
The Friends of Columbia Foundation in a very special way ensures that the beneficiaries get to realize their potentials better and at early stages of their lives. This is a way of stimulating one’s capabilities and ability to deliver within very strict and demanding deadlines. As a result of the program emphasizing on ones self actualization, the beneficiaries of this program usually get a competitive advantage and are able to cope and at the same time deliver in diverse environmental conditions.
The beneficiary is not required to re pay the amounts given to him towards the support of his/her education. Through the program’s resources being non refundable and made on the merit of the applicant’s performance, most students in both high school and tertiary institutions have embarked in competition as they work towards benefiting from the program’s finance kitty program. This program is majorly focused on ensuring that the poverty and illiteracy levels in India are lowered to negligible levels.
Applicants are limited to make their applications online as a way of limiting infidelity levels that may result from corrupt members of the awarding committee. This ensures that the organization C.E.O can monitor and review how awards where made there by detecting any flaws that may have resulted from corrupt awarding exercises.
The allocation made to benefit students must be utilized 100% towards ensuring that their needs are best served.
Since financial challenges experienced by applicants are not proportionate, some students usually benefit with higher amounts towards financing their education programs than others. The awards funds usually range from $1,000 to $2,000.
There is no stipulated deadline when the submission of application can be submitted to the organization’s awarding committee. This ensures that the students can make applications when faced by a serious financial crisis. Upon convincing the organization that their needs are genuine and may lead to termination of their education program that they have enrolled to, disbursement is made in order to curb such an instance from occurring.
ALPFA National Scholarship Program
This financial aiding program is devised in a manner such that it only benefits students who are of Hispanic origin and are being faced by a threat of not actualizing their key goals and achievements due to an increased rate of financial crisis.
The ALPFA National Scholarship Program program basically gives financial aids to needy and academically good performers in their respective institutions of learning. This is so as the minimum GPA that a student must have scored is 3.0 which is only achievable by the dedicated students who are ready to learn and make their future lives successful.
The program also emphasizes heavily on mentoring students towards acquisition of leadership and communication skills.
This is a way of ensuring that the social as well behavioral features of students are of the best reputable traits and can later become an icon in transforming the society. Students who have shown a concern by involvement in such activities are usually given an opportunity to develop and nourish their skills upon convincing the organization that they can make it and the only limiting factor is finance to cater for their education programs.
The applicants must be US citizens or legal immigrants to the state so as to benefit from this program’s funds. At the same time, they must be enrolled into a legally accredited university or college that offers degree programs. The beneficiaries must also be above sophomore level for the undergraduates or in masters programs and have enrolled for full time program.
The organization focuses on developing this category of students since they have a great influence in the community and can easily transform it ensuring that it becomes a better place for living.
The following are the courses which are given a consideration and the applicant must have applied in either of them so as to emerge successful. They include: Accounting, Business Administration, Economics, Finance, Information Systems, Information Technology, Management, Marketing, and other Business-related fields.
These courses are selected by the organization because they give specialists in these fields an opportunity to interact freely with the society. This means the impact of such specialists is easily felt by the society as they work towards transforming people’s lives and making the community a better place for living.
Applicants to this program are encouraged to submit their supportive documentaries and testimonials online by uploading scanned copies to the organization’s website. Any information send by mail is never considered.
The submitted information that is captured in the organization’s database is later reviewed by the awarding committee that is composed of psychological specialists who are able to differentiate genuine applications from the false ones.
This is ensured with the aid of the well developed electronic system that ensures students are well categorized in accordance to their needs and academic levels as well as performance.
The amounts awarded to the different categories of students usually differ and range from $1,500 to $10,000. Those who get the maximum awards must have fully convinced the organization that they are in need of finance to support their academics and at the same time meet all the eligibility tests.
Applications towards the program’s financial aid should be made before March 31st. This deadline is set at this level because it ensures that the awarding committee will have enough time to scrutinize the submitted information fully before the next year’s opportunities are opened.
The organization has promised to keep on embracing its scholarship program in a going concern perspective as a way of giving back to the community as well as developing young minds to know the need of intensifying their academic scope. As a result of this policy, the organization has been committed towards strengthening its funding activities in order to ensure that maximum amounts of money is raised to cater for the development of young and needy scholars in the US economy.
Hispanic Scholarship Fund – Marathon Oil
This program offers financial aid to students who are US citizenship but with Hispanic heritage. Also students, who are legally accommodated in the state, are given the mandate of benefiting from this program if they meet the other eligibility requirements. The applicants must be in high schools having been in their senior levels of education and willing to enroll in a four year course in one of the US accredited colleges or universities.
The Hispanic Scholarship Fund – Marathon Oil program just like any other scholarship foundation has guidelines which are used in ensuring that the benefiting students are restricted to a particular category but not all the students enrolled in high school education. The applicant must demonstrate that s/he is not in a position to fully cater in financing the school fees required in his/her studies. At the same time the academic performance of such a student must also be of the highest possible scores.
The applicants are also required to have a high degree of discipline as well as integrity that is of the best possible attribute. Ability to be an influencing icon in the society also gives the applicant a better chance of succeeding in the competitive exercise of selecting the winners of the funds allocated to boost students’ educational needs.
Applications to this program must be submitted online as a method of ensuring that the collected data is stored in a systematic and a professional manner. This ensures that there is easy retrieval during the awarding process as each form has to be reviewed to ascertain the truth of the submitted information.
The threshold GPA of students who are applying for the program must not go below the average score which is usually 3.0. This means that any student with a score below this will automatically be disqualified and his/her qualifications will be nullified. The case is also similar to those students who are dishonest and tend to cheat in their applications so as to be given an opportunity to benefit from the Foundation’s funds.
The applicant’s mode of learning must be full time as this shows ones commitment towards education meaning that s/he cannot get time to work as a way of sourcing school fees.
After the awarding committee selects the best category of students to benefit from the program, notifications are sent to those students indicating that they have qualified and the amounts they are entitled to benefit with from the program. The amounts awarded to each student are later credited to their respective school’s accounts. They should cater for the fees and tuition expenses of the beneficiary.
The maximum time that a student can benefit from this program’s funds is usually two years being awarded an amount equivalent to $3,000 on annual basis.
The applications are supposed to be submitted not later than April 14th as a way of ensuring that the committee dealing with awarding exercise has enough time to go through the application forms before the onset of the next financial year as applications are made on annual basis.
This Foundation focuses on high school students as a way of stimulating them to work hard and embrace competition in their respective programs leading to an increased number of the students emerging as winners. This ensures that even if they do not get an admission with this organization, other key foundations may decide to support them due to their impressive performance that they portray in their academics.
Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute
This foundation features among the global organizations offering financial aids to students who show an ability of becoming achievers from their consistent good academic qualifications. The applicant must demonstrate strong writing skills among other skills such as leadership, community development which are beneficial to ones both life and academic progress.
The Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute program benefits students who are enrolled in accredited colleges for 2 years and universities for 4 years. The beneficiary must be majoring in a course in the department of education within the US.
The organization decides to pay much emphasis in mentoring students who are in this category because they usually end up benefiting as teachers. Teachers are very critical persons in the society as they play a key role in mentoring the young generation. Young generation is so sensitive and needs to be handled by persons with a strong psychological reasoning.
This is the reason why this foundation ensures that the beneficiaries are actively involved in public forums campaigning for civic education and general societal enlightenment exercise.
In the application forms, one has to disclose his/her authentic academic transcripts and information showing their family financial status to the awarding committee. This information helps in making congruent decisions towards the awarding of these needy scholars.
Beneficiaries are required to be taking their courses as full time students and not school based in order to be eligible for the awarding exercise.
The applications to this program are done online via the organization’s website where the applicants usually upload their academic credentials as well as other relevant information that is likely to reveal that they are actually being faced by a serious financial crisis.
The submission of the dully filled online forms is made to be April 16th on annual basis. The large number of students in the department of education gives the organization a challenge in going through all the applicants’ information takes long. This results in the beneficiaries being announced in later dates.
All those students who qualify to be beneficiaries of this program are usually notified via their mails upon qualification. The amounts awarded usually range $1,000 to $2,500 for the full course program of a student. The differences in the amounts awarded to each student are attributed by the variations in the needs evident by the information submitted in the application forms.
This program focuses on ensuring that the community at large is well educated hence aiming at higher levels of societal involvement in income generating exercises. The scholarship awarding program is made to keep on existing and at the same time benefiting a larger number of students.
The Founders of this organization are actively involved in the exercise of raising more cash to support the expected growth of this foundation. They are planning to diversify it to larger levels ensuring that it will accommodate students in other disciplines which are also relevant in the society and at the same time ensure that higher levels of efficiency is revealed. The organization is ever championing for honesty and transparency among its students as a way of molding a society that is free from moral decay.
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