Tuesday, November 25, 2014

Hispanic Community Affairs Council Scholarship

Hispanic Community Affairs Council Scholarship offers $750 scholarships for students going into community college and $1,500 for students going into a four year college. 


Applicants must meet the following requirements:
  • A Hispanic heritage as defined by the U.S. Department of Education;
  • A graduating senior, past-year GED recipient, community college student, transferring community college student, student attending a four-year institution, or a student accepted into a post-graduate program or teacher credential program;
  • A resident of Alameda County. Applicant must show proof of Alameda County residence (e.g., Alameda County address on application, Alameda County address on 1040 tax forms);
  • Plan to attend an accredited community college, university or approved technical or vocational school;
  • Community college and university scholarship recipients must be taking in at least six units/credits.
Required Documentation
  • Application
  • Essay
  • Copy of all applicable 2013 1040 tax form(s) as requested or W2 if you did not file a tax return
  • Official transcript(s) in a sealed envelope
  • Photocopy of your school identification card
  • Signed Photo/Video Consent Form
  • Two (2) business-sized self-addressed (with your address), stamped envelopes
Selection Criteria:

The applicant will be evaluated on the following criteria, in order of importance:
-Financial Need
-Scholastic Record (i.e., GPA)

DEADLINE: Friday, February 13, 2015
Get your application now.

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