Ford College Community Challenge

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Amount
Awarded

$1,500

Awarded

Application Deadline

April 15

Wednesday
Awarded By:

Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities

Number of Awards & Eligibility: Up to five awards offered annually.
In order to qualify, students must meet the following criteria:
  1. Must have a grade point average of 2.75 or higher.
  2. This award is for U.S. students.
  3. Must plan to major in a STEM field (science, technology, engineering, or mathematics).
  4. Must be attend or have attended a high school in the San Antonio, TX area.
  5. Must be of Hispanic heritage.

In order to qualify, students must meet the following criteria:

Description: This award is available for Hispanic students who have attended a high school in or around San Antonio, TX. Applicants must have a grade point average of 2.75 or higher and plan on majoring in a STEM field (science, technology, engineering, or mathematics.)

Application requirements for the Ford College Community Challenge are:

  • Recommendation letter
  • Application form
  • Official Transcript
Additional Information: The Adelante! U.S. Education Leadership Fund was established in 1997 to fulfill the mission of inspiring the best and brightest Latino students to graduate and lead through scholarships, internships and leadership training. This award is need-based, and as such applicants will be required to show proof of eligibility for state and/or federal financial assistance. Scholarship winners must agree to participate in the Adelante Leadership Institute and possibly participate in a paid internship.

Award Amount: $1,500 annually, non-renewable.  The total dollars awarded for this scholarship is $1,500.

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Wednesday, April 15

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Wednesday, April 15

Applications are available online at the Adelante website, by going to the 'Student Resources' tab and clicking on the 'Scholarships' link. In addition to the online application form, the applicant must submit an official copy of his/her most recent college transcripts; a copy of his/her most recent financial award letter including his/her eligibility for federal or state-funded financial aid and a description of such aid including amounts and sources; a copy of his/her financial award letter from the previous academic year; proof of enrollment; two reference letters from well-known non-family members describing the student's leadership potential in under 250 words; responses to the student survey on a separate sheet of paper; and a copy of the student's resume. Applications must be completed online by the deadline date.
Contact: n/a
Address: 8415 Datapoint Drive Suite 400 San Antonio, Texas 78229

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