Alex O. Santillanes Scholarship

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Amount
Awarded

$1,500

Awarded

Application Deadline

March 1

Sunday
Awarded By:

Community Foundation of North Central Washington

Number of Awards & Eligibility: One scholarship will be provided each year.
In order to qualify, students must meet the following criteria:
  1. Must reside in and attend school in the Yakima Valley area of Washington State.
  2. Must be a high school senior.
  3. Must be Hispanic.
  4. Must have a grade point average of 2.0 or higher.

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

Description: The Alex O. Santillanes Scholarship is available for Hispanic high school seniors in the Yakima Valley area of Washington State. Applicants must have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher.

Application requirements for the Alex O. Santillanes Scholarship are:

  • Application form
  • Recommender emails
  • Student Aid Report
Additional Information: The Community Foundation of North Central Washington administers more than one hundred scholarships for students residing throughout Chelan, Douglas and Okanogan counties. Applicants for the Alex O. Santillanes Scholarship must be Hispanic students attending high school in Yakima Valley (A.C. Davis, East Valley, Eisenhower, West Valley, or Yakima Valley Tech). The selection of scholarship recipients is based primarily on a combination of academic achievements, strength of recommendations, and unmet fianncial need as calculated by the applicant's expected financial contribution. Additional consideration will be given to students affected by a history of cultural, social and economic inequities, especially students who have ever resided in a single parent family and/or the applicant’s parents did not complete high school. Recipients will be notified in early May and will be required to provide additional documentation such as a signed scholarship agreement and verification of enrollment.

Award Amount: $1,500 annually, non-renewable. All funds will be deposited directly with the school of the recipient's choice.  The total dollars awarded for this scholarship is $1,500.

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Sunday, March 1

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Sunday, March 1

The Alex O. Santillanes Scholarship has closed for 2019 but is expected to be offered again in 2020. Please check back in January of 2020 when applications will become available. Applications for the Alex O. Santillanes Scholarship must be completed online at the Community Foundation of North Central Washington website. To apply, students must first create an online account with the community foundation's application portal and complete the eligibility quiz. Students will then be able to access the individual applications for any scholarships they are eligible through the foundation. Applicants are encouraged to gather the following materials prior to beginning the application: their expected family contribution (EFC) from their Student Aid Report (SAR); transcripts from their current educational institution; email addresses for two individuals who will provide a recommendation for the applicant; and a list of activities, awards, and honors the student has received. The Student Aid Report is obtained by filing a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and the student's current-year FAFSA must be completed at the time of application. Students may apply to multiple scholarships they are eligible through the foundation application portal by clicking on "copy answers." Students are also advised to pay close attention to any specific short answers, essays, or other supplemental materials required for each specific scholarship's application. All submissions must be completed online by the deadline date. Any late or incomplete applications will not be considered.
Contact: Julie Mott
Address: 9 S Wenatchee Ave. Wenatchee, Washington 98801

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