The Villa Esperanza Scholarship

Award Amount
Application deadline
Awarded By:

Hispanic Scholarship Consortium

Number of Awards & Eligibility: One or more awards offered annually.
In order to qualify, students must meet the following criteria:
  1. Must be of Hispanic heritage.
  2. Must be a first-generation college student.
  3. Must be accepted to or enrolled in an undergraduate program.
  4. Must attend a college or university in the Austin, TX area (Austin Community College, The University of Texas at Austin, St. Edward’s University, Concordia University, Huston-Tillotson, Texas State University and Southwestern University).
  5. This award is for U.S. and international students.

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

Description: This scholarship is available for first-generation college students of Hispanic heritage. Applicants must be accpted to or enrolled at a college or university in the Austin, Texas area.

Application requirements for the The Villa Esperanza Scholarship are:

  • Application form
  • Official Transcript
  • Resume
  • Community service listing
  • Recommendation letter
  • Essay
  • FAFSA by 04/30/2019
Additional Information: Villa Esperanza provides scholarships to first generation immigrant college students who have strong academic accomplishments and great financial need. Villa Esperanza also works to build community to empower Hispanic youth through mentoring and education.

Award Amount: $2,000 annually, non-renewable.  The total dollars awarded for this scholarship is $2,000.

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Tuesday, April 30

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Tuesday, April 30

Information about this scholarship is available online on the Hispanic Scholarship Consortium website at the address provided. To be considered for an award, students must first register for an account with the online scholarship application portal. In addition to the completed online application, students must submit the following documents: Two essay responses to the questions listed on the application, as well as any additional questions listed for the specific scholarship(s) the student is interested in applying for; a current resume; a listing of all community service hours completed; a copy of scanned, official transcripts; a copy of the student's FAFSA Student Aid Report; and email addresses of at least two individuals who can provide an electronic letter of reference for the applicant. International students and non-U.S. citizens must also provide evidence of legal residency. The Student Aid Report (SAR) is obtained by filing the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid). The FAFSA is available online at, at high school guidance offices, and at college financial aid offices. All applications must be completed online, on or before the deadline date.
About Hispanic Scholarship Consortium:
Contact Information: n/a, n/a
Address: 1107 S 8th St Austin, Texas 78704

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