Young Hispanic Professional Association of Austin Scholarship Fund

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Amount
Awarded

$2,000

Awarded

Application Deadline

April 30

Tuesday
Awarded By:

Hispanic Scholarship Consortium

Number of Awards & Eligibility: One award offered annually.
In order to qualify, students must meet the following criteria:
  1. Must be of Hispanic heritage.
  2. Must be an undergraduate student at the time of application.
  3. This award is for U.S. and international students.
  4. Must be a resident of the greater Austin area (including Bastrop, Caldwell, Hays, Travis, and Williamson Counties in Texas.)
  5. Must have a combined family income of $20,000 or less.

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

Description: This scholarship is available for Hispanic undergraduate students who reside in the Austin, Texas area. Applicants must have a combined family income of $20,000 or less.

Application requirements for the Young Hispanic Professional Association of Austin Scholarship Fund are:

  • Application form
  • Official Transcript
  • Resume
  • Community service listing
  • Recommendation letter
  • Essay
  • FAFSA by 04/30/2019
Additional Information: The Young Professional Association of Austin (YHPAA) serves as a professional resource for Hispanics in Central Texas. As a member of the Hispanic Scholarship Consortium, YHPAA supports and encourages higher education through scholarships and mentorship programs for Hispanic Youth. YHPAA also provides professional development, networking, and community service opportunities for members while fostering friendships that last a lifetime. This scholarship is awarded each year to a local Austin-area undergraduate student who demonstrates academic potential despite extreme financial need.

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 www.fafsa.ed.gov, at high school guidance offices, and at college financial aid offices. All applications must be completed online, on or before the deadline date.
Contact: n/a
Address: 1107 S 8th St Austin, Texas 78704

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