North Carolina Society of Hispanic Professionals
$500 to $2,500 annually, renewable for up to three additional years if the recipient submits a renewal application, an official transcript, and proof of enrollment for the following academic year prior to the start of the new school year. Upon receipt of the recipient's official letter of acceptance and contact information for the school's financial aid office, all scholarship awards will be sent directly to the college or university where the recipient enrolls. One payment will be made prior to the start of the fall semester directly to the higher education instruction selected by the recipient. Scholarship funds will be designated for tuition, room, and board only. If these expenses have already been met, the award will be placed into an account at the educational institution for use by the student as needed.
The number of awards offered varies annually.
The following scholarships are included within this program: the Progress Energy Hispanic Engineering Scholarship, for students who plan to pursue electrical, mechanical, nuclear, chemical or civil engineering; and the "Juntos Program" Scholarship, for students who that have participated in the Juntos program within the last 2 years in Juntos 4-H Club and/or Afterschool Program, Juntos Academy, and/or Academy Team Captain. Students must indicate on the application if they meet the additional qualifications and wish to be considered for these scholarships. Preference will be given to foreign-born applicants or the native born children of foreign-born parents. Recipients will be chosen based on: family economic need, community involvement, academic achievement, volunteerism, and leadership. Award annoucements are mailed by March 5.
Applications are available online on the North Carolina Society of Hispanic Professionals (NCSHP) website. In addition to a completed application, each student must submit the following materials: tw ... sign up for full scholarship deadline information.