September 3, 2004

Hispanic Scholarship Fund Applications Available

Http:// This link will take you to a copy of the new HSF College Scholarship Application.

Application Available August 1 Application Postmark Deadline October 15 Application Processing October through March Selections, Award Notifications and Distribution March through May

Program Description

The College Scholarship Program is available on a competitive basis to community college, four-year college, and graduate students of Hispanic heritage. Award amounts generally range from $1,000 to $3,000.

Eligibility Requirements

a.. Be of Hispanic heritage

b.. Be a U.S. Citizen or a legal permanent resident with permanent resident card or passport stamped I-551 (not expired)

c.. Be an undergraduate or graduate student enrolled full-time in a degree-seeking program at an accredited U.S. college or university in the U.S., Puerto Rico, or the U.S. Virgin Islands

d.. Have earned at least 12 undergraduate units in a U.S. accredited college or university

e.. Have a minimum cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale (or 4.0 on a 5.0 scale)

f.. Have applied for Federal Financial Aid

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