North Carolina Hispanic College Fund Scholarship

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Program Type
Scholarship

Description
Four-year renewable awards for recent graduates of North Carolina high schools who are of Hispanic/Latino background and are committed to public service and community development.

Eligibility
Must have graduated from a North Carolina high school within the past two years, must have a four-year cumulative GPA of 2.5 or higher on a 4.0 scale or a 3.5 on a 5.0 scale, and must be accepted into a 2- or 4-year college or university. Preference is given to full-time students, but part-time students may apply. Preference will be given to foreign-born applicants or native-born children of foreign-born parents.

Value
Between $500 and $2,500. Scholarship recipients may apply for renewal for up to four years. Scholarships are designated for tuition, fees and room and board.

Application Procedure
Application packets are available year-round. They can be obtained by emailing or calling the N.C. Society of Hispanic People at: mailbox@theNCHSP.org or (919) 467-8424. Applications are available online at http://thencshp.org/programs/nc-hispanic-college-fund/. The North Carolina Hispanic College Fund committee must receive applications by Jan. 15 of each year. Award announcements are mailed by April 1 of each year.

Other Information
Scholarship payments are made directly to the college or university where the recipient enrolls. To reapply each year, recipients must provide official transcripts and proof of enrollment for the following year.

Related Links
www.TheNCSHP.org



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