This scholarship is available to students of Latin American descent who are high school graduates, graduating seniors or who are obtaining a GED from an institution located in any of the following Illinois counties: Sangamon, Cass, Douglas, Champaign, Macon, McLean or Morgan. The Spanish American Cultural Center has worked hard to make funds available to benefit Latino students.
This Scholarship is renewable for one additional year of schooling after the initial year. To be eligible, the scholarship recipient must (1) continue in the following school year as a full-time student, (2) maintain a GPA of 2.0 on a 4.0 scale, (3) submit an application for renewal and (4) submit proof of enrollment.
1 - Student must be of Latin American descent (1st, 2nd or 3rd generation) with either the applicant, a parent or grandparent born outside the USA.
2 - Be a high school graduate from one of the following Illinois counties, or have a GED Certificate from an institution located in any of the following Illinois counties: Sangamon, Cass, Douglas, Champaign, Macon, McLean or Morgan.
3 - Applicant must be no older than 20 years of age by September 1st of the coming school year.
4 - Have a minimum GPA of 2.5 on a non-weighted 4.0 scale.
5 - Attend school as a full-time student in the coming fall at an accredited community college or four year college/university.
Number of Awards2
Total Amount Awarded$6,000
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