Hispanic Community Affairs Council Scholarship: Open to undocumented students in Alameda County, CA

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The Hispanic Community Affairs Council is a community-based organization in Alameda County, California. The Council is awarding the following scholarship awards:

  • Community college – $750 each
  • Transfer student – $1,500 each
  • Four year college – $1,500 each
  • Postgraduate – $1,500 each

The scholarships are dedicated to recognizing the Hispanic/Latino culture and the education of Hispanic/Latino students. Each applicant will be evaluated based on their financial need, scholastic record, personal statement, and an interview.

Here are the eligibility requirements:

  • A Hispanic heritage as defined by the U.S. Department of Education;
  • A graduating senior, past-year GED recipient, community college student, transferring community college student, student attending a four-year institution, or a student accepted into a post-graduate program or teacher credential program;
  • A resident of Alameda County. Applicant must show proof of Alameda County residence (e.g., Alameda County address on application, Alameda County address on IRS 1040 tax forms);
  • Plan to attend an accredited community college, university or approved technical or vocational school;
  • Community college and university scholarship recipients must be taking in at least six units/credits.

The deadline to apply is February 12, 2016

For more information, and to apply, please visit their official website: “Hispanic Community Affairs Council Scholarship


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