2016-2017 SGP Scholarship: Open to undocumented high school seniors in North Carolina

 

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¡So Good Pupusas! (SGP) is a student-led for-profit organization that is committed to raising awareness about the Latino culture, its food, and its people.  SGP also works towards closing the educational achievement gap by providing mentorship and guidance to help Latino students prepare for, enroll to, and successfully complete college.  Each year, they award scholarships to two high school seniors who will graduate in the spring semester and plan to enroll in a 2-year or 4-year college institution in the fall.  The recipients of the scholarship will receive $1,000 per year for 2 or 4 years (contingent upon meeting yearly selection criteria).  In addition, SGP scholars will receive mentorship throughout their years in college.

Here are the eligibility requirements:

  • Applicant must currently be a graduating senior
  • Applicant must be a resident of the state of North Carolina
    • Applicant must currently reside in either Wake, Durham, or Orange County
  • Applicant must have at least one acceptance to a 2-year or 4-year college institution and plan to attend in the fall
  • Applicant must have a minimum weighted GPA of 3.0
  • Applicant must be undocumented

The deadline to apply has been extended to April 15, 2016

For more information, and to apply, please visit their official website: “SGP Scholarship

Don’t forget to visit our website http://www.MyUndocumentedLife.org from your computer (not just mobile phone) so you can have access to the wide range of resources we provide. Be sure to subscribe (it’s free) for up-to-date information and resources for undocumented immigrants.


At My Undocumented Life blog we provide up-to-date information and resources to undocumented immigrants. We post scholarship opportunities that are open to undocumented students, strategies for navigating the educational system, information on how to apply for DACA, news on immigration policies, and much more. Most importantly, we want to provide a sense of community to our diverse group of readers.

 

 



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