Los Amigos de El Salvador Scholarship: Open to undocumented students


The Amigos de El Salvador (ADES) is committed to supporting low-income students pursue a higher education.  This year, they are providing three scholarship awards to Latino students residing in Contra Costa County, California.

Here are the eligibility requirements for this scholarship opportunity:

  • Graduating from an accredited high school this academic year or currently enrolled at a college or university.
  • Earning a minimum of a 2.5 GPA.
  • Demonstrated need for financial assistance. Proof of income. (Copies of 2015 Income Tax returns)
  • The student must be a Latino/Hispanic resident of Contra Costa County.
  • The student must be enrolled or planed to enroll full-time in a bachelor’s degree program at an accredited higher education institution in the fall after graduating from high school.

The deadline to apply is September 1, 2016

For more information, and to apply, please visit their official website: ADES 2016 Scholarship


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