Rumba Meats and the US Hispanic Leadership Institute (USHLI) have partnered to provide “25 postsecondary academic scholarships of $1,000 each and helping empower today’s Hispanic youth to become tomorrow’s leaders.” Note: This scholarship opportunity is open to undocumented high school seniors graduating in the Spring 2020 (with or without DACA).
These are the eligibility requirements:
- “Must be a high school senior graduating in the Spring of 2020
- Applicants must be enrolled or accepted for enrollment as full-time undergraduate students in an accredited four-year or two-year institution in the U.S. or U.S. territories
- Students must verify their enrollment status for the 2020/2021 academic school year prior to scholarship disbursement
- Non-U.S. Citizens are eligible to apply (DACA or undocumented).
- Applicants must demonstrate a verifiable need for financial support
- Consistent, active participation in public and/or community service activities
- At least one parent must be of Hispanic ancestry
- Minimum 2.5 GPA
- Grant permission to receive information about Cargill Global Scholars, a scholarship program that selects 50 students worldwide to participate in a yearlong immersion program. Learn more at https://www.cargillglobalscholars.com/.
- Only if awarded the scholarship, recipients are required to provide a two-minute video articulating how their Hispanic heritage has influenced their life and how they plan to preserve it throughout their life.”
The deadline to apply is November 30, 2019
For more information and to apply, please visit their official website: Rumba Meats & USHLI Scholarship
Please note that this position was first posted by USHLI. The link to the scholarship posting may not work after the position has been filled.
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