Edvisors Private Student Loans

The Esperanza Education Fund Scholarship

$20,000

April 01, 2021

Awards Available: See Description

  • Scholarship Description
  • The Esperanza Education Fund will award scholarships - ranging from $5,000 to $20,000, depending on financial need - to immigrant students in the District of Columbia, Maryland, and Virginia, to attend public colleges and universities, regardless of ethnicity, national origin, or immigration status. Scholarship recipients will be selected based on qualities traditionally valued and demonstrated by the immigrant community: hard work, resourcefulness, perseverance in the face of adversity, academic achievement, leadership, and commitment to one’s community. Applicants must be born outside the U.S. or have two parents born outside the U.S. planning to enroll full-time at an accredited public college or university in the academic year the award is offered. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.
  • Contact
  • Scholarship Committee
  • PO Box 27507
  • Washington, DC 20038
  • info@esperanzafund.org

See if you qualify for this award

Learn more about this scholarship and many more.
Find Scholarships Instantly!
  

Comments (3)

expand_less

Care to comment?
Go ahead - we're listening! Did you apply for this scholarship? Why? Why not? Maybe you even won!
Your comments could help fellow Scholarships.com members.


If you can read this, don't touch the following fields


Alemu B.  on 1/13/2020 11:02:17 PM

Hello! I am an immigrant student who is really interested to to start a degree in computer classes at university of Maryland. i was born outside of US and finished my high school in my home country.can i still apply for the scholarship program?

Monica K.  on 4/24/2018 12:39:08 PM

Hello! I am an immigrant student who will be starting a Masters in social work in the Fall 2018 term. I was born outside of the US and I finished High School in my home country. Can I still apply for the scholarship?

madison L  on 1/23/2018 10:15:54 AM

Not fair unless you’re Indian aren’t we all considered immigrants?

Latest College & Financial Aid News

Student-Run Food Banks Making a Difference on Campus

August 11, 2020

by Izzy Hall

You may be surprised to learn that many of your fellow college students struggle with hunger. About 1 in 5 students are affected by food insecurity. In a normal time, not getting enough to eat can impact students’ grades, health and ability to finish their degrees. And a loss of campus jobs, housing and meal plans due to the pandemic puts more students in danger of going without the food they need. That’s where student-run food banks and pantries come in. [...]

Charitable Donations to HBCUs from Noted Philanthropist

August 6, 2020

by Izzy Hall

Philanthropist MacKenzie Scott, founder of the Giving Pledge charity, has been looking to donate her considerable wealth to worthy causes. Among the charities and institutions where she has donated money are a number of Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU), including Howard University and Tuskegee University. [...]

College Work-Study Jobs Face Changes During Pandemic

August 4, 2020

by Susan Dutca-Lovell

The federal work-study program is a way in which college students can work part- or full-time while simultaneously attending school in order to help pay for college-related expenses. The program, available at the undergraduate, graduate and professional level, may face some changes amid the novel coronavirus pandemic. [...]