Esperanza Scholarship

  • Website Address
  • http://www.esperanzafund.org
  • Contact
  • Scholarship Committee
  • Address
  • The Esperanza Education Fund Inc.
  • PO Box 27507
  • Washington, DC 20038
  • Email Address
  • info@esperanzafund.org
  • Application Deadline
  • April 1, 2016
  • Number Of Awards
  • 11
  • Maximum Amount
  • $10,000
  • 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.

    Eligibility:
    -Must be born outside the U.S. or have two parents born outside the U.S.
    -Must be a graduating senior at a high school in D.C., Maryland, or Virginia
    -Must enroll full-time at an accredited public college or university

    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. A committee drawn from the local community will review applications and select a group of finalists for interviews. For full details and to see if you qualify, please visit the host website.

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