The Esperanza Education Fund Scholarship

$20,000

April 01, 2022

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.
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  • Contact
  • Scholarship Committee
  • PO Box 27507
  • Washington, DC 20038
  • info@esperanzafund.org

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Ugochukwu T.  on 1/11/2021 6:23:39 PM

Hello I’m an naturalized African American citizen who was born in Nigeria and moved to the states when I was 4 years of age. Both my parents are of Nigerian origin. I’m attending my third year at Towson University as a Biochemistry major. I would like to apply for this scholarship, Thank you.

Ariel A  on 12/16/2020 12:29:30 PM

Hello, I am a Mexican American living with low-income Immigrant parents in Maryland. I recently got into NYU, hoping to study Early Childhood Education.

Koykiarha M.  on 10/27/2020 8:22:04 PM

Hello, I’m a Jamaican immigrant seeking to further my education and pursue a career in the Law and Criminal Justice field. I completed high school outside of the U.S but have gained a little college education here.

vanessa bracho  on 4/18/2020 3:53:34 PM

Hi, I'm an immigrant and I would like to apply for the scholarship so I can study graphic design. I am very interested in applying for a scholarship because I want to study at a university or college.

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?

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