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The Esperanza Education Fund Scholarship

$20,000

April 01, 2019

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  • 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 more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.
  • Contact
  • Scholarship Committee
  • PO Box 27507
  • Washington, DC 20038
  • info@esperanzafund.org

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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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