Excelen-SIA Academic Scholarship

$1,500

June 22, 2019

Awards Available: 1

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  • Scholarship Description
  • The Solidaridad, InspiraciĆ³n, Amistad Community Foundation, Inc. and Hermandad de Sigma Iota Alpha, Inc. Excelen-SIA Academic Scholarship. Each year we award a scholarship to an individual embarking upon their first or second academic year at a four-year institution of higher learning.

    Eligibility:
    -Be a recently graduated high school senior beginning freshman year in an accredited four-year college or university in the fall or a college freshman entering sophomore standing, attending a four-year college or university in the United States or its territories in the fall
    -College freshmen: submit an official, sealed transcript from the university registrar indicating a minimum overall GPA of 2.5
    -Recent high school grad: submit official transcript of a high school academic average of 90 or better (3.7 GPA) and/or a minimum score of 23 on the ACT

    For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.
  • Contact
  • Scholarship Committee
  • president@hermandad-sia.org

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