Applicants must complete the application, along with the required documentation, and deliver all documents and materials to the PMAHCCF via electronic or regular mail by April 30th. To be eligible to apply to the scholarship program, applicants must: Currently attend, enrolled in or accepted into in an accredited post-high school educational institution** including 2 or 4 year college or university or vocational, technical or trade school in the United States or its territories; Currently reside or have established plans to reside in one of the following counties: Allegheny, Armstrong, Beaver, Butler, Fayette, Westmoreland or Washington County; Have at least one parent of Hispanic ancestry (at least one of applicant’s grandparents must be Hispanic); Have a minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.0; and Enroll as a full-time student. Community involvement is required.
Recipients of the Scholarship general will be awarded one grant of up to $1,000. One recipient of the Rob Vega Scholarship will receive a scholarship of $2,500. These scholarships are made payable directly to the school the recipient is currently enrolled in or has been accepted to. Qualified candidates, including past recipient awardees, may re-apply every year, provided applicants meet the requirements described above. Awards are not automatically renewed.