Monthly Archives: February 2016

Becas Univision Scholarship Program

Deadline: March 30, 2016 

As part of the Univision Educación campaign, Univision has launched their highly anticipated program, Becas Univision in support of Hispanic students.

These scholarships are available for Latino students residing in the United States.

Eligibility Requirements

  • Must be of Hispanic Heritage
  • Minimum of 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale (or equivalent) for High School Students
  • Minimum of 2.5 GPA on a 4.0 scale (or equivalent) for College and Graduate Students
  • Plan to enroll Full-Time in an accredited, not-for-profit, 4-year university, or graduate school, during the FALL of a scholarship cycle (year)
  • Complete FAFSA or state based financial aid application (if applicable)

Visit the website to apply: 

https://univision.hsfts.net/#/

Hispanic Scholarship Fund (HSF) General College Scholarship OPEN

Deadline: March 30, 2016

Description

HSF General College Scholarships are designed to assist students of Hispanic heritage obtain a college degree. Scholarships are available, on a competitive basis, to:

  • Graduating High School Seniors
  • Community College Transfer Students
  • Undergraduate Students
  • Graduate Students

Award

Awards are based on merit; amounts range from $500-$5,000 based on relative need, among the Scholars selected.

Eligibility Requirements

  • Must be of Hispanic Heritage
  • Minimum of 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale (or equivalent) for High School Students
  • Minimum of 2.5 GPA on a 4.0 scale (or equivalent) for College and Graduate Students
  • Plan to enroll Full-Time in an accredited, not-for-profit, 4-year university, or graduate school, during the FALL of a scholarship cycle (year)
  • U.S. Citizen, Permanent Legal Resident, DACA or Eligible Non-Citizen (as defined by FAFSA)
  • Complete FAFSA
  • Complete state Dream Act financial aid application (if applicable)

Other:

  • All majors and graduate fields accepted
  • Emphasis on STEM majors

Apply here: https://apply.hsf.net/#/ 

2016 Taiwanese American Scholarship Fund (TASF)-OPEN

20- $2,500 Scholarships for High School Seniors and 1st Year College Students planning to attend a University/College in the U.S. in the Fall of 2016. 

Deadline: 11:59pm- Monday, February 29, 2016

Eligibility:

  • U.S. Citizen or U.S. permanent resident (holders of a Permanent Resident Card) AND a direct blood descendant of a Taiwanese citizen
  • High school senior or 1st year college student residing in the United States
  • Plan to attend a University or College as a full-time 1st or 2nd year student in the Fall of 2016 in the United States (If selected, high school seniors must submit college acceptance letter for verification.)
  • Have a minimum cumulative unweighted high school/college GPA of 3.0
  • Have a household income at or below the Federal/State/County Low Income Level (Must be able to show 2014 or 2015 tax return should applicant be selected for award.)
  • The scholarship is open to ALL MAJORS
  • Previous award recipients are eligible to apply as long as they meet the eligibility requirements.

For more information visit: http://tascholarshipfund.org/2016-tasf-scholarship-overview/ 

Chen Foundation Scholarship-OPEN

 10- $2,000 RENEWABLE Scholarships for HIGH SCHOOL SENIORS planning to attend a California State University (CSU) or a California Community College for FALL 2016.

Eligibility:

  • High school seniors who reside in California
  • Plan to attend a California State University or California Community College as a 1st year full-time student in the Fall of 2016 (if selected, must submit college acceptance letter for verification)
  • Have a minimum cumulative unweighted high school GPA of 3.0
  • Have a household income at or below California State Low Income Level (must be able to show 2014 or 2015 tax return should applicant be selected for award)
  • The scholarship is open to ALL MAJORS and there is NO ETHNICITY REQUIREMENT

DEADLINE: 11:59PM- Monday, February 29, 2016

For more information : http://apcf.wpengine.com/2016-chen-foundation-scholarship-program/ 

Competition is ON!

Battle of the Schools.

FAFSA poster

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MHS vs SHS.

School with highest FAFSA completion will win a pizza party for the Senior Class!

Seniors, submit your FAFSA/DREAM application NOW!

DEADLINE MARCH 2nd