Minerva Marrero Hispanic Scholarship Program
Scholarship Overview: The Latin American Community Center’s Minerva Marrero Hispanic Scholarship Program (MMHSP) (formally known as the HSRP), provides monetary scholarships for Hispanic Seniors in the State of Delaware to support their post-high school education and/or vocational opportunities
Deadline Date: February 24, 2023
The Latin American Community Center’s Minerva Marrero Hispanic Scholarship Program (MMHSP) (formally known as the HSRP), provides monetary scholarships for Hispanic Seniors in the State of Delaware to support their post-high school education and/or vocational opportunities. The goal of the program is to open doors for Hispanic students to pursue greater opportunities, inspire pride in our people and heritage, motivate students to work hard, and encourage families to support them.
- Delaware Hispanic high school senior
- Household income must fall within income eligibility range
- Be at least 50% of Hispanic origin, defined as those persons who have at least one parent of Hispanic/Latino heritage
- Have a minimum GPA of 2.0
- If awarded the scholarship, must provide verification by of enrollment in accredited college, university or trade school by July 1st 2023.
Additional information and the online application can be found at https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSe-t_Wk9kBbclnkLF4WiRSc2UmoDncXV0BlFuAY22WuQod_6w/viewform
Application Requirements: GPA, Essay, Letter of Recommendation(s)
All applicants must complete a personal statement as part of their scholarship application. The personal statement gives the applicant the opportunity to share their personal stories, and explain how receiving the scholarship funds will positively impact their academic or vocational futures. Personal statements must be at least 500 words and follow proper grammar, spelling and sentence structure.
Award Amount: 3 Tiers – $5,000, $3,000, and $2,000
Award recipients of the Minerva Marrero Hispanic Scholarship Program will receive funds that are aimed to help finance their associates, bachelors or trade school tuition. Scholarships will be awarded based on three tiers. Tier 1 recipients will be awarded $5,000 Tier 2 recipients will receive $3,000 and Tier 3 recipients will receive $2,000. Scholarships will be awarded to students in tiers based on the contents of their application package, and demonstrated level of financial need. Award recipients will be recognized at an award’s dinner in Summer of 2023. Additional information will be made available once scholarships are awarded.
Contact Name: Chastity Galarza
Contact Email: LatinCenterScholarships@gmail.com
Contact Phone Number: 302-655-7338 EXT. 7727
Eligibility: Ethnicity/Race, Financial Need
Profession/Major: Open to All
Grade Level: High School
Other: Community Service