2015 Essay Contest

HRHCC Scholarships 2015


Hampton Roads Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (HRHCC) Scholarship Qualification Criteria for young Latinos 

In addition to academic achievement, HRHCC looks for certain characteristics that demonstrate ambition and drive, determination to achieve set goals, respect for self, family and community, an understanding of what it is to be an individual of Latino heritage, and how the student relates to his/her heritage.

For 2015, HRHCC is prepared to award a total of four $500 Scholarships.

Who is eligible to apply?

High School Students graduating in the current year with a GPA of 3.2 or better, and has been accepted to a Community College, a College or University.

College Students currently enrolled in a Community College, College or University with a 3.0 GPA or better.

Student is planning to major in one of the following fields of study: Accounting, Communications, Economics, Finance, General Business, Human Resources, International Business, Marketing, Math, News, Public Relations, Sales, Web Design

Submit the following to:   Olga Torres, President, HRHCC @ olga.torres.hrhcc@gmail.com or via fax to: (866) 402-8553

  1. Copies of Documentation confirming the student’s GPA (a report provided by the school, college, or university).
  2. Cover Letter providing the following information:  student’s name, DOB, name of high school graduating from, name of college or university currently enrolled in, graduation date, counselor name, phone # and email address
  3. Write an Essay covering the following areas:
    1. Introduce yourself
    2. List two major accomplishments achieved in your life
    3. Tell us about an important event shared with your family in the past year
    4. What extracurricular activities are you involved in?
    5. Once you achieve it, how do you envision using your higher education degree to help improve the quality of life for Latinos in your community?
  4.  A brief Reference Letter – from one or both parents, a high school teacher or college professor.

NOTE:

You may complete the form below to get your submission started, and follow-up with additional documentation to the same email address indicated above.

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