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*DEADLINE EXTENDED

2020 Scholarships

Accepting Applications: January 1 - May 31, 2020*



APPLICATION

Foundation Scholarship Application 

Rob Vega Memorial Scholarship Application

Applicants must complete the applicationalong with the following required documentation, and deliver all documents and materials to the PMAHCCF via electronic or regular mail (described in detail on the application form), by MAY 31, 2020 of each year. Applications received after the deadline (May 31,2020) will not be considered or accepted. In addition to a completed application form, applicants must provide the following:

1. CURRENT, COMPLETE TRANSCRIPT OF GRADES ANY ONE OF THE FOLLOWING:

  • Official or unofficial transcript; or Student-generated online transcript of grades that includes the student and school’s name. Grade reports are NOT accepted.
  • GED Test score results

2. TYPE AN ESSAY OF NO MORE THAN 300 WORDS ANSWERING THE FOLLOWING QUESTIONS:

  • How has your Hispanic background affected the way you approach education and see the world?


APPLICATION DEADLINE INFORMATION

All application documents and information MUST be received by May 31 of every year in which the applicant is applying.

All information received is confidential and is reviewed only by authorized PMAHCCF personnel. The PMAHCCF’s Scholarship Selection Committee selects the recipient of the Scholarship after assessing each application received. All decisions are final.



Download:

Foundation Scholarship Application

Rob Vega Memorial Scholarship Application




The PMAHCC Foundation Scholarship Program accepts applications for the annual scholarship program from January 1 until May 31, 2020  for the scholastic year starting in the fall. Students must respond to all PMAHCCF requests for verification and transcripts in order to be eligible.

Grant amounts are evaluated for each applicant depending on individual need or merit; and the foundation available funds. Not all applicants will be selected as recipients.

For more information including past recipients click here.


AWARD


· Awards range from $1,000 to $5,000

  • Recipients of the Scholarship will be awarded one grant of up to $2,000, 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 renewable.
  • If you are currently enrolled or have been accepted to a LAW SCHOOL, you may qualify for the PMAHCCF’s Rob Vega Memorial Scholarship. Send us an e-mail requesting the application.


QUALIFICATIONS


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 certain and established plans to reside in one of the following counties: Allegheny, Armstrong, Beaver, Butler, Fayette, Westmoreland or Washington County
  • Demonstrate unmet financial need of at least $1,000 after the financial aid award package has been determined
  • 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
  • Enroll as a full-time student
  • Community involvement is required

** Approved accredited institutions are defined as Title IV eligible, accredited, post-secondary two- or four-year colleges or universities, vocational, or technical schools in the United States.


Download:

Foundation Scholarship Application

Rob Vega Memorial Scholarship Application









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