• Hispanic Chamber Cincinnati Foundation (HCCF) Scholarships

  • SCHOLARSHIP GUIDELINES

    The HCCF is pleased to announce the start of the acceptance of applications for our annual 2017-2018 scholarship program. This program recognizes Hispanic students attending Colleges and Universities in the Cincinnati Metropolitan Area and is supported by local businesses, organizations and individuals. The HCCF's intent is to recognize and honor the achievements of Hispanic college students who will be inspiring other younger Hispanic students to pursue higher education.

    Eligibility Requirements:

    Applicants must meet the following criteria to be considered for this scholarship:

    1. Be Hispanic or Latino descent.

    2. Must be residents of the Cincinnati Metropolitan Area.

    3. Applicants must be enrolled as a full-time student in a College or University.

    4. Student must  have grades:GPA 3.0 or higher and a score a minimum of 22 on the ACT test.

    5. Applicants must be U.S. citizens, legal permanent residents, or be granted Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA).

    6. Proven leadership at school and/or the community.

    7. Must commit to volunteer at the Hispanic Chamber Cincinnati USA a minimum of 20 work hours in a period of 1 year.

    8. Student, must submint a short letter (about two or three paragraphs) explaining the financial need and the benefits of being awarded with the scholarship.

    9. Student must submit a writen essay of 500 words explaining his/her Hispanic heritage and involvement with the Hispanic community.

    10. Applicants must attach an updated resume and submit a professional picture not selfies, an individual headshot type file jpg, jpeg or pdf (under 5Mb).

    Application Process:

    1. Complete and submit applications with required documents online and available below between August 15 and not later than September 30 2017.

    2. Applications will be received and reviewed by the Hispanic Chamber Foundation Commitee.

    3. Shortlisted candidates will be called for interview.

    4. The final selection will be announced on October 20, 2017.

    5. Successfull applicants will be offered a scholarship in writing and will be askede to accept or decline this offer.

    6. Scholarship Recognition will take place at the 2017 Hispanic Chamber Gala Night.

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    Application Timeline:

    August 15 Please complete the application below. Available From August 15 to September 30
    September 30 Applications online deadline.
    October 20 Scholarship award notifications.
    November 9 Scholarships recognition at The Hispanic Chamber Cincinnati 2017 Gala Night.

    Contact:
    Ruben Contreras, Hispanic Chamber Foundation, Education Director
    rcontrerasc@aol.com, 
    (513) 313-1951

    Note: Your application must meet the requirements in order to be processed.