• Hispanic Chamber Cincinnati Foundation (HCCF) Scholarships


    The Hispanic Chamber Cincinnati Foundation High School Scholarship program recognizes Hispanic students attending High School in the Greater Cincinnati Metropolitan Area and is supported by local businesses, organizations and individuals.   The HCCF’s intends to recognize and honor the achievements of Hispanic High School students who will be inspiring other younger Hispanic student’s generations to pursue higher education.

    Eligibility Requirements:

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

    1. Must to be enrolled as a full-time student in a High School according to their school standards.
    2. Be Hispanic or of Latino descent.
    3. Applicants must be residents of the Greater Cincinnati Metropolitan Area.
    4. The student must have Grades: GPA 3.0 or higher and a score a minimum of 22 on the ACT test.
    5. Proven leadership at school and/or the community.
    6. Must commit to volunteer at the Hispanic Chamber Cincinnati USA a minimum of 10 work hours in a period of one year.
    7. Student must submit a written essay of (300 words) explaining his/her Hispanic heritage and involvement with the community, also include in about (two paragraphs) explaining the financial need and the benefits of being awarded with the scholarship.
    8. Must submit a professional, high resolution digital photography (headshots only) NOT SELFIES, or group photo (file in JPEG format under 5 MB size).
    9. Please note, if you are granted with this award you will not be able to apply again.

    Application Process:                                                                                                            

    1. Complete and submit applications with the required documents online HERE
    2. Process will be open and available From August 1st to September 30. Applications will be received and reviewed by the Hispanic Chamber Foundation Education Committee.
    3. Please attach this documents:
    • Letter from High School and or High School Transcript.
    • Written Essay (involvement with the community, financial need and benefits if being awarded).
    • Professional high resolution digital photography (headshot only).
    1. Shortlisted candidates will be called for a personal interview.
    2. The final selection will be announced on October 27.
    3. Scholarship recognition will take place at the 2018 Hispanic Chamber Gala Night.

    Application Timeline:

    August 1st                    Application will be available online

    October 10                   Applications online deadline.

    October 15                   Scholarship award notifications.

    November                    Scholarships Recognition at Hispanic Chamber Cincinnati Gala Night.


    Contact - Ruben Contreras – Hispanic Chamber Foundation

    Education director rcontrerasc@aol.com (513) 313-1951

    Note: Incomplete applications will not be considered for a scholarship