HENAAC Student Leadership Awards

Scholarship Description

One graduate student and one undergraduate student are selected to receive the top two HENAAC Student Leadership Awards and $1,000 scholarships.  The scholarships are sponsored by Mr. Ray Mellado, Chairman of GMiS and his wife, Carmela.

Basic Scholarship Requirements:
Applicants must demonstrate leadership through academic achievements and campus/community activities
Applicants must be Science, Technology, Engineering or Math related majors
Applicants must have an overall grade point average of 3.0 or higher
Recipients must be enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate program for the preceding fall semester, at an accredited 2-yr or 4-yr college/university in the U.S. or its territories.
Applicants must be of Hispanic origin and/or must significantly participate in and promote organizations and activities in the Hispanic community

Online Application Must Include:
A 700-word essay based on a predetermined topic (tbd)
Current resume
One peer letter of recommendation from a friend, classmate, lab partner, roommate, teammate, or fellow member of a campus or community organization
One faculty letter of recommendation from a faculty, teacher, mentor, advisor, counselor, principal, dean, or MEP Director
Official transcript with the seal of your college or high school
Self-photo (used for publication purposes only)

Application Submission Process:
Complete the online HENAAC Scholarship Application Form and upload your essay, resume, letters of recommendation and official transcript(s) and photo.
Documents must be uploaded no later than 11:59 PM PST on April 30. Paper copies will no longer be accepted.
An email will be automatically sent verifying receipt of your application. If you do not receive an automatic confirmation, please contact our office.

Year of Need: College Sophomore, College Junior, College Senior, 1st Year Grad, 2nd Year Grad,

Type: Merit Based

Num Awards: 2

Min Award: Varies

Max Award: 1,000

Deadline: 2018-04-30


Sponsoring Organization Great Minds in STEM
602 Monterey Pass Rd 
Monterey Park, CA 91754 

Contact Person: Dr. Gary Cruz

Phone: (323) 262-0997 

Fax: (323) 262-0946 


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