A highly competitive scholarship, up to $10,000, for an incoming freshman (i.e. current graduating high school senior), who intends to pursue a STEM major at a Hispanic Serving Institution. The scholarship comes with a summer internship. The scholarship includes the opportunity for automatic renewal based on satisfactory academic progress.
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
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)
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 Freshman,
Type: Merit Based
Num Awards: 1
Min Award: Varies
Max Award: 10,000
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