HSF/VAMOS Scholarship

Scholarship Description


The HSF/VAMOS Scholarship Program is designed to assist high school seniors of Hispanic heritage from Cameron, Hidalgo, and Starr counties in Texas obtain a bachelor’s degree.  Selected students attending UT-Pan American may receive $3,000 per year. All others may receive up to $5,000 per year for four academic years.

Eligibility Requirements:

Be of Hispanic heritage Be a U.S. Citizen or legal permanent resident with a permanent resident card or passport stamped I-551 (not expired). Be a high school senior graduating from a high school in one of the following Texas counties:
Cameron Hidalgo Starr
Have a minimum cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale Must be a Pell grant-eligible student Have plans to enroll FULL-TIME as a Freshman in a degree-seeking program at a four year U.S. accredited institution in the U.S., Puerto Rico, U.S. Virgin Islands or Guam during the next academic year Must plan to apply for federal financial aid by completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)

Year of Need: College Freshman,

Type: Needs Based

Num Awards: Multiple

Min Award: 3,000

Max Award: 5,000

Deadline: 2019-12-31


Sponsoring Organization Hispanic Scholarship Fund
1411 w. 190th St., Suite 700
Gardena, CA 90248

Contact Person:

Phone: 310-975-3700

Fax: 310-349-3328