The Jesusita and Santos Courage & Fortitude Scholarships
Five leadership scholarships, totaling $1,000 each, will be awarded at this year’s Hispanic-Latino Summit on October 17, 2023, in Columbus, Nebraska. High School Seniors or Juniors that will be graduating in May 2024 and meet the eligibility criteria may apply. The scholarships will be applicable for tuition, fees, or books at an accredited community college, college or university.
The selection committee will review applications and select the recipients. Scholarship awardees will be announced at the Hispanic-Latino Summit. The awardee must be in attendance to receive the scholarship.
Upon high school graduation, scholarship recipients are required to provide proof of enrollment from the accredited community college, college or university of the student’s choice in order to receive the scholarship funds. This scholarship must be used within one year of high school graduation.
Applications must be received by September 30, 2023.
- Nebraska resident
- High school senior, or junior graduating in May of 2024
- GPA of 3.0 or higher on a 4.0 grade scale, or 3.5 or higher on a 5.0 grade scale
- Referred by a Nebraska school counselor, teacher or principal
- Attend the 2023 Hispanic-Latino Summit
What to Submit:
- Scholarship Application
- Essay Responses
- Statement of Purpose
- Leadership Experience
- Letter of recommendation from a school counselor, teacher or principal
If you have not received an email confirmation by October 1, 2023, indicating your application was received, please contact Cynthia Alarcon at firstname.lastname@example.org.