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Dr Juan Andrade Jr. Scholarship

Scholarship Deadline: November 30, 2019
Scholarship Value: $1,000
Number of Scholarships - 20

To be eligible for the Dr Juan Andrade Jr. Scholarship:

Applicants must be enrolled or accepted for enrollment as full-time undergraduate students, in an accredited four-year or two-year institution in the U.S. or U.S. territories, and demonstrate a verifiable need for financial support. At least one parent must be of Hispanic ancestry. Non-U.S. citizens are eligible to apply (DACA or Undocumented). Recipients must also be available to attend the 38th USHLI National Conference in Chicago, IL from February 20-22, 2020.

Essay Questions

1) Tell us about your background - In 500 words or more, submit a self description including your family history (parents/guardian, siblings), life and/or work experiences that have influenced you. Finally, describe your most significant achievement? Did you overcome any obstacles or challenges? If so, how?

2) Leadership Essay - Submit a 500-750 word essay on the future of Latinx (Hispanics) in America, the kind of leadership needed, and any role you hope to play in providing such leadership. How will this benefit your community? What can USHLI do to help you achieve your goals?

3) Optional Essay - What else would you like to share with us that is relevant to your application being selected for this scholarship?