Requirements

Applicants must meet the following requirements:

  • A Hispanic heritage as defined by the U.S. Department of Education;
  • A graduating senior, past-year GED recipient, community college student, transferring community college student, student attending a four-year institution, or a student accepted into a post-graduate program or teacher credential program;
  • A resident of Alameda County. Applicant must show proof of Alameda County residence (e.g., Alameda County address on application, Alameda County address on 1040 tax forms);
  • Plan to attend an accredited community college, university or approved technical or vocational school;
  • Community college and university scholarship recipients must be taking in at least six units/credits.

Required Documentation

  • Application
  • Essay
  • Copy of all applicable 2013 1040 tax form(s) as requested or W2 if you did not file a tax return
  • Official transcript(s) in a sealed envelope
  • Photocopy of your school identification card
  • Signed Photo/Video Consent Form
  • Two (2) business-sized self-addressed (with your address), stamped envelopes

Selection Criteria

The applicant will be evaluated on the following criteria, in order of importance:

  • Financial Need
  • Scholastic Record (i.e., GPA)
  • Essay
  • Interview

DEADLINE: Friday, February 13, 2015

Get your application now.

Applicatoins are available in November of each year.

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