Hispanic Leadership Council

Hispanic Leadership Council Every year, the Hispanic Leadership Council is pleased to award scholarships of varied amounts to qualified students who enroll in a four year accredited college/university and to qualified students who enroll in an accredited trade/business school or junior college.

Description Competitive scholarship that provides an award for Hispanic students who demonstrate the desire and ability to excel academically and promote Hispanic culture.

Up to $1,000 for one year from the Hispanic Leadership Council.

Other scholarships offered by ACU, HSU, McMurry, and Cisco.

Scholarship Guidelines
  • The applicant must be Hispanic and/or of Hispanic descent and a U.S. 
    citizen or a legal resident. 
  • The applicant must be admitted to an accredited college, university or 
    trade school at the time of the application. 
  • The applicant must reside in a county serviced by the Region 14 
    Service Center. 
  • Other scholarships, grants or loans received do not exclude students 
    from eligibility. 
  • Applicants are encouraged to volunteer for different HLC events. 
  • The amount of the scholarship may not exceed total expenses, which include tuition, lab or other fees, and book expenses incurred each semester. Four $1,000 incoming freshman scholarships, one $1,000 current traditional college student scholarship, and several university scholarships will be awarded.
  • Any recipient who withdraws from school automatically forfeits all 
    scholarship funds. 

  • The application packages are received by the HLC Scholarship 
    Committee. (Deadline: March 31) 
  • The HLC Scholarship Committee will grade the application packages and 
    select a group of finalists. 
  • Finalists will be interviewed by HLC members. 
  • The HLC Scholarship Committee will select recipients based on 
    application packages and interviews. 
  • The awards will be announced at an upcoming event (event information 
    is still to be determined). 
  • Recipients are encouraged to express their appreciation in writing to 
    the HLC.
Time Schedule
  • January 30: Apply online (see below) or at the Planning for College Seminar
  • March 31: Postmark Application Deadline 
  • April 15-16: Finalist Interviews 
  • May 31: Applicants receive scholarship notifications by this date 
  • August / September: Scholarship disbursement after verification of student enrollment

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