Hispanic Community Affairs Council Scholarship

The Hispanic Community Affair Council is offering a scholarship to invest in the higher education of future Hispanic leaders to build a strong community. To qualify for this opportunity, applicants must meet the following eligibility requirements:

  • Be of Hispanic heritage as defined by the U.S. Department of Education
  • Be a currently enrolled student, or a student accepted into a post-graduate program or teacher credential program
  • Be a resident of Alameda County. Applicant must show proof of Alameda County residence (e.g., Alameda County address on application, Alameda County address on IRS 1040 tax forms);
  • Be enrolled in at least 6 units

Required Documentation:

  • Completed Online Application
  • Copy of all applicable 2017 1040 tax forms as requested or W2 or CA Dream Act Application Financial Eligibility form if you did not file a tax return. (All must be submitted online)
  • Unofficial transcript(s) with name of applicant, name of institution, and cumulative GPA. (Must be submitted online)
  • Photocopy of your school identification card. (Must be submitted online)

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

  1. Financial Need
  2. Scholastic Record (i.e. GPA
  3. Personal Statement
  4. Interview