2022 CALAHE (CT Association for Latinos in Higher Education) Scholarship for HS Seniors

2022 CALAHE (CT Association for Latinos in Higher Education) Scholarship for HS Seniors

CONNECTICUT ASSOCIATION OF LATINOS IN HIGHER EDUCATION, INC. presents their 2022 CALAHE (CT Association for Latinos in Higher Education) Scholarship application for current high school seniors and undergraduate students.

CRITERIA AND REQUIREMENTS

Award Categories:

  • High School Seniors or GED equivalent
  • Undergraduate College Students

Eligibility Criteria:

  •  Limited to Latinx students from Connecticut.
  • Must have been a Connecticut resident for the past 12 months.
  • Must demonstrate financial need.
  • Accepted at or attending an accredited institution of higher education.
  • A cumulative GPA of 2.75 or greater for all completed course work at the time of application.
  • Applicants must enrolled as a full time student and seeking their first undergraduate degree.
  • Demonstrated community service within the Latinx community.
  • Essay: “How do you feel this scholarship is going to impact your ability to pursue your education?” (Maximum 2 page typewritten double space statement).
  • Please Note: In order to receive this award, recipients are required to attend a scholarship reception, the date and location to be determine. Students who do not, or cannot attend the reception will forfeit their award. The CALAHE scholarship is renewable for one year only, prior recipients must reapply.

Award Amount:   $1,000.00

Submit the following items:

„    Completed Application- click here for printable application form
„    Letter of acceptance from college or university (for high school seniors or GED Students)
  • Two Letters of recommendation – one must be from a teacher. Letters must be written within the last six months and must have your names typed at the top right side margin.
„    Official high school or college transcript
„    Copy of either:
o   The Federal Student Aid Report (SAR) OR
o   Undocumented/DACA students must submit the Verification of Financial Need.  This form must be completed and signed by the financial aid office of the college/university you are attending.  We will email this form upon request.
„     Essay: “How do you feel this scholarship is going to impact your ability to pursue your education?” (Maximum 2 page typewritten double space statement).

 If any of these items are missing, your application will not be processed.  Application and supporting documents must be submitted electronically by Friday, June 24, 2022 to the web address listed below:

CALAHE2017@gmail.com

The application deadline is June 24, 2022 and it is open to US citizens and undocumented students.

If there are any specific questions, please encourage your student(s) to reach out to me and/or our Scholarship Chair, Dr. Wilson Luna at 70harvest@gmail.com.

For more information on our organization, upcoming events and/or the application, please visit our website at www.calahe.org. Thank you so much for your support and spreading the word.

CALAHE2017@gmail.com
Christina Irizarry, Ed.D., CALAHE President, Program Director
Connecticut Collegiate Awareness & Preparation (ConnCAP) Program
University of Connecticut
368 Fairfield Way, U-4170
Storrs, CT 06269
860-486-0690 (office)
860-486-4024 (fax)

 

“Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.” –Nelson Mandela