The GREATER HOUSTON RETAILERS ASSOCIATION, COCA-COLA® and the Hispanic Scholarship Fund scholarship awards are designed to assist Texas students attending college in 2014-2015 as freshman and 1st year students.
The awards are as follows:
Two (2) Grand Prizes: $5,000 each and
Thirty-five (35) First Prizes: $1,000 each
for students of the state of Texas.
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Must be of Hispanic heritage
All majors are eligible
Must be a U.S. Citizen or a legal permanent resident with permanent resident card or passport stamped I-551 (not expired) or be granted Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA).
Must have a minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA on a 4.0 scale
Must have a permanent address in the state of Texas
Must be enrolled as a High School Senior in the fall of 2013
Must plan to enroll full-time during the 2014-2015 academic year in a degree-seeking program at a four-year institution as a freshman or a two-year institution as a 1st year student at an accredited U.S. institution in the U.S., Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands or Guam.
Must be 16 years of age or older as of October 1, 2013.
Must apply for federal financial aid by completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). DACA applicants must submit household income information.