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HSF/GE Hispanic Forum Scholarship Program

Description

The Hispanic Scholarship Fund (HSF) and the GE Hispanic Forum have partnered to provide financial resources to assist outstanding Latino college students.  Awards are in the amount of $2,500 and are available on a competitive basis and will be disbursed in Fall 2014.  Awardees will be invited to be mentored by a GE Hispanic Forum member and enrolled into a career readiness program.


Sponsors

General Electric


Eligibility Requirements

  • Be of Hispanic heritage
  • Be a U.S. Citizen or legal permanent resident with a permanent resident card or passport stamped I-551 (not expired) or be granted Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA).
  • Have a minimum cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale.
  • Must intend to enroll as an undergraduate Freshman, Sophomore, Junior, Senior or 5th Year Senior in the 2014-2015 academic year and be pursuing first undergraduate degree
  • Must major in one of the following:

Accounting, Aeronautics/Aviation, Aerospace Engineering, Biochemistry, Bioengineering/Biotechnology, Biology, Business Administration, Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, Civil Engineering, Computational Biology/Bioinformatics, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Cybernetics/Robotics, Economics, Electrical Engineering, Engineering, Finance, Industrial Engineering/Technology, Information Technology (IT/MIS), International Business, Management, Manufacturing Engineering, Marketing, Materials Science/Engineering, Mathematics/Statistics, Mechanical Engineering, Neuroscience, Nuclear Engineering, Petroleum Engineering, Physics, Science, Supply Chain Management, Telecommunications

  • Must have a permanent address and attend an institution (in the same location) in one of the following areas:

o Arizona
o Atlanta, GA (metro)
o Austin, TX (metro)
o Boston, MA (metro)
o Chicago, IL (metro)
o Cincinnati, OH (metro)
o Dallas, TX (metro)
o Denver, CO (metro)
o Detroit, MI (metro)
o Erie, PA (metro)
o Fairfield County, CT (metro)
o Greenville, SC (metro)
o Hartford, CT (metro)
o Houston, TX (metro)
o Jacksonville, FL (metro)
o Kansas City, MO (metro)
o Los Angeles, CA (metro)
o Louisville, KY (metro)
o Miami, FL (metro)
o Milwaukee, WI (metro)
o New Hampshire
o New York, NY (metro)
o Philadelphia, PA (metro) (includes southern NJ)
o Salt Lake City, UT
o San Antonio, TX (metro)
o San Francisco, CA (metro)
o Seattle, WA (metro)
o Puerto Rico
o Schenectady, NY (metro)
o Twin Cities, MN (metro)
o Tampa Bay, FL (metro)
o Wilmington, NC (metro)

  • Have plans to enroll FULL-TIME at a four-year U.S. accredited college or university in the geographic locations listed above during the 2014-2015 academic year
  • Must apply for federal financial aid by completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).  DACA applicants must submit household income information.
  • Will be invited to be mentored by a GE Hispanic Forum member and enrolled into a career readiness program
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