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HSF/Haz La U Scholarship Program

Description

As part of its commitment to the Hispanic Community, Colgate-Palmolive’s scholarship program, “Haz La U” (“Make the U”), aims to provide eligible high school seniors with the opportunity to pursue higher education levels in 2014-2015. Student may apply for one of twenty-one (21) educational grants that will be awarded on a competitive basis for:

  • a one-time $15,000 scholarship award for the top recipient
  • a one-time $2,500 scholarship awards for 20 additional recipients

Sponsors

Colgate-Palmolive Haz


Eligibility Requirements

  • Be of Hispanic American 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 3.00 on a 4.00 scale.
  • Be pursuing or plan to pursue your first undergraduate degree
  • Have plans to enroll full-time  in a degree seeking program at a two or four year U.S. accredited institution in the U.S., Puerto Rico, U.S. Virgin Islands, or Guam during the 2014-2015 academic year
  • Must be a first year student at a two year college or a freshman at a four year institution in 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.
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