The Hispanic College Fund (HCF) launched its 13th annual search to provide 2 million dollars in scholarships to more than 700 outstanding Hispanic college students across America. HCF is looking for the next generation of engineers, business executives, scientists, and health professionals with the drive to become leaders of America's professional workforce.
Scholarships are awarded to students demonstrating academic merit and financial need. Students can apply online at http://www.hispanicfund.org. The application deadline is April 15, 2006. Awards will be given for the 2006-2007 academic year and can amount anywhere from $500 - $10,000. The HCF Scholarship Program is open to all students with a minimum 3.0 GPA majoring in studies related to business, finance, engineering and the sciences. Other HCF scholarship programs such as the Sallie Mae First in My Family Program and the ALPFA Scholarship Program have more specific criteria.
The Hispanic College Fund (HCF) is a private non-profit organization dedicated to developing the next generation of Hispanic professionals in America. The HCF mission is to provide Hispanic students with the vision, resources, and mentorship needed to attain successful careers and become community leaders. Since its founding in 1993, HCF has supported the education of over 3,000 financially disadvantaged Hispanic students seeking careers in business, science, engineering and technology with over $6 million in grants.