Dr. Juan Andrade Scholarship for Young Hispanic Leaders

The Dr. Juan Andrade Scholarship for Young Hispanic Leaders was established by the USHLI Board of Directors in 1994. To date, USHLI has awarded $310,500 in scholarships to 305 Hispanic students throughout the United States. Students attending or accepted to an undergraduate four-year institution are eligible for a $1,000 scholarship. Students attending or accepted to an undergraduate two-year institution are eligible for a $500 scholarship.

Website: Dr. Juan Andrade Scholarship for Young Hispanic Leaders
Application: Click Here

Scholarship Requirements:

  • At least one parent must be of Hispanic ancestry. Non-US citizens are eligible to apply
  • Demonstrate financial need (FAFSA)
  • Must be enrolled or accepted for enrollment as a full-time student in a four-year or two-year institution in the U.S. or U.S. territories
  • Must be available to attend the 36th National USHLI Conference in Chicago, IL, February 15-18, 2018

Required Documents:

  1. Background Essay, a 500-1000 word self-description including his/her family history (parents, siblings), life and/or work experiences that have influenced the applicant, and pertinent extracurricular and community involvement activities
  2. Leadership Essay, a 500-1000 word analysis that describes the most pervasive issue in their community. How will they address it? How will their education and career experience help them address this issue?
  3. Optional Essay: What else would you like to share with us that is relevant to your application being selected for this scholarship?
  4. Résumé of their work experience, academic accomplishments, and other relevant information
  5. Portrait Picture, The picture should be suitable (headshot) for use in any printed literature announcing the recipients
  6. Applicants must submit the most updated transcript (unofficial transcripts are accepted)
  7. Applicants must submit three (3) letters of recommendation that meet the following requirements: letters should focus on the applicant’s leadership abilities and past academic performance, while also indicating an ability or desire to effectively serve their community; individuals submitting letters of recommendation should have worked closely with the applicant in an academic, professional, or community service setting. Letters must be emailed to Adrian Calderon at acalderon@ushli.org by January 5, 2018

Renewable: No
Open to DREAmers: Yes

Contact Information: Adrian Calderon at (312) 427-8683 or acalderon@ushli.org

Award
$500 or $1,000
Deadline
12/29/2017