Luis Velázquez Scholarship 2021 – The Luis Velázquez Scholarship Fund awards scholarships to college or university-bound seniors of Latino descent based on demonstrated academic achievement and financial need.
Luis Velázquez Scholarship 2021 Guideline
For students attending a 2-year institution, a $750 scholarship will be awarded and disbursed over 2 years in uneven payments of $250 and $500. For students attending a 4-year institution, a $2,500 scholarship will be awarded and disbursed over 4 years in uneven payments of $250, $500, $750, $1000.
Recipients must continue to attend classes and maintain a cumulative GPA no lower than 3.0. Students who suspend their studies or are suspended from the academic institution for any reason will have their scholarships revoked.
Luis Velázquez Scholarship 2021 Criteria
Students eligible for the scholarship must be graduating High School seniors who reside in any of the following counties: Anderson, Blount, Grainger, Jefferson, Knox, Loudon, Sevier and meet the following criteria:
1. Latino descent (a person who traces origin to a country formerly colonized by Spain or Portugal). *Please clarify briefly if you were born in or are a first or second-generation descendent of a person from Mexico, the Caribbean, Central- or South America.
2. Need for financial support as defined by FAFSA
3. GPA of 3.00 or better on a 4.00 scale
Application: Submission of the scholarship application package before the March 2, 2022 deadline. The deadline is the postmarked date after which applications will no longer be accepted.
Notification: All applicants will be notified of their status by Monday, April 15, 2022. Please direct any questions to Maria B. Clark, firstname.lastname@example.org