Must be a female of Hispanic descent, at least one grandparent (Direct descendant of Hispanic/Latino heritage from at least one grandparent).
Must be enrolled and attending college in Erie, Niagara, Cattaraugus, Allegany or Chautauqua Counties
Must be a WNY resident during 2020.
2020 unofficial or official transcript must be provided (winter, summer, spring, or fall)
Have a grade point average of at LEAST 2.75.
Submit an essay how you plan to help the Hispanic Community now and in the future. (750 words).
Previous HWL scholarship award recipients are not eligible.
Apply by going to the 2020 Scholarship page
About the Award
This year we are doing something unique to recognize two educators and/or paraprofessional who have gone above and beyond to help the Hispanic Community.
Nominees must be residents and work in WNY area.
Person nominating should send an essay (350 words) describing why this person is deserving of the award to firstname.lastname@example.org