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2017 Youth Awards - Monday, October 2, 2017 (Multiple $3500 educational grants)

The Hispanic Heritage Foundation (HHF) is now accepting applications for the 2017 Youth Awards! Our 19th Annual Youth Awards program will award students who are the graduating Class of 2018 with educational grants to pursue their higher education or to fund a community-based project.


Recipients will be selected for their accomplishments in the classroom, community, and for their excellence in various educational categories.


Once selected, students will be celebrated at 10 regional ceremonies across the country.


2017 Youth Awards categories are:

  • Business & Entrepreneurship - sponsored by BBVA Compass

  • Community Service - sponsored by Colgate-Palmolive

  • Education - sponsored by Southwest Airlines

  • Healthcare & Science - sponsored by CVS Health

  • Media & Entertainment - sponsored by NBC Universal | Telemundo

  • Technology - sponsored by Google

  • Engineering & Mathematics - sponsored by HHF

The recipients will become part of our broader HHF network of 100,000+ professionals and fulfill our unique cycle of leadership where we meet America's priorities in the classroom and workforce.


To be considered, students must meet the following criteria:

  • Be currently enrolled in high school, graduating in the Spring of 2018

  • Planning to enroll in college in 2018-2019

  • Identify as being of Hispanic/Latino descent

  • Minimum 3.0 GPA (on a 4.0 scale) or 7.5 (on a 10.0 scale)

  • Must be able to attend mandatory regional ceremony to receive award

  • U.S. Permanent Resident/U.S. Citizen/or qualify under DACA

The DEADLINE is Monday, October 2nd, 2017 and the application is available at www.HispanicHeritage.org


*The deadline for the Community Service category is Tuesday, October 15th, 2017.


Please feel free to contact us at info@hispanicheritage.org or (202) 861-9797 with any questions. 

Posted by: Diamond Howell Published:9/17/17
Audience: Homepage, Staff, Principals, Assistant Principals, Sys Admins, Teachers, Associates, Parents, Scholarships and Homepage