Hispanic Heritage Foundation Youth Award
Deadline: December 6 – in about 2 months
Phone: (202) 558-9473
Email: [email protected]
Maximum Award: varies
The Youth Awards was founded in 1998 by the Hispanic Heritage Foundation. Awards honor Latino high school seniors who excel in the classroom and community and for their excellence in various categories including: Business & Finances, Entrepreneurship, Education, Healthcare & Science, Media & Entertainment, Sports and Technology.
Gold, Silver and Bronze recipients are selected in each category and receive a one-time grant to fund their college education or to fund a community service effort that tackles a social issue.
- Be currently enrolled in high school and graduating in the spring of 2021
- Must have a minimum unweighted 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale or 7.5 on a 10.0 scale
- Must enroll at an accredited higher education institution in 2021-2022
- Be of Hispanic heritage (includes Spain, Brazil, Philippines)
- If selected, attendance to virtual regional awards ceremony is mandatory
- Be a U.S. permanent resident, U.S. citizen, or qualify under the DACA
- Ethnic: Hispanic
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