Youth Awards by Hispanic Heritage Foundation

  • Target: The citizens of the United States
  • Benefits: Varies
  • Level and Discipline: High school and college level in all subjects
  • Host Institution: Institution in USA
  • Deadline: 15 October every year

Annually, the Hispanic Heritage Foundation offers a number of Youth Awards. The awards is open to currently enrolled in high school and graduating in the spring. Minimum GPA is required for the award. The deadline is 15 October every year.

Program Description
The Youth Awards was founded in 1998 by the Hispanic Heritage Foundation. Now entering its 20th year, the Youth Awards honors Latino high school seniors who excel in the classroom and community and for their excellence in various categories including: Business & Entrepreneurship, Community Service, Education, Healthcare & Science, Media & Entertainment, and Technology & Engineering.

Award Value
10 Bronze Scholarships, each for $ 2,000. 10 Silver Scholarships, each for $ 3,000. 10 Gold Scholarships, each for $ 3,500. 1 National Scholarship, for $ 15,000.

Level and Area of Studies
High school and college level in all subjects.

Place of Study
In the United States of America.

Eligibility and Criteria

  • Be currently enrolled in high school and graduating in the spring of 2019
  • 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 2019-2020
  • Be of Hispanic heritage (includes Spain, Brazil, Philippines)
  • If selected, attendance to regional awards ceremony is mandatory and travel is at the recipient’s expense
  • Be a U.S. permanent resident, U.S. citizen, or qualify under the DACA

Applicants’ Nationality
Only the U.s. citizens are invited to apply.

Application Instruction
Please go to the link below for the detail.

Submission Deadline
15 October every year.

Website and Application Link


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