SCHOLARSHIP INSTRUCTIONS

The Hispanic Association of Atlantic County (HAAC) is dedicated to empowering, advocating and advancing the Hispanic community in Atlantic County. HAAC is honored to assist three (3) students of Hispanic heritage further pursue their educational goals with a $500 scholarship per selected recipient.  

ELIGIBILITY

  1. Must be of Hispanic/Latinx heritage

  2. Must be an Atlantic County Resident

  3. Must be a high school senior 

  4. Proof of Acceptance (or plan to attend full-time) to a college or university 

  5. Minimum Cumulative GPA of 3.0 high school transcript needed

  6. Two (2) essays (refer to application)

  7. One (1) reference letter
     

DEADLINES

HAAC will accept applications from March 9, 2020 thru June 5, 2020. 

HAAC will notify the selected scholarship recipients in writing by July 31, 2020.
 

CRITERIA FOR SELECTED RECIPIENTS

The Scholarship Selection Committee will review each application packet for the following: 

  1. Completeness

  2. Academic Excellence

  3. Extra-Curricular activities 

  4. Quality of essays

  5. Reference Letter 
     

PROCEDURE FORMS

In order to be considered for the scholarship, applicants must submit a complete application via our website and upload required documents. You may also download, print a copy, and email the complete form below with all the requested attachments no later than June 5, 2020. 

For any questions regarding HAAC’s scholarship, please contact us at haacnj@gmail.com

You must complete all required fields and submit the application form on this page. Can also, download the PDF application form:

SCHOLARSHIP FORM

PLEASE READ BEFORE PROCEEDING: YOU MUST HAVE ALL OF THE SUPPLEMENTAL ITEMS READY TO BE UPLOADED BEFORE BEGINNING AND SUBMITTING YOUR APPLICATION.  

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