2013 Scholarship Opportunities are Now Available!
To apply for the El Cinco de Mayo Inc Scholarship please
To apply for the Robert Lee "Bob" Armendariz Scholarship please
DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS:
APRIL 20TH, 2013
(If submitting by mail: Packet must be postmarked no later
than midnight on above date.)
El Cinco de Mayo, Inc.
ATTN: Scholarship Committee
P.O. Box 17373
Colorado Springs, CO 80935-7373
INSTRUCTIONS FOR 2013-2014 SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION
Illegible or incomplete information will disqualify your application.
1. Requirements to qualify for the El Cinco de Mayo, Inc. Scholarship
a. Must fall within the definition of "underserved" (someone who does not have the financial resources and/or has inadequate support, guidance, assistance and/or would be the first in their family to attend/graduate from college; and/or who is facing adversity in life due to their socio-economic situation).
b. Must Plan to (or currently) attend a higher education institution in El Paso County
and/or - be a Resident of El Paso County in Colorado
c. Have a cumulative grade point average of 3.0 or better
d. Be an Undergraduate or Graduate Student
e. If selected as a finalist, Must be available to participate in personal interview (date to be announced)
f. If selected as a recipient, Must provide short biography and photo
g. If selected as a recipient, Must provide update on academic year’s progress
h. If selected as a recipient, Must volunteer with El Cinco de Mayo Inc for a minimum of 10 hours for the academic year they are selected.
2. Applications must be submitted by mail
Submit 4 copies and the ORIGINAL for each of the following (total of 5):
a. Scholarship Application
b. Personal Essay. Please include background information/future goals & aspirations (must be typed and doubled spaced 12 pt font – ½" margins and limit to one page)
c. 1 page Personal Resume (should include school activities, community service, sports activities, and employment, if applicable (most current only)
d. 2 Letters of Recommendation
e. 1 (one) official transcript (no copies needed)
f. Must be postmarked no later than midnight on April 20, 2013
For more information, please e-mail