University High School Bulletin for Friday, July 31, 2015
Hispanic Heritage Foundation Youth AwardsRising Latino high school seniors across America can apply to the Youth Awards program presented for the 17th year by the Hispanic Heritage Foundation (HHF). The 2015 Youth Awards application is available on our website at www.HispanicHeritage.org or by clicking on the following link: bit.ly/12JlKix. The application deadline is Thursday, October 15th, 2015. To participate in the Hispanic Heritage Youth Awards you must be: · A current high school rising senior, graduating in the Spring of 2016 · Planning to enroll in college in 2016-2017 · Of Hispanic/Latino descent (at least one parent) · Minimum 3.0 GPA (on a 4.0 scale) or 7.5 (on a 10.0 scale) · Willing to travel at own cost to the awards ceremony in your selected region (regional ceremony attendance is mandatory for students who are selected) Students are selected for their accomplishments in the classroom and community, and for their focus on various categories. Recipients are awarded up to $3,000 in educational grants to be used for their college education or to fund a community service effort. The 2015 Youth Awards categories are: Business & Entrepreneurship Community Service – sponsored by Colgate-Palmolive Company Education – sponsored by Southwest Airlines Innovation & Technology – sponsored by Entertainment Software Association Foundation Engineering & Mathematics – sponsored by ExxonMobil Healthcare & Science – sponsored by CVS Health Sports & Fitness Students that are not able to take advantage of this opportunity are encouraged to join our Latinos On Fast Track (LOFT) Network. LOFT is a leadership and workforce development program which connects emerging Latinos to each other, to experts, to resources, to platforms, and career paths in STEM fields, business and finance, education and other fields. Join the LOFT Network at http://loftnetwork.org. Please feel free to contact us at email@example.com or 202-861-9797 with any questions.
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