El Cinco de Mayo Scholarship
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).
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
*Have a cumulative grade point average of 3.0 or better
*Be an Undergraduate or Graduate Student
*Applications must be submitted by mail
*Submit 4 copies and the ORIGINAL for each of the following (total of 5): Scholarship Application, Personal Essay. Please include background information/future goals & aspirations (must be typed and doubled spaced 12 pt font * * margins and limit to one page), 1 page Personal Resume (should include school activities, community service, sports activities, and employment, if applicable (most current only),
*2 Letters of Recommendation, 1 (one) official transcript (no copies needed), Must be postmarked no later than midnight on May 15, 2014