About the Scholarship

HENAAC Scholars Program

The Great Minds in STEM Organization is offering HENAAC Scholars Program. The goal of the program is to ensure STEM college retention with a 3.0-grade point average or higher to guarantee college graduation and contribute to Hispanic communities and securing the country's place as the finest technological leader in the world. The HENAAC Scholars Program consist of three types of scholarships named as Corporate/Government Sponsored Scholarships, Special Recognition Scholarships, and In Memoriam and Personal Tribute Scholarships.

How to apply?

  • Application

  • A 700-word essay based on a predetermined topic

  • Current resume

  • Letter of recommendation from a friend, classmate, lab partner, roommate, teammate, or fellow member of a campus or community organization

  • One faculty letter of recommendation from a faculty, teacher, mentor, advisor, counselor, principal, dean, or MEP Director

  • Official transcript with the seal of your college or high school (Transcripts must be in English)

  • Self-photo (used for publication purposes only)

HENAAC Scholars Program Application deadline

Submit the application form before April 30.2019.MAke sure all the details are up to date and error free. Candidates are encouraged to submit early to ensure that their application is received timely and not wait until the deadline.

HENAAC Scholars Program Award

  • A merit-based scholarship ranging in amounts from $500 to $10,000

  • Listing in the HENAAC STEM Career Conference issue of TECHNiCA Magazine and press release

  • Transportation support to the HENAAC STEM Career Conference, where Scholars are presented with their scholarship alongside the sponsor


Eligibility Criteria

  • The applicant must belong to the Hispanic community and showcase the contributions to the community.

  • The applicant must have a good academic standing and other campus and community services and achievements.

  • The applicant must be enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate program in the fields related to science, technology, engineering or mathematics.

  • The applicant must have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or more.

  • The applicant must be enrolled in an accredited university, college or any other educational institution to pursue postsecondary education.

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