Description of Scholarship
The Utah Hispanic Business Leadership Foundation (SOMOS) is a non-profit organization established to develop leaders and improve education and opportunities for Hispanic/Latino students and professionals. The award is in recognition of academic and vocational achievement, demonstrated leadership in school, community or other service activities and financial need.
The applicant must:
Submit a complete application and supporting documents by October 1st, 2013. Must be in good standing and making satisfactory progress (as formally defined by the institution) toward the student’s program objective (degree, diploma, or certificate). Be a student enrolled in high school, college or university, or vocational school in the state of Utah or has been recently admitted to an institution in Utah. Have demonstrated leadership in school, community and/or other service organizations that promote, enhance or strengthen diversity. Be living in Utah and of Hispanic/Latino descent.
Scholarship Application must contain:
A completed UHBLF Scholarship Application Form with attacheded response to questions. Please type your response to the following requested information in the form below. Be concise and limit your response to a total of two pages maximum. Write a brief personal history that includes:
|• Academic, professional, and personal goals.|
|• Scholarly or vocational accomplishments, honors, special awards, or recognition you have received.|
|• Community and school involvement; include leadership positions and/or activities.|
|• Personal barriers/hardships you have had to overcome to achieve your educational goals.|
|• A copy of applicant’s high school or college transcript.|
|• Two letters of recommendation|
°At least one letter from an individual qualified to judge your academic, leadership, and personal qualifications. Counselor or teacher recommended.
Complete scholarship application and supporting documents must be received by October 1, 2013
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