VALHEN Scholarship Program

The VALHEN ( Virginia Latino Higher Education Network ) scholarship program is dedicated to assist Latinx/Hispanic students to pursue higher education within the Commonwealth of Virginia. Scholarship awards are for one-year and will be paid directly to the recipient’s college or university to cover tuition, books, and/or fees. 


Application Opens: Nov. 15th, 2019

Priority Application Review will begin on December 15, 2019

Application Deadline: January 15th @ 5pm

Awarded: March 2020

Application Must:

  • Be of Latinx/Hispanic HeritageLive in Virginia.

  • Have a minimum of 2.5 cumulative GPA (on a 4.0 scale).

  • Be a high school senior or graduate of Virginia high school and either have been accepted or to be enrolled as a full time student, in degree-granting public or private Virginia college or university.

  • Be able to demonstrate leadership through involvement in school and in the community, government, non-profit organization, work/job duties, or in another manner not mentioned here.


IMPORTANT NOTE: Essays of 300-500 words are required of all applicants

Finalists Will Be Required to Submit

  • An official transcript

  • A contact information for two references teacher

  • A peer or non-teacher reference (Not a family member)

  • A phone interview may be required





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1740 Broadway Street

Charlottesville, VA 22902

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