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
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