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Lynn Hispanic Scholarship Fund, Inc.

 2023

 Scholarship Application

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Thank you for your interest in applying for a scholarship from the Lynn Hispanic Scholarship Fund (LHSF).  Please read the application carefully.  


*Your application must be completed online and submitted via this form no later than 11:59 pm on Monday, April 3, 2023.  Please note: No exceptions will be made regarding the deadline.  

 

Scholarship recipients must be present during our Annual Scholarship Awards Gala on Friday, May 19, 2023 in order to receive their scholarship.

 

If you have any questions, please send them to the following email address: application@lynnhispanicscholarshipfund.org or call Vicky Rivera at 305-322-2865.  

 

To learn more about the LHSF, please visit our website:  www.lynnhispanicscholarshipfund.org

 

ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA

The LHSF will award scholarships based on educational achievements and community involvement.

 

To be eligible to apply for the Lynn Hispanic Scholarship Fund you must meet all of the following criteria:

  • Be a senior graduating from a Lynn high school

  • Be Hispanic/Latino or of Hispanic/Latino ancestry

  • Be a resident of Lynn

  • Be accepted at a two- or four-year accredited institution of higher education, as an undergraduate student during the fiscal year following the grant award, in order to receive the scholarship

APPLICATION PROCEDURES

The Lynn Hispanic Scholarship Fund (LHSF) awards financial scholarships per academic year to graduating Hispanic/Latino seniors from any of the Lynn high schools. It is essential that you meet the eligibility criteria and that you submit a completed application by the deadline. Please complete all parts of the application and ensure that all attachments contain your full name.

 

*Your application must be completed online and submitted via this form no later than 11:59 pm on Monday, April 3, 2023.  Please note: No exceptions will be made regarding the deadline.

 

Applications will be screened by the LHSF and final selections will be made by the Lynn Hispanic Scholarship Fund Selection Committee. All decisions are final.

 

Checks to the students will be issued in September 2023, after the students send us proof of their college registration.​

APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS AND INSTRUCTIONS

Please note: Make sure you are ready to submit the documentation listed below when you are completing this online application. You will not be able to save and return at a later date. Your application will not be considered complete without all of these materials:

  • Resume:  Attach a list of your extracurricular activities, including community service, employment, athletic participation and membership in any enrichment programs.

  • Essay:  Describe how your Hispanic/Latino ethnicity influences your educational aspirations and, by fulfilling them, how you will give back to your Lynn community. Be concise and incorporate your personal experience to develop your response. The essay must be double-spaced and a maximum of 500 words.

  • Transcript:  Request your high school transcript, including senior year grades, from your high school counselor and attach it below.

  • College Acceptance Letter:  Attach a copy of the acceptance letter from the college or university you hope to attend.

  • Letter of Recommendation:  One letter of recommendation from a school official, past or present employer, or a community leader. Students are not allowed to submit their letter of recommendation online. Please have your recommender email their letter directly to the Selection Committee at application@lynnhispanicscholarshipfund.org.

2023 Application Closed
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