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Lynn Hispanic Scholarship Fund, Inc.

 2021

 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.  If you have any questions, please send them to the following email address: lynnscholarship@yahoo.com or call Laura Sanchez at (781) 632-0236. To learn more about the LHSF, please visit our Facebook page: LYNN Hispanic Scholarship Fund

 

 

 

ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA

The LHSF will again award scholarships based on educational achievements and community involvement with the addition of the following categories for consideration: 

 

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 or of Hispanic ancestry

  • Be a resident of Lynn, Massachusetts

  • 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

𝗧𝗵𝗶𝘀 𝘀𝗲𝗰𝘁𝗶𝗼𝗻 𝗶𝘀 𝗻𝗼𝘁 𝗿𝗲𝗾𝘂𝗶𝗿𝗲𝗱 𝘁𝗼 𝗮𝗽𝗽𝗹𝘆 𝗳𝗼𝗿 𝗮 𝘀𝗰𝗵𝗼𝗹𝗮𝗿𝘀𝗵𝗶𝗽.

 

  • The Arts: For students with special talent(s) in the visual/performing arts.

  • Athletics: For students with strengths in sports.

  • STEM: For students with special talent(s) in the science, technology, engineering and/or mathematics fields.

APPLICATION PROCEDURES

The LHSF awards financial scholarships per academic year to graduating Hispanic seniors from each 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 𝗠𝗢𝗡𝗗𝗔𝗬, 𝗔𝗣𝗥𝗜𝗟 19𝘁𝗵, 𝟮𝟬𝟮𝟭.  Please note:  No exception regarding the deadline will be made.  

 

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 2021, after the students send us proof of their college registration and class schedule.

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. 

 

Essay: Describe how your Hispanic 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 typed double-spaced and a maximum of 500 words.

 

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 e-mail their letter directly to the selection committee at lynnscholarship@yahoo.com.

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