Scholarship Eligibility

*OPENS AGAIN JANUARY 2017

 

First-time college student starting / Fall 2017 - 2.5 High School GPA or higher - Mexican immigrants, children of Mexican immigrants, Latino immigrants (other than Mexican) & children of Latino immigrants - Enrolling in college Fall 2017 at least half time (minimum 6 credit hours) - Show financial need - Reside in the following Texas counties: Bastrop, Bell, Blanco, Brown, Burnet, Caldwell, Coryell, Comanche, Coleman, Falls, Fayette, Hamilton, Hays, Llano, Lampasas, Lee, McLennan, Milam, Mills, Limestone, San Saba, Travis, Williamson

CASH FOR COLLEGE 
A program of Foundation Communities

 

Austin-based non-profit, Foundation Communities, is administering the scholarship through the Cash for College program, which has been a stead-fast resource to low-income families on the college financial aid process for the last 8 years.​

CONSULATE GENERAL OF MEXICO 

IN AUSTIN

 

The Consulate General of Mexico in Austin, in collaboration with Foundation Communities and the Institute for Mexicans Abroad, is launching the MEXAUSTIN  Scholarship which will provide $1,000 scholarships to at least 140 students bound for college.