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Applicants will be required to complete a 2019-2020 FAFSA or TASFA application and write two essays. The scholarship application will also ask students to provide two professional references and provide a resume.
We encourage students to work with the College Hub
at Foundation Communities. The College Hub provides free financial aid assistance, coaching and planning,
and partners students with Scholarship Mentors. Students are encouraged to work with Scholarship Mentors for
one-on-one support in essay writing, resume building and completing scholarship applications.
Scholarship Status: OPEN | Available: January 14, 2019 | Deadline: April 30, 2019 | Selections: May 2019 | Ceremony: June 2019
Seeing a need to invest in their citizens living abroad in the United States, the Mexican government began to focus on education by creating an academic scholarship. Wanting to partner with a local nonprofit, the Consulate General of Mexico in Austin sought out Foundation Communities because of their stellar reputation in the community and their vast work in college support services.
The goal of our partnership is to see the next generation of Latino and Latina students excel in higher education. We recognize there may be many barriers that a student may have to overcome while on their road to seeking higher education.
It is our hope that with the support of local community leaders, the next generation of Latino and Latina scholars will be equipped to bring about positive change to our communities both domestic and abroad.
First Time College Student
Enrolling For Fall 2019 Semester (Minimum 6 Credit Hours)
2.5 High School GPA or Higher
Mexican Immigrants & Children of Mexican Immigrants
Latino Immigrants & Children of Latino Immigrants
Demonstrate Financial Need
Reside in the Following 23 Texas Counties:
Bastrop, Bell, Blanco, Brown, Burnet, Caldwell, Coryell, Comanche, Coleman, Falls, Fayett, Hamilton, Hays, Lampasas, Lee, Limestone, Llano, McLennan, Milam, Mills, San Saba, Travis and Williamson