Supporting the Ecuadorian Youth to achieve their higher education goals, and become successful professionals
This scholarship is intended to assist students in the Tri-State area of New York (NY, NJ, and CT), in paying costs related expenses for their studies at educational institutions in the United States. The organization will use information from the Department of Education and/or local universities to verify that students meet the criteria for these scholarships. The requirements to apply and participate in the scholarship competition are:
- Must be an Ecuadorian citizen or of Ecuadorian descent
- Must be enrolled in – or accepted to – a program of study in the fall or spring semesters of the 2022-2023 academic year at an accredited university in the United States
- Must have a minimum grade point average (GPA) of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale
- Must provide proof of having completed a minimum of 25 hours of community service in 2022 (a letter indicating you have done at least 25 hours of community service) (if you have not done community service yet, you still have a chance to do it in Juventud Ecuatoriana, contact email@example.com to ask how you can join)
- Must write an argumentative essay
- Must create a short video (less than 5 minutes) sharing a practical tip that addresses the topic of this year’s essay.
What initiatives would you develop to help parents of first and second generation youth in the Ecuadorian and Hispanic community become more involved and informed of educational resources and professional development opportunities for their children to succeed in college?
The ESF scholarship contest will be open from September 1st to October 15th, 2022.