MAKE SURE AND READ THE ELIGIBILITY & APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS ON THIS WEBSITE AND THEN FILL OUT THIS ONLINE FORM BELOW: The mission of the Kentucky Latino Scholarship Fund, “El Sueño Centenario (100 Dreamers),” is to assist Latino students with their dream to further their education. The goal is to award up to 100 Latino/a students a $1,000 scholarship annually. Eligibility Requirements In order to be considered for the “El Sueño Centenario” (100 Dreamers) Scholarship, a student must: 1. be a Hispanic or Latino/a who resides in the Commonwealth of Kentucky or southern Indiana coming from a home where either parent is Hispanic or Latino/a. 2. Have the following status: a high school senior accepted at an accredited 2 or 4- year Kentucky or southern Indiana college or university, or trade school OR: an undergraduate student enrolled at an accredited 2 or 4- year Kentucky or southern Indiana college or university, or trade school 3. have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.75 on a 4.0 scale in high school/college), OR GED standard average score of 165. [For college success, a 2.75 out of 4 is reasonable, and a GED scorer at 165 is considered “college ready” by 2016 national standards.] 4. have volunteered in community service Application Requirements Student must complete this “El Sueño Centenario” (100 Dreamers) Scholarship application online by checking off the following requirements: Submit most recent transcript from either a high school, college, or GED program and mail the hard copy postmarked by 3-31 (or eMail a PDF of it). Provide a letter of recommendation to support your application (Relatives may not serve as recommenders) and drop it into the appropriate box in this form. Submit a personal statement the length of 300 to 500 words and drop it into the Personal Statement box in this form (this is absolutely mandatory). This essay should include your financial need for this Scholarship, your community service and its impact on you and the organization you served, and your long term career and personal goals. Please also address your Latino heritage, academic achievements, and personal qualities such as motivation, leadership and potential for future success goals in the spaces provided below. Submit a list of any/all other scholarships you are to be awarded for 2017-2018. NOTE: Application Postmark Deadline is March 31, 2017 (sent before midnight) Renewal Scholarship Student may reapply and meet the same criteria as listed above.
 Scholarship Application Form: Fill out this application form shown above completely and e-mail it by clicking on the Submit button shown above. If applicants choose to submit their transcript and letter of recommendation by U.S. mail, they must do so on the same day that they email this form as long as they note that they elected to take this option and stated this clearly as an addendum on their personal statement which is mandatory to be done online using the form above. The transcript and letter of recommendation can be mailed to “El Sueño Centenario” (100 Dreamers) Scholarship P.O. Box 43324, Middletown, KY 40253-0324. Notification and Receipt of Funds: On or before April 30, 2017, students who are selected will be notified by email and will be asked to join all the other award winnners during the recognition ceremony of awardees which is scheduled to take place at the annual Kentucky Derby Festival’s “Cinco de Mayo” Celebration at 4th Street Live on Sunday, May 7, 2017. Pending receipt of all required documents and acceptance into the Kentucky Latino “El Sueño Centenario” (100 Dreamers) Scholarship program, funds will be directly deposited into the student’s account at the Bursars Office of the institution he/she will choose to attend. FOR MORE INFORMATION ABOUT HOW TO FILL OUT THIS APPLICATION FOR A $1000 SCHOLARSHIP: BEN RUIZ at ben@adhawks.com or 502-244-6774. If You Are a STUDENT…This Is The KENTUCKY LATINO SCHOLARSHIP “EL Sueño Centenario” (100 Dreamers) Scholarship Online Application Form 


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Please submit your official or unofficial transcript (and/or your letter of reference) here and submit via mail (address below) or as an email PDF attachment  by Friday, 3-31-2017.