This Scholarship Fund is for Latino students pursuing a medical related degree in Sangamon County. Funding for this scholarship comes from CIELO Organization.
This Scholarship is renewable for one additional year of schooling after the initial year. To be eligible for renewal, the scholarship recipient must (1) continue in the following school year as a full-time student, (2) maintain a GPA of 2.0 on a 4.0 scale, (3) submit an application for renewal, and (4) submit proof of enrollment.
1 - Student must be of Latino descent. One parent must be full Latino or both parents must be at least half Latino.
2 - Currently reside in Central Illinois.
3 - Be pursuing a valid and accredited degree at an institution within Sangamon County in one of the following medical professions: doctor, nursing, emergency medical services, occupational therapy, radiography, x-ray technology, respiratory care program, electroneurodiagnostic technology, dentistry, veterinary science or nutrition science.
4 - Have a GPA of 2.0 or higher on a non-weighted 4.0 scale.
5 - Attend school as a full-time student in the coming fall at an accredited community college, four year college/university or vocational/technical school.
Number of Awards1
Total Amount Awarded$2,500
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