Tyra Marie Hispanic Scholarship Fund
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Tyra Marie Hispanic Scholarship fund
As a proud Hispanic and first-generation college graduate, Izak aka “Tyra Marie” understands the value and importance education has played in all facets of his life. The power of education has opened many doors for him and because of this Izak has a strong desire to share that experience with his fellow Hispanic community. Over the past several years, enrollment amongst Hispanic students in colleges has increased significantly largely due to the availability of scholarships and financial assistance. In order to help encourage and continue this trend, the Tyra Marie Hispanic Scholarship Fund has been created.
Applying for the Scholarship
The Tyra Marie Hispanic Scholarship was established in hopes of encouraging his/her fellow Hispanic community to pursue their dreams. The scholarship fund will award two (2) scholarships to students of Hispanic descent who demonstrate strong academic records and financial need and plan to pursue their undergraduate or graduate degree at an accredited U.S. college or university.
To be eligible for the Scholarship, you must:
Be a United States citizen or permanent resident of the United States and resident of the State of Arizona for the past 365 days. (If permanent resident, please attach a copy of your residency card).
Show evidence of community involvement (i.e. school, church, civic, LGBT, etc.)
A self-identified gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgendered or straight ally (showing support of LGBT youth and/or the LGBT community).
Plan to apply to attend (or are currently attending) a post-secondary educational institution.
Have a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or higher (or GED).
Attach one (1) letter of recommendation from individuals who know of your ability to be successful in your chosen field of study. Relatives cannot submit these letters.
Submit a completed Tyra Marie Hispanic Scholarship Fund application and supporting documents.