Hispanic Alumni Scholarship Application

The Hispanic Alumni of SMU Board awards the SMU Hispanic Alumni Scholarship each year to students who are excelling at SMU. The recipient/s of the scholarship must meet the following criteria:

Be at least a rising junior or higher, up to and including graduate students. Former Scholarship recipient are eligible to receive the Scholarship again.

Be a member of one of the following SMU student organizations:
• Association of Latino Professionals for America
• College Hispanic American Students (CHAS)
• Cox Latino Business Club
• Dedman Law Hispanic Law Student Association
• League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC)
• AEM-SMU, the Asociación de Empresarios Mexicanos
• SHPE-SMU, the Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers

Have a cumulative grade point average of 3.000 or higher

Demonstrate financial need, as determined by the Office of Financial Aid

Submit a completed application, including responses to essay questions below.

Applications are due by 5 p.m. CT on Friday, March 22, 2019.

The number of scholarships and amounts awarded will vary annually. This scholarship will be awarded to the recipient/s for the Fall 2019 semester and will be divided out over the recipient's remaining semesters at SMU.

Scholarship recipient/s will be notified in early April 2019. We will ask scholarship recipients to attend the annual Hispanic Alumni Awards Reception to be recognized on Thursday, April 25, 2019. Attendance at this event is a requirement to receive the Scholarship.

If you have any comments, questions, and/or concerns, please contact us at ha@alumni.smu.edu or 214-768-ALUM.

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