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 on application.

Applications are due by midnight CT on Sunday, March 8, 2020.

The number of scholarships and amounts awarded will vary annually.  This scholarship will be awarded to the recipient/s for the Fall 2020 semester and will be divided out over the recipient’s remaining semesters at SMU.

Scholarship recipient/s will be notified in late March 2020. We will ask scholarship recipients to attend the annual Hispanic Alumni Awards Reception to be recognized in April 2020. 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

2020 Hispanic Alumni Scholarship Application

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