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NHCSL Announces Higher Education Scholarships For Hispanics

NHCSL Announces Higher Education Scholarships For Hispanics

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The National Hispanic Caucus of State Legislators (NHCSL) is proud to announce the launch of the John S. Martinez Leadership Scholarship application and the expansion of its program.

This scholarship initiative is a part of the NHCSL’s John S. Martinez Scholarship Fund. The scholarship program serves to honor the memory of the late John S. Martinez, a Hispanic leader who served as a member of the Connecticut House of Representatives. This scholarship is possible through a generous grant from the Comcast Foundation and is part of the NHCSL’s efforts to help provide to learning opportunities to Hispanic high school students.

This year, the NHCSL has expanded the program to thirty six (36) states, Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands, where there are Hispanic state legislators.  Scholarships will be awarded to a total of eleven (11) Hispanic public high school students. Each student will receive a one-time $3,000.00 grant to use towards their higher education.

NHCSL highly encourages qualified students to log on to our website, www.nhcsl.org. The deadline for applications is September 14, 2012.