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Latino Daily News

Wednesday November 17, 2010

Multiple Scholarship Opportunities for Latino Students Becoming Available Today

Hispanic and Latino students seeking funding for higher education have numerous opportunities that are becoming available that HS News wants to share with you. 

KFC is taking the application process for its KFC Colonel’s Scholars program to the Twitterverse. Starting today through November 26, high school seniors can try to win a $20,000 Colonel’s Scholars scholarship by drafting a single tweet, 140 characters or less.

KFC is asking college hopefuls to tweet why they exemplify Colonel Sanders commitment to education and enriching their communities, and why they are deserving of a college scholarship. The scholarship winner, announced on December 1, will receive up to $5,000 per year for the next four years to pursue a bachelors degree at an accredited public university within his or her home state.  Tweets will be reviewed after November 26 to determine that applicants comply with proper eligibility requirements, and the winner will be announced on December 1.

For official rules and more information on KFC Colonels Scholars and the Kentucky Fried Chicken Foundation, visit the KFC Scholars site.  The regular application process begins December 1, 2010.

The Hispanic College Fund announced today the opening of its scholarships applications.  Applications will be available online from November 15, 2010 to March 1, 2011 at www.scholarships.hispanicfund.org.  Scholarships range from $500 to $10,000 and will be awarded for the 2011-2012 academic year. 

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