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2022 LATINX YOUTH CONFERENCE Scholarship Information

The 2022 Latinx Youth Conference will award four $1,000 scholarships to eighth-grade students who meet the following criteria:

Enrolled as an eighth-grade student at a West Michigan school

-Identify as Latinx or Hispanic

-Submit the requested information on or before the scholarship deadline

Interested students may submit for as many of the scholarship opportunities as they wish. Scholarship dollars must be used for education-related programming (i.e. college/university, technical school, after school and/or summer programming, etc.).

The deadline for entry is 11:59 p.m. on January 10, 2022. Please note the specific submission process with each of the four scholarships. Questions? Please call or email eesparza@hispanic-center.org at the Hispanic Center of West Michigan at 616.742.0200.


Scholarships

How have the experiences you’ve had made you into the person you are today?

How have your family, friends, teachers and/or culture played a role in your development?

What are your strengths and how do you dream of using them in your future?

Requirements:

Please submit a typed essay using the topic above and no more than 500 words.

Download your finished essay no later than 11:59 p.m. on January 10, 2022 

Apply

Have you already achieved a lot?

Maybe you’ve consistently kept your GPA high and/or racked up some academic awards? Or you’ve excelled athletically? Or your passion for volunteering has allowed you to consistently serve others. Send us your list with all the details.

Requirements:

Please submit a typed list of your accomplishments.

Download your finished list no later than 11:59 p.m. on January 10, 2022

Apply

 

What does Latinx culture mean to you?

How has it influenced you in the past and how do you see it playing a role in your future?

Is it at the center of your family and friendships, or somewhere out on the parameter?

Showcase your thoughts in a sketch, drawing or painting.

Requirements:

Please submit your sketch, drawing or painting by scanning the original and downloading the scanned copy no later than 11:59 p.m. on January 10, 2022.

The winner will be required to provide their original art to the Hispanic Center for Western Michigan to showcase at the 2022 Latinx Youth Conference.

 

Apply:

What does Latinx culture mean to you? How has it influenced you in the past and how do you see it playing a role in your future? Is it at the center of your family and friendships, or somewhere out on the parameter? Showcase your thoughts in a sketch, drawing or painting.

Requirements:

Please submit your sketch, drawing or painting by scanning the original and downloading the scanned copy no later than 11:59 p.m. on January 10, 2022.

 The winner will be required to provide their original art to the Hispanic Center for Western Michigan to showcase at the 2022 Latinx Youth Conference.

Apply:

You can also send us your application to 1204 Grandville Ave. SW, MI 49503, with attention to Evelyn Esparza or Elizabeth Hickel.

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