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The Esperanza Education Fund Scholarship 2024

The Esperanza Education Fund offers scholarships to students from Maryland, Virginia, and Washington, DC who are immigrants or the children of immigrants. Esperanza chooses approximately 10 scholarship recipients from a pool of 300+ applications each academic year.

The Esperanza Education Fund Scholarship 2024 – Overview

Scholarship NameThe Esperanza Education Fund Scholarship
Application Open DateJanuary 2024
Application DeadlineClosed
CategoryScholarships in USA
Winners 12
Scholarship Amount$1,000–$20,000
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Eligibility Criteria

Follow the Eligibility Criteria to apply for the program.

Must have been born outside the U.S. OR have two parents who were born outside the U.S.

Must be a graduating senior at a high school in the District of Columbia, Maryland, or Virginia OR have earned a GED within the last four years and reside in the District of Columbia, Maryland, or Virginia

Must be looking to enroll full-time in an accredited, public two-year community college or four-year university in the US for the academic year​

Must have a household income of less than $100,000

Application Process

Here’s, what you must provide besides your application.

  • Essay
  • Financial Details
  • School Verification
  • Grade transcript
  • Recommendation letters
  • Present Work Experiences
  • Standardized Test Scores

Selection Process

Here, check out how students will be selected for the program.

Applications will be selected based on three criteria: the distance traveled, which refers to how much a student has achieved and overcome before and since their arrival in the United States, academic performance demonstrated by GPA and test scores, and extracurricular involvements.


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