The Saint Louis Colombian Society, Inc. Scholarship

The Saint Louis Colombian Society, Inc. will grant $1,000 scholarships for the 2023-2024 academic school year to students who are enrolled in a two-year or four-year program in an accredited college or university in the United States. Awards will be granted to students based on the eligibility requirements and the analyses of their essays. The purpose of the Scholarship Program is to promote and advance the education of Hispanics/Latinos.


Applicants must:
• Be Hispanic/Latino (at least one grandparent must be/have been Hispanic/Latino).
• Be a full-time student.
• Be in pursuit of an Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree.
• Be U.S. citizens, Permanent residents, or hold DACA status.
• Have a physical address from the Greater St. Louis region (MO Counties – Franklin, Jefferson, Lincoln, St. Charles, St. Louis, St. Louis City, Warren, Washington; IL Counties – Bond, Calhoun, Clinton, Jersey, Macoupin, Madison, Monroe, St. Clair).
• Be enrolled in an accredited college or university in the United States.
• Have a minimum 3.0 GPA

The scholarship money will go directly to the recipient’s selected Institution.

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Supplemental Questions
  1. Birthplace
  2. Are you a U.S. Citizen or a legal permanent resident?
  3. Hispanic Origin
    • 1. Are you Hispanic?
    • 2. If yes, what nationality?
    • 3. Is at least one of your parents Hispanic?
    • 4. If yes, what nationality?
    • 5. Is at least one of your grandparents Hispanic?
    • 6. If yes, what nationality?
  4. OFFICIAL TRANSCRIPT: Upload your OFFICIAL college transcript (including grades through fall 2022)
  5. Upload Resume: Highlight leadership positions, extracurricular involvement, awards and honors, community service and volunteerism, and work experience.
  6. Upload a letter of acceptance from a college or university (high school seniors) or proof of enrollment (current college students).
  7. Parent (or legal guardian) 1 Full Name
  8. Parent (or legal guardian) 1 Mailing Address, City, State, Zip Code
  9. Parent (or legal guardian) 1 Cell Phone Number
  10. Parent (or legal guardian) 1 Home Phone Number
  11. Parent (or legal guardian) 1 email
  12. Parent/Guardian 1 Place of Birth
  13. Parent (or legal guardian) 2 Full Name
  14. Parent (or legal guardian) 2 Mailing Address, City, State, Zip Code
  15. Parent (or legal guardian) 2 Cell Phone Number
  16. Parent (or legal guardian) 2 Home Phone Number
  17. Parent (or legal guardian) 2 Email
  18. Parent/Guardian 2 Place of Birth
  19. To what school should we send your scholarship award check in August?
  20. What is your Student ID number at the school you will attend Fall 2023?
  21. ESSAY: "Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.” - Nelson Mandela. Describe a change you would like to make in the world. Tell us about how you would plan to make that change, and what obstacles you might encounter along the way.
  22. APPLICANT SIGNATURE: By entering/signing my full name below, I authorize The Saint Louis Colombian Society. Inc and their agents to examine, verify and discuss my academic and other information that applies to the consideration of this application. I certify that all answers are accurate and truthful to the best of my knowledge and that all information in the application and essays are my work. I understand that the decisions made regarding my participation in this program are made by The Saint Louis Colombian Society, Inc., relying upon the truth and correctness of my statements.
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