Three $3,000 Awards
April 24, 2019
On behalf of Lou and Connie Miller, the Hispanic American Foundation will award three $3,000 scholarships for 2019.
This scholarship award is based on the following criteria: the student’s high school grade-point average (a transcript is required); community service/work experience; and, the quality content of the essay. A Candidate must be a 2019 graduating high school senior, and attend school in Tulsa County.
APPLYING FOR THE SCHOLARSHIP
Students interested in applying for the scholarship should apply through the HAF website:
ESSAY REQUIREMENT AND FORMATTING
For the Lou and Connie Miller scholarship, an essay is required. The essay should reflect the student’s experience in high school, if any, expression of financial need, the student’s hopes for the future and career aspirations, the values of hard work, and commitment to ongoing personal development and/or service-learning.
The essay should be in a 12-point font, double-spaced and single-sided. A total of three pages (maximum of one response per page) should be submitted. On a separate, fourth page (cover page), please type your name, the name of the school you attend, your home address, an e-mail address, and phone number.
Important: The student’s name and school’s name should not appear anywhere on the essay pages, just on the cover page. This procedure is used to keep the judges from knowing who submitted the essay and supports a fair, application review process.
A committee of the Hispanic American Foundation members will select the award recipient from the group of candidates. Essays, applications and transcripts should be submitted online. If a student prefers to submit the application in writing, please mail to the Hispanic American Foundation c/o OSU Tulsa Main Hall, Rm. 1108, 700 N. Greenwood Ave. Tulsa, OK 74106.
AWARD NOTIFICATION AND RECOGNITION DINNER
The selected candidate will be notified directly by the Hispanic American Foundation office, using contact information provided with the application. The winning student’s school will be notified as well.
FINAL SELECTION will be made and the winner notified the second week of May. The student will be asked and is expected to attend the Hispanic Student Dinner scheduled in late May.
RECEIPT OF THE AWARD
When the Hispanic American Foundation office receives notification the scholarship winner has been accepted and enrolled in a college or university, a check in the amount of $3,000 will be issued to the designated college or university on behalf of the scholarship winner.
LOU & CONNIE MILLER SCHOLARSHIP ESSAY PROMPTS
Please write up to a one-page response for each of these prompts:
The Lou and Connie Miller Scholarship recipient should display personal characteristics of each of the criteria. The key components are: a well defined need; purpose and motivation to attend college; maturity and a strong sense of values; and, a commitment to ongoing growth and development.