Dr. Magdalena de la Teja Abrazando Al Exito Scholarship

Criteria for eligibility:
• Must be currently enrolled at or entering Tarrant County College.
• Must intend to pursue an associate degree or certificate of completion.
• Must have a minimum TCC GPA of 2.75 OR
• Must have a high school equivalent or a passing GED score if a first-time TCC student.
• Must enroll in a minimum of 9 credit hours (or full-time enrollment as defined by the recipient’s program) for period of award.
• Must have a minimum cumulative grade of “B” in any developmental coursework taken.
• Must be first generation college student.
• Must include in the application narrative section a response of no more than 200 words to: How has the Hispanic culture influenced your life?
• Must meet federal or state guidelines for financial need.
• Recipient will be invited to attend the Abrazando al Exito celebration in October.

Criteria for renewal:
• Recipient will receive a spring scholarship if a minimum semester GPA of 2.5 is achieved and a minimum of 9 credit hours (or full-time enrollment as defined by the recipient’s program) are completed in the fall.

Donor
TACHE - Texas Association of Chicanos in Higher Education, Tarrant County College Chapter
Award
$960.00 per fall and spring semesters
Deadline
04/11/2021
Supplemental Questions
  1. Has the Hispanic Culture influenced your life?
  2. Please write a short essay of no more than 200 words about how the Hispanic culture has influenced your life.