ABOUT THE AWARD
The unknown BEN HILL GRIFFIN CINCO DE MAYO SCHOLARSHIP are American Mexican Scholarships for college and is sponsored by the South Florida Community College (SFCC) Foundation Inc. These unknown scholarships for Mexican students are annual awards available to all full-time students that plan to attend South Florida Community College. The applicants need to be a direct descendant of an Mexican farm worker family and must have completed the graduation as high school senior from one of Hardee, Lake Placid, Desoto, Sebring, Ft. Meade, Frostproof & Avon Park high schools.
ABOUT THE ORGANIZATION
The SFCC Foundation supports students to obtain the funds for their higher education & secured future. There are various Mexican American scholarships available for the students enrolling at the SFCC for different courses. The foundation provides various scholarships for Mexicans on merit and need basis through the Financial Aid Office.
The HILL GRIFFIN CINCO DE MAYO SCHOLARSHIP for Mexican students is available to the students on a need basis. The applicant has to prove the financial need and should have a minimum 3.0 GPA at one of the service area high schools. The applicant has to pursue a full-time course at the SFCC and has to ensure satisfactory academic progress as well. The award amount for this Mexican scholarship varies based on the financial need and the course enrolled. The applicant should be willing to do community service at the Sonshine House of Avon Park for at least 20 hours each year. Some minimum set of requirements are also specified as below which include – all applicants to be registered at FAFSA and an eligible US citizen or eligible non-citizen. The applicants also have to provide biographical statements describing background, future career goals, educational needs & eligibility criteria. Details of any membership or community service with any organization can be provided as well.
The CINCO DE MAYO Mexican scholarships are not auto-renewable and have to be applied for each year and hence academic progress deems important. The due dates of submission of these Mexican scholarship applications are as below.
June 1 for fall
October 15 for spring
March 1 for summer
Apart from the Mexican Scholarship, as above, the Foundation provides various other scholarships for full-time and part-time courses at SFCC. For more details about the award and the application process email your questions to the SFCC Financial Aids office at:
South Florida Community College
600 West College Drive
Avon Park, FL 33825
Phone: (863) 784-7254
Fax: (863) 784-7374
The South Florida Community College has a vision of “Enriching our communities through education … one life at a time”. The organization is committed to provide equal rights to candidates for education regardless of race, color, religion, gender, disability, age, marital status, political affiliation and sexual orientation. Hence it provides various different awards for all candidates across any section of society. One such award is the BEN HILL GRIFFIN CINCO DE MAYO unknown scholarships for Mexican students in sponsoring their higher college education.
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