$2,000 Maryland Hispanic Gala Scholarship, 2023

Written by Michael Nz. on November 25, 2022

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Scholarship details

  • Area of study

    Accounting, Agriculture and Related Sciences, American History, American Jewish History, American Literature, American Politics, American Studies, Astronomy, Aviation, Behavioral Sciences, Biochemistry, Biology, Biomedical Humanities, Biotechnology, Business and Management, Business Law, Chemistry, Child Development, Classics, Cognitive Science, Communication Technologies, Communications and Journalism, Comparative Law, Computer and Information Sciences, Computer Science, Conflict Management, Conflict Resolution, Construction Trades, Corporate Law, Creative Writing, Curatorial Studies, Dance, Democracy, Earth Science, Ecology, Geography, German-American Relations, Governance / Civil Society, Government, Greek Studies, Health Professions, Health Studies, History, Horticulture, Human Resource Development, Human Rights, Humanities, Imaging Science/ Color Science, Liberal/General Studies, Library & Archival Sciences, Life Sciences, Linguistics, Literacy, Literature, Malaysian Studies, Management, Marine Engineering, Ocean and Resource Management, Oceanography, Optics, Pacific Islands Studies, Paleontology, Parks and Recreation, Peace Studies, Philosophy and Religion
  • Country of the Scholarship

    United States
  • Scholarship Valid Until (Year)

  • Type of scholarship

    Bachelor's scholarship
  • Scholarship amount given

    $5000 - $7000
  • Type of scholarship administrator

    Private sponsor
  • Mode of scholarship (Online/Offline)

  • Applier's country

  • Expenses covered

  • Scholarship Contact Details

    S[email protected]

The Maryland Hispanic Gala is a 100% volunteer-run event established by a group of Hispanic County employees and instituted by community leaders to raise funds and awareness to develop highly educated individuals.

Professionals providing critical financial assistance that will increase graduation rates from post-secondary education in Montgomery County and the State of Maryland.

The Hispanic Gala brings together stakeholders, organizations, elected officials, the business community, philanthropists, and the Hispanic community that is committed to helping and supporting youth to achieve a high level of education, promoting post-secondary education in the community while building diverse and close-knit communities throughout the state of Maryland.

We are focused on our backyard. The Gala documents their work meticulously, as they are accountable to investors, partners, key stakeholders, and the community. The annual financial statements are open to the public.

Everything you need to know about the Hispanic Gala Scholarship

Level/field of study

The Hispanic Gala scholarship opportunity is available to all qualified students from various communities in the state of Maryland. The Hispanic gala is the largest and most significant social, political and philanthropic event of its kind in the state.

The scholarship is designed for Senior High Schoolers wishing to pursue their Bachelor’s /Undergraduate Degrees at the University of Maryland.

Host nationality

The scholarship is hosted in the United States of America

Eligible Nationality

The scholarship is open to US college students. Are you a student pursuing a degree at the University of Maryland is this opportunity uniquely for you?

Hispanic Gala Scholarship worth

Scholarship funds of $2,000.00 are disbursed in mid-December. The check is mailed directly to the student’s school treasurer’s office.

Hispanic Gala Scholarship Requirements

  • Must have graduated from a Maryland High School or earned a Maryland GED within the last four years High school/college/college GPA of 2.5 or higher to apply for the scholarship
  • Must attend a Maryland College or University in the spring of the following year
  • Demonstrate a significant contribution from voluntary community service during the last 12 months.
  • You must be a US citizen, resident, or dreamer, as defined by the Maryland Dream Law.
  • You must have proof of the financial need to continue higher education The Maryland Hispanic Achievement Scholarship is open to all qualifying students from our diverse community in the state of Maryland.

How to Apply for a Hispanic Gala Scholarship

Applicants are required to write a 500-word Essay (no more than 500 words) on the topic “How has life in a diverse community changed or shaped your personal view of the world we live in and career goal choices to better compete in this age?”

Applicants can apply for the scholarship through the link: http://marylandhispanicgala.org/scholarship.html

Backup documents:

You will need to provide the following required documents;

  • A formal letter of recommendation from a community organization, eg a church, or non-profit.
  • Document with proof of family finances. Submit one of the documents: 2016 Income Tax Return (1040) or Copy of the 2017 FAFSA Summary (first 5 pages only)
  • Letter of recommendation from an academic adviser, professor, or professor. (To be sent to [email protected])

Applicants are expected to submit ONLY ONE OF ANY OF THESE DOCUMENTS

Income tax return, a copy of the 2019 FAFSA, 2018 W-2 or 1099 forms; o Documentation of unemployment.


All communications between the Scholarship Review Committee and the student will be by email. The Scholarship Review Committee has the right to select multiple candidates for an interview, and selected interviewees will be notified of the date, time, and location of their interview.

But not everyone selected to be interviewed will receive the scholarship. Scholarships are awarded annually and are a one-time award for selected students. Scholarship funds of $2,000.00 will be disbursed in the spring of the following year and paid directly to the student’s school.

Payments are made when evidence of current registration in the applicable semester or quarter of at least 6 credits has been received.

The committee reserves the right to make exceptions based on the applicant’s qualifications and/or extenuating circumstances. If granted, Scholar acknowledges and agrees to the following;

  • Take part in a production tour at The Fillmore during the month of August
  • Attend the Gala Event on the scheduled date.
  • Provide a professional digital photograph of yourself.

Deadline for application

The deadline to submit the application is June 30, 2023.

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