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General Information

Name Verizon Scholarship Program
Number of Awards
Award Value $5,000
Award Type Merit-Based Scholarship
Accept Applications From September 1 until February 18
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Contact Information

Contact Hispanic Scholarship Fund
55 Second Street
Suite 1500
San Francisco, California 94105
Phone (877)473-4636
Fax (415)808-2304

Scholarship Description

The Verizon Scholarship Program is available on a competitive basis to four-year college students of Hispanic heritage. Award amounts are $5,000. Those students who receive the award may potentially have the opportunity to participate in Verizon Foundation’s summer internship program.

Eligibility Requirements
* Be of Hispanic heritage
* Be a U.S. Citizen or a legal permanent resident
* Be a Sophomore, Junior or Senior enrolled full-time in a degree-seeking program at an accredited U.S. college or university
* Have a minimum cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 3.00 on a 4.00 scale
* Must apply for federal financial aid by completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)
* Must submit a resume with application
* Must be majoring in either one of the following: Accounting, Business, Economics, Finance, Human Resource Management, Marketing, Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Computer Programming, Computer Electronics, Information Technology (IT), Management Information Systems (MIS), Network Administration, Computer Information Systems (CIS), Civil, Electrical, Industrial, or Mechanical Engineering
* Must reside in one of the following counties or states: (NY counties) Bronx, Kings, New York, Queens, and Richmond; (NJ) Town of Basking Ridge in Somerset County; (PA Counties) Bucks, Montgomery, Chester, Delaware, Philadelphia; (FL counties) Hernando, Hillsborough, Pasco, and Pinella; (MA counties) Essex, Middlesex, Plymouth, Suffolk; (TX counties) Collin, Dallas, Denton, Dexar, Dorris, Ellis, Henderson, Hood, Hunt, Johnson, Kaufman, Parker, Rockwall, and Tarrant; (VA county) Arlington, Loudoun; (DC) Washington; (Southern CA counties) Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside, San Bernardino, Ventura; Maine, New Hampshire, Washington State