Congreso is pleased to announce a scholarship opportunity for graduating seniors and current college students. The main goal of Congreso is to challenge Hispanic students to live out the call of God in and through their lives now and in the future. We value higher education and encourage students to honor God in their studies.
This scholarship is open to high school seniors and students currently enrolled in college/postsecondary education (vocational/trade school, junior college, 4-year university, graduate school). Students must complete the online application including submission of all supplemental documents by 11:59 pm CST on April 15, 2020 in order to be eligible for consideration of the scholarship. A Congreso Scholarship Committee will review all scholarship applications and recipients will be announced after Congreso 2020. Award checks will be sent to the university/postsecondary institution after verification of enrollment for Fall 2020.
Applicants must meet the following requirements to be considered eligible for a scholarship:
- Minimum 2.5 GPA on 4.0 scale
- Enrolled full-time for Fall 2020
- Be an active member of a church affiliated with the Baptist General Convention of Texas
- Submit copy of unofficial transcript
- Provide letter of recommendation from a church ministry leader who can testify of applicant’s active involvement in church ministry
- Provide verification of enrollment, if awarded