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2017_VALHEN Scholarship Program

VALHEN and Virginia Tech

Friday, May 20, 2016 at 5:00 PM - Tuesday, October 4, 2016 at 1:00 AM (EDT)

2017_VALHEN Scholarship Program

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2017 VALHEN Scholarship Applications
Important: This application cannot be saved for future use; you must fill it out completely before submitting it to VALHEN.
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The 2017 VALHEN Scholarship is now accepting applications. If you need additional information, please contact

Scholarships available:

Pay It Forward- $1,000

CVC- $1,700

General VALHEN- 2 @ $1,000

Rivadeneira Memorial- $1,000

  • VALHEN Scholarship process announced: Friday, May 20, 2016
  • Application Deadline:  Monday, October 3, 2016
  • Scholarship winners notified:  Wednesday, February 1, 2017
  • Scholarship awarded:  VALHEN Encuentro 2017, Friday, March 3, 2017 

v  Applicants must:

  • Be of Latino/Hispanic heritage;
  • Live in Virginia;
  • Have a minimum 2.5 GPA (on a 4.0 scale);
  • Be a graduate of a Virginia high school and either have been accepted to, or be already enrolled as a full-time student, in a degree-granting public or private Virginia college or university; 

  • Be able to demonstrate leadership through involvement in school, and in the community, government, non-profit organization, work/job duties, or in another manner not mentioned here.

Important Note: An essay of 300-500 words is required of all applicants.


v  Finalists will be required to submit:

  • An official transcript;
  • Contact information for three references: 1) a teacher; 2) a peer; 3) a non-teacher reference (but not family member). References will be contacted by VALHEN.
  • An interview may be required.

v  Winners will be contacted by VALHEN, and will be:

  • Present at the March 3, 2017 Encuentro Luncheon to receive the award. Winners will receive complimentary ticket for parent or guardian.

Required to sign a waiver allowing VALHEN to post his/her bio and photo on the VALHEN website and Facebook page and to use this information in a Press Release announcing the scholarship winners.

Have questions about 2017_VALHEN Scholarship Program? Contact VALHEN and Virginia Tech

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