The HENAAC Scholars Program addresses the immense need that the United States has to produce more domestic engineers and scientists. The goal of the program is to ensure STEM college retention with a 3.0 grade point average or higher; to guarantee college graduation with an undergraduate technical degree in four-five years; and, to contribute to Hispanic communities by producing STEM role models for future generations and securing the country’s place as the finest technological leader in the world.
Who is eligible to apply for the HENAAC Scholars Program?
- Applicants must demonstrate leadership through academic achievements and campus/community activities
- Applicants must be Science, Technology, Engineering or Math related majors
- Applicants must have an overall grade point average of 3.0 or higher
- Applicants must be of Hispanic origin and/or must significantly participate in and promote organizations and activities in the Hispanic community
- Recipients must be enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate program for the preceding fall semester, at an accredited 2-yr or 4-yr college/university in the U.S. or its territories.
What does the HENAAC Scholars Program Offer?
- A scholarship ranging in amounts from $500 to $10,000
- Listing in the HENAAC Conference issue of TECHNiCA Magazine and press release
- Transportation support to the HENAAC Conference, where Scholars are presented with their scholarship alongside the sponsor. The 2015 HENAAC Conference will be held in Pasadena, CA, from October 14-18, 2015.
When is the application due?
- Documents must be uploaded by 11:59 PM PST on April 30, 2015.
Click here to read about profiles of 2014 HENAAC Scholars.
Best of luck to all applicants!