HEEF: Hispanic Education Endowment Fund Scholarship

The Orange County (OC) Hispanic Educational Endowment Fund (HEEF) serves US Citizens, Permanent Residents and Dream Act/ AB 540 students who live in Orange County, California only. HEEF offers competitive academic scholarships for OC high school and community college transfers who qualify for need based financial aid and who enroll at a 4-year college or university in Fall 2021. Individual awards begin at $2,500.

In addition to the overall HEEF Scholarship Fund – the organization supports more than 30 donor specific sub-funds with awards ranging from $1,500 to $5,000. Please visit www.heef.org for specific eligibility criteria for the general fund and sub funds.

The 2021 HEEF Scholarship Application has reopened for a subfund scholarship opportunity inviting a specific group of applicants. Only invited applicants will be considered. To apply, please complete a General Application, and then Apply To the HEEF Scholarship by April 30, 2021.

Supplemental Questions
  1. How has your Hispanic heritage influenced your educational and career goals and aspirations? 350-500 words required
  2. I am of Hispanic descent through my:
  3. Country/Region of Origin
  4. Are you a California DREAM Act or DACA recipient?
  5. Are you enrolled in Law School and have you participated in the OC Hispanic Bar, a pre law program, or agency serving the Latino community?
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