Carlos F. Garcia Muentes Scholarship

Funded by
The Pride Resource Network
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$500
1 winner
Awarded
Winner
1
Finalists
26
Application Deadline
May 15, 2021
Winners Announced
Jun 25, 2021
Education Level
Undergraduate
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Eligibility Requirements
Immigration status:
First or second-generation immigrant
Legacy Status:
First-generation college student
Immigration status:
Legacy Status:
First or second-generation immigrant
First-generation college student

America is home for many immigrants who fuel our nation’s growth and development.

In 2018, more than 63% of foreign-born adults were employed compared to about 60% of native adults, among them brilliant thinkers, inventors, innovators, and incredibly hard-working individuals. Carlos F. Garcia Muentes embodied the spirit of ambition when he immigrated to the US from Manta, Ecuador to pursue a better life for himself and his family.

Despite what immigrants do for the nation, they often face many challenges in the US, creating a divide between those born abroad and those born in the country. 

To contribute to a better future for immigrant students across the country, the Carlos F. Garcia Muentes Scholarship will support immigrant students that have a passion for learning and want to create a better life for themselves, their families, and their communities.

This scholarship is open to:

  • Current undergraduate students
  • International undergraduate students attending school in the US
  • All immigrants, including first- and second-generation immigrants
  • DACA recipients

To apply, please write or create a video about how your family and their story have shaped your beliefs about the world and your own career aspirations.

Diversity and Inclusion
Selection Criteria:
Essay, Immigrant, Ambition, Grit
$500
1 winner
Awarded
Winner
1
Finalists
26
Application Deadline
May 15, 2021
Winners Announced
Jun 25, 2021
Education Level
Undergraduate
Recent Bold.org scholarship winners
Essay Topic

Please write an essay OR share a brief video about how your family and their story has shaped your beliefs about the world and your career aspirations?

400–600 words

Winning Application

Gabriela Perales
Baylor UniversityKaty, TX
https://youtu.be/bdPt6Z4Wfpk

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