Fuerza y Ganas Scholarship

Funded by
$1,500
3 winners, $500 each
Awarded
Application Deadline
Jun 1, 2023
Winners Announced
Jul 1, 2023
Education Level
Undergraduate, High School
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Eligibility Requirements
Education Level:
High school or undergraduate student
Background:
First-generation college student
Gender:
Female-identifying
Field of Study:
Medicine
Ethnicity:
Latina/Hispanic
Education Level:
Background:
Gender:
Field of Study:
Ethnicity:
High school or undergraduate student
First-generation college student
Female-identifying
Medicine
Latina/Hispanic

Despite recent growth on college campuses across America, Hispanic students are still underrepresented in higher education.

Just 15% of Hispanic people between the ages of 25 and 29 have a bachelor’s degree or higher compared to 41% of white people and 22% of Black people in the same age range. Financial barriers are often what stand in the way of Hispanic students completing their degrees, resulting in underrepresentation in fields such as medicine.

This scholarship seeks to make higher education more accessible to Hispanic students by reducing the financial burden of a college degree.

Any first-generation, female-identifying high school or undergraduate student from a Latina or Hispanic background who is pursuing the medical field may apply for this scholarship.

To apply, tell us what inspired you to pursue a career in medicine and how you plan to give back to the Hispanic community in the future.

Selection Criteria:
Ambition, Need, Boldest Bold.org Profile
Published December 9, 2022
$1,500
3 winners, $500 each
Awarded
Application Deadline
Jun 1, 2023
Winners Announced
Jul 1, 2023
Education Level
Undergraduate, High School
Recent Bold.org scholarship winners
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