-Erika is a Freshman at Forsyth Technical Community College Studying Nursing.
-A Crosby Scholar, she manages to maintain a 3.69 GPA while also achieving the rank of lieutenant in Junior ROTC.
-She is also involved in Dance Ensemble, Key Club and has her OSHA certificate.
– Born in North Carolina, she maintains close ties to her heritage, citing a love for Mexican food and music.
“First of all, I’m thankful I got the opportunity of receiving this scholarship. But this scholarship means help and support especially for me that I’m a rising freshmen and barely starting my path for my career.”
About the Hispanic League Scholarship:
The Hispanic League, in keeping with their mission to improve the quality of life for Hispanics/Latinos through promoting community inclusion, education, health and multicultural understanding, has established this program to provide scholarships for deserving students. In 2021 we are able to award 50 scholarships to some extraordinary students looking to continue their education! Counting the amount given this year we have now surpassed $1,300,500 in scholarships given since the program began.
IT ALL STARTED IN 2000…
Ever since the Hispanic League Scholarship Program has grown steadily due to the hard work, dedication, and passion of volunteers and donors. The International Scholarship & Tuition Services (ISTS), an independent agent, assists with the criteria and fair selection of the scholarship winners.
To apply for the scholarship, applicants:
Must be current or former Forsyth County English Language Learner (ELL) student
Be of Hispanic/Latino origin
Be present on Spanish Nite, to be held April 17, 2021, to receive their award and attend the Scholarship Orientation on March 7, 2021
Must be in good academic standing (2.7 GPA Minimum)
Have financial need
Must apply to an accredited institution of higher education
Volunteer a minimum of 20 hours
The Scholarship Committee matches the ISTS selected recipients with sponsors, who present awards to the students at the annual Spanish Nite Gala. In 2021, the League has again a total of 50 scholarships recipients with outstanding achievements and academic success. We also exceeded the $1,300,500 value for a total of 554 scholarships.