The Hispanocare student scholarship fund was established in November 1996, in order to help Latino-American college students complete their education, by providing unrestricted scholarships for whatever the student(s) needs, i.e., education, housing, books, food, clothing, etc. To date, Hispanocare has awarded in excess of $314,000 in scholarships to 134 deserving Latino students.
Students of Latino descent (having at least1 parent of Latino origin) who have graduated from an accredited high school with a composite ACT score of 21.
Must have a 3.0 cumulative grade point average (GPA) on a 4.0 point scale or 4.0 or more on a 5.0 point scale, or have a minimum score of 250 for a GED.
Students must be citizens, nationals, or have lawful permanent residence in the United States and who must reside in Illinois.
Students must be studying in medicine, nursing, osteopathic medicine, dentistry, pharmacy, podiatry medicine, optometry, allied health, or schools offering graduate programs in public health or clinical psychology or any other healthcare field.