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Hammond Hispanic Community Committee

824 Hoffman Street,

Hammond, IN 46327

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MEETINGS

1ST TUESDAY OF EVERY MONTH  

6pm - 7:30pm

PRESIDENT

Juanita Boland

VICE PRESIDENT
MISSION

The Hammond Hispanic Community Committee is a diverse organization that comes
together to enhance the quality of life for Hispanics and improve the larger community by providing information and sharing the diverse cultures we represent, undertaking projects that address community needs, and teaching the concept of harmony amongst all races.

ORGANIZATION

Founded on March 10, 1993

The Hammond Hispanic Community Committee was formed in Hammond, Indiana, and is a non-profit, 501(c)3, organization.

Debbie Trevino

© 2019 HAMMOND HISPANIC COMMUNITY COMMITTEE

SCHOLARSHIP INFORMATION 2018

2018 Hispanic Minority Scholarship Requirements

 

 

 

Hammond Hispanic Community Committee

Website: www.hhccin.com

 

The Hammond Hispanic Community Committee (HHCC) will be providing the following scholarships in 2018 to eligible students who will graduate from a Hammond High School:

  • Two (2) scholarships in the amount of $2,500 for attendance at a college or university

  • Two (2) scholarships in the amount of $1,000 for attendance at a technical or trade school

  • One (1) scholarship in the amount of $1,000 offered by Hammond-Whiting Care Center towards obtaining Certified Nursing Associate (CNA) accreditation

 

Requirements:

  • Fully completed application received by HHCC by March 2, 2018.

  • Must be of Latino/Hispanic heritage

  • Resume of education, school and community activities and work experience

  • Must be graduating from a Hammond High School in 2018: Clark, Hammond High, Gavit, Morton, Bishop Noll, HAST or ACC

  • Must have a 3.0 GPA if planning to attend a college or university OR a 2.5 GPA if planning to attend a trade or technical school

  • Response to the essay question, typed, double-spaced and no longer than two pages. The essay question is: Discuss the issue of race or ethnic heritage in the U.S. How has it impacted you? What do you think can be done to improve it? (Note: If applying for the CNA scholarship, please relate your responses to the healthcare field.)

  • Submission of an original, sealed Official Transcript and ACA and/or SAT scores and evidence of passing the ECA

  • Submission of a copy (or copies) of your college/university or technical/trade school acceptance letter

  • Submission of two letters of recommendation from a non-family member – a principal, teacher, guidance counselor, employer, community member or other mentor

  • Submission of all extracurricular activities and awards

 

Deadline: All materials must be submitted through the Guidance Department and received by Friday, March 3, 2018, at the office of:

Mrs. Deborah A. Trevino

George Rogers Clark High School

1921 Davis Street

Whiting, IN 46394

Phone: 219-659-3522, x1130

Email: datrevino@hammond.k12.in.us

 

Winners only will be notified by HHCC.

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