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HPN Scholarship

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Endowed in 1997

The HPN Scholarship Fund provides up to four (4) $1,000 scholarships for Hispanic/Latinx Texas State University undergraduate and graduate students. The scholarship is unique in that it allows HPN to support students who are Hispanic and consider students who are first-generation, dependent of a Texas State Employee, demonstrated financial need, undocumented and/or DACAmented, and who have demonstrated a strong commitment to community service or extracurricular activities. Funds for the scholarships are raised through the university’s annual charitable giving campaign and other fundraising activities.

Awards

A total of four (4) scholarships are awarded:

Up to of $1,000 for Undergraduate students enrolled at Texas State.

Up to $1,050 for Graduate students enrolled at Texas State.

Important Dates

Application Opens: March 1st - Annually

Application Closes: April 1st - Annually

 

FAQ - Frequently Asked Questions

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  • Undergraduate Student Scholarship Eligibility

    Graduate Student Scholarship Eligibility

    Hispanic/ Latinx Texas State University Student

    Hispanic/ Latinx Texas State University Student

    Will be enrolled as a full-time student for upcoming Fall semester (at least 12 semester credit hours of coursework)

    Will be enrolled as a full-time student for upcoming Fall semester (at least 9 semester credit hours of coursework)

    Overall GPA of 2.5 or higher

    Overall GPA of 3.0 or higher

    • Dependent of a Texas State Employee.
    • First generation college student (neither parent has obtained a bachelor’s degree).
    • Demonstrated financial need (low socioeconomic status).
    • Undocumented legal status and/or DACA (Deferred action for Childhood Arrivals) student.
    • Community service/ extracurricular activities during the preceding two (2) year period.
  • As part of BOSS System, applicants will be asked to submit an essay that describes their future goals and aspirations.

  • As part of BOSS System, applicants will require at least two (2) Letters of Recommendation Forms. The BOSS System will ask for the recommenders' emails in order for them to complete the form. 

  • Scholarship Award Recipients will be notified via BOSS System.

    Scholarship recipients will be recognized at the HPN Spring Symposium.

    Upon receiving the scholarship, HPN will forward scholarship information to the Texas State Financial Aid & Scholarship Office.  Your award will be applied to your upcoming Fall and Spring semesters (half of the scholarship award will be applied to each semester).