Deadline Approaching For Application for Hispanic Scholarship

Are you or someone you know interested in getting a university degree?  However paying for college is not easy. The HFS scholarship may be able to help but the deadline for applications is February 15, 2019. 

The HSF Scholarship is designed to assist students of Hispanic heritage obtain a university degree. Scholarships are available, on a competitive basis, to:

  • High school seniors
  • Undergraduate students (all years)
  • Community college students transferring to four year universities
  • Graduate Students

Award

Awards are based on merit; amounts range from $500 to $5,000, based on relative need, among the Scholars selected.


ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be of Hispanic heritage
  • Minimum of 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale (or equivalent) for high school students
  • Minimum of 2.5 GPA on a 4.0 scale (or equivalent) for undergraduate and graduate students
  • Plan to enroll full-time in an accredited, not-for-profit, four-year university, or graduate school, during the fall of a scholarship cycle (year)
  • US Citizen, Permanent Legal Resident, DACA or Eligible Non-Citizen (as defined by FAFSA)
  • Complete FAFSA or state based financial aid application (if applicable)

OTHER

  • All majors and graduate fields accepted
  • Emphasis on STEM majors

For more information visit https://www.hsf.net/scholarship  but remember the deadline for applications is February 15, 2019.

Wake Tech Students – Do You Know about Our Dental Hygiene Program?

Do you need dental cleanings, fluoride treatments, sealants, or  X-rays?   Often students delay hygiene visits until serious problems develop due to costs.  

Wake Tech has a Dental Hygiene Clinic at the Perry Health Sciences Campus  that offers these services to active Wake Tech students for FREE! … and at a reduced price for others. 

Read this flyer for more information and visit the Dental Clinic Patient Information page for campus directions and treatment fees. 

The Nest – Food Pantry for Wake Tech Students

Wake Tech students are juggling many things as they pursue their studies. Some are stretching their money trying to cover many expenses and at times their budget may come up short for food. We would like to help students in getting essential supplies.  The Nest is a food pantry at the Beltline Center for students in real need of food items

Please contact Roberta Mahatha  (919) 334-1534 for more information 


Resource Guide for Wake County

This resource guide, from Catholic Parish Outreach, contains information on the following area. It has been updated as of June 2016.

General Assistance, Mental Health/Substance Abuse, Health Assistance, Financial Assistance, Crisis Hotlines, Transportation Assistance, Homeless Shelters, Transitional Housing, Clothing Assistance, Food Assistance, Household Goods/Furniture, Thrift Stores, and other resources.

http://www.cporaleigh.org/documents/ResourceGuide.pdf