FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
Yes. To qualify for this program, students must be at least one-quarter Hispanic/Latino.
Hispanic/Latino is an ethnic category, not a racial category; students may be of any race.
For purposes of the Vamos! Scholarship Fund, students must be from a family whose ancestors came from at least one of these countries: Argentina, Belize, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Portugal, Puerto Rico, El Salvador, Spain, Uruguay, or Venezuela.
Yes. Financial need is not considered during selection.
Yes. High school students must have a minimum cumulative 3.00 GPA, based on a 4.00 scale (or equivalent).
High School graduating seniors – Cumulative GPA is the average of grades earned from 9th through the first semester/term of the 12th grade (if available).
Yes. Students with a GED are eligible.
No. As long as you will be attending college and satisfy the requirements listed about you are elegible to participate.