Hispanic Achievement Scholarships Available

photo of First Montgomery County Executive Hispanic Gala

2013 Montgomery County Executive Hispanic Gala

The Maryland Hispanic Achievement Scholarship competition is open to Maryland high school seniors and college undergraduate students of Hispanic descent, who maintain full time or part time status at an accredited post-secondary institution beginning in the fall of 2014.

To qualify for this scholarship, applicants must have a Grade Point Average (GPA) of 2.5 or greater or General Educational Development (GED) certification with a recommendation from the academic advisor, plan to attend school for an entire academic year and have financial need.

Applicants must also have leadership and community involvement. The purpose of the scholarship is to assist Hispanic students who live in Maryland to achieve potential life goals and make a positive impact on their lives. Scholarships provide recipients with a one time assistance of $2,000.

The deadline to submit an application is May 30. Awards will be presented at the Montgomery County Executive Hispanic Gala Thursday, Sept 18. For details and an application form, visit the Scholarship page on the Montgomery County Executive Hispanic Gala website.
Learn about the 2013 Hispanic Gala:

Hispanic Gala Recap (Video)

Hispanic Gala

The Montgomery County Executive’s Hispanic Gala took place on Sept. 12 at The Fillmore to raise scholarship money for area Hispanic students. County Cable Montgomery’s Lorna Virgili tells us the gala was a tremendous success. Additional posts:

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Hispanic Gala: Council President Nancy Navarro (Video)

Navarro Speech

Montgomery County Council President Nancy Navarro addresses the crowd gathered at the Hispanic Gala on Sept. 12 at The Fillmore. Take a look:

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Advocate of the Year Award (Video)

Dr. DeRionne Pollard

Maryland Lt. Governor Anthony Brown presents Montgomery College President Dr. DeRionne Pollard with the “Advocate of the Year” award at the County Executive’s Hispanic Gala at The Fillmore on Sept. 12. Take a look:

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"This is About Hispanic Heritage Month" (Video)

Ike Leggett at Gala

The County Executive’s first annual Hispanic Gala took place on Sept. 12 at The Fillmore where 25 Latino students were presented college scholarships. In this MyMCMedia extra, Leggett, with his wife Catherine by his side, addresses the crowd gathered for the gala:

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Hispanic Gala (Video)

Ike Leggett announced the First Montgomery County Executive Hispanic Gala will be held September 12, 2013

To kick off Hispanic Heritage Month, Montgomery County Executive Isiah Leggett will host the first annual Executive’s Hispanic Gala on September 12. The inaugural event, called “Latino Dreamers” celebrates Maryland’s Dream Act. Funds raised will assist 25 Latino students enrolled in Maryland colleges and universities. For tickets and event information visit, Executive’s Hispanic Gala.

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