Gerardo Marín Scholarship for Community Internships in Latin America

 

The Gerardo Marín Scholarship for the Community Internships in Latin America (CILA) program honors the memory of Gerardo Marín, a leader in the field of international education at the University of San Francisco. Dr. Marín was dedicated to diversity and inclusion, and stewarded the expansion of international education programs in Central and South America, Eastern Europe, and Asia at the University of San Francisco.
This $500 scholarship is intended to help defray the out-of-pocket expenses of students enrolled in HECUA’s Community Internships in Latin America program. This scholarship is open to consortium member and affiliate school students, and can be applied for in conjunction with any of HECUA’s other scholarships.
*Note: Any student may apply for this scholarship, but preference will be given to Latin@ students, students majoring in Spanish or Latin American studies, and/or students who demonstrate financial need.

 

To apply for the scholarship, please complete the form below.

Gerardo Marín Scholarship for Community Internships in Latin America

  • Any interested student may apply for this scholarship, but preference will be given to Latin@ students, students majoring in Spanish or Latin American studies, and/or students who demonstrate financial need. 
  • You must have a complete program application for the Community Internships in Latin America program on file with HECUA to apply for this scholarship. If you do not, please exit this form and click the orange "apply" button at the top right of the website menu.
  • Accepted file types: doc, docx, pdf.
    Please upload your response to the following questions as a word document or a PDF file between 550 and 1,700 words. Essay questions: 1) This scholarship is specifically for students enrolled in our Community Internships in Latin America program in Ecuador. What in your life made you interested in this program? Beyond improving your Spanish language fluency, what do you most hope to gain from your participation?  2) How would receiving this scholarship help you participate in the Community Internships in Latin America (CILA) program? 

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