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HSF Highlighted as Part of National Toyota Holiday Campaign

December 09, 2021

It’s the holiday season, and this year Toyota is collaborating with Hispanic Scholarship Fund (HSF), one of the nation’s largest nonprofit organizations supporting higher education, to #sharethejoy through an uplifting commercial and social media campaign....Read More
WITH MAJOR DONATION, ANHEUSER-BUSCH FOUNDATION LAUDS 46-YEAR PARTNERSHIP WITH HSF

May 15, 2021

The Hispanic Scholarship Fund (HSF), one of the nation’s largest nonprofit organizations supporting higher education, today announced that Anheuser-Busch Foundation has reaffirmed its historic commitment to HSF’s mission, through a donation of $300,000. Anheuser-Busch, the country’s leading brewer, and its philanthropic arm, the Anheuser-Busch Foundation, have supported HSF since the organization’s founding in 1975 with nearly $10 million in contributions. During the past decade alone, the Foundation has contributed more than $3.5 million to HSF, helping to provide scholarships benefiting more than 560 students and supporting HSF’s leadership development programs and Scholar Conferences. “The mission of the Anheuser-Busch Foundation is to provide support for organizations that help communities and individuals thrive,” said César Vargas, Chief External Affairs Officer, Anheuser-Busch and member of HSF’s Board of Directors. “We’ve been partners with HSF since its earliest days and have experienced first-hand the impact the organization has had on students, families, and the Latino community. With this donation, we are proud to continue our partnership with HSF and help shape the next generation of leaders by opening doors for outstanding Hispanic students who want to complete a higher education.” ...Read More
HSF AND LONG-STANDING PARTNER TOYOTA ANNOUNCE RENEWED ALLIANCE, WITH $900,000 GRANT FOR 2020-2021

October 26, 2020

October 26, 2020 With a scholarship award from Hispanic Scholarship Fund (HSF), the nation’s largest nonprofit organization supporting Hispanic American higher education, the impact goes much further than the monetary value. It’s about sparking hope and advancing equitable access to education. Raised the youngest of five by a single mother, Nazul Rivera, an engineer at Toyota Motor Manufacturing Texas (TMMTX), gained confidence with an HSF scholarship. “With a newfound sense of responsibility, the HSF scholarship made me feel like somebody believes in me, and that I could go further in school than I ever imagined possible,” he said....Read More
HSF’S DALLAS COLLEGE CAMP TO HELP STUDENTS AND THEIR FAMILIES PREPARE, PLAN, AND PAY FOR COLLEGE

March 03, 2020

March 03, 2020 Dallas, TX, March 3– The Hispanic Scholarship Fund (HSF), the nation’s largest nonprofit organization supporting Hispanic American higher education, in partnership with Wells Fargo & Company (Wells Fargo), Toyota Motor Corporation (Toyota), and University of Texas at Dallas (UT Dallas), will be hosting a College Camp informational workshop, for middle and high school students and their parents, on the UT Dallas campus, Saturday, March 7, 2020. College Camp is a free, bilingual, half-day, college preparation program designed to help middle and high school students and their parents, prepare, plan, and pay for college. Topics include navigating the college application process, choosing a college that's the right fit, writing a personal statement, and researching financial aid and scholarship opportunities. “College Camp at UT Dallas will open doors to higher education for hundreds of families living in the area, many of whom will be receiving the knowledge we provide, for the first time,” said Fidel A. Vargas, President & CEO, Hispanic Scholarship Fund. “Thanks to the continuing and generous support of Wells Fargo, Toyota, and UT Dallas, we will once again have the opportunity to transform lives in the region, by sharing vital information and resources and answering questions.” Participating students are grouped by grade level, in sessions tailored to their needs, while parents meet according to language preference—in Spanish or English. All participants have the opportunity to interact with HSF Scholars, Alumni, and staff, as well as additional local volunteers, including business leaders and educators. For more information about the Hispanic Scholarship Fund and the College Camp series, please visit HSF.net. About the Hispanic Scholarship Fund Founded in 1975, the Hispanic Scholarship Fund (HSF) empowers Latino students and their parents with the knowledge and resources needed to successfully complete a higher education, and provides scholarships and support services to as many exceptional Hispanic American students as possible. As the nation’s largest nonprofit organization supporting Hispanic American higher education, HSF has awarded over $619 million in scholarships, to date. For more information about the Hispanic Scholarship Fund please visit HSF.net....Read More
HSF PROGRAM TO HELP SAN ANTONIO STUDENTS, PARENTS, PREPARE, PLAN, AND PAY FOR COLLEGE

February 27, 2020

LOS ANGELES, CA, February 27, 2020– The Hispanic Scholarship Fund (HSF), the nation’s largest nonprofit organization supporting Hispanic American higher education, in partnership with Wells Fargo & Company (Wells Fargo), Toyota Motor North America (Toyota), FedEx, Republic National Distributing Company, and Edgewood Independent School District, will be hosting a College 101 informational workshop, for middle and high school students and their parents, on the Edgewood Fine Arts Academy campus, in San Antonio, Texas, on Thursday, February 27, 2020. College 101 is a free, bilingual, two-hour program that provides valuable information to middle and high school students, and their parents, about how best to prepare, plan, and pay for college. The sessions, which are offered on weekday evenings to accommodate parents who work weekends, address the steps necessary to plan for a college education, apply for scholarships, and research additional financial aid opportunities. “HSF is thrilled to be able to host College 101 in San Antonio, and provide crucial information to local students and their parents, on what it takes to prepare for a college track. The workshop’s practical, how-to approach, not only informs and empowers them, but provides a roadmap that they would otherwise have to piece together for themselves,” said Fidel A. Vargas, President & CEO of the Hispanic Scholarship Fund. “Thanks to the generous support of Wells Fargo, Toyota, FedEx, Republic National Distributing Company, and Edgewood Independent School District, we will have the opportunity to transform lives in the region!” Participants will be able to interact with HSF Scholars, staff, Alumni, as well as other supporters, including business leaders, sponsors, and educators, from the local community. For more information about the Hispanic Scholarship Fund and the College 101 series, please visit HSF.net. About the Hispanic Scholarship Fund Founded in 1975, the Hispanic Scholarship Fund (HSF) empowers Latino students and their parents with the knowledge and resources needed to successfully complete a higher education, and provides scholarships and support services to as many exceptional Hispanic American students as possible. As the nation’s largest nonprofit organization supporting Hispanic American higher education, HSF has awarded over $619 million in scholarships, to date. For more information about the Hispanic Scholarship Fund, please visit HSF.net....Read More
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