March 31, 2000

SDCHCC Offers Scholarship to San Diego County Hispanic Students

The San Diego County Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (SDCHCC) is pleased to announce the awarding of scholarships to San Diego County Hispanic students. Applications for the program are now available to 2000 graduating Hispanic high school students and continuing college students who need financial assistance.

The SDCHCC began awarding scholarship in 1989 with the purpose of promoting Hispanic education. For over 10 years the SDCHCC has presented opportunities for community minded companies and individuals to partner with the Chamber at events that raise funds for educational purposes. As Hispanic youth reach their educational goals they will provide inspiration and serve as an example that it can be done, our youth have the potential we only need to give them the support and encouragement to continue their quest. The SDCHCC believes that business must take and active role in promoting this ideal.

Students interested in applying for a San Diego County Hispanic Chamber of Commerce scholarship can call the Chamber office at (619) 702-0790 for additional information and for locations to obtain applications.

Applicants must be United States citizens or permanent residents with one parent of Hispanic origin. The deadline to apply is May 15, 2000.

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