The 2014 Cien Amigos-IME Scholarships - CALL FOR APPLICATIONS

Applications are now available online

Apr 01, 2014, 15:00 ET from Cien Amigos

SACRAMENTO, Calif., April 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --

Where to apply:  Only online at:

Deadline:   Please apply before Saturday, May 31, 2014, at 11:59 pm

Who can apply:

For University Scholarships ($1,000 each):

  • Students currently enrolled in the 12th grade (Senior) in high school
  • Students currently enrolled in college or community college

For High school scholarships ($ 300 each)

  • Students who are currently enrolled in the 11th grade (Junior) in high school

The Cien Amigos-IME Scholarships are made possible through a $ 60,000 challenge grant from the Government of Mexico, through the Institute for Mexicans Abroad. 

For the third consecutive year, the Consulate General of Mexico, Cien Amigos and the Mexican Cultural Center of Northern California (MCCNC ), join to match and exceed these seed monies in a fundraising drive.

Numerous organizations and community leaders throughout Northern California join together to increase the number of scholarships awarded.  At least 250 scholarships will be awarded this year.

The goal of the Cien Amigos-IME scholarship program is to promote access to higher education and increase the number of Latino students who earn a college and university degree.

Press Contact: Jim Gonzalez - 916.233-8526

SOURCE Cien Amigos