El CENTRO – MANA de Imperial Valley, a local chapter of a National Latina Organization, announced its competitive college and university scholarships for local Imperial Valley high school seniors and for two Imperial Valley College students. 

MANA said in a press release the 2019 MANA Scholarships are for students committed to supporting the mission of MANA de Imperial Valley and who meet the following requirements: have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.75 on a 4.0 scale (or the equivalent); have plans to attend a four-year U.S. accredited institution or technical college during the 2019-2020 academic year; and have participated in community service and/or school activities.

The release said the 2019 Elsa Downs Memorial Nursing Scholarship is available to a student who is committed to supporting the mission of MANA de Imperial Valley and meets the following requirements: have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.75 on a 4.0 scale (or the equivalent); have plans to continue preparing for a career in nursing; and who demonstrates community service/school activities’ involvement.

The IVC EOP Transfer Scholarship is available to a student who is committed to supporting the mission of MANA de Imperial Valley and meets the following requirements: have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.75 on a 4.0 scale (or the equivalent); have plans to transfer to a four-year U.S. accredited institution or technical college during the 2019-2020 academic year; and demonstrates community service/school activities’ involvement.

The application postmark deadline for the Imperial Valley Chapter College and University Scholarship is Friday, April 26, 2019. Applications are available at local high school counseling offices or may be downloaded at http://www.ivmana.org/scholarships.html. For additional information regarding the MANA de Imperial Valley Chapter College and University Scholarship, please contact Vikki Carr at (619) 405-5563 or email ivmanascholar@gmail.com

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