Who Can Apply:
PALCUS membership: Young Portuguese-American at $25 per year
U.S. citizenship or a permanent legal U.S. resident (proof of I551 card with no restrictions required),
Portuguese ancestry of an aggregate of least 25%, i.e. total Portuguese ancestry of the applicant;
Full-time student attending a baccalaureate or graduate degree program at an accredited college or university in the United States (high school seniors / entering freshmen are not eligible);
Cumulative Grade Point Average (GPA) of a minimum of 3.0.
Submission: The applicant must submit the following by the application deadline:
the PALCUS Scholarship Application Form;
an official college academic transcript from all colleges previously attended;
a one page typewritten (double-spaced 12 pt. font) essay addressing the questions:
- What impact has your Portuguese ancestry had upon your own personal development?
- What role do you anticipate that your Portuguese ancestry will play in your future?
- Discuss any specific career goals for the future or any community involvement that might be pertinent to the question.
- What additional information would you like the Scholarship Committee to consider in evaluating your application?
Deadline: July 31, 2018
Learn More: https://www.palcus.org/scholarship