Pueblo Hispanic Education Foundation granted $320K


PUEBLO, Colo. — The Pueblo Hispanic Education Foundation, a Pueblo basis dedicated to securing funds for scholarships and different instructional assist for low-moderate earnings college students, obtained two Matching Student Scholarship County Grants from the Colorado Opportunity Scholarship Initiative.

COSI is a supported initiative by way of the Colorado Department of Higher Education. The two grants awarded equal $320k, the primary being for scholarship college students looking for a 2- or 4-year diploma in any course of research and the second being for college students finding out on the neighborhood faculty degree and within the Career and Technical Education path.

These grants shall be distributed over a 4-year and 2-year respectively, starting Summer of 2022. Students who qualify for this scholarship can renew annually, offered they keep necessities, which may equal as much as roughly $8,000 for a 4-year diploma or $4,000 for a 2-year diploma.

The grant was awarded together with the Pueblo County Scholarship Fund, which supplies the
preliminary {dollars} essential to qualify for the matching grant from the COSI. This allocates a complete of $640,000 for scholarships starting in Summer 2022.

In collaboration with Pueblo County and Colorado Opportunity Scholarship Initiative, PHEF will award
roughly $3.6 million {dollars} by the tip of 2026.

Executive Director, Janelle Quick, stated, “The Colorado Opportunity Scholarship Initiative was set out to not
only provide financial support, but also programs to help address timely completion and success in
postsecondary education.”

Qualifying college students have to be a Pueblo County resident, have a qualifying Estimated Financial Contribution of $16k or much less (as formulated on a pupil FAFSA software), attend a public faculty or
college in Colorado, and have qualifying GPA which varies relying on particular scholarships.

Students are inspired to register on the PHEF web site for extra data in addition to comply with PHEF on social media, Instagram, Facebook, Twitter and/or LinkedIn.