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Dr. Raquel Ontiveros Memorial Scholarship

Dr. Raquel Ontiveros Memorial Scholarship

Applicable For:

High School Students , Undergraduate Students

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About This Scholarship

Description For Saginaw County students, the Dr. Raquel Ontiveros Memorial Scholarship is available. You must be at least one-fourth Mexican-American, attend a college or university in Michigan, major in education, and have a minimum GPA of 2.5 in order to be eligible for this prize.

An undergraduate or vocational degree, a degree in education or teaching, at least 1/4 Mexican-American ancestry, attendance at a Michigan college or university, Saginaw County residency, and a 2.5 GPA are requirements for the Dr. Raquel Ontiveros Memorial Scholarship. Additionally, candidates must prove their financial need.

Eligibility Criteria For Dr. Raquel Ontiveros Memorial Scholarship

Here are some common factors that may be considered:

  • Vocational Teaching Degree Pursuit: Scholarships for vocational teaching degrees are typically available to individuals who are pursuing or planning to pursue a degree or certification in vocational education or a related field. The program may focus on specific vocational subjects such as automotive technology, culinary arts, cosmetology, healthcare, or trades like plumbing, electrician work, or construction.
  • Academic Qualifications: Most scholarships for vocational teaching degrees require applicants to meet certain academic qualifications. This may include a minimum grade point average (GPA) or specific academic achievements in relevant coursework. The academic requirements may vary based on the scholarship program and the level of study (e.g., undergraduate or graduate).
  • Career Goals: Scholarships may prioritize applicants who have a strong interest and commitment to pursuing a career in vocational education. This can be demonstrated through personal statements, essays, or interviews where applicants can articulate their passion for teaching in vocational fields and their dedication to preparing students for careers in those areas.
  • Recommendation Letters: Strong letters of recommendation from professors, vocational instructors, employers, or other individuals who can attest to the applicant’s teaching abilities, vocational knowledge, and dedication to vocational education may be required.
  • Citizenship or Residency: Scholarships may have specific citizenship or residency requirements. They may be available only to citizens or permanent residents of a particular country or region. Some scholarships may also consider non-citizens or international students who meet the eligibility criteria.

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