Varies
Avg. Amount Awarded
224
Days
March 1 2025
Application Deadline
No
Renewable
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What you'll need:
  • Checkmark Other - Proof of study in the Portuguese language or culture
  • Checkmark Application Form
  • Checkmark Essay
  • Checkmark Personal Photograph
  • Checkmark Recommendations Or References
  • Checkmark Test Scores
  • Checkmark Transcript
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Herbert Fernandes Memorial Scholarship

Description

The Herbert Fernandes Memorial Scholarship is for those who have a GPA of 3.5 or 3.0 if taking or have taken Portuguese Language courses. Applicants must also meet at least one of the following requirements: (1.) Actively involved in a Portuguese American community; and (2) Has taken Portuguese language classes at the college level. Applicants must be of Portuguese or Lusophone descent. They must provide proof of study in the Portuguese language or culture. Applicants must meet one of the following options; (1) They are attending a community or four-year college or university. (2) They are enrolled in a Graduate Program (i.e. Masters, PhD, Credential Program). (3) They are educators in the field of Portuguese language and/or Lusophone culture. (4) They are preparing for a professional career where the use of the Portuguese language may be used. Applications may be submitted online, through mail, or in person. Please visit the scholarship's website for more information.

Eligibility Requirements

  • CheckmarkMust be an undergraduate student or a graduate student
  • CheckmarkMust attend a university, a four-year college or two-year college
  • CheckmarkMinimum 3.0 GPA
  • CheckmarkMust not be attending high school currently
  • CheckmarkRestricted by ethnic heritage: Portuguese

How to Apply

What you'll need:

  • Checkmark Other - Proof of study in the Portuguese language or culture
  • Checkmark Application Form
  • Checkmark Essay
  • Checkmark Personal Photograph
  • Checkmark Recommendations Or References
  • Checkmark Test Scores
  • Checkmark Transcript
For more info, please visit our site
Contact education@luso-american.org
Tel: 925-828-3883 Address 7080 Donlon Way
Suite 200
Dublin, CA 94568