Fiesta del Sol Guadalupe A. Reyes Scholarship Program

Fiesta de Sol

The scholarship was established to provide educational support to deserving graduating seniors or returning college students who are Latino/Hispanic descent and are planning to attend an accredited college or university.

Key Information

Eligibility Requirements

  • Age/Grade Level:
    Graduating high school senior; Continuing College Students
  • Minimum GPA:
  • Financial Need:
  • Other Academic Requirements:
    Enrolled in a certificate program for minimal of 6 semester hours or 8 quarter hours
  • Residence:
    Live on the southwest side of Chicago within the following boundaries: Between 16th to 79th streets, and between Cicero Ave., (4800 West) and Canal (500 West)
  • College:
    Plans to enroll in an accredited college or university
  • Ethnicity:
    Be of Latino/Hispanic descent
  • Extracurricular:
    Be a volunteer in a Fiesta del Sol committee
  • Miscellaneous:
    Sponsored by member institution of Gamaliel of Metro Chicago

Application Details

  • Transcript:
  • Resume/Activity List:
  • Essay:
    Your background and famil; Your personal and career goals; Your chosen area(s) of study (major); Unpaid (volunteer) community or school service; Leadership activities; Honors, awards and scholarships received; Employment history; Explanation of unusual financial circumstances
  • Recommendation Letters:
    Two letters of recommendation on an official letterhead
  • Other Materials:
    Completed application; A copy of the applicants 2015 federal tax form; Copy of the 2016/2017 award letter from your colleges financial aid office

Contact Information

  • Phone: (312) 666-2663