Application & Required Forms

 APPLICATION DEADLINE HAS BEEN EXTENDED TO DECEMBER 15, 2017

Welcome to the scholarship application process for the Kansas Hispanic Education & Development Foundation

The scholarship application is now available through Google for those unable to access through Wufoo. Responses will automatically be received. The deadline to complete the scholarship application and  send all other documents is December 15th. Click on the link below for the application. You may need a Google account to complete.

Scholarship Application Online Form Through Google- Due December 15

Eligible to apply:

  • High school seniors who are of Hispanic heritage (50% or more) with a 2.8 GPA or above and enrolling as a full time student in a post-secondary institution
    in the fall of the upcoming school year.
  • High school seniors who live in Wichita, Andover, Derby, Haysville, Goddard, Maize & Valley Center are eligible to apply.

1. Essay Online Form
Essay – Word Document

2. Personal Statements Online Form
Personal Statements – Word Document – Due December 15

3. Letters of Recommendation Online Form
 Letters of Recommendation – Word Document  – Due December 15

Two letters of recommendations are required. Recommenders can use the Letters of Recommendation Form or a Word document.

Applicant should request letters from people with whom they are familiar and have known for a more than one year. Use the following rules of thumb as a guide to asking for letters of recommendations:

  • Core academic teachers during junior and senior years of high school
  • Academic teachers throughout four years of high school (band, foreign language, art, etc.)
  • Elective teachers throughout four years of high school (student government, newspaper, physical education, etc.)
  • Coaches who have known you for four years or less
  • Counselors/advisors for more than one year (through clubs, activities, etc.)
  • Community people who know you well (church or work)

4. Official Transcript Online Form
Official Transcript – Word Document – Due December 15

Official high school transcript should be submitted directly from the Registrar Office or high school counselor. To be accepted as official, a transcript must come from the issuing high school in either a sealed, unopened envelope or via our electronic delivery method using the link provided above.

Mail transcripts to:
KHEDF
PO Box 4248
Wichita, KS 67204

5. Scholarship Application Online Form – Due December 15 (original online form through Wufoo). 

Student Resume (OPTIONAL) – Due December 15
The student resume can be include list of education information with GPA and class rank, awards & honors, school and community activities, advanced placement classes, and work experience.

Your document must have a header with your name, your high school, and date.
The Student Resume can be submitted as a Word document to the online scholarship application (Question #16A) or it can be submitted in a Word document and emailed to irma.luna@cox.net.

QUESTIONS
If you have questions, please feel free to contact Irma Luna at irma.luna@cox.net or 316-259-2532.