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Hispanic Scholarship Fund Awards $38.5 Million in Scholarships

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Class of 2014-2015 Scholarship Recipients Announced and to be Honored at Scholar Celebrations Nationwide

LOS ANGELES, July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Hispanic Scholarship Fund (HSF), the nation's largest not-for-profit organization supporting Hispanic American higher education, awarded $38.5 million in scholarships and announced its 2014 Class of HSF Scholars.  Over 2,400 students selected have been awarded a college scholarship for the fall term.

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"These scholarships help us discover talented student leaders across the country, and we are proud to welcome this new class of HSF Scholars into our family," said Fidel A. Vargas, President & CEO, Hispanic Scholarship Fund.  "We recognize that preparing top students for a lifetime of leadership involves more than just scholarships.  So, our programs provide them with many additional benefits, throughout their studies, and beyond. " 

To help celebrate the new class of Scholars, HSF, with the help of its Groundbreaking partner Wells Fargo, is hosting the Scholar Celebration Series – six intimate receptions to be held in various cities across the country, which celebrate HSF Scholars, their accomplishments, and their families, before the start of the fall semester.

Upcoming Scholar Celebrations will be hosted in Chicago, Los Angeles, Miami, New York, Dallas, and San Francisco.  For more information on these events or about HSF please visit HSF.net.  

About the Hispanic Scholarship Fund
Founded in 1975, the Hispanic Scholarship Fund provides scholarships to Latino students, as well as related support services.  HSF seeks to give students all the tools they need to apply to college, do well in their course work, graduate, enter a profession, excel, help lead our nation going forward, and mentor the generations to come.  As the nation's largest not-for-profit organization supporting Hispanic American higher education, the Fund has awarded over $430 million in scholarships and provides a range of ancillary programs for students, HSF Scholars, and their families. HSF further strives to make college education a top priority for every Latino family across the nation, mobilizing our community to proactively advance that goal – each individual, over a lifetime, in every way he/she can.  For more information about the Hispanic Scholarship Fund please visit: HSF.net.

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