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(864) 402-4207

P.O. Box 17674
Greenville, SC 29606

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AHAM is the only Hispanic 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that, since 1999, has been dedicated to promoting higher education among high school students of Hispanic descent through educational scholarships in the Upstate, SC.  This is our 21st consecutive year granting scholarships for higher education.  The total amount that AHAM has awarded, as of 2019, is $335,300.

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APPLICATION TO OUR SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM IS NOW OPEN

Submit your application between January 15 - March 15, 2020

AHAM Scholarship Requirements

 Candidates must:

  1. Be of Hispanic origin or descent (from a Spanish speaking country, first or second generation)

  2. Be a senior in a public or private high school in the Upstate counties of: Abbeville, Anderson, Cherokee, Greenwood, Greenville, Laurens, Oconee, Pickens, Spartanburg, and Union

  3. Have a GPA of 3.5 or higher

  4. Have received acceptance as a full time student at an accredited university, technical college or vocational school in the United States or USA territories

  5. Candidate’s family must make $60,000 or less in household income based on their previous  year's tax return. If parents or legal guardians file taxes separately, please submit both federal income tax returns.

  6. Include a copy of DACA certification, U.S. passport, green card, residency card, social security card, or driver’s 
    license.

 

Please direct any questions regarding the application process to your high school Senior Guidance Counselor. You may also e-mail questions to scholarships@ahamsc.org or call (864) 402-4207.

2020 AHAM Scholarship Awards

1st Place | $10,000 over 4 years

1 student will be selected for this prize 4- year scholarship. The student awarded this prize will receive $2,500 for 4 consecutive years, for a total of $10,000.

2nd Place | $8,000 over 4 years

1 student will be selected for this prize 4- year scholarship. The student awarded this prize will receive $2,000 for 4 years consecutive years, for a total of $8,000.

3rd Place | $6,000 over 4 years

1 student will be selected for this prize 4- year scholarship. The student awarded this prize will receive $1,500 for 4 years consecutive years, for a total of $6,000.

4th Place | $2,000

1 students will be selected for this prize.

5th Place | $2,000

1 students will be selected for this prize.

6th Place | $1,500

2  students will be selected for this prize.

7th Place | $1,500

1 students will be selected for this prize.

8th Place | $1,000

1 students will be selected for this prize.