EL CENTRO – MANA of Imperial Valley, a local chapter of a National Latino organization, offers competitive college and university scholarships to students from Imperial Valley High School and two Imperial Valley College students.
A private company recently donated $ 10,000 to Imperial Valley MANA for the organization’s college scholarship program.
The grant will help provide scholarships for university students, each with financial support to cover tuition, books, accommodation and other expenses.
Scholarships will be awarded to students selected by the Imperial Valley MANA Chapter.
Applications are available at http://www.ivmana.org/scholarships.html and on the local high school website.
The application deadline for submitting the full application is Friday, April 15, 2022.
Rocio Ramirez, President of Imperial Valley MANA, said: “Imperial Valley MANA is committed to helping students advance their education and to recognize the outstanding students in our community. We strongly encourage local students to apply for scholarships. ”
MANA offers scholarships in three different categories: University Scholarship, EOP Transfer Scholarship, and Elsa Downs Nursing Scholarship.
The University Scholarship is a competitive scholarship for local high school graduates.
The EOP Transfer Scholarship is offered to an Imperial Valley College student who participates in the Equal Opportunity Program who meets the requirements to transfer to a recognized four-year United States institution, while the Elsa Downs Scholarship is awarded to an Imperial Valley student nursing job.