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NMI is pleased to offer scholarships to students of color entering or enrolled in college in the 2017-18 school year.
The three Scholarships are available: one $1,000.00 and two $500.00 for one semester during the academic year.

The Nuestro Mundo Inc. Scholarship recognizes outstanding high school students in their senior year who have shown commitment to the Dual Language Immersion (DLI) Program with previous involvement in volunteer/leadership or community activities.

Requirements

  1. Applicants must have attended Nuestro Mundo Community School. Preference will be given towards students whom remained within the DLI program through out their education career
  2. Include a copy of your high school transcript.
  3. Upon receiving the NMI scholarship, recipients must be enrolled for a minimum of 6 credits during the semester in which they receive the scholarship at an accredited Wisconsin college or university.
  4. Demonstrate financial need
  5. Include one letters of recommendation from a classroom teacher, employer, volunteer program coordinator or other community member who can speak about your motivation for higher education and address your academic, volunteer and community achievements. The letter can be in English or Spanish.
  6. Must complete an interview with Scholarship Review Board
  7. If awarded must partake in video marketing for NMI

Selection

Selection is based on DLI program commitment, financial need, responses to short essay questions, recommendation, and high school transcript. A FAFSA is not required to apply.

Application Checklist

  • Complete and submit a NMI Scholarship Application.
  • Print, sign and date the application
  • 1 Letters of Recommendation
  • Include a copy of your high school transcript.
  • Letter of acceptance to enroll or enrollment in 6 or more credits during the fall semester of 2017 if available

Timeline

Scholarship award Timeline Scholarship Due Date: Friday, May 12, 2017

If you have any questions about this scholarship, please email us at scholarship@nuestromundoinc.org with subject “Scholarship Question”.

Download the application here: NMI Scholarship Application