National Hispanic Recognition Package for 2020-2021

  • Presidential Scholarship
  • $1,000 per year stipend for four years (8 semesters)
  • First year of undergraduate on-campus housing at regular room rate (based on
    assignment by Housing and Residential Communities)

Eligibility

To be considered for the National Hispanic Recognition Scholarship at UA, students must be recognized by the College Board National Recognition Program. More details about this program can be found here.

  1. Take the PSAT/NMSQT by October of junior year and check the Hispanic or Latinx category on your answer sheet
  2. College Board will invite eligible students to apply for the program online.
  3. If you are awarded National Hispanic Recognition by the College Board National Recognition Programs, your high school counselor or principal will receive a mailed award letter and certificate in September of your senior year.
  4. Please submit your official award letter to scholarships@ua.edu.

UA Admissions Steps

In addition to the steps above, you should apply for admission to UA and apply for scholarships and financial aid by following the steps below. Please keep in mind that the following list does not include every step of the enrollment process or the financial aid process. More information is available on the Scholarships and Financial Aid page of the UA Viewbook as well as on the pages linked in the boxes below.

  1. Apply to UA
  2. Scholarships
  3. FAFSA
    • Complete the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) beginning in early January of your senior year.

Contact Us

We will be glad to talk in more detail about the scholarship packages and application procedures listed here. If you have any questions or if you would like to schedule a campus visit contact us at scholarships@ua.edu or 1-800-933-BAMA.