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Pinos Nuevos Scholarship

CAALE’s Pinos Nuevos Scholarship awards one graduating high school senior with $10,000 towards any college related costs. Awards are based on the applicant’s academic performance, leadership qualities, and ability to meet the requirements below.

  • Born in Cuba or are of Cuban descent (defined as having at least one Cuban parent or grandparent)
  • Have a minimum GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale
  • Be formally accepted/enrolled in college within the U.S. on a full-time basis
  • Applicant must commit to minoring in Spanish (if born in the US)
  • Applicant must commit to partaking our Leadership Development Program and attending CAALE events
  • Applicant must complete and submit their application with all other required materials by the specified date
  • Basic Personal Information
  • Test Scores (SAT/ACT)
  • Official Transcript
  • Proof of Admission
  • Personal Essay
  • One Letter of Recommendation
  • Video Statement