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March 20, 2019

SAI Latino Youth Scholarship 2019 Deadline Coming Up

Deadline for submitting applications is March 29, 2019.

See application and more info below…

The purpose of this scholarship is to provide $1,000 as a scholarship to deserving Latino students pursuing a 2-year or 4-year degree or attending a vocational program who are active members of a local Cal-Pac United Methodist Church (UMC) in Southern California.

Awardees will be notified in May and presentation ceremony will be held at the 2019 Annual Conference at Redlands.

The Spanish American Institute (SAI) continues to carry-on a century old mission of the Methodist Church School for Boys located in Gardena, California. Opening its doors in 1913 and enrolling several dozen well deserving Mexican youth with the purpose of preparing them, through education, to develop a better future for themselves, family and community. Alumni of this school such as Emilio Hernandez have become respected leaders in The United Methodist Church.

This effort to develop Latino leaders in our California-Pacific Conference is fully supported by the Cal-Pac Office of Hispanic/Latino Ministries.