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October 30, 2013

The Hispanic Scholarship Fund: Helping make college dreams come true

Did you know that Hispanics now make up 25% of public high school students in the U.S.? Or that despite the fact that only 14.5% of Hispanics aged 25 or older currently hold a bachelor’s degree, the share of Hispanic high school graduates enrolled in college reached an all-time high in 2012? In fact, that same year, high school drop-outs among this group reached an all-time low.

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February 5, 2009

FedEx and Hispanic Parents Have Something in Common: Sending Their Kids to College

Guest Blogger Frank Alvarez, CEO of the Hispanic Scholarship Fund.

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January 7, 2009

FedEx Invests in Hispanic Scholarship Fund and Outreach Programs

The Hispanic Scholarship Fund Scholarship Fund (HSF)announced that FedEx will be supporting the nation's largest Latino scholarship organization over the next three years with a $352,500 committment.  The funding will provide scholarships for students and support for four community education programs in local markets. The HSF press release goes on to state:

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October 30, 2008

FedEx Abre Puertas (FedEx Opens Doors)

In my house, living with two parents who both had their Masters and a mom who was president of the school board, college was clearly in my future. However, we weren't always sure if we could afford it. In the end, it was the generosity of the community that allowed me to begin college in the fall of ‘94 with a handful of scholarships.

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