Thursday, October 23rd, 2014

Join us on Saturday, 10/25

Join us on Saturday, 10/25 for the HHSFMO’s Scholarship Awards Ceremony.

HHSFMO Welcomes New Board of Directors & Kicks Off Scholarship Program

The 2014 Board of Directors of the Hispanic Heritage Scholarship Fund of Metro Orlando was sworn in during an event held on Thursday, April 24 in the Overlook Room on the 9th Floor of Orlando City Hall. The event also served to kick off the start of its 2014 scholarship application period.   HHSFMO is […]

Rollins College & HHSFMO Announce Scholarship Collaboration

Rollins College and the Hispanic Heritage Scholarship Fund of Metro Orlando (HHSFMO) are pleased to announce the establishment of a partnership to award one full-tuition scholarship each year to a new student entering at the Hamilton Holt School at Rollins in the fall under the Rollins Evening Emerging Leaders (REEL) Scholarship Program. “Working with the […]

2014 HHSFMO Scholarship Application Now Available

The Hispanic Heritage Scholarship Fund of Metro Orlando’s (HHSFMO) 2014 scholarship application is now available. Candidates that meet all of the eligibility criteria may submit completed applications and supplementary documents in a single envelope until 5:00 PM on Friday, May 30, 2014. Be sure to review the Eligibility Requirements and Frequently Asked Questions before completing […]

2013 Hispanic Heritage Scholarship Awards Ceremony

On Saturday, October 26 the Hispanic Heritage Scholarship Fund of Metro Orlando celebrated its thirteenth Scholarship Awards Ceremony at Disney’s Coronado Springs Resort. During the event, we recognized the 2013-2014 scholarship recipients, thank our sponsors, and heard from Dr. Jesús Jara, Deputy Superintendent for Orange County Public Schools. Thank you to all of our sponsors […]

Announcing the HHSFMO’s 2013-2014 Scholarship Recipients

  On Friday, August 30th, the Hispanic Heritage scholarship Fund of Metro Orlando (HHSFMO) held a press conference to introduce its class of 2013-2014 scholarship recipients. José Abastida:  Microbiology (scholarship in partnership with Casa de Mexico) Annie de la Grana:  Nursing Lizet Dominguez:  Law (partnership with the Hispanic Bar Association of Central Florida) Juanita Duque:  […]

Congratulations to the 2013 HHSFMO Scholarship Recipients

We received over 300 applications this year. Each one worthy, each one a winner because they have chosen the path of education to achieve success and fulfillment in their lives.  The following students made a special impact on our Selection Committee because of their academic excellence, community involvement and the value of their goals. Congratulations […]

Lizette Valarino to receive Lifetime Achievement Award

Today, the Hispanic Chamber of Commerce of Metro Orlando and the Hispanic Business Initiative Fund of Florida announced that Lizette Valarino will be presented with the Lifetime Achievement Award at the 2012 Don Quijote Awards ceremony on Saturday, December 1st. Lizette will receive the Lifetime Achievement Award for her impact on the Hispanic community in […]

HHSFMO Pays Tribute to Outstanding Hispanic Students

Orlando FL. (October 21, 2012) – In its 13th consecutive year, the Hispanic Heritage Scholarship Fund of Metro Orlando (HHSFMO) recognized the outstanding academic achievements of 21 Hispanic students by awarding $5,000 scholarships to each for further advancement of their college education. The annual “Gowns & Guayaberas Scholarship Award Ceremony” was held on Saturday, October […]

Orange County Proclamation

During the morning of October 2nd, a few of our 2012 Scholarship recipients were on hand when Orange County Mayor Teresa Jacobs and the Orange County Board of County Commissioners issued the proclamation for Hispanic Heritage month.  They were delightfully surprised when the Mayor invited them to approach the dais for a picture with the […]