Students must be of Cuban descent undergraduate and graduate students majoring in the fields of Engineering, Business, International Relations, Economics, Communications, and Journalism
Job Description: The Mas Family, and The Jorge Mas Canosa Freedom Foundation – which manages the funds – are committed to these principles; they are eloquent examples of what citizens can achieve in a free society both as individuals and as members of voluntary associations. Through the Mas Family Scholarships, the members of the Mas Family are passing on to others some of the blessings which they received as the fruits of their labors in a free society.
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The Mas Family Scholarship program, which is funded by the interest generated from a multi-million dollar donation by the Mas family in 1997, is currently the largest scholarship program for Cuban-American students in the country.
Types of Scholarship Awards
Undergraduate and Graduate scholarships are available in the fields of Engineering, Business, International Relations, Economics, Communications, and Journalism.
Awards are based on the recipient’s academic performance, leadership qualities, potential to contribute to the advancement of a free society, and likelihood of succeeding in the student’s chosen career. Each applicant will be evaluated through a two step selection process consisting of: 1.) a preliminary screening committee will analyze and confirm the student’s credential (academic standing, grades, financial needs, etc.) and will select a pool of finalists; 2.) a selection committee will make the final determination based on written essays and on character evaluations.
Application deadline: 12January2011