Walter Morales Scholarship

Scholarship Overview
Walter has worked for many years as both a businessman and educator, and would like to give back to a current student

The Walter Morales Scholarship announces the annual award directed towards a university student or high school senior in the United States who has an interest in improving the education system in the United States, and more specifically the education system in urban areas.

Criteria
In order to qualify, you must be a current undergraduate student at a university in the United States or High School student that will attend university.

The Walter Morales Scholarship will be awarded to the winner of an essay competition. A single winner will be chosen based on writing a unique essay of less than 1000 words that addresses and answers the following:

“Think about the unique challenges that face urban schools. Urban schools are marked by higher concentrations of poverty, greater racial and ethnic diversity, larger concentrations of immigrant populations, language diversity, and more frequent rates of student mobility.

Discuss these and/or other factors that are challenges for urban schools and how you would improve the urban education system.“

How to Apply
Applicant should email their response to the essay question:

“Think about the unique challenges that face urban schools. Urban schools are marked by higher concentrations of poverty, greater racial and ethnic diversity, larger concentrations of immigrant populations, language diversity, and more frequent rates of student mobility.

Discuss these and/or other factors that are challenges for urban schools and how you would improve the urban education system.“

in Word Doc format to walter@waltermoralesscholarship.com

Please include the following information with your essay:

Full Name
Phone Number
Address
Email
Name of High School and Graduation Date
The University that you are currently or will be attending
Personal Bio
Current GPA

Award
$5,000.00
Deadline
02/15/2022