About the VAMOS Scholarship Program
The Valley Alliance of Mentors for Opportunities Scholarship (VAMOS) Scholarship program supports exceptional graduating high school seniors from the Rio Grande Valley in Texas. Students must identify as Hispanic and must be Pell Grant recipients.
Selected students attending the University of Texas at Rio Grande Valley will receive $3,000 per year, for four years ($12,000 total). All other selected students attending other institutions will receive $5,000 per year, for four years ($20,000 total).
- Must be Pell-eligible
- Plan to enroll full-time in an accredited, public or not-for-profit, four-year university during the fall of the scholarship cycle
- Be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident
- High school graduating seniors only - Cumulative GPA of 2.70, based on a 4.00 scale (or equivalent) earned from 9th through the first semester/term of 12th grade
- High school students must be graduating seniors in the Rio Grande Valley (Texas), specifically Hidalgo, Cameron, and Starr counties.
- Must be of Hispanic heritage
All majors are accepted