Under the guidance of the Director, University Advocacy, the Scholar Advocate will assist in coordinating national efforts to foster relationships with key university personnel on campuses across the country to help inform and empower Scholars with the knowledge of vital resources on their home campus; e.g. academic support and student life, graduate school preparation, career planning, internships/fellowships, balancing family and life, and managing personal finances, and other personal issues. This individual will also support the Director in managing the day-to-day activities involved in administering the scholarship programs, including implementation, documentation processing, and compliance monitoring. This individual will refer students to campus resources which will assist the students in areas such as: academic advising, crises/critical incidents, cultural expectations, transitioning to college, and any additional needs that may arise for Scholars. This position is unique in that it will contribute to student success around the country by creating and fostering collaborative relationships with key university personnel nationwide in order to achieve cross-college initiatives that efficiently allow for national scalability of services.
About Hispanic Scholarship Fund
Founded in 1975, the Hispanic Scholarship Fund empowers Latino families with the knowledge and resources to successfully complete a higher education, while providing scholarships and support services to as many exceptional Hispanic American students as possible. HSF strives to make college education a top priority for every Latino family across the nation, mobilizing our community to proactively advance that goal – each individual, over a lifetime, in every way he/she can. HSF also seeks to give its Scholars all the tools they need to do well in their course work, graduate, enter a profession, excel, help lead our nation going forward, and mentor the generations to come. As the nation’s largest not-for-profit organization supporting Hispanic American higher education, HSF has awarded over $500 million in scholarships and provides a range of impactful programs for students, HSF Scholars, Alumni, and parents. For more information about the Hispanic Scholarship Fund, please visit HSF.net