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Announcement: The HITEC Foundation Receives $5,000 Grant for HITEC Foundation Community Scholarship


{Location, Date} – The HITEC Foundation, an organization established to inspire and build a sustainable pipeline for future latinX leaders in Technology, received a $5,000 grant in March 2018. The grant was endowed by Oracle for the purpose of awarding scholarship opportunities.

 The HITEC Foundation is committed to early academic engagement of Hispanic youths as well as their persistence through degree completion. At the middle-school level, it awards college scholarships to Hispanic high school students who have a demonstrated interest in and talent for STEM. In order to retain college and university STEM students, the HITEC Foundation provides internship and mentorship opportunities with its corporate partners, thereby ensuring a smoother transition into technical careers.

“We would like to thank our partner Oracle for their continued support of the Scholarship Program and helping to support the next generation of leaders,” said Guillermo Diaz, Jr. HITEC Foundation Chairman.

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About The HITEC Foundation

The HITEC (Hispanic IT Executive Council) Foundation is committed to early academic engagement of Hispanic youths, as well as their persistence through degree completion. At the middle-school level, it provides grants so that students can attend technology-based programs. It also awards scholarships to Hispanic high school students who have demonstrated interest in and talent for STEM. In order to retain college and university students, the HITEC Foundation provides internship and mentorship opportunities with its corporate partners, thereby ensuring a smoother transition into technical careers.

For more information visit www.hitecfoundation.org. For more information, please contact Stephanie Hererra at 202-579-7936.