Almiro and Olga Lopez Memorial Endowed Scholarship
To benefit outstanding students majoring in Spanish at MSU Denver. Mr. and Mrs. Almiro Lopez came to the United States from Cuba in 1960. Mr. Lopez was a chemist by profession and Mrs. Lopez a housewife. In Cuba, as in the United States, they emphasized to their children the value of good citizenship, integrity, and hard work. They also were aware of the necessity of a college education in order to become better members of society.
• Have a 3.5 GPA or higher
• Have 60 credit hours completed
• Be a degree-seeking Spanish major
• Be a U.S. citizen
• Candidates must submit a short essay written in Spanish & English; topics selected by the Selection Committee, and a letter of recommendation from a faculty member in Spanish
• Interviews will be conducted for the final selection
Award is merit-based
Renewal (Contingent on available funds): Scholarships will be automatically renewable if all criteria continue to be met.