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Deadline: November 13th, 2023


The Youth Awards was founded in 1998 by the Hispanic Heritage Foundation. Now entering its 25th year, the Youth Awards honors Latino high school seniors who excel in the classroom and community and for their excellence in various categories including: Community Service, Education, Engineering, Entrepreneurship & Business, Green Sustainability, Healthcare & Science, Media & Entertainment, Public Service & Social Justice, and Technology.


  • Be currently enrolled in high school and graduating in the spring of 2024

  • Must have a minimum unweighted 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale or 7.5 on a 10.0 scale

  • Must enroll at an accredited higher education institution in 2024-2025

  • Be of Hispanic heritage (includes Spain, Brazil, Philippines)

  • If selected, attendance to virtual regional awards ceremony is mandatory



Hispanic Heritage Youth Awards

Hispanic Heritage Youth Awards