Maryland Hispanic Youth Symposium 

This is a wonderful experience for Hispanic High Schoolers to experience living on a college campus for four days during the summer, and to compete for scholarships.  In the past students have really benefited from meeting new friends from across the state, and have become very motivated to attend college and graduate high school.

The application deadline is February 15th; The challenge we have faced in the past is getting students to complete their essay before the deadline. We encourage students to work on their essay ASAP. 

The Maryland Hispanic Youth Symposium will be held this summer at Towson University in Baltimore from July 9th to 12th, 2008.

To learn more about the program, please visit this direct link at

If you wish to refer parents, they too may access the information in Spanish or English via the website by going to this link under “information for parents”.

The essay question is as follows:

In a one to two page statement, describe what you hope to accomplish for yourself, your community, and our nation once you go to college and complete your education. 

The Essay should be:

  • One to two pages
  • Typed and double-spaced
  • Font: Times New Roman
  • Size 12pt
  • 1” margins maximum for sides, top and bottom


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