NHCSL - National Hispanic Caucus of State Legislators rhina@nhcsl.org 202 434 8070
NHCSL is the preeminent organization serving and representing the interests of Hispanic state legislators from all states, commonwealths, and territories of the United States. Our mission is to serve as a catalyst for joint action on issues of common concern to all segments of the Hispanic community; a forum for information exchange and member networking; an institute for leadership training; a liaison with sister U.S. NHCSL - National Hispanic Caucus of State Legislators http://nhcsl.org/img/layout/logo.png US United States Washington 20001 444 North Capitol Street, NW, Suite 40

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(Please complete application in its entirety. Failure to do so may result is disqualification)


Full Name:
Name of School & Principal:
School Address:
School Phone:
Community Involvement/Civic Affiliations:
Zip Code:
Phone: (Area code)
Name and Title of person nominating the student
Phone: (Area code)
How to Submit Your Application

Your application must be submitted with the following required documents:

Current High School Transcript
A resume (please include honors/distinctions, community involvement and projects)
Two (2) Letters of recommendation (principal, teacher, school counselor, Hispanic state legislator, community leader, supervisor), please include pertinent details regarding student's hardships and environment.
A written Personal Statement (500 words) answering one of the five questions below.
1. How has overcoming life's adversities helped you to pursue your goals and ambitions; and how have you utilized your weaknesses to accomplish them?
2. If you could implement one piece of legislation in your local community what would it be and why?
3. What does public service mean to you?
4. How has the Hispanic culture influenced the person you are today?
5. How has your environment shaped the leader in you and how do you plan on continuing to grow within your community and university?

All applications and accompanying documents must be sent to NHCSL and Postmarked NO LATER THAN MAY 18th, 2018 at the address below:

National Hispanic Caucus of State Legislators
ATTN: John S. Martinez Scholarship Applications
444 North Capitol Street NW, Suite 404
Washington, DC 20001

Note: Complete applications will be reviewed; only online and mail-in applications will be accepted. No phone calls please. Applications that do not meet requirements, eligibility and criteria will be disqualified. All documents become the property of NHCSL and will not be returned.