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All Are Welcome Hispanic Pipeline Scholarship Recipients

The Black College Fund’s “All Are Welcome: Hispanic Pipeline” Scholarship was part of the fall 2016 initiative created by the Division of Higher Education at GBHEM to encourage more Hispanic and Latino students to attend the 11 United-Methodist-related Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs).The scholarship also provides Hispanic and Latino students greater access to higher education and an opportunity to connect with other students of color. A total of 22 scholarships were given in 2016 and five schools participated in the first year: Claflin University, Huston-Tillotson, Rust College, Philander Smith College, Rust College and Wiley College. 

Abelardo Flores-Dominguez

Huston-Tillotson University 

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 Victoria Elizalde

Huston-Tillotson University

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Tyona Hernandez

Rust College




Crystal Urbina

Crystal Urbina

Rust College

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