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Serving our latino community since 1983


NCHN is committed to helping exceptionally promising Latino students who have financial needs
and academic aspirations. For over 38 years, NCHN has awarded scholarships to Napa County
Latino students. Scholars are selected based on merit and need. Award amounts range from
$1,500 to $2,500.


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How do I apply?
MARCH 15, 2024 thru MAY 31, 2024

The NCHN invites high school seniors or current college students who meet the qualifications as stated on our application to apply.


Should you have any questions, feel free to contact Liz Habkirk via email at


  • Must be of Hispanic Heritage, residing or family residence in Napa County;

  • U.S. Citizen, Permanent Legal Resident, DACA or undocumented (Si Se Puede* programs) may apply;

  • Minimum of 2.7 GPA on a 4.0 scale (or equivalent) for high school student; minimum of 2.5 GPA on a 4.0 scale (or equivalent) for college, university and graduate/professional students;

  • Plan to enroll full-time or part-time in an accredited, public, private or not-for-profit, community college, four-year university or graduate school, in the US, for 2023/2024 academic year;

  • Submit 2 letters of recommendation* (online).


*Notify your recommenders at least 2 weeks prior to the deadline. Recommenders will receive a link from your application to complete and submit the letter. Do not submit letters separately.

High School to Higher Ed Scholars
High School to Higher ED Si Se Puede Scholars (undocumented) 
Community College Scholars
University Scholars
Graduate and Professional School Scholars
Viticulture and Vintners Scholars of Napa Valley
to our applicants
   I would like to applaud and commend all students out there for pursuing your educational goals. Empowering ourselves through education is crucial especially in today’s era.
  Students should not have to limit, shrink or abandon their goals due to financial barriers; on the contrary, students should be able to dream bigger than before knowing that financial help is available to them!
  The Napa County Hispanic Network is committed to empowering students, raising funds to support various scholarship programs and help students get to the next level.
  Napa County, let’s financially support our students in executing their educational goals, together.
  To our donors, supporters and ambassadors, I would like to personally thank you for your long standing commitment and support, we now enter a new chapter in our organization and we would love to continue with your support!

Thank you,

Jorge Gonzalez

President Note

Happy Student


frequently asked questions
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Q: When is the application due

A: May 31, 2024
Q:  I applied last year,
     can I re-apply?

A: Yes! Please submit again.
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Q: I don’t live in Napa County, will I be considered?
A: Preference is given to current Napa County residents 
Q: When will I be notified if I’m selected as a recipient? 

A: July 30, 2024

past recipient

"you are always a student. never a master. you have to keep moving forward."
jesus prado
-  Napa HS

I'm captain of my track team demonstrating  leadership, respect, and compassion. While also on the Honor Roll and Lamp of Knowledge with a 4.0 GPA, 1590 SAT with 18 Advanced Placement classes. I will attend Marquette University in Milwaukee, WI thanks to the NCHN. My goal is to earn a doctorate in physical therapy and use my bilingual skills to help people

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My supportive soccer coaches helped my confidence and composure through difficult obstacles. My hardworking ancestry reinforces my dedication to my dreams and academics by earning a 4.23 GPA including 10 Advanced Placement classes. My goal is to major in Sports Medicine at UC Davis with determination to give back to my Latino community through medicine. I'm thankful to the NCHN for their help.

-  Calistoga HS

scholarship gallery

"Memories never fade."
"making more memories every gala.
this is only the beginning."
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