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Over 90 top Latino high school juniors in the Silicon Valley area participated in the Hispanic Scholarship Fund’s Youth Leadership Institute at Santa Clara University. In partnership with presenting sponsor Wells Fargo, YLI is a three-day, overnight college empowerment conference for top Latino high school juniors who are selected through a competitive application process.  It is designed to give these students the practical tools they need to successfully apply to top universities, have full access to financial aid and scholarship opportunities, and excel in school and beyond.

Over 90 top Latino high school juniors in the Silicon Valley area participated in the Hispanic Scholarship Fund’s Youth Leadership Institute at Santa Clara University. In partnership with presenting sponsor Wells Fargo, YLI is a three-day, overnight college empowerment conference for top Latino high school juniors who are selected through a competitive application process. It is designed to give these students the practical tools they need to successfully apply to top universities, have full access to financial aid and scholarship opportunities, and excel in school and beyond.

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The Hispanic Scholarship Fund (HSF), the nation’s largest not-for-profit organization supporting Hispanic American higher education, held its Youth Leadership Institute (YLI), a three-day, overnight college empowerment conference at Santa Clara University this past weekend.

The Top 100 Latino high school juniors in the Greater Bay area have been selected to participate in this year’s Youth Leadership Institute (YLI). The program is designed to give these students the practical tools they need to successfully apply to top universities, have full access to financial aid and scholarship opportunities, and excel in school and beyond. Selected students will experience what it’s like to live on a college campus, participate in college and career workshops, interact with college students and various professionals who serve as mentors, and develop the skills to become leaders in their communities.

“We are thrilled for the support of our Ground Breaking Partner, Wells Fargo, in sponsoring this new summer program,” said Fidel A. Vargas, President & CEO, Hispanic Scholarship Fund. “The outstanding students selected will be exposed to empowering experiences that will nurture their flourishing leadership skills, so that they will go on to become great leaders in their communities and in our nation.”

HSF and Wells Fargo are committed to providing resources to help students achieve academic success. YLI students will be exposed to empowering experiences that will nurture their flourishing leadership skills, so that they will go on to become great leaders in their communities and in our nation.

“Wells Fargo has a long tradition of supporting education-related causes and making higher education available to those who might not otherwise have the financial means to make that dream a possibility,” said Tim Hanlon, President of Wells Fargo Foundation and Executive Vice President of Wells Fargo. “I am particularly proud of our partnership with the Hispanic Scholarship Fund because it gives us the opportunity to make a difference in the lives of so many young people.”

For more information about the Hispanic Scholarship Fund and the YLI Program please visit: HSF.net

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