VALVERDE LAW MARCO “MARQUITO” DAVID VEGA MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP
PURPOSE: This scholarship is given in honor of Marco “Marquito” David Vega who earned his angel's wings on February 16, 2023. Marquito faced significant obstacles yet never doubted his value or worth because of the loving, undying support and constant presence of his mother, Cecilia.
ELIGIBILITY: The applicant must be an immigrant or the child of an immigrant in the Hampton Roads and adjacent areas as well as a high school senior with plans to further their education pursuing a two-year or four-year degree at an accredited institution.
AWARD: The $2,000 award will be sent directly to the school where the scholarship recipient will be attending once a letter of acceptance has been turned in to the scholarship committee.
High School and graduation year:_______________________________________________
Country from which you or your family immigrated:_________________________________
Please answer one of the following prompts to the best of your ability:
- Immigrant parents often make many sacrifices in order for their children to succeed. Describe how one of your parents has made sacrifices for you so that you can succeed.
2. How has your life as an immigrant or a child of immigrants influenced the direction that you are pursuing in your future?
Email completed applications to Jamie Valverde ( [email protected]) or mail to:
397 Little Neck Rd.
3300 Building, Suite 205
Virginia Beach, VA 23452
Applications must be submitted by May 31, 2023