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- Success Guide for parents
Albemarle County Public Schools
Charlottesville City Schools
- Advancement Via Individual Determination is an in-school college preparatory program designed to assist students in rigorous courses.
- ESL Program
English as a Second Language, Basic Literacy, and GED Prep for Adults
- Albemarle County Public Schools Adult Education: ESOL and Citizenship classes. Costs vary.
- Charlottesville City Schools Adult Education: GED Prep and ESOL classes for adults in the Charlottesville region including Albemarle, Fluvanna, Greene, Louisa, and Nelson counties. Costs vary.
- Literacy Volunteers of Charlottesville/Albemarle: Individual tutoring in basic literacy and ESL, and citizenship classes. Free.
- Piedmont Virginia Community College: ESL classes. Costs vary.
College and University
- Students with Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) who have had their status for one year and meet all of the other factors for Virginia domicile can receive in-state tuition in Virginia.
- University of Virginia's Latino Student Alliance serves as the representative voice of the Hispanic/Latino community inside and outside of the University as well as to strengthen and empower this community to advance socially, politically, culturally, and academically.
Bilingual guide to applying for scholarships
Becas Univision Scholarship Program (2015 deadline passed): As part of Univision's Educación campaign, we have launched, like we do every year, our highly anticipated program, Becas Univision in support of hispanic students. These scholarships are available for all latino students residing in the US.
- Dream Summer (2015 deadline passed): Dream Summer is a national internship program of the Dream Resource Center. The US Senate’s failure to pass the DREAM Act in 2010 sparked conversations among immigrant youth leaders on how to effectively sustain the immigrant youth movement, giving birth to Dream Summer, a national internship program.
- The Virginia Hispanic Chamber of Commerce Passport to Education (2015 deadline passed): The Virginia Hispanic Chamber of Commerce Scholarship, sponsored by Capital One and Genworth, is designed to aid and honor talented Hispanic high school seniors. These scholarships are available for Hispanic students who are US Citizens or legal residents
- Virginia Latino Higher Education Network (VALHEN) (deadline July 20, 2015): Four scholarships are awarded to Virginia high school graduates of Latino/Hispanic heritage accepted to or enrolled full-time in a Virginia degree-granting college or university.