Student Scholarships Available for The 16th Annual Hispanic Business EOY(R) Awards

Student Scholarships Available for The 16th Annual Hispanic Business EOY(R) Awards



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Santa Barbara, CA–(HISPANIC PR WIRE)–September 19, 2006–Hispanic Business magazine announced this week that Winner’s Circle scholarship applications are now available online for Hispanic undergraduate and graduate students between the ages of 18 and 25 who are pursuing an undergraduate or graduate degrees. Scholarship recipients will receive $1,500 for education-related expenses, as well as free travel, lodging, and one (1) seat at the 16th Annual Hispanic Business EOY Awards gala, to be held at the Millennium Biltmore Hotel in Los Angeles on November 9.

Attended by luminaries from the worlds of government, business, and academia, Hispanic Business magazine’s EOY awards event is dedicated to celebrating the successes of U.S. Hispanic entrepreneurs in five major categories: Heavy Industry, Infobusiness, Latina, Rising Star and Trade Industry.

The annual gala dinner has featured inspirational keynote addresses by such high-profile speakers as Fabián Núñez, speaker of the California State Assembly, the Rev. Jesse Jackson, and former Energy and Transportation Secretary Federico Peña. This year, Dionicio Morales, founder of the Mexican American Opportunities Foundation (MAOF), will be honored with a Lifetime Achievement Award for his work to empower Mexican Americans throughout California.

The official sponsors for the event include Cadillac, ExxonMobil/On The Run, Sony/Vaio, American Airlines, Choice Hotels, Microsoft, Bank of America, FedEx, Sprint Nextel and TGIC Wine Importers.

Scholarship information and applications, as well as general event and sponsorship information, can be found online at http://www.hispanicbusiness.com/events/eoy/ or by contacting the Hispanic Business Events division via e-mail at events@hbinc.com or phone at (800) 205-9459.

About Hispanic Business Inc.

For more than a quarter century, Hispanic Business Inc. has been the premier source for the latest research, trends and reporting on the growth of the U.S. Hispanic consumer market and the Hispanic enterprise and professional sectors.

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— Hispanic Business(R) magazine – The award-winning print editorial magazine that provides readers around the world with the most relevant and data-driven news on the U.S. Hispanic economy.

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— Hispanic Business Events – Features and draws the nation’s most affluent and influential Hispanic leaders through the Hispanic Business magazine EOY(R) Awards for entrepreneurial excellence; the CEO Capital Markets Roundtable; and the Woman of the Year (WOY) Awards.

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Student Scholarships Available for The 16th Annual Hispanic Business EOY(R) Awards