Mark L. Madrid Scholarship

A University of Notre Dame Project

Mark L. Madrid Scholarship
Short Project Description

Contribute today to a great cause--the Mark L. Madrid Scholarship being awarded to a deserving student at UND or UT-Austin!

What is the outcome of the project?

Mark Madrid, a 2013 ALPFA/HSF Scholar and recipient of the 2012 University of Notre Dame Masters in Nonprofit Administration fellowship, is "paying it forward" with a NEW SCHOLARSHIP opportunity to a deserving undergraduate and/or graduate student from University of Notre Dame and/or UT-Austin. Named Houston’s Modern Hispanic Gentleman, Mark is grateful to Ketel One, Texas Monthly, and ALPFA for providing the means and the campaign to establish the Mark L. Madrid Scholarship. ALPFA, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit, is positioned to build Latino business leadership and to inspire Latinos to secure a seat “at the table.” With the Mark L. Madrid Scholarship, Mark relishes the privilege to assist another with the ultimate equalizer, an education. The creed of his Master’s program at Notre Dame is “Servant Heart. Business Mind.” This newly-created scholarship, a servant heart gesture, will fuel another’s business mind. "Truly, I am a lucky man to be in this position, and I thank Ketel One and Texas Monthly for contributing toward a dream realized."

Who is involved?

ALPFA National Student Affairs

When will the project happen?

The Mark L. Madrid Scholarship will be awarded in February 2014

Where will the project happen?

University of Notre Dame and UT-Austin

Why does this project matter?

In addition to providing academic funding to a deserving student, it aims to provide mentoring opportunities to Latino college students and Latino youth with the goal of accelerating Latino business leadership across the country, one student at a time.

How will the funds be used?

The scholarship funds will be used to assist with university tuition and book expenses.

Contact info?

Carmen Cardenas, ALPFA National Director of Student Affairs
Office (213) 243-0004 ext.205

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