Hispanic Excellence Scholarship Fund

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Scholarship Awards Program32nd Annual CSUB-HESF Scholarship Awards Program

Saturday, October 3, 2015
CSUB Dore Theater

2015 Save the Date Flyer

This year, CSUB-HESF plans to recognize 40 academically excellent students with awards totaling over $100,000. Since 1984, HESF has helped build a "tradition of excellence at CSUB" having supported over 1,600 outstanding students from our local community with scholarships totaling $2.9 million.

Announcing Keynote Speakers:
The real life Diaz brothers, of Disney’s “McFarland USA” fame will be present to share special words of inspiration.


2015 Sponsor Information

Click here for information on our upcoming awards program and on how you can become a sponsor and support outstanding students.

Student Group Photo

"A special thanks to our 2014 major sponsors!"

History of the HESFHistory of the HESF

Over 30 years of supporting educational excellence -- building local leaders.

Scholarship SponsorBecome a HESF Family or Memorial Scholarship Sponsor

Build your legacy of supporting outstanding students.

Scholarship Application2016-2017 HESF Scholarship Application

Application Deadline Date: May 2, 2016


Mr. Edward J. Herrera
2015 HESF Board President

Ms. Yvonne Armendariz
CSU, Bakersfield

Ms. Stella M. Chávez
CSU, Bakersfield - Retired

Mr. Reynaldo Cuesta
CSU Bakersfield

Mr. Emilio Huerta
Attorney at Law

Ms. Sylvia Lozano-Cuesta
Kern County Public Health Department

Dr. Thomas R. Martínez
CSUB-HESF Coordinator

Ms. Mari Perez-Dowling
Univision /TeleFutura/UPN 45

Mr. Alphonzo Rivera
Advanced Micro Resource

Ms. Esther Torres
Community Representative

Ms. Angelica Valenzuela
State Farm Insurance

Ms. Lourdes Vargas Nilon
Children's Miracle Network
Bksfld Memorial Hospital Foundation

Ms. Danielle Wade
Ms. Colleen Dillaway
Bright House Networks

Friends of HESF

Ms. Madeline Feliciano
Office of Hector DeJesus, MD

Ms. Blanca Cavazos
KC Superintendent of Schools

Mr. José A. Guerrero
Attorney at Law

Mrs. María R. Hernández

Mr. Joaquin Patiño
Shafter High School – Retired

Mr. David A. Torres
Attorney at Law

Founding Members

Dr. Tomas Arciniega
President Emeritus

Dr. Homer Montalvo
CSU Bakersfield Retired