The Solidaridad, Inspiración, Amistad Community Foundation, Inc. and Hermandad de Sigma Iota Alpha, Inc. Excelen-SIA Academic Scholarship. Each year we award a scholarship to an individual embarking upon their first or second academic year at a four-year institution of higher learning. To be eligible you must be a recently graduated high school senior beginning freshman year in an accredited four-year college or university in the fall or a college freshman entering sophomore standing, attending a four-year college or university in the United States or its territories in the fall, a college freshmen: submit an official, sealed transcript from the university registrar indicating a minimum overall GPA of 2.5. Recent high school grad: submit official transcript of a high school academic average of 90 or better (3.7 GPA) and/or a minimum score of 23 on the ACT. For more information, or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.