Chicana / Latina Foundation Scholarship Program-Due March 18

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Each year the Chicana Latina Foundation awards merit-based scholarships to 30 Latina college students, valued at $1,500 dollars each.

Eligibility


Applicants must meet ALL of the following criteria to be eligible for the CLF Scholarship.

Candidates must:

  • Be a woman of Chicana/Latina heritage.
  • Be enrolled in an accredited college, university, or community college in one of the following Northern California counties:
    Click here for list of eligible counties Alameda
    Contra Costa
    Marin
    Monterey
    Napa
    Sacramento
    San Francisco
    San Mateo
    Santa Clara
    Santa Cruz
    Solano
    Sonoma
    Yolo
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  • Have lived at least two years in one of the above Northern California counties at the time of application
  • Community College and Undergraduate students must:
        – Be enrolled as a full-time college student (as defined by your institution*) when
          applying and for the following academic year, and
        – Have completed 12 college units after high school graduation, and
        – Have a cumulative GPA of 2.5 of college course work
  • Graduate students must:
        – Be enrolled graduate/professional students completing course/thesis/dissertation;
          or have been accepted into graduate/professional school, and
        – Have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 for college course work
  • Commit to attending the CLF Leadership Institute (one weekend in August after being selected and one weekend the following year in February)
  • Commit to volunteering ten (10) hours for CLF before March the year after being selected
  • Past CLF awardees may not re-apply until four years after receiving our scholarship

For more information please follow link below:

http://www.chicanalatina.org/scholarship.html

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