Chicana / Latina Foundation Scholarship Program


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“Each year, the Chicana Latina Foundation awards merit-based scholarships to Latina college students, valued at $1,500 dollars each.” This year they are offering 31 scholarships.

Deadline: Tuesday, March 31, 2015

To be eligible, 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:
  • 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 additional information, to learn about previous awardees, and to download an application, please visit their official website: Chicana/Latina Foundation Scholarship Program

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