2020 Chicana Latina Foundation Scholarship: Open to Undocumented Students in California

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The Chicana Latina Foundation (CLF) is a non-profit organization which promotes professional and leadership development of Latinas. Each year, the Foundation awards merit-based scholarships of $1,500 each to Latina college students.

Here are the eligibility requirements:

  • “Self-identify as a Chicana and/or Latina
  • Be enrolled in an accredited college, university, or community college in one of the following California counties: Alameda, Contra Costa, Marin, Monterey, Napa, Sacramento, San Mateo, Santa Clara, Santa Cruz, Solano, San Francisco, Sonoma, or Yolo
  • Have lived at least two (2) years in one of the above Northern California counties at the time of application
  • Community College and Undergraduate students must:
    • Be enrolled in a full-time college student (as defined by your institution) when applying and for the following academic year,
    • Have completed 12 college units after high school graduation, and
    • Have a cumulative GPA of 2.0 college coursework
  • Graduate students must:
    • Be enrolled graduate/professional students completing course/thesis/dissertation; or have been accepted into graduate/profession school; and
    • Have a cumulative GPA of 2.7 for college course work
  • Commit to attending the CLF Leadership Institute (August 2020 and February 2021)
  • Commit to volunteering 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.”

The deadline to apply is March 31, 2020

Please note that this scholarship was first posted by the Chicana Latina Foundation. The link to the scholarship opportunity may not work after the deadline has passed.

For more information and to apply, please visit their official website: Chicana Latina Foundation Scholarship


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