$1,500 scholarships Chicana/Latina Foundation // San Francisco

Chicana Latina Foundation Scholarship // SF

Saturday, March 10 at 12:30 PM – 2 PM
Galeria de la Raza
2857 24th St, San Francisco, California 94110

The Chicana Latina Foundation and Galería de la Raza have partnered together to provide a workshop on applying to the Chicana Latina Foundation Scholarship.

This workshop is intended to support all self identified Chicana and Latina women interested in applying to the Chicana Latina Foundation Scholarship before the deadline of March 31, 2018.

During this workshop, you will be guided on the application process for the 2018 CLF Scholarship and you will have the opportunity to connect with other Chicanx and Latinx in academia. Two CLF alumni will facilitate the workshop, and share their experiences and the importance of one’s personal narrative.

See below or take a look at the CLF website for more information about the scholarship: http://www.chicanalatina.org/scholarship.html

 

 

Details:

 

Chicana / Latina Foundation Scholarship Program
Guidelines and Application

Award


Each year the Chicana Latina Foundation awards merit-based scholarships to Latina college students, valued at $1,500 dollars each. This year we are delighted to offer 35 scholarships.
View the list of our 2017 recipients.

Application Deadline


Applications are now being accepted.
The deadline for submission is Saturday, March 31, 2018

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
  • 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

*If your institution considers you full-time, but you are enrolled or will be enrolled in less than 12 units, please explain the reason you are considered full-time in the Comments section of your application.

 

Other Scholarship Programs

This program supports LGBT students:
www.accreditedcolleges.com/resources/lgbt-college-guide/

 

Download Application


The Scholarship Guidelines and Application are available in PDF format. You may need to download the Adobe Acrobat PDF Reader pdf.

» Download the Application (PDF)

Mail the completed Application and Documents to:
Chicana Latina Foundation
Scholarship Committee
1419 Burlingame Ave. Suite W2
Burlingame, CA 94010

 

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